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Daily Archives: August 2, 2019

Twins Collapse, Kershaw’s Greatness and St. Louis Stands Pat: Locked on MLB – August 2, 2019

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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.

This is the Locked On MLB Podcast. I am your host Paul Francis Sullivan. Please call me Sully.

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Who Owned Baseball – August 1, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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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.

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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