Who Owned Baseball Aug.18, 2014 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2014 #WOB Standings

 Photo: Ann Heisenfelt, AP

Photo: Ann Heisenfelt, AP

Jason Vargas threw 7 innings, allowing just 4 hits and 1 walks and 1 run, helping the Royals pad their first place lead by beating Minnesota, 6-4.

Nick Markakis went 3-5 with a homer and 2 RBI, helping the first place Orioles top the White Sox, 8-2.

Jerome Williams pitched 7 strong innings, allowing just 3 hits and 1 run in the Phillies 4-1 victory over Seattle.

Jason Heyward went 3-4 with a homer and 2 RBI, helping the Braves top the Pirates, 7-3.

They owned baseball on Aug 18, 2014.

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Earning 1/2 WOBs in losing efforts.

Brandon Workman pitched well against the Angels, going 7 innings, working out of jams and allowing just 2 runs. But Boston’s defense would unravel in the 4-2 loss.

Oswaldo Arcia got 2 hits including a homer but his Twins fell short to Kansas City, 6-4.

Starling Marte homered twice and doubled in Pittsburgh’s 7-3 loss to Atlanta.

Vidal Nuno gave the Diamondbacks 7 innings, allowing 5 hits and 2 runs. Arizona’s bullpen would lose the game 5-4 to the Nationals in 11 innings.

 

So Let’s factor in yesterday’s heroics into the year long WOB standings

2014 WOB Leaders for the National League Hitter,

Andrew McCutchen, 8,

Freddie Freeman, 7,

Paul Goldschmidt, 6,

Dee Gordon,  5,

Daniel Murphy,  5,

Troy Tulowitzki,  5,

Hunter Pence, 4 1/2,

Justin Upton,  4 1/2,

Starlin Castro,  4,

Jonathan Lucroy, 4,

David Peralta, 3 1/2,

Michael Morse, 3,

Seth Smith, 3,

Chase Utley, 3,

Pedro Alvarez, 2 1/2,

Cody Asche, 2 1/2,

Scooter Gennett, 2 1/2,

Carlos Gomez,  2 1/2,

Billy Hamilton, 2 1/2,

Josh Harrison, 2 1/2,

Jason Heyward, 2 1/2,

Matt Holliday,  2 1/2,

Aramis Ramirez 2 1/2,

Giancarlo Stanton, 2 1/2,

David Wright, 2 1/2,

Christian Yelich, 2 1/2,

Charlie Blackmon, 2,

Ryan Braun,  2,

Marlon Byrd,  2,

Allen Craig, 2,

Todd Frazier, 2,

Adrian Gonzalez, 2,

Curtis Granderson, 2,

Jedd Gyorko, 2,

Adeiny Hechavarria, 2,

Matt Kemp, 2,

Adam LaRoche, 2,

Ryan Ludwick, 2,

Starling Marte,   2,

Casey McGehee, 2,

Brayan Peña2,

A.J. Pollock, 2,

Yasiel Puig, 2,

Hanley Ramirez, 2,

Ben Revere, 2,

Mark Reynolds, 2,

Anthony Rizzo, 2,

Scott Van Slyke, 2,

Nolan Arenado, 1 1/2,

Brandon Belt,  1 1/2,

Emilio Bonifacio,  1 1/2,

Corey Dickerson, 1 1/2,

Evan Gattis, 1 1/2,

Miguel Montero, 1 1/2,

Marcell Ozuna, 1 1/2,

Angel Pagan,  1 1/2,

Gerardo Parra, 1 1/2,

Gregory Polanco, 1 1/2,

Anthony Rendon, 1 1/2,

Jimmy Rollins, 1 1/2,

Juan Uribe, 1 1/2,

Joey Votto,  1 1/2,

Neil Walker, 1 1/2,

Ryan Zimmerman, 1 1/2,

 

2014 WOB Leaders for the National League Pitcher,

Clayton Kershaw,   10 1/2,

Johnny Cueto,  9,

Madison Bumgarner, 7 1/2,

Zack Greinke, 5 1/2,

Cole Hamels, 5 1/2,

Homer Bailey,  5,

Tim Hudson,  4 1/2,

Tim Lincecum, 4 1/2,

Stephen Strasburg,  4 1/2,

Adam Wainwright, 4 1/2,

Henderson Alvarez, 4,

Bartolo Colon, 4,

Jacob deGrom, 4,

Yovani Gallardo, 4,

Mike Leake,  4,

Lance Lynn, 4,

Nathan Eovaldi, 3 1/2,

Matt Garza, 3 1/2,

Justin Masterson,  3 1/2 ( 1 in NL, 2 1/2 in AL)

Julio Teheran, 3 1/2,

Jose Fernandez,  3,

Tom Koehler,  3,

Kyle Lohse, 3,

Hyun-Jin Ryu,  3,

Ryan Volgelsong3,

Jake Arrieta, 2 1/2,

A.J. Burnett, 2 1/2,

Jarred Cosart, 2 1/2 (1 in NL and 1 1/2 in AL)

Doug Fister, 2 1/2

Charlie Morton, 2 1/2,

Tanner Roark,  2 1/2,

Tyson Ross, 2 1/2,

Matt Cain, 2,

Andrew Cashner2,

Aaron Harang, 2,

Roberto Hernandez, 2,

Ian Kennedy, 2,

Cliff Lee, 2,

Jeff Locke, 2,

Wade Miley,  2,

Wily Peralta, 2,

Jeff Samardzija, 2,

Alex Wood,  2,

Travis Wood, 2,

Josh Beckett, 1 1/2,

Gerrit Cole,  1 1/2,

Jesse Hahn, 1 1/2,

Jason Hammel,  1 1/2,

Mat Latos, 1 1/2,

Shelby Miller, 1 1/2,

Zack Wheeler, 1 1/2,

Vance Worley, 1 1/2,

Jordan Zimmermann1 1/2,

 

2014 WOB Leaders for American League Hitter,

Mike Trout,7 1/2,

Jose Abreu,   6,

Josh Donaldson,  6,

Edwin Encarnacion, 6,

Michael Brantley, 4 1/2,

Miguel Cabrera,  4 1/2,

Carlos Santana, 4 1/2,

Kyle Seager,  4 1/2,

Brandon Moss,  4,

Ben Zobrist, 4,

Jose Bautista, 3 1/2,

Adrian Beltre, 3 1/2,

David Murphy,  3 1/2,

Jose Altuve, 3,

Carlos Beltran, 3,

Yoenis Cespedes, 3,

Nelson Cruz, 3,

Jacoby Ellsbury, 3,

Adam Jones, 3,

Salvador Perez, 3,

Melky Cabrera, 2 1/2,

Desmond Jennings,  2 1/2,

Derek Jeter, 2 1/2,

Joe Mauer 2 1/2,

David Ortiz, 2 1/2,

Dustin Pedroia,  2 1/2,

Jose Reyes, 2 1/2,

Lonnie Chisenhall, 2,

Chris Davis, 2,

Brian Dozier, 2,

Brock Holt, 2,

John Jaso,  2,

Ian Kinsler, 2,

Nick Markakis,  2,

Brian McCann, 2,

Derek Norris, 2,

Steve Pearce, 2,

Albert Pujols  2,

Josh Reddick, 2,

Grady Sizemore, 2,

Dayan Viciedo, 2,

Dustin Ackley, 1 1/2,

Xander Bogaerts, 1 1/2,

Billy Butler, 1 1/2,

Asdrubal Cabrera, 1 1/2,

Kole Calhoun, 1 1/2,

Robinson Cano, 1 1/2,

Jason Castro, 1 1/2,

Rajai Davis, 1 1/2,

Tyler Flowers, 1 1/2,

Brett Gardner, 1 1/2,

Matt Joyce, 1 1/2,

Leonys Martin, 1 1/2,

Logan Morrison, 1 1/2,

Eduardo Nunez, 1 1/2,

Rougned Odor, 1 1/2,

A.J. Pierzynski, 1 1/2,

Alexei Ramirez, 1 1/2,

George Springer,  1 1/2,

Mike Zunino, 1 1/2,

 

2014 WOB Leaders for American League Pitcher,

Felix Hernandez,  9 1/2,

Chris Sale,  8,

Corey Kluber, 7 1/2,

David Price,  7 (6 with Tampa Bay, 1 with Detroit.)

Hisashi Iwakuma, 5 1/2,

Max Scherzer, 5 1/2,

Yu Darvish, 4 1/2,

Phil Hughes,  4 1/2,

Dallas Keuchel,  4 1/2,

Jon Lester,  4 1/2 ( 3 1/2 with Boston. 1 with Oakland)

Masahiro Tanaka,  4 1/2,

Chris Tillman, 4 1/2,

Mark Buehrle,   4,

John Lackey,  4,

Scott Kazmir, 3 1/2,

Bud Norris, 3 1/2,

Jake Odorizzi, 3 1/2,

Rick Porecllo3 1/2,

Garrett Richards,  3 1/2,

Jason Vargas, 3 1/2,

Chris Archer,    3,

Roenis Elias,  3,

Sonny Gray, 3,

Jose Quintana, 3,

Yordano Ventura,  3,

Justin Verlander,  3,

Danny Duffy, 2 1/2,

Hiroki Kuroda, 2 1/2,

Ubaldo Jimenez2 1/2,

Justin Masterson, 2 1/2,

James Shields, 2 1/2,

Marcus Stroman, 2 1/2,

Jesse Chavez,  2,

Alex Cobb, 2,

John Danks,  2,

Scott Feldman 2,

Drew Hutchison, 2,

Collin McHugh, 2,

Martin Perez,   2,

Tyler Skaggs, 2,

Jered Weaver,  2,

Clay Buchholz, 1 1/2,

Jarred Cosart, 1 1/2,

Rubby De La Rosa,  1 1/2,

R.A. Dickey, 1 1/2,

Brett Oberholtzer, 1 1/2,

Drew Smyly, 1 1/2,

Brandon Workman, 1 1/2,

 

Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day In 2014 MLB,

Arismendy Alcantara, Nori Aoki, Oswaldo Arcia,  Bronson ArroyoErick Aybar, Javier Baez, Jackie Bradley Jr., Jay BruceMatt CarpenterChris Carter,  Santiago CasillaNick Castellanos,  Shin-Soo ChooJosh CollmenterHank CongerKevin Correia,  Collin CowgillBrandon CrawfordCarl CrawfordCoco CrispMichael CuddyerTravis d’ArnaudKhris Davis, Ike DavisJorge De La RosaChris DenorfiaOdrisamer Despaigne, Matt DominguezAdam Eaton,  Yunel EscobarAndre EthierMike FiersGavin FloydDexter FowlerDillon GeeKyle GibsonAlex Gonzalez Carlos GonzalezGio GonzalezMiguel GonzalezAlex GordonJeremy Guthrie Dan HarenEric HosmerRyan HowardTorii HunterOmar Infante,   Edwin JacksonHowie KendrickJason KipnisColby Lewis,  Adam LindJames LoneyJordan LylesManny MachadoVictor MartinezJohn Mayberry Jr., Devin MesoracoJordy Mercer,  Tommy MilloneMike MinorRafael Montero,  Kendrys MoralesJustin Morneau,  Donnie Murphy,  Wil MyersJuan Nicasio, Vidal Nuno,  Lyle OverbayChris OwingsBrad PeacockGlen PerkinsDavid PhelpsYohan PinoDrew PomeranzMartin PradoRene RiveraBrian RobertsShane RobinsonStefen RomeroRobbie Ross Jr., Justin Ruggiano,  Carlos RuizPablo SandovalAnibal Sanchez,  Hector SanchezHector SantiagoJonathan SchoopMatt Shoemaker,  Alfredo SimonJustin SmoakTravis SniderYangervis SolarteDenard SpanDan StrailyEugenio SuarezNick SwisherNick Tepesch, Josh TomlinDan UgglaLuis ValbuenaEdinson VolquezMichael Wacha, Jerome WilliamsC.J. WilsonEric Young Jr.

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

Matt AdamsYonder AlonsoBrett AndersonJ.P. ArencibiaMike AvilesJeff BakerScott BakerMike BolsingerPeter BourjosLorenzo CainFrancisco CervelliC.J. CronBrandon Cumpton,  David DeJesusDaniel DescalsoSean DoolittleRyan DoumitAdam DunnRyan FlahertyNate FreimanAvisail GarciaConor GillaspieJonny GomesYan GomesDidi GregoriusBrandon GuyerJ.A. HappBrad Hand,  Andrew HeaneyJeremy HellicksonRaul IbanezChris JohnsonKevin KiermaierGeorge KottarasJason KubelEvan LongoriaRussell MartinBrandon McCarthyNate McClouthJordy MercerMiles MikolasYadier MolinaJimmy NelsonJonathon NieseHector NoesiRicky NolascoChris ParmeleeJake PeavyJhonny PeraltaTrevor PlouffeBuster PoseyJose RamirezColby RasmusTodd RedmondAlex RiosWilin RosarioDanny SalazarJarrod SaltalamacchiaGaby SanchezErvin SantanaMichael SaundersSkip SchumakerJean SeguraEric StultsKurt SuzukiJustin TurnerMark TrumboDanny ValenciaJonathan VillarTony WatsonJayson WerthRyan Wheeler,  Josh Willingham,  Tom WilhelmsenChris Young, .

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