Daily Archives: June 10, 2019
At the beginning of the season, the Red Sox and Rangers meeting in June did not look like a very important series. But now it has significance, especially for Texas who want to give their fans a summer.
Also, the Braves shore up their pitching staff with Dallas Keuchel in a move that other teams should have matched,
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Let’s see owned baseball on June 9, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Matt Joyce doubled twice, walked twice and drove in the go ahead run in the 12th inning for the Braves 7-6 victory in Miami.
Brandon Lowe homered twice and singled, scoring 3 and driving in 3 as the Rays won in Boston, 6-1.
Jake Odorizzi struck out 8 Tigers in 6 innings, allowing 1 run as the Twins took the 12-2 blowout.
Noah Syndergaard allowed 1 hit and struck out 7 Rockies over 7 shutout innings to earn the 6-1 decision for the Mets.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Madison Bumgarner gave up 1 run over 7 innings, striking out 5 Dodgers. But that one run was too many as the Giants were blanked, 1-0.
Asdrubal Cabrera singled, doubled and homered but the Rangers wild comeback against the A’s fell one run short, 9-8.
Austin Dean got 3 hits, including a homer, driving in 3, but the Marlins lost 7-6 in 12 innings to Atlanta.
Peter Fairbanks stopped the bleeding with 2 perfect innings of relief, striking out 3 Oakland batters in his Major League debut. The Rangers dropped the 9-8 slug fest.
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