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Who Owned Baseball – May 30, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Let’s see owned baseball on May 30, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Adalberto Mondesi reached base 4 times, including a homer, scoring twice as the Royals doubled up Texas, 4-2.

Charlie Morton threw 7 strong innings, holding the mighty Twins to 4 hits, 2 runs and no walks as the Rays rolled to a 14-3 finish.

Mike Moustakas got 4 hits including 2 homers to slug Milwaukee past Pittsburgh, 11-5.

Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched a shutout into the 8th, finishing with 7 2/3 scoreless innings, 4 hits and 7 strikeouts as the Dodgers blanked the Mets, 2-0.

 

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Shin-Soo Choo homered and singled in the Rangers 4-2 loss to Kansas City.

Eduardo Escobar singled and homered, driving in 3, but the Rockies walked off against the Diamondbacks, 11-10 in 10.

Mike Minor struck out 8 Royals in 5 innings but the Rangers came up short, 4-2.

Jason Vargas was solid over 7 innings, allowing 1 hit and striking out 6 Dodgers. But he took the hard luck 2-0 decision for the Mets.

 

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Who Owned Baseball August 14, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Curtis Compton – Atlanta Journal Constitution

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Ronald Acuña Jr. once again homered to lead off the game. He added another homer and a third hit to push the first place Braves past Miami, 10-6.

Jhoulys Chacin struck out 10 Cubs in 7 shutout innings to earn the 7-0 decision for the Brewers.

Jose Ramirez went 3 for 5 with a homer and 2 RBI as the Indians clobbered the Reds, 8-1.

Rick Porcello held the Phillies to 2 hits and 1 run while striking out 10 as the Red Sox won again, 2-1.

 

They all owned baseball on August 14, 2018

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NL Trade Deadline Targets

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If all goes well with the team this year, the Astros could improve on their 2012 year.  If all else fails, Houston might challenge the ALL-Time Loss Record.  Whatever happens, any Veteran Player with a heartbeat will be on the trading block by June.  The Astros will continue to dissolve any of their assets (with expiring contracts) onto other teams in order to pick off some more prospects.  The Astros will also Draft 1st overall at the 2013 MLB Amateur Draft.

If all goes well with the team this year, the Astros could improve on their 2012 year. If all else fails, Houston might challenge the ALL-Time Loss Record. Whatever happens, any Veteran Player with a heartbeat will be on the trading block by June. The Astros will continue to dissolve any of their assets (with expiring contracts) onto other teams in order to pick off some more prospects. The Astros will also Draft 1st overall at the 2013 MLB Amateur Draft.  The Astros also play in the toughest Division in the Majors for pitching, plus have already put up back to back 100 Loss Seasons.  Their second half Won – Loss Records might challenge historic rates.

By Jordan Gluck (Prospects/Baseball Operations Correspondent)

Likely Mid season trade targets NL:

I’m assuming these teams will have a winning percentage of at least .475 and therefore will not be sellers although that doesn’t entirely rule out being sellers at the deadline. We are far away from the deadline but it’s nice to see who might be available. Nationals, Braves, Phillies, Reds, Cardinals, Brewers, Diamondbacks, Dodgers, Giants and Rockies (sleeper).

I believe these teams will be sellers and there are not many in the NL because of the parity. Many of these teams don’t have that much to offer so it would not surprise me if a team above (Brewers?) makes a few trades for over slot prices. Marlins, Mets, Pirates, Cubs and Padres.

Giancarlo Stanton (Formerly Mike Stanton hits it out of Dodger Stadium):

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