Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.26) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings
Justin Upton got on base 4 times, stole a base and hit a key homer as the Braves topped the Reds, 4-1..
A.J. Pierzynski clobbered a come from behind grand slam that helped turn around the Red Sox 7-6 win in Toronto.
Tanner Roark threw a complete game 3 hit shutout, striking out 8 and walking one, leading the Nationals to a 4-0 topping of the Padres.
Phil Hughes was terrific over 7 innings, letting up 4 hits, 1 earned run and no walks. He got the decision in the Twins’ 5-3 win over the Tigers.
They owned baseball on April.26, 2014.
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Earning 1/2 WOBs in losing efforts.
Mike Trout got on base 4 times including a home run in the Angels 4-3 loss against the Yankees.
A.J. Pollock was a homer shy of the cycle, going 3-5. A homer would have made the difference in the Diamondbacks 6-5 loss to the Phillies.
Jeremy Guthrie gave the Royals 7 strong innings, letting up just 2 runs. But the Orioles would win the game in extra innings, 3-2.
So Lets Update The Yearly Totals When We Factor In Yesterday’s Heroics:
Players with Multiple Votes:
Leaders for the National League Hitter
Justin Upton – 2 1/2
Ryan Braun – 2
Andrew McCutchen – 1 1/2
Troy Tulowitzki – 1 1/2
Joey Votto – 1 1/2
Leaders for the National League Pitcher
Tim Hudson – 2 1/2
Andrew Cashner – 2
Jose Fernandez – 2
Stephen Strasburg, – 2
Adam Wainwright, – 2
Alex Wood – 2
Gerrit Cole – 1 1/2
Cliff Lee – 1 1/2
Tanner Roark – 1 1/2
Hyun-Jin Ryu – 1 1/2
Leaders for American League Hitter
Josh Donaldson – 3
Albert Pujols – 1 1/2
Mike Trout – 1 1/2
Leaders for American League Pitcher
Chris Archer – 2
Mark Buehrle – 2
Martin Perez – 2
Garrett Richards – 2
Scott Feldman – 1 1/2
Felix Hernandez – 1 1/2
Corey Kluber – 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:
Henderson Alvarez, Pedro Alvarez, Homer Bailey, Brandon Belt, Adrian Beltre, Charlie Blackmon, Xander Bogaerts, Emilio Bonifacio, Jackie Bradley Jr., Miguel Cabrera, Matt Cain, Bartolo Colon, Yu Darvish, Ike Davis, Chris Denorfia, Matt Dominguez, Roenis Elias, Jacoby Ellsbury,Todd Frazier, Freddie Freeman, Carlos Gomez, Alex Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Zack Greinke, Billy Hamilton, Jason Hammel, Aaron Harang, Matt Holliday, Ryan Howard,Phil Hughes, 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, A.J. Pierzynski, Rick Porecllo, David Price, Alexei Ramirez, Aramis Ramirez, Hanley Ramirez, Jimmy Rollins, Robbie Ross Jr., Carlos Ruiz, Hector Sanchez, Kyle Seager, Alfredo Simon, Yangervis Solarte, Grady Sizemore, Dan Straily, Giancarlo Stanton, Masahiro Tanaka, Julio Teheran, Dan Uggla, Scott Van Slyke, Yordano Ventura, Dayan Viciedo Delmon Young, Ben Zobrist
Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB:
Jose Altuve, Mike Aviles, Josh Beckett, Carlos Beltran, Michael Brantley, Jay Bruce, Matt Carpenter, Jason Castro, Starlin Castro, Brandon Cumpton, Tyler Flowers, Paul Goldschmidt,Adrian Gonzalez, Sonny Gray, Jeremy Guthrie, Raul Ibanez, Desmond Jennings, Adam Jones, Matt Joyce, Jason Kubel, Adam LaRoche, Russell Martin, Miguel Montero, Justin Morneau, Charlie Morton, David Murphy, Gerardo Parra, Dustin Pedroia, Brayan Peña,,Hunter Pence, Salvador Perez, A.J. Pollock, Colby Rasmus, Todd Redmond, Anthony Rendon, Jeff Samardzija, Hector Santiago, Max Scherzer, James Shields, Kurt Suzuki, Mark Trumbo, David Wright, Christian Yelich, Ryan Zimmerman,
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