Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.20) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings

Mathew Sumner, Associated Press

Mathew Sumner, Associated Press

Josh Donaldson homered, doubled and singled, driving in 3 of the A’s 4 runs in Oakland’s 4-1 victory over the Astros.

Ryan Howard was a double shy of the cycle, going 4-5 and scoring 3 and driving in 3. The Phillies would hold on to the 10-9 victory in Colorado.

Rick Porcello pitched 7 strong innings, letting up just one run and one walk, getting the 2-1 Tiger win over the Angels.

Homer Bailey threw 6 shutout innings, striking out 8 Cubs along the way. He got the 8-2 victory for Cincinnati.

They owned baseball on April.20, 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.

Adam Jones went 4-5, helping lead the Orioles attack. However the Red Sox stormed back and won 6-5.

Troy Tulowitzki got on base 5 times including a pair of doubles. It wouldn’t be enough for the Rockies who lost 10-9 to Philadelphia.

Gerrit Cole was terrific over 8 innings. He let up 1 run on a solo homer, walking just one and put the Pirates in position to win. However the bullpen would blow the game, 3-2, to Milwaukee in 14 innings.

So Lets Update The Yearly Totals When We Factor In Yesterday’s Heroics:

Players with Multiple Votes:

Leaders for the National League Hitter

Ryan Braun – 2

Troy Tulowitzki – 1 1/2

Justin Upton1 1/2


Leaders for the National League Pitcher

Tim Hudson – 2 1/2

Andrew Cashner – 2

Johnny Cueto 2

Adam Wainwright, – 2

Gerrit Cole – 1 1/2

Hyun-Jin Ryu – 1 1/2

Alex Wood – 1 1/2


Leaders for American League Hitter

Josh Donaldson – 2

Leaders for American League Pitcher

Chris Archer – 2

Mark Buehrle – 2

Scott Feldman – 1 1/2

Felix Hernandez – 1 1/2

Jon Lester – 1 1/2

Justin Masterson – 1 1/2

Chris Sale – 1 1/2

Jason Vargas – 1 1/2 

Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day:

Jose Abreu, Henderson Alvarez, Pedro AlvarezHomer BaileyBrandon Belt,  Adrian Beltre, Charlie BlackmonXander Bogaerts, Emilio Bonifacio, Jackie Bradley Jr., Miguel Cabrera, Matt Cain, Yu DarvishIke Davis,  Chris DenorfiaRoenis Elias, Jacoby EllsburyJose FernandezFreddie Freeman, Alex Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Billy Hamilton, Jason Hammel, Aaron Harang, Ryan HowardJohn JasoScott Kazmir, Howie KendrickClayton Kershaw, Ian Kinsler, Tom KoehlerMike Leake, Kyle LohseJames LoneyRyan Ludwick, Jordan Lyles, Lance Lynn, Leonys MartinVictor Martinez,  Joe Mauer, Brian McCannDaniel Murphy, Wil MyersBud Norris,  Jake OdorizziAngel Pagan, Martin Perez, Rick PorcelloAlexei Ramirez, Aramis Ramirez,  Hanley RamirezGarrett Richards, Jimmy Rollins, Robbie Ross Jr., Alfredo Simon, Yangervis SolarteGrady Sizemore Dan Straily, Giancarlo StantonStephen Strasburg, Masahiro Tanaka, Julio TeheranMike Trout,  Dan Uggla,  Scott Van Slyke, Joey Votto,  Delmon Young, Ben Zobrist

Guys Who Owned + Earned 1/2 A WOB:

Jose Altuve,Mike Aviles, Carlos Beltran,  Michael Brantley,  Jay Bruce, Jason Castro, Starlin Castro,Tyler Flowers, Todd FrazierPaul Goldschmidt, Raul Ibanez, Adam Jones, Matt Joyce, Corey Kluber,  Adam LaRoche, Cliff Lee, Russell Martin,  Miguel Montero, Justin MorneauCharlie MortonDavid Murphy, Gerardo Parra, Brayan Peña,,Hunter Pence,  Salvador Perez, Albert Pujols, Colby Rasmus, Todd Redmond, Anthony Rendon, Hector Santiago,  Max Scherzer, James Shields,Kurt Suzuki,  Mark Trumbo, David WrightChristian Yelich, Ryan Zimmerman,

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