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Who Owned Baseball May 8, 2016 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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Steven Wright came to within a pitch of a complete game shutout, settling for a complete game with 1 run and 3 hits, giving the Boston the 5-1 victory over the Yankees.

Manny Machado hit a go ahead two run homer and a game breaking grand slam to help Baltimore crush Oakland, 11-3.

Ross Stripling held the Toronto lineup to 1 hit and no runs over 6 innings. He did not factor in the decision but the Dodgers took the game, 4-2.

Chris Herrmann homered twice, driving in 3 including the go ahead 2 run blast in the 11th to give Arizona a 5-3 victory in Atlanta.

They all owned baseball on May 8, 2016.

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.

Justin Verlander looked like his vintage self, striking out 9 Rangers in 7 innings of 3 hit shutout ball. Like the old days, the Detroit bullpen imploded and gave away the 8-3 game.

Josh Reddick reached base 4 times, scoring a run and driving in another. The rest of the A’s offense was dormant as Baltimore slammed them, 11-3.

Mike Foltynewicz threw 7 innings, allowing 2 runs, no walks and struck out 8. The Braves bullpen took the loss to Arizona, 5-3 in 11 innings.

Bryce Harper reached base 7 times without an official at bat, being walked 6 times, 3 times intentionally and being hit by a pitch. All those times on base resulted in one single run and the Nationals lost a heart breaking 4-3 game to the Cubs.

Its Time to Update the Leaderboard After Last Nights Heroics

2016 WOB Leaders for the National League Hitter,

Nolan Arenado, 3,

Brandon Belt, 2 1/2,

Trevor Story, 2 1/2,

Chris Carter, 2,

Nick Markakis, 2,

Starling Marte,  2,

Marcus Stroman, 2,

Michael Conforto, 1 1/2,

Paul Goldschmidt, 1 1/2,

Jeremy Hazelbaker, 1 1/2,

Daniel Murphy, 1 1/2,

Wilson Ramos, 1 1/2,

2016 WOB Leaders for the National League Pitcher,

Francisco Liriano, 3,

Joe Ross, 2 1/2,

Jake Arrieta, 2,

Bartolo Colon, 2,

Clayton Kershaw, 2,

Stephen Strasburg, 2,

Adam Conley, 1 1/2,

Jerad Eickhoff, 1 1/2,

Jeremy Hellickson, 1 1/2,

Jeff Locke,  1 1/2,

Kenta Maeda,  1 1/2,

Aaron Nola, 1 1/2,

Tanner Roark, 1 1/2,

Ross Stripling, 1 1/2,

Noah Syndergaard, 1 1/2,

Michael Wacha, 1 1/2,

Matt Wisler, 1 1/2,

2016 WOB Leaders for American League Hitter,

Robinson Cano,  3,

Mookie Betts, 2 1/2,

Ian Kinsler, 2,

Manny Machado, 2,

Steven Souza Jr., 2,

Jose Altuve, 1 1/2,

Carlos Correa, 1 1/2,

Edwin Encarnacion, 1 1/2,

Colby Rasmus, 1 1/2,

2016 WOB Leaders for American League Pitcher,

Corey Kluber, 3,

Cole Hamels, 2,

Felix Hernandez, 2,

Rich Hill, 2,

Ian Kennedy, 2,

Jose Quintana, 2,

Chris Sale, 2,

Dallas Keuchel, 1 1/2,

Edinson Volquez, 1 1/2,

Jordan Zimmermann, 1 1/2,

Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day In 2016 MLB,

 Jackie Bradley., Justin BourTrevor BrownJay Bruce, Kris BryantMadison Bumgarner, Miguel CabreraCarlos Carrasco, Nick Castellanos, Tyler ChatwoodBrandon CrawfordJohnny CuetoChris Davis,  Jacob deGrom, Jerad Eickhoff, Nathan Eovaldi, Freddie FreemanJaime Garcia, Kevin GausmanMychal Givens, Ryan GoinsCurtis Granderson, Jon GraySonny Gray, A.J. GriffinBrandon Guyer, Bryce HarperChris HerrmannEnrique HernandezOdubel Herrera, Aaron HillDerek HollandBrock Holt,  Eric Hosmer, Matt Kemp, John LackeyMat Latos, Brett Lawrie, DJ LeMahieu, Jed Lowrie,  Carlos Martinez, Victor Martinez, Steven MatzAndrew McCutchen,  Collin McHugh, Wade MileyCharlie Morton, Eduardo Nunez, Dustin PedroiaDavid Phelps, Trevor PlouffeGregory Polanco, Drew Pomeranz,  David Price, Jose RamirezColin ReaAnthony Rizzo, Alex Rodriguez,  Danny Salazar,  Jeff SamardzijaAaron SanchezErvin Santana, Hector SantiagoMichael Saunders,  Jonathan Schoop, Jean Segura, Marcus Semien,  Andrelton Simmons, Drew Smyly, Justin SmoakMark Teixeira, Chris TillmanMark Trumbo, Troy TulowitzkiJustin Upton, Melvin Upton Jr.Vincent Velasquez, Yordano Ventura,  Justin VerlanderNeil WalkerTyler White, David Wright, Steven WrightBen Zobrist,  )

Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB 2016 MLB,

( Pedro AlvarezErick Aybar, Darwin BarneyJose Bautista, Brandon Belt, Carlos Beltran, Matt BoydRyan Braun, Welington CastilloFrancisco CervelliWei-Yin Chen,  Ivan De Jesus,  Ian Desmond, Brandon DruryLucas Duda, Jarrod DysonMarco Estrada, Scott FeldmanBrandon Finnegan, Mike FoltynewiczAdonis Garcia, Oswaldo GarciaDee Gordon, Zack Greinke, Billy Hamilton,  Phil HughesKevin Kiermaier, Jon Lester, Colby LewisEvan Longoria,  Kris Medlen, Jordy MercerBrad MillerMatt MooreJimmy NelsonJake Odorizzi, Marcell OzunaAngel PaganDavid Peralta, Hernan PerezStephen Piscotty, Alex PresleyHanley Ramirez, Josh ReddickMark ReynoldsCarlos Rodon, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Aaron Sanchez, Danny SantanaTravis Shaw, James ShieldsMatt ShoemakerMasahiro TanakaJulio Teheran, Mike Trout, Cesar VargasJonathan VillarAlex Wood )

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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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