Who Owned Baseball May 8, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB


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James Paxton threw the 6th no hitter in Seattle Mariners history, striking out 7 Blue Jays for the 5-0 final.

Giancarlo Stanton reached base 3 times and homered twice, adding a stolen base as well, as the Yankees won the first showdown with the Red Sox, 3-2.

Jeremy Hellickson took a perfect game into the 7th, finishing with 6 2/3 shutout innings, 2 hits and 8 strikeouts to help the Nationals blank the Padres, 4-0.

Eugenio Suarez singled twice and doubled, driving in 4 in the Reds 7-2 beating of the Mets.

They all owned baseball on May 8, 2018

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Blake Snell allowed 1 run over 6 1/3 innings, striking out 5 Braves but his Rays were blanked 1-0.

Welington Castillo homered twice, knocking in 3, in the White Sox 10-6 defeat by the Pirates.

Clayton Richard threw 8 strong innings, allowing 3 runs, walking none and striking out 8 Nationals. But he took the hard luck 4-0 decision for San Diego.

Yasmani Grandal reached base 3 times, including a homer, but the spiraling Dodgers lost again, 8-5, to Arizona in 12 innings.

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
Leonys Martin, – 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
George Springer, – 1 1/2

Leaders for National League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2018

Bryce Harper, – 4 1/2
Matt Adams,  – 2 1/2
Javier Baez, – 2 1/2
Brandon Belt, – 2
Asdrubal Cabrera, – 2
Scooter Gennett, – 2
Ozzie Albies, – 1 1/2
Maikel Franco, – 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, Welington Castillo, Bartolo Colon, Ian Desmond, Danny Duffy, Adam Eaton, Zach Eflin, Todd Frazier, Greg Garcia, Jarlin Garcia, Kevin Gausman, Domingo German, Mychal Givens, Adrian Gonzalez, Dee Gordon, Yasmani Grandal, Mitch Haniger, Alen Hanson, J. A. Happ, Austin Hedges, Jeremy Hellickson, 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, Clayton Richard, Garrett Richards, Tanner Roark, Fernando Romero, Eddie Rosario, Tyson Ross, CC Sabathia, Anibal Sanchez, Gary Sanchez, Corey Seager, Andrelton Simmons, Tyler Skaggs, Justin Smoak, Yangervis Solarte, Denard Span, Giancarlo Stanton, Stephen Strasburg, Eugenio Suarez, 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, 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, Junior Guerra, Yuli Gurriel, Cole Hamels, Jason Hammel, Derek Holland, Jared Hughes, 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, Trevor Richards, Anthony Rizzo, Sean Rodriguez, Austin Romine, Chris Sale, Yolmer Sanchez, Miguel Sano, Jonathan Schoop, Kyle Schwarber, Blake Snell, Noah Syndergaard, Justin Upton, Luke Weaver, Alex Wood, Ryan Zimmerman, Jordan Zimmermann

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