Who Owned Baseball Yesterday (April.26) – Updated MLB Yearly ‘WOB’ Standings

AP Photo/David Goldman

AP Photo/David Goldman

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.

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.

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

Johnny Cueto 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

Jose Abreu – 2

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 AlvarezHomer BaileyBrandon Belt,  Adrian Beltre, Charlie BlackmonXander Bogaerts, Emilio Bonifacio, Jackie Bradley Jr., Miguel Cabrera, Matt Cain, Bartolo ColonYu DarvishIke Davis,  Chris Denorfia, Matt DominguezRoenis Elias, Jacoby Ellsbury,Todd FrazierFreddie FreemanCarlos GomezAlex Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Zack GreinkeBilly Hamilton, Jason Hammel, Aaron Harang, Matt HollidayRyan Howard,Phil HughesJohn 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, A.J. PierzynskiRick Porecllo, David PriceAlexei Ramirez, Aramis Ramirez,  Hanley Ramirez, Jimmy Rollins, Robbie Ross Jr., Carlos RuizHector Sanchez, Kyle SeagerAlfredo Simon, Yangervis SolarteGrady Sizemore, Dan Straily, Giancarlo Stanton,  Masahiro Tanaka, Julio Teheran,  Dan Uggla,  Scott Van Slyke, Yordano VenturaDayan Viciedo   Delmon Young, Ben Zobrist

Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB:

Jose Altuve, Mike Aviles, Josh Beckett, Carlos Beltran,  Michael BrantleyJay Bruce, Matt CarpenterJason Castro, Starlin Castro, Brandon CumptonTyler FlowersPaul Goldschmidt,Adrian GonzalezSonny Gray, Jeremy GuthrieRaul Ibanez, Desmond JenningsAdam Jones, Matt Joyce, Jason KubelAdam LaRoche, Russell Martin,  Miguel Montero, Justin MorneauCharlie MortonDavid Murphy, Gerardo ParraDustin Pedroia, Brayan Peña,,Hunter PenceSalvador Perez, A.J. PollockColby Rasmus, Todd Redmond, Anthony Rendon, Jeff SamardzijaHector SantiagoMax ScherzerJames Shields, Kurt Suzuki,  Mark TrumboDavid WrightChristian Yelich, Ryan Zimmerman,

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