Daily Archives: September 2, 2019
Justin Verlander, Carlos Carrasco and Pablo Sandoval made the weekend emotional and fun. It is Labor Day, the beginning of the last lap of the season. I make a modest proposal for how to make Labor Day even more exciting.
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Let’s see owned baseball on September 1, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Zach Eflin allowed 1 run over 7 innings, striking out 3 Mets to earn the 5-2 decision for the Phillies.
Adalberto Mondesi collected 4 hits and stole 3 bases, scoring 2 runs as the Royals topped Baltimore, 6-4.
Juan Soto went 3 for 4 with a homer as the Nationals powered past the Marlins, 9-3.
Justin Verlander threw the third no hitter of his career, striking out 14 and walking just one as the Astros blanked the Blue Jays, 2-0.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Mike Freeman reached base 4 times but the Indians fell short to Tampa Bay, 8-2.
Tyler Mahle pitched into the 7th, holding the Cardinals to 2 hits and 1 earned run and 1 unearned run. Cincinnati would let the game get away in the 9th with a 4-3 final.
Sean Manaea allowed 1 hit and no runs over his 5 innings of work. The A’s bullpen collapsed and the Yankees walked off 5-4 winners.
Kevin Pillar singled and homered but the Giants were doubled up by San Diego, 8-4.
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