Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.22) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings
Albert Pujols homered twice, driving in a pair of runs. His second home run was career homer number 500. He helped the Angels top the Nations, 7-2.
Matt Holliday got on base four times, scored, drove in a run and pulled a home run back over the fence with a great catch as the Cardinals topped the Mets, 3-0.
Jose Fernandez won one of the most startling pitching duels of the year, striking out 14 over 8 shutout innings and letting up just 3 hits and walking none. The Marlins would sneak past the Braves, 1-0.
David Price overcame a pair of homers to throw a complete game, striking out 12 and walking one. The Rays beat the Twins, 7-3.
They owned baseball on April.22, 2014.
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Earning 1/2 WOBs in losing efforts.
Alex Wood was remarkable, striking out 11, walking 1, letting up 4 hits and 1 run over 8 innings. He got the hard luck loss as the Braves fell to Fernandez and the Marlins, 1-0.
Andrew McCutchen got on base 3 times including a home run. The Pirates would fall to the Reds, 4-1.
Dayan Viciedo got on base 5 times but his White Sox teammates could not drive him in. The Tigers won, 8-6.
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
Andrew McCutchen – 1 1/2
Troy Tulowitzki – 1 1/2
Justin Upton – 1 1/2
Leaders for the National League Pitcher
Tim Hudson – 2 1/2
Andrew Cashner – 2
Jose Fernandez – 2
Adam Wainwright, – 2
Alex Wood – 2
Gerrit Cole – 1 1/2
Cliff Lee – 1 1/2
Hyun-Jin Ryu – 1 1/2
Leaders for American League Hitter
Josh Donaldson – 2
Albert Pujols – 1 1/2
Leaders for American League Pitcher
Chris Archer – 2
Mark Buehrle – 2
Garrett Richards – 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, Matt Dominguez, Roenis Elias, Jacoby Ellsbury,Todd Frazier, Freddie Freeman, Alex Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Billy Hamilton, Jason Hammel, Aaron Harang, Matt Holliday, 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, David Price, Alexei Ramirez, Aramis Ramirez, Hanley Ramirez, 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, Paul Goldschmidt, Raul Ibanez, Adam Jones, Matt Joyce, Corey Kluber, Adam LaRoche, Russell Martin, Miguel Montero, Justin Morneau, Charlie Morton, David Murphy, Gerardo Parra, Dustin Pedroia, Brayan Peña,,Hunter Pence, Salvador Perez, Colby Rasmus, Todd Redmond, Anthony Rendon, Tanner Roark, Hector Santiago, Max Scherzer, James Shields, Kurt Suzuki, Mark Trumbo, Dayan Viciedo, David Wright, Christian Yelich, Ryan Zimmerman,
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Posted on April 23, 2014, in 'SullyMetrics' and tagged aaron harang, adam jones, adam laroche, adrian beltre, albert pujols, alex gonzalez, alex wood, alexei ramirez, alfredo simon, Andrew McCutchen, angel pagan, anthony rendon, aramis ramirez, ben zobrist, BIlly Hamilton, brandon belt, brayan pena, Brian McCann, bud norris, carlos beltran, charlie blackmon, charlie morton, chris denorfia, christian yelich, clayton kershaw, colby rasmus, Corey Kluber, dan uggla, daniel murphy, david murphy, david price, david wright, dayan viciedo, dee gordon, delmon young, dustin pedroia, emilio bonifacio, freddie freeman, gerardo parra, giancarlo stanton, Grady Sizemore Dan Straily, hanley ramirez, hector santiago, henderson alvarez, homer bailey, howie kendrick, hunter pence, ian kinsler, ike davis, Jackie Bradley Jr., jacoby ellsbury, jake odorizzi, james loney, james shields, jason castro, jason hammel, jay bruce, jimmy rollins, joe mauer, joey votto, john jaso, jordan lyles, jose abreu, jose altuve, jose fernandez, julio teheran, justin morneau, kurt suzuki, kyle lohse, lance lynn, leonys martin, mark trumbo, martin perez, masahiro tanaka, matt cain, matt dominguez, matt holliday, matt joyce, max scherzer, michael brantley, miguel cabrera, miguel montero, mike aviles, Mike Leake, Mike Trout, paul goldschmidt, pedro alvarez, raul ibanez, rick porcello, Robbie Ross Jr., Roenis Elias, russell martin, ryan howard, ryan ludwick, ryan zimmerman, salvador perez, scott kazmir, scott van slyke, starlin castro, stephen strasburg, Tanner Roark, todd frazier, todd redmond, tom koehler, Tyler Flowers, victor martinez, wil myers, xander bogaerts, Yangervis Solarte, yu darvish. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.