Who Owned Baseball May 1, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB
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Jon Gray threw 7 strong innings, allowing 1 run and striking out 6 Cubs in the Rockies 3-1 victory.
Matt Adams went 3 for 4 with 2 homers to help the Nationals clobber the Pirates 12-4.
Nick Tropeano allowed just 1 hit over 6 1/3 shutout innings. He did not get the decision but helped set up the Angels 3-2 walk off win over Baltimore.
Dee Gordon collected 5 hits, including a double, stealing 2 bases and scoring as Seattle topped the A’s, 6-3.
They all owned baseball on May 1, 2018
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Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Kyle Hendricks pitched into the 8th, finishing with 7 2/3 innings, 4 hits, 3 runs and striking out 5 Rockies but was on the wrong end of a 3-1 decision for the Cubs.
Yoenis Cespedes singled twice, homered and threw out a runner at the plate in the Mets 3-2 loss to Atlanta.
Justin Verlander struck out 14 Yankees over 8 innings of 3 hit, shutout ball. But the Astros bullpen allowed all of the runs in the 9th of the 4-0 final.
Mitch Moreland went 3 for 6, including a homer, but the Red Sox lost 7-6 in 13 innings.
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
Matt Adams, – 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., 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, Dee Gordon, Mitch Haniger, J. A. Happ, Ryon Healy, Austin Hedges, Kyle Hendricks, 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, Nick Tropeano, 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, Yoenis Cespedes, 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, 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, Mitch Moreland, 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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