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Who Owned Baseball – May 26, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on May 26, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Ben Gamel homered twice in the Brewers 8-1 bashing of the Phillies.

Austin Meadows hit a lead off homer and collected 3 more hits, stealing a base, driving in 3 and scoring 2 as the Rays doubled up Cleveland, 6-3.

Eduardo Rodriguez held the Astros to 1 run over 6 strong innings, setting up the Red Sox 4-1 win.

Brandon Woodruff took a perfect game into the 6th, allowing 1 hit in 8 innings, striking out 10 Phillies to give the Brewers an 8-1 victory.

 

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Javier Baez went 3 for 4 with a homer but the Cubs were pounded by Cincinnati, 10-2.

Jack Flaherty threw 6 shutout innings, striking out 7 Braves along the way. He did not fare in the decision as the Cardinals fell short, 4-3.

Gleyber Torres got 2 hits including a 3 run homer but the Royals walked off against the Yankees, 8-7.

Justin Verlander did not walk a batter in 7 innings, allowing 3 runs and striking out 6. However the Astros would drop the 4-1 game to Boston.

 

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Who Owned Baseball – May 25, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

 

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Let’s see owned baseball on May 25, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Kole Calhoun went 3 for 3 with a homer, a game tying 9th inning double, added a walk and scored the walk off run as the Angels stunned the Rangers, 3-2.

Patrick Corbin threw a complete game 4 hit shutout, striking out 5 Marlins to give the Nationals a day off with a 5-0 victory.

Kyle Gibson struck out 9 White Sox in 7 innings, allowing 1 run, earning the 8-1 decision for the first place Twins.

Hunter Renfroe homered twice, added two other hits and stole a base helping the red hot Padres to clobber the Blue Jays,19-4.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Nolan Arenado went 3 for 4 with a homer and 5 RBI in the Rockies 9-6 loss to Baltimore.

Mike Minor threw 6 innings, giving up 1 run, striking out 5, but the Rangers watch the Angels walk off against them, 3-2.

Domingo Santana homered twice but the Mariners fell short in Oakland 6-5.

Mike Soroka allowed 1 earned run and 1 unearned run in 6 innings but the Braves dropped the 6-3 game to St. Louis.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 24, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on May 24, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

José Berríos threw 6 2/3 innings, allowing 1 earned run, no walks and struck out 4 White Sox in the Twins 11-4 blowout.

Joey Lucchesi struck out 11 Blue in 6 2/3 innings as San Diego doubled up Toronto, 6-3.

Eddie Rosario collected 4 hits, including a double and a game tying homer, driving in 3, as Minnesota bombed the White Sox, 11-4.

Ildemaro Vargas went 5 for 6 with a homer and 3 runs scored as the Diamondbacks gave the Giants a historic 18-2 beating.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Jorge Alfaro went 3 for 5 with a homer and 3 RBI but the Marlins dropped a wild 12-10 game in Washington.

Freddy Galvis singled and homered, driving in 2, in Toronto’s 6-3 loss to the Padres.

Mike Mikolas threw 7 innings, striking out 9 Braves in the process but was saddled with Atlanta’s 5-2 defeat.

Blake Snell pitched into the 7th, striking out 7 Cleveland batters in 6 2/3 innings, surrendering 1 run. He took the hard luck 3-1 decision for Tampa Bay.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 23, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Brad Keller allowed 2 hits and 2 runs as the Royals beat the Cardinals in Game 1 of their double header, 8-2.

Eric Lauer allowed 1 run over 7 innings, striking out 7 Diamondbacks and walking none to earn the 5-2 decision for San Diego.

Marcell Ozuna homered, doubled and walked as the Cardinals trounced the Royals 10-3 in the second game of a double header. In the opening game loss for St. Louis, Ozuna added a double and 2 RBI.

Gleyber Torres continued his domination of the Orioles with 2 homers to lead the Yankees to a 7-5 victory.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Marco Gonzales allowed 1 earned run and 1 unearned run as Seattle dropped another game, this one 2-1 to Texas.

Richie Martin homered and singled, scoring twice, in the Orioles 7-5 loss to the Yankees.

Andrew McCutchen got 3 hits, including a home run, but the Phillies were doubled up by the Cubs, 8-4.

Max Scherzer gutted out 6 shutout innings, striking out 9 Mets along the way. Washington had another bullpen meltdown and lost, 6-1.

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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 – May 20, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on May 20, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Ronald Acuña Jr. reached base 4 times, including a pair of solo homers, to lead Atlanta past San Francisco, 4-1.

Rafael Devers went 3 for 5 with a homer, 3 RBI and a stolen base to power the Red Sox to a 12-2 laugher in Toronto.

Mike Minor struck out 11 Mariners in 6 innings, allowing 2 runs as the Rangers held on to a 10-9 win.

Mike Soroka threw 8 innings, allowing 2 hits and 1 run, walking none and striking out 7 Giants for the Braves 4-1 victory.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Hanser Alberto homered twice, added two more hits, stole a base and scored 3 runs, but the Orioles bullpen collapsed against the Yankees, 10-7.

Felix Peña came into the game in the second and threw 5 frames, allowing 1 run and striking out 3 Twins. The Angels fell, 3-1.

Anthony Rendon got on base 4 times, including a homer, but the Nationals lost again, this time 5-3 to the Mets.

Luke Weaver threw 6 innings, striking out 7 and no walks and 2 runs, but took the hard luck 2-1 Arizona loss in San Diego.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 19, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on May 19, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Sandy Alcantara threw a complete game, 2 hit shutout, striking out 8 Mets and walking 1 as the Marlins completed the sweep with a 3-0 final.

Albert Almora Jr. reached base 4 times, including 2 doubles, scoring twice to help the Cubs win over Washington, 6-5.

Shane Bieber dazzled with a 15 strikeout, zero walk performance, going all nine innings as the Indians blanked the Orioles, 10-0.

Edwin Encarnación singled, doubled and homered, driving in 3 runs, to help the slumping Mariners top Minnesota, 7-4.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Reynaldo López allowed just 1 run over 6 innings, keeping the Blue Jays to 4 hits and 2 walks. The White Sox bullpen would drop the 5-2 game.

Ryan McMahon homered twice in a losing cause as Colorado fell to the Phillies, 7-5.

Jorge Polanco went 4 for 5 with an RBI and a run scored in Minnesota’s 7-4 defeat in Seattle.

Noah Syndergaard pitched 7 innings, allowing 5 hits and 2 runs, but was on the wrong end of the Marlins 3-0 shutout of the Mets.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 17, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on May 18, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Josh Bell homered twice, added another hit and drove in 4 to power the Pirates past San Diego, 7-2.

Griffin Canning tossed 7 shutout frames, striking out 5 Royals, to earn the 6-3 decision for the Angels.

C. J. Cron hit 2 of Minnesota’s 6 homers, adding a third hit, scoring 3 and driving in 4 in their 18-4 blowout in Seattle.

Pablo Lopez threw 7 innings of 1 hit shutout ball, walking only 2 as the Marlins blanked the Mets, 2-0.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Walker Buehler struck out 7 Reds in 6 innings, allowing 1 earned run. However 3 unearned runs would sink him and the Dodgers, 4-0.

Lorenzo Cain doubled twice and singled, scoring a run and driving in another. But the Braves walked off against the Brewers, 4-3.

Whit Merrifield hit a pair of doubles, knocking in 2 and scoring a run in the Royals 6-3 loss to the Angels.

Masahiro Tanaka held Tampa Bay scoreless for 6 innings, striking out 6 along along the way. The Yankee bullpen would lose the lead in the 7th and the 2-1 game in the 11th.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 17, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Earning Full WOBs:

Kris Bryant homered 3 times, driving in 5, and added another hit to power the Cubs past Washington, 14-6.

Jordan Lyles struck out 12 Padres in 7 innings, allowing 1 run and earning the 5-3 decision for the Pirates.

Frankie Montas pitched into the 9th, finishing with 10 strikeout in 8 2/3 innings as the A’s beat the Tigers, 7-2.

Luke Voit went 3 for 4 with a homer in the Yankees 4-3 come from behind walk off win over Tampa Bay.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Pete Alonso homered twice in the Mets 8-6 loss to Miami.

Xander Bogaerts collected 3 hits, including a double, scored and stole a base but the Red Sox fell to the Astros, 3-1.

Yonny Chirinos came into the game in the third and threw 4 2/3 key shutout innings, striking out 2 Yankees and walking none. The Tampa Bay bullpen imploded in the 9th and blew the game, 4-3.

Tyler Webb struck out 5 Rangers in 2 2/3 innings of no hit shutout relief but the Cardinals could not complete a comeback and dropped the 7-3 final.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 16, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on May 16, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Chris Bassitt threw 8 shutout innings, striking out 7 Tigers to earn the 17-3 decision for Oakland.

Luis Castillo struck out 6 Cubs in 5 1/3 innings, allowing 2 runs as the Reds beat the Cubs, 4-2.

Jason Kipnis hit his first 2 homers of the season, driving in 6, to help the Indians come from behind in a wild 14-7 win over Baltimore.

Christian Yelich homered twice, added another hit and stole  a base as the Brewers clobbered Philadelphia, 11-3.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Robinson Cano got 3 hits, including a double, driving in a run and scoring another but the Mets comeback against Washington fell just short, 7-6.

Francisco Liriano struck out 3 Padres in his 1 1/3 innings of no hit shutout relief and was in line to be the pitcher of record. The Pirates bullpen allowed a game winning rally for a 4-2 loss.

Trey Mancini reached base 3 times, including a homer, driving in 3 but the Orioles were doubled up by Cleveland, 14-7.

Marcus Stroman allowed 1 earned run and 1 unearned run in 6 innings, striking out 6 White Sox batters along the way. The Toronto bullpen would drop the 4-2 decision.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 15, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Earning Full WOBs:

Patrick Corbin struck out 11 Mets in 8 innings, allowing 1 run and earning the 5-1 victory for the Nationals.

Jarrod Dyson reached base 3 times, scored 3 runs and stole a pair of bases to help the Diamondbacks thump the Pirates, 11-1.

Gleyber Torres hit two homers in the 5-3 Yankee double header opener over Baltimore and added a third homer in the 3-1 nightcap for the sweep.

Justin Verlander went 7 innings against his former team, the Tigers, striking out 9 and allowing a single run as the Astros won 5-1.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Andrew Cashner threw 6 innngs, allowing 4 hits, 2 runs and struck out 7 Yankees but took the hard luck 3-1 decision for Baltimore.

Yu Darvish struck out 11 Reds in 5 1/3 innings but the Cubs bullpen dropped the 6-5 final in 11 innings.

Tommy La Stella got 4 hits, including a homer, but the Angels comeback fell a run short against Minnesota, 8-7.

Jean Segura went 2 for 4 with a home run but the Phillies fell to Milwaukee, 5-2.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 14, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on May 14, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Josh Bell homered twice and walked, driving in 4, as the Pirates won in Arizona, 6-2.

Carlos Carrasco threw 7 shutout innings, allowing 6 hits and no walks while striking out 6 as Cleveland blanked the White Sox, 9-0.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. reached base 4 times, including his first two MLB homers, driving in 4, to lead the Blue Jays past San Francisco 7-3.

Kyle Hendricks held the Reds to 1 run and 3 hits over 8 innings while going 3 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI to earn the Cubs 3-1 victory.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Manny Machado hit a pair of homers and a double in the Padres 6-3 loss to the Dodgers.

Wes Parsons threw 3 innings of 1 hit shutout relief. It was too little too late as the Braves were clobbered by St. Louis, 14-3.

Ronny Rodriguez doubled and homered, driving in, but the Tigers fell to Houston, 11-4.

Chris Sale struck out 17 batters in 7 innings, allowing 2 runs. The Red Sox bullpen blew the lead in the 8th and the game in the 11th, 5-4 to the Rockies.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 13, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Earning Full WOBs:

Eduardo Escobar singled, tripled and homered, driving in 3, to help Arizona top Pittsburgh, 9-3.

Reynaldo López pitched into the 8th, allowing 2 hits and 2 runs over 7 2/3 innings, striking out 6 Indians en route to a 5-2 decision for the White Sox.

Yoán Moncada homered twice and added another hit in the White Sox 5-2 win over the Indians.

Jimmie Sherfy struck out 5 Pirates in 2 innings of shutout relief to help preserve the Diamondbacks 9-3 victory.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Jacob Barnes gave the Brewers an inning of shutout relief but it was too little, too late as Philadelphia won, 7-4.

Lorenzo Cain got 5 hits, including a pair of doubles, but the Brewers bullpen lost the 7-4 game in Philadelphia.

Khris Davis homered twice and walked but the A’s dropped the 6-5 game to Seattle in 10 innings.

Zac Reininger retired all 6 batters he faced in relief, but the Tigers were clobbered by Houston, 8-1.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 12, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Earning Full WOBs:

Josh Bell reached base 5 times, with a double and homer, scoring 3 runs and driving in 5 to help Pittsburgh come from behind to beat St. Louis 10-6.

Hyun-Jim Ryu took a no hitter into the 8th, finishing with 8 shutout frames with 1 hit, 1 walk and striking out 9 as the Dodgers blanked the Nationals, 6-0.

George Springer went 5 for 5 with 2 homers, 5 runs scored and 4 RBI as the blazing hot Astros clobbered the Rangers, 15-5.

Masahiro Tanaka threw 7 innings, walking no Tampa Bay batter while striking out 7 and earning the 7-1 decision for the Yankees.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Yasiel Puig homered and walked in the Reds 6-5 defeat by the Giants.

Blake Snell struck out 12 Yankees in 5 2/3 innings but the Rays fell 7-1.

Stephen Strasburg threw 6 strong innings, striking out 7 Dodgers and allowing 4 hits and 2 runs. He would be saddled with the hard luck 6-0 decision for the Nationals.

Mike Trout reached base 3 times including a homer in the Angels 5-1 loss to Baltimore.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 11, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Earning Full WOBs:

Gerrit Cole struck out 12 Rangers and walked none over 6 innings to earn the 11-4 decision for Houston.

Michael Conforto reached base 3 times, including a homer, driving in a pair as the Mets topped Miami, 4-1.

C. J. Cron went 4 for 5 with a homer and 3 RBI in the Twins nightcap 8-3 victory over Detroit. He also homered in the 5-3 opening loss for Minnesota.

Zach Eflin threw a complete game 4 hit shutout, striking out 7 Royals for a 7-0 final for the Phillies.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Trevor Bauer scattered 2 hits and 3 walks, allowing 2 unearned runs in 7 innings and struck out 10 Oakland batters. He did not fare in the decision as the A’s walked off against the Indians, 3-2 in the 9th.

Walker Buehler threw 7 shutout innings, striking out 7 Nationals along the way. The Dodgers bullpen imploded allowing Washington to comeback for a 5-2 win.

Steven Duggar got 3 hits, including a 2 run triple, but the Giants were edged by Cincinnati, 5-4.

Randal Grichuk tripled and homered in the Blue Jays 7-2 loss to the White Sox.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Michael Conforto reached base 4 times, homered and scored 3 runs as the Mets ambushed the Marlins, 11-2.

Alex Gordon homered twice, driving in 3, to help the Royals beat first place Philadelphia, 5-1.

Justin Verlander held the Rangers to 1 hit over 7 shutout innings to give the Astros a 3-0 victory.

Zack Wheeler struck out 11 Marlins in 7 innings, allowing 2 runs and cruised to the lopsided 11-2 decision for the Mets.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Lance Lynn struck out 8 Astros in 7 innings, allowing 3 runs and 1 walk. He took the hard luck 3-0 loss for Texas.

Austin Meadows homered and added another hit and a walk, but the Rays rally came up short against the Yankees, 4-3.

Franmil Reyes collected 3 hits, including a double, and scored a run but the Padres were clobbered by the Rockies, 12-2.

Adam Wainwright pitched 7 strong innings, allowing 1 run, walking none and striking out 8 Pirates. He did not fare in the decision as the Cardinals were edged, 2-1.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 9, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Earning Full WOBs:

Nolan Arenado got on base 5 times, including a homer and 3 RBI as the Rockies held on to win a wild snow covered 12-11 Coors Field slug fest with the Giants.

Patrick Corbin struck out 8 Dodgers in 7 shutout innings as the Nationals won, 6-0.

Jordan Luplow hit a pair of solo homers as the Indians blanked the White Sox in a rain shortened 5-0 game.

Felix Peña pitched 7 innings of shutout relief, allowing 3 hits and striking out 7 Tigers to earn the 13-0 decision for the Angels.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Mike Leake held the Yankees to 1 run and 6 hits, walking none over 7 innings. But the Mariners bats were dead and he took the hard luck 3-1 loss.

Hunter Pence homered and walked in the Rangers 4-2 loss in Houston.

Gregory Polanco reached base 4 times, homered and drove in 3 but the Pirates were topped by St. Louis, 17-4.

Mike Soroka threw 6 strong innings, allowing 1 run and 4 hits. He did not factor in the decision as the Diamondbacks walked off in extra innings against St. Louis, 3-2.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 8, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Earning Full WOBs:

Jared Eickhoff held the Cardinals scoreless over 8 innings as the Phillies took the 5-0 final.

Jorge Polanco had his second 5 hit game of the season, homering and driving in 2 to lead the red hot Twins to a 9-1 blow out of Toronto.

Chris Sale struck out 14 Orioles in 8 innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 run. He did not get the decision but set up the Red Sox 2-1 win in 12 innings.

Christian Yelich reached base 4 times, homered and stole a base to power Milwaukee past Washington, 7-3.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Josh Bell went 2 for 4 with a homer but the Rangers came back to stun the Pirates, 9-6.

Andrew Cashner held the Red Sox offense to a solo homer, scattered 3 other hits and a walk over 6 innings, helping send the game to extra innings. The Orioles would eventually drop the 2-1 game.

Jonathan Lucroy got 2 hits, including a homer, but the Angels fell to Detroit, 10-3.

José Ureña allowed 1 earned run and 1 unearned run in a strong 7 inning performance. But the Marlins let the Cubs walk off again, this time to a 3-2 score.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 7, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on May 7, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Mike Fiers threw the second no hitter of his career, striking out 6 Reds along the way, for the 2-0 final in Oakland.

Whit Merrifield hit 2 singles, a triple and a grand slam, stealing a base along the way, to help the Royals clobber Houston, 12-2.

Hyun-Jin Ryu was perfect through 5 and tossed a complete game 4 hit shutout, walking none and striking out 6 Braves for the Dodgers 9-0 victory.

Justin Turner launched 3 homers and added a fourth hit, driving in 6 to help the Dodgers blank the Braves, 9-0.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Hunter Pence reached base 4 times, including a homer, but the Rangers came up short against the Pirates, 5-4.

Franmil Reyes went 3 for 5 with a homer and 2 RBI in the Padres wild 7-6 loss to the Mets.

Aaron Sanchez threw 7 strong innings, allowing 3 hits and striking out 6 Twins. But his Blue Jays were shutout, 3-0.

Caleb Smith struck out 11 Cubs in 6 2/3 innings, giving up 2 runs. But he was not involved in the decision as Chicago walked off against the Marlins 5-2.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 6, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Earning Full WOBs:

Avisail Garcia went 3 for 4 with a homer and 3 RBI in the Rays 12-1 drubbing of the Diamondbacks.

Jose Iglesias singled, doubled and tripled, driving in 4 as the Reds topped the Giants, 12-4.

Chris Paddack pitched a shutout into the 8th with 7 2/3 innings allowing 4 hits, 1 walk and striking out 11 as the Padres blanked the Mets, 4-0.

Martín Pérez allowed 2 hits in 7 scoreless innings, striking out 9 Blue Jays as the Twins rolled, 8-0.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Jacob deGrom gave the Mets an encouraging 7 innings, 4 hit, 2 run performance. Unfortunately for him, the Mets were shutout by San Diego, 4-0.

Dee Gordon got 3 hits, including a homer, but the struggling Mariners lost again, this time to the Yankees, 7-3.

Pablo Sandoval homered and threw an inning of scoreless mop up relief as the Giants were clobbered by the Reds, 12-4.

Ryan Weber gave the Red Sox 4 shutout innings out of the bullpen in their 4-1 loss in Baltimore.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 5, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on May 5, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Asdrubal Cabrera went 2 for 4 with a homer and 4 RBI to help the Rangers clobber the Blue Jays, 10-2.

Zach Davies pitched into the 8th, finishing with 7 2/3 innings, 6 hits, 2 runs while striking out 5 Mets in Milwaukee’s 3-2 victory.

Buster Posey doubled and homered to help the Giants come from behind against the Reds, 6-5.

Spencer Turnbill pitched 7 innings, allowing 1 run and striking out 7 Royals. The Tigers bullpen blew his lead but walked off 5-2 in the 9th.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Pablo Lopez held the Braves scoreless over 6 innings, striking out 6 Braves. The Marlins bullpen dropped the 3-1 game in extra innings.

Frankie Montas threw 6 strong innings, walking none and allowing a single run. The A’s dropped the 5-3 game in 13 innings.

Jonathan LuCroy homered twice in the Angels 10-4 loss to Houston.

Tim Peterson threw 2 1/3 shutout innings, allowing 1 hit and no walks out of the bullpen. He could not prevent the Brewers from topping the Mets, 3-2.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 4, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on May 4, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Ryan Braun got 6 hits overall over 18 innings including a pair of doubles and a 2 run walk off single to end the 4-3 marathon for the Brewers over the Mets.

Dylan Bundy shutout the red hot Rays over 7 1/3 innings, allowing 3 hits and 4 strikeouts to earn the 3-0 win for Baltimore.

Michael Chavis amassed 11 total bases, including 2 homers, to lead a revived Boston offense to a lopsided 15-2 drubbing of the White Sox.

Luke Weaver struck out 8 Rockies over 7 innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 walk as the Diamondbacks rolled 9-2.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Yonny Chirinos pitched into the 8th, finishing with 7 1/3 innings and 3 runs allowed but took the hard luck decision as the Rays were blanked by Baltimore, 3-0.

Jose Martinez went 2 for 5 with a double and a homer, but the Cubs came from behind to beat St. Louis, 6-5.

Dylan Moore singled and homered in the Mariners 5-4 loss in Cleveland.

Zack Wheeler threw 7 innings, allowing 2 hits and striking out 10 Milwaukee batters. He did not factor in the decision as the Mets dropped a wild 4-3 game in 18 innings.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 3, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on May 3, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Kyle Hendricks only needed 81 pitches to toss a complete game, 4 hit, no walk shutout of the Cardinals, giving the Cubs a 4-0 final.

Josh Phegley doubled twice, homered and singled, driving in 8 runs and scoring 2 as the A’s rolled, 14-1, in Pittsburgh.

Trent Thornton threw 7 shutout innings, allowing 1 hit and striking out 5 Rangers. He did not fare in the decision as the Blue Jays won 1-0 in 12 innings.

Steven Vogt came off the bench to single, double and hit a dramatic 2 out, 9th inning homer to tie the game and set up a wild 12-11 come back 11 inning victory in Cincinnati.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Derek Dietrich homered twice, added another hit and stole a base. But the Giants made a stunning comeback to beat the Reds in extra innings, 12-11.

Justin Miller stopped the Phillies attack with a pair of shutout innings out of the bullpen. But the Nationals could not rally and lost 4-2.

Mike Minor shutout the Blue Jays over 8 solid innings, striking out 9 along the way. The Rangers bats were dead and dropped the 1-0 game in 12.

Jorge Soler went 3 for 3 with a homer in the Royals 4-3 defeat in Detroit.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 2, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Earning Full WOBs:

José Berríos threw 7 strong innings, allowing 2 runs, walking none and striking out 5 Astros to earn the 8-2 decision for Minnesota.

Jason Castro doubled and homered, driving in 4, as the red hot Twins clubbed the Astros, 8-2.

Ian Kinsler got 3 hits, 2 of them were doubles and another a homer, to help the Padres pound Atlanta, 11-2.

Noah Syndergaard not only threw a complete game 4 hit shutout against the Reds but also hit the solo home run that accounted for the only run of the game as the Mets won, 1-0.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Andrew Benintendi reached base 3 times, including a homer, but the Red Sox fell apart in the 9th and the White Sox walked off 6-4 winners.

Ryan Braun singled and homered, driving in 2, but Milwaukee dropped the 11-6 game to Colorado.

Danny Duffy threw 6 strong innings, allowing 1 run and striking out 6 Rays hitters. The Kansas City bullpen would drop the 3-1 final.

Dakota Hudson struck out 7 Nationals in 6 innings, allowing 1 earned run and 1 unearned run in a hard luck 2-1 decision for St. Louis.

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Who Owned Baseball – May 1, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Earning Full WOBs:

Jose Abreu singled and homered in the White Sox walk off 7-6 victory over the Orioles in the nightcap of a double header. In the opening 5-4 Chicago loss, Abreu singled and doubled, driving in a pair.

Nolan Arenado homered twice and added a single, driving in 4 to help the Rockies pound the Brewers, 11-4.

Jon Lester allowed 1 hit over 7 shutout innings, walking 1 and fanning 8 as the Cubs blanked the Mariners in an 11-0 laugher.

Martín Pérez struck out 7 Astros over 8 shutout innings, giving up only 4 hits to earn the 6-2 decision for Minnesota.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Jalen Beeks came into the game in the second and threw 6 2/3 innings of 1 hit, shutout ball, striking out 6 Royals along the way. Kansas City did all of their scoring in the first and topped Tampa Bay, 3-2.

Jacob deGrom returned to form with 7 innings of 3 hit, shutout ball. He did not get the decision as the Mets were edged in the 9th by Cincinnati, 1-0.

Kiké Hernández doubled and singled, scoring the Dodgers only run in the Giants 2-1 walk off win.

Danny Santana homered and doubled but the Rangers could not complete the comeback against the Pirates and fell, 7-5.

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

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Let’s see owned baseball on April 30, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Gerrit Cole held a red hot Twins team to 1 hit and no runs over 7, striking out 11 along the way as the Astros won an 11-0 laugher.

Zack Greinke pitched into the 8th, striking out 7 Yankees in 7 2/3 innings, allowing 1 run to earn the 3-1 decision for Arizona.

Franmil Reyes homered twice and doubled, driving in 3, to lead the Padres past Atlanta, 4-3.

Carlos Santana collected 3 hits, including a homer, driving in 2 to help the Indians win in Miami, 7-4.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Luis Castillo struck out 7 Mets in 6 2/3 innings, giving up 2 runs. He did not factor into the decision as the Reds dropped the 4-3 game in extra innings.

Adam Eaton went 2 for 5 with a homer but the Nationals came up short against St. Louis, 3-2.

CC Sabathia recorded career strikeout number 3,000 in a game where he pitched into the 6th, giving up only 2 runs. He would be charged with the loss as Arizona topped the Yankees, 3-1.

Gleyber Torres singled, doubled and drove in the Yankees only run in their 3-1 loss in Arizona.

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Who Owned Baseball – April 29, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on April 29, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Jesus Aguilar went 3 for 4 with a pair of homers, driving in 4, to power the Brewers past Colorado, 5-1.

Xander Bogaerts got two hits including an RBI double that helped the Red Sox come from behind and beat Oakland 9-4.

Jake Odorizzi out dueled Verlander with shutout innings, striking out 7 Astros, as the Twins took the 1-0 thriller.

Mike Soroka struck out 8 Padres over 6 innings to earn the 3-1 decision for Atlanta.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Cody Bellinger singled twice, walked and drove in a run but the Dodgers fell to San Francisco, 3-2.

Justin Miller stopped the bleeding by throwing 2 shutout innings after the Cardinals 5th inning uprising. It was too late for the Nationals, who were doubled up, 6-3.

Pedro Severino reached base 3 times, including a homer, the the Orioles 5-3 loss to the White Sox.

Justin Verlander allowed just 2 hits and struck out 7 in 6 innings. But the Twins blanked his Astros, 1-0.

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Who Owned Baseball – April 28, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Earning Full WOBs:

Ozzie Albies got 3 hits, 2 of them homers, to help the Braves come from behind against the Rockies, 8-7.

Zach Eflin threw a complete game, allowing 7 hits while walking no Miami batters for the 5-1 Philadelphia victory.

Kyle Gibson struck out 6 Tigers and walking none over 7 solid innings to give the Twins a 4-1 win.

Hunter Pence singled, doubled and homered, driving in 4 and scoring 3 times as the Rangers rolled in Seattle, 14-1.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Chris Bassitt struck out 9 Blue Jays in 7 innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 run. The A’s bullpen would collapse in extra innings allowing Toronto to walk off as 5-4 winners.

Melky Cabrera homered twice and added a singled and a double but the Pirates were edged by the Dodgers, 7-6.

Jon Duplantier came out of the bullpen in extra innings to throw 4 shutout frames, allowing 1 hit, 2 walks and striking out 4 Cubs. He did not factor into the decision in the Diamondbacks 6-5 loss in 15 innings.

Daniel Vogelbach reached base 3 times but the rest of the Mariners were silenced in the 14-1 drubbing by the Rangers.

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Who Owned Baseball – April 27, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

 

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Earning Full WOBs:

David Bote homered twice, driving in 5, in the Cubs 9-1 blow out of Arizona.

Hunter Dozier singled twice and tripled twice with 5 RBI to help the Royals top the Angels in a wild 9-4 game.

Clayton Kershaw did not walk a batter in 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 run while striking out 8 Pirates to earn the 3-1 Dodger win.

Mike Minor struck out 13 Mariners in 7 innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 run as the Rangers rolled to a 15-1 final.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Pete Alonso homered and added two more hits but the Mets came up short against Milwaukee, 8-6.

Mookie Betts singled and homered, providing the Red Sox almost all of their offense as they were doubled up by the Rays, 2-1.

Shane Bieber threw 6 strong innings, allowing 3 hits and 3 runs, striking out 9 Astros along the way. He did not fare in the decision as the Indians bullpen lost the 4-3 game in extra innings.

Steven Strasburg went 7 innings, striking out 9 Padres and allowing 2 runs, 4 hits and 1 walk. The Nationals bullpen got blown out in extra innings, 8-3.

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