Daily Archives: August 13, 2019
Let’s see owned baseball on August 12, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Nick Ahmed went 2 for 4 with a homer and 4 RBI to help the Diamondbacks stay alive in the Wild Card hunt by topping Colorado, 8-6.
Erick Fedde held the Reds to 2 runs over 6 innings as the Nationals held on to win 7-6.
James Paxton gave the Yankees 6 strong innings in the double header opener, striking out 7 Orioles and earning the 8-5 decision.
Gleyber Torres combined for 3 homers in the Yankees double header sweep of Baltimore. In the second game, which the Yankees took 11-8, he reached base 4 times, homered twice and drove in 6 RBI.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Hanser Alberto got 5 hits over the Orioles two losses to the Yankees. In the nightcap, he went 3 for 4 with a homer but the Yankees prevailed, 11-8.
Luís Garcia retired all 3 batters he faced, striking out 2, but the Angels were pounded by the Pirates, 10-2.
Kevin Gausman threw 2 innings of shut out ball to stop the bleeding and keep the Reds in the game. Their comeback fell short against Washington, 7-6.
Trevor Story reached base 4 times, including a homer, but the Rockies dropped the 8-6 final to Arizona.
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I am not impartial, but I am objective. I would LIKE to see the Nationals go far this October. But without Max Scherzer, that just is not going to happen.
Meanwhile the Indians continue to stampede to a potentially winning post season. And Will Clark in honored, justifiably so.
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