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Who Owned Baseball May 16, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Justin Verlander blanked the Angers with a complete game, 5 hit shutout where he recorded his 2,500th career strikeout in the Astros 2-0 win.

Justin Smoak homered, doubled and walked, driving in 3 to help the Blue Jays pound the Mets, 12-1.

Nick Pivetta struck out 11 Orioles over 7 innings, allowing 2 hits and 1 run to earn the 4-1 decision for Philadelphia.

Starlin Castro got 4 hits, including a double, driving in a run and scoring another as the Marlins rallied to top the Dodgers, 6-5.

They all owned baseball on May 16, 2018

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Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Christian Bergman threw 7 shutout innings, striking out 5 Rangers but the Seattle bullpen lost the 5-1 game.

Logan Morrison reached base 3 times, including a homer, but the Twins fell to St. Louis, 7-5.

José Váldez gave the Giants a pair of perfect innings in relief to give the Giants a chance in the late innings. The Reds held on for a 6-3 victory.

Yasmani Grandal homered, then singled home a run and scored another run in a game tying rally. The Dodgers would eventually drop the 6-5 final in Miami.

Leaders for American League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2018

Mike Trout, – 4
Mookie Betts, – 3
Matt Davidson, – 3
Justin Smoak, – 2 1/2
Xander Bogaerts, – 2
Carlos Correa, – 2
Didi Gregorius, – 2
Mitch Haniger, – 2
Francisco Lindor, – 2
Manny Machado, – 2
Leonys Martin, – 2
Daniel Palka, – 2
Hanley Ramirez, – 2
Jose Ramirez, – 2
Jose Abreu, – 1 1/2
Andrew Benintendi, – 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 1/2
Asdrubal Cabrera, – 2
Scooter Gennett, – 2
Ozzie Albies, – 1 1/2
Maikel Franco, – 1 1/2
Freddie Freeman, 1 1/2
Nick Markakis, – 1 1/2
Jose Martinez, – 1 1/2
A. J. Pollock, – 1 1/2
Anthony Rizzo, – 1 1/2
Eugenio Suarez, – 1 1/2

Leaders for American League Pitchers in Who Owned Baseball for 2018

Charlie Morton, – 4 1/2
José Berríos, – 3
Gerrit Cole, – 3
Justin Verlander, – 3
Carlos Carrasco, – 2 1/2
Sean Manaea, – 2 1/2
Lance McCullers Jr., – 2 1/2
Jakob Junis, – 2
Corey Kluber, – 2
David Price, – 2
Luis Severino, – 2
Dylan Bundy, – 1 1/2
Kyle Gibson, – 1 1/2
Junior Guerra, – 1 1/2
Cole Hamels, – 1 1/2
Dallas Keuchel, – 1 1/2
Reynaldo Lopez, –  1 1/2
James Paxton, – 1 1/2
Aaron Sanchez, – 1 1/2

Leaders for National League Pitchers Who Owned Baseball for 2018

Max Scherzer, – 3
Johnny Cueto, – 2 1/2
Jake Arrieta, – 2
Jacob deGrom, – 2
Jon Gray, – 2
Zack Greinke, – 2
Tanner Roark, – 2
Hyun-Jin Ryu, – 2
Stephen Strasburg, – 2
Chris Stratton,  – 2
Julio Teheran, – 2
Chad Bettis, – 1 1/2
Patrick Corbin, – 1 1/2
Kyle Freeland, –  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,  Matthew Boyd, Walker Buehler, Trevor Cahill, Lorenzo Cain, Shane Carle, Nicholas Castellanos, Welington Castillo, Starlin Castro, Bartolo Colon, Willson Contreras, Ian Desmond, Danny Duffy, Adam Eaton, Zach Eflin, Todd Frazier, Greg Garcia, Jarlin Garcia, Brett Gardner, Kevin Gausman, Domingo German, Mychal Givens, Adrian Gonzalez, Niko Goodrum, Dee Gordon, Yasmani Grandal, J. A. Happ, Andrew Heaney, Austin Hedges, Jeremy Hellickson, Kyle Hendricks, Teoscar Hernandez, Aaron Hicks, Rhys Hoskins, Nick Hundley, Ian Kennedy,  Clayton Kershaw, Nick Kingham, Chad Kuhl, Francisco Liriano, Jed Lowrie, Jordan Lyles, Tyler Mahle, Luke Maile, Starling Marte, Carlos Martinez,  Andrew McCutchen, Daniel Mengden, Devin Mesoraco, Yoan Moncada, Colin Moran,  Mike Moustakas, Wil Myers, Sean Newcomb, Shohei Ohtani (As Hitter), Shohei Ohtani (As Pitcher), Joe Panik, David Peralta, Freddy Peralta, Jose Peraza, Luis Perdomo, Nick Pivetta, Gregory Polanco, Rick Porcello, Adam Putko, Jose Quintana, J. T. Realmuto, Josh Reddick, Mark Reynolds, Clayton Richard, Garrett Richards, Joey Rickard, Eduardo Rodriguez, Fernando Romero, Eddie Rosario, Tyson Ross, CC Sabathia, Chris Sale, Anibal Sanchez, Gary Sanchez, Corey Seager, Kyle Seager, Andrelton Simmons, Tyler Skaggs, Yangervis Solarte, Denard Span, Giancarlo Stanton, Trevor Story, Jameson Taillon, 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, Albert Almora Jr., Nolan Arenado, Tyler Austin, Harrison Bader, Jaime Barria, Trevor Bauer, Matt Belisle, Josh Bell, Christian Bergman, Chad Bettis, Ty Blach, Charlie Blackmon, Justin Bour, Michael Brantley, Alex Bregman, Lewis Brinson, Kole Calhoun, Francisco Cervelli, Yoenis Cespedes, Jhoulys Chacin, Jesse Chavez, Yonny Chirinos, Mike Clevinger, Khris Davis, Nicky Delmonico, Derek Dietrich, Brian Dozier, Adam Duvall, Edwin Encarnacion, Jacob Faria, Mike Fiers, Doug Fister, Wilmer Font, Michael Fulmer, Tyler Glasnow, Carlos Gomez, Carlos Gonzalez, Gio Gonzalez, Robert Gsellman, Yuli Gurriel, Jason Hammel, John Hicks, Jonathan Holder, Derek Holland, Jared Hughes, Chris Iannetta, Travis Jankowski, Tommy Kahnle, Matt Kemp, Howie Kendrick, Max Kepler, Matt Koch, Juan Lagares, Joey Lucchesi, Seth Lugo, Dixon Machado, Matt Magill, Steven Matz, Whit Merrifield, Mitch Moreland, Logan Morrison, Jake Odorizzi, Hernan Perez, Tommy Pham, Kevin Pillar, Buster Posey, Anthony Rendon, Trevor Richards, Sean Rodriguez, Austin Romine, Yolmer Sanchez, Miguel Sano, Jonathan Schoop, Kyle Schwarber, Blake Snell, Jackson Stephens, Noah Syndergaard, Justin Upton, José Váldez, Michael Wacha, Luke Weaver, Alex Wood, Ryan Zimmerman, Jordan Zimmermann

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