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
Starting Pitchers (Expensive, Midlevel, Bargain)
1. Jake Arrieta ($12900) vs. Milwaukee Brewers
2. Gio Gonzalez ($9600) vs. Philadelphia Phillies
3. Steven Wright ($6900) vs. Atlanta Braves
Colorado vs Jon Niese
Pittsburgh vs Jon Gray
Boston vs Bud Norris
Baltimore vs Matt Moore
BVP (Minimum 10 AB)
Sample Lineup (Coors Field Lineup 1)
P – Steven Wright, ATL @ BOS, $6900
C – Stephen Vogt, OAK @ DET, $2600
1B – Mark Reynolds, PIT @ COL, $3300
2B – D.J. Lemahieu, PIT @ COL, $3400
3B – Nolan Arenado, PIT @ COL, $5100
SS – Jordy Mercer, PIT @ COL, $3400
OF – Carlos Gonzalez, PIT @ COL, $4000
OF – Gregory Polanco, PIT @ COL, $3800
OF – Jackie Bradley JR, ATL @ BOS, $2500
$35, 000, 000 ($0 Left)
Sample Lineup (Coors Field Lineup 2)
If you’re not familiar with the points breakdown, here’s the format utilizing a $35 million salary cap.
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1 Starting Pitcher (SP)
1 Catcher (C)
1 First Baseman (1B)
1 Second Baseman (2B)
1 Third Baseman (3B)
1 Short Stop (SS)
3 Outfielders (OF)
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