Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (May.04) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings

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Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT

Brandon Crawford homered twice, driving in 3 runs, leading the Giants to a 4-1 win and a 3 game sweep of the Braves.

Dayan Viciedo‘s second hit of the day was a 3 run, come from behind go ahead 9th inning home run that gave the White Sox a 4-3 victory over the Indians.

Roberto Hernandez pitched into the 8th inning, finishing with 7 1/3 shutout innings, letting up just 4 hits and 3 walks, helping the Phillies sneak past the Nationals, 1-0.

Justin Verlander had a no hitter into the 6th inning. He finished with 7 strong, 4 hit innings, striking out 7 Royals. He got Detroit’s 9-4 victory.

They owned baseball on May.04, 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.

Corey Kluber pitched 8 outstanding innings, letting up just 3 hits, one run on a solo homer and struck out 13 White Sox. However the bullpen would let him down and Cleveland lost 4-3 in the 9th.

George Kottaras homered twice and walked. But his Indians would fall 5-3 to the White Sox.

Gio Gonzalez threw 7 1/3 innings, letting up 4 hits and 1 run. But that 1 run was all the game’s offense as the Phillies beat Washington, 1-0.

Jonathan LuCroy got on base 4 times and drove in a run. But the Brewers would lose to the Reds 4-3 in 10 innings.

So Lets Update The Yearly Totals When We Factor In Yesterday’s Heroics:

Players with Multiple WOBS:

 

WOB Leaders for the National League Hitter,

Dee Gordon,  2 1/2

Troy Tulowitzki 2 1/2,

Justin Upton,  2 1/2,

Ryan Braun,  2,

Starlin Castro,  1 1/2,

Carlos Gomez,  1 1/2

Matt Holliday,  1 1/2,

Andrew McCutchen, 1 1/2

Daniel Murphy - 1 1/2

Joey Votto 1 1/2,

 

WOB Leaders for the National League Pitcher,

Johnny Cueto,  3 1/2

Tim Hudson, 3 1/2,

Jose Fernandez,  3,

Andrew Cashner, 2

Cliff Lee2

Stephen Strasburg,  2,

Adam Wainwright, 2,

Alex Wood 2,

Gerrit Cole 1 1/2,

Tanner Roark,  1 1/2,

Hyun-Jin Ryu,  1 1/2

Julio Teheran, 1 1/2

 

WOB Leaders for American League Hitter,

Josh Donaldson,  3,

Mike Trout, 3,

Jose Abreu,   2

Joe Mauer 2

Kyle Seager 2

Dayan Viciedo, 2

Jacoby Ellsbury, 1 1/2

Dustin Pedroia,  1 1/2

Albert Pujols  1 1/2,

 

WOB Leaders for American League Pitcher,

Jon Lester,  2 1/2

Chris Archer  2,

Mark Buehrle,   2,

Roenis Elias 2

Corey Kluber, 2

Martin Perez  2,

Garrett Richards 2,

Scott Feldman 1 1/2,

Sonny Gray1 1/2,

Felix Hernandez,  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 In 2014 MLB,

Henderson Alvarez, Pedro AlvarezHomer BaileyBrandon Belt,  Adrian Beltre, Charlie BlackmonXander Bogaerts, Emilio Bonifacio, Jackie Bradley Jr., Miguel Cabrera, Matt Cain, Jesse ChavezBartolo Colon, Hank CongerAllen Craig, Brandon CrawfordYu DarvishIke Davis,  Chris Denorfia, Matt Dominguez, Yunel EscobarTodd FrazierFreddie Freeman, Yovani GallardoDillon GeeAlex Gonzalez, Zack GreinkeBilly Hamilton, Jason Hammel, Aaron Harang, Roberto HernandezRyan Howard,Phil HughesJohn Jaso, Ubaldo JimenezScott Kazmir, Howie KendrickClayton Kershaw, Ian Kinsler, Tom Koehler, John LackeyMike Leake, Kyle LohseJames LoneyRyan Ludwick, Jordan Lyles, Lance Lynn, Starling MarteLeonys MartinVictor Martinez, Brian McCann, Collin McHughWil Myers, Juan NicasioBud Norris,  Jake Odorizzi, Lyle OverbayAngel Pagan,  Wily PeraltaA.J. PierzynskiRick Porecllo, David PriceAlexei Ramirez, Aramis Ramirez,  Hanley Ramirez, Jimmy Rollins, Robbie Ross Jr., Carlos RuizHector Sanchez, Carlos Santana,  Alfredo Simon, Yangervis SolarteGrady Sizemore, Dan Straily, Giancarlo Stanton,  Masahiro Tanaka,  Dan Uggla, Juan UribeScott Van Slyke, Yordano Ventura, Justin Verlander,   Delmon Young, Ben ZobristMike Zunino,

Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB,

Jose Altuve, Mike Aviles,Josh Beckett, Carlos Beltran,  Michael BrantleyJay Bruce, Matt CarpenterJason Castro, Brandon Cumpton, Edwin EncarnacionTyler FlowersPaul Goldschmidt, Adrian Gonzalez, Gio GonzalezJeremy GuthrieRaul Ibanez, Omar InfanteDesmond JenningsAdam Jones, Matt Joyce, George KottarasJason KubelAdam LaRoche, Jonathan LuCroyRussell Martin, Yadier Molina,  Miguel Montero, Justin MorneauCharlie MortonDavid Murphy, Ricky NolascoGerardo ParraBrayan Peña,,Hunter Pence, Jhonny Peralta,  Salvador Perez, A.J. PollockColby Rasmus, Todd Redmond, Anthony Rendon, Danny SalazarJeff Samardzija, Gaby SanchezHector SantiagoMax ScherzerJames Shields, Kurt Suzuki,  Mark Trumbo, Jonathan VillarDavid WrightChristian Yelich, Ryan Zimmerman,

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