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Who Owned Baseball August 8, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Jake Lamb hit 2 homers, including a come from behind grand slam, to give the Diamondbacks a 6-3 victory over the Dodgers.

Max Kepler got on base 4 times, including a pair of homers, as Minnesota clobbered Milwaukee, 11-4.

Zach Eflin pitched 7 strong innings allowing 2 runs to get the 5-2 decision for the Phillies over the Braves.

Corey Kluber threw a complete game, striking out 11 Rockies, allowing a lead off homer and only 2 hits after that and saw his Indians walk off to a 4-1 final (sorry Sale.)

They all owned baseball on August 8, 2017

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Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Tucker Barnhart got a pair of hits, including a homer and 3 RBI but the Padres came up short to the Reds, 7-3.

Khris Davis tripled and homered, driving in 4 but the Mariners would beat the A’s in 10 innings, 7-6.

German Marquez threw 6 shutout innings, allowing 2 hits and striking out 3 Cleveland batters. The Rockies bullpen would implode in the 9th and lose the 4-1 final.

Austin Pruitt held his own against Boston and Sale, giving up 1 run over 6 innings. But that was 1 run too many and Tampa Bay dropped the game, 2-0.

Leaders for American League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2017

Mookie Betts, – 6,

Robinson Cano, – 5,

Edwin Encarnacion, – 4 1/2,

George Springer, – 4 1/2,

Aaron Hicks, – 4,

Aaron Judge, – 4,

Jose Altuve, – 3 1/2,

Elvis Andrus, – 3 1/2,

Andrew Benintendi, – 3,

Carlos Correa, -3,

Joey Gallo, – 3,

Trey Mancini, – 3,
Salvador Perez, – 3,
Jose Ramirez, – 3,
Eddie Rosario, – 3,
Miguel Sano, – 3,
Khris Davis, – 2 1/2,
Avisail Garcia, – 2 1/2,
Francisco Lindor, – 2 1/2,
Manny Machado, – 2 1/2,
J. D. Martinez, – 2 1/2 (TIGERS ONLY),
Whit Merrifield, – 2 1/2,
Kendrys Morales, – 2 1/2,
Jose Abreu, – 2,
Lonnie Chisenhall, – 2,
Matt Davidson, – 2,
Carlos Gomez, – 2,
Sandy Leon,- 2,

Ian Kinsler, – 2,

Jason Kipnis, – 2,

Logan Morrison, – 2,

Brandon Moss, – 2,

Gary Sanchez, – 2,

Justin Smoak, – 2,

Mike Trout, – 2,

Justin Upton, – 2,

Mike Zunino, – 2,

Jesus Aguilar, – 1 1/2,

Tim Beckham, – 1 1/2,

Jorge Bonifacio,- 1 1/2

Kole Calhoun, – 1 1/2,

Shin-Soo Choo, – 1 1/2,

Tyler Collins, – 1 1/2,

Nelson Cruz, – 1 1/2,

Chris Davis, – 1 1/2,

Clint Frazier, – 1 1/2,

Marwin Gonzalez, – 1 1/2,

Chase Headley, – 1 1/2,

Matt Holliday, – 1 1/2,

Eric Hosmer, – 1 1/2,

Evan Longoria, – 1 1/2,

Mike Napoli, – 1 1/2,

Dustin Pedroia, – 1 1/2,

Jean Segura, – 1 1/2,

Ronald Torreyes, – 1 1/2,

Bradley Zimmer, – 1 1/2,

Leaders for National League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2017

Nolan Arenado, – 6 1/2,

Bryce Harper, – 6,

Cody Bellinger, – 5 1/2,

Giancarlo Stanton, – 5,

Joey Votto, – 4 1/2,

Jake Lamb, – 3 1/2,

Gerardo Parra, – 3 1/2,

Corey Seager, – 3 1/2,

Maikel Franco, – 3,

Paul Goldschmidt, – 3,

Aaron Altherr, – 2 1/2,

Javier Baez, – 2 1/2,

Yoenis Cespedes, – 2 1/2,

Zack Cozart, -2 1/2,

Brandon Drury, – 2 1/2,

Wilmer Flores, – 2 1/2,

Andrew McCutchen, – 2 1/2,

Tommy Pham, – 2 1/2,

Ryan Zimmerman, – 2 1/2,

Keon Broxton, – 2,

Willson Contreras, – 2,

Travis d’Arnaud, – 2,

Adam Duvall, – 2,

Scooter Gennett,- 2,

Randal Grichuk, – 2,

Jedd Gyorko, – 2,

Odubel Herrera, – 2,

Ender Inciarte, -2,

Yadier Molina, – 2,

Daniel Murphy, – 2,

Marcell Ozuna, – 2,

A. J. Pollock, – 2,

Anthony Rendon, – 2,

Travis Shaw, – 2,

Eric Thames, – 2,

Neil Walker, -2,

Charlie Blackmon, – 1 1/2,

Justin Bour, – 1 1/2,

Ryan Braun, – 1 1/2,

Kris Bryant, – 1 1/2,

Matt Carpenter, – 1 1/2,

Paul DeJong, – 1 1/2,

Aledmys Diaz, – 1 1/2,

Freddie Freeman, – 1 1/2,

Brian Goodwin,- 1 1/2,

Austin Hedges, -1 1/2,

Tommy Joseph, – 1 1/2,

Manuel Margot, – 1 1/2,

Stephen Piscotty, – 1 1/2,

Buster Posey, – 1 1/2,

Anthony Rizzo, – 1 1/2,

Domingo Santana, – 1 1/2,

Ryan Schimpf, – 1 1/2,

Dernard Span, – 1 1/2,

Eugenio Suarez, – 1 1/2,

Jayson Werth, – 1 1/2,

Christian Yelich, – 1 1/2,

Leaders for American League Pitchers in Who Owned Baseball for 2017

Corey Kluber, – 8 1/2,

Ervin Santana, – 7,

Chris Sale – 6 1/2,

Masahiro Tanaka, – 5 1/2,

Jason Vargas, – 5,

Jose Berrios, – 4 1/2,

Dallas Keuchel, – 4 1/2,

Marcus Stroman, – 4 1/2,

Sonny Gray – 4,

Ariel Miranda, – 4,

Luis Severino, – 4,

Justin Verlander, – 4,

Chris Archer, – 3 1/2,

Michael Fulmer, – 3 1/2,

Kevin Gausman, – 3 1/2,

Sean Manaea, – 3 1/2,

James Paxton, – 3 1/2,

Alex Cobb, – 3,

Yu Darvish,- 3 (RANGERS ONLY),

Marco Estrada, – 3,

Alex Meyer, – 3,

Jake Odorizzi, – 3,

Jose Quintana, – 3, (WHITE SOX ONLY)

Josh Tomlin, – 3,

Austin Bibens-Dirkx, – 2 1/2,

Cole Hamels, – 2 1/2,

Ian Kennedy, – 2 1/2,

Charlie Morton, 2 1/2,

Matt Andriese, 2,

Dylan Bundy, – 2,

Carlos Carrasco, – 2,

Mike Fiers, – 2,

Miguel Gonzalez, – 2,

A. J. Griffin, – 2,

Michael Pineda, – 2,

Rick Porcello, – 2,

Matthew Boyd, – 1 1/2,

Andrew Cashner, – 1 1/2,

Mike Clevinger, – 1 1/2,

Jesse Hahn, – 1 1/2,

Felix Hernandez, – 1 1/2,

Derek Holland, – 1 1/2,

Francisco Liriano, – 1 1/2,

Lance McCullers, Jr., – 1 1/2,

Jordan Montgomery, – 1 1/2,

Ricky Nolasco, – 1 1/2,

Danny Salazar, – 1 1/2,

Leaders for National League Pitchers in Who Owned Baseball for 2017

Clayton Kershaw, – 8,

Max Scherzer, – 8,

Carlos Martinez, – 5 1/2,

Robbie Ray, – 5 1/2,

Jacob deGrom, – 5,

Jimmy Nelson, 5,

Jhoulys Chacin, – 4 1/2,

Zach Davies,- 4 1/2,

Ty Blach, – 4,

Gio Gonzalez, – 4,

Jon Lester, – 4,

Zack Greinke, – 3 1/2,

Dan Straily, – 3 1/2,

Stephen Strasburg, – 3 1/2,

Julio Teheran, – 3 1/2,

Madison Bumgarner (1/2 WOB as hitter), – 3,

Patrick Corbin – 3,

Lance Lynn, – 3,

Kenta Maeda, – 3,

Matt Moore, – 3,

Ivan Nova, -3,

Jeff Samardzija, – 3,

Michael Wacha, – 3,

Adam Wainwright, – 3,

Jake Arrieta, – 2 1/2,

Tyler Chatwood, – 2 1/2,

Amir Garrett, – 2 1/2,

Zack Godley, – 2 1/2,

Rich Hill, – 2 1/2,

Mike Leake, – 2 1/2,

Aaron Nola, – 2 1/2,

Hyun-Jin Ryu, – 2 1/2,

Taijuan Walker, – 2 1/2,

Alex Wood, – 2 1/2,

Gerrit Cole, – 2,

Johnny Cueto, – 2,

Scott Feldman, – 2,

Mike Foltynewicz. -2,

Jaime Garcia, – 2,

Jeremy Hellickson, – 2,

Chase Anderson, 1 1/2,

Matt Cain, – 1 1/2,

Wei-Yin Chen, – 1 1/2,’

R. A. Dickey, – 1 1/2,

Zach Eflin, – 1 1/2,

Jerad Eickhoff, – 1 1/2,

Brandon McCarthy, – 1 1/2,

Luis Perdomo,- 1 1/2,

Jose Quintana (CUBS ONLY), – 1 1/2,

Edinson Volquez, – 1 1/2,

Trevor Williams, – 1 1/2,

Leaders with WOBs in Each League

Jose Quintana, – 4 1/2 (3 with White Sox, 1 1/2 with Cubs)

Yu Darvish – 4 (3 with Rangers, 1 with Dodgers).

Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day in 2017 MLB

Matt Adams, Yonder Alonso, Tim Anderson, Alec Asher, Austin Barnes, Trevor Bauer, Jose Bautista, Carlos Beltran, Christian Bergman, Joe Biagini, Paul Blackburn, Michael Brantley,  Jay Bruce, Melky Cabrera, Lorenzo Cain, Johan Camargo, Mark Canha, Nicholas Castellanos, Darrell Ceciliani, Francisco Cervelli, Matt Chapman, Jesse Chavez , Robinson Chirinos, Dusty Coleman, Bartolo Colon, Michael Conforto, Adam Conley,  Brandon Crawford, Yu Darvish (DODGERS ONLY),  Ian Desmond, Corey Dickerson, Lucas Duda, Jacon Faria, Brandon Finnegan, Doug Fister, Logan Forsythe, Nick Franklin, Kyle Freeland, David Freese, Ben Gamel, Brett Gardner, Evan Gattis, Chris Gimenez, Yasmani Grandal, Kendall Graveman, Mitch Haniger, Matt Harvey, Ryan Healy, Jeff Hoffman, Chris Iannetta, Jose Iglesias, Hisashi Iwakuma, Brian Johnson, Adam Jones, Jake Junis, Nathan Karns, Matt Kemp, Howie Kendrick, Max Kepler,  Dinelson Lamet, Jed Lowrie, Starling Marte, Jose Martinez, Steven Matz, Nomar Mazara,Collin McHugh, Andrew Miller, Brad Miller, Rafael Montero, Tyler Moore, Vance Morely, Mike Moustakas, Wil Myers, Daniel Nava, Eduardo Nunez, Matt Olson, Brad Peacock, Brandon Phillips, Jose Pirela, Nick Pivetta, Jorge Polanco, David Price, Yasiel Puig, J.T. Realmuto, Josh Reddick,  Hunter Renfroe, Mark Reynolds, Clayton Richard, JT Riddle, Tanner Roark, Sal Romano,  Joe Ross, Cameron Rupp, Addison Russell, CC Sabathia, Scott Schebler, Kyle Schwarber, Kyle Seager, Tyler Skaggs, Eric Skoglund, Yangervis Solarte, Geovany Soto, Steven Souza Jr., Brent Suter, Kurt Suzuki, Dansby Swanson, Raimel Tapia, Michael Taylor, Devon Travis, Andrew Triggs, Mark Trumbom Trea Turner, Julio Urias, Pat Valaika, Danny Valencia, Christian Vazquez, Jonathan Villar, Tyler White, Matt Wieters,

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

Nick Ahmed, Tyler Anderson, Orlando Arcia, Erick Aybar, Homer Bailey, Tucker Barnhart, Chad Bell, Brandon Belt, Adrian Beltre, Lisalverto Bonilla, Archie Bradley, Jackie Bradley Jr. , Jake Buchanan, Garrett Cooper, Rajai Davis, Danny Duffy, Jarrod Dyson, A. J. Ellis, Eduardo Escobar, Yunel Escobar, Dexter Fowler, Todd Frazier, Leury Garcia, Matt Garza, Domingo German, Daniel Gossett, Curtis Granderson, Justin Grimm, Jason Hammel, J. A. Happ, Cesar Hernandez, Jon Jay, Caleb Joseph, Kevin Kiermaier, John Lackey, Juan Lagares, Ben Lively, Jonathan LuCroy, Martin Maldonado, German Marquez, Joe Mauer, Bruce Maxwell, Brian McCann, James McCann, Jordy Mercer, Wade Miley, Andrew Moore, Taylor Motter, Joe Musgrove, Brandon Nimmo, Ricky Nolasco, Rougned Odor, Chris Owings, Emilio Pagan, Joe Panik, Steve Pearce, David Peralta, Kevin Pillar, Gregory Polanco, Drew Pomeranz, Ryan Pressly,  Austin Pruitt, Albert Pujols, Colby Rasmus, Joey Rickard, Miguel Rojas, Carlos Sanchez, Danny Santana, Marcus Semien, Magneuris Sierra, Andrelton Simmons, Lucas Sims, Chris Smith, Mallex Smith, Eric Sogard, Yangervis Solarte, Cory Spangenberg,  Jameson Taillon, Troy Tulowitzki, Jose Urena, Luis Valbuena, Jered Weaver, Nick Wittgren, Asher Wojciechowski, Jordan Zimmermann,

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