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

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Clay Buchholz went the distance, throwing 9 innings, allowing 5 hits and 1 run while striking out 6 Padres en route to a 5-1 decision for Arizona.

Blake Snell kept the Yankees from scoring over 5 innings, striking out 6 in the Rays 3-1 victory.

Michael Conforto had a productive double header, collecting 6 hits over all in the two games. He singled, doubled and homered in the Mets 24-4 thrashing of the Phillies in Game 1. In the nightcap he singled twice and doubled, driving in 4 as the Mets came up short, 9-6.

Logan Forsythe collected 5 hits, including 2 doubles, as the Twins broke open a close game late and topped Detroit, 15-8.

They all owned baseball on August 16, 2018

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Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Julio Teheran struck out 7 Rockies in 7 strong innings, allowing 3 hits and 2 runs. He did not get the decision as the Braves fell, 5-3.

Masahiro Tanaka overcame a poor first inning to keep the Yankees in the game. New York’s bats remained dormant and Tampa Bay won, 3-1.

Kurt Suzuki doubled and homered but the Braves came up short to the Rockies, 5-3.

Kole Calhoun went 3 for 4 with a homer and 2 runs scored in the Angels 8-6 loss to Texas.

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
Jose Ramirez, – 5
Eddie Rosario, – 5 (AL ONLY)
Mookie Betts, – 4 1/2
Nicholas Castellanos, – 4
Nelson Cruz, – 4
Manny Machado, – 4 (AL ONLY)
Andrew Benintendi, – 3 1/2
Matt Davidson, – 3 1/2
Evan Gattis, – 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
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
Kole Calhoun, – 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)
Salvador Perez, –  1 1/2
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
Brandon Nimmo, – 4
Ronald Acuña – 3 1/2
Ozzie Albies – 3 1/2
Paul Goldschmidt, – 3 1/2
Nick Markakis – 3 1/2
J. T. Realmuto, – 3 1/2
Matt Adams – 3
Brandon Belt – 3
Asdrubal Cabrera – 3
Yadier Molina, – 3
David Peralta, – 3
Anthony Rendon, – 3
Mark Reynolds – 3
Scott Schebler, – 3
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
Jose Peraza, – 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
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
Michael Conforto – 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
Justin Verlander, – 5 1/2
Trevor Bauer, – 5
Rick Porcello, – 5
Gerrit Cole, – 4 1/2
Dallas Keuchel – 4 1/2
Kyle Gibson, – 4
Luis Severino – 4
Blake Snell, – 4
Nathan Eovaldi, – 3 1/2
Andrew Heaney – 3 1/3
Mike Leake, – 3 1/2
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
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)
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
Masahiro Tanaka,  – 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

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 1/2
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
Jhoulys Chacin, – 3
Mike Foltynewicz, – 3
Gio Gonzalez, – 3
Jon Gray, – 3
Freddy Peralta, – 3
Clayton Richard, – 3
Hyun-Jin Ryu, – 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
Heath Fillmyer, – 2
Rich Hill, – 2
Eric Lauer, – 2
Miles Mikolas, – 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
Nick Pivetta, – 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, Clay Buchholz, 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, Logan Forsythe, 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, Tommy Pham, 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., Brett Anderson, 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, 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, Elieser 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, Adalberto Mondesi, 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, Kurt Suzuki, Eric Thames, Sam Tuivailala, Justin Upton, José Váldez, Danny Valencia, Jesse Winkler, Alex Wood, Ryan Yarbrough, Ben Zobrist, Mike Zunino

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