Who Owns October? (WOO) Tally Updated for October 8, 2013

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Each winning team for every post season game gets a pitcher and a hitter who earn a full WOO.

And at my discretion, I award a 1/2 WOO to a worthy player on the losing team.

For a full explanation, click HERE.

From today’s games:

Receiving 1 WOO

Craig Breslow pitched 1 2/3 solid innings of relief, striking out 4 and getting the decision as the Red Sox eliminated the Rays 3-1.

Jacoby Ellsbury got on base twice, stole a base, possibly helped cause Tampa’s catcher to miss a wild pitch and scored the go ahead run in the Red Sox 3-1 clinching victory.

Doug Fister may not have been dominant, but his 6 innings prevented the A’s from pulling away and helped set up the Tigers come from behind 8-6 win.

Jhonny Peralta clubbed a 3 run homer in the 5th that tied the game helped turn a potential elimination game for the Tigers into a wild 8-6 victory against Oakland.

Receiving 1/2 WOO:

Coco Crisp collected 4 hits, scored 3 times and drove in a run, doing everything he could to lead the A’s to victory as they fell short to Detroit, 8-6.

Yunel Escobar got 3 hits and scored the Rays lone run in their 3-1 loss to the Red Sox.

Matt Moore came out of the bullpen and prevented the Red Sox from putting up much of a fight over two scoreless innings in the Rays 3-1 defeat by Boston.

Dan Straily was brilliant the first four innings and solid through 6, letting up only 4 hits, striking out 8 and walking none. It wasn’t enough as the Tigers came back to win, 8-6.

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Current WOO tallies:

Hitters

Pedro Alvarez, Pirates – 1 1/2

Carlos Beltran, Cardinals – 1 1/2

Jacoby Ellsbury, Red Sox – 1 1/2

Jhonny Peralta, Tigers -1 1/2

Adrian Gonzalez, Dodgers – 1

Matt Holliday, Cardinals – 1

Desmond Jennings, Rays – 1

Chris Johnson, Braves – 1

Evan Longoria, Rays – 1

Russell Martin, Pirates – 1

Victor Martinez, Tigers – 1

Andrew McCutchen, Pirates = 1

David Ortiz, Red Sox – 1

Hanley Ramirez, Dodgers – 1

Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Red Sox – 1

Seth Smith, Athletics – 1

Juan Uribe, Dodgers – 1

Stephen Vogt, Athletics – 1

Yoenis Cespedes, Athletics – 1/2

Lonnie Chisenhall, Indians – 1/2

Coco Crisp, Athletics – 1/2

James Loney, Rays – 1/2

Ryan Ludwick, Reds – 1/2

Pitchers

Alex Cobb, Rays – 2

Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers – 2

Francisco Liriano, Pirates -2

Craig Breslow, Red Sox – 1

Chris Capuano, Dodgers, 1

Gerrit Cole, Pirates – 1

Doug Fister, Tigers – 1

Sonny Gray, Athletics – 1

Jon Lester, Red Sox – 1

Mike Minor, Braves – 1

Dan Otero, Athletics – 1

Max Scherzer, Tigers – 1

Koji Uehara, Red Sox – 1

Adam Wainwright, Cardinals – 1

Jose Alvarez, Tigers – 1/2

Freddy Garcia, Braves – 1/2

Zack Greinke, Dodgers – 1/2

Matt Moore, Rays – 1/2

Charlie Morton, Pirates – 1/2

Dan Straily, Athletics – 1/2

Justin Verlander, Tigers – 1/2

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