Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.04) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings 2014
Charlie Blackmon had a career day in the Rockies home opener. He collected 6 hits, driving in 6, homered and pounded 3 doubles, leading Colorado to a 12-2 drubbing of the Diamondbacks.
Gerrit Cole was terrific pitching against the Cardinals. He finished with 7 innings letting up just 2 runs as the Pirates won an interdivisional rival game, 12-2.
Miguel Cabrera is back doing what he does best: Hit. He went 4-5 with a homer and 3 RBI, leading the Tigers past the Orioles, 10-4.
Jake Odorizzi is the latest Rays pitcher to star. He threw 6 innings of shutout ball against the Rangers, letting up just 3 hits as Tampa won, 8-1.
They owned baseball on April.4, 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...
Jay Bruce went 2-5 with a homer and 3 RBI in the Reds 4-3 loss to the Mets.
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, Charlie Blackmon, Xander Bogaerts, Emilio Bonifacio, Mark Buehrle, Miguel Cabrera, Andrew Cashner, Gerrit Cole, Chris Denorfia, Scott Feldman, Freddie Freeman, Alex Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Jason Hammel, Tim Hudson, Clayton Kershaw, Ian Kinsler, Ryan Ludwick, Justin Masterson, Jake Odorizzi, Angel Pagan, Scott Van Slyke, Adam Wainwright, Alex Wood
Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB:
Brandon Belt (1/2), Jay Bruce (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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