Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.11) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings 2014
Andrew Cashner threw a complete game 1 hit shutout of the mighty Detroit Tigers, getting the 6-0 win for the Padres.
Justin Upton got on base 5 times and clubbed a game tying homer and a walk off hit, dominating the Braves’ dramatic 7-6 10 inning win over the Nationals.
Yu Darvish pitched amazingly well over 8 1 hit innings against the Astros. He struck out 9 and let up no runs. He got no decision but the Rangers won 1-0.
Grady Sizemore went 2-4 including a dramatic 3 run homer, giving the Red Sox a 4-2 win over the Yankees in the Bronx.
They owned baseball on April.11, 2014.
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Earning 1/2 WOBs in losing efforts.
Ryan Zimmerman went 2-4 with a walk, a homer and 3 RBI for the Nationals. It wasn’t enough as the Braves won 7-6.
Johnny Cueto threw 7 strong innings, letting up just 5 hits and 2 runs. The Reds bats were dead and the Rays won 2-1.
Mike Aviles got a pair of hits, drove in a run and scored another in the Indians 9-6 loss to the White Sox.
Scott Feldman matched Darvish inning for inning. He threw 7 shutout innings of 2 hit ball. The Astros would fall to the Rangers, 1-0, in 12 innings.
So let’s update the tally taking into account their heroics last night.
Players with Multiple Votes:
Leaders for the National League Hitter
Justin Upton – 1 1/2
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
Scott Feldman – 1 1/2
Jason Vargas – 1 1/2
Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day:
Jose Abreu, Brandon Belt, Adrian Beltre, Charlie Blackmon, Xander Bogaerts, Emilio Bonifacio, Jackie Bradley Jr., Ryan Braun, Mark Buehrle, Miguel Cabrera, Gerrit Cole, Yu Darvish, Ike Davis, Chris Denorfia, 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, Daniel Murphy, Jake Odorizzi, Angel Pagan, Hanley Ramirez, Garrett Richards, Chris Sale, Alfredo Simon, Grady Sizemore, Dan Straily, Stephen Strasburg, Troy Tulowitzki, Scott Van Slyke, Adam Wainwright, Alex Wood, Delmon Young
Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB:
Jose Altuve (1/2), Mike Aviles (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), Colby Rasmus (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), Ryan Zimmerman (1/2), Ben Zobrist (1/2)
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