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Who Owned Baseball September 23, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB standings

 

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DOUG PENSINGER/GETTY IMAGES

Neil Walker slugged Pittsburgh back into the post season by reaching base 5 times, homering, driving in 6 runs and scoring 2 more in the 13-7 laugher at Colorado.

Adam Conley struck out 8 and allowed just 3 hits and 1 run over 6 innings. He did not get the win, but his Marlins did, 4-3 over the Phillies.

Steven Souza Jr. went 4 for 5 with a homer and 2 runs scored to help the Rays top the Red Sox, 6-2.

Marcus Stroman pitched the Blue Jays a little closer to an AL East title with 7 innings of 5 hit shutout ball to beat the Yankees 4-0.

They all owned baseball on September 23, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

Corey Dickerson 3 for 5 and homered, driving in 2, but the Rockies fell to Pittsburgh, 13-7.

Chase Anderson allowed just 1 hit, 1 run and 2 walks while striking out 10 over 6 innings. He did not get a decision as the Dodgers beat his Dimondbacks 4-1.

Melky Cabrera collected 3 hits, including a homer, driving in 3 in the White Sox 7-4 loss in Detroit.

 

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Who Owned Baseball September 22, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB standings

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CHARLES REX ARBOGAST/AP

 

Jake Arrieta won his 20th game with a complete game 3 hit shutout, striking out 11 Brewers and walking just 1 for the 4-0 Cubs final.

Hisahi Iwakuma threw 7 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits, and 1 walk and striking out 10 as the Mariners topped Kansas City 11-2.

Cody Asche got 3 hits, including a pair of homers, driving in 3 to help the Phillies beat the Marlins, 6-2.

Robinson Cano homered twice, driving in 4, to help the Mariners clobber the Royals, 11-2.

They all owned baseball on September 22, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

 

Tyson Ross struck out 11 batters in 6 innings, walking only 2 and allowing just 2 runs. He took the decision in San Diego’s 4-2 defeat to the Giants.

Lance McCullers gave the Astros 7 strong innings, allowing 3 runs while striking out 9 Angels batters and walking none. His reward was a tough luck 4-3 loss.

Wilin Rosario got on base 3 times with a homer in the Rockies 6-3 loss to the Pirates.

Kevin Pillar reached base 4 times including a homer and 2 RBI but the Blue Jays fell to the Yankees in extra innings, 6-4.

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Who Owned Baseball September 21, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB standings

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Duane Burleson / Getty Images

Jeff Samardzija tossed a complete game 1 hit shutout, walking none and striking out 6, earning the 2-0 decision for the White Sox over the Tigers.

Xander Bogaerts collected a pair of hits, the second being a come from behind 2 out 8th inning grand slam that put the Red Sox over the top against the Rays. 8-7.

Jaime Garcia threw 7 strong innings, allowing 5 hits, 1 run and 2 walks. He would not get the decision in the Cardinals 2-1 win over the Reds.

Anthony Rizzo reached base 5 times, including a double, scoring twice in the Cubs 9-5 victory over the Brewers.

They all owned baseball on September 21, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

Kyle Ryan went 7 solid innings, walking 1, allowing 2 runs and 6 hits. He got a hard luck loss as the Tigers were nearly no hit by the White Sox, 2-0.

Brandon Guyer got on base 4 times including a homers and a pair of runs scored. The Rays bullpen would collapse, however, and Boston would take the game 8-7.

John Lamb gave the Reds 6 shutout innings, giving up just 5 hits and 1 walk. He got a no decision as the Cardinals came back to win, 2-1.

Tom Murphy homered, walked and drove in 3 runs in the Rockies 9-3 loss to Pittsburgh.

 

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Who Owned Baseball September 20, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB standings

AP Photo - Duane Burleson

AP Photo – Duane Burleson

Kendrys Morales reached base 5 times with 3 homers and a triple, 5 runs scored and 3 RBI, leading the Royals to a 10-3 blow out of the Tigers.

Collin McHugh struck out 8 in 8 innings with 4 hits and 1 run to earn the 5-1 decision for the Astros over Oakland.

Yunel Escobar went 4 for 4 with a walk and a double, scoring 3 and driving in 4, helping the Nationals to ease past the Marlins, 13-3.

Julio Teheran was perfect into the 7th and threw a shutout into the 9th. He allowed the Phillies to tie the game but finished with 8 1/3 innings, 1 run, 5 hits and 8 strikeouts. He did not get the decision but the Braves walked off 2-1 winners.

They all owned baseball on September 20, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

Dioner Navarro homered and singled, driving in 2 RBI, but the Blue Jays lost to Boston, 4-3.

Aaron Brooks allowed just 3 runs over 7 innings. He took the tough luck 5-1 loss as the A’s fell to the Astros.

Jay Bruce clubbed a pair of homers, driving in 3, but his Reds were beaten by Milwaukee 8-4.

Aaron Nola allowed just 1 run over 7 innings but his Phillies let the Braves walk off 2-1 winners.

 

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Who Owned Baseball September 19, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB Standings

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LM OTERO/AP

Cole Hamels struck out 12 Mariners batters in 7 innings, allowing 1 run and 7 hits and earning the 10-1 decision for the first place Rangers.

Carlos Beltran hit a 3 run homer in the first and added another hit and another run to help the Yankees bounce back and beat the Mets, 5-0.

Patrick Corbin threw 7 shutout innings, allowing 5 hits and pitching the Diamondbacks past the fading Giants, 6-0.

Kris Bryant reached base 3 times including a homer, driving in 2 as the Cubs won again over St. Louis, 5-4.

They all owned baseball on September 19, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

Erasmo Ramirez threw 7 innings, scattering 9 hits while walking none and allowing just 2 runs. He got a tough luck loss as the Rays fell to Baltimore, 2-1.

Eric Hosmer collected 3 hits including a game tying homer but the Royals fell to the Tigers again, 6-5 in 11 innings.

Jerad Eickhoff tossed 7 shutout innings, allowing just 5 hits. But he did not get a decision as the Phillies lost to Atlanta. 2-1.

Domingo Santana went 3 for 4 with a homer and 5 RBI in the Brewers 9-7 loss to Cincinnati.

 

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Who Owned Baseball September 18, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB Standings

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BOB LEVEY/GETTY IMAGES

Danny Valencia reached base 3 times including a pair of homers, the second one was a 2 run come from behind shot in the 8th that put Oakland up for good 4-3 in Houston.

Starlin Castro led the red hot Cubs by getting on base 4 times, homering twice and driving in 6 runs in the 8-3 victory over first place St. Louis.

Justin Verlander pitched 8 2/3 innings, allowing 5 hits, 2 runs and just 1 walk. He would not get the decision but the Tigers walked off 5-4 winners against the Royals in 12.

Zack Greinke pitched into the 8th, finishing with 7+ innings, 4 hits, 2 runs and only 2 walks, while creeping closer to a Cy Young and a division title for the Dodgers by beating Pittsburgh 6-2.

 

They all owned baseball on September 18, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

Steve Pearce hit 2 homers and drove in 3 runs in Baltimore’s 8-6 loss to Tampa Bay.

Jason Rogers got on base 3 times, homered and drove in a pair but the Brewers lost to the Reds, 5-3.

Masahiro Tanaka pitched well in the opening game of the Subway Series, giving the Yankkes 6 innings, no walks and 5 hits. But 2 of the hits were solo homers and led to the 2 runs he allowed in a 5-1 loss to the Mets.

Madison Bumgarner allowed 1 earned run and 1 unearned run over 8 strong innings but the Giants bats were dead and Arizona handed him a tough luck 2-0 loss.

 

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Who Owned Baseball September 17, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB Standings

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KEVIN C. COX/GETTY IMAGES

 

Marco Estrada dominated over 8 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits and 2 walks as the Blue Jays moved closer to an AL East title, beating Atlanta 5-0.

Mike Trout reached base 5 times, hitting a grand slam and a solo shot, lead the Angels to an 11-8 victory in Minnesota.

John Lackey threw 7 shutout innings, striking out 8 Brewers batters and earning the 6-3 decision for St. Louis.

Matt Carpenter singled, doubled and homered, scoring 3 runs as the Cardinals topped the Brewers 6-3.

They all owned baseball on September 17, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

 

Matt Moore looked like an ace with 7 innings, no runs, 2 hits and 9 strikeouts. The Rays bullpen blew his lead and Baltimore won 4-3.

James Loney collected 3 hits with a double and a run scored but Tampa Bay lost to Baltimore, 4-3.

Ian Desmond got on base 3 times, including a homer and 4 RBI in Washington’s 6-4 loss to Miami.

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Who Owned Baseball September 16, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB Standings

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BRANDON WADE/GETTY IMAGES

Prince Fielder slammed 2 homers, added another hit and drove in 5 runs and scored 3 to lead the first place Rangers past their cross state rival Astros, 14-3.

Henry Owens pitched shutout ball into the 8th, finishing with 7 2/3 innings, 6 hits, no walks and 4 strikeouts as the Red Sox waxed the Orioles, 10-1.

Tommy Pham totaled 11 bases on a pair of homers and a triple, knocking in 4 and lead the Cardinals past Milwaukee, 5-4.

Alex Wood pitched 8 innings of 1 hit shutout ball, walking none and earning the 2-0 decision for the Dodgers over the Rockies.

 

They all owned baseball on September 16, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

Evan Gattis went 3 for 4 with a homer and a pair of runs batted in. Little else went well for the Astros as they lost against to the Rangers, 14-3.

Ervin Santana pitching 7 strong innings, allowing 4 hits and 2 runs. He would not get the decision as the Twins lost to Detroit in 12 innings, 7-4.

Martin Maldonado launched a 3 run homer and added another hit and another walk. His efforts would come up a run short as the Brewers fell to St. Louis, 5-4.

Jorge de la Rosa gave the Rockies 8 solid innings the night after a marathon depleted bullpen game. He allowed 6 hits and 2 runs but was saddled with a tough luck 2-0 loss to the Dodgers.

 

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Who Owned Baseball September 15, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB Standings

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MITCHELL LEFF/GETTY IMAGES

 

Bryce Harper kept padding his MVP candidacy by reaching base 4 times, homering twice and driving in all of the Nationals runs in the 4-0 win over Philadelphia.

Stephen Strasburg threw 8 shutout innings, allowing just 1 hit, one walk and struck out 14 Phillies to earn the 4-0 victory for the Nationals.

Josh Reddick walked, singled and homered, driving in 4 runs and scoring 3 as the A’s clobbered the White Sox, 17-6.

Kris Medlen pitched shutout ball into the 7th, allowing 5 hits and 1 walk. He handed it over to the bullpen and got the 2-0 decision for the Royals over Cleveland.

They all owned baseball on September 15, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

 

Buster Posey reached base 3 times including a homer and a game tying single in the bottom of the 9th, driving in 4 runs in all. The Giants would lose a heartbreaker, 9-8 in 10 innings.

Tyson Ross struck out 9 batters over 6 innings, allowing 1 run, but did not get a the decision as the Padres bullpen lost to Arizona 6-4.

Franklin Gutierrez drove in 2 and scored another with a walk, a single and a homer in Seattle’s 4-3 loss to the Angels.

Josh Tomlin threw a complete game allowing 2 runs, 4 hits and no walks. He would be on the losing end as the Indians were shutout by Kansas City, 2-0.

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Who Owned Baseball September 14, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB Standings

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Eric Hartline/Usa Today Sports

Jayson Werth hit a grand slam and a 10th inning solo homer as the Nationals earned a much needed 11th inning 8-7 victory in Philadelphia.

Jose Abreu got on base 5 times including a homer while driving in 4 to help the White Sox win a 14 inning 8-7 marathon against Oakland.

Clayton Kershaw allowed 3 hits and 1 run over 7 innings and inched the Dodgers closer to a division title by beating the Rockies 4-1.

Taijuan Walker held the Angels to 1 run over 7 innings and got the 10-1 decision for Seattle.

They all owned baseball on September 14, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

Ramon Cabrera got 4 hits including a double and scored a run but the Reds fell to the Giants, 5-3.

Alex Gordon went 4 for 5 with a homer and 2 RBI but the Royals lost to Cleveland, 8-3.

Erasmo Ramirez threw a no hitter into the 8th and finished with 7 2/3 innings, 1 hit and no runs. The Rays bullpen imploded in the 9th and the Yankees won 4-1.

 

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Who Owned Baseball September 13, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB Standings

 

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LM OTERO/AP

Adrian Beltre slammed a pair of homers, driving in 5 runs and helping the Rangers keep pace in the AL West race with a 12-4 drubbing of Oakland.

Rich Hill made a dazzling season debut, throwing 7 innings of 1 hit shutout ball, striking out 10 Rays along the way. He would not get the decision but helped set up Boston’s 13 inning 2-0 victory.

Daniel Murphy drove in 4 runs, 3 of them on a 2 out 9th inning game tying homer as the Mets continued to win in dramatic fashion, this one a 10-7 shocker in 10 against Atlanta.

Zack Greinke padded his Cy Young Award resume with 8 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits and earning his 17th win for the Dodgers 4-3 in Arizona.

They all owned baseball on Septemb.er 13, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

C. J. Cron homered twice but the Angels bullpen melted down in the 9th and Houston won 5-3.

Drew Smyly struck out 11 and walked only 2 over 6 shutout innings. He would not factor into the decision as Tampa Bay lost to Boston 2-0 in 13 innings.

Chris Coghlan singled, homered and tripled twice, scoring 2 but could not prevent the Cubs from losing to Philadelphia 7-4.

 

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Who Owned Baseball September 12, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB Standings

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ERIC RISBERG/AP

 

Madison Bumgarner pitched a perfect game until there were 2 outs in the 8th inning. He settled for his third career one hitter, striking out 9 and walking none as the Giants shut down the Padres 8-0.

Corey Seager reached base 5 times, with a homer, 3 runs scored and 3 RBI to help the Dodgers win in Arizona, 9-5.

Hector Santiago threw 7 strong innings, allowing 2 runs and 5 hits. He would not get the decision but the Angels went on to beat the White Sox, 3-2.

Jose Bautista hit a pair of homers in the opening game of the double header. He would combine to get on base 7 times over the two games, scoring 4 runs and driving in 5 as Toronto took both games from the Yankees, 9-5 and 10-7.

They all owned baseball on September 12, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

John Lackey began the suspended game on Friday that was finished today. His 7 innings allowing just 2 runs would normally be enough to win. But the Cardinals bullpen faltered when the game was resumed and the Reds won 4-2.

Greg Garcia collected a pair of hits including a homer in the Cardinals 4-2 loss to the Reds.

Brett Gardner hit a combined 3 homers in the double header between the Yankees and Blue Jays. He reached base 5 times altogether, driving in a combined 7 runs. The Yankees dropped both games, 9-5 and 10-7.

 

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Who Owned Baseball September 11, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB Standings

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TONY GUTIERREZ/AP

 

Colby Lewis was perfect for 7 innings before finishing with a complete game 2 hit shutout of the A’s as the Rangers took the 4-0 final.

Jake Arrieta once again was brilliant with 8 innings, 6 hits and 1 run, earning the 5-1 decision for the Cubs over Philadelphia.

Russell Martin singled and homered twice, driving in 4 runs in the Blue Jays 11-5 win over the Yankees.

Nick Ahmed went 4 for 4 with a homer and 3 RBI to help Arizona clobber the Dodgers, 12-4.

They all owned baseball on September 11, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

 

Dallas Keuchel did not allow an earned run over six innings and struck out 7 batters along the way. 3 unearned runs in the second were his downfall as he and the Astros fell to the Angels, 3-2.

Lorenzo Cain reached base 4 times, including 2 homers, and scored 4 runs. He could not stop a pair of grand slams in the 8th, however, as Baltimore came back to stun Kansas City 14-8.

Justin Upton went 2 for 3 with a homer in the Padres 9-1 loss to San Francisco.

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Who Owned Baseball September 10, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB Standings

AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

Felix Hernandez threw 8 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits and 8 strikeouts to earn the 5-0 decision for the Mariners against Texas.

Michael Brantley hit a pair of go ahead homers, driving in 3 altogether in Cleveland’s 7-5 victory over Detroit.

Bartolo Colon pitched a shutout into the 7th before leaving with 6 2/3 innings, 2 runs, 1 walk and the 7-2 win for the Mets over Atlanta.

Todd Frazier collected 3 hits including a homer, scoring 3 and driving in 3 to help the Reds clobber St. Louis 11-0.

They all owned baseball on September 10, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

Andrew Romine went 3 for 4 with a run scored and an RBI but the Tigers lost 7-5 to Cleveland.

Tyson Ross threw 7 innings, allowing 4 hits and 3 runs, waking none. He would not get the decision as the Padres bullpen fell to the Rockies, 4-3.

Matt Kemp got on base 3 times including a homer but it was not enough as the Padres fell to Colorado, 4-3.

 

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Who Owned Baseball September 9, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB Standings

 (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

(Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

Vidal Nuno won his first game of the season by tossing 7 innings of 1 hit shutout ball, striking out 10 and earning the 6-0 decision for the Mariners over Texas.

Tom Koehler threw 8 strong innings, allowing 4 hits, 2 runs and 10 strikeouts to lead the Marlins past Milwaukee, 5-2.

Kyle Seager went 4 for 4 with a shift beating bunt and later a homer, 3 runs scored and 2 driven in as Seattle topped the Rangers, 6-0.

Yoenis Cespedes continued his magical run with the Mets by getting a pair of hits, the second being a 2 run 8th inning go ahead homer that put the finishing touches on the sweep of Washington and a 5-3 victory.

 

They all owned baseball on September 9, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

Jon Lester allowed 2 hits, 1 walk and 1 run over 7 innings while striking out 7. The Cubs bullpen would blow his lead, though, and St. Louis won 4-3.

Billy Butler got on base 3 times including a homer in the A’s 11-5 loss to Houston.

Bryce Harper went 3 for 4 with a pair of homers in the Nationals heart breaking 5-3 loss to the Mets.

 

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Who Owned Baseball September 8, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB Standings

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ANDY LYONS/GETTY IMAGES

 

Francisco Liriano struck out 10 batters, walking 1 and allowed just 3 hits in 6 shutout innings and got a single and double as a hitter to lead the Pirates past Cincinnati, 7-3.

Carlos Rodon allowed 1 run, 1 walk and 5 hits over 7 innings and earned the 7-4 decision for the White Sox over Cleveland.

J. T Realmuto homered twice in the Marlins 6-4 win over the Brewers.

Jose Abreu went 3 for 4 with 2 homers as the White Sox beat Cleveland 7-4.

They all owned baseball on September 8, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

 

Masahiro Tanaka pitched 8 strong innings, allowing 1 run and 1 walk and struck out 10. He got a no decision as the Yankees lost to the Orioles, 2-1.

Domingo Santana reached base 4 times including a homer and 2 RBI but the Brewers lost to the Marlins 6-4.

Alex Rodriguez hit his 30th homer of the year, which tied the game. The Yankees would eventually drop the game, 2-1 to Baltimore.

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Who Owned Baseball September 7, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB Standings

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ROB FOLDY/GETTY IMAGES

 

Zach Davies earned his first major league win in his second start, throwing 7 strong innings, allowing 1 run, 4 hits and no walks as the Brewers won in Miami, 9-1.

Trevor Bauer allowed just 2 hits and 2 runs over 7 innings, out dueling Sale and the White Sox to give the Indians a 3-2 victory.

Scott Van Slyke collected 4 hits, including a pair of doubles, scored a run, drove in 4, twice driving in insurance runs to help the Dodgers inch closer to another division title with a 7-5 win over the Angels.

Jackie Bradley Jr. went 4 for 4 with a double, a homer and 4 RBI as the Red Sox ran over Toronto, 11-4.

They all owned baseball on September 7, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

Chris Sale struck out 8 and walked 1 in 7 innings but earned a hard luck 3-2 loss as the White Sox fell to Cleveland.

Wilson Ramos launched a go ahead grand slam that briefly gave the Nationals the lead. The Mets would come back to win, 8-5.

Evan Longoria reached base 4 times, including a 2 run homer, but the Rays lost to Detroit, 5-4.

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Who Owned Baseball September 6, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB Standings

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DARREN CALABRESE/AP

Jose Bautista reached base 3 times, launched a 3 run homer in the first and added a double while scoring 3 in the Blue Jays 20-4 rout of Baltimore.

Cody Anderson threw 7 shutout innings, allowing 2 hits and 2 walks and earned the 4-0 decision for the Indians over the Tigers.

Miguel Montero got on base 3 times including a tie breaking grand slam to help the Cubs beat the Diamondbacks 6-4.

Gerrit Cole kept the Cardinals off the board with 7 innings of 2 hit shutout ball, striking out 7 and winning the 7-1 game for the Pirates.

They all owned baseball on September 6, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

Asdrubel Cabrera got 3 hits including a homer and a stolen base in the Rays 6-4 defeat to the Yankees.

Tyler Duffey pitched shutout ball into the 7th before finishing with 6 2/3 strong innings. The bullpen would allow 2 inherited runners to score and then implode as the Astros beat the Twins, 8-5.

Wellington Castillo went 3 for 4 with a homer and a double in the Diamondbacks 6-4 loss to the Cubs.

John Lackey pitched into the 8th inning, allowing 3 runs over 7 1/3 innings but was saddled with the loss as the Cardinals fell to Pittsburgh, 7-1.

 

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Who Owned Baseball September 5, 2015 (Daily AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2015 #WOB Standings

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VICTOR DECOLONGON/GETTY IMAGES

Derek Holland threw 8 solid innings, allowing 3 hits, 1 run and 2 walks and earned a critical 2-1 victory for the Rangers over the Angels.

Jake Arrieta continued his dominance with 8 shutout innings of the Diamondbacks, allowing 4 hits, no walks and fanning 7 as the Cubs won in Wrigley, 2-0.

Shawn O’Malley reached base 4 times with a homer, a double and a pair of runs scored as the Mariners topped the A’s 8-3.

Bryce Harper doubled twice and homered, leading the Nationals past the Braves, 8-2.

They all owned baseball on September 5, 2015

Earning 1/2 WOBs on losing efforts.

Lance McCullers held the Twins to 1 run, 3 hits and 2 walks over 7 innings, striking out 8. He would get a no decision as the Astros lost 3-2.

Alex Gordon went 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI. The rest of the Royals bats were held in check as they fell to the White Sox, 6-1.

Brandon Phillips reached base 5 times, scoring 1 and driving in another in the Reds 8-6 loss to Milwaukee.

 

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