Daily Archives: August 27, 2019
The Phillies will be rooting for the Mets who will be taking on the Cubs. It is very confusing following the Wild Card races. Meanwhile, a listener called me out for not giving enough love to the Braves. It is true. They are terrific this year and ignored.
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Let’s see owned baseball on August 26, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Mike Ford continued to make a case for his inclusion on the playoff roster with a pair of homer, driving in 3, to help the Yankees edge the Mariners, 5-4.
Freddy Galvis singled twice and homered, driving in 4, as the Reds doubled up the Marlins, 6-3.
Sonny Gray allowed 2 hits and 2 runs over 6 strong innings to earn the 6-3 decision for the Reds over the Marlins.
J. A. Happ struck out 7 Mariners in 5 innings, allowing only 2 hits to win the 5-4 game for the Yankees.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Wade LeBlanc pitched 2 perfect innings out of the bullpen, striking out 2 Yankees, to give the Mariners a chance to come back. They did not and lost the 4-3 final.
Bubba Starling went 3 for 4, scoring twice, but the Royals were clobbered by Oakland, 19-4.
Julio Teheran threw 6 shutout innings in Coors Field, no east feat. He did not fare in the decision as the Braves dropped the 3-1 game to the Rockies.
Justin Turner got 3 hits, including a homer, in the Dodgers 4-3 loss in San Diego.
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