Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (August.2nd) – Updated Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings

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Gail Oskin – Getty Images

Cody Ross went 4-5 against the Red Sox, his former team, including a go ahead home run as the Diamondbacks held on to win in Fenway, 7-6.

Jose Fernandez snapped the Indians 8 game winning streak by throwing 8 shutout innings, striking out 14 and driving in a run himself, earning the 10-0 win for the Marlins.

A. J. Pierzynski drove in a run in the third and two more in the seventh as the Rangers won and picked up a game head to head against Oakland, 8-3. 

Doug Fister threw only 88 pitches in 8 innings to make quick work of the White Sox and win the game, 2-1.

They all owned baseball on July 31th, 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.

To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON.

To View The List of just the nightly winners (WOB dedicated Page) starting from Mar.31/2013 – today click here

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

Players with Multiple Votes:

Leaders for the National League Hitter

Paul Goldschmidt– 7

Yasiel Puig7

Bryce Harper – 5 1/2

Buster Posey – 5

Carlos Gonzalez4

Andrew McCutchen 4

Justin Upton – 4

Brandon Belt3

Shin-Soo Choo – 3

Brandon Phillips – 3

Andrelton Simmons – 3

Gregor Blanco2

Domonic Brown2

Marlon Byrd2

Zack Cozart – 2

Michael Cuddyer2

Freddie Freeman2

Adrian Gonzalez2

Kirk Nieuwenhuis2

Angel Pagan2

Hanley Ramirez2

Wilin Rosario 2

Giancarlo Stanton2

Troy Tulowitzki – 2

Rickie Weeks2

Leaders for the National League Pitcher

Clayton Kershaw – 9

Matt Harvey8

Adam Wainwright7

Francisco Liriano5

Jordan Zimmermann– 5

Jose Fernandez – 4

Dillon Gee4

Zack Greinke4

Bronson Arroyo3

Patrick Corbin 3

Yovani Gallardo– 3

Cliff Lee – 3

Shelby Miller – 3

Stephen Strasburg3

Homer Bailey2

Madison Bumgarner2

A.J. Burnett – 2

Matt Cain – 2

Jorge De La Rosa2

Jaime Garcia– 2

Gio Gonzalez2

Mike Minor2

Ricky Nolasco 2

Wily Peralta2

Hyun-Jin Ryu – 2

Eric Stults2

Travis Wood – 2

Barry Zito 2

Leaders for American League Hitter

Chris Davis7

Miguel Cabrera6

Prince Fielder – 4

Mike Trout4

Jose Bautista3

Robinson Cano3

Yoenis Cespedes3

Josh Donaldson3

Jacoby Ellsbury3

Adam Jones – 3

Adrian Beltre2

Billy Butler2

Stephen Drew2

Edwin Encarnacion2

Alex Gordon2

Travis Hafner – 2

Torii Hunter2

Raul Ibanez – 2

Austin Jackson – 2

Desmond Jennings – 2

Howie Kendrick2

Evan Longoria – 2

Victor Martinez2

Justin Maxwell – 2

Mitch Moreland2

Brandon Moss 2

Mike Napoli2

Daniel Nava – 2

A. J. Pierzynski – 2

Alex Rios2

Adam Rosales2

Leaders for American League Pitcher

Matt Moore7

Yu Darvish – 5

R.A. Dickey 5

Clay Buchholz – 4

Bartolo Colon4

Felix Hernandez – 4

Justin Masterson – 4

Justin Verlander -4

Mark Buehrle3

Alex Cobb3

Derek Holland3

Jon Lester -3

David Phelps3

David Price3

Chris Sale3

Max Scherzer3

C. J. Wilson – 3

Chris Archer2

Joe Blanton2

Kevin Correia-2

Jarred Cosart2

A.J. Griffin2

Jeremy Guthrie2

Ubaldo Jimenez – 2

Corey Kluber2

John Lackey2

CC Sabathia 2

Anibal Sanchez2

Ervin Santana2

James Shields2

Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day:

Pedro Alvarez, Alexi Amarista, Brett Anderson, J. P. Arencibia, Brandon Barnes, Scott Barnes, Erik Bedard, Carlos Beltran, Kyle Blanks, Michael Brantley, Lorenzo Cain, Andrew Cashner, Wei-Yin Chen, Lonnie Chisenhall, Gerrit Cole, Josh Collmenter, Tyler Colvin, Carlos Corporan, Coco Crisp, Nelson Cruz, Johnny Cueto, Brandon Cumpton, John Danks, Wade Davis, Sam Deduno, Chris Denorfria, Scott Diamond, Chris Dickerson, Matt Dominguez, Felix Doubront, Ryan Doumit, Adam Dunn, Scott Feldman, Doug FisterDexter Fowler, Todd Frazier, Freddy Garcia, Matt Garza, Chad Gaudin, Yan Gomes, Didi Gregorius, Jason Grilli, Cole Hamels, Aaron Harang, J. J. Hardy, Dan Haren, Adeiny Hechavarria, Jeremy Hellickson, Jason Heyward, Aaron Hicks, Eric Hosmer, Ryan Howard, Tim Hudson, Edwin Jackson, Josh Johnson, Kelly Johnson, Matt Joyce, Scott Kazmir, Matt Kemp, Kyle Kendrick, Jason Kipnis, Pete Kozma, Hiroki Kuroda, Mat Latos, Tim Lincecum, James Loney, David Lough, Jed Lowrie, Jonathan Lucroy, Lance Lynn, Manny Machado, Paul Maholm, Starling Marte, Joe Mauer, Brian McCann, Brandon McCarthy, Michael McKenry, Jordy Mercer, Will Middlebrooks, Wade Miley, Kendrys Morales, Justin Morneau, Daniel Murphy, Dioner Navarro, Wil Nieves, Bud Norris, Ivan Nova, Eduardo Nunez, Brett Oberholtzer, David Ortiz, Lyle Overbay, Jarrod Parker, Gerardo Parra, Jake Peavy, Dustin Pedroia, Andy Pettitte, Albert Pujols, Josh Reddick, Anthony Rendon, Ben Revere, Mariano Rivera,Wandy Rodriguez, Sergio Romo, Cody RossJustin Ruggiano, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Jeff Samardzija, Gaby Sanchez, Héctor Santiago, Josh Satin, Nate Schierholtz, Marco Scutaro, Kyle Seager, Jean Segura, J. B. Shuck, Kevin Slowey, Drew Smyly, Travis Snider, Alfonso Soriano, Dan Straily, Drew Stubbs, Jose Tabata, Julio Teherán, Nick Tepesch, Chris Tillman, Matt Tuiasosopo, Luis Valbuena, Jordany Valdespin, Jason Vargas, Will Venable, Shane Victorino, Edinson Volquez, Joey Votto, Neil Walker, Chien-Ming Wang, Adam Warren, Jake Westbrook, Matt Wieters, David Wright, Chris Young, Delmon Young, Ryan Zimmerman

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