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The Ding Dong Challenge: Week 3

Papa Mike is back to knocking dingers.

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Welcome to the Ding Dong Challenge, a game were we try and correctly predict who will hit the most home runs in a given week, keep score throughout the entire season, and win a free, awesome t-shirt.

Week 2 results

Name Week 2 Total Elite Everyone Else 1 Everyone Else 2 Total Dongs
Name Week 2 Total Elite Everyone Else 1 Everyone Else 2 Total Dongs
Garrett 8 Aaron Judge (2) Ronald Acuna (3) Nolan Arenado (3) 14
Mark 8 Joey Gallo (1) Ronald Acuna (3) Mike Trout (4) 9
Heath 7 Aaron Judge (2) Cody Bellinger (1) Mike Trout (4) 14
feslenraster 6 Nick Castellanos (3) Luis Robert (0) Wil Myers (3) 6
Pete 5 Xander Bogaerts (0) Eloy Jimenez (1) Mike Trout (4) 6
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Papa Mike Trout came to life this week going yard four times and reminding everyone that he is pretty dang good at hitting the ball hard. I thought his big week was going to help propel me forward but Mark and Heath had to come in and try and get in on the fun. Lamers.

Also welcome back to the club Feslenraster! A good first week too as both Nick Castellanos and Wil Myers put up three dingers this week.

Somehow yet again I’m in last. I hate this game I made up.

Best home run hitter of the week: Fernando Tatis Jr (6)

Onto Week 3!

(Since I’m on vacation right now, here’s just a list of the top 25 ISO hitters instead of my super cool table I normally have.)

Week 3 Elites

  1. Fernando Tatis Jr
  2. Aaron Judge
  3. Nicholas Castellanos
  4. JaCoby Jones
  5. Tyler O’Neil
  6. Wil Myers
  7. Jesus Aguilar
  8. J.T. Realmuto
  9. C.J. Cron
  10. Renato Nunez
  11. Mike Yastrzemski
  12. Max Kepler
  13. Mike Trout
  14. Ian Happ
  15. Teoscar Hernandez
  16. Joey Gallo
  17. Christian Yelich
  18. Mookie Betts
  19. Brandon Lowe
  20. Colin Moran
  21. Tommy Edman
  22. Giancarlo Stanton
  23. Maikel Franco
  24. Trent Grisham
  25. Miguel Cabrera

Anyone not on this list is an Everyone Else. Reminder: you pick one Elite and two Everyone Else each week so choose wisely! Leave your team in the comments if you want to play this week (and feel free to leave your twitter handle as we’ll give a shoutout each week to the previous week’s winner).