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The 2007 Fog Devils season was the inaugural season of EKL in which the Fog Devils finished 6th out of 8 teams with 37.5 pts.  Of note, the Fog Devils finished last in Stolen Bases with 103.  It was not all bad, as the Fog Devils acquired some players who would be pivitol in years to come.  The original auction draft was held remotely, and a recap of the Fog Devils auction acquisitions are below;

Batter

Auction

Pitcher

Auction

Miguel Cabrera $35 Carlos Zambrano $15
Carlos Beltran $34 Felix Hernandez $9
Mark Teixeira $29 Rich Harden $7
Derrek Lee $25 Jason Isringhausen $5
Miguel Tejada $19 Josh Beckett $4
Gary Sheffield $19 Joel Zumaya $4
Vernon Wells $17 Chris Capuano $3
Robinson Cano $17 Brian Fuentes $3
Brad Hawpe $5 Mark Prior $1
Ryan Doumit $3
Delmon Young $3
Alex Rios $1
Bengie Molina $1
Michael Barrett $1

In the minors/reserve draft, the Fog Devils found some cogs to the future;

Reserve Minors
Edwin Encarnacion Dustin Pedroia
Luke Scott Matt Garza
Adam LaRoche Chase Headley
Rafael Furcal Ian Stewert
Ken Griffey, Jr. Jeremy Hermida
Erik Bedard Humberto Sanchez

There were also some FAAB pickups during the season, Jon Lester ($4), Brad Lidge ($3) Brad Hennessey ($3), Carlos Pena ($1), Orlando Cabrera ($1), Rajai Davis ($1), Randy Winn ($1), Mark Teahen ($1), Matt Morris ($1), Jon Garland ($1), Tom Glavine ($1).

A couple of trades marked the season;

June 11th, Oligodendrocyte send over Al Reyes for Ken Griffey, Jr.

July 2nd, Diamond Ducks traded John Maine, Joe Nathan, and Richie Sexson to the Fog Devils in exchance for Carlos Beltran and Gary Sheffield.  


RivalriesEdit

The 2007 season was the spark to some long lasting rivalries, some of which are still evident today.  Most notably, the owners of the Fog Devils and El Hebrew Hammer engaged in some epic trash talking.  A fued also quickly developed with team Balco Bombers.


StatisticsEdit

Fog Devils Fantasy Statistics 2007
Player AB R H 1B 2B 3B HR RBI BB KO SB CS BA OBP SLG
Barrett, Michael 344 29 84 58 17 0 9 41 19 57 2 2 0.244 0.284 0.372
Beltran,Carlos 299 45 82 50 16 2 14 49 36 51 13 2 0.274 0.352 0.482
Cabrera, Miguel 588 91 188 114 38 2 34 119 79 127 2 1 0.320 0.400 0.565
Cabrera, Orlando 134 20 30 25 4 1 0 15 8 19 8 1 0.224 0.268 0.269
Cano, Robinson 617 93 189 122 41 7 19 97 39 85 4 5 0.306 0.348 0.488
Davis, Rajai 83 13 20 18 2 0 0 3 7 17 9 3 0.241 0.300 0.265
Hawpe, Brad 516 80 150 84 33 4 29 116 81 137 0 2 0.291 0.387 0.539
Lee, Derrek 567 91 180 114 43 1 22 82 71 114 6 5 0.317 0.393 0.513
Molina, Bengie 497 38 137 98 19 1 19 81 15 53 0 0 0.276 0.297 0.433
Pena, Carlos 176 46 42 14 10 1 17 40 43 51 1 0 0.239 0.388 0.597
Peralta, Jhonny 574 87 155 106 27 1 21 72 61 146 4 4 0.270 0.340 0.430
Rios, Alex 643 114 191 117 43 7 24 85 55 103 17 4 0.297 0.352 0.498
Sheffield, Gary 283 69 82 51 12 1 18 52 50 33 11 4 0.290 0.396 0.530
Teahen, Mark 81 9 18 12 5 1 0 7 8 20 1 0 0.222 0.292 0.309
Teixeira, Mark 494 86 151 86 33 2 30 105 72 112 0 0 0.306 0.394 0.563
Tejada, Miguel 514 72 152 114 19 1 18 81 41 55 2 1 0.296 0.348 0.442
Wells, Vernon 584 85 143 87 36 4 16 80 49 89 10 4 0.245 0.303 0.402
Winn, Randy 74 6 17 16 1 0 0 3 4 7 3 0 0.230 0.269 0.243
Young, Delmon 645 65 186 135 38 0 13 93 26 127 10 3 0.288 0.316 0.408
TOTALS 7713 1139 2197 1421 437 36 303 1221 764 1403 103 41 0.285 0.349 0.469

AwardsEdit

The team was not awarded any EKL trophies in its innaugural season, but its team selections were;

Team MVP - Miguel Cabrera

Team Cy Young - Josh Beckett