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Daily Archives: April 4, 2019

Who Owned Baseball – April 4, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on April 4, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Trevor Bauer threw 7 innings of no hit ball, striking out 8 along the way. The Cleveland bullpen would blow the no hitter and the shutout, but not the lead which ended as a 4-1 final.

Nick Markakis went 5 for 5, with 3 doubles and 5 RBI, as the Braves beat the Cubs, 9-4.

Stephen Piscotty reached base 5 times, including a 3 run game tying homer and a 2 run double, to lead the A’s past the struggling defending champion Red Sox, 7-3.

Stephen Strasburg pitched into the 7th, throwing 6 2/3 shutout 3 hit innings while striking out 9 as the Nationals blanked the Mets, 4-0.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Tucker Barnhart singled and doubled but the Reds were blanked by the Pirates, 2-0.

Tyler Mahle gave the Reds 6 shutout innings, giving up 5 hits and striking out 5 Pirates. But he did not factor in the decision as Cincinnati dropped the 2-0 final.

Aaron Sanchez allowed just 5 hits, 2 walks and 2 runs over 6 strong innings, striking out 5 Indians. But he took the hard luck 4-1 loss for the Blue Jays.

Mike Trout singled, homered, walked and threw a runner out at home. The Angels, however, were clobbered by the Rangers, 11-4.

 

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The Glory of Day Baseball and the Near Legendary Status of Gary Pettis and Jason Kipnis – New @LockedOnMLB Podcast

3E078C5B-ABFD-40F1-9801-04AC5CAF7EFCThere is nothing quite as glorious as day baseball during the week. There is no equivalent in any other sport. Meanwhile, belated birthday wishes are sent to Gary Pettis and Jason Kipnis, two players who came agonizingly close to becoming all time legends.

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This is the LockedOn MLB Podcast with your host Paul Francis Sullivan. Please call him Sully.

Who Owned Baseball – April 3, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on April 3, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Jacob deGrom dominated Miami in every possible way. He threw 7 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 walk while striking out 14 Marlins along the way. Then at the plate, he homered, slugging and pitching the Mets to a 6-4 decision.

Randal Grichuk hit a pair of homers and added a double to help the Blue Jays top Baltimore, 5-3.

Matt Shoemaker struck out 8 Orioles over 7 innings of 2 hits, 1 walk shutout ball, earning the 5-3 victory in Toronto.

Juan Soto reached base 4 times, including a homer, driving in 3 and scoring 2 in Washington’s wild 9-8 walk off win over the Phillies.

 

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Luis Castillo threw 7 strong innings, allowing 1 hit, 1 run and striking out 9 Brewers. But he took the hard luck 1-0 loss for the Reds.

Adam Frazier collected 3 hits, including 2 doubles, stole a base and drove in a run in the Pirates 5-4 extra inning loss to St. Louis.

Alex Gordon singled, doubled and walked, driving in 4, but the Twins came from behind to top Kansas City in the 9th, 7-6.

Charlie Morton blanked the Rockies over 6 innings, allowing 4 hits while striking out 6. The Rays bats were also silenced and Colorado would take the 1-0 game in 11.

 

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings  – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON OR SCROLL DOWN.

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