The Blog of Regular Joes World Season 27 - Issue #7 May 23, 2021   -   PM2 Edition   Houston Bulls Start Championship Defense In winning Fashion The Houston Bulls received their World Championship Rings before taking the field at Minute Maid Park, Houston to start the defense of their Season 26 ML World Championship.   They won a hard-fought pitcher’s duel over the visiting inter-division rival, San Antonio Lightning by a score of 4-to-1. Dexter Smith was awarded the start on the mound for the Bulls and he did not disappoint the home town crowd, going eight innings, allowing only four hits and one run while striking out seven and walking none.   In the top of the first inning, Smith struck out the side, sandwiched around a Dorssys Moya double.   The #3 hitter for San Antonio, rookie, Jesus Samuel; he of a total of 20-major league at-bats, went ballistic on home plate umpire T.B. Myce when he was called out on strikes and received the heave ho!   Baseball-Reference is
  The Blog of Regular Joes World Season 27 - Issue #6 May 23, 2021   Honorable Mentions: This is a list of honorable mentions; guys that didn’t make the top 25; but still should be meritoriously mentioned.   The honorable mentions are categorized by the position which I see as the position where they best qualify against the fielding standards for the positions given by WIS HBD.   So, you’ll see guys who are playing shortstop or listed with shortstop as their primary position on the profiles, who don’t meet the standards for a ML shortstop as given by WIS, listed somewhere else and I will give both position listings in the table. Starting Pitcher Honorable mentions:   To be listed as a starting pitcher, a pitcher must have a current stamina rating of at least 60. The Best PURE Hitters who were not in the top 25 are in the very last table.   I hope this listing gives some pleasure to the teams who did not have a guy in the top 25. Remember, this is my ranking based on