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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (July 14th – HR Derby) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

Photo: Jesse Johnson, USA TODAY Sports

Photo: Jesse Johnson, USA TODAY Sports

Yoenis Cespedes won the Home Run Derby last night with 9 home runs in the championship round, and 30 overall. He earned a full WOB.

Todd Frazier came in second place with 1 homer in the final round, but 11 overall, earning 1/2 a WOB.

They owned baseball on July 14, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (July 13th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

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Bob Levey, Getty Images

 

Clay Buchholz threw a complete game 3 hit shutout, striking out 12 and walking no Houston batters as the Red Sox rolled, 11-0.

Madison Bumgarner not only pitched into the 7th and earned the decision, but he also went 2-3 with a grand slam in the Giants 8-4 win over Arizona.

Brian Dozier homered twice and doubled, driving in 4 runs in the Twins 13-5 victory over the Rockies.

Scooter Gennett got on base 4 times, including a double, scored twice and drove in 2 runs as the Brewers stayed in first place by pummeling St. Louis, 11-2.

They owned baseball on July 13, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (July 12th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

Photo: David Kohl, AP

Photo: David Kohl, AP

Andrew McCutchen went 3-5, launching a game tying homer in the 9th and a go ahead blast in the 11th as the Pirates stunned the Reds 6-5 in 11.

Wade Miley pitched 7 scoreless innings, earning the 2-0 win for the Diamondbacks and knocking San Francisco out of first place.

Jason Castro tripled, homered and moved a runner along in the game winning 8th inning rally, helping the Astros top the Red Sox 3-2.

Hisashi Iwakuma pitched a shutout into the 9th inning, settling for 8 2/3 innings of 5 hit, 2 run ball, striking out 8 Oakland batters and winning the game for Seattle, 6-2.

They owned baseball on July 12, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (July 11th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

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MIKE STOBE/GETTY IMAGES

David Wright went 4-4 with a homer and 2 RBI as the Mets roughed up the Marlins, 7-1.

Tim Lincecum pitched 7 shutout innings, allowing just 3 hits and pushed the Giants back into a first place tie with a 5-0 triumph over Arizona.
Jose Reyes went 3-5 with 2 runs scored, 2 RBI and doubled in the game winning rally in the 9th as Toronto won 8-5 in Tampa Bay

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Felix Hernandez pitched 8 innings, allowing just 2 runs and struck out 9 in a tense AL West battle that Seattle took, 3-2, from Oakland.

They owned baseball on July 11, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (July 10th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

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Photo: Stephen Dunn – Getty Images

Clayton Kershaw saw his scoreless inning streak end at 41, but a single run did not blemish another amazing start. He threw a complete game, allowing just 3 hits, striking out 11 and walking 1 and beating San Diego 2-1 for his 11th win.

Arismendy Alcantara was supposed to be sent to the minors. Instead he went 4-5, missing the cycle by a homer, drove in 3, scored 2 and got a hit in the 12th to spark the game winning rally as the Cubs won 6-4 in Cincinnati.

Scott Kazmir threw 7 shutout 3 hit innings, striking out 9 while walking only one Giant batter, leading Oakland to a 6-1 victory.

Mike Trout led an Angel offensive onslaught with 4 hits, including a homer, 4 RBI and 3 runs scored in a 15-6 thrashing of the Rangers.

They owned baseball on July 10, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (July 9th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

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BRIAN BLANCO/GETTY IMAGES

Salvador Perez went 2-5 including a dramatic 3 run 9th inning come from behind homer to give the Royals a 5-4 victory in Tampa Bay.

Troy Tulowitzki homered twice as the Rockies beat the Padres 6-3.

Max Scherzer kept the Dodgers from rallying and finished with 7 innings, 1 run and 7 strikeouts, getting the 4-1 decision for the Tigers.

Roberto Hernandez pitched 8 innings of 3 hit, 1 run ball, leading the Phillies past the first place Brewers, 4-1.

They owned baseball on July 9, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (July 8th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

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ELSA/GETTY IMAGES

Jacob deGrom threw 7 shutout innings, striking out 11 and walking none, earning the 8-3 win for the Mets over Atlanta.

Billy Hamilton, got on base 5 times, including a double and a triple, stole two bases, scored a run and drove in 2 over the course of the Reds double header sweep of the Cubs. His final hit was a 9th inning walk off flair that gave Cincinnati a come from behind 6-5 victory.

Phil Hughes pitched into the 8th innings, finishing with 7 1/3 shutout frames, striking out 8 and walking no Seattle batter as the Twins triumphed, 2-0.

Michael Brantley smacked 2 doubles and a homer, driving in 3 runs as the Indians came from behind to beat the Yankees, 5-3.

They owned baseball on July 8, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (July 7th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Manny Machado collected 5 hits including a double and a 2 run homer in the wild 11th inning rally, helping the Orioles stay in first with an 8-2 win in Washington.

Chase Utley got on base 3 times, including a homer, and drove in a pair, helping the Phillies edge the first place Brewers 3-2.

James Shields threw 7 three hit shutout innings, striking out 10, walking 1 and helping the Royals stop Tampa Bays’ winning streak, 6-0.

Ian Kennedy pitched 7 innings of 4 hit, 1 run ball at Coors Field, earning the Padres 6-1 victory over Colorado.

They owned baseball on July 7, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (July 6th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

 

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DAVE ARRIGO/PIRATES

Jeff Locke pitched 8 innings of 3 hit and 1 walk baseball, allowing just 1 earned run and getting the decision as Pittsburgh topped Philadelphia, 6-2.

Corey Kluber made it to the 9th inning, finishing with 8 1/3, striking out 10 and letting up 1 run, giving the Indians a 4-1 win over the Royals.

Paul Goldschmidt got on base 3 times and homered, helping the Diamondbacks beat the Braves, 3-1.

Desmond Jennings kept the red hot Rays winning with a 3-5 performance, missing the cycle by a triple and driving in 2 runs in the 7-3 Sunday Night victory in Detroit.

They owned baseball on July 6, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (July 5th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

Al Behrman, Associated Press

Al Behrman, Associated Press

Matt Garza won a tight pitchers duel for the Brewers, 1-0, with a complete game 2 hit shutout in Cincinnati.

Casey McGehee went 3-5, the last one was a 2 out, 2 strike game tying hit. He would come around and score the winning run for the Marlins, 6-5, in St. Louis.

Chris Archer pitched into the 9th inning, allowing just 2 runs on 2 solo homers and 6 hits over 8 1/3. He got the 7-2 decision for the Rays over the Tigers.

Nelson Cruz went 5-5 with 2 doubles and a homer, helping the Orioles top the Red Sox in the second half of the double header, 7-4.

They owned baseball on July 5, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (July 4th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

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Peter Diana/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Andrew McCutchen was a home run shy of the cycle, going 4-5 with a pair of doubles, a triple, 2 runs batted in and a run scored, leading the Pirates to an 8-2 win over the Phillies.

Clayton Kershaw was brilliant, once again. He tossed 8 shutout frames, letting up just 2 hits and 1 walk while striking out 8 Rockies, earning the 9-0 decision for the Dodgers.

Brian Roberts collected 4 extra base hits, 3 doubles and a triple, scoring 2 and driving in 1 as the Yankees held on, 6-5, in Minnesota.

Chris Sale threw a complete game, allowing 1 run, striking out 12 and walking no Mariner matter as the White Sox earned a 7-1 victory..

 

‘They owned baseball on July 4, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (July 3rd) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

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David Zalubowski / Associated Press

Zack Greinke pitched 8 innings, allowing 2 runs, only one being earned and striking out 8 in Coors Field, earning Los Angeles’ 3-2 victory against Colorado.

Max Scherzer threw 2 hit ball over 8 innings, walking just one, beating the Rays 8-1 in Detroit.

David Peralta went 3 for 4 with a homer and 4 RBI as the Diamondbacks crushed the Pirates, 10-2.

Steve Pearce slugged the Orioles into a first place tie with his 4-5 performance, including a pair of doubles and runs batted in, topping Texas 5-2.

They owned baseball on July 3, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (July 2nd) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

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Photo: Dan Hamilton, USA TODAY Sports

Edwin Encarnacion got on base 3 times including a 3 run, 2 out, bottom of the 9th walk off home run that gave the 7-4 game to Toronto against Milwaukee.

John Danks pitched into the 8th inning, finishing with 7 2/3, letting up 2 runs while striking out 10. He did not get the decision but helped set up the White Sox 3-2 walk off win against the Angels.

Justin Ruggiano singled,doubled and homered, driving in 5 runs in the Cubs 16-9 drubbing of the Red Sox.

Tyson Ross threw a 3 hit shutout with 9 strikeouts and none helping the Padres blank Cincinnati, 3-0.

 

They owned baseball on July 2, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (July 1st) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

Photo: Denis Poroy - Getty Images

Photo: Denis Poroy – Getty Images

Seth Smith was a triple shy of being the first Padres hitter to hit for the cycle. He would reach base 4 times, finish 3-4 in the 8-2 laugher against the Reds.

Eduardo Nunez reached base 4 times, homered, scored 3 runs and drove in a pair, helping the Twins blow out the Royals, 10-2.

Rick Porcello threw the first complete game shutout without a walk nor strikeout since 1989. He allowed 4 Oakland hits as the Tigers won 3-0.

Tim Lincecum followed up his no hitter with 8 innings of 4 hit shutout ball, earning the 5-0 victory over St. Louis in San Francisco.

They owned baseball on July 1, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (June 30th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

Photo: Charles Krupa - AP

Photo: Charles Krupa – AP

Jake Arrieta threw a no hitter into the 8th inning, finishing with 7 1/3 innings of 1 hit, 1 walk and 10 strikeout ball, earning the 2-0 win for the Cubs in Boston.

Ubaldo Jimenez gave the Orioles 8 innings, allowing just 4 hits and 1 unearned run, getting the 7-1 victory for the Orioles against the Rangers.

Ryan Zimmerman went 3-4 with a pair of doubles, scored twice and drove in a run, helping the Nationals past the Rockies, 7-3.

Rajai Davis got 2 hits, including a walk off come from behind grand slam that gave the Tigers a stunning 5-4 triumph over the A’s.

 

They owned baseball on June 30, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (June 29th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

 

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TED S. WARREN/AP

Felix Hernandez threw his 9th straight start of at least 7 innings and at most 2 earned runs. Today’s game was 8 innings of 1 hit, 9 strikeout shutout ball of the Indians, earning the 3-0 win for the surging Mariners.

Homer Bailey made a bid for his third career no hitter. He finished with a 3 hit complete game shutout and a 4-0 victory for the Reds in San Francisco.

Matt Joyce missed the cycle by a triple, went 5-6 with 4 RBI, 3 runs scored and a pair of homers as the Rays offense went berzerk on the Orioles, 12-7.

Pedro Alvarez went 2-4 with a 3 run homer, helping the Pirates past the Mets, 5-2.

They owned baseball on June 29, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (June 28th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

Ted S. Warren - AP

Ted S. Warren – AP

Josh Tomlin threw a complete game 1 hit shutout, striking out 11 and walking no Seattle Mariners, taking the game 5-0 for Cleveland.

Ian Kinsler hit a 2 out, 3 run homer in the top of the 9th that turned a 2-1 Astros lead into a 4-2 Detroit advantage and eventually a 4-3 final.

Zack Greinke held the Cardinals to 4 hits, 1 run on a solo homer, and walked none while striking out 10, as the Dodgers cruised to a 9-1 victory.

Anthony Rendon went 3-4, missing the cycle by a homer, and helped the Nationals beat the Cubs 7-2.

They owned baseball on June 28, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (June 27th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

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Tom Szczerbowski – Getty Images

Jose Abreu homered twice and walked , leading the White Sox past the Blue Jays 5-4.

Chris Tillman pitched 8 strong innings, letting up just 4 hits and 1 run, earning the 4-1 decision for the Orioles over the Rays.

Freddie Freeman went 3-5 with a double and a 3 run homer, driving in all of Atlanta’s runs in their 4-2 victory in Philadelphia.

Johnny Cueto shut down the Giants bats, pitching into the 9th inning and finishing with 8 1/3 innings of 3 hit ball as the Reds won 6-2.

They owned baseball on June 27, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (June 26th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

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AP Photo

Chase Utley went 3 for 7 wuth 3 runs batted in including a 2 run, walk off 14th inning homer that sealed the 5-3 Phillies victory over Miami.

Jose Reyes finished 4 for 5 with 2 runs scored, a triple and a run batted in, leading the Blue Jays in the 7-0 blanking of the White Sox.

Mike Leake was masterful with 8 innings of 4 hit, 1 run, 12 strikeout ball. He walked only one Giant and earned the 3-1 decision for Cincinnati.

Rick Porcello threw the first complete game shutout of his career, letting up just 3 hits and walked just three Rangers as Detroit won 6-0.

They owned baseball on June 26, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (June 25th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

Photo: Carlos Avila Gonzalez, San Francisco Chronicle

Photo: Carlos Avila Gonzalez, San Francisco Chronicle

Tim Lincecum became the second pitcher in Giants history to throw two no hitters, pitching a 4-0 masterpiece against the San Diego Padres.

David Price threw a shutout into the 9th, finished with 8 1/3 innings, 1 run on 5 hits while striking out 11 Pirates, earning the 5-1 win in Tampa Bay.

Scooter Gennett got a pair of hits, scored a pair of runs and drove in 5, thanks in part to his grand slam, as the Brewers clobbered the Nationals, 9-2.

Michael Brantley got on base 3 times including a pair of triples, scoring twice and driving in a pair and helping Cleveland top the Diamondbacks, 6-1.

They owned baseball on June 25, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (June 24th) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

Photo - Norm Hall/Getty Images

Photo – Norm Hall/Getty Images

Gerardo Parra got on base 6 times, doubled, stole a base and scored two runs including the game winner as the Diamondbacks won a marathon against Cleveland, 9-8 in 14 innings.

Kyle Seager doubled, homered and drove in 4 runs, leading the Mariners past the Red Sox, 8-2.

Clayton Kershaw followed up his no hitter with 8 innings of 6 hit shutout ball, striking out 8 Royals and earning the 2-0 victory for the Dodgers.

Jose Quintana pitched 7 solid innings, letting up just 1 run and striking out 8 as the White Sox beat the Orioles, 4-2.

They owned baseball on June 24, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (June 23rd) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

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NATHAN DENETTE/AP

Marcus Stroman threw 8 innings, allowing 3 hits, 1 run and 1 walk, earning the 8-3 win for Toronto against the Yankees.

Logan Morrison reached base 5 times, including a pair of homers, 4 RBI and 3 runs scored, as the Mariners clocked the Red Sox, 12-3.

Lance Lynn pitched 8 shutout 3 hit no walk innings, no easy feat in Denver, and got the 8-0 decision for the Cardinals.

Adam LaRoche provided almost all the offense in a match up of division leaders with a 3 run homer, pushing the Nationals to a 3-0 victory in Milwaukee.

They owned baseball on June 23, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (June 22nd) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

Kathy Willens - AP

Kathy Willens – AP

Chris Tillman threw 7 shutout innings, allowing just 4 hits as the Orioles took the final game of the series in the Bronx, 8-0.

Madison Bumgarner pitched into the 9th inning, finishing with 8+ innings of 2 hit ball with 1 unearned run, getting the 4-1 decision for the Giants in Arizona.

Miguel Cabrera finished 2-4 with a homer and 3 RBI, leading the Tigers to a 10-4 win and a sweep in Cleveland.

Daniel Murphy led the Mets attack, going 2-5 with a homer and 3 RBI, beating the Marlins in Miami 11-5.

They owned baseball on June 22, 2014.

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Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (June 21st) – Updated Yearly WOB Totals For 2014

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DILIP VISHWANAT – GETTY IMAGES

Adam Wainwright won a pitchers duel in Philadelphia by pitching 8 outstanding innings and earning the 4-1 victory for St. Louis.

Jake Odorizzi threw 7 1/3 1 hit shutout innings, striking out 10 Astros and getting the 8-0 win for the Rays.

Aramis Ramirez went 3-4 with a homer, leading the Brewers past the Rockies, 9-4.

Steve Pearce got on base 3 times and homered as Baltimore topped the Yankees, 6-1.

They owned baseball on June 21, 2014.

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