Who Owned Baseball April 30, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB
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Xander Bogaerts got 3 hits, including a go ahead grand slam, to power Boston past Kansas City, 10-6.
Charlie Morton took a no hitter into the 6th and a shutout into the 8th, finishing with 7 2/3 innings, 2 hits and 1 run while striking out 10 Yankees as the Astros won the first game of the ALCS rematch, 2-1.
A. J. Pollock homered three times to help the Diamondbacks beat the stumbling Dodgers, 8-5.
Zack Greinke struck out 10 Dodgers over 6 innings, allowing 2 runs and added a single, double and RBI of his own to earn the 8-5 decision for Arizona.
They all owned baseball on April 29, 2018
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Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Max Kepler doubled twice and tripled, but the Twins dropped the 7-5 game to Toronto.
Jordan Zimmermann threw 7 shutout innings, allowing 2 hits and striking out 5 Rays. He would not get the decision as the Tigers fell short in a wild 9th inning for a 3-2 final.
Yasmani Grandal got 3 hits, including 2 doubles, scoring twice in the Dodgers 8-5 loss to Arizona.
Kyle Freeland allowed 3 runs over 7 innings, striking out 5 Cubs but the Rockies were on the short end of a 3-2 final.
Leaders for American League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2018
Mookie Betts, – 2
Didi Gregorius, – 2
Hanley Ramirez, – 2
Leaders for National League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2018
Bryce Harper, – 3 1/2
Javier Baez, – 2 1/2
Brandon Belt, – 2
Ozzie Albies, – 1 1/2
Asdrubal Cabrera, – 1 1/2
Maikel Franco, – 1 1/2
Scooter Gennett, – 1 1/2
Jose Martinez, – 1 1/2
Leaders for American League Pitchers in Who Owned Baseball for 2018
Leaders for National League Pitchers Who Owned Baseball for 2018
Trevor Williams, – 1 1/2
Players Who Owned Baseball For One Day in 2017 MLB
Ronald Acuña Jr., Matt Adams, Chase Anderson, Jake Arrieta, Homer Bailey, Andrew Benintendi, Matthew Boyd, Lorenzo Cain, Shane Carle, Nicholas Castellanos, Bartolo Colon, Patrick Corbin, Danny Duffy, Adam Eaton, Todd Frazier, Greg Garcia, Jarlin Garcia, Mychal Givens, Adrian Gonzalez, Jon Gray, Mitch Haniger, J. A. Happ, Ryon Healy, Austin Hedges, Teoscar Hernandez, Aaron Hicks, Rhys Hoskins, Ian Kennedy, Clayton Kershaw, Nick Kingham, Reynaldo Lopez, Jed Lowrie, Tyler Mahle, Starling Marte, Carlos Martinez, Andrew McCutchen, Daniel Mengden, Yoan Moncada, Colin Moran, Mike Moustakas, Wil Myers, Shohei Ohtani (As Hitter), Shohei Ohtani (As Pitcher), Daniel Palka, Joe Panik, James Paxton, David Peralta, Jose Peraza, Luis Perdomo, Gregory Polanco, A. J. Pollock, Rick Porcello, Jose Quintana, J. T. Realmuto, Josh Reddick, Garrett Richards, Tanner Roark, Tyson Ross, CC Sabathia, Anibal Sanchez, Gary Sanchez, Corey Seager, Luis Severino, Andrelton Simmons, Tyler Skaggs, Justin Smoak, Denard Span, Stephen Strasburg, Jameson Taillon, Chris Tillman, Vince Velasquez, Christian Villanueva, Zack Wheeler,
Players Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB 2017 MLB,
Nick Ahmed, Abraham Almonte, Tim Anderson, Nolan Arenado, Tyler Austin, Trevor Bauer, Matt Belisle, Josh Bell, Chad Bettis, Ty Blach, Charlie Blackmon, Justin Bour, Alex Bregman, Lewis Brinson, Kole Calhoun, Wellington Castillo, Francisco Cervelli, Yonny Chirinos, Khris Davis, Nicky Delmonico, Derek Dietrich, Adam Duvall, Edwin Encarnacion, Eduardo Escobar, Jacob Faria, Mike Fiers, Wilmer Font, Freddie Freeman, Michael Fulmer, Kevin Gausman, Tyler Glasnow, Carlos Gonzalez, Yasmani Grandal, Junior Guerra, Yuli Gurriel, Cole Hamels, Jason Hammel, Kyle Hendricks, Derek Holland, Chris Iannetta, Tommy Kahnle, Howie Kendrick, Max Kepler, Matt Koch, Dallas Keuchel, Juan Lagares, Francisco Liriano, Joey Lucchesi, Dixon Machado, Matt Magill, Nick Markakis, Hernan Perez, Tommy Pham, Kevin Pillar, Buster Posey, Anthony Rendon, Clayton Richard, Trevor Richards, Sean Rodriguez, Austin Romine, Chris Sale, Yolmer Sanchez, Miguel Sano, Jonathan Schoop, Kyle Schwarber, George Springer, Noah Syndergaard, Justin Upton, Jose Urena, Joey Votto, Luke Weaver, Alex Wood, Ryan Zimmerman, Jordan Zimmermann
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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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