Who Owned Baseball April 5, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings


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Francisco Lindor reached base 4 times, stole a base, homered twice including a 9th inning come from behind grand slam to put Cleveland ahead of Texas, 9-6.

Matt Wieters reached base 4 times and drove in 2 to help the Nationals beat the Marlins, 6-4.

Chris Sale shone in his Boston debut, keeping the Pirates scoreless over 7 innings. He did not get a decision but set up the Red Sox 3-0 extra inning win.

Brandon Finnegan struck out 9 Phillies over 7 innings of 1 hit ball to earn the 2-0 victory for Cincinnati.

They all owned baseball on April 5, 2017 

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:

Jacoby Ellsbury got 3 hits, including a homer but the rest of the Yankees bats were silenced and the Rays won 4-1.

J.T. Realmuto reached base 3 times, including a homer, but Miami fell short to Washington, 6-4.

James Paxton threw 6 innings of 2 hit shutout ball but the Mariners could not stop the Astros in extra innings, 5-3.

Jameson Taillon held Boston scoreless for 7 innings, striking out 6. But the Pirates couldn’t score either and lost in extra innings, 3-0.

2017 WOB Leaders for the National League Hitters,

2017 WOB Leaders for the National League Pitcher,

2017 WOB Leaders for American League Hitter,

2017 WOB Leaders for American League Pitcher,

Guys Who Have Multi League WOBs,


Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day In 2017 MLB,

Chris Archer, Jake ArrietaMadison Bumgarner (1/2 WOB as hitter), Khris Davis, Brandon Finnegan, Yasmani Grandal, Randal Grichuk, Clayton Kershaw, Dallas Keuchel, Ian Kinsler, Francisco LindorCarlos Martinez, Logan Morrison, Gerardo Parra, Chris SaleJustin Verlander, Matt Wieters

Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB 2017 MLB,

Archie Bradley, Ryan Braun, Rajai DavisDanny Duffy, Jacoby EllsburyChase Headley,  Hisashi IwakumaRougned Odor, James Paxton, J.T. Realmuto , Ryan Schimpf, Jameson Taillon, Julio Teheran

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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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