Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.25) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings
Jose Abreu got three hits including a pair of homers. The second was a 2 out, bottom of the 9th, come from behind, walk off grand slam. Safe to say that was the highlight of the White Sox’s 9-6 win over the Rays.
Yordano Ventura pitched 8 shutout innings, striking out 8, and getting the 5-0 win for the Royals in Baltimore.
Carlos Gomez went 3-5 with a double, a stolen base and two runs scored, leading the Brewers to a 5-2 win over the Cubs.
Stephen Strasburg pitched seven dominating shutout innings. He struck out 11 Padres, walking just 2 and got the 11-1 victory for the Nationals.
They owned baseball on April.25, 2014.
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Earning 1/2 WOBs in losing efforts.
Jason Kubel went 3-4 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored. The Twins would fall to the Tigers, 10-6.
Joey Votto got on base three times, doubled and drove in a 2 out RBI. The Reds comeback would fall a run short, 5-4 in Atlanta.
Josh Beckett pitched 8 strong innings for the Dodgers. He let up just 4 hits and no walks and two runs on a pair of solo homers. The Rockies would win the game in extra innings, 5-4.
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
Joey Votto - 1 1/2
Leaders for the National League Pitcher
Tim Hudson - 2 1/2
Andrew Cashner - 2
Jose Fernandez – 2
Stephen Strasburg, – 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:
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, Carlos Gomez, 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, Masahiro Tanaka, Julio Teheran, Mike Trout, Dan Uggla, Scott Van Slyke, Yordano Ventura, Dayan Viciedo Delmon Young, Ben Zobrist
Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB:
Jose Altuve, Mike Aviles, Josh Beckett, 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, Jason Kubel, 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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