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Who Owned Baseball May 4, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

Walker Buehler

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Walker Buehler threw 6 no hit innings to set up the Dodgers combined 8-0 no hitter of the Padres in Monterrey, Mexico.

Gerrit Cole threw a complete game 1 hit shutout, striking out 16 Diamondbacks as the Astros rolled, 8-0.

Bryce Harper continued to shine as a lead off hitter, homering twice and drive in 3 as the Nationals beat the Phillies, 7-3.

Eduardo Escobar reached base 4 times including a pair of homers, to lead the Twins past the White Sox, 6-4.

They all owned baseball on May 4, 2018

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Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Seth Lugo came out of the bullpen to throw 3 innings of 1 hit shutout ball, striking out 3 Rockies. But the Mets comback fell just short, 8-7.

Francisco Liriano allowed 1 run over 7 innings but the Tigers bullpen blew the 4-2 game to Kansas City.

Asdrubal Cabrera tripled and homered in the Mets 8-7 loss to the Rockies.

Jose Ramirez got 3 hits including a 2 run game tying homer but the Yankees walked off against Cleveland, 7-6.

Leaders for American League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2018

Mookie Betts, – 3
Matt Davidson, – 3
Mike Trout, – 3
Xander Bogaerts, – 2
Carlos Correa, – 2
Didi Gregorius, – 2
Manny Machado, – 2
Hanley Ramirez, – 2
Jose Ramirez, – 2
Jose Abreu, – 1 1/2
Eduardo Escobar, – 1 1/2
Ryon Healy, – 1 1/2
Adam Jones, – 1 1/2
Leonys Martin, – 1 1/2

Leaders for National League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2018

Bryce Harper, – 4 1/2
Javier Baez, – 2 1/2
Matt Adams,  – 2
Brandon Belt, – 2
Asdrubal Cabrera, – 2
Ozzie Albies, – 1 1/2
Maikel Franco, – 1 1/2
Scooter Gennett, – 1 1/2
Nick Markakis, – 1 1/2
Jose Martinez, – 1 1/2
A. J. Pollock, – 1 1/2

Leaders for American League Pitchers in Who Owned Baseball for 2018

Charlie Morton, – 3 1/2
Gerrit Cole, – 3
Sean Manaea, – 2 1/2
Lance McCullers Jr., – 2 1/2
José Berríos, – 2
Jakob Junis, – 2
Corey Kluber, – 2
David Price, – 2
Luis Severino, – 2
Justin Verlander, – 2
Dylan Bundy, – 1 1/2
Carlos Carrasco, – 1 1/2
Kyle Gibson, – 1 1/2
James Paxton, – 1 1/2
Aaron Sanchez, – 1 1/2

Leaders for National League Pitchers Who Owned Baseball for 2018

Johnny Cueto, – 2 1/2
Jacob deGrom, – 2
Jon Gray, – 2
Hyun-Jin Ryu, – 2
Max Scherzer, – 2
Chris Stratton,  – 2
Patrick Corbin, – 1 1/2
Kyle Freeland, –  1 1/2
Zack Greinke, – 1 1/2
Jon Lester, – 1 1/2
Kenta Maeda, – 1 1/2
Ivan Nova, – 1 1/2
Sal Romano, – 1 1/2
Trevor Williams, – 1 1/2
Shohei Ohtani Combined Pitcher and Hitter WOB Total
Shohei Ohtani, – 2 (1 as Hitter, 1 as Pitcher)

Players Who Owned Baseball For One Day in 2017 MLB

Ronald Acuña Jr., Chase Anderson, Jake Arrieta, Homer Bailey,  Andrew Benintendi, Matthew Boyd, Walker Buehler, Lorenzo Cain, Shane Carle, Nicholas Castellanos, Bartolo Colon, Danny Duffy, Adam Eaton, Todd Frazier, Greg Garcia, Jarlin Garcia, Mychal Givens, Adrian Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Mitch Haniger, J. A. Happ, Austin Hedges, Kyle Hendricks, Teoscar Hernandez, Aaron Hicks, Rhys Hoskins, Nick Hundley, Ian Kennedy,  Clayton Kershaw, Nick Kingham, Francisco Lindor, Francisco Liriano, Reynaldo Lopez, Jed Lowrie, Tyler Mahle, Starling Marte, Carlos Martinez,  Andrew McCutchen, Daniel Mengden, Yoan Moncada, Colin Moran,  Mike Moustakas, Wil Myers, Sean Newcomb, Shohei Ohtani (As Hitter), Shohei Ohtani (As Pitcher), Daniel Palka, Joe Panik, David Peralta, Jose Peraza, Luis Perdomo, Gregory Polanco, Rick Porcello, Adam Putko, Jose Quintana, J. T. Realmuto, Josh Reddick, Garrett Richards, Tanner Roark, Tyson Ross, CC Sabathia, Anibal Sanchez, Gary Sanchez, Corey Seager, Andrelton Simmons, Tyler Skaggs, Justin Smoak, Yangervis Solarte, Denard Span, Stephen Strasburg, Jameson Taillon, Julio Teheran, Chris Tillman, Nick Tropeano, Jose Urena, 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, 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, Joey Lucchesi, Seth Lugo, Dixon Machado, Matt Magill, Mitch Moreland, Hernan Perez, Tommy Pham, Kevin Pillar, Buster Posey, Anthony Rendon, Clayton Richard, Trevor Richards, Anthony Rizzo, Sean Rodriguez, Austin Romine, Chris Sale, Yolmer Sanchez, Miguel Sano, Jonathan Schoop, Kyle Schwarber, George Springer, Noah Syndergaard, Justin Upton, 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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