Entering play on Friday, three teams are still in the mix for the NYPL Wild Card – Brooklyn (45-29), Batavia (44-28), and Jamestown (44-29). Batavia and Jamestown are also battling for the Pinckney Division crown. Brooklyn and Batavia each have two games remaining on their schedules, while Jamestown has three. Winning percentage is the determining factor for a playoff berth, if records are uneven.That means if we win both games and one of the other teams loses, we're in. If we go 1-1, we need one of the other teams to lose three games. If everyone wins all their remaining games, we are out, because of a tiebreaker. If Hurricane Hannah comes in tomorrow, this could all change for everyone.
BROOKLYN (two games remaining)
If Brooklyn wins both games, it would finish 47-29 (.618)
If Brooklyn goes 1-1, it would finish 46-30 (.605)
If Brooklyn loses both games, it would finish 45-29 (.592)
BATAVIA (two games remaining)
If Batavia wins both games, it would finish 46-28 (.621)
If Batavia goes 1-1, it would finish 45-29 (.608)
If Batavia loses both games, it would finish 44-30 (.595)
JAMESTOWN (three games remaining)
If Jamestown wins all three games, it would finish 47-29 (.618)
If Jamestown goes 2-1, it would finish 46-30 (.605)
If Jamestown goes 1-2, it would finish 45-31 (.592)
If Jamestown loses all three games, it would finish 44-32 (.578)
The first tie-breaker is head-to-head record. Jamestown holds the tie-breaker over Brooklyn.
I don't even know if this is all correct anymore. My head hurts, and I'm seeing stars. It's been like this with numbers and me ever since fourth grade, when Mrs. Levine introduced long division.
All I do know is that we have to keep winning. The rest of it is out of our hands. Scott Shaw on the mound tonight is a good way to get things going, with Brad
Let's go Cyclones!