Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.03) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings 2014
Angel Pagan went 3-5 and clubbed a 3 run go ahead home run in the 8th inning, propelling the Giants to a come from behind 8-5 win over the Diamondbacks.
Jason Hammel pitched into the 7th inning the day after a marathon 16 inning game. He let up only 2 hits and one run, earning the Cubs first victory of the season, 3-2 over Pittsburgh.
Chris Archer threw six solid innings, striking out 7 and giving up just 2 runs, getting the 7-2 Rays win over Toronto.
Xander Bogaerts collected three hits and scored a pair as the Red Sox topped the Orioles, 4-3.
They owned baseball on April.3, 2014.
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Earning 1/2 WOBs in losing efforts...
Todd Frazier hit a pair of homers, driving in 4 runs, keeping the Reds in the game. It was not enough as St. Louis won 7-6.
Tyler Flowers got four hits for the White Sox. Oddly he was lifted for a pinch hitter in the 9th inning as the White Sox fell just short, 10-9, against the Twins. Maybe they should have let him hit.
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:
Chris Archer, Adrian Beltre, Xander Bogaerts, Emilio Bonifacio, Mark Buehrle, Andrew Cashner, J, Chris Denorfia, Scott Feldman, Freddie Freeman, Alex Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Jason Hammel, Tim Hudson, Clayton Kershaw, Ian Kinsler, Ryan Ludwick, Justin Masterson, Angel Pagan, Scott Van Slyke, Adam Wainwright, Alex Wood
Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB:
Brandon Belt (1/2), (1/2), Johnny Cueto (1/2), Tyler Flowers (1/2), Todd Frazier (1/2), Paul Goldschmidt (1/2), Matt Joyce (1/2), Jon Lester (1/2), Salvador Perez (1/2), Mike Trout (1/2), Mark Trumbo (1/2), Jason Vargas (1/2)
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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.
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