Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.18) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings
Giancarlo Stanton got on base 5 times, drove in 5 runs including a walk off bottom of the 9th grand slam, sealing the Marlins 8-4 win over the Mariners.
Howie Kendrick went 3-5 including a pair of homers and 4 RBI as the Angels topped the Tigers, 11-6.
Aaron Harang threw 7 no hit innings for the Braves. His wildness and high pitch count kept him from finishing the game (the Mets would eventually get a hit) but he got the 6-0 win.
Martin Perez threw a complete game 3 hit shutout, striking out 8 and walking just 1 as the Rangers slammed the White Sox, 12-0.
They owned baseball on April.18, 2014.
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Earning 1/2 WOBs in losing efforts.
Russell Martin got on base 3 times and drove in 2 runs in a losing cause. The Pirates fell to the Brewers, 5-3.
Matt Cain threw 7 solid innings with 1 unearned run, striking out 8 Padres. The Giants bats were dead, however, and Cain got the tough luck 2-1 loss.
Jacoby Ellsbury got a pair of hits, a stolen base and a run scored, helping the Yankees jump out to an early lead. Their bullpen would collapse as the Rays won 11-5.
Justin Masterson pitched well into the 7th, striking out 9 and walking just 2. His bullpen would blow the lead as the Indians fell 3-2 to the Blue Jays.
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
Justin Masterson - 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, Matt Cain, Gerrit Cole, Yu Darvish, Ike Davis, Chris Denorfia, Josh Donaldson, Roenis Elias, Jacoby Ellsbury, Jose Fernandez, Freddie Freeman, Alex Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Billy Hamilton, Jason Hammel, Aaron Harang, John Jaso, Scott Kazmir, Howie Kendrick, Clayton Kershaw, Ian Kinsler, Tom Koehler, Mike Leake, Kyle Lohse, James Loney, Ryan Ludwick, Jordan Lyles, Lance Lynn, Leonys Martin, Victor Martinez, Joe Mauer, Brian McCann, Daniel Murphy, Bud Norris, Jake Odorizzi, Angel Pagan, Martin Perez, Alexei Ramirez, Aramis Ramirez, Hanley Ramirez, Garrett Richards, Jimmy Rollins, Robbie Ross Jr., Alfredo Simon, Yangervis Solarte, Grady Sizemore Dan Straily, Giancarlo Stanton, 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), Jason Castro (1/2), Starlin Castro (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), Russell Martin (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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