Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.05) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings 2014
Ike Davis came off the bench to launch a walk off, come from behind grand slam to give the Mets a 6-3 victory over the Reds.
James Loney smacked a 2 run 8th inning double that turned a 4-3 Rangers lead to a 5-4 Tampa Bay advantage that they would hold on to for the win.
Jose Fernandez dominated again. This time
Felix Hernandez retired the first 11 Oakland batters he faced. He continued his shutout into the 9th and finished with 1 run over 8 1/3 innings, getting the 3-1 win for the Mariners.
They owned baseball on April.5, 2014.
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Earning 1/2 WOBs in losing efforts...
Johnny Cueto pitched 7 strong innings, striking out 9 Mets and allowing just 2 runs. He got the tough luck no decision as the bullpen melted down in Cincinnati’s 6-3 walk off loss.
Adam LaRoche reached base 4 times, clubbing a 2 run homer in the process. Very few other Nationals contributed, however and Atlanta won 6-2.
Jacoby Ellsbury got 3 hits in the lead off spot. But the Yankees got nothing from the 3, 4, 5 or 6 batters and Ellsbury never scored in their 4-0 loss in Toronto.
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, Johnny Cueto, Ike Davis, Chris Denorfia, Scott Feldman, Jose Fernandez, Freddie Freeman, Alex Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Jason Hammel, Felix Hernandez, Tim Hudson, Clayton Kershaw, Ian Kinsler, James Loney, 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), Jacoby Ellsbury (1/2), Tyler Flowers (1/2), Todd Frazier (1/2), Paul Goldschmidt (1/2), Matt Joyce (1/2), Adam LaRoche (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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