Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.20) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings
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.
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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 Upton – 1 1/2
Leaders for the National League Pitcher
Tim Hudson – 2 1/2
Andrew Cashner – 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 Alvarez, Homer Bailey, Brandon Belt, Adrian Beltre, Charlie Blackmon, Xander Bogaerts, Emilio Bonifacio, Jackie Bradley Jr., Miguel Cabrera, Matt Cain, Yu Darvish, Ike Davis, Chris Denorfia, Roenis Elias, Jacoby Ellsbury, Jose Fernandez, Freddie Freeman, Alex Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Billy Hamilton, Jason Hammel, Aaron Harang, Ryan Howard, John Jaso, Scott Kazmir, Howie Kendrick, Clayton Kershaw, Ian Kinsler, Tom Koehler, Mike Leake, Kyle Lohse, James Loney, Ryan Ludwick, Jordan Lyles, Lance Lynn, Leonys Martin, Victor Martinez, Joe Mauer, Brian McCann, Daniel Murphy, Wil Myers, Bud Norris, Jake Odorizzi, Angel Pagan, Martin Perez, Rick Porcello, Alexei Ramirez, Aramis Ramirez, Hanley Ramirez, Garrett Richards, Jimmy Rollins, Robbie Ross Jr., Alfredo Simon, Yangervis Solarte, Grady Sizemore Dan Straily, Giancarlo Stanton, Stephen Strasburg, Masahiro Tanaka, Julio Teheran, Mike 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 Frazier, Paul Goldschmidt, Raul Ibanez, Adam Jones, Matt Joyce, Corey Kluber, Adam LaRoche, Cliff Lee, Russell Martin, Miguel Montero, Justin Morneau, Charlie Morton, David 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 Wright, Christian Yelich, Ryan Zimmerman,
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Posted on April 21, 2014, in 'SullyMetrics' and tagged aaron harang, adam jones, adrian beltre, alex gonzalez, alexei ramirez, alfredo simon, angel pagan, aramis ramirez, ben zobrist, BIlly Hamilton, brandon belt, Brian McCann, bud norris, charlie blackmon, chris denorfia, clayton kershaw, dan uggla, daniel murphy, dee gordon, delmon young, emilio bonifacio, freddie freeman, garrett richards, gerrit cole, giancarlo stanton, Grady Sizemore Dan Straily, hanley ramirez, henderson alvarez, homer bailey, howie kendrick, ian kinsler, ike davis, Jackie Bradley Jr., jacoby ellsbury, jake odorizzi, james loney, jason hammel, jimmy rollins, joe mauer, joey votto, john jaso, jordan lyles, jose abreu, jose fernandez, josh donaldson, julio teheran, kyle lohse, lance lynn, leonys martin, martin perez, masahiro tanaka, matt cain, miguel cabrera, Mike Leake, Mike Trout, pedro alvarez, rick porcello, Robbie Ross Jr., Roenis Elias, ryan howard, ryan ludwick, scott kazmir, scott van slyke, stephen strasburg, tom koehler, troy tulowitzki, victor martinez, wil myers, xander bogaerts, Yangervis Solarte, yu darvish. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.