Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (June.08) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings

Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports

Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports

Jordan Zimmermann pitched perfect ball into the 6th and finished with a 2 hit 6-0 shutout of the Padres that put the Nationals into a first place tie.

Felix Hernandez threw 7 dominating shutout innings, letting up just 4 hits and 1 walk while striking out 15 Rays, a career high. He did not get the decision but helped set up Seattle’s 5-0 victory.

Paul Goldschmidt got on base 3 times, stole a base and crushed a towering 2 run homer to centerfield, helping the Diamondbacks come from behind against Atlanta, 6-5.

Brock Holt got 4 hits including a triple and a single that started the 9th inning comeback rally as the Red Sox stunned the Tigers, 5-3.

They owned baseball on June 08, 2014.

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Earning 1/2 WOBs in losing efforts.

Hiroki Kuroda was terrific over 7 innings, letting up just 2 runs and 5 hits. He got the tough luck loss as the Royals topped the Yankees, 2-1.

Jeff Locke went 7 innings, allowing only 3 hits, 1 walk and 1 run. That one run was enough for the Brewers who shutout the Pirates, 1-0.

Curtis Granderson went 3-4 with a double and a pair of homers, driving in 3 runs. His Mets would drop the game 6-4 in San Francisco.

Eduardo Nunez went 3-5 with a homer and 2 RBI in the Twins 14-5 loss to Houston.

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

2014 WOB Leaders for the National League Hitter,

Paul Goldschmidt, 3 1/2,

Dee Gordon,  3 1/2,

Justin Upton,  3 1/2,

Andrew McCutchen, 3,

Daniel Murphy,  3,

Troy Tulowitzki 3,

Starlin Castro,  2 1/2,

Carlos Gomez,  2 1/2,

Hunter Pence, 2 1/2,

Christian Yelich, 2 1/2,

Ryan Braun,  2,

Allen Craig, 2,

Freddie Freeman, 2,

Michael Morse, 2,

A.J. Pollock, 2,

Hanley Ramirez, 2,

Pedro Alvarez, 1 1/2,

Nolan Arenado, 1 1/2,

Brandon Belt1 1/2,

Emilio Bonifacio,  1 1/2,

Evan Gattis, 1 1/2,

Curtis Granderson, 1 1/2,

Matt Holliday,  1 1/2,

Starling Marte,   1 1/2,

Miguel Montero, 1 1/2,

Angel Pagan,  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,

Henderson Alvarez, 4,

Tim Hudson,  4,

Clayton Kershaw,   3,

Mike Leake,  3,

Jose Fernandez,  3,

Kyle Lohse, 3,

Stephen Strasburg,  3,

Adam Wainwright, 3,

Tom Koehler,  2 1/2,

Tanner Roark,  2 1/2,

Hyun-Jin Ryu,  2 1/2,

Julio Teheran, 2 1/2,

Homer Bailey,  2,

Madison Bumgarner, 2,

Andrew Cashner2,

Bartolo Colon, 2,

Nathan Eovaldi, 2,

Cliff Lee2,

Lance Lynn, 2,

Jeff Samardzija, 2,

Ryan Volgelsong, 2,

Alex Wood 2,

Josh Beckett, 1 1/2,

Gerrit Cole 1 1/2,

Jason Hammel,  1 1/2,

 

 

2014 WOB Leaders for American League Hitter,

Josh Donaldson,  5,

Edwin Encarnacion, 4,

Kyle Seager 3 1/2,

Jose Abreu,   3,

Mike Trout, 3,

Miguel Cabrera,  2 1/2,

Brandon Moss,  2 1/2,

Jose Bautista, 2,

Adrian Beltre, 2,

Michael Brantley, 2,

Nelson Cruz, 2,

Chris Davis, 2,

Brock Holt, 2,

John Jaso,  2,

Adam Jones, 2,

Joe Mauer 2,

Grady Sizemore, 2,

Dayan Viciedo, 2,

Xander Bogaerts, 1 1/2,

Yoenis Cespedes, 1 1/2,

Jacoby Ellsbury, 1 1/2,

David Murphy,  1 1/2,

Dustin Pedroia,  1 1/2,

Salvador Perez, 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,  5 1/2,

Dallas Keuchel,  4,

Masahiro Tanaka,  4,

Mark Buehrle,   3 1/2,

Roenis Elias 3,

Corey Kluber, 3,

John Lackey,  3,

David Price ,  3,

Yu Darvish, 2 1/2,

Jon Lester,  2 1/2,

Justin Masterson, 2 1/2,

Chris Sale 2 1/2,

Chris Archer  2,

Jesse Chavez,  2,

Sonny Gray2,

Phil Hughes,  2,

Hisashi Iwakuma, 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,

Hiroki Kuroda, 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 AltuveBronson Arroyo, Erick Aybar, Charlie BlackmonJackie Bradley Jr., Asdrubal Cabrera,  Matt Cain, Josh CollmenterHank Conger, Brandon Crawford, Khris Davis, Ike Davis, Jacob deGromJorge De La Rosa,  Chris Denorfia, Corey Dickerson, R. A. DickeyMatt DominguezDanny DuffyYunel Escobar, Andre Ethier, Doug Fister, Gavin Floyd, Dexter FowlerTodd Frazier, Yovani Gallardo, Dillon Gee, Kyle GibsonAdrian Gonzalez, Alex Gonzalez Carlos Gonzalez, Alex GordonZack GreinkeJeremy GuthrieJedd GyorkoBilly HamiltonAaron Harang, Roberto Hernandez, Jason Heyward, Eric HosmerRyan Howard, Torii HunterDrew Hutchison,  Edwin Jackson, Desmond Jennings,  Derek JeterScott Kazmir, Howie KendrickIan Kinsler, Tim Lincecum, Adam LindJames LoneyRyan Ludwick, Jordan Lyles, Leonys MartinVictor Martinez, Brian McCann, Casey McGeheeJordy MercerDevin Mesoraco, Shelby MillerTommy MilloneMike Minor,  Wil Myers, Juan NicasioDerek Norris, Rougned OdorJake Odorizzi, Lyle Overbay, Chris OwingsMarcell Ozuna, Brad PeacockWily PeraltaRick Porecllo, Aramis Ramirez,  Josh Reddick, Ben RevereMark Reynolds, Anthony Rizzo, Shane RobinsonJimmy Rollins, Stefan RomeroRobbie Ross Jr., Carlos Ruiz, Anibal Sanchez,  Hector Sanchez, Carlos Santana, Jonathan Schoop,  Alfredo Simon, Justin Smoak, Yangervis Solarte, Denard SpanGeorge Springer Dan Straily, Chris TillmanDan Uggla, Juan UribeScott Van Slyke,Travis WoodEric Young Jr.  Jordan ZimmermannBen 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. Coco Crisp, Brandon Cumpton,  John Danks,  David DeJesus, Daniel DescalsoSean Doolittle, Adam DunnRyan Flaherty, Tyler Flowers, Brett Gardner, Jonny GomesGio GonzalezBrandon Guyer, Cole HamelsRaul Ibanez, Omar InfanteChris JohnsonMatt Joyce, Ian KennedyGeorge KottarasJason KubelAdam LaRoche, Jeff LockeJonathan LuCroyRussell Martin, Brandon McCarthy, Nate McClouthWade Miley, Yadier Molina, Rafael MonteroJustin MorneauCharlie Morton, Ricky Nolasco, Eduardo NunezDavid OrtizGerardo ParraBrayan Peña,, Jhonny Peralta, Drew PomeranzJose QuintanaColby Rasmus, Todd Redmond, Anthony Rendon, Danny Salazar, Gaby Sanchez, Ervin SantanaHector Santiago, Michael Saunders,  Max Scherzer, Jean SeguraJames Shields, Seth Smith, Kurt Suzuki, Justin TurnerMark Trumbo, Jonathan Villar, Zack WheelerC. J. Wilson, Ryan Zimmerman,

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