Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.13) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings Standings 2014
Kyle Lohse nearly threw a complete game, going 8 2/3 innings, letting up just 4 hits and 1 earned run, striking out 9 and walking none. He helped continue the Brewers 9 game winning streak with a 4-1 triumph over the Pirates.
Scott Kazmir dominated the Mariners with 6 innings of 2 hit shutout ball. He struck out 9 and walked none. While he didn’t get the win, he set up Oakland’s dramatic 3-0 victory.
Adrian Gonzalez homered in his 4th straight game, going 2-5 and drove in 3 as the Dodgers topped the Diamondbacks in Arizona (not Australia), 8-6.
Alexei Ramirez hit a 2 run, walk off, come from behind homer to give the White Sox a dramatic 4-3 win over the Indians.
They owned baseball on April.13, 2014.
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Earning 1/2 WOBs in losing efforts.
Charlie Morton did his best to halt the Brewers winning streak. He pitched 7 innings, letting up just 2 earned runs and 6 hits. But his defense conspired against him and the Brewers beat the Pirates, 4-1.
Corey Kluber pitched into the 8th innings, letting up just 2 runs and walked none. The bullpen would lose the game as the White Sox beat the Indians 4-3.
Gerardo Parra got three hits and scored twice in the Diamondbacks 8-6 loss to the Dodgers.
Ben Zobrist homered twice, driving in 4 runs. It wasn’t enough for the Rays who lost 12-4 to Cincinnati.
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
Adam Wainwright, – 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, Scott Kazmir, Clayton Kershaw, Ian Kinsler, Mike Leake, Kyle Lohse, James Loney, Ryan Ludwick, Jordan Lyles, Victor Martinez, Justin Masterson, Joe Mauer, Brian McCann, Daniel Murphy, Bud Norris, Jake Odorizzi, Angel Pagan, Alexei Ramirez, Hanley Ramirez, Garrett Richards, Jimmy Rollins, Chris Sale, Alfredo Simon, Grady Sizemore, Dan Straily, Stephen Strasburg, Troy Tulowitzki, Scott Van Slyke, Alex Wood, Delmon Young, Ben Zobrist
Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB:
Jose Altuve (1/2), Mike Aviles(1/2), Carlos Beltran (1/2), Jay Bruce (1/2), Matt Cain (1/2) Starlin Castro (1/2) Jacoby Ellsbury (1/2), Tyler Flowers (1/2), Todd Frazier (1/2), Paul Goldschmidt (1/2), Raul Ibanez (1/2), Matt Joyce (1/2), Corey Kluber (1/2), Adam LaRoche (1/2) Jon Lester (1/2), Charlie Morton (1/2), David Murphy (1/2), Gerardo Parra (1/2) Brayan Peña, Salvador Perez (1/2), Colby Rasmus (1/2), Todd Redmond (1/2), Anthony Rendon (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)
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