Hangs On to No. 1 Spot,
Logjam In Cape Standings
Cotuit Kettleers have maintained their position atop Perfect Game’s
weekly ranking of the nation’s top 30 summer-college league teams,
even though they are having a difficult time shaking their closest
competition in the Cape Cod League.
all, five teams are within two points of one another atop the Cape
standings, with Cotuit holding a slim lead with 20 points, based on
10 wins vs. five losses. Teams are awarded two points for a win and
one for a tie. Chatham follows closely with 19 points, while Harwich,
Hyannis and Falmouth all are at 18. All five teams are ranked in the
has been the most dominant team of the five Cape teams with the
league’s second-best batting average and earned run average
overall, along with a decisive 72-43 run differential. The Kettleers
have gotten dominant seasons from their starting staff with
lefthander Alex Haines (Seton Hill, Pa.) and Jared Walsh (Georgia),
and righthander Chris Ellis (Mississippi) allowing just two earned
runs in a combined 44 innings of work. Haines hasn’t allowed a run
in three starts, though doesn’t have a win to show for it.
are ranked on the following criteria: won-loss record, league
dominance, depth and quality of professional-level talent and the
overall strength of the league, and must have at least a .500 record.