Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.09) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings 2014
Victor Martinez reached base 4 times, drove in a pair including a 10th inning home run that put the Tigers ahead of the Dodgers for good, 7-6.
Billy Hamilton was magnificent in the Reds 4-0 victory over the Cardinals. He got three hits, including a triple, walked, stole a pair and scored twice. One of the runs was on a sacrifice fly hit just barely beyond the infield for the play of the season so far.
Garrett Richards threw 7 innings of 1 hit shutout ball and got the 2-0 win for the Angels in Seattle.
Mike Leake pitched 8 shutout innings, letting up just 4 hits and 1 walk, getting the 4-0 win for the Reds against St. Louis.
They owned baseball on April.9, 2014.
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Earning 1/2 WOBs in losing efforts.
Carlos Beltran got three hits, including a homer, and a walk, scoring twice. It was not enough as the Yankees lost to Baltimore 5-4.
Christian Yelich did his job as the Marlins lead off man. He reached base 5 times, walking twice and collecting three hits including a double. The Nationals would rally, however, for the 10-7 victory.
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 Blackmon, Xander Bogaerts, Emilio Bonifacio, Jackie Bradley Jr., Ryan Braun, Mark Buehrle, Miguel Cabrera, Andrew Cashner, Gerrit Cole, Johnny Cueto, Ike Davis, Chris Denorfia, Scott Feldman, Jose Fernandez, Freddie Freeman, Alex Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Billy Hamilton, Jason Hammel, Felix Hernandez, Clayton Kershaw, Ian Kinsler, Mike Leake, James Loney, Ryan Ludwick, Jordan Lyles, Victor Martinez, Justin Masterson, Joe Mauer, Jake Odorizzi, Angel Pagan, Hanley Ramirez, Garrett Richards, Chris 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), Carlos Beltran (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), Christian Yelich (1/2), Ben Zobrist (1/2)
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Posted on April 10, 2014, in 'SullyMetrics' and tagged 2014 Detroit Tigers, 2014 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 2014 Miami Marlins, 2014 New York Yankees, BIlly Hamilton, carlos beltran, christian yelich, cincinnati reds, detroit tigers, garrett richards, los angeles angels of anaheim, miami marlins, Mike Leake, new york yankees, Paul Francis Sullivan, victor martinez, who owned baseball, Who owns baseball?. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.