In 2018 we had a total of 16 members sign in France spread throughout three divisions, including 15 players and one coach. This brings our total number of members signings in France to date to 69. Some of them are new members to the website and some are previous members who have returned to play in France.
The following is an update of how the season has panned out heading into the playoffs while recognizing some of our members who are amongst league statistical leaders.
French Division 1
With two weeks remaining, teams are jockeying for position to see which team (7th place) does not make the playoffs and which two top teams get a bye in the first round, advancing to the semi-finals starting on September 22nd. On September 9th the quarterfinals will take place when 3rd place plays 6th while 4th and 5th square off.
Regular Season Standings (as of August 30, 2018)
BBJO Members Stats Report Division 1 as of August 30th, 2018
|Jeremy Young||Montpellier Barracudas||74||1.46||9-2||66||15|
|Owen Ozanich||Rouen Huskies||61.1||2.05||6-2||45||5|
|Daniel Blum||LA Rochelle Boucaniers||42||3.43||3-2||45||24|
|Rayner Oliveros||St. Just Ducks||38.2||4.42||0-4||34||5|
|Jonathan Mottay||Montigny Cougars||20||4.95||1-1||15||4|
|Forrest Crawford||La Rochelle Boucaniers||60||.300||.432||.367||0|
|Theo Lakmeche||Savigny Lions||69||.290||.456||.319||0|
|Alex Carter||Montpellier Barracudas||70||.271||.404||.357||0|
French Division 2
With the regular season over, the top seed from each pool will meet the second seed of the opposite pool in the semi-final of the playoffs starting September 9th.
2018 Regular Season Final Standings
BBJO Members Stats Report Division 2
|Zeke Howie||Metz Comets||96.1||2.43||6-5||109||23|
|Zeke Howie||Metz Comets||83||.494||.511||.723||0|
|James Brown||Metz Comets||66||.379||.570||.606||0|
Rob Ushy – Clermont-Ferrand
Batting Average (.580)
Slugging % (.989)
On base % (.631)
Home runs (3)
Total bases (87)
Stolen bases (23)
French National 1 (3rd Division)
With the regular season over, the quarterfinals begin September 8th with best of three series amongst the top 2 teams from each of the four pools.
BBJO Members Stats Report Division 3
|Greg Hollman||Valenciennes Vipers||41||0.44||5-0||86||16|
|Andrew Boes||Beziers Pirates||38||0.95||5-0||70||7|
|Andrew Boes||Beziers Pirates||65||.462||.600||.662||0|
|Riley Moore||Beziers Pirates||90||.456||.533||.611||1|
|Alex Woinski||Valenciennes Vipers||60||.450||.538||.833||4|
Opp. Batting Average (.107)
Home runs (4)