Who Owned Baseball August 17, 2016 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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WILL VRAGOVIC | Tampa Bay Times

Chris Archer threw shutout ball into the 8th, finishing with 7 1/3 scoreless frames, striking out 9 Padres and earning the 2-0 decision for the Rays.

Carlos Martinez needed only 79 pitches to give the Cardinals 7 innings, allowing 1 run and 3 hits and got the 8-2 win in Houston.

Yasmany Tomas homered twice and tripled, driving in 6 and helped propel the Diamondbacks past the Mets, 13-5.

Adam Eaton got a pair of hits including a 9th inning come from behind go ahead grand slam that gave the White Sox a stunning 10-7 victory in Cleveland.

They All Owned Baseball on August 17, 2016.

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Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Anibal Sanchez took a no hitter into the 7th. He finished with 7 innings, 8 strikeouts, no runs and 1 hit. The Tigers bullpen gave up the shutout, lead and game to the Royals, 4-1.
Christian Friedrich pitched into the 7th, allowing 2 runs in 6 2/3 innings. He would take the hard luck Padres loss as the Rays shut them down, 2-0.
Bryce Harper reached base 3 times, including a homer, in the Nationals 12-10 slugfest lost in Colorado.
Yunel Escobar went 5 for 5 with an RBI and a run scored but the Angels fell short to Seattle, 4-3.

 

2016 WOB Leaders for the National League Hitters,

Freddie Freeman, 7,

Daniel Murphy, 6 1/2,

Nolan Arenado, 6,

Trevor Story, 4 1/2,

Brandon Belt, 4,

Kris Bryant, 4,

Matt Carpenter, 4,

Chris Carter, 4,

Gregory Polanco, 4,

Yasmany Tomas, 4,

Melvin Upton Jr., 4,

Brandon Crawford, 3 1/2,

Starling Marte, 3 1/2,

Marcell Ozuna, 3 1/2,

Chase Utley, 3 1/2,

Jay Bruce, 3,

Aledmys Diaz, 3,

DJ LeMahieu, 3,

Nick Markakis, 3,

Andrew McCutchen, 3,

Wil Myers, 3,

Wilson Ramos, 3,

Yangervis Solarte, 3,

Ichiro Suzuki, 3,

Neil Walker, 3,

Ryan Braun, 2 1/2,

Maikel Franco, 2 1/2,

Giancarlo Stanton, 2 1/2,

Charlie Blackmon, 2,

Welington Castillo, 2,

Adonis Garcia, 2,

Paul Goldschmidt, 2,

Carlos Gonzalez, 2,

Cesar Hernandez, 2,

Odubel Herrera, 2,

Aaron Hill, 2,

Tommy Joseph, 2,

Matt Kemp, 2,

Jake Lamb, 2,

Justin Turner, 2,

Christian Yelich, 2,

Michael Bourn, 1 1/2,

Michael Conforto, 1 1/2,

Curtis Granderson, 1 1/2,

Bryce Harper, 1 1/2,

Jeremy Hazelbaker, 1 1/2,

Chris Herrmann, 1 1/2,

Hernan Perez,1 1/2,

Tommy Pham, 1 1/2,

Martin Prado, 1 1/2,

Mark Reynolds, 1 1/2,

Corey Seager,1 1/2,

Jean Segura, 1 1/2,

Joey Votto, 1 1/2,

 

 

2016 WOB Leaders for the National League Pitcher,

Francisco Liriano, 3,

Kenta Maeda, 3,

Jeff Samardzija, 3,

Adam Conley, 2 1/2,

Jon Gray, 2 1/2,

Zack Greinke, 2 1/2,

Mike Leake, 2 1/2,

Jeff Locke, 2 1/2,

Joe Ross, 2 1/2,

Gerrit Cole, 2,

Zach Eflin, 2,

Jerad Eickhoff, 2,

Junior Guerra, 2,

Jason Hammel, 2,

Scott Kazmir, 2,

Aaron Nola, 2,

David Phelps, 2,

Michael Wacha, 2,

Adam Wainwright, 2,

Wei-Yin Chen, 1 1/2,

Anthony DeSclafani, 1 1/2,

Brandon Finnegan, 1 1/2,

Tom Koehler, 1 1/2,

Jimmy Nelson, 1 1/2,

Robbie Ray, 1 1/2,

Ross Stripling, 1 1/2,

 

2016 WOB Leaders for American League Hitter,

Mookie Betts, 7,

Jose Altuve, 6,

Miguel Cabrera, 5 1/2,

George Springer, 5,

Khris Davis, 4 1/2,

Manny Machado, 4 1/2,

Robinson Cano, 4,

Rougned Odor, 4,

Dustin Pedroia, 3 1/2,

Mike Trout, 3 1/2,

Josh Donaldson, 3,

Victor Martinez, 3,

Nelson Cruz, 2 1/2,

Adam Eaton, 2 1/2,

Edwin Encarnacion, 2 1/2,

Eric Hosmer, 2 1/2,

Ian Kinsler, 2 1/2,

Evan Longoria, 2 1/2,

David Ortiz, 2 1/2,

Jose Ramirez, 2 1/2,

Michael Saunders, 2 1/2,

Kurt Suzuki, 2 1/2,

Devon Travis, 2 1/2,

Carlos Beltran, 2,

Jackie Bradley Jr., 2,

Lonnie Chisenhall, 2,

Chris Davis, 2,

Rajai Davis, 2,

Yunel Escobar, 2,

Ryan Goins, 2,

Brandon Guyer, 2,

Max Kepler, 2,

Jason Kipnis,2,

Steven Souza Jr., 2,

Mark Trumbo, 2,

Justin Upton, 2,

Danny Valencia, 2,

Xander Bogaerts, 1 1/2,

Melky Cabrera, 1 1/2,

Lorenzo Cain, 1 1/2,

Carlos Correa, 1 1/2,

Cheslor Cuthbert, 1 1/2,

Brian Dozier, 1 1/2,

Jarrod Dyson, 1 1/2,

Todd Frazier, 1 1/2,

Kevin Kiermaier, 1 1/2,

Brett Lawrie, 1 1/2,

Adam Lind, 1 1/2,

Brad Miller, 1 1/2,

Kendrys Morales, 1 1/2,

Trevor Plouffe, 1 1/2,

Hanley Ramirez, 1 1/2,

Colby Rasmus, 1 1/2,

Gary Sanchez, 1 1/2,

Jonathan Schoop, 1 1/2,

Stephen Vogt, 1 1/2,

2016 WOB Leaders for American League Pitcher,

Corey Kluber 11,

Danny Duffy, 5 1/2,

David Price, 5,

Chris Sale, 5,

Michael Fulmer, 4 1/2,

Jose Quintana, 4 1/2,

Hector Santiago, 4 1/2,

Rich Hill, 4,

Colby Lewis, 4,

Aaron Sanchez, 4,

Steven Wright, 4,

Ian Kennedy, 3 1/2,

Matt Shoemaker, 3 1/2,

Justin Verlander, 3 1/2,

Trevor Bauer, 3,

Carlos Carrasco, 3,

Doug Fister, 3,

Cole Hamels, 3,

J.A. Happ, 3,

Dallas Keuchel, 3,

Danny Salazar, 3,

Ervin Santana, 3,

Marcus Stroman, 3,

Yordano Ventura, 3,

Matt Boyd, 2 1/2,

Hisashi Iwakuma, 2 1/2,

Matt Moore, 2 1/2, (AL ONLY)

Edinson Volquez, 2 1/2,

Chris Archer, 2,

Nathan Eovaldi, 2,

Kevin Gausman, 2,

Kendall Graveman, 2,

Wade Miley, 2,

Ricky Nolasco, 2,

James Paxton, 2,

Drew Smyly, 2,

Jordan Zimmermann, 2,

Marco Estrada, 1 1/2,

Sonny Gray, 1 1/2,

Derek Holland, 1 1/2,

Sean Manaea, 1 1/2,

Jake Odorizzi, 1 1/2,

Masahiro Tanaka, 1 1/2,

Chris Tillman, 1 1/2,

 

Guys Who Have Multi League WOBs,

James Shields 2 (Padres 1, White Sox 1)

 

Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day In 2016 MLB,

(Jose Abreu, Pedro Alvarez, Chase Anderson, Matt Andriese, Elvis AndrusErick Aybar, Javier Baez, Homer Bailey, Adrian Beltre, Justin Bour, Trevor Brown, Dylan Bundy, Nick Castellanos, Jhoulys Chacin, Tyler Chatwood, Hank Conger, C.J. Cron, Jorge De La Rosa, Ross Detwiler, Tyler Duffey, Adam Duval, Carl Edwards Jr., Jacoby Ellsbury, Danny Espinosa, Wilmer Flores, Christian Friedrich,  Evan Gattis, Kyle Gibson, Conor Gillaspie, Mychal Givens, Tyler Goeddel, Miguel Gonzalez, Yasmani Grandal, Chad Green, A.J. Griffin, Jedd Gyorko, Jesse Hahn,  Will Harris, Chase Headley, Adeiny Hechavarria, Enrique Hernandez, Matt Holliday, Brock Holt, Phil Hughes, Edwin Jackson, Jon Jay, Adam Jones, Matt Joyce, Aaron Judge, Mat Latos, Wade LeBlanc, Dae-Ho Lee, Francisco Lindor, Jed Lowrie, Jonathan Lucroy (AL ONLY), Russell Martin, J.D. Martinez, Joe Mauer, Nomar Mazara, Brian McCann, Brandon McCarthy, Lance McCullers, Collin McHugh, Jordy Mercer, Charlie Morton, Brandon Moss,Mike Napoli, Tyler Naquin, Bud Norris, Joe Panik, Chris Parmelee, Jake Peavy, Joc Pederson, Michael Pineda, Rick Porcello, Albert Pujols, Alexei Ramirez, Josh Reddick, Colin Rea, Anthony Rizzo, Alex Rodriguez, Eddie Rosario, Ryan Rua, Cameron Rupp, Anibal Sanchez,  Carlos Santana, Marcus Semien, Travis Shaw, James Shields (AL ONLY), James Shields (NL ONLY), Braden Shipley, Tyler Skaggs, Blake Snell, Dernard Span, Eugenio Suarez, Matt Szczur, Jameson Taillon, Chris Taylor, Troy Tulowitzki, Luis Valbuena, Vincent Velasquez, Taijuan Walker, Jered Weaver, Jayson Werth, Rob Whalen, Tyler White, Matt Wieters, Alex Wood, David Wright, Ryan Zimmerman, Ben Zobrist, )

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

( Matt Adams, Tyler Anderson, Oswaldo Arcia, Cody Asche, Darwin Barney, Jose Bautista, Gordon Beckham, Brandon Belt, Chad Bettis, Peter Bourjos, Marlon Byrd, Matt Cain, Kole Calhoun, Francisco Cervelli, Robinson Chirinos, Ji-Man Choi, Coco Crisp, Zach Davies, Ivan De Jesus, Ian Desmond, Chris Devenski, R.A. Dickey, Brandon Drury, Lucas Duda, Brett Eibner, Eduardo Escobar, Scott Feldman, Mike Foltynewicz, Logan Forsythe, Dexter Fowler, Adonis Garcia, Avisail Garcia, Oswaldo Garcia, Matt Garza, Scooter Gennett, Johnny Giavotella Gio Gonzalez, Marwin Gonzalez, Alex Gordon, Dee Gordon, Didi Gregorius, Billy Hamilton, Mitch Haniger, Matt Harvey, Kenley Jansen, Tony Kemp, Hyun Soo Kim, Jake Marisnick, Ketel Marte, Michael Martinez, James McCann, Kris Medlen, Taylor Motter, Logan Morrison, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Ivan Nova, Eduardo Nunez, Angel Pagan, Byung-ho Park, Jarrett Parker, Gerardo Parra, David Peralta, Brandon Phillips, Stephen Piscotty, Buster Posey, Alex Presley, Anthony Ranaudo, J.T. Realmuto, Jose Reyes, Matt Reynolds, Carlos Rodon, Eduardo Rodriguez, CC Sabathia, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Danny Santana, Kyle Seager, Mallex Smith, Dan Straily, Michael Taylor, Josh Tomlin, Nick Tropeano, Jose Urena, Cesar Vargas, Kennys Vargas, Carlos Villanueva, Jonathan Villar, Ryan Vogelsong, Adam Warren, Matt Wisler, )

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