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202 ‘WOB’ Awards Since Opening Day – Find Out Who

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WOB Stands For ‘Who Owned Baseball’  It is based on a Daily Look at the best players from the baseball games the day before. Our Lead Writer – Paul Francis Sullivan – (please call him ‘Sully’),  keeps a running total for the yearly leaders every day – and we will update the standings here every day on this page.. 

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Yan Gomes hit a walk off, come from behind, 3 run homer in the bottom of the 10th to cap off a 3-5 day as the Indians won a bizarre 10-8 game over the Mariners.

R. A. Dickey pitched 8 strong innings letting up only 4 hits and 2 earned runs as the Blue Jays got a much needed win over the Rays, 7-5.

Brandon Belt went 4-5, homering and scoring 4 times as the Giants demolished the Nationals 8-0.

And Patrick Corbin threw his first career complete game, improving to 7-0, as he let up only 3 hits and 1 run in Coors Field, striking out 10 for the Diamondbacks 5-1 win over the Rockies.

They all owned baseball on May 20th, 2013

My explanation for “Who Owns Baseball” can be found here.

At the end of the year, we will tally up who owned baseball the most individual days and see how it compares to the final MVP and Cy Young vote.

So let’s update the tally taking into account their heroics last night.

Players with Multiple Votes:

Leaders for the National League Hitter

Bryce Harper – 4

Shin-Soo Choo – 3

Justin Upton – 3

Brandon Belt – 2

Zack Cozart – 2

Paul Goldschmidt2

Carlos Gonzalez2

Brandon Phillips – 2

Buster Posey – 2

Wilin Rosario – 2

Troy Tulowitzki – 2


Leaders for the National League Pitcher

Clayton Kershaw – 4

Adam Wainwright – 4

Matt Harvey3

Shelby Miller – 3

A.J. Burnett – 2

Patrick Corbin 2

Yovani Gallardo– 2

Jaime Garcia– 2

Gio Gonzalez – 2

Cliff Lee – 2

Travis Wood – 2

Barry Zito 2

Jordan Zimmermann– 2

Leaders for American League Hitter

Miguel Cabrera – 3

Prince Fielder – 2

Travis Hafner – 2

Austin Jackson – 2

Justin Maxwell – 2

Mitch Moreland2

Leaders for American League Pitcher

Clay Buchholz – 4

Matt Moore– 4

Yu Darvish – 3

Jon Lester -3

Alex Cobb2

Kevin Correia-2

R.A. Dickey 2

Felix Hernandez – 2

Derek Holland – 2

Justin Masterson – 2

Chris Sale2

Justin Verlander -2

Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day:

Alexi Amarista, Brett Anderson, J. P. Arencibia, Bronson Arroyo, Homer Bailey, Jose BautistaCarlos Beltran, Adrian Beltre, Domonic Brown, Mark Buehrle, Madison Bumgarner, Lorenzo Cain, Robinson Cano, Yoenis Cespedes, Bartolo Colon, Carlos Corporan, Chris Davis, Wade Davis, Jorge De La Rosa, Scott Diamond, Stephen Drew, Jacoby Ellsbury, Edwin Encarnacion, Scott Feldman, Jose Fernandez, Yan GomesAdrian Gonzalez, Alex Gordon, Zack Greinke, A.J. Griffin, Jeremy Guthrie, Dan Haren, Adeiny Hechavarria, Aaron Hicks, Raul Ibanez, Adam Jones, Matt Joyce, Scott Kazmir, Howie Kendrick, Jason Kipnis, Hiroki Kuroda, James Loney, Evan Longoria, Jed Lowrie, Lance Lynn, Manny Machado, Paul Maholm, Joe Mauer, Brian McCann, Brandon McCarthy, Andrew McCutchen, Michael McKenry, Will Middlebrooks, Mike Minor, Justin Morneau, Brandon Moss, Mike Napoli, Daniel Nava, Ricky Nolasco, Bud Norris, Lyle Overbay, Angel Pagan, Gerardo Parra, Andy Pettitte, David Phelps, A. J. Pierzynski, Albert Pujols, Wandy Rodriguez, Sergio Romo, Adam Rosales, CC Sabathia, Anibal Sanchez, Gaby Sanchez, Ervin Santana, Marco Scutaro, James Shields, Andrelton Simmons, Drew Smyly, Travis Snider, Giancarlo Stanton, Stephen Strasburg, Drew Stubbs, Jose Tabata, Nick Tepesch, Chris Tillman, Matt Tuiasosopo, Jordany Valdespin, Jason Vargas, Will Venable, Edinson Volquez, Joey Votto, Neil Walker, Rickie Weeks, Matt Wieters, Jake Westbrook, Matt Wieters, Ryan Zimmerman

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# of Players who have been chosen for ‘WOB’ – and total for the team in parenthesis.

AL East

TOR – 5 (6)

BOS – 7 (12)

TB – 5 (9)

BAL – 5 (5)

NYY – 7 (8)

Total WOB AL East 29 (40)

AL Central

DET – 7 (12)

CLE – 6 (7)

MIN – 5 (6)

KC – 6 (6)

CWS – 3 (4)

Total WOB AL Central – 26 (35)

AL West

OAK – 7 (7)

TEX – 6 (10)

LAA – 3 (3)

HOU – 3 (4)

SEA – 3 (3)

It should be noted that only game was played on Mar.31 (TEX @ HOU) on opening day and 2 Astros took the honor.

Total AL West WOB Days – 22 (27)

Total WOB Awarded 102 (51 Days)

National League

NL East

ATL – 6 (8)

WSH – 6 (11)

PHI – 3 (4)

MIA – 4 (4)

NYM – 3 (4)

Total WOB NL East – 19 (31)

NL Central

STL – 5 (11)

PIT – 8 (9)

CIN – 5 (11)

MIL – 2 (3)

CHC – 2 (3)

Total WOB NL Central – 20 (37)

NL West

SF – 7 (10)

LAD – 3 (6)

ARI – 5 (6)

COL – 5 (7)

SD – 3 (3)

Total WOB NL West – 24 (32)

50 Days Played = 100 WOB Awarded

Top 5 teams in the WOB Team Award Total Players

1.  PIT – 8

T2 OAK – 7

T2 STL – 7

T2 SF – 7

T2 BOS -7

T2 NYY – 7

T2. DET – 7

Total WOB Days – Team

T1.   DET – 12

T1.  BOS – 12

T3. STL – 11

T3 .WSH – 11

T3. CIN – 11

T3. TEX – 10

T3. SF – 10

Best 2 WOB Divisions

1. AL East 29 (40)

T1. NL Central 20 (37)

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Miguel Cabrera has hit 332 HRs, 398 Doubles and 13 Triples in his 11th year in the Major Leagues. With 1170 RBI , and just barely being 30 Years of age, the man has a serious chance to chase the ALL - Time RBI record of 2297 By Hank Aaron. After his 3 HR night on Saturday, he has a 2013 3 Slash of .387/.457/1.116 (all lead the AL). He has added 11 HRs (tied for 2nd) and 47 RBI (1st in the MLB). He could challenge a 2nd straight Triple Crown in 2013. Something that hasn't happened since Honus Wagner in the 1920's

In a losing cause, Miguel Cabrera hit three homers, reached base 5 times, scored three and drove in 5 runs. (His critics would point out that he made an error.) Despite his best efforts, the Tigers lost to Texas 11-8.

Matt Moore pitched seven terrific innings, holding the Orioles to a single run. The Tampa Bay Rays won 3-1 and swept a series in Baltimore that could come back to haunt the Birds later.

Carlos Gonzalez got on base four times and got RBI hits in the first and fifth as the Rockies blanked the Champion Giants 5-0 in Coors Field.

And Ricky Nolasco pitched 8 strong innings, letting up only 1 run and struck out 11 as the Marlins enjoyed a rare win, 2-1 over the Diamondbacks.

They all owned baseball on May 19th, 2013

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Joey Votto went 4-4 with a homer and 2 RBI and reached base 6 times as the Reds demolished the Phillies 10-0.

Brandon McCarthy threw a complete game 3 hit shutout as the Diamondbacks blanked the Marlins 1-0.

Matthew Joyce went 3-5 with a homer and 5 RBI and delivered the tying and go ahead runs in the 9th inning rally as the Rays stunned the Orioles 10-6.

And David Phelps pitched 7 strong innings letting up only 1 run as the Yankees defeated the Blue Jays 7-2.

they all owned baseball on May 18th, 2013

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Paul Goldschmidt went 4-5 with two homers and four RBI as the Diamondbacks clobbered the Marlins 9-2.

Matt Harvey pitched into the 8th inning and drove in the go ahead run himself as the Mets beat the Cubs 3-2.

Jason Kipnis went 2-4 and hit a walk off 10th inning homer as Cleveland topped Seattle, 6-3.

And Chris Sale pitched 7 2/3 shutout innings in Anaheim, striking out 12, as the White Sox blanked the Angels 3-0.

They all owned baseball on May 17th, 2013

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Stephen Strasburg pitched into the 8th inning for the first time of his MLB career. He got the win as the Nationals beat the Padres, 6-2.

Travis Snider hit the go ahead homer and drove in another run and scoring one more in a game changing 6th inning. The Pirates beat the Brewers, 7-1.

Mitch Moreland hit the go ahead double off of Justin Verlander and hit another RBI double as the Rangers beat Detroit 10-4.

Yu Darvish pitched 8 innings, overcoming early struggles, to beat the Tigers and pick up his seventh win.

They all owned baseball on May 16th, 2013

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Raul Ibanez hit a first inning grand slam and later added a second homer as the Mariners demolished the Yankees, 12-2.

Jon Lester pitched seven strong innings, helping the Red Sox stop a slide and beat the Tampa Bay Rays handily, 9-2.

Shin-Soo Choo homered twice and scored three times after going 4-5 as the Reds shut out the Marlins 4-0.

And Zack Greinke came back from a broken clavicle to throw into the 6th inning for the Dodgers 3-1 win over the Nationals.

They all owned baseball on May 15th, 2013

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Clayton Kershaw pitched 8 2/3 shutout innings, walking only one and striking out 11 and scored as the Dodgers beat the Nationals 2-0.

Neil Walker got on base four times with two hits and two walks. His 8th inning single set up the game tying rally as the Pirates beat the Brewers in extra innings, 4-3.

Matt Moore settled down after giving up a three run homer to David Ortiz in the first. He let up only one more hit, striking out 8 as he collected his seventh win against no losses, leading the Rays to a 5-3 win over Boston.

Mitch Moreland homered twice including in the 10th inning as the Rangers hung on to defeat the A’s, 6-5.

They all owned baseball on May 14, 2013

Chris Sale

Chris Sale threw the third one hit shutout of the weekend as the White Sox (wearing their wonderfully dreadful 1980’s throwbacks) defeated the Angels 3-0

Jose Bautista homered twice and walked, driving in three runs as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Red Sox in Fenway 12-4.

Marco Scutaro went 2-5 with a homer as the Giants defeated the Braves 5-1.

And Jorge De La Rosa answered the gems pitched by the Cardinals by holding St. Louis hitless into the 7th as the Rockies won 8-2.

They all owned baseball on May 12, 2013

Adam Wainwright

Adam Wainwright took a no hitter into the 8th inning and pitched a complete game 2 hit shutout as the Cardinals defeated the Rockies, 3-0.

Jose Tabata helped the Pirates demolish the Mets 11-2 by going 4-5 and a homer, three runs and three RBI. He was a triple short of the cycle.

Toronto’s bullpen may have prevented him from getting the win, but Mark Buehrle pitched seven solid letting up only 1 run in Fenway Park. The Blue Jays won 3-2 in a game where Clay Buchholz was terrific over 8 innings.

Justin Morneau drove in three key runs in the third and fourth innings as the Twins came from behind to beat the Orioles, 8-5.

They all owned baseball on May 11, 2013

My explanation for “Who Owns Baseball” can be found here.

At the end of the year, we will tally up who owned baseball the most individual days and see how it compares to the final MVP and Cy Young vote.

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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Shelby Miller throws against the Colorado Rockies during a baseball game on Friday, May 10, 2013, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT

Jon Lester threw a brilliant 1 hit shutout against the Blue Jays as Boston won 5-0.

Not to be outdone by Lester, Shelby Miller also spun a one hit shutout as the Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies.

Lyle Overbay went 4-5 with a home run, driving in 5, as the Yankees beat Kansas City in an 11-6 slugfest.

Brandon Phillips got on base three times with a walk and two hits including a homer and an RBI single as the Reds held on to a 4-3 win over the Brewers.

These guys all owned baseball May 10th, 2013

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Evan Longoria went 3-5, driving in the first run of the game. Then with the Rays and Blue Jays tied, 2 outs and nobody on in the bottom of the 10th, Longoria doubled and later scored the winning run.

Scott Kazmir struck out 10 and walked none while beating the A’s. Cleveland swept all four teams against Oakland

Brian McCann hit a go ahead homer in the second and collected an RBI in the winning rally as the Braves beat the defending champion Giants, 6-3.

Patrick Corbin threw yet another solid game as the Diamondbacks won against the Phillies. He threw into the 7th with only 4 hits and 1 run to improve to 5-0 and a 1.75 ERA.

They all owned baseball on May 09, 2013

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Paul Goldschmidt was a one man wrecking crew, smacking two homers and driving in all three Arizona runs as the Diamondbacks beat the Dodgers 3-2.

Mike Minor held the Cincinnati Reds to one run over 7 innings and striking out 7 as the Braves were triumphant, winning the series on the road.

Felix Hernandez pitched 8 solid innings letting up only one run and one walk as the Mariners held on to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

And Adam Rosales smashed a clutch 2 out game tying home run in the 9th inning for the A’s. He DID do that. Everyone saw it. Everyone saw the video. Just because Angel Hernandez botched the call doesn’t take away from the FACT that he hit that homer in that situation.

History will not record it as a home run and the A’s game tying rally was squashed even though it actually succeeded. I can not right that wrong and I can not change the past.

But I CAN increase the WOB total for Adam Rosales by one.

Rosales and the others all owned baseball on May 08, 2013

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Matt Harvey may not have pitched a perfect game, or a no hitter, or even get credit for the Mets 1-0 win over the White Sox. But any pitcher who throws 9 innings, no runs, no walks, 1 hit and 12 strikeouts is going to be honored here.

Shin-Soo Choo hit a pair of home runs including the walk off shot with 2 outs in the 9th as the Reds stunned the Braves, 5-4

Scott Diamond threw his fourth straight good start. He pitched 7 shutout innings against the Red Sox, surrendering only 3 hits and no walks as the Twins won 6-1.

Matt Wieters drove in 3 of Baltimore’s 4 runs including the 8th inning go ahead tally as the Orioles squeaked by the Royals, 4-3.

They all owned baseball on May 07, 2013

My explanation for “Who Owns Baseball” can be found here.

At the end of the year, we will tally up who owned baseball the most individual days and see how it compares to the final MVP and Cy Young vote.

 

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Stephen Drew hit a game tying homer and a walk off double, going 4-5, as the Red Sox beat the Twins in extra innings, 6-5.

The Kansas City Royals lost in extra innings to the White Sox, 2-1. But don’t blame Royals starter James Shields. His 8 shutout inning performance where he let up only 2 hits and recorded nine strikeouts were enough to own baseball even if his bullpen couldn’t hold the 1-0 lead.

Andrelton Simmons homered twice and went 3-4 with 4 RBI in the Braves 7-4 defeat of the Cincinnati Reds.

Scott Feldman threw 7 shutout innings against the Texas as the Cubs beat the favored Rangers. The final score was 9-2.

They all owned baseball on May 06, 2013

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Justin Verlander took a no hitter into the 7th inning and finished with seven shut out innings with 9 strikeouts as the Tigers beat the Astros 9-0.

Adrian Beltre scored on the tying home run and hit the walk off hit as the Rangers won 4-3 and swept the Red Sox.

Jaime Garcia  8 strong as the Cardinals shut down the Brewers 10-1, sweeping the series.

Adeiny Hechavarria had quite a game. He tripled and hit a grand slam off of Roy Halladay as the Marlins crushed the Phillies, 14-2 .

.They all owned baseball on May 05, 2013

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Miguel Cabrera had a night so good that even a Sabermetrics fan would have to concede he owned baseball. The Detroit Tigers star got on base five times against the Houston Astros, with a walk and four hits, including two home runs. He scored three times and drove in six runs, but we are not supposed to notice that anymore.

Jeremy Guthrie of the Kansas City Royals pitched a 4 hit 2-0 complete game shutout of the Chicago White Sox. He is undefeated in his last 17 starts dating back to last season.

Troy Tulowitzki went 3-3 with 3RBI as the Rockies defeated David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays and remained tied for first place.

Miami pitcher Jose Fernandez held the Phillies to a single hit, no runs and nine strikeouts against one walk over seven innings as the Marlins prevailed.

They all owned baseball on May 04, 2013

Buster Posey

Buster Posey drove in both Giants runs including hitting a walk off solo shot in the 9th as San Francisco beat rival Los Angeles in a 2-1 thriller.

A. J. Burnett pitched 7 strong innings, letting up one run and striking out 9 as his Pirates beat the Nationals, 3-1.

Drew Stubbs went 4-5 with three doubles including a walk off two bagger in the bottom of the 10th as the Indians topped the Twins 7-6.

And the Angels got a much needed win as Jason Vargas threw a complete game three hit 4-0 shutout against the Baltimore Orioles.

They all owned baseball on May 03, 2013

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Domonic Brown went 3-4 including a home run and an RBI single leading the Phillies past the Marlins, 7-2.

Dan Haren threw 8 shutout innings, letting up only 4 hits, 1 walk and one earned run as his Washington Nationals beat the rival Atlanta Braves, 3-1, at Turner Field.

Austin Jackson got three hits and scored twice, including he leadoff double in the 14th inning that lead the winning run. The Tigers won a 7-3, 14 inning marathon with the Astros.

Baltimore starter Chris Tillman shut down the Angels 5-1. He pitched 8 shutout innings letting up only three hits.

They all owned baseball on May 02, 2013

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Clay Buchholz pitched 7 shutout innings, striking out 8 and collected his sixth win as the first place Red Sox man handled the Blue Jays 10-1.

The Kansas City Royals came from behind to beat the Tampa Bay Rays and took over first place thanks in part to Lorenzo Cain‘s 2-5 two RBI performance.

Brandon Belt‘s dramatic two out, two strike, 8th inning three run homer helped turn a Giants loss into a victory over Arizona.

And Washington’s Jordan Zimmermann dominated division rival Atlanta with 8 shutout innings, letting up only 2 hits, no walks and 8 strikeouts as the Nats squeaked by 2-0.

They all owned baseball on May 01, 2013

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Edwin Encarnacion of the Toronto Blue Jays hit a pair of home runs including the go ahead shot in the 7th inning against first place Boston.

Justin Verlander pitched 7 strong innings, striking out 8, as the Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins and kept their spot on the top of the standings.

Rickie Weeks of the Brewers got on base four times, scored three times, drove in five and homered as Milwaukee beat Pittsburgh 12-8.

And in a night of terrific National League pitching (including wonderful performances from Tim Hudson, Hyun Jin Ryu, Kevin Slowey, Bronson Arroyo, Madison Bumgarner, Trevor Cahill and Jeremy Hefner) it was Jaime Garcia who won the night. He pitched 8 outstanding innings of a tense 2-1 Cardinal victory over the rival Cincinnati Reds.

They all owned baseball on April 30, 2013

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It was a wild night of baseball with many heroes. But only four can own baseball.

Despite the heroics of Brandon Moss and the 19th inning “Stagger off” homer in Oakland, I am declaring that Carlos Corporan of the Houston Astros owned baseball. His double in the first put the Yankees on their heels and his home run helped put them away. And then he showed toughness by staying in the game at catcher after he looked injured trying to take third.

With all due respect to Joe Saunders of the Mariners and Ubaldo Jimenez of the Indians, Oakland’s Brett Anderson owned baseball last night. He came into the game in the 13th inning with a bad ankle and pitched into the 18th. On a night where he knew he had off, he wound up essentially pitching a quality start and all after 10:30PM!

Willin Rosario went 3-4 with a key home run as the first place Rockies blew out the Dodgers in Chavez Ravine 12-2.

And Brewers ace Yovani Gallardo not only pitched seven strong innings but he hit a home run in Milwaukee’s 10-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

They all owned baseball on April 29, 2013

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Giancarlo Stanton hit a pair of homers and delivered an RBI double as the Marlins got a very rare win.

Clayton Kershaw threw 8 shutout innings with 12 strikeouts and no walks as the Dodgers blanked the Brewers.

Yoenis Cespedes launched a game tying 9th inning homer in the A’s wild win over the Orioles.

Kevin Correia threw 8 shutout frames against the Texas Rangers giving the Twins a 5-0 victory.

They all owned baseball on April 28, 2013

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Travis Hafner homered and tripled as the Yankees overcame shaky pitching to beat the Toronto Blue Jays.

Matt Moore of the Rays dominated the White Sox, striking out 9 in just six innings.

Bryce Harper continued his torrent pace as the Nationals once again beat the Cincinnati Reds.

Travis Wood shut down the Marlins lineup giving the Cubs a rare series win.

They all owned baseball on April 27, 2013

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Pitching ruled Friday in an unbelievable way.

How much so?
Kyle Kendrick threw a complete game shutout against the Mets and Wei-Yin Chen threw 8 shut out innings on the road against the A’s. And neither of them owned baseball last night!

Jordan Zimmermann of the Washington Nationals threw a masterful one hit shutout against the Cincinnati Reds.

For the American League, Detroit’s Anibal Sanchez set a franchise record of 17 strikeouts as he dominated the Atlanta Braves.

Meanwhile some hitters had quite a good night as well. Carlos Beltran‘s two home runs helped the Cardinals beat Pittsburgh.

With all the star power in the Tiger lineup, it was Matt Tuiasosopo who dominated, driving in five of Detroit’s 10 runs.

They all owned baseball on April 26, 2013

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Clay Buchholz of the Red Sox dominated the Astros and improved to 5-0.

Alex Gordon of the Royals smashed a grand slam that sunk the Tigers.

Gio Gonzalez shut down the Reds as the Nationals prevailed.

Gabby Sanchez homered the Pirates to a come from behind victory against the Phillies..

They all owned baseball on April 25, 2013

Jordany Valdespin

Last night was another wild and loopy night of baseball with come from behind wins, dramatic homers and dominating pitching.

But with all the drama in the National League yesterday, was I really NOT supposed to pick Jordany Valdespin and his walk off grand slam for the Mets?

The National League pitcher who owned baseball was Edinson Volquez of the Padres. He shutdown the hottest team in baseball, the Brewers, for seven shutout innings giving San Diego (the coldest team in baseball) a much needed win.

J. P. Arencibia of the Blue Jays owned baseball with his home run and key 11th inning single that sparked Toronto’s victory over the Orioles.

And all due respect to Yu Darvish and his amazing start against the Angels, but Alex Cobb of the Rays owned baseball as Tampa Bay beat the Yankees 2-0 behind his 8 1/3 shutout innings. 

They all owned baseball on April 24, 2013

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Lots of terrific performances in baseball last night, and none by the Red Sox, whose only positive quality was seeing their game shortened by rain.

Oakland pitcher Bartolo Colon owned the American League with seven shutout innings in Boston as the A’s got back into the win column.

Howie Kendrick of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim owned the American League as a hitter. He homered twice including a walk off shot in the 11th inning, giving the Angels a much needed win over the first place Rangers. In all, Kendrick went 3-5 with two homers and four runs batted in.

Atlanta Braves star Justin Upton homered in both ends of a double header sweep against the Colorado Rockies. He has 11 for the year so far and is making the Diamondbacks look foolish for dealing him. He owned the National League last night.

Meanwhile the amazing Adam Wainwright of the Cardinals easily owned the National League as a pitcher. He let up his first walk of the year (he has one in 37 1/3 innings) and got the win pitching into the 9th, letting up no runs and striking out 9.

They all owned baseball on April 23, 2013

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A.J. Pierzynski , Matt Moore, Buster Posey and Shelby Miller all owned baseball.

Is it subjective? Sure.

But so are the MVP and Cy Young votes.

They all owned baseball on April 22, 2013

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Josh Willingham, Greg Holland , Joey Votto and Barry Zito all owned baseball on April.21/2013

Lance Lynn, Bryce Harper, Hiroki Kuroda and yes Daniel Nava owned baseball on April 20, 2013.

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Travis Hafner, Yu Darvish, Angel Pagan and Wandy Rodriguez owned baseball on April 19, 2013.

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Troy Tulowitzki, Yovani Gallardo, Matt Wieters and R.A. Dickey owned baseball on April 18, 2013.

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Wade Davis, James Loney, A.J. Burnett and Zack Cozart owned baseball on April 17, 2013.

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Mike Napoli, Derek Holland, Alexi Amarista and Homer Bailey owned baseball on April 16, 2013.

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 Bronson Arroyo, Ryan Zimmerman, Kevin Correia and Joe Mauer owned baseball on April 15, 2013.

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Michael McKenry, Paul Maholm, Austin Jackson and Clay Buchholz owned baseball on April 14, 2013.

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Prince Fielder, Jon Lester, Adam Wainwright and Wilin Rosario owned baseball on April 13, 2013.

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 Andrew McCutchen, Shelby Miller, Justin Maxwell and Justin Masterson owned baseball on Apr.12, 2013

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Manny Machado, A. J. Griffin, Bryce Harper and Sergio Romo owned baseball on April 11, 2013.

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Derek Holland, Jake Westbrook, Brandon Moss and Buster Posey owned baseball on April 10, 2013.

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Cliff Lee, Will Venable, Nick Tepesch and Miguel Cabrera owned baseball on April 9, 2013.

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Brandon Phillips, Matt Harvey, Ervin Santana and especially Robinson Cano owned baseball on April 8, 2013.

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CC Sabathia, Will Middlebrooks, Adam Wainwright and Adrian Gonzalez owned baseball on April 7, 2013.

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Clayton Kershaw today was the 1st to be on the list 2x.Alex Cobb, Justin Upton and Albert Pujols can be added to the tally for players that owned baseball on April.6/2013.

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Prince Fielder, Drew Smyly, Zack Cozart, Barry Zito can be added to the tally for players that owned baseball on April.5/2013.

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Chris Davis, Andy Pettitte, Cliff Lee and Shin-Soo Choo owned baseball last night on April.04,2013

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Gio Gonzalez, Clay Buchholz, Jed Lowrie and Gerardo Parra owned baseball last night on April.03,2013

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Yu Darvish , Adam Jones , Carlos Gonzalez and Madison Bumgarner  owned baseball last night on April.02, 2013

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Clayton Kershaw, Bryce Harper, Jacoby Ellsbury and Felix Hernandez all owned baseball for April.01,2013

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Justin Maxwell and Bud Norris all owned baseball as the singular game on Opening Night of Baseball March.31. 2013,

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About Paul Francis Sullivan

Creator of Sully Baseball

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