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Who Owned Baseball August 17, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Luis Severino struck out 9 Mets in 6 1/3 innings, allowing 1 unearned run to get the 7-5 decision for the Yankees.

Josh Donaldson homered twice and walked as the Blue Jays continued to force their way into the playoff chase with a 5-3 win over Tampa Bay.

Patrick Corbin took a shutout into the 9th, finishing with 8 2/3 scoreless frames, giving the Diamondbacks a 4-0 blanking of Houston.

Phillip Ervin singled, doubled, hit a go ahead homer and hustled to score a critical insurance run to help the Reds take a wild 13-10 game over the Cubs.

They all owned baseball on August 17, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball August 16, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Clayton Richard threw a complete game 3 hit shutout, striking out 6 Phillies in the 3-0 San Diego final.

Trevor Story got on base 4 times, homered twice and drove in 6 to help the Rockies demolish the Braves, 17-2.

Charlie Morton struck out 9 Diamondbacks in 6 1/3 innings, giving up 1 run and earning the 9-5 decision for Houston.

Elvis Andrus homered, collected two more hits and a walk with a stolen base and 4 RBI to help the surging Rangers double up the Tigers, 12-6.

They all owned baseball on August 16, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball August 15, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

 

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Carlos Santana reached base 5 times, homered twice and drove in 3 to lead the surging Indians past Minnesota, 8-1.

Denard Span got on base 4 times, homered and stole a base, scoring 3 times to help the Giants top the Marlins, 9-4.

Danny Salazar struck out 10 Twins in 7 innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 run, earning the 8-1 Indians win.

Luis Castillo shutout the Cubs over 6 innings of two hit ball, recording 7 strikeouts along the way. He did not get the decision but set up the Reds 2-1 victory.

They all owned baseball on August 15, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball August 14, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Chad Bettis made his first start of the year after testicular cancer treatment count. He threw 7 shutout innings, striking out a pair of Braves. He did not get the decision but the Rockies went on to win, 3-0.

Kevin Gausman threw 7 strong innings, giving up 2 runs as Baltimore slammed Seattle, 11-3.

Cory Spangenberg reached base 4 times, homered, drove in 3 and stole a base in the Padres 7-4 victory over Philadelphia.

Edwin Encarnacion homered twice, driving in 4 and walked to help the Indians beat the Red Sox, 7-3.

They all owned baseball on August 14, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball August 13, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

 

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Justin Turner hit 2 homers, driving in 4, to help the Dodgers top San Diego, 6-4.

Whit Merrifield singled, tripled and homered, driving in 5 in the Royals 14-6 drubbing of the White Sox.

Chris Stratton threw shutout ball into the 7th, striking out 10 Nationals in 6 2/3 innings to earn the 4-2 victory for San Francisco.

Chris Sale struck out 12 Yankees in 7 innings, allowing 4 hits and 1 run. He did not get the decision but set up the Red Sox dramatic 3-2 win in 10 innings.

They all owned baseball on August 13, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball August 12, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Aaron Nola struck out 8 Mets in 7 innings, allowing 2 hits and 1 run. He earned the 3-1 decision for Philadelphia.

Mike Clevinger shutout the Rays over 7 innings of 4 hit ball, throwing 9 strikeouts and winning the 3-0 game for Cleveland.

Giancarlo Stanton got 3 hits, including a homer, driving in 3 as the Marlins edged Colorado, 4-3.

Andrew Benintendi hit 2 homers, driving in 6 and put the Red Sox ahead of the Yankees for good in a 10-5 final

They all owned baseball on August 12, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball August 11, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Carlos Carrasco took a no hitter into the 7th, allowing 2 hits and striking out 10 Rays in 8 shutout innings to get the 5-0 decision for Cleveland.

Jameson Taillon threw 6 strong innings, striking out 7 Blue Jays as the Pirates took the 4-2 game to stay in the playoff race.

Eddie Rosario got 3 hits, including a 3 run homer and stole a base as the red hot Twins won against Detroit, 9-4.

Zack Cozart got on base 4 times, homered, drove in 2 and scored 3 as the Reds beat the Brewers in a wild 11-10 slugfest.

They all owned baseball on August 11, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball August 10, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Dexter Fowler got on base 3 times and hit a go ahead grand slam, driving in 5 runs altogether to help the Rally Cat inspired Cardinals past the Royals, 8-6.

Trey Mancini homered twice, added a double and kept the Orioles alive in the pennant race with a 7-2 victory in Oakland.

Jacob deGrom struck out 9 Phillies over 6 2/3 shutout innings as the Mets cruised to a 10-0 final.

Wade Miley threw 7 shutout innings allowing 3 hits as the Orioles topped Oakland, 7-2.

They all owned baseball on August 10, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball August 9, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

 

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Justin Verlander took a no hitter into the 6th and finished with 8 innings of 1 hit shutout ball, striking out 6 Pirates as the Tigers cruised to a 10-0 final.

Nelson Cruz homered twice, driving in 3 to lead the Mariners past Oakland, 6-3.

Madison Bumgarner threw 7 strong innings, allowing 1 run and striking out 7 Cubs to give the Giants the 3-1 win and take the series against the champs.

Ryan Zimmerman got on base 5 times, hit 2 homers, drove in 5 and scored 4 in the Nationals 10-1 blow out of Miami.

They all owned baseball on August 9, 2017

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Remembering Don Baylor as Hitting Coach of the Milwaukee Brewers

The recent passing of MLB player, coach, manager, and all-around good guy Don Baylor made me recall when he spent a couple years as hitting coach of the Milwaukee Brewers. Let’s take a trip back to the late 1980’s and look at his time with the club.

Baylor retired from baseball in 1988 after 17 years. About a year later, on September 5, 1989, he accepted a position in the Brewers front office, becoming the second African American there along with Ray Burris.  Baylor took on a wide range of duties, including scouting players on other major league clubs, working with players in the farm system, talent assessment in and out of the club, and other front office activities.

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Who Owned Baseball August 8, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Jake Lamb hit 2 homers, including a come from behind grand slam, to give the Diamondbacks a 6-3 victory over the Dodgers.

Max Kepler got on base 4 times, including a pair of homers, as Minnesota clobbered Milwaukee, 11-4.

Zach Eflin pitched 7 strong innings allowing 2 runs to get the 5-2 decision for the Phillies over the Braves.

Corey Kluber threw a complete game, striking out 11 Rockies, allowing a lead off homer and only 2 hits after that and saw his Indians walk off to a 4-1 final (sorry Sale.)

They all owned baseball on August 8, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball August 7, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Joey Votto got on base 3 times, homered and drove in 3 to help the Reds clobber San Diego, 11-3.

Trevor Williams allowed 1 hit and struck out 5 Tigers in 7 shutout innings as the Pirates took the 3-0 final.

Jorge Polanco got 4 hits,including a double, driving in 2 in the Twins 5-4 win over the Brewers.

Dylan Bundy struck out 10 Angels and walked none over 7 innings to earn the 6-2 decision for Baltimore.

They all owned baseball on August 7, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball August 6, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Hyun-Jin Ryu held the Mets scoreless over 7 innings of 1 hit ball, recording 8 strikeouts and getting the Dodgers 8-0 victory.

Jose Martinez had 2 hits, including a grand slam, in the Cardinals 13-4 drubbing of the Reds.

Jake Junis held the Mariners to 1 run over 8 innings, striking out 7 to earn the 9-1 decision for the Royals.

Manny Machado went 4 for 5 with a homer and 5 RBI to lead the Orioles in a 12-3 blow out of Detroit.

They all owned baseball on August 6, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball August 5, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Zach Davies allowed 1 hit over 7 shutout innings to give the Brewers a critical 3-0 victory over Tampa Bay.

Cole Hamels went the distance, allowing 1 unearned run over 9 and striking out 5 as the Rangers topped Minnesota, 4-1.

Dusty Coleman singled, doubled, homered, stole a base and drove in 2 as the Padres beat Pittsburgh, 5-2.

Andrew Benintendi reached base 3 times, with a homer and a stolen base and a pair of RBI to lead the Red Sox past the White Sox, 5-2.

They all owned baseball on August 5, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball August 4, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Yu Darvish dazzled in his Los Angeles debut. He struck out 10 Mets over 7 innings of 3 hit shutout ball and got the 6-0 decision.

Justin Verlander pitched 7 innings, allowing 2 runs and striking out 10 Orioles to get the Tigers 5-2 win.

Daniel Murphy got 3 hits including 2 homers, driving in 3 to help Washington top the Cubs, 4-2.

Tyler White amassed 11 total bases including 2 homers over his 4 hits, driving in 5 and leading Houston to a 16-7 slugfest over Toronto.

 

They all owned baseball on August 4, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball August 3, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

 

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Paul Goldschmidt launched 3 homers, drove in 6 and scored 4 to help the Diamondbacks win a wild, rain soaked 10-8 slugfest over the Cubs.

Brandon Moss hit 2 homers as the Royals beat the surging Mariners, 6-4.

Ty Blach pitched 8 strong innings, allowing 2 hits and launched a 3 run home run of his own as the Giants took the final Bay Bridge match up over Oakland, 11-2.

Corey Kluber gave the Indians a much needed complete game victory, allowing 3 hits and 1 run while striking out 11 Yankees in the 5-1 final.

They all owned baseball on August 3, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball August 2, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Ervin Santana threw a complete game victory, striking out 9 Padres and allowing just 4 hits and 2 runs and drove in a pair himself with a hit as the Twins got a much needed 5-2 win.

Vance Worley held the Nationals scoreless for 7 innings, giving up 2 hits to earn the 7-0 decision for the Marlins.

Elvis Andrus got 3 hits, including a homer, in the Rangers 5-1 victory over Seattle.

Yadier Molina homered twice and added another hit as the Cardinals edged the Brewers, 5-4.

They all owned baseball on August 2, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball August 1, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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Evan Longoria became the first Tampa Bay hitter to hit for the cycle since 2009 as he scored twice and drove in 3 in the 6-4 defeat of Houston.

Anthony Rizzo got 3 hits, including 2 homers to lead the Cubs in a 16-4 pasting of the Diamondbacks.

Dylan Bundy pitched 8 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits and striking out 5 Royals to get the 7-2 decision for surging Baltimore.

Kenta Maeda kept the Braves scoreless over 7 solid 2 hit shutout innings and earned the 3-2 win for the Dodgers.

They all owned baseball on August 1, 2017

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Most Recent Cycle Hit For Each MLB Franchise (Updated For Evan Longoria, August 1, 2017 )

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Upon further review… EVAN LONGORIA HAS THE CYCLE!

The Rays are staying in this American League playoff push and Evan Longoria is sparking a unexpectedly hot offense.

If they can keep this hitting up, then who knows? The last Ray to hit for the cycle was B. J. Upton, who is now Melvin Upton, Jr. That was so long ago, he was a different person!

Here is the list, updated for today’s action!

THE MOST CYCLE HIT
FOR EACH FRANCHISE

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TAMPA PAY RAYS
Evan Longoria
August 1, 2017 vs. Houston Astros
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LOS ANGELES DODGERS
Cody Bellinger
July 15, 2017
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COLORADO ROCKIES
Nolan Arenado
June 18, 2017 vs. San Francisco
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TEXAS RANGERS
April 29, 2017 vs. Angels
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Washington Nationals
Trea Turner
April 25, 2017 vs. Colorado
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SAN DIEGO PADRES
April 10, 2017 vs. Colorado
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PITTSBURGH PIRATES
John Jaso
September 28, 2016 vs. Chicago Cubs

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CLEVELAND INDIANS
Rajai Davis
July 2, 2016 vs. Toronto
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ATLANTA BRAVES
June 15, 2016 vs. Cincinnati
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BOSTON RED SOX
June 16, 2015 vs. Atlanta
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HOUSTON ASTROS
Brandon Barnes
July 19, 2013 vs. Seattle
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LOS ANGELES ANGELS OF ANAHEIM
Mike Trout
May 21, 2013 vs. Seattle
downloadARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS
Aaron Hill
June 29, 2012 vs. Milwaukee
NEW YORK METS
April 27, 2012 vs. Colorado
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SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
September 15, 2011 vs. Colorado
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MILWAUKEE BREWERS
George Kottaras
September 3, 2011 vs. Houston

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BALTIMORE ORIOLES
Felix Pie
August 14, 2009 vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

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NEW YORK YANKEES
Melky Cabrera.
August 2, 2009 vs Chicago White Sox

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MINNESOTA TWINS
Michael Cuddyer
May 22, 2009 vs Milwaukee

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SEATTLE MARINERS
Adrian Beltre.
September 1, 2009 vs. Texas
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OAKLAND ATHLETICS
Mark Ellis
June 4, 2007 vs. Boston
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DETROIT TIGERS
Carlos Guillen
August 1, 2006 vs Tampa Bay.
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ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
Mark Grudzielanek
April 27, 2005 vs. Milwaukee Brewers
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PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
David Bell
June 28, 2004 vs. Montreal
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TORONTO BLUE JAYS
Jeff Frye
August 17, 2001 vs. Texas
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CHICAGO WHITE SOX
April 27, 2000 vs. Baltimore
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CHICAGO CUBS
Mark Grace
May 9, 1993 vs San Diego

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KANSAS CITY ROYALS
George Brett
June 24, 1990 vs. Toronto

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CINCINNATI REDS
June 2, 1989 vs. San Diego Padres

BONUS –

Last Cycles Hit For Teams in Old Locations

MONTREAL EXPOS
Vladimir Guerrero
September 14, 2003 vs. New York Mets

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WASHINGTON SENATORS
Jim King
May 26, 1964 vs. Boston

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NEW YORK GIANTS
Don Mueller
July 11, 1954 vs. Pittsburgh

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PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS
Elmer Valo
August 2, 1950 vs. Chicago White Sox

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BROOKLYN DODGERS
Gil Hodges
June 25, 1949 vs. Pittsburgh

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ST. LOUIS BROWNS
George McQuinn
July 19, 1941 vs. Boston Red Sox

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BOSTON DOVES
Bill Collins
October 6, 1910 vs. Philadelphia Phillies

Still no Marlins cycle. Let’s get on that!

Who Owned Baseball July 31, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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Gio Gonzalez took a no hitter into the 9th before letting up a lead off single. He finished with 8 innings, 1 hit and 5 Marlin strikeouts to win the 1-0 final for Washington.

Doug Fister held the Indians scoreless into the 8th and finished with 7 2/3 innings, 5 hits and 2 runs to get the 6-2 decision for Boston.

Tommy Joseph collected 3 hits and drive in 2 while scoring another to lead the Phillies past Atlanta, 7-6.

Matt Davidson reached base 3 times, homered and smacked a walk off single in the bottom of the 9th as the White Sox came from behind to beat the Blue Jays, 7-6.

They all owned baseball on July 31, 2017

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Tigers Trade Justin Wilson & Alex Avila; Fare A Bit Better

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In what was a trade that was a foregone conclusion, the Detroit Tigers have traded closer Justin Wilson and catcher Alex Avila to the Chicago Cubs for minor league infielder Jeimer Candelario and another minor league infielder Isaac Paredes.  In addition to the two minor leaguers’ the Tigers will also receive cash or a player to be named later.

The defending champion Cubs have a 2.5 game lead over the surprising Milwaukee Brewers currently, but have struggled mightily with their bullpen and were looking for a catcher after trading away the clubhouse cancer that is known as Miguel Montero.

Justin Wilson came to the Tigers in 2015, when he was acquired from the New York Yankees for Luis Cessa and Chad Green.  Wilson had his ups and downs last year, but came out strong to start the season and took over for Francisco Rodriguez as the closer after K-Rod looked like he was throwing BP to the other team.  Since taking over as the closer, Wilson has a 3.65 ERA, a .205 average against, with 29 K’s, and 11 saves, blowing 2 saves in 13 chances.

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Who Owned Baseball July 30, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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Justin Upton went 4 for 5 with a home run, 2 runs scored and an eyepopping 6 RBI as the Tigers clobbered Houston, 13-1.

Andrew McCutchen hit three homers and got on base 2 more times to lead the Pirates past San Diego, 7-1.

James Paxton struck out 8 Mets over 6 shutout innings to earn the 9-1 decision for Seattle.

Hyun-Jin Ryu kept the Giants scoreless over his 7 innings. He did not get the decision but the Dodgers won in extra innings, 3-2.

They all owned baseball on July 30, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball July 29, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

 

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Zack Greinke struck out 9 Cardinals in 7 innings, allowing just 1 run as the Diamondbacks cruised to a 7-1 final.

Kevin Gausman threw 8 2/3 shutout innings, allowing 7 hits and striking out 8 Rangers to earn the 4-0 decision for Baltimore.

Odubel Herrera got 3 hits, including a homer, driving in a pair, to lead the Phillies past the Braves 4-3.

Eduardo Nunez homered twice, added another hit and drove in the winning run with a 10th inning ground out as the Red Sox walked off against Kansas City, 9-8.

They all owned baseball on July 29, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball July 28, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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Masahiro Tanaka took a perfect game into the 6th and finished with 8 dominating innings allowing 2 hits and 1 run while striking out 14 Rays as the first place Yankees won, 6-1.

Brent Suter threw 7 shutout innings, allowing just 4 Cubs hits to give the Brewers a critical 2-1 victory.

Jose Ramirez went 4 for 5 with a homers, 4 runs scored and 3 RBI as Cleveland rolled over the White Sox, 9-3.

Corey Seager homered twice in the Dodgers 6-4 final over San Francisco.

They all owned baseball on July 28, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball July 27, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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Bryce Harper hit 2 of the Nationals 8 homers and added a double, driving in 4 and scoring 3 in the 15-2 pummeling of Milwaukee.

Zack Godley threw 7 shutout innings, striking out 7 St. Louis batters and earned the 4-0 decision for Arizona.

Kendrys Morales hit 2 homers, including a game tying shot, as the Blue Jays came back to stun Oakland in 10, 8-4.

Trevor Bauer threw 8 strong innings, allowing 1 run and striking out 6 Angels to give Cleveland the 2-1 victory.

They all owned baseball on July 27, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball July 26, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

 

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Eric Hosmer collected 5 hits, including a grand slam, scored 5, drove in 6 and added a stolen base for good measure as the Royals embarrassed the Tigers, 16-2.

Chris Sale gave the Red Sox a much needed win after pitching 7 innings of 3 hit shutout ball, striking out 11 Mariners in the 4-0 final.

Christian Yelich reached base 5 times with a homer and 4 runs scored in the Marlins wild 22-10 slugfest with Texas.

Aaron Nola struck out 10 Astros in 6 shutout innings as the Phillies rolled, 9-0.

 

They all owned baseball on July 26, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball July 25, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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Bradley Zimmer reached base 4 times, hit a grand slam, stole 2 bases and made a game saving catch as the Indians walked off in a wild 11-7 10 inning slug fest against the Angels.

Charlie Morton pitched 7 shutout innings, striking out 9 Phillies to earn the 5-0 decision for Houston.

Yoenis Cespedes went 3 for 4 with a homer and 3 RBI to lead the Mets past San Diego, 6-5.

Zach Davies gave the Brewers a much needed win by pitching shutout ball into the 8th, striking out 7 Nationals in 7 2/3 innings for the 8-0 final.

They all owned baseball on July 25, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball July 24, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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Jose Altuve reached base 5 times, scored 3 and drove in 3 as the Astros rolled over Philadelphia, 13-4.

A. J. Pollock got 3 hits, including a homer, driving in 4 to lead the Diamondbacks past Atlanta, 10-2.

James Paxton worked out of a few jams to throw 7 innings of 4 hits shutout ball, striking out 10 Boston batters and earning the 4-0 decision for Seattle.

Mike Leake allowed no earned runs over 7 innings, striking out 6 Rockies in the Cardinals 8-2 win.

They all owned baseball on July 24, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball July 23, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

 

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Chuck Crow – Cleveland Plain Dealer

Corey Kluber struck out 14 Blue Jays over 7 2/3 solid innings, allowing 5 hits and 1 run as the Indians rolled, 8-1.

Whit Merrifield reached base 3 times with a pair of homers. The second blast tied the game in the 8th as the surging Royals walked off over the White Sox, 5-4.

Sal Romano struck out 7 Marlins in 6 innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 run to earn the 6-3 decision for the Reds.

Mark Reynolds got 3 hits, including 2 homers, driving in 3 in Colorado’s 13-3 blow out of Pittsburgh.

They all owned baseball on July 23, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball July 22, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

 

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Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune

Jon Lester was perfect into the 6th and allowed only 3 hits and 2 runs over 8, striking out 10 Cardinals, to get the 3-2 Cubs victory.

Danny Salazar returned from the disabled list to threw 7 innings of 1 hit shutout ball, logging 8 strikeouts of Toronto batters. He did not get the decision but the Indians walked off 2-1 winners.

Ryan Braun reached base 4 times, homered and drove in 4 whiles scoring 3 to help Milwaukee get a crucial 9-8 victory over Philadelphia.

Elvis Andrus got 3 hits including a homer as the Rangers came from behind to top the Rays, 4-3.

They all owned baseball on July 22, 2017

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