Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.12) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings 2014

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Jimmy Rollins went 3-5 and launched a walk off 10th inning homer to give the Phillies a 5-4 win over the Marlins.

Brian McCann homered twice, driving in 3 of the Yankees 7 runs as they topped the Red Sox 7-4.

Bud Norris threw 7 shutout innings, letting up just 5 Toronto hits. The bullpen blew his win but the Orioles would go on to win 2-1 in 12 innings.

Adam Wainwright pitched 7 strong, striking out 8 and walking none, earning the 10-4 St. Louis win over the Cubs.

They owned baseball on April.12, 2014.

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Earning 1/2 WOBs in losing efforts.

Raul Ibanez hit career homer number 302 and hit number 2,000 and it was a doozy. It was a 3 run, 2 out bottom of the 9th homer that sent the game into extra innings for the Angels. The Mets would wind up winning, 7-6 in 13 innings.

Todd Redmond threw 3 1/3 innings of relief. More to the point, he threw 39 pitches with no margin for error. The winning run could have scored with every pitch. He held off the Orioles in the 9th, 10th and 11th but not in the 12th as Toronto fell 2-1.

Anthony Rendon led off the game with a homer and got on base 3 times. However the Nationals fell to the Braves 6-3.

Matt Cain did everything the Giants could ask him to do. He threw 7 innings, let up just 4 hits and struck out 8. But he got the 1-0 loss against Colorado.

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

Players with Multiple Votes:

Leaders for the National League Hitter

Justin Upton1 1/2


Leaders for the National League Pitcher

Andrew Cashner -2

Johnny Cueto - 2

Tim Hudson – 2

Adam Wainwright, – 2

Hyun-Jin Ryu – 1 1/2

 

Leaders for American League Hitter

Leaders for American League Pitcher

Chris Archer – 2

Scott Feldman – 1 1/2

Jason Vargas – 1 1/2 

Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day:

Jose AbreuBrandon Belt,  Adrian Beltre, Charlie BlackmonXander Bogaerts,  Emilio Bonifacio, Jackie Bradley Jr., Ryan Braun,  Mark Buehrle, Miguel Cabrera, Gerrit Cole, Yu DarvishIke Davis,  Chris Denorfia, Jose FernandezFreddie Freeman, Alex Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Billy HamiltonJason Hammel, Felix Hernandez, Clayton Kershaw, Ian Kinsler, Mike LeakeJames LoneyRyan Ludwick, Jordan Lyles, Victor MartinezJustin Masterson, Joe Mauer, Brian McCannDaniel Murphy, Bud Norris,  Jake OdorizziAngel Pagan, Hanley RamirezGarrett Richards, Jimmy RollinsChris Sale, Alfredo Simon, Grady SizemoreDan Straily, Stephen StrasburgTroy Tulowitzki,  Scott Van Slyke,  Alex Wood, Delmon Young

Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB:

Jose Altuve (1/2), Mike Aviles (1/2), Carlos Beltran (1/2), Jay Bruce (1/2), Matt Cain (1/2) Starlin Castro (1/2) Jacoby Ellsbury (1/2), Tyler Flowers (1/2), Todd Frazier (1/2), Paul Goldschmidt (1/2), Raul Ibanez (1/2), Matt Joyce (1/2),  Adam LaRoche (1/2) Jon Lester (1/2), David Murphy (1/2), Brayan Peña,  Salvador Perez (1/2), Colby Rasmus (1/2), Todd Redmond (1/2), Anthony Rendon (1/2),  Max Scherzer (1/2),  James Shields (1/2), Mike Trout (1/2), Mark Trumbo (1/2),  Alex Wood (1/2), Christian Yelich (1/2), Ryan Zimmerman (1/2),  Ben Zobrist (1/2),  

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