Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.24) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings
Carlos Ruiz got on base 5 times, scored twice, hit two doubles including one that drove in 2 runs and broke a 9th inning tie. The Phillies would top the Dodgers 7-3.
Josh Donaldson got on 5 times, clubbed 2 homers and hit another double, driving in 4 and scoring 3 as the A’s rolled 10-1 in Houston.
Bartolo Colon was excellent against the Cardinals. He pitched 7 strong innings, letting up just 1 run, 4 hits and walked none while striking out 8. He got the 4-1 win for the Mets.
Corey Kluber pitched his first complete game against the Royals. He went the full nine, giving up just 4 hits, 1 unearned run, 11 strikeouts and walking none, earning the 5-1 win for the Indians.
They owned baseball on April.24, 2014.
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Earning 1/2 WOBs in losing efforts.
Adrian Gonzalez went 3-5 including a game tying homer in the 7th. The Phillies would come back to beat the Dodgers, 7-3.
Dayan Viciedo was a homer shy of the cycle. He finished going 3-4 with a pair of runs scored, tripling and doubling. The White Sox would fall to the Tigers, 7-4.
Brandon Cumpton was terrific, pitching 7 innings and surrendering just 4 hits and 2 earned runs. But it wasn’t enough as the Pirates lost to the Reds, 2-1.
So Lets Update The Yearly Totals When We Factor In Yesterday’s Heroics:
Players with Multiple Votes:
Leaders for the National League Hitter
Ryan Braun – 2
Andrew McCutchen – 1 1/2
Troy Tulowitzki – 1 1/2
Justin Upton – 1 1/2
Leaders for the National League Pitcher
Tim Hudson – 2 1/2
Andrew Cashner – 2
Jose Fernandez – 2
Adam Wainwright, – 2
Alex Wood – 2
Gerrit Cole – 1 1/2
Cliff Lee – 1 1/2
Hyun-Jin Ryu – 1 1/2
Leaders for American League Hitter
Josh Donaldson – 3
Albert Pujols – 1 1/2
Leaders for American League Pitcher
Chris Archer – 2
Mark Buehrle – 2
Martin Perez – 2
Garrett Richards – 2
Scott Feldman – 1 1/2
Felix Hernandez – 1 1/2
Corey Kluber – 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, Henderson Alvarez, Pedro Alvarez, Homer Bailey, Brandon Belt, Adrian Beltre, Charlie Blackmon, Xander Bogaerts, Emilio Bonifacio, Jackie Bradley Jr., Miguel Cabrera, Matt Cain, Bartolo Colon, Yu Darvish, Ike Davis, Chris Denorfia, Matt Dominguez, Roenis Elias, Jacoby Ellsbury,Todd Frazier, Freddie Freeman, Alex Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Zack Greinke, Billy Hamilton, Jason Hammel, Aaron Harang, Matt Holliday, Ryan Howard, 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, Wil Myers, Bud Norris, Jake Odorizzi, Angel Pagan, Rick Porecllo, David Price, Alexei Ramirez, Aramis Ramirez, Hanley Ramirez, Jimmy Rollins, Robbie Ross Jr., Carlos Ruiz, Hector Sanchez, Kyle Seager, Alfredo Simon, Yangervis Solarte, Grady Sizemore, Dan Straily, Giancarlo Stanton, Stephen Strasburg, Masahiro Tanaka, Julio Teheran, Mike Trout, Dan Uggla, Scott Van Slyke, Dayan Viciedo Joey Votto, Delmon Young, Ben Zobrist
Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB:
Jose Altuve, Mike Aviles, Carlos Beltran, Michael Brantley, Jay Bruce, Matt Carpenter, Jason Castro, Starlin Castro, Brandon Cumpton, Tyler Flowers, Paul Goldschmidt, Adrian Gonzalez, Sonny Gray, Raul Ibanez, Desmond Jennings, Adam Jones, Matt Joyce, Adam LaRoche, Russell Martin, Miguel Montero, Justin Morneau, Charlie Morton, David Murphy, Gerardo Parra, Dustin Pedroia, Brayan Peña,,Hunter Pence, Salvador Perez, Colby Rasmus, Todd Redmond, Anthony Rendon, Tanner Roark, Jeff Samardzija, Hector Santiago, Max Scherzer, James Shields, Kurt Suzuki, Mark Trumbo, David Wright, Christian Yelich, Ryan Zimmerman,
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