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

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Corey Kluber tossed a complete game 3 hit shutout of the Angels, striking out 7 and earning the 3-0 victory for Cleveland.

Zack Wheeler struck out 9 in 7 shutout innings as the Mets blanked Atlanta, 3-0.

Josh Reddick went 3 for 5 with a homer and 3 RBI to help the Astros blow out the Dodgers. 14-0.

Nick Ahmed reached base 4 times, including 2 homers, driving in 4, as the first place Diamondbacks clubbed the Giants, 9-3.

They all owned baseball on August 4, 2018

To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings, plus see who gained 1/2 WOB’s – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON OR SCROLL DOWN.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

 

Jordan Zimmermann pitched into the 7th, allowing 2 runs in 6 1/3 innings. He took the hard luck 2-1 defeat by Detroit in Oakland.

Alex Gordon got 2 hits and drove in 2 runs in the Royals 8-2 loss to Minnesota.

Andrew McCutchen went 5 for 5 with a homer but could not end the Giants slide as they fell to Arizona, 9-3.

Leaders for American League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2018

Mike Trout, – 9 1/2
Khris Davis, – 5 1/2
Alex Bregman, – 5
Francisco Lindor, – 5
Eddie Rosario, – 5 (AL ONLY)
Mookie Betts, – 4
Nelson Cruz, – 4
Manny Machado, – 4 (AL ONLY)
Jose Ramirez, – 4
Andrew Benintendi, – 3 1/2
Matt Davidson, – 3 1/2
Ryon Healy, – 3 1/2
Justin Smoak, – 3 1/2
Miguel Andujar, – 3
Xander Bogaerts, – 3
Shin-Soo Choo, – 3
Mitch Haniger, – 3
Aaron Hicks, – 3
Josh Reddick, – 3
Nicholas Castellanos, – 2 1/2
Evan Gattis, – 2 1/2
Didi Gregorius, – 2 1/2
Leonys Martin, – 2 1/2
J. D. Martinez, – 2 1/2
Daniel Palka, – 2 1/2
George Springer, – 2 1/2
Jose Abreu, – 2
Yonder Alonso, – 2
Jose Altuve, – 2
Matt Chapman, – 2
Carlos Correa, – 2
Eduardo Escobar, – 2
Brett Gardner, – 2
Curtis Granderson, – 2
Adam Jones, – 2
Jed Lowrie, – 2
Yoan Moncada, – 2
Shohei Ohtani, – 2 (As Hitter),
Stephen Piscotty, – 2
Hanley Ramirez, – 2
Gary Sanchez, – 2
Yangervis Solarte, – 2
Giancarlo Stanton, – 2
Tim Anderson,- 1 1/2
Yuli Gurriel, – 1 1/2
Mike Moustakas, – 1 1/2 (AL ONLY)
Jonathan Schoop, – 1 1/2
Denard Span, – 1 1/2
Gleyber Torres, – 1 1/2
Leaders for National League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2018
Bryce Harper – 6 1/2
Javier Baez – 5 1/2
Scooter Gennett – 5 1/2
Matt Carpenter, – 4
Matt Kemp – 4
Ozzie Albies – 3 1/2
Matt Adams – 3
Brandon Belt – 3
Asdrubal Cabrera – 3
Yadier Molina, – 3
J. T. Realmuto, – 3
Anthony Rendon, – 3
Mark Reynolds – 3
Scott Schebler, – 3
Lorenzo Cain, – 2 1/2
Freddie Freeman – 2 1/2
Paul Goldschmidt, – 2 1/2
Carlos Gonzalez – 2 1/2
Yasmani Grandal, – 2 1/2
Nick Markakis – 2 1/2
Jose Martinez – 2 1/2
Max Muncy – 2 1/2
Anthony Rizzo – 2 1/2
Nick Ahmed, – 2
Nolan Arenado, – 2
Brandon Crawford, – 2
Ian Desmond –  2
Corey Dickerson, – 2
Maikel Franco – 2
Odubel Herrera, – 2
Rhys Hoskins, – 2
Andrew McCutchen, – 2
Wil Myers, – 2
Brandon Nimmo, – 2
David Peralta, – 2
Jose Peraza, – 2
Joc Pederson, – 2
A. J. Pollock – 2
Yasiel Puig, – 2
Juan Soto, – 2
Trevor Story, – 2
Eugenio Suarez – 2
Christian Villanueva, – 2
Ronald Acuña – 1 1/2
Josh Bell,  – 1 1/2
Starlin Castro, – 1 1/2
Charlie Culberson – 1 1/2
Adam Duvall – 1 1/2
Todd Frazier, – 1 1/2
David Freese, – 1 1/2
DJ LeMahieu, – 1 1/2
Starling Marte, – 1 1/2
Devin Mesoraco – 1 1/2
Gregory Polanco, – 1 1/2
Buster Posey, – 1 1/2
JT Riddle, – 1 1/2
Amed Rosario, – 1 1/2
Pablo Sandoval, – 1 1/2
Kolten Wong, – 1 1/2

Leaders for American League Pitchers in Who Owned Baseball for 2018

Chris Sale, – 8
Charlie Morton, – 7
José Berríos, – 6
Corey Kluber, – 6
James Paxton, – 5 1/2
Trevor Bauer, – 5
Justin Verlander, – 5
Carlos Carrasco – 4 1/2
Gerrit Cole, – 4 1/2
Kyle Gibson, – 4
Rick Porcello, – 4
Luis Severino – 4
Nathan Eovaldi, – 3 1/2
Andrew Heaney – 3 1/3
Dallas Keuchel – 3 1/2
Lance McCullers Jr.  – 3 1/2
Dylan Bundy, – 3
Danny Duffy, – 3
Reynaldo Lopez, – 3
Daniel Mengden, – 3
David Price, – 3
Eduardo Rodriguez, – 3
Blake Snell, – 3
Mike Clevinger, – 2 1/2
Kevin Gausman, – 2 1/2
Domingo German, – 2 1/2
Cole Hamels, – 2 1/2 (AL ONLY)
Mike Leake, – 2 1/2
Sean Manaea, – 2 1/2
Tyler Skaggs, – 2 1/2
Matthew Boyd, – 2
Bartolo Colon, – 2
Mike Fiers, – 2
Lucas Giolito, – 2
Marco Gonzales, – 2
Jakob Junis, – 2
James Shields, – 2
Jordan Zimmermann, 2
Trevor Cahill, – 1 1/2
Jesse Chavez – 1 1/2
Junior Guerra, – 1 1/2
Ian Kennedy, – 1 1/2
Francisco Liriano, – 1 1/2
Lance Lynn,  – 1 1/2,
Garrett Richards, – 1 1/2
Carlos Rodon, – 1 1/2
Aaron Sanchez, – 1 1/2
Masahiro Tanaka,  – 1 1/2

Leaders for National League Pitchers Who Owned Baseball for 2018

Max Scherzer, – 9
Jacob deGrom, – 8
Zack Greinke, – 5 1/2
Aaron Nola, – 5 1/2
Julio Teheran, – 5
Kenta Maeda, – 4 1/2
Jake Arrieta, – 4
Tanner Roark, – 3 1/2
Zack Wheeler, – 3 1/2
Tyler Anderson, – 3
Freddy Peralta, – 3
Clayton Richard, – 3
Stephen Strasburg, – 3
Vince Velasquez, – 3
Chase Anderson, – 2 1/2
Walker Buehler, – 2 1/2
Madison Bumgarner, – 2 1/2
Patrick Corbin, – 2 1/2
Johnny Cueto, – 2 1/2
Jack Flaherty, – 2 1/2
Kyle Freeland, – 2 1/2
Jon Lester, – 2 1/2
Steven Matz, – 2 1/2
Sean Newcomb, – 2 1/2
José Quintana, – 2 1/2
Tyson Ross,  – 2 1/2
Chris Stratton, – 2 1/2
Trevor Williams, – 2 1/2
Jhoulys Chacin, – 2
Mike Foltynewicz, – 2
Gio Gonzalez, – 2
Jon Gray, – 2
Rich Hill, – 2
Eric Lauer, – 2
Miles Mikolas, – 2
Hyun-Jin Ryu, – 2
Anibal Sanchez, – 2
Jameson Taillon, – 2
Jose Urena, – 2
Luke Weaver, – 2
Homer Bailey, – 1 1/2
Chad Bettis, – 1 1/2
Ty Blach, – 1 1/2
Shane Carle, – 1 1/2
Zack Godley, – 1 1/2
Junior Guerra, – 1 1/2
Kyle Hendricks, – 1 1/2
Nick Kingham, – 1 1/2
Pablo Lopez, – 1 1/2
Mike Montgomery, – 1 1/2
Joe Musgrove, – 1 1/2
Ivan Nova, – 1 1/2
Dereck Rodriguez, – 1 1/2
Sal Romano, – 1 1/2
Dan Straily, – 1 1/2
Andrew Suarez, – 1 1/2
Michael Wacha, – 1 1/2
Shohei Ohtani Combined Pitcher and Hitter WOB Total
Shohei Ohtani, – 3 (2 as Hitter, 1 as Pitcher)

Players Who Owned Baseball For One Day in 2017 MLB

Ehire Adrianza, Jesus Aguilar, Greg Allen, Brian Anderson, Franklin Barreto, Greg Bird, Ryan Boruki, Kole Calhoun, Johan Camargo, Andrew Cashner, Welington Castillo, Francisco Cervelli, Wei-Yin Chen, Steve Chisek, Willson Contreras, Dylan Covey, Chris Davis, Rafael Devers, Yandy Diaz, Derek Dietrich, Adam Eaton, Zach Eflin, Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Engel, Marco Estrada, Heath Fillmyer, Doug Fister, Freddy Galvis, John Gant, Avisail Garcia, Greg Garcia, Jarlin Garcia, Mychal Givens, Tyler Glasnow, Austin Gomber, Adrian Gonzalez, Niko Goodrum, Dee Gordon, Sonny Gray, Randal Grichuk, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., J. A. Happ, Josh Harrison, Austin Hedges, Jeremy Hellickson, Felix Hernandez, Teoscar Hernandez, David Hess, Jason Heyward, Eric Hosmer, Nick Hundley, Travis Jankowski, Areil Jurado, Brad Keller, Clayton Kershaw, Chad Kuhl, Wade LeBlanc, Reynaldo Lopez, Seth Lugo, Jordan Luplow, Jordan Lyles, Tyler Mahle, Luke Maile, German Marquez, Carlos Martinez, Joe Mauer, Whit Merrifield, Tommy Milone, Mike Minor, Frankie Montas, Kendrys Morales, Colin Moran, Yairo Munoz, Daniel Murphy, Omar Navarez, Rougned Odor, Jake Odorizzi, Shohei Ohtani (As Pitcher), Matt Olson, Marcell Ozuna, Joe Panik, Steve Pearce, Joc Pederson, Luis Perdomo, Salvador Perez, Tommy Pham, Nick Pivetta, Jurickson Profar, Albert Pujols, Adam Putko, Wilson Ramos, Trevor Richards, Joey Rickard, Fernando Romero, CC Sabathia, Kyle Schwarber, Corey Seager, Kyle Seager, Antonio Senzatela, Travis Shaw, Andrelton Simmons, Caleb Smith, Will Smith, Jorge Soler, Michael Soroka, Marcus Stroman, Noah Syndergaard, Chris Tillman, Blake Treinen, Nick Tropeano, Justin Turner, Trea Turner, Luis Valbuena, Joey Votto, Nick Williams. Christian Yelich

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

Abraham Almonte, Albert Almora Jr., Tyler Austin, Harrison Bader, Jaime Barria, Chris Bassitt, Jose Bautista, Matt Belisle, Christian Bergman, Chad Bettis, Shane Bieber, Charlie Blackmon, Justin Bour, Michael Brantley, Lewis Brinson, Jeimer Candelario,  Yoenis Cespedes, Yonny Chirinos, Alex Cobb, Michael Conforto, Elias Diaz, Nicky Delmonico, Odrisamer Despaigne, Brian Dozier, Lucas Duda, Jacob Faria, Johnny Field, Wilmer Font, Michael Fulmer, Joey Gallo, Jaime Garcia, Evan Gattis, Sam Gaviglio, Carlos Gomez, Alex Gordon, Daniel Gossett, Robbie Grossman, Robert Gsellman, Jason Hammel, Ian Happ, Blaine Hardy, Cesar Hernandez, David Hernandez, John Hicks, Jonathan Holder, Derek Holland, Jared Hughes, Chris Iannetta, Jon Jay, Brian Johnson, Aaron Judge, Tommy Kahnle, Howie Kendrick, Ian Kennedy, Max Kepler, Scott Kingery, Matt Koch, Juan Lagares, Joey Lucchesi, Dixon Machado, Matt Magill, Trey Mancini, Ketel Marte, T. J. McFarland, Austin Meadows, Wade Miley, Kendrys Morales, Mitch Moreland, Logan Morrison, John Ryan Murphy, Hunter Pence, Hernan Perez, Martin Perez, Kevin Pillar, Daniel PoncedeleonAustin Pruitt, Robbie Ray, Sean Rodriguez, Miguel Rojas, Austin Romine, Yolmer Sanchez, Miguel Sano, Hector Santiago, Jean Segura, Marcus Semien, J. B. Shuck, Max Stassi, Jackson Stephens, Ross Stripling, Eric Thames, Mark Trumbo, Sam Tuivailala, Justin Upton, José Váldez, Danny Valencia, Jesse Winkler, Alex Wood, Ryan Yarbrough, Ryan Zimmerman, 

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