Who Owned Baseball May 9, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings


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A. J. Griffin threw a complete game 4 hit shutout, striking out 4 Padres as the Rangers rolled, 11-0.

Ben Gamel reached base 5 times, homered, drove in 4, scored 3, stole a base and tied the game in the 7th with a double to help the Mariners take a 10-9 slugfest over the Phillies.

Julio Urias threw a no hitter into the 6th and allowed a single hit and 2 walks over 6 1/3 innings. He would not get the decision as the Dodgers walked off against the Pirates in extra innings, 4-3.

Keon Broxton went 3 for 3 with a homer, a stolen base and 4 RBI in the Brewers 11-7 win over the Boston.

They all owned baseball on May 9, 2017

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Mookie Betts got on base 5 times, homered and drove in 4 but the Red Sox lost to Milwaukee, 11-7.

Max Scherzer held the Orioles hitless into the 6th and struck out 11 in 8 innings, allowing 2 runs. The Nationals bullpen would blow his lead in the 9th and the game in extra innings, 5-4.

Aaron Altherr doubled and homered, driving in 3 in the Phillies 10-9 loss to Seattle.

Leaders for American League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2017

Mookie Betts, – 2,
Robinson Cano, – 2,
Aaron Hicks, – 2,

Ian Kinsler, – 2,

Francisco Lindor, – 2,

Trey Mancini, – 2,

Shin-Soo Choo, – 1 1/2,

Tyler Collins, – 1 1/2,

Carlos Correa, – 1 1/2,

Jacoby Ellsbury, – 1 1/2,

Joey Gallo, – 1 1/2,

Kendrys Morales, – 1 1/2,

Ronald Torreyes, – 1 1/2,

Leaders for National League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2017

Bryce Harper, – 3,

Maikel Franco, – 2 1/2,

Nolan Arenado, – 2,

Keon Broxton, – 2,

Travis d’Arnaud, – 2,

Gerardo Parra, – 2,

Matt Carpenter, – 1 1/2,

Freddie Freeman, – 1 1/2,

Manuel Margot, – 1 1/2,

Ryan Schimpf, – 1 1/2,

Jayson Werth,  – 1 1/2,

Leaders for American League Pitchers in Who Owned Baseball for 2017

Dallas Keuchel, – 4 1/2,

Marcus Stroman, – 3,

Chris Sale – 2 1/2,

Chris Archer, – 2,

Michael Fulmer, – 2,

Miguel Gonzalez, – 2,

A. J. Griffin, – 2,

Ervin Santana, – 2,

Jason Vargas, – 2,

Matthew Boyd, – 1 1/2,

Marco Estrada, 1 1/2,

Ian Kennedy, – 1 1/2,

James Paxton, – 1 1/2,

Luis Severino, – 1 1/2,

Justin Verlander, – 1 1/2,

Leaders for National League Pitchers in Who Owned Baseball for 2017

Clayton Kershaw, – 3,

Ivan Nova, – 2 1/2,

Jake Arrieta, – 2

Jhoulys Chacin, – 2,

Amir Garrett, – 2,

Lance Lynn, – 2,

Carlos Martinez, – 2,

Robbie Ray, – 2,

Julio Teheran, – 2,

Madison Bumgarner (1/2 WOB as hitter), – 1 1/2,

Wei-Yin Chen, – 1 1/2,

Jacob deGrom, – 1 1/2,

Scott Feldman, – 1 1/2,

Mike Leake, – 1 1/2,

Matt Moore, 1 1/2,

Max Scherzer, – 1 1/2,

Alex Wood,  – 1 1/2,

Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day In 2017 MLB,

Matt Andriese, Alec Asher, Javier Baez, Cody Bellinger, Jay Bruce,  Matt Cain, Carlos Carrasco, Yoenis Cespedes, Tyler Chatwood, Robinson Chirinos, Gerrit Cole, Bartolo Colon, Wilton Contreras, Patrick Corbin, Nelson Cruz, Matt Davidson, Khris Davis, Ian Desmond, Aledmys Diaz, Brandon Finnegan, Mike Foltynewicz, David Freese, Ben Gamel, Avisail Garcia, Brett Gardner, Kevin Gausman, Paul Goldschmidt, Carlos Gomez, Yasmani Grandal, Kendall Graveman, Randal Grichuk, Jedd Gyorko, Mitch Haniger, Matt Harvey, Chase Headley, Jeremy Hellickson, Derek Holland, Matt Holliday, Hisashi Iwakuma, Aaron Judge, Nathan Karns, Matt Kemp, Corey Kluber, Sandy Leon, Jon Lester, Jed Lowrie, Starling Marte, Nomar Mazara, Brad Miller, Logan Morrison, Charlie Morton, Wil Myers, Jimmy Nelson, Jake Odorizzi, Marcell Ozuna, Salvador Perez, Tommy Pham,   Michael Pineda, Stephen Piscotty, Rick Porcello, Yasiel Puig, Jose Quintana, Jose Ramirez, Anthony Rendon, Cameron Rupp,  Jeff Samardzija, Miguel Sano, Scott Schebler, Tyler Skaggs, Geovany Soto, Steven Souza Jr., Dan Straily, Giancarlo Stanton, Stephen Strasburg, Masahiro Tanaka, Eric Thames, Andrew Triggs, Trea Turner, Julio Urias, Christian Vazquez, Jonathan Villar, Taijuan Walker, Matt Wieters, Ryan Zimmerman,

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

Jose Abreu, Yonder Alonso, Aaron Altherr, Chase Anderson, Tim Beckham, Brandon Belt, Ty Blach, Charlie Blackmon, Archie Bradley, Michael Brantley, Ryan Braun, Kris Bryant, Andrew Cashner, Jesse Chavez, Alex Cobb, Michael Conforto, Adam Conley, Rajai Davis, Corey Dickerson, Danny Duffy, Zach Eflin, Jerad Eickhoff, Yunel Escobar, Mike Fiers, Matt Garza, Gio Gonzalez, Marwin Gonzalez, Zack Greinke, Jesse Hahn, Cole Hamels, Austin Hedges, Cesar Hernandez, Caleb Joseph, John Lackey, Francisco Liriano, Jonathan LuCroy, Lance McCullers, Jr., Whit Merrifield, Yadier Molina, Taylor Motter, Joe Musgrove, Mike Napoli, Daniel Nava, Ricky Nolasco, Rougned Odor, Steve Pearce, Luis Perdomo, Kevin Pillar, Colby Rasmus, J.T. Realmuto, Miguel Rojas, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Carlos Sanchez, Corey Seager, Jean Segura, Travis Shaw, Eugenio Suarez, Jameson Taillon, Troy Tulowitzki, Justin Upton, Joey Votto, Neil Walker, Jered Weaver, Nick Wittgren, 

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