Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.08) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings 2014

Photograph by Chris Szagola , AP

Photograph by Chris Szagola , AP

Ryan Braun homered three times, driving in 7 runs and spoiling the Phillies home opener with a Brewers 10-4 victory.

Delmon Young went 3 for 6 with a 2 run homer, 2 RBI total and a pair of run scored, leading the Orioles 20 hit attack against the Yankees and a 14-5 victory.

Tim Hudson won the Giant’s home opener with an 8 inning performance, letting up just 2 earned runs and no walks against Arizona for a 7-3 final.

Chris Archer was masterful against the Kansas City Royals, throwing 7 shutout innings in just 91 pitches. He did not get the decision, but set up the Rays tense 1-0 win.

They owned baseball on April.8, 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.

Starlin Castro went 3-4 with a pair of homers and 4 RBI. It wasn’t enough as the Cubs lost to the Pirates, 7-6.

Jose Altuve went 3-5 with a double and RBI. But the Astros fell short, 5-2, to Toronto.

Max Scherzer pitched 7 strong innings, letting up just 2 runs and 1 walk while striking out 8 Dodgers. He would get a tough luck no decision as the Tigers fell in 10 innings, 3-2.

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

Tim Hudson – 2

Hyun-Jin Ryu – 1 1/2


Leaders for American League Hitter

Leaders for American League Pitcher

Chris Archer – 2

Jason Vargas – 1 1/2 

Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day:

Brandon Belt,  Adrian Beltre, Charlie BlackmonXander Bogaerts,  Emilio Bonifacio, Jackie Bradley Jr., Ryan Braun,  Mark Buehrle, Miguel CabreraAndrew Cashner, Gerrit Cole, Johnny Cueto, Ike Davis,  Chris Denorfia, Scott Feldman, Jose FernandezFreddie Freeman, Alex Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Jason Hammel, Felix Hernandez, Clayton Kershaw, Ian Kinsler, James LoneyRyan Ludwick, Jordan LylesJustin Masterson, Joe MauerJake OdorizziAngel Pagan, Hanley RamirezChris Sale, Alfredo Simon, Troy Tulowitzki,  Scott Van Slyke, Adam Wainwright, Alex Wood, Delmon Young

Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB:

Jose Altuve (1/2), Jay Bruce (1/2), Starlin Castro (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), Brayan Peña,  Salvador Perez (1/2), Max Scherzer (1/2),  James Shields (1/2), Mike Trout (1/2), Mark Trumbo (1/2), Alex Wood (1/2), Ben Zobrist (1/2)

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