Daily Archives: August 2, 2019
The Twins had an epic bullpen meltdown that could haunt them if the season ends with just a few games separating them. Meanwhile Clayton Kershaw moves closer to the title of “greatest Dodger ever” and the Cardinals take a risk by doing nothing.
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Let’s see owned baseball on August 1, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Gerrit Cole threw 7 innings, allowing 4 hits, 2 walks and 1 run to help the Astros take a potential playoff preview 7-1 in Cleveland.
Jack Flaherty allowed 1 hit in 7 shutout innings, compiling 9 strikeouts as the Cardinals blanked the Cubs, 8-0.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. homered twice and doubled to power the Blue Jays past Baltimore, 11-2.
J. T. Realmuto went 3 for 5 with a home run, driving in 3, as the Phillies powered past San Francisco, 10-2.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Chase Anderson threw 6 innings, allowing 2 hits and 1 run, striking out 5 Oakland batters. But the Brewers bullpen had another meltdown and dropped the 5-3 game late.
Xander Bogaerts collected 4 hits, including 2 homers, driving in 3, but the Red Sox pitching could not contain the Rays, who won 9-4.
Michael Pineda held the Marlins to 1 run in 6 innings, striking out 3. The Twins bullpen had a meltdown that blew the lead in the 9th and lost the 5-4 game in the 12th.
Hunter Renfroe homered and walked in the Padres 8-2 loss in Los Angeles.
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