Who Owned Baseball May 6, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Mike Trout had his third consecutive 3 hit game, reaching base 4 times altogether. homering, stealing a base and driving in 3 to push the Angels into first place alone with an 8-2 victory in Seattle.

Domingo German threw 6 no hit innings, striking out 9 Cleveland batters along the way in his first major league start. The Yankees bullpen would give up the no hitter and the lead, but New York staged a dramatic 9th inning comeback to walk off 7-4 winners.

Ian Desmond homered twice in the Rockies 3-2 win over the Mets.

Chad Kuhl allowed 1 hit and struck out 8 Brewers over 7 shutout innings as the Pirates rolled to a 9-0 laugher.

They all owned baseball on May 6, 2018

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Carlos Gomez got 3 hits, including a game tying homer in the 8th. But the Rays fell to Detroit, 2-1.

Mike Clevinger took a 1 hit shutout into the 8th. He would allow 2 runs and struck out 10 Yankees over 7 1/3 innings. But Cleveland’s bullpen had a total meltdown in the 8th and 9th innings and blew the 7-4 final.

Joey Votto went 4 for 5 with a homer, a double and and 4 RBI in the Reds 8-5 loss to Miami.

Jake Arrieta allowed 2 hits and 1 run over 6 strong innings but got a no decision as the Nationals walked off over the Phillies, 5-4.

Leaders for American League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2018

Mike Trout, – 4
Mookie Betts, – 3
Matt Davidson, – 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
Jake Arrieta, – 1 1/2
Chad Bettis, – 1 1/2
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, Tim Anderson, Homer Bailey,  Andrew Benintendi, Matthew Boyd, Walker Buehler, Trevor Cahill, Lorenzo Cain, Shane Carle, Nicholas Castellanos, Bartolo Colon, Ian Desmond, Danny Duffy, Adam Eaton, Todd Frazier, Greg Garcia, Jarlin Garcia, Kevin Gausman, Domingo German, Mychal Givens, Adrian Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Mitch Haniger, Alen Hanson, J. A. Happ, Austin Hedges, Kyle Hendricks, Teoscar Hernandez, Aaron Hicks, Rhys Hoskins, Nick Hundley, Ian Kennedy,  Clayton Kershaw, Nick Kingham, Chad Kuhl, 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, Eddie Rosario, 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,Joey Votto, Zack Wheeler,

Players Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB 2017 MLB,

Nick Ahmed, Abraham Almonte, 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, Mike Clevinger, Khris Davis, Nicky Delmonico, Derek Dietrich, Adam Duvall, Edwin Encarnacion, Jacob Faria, Mike Fiers, Wilmer Font, Freddie Freeman, Michael Fulmer, Tyler Glasnow, Carlos Gomez, Carlos Gonzalez, Yasmani Grandal, Junior Guerra, Yuli Gurriel, Cole Hamels, Jason Hammel, Derek Holland, Chris Iannetta, Tommy Kahnle, Matt Kemp, Howie Kendrick, Max Kepler, Dallas Keuchel, Matt Koch, Juan Lagares, Joey Lucchesi, Seth Lugo, Dixon Machado, Matt Magill, Steven Matz, 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, Luke Weaver, Alex Wood, Ryan Zimmerman, Jordan Zimmermann

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