Who Owned Baseball April 5, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings
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Jon Lester threw 6 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits, striking out 6 Brewers and made a strange but effective bounce pass to third base to get a rare pick off move as the Cubs blanked the Crew, 8-0.
Maikel Franco got 3 hits, including a homer, and drove in 4 as the Phillies shutout Miami, 5-0.
David Price shutout the Rays over 7 innings, and while he did not get the decision, he set up the Red Sox 3-2 walk off extra inning win.
Adam Jones doubled and hit a dramatic 2 run go ahead homer that changed the momentum and got the Orioles a 5-2 victory against the Yankees.
They all owned baseball on April 5, 2018
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Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Joey Lucchesi struck out 7 Rockies over 5 shutout innings, holding them to 1 hit. The Padres dropped the 3-1 game in the 9th.
Anthony Rendon reached base 4 times and drove in a run in the Nationals 8-2 loss to the Mets.
Yonny Chirinos was excellent in his first big league start, keeping the Red Sox scoreless for 5 innings while walking none. The Rays would blow the lead in the 9th and the game in the 12th, 3-2.
Yolmer Sanchez tripled twice and singled, driving in 3, but the White Sox bullpen had a meltdown and the Tigers stole the 9-7 final.
Leaders for American League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2018
Leaders for National League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2018
Bryce Harper, – 2
Leaders for American League Pitchers in Who Owned Baseball for 2018
Leaders for National League Pitchers Who Owned Baseball for 2018
Guys Who Owned Baseball For One Day in 2017 MLB
Chase Anderson, Brandon Belt, José Berríos, Dylan Bundy, Shane Carle, Carlos Correa, Johnny Cueto, Matt Davidson, Adam Eaton, Maikel Franco, Kyle Gibson, Didi Gregorius, Adam Jones, Jakob Junis, Corey Kluber, Jon Lester, Kenta Maeda, Tyler Mahle, Carlos Martinez, Charlie Morton, Shohei Ohtani, Joe Panik, Gregory Polanco, Hanley Ramirez, Justin Smoak, Mike Trout, Christian Villanueva, Trevor Williams
Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB 2017 MLB,
Tim Anderson, Tyler Austin, Josh Bell, Matthew Boyd, Kole Calhoun, Wellington Castillo, Yonny Chirinos, Derek Dietrich, Edwin Encarnacion, Wilmer Font, Michael Fulmer, Scooter Gennett, Tyler Glasnow, Yasmani Grandal, Zack Greinke, Ian Kennedy, Juan Lagares, Reynaldo Lopez, Joey Lucchesi, Dixon Machado, Jose Martinez, Tommy Pham, Anthony Rendon, Clayton Richard, Sal Romano, Yolmer Sanchez, Jonathan Schoop, Alex 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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