Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (May.16) – Updated Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings

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Stephen Strasburg pitched into the 8th inning for the first time of his MLB career. He got the win as the Nationals beat the Padres, 6-2.

Travis Snider hit the go ahead homer and drove in another run and scoring one more in a game changing 6th inning. The Pirates beat the Brewers, 7-1.

Mitch Moreland hit the go ahead double off of Justin Verlander and hit another RBI double as the Rangers beat Detroit 10-4.

Yu Darvish pitched 8 innings, overcoming early struggles, to beat the Tigers and pick up his seventh win.

They all owned baseball on May 16th, 2013

My explanation for “Who Owns Baseball” can be found here.

At the end of the year, we will tally up who owned baseball the most individual days and see how it compares to the final MVP and Cy Young vote.

To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON.

To View The List of just the nightly winners (WOB dedicated Page) starting from Mar.31/2013 – today click here

So let’s update the tally taking into account their heroics last night.

Players with Multiple Votes:

Leaders for the National League Hitter

Bryce Harper – 4

Shin-Soo Choo – 3

Justin Upton - 3

Zack Cozart – 2

Brandon Phillips – 2

Buster Posey - 2

Wilin Rosario - 2

Troy Tulowitzki - 2


Leaders for the National League Pitcher

Clayton Kershaw – 4

Adam Wainwright – 4

Shelby Miller - 3

A.J. Burnett – 2

Yovani Gallardo- 2

Jaime Garcia- 2

Gio Gonzalez – 2

Matt Harvey -2

Cliff Lee – 2

Travis Wood – 2

Barry Zito - 2

Jordan Zimmermann- 2

Leaders for American League Hitter

Miguel Cabrera - 2

Prince Fielder – 2

Travis Hafner - 2

Austin Jackson - 2

Justin Maxwell – 2

Mitch Moreland- 2

Leaders for American League Pitcher

Clay Buchholz – 4

Yu Darvish – 3

Jon Lester -3

Matt Moore- 3

Alex Cobb2

Kevin Correia-2

Felix Hernandez – 2

Derek Holland – 2

Justin Masterson – 2

Justin Verlander -2

Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day:

Alexi Amarista, Brett Anderson, J. P. ArencibiaBronson ArroyoHomer Bailey, Jose Bautista, Brandon BeltCarlos Beltran, Adrian Beltre, Domonic Brown, Mark Buehrle, Madison Bumgarner, Lorenzo CainRobinson Cano, Yoenis CespedesBartolo Colon, Patrick Corbin, Carlos Corporan, Chris DavisWade Davis, Jorge De La Rosa, Scott Diamond, R.A. Dickey, Stephen Drew, Jacoby Ellsbury Edwin Encarnacion, Scott Feldman, Jose Fernandez, Paul Goldschmidt, Adrian GonzalezCarlos Gonzalez, Alex Gordon, Zack Greinke, A.J. Griffin, Jeremy GuthrieDan HarenAdeiny Hechavarria, Aaron Hicks, Raul Ibanez, Adam Jones, Scott Kazmir, Howie KendrickHiroki KurodaJames Loney, Evan Longoria, Jed LowrieLance LynnManny MachadoPaul MaholmJoe Mauer, Brian McCann, Andrew McCutchenMichael McKenryWill Middlebrooks, Mike Minor, Justin Morneau, Brandon MossMike NapoliDaniel NavaBud Norris, Lyle Overbay, Angel PaganGerardo ParraAndy PettitteA. J. Pierzynski, Albert PujolsWandy RodriguezSergio Romo, Adam Rosales, CC Sabathia, Chris Sale, Anibal Sanchez, Gaby SanchezErvin Santana, Marco Scutaro, James Shields, Andrelton Simmons, Drew Smyly, Travis Snider, Giancarlo Stanton, Stephen Strasburg, Drew Stubbs, Jose Tabata, Nick Tepesch, Chris TillmanMatt Tuiasosopo, Jordany Valdespin, Jason Vargas, Will VenableEdinson Volquez, Neil Walker, Rickie Weeks, Matt Wieters, Jake Westbrook,  Matt WietersRyan Zimmerman

# of Players who have been chosen for ‘WOB’ – and total for the team in parenthesis.

AL East

TOR – 5 (5)

BOS – 7 (12)

TB – 4 (7)

BAL – 5 (5)

NYY – 6 (7)

Total WOB AL East 27 (36)

AL Central

DET – 7 (11)

CLE – 4 (5)

MIN – 5 (6)

KC – 6 (6)

CWS – 3 (3)

Total WOB AL Central – 24 (31)

AL West

OAK – 7 (7)

TEX – 6 (10)

LAA – 3 (3)

HOU – 3 (4)

SEA – 3 (3)

It should be noted that only game was played on Mar.31 (TEX @ HOU) on opening day and 2 Astros took the honor.

Total AL West WOB Days – 22 (27)

Total WOB Awarded 94 (47 Days)

National League

NL East

ATL – 6 (8)

WSH – 6 (11)

PHI – 3 (4)

MIA – 3 (3)

NYM – 2 (3)

Total WOB NL East – 18 (29)

NL Central

STL – 5 (11)

PIT – 8 (9)

CIN – 4 (10)

MIL – 2 (3)

CHC – 2 (3)

Total WOB NL Central – 20 (36)

NL West

SF – 7 (9)

LAD – 3 (6)

ARI – 3 (3)

COL – 4 (6)

SD – 3 (3)

Total WOB NL West -21 (27)

47 Days Played = 92 WOB Awarded

Top 5 teams in the WOB Team Award Total Players

1.  PIT – 8

T2 OAK – 7

T2 STL – 7

T2 SF – 7

T2 BOS -7

Total WOB Days – Team

1.   DET – 12

T2. STL – 11

T2 .WSH – 11

T4. CIN – 10

T4. TEX – 10

Best 2 WOB Divisions

T1. AL East (36)

T1. NL Central (36)

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