Who Owned Baseball April 8, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings
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Jameson Taillon threw a complete game 1 hit shutout, striking out 7 Reds and winning another game for the red hot Pirates, 5-0.
Shohei Ohtani kept up his mind boggling week by taking a perfect game into the 7th and finished with 7 shutout innings, striking out 12 Oakland batters and earning the 6-1 decision for the Angels.
Ozzie Albies doubled and homered with 2 RBI to lead the Braves over Colorado, 4-0.
Mike Trout reached base 3 times, including a homer, driving in 2, scoring 2 and stole a base to provide the Angels’ offense in Ohtani’s 6-1 masterpiece over Oakland.
They all owned baseball on April 8, 2018
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Luke Weaver pitched into the 7th, finishing with 3 hits and 1 run over 6 1/3 innings, striking out 7 Diamondbacks. The Cardinals bullpen would blow the lead and the game, 4-1.
Reynaldo Lopez allowed one unearned run over 7 innings, giving up 2 hits but the White Sox were blanked by the Tigers, 1-0.
Bryce Harper reached base 5 times, homered and drove in 2, but the Nationals could not stop the Mets in 12 innings, 6-5.
Austin Romine got 3 hits and a walk, driving in 3 runs but the Yankees blew an early 5-0 lead and were stunned by the Orioles in 12 innings, 8-7.
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 1/2
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
Ozzie Albies, Chase Anderson, Brandon Belt, José Berríos, Xander Bogaerts, Dylan Bundy, Shane Carle, Gerrit Cole, Carlos Correa, Johnny Cueto, Matt Davidson, Adam Eaton, Maikel Franco, Kyle Gibson, Mychal Givens, Didi Gregorius, Adam Jones, Jakob Junis, Corey Kluber, Jon Lester, Reynaldo Lopez, Manny Machado, Kenta Maeda, Tyler Mahle, Carlos Martinez, Andrew McCutchen, Colin Moran, Charlie Morton, Shohei Ohtani (As Hitter), Shohei Ohtani (As Pitcher), Joe Panik, Luis Perdomo, Gregory Polanco, Hanley Ramirez, Justin Smoak, Jameson Taillon, Vince Velasquez, Christian Villanueva, Trevor Williams
Guys Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB 2017 MLB,
Tim Anderson, Tyler Austin, Trevor Bauer, Josh Bell, Matthew Boyd, Kole Calhoun, Wellington Castillo, Yonny Chirinos, Derek Dietrich, Edwin Encarnacion, Wilmer Font, Michael Fulmer, Scooter Gennett, Tyler Glasnow, Carlos Gonzalez, Yasmani Grandal, Zack Greinke, Tommy Kahnle, Ian Kennedy, Matt Koch, Juan Lagares, Jed Lowrie, Joey Lucchesi, Dixon Machado, Jose Martinez, Tommy Pham, Anthony Rendon, Clayton Richard, Sal Romano, Austin Romine, Yolmer Sanchez, Jonathan Schoop, Justin Upton, Luke Weaver, Alex Wood
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