Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (May.31) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings

Ben Margot, Associated Press

Ben Margot, Associated Press

Yoenis Cespedes was a single shy of the cycle. He hit a go ahead triple in the 7th, blasted a game busting 3 run homer in the 8th and threw out a pair of runners at the plate, doing it all in the A’s 11-3 thumping of the Angels.

Hanley Ramirez went 4-5 with a pair of homers, 5 RBI and 4 runs scored, helping the Dodgers blow out Pittsburgh 12-2.

Masahiro Tanaka did not let up an earned run over 8 innings, giving up just 4 hits and struck out 9 Twins, picking up his 8th win for the Yankees, 3-1.

Johnny Cueto threw shutout ball into the 8th inning. He finished with 7 1/3 innings with 7 strikeouts and 1 walk leading the Reds to a 5-0 win in Arizona.

They owned baseball on May.31, 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.

Miguel Cabrera went 2-4 with a homer. But his Tigers fell to the Mariners, 3-2.

Christian Yelich  got on base 4 times, including a triple and 2 run scored. The Marlins would lose to Atlanta, 9-5.

So Lets See the Up to date Standings when we factor in yesterday’s heroics

2014 WOB Leaders for the National League Hitter,

Justin Upton,  3 1/2,

Starlin Castro,  2 1/2,

Paul Goldschmidt, 2 1/2,

Carlos Gomez,  2 1/2,

Dee Gordon,  2 1/2,

Daniel Murphy,  2 1/2,

Troy Tulowitzki 2 1/2,

Christian Yelich, 2 1/2,

Ryan Braun,  2,

Allen Craig, 2,

Freddie Freeman, 2,

Andrew McCutchen, 2,

Michael Morse, 2,

A.J. Pollock, 2,

Hanley Ramirez, 2,

Nolan Arenado, 1 1/2,

Brandon Belt1 1/2,

Emilio Bonifacio,  1 1/2,

Matt Holliday,  1 1/2,

Starling Marte,   1 1/2,

Angel Pagan,  1 1/2,

Hunter Pence, 1 1/2,

Giancarlo Stanton, 1 1/2,

Joey Votto 1 1/2,

David Wright, 1 1/2,

 

2014 WOB Leaders for the National League Pitcher,

Johnny Cueto,  6 1/2,

Tim Hudson,  4,

Henderson Alvarez, 3,

Mike Leake,  3,

Jose Fernandez,  3,

Stephen Strasburg,  3,

Tom Koehler,  2 1/2,

Hyun-Jin Ryu,  2 1/2,

Julio Teheran, 2 1/2,

Homer Bailey,  2,

Andrew Cashner2,

Bartolo Colon, 2,

Clayton Kershaw,   2,

Cliff Lee2,

Kyle Lohse, 2,

Lance Lynn, 2,

Jeff Samardzija, 2,

Ryan Volgelsong, 2,

Adam Wainwright, 2,

Alex Wood 2,

Josh Beckett, 1 1/2,

Gerrit Cole 1 1/2,

Jason Hammel,  1 1/2,

Tanner Roark,  1 1/2,

 

2014 WOB Leaders for American League Hitter,

Josh Donaldson,  5,

Edwin Encarnacion, 4,

Jose Abreu,   3,

Mike Trout, 3,

Miguel Cabrera,  2 1/2,

Kyle Seager 2 1/2,

Jose Bautista, 2,

Michael Brantley, 2,

Nelson Cruz, 2,

Chris Davis, 2,

John Jaso,  2,

Joe Mauer 2,

Grady Sizemore, 2,

Dayan Viciedo, 2,

Yoenis Cespedes, 1 1/2,

Jacoby Ellsbury, 1 1/2,

Adam Jones, 1 1/2,

Brandon Moss,  1 1/2,

David Murphy,  1 1/2,

Dustin Pedroia,  1 1/2,

A.J. Pierzynski, 1 1/2,

Albert Pujols  1 1/2,

Alexei Ramirez, 1 1/2,

 

2014 WOB Leaders for American League Pitcher,

Felix Hernandez,  4 1/2,

Mark Buehrle,   3,

Dallas Keuchel,  3,

Corey Kluber, 3,

Masahiro Tanaka,  3,

Yu Darvish, 2 1/2,

John Lackey,  2 1/2,

Jon Lester,  2 1/2,

David Price ,  2 1/2,

Chris Sale 2 1/2,

Chris Archer  2,

Jesse Chavez,  2,

Roenis Elias 2,

Sonny Gray2,

Phil Hughes,  2,

Collin McHugh, 2,

Bud Norris, 2,

Martin Perez  2,

Garrett Richards 2,

Jered Weaver,  2,

Scott Feldman 1 1/2,

Ubaldo Jimenez,   1 1/2,

Justin Masterson, 1 1/2,

Tyler Skaggs, 1 1/2,

Jason Vargas, 1 1/2,

Yordano Ventura,  1 1/2,

Justin Verlander,  1 1/2,

 

Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day In 2014 MLB, 

Jose AltuvePedro Alvarez, Bronson Arroyo, Erick Aybar, Adrian Beltre, Charlie BlackmonXander Bogaerts, Jackie Bradley Jr., Madison Bumgarner,  Matt Cain, Josh CollmenterHank Conger, Brandon Crawford, Khris Davis, Ike Davis, Jacob deGromJorge De La Rosa,  Chris Denorfia, Corey Dickerson, R. A. DickeyMatt DominguezDanny DuffyNathan EovaldiYunel Escobar, Andre Ethier, Doug Fister, Gavin Floyd, Todd Frazier, Yovani Gallardo, Evan GattisDillon Gee, Adrian Gonzalez, Alex Gonzalez Carlos Gonzalez, Alex GordonCurtis GrandersonZack Greinke, Jedd GyorkoBilly HamiltonAaron Harang, Roberto Hernandez, Jason Heyward, Eric HosmerRyan Howard, Hisashi IwakumaEdwin Jackson, Desmond Jennings,  Derek JeterScott Kazmir, Howie KendrickIan Kinsler, Hiroki Kuroda, Tim Lincecum, Adam LindJames LoneyRyan Ludwick, Jordan Lyles, Leonys MartinVictor Martinez, Brian McCann, Devin MesoracoTommy MilloneWil Myers, Juan NicasioDerek Norris, Rougned OdorJake Odorizzi, Lyle Overbay, Marcell Ozuna, Brad PeacockWily PeraltaRick Porecllo, Aramis Ramirez,  Josh Reddick, Ben RevereMark Reynolds, Anthony Rizzo, Shane RobinsonJimmy Rollins, Stefan RomeroRobbie Ross Jr., Carlos RuizHector Sanchez, Carlos Santana, Jonathan Schoop,  Alfredo Simon, Justin Smoak, Yangervis Solarte, Denard Span, Dan Straily, Chris TillmanDan Uggla, Juan UribeScott Van Slyke,Travis WoodEric Young Jr. Ben ZobristMike Zunino,

Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB 2014 MLB,

Dustin Ackley, Cody AscheMike Aviles, Jeff Baker, Scott BakerCarlos Beltran, Jay Bruce, Matt CarpenterJason CastroLonnie Chisenhall, Jarred Cosart. Brandon Cumpton,  John Danks,  David DeJesus, Sean Doolittle, Ryan Flaherty, Tyler Flowers, Brett Gardner, Jonny GomesGio GonzalezJeremy Guthrie, Brandon Guyer, Cole HamelsRaul Ibanez, Omar InfanteChris JohnsonMatt Joyce, Ian KennedyGeorge KottarasJason KubelAdam LaRoche, Jonathan LuCroyRussell Martin, Brandon McCarthy, Nate McClouthWade Miley, Mike MinorYadier Molina,  Miguel Montero, Rafael MonteroJustin MorneauCharlie Morton, Ricky Nolasco, David OrtizGerardo ParraBrayan Peña,, Jhonny Peralta,  Salvador Perez, Jose QuintanaColby Rasmus, Todd Redmond, Anthony Rendon, Danny Salazar, Anibal SanchezGaby SanchezHector Santiago, Michael Saunders,  Max Scherzer, Jean SeguraJames Shields, George SpringerKurt Suzuki,  Mark Trumbo, Jonathan Villar, C. J. Wilson, Ryan Zimmerman,

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