2014 Season

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2014 Bull League Season

June to September 2014

Number of games 82

Number of teams 20
Draft
Top draft pick Ricardo Perez

Selected by Battle Creek Attack
Regular season
Season MVP AEL: Dao-zi Ling (CGY)
LL: Bill Ross (CHI)

Season SKA AEL: Kyle Cahill (CAL)
LL: Rod Matos (MTL)
League postseason
AEL Champions Seattle Salts
Runner-up California Tidals

LL Champions Montreal Metros
Runner-up Chicago Pit Bulls
Bull Cup Champions
Champions Montreal Metros
Seasons
← 2013

2015 →


The 2014 Season in the Bull Baseball League was the 20th season to be played since 1995, the beginning of the "Modern Era" of the league.

The season was simulated in July 2016.

During the season, 20 Bull League teams played an 82-game schedule, with three rounds of playoffs following the end of the regular season.

The Bull Cup Championship title was won by the Montreal Metros of the Lake League East division. The Metros finished 1st in their division with a record of 50-32. They swept the Seattle Salts, which was the first place AEL West team, 3-0 in the series.

Final Standings

The final standings in the Bull League are shown below:[1][2]

American Eagle League
AEL East W L Pct GB
Calgary Inferno 50 32 .610 -
Denver Highlanders 46 36 .561 4
Norfolk Sharks 42 40 .512 8
Jacksonville Ravens 33 49 .402 17
Dallas Lawmen 21 61 .256 29
Lake League
LL East W L Pct GB
Montreal Metros 50 32 .610 -
New York Minutemen 47 35 .573 3
Boston Brawlers 43 39 .524 7
Kingston Cannons 43 39 .524 7
Chicoutimi Cinquantes 26 56 .317 24
AEL West W L Pct GB
Seattle Salts 51 32 .614 -
California Tidals 50 33 .602 1
San Diego Seagulls 44 38 .537
Nevada Speeders 39 43 .476 11½
Arizona Cowboys 35 47 .427 15½
LL West W L Pct GB
Hamilton Crusaders 50 32 .610 -
Chicago Pit Bulls 48 34 .585 2
Ohio Oxen 39 43 .476 11
Toronto Ducks 37 45 .451 13
Battle Creek Attack 27 55 .329 23

Postseason[1][2]

  Elimination Round League Championship Series
(AELCS), (LLCS)
Bull Cup Championship Series
                           
  1  Seattle Salts 3  
4  Denver Highlanders 0    
  1  Seattle Salts 3  
American Eagle League
  3  California Tidals 1    
2  Calgary Inferno 1
   
  3  California Tidals 3  
    AEL  Seattle Salts 0
  LL  Montreal Metros 3
  1  Montreal Metros 3    
4  New York Minutemen 0    
  1  Montreal Metros 3
Lake League
  3  Chicago Pit Bulls 2  
2  Hamilton Crusaders 2
   
  3  Chicago Pit Bulls 3  


League Leaders

American Eagle League[1]

Hitting leaders
Stat Player Total
AVG Danny Sanchez (SS, NOR) .358
HR Cody Martin (3B, CGY) 33
RBI Roberto Lozano (3B, DEN)
Cody Martin (3B, CGY)
80
R Cody Martin (3B, CGY) 71
H Manuel Ortega (SS, CGY) 123
Pitching leaders
Stat Player Total
W Kyle Cahill (CAL) 13
L Devin Simpson (DAL) 12
ERA Ricky Rodriguez (JAX) 2.07
K Angelo Rodriguez (CGY) 138
IP Ricky Rodriguez (JAX) 143.1
SV Chris Kimbrough (DEN) 21

Lake League[2]

Hitting leaders
Stat Player Total
AVG Xavier de Soto (3B, KIN) .334
HR Bill Ross (C, CHI 23
RBI Bill Ross (C, CHI 66
R Narushi Ohata (LF, HAM) 58
H Xavier de Soto (3B, KIN) 119
Pitching leaders
Stat Player Total
W Andy Boyles (HAM)
Judson Martel (Boston Brawlers)
12
L Bob Finnney (CTM) 11
ERA Rod Matos (MTL) 1.83
K Niek Rodriguez (BAT) 173
IP Ivan Morillo (TOR) 145.2
SV Noah Peters (HAM) 27

Award Winners

The individual award winners for each league in 2015 were:

Notable Events

Position and team in 2014 or at time of event shown.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Bull Baseball League. American Eagle League 2014 Statistics & Leaders. http://bullleague.org/bull-league/reports/html/2016/history/sl_stats_100_1_2014.html. Accessed 13 August 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Bull Baseball League. Lake League 2014 Statistics & Leaders. http://bullleague.org/bull-league/reports/html/2016/history/sl_stats_100_0_2014.html. Accessed 13 August 2016.