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Who Owned Baseball August 13, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Ronald Acuña led off both games of the double header with a homer. Over the two games, he reached base 7 times, driving in 5 runs, scoring 4 and stole a base as the Braves swept the twin bill from Miami, 9-1 and 6-1.

Nicholas Castellanos went 5 for 5 with a homer and 5 RBI as the Tigers topped the White Sox, 9-5.

Mike Foltynewicz threw 8 innings, allowing 1 run and struck out 7 Marlins en route to a 6-1 victory for the Braves.

Sean Manaea pitched into the 8th, finishing with 7 2/3 innings, allowing 5 hits and 2 runs, striking out 3 Mariners. The A’s bullpen struggled but held on to win, 8-5.

They all owned baseball on August 13, 2018

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Earning 1/2 WOBs:

 

Juan Soto homered and walked, driving in 2, but the Nationals were on the wrong end of a walk off homer again, 7-6 in St. Louis.

Mitch Haniger led the Mariners to a wild comeback attempt, going 3 for 5 with 2 RBI, that came up just short in Oakland, 7-6.

Clayton Kershaw threw 8 innings, allowing 1 run, struck out 9 Giants and hit an RBI double. He did not get the decision as the Dodger bullpen melted down in the 9th to lose, 5-2.

Luis Santos kept Toronto in the game with a pair of shutout innings out of the bullpen, striking out 3 Royals. It was too little, too late as the Blue Jays fell, 3-1.

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 1/2
Nicholas Castellanos, – 4
Nelson Cruz, – 4
Manny Machado, – 4 (AL ONLY)
Jose Ramirez, – 4
Andrew Benintendi, – 3 1/2
Matt Davidson, – 3 1/2
Mitch Haniger, – 3 1/2
Ryon Healy, – 3 1/2
J. D. Martinez, – 3 1/2
Justin Smoak, – 3 1/2
Miguel Andujar, – 3
Xander Bogaerts, – 3
Shin-Soo Choo, – 3
Aaron Hicks, – 3
Jed Lowrie, – 3
Josh Reddick, – 3
Evan Gattis, – 2 1/2
Didi Gregorius, – 2 1/2
Leonys Martin, – 2 1/2
Daniel Palka, – 2 1/2
Denard Span, – 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
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
Adam Engel, – 1 1/2
Joey Gallo,  – 1 1/2
Yuli Gurriel, – 1 1/2
Whit Merrifield, – 1 1/2
Mike Moustakas, – 1 1/2 (AL ONLY)
Jonathan Schoop, – 1 1/2
Marcus Semien, – 1 1/2
Gleyber Torres, – 1 1/2
Mark Trumbo, – 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
Paul Goldschmidt, – 3 1/2
Nick Markakis – 3 1/2
Matt Adams – 3
Brandon Belt – 3
Asdrubal Cabrera – 3
Yadier Molina, – 3
Brandon Nimmo, – 3
David Peralta, – 3
J. T. Realmuto, – 3
Anthony Rendon, – 3
Mark Reynolds – 3
Scott Schebler, – 3
Ronald Acuña – 2 1/2
Lorenzo Cain, – 2 1/2
Brandon Crawford, – 2 1/2
Freddie Freeman – 2 1/2
Carlos Gonzalez – 2 1/2
Yasmani Grandal, – 2 1/2
Jose Martinez – 2 1/2
Max Muncy – 2 1/2
Anthony Rizzo – 2 1/2
Juan Soto, – 2 1/2
Nick Ahmed, – 2
Nolan Arenado, – 2
Johan Camargo, – 2
Ian Desmond –  2
Corey Dickerson, – 2
Maikel Franco – 2
Odubel Herrera, – 2
Rhys Hoskins, – 2
Andrew McCutchen, – 2
Wil Myers, – 2
Jose Peraza, – 2
Joc Pederson, – 2
A. J. Pollock – 2
Yasiel Puig, – 2
Trevor Story, – 2
Eugenio Suarez – 2
Christian Villanueva, – 2
Jesus Aguilar, – 1 1/2
Josh Bell,  – 1 1/2
Starlin Castro, – 1 1/2
Francisco Cervelli, – 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
Hunter Renfroe,  – 1 1/2
JT Riddle, – 1 1/2
Amed Rosario, – 1 1/2
Pablo Sandoval, – 1 1/2
Kolten Wong, – 1 1/2
Ryan Zimmerman,  – 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
Carlos Carrasco – 5 1/2
James Paxton, – 5 1/2
Trevor Bauer, – 5
Justin Verlander, – 5
Gerrit Cole, – 4 1/2
Dallas Keuchel – 4 1/2
Kyle Gibson, – 4
Rick Porcello, – 4
Luis Severino – 4
Nathan Eovaldi, – 3 1/2
Andrew Heaney – 3 1/3
Sean Manaea, – 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
Trevor Cahill, – 2 1/2
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
Lance Lynn,  – 2 1/2,
James Shields, – 2 1/2
Tyler Skaggs, – 2 1/2
Matthew Boyd, – 2
Bartolo Colon, – 2
Mike Fiers, – 2
Lucas Giolito, – 2
Marco Gonzales, – 2
J. A. Happ, – 2
Jakob Junis, – 2
Jordan Zimmermann, 2
Jesse Chavez – 1 1/2
Junior Guerra, – 1 1/2
Ian Kennedy, – 1 1/2
Francisco Liriano, – 1 1/2
Garrett Richards, – 1 1/2
Carlos Rodon, – 1 1/2
Aaron Sanchez, – 1 1/2
Marcus Stroman, – 1 1/2
Masahiro Tanaka,  – 1 1/2

Leaders for National League Pitchers Who Owned Baseball for 2018

Max Scherzer, – 9 1/2
Jacob deGrom, – 8
Zack Greinke, – 5 1/2
Aaron Nola, – 5 1/2
Julio Teheran, – 5
Jake Arrieta, – 4 1/2
Kenta Maeda, – 4 1/2
Tyler Anderson, – 3 1/2
Patrick Corbin, – 3 1/2
Kyle Freeland, – 3 1/2
Tanner Roark, – 3 1/2
Zack Wheeler, – 3 1/2
Trevor Williams, – 3 1/2
Walker Buehler, – 3
Madison Bumgarner, – 3
Mike Foltynewicz, – 3
Gio Gonzalez, – 3
Jon Gray, – 3
Freddy Peralta, – 3
Clayton Richard, – 3
Stephen Strasburg, – 3
Jameson Taillon, – 3
Vince Velasquez, – 3
Chase Anderson, – 2 1/2
Johnny Cueto, – 2 1/2
Jack Flaherty, – 2 1/2
Clayton Kershaw, – 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
Jhoulys Chacin, – 2
Heath Fillmyer, – 2
Rich Hill, – 2
Eric Lauer, – 2
Miles Mikolas, – 2
Hyun-Jin Ryu, – 2
Anibal Sanchez, – 2
Dan Straily, – 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
Zach Eflin, – 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
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 Earned a WOB in Both Leagues This Season
Mike Moustakas,  – 2 (1 1/2 with AL, 1/2 with NL)
Pitchers Who Earned a WOB in Both Leagues This Season
Cole Hamels,  – 3 1/2 (2 1/2 with AL, 1 with NL)

Players Who Owned Baseball For One Day in 2017 MLB

Ehire Adrianza, Greg Allen, Brian Anderson, Franklin Barreto, Shane Bieber, Greg Bird, Ryan Boruki, Kole Calhoun, Jeimer Candelario, Andrew Cashner, Welington Castillo, Wei-Yin Chen, Steve Chisek, Alex Cobb, Willson Contreras, Dylan Covey, Chris Davis, Anthony DeSclafani, Rafael Devers, Yandy Diaz, Derek Dietrich, Adam Eaton, Edwin Encarnacion, Marco Estrada, Doug Fister, Freddy Galvis, John Gant, Avisail Garcia, Greg Garcia, Jarlin Garcia, Mychal Givens, Tyler Glasnow, Austin Gomber, Adrian Gonzalez, Marwin Gonzalez, Niko Goodrum, Dee Gordon, Sonny Gray, Randal Grichuk, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., Ronald Guzman, Cole Hamels (NL Only), Josh Harrison, Austin Hedges, Jeremy Hellickson, Felix Hernandez, Teoscar Hernandez, David Hess, Jason Heyward, Eric Hosmer, Nick Hundley, Chris Ianetta, Edwin Jackson, Travis Jankowski, Areil Jurado, Brad Keller, Chad Kuhl, Wade LeBlanc, Reynaldo Lopez, Seth Lugo, Jordan Luplow, Jordan Lyles, Tyler Mahle, Luke Maile, Trey Mancini, Manuel Margot, German Marquez, Carlos Martinez, Joe Mauer, 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, Martin Perez, Salvador Perez, Tommy Pham, Nick Pivetta, Jurickson Profar, Albert Pujols, Adam Putko, Wilson Ramos, Trevor Richards, Joey Rickard, Carlos Rodon, Fernando Romero, CC Sabathia, Kyle Schwarber, Corey Seager, Kyle Seager, Antonio Senzatela, Travis Shaw, Andrelton Simmons, Caleb Smith, Will Smith, Jorge Soler, Michael Soroka, 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, Jalen Beeks, Matt Belisle, Christian Bergman, Chad Bettis, Charlie Blackmon, Justin Bour, Michael Brantley, Lewis Brinson, Yoenis Cespedes, Yonny Chirinos, Taylor Cole, Michael Conforto, Elias Diaz, Nicky Delmonico, Odrisamer Despaigne, Brian Dozier, Lucas Duda, Jacob Faria, Johnny Field, Wilmer Font, Michael Fulmer, 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, 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, Ketel Marte, T. J. McFarland, Austin Meadows, Wade Miley, Kendrys Morales, Mitch Moreland, Logan Morrison, Mike Moustakas (NL ONLY), Gabriel Moya, Cedric Mullins, John Ryan Murphy, Hunter Pence, Hernan Perez, Kevin Pillar, Daniel PoncedeleonAustin Pruitt, Robbie Ray, Sean Rodriguez, Miguel Rojas, Austin Romine, Yolmer Sanchez, Miguel Sano, Hector Santiago, Luis Santos, Jean Segura, J. B. Shuck, Cory Spangenberg, Max Stassi, Jackson Stephens, Ross Stripling, Eric Thames, Sam Tuivailala, Justin Upton, José Váldez, Danny Valencia, Jesse Winkler, Alex Wood, Ryan Yarbrough, Ben Zobrist, Mike Zunino

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