Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.06) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings 2014
On a day where many American League aces shone, Chris Sale was magnificent, outdueling James Shields and leading the White Sox to a 5-1 victory over Kansas City. He threw 8 shutout innings, letting up just 4 hits and 1 walk.
Alfredo Simon‘s start since he was on the 2011 Orioles was a gem. He went 7 innings, letting up 4 hits and only 1 walk and 1 run, getting the 2-1 Cincinnati win over the Mets.
Joe Mauer reached base 4 times, going 3-4 with a walk and scored twice as Minnesota topped Cleveland, 10-7.
Hanley Ramirez helped lead the Dodger attack against the Giants with a pair of homers, a double, 3 runs scored and 2 RBI. LA topped their rivals, 6-2.
They owned baseball on April.6, 2014.
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Earning 1/2 WOBs in losing efforts...
David Murphy went 4-5 with a pair of doubles but the Indians fell short in Minnesota, 10-7.
James Shields was terrific against the White Sox, going 7 innings letting up just 1 run and walking none. He took the tough luck loss for KC, 5-1.
Brandon Belt went 2-4 and homered again. It wasn’t enough as the Giants lost 6-2 to the Dodgers.
Alex Wood threw 7 innings, letting up just 4 hits and 0 walks. But it wasn’t enough against the Nationals, wjho beat the Braves 2-1.
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,Brandon Belt, 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, Joe Mauer, Jake Odorizzi, Angel Pagan, Hanley Ramirez, Chris Sale, Alfredo Simon, Scott Van Slyke, Adam Wainwright, Alex Wood
Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB:
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), David Murphy (1/2), Salvador Perez (1/2), James Shields (1/2), Mike Trout (1/2), Mark Trumbo (1/2), Jason Vargas (1/2), Alex Wood (1/2)
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