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Who Owned Baseball August 27, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Alex Bregman went 4 for 5, driving in 4, with a double and a back breaking 3 run homer to help the Astros take a critical 11-4 game from Oakland.

Anthony Rizzo collected 3 hits, including a homer, driving in a pair to help the red hot Cubs top the Mets, 7-4.

Carlos Rodon allowed 2 hits and 2 runs over 7 innings to give the White Sox a 6-2 win over the Yankees.

Chris Stratton threw 8 shutout innings, striking out 6 and earning the 2-0 decision as San Francisco blanked Arizona.

They all owned baseball on August 27, 2018

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Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Matt Chapman doubled and homered, driving in a pair. But the A’s early 4-0 lead turned into an 11-4 victory for the Astros.

DJ LeMahieu got 3 hits including a dramatic grand slam in the 8th that put the Rockies ahead. The Angels would counter punch and take the 10-7 win.

Daniel Mengden gave the A’s a chance with 4 critical innings of shutout relief. But the Astros would explode after he left and won by the misleadingly wide 11-4 final.

Patrick Corbin struck out 9 Giants over 7 innings, allowing only 2 runs but took the hard luck 2-0 loss for the Diamondbacks.

 

Leaders for American League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2018

Mike Trout, – 9 1/2
Alex Bregman, – 6
Khris Davis, – 6
Francisco Lindor, – 5
Jose Ramirez, – 5
Eddie Rosario, – 5 (AL ONLY)
Mookie Betts, – 4 1/2
Miguel Andujar, – 4
Xander Bogaerts, – 4
Nicholas Castellanos, – 4
Nelson Cruz, – 4
Aaron Hicks, – 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
Matt Chapman, – 3
Shin-Soo Choo, – 3
Jed Lowrie, – 3
Josh Reddick, – 3
Yonder Alonso, – 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
Jose Altuve, – 2
Carlos Correa, – 2
Eduardo Escobar, – 2
Brett Gardner, – 2
Curtis Granderson, – 2
Adam Jones, – 2
Whit Merrifield, – 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
Edwin Encarnacion, – 1 1/2
Adam Engel, – 1 1/2
Joey Gallo,  – 1 1/2
Marwin Gonzalez, – 1 1/2
Yuli Gurriel, – 1 1/2
Joe Mauer, – 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
Javier Baez – 7 1/2
Bryce Harper – 6 1/2
Matt Carpenter, – 6
Scooter Gennett – 5 1/2
Paul Goldschmidt, – 4
Matt Kemp – 4
Brandon Nimmo, – 4
David Peralta, – 4
Ronald Acuña – 3 1/2
Ozzie Albies – 3 1/2
Nick Markakis – 3 1/2
J. T. Realmuto, – 3 1/2
Anthony Rizzo – 3 1/2
Matt Adams – 3
Brandon Belt – 3
Asdrubal Cabrera – 3
Yadier Molina, – 3
Anthony Rendon, – 3
Mark Reynolds – 3
Scott Schebler, – 3
Lorenzo Cain, – 2 1/2
Starlin Castro, – 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
Andrew McCutchen, – 2 1/2
Max Muncy – 2 1/2
Jose Peraza, – 2 1/2
Hunter Renfroe,  – 2 1/2
JT Riddle, – 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
DJ LeMahieu, – 2
Wil Myers, – 2
Joc Pederson, – 2
A. J. Pollock – 2
Yasiel Puig, – 2
Trevor Story, – 2
Eugenio Suarez – 2
Christian Villanueva, – 2
Christian Yelich, – 2
Jesus Aguilar, – 1 1/2
Josh Bell,  – 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
Eric Hosmer, – 1 1/2
Starling Marte, – 1 1/2
Devin Mesoraco – 1 1/2
Gregory Polanco, – 1 1/2
Buster Posey, – 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
Carlos Carrasco – 6 1/2
José Berríos, – 6
Corey Kluber, – 6
Dallas Keuchel – 5 1/2
James Paxton, – 5 1/2
Justin Verlander, – 5 1/2
Trevor Bauer, – 5
Rick Porcello, – 5
Blake Snell, – 5
Gerrit Cole, – 4 1/2
Kyle Gibson, – 4
David Price, – 4
Luis Severino – 4
Mike Clevinger, – 3 1/2
Nathan Eovaldi, – 3 1/2
Andrew Heaney – 3 1/2
Mike Leake, – 3 1/2
Sean Manaea, – 3 1/2
Daniel Mengden, – 3 1/2
Lance McCullers Jr.  – 3 1/2
Dylan Bundy, – 3
Danny Duffy, – 3
Mike Fiers, – 3
Lucas Giolito, – 3
Reynaldo Lopez, – 3
Eduardo Rodriguez, – 3
Trevor Cahill, – 2 1/2
Kevin Gausman, – 2 1/2 (AL ONLY)
Domingo German, – 2 1/2
Cole Hamels, – 2 1/2 (AL ONLY)
Lance Lynn,  – 2 1/2
Carlos Rodon, – 2 1/2
James Shields, – 2 1/2
Tyler Skaggs, – 2 1/2
Matthew Boyd, – 2
Alex Cobb, – 2
Bartolo Colon, – 2
Heath Fillmyer, – 2
Marco Gonzales, – 2
J. A. Happ, – 2
Jakob Junis, – 2
Masahiro Tanaka,  – 2
Jordan Zimmermann, 2
Brett Anderson, – 1 1/2
Jesse Chavez – 1 1/2
Junior Guerra, – 1 1/2
Ian Kennedy, – 1 1/2
Francisco Liriano, – 1 1/2
Rougned Odor, – 1 1/2
Jake Odorizzi, – 1 1/2
Adam Putko, – 1 1/2
Garrett Richards, – 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, – 10
Jacob deGrom, – 8 1/2
Aaron Nola, – 7 1/2
Zack Greinke, – 5 1/2
Julio Teheran, – 5 1/2
Jake Arrieta, – 4 1/2
Kenta Maeda, – 4 1/2
Patrick Corbin, – 4
Zack Wheeler, – 4
Trevor Williams, – 4
Chase Anderson, – 3 1/2
Tyler Anderson, – 3 1/2
Walker Buehler, – 3 1/2
Jack Flaherty, – 3 1/2
Mike Foltynewicz, – 3 1/2
Kyle Freeland, – 3 1/2
Tanner Roark, – 3 1/2
Chris Stratton, – 3 1/2
Madison Bumgarner, – 3
Jhoulys Chacin, – 3
Gio Gonzalez, – 3
Jon Gray, – 3
Rich Hill, – 3
Steven Matz, – 3
Freddy Peralta, – 3
Clayton Richard, – 3
Hyun-Jin Ryu, – 3
Stephen Strasburg, – 3
Jameson Taillon, – 3
Jose Urena, – 3
Vince Velasquez, – 3
Johnny Cueto, – 2 1/2
Kyle Hendricks, – 2 1/2
Clayton Kershaw, – 2 1/2
Jon Lester, – 2 1/2
Sean Newcomb, – 2 1/2
José Quintana, – 2 1/2
Tyson Ross,  – 2 1/2
Anibal Sanchez, – 2 1/2
Eric Lauer, – 2
German Marquez, – 2
Miles Mikolas, – 2
Ivan Nova, – 2
Dan Straily, – 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
John Gant, – 1 1/2
Zack Godley, – 1 1/2
Junior Guerra, – 1 1/2
Nick Kingham, – 1 1/2
Pablo Lopez, – 1 1/2
Mike Montgomery, – 1 1/2
Joe Musgrove, – 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
Manny Machado, – 5 (4 with AL, 1 with NL)
Mike Moustakas,  – 2 (1 1/2 with AL, 1/2 with NL)
Pitchers Who Earned a WOB in Both Leagues This Season
Kevin Gausman, – 3 1/2 (2 1/2 with AL, 1 with NL)
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, Tyler Austin, Franklin Barreto, Shane Bieber, Greg Bird, Ryan Boruki, Justin Bour, Clay Buchholz, Jeimer Candelario, Andrew Cashner, Welington Castillo, Wei-Yin Chen, Steve Chisek, Willson Contreras, Dylan Covey, Chris Davis, Anthony DeSclafani, Rafael Devers, Yandy Diaz, Derek Dietrich, Adam Eaton, Marco Estrada, Doug Fister, Logan Forsythe, Freddy Galvis, Avisail Garcia, Greg Garcia, Jarlin Garcia, Kevin Gausman (NL Only), Mychal Givens, Tyler Glasnow, Austin Gomber, Yan Gomes, Adrian 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, Nick Hundley, Chris Ianetta, Edwin Jackson, Travis Jankowski, Areil Jurado, Brad Keller, Jason Kipnis, Chad Kuhl, Ramon Laureano, Wade LeBlanc, Reynaldo Lopez, Seth Lugo, Jordan Luplow, Jordan Lyles, Manny Machado (NL Only) Tyler Mahle, Luke Maile, Martin Maldonado, Trey Mancini, Manuel Margot, Carlos Martinez, Victor Martinez, Tommy Milone, Mike Minor, Frankie Montas, Kendrys Morales, Colin Moran, Yairo Munoz, Daniel Murphy, Omar Navarez, Shohei Ohtani (As Pitcher), Matt Olson, Tyler O’Neill, Marcell Ozuna, Joe Panik, Thomas Pannone, Steve Pearce, Joc Pederson, Felix Pena, Luis Perdomo, Martin Perez, Tommy Pham, Jurickson Profar, Albert Pujols, Wilson Ramos, Trevor Richards, Joey Rickard, Carlos Rodon, Ronny Rodriguez, 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, Luke Voit, Joey Votto, Tyler White, Nick Williams,

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

Abraham Almonte, Albert Almora Jr., Harrison Bader, Jaime Barria, Chris Bassitt, Jose Bautista, Jalen Beeks, Matt Belisle, Christian Bergman, Chad Bettis, Charlie Blackmon, Matthew Boyd, Michael Brantley, Steven Brault, Lewis Brinson, Curt Casali, Yoenis Cespedes, Yonny Chirinos, Taylor Cole, Elias Diaz, Nicky Delmonico, Odrisamer Despaigne, Brian Dozier, Lucas Duda, Jacob Faria, Johnny Field, David Fletcher, Wilmer Flores, 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, David Hess, 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, Evan Longoria, 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, Yusmeiro Petit, 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, Drew VerHagen, Jesse Winkler, Alex Wood, Ryan Yarbrough, Ben Zobrist, Mike Zunino

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