Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.17) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings
Adam Wainwright pitched a brilliant 2 hit complete game shutout and hit a double, another hit and an RBI for good measure. He won his third decision of the season for the Cardinals, 8-0 in Washington.
Pedro Alvarez got on base four times and launched a three run homer as the Pirates crushed the Brewers, 11-2.
Jon Lester was brilliant against the White Sox. He was perfect into the 6th, finishing with 8 innings, 1 run, no walks and 9 strikeouts, getting the 3-1 win for the Red Sox.
Yangervis Solarte got 3 hits including his first big league homer and started a triple play as the Yankees crushed the Rays, 10-2.
They owned baseball on April.17, 2014.
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Earning 1/2 WOBs in losing efforts.
Alex Wood pitched a complete game, letting up just one run and one walk. That one run was the difference as the Phillies topped the Braves, 1-0.
Hunter Pence got on base three times with two hits and a walk for the Giants. The rest of the lineup stranded him as the Dodgers won, 2-1.
Chris Sale kept the Red Sox hitless through 5 and let up just 1 hit, 1 run and struck out 10 over 7 innings. The White Sox would fall to Boston, 3-1.
Michael Brantley got 2 hits and drove in 4, including a 2 run homer. The Indians would fall to the Tigers, 7-5.
So let’s update the tally taking into account their heroics last night.
Players with Multiple Votes:
Leaders for the National League Hitter
Justin Upton – 1 1/2
Leaders for the National League Pitcher
Tim Hudson – 2
Adam Wainwright, – 2
Hyun-Jin Ryu – 1 1/2
Alex Wood – 1 1/2
Leaders for American League Hitter
Leaders for American League Pitcher
Chris Archer – 2
Scott Feldman – 1 1/2
Felix Hernandez – 1 1/2
Jon Lester – 1 1/2
Chris Sale – 1 1/2
Jason Vargas – 1 1/2
Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day:
Jose Abreu, Pedro Alvarez, Brandon Belt, Adrian Beltre, Charlie Blackmon, Xander Bogaerts, Emilio Bonifacio, Jackie Bradley Jr., Ryan Braun, Mark Buehrle, Miguel Cabrera, Gerrit Cole, Yu Darvish, Ike Davis, Chris Denorfia, Josh Donaldson, Roenis Elias, Jose Fernandez, Freddie Freeman, Alex Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Billy Hamilton, Jason Hammel, John Jaso, Scott Kazmir, Clayton Kershaw, Ian Kinsler, Tom Koehler, Mike Leake, Kyle Lohse, James Loney, Ryan Ludwick, Jordan Lyles, Lance Lynn, Leonys Martin, Victor Martinez, Justin Masterson, Joe Mauer, Brian McCann, Daniel Murphy, Bud Norris, Jake Odorizzi, Angel Pagan, Alexei Ramirez, Aramis Ramirez, Hanley Ramirez, Garrett Richards, Jimmy Rollins, Robbie Ross Jr., Alfredo Simon, Grady Sizemore, Yangervis Solarte, Dan Straily, Stephen Strasburg, Masahiro Tanaka, Julio Teheran, Mike Trout, Troy Tulowitzki, Dan Uggla, Scott Van Slyke, Joey Votto, Delmon Young, Ben Zobrist
Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB:
Jose Altuve (1/2), Mike Aviles(1/2), Carlos Beltran (1/2), Michael Brantley (1/2), Jay Bruce (1/2), Matt Cain (1/2) Jason Castro (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), Corey Kluber (1/2), Adam LaRoche (1/2) Cliff Lee (1/2), Miguel Montero (1/2), Justin Morneau (1/2), Charlie Morton (1/2), David Murphy (1/2), Gerardo Parra (1/2) Brayan Peña (1/2) ,Hunter Pence (1/2) Salvador Perez (1/2), Albert Pujols (1/2) Colby Rasmus (1/2), Todd Redmond (1/2), Anthony Rendon (1/2), Hector Santiago (1/2) Max Scherzer (1/2), James Shields (1/2), Mark Trumbo (1/2), Christian Yelich (1/2), Ryan Zimmerman (1/2)
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Posted on April 18, 2014, in 'SullyMetrics' and tagged adam wainwright, adrian beltre, alex gonzalez, alex wood, alexei ramirez, alfredo simon, angel pagan, aramis ramirez, ben zobrist, BIlly Hamilton, brandon belt, Brian McCann, bud norris, charlie blackmon, chris denorfia, chris sale, clayton kershaw, dan straily, dan uggla, daniel murphy, dee gordon, delmon young, emilio bonifacio, freddie freeman, garrett richards, gerrit cole, grady sizemore, hanley ramirez, hunter pence, ian kinsler, ike davis, Jackie Bradley Jr., jake odorizzi, james loney, jason hammel, jimmy rollins, joe mauer, joey votto, john jaso, jordan lyles, jose abreu, jose fernandez, josh donaldson, julio teheran, justin masterson, kyle lohse, lance lynn, leonys martin, mark buehrle, masahiro tanaka, michael brantley, miguel cabrera, Mike Leake, Mike Trout, pedro alvarez, Robbie Ross Jr., Roenis Elias, ryan braun, ryan ludwick, scott kazmir, scott van slyke, stephen strasburg, tom koehler, troy tulowitzki, victor martinez, xander bogaerts, Yangervis Solarte, yu darvish. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.