Daily Archives: April 8, 2019
What did we learn this weekend? We learned the Red Sox bad start continued and so did the hot start of the Mariners. Plus the A’s lost in the dumbest way possible.
Meanwhile, fans on the East Coast can barely see the game’s best player play. If it is because of the start time of the games in California, then the solution seems straight forward to give people in New York more exposure to Mike Trout.
This is the LockedOn MLB Podcast with your host Paul Francis Sullivan. Please call him Sully.
Let’s see owned baseball on April 7, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Cody Bellinger reached base 4 times with a double and a homer, scoring 4 runs in the Dodgers 12-6 victory in Colorado.
Zach Eflin struck out 5 Twins in 7 innings, allowing 1 run and earning the 2-1 decision for the Phillies.
Tyson Ross threw 7 strong innings, striking out 8 Royals while giving up 5 hits and 1 run to win the 3-1 final for Detroit.
Gary Sanchez homered three times, driving in 6, in the Yankees 15-3 blow out of the Orioles.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
José Berríos allowed 2 hits and struck out 7 Phillies over 6 solid innings. But he took the tough luck decision as Minnesota fell, 2-1.
Derek Dietrich homered twice in the 7-5 brawl filled Cincinnati loss to Pittsburgh.
Robbie Grossman went 3 for 5 with a homer, driving in 3, but the A’s dropped a 9-8 heart breaker in Houston.
Merrill Kelly struck out 9 Red Sox in 8 innings allowing 4 hits and 1 run. But the Diamondbacks were blanked, 1–0.
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