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Who Owns October (#WOO) Tallies Updated For October 3, 2018

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This Wild Card Game wasn’t the thriller that the National League marathon was. But it was decisive win for the Yankees who still have visions of a World Series dancing in their heads.

Aaron Judge is the straw that stirs the Yankees drink… and boy did he stir it tonight!

So who owned October?

Each winning team for every post season game gets a pitcher and a hitter who earn a full WOO (Who Owns October.)

And at my discretion, I award a 1/2 WOO’S to a worthy player on the losing team.

At the end of the post season, we will see who had the highest WOO total as a pitcher and a hitter.

A complete description of the rules can be found HERE.

From October 3

American League Wild Card Game:

Receiving 1 WOO

Dellin Betances came out of the bullpen to throw 2 key shutout innings, striking out 3 Oakland batters, allowing no hits and no runs and earned the 7-2 decision for the Yankees.

Aaron Judge homered as the second Yankee batter of the game to give them a 2-0 lead. He would reach base 3 times altogether, adding a double and another run to beat Oakland, 7-2.

Receiving 1/2 WOO

Khris Davis launched a 2 run homer to provide all of the A’s offense in the 7-2 Wild Card loss to the Yankees.

Lou Trivino stopped the bleeding with 3 innings of shutout ball, allowing a single hit and walk while striking out 4 Yankees. It was too little too late as Oakland lost the Wild Card Game, 7-2.

 

Current WOO Totals MLB 2018

Hitters ‘WOO’ MLB 2017,

Aaron Judge – Yankees 1, Tony Wolters – Rockies 1, Javier Baez – Cubs 1/2, Khris Davis – Athletics 1/2

Pitchers ‘WOO’ MLB 2017,

Dellin Betances – Yankees 1, Kyle Freeland – Rockies 1, Jon Lester – Cubs 1/2, Lou Trivino – Athletics 1/2

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Sully Baseball Podcast: Tony Wolters, Requiem For The Cubs and A Great Opening Act – October 3, 2018

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Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune

As Vin Scully would say, not a bad opening act for the post season. Tony Wolters becomes the hero and demonstrates why baseball is so wonderful in creating unlikely immortals.

Meanwhile Cub fans will take comfort that hurtful losses like this no longer have the baggage of the Cursed Days of the team.

Turning the page in this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the NEW In Memoriam video.

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Who Owns October (#WOO) Tallies Updated For October 2, 2018

 

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(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Not a bad way to start the playoffs, eh? A 13 inning marathon whose great starting pitching was regulated to footnote as one of the most unlikely of players became an October hero.

I almost gave the WOO to Trevor Story, who got 3 hits and scored the eventual winning run. But honoring Wolters was too great to pass up.

So who owned October?

Each winning team for every post season game gets a pitcher and a hitter who earn a full WOO (Who Owns October.)

And at my discretion, I award a 1/2 WOO’S to a worthy player on the losing team.

At the end of the post season, we will see who had the highest WOO total as a pitcher and a hitter.

A complete description of the rules can be found HERE.

From October 2

National League Wild Card Game:

Receiving 1 WOO

Kyle Freeland threw a shutout into the 7th, finishing with 6 2/3 innings, no runs and struck out 6 Cubs. He did not get the decision but the Rockies held on to win 2-1.

Tony Wolters did not start the game but delivered the 2 out 13th inning RBI single that put the Rockies up for good as they topped the Cubs, 2-1.

Receiving 1/2 WOO

Javier Baez smacked a double that tied the Wild Game at 1 in the 8th inning. The Cubs would go on to drop the 2-1 final to Colorado.

Jon Lester kept the damage to a minimum after a 1 run first inning. He settled down struck out 9 Rockies in 6 innings and did not get the decision in the Cubs 2-1 extra inning loss.

Current WOO Totals MLB 2018

Hitters ‘WOO’ MLB 2017,

Tony Wolters – Rockies 1, Javier Baez – Cubs 1/2,

Pitchers ‘WOO’ MLB 2017,

Kyle Freeland – Rockies 1, Jon Lester – Cubs 1/2

Who Owns October? A Metric For The 2018 Post Season

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Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune

A few years ago, one of my most loyal listeners, Daryl Spitzer, posted this Tweet.

 

It worked in 2013 and each year since then and it will work again this year.

So it is “Who Owns October?” or “WOO.”

And here is how it works.

Each winning team of a post season game gets a pitcher and a hitter awarded a “WOO.”

The losing teams can get a pitcher and hitter to get 1/2 a “WOO” if they stood out in a losing cause. They will be awarded at MY discretion.

Why do I get that kind of power? Because it is MY stat.

So we will see at the end of the World Series who has piled up enough full or half WOO’s to claim October as their own.

Keep checking in and I will get the tally up to date tonight and update it after every playoff game.

There is no reason to yell WOO! after each game.

Who Owned Baseball – THE FINAL REGULAR SEASON TALLY FOR 2018

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Well that is it for the regular season. Two down to the wire races for the top pitching spots, one player came from behind to take a hitter’s position and the best player in baseball took control early and never let go.

So Who Owned Baseball in 2018?

AMERICAN LEAGUE HITTER 

MIKE TROUT finished with 10 1/2 WOB, finishing ahead of Mookie Betts with 8 and Francisco Lindor with 7.

NATIONAL LEAGUE HITTER

JAVIER BAEZ ended the year at 8 1/2, leap frogging Scooter Gennett at 7 1/2 and Bryce Harper’s 6 1/2. Christian Yelich reached 6 1/2 with his late season surge.

AMERICAN LEAGUE PITCHER

JUSTIN VERLANDER edged out Corey Kluber by a count of 10 1/2 to 10. Carlos Carasco was right behind them at 9. Chris Sale led the league for most of the season but injuries slowed him down and he finished tied for 4th with José Berríos at 8.

NATIONAL LEAGUE PITCHER

MAX SCHERZER took advantage of the full WOB and 1/2 WOB rules and edged Jacob deGrom, 12 1/2 to 12. Aaron Nola was third with 10.

They all owned baseball for 2018
 

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

To view the Final Total for Who Owned Baseball Standings  – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON OR SCROLL DOWN.

Sully Baseball Podcast – All Tickets Punched and Good Bye Regular Season – October 1, 2018

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FINALLY we know what the National League Post Season picture looks like. And man oh man will either the Rockies or the Cubs regret not winning just one more game in the regular season.

I give the final Who Owns Baseball Tally and make my post season predictions.

Getting this party started on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the NEW In Memoriam video.

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Who Owned Baseball October 1, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2018 #WOB

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Patrick Gorski – USA Today Sports

SPECIAL RULES FOR TODAY!
Because of the two Tie Breaker Games, I will treat WOB like the post season. Each game will get full WOBs and 1/2 WOBs as I see fit.

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Orlando Arcia went 4 for 4, scoring 2 runs to help the Brewers clinch the Central with a 3-1 Tie Breaker win over the Cubs.

Walker Buehler dominated the Rockies into the 7th, throwing 6 2/3 shutout innings, striking out 3 and getting the 5-2 clinching victory for the Dodgers.

Jhoulys Chacin kept the Cubs from a big inning by allowing only a solo homer over 5 2/3 innings to earn the 3-1 decision for the Brewers.

Max Muncy got 2 hits, including a 2 run homer, to lead the Dodgers past the Rockies in the NL West Tie Breaker, 5-2.

They all owned baseball on October 1, 2018

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Going through the last day of the season… or possibly the last day – September 30, 2018

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Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

The potential for full chaos at the end of the season was there in the National League. I checked in bit by bit throughout the day as the NL is STILL undecided after 162 games!

Stretching it all out an extra day in this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the NEW In Memoriam video.

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Who Owned Baseball September 30, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2018 #WOB

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Andy Cross – Denver Post

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Charlie Blackmon sparked the Rockies into an NL West play in game by hitting for the cycle, driving in 3, in the 12-0 blow out over Washington.

Noah Syndergaard finished a frustrating Mets season with a wonderful complete game 5 hit shutout, blanking the Marlins 1-0.

Jefry Marte reached base 3 times, including a homer and was on base for the walk off homer to end the Angels seasons with a 5-4 win over the A’s.

Roenis Elias allowed 1 hit over 5 shutout innings as the Mariners topped Texas, 3-1.

 

They all owned baseball on September 30, 2018

To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings, plus see who gained 1/2 WOB’s – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON OR SCROLL DOWN.

Most Recent Cycle Hit For Each MLB Franchise (Updated For Charlie Blackmon, September 30, 2018 )

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Andy Cross – Denver Post

Now THAT is what I call coming up big in an important game!

The Rockies needed to win today if they still want to win the NL West title. So what did Charlie Blackmon do? He hit for the Cycle of course! And the Rox demolished the Nationals 12-0 and will force a play in for the West tomorrow in Los Angeles.

What will he do for an encore in Game 163?

Here is the list, updated for today’s action!

THE MOST CYCLE HIT
FOR EACH FRANCHISE

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COLORADO ROCKIES
Charlie Blackmon
September 30, 2018 vs. Washington

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MILWAUKEE BREWERS
Christian Yelich
September 17, 2018 vs Cincinnati Reds

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BOSTON RED SOX
August 9, 2018 vs. Toronto Blue Jays
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CHICAGO WHITE SOX
September 9, 2017 vs. San Francisco Giants
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TAMPA PAY RAYS
Evan Longoria
August 1, 2017 vs. Houston Astros
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LOS ANGELES DODGERS
Cody Bellinger
July 15, 2017
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TEXAS RANGERS
April 29, 2017 vs. Angels
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Washington Nationals
Trea Turner
April 25, 2017 vs. Colorado
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SAN DIEGO PADRES
April 10, 2017 vs. Colorado
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PITTSBURGH PIRATES
John Jaso
September 28, 2016 vs. Chicago Cubs

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CLEVELAND INDIANS
Rajai Davis
July 2, 2016 vs. Toronto
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ATLANTA BRAVES
June 15, 2016 vs. Cincinnati
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HOUSTON ASTROS
Brandon Barnes
July 19, 2013 vs. Seattle
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LOS ANGELES ANGELS OF ANAHEIM
Mike Trout
May 21, 2013 vs. Seattle
downloadARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS
Aaron Hill
June 29, 2012 vs. Milwaukee
NEW YORK METS
April 27, 2012 vs. Colorado
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SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
September 15, 2011 vs. Colorado

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BALTIMORE ORIOLES
Felix Pie
August 14, 2009 vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

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NEW YORK YANKEES
Melky Cabrera.
August 2, 2009 vs Chicago White Sox

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MINNESOTA TWINS
Michael Cuddyer
May 22, 2009 vs Milwaukee

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SEATTLE MARINERS
Adrian Beltre.
September 1, 2009 vs. Texas
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OAKLAND ATHLETICS
Mark Ellis
June 4, 2007 vs. Boston
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DETROIT TIGERS
Carlos Guillen
August 1, 2006 vs Tampa Bay.
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ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
Mark Grudzielanek
April 27, 2005 vs. Milwaukee Brewers
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PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
David Bell
June 28, 2004 vs. Montreal
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TORONTO BLUE JAYS
Jeff Frye
August 17, 2001 vs. Texas
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CHICAGO CUBS
Mark Grace
May 9, 1993 vs San Diego

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KANSAS CITY ROYALS
George Brett
June 24, 1990 vs. Toronto

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CINCINNATI REDS
June 2, 1989 vs. San Diego Padres

BONUS –

Last Cycles Hit For Teams in Old Locations

MONTREAL EXPOS
Vladimir Guerrero
September 14, 2003 vs. New York Mets

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WASHINGTON SENATORS
Jim King
May 26, 1964 vs. Boston

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NEW YORK GIANTS
Don Mueller
July 11, 1954 vs. Pittsburgh

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PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS
Elmer Valo
August 2, 1950 vs. Chicago White Sox

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BROOKLYN DODGERS
Gil Hodges
June 25, 1949 vs. Pittsburgh

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ST. LOUIS BROWNS
George McQuinn
July 19, 1941 vs. Boston Red Sox

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BOSTON DOVES
Bill Collins
October 6, 1910 vs. Philadelphia Phillies

Still no Marlins cycle in history… Better luck in 2019.

 

Who Owned Baseball September 29, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2018 #WOB

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Benny Sieu – USA Today Sports

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Christian Yelich homered twice, the second putting the Brewers up for good, as they pulled into first place inching past the Tigers, 6-5.

Giancarlo Stanton continued to swing a hot bat, going 3 for 4 with a homer to slug the Yankees to an 8-5 win in Boston.

Miles Mikolas kept the Cardinals thin playoff hopes alive briefly with 8 strong innings, allowing 5 hits and no earned runs to top the Cubs, 2-1.

Justin Verlander struck out 10 Orioles over 6 shutout innings to earn the 4-3 decision for Houston.

They all owned baseball on September 29, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball September 28, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2018 #WOB

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Photo: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Ryan Braun went 3 for 4 with a pair of homers, the second one putting the Brewers over Detroit for good, 6-5.

Mike Foltynewicz made the most of his playoff tune up by allowing 1 hit and 1 run over 5 innings, walking none and striking out 9 Phillies in the Atlanta 10-2 victory.

Mitch Garver singled twice, doubled twice and drove in 6 as the Twins clobbered the White Sox to complete a double header sweep, 12-4.

José Berríos struck out 9 White Sox in 7 innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 run to help the Twins win the first game of the double header, 2-1.

They all owned baseball on September 28, 2018

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Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (9/29/18): MLB DFS Advice for FanDuel and DraftKings

DraftKings & FanDuel MLB DFS Lineups & Picks for September 29, 2018

We have our MLB DFS 9/28/18 slate for Saturday. Like we’ve mentioned numerous times in all of our videos, weather is extremely important at this time of the season, and lineups are constantly changing. Make sure you keep an eye on both, but check back here for updates.

Below is a list of our top MLB DFS pitchers, hitters, and stacks to target in Cash and GPP lineups on DraftKings and FanDuel.

The info below can also be used for crafting your daily fantasy baseball strategy at drafters.com

If you have an questions or need to see late-minute changes, follow me on Twitter at @FantasyAdvice22. Let’s bring home the bacon!

Fanduel Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (9/29/18): MLB DFS Advice

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (9/29/18): MLB DFS Advice


FanDuel & DraftKings DFS Pitchers

 

Cole Hamels

#35 Throws: Left

Career vs Current Cardinals Roster

PA K% wOBA AVG FIP
117 24.8 0.286 0.226 3.50
EV LA xwOBA xBA xSLG
83.9 MPH 9.8 ° 0.307 0.252 0.344


 

Justin Verlander

#35 Throws: Right

Career vs Current Orioles Roster

PA K% wOBA AVG FIP
122 32.0 0.290 0.234 3.48
EV LA xwOBA xBA xSLG
83.0 MPH 25.1 ° 0.315 0.214 0.429
* Statcast data only available back to 2015


Clayton Kershaw

#22 Throws: Left

Career vs Current Giants Roster

PA K% wOBA AVG FIP
420 30.0 0.203 0.182 1.93
EV LA xwOBA xBA xSLG
80.6 MPH 15.0 ° 0.243 0.207 0.326
* Statcast data only available back to 2015

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Who Owned Baseball September 27, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2018 #WOB

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Chris O’Meara / AP

 

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Giancarlo Stanton homered twice and walked twice to help the Yankees clobber the Rays, 12-1.

David Dahl got a pair of hits, including a homer for his fourth straight game, as the Rockies completed the four game sweep of the Phillies with a 5-3 final.

Ariel Jurado allowed 2 hits over 6 shutout innings, walking none as the Rangers blanked the Mariners, 2-0.

Jason Vargas threw 7 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits and struck out 6 Braves to earn the 4-1 victory for the Mets.

They all owned baseball on September 27, 2018

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Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (9/28/18): MLB DFS Advice for FanDuel and DraftKings

DraftKings & FanDuel MLB DFS Lineups & Picks for September 28, 2018

We have our MLB DFS 9/28/18 slate for Friday. Like we’ve mentioned numerous times in all of our videos, weather is extremely important at this time of the season, and lineups are constantly changing. Make sure you keep an eye on both, but check back here for updates.

Below is a list of our top MLB DFS pitchers, hitters, and stacks to target in Cash and GPP lineups on DraftKings and FanDuel.

The info below can also be used for crafting your daily fantasy baseball strategy at drafters.com

If you have an questions or need to see late-minute changes, follow me on Twitter at @FantasyAdvice22. Let’s bring home the bacon!

Fanduel Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (9/28/18): MLB DFS Advice

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (9/28/18): MLB DFS Advice


FanDuel & DraftKings DFS Pitchers

Jose Berrios

#17 Throws: Right

Career vs Current White Sox Roster

PA K% wOBA AVG FIP
171 32.2 0.242 0.182 2.48
EV LA xwOBA xBA xSLG
78.5 MPH 18.2 ° 0.235 0.173 0.294
* Statcast data only available back to 2015

Mike Foltynewicz

#26 Throws: Right

Career vs Current Phillies Roster

PA K% wOBA AVG FIP
229 26.2 0.315 0.236 4.43
EV LA xwOBA xBA xSLG
84.0 MPH 20.3 ° 0.321 0.238 0.418
* Statcast data only available back to 2015

Gerrit Cole

#45 Throws: Right

Career vs Current Orioles Roster

PA K% wOBA AVG FIP
14 28.6 0.362 0.273 3.65
EV LA xwOBA xBA xSLG
80.2 MPH 20.1 ° 0.277 0.171 0.204
* Statcast data only available back to 2015

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Who Owned Baseball September 26, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2018 #WOB

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For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Jacob deGrom capped off a historically great season with 8 shutout innings, striking out 10 Braves and earning his 10th win for the Mets with a  3-0 final.

Shane Bieber tuned up for the Cleveland playoff run with 6 shutout innings, striking out 9 White Sox and earning the 10-2 decision.

Victor Robles went 4 for 5 with a homer and 5 RBI to help Washington beat Miami 9-3.

Rafael Devers homered twice, singled and doubled in Boston’s 19-3 trashing of the Orioles in game 1 of a double header. He added a double and a walk in the 10-3 nightcap loss.

They all owned baseball on September 26, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball September 25, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2018 #WOB

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Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Christian Yelich tripled and homered, driving in 6 as the Brewers moved to with 1/2 a game of first place by beating the Cardinals, 12-4.

Max Scherzer recorded his 300th strikeout, allowing 1 run over 7 innings as the Nationals topped Miami, 9-4.

Gary Sanchez reached base 3 times, including a homer, as the Yankees won 9-2 over the Rays.

Matt Shoemaker struck out 7 Rangers and walked none to get the 4-1 decision for the Angels.

 

They all owned baseball on September 25, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball September 24, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2018 #WOB

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AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Corey Kluber put together another dominating performance, striking out 11 White Sox in 7 scoreless innings for the 4-0 Cleveland shutout.

Mookie Betts collected a pair of hits, including a homer, driving in 2, scoring 2 and stealing a base to help lock down the Red Sox club record 106th victory with a 6-2 final over Baltimore.

Bryan Mitchell took a shutout into the 9th, finishing with 8 2/3 scoreless innings, striking out 7 as the Padres blanked the Giants, 5-0.

David Freese got 3 hits, including a game tying homer, to inch the Dodgers closer to an NL West title by beating the Diamondbacks, 7-4.

They all owned baseball on September 24, 2018

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Sully Baseball: Rockies are the Key To Anarchy plus Bryce Harper to the Phillies – September 24, 2018

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Matthew Stockman/Getty Images North America

Do you want an exciting final week of the season? Then you better start rooting for the Rockies to make things interesting.

That and Bryce Harper’s inevitable free agent departure from the Nationals might have him wind up in Philadelphia.

Stumbling through the opening in this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the NEW In Memoriam video.

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Who Owned Baseball September 23, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2018 #WOB

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Laurie Skrivan – St. Louis Post Dispatch

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Miles Mikolas brought the Cardinals closer to the postseason with 7 innings of 2 hit, 1 run ball, striking out 8 Giants en route to a 9-2 decision.

Blake Snell struck out 11 Blue Jays in 6 2/3 innings, allowing no runs and earning the 5-2 victory for Tampa Bay.

Matt Kemp singled, doubled and homered, driving in 3, to help the Dodgers blank San Diego 14-0.

Tim Beckham homered twice as the Orioles shocked the Yankees, 6-3.

They all owned baseball on September 23, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball September 22, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2018 #WOB

 

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Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle Staff Photographer

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

 Jose Altuve sparked a wild comeback with a walk and later in the same inning launched a homer, reaching base 4 times altogether in the wild 10-5 Astros win over the Angels.

Trea Turner got on base 3 times,homered and stole a base as the Nationals blanked the Mets, 6-0.

Justin Verlander threw 6 innings of 1 hit, shutout ball, striking out 11 Angels. He did not get the decision but he set up the 10 Houston victory.

Rich Hill struck out 7 Padres in 7 innings, allowing 1 run as the Dodgers held onto their Division Lead with a 7-2 final.

They all owned baseball on September 22, 2018

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Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (9/23/18): MLB DFS Advice for FanDuel and DraftKings

DraftKings & FanDuel MLB DFS Lineups & Picks for September 23, 2018

We have our MLB DFS 9/23/18 slate for Sunday. Like we’ve mentioned numerous times in all of our videos, weather is extremely important at this time of the season, and lineups are constantly changing. Make sure you keep an eye on both, but check back here for updates.

Below is a list of our top MLB DFS pitchers, hitters, and stacks to target in Cash and GPP lineups on DraftKings and FanDuel.

The info below can also be used for crafting your daily fantasy baseball strategy at drafters.com

If you have an questions or need to see late-minute changes, follow me on Twitter at @FantasyAdvice22. Let’s bring home the bacon!

Fanduel Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (9/23/18): MLB DFS Advice

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (9/23/18): MLB DFS Advice


FanDuel & DraftKings DFS Pitchers

J.A. Happ

#34 Throws: Left

Career vs Current Orioles Roster

PA K% wOBA AVG FIP
176 30.1 0.293 0.229 3.79
EV LA xwOBA xBA xSLG
82.4 MPH 19.5 ° 0.305 0.248 0.420
* Statcast data only available back to 2015

Blake Snell

#4 Throws: Left

Career vs Current Blue Jays Roster

PA K% wOBA AVG FIP
68 25.0 0.238 0.190 2.85
EV LA xwOBA xBA xSLG
82.4 MPH 13.0 ° 0.313 0.249 0.408
* Statcast data only available back to 2015

Aaron Nola

#27 Throws: Right

Career vs Current Braves Roster

PA K% wOBA AVG FIP
156 18.6 0.296 0.253 3.62
EV LA xwOBA xBA xSLG
82.2 MPH 15.0 ° 0.298 0.254 0.392
* Statcast data only available back to 2015

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Who Owned Baseball September 21, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2018 #WOB

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David J. Phillip – AP Photo

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Yuli Gurriel collected 3 hits, including a pair of homers, driving in 7 runs alone as the Astros clinched a playoff spot with an 11-3 thrashing of the Angels.

Devin Mesoraco doubled twice and singled, driving in a run, as the Mets beat the Nationals, 4-2.

Reynaldo Lopez threw 7 innings, allowing 1 run, 5 hits and no walks while striking out 8 Cubs to get the 10-4 decision for the White Sox.

Jacob deGrom struck out 8 Nationals in 7 innings of work, allowing 1 run and earned a rare win for himself with the Mets 4-2 final.

They all owned baseball on September 21, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball September 20, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2018 #WOB

Mookie Betts

Boston Herald

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Mookie Betts went 4 for 5, scored 3 runs and put a dagger in the heart of the Yankees with a 11-6 AL East clincher for the Red Sox.

Edwin Jackson struck out 7 Angels in 5 1/3 innings as the A’s won a 21-3 laugher against the Angels.

Scooter Gennett got on base 3 times, homered and drove in all 4 Reds runs and played solid defense in the 4-2 victory over Miami.

Cody Reed threw 6 shutout innings, walking non and earning the 4-2 Reds decision over the Marlins.

They all owned baseball on September 20, 2018

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Sully Baseball Podcast: LA Sweeps In While The Rockies Blow It – September 20, 2018

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Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

 

The Dodgers were left for dead less than a month ago. But after taking 5 of 6 from the Rockies, they have a clear path to get back to the NLCS.

Meanwhile, Colorado might regret letting a once in a generation opportunity slip away.

Looking West in this episode of Sully Baseball.

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Who Owned Baseball September 19, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2018 #WOB

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Anthony J. Causi

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Luke Voit homered twice and added 2 more hits, driving in 3 and scoring 4 as the Yankees prevented a Red Sox clinching party with a 10-1 thrashing.

Carlos Carrasco pitched into the 7th, striking out 11 White Sox in 6 2/3 innings. He did not get the decision but helped set up the 4-1 Cleveland walk off win.

Freddie Freeman reached base 4 times, homered, drove in 3 and stole a base to inch the Braves closer to a Division Title by topping St. Louis, 7-3.

Robbie Ray allowed 1 hits over 6 innings, striking out 8 as the Diamondbacks blanked the Cubs, 9-0.

They all owned baseball on September 19, 2018

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Sully Baseball Podcast – Yankee Bats Are Not Hot While Tampa Bay’s Pitching System Works – September 19, 2018

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Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images North America

The Yankees should be very worried if their bats remain this dead into October. Meanwhile, say what you want about the Rays new “Opener System.” But it works and since late May, they are one of the best teams in baseball.

Making One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest references in this episode of Sully Baseball.

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Who Owned Baseball September 18, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2018 #WOB

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Christian Petersen – Getty Images

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Daniel Murphy reached base 3 times, homered and drove in a pair as the Cubs inched closer to a Division Title with a 9-1 thrashing of the Diamondbacks.

Kaleb Cowart tripled and hit a go ahead grand slam to push the Angels past the A’s. 9-7.

Jameson Taillon threw 7 shutout innings, striking out 11 Royals, helping set up the Pirates 2-1 walk off victory.

Corey Kluber struck out 11 White Sox in 8 innings, allowing 3 runs and earning the 5-3 decision for Cleveland.

They all owned baseball on September 18, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball September 17, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2018 #WOB

YELICH

Benny Sieu, USA TODAY Sports

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Christian Yelich  hit for the cycle in the second time in less than a month, driving in 4 and helping the Brewers continue on their playoff push by blanking the Reds, 8-0.

Kyle Hendricks took a shutout into the 9th and finished with 3 hits and 1 run over 8 2/3 innings, striking out 8 Diamondbacks to lock down the 5-1 decision for the Cubs.

Daniel Vogelbach came off the bench and launched an 8th inning grand slam that turned a 1-0 Houston lead into a 4-1 Seattle victory.

Tyler Glasnow threw 6 shutout innings, striking out 6 Rangers along the way, to win the 3-0 game for Tampa Bay.

They all owned baseball on September 17, 2018

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Most Recent Cycle Hit For Each MLB Franchise (Updated For Christian Yelich, September 17, 2018 )

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Fox Sports Wisconsin

Another cycle for Christian Yelich?

Why not?

Is hitting for the cycle a once in a lifetime experience? Evidently not for Christian Yelich. In less than a month, he has pulled off the trick twice. BOTH times? Against the Reds. Safe to say he has their number.

With the 8-0 drubbing, the Brewers still have a shot at first place. And it is safe to say Yelich has been a good pick up for the Brewers.

How will the Reds pitch to him tomorrow?

Here is the list, updated for today’s action!

THE MOST CYCLE HIT
FOR EACH FRANCHISE

brewers
MILWAUKEE BREWERS
Christian Yelich
September 17, 2018 vs Cincinnati Reds

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BOSTON RED SOX
August 9, 2018 vs. Toronto Blue Jays
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CHICAGO WHITE SOX
September 9, 2017 vs. San Francisco Giants
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TAMPA PAY RAYS
Evan Longoria
August 1, 2017 vs. Houston Astros
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LOS ANGELES DODGERS
Cody Bellinger
July 15, 2017
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COLORADO ROCKIES
Nolan Arenado
June 18, 2017 vs. San Francisco
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TEXAS RANGERS
April 29, 2017 vs. Angels
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Washington Nationals
Trea Turner
April 25, 2017 vs. Colorado
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SAN DIEGO PADRES
April 10, 2017 vs. Colorado
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PITTSBURGH PIRATES
John Jaso
September 28, 2016 vs. Chicago Cubs

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CLEVELAND INDIANS
Rajai Davis
July 2, 2016 vs. Toronto
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ATLANTA BRAVES
June 15, 2016 vs. Cincinnati
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HOUSTON ASTROS
Brandon Barnes
July 19, 2013 vs. Seattle
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LOS ANGELES ANGELS OF ANAHEIM
Mike Trout
May 21, 2013 vs. Seattle
downloadARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS
Aaron Hill
June 29, 2012 vs. Milwaukee
NEW YORK METS
April 27, 2012 vs. Colorado
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SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
September 15, 2011 vs. Colorado

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BALTIMORE ORIOLES
Felix Pie
August 14, 2009 vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

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NEW YORK YANKEES
Melky Cabrera.
August 2, 2009 vs Chicago White Sox

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MINNESOTA TWINS
Michael Cuddyer
May 22, 2009 vs Milwaukee

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SEATTLE MARINERS
Adrian Beltre.
September 1, 2009 vs. Texas
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OAKLAND ATHLETICS
Mark Ellis
June 4, 2007 vs. Boston
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DETROIT TIGERS
Carlos Guillen
August 1, 2006 vs Tampa Bay.
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ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
Mark Grudzielanek
April 27, 2005 vs. Milwaukee Brewers
Phillies
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
David Bell
June 28, 2004 vs. Montreal
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TORONTO BLUE JAYS
Jeff Frye
August 17, 2001 vs. Texas
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CHICAGO CUBS
Mark Grace
May 9, 1993 vs San Diego

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KANSAS CITY ROYALS
George Brett
June 24, 1990 vs. Toronto

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CINCINNATI REDS
June 2, 1989 vs. San Diego Padres

BONUS –

Last Cycles Hit For Teams in Old Locations

MONTREAL EXPOS
Vladimir Guerrero
September 14, 2003 vs. New York Mets

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WASHINGTON SENATORS
Jim King
May 26, 1964 vs. Boston

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NEW YORK GIANTS
Don Mueller
July 11, 1954 vs. Pittsburgh

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PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS
Elmer Valo
August 2, 1950 vs. Chicago White Sox

BROOKLYN
BROOKLYN DODGERS
Gil Hodges
June 25, 1949 vs. Pittsburgh

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ST. LOUIS BROWNS
George McQuinn
July 19, 1941 vs. Boston Red Sox

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BOSTON DOVES
Bill Collins
October 6, 1910 vs. Philadelphia Phillies

Christian Yelich, a former Marlin, has 2 Cycles in 2 Months… while the Marlins are still waiting for their first ever.

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