Author: Jackson Ewers

Welcome back, baseball fans, to another thrilling update on the KCL Baseball League! Week 6 didn’t go exactly as planned, as each team was only able to play 3 out of the 4 scheduled games due to the adverse air conditions. Unfortunately, the canceled game will not be made up. However, this setback didn’t lead to any changes in the standings compared to Week 5. The formidable Ground Sloths continue to dominate in 1st place, fending off the persistent challenge from the Merchants, who remain hot on their heels. Meanwhile, the Blue Caps and Bobcats find themselves locked in an intense battle for the coveted 3rd place.

In Week 6, we witnessed exceptional displays of skill and talent from some standout players. Hunter Brewer of the Blue Caps emerged as the Batter of the Week, showcasing his prowess 6-9 hitting, including 2 doubles, 3 RBIs, 3 runs, and 3 stolen bases. On the pitching mound, Jacob O’Day of the Bobcats shone as the Pitcher of the Week. O’Day delivered a remarkable 7-inning complete game win, allowing just 5 hits, 1 earned run, 2 walks, and tallying an impressive 7 strikeouts.

With just 1 week remaining until the playoffs, excitement is building up among players and fans alike. Mark your calendars for July 14th and 15th, as those will be the dates when the league’s top contenders clash in the quest for championship glory. Before we reach that stage, however, the final week will feature 5 games for each team. Notably, there will be a 2-day break between the first 3 games and the last 2 games of the week, leading up to a crucial period that will undoubtedly shape the standings.

Additions to weekly article:

  • Individual players can show up on the yearly hitting streak leaderboard multiple times if they have multiple top season long hitting streaks
  • Start date and end date of top season long hitting streaks


Season Standings

TeamWinsLossesGames BehindRun Differential
Ground Sloths14935
Blue Caps10134-9

Week 6 Standings

TeamWinsLossesRun DifferentialRuns ScoredRuns Allowed
Blue Caps2192516
Ground Sloths1221614

Week 6 Game Logs

Season Head-to-Head

TeamGround SlothsMerchantsBobcatsBlue Caps
Ground Sloths5-36-23-4
Blue Caps4-33-53-5

Batting/Pitching/Fielding leaders in the KCL can be found on the KCL main page, along with each individual team’s leaders. Below is a more fun and interesting list of leaders that gives a little more insight into who’s doing well in the KCL League.


Players’ fantasy points are calculated using ESPN’s Fantasy Baseball standard scoring system (excluding pitching holds). (

Season Top 10 Hitting and Pitching Fantasy Leaders

PlayerTeamFantasy PointsPlayerTeamFantasy Points
Judah MorrisGround Sloths98Will O’GormanBlue Caps63.0
Caleb RoyerBlue Caps91Ben PlumleyGround Sloths52.9
Chase MasonMerchants84Gus LucasGround Sloths46.2
Logan Van HeuklonMerchants76Jack BarhamMerchants43.0
Justin GutierrezGround Sloths71Nathan GarardMerchants38.0
Tyler ThompsonBobcats69Ian DonaldsonMerchants36.6
Gage WolfeBlue Caps68Zach OdonnellBobcats30.5
Liam McGillBlue Caps67Braden RoeschBlue Caps28.0
Jack ShieldsMerchants65David SmithMerchants26.0
Bryce BishopMerchants55Jake NelmsMerchants26.0

Week 6 Top 10 Hitting and Pitching Fantasy Leaders

PlayerTeamFantasy PointsPlayerTeamFantasy Points
Hunter BrewerBlue Caps17Jacob O’DayBobcats21.0
Dan MoseleBobcats14Jesse CourtneyGround Sloths16.0
Collyn BallardBlue Caps13Jake NelmsMerchants13.0
Tugg HollandsworthBobcats13Ben PlumleyGround Sloths12.0
Evan KochelGround Sloths13Teagan DisharoonMerchants11.0
Kannon KlieneBlue Caps12Griffin McCluskeyBlue Caps10.0
Mitch MurphyBobcats11Kayden AlthoffBlue Caps9.0
Chase MasonMerchants11Alex SmithBobcats9.0
Liam McGillBlue Caps9Kellen HershbergerGround Sloths9.0
Tyler ThompsonBobcats9Ian DonaldsonMerchants8.6
Logan Van HeuklonMerchants9   

Week 6 Top Batter Game Performances

PlayerTeamOpponentDateGame Stats
Evan KochelGround SlothsBobcats6-29-231-3, HR, 4 RBIs, 1 R (Grand Slam)
Mitch MurphyBobcatsGround Sloths6-29-233-4, 3 RBIs, 1 R, 2 SBs
Tugg HollandsworthBobcatsMerchants7-2-233-3, 2 3Bs, 1 R, 1 SB

Week 6 Top Pitcher Game Performances

PlayerTeamOpponentDateGame Stats
Jacob O’DayBobcatsMerchants7-2-237 IP, W, 5 Hs, 1 ER, 2 BBs, 7 Ks
Jesse CourtneyGround SlothsBobcats6-29-233 IP, W, 2 Hs, 0 ER, 0 BB, 7 Ks
Ben PlumleyGround SlothsBlue Caps7-2-235 IP, 5 Hs, 2 ERs, 1 BB, 7 Ks


Top 10 Hitters with the highest proportion of games with a hit (minimum of 17 games played)

PlayerTeamGamesGames w HitGwH%
Judah MorrisGround Sloths18160.889
Justin GutierrezGround Sloths19160.842
Jack ShieldsMerchants20160.800
Logan Van HeuklonMerchants20160.800
Chase MasonMerchants22170.773
Caleb RoyerBlue Caps22160.727
Gage WolfeBlue Caps22160.727
Tyler ThompsonBobcats22160.727
Liam McGillBlue Caps19130.684
Kannon KlieneBlue Caps20120.600


Top 10 Current Game-Hitting Streak Leaders

PlayerTeamHitting Streak
Logan Van HeuklonMerchants10
Eduardo LetamendiGround Sloths8
Justin GutierrezGround Sloths8
Dan MoseleBobcats7
Daniel ContretasBobcats5
Luke StulgaGround Sloths5
Chase MasonMerchants5
Hunter BrewerBlue Caps4
Liam McGillBlue Caps4
Judah MorrisGround Sloths4
Anthony MartinezMerchants4

Top 10 Season-Long Game-Hitting Streak Leaders

PlayerTeamStart DateEnd DateHitting Streak
Pat MulcaheyBobcatsMay 25June 810
Logan Van HeuklonMerchantsJune 9Present10
Caleb RoyerBlue CapsJune 1June 159
Alec McGinnisBobcatsMay 28June 119
Eduardo LetamendiGround SlothsJune 16Present8
Judah MorrisGround SlothsJune 1June 158
Justin GutierrezGround SlothsJune 14Present8
Shea ZbrozekGround SlothsJune 4June 188
Dan MoseleBobcatsJune 14Present7
Jack ShieldsMerchantsJune 11June 237
Nick BacuraMerchantsJune 17July 17

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