Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.01) – Updated Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings

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Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

Alex Wood overcame a lead off homer to throw 7 strong innings, letting up just 5 hits and 1 earned run. He earned the 5-2 win for the Braves against Milwaukee.

Freddie Freeman reached base four times and homered twice, propelling Atlanta to their 5-2 victory over the Brewers.

Scott Feldman shutdown the Yankees with 6 2/3 innings of 2 hit shutout ball. He got the easy 6-2 victory for the Astros in their opener.

Adrian Beltre drove in the tying and the walk off run, leading the Rangers over the Phillies in a come from behind 3-2 victory.

They owned baseball on April.1, 2014.

To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings, plus see who gained 1/2 WOB’s – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON OR SCROLL DOWN.

Earning 1/2 WOBs in losing efforts...

Brandon Belt went 2-4 including a 3 run homer that gave the Giants a big first inning lead. They would lose the lead and the game to Arizona, 5-4.

Matt Joyce got on base three times as the Rays lead off man. But the other Tampa Bay hitters only drove him in once and Toronto prevailed, 4-2.

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

Leaders for the National League Pitcher

Hyun-Jin Ryu – 1 1/2


Leaders for American League Hitter

Leaders for American League Pitcher


Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day:

Brandon Belt (1/2), Adrian BeltreEmilio Bonifacio (1/2), Andrew Cashner, Johnny Cueto (1/2), Chris Denorfia, Scott Feldman, Freddie FreemanPaul Goldschmidt (1/2), Alex GonzalezDee Gordon, Matt Joyce (1/2) Clayton Kershaw, Jon Lester (1/2), Justin Masterson, Salvador Perez (1/2), Mark Trumbo (1/2),  Scott Van Slyke, Adam Wainwright, Alex Wood

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