Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.24) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings

Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images

Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images

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.

To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings, plus see who gained 1/2 WOB’s – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON OR SCROLL DOWN.

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 Upton1 1/2

 

Leaders for the National League Pitcher

Tim Hudson – 2 1/2

Andrew Cashner – 2

Johnny Cueto - 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 AlvarezHomer BaileyBrandon Belt,  Adrian Beltre, Charlie BlackmonXander Bogaerts, Emilio Bonifacio, Jackie Bradley Jr., Miguel Cabrera, Matt Cain, Bartolo ColonYu DarvishIke Davis,  Chris Denorfia, Matt DominguezRoenis Elias, Jacoby Ellsbury,Todd FrazierFreddie Freeman, Alex Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Zack GreinkeBilly Hamilton, Jason Hammel, Aaron Harang, Matt HollidayRyan HowardJohn JasoScott Kazmir, Howie KendrickClayton Kershaw, Ian Kinsler, Tom KoehlerMike Leake, Kyle LohseJames LoneyRyan Ludwick, Jordan Lyles, Lance Lynn, Leonys MartinVictor Martinez,  Joe Mauer, Brian McCannDaniel Murphy, Wil MyersBud Norris,  Jake OdorizziAngel Pagan, Rick Porecllo, David PriceAlexei Ramirez, Aramis Ramirez,  Hanley Ramirez, Jimmy Rollins, Robbie Ross Jr., Carlos RuizHector Sanchez, Kyle SeagerAlfredo Simon, Yangervis SolarteGrady Sizemore, Dan Straily, Giancarlo StantonStephen Strasburg, Masahiro Tanaka, Julio TeheranMike 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 BrantleyJay Bruce, Matt CarpenterJason Castro, Starlin Castro, Brandon CumptonTyler FlowersPaul Goldschmidt, Adrian GonzalezSonny GrayRaul Ibanez, Desmond JenningsAdam Jones, Matt Joyce, Adam LaRoche, Russell Martin,  Miguel Montero, Justin MorneauCharlie MortonDavid Murphy, Gerardo ParraDustin Pedroia, Brayan Peña,,Hunter PenceSalvador Perez, Colby Rasmus, Todd Redmond, Anthony Rendon, Tanner Roark, Jeff SamardzijaHector SantiagoMax ScherzerJames Shields, Kurt Suzuki,  Mark TrumboDavid WrightChristian Yelich, Ryan Zimmerman,

 

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