Let’s see owned baseball on May 23, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Josh Bell reached base 4 times, including a homer, scoring 3 times and driving in 2 as the Pirates powered past Colorado, 14-6.
C. J. Cron singled twice, doubled twice and homered in the 16-5 Twins laugher over the Angels.
Lucas Giolito threw a complete game 4 hit shutout of the Houston Astros, earning the 4-0 decision for the White Sox.
Steven Matz struck out 7 Nationals in 6 innings, allowing a single run. He did not get the decision but helped set up the Mets sweep concluding 6-4 victory.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Matthew Boyd threw 6 shutout innings, allowing 5 hits. The Tigers bullpen melted down in the 9th and Miami won again, 5-2.
Renato Núñez got a pair of hits including a game tying 3 run homer in the 8th. The Yankees would comeback the next inning and win against Baltimore, 6-5.
Anthony Rizzo went 4 for 5 with a homer and 3 RBI but the Cubs could not top Philadelphia in a 9-7 final.
Stephen Strasburg threw 7 strong innings, allowing 5 hits and 3 runs while striking out 5 Mets. The Nationals bullpen failed again and lost, 6-4.
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