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Who Owned Baseball – August 10, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Robert Edwards-USA TODAY Sports

Let’s see owned baseball on August 10, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Yordan Álvarez homered 3 times and drove in 7 as the Astros humiliated the Orioles, 23-2.

Aristedes Aquino launched 3 homers and added a walk to help the surging Reds demolish the Cubs, 10-1.

Mike Montgomery struck out 12 in 7 shutout innings as the Royals blanked the Tigers, 7-0.

Jeff Samardzija threw 8 solid innings, allowing 2 hits and 1 run while striking out 5 Philadelphia batters to keep the Giants slim post season hopes alive with a 3-1 decision.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Yasiel Puig went 3 for 4 with a homer in the Indians 4-1 loss to Minnesota.

Tanner Roark pitched into the 7th, striking out 7 White Sox and walking none and allowing 2 earned runs over 6 2/3 innings. Oakland’s comeback fell just short and he took the hard luck 3-2 loss.

Mike Soroka threw 7 shutout innings, striking out 6 Marlins. But the Braves bullpen had meltdowns in multiple innings and dropped the 7-6 game in the 10th.

Juan Soto homered twice, walked and drove in 3 runs but could not prevent the Mets from another dramatic come from behind win over the Nationals, 4-3.

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Who Owned Baseball – June 22, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Fox Sports

Let’s see owned baseball on June 22, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Aaron Civale threw 6 shutout innings in his big league debut, striking out 6 Tigers along the way to earn the 2-0 decision for Cleveland.

Dakota Hudson kept the Angels to 1 run and 5 hits over 7 innings as St. Louis won 4-2.

Nomar Mazara homered twice in the Rangers 6-5 victory over the White Sox.

Alex Verdugo collected 4 hits, including 2 homers. The second shot was an 11th inning walk off blast that powered the Dodgers past rival Colorado, 5-4.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Tim Anderson went 3 for 4 with a homers and 4 runs driven in but the White Sox came up short against Texas, 6-5.

Danny Duffy threw 8 innings, allowing 3 runs while striking out 4 Twins. He did not get the decision as the Royals fell, 5-3.

Juan Soto collected 3 hits and drove in 4 in the Nationals 13-9 loss to Atlanta.

Vince Velasquez allowed 1 hit and 1 run over 5 innings, striking out 5 and walking none. The Phillies bullpen would give up the lead and the 5-3 game to the Marlins.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 31, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Andy Cross – Denver Post

Let’s see owned baseball on May 31, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

José Berríos struck out 8 Rays in 6 2/3 innings, allowing 3 hits and 3 runs, setting up the Twins 5-3 win.

Niko Goodrum went 5 for 5 with 2 homers and 3 RBI as the Tigers topped Atlanta, 8-2.

Miles Mikolas threw 7 strong innings, allowing 1 run and striking out a trio of Cubs. He did not get the decision but set up the 10th inning St. Louis walk off 2-1 victory.

Trevor Story homered twice, doubled and walked, driving in 7 and scoring 4 to lead the surging Rockies past Toronto, 13-6.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Yu Darvish struck out 6 Cardinals in 6 innings, holding them to 1 run. He did not get the decision as the Cubs fell 2-1 in the 10th.

Mike Fiers pitched into the 7th, allowing 4 hits and 2 runs in 6 2/3 innings, striking out 3 Houston batters. But the Oakland bullpen blew the lead in the 7th and ultimately the 3-2 final.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. reached base 4 times altogether, homering along the way, in the Blue Jays 13-6 slug fest loss to Colorado.

Juan Soto got 3 hits, including a homer, but the Nationals were tripled up by the Reds, 9-3.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 21, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on May 21, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Brian Anderson homered and doubled, driving in 2 to help the Marlins to a rare victory, 5-4 over Detroit.

German Márquez threw 8 shutout innings, striking out 7 Pirates as the Rockies won, 5-0.

Rowdy Tellez homered twice driving in 5 runs to help the Blue Jays pound the Red Sox, 10-3.

Justin Verlander took a no hitter into the 7th inning, finishing with 1 hit 1 run and 1 walk while striking out 12 White Sox in 8 innings as Houston cruised to a 5-1 final.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Trevor Cahill held the Twins to 2 hits and 1 run while striking out 5 in 5 innings. The Angels bullpen collapsed in their 8-3 defeat.

Zack Greinke reached the 2,500 career strikeout milestone by pitching 7 innings giving up 4 hits and 3 runs while fanning 5 Padres. But he was the hard luck loser as Arizona fell short, 3-2.

Juan Soto homered and hit a game tying RBI double in the 8th. The Nationals watched the Mets walk off 6-5 victors.

Mike Trout reached base twice, including a homer, but the Angels lost to the Twins, 8-3.

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Who Owned Baseball August 13, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

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Ronald Acuña led off both games of the double header with a homer. Over the two games, he reached base 7 times, driving in 5 runs, scoring 4 and stole a base as the Braves swept the twin bill from Miami, 9-1 and 6-1.

Nicholas Castellanos went 5 for 5 with a homer and 5 RBI as the Tigers topped the White Sox, 9-5.

Mike Foltynewicz threw 8 innings, allowing 1 run and struck out 7 Marlins en route to a 6-1 victory for the Braves.

Sean Manaea pitched into the 8th, finishing with 7 2/3 innings, allowing 5 hits and 2 runs, striking out 3 Mariners. The A’s bullpen struggled but held on to win, 8-5.

They all owned baseball on August 13, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball June 29, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Mark J. Terrill, The Associated Press

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Tyler Anderson threw 8 shutout innings, striking out 8 as the Rockies topped the Dodgers, 3-1.

Marco Gonzales went the distance, allowing 6 hits and 1 run, striking out 7 Royals to earn the 4-1 win for Seattle.

Juan Soto singled twice and homered twice, driving in 5, to help Washington clobber the Phillies, 17-7. 

Greg Bird smacked a pair of homers in the Yankees 8-1 blow out of the Red Sox.

They all owned baseball on June 29, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball June 13, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Juan Soto hit two go ahead homers, driving in 4, leading the Nationals to a 5-4 victory over the Yankees.

Evan Gattis homered twice and walked, driving in 5 runs as the Astros took a 13-5 slug fest in Oakland.

Michael Soroka took a no hitter into the 7th, finishing with 1 hit over 6 1/3 innings, striking out 4 in the Braves 2-0 blanking of the Mets.

Chris Sale struck out 9 Orioles in 6 innings, allowing 1 run on 2 hits to earn the 5-1 decision for Boston.

 

They all owned baseball on June 13, 2018

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