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Who Owned Baseball April 6, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB Standings

Carlos Avila Gonzalez / San Francisco Chronicle

Carlos Avila Gonzalez / San Francisco Chronicle

In an opening day filled with terrific pitching performances, Sonny Gray shone brightest, taking a no hitter into the 8th inning and finishing with 8 innings of shutout ball allowing 1 hit, 1 walk, 1 hit batsman while striking out 3 as the A’s rolled over Texas 8-0.

Hanley Ramirez reached base 3 times including a grand slam and a solo shot, driving in 5 and helping the Red Sox cruise to an 8-0 win in Philadelphia.

Johnny Cueto pitched 7 shutout innings, allowing 4 hits, 1 walk and striking out 10. The bullpen would blow his lead but the Reds would beat the Pirates 5-2.

Jimmy Rollins reached base 3 times, stole a base and hit a go ahead 3 run homer in the 8th inning to give the Dodgers a come from behind 6-3 win in their opener against the Padres.

They all owned baseball on April 5, 2015.

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.

Corey Kluber kept Houston until the sixth and pitched well into the 8th, finishing with 7 1/3 innings of 3 hit, 2 walk, 7 strikeout ball. But he would end up the hard luck loser as Cleveland dropped the game 2-0.

Mike Trout homered off of King Felix and then stole another homer with a leaping catch. It was not enough as the Mariners came back to beat the Angels, 4-1.

Max Scherzer kept the Mets from getting a hit until 6th and pitching into the 8th without allowing an earned run, striking out 8 along the way. But the Nationals defense betrayed him as he allowed 3 unearned runs and Washington lost 3-1.

Matt Kemp went 2-4 with a double and 3 runs batted in for his return to Los Angeles. Unfortunately for him, his former team beat his current team as the Dodgers topped San Diego 6-3.

 

So Let’s factor in yesterday’s heroics into the year long WOB standings

2015 WOB Leaders for the National League Hitter,

 

2015 WOB Leaders for the National League Pitcher,

 

2015 WOB Leaders for American League Hitter,

 

2015 WOB Leaders for American League Pitcher,

Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day In 2015 MLB,

Johnny Cueto, Sonny Gray, Jason Heyward, Hanley Ramirez, Jimmy Rollins Adam Wainwright

Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB 2015 MLB,

Matt Kemp, Corey Kluber, David Ross, Max Scherzer, Mike Trout

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WOB Stands For ‘Who Owned Baseball’ It is based on a Daily Look at the best players from the baseball games the day before. It is a great way to look at a League’s Daily MVP.

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