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Who Owned Baseball April 20, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Sean Manaea threw the first no hitter of the season, shutting down the Red Sox with a 3-0 masterpiece in Oakland.

Hyun-Jin Ryu struck out 8 Nationals over 7 shutout innings, outdueling Strasburg and earning the 4-0 decision for the Dodgers.

Josh Reddick homered twice, including a grand slam, and walked in the Astros 10-1 pounding of the White Sox.

Rhys Hoskins hit a go ahead 3 run homer in the 6th and added an RBI single in the 8th to lead the Phillies past the Pirates, 6-2.

They all owned baseball on April 21, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 20, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Tyson Ross made a bid for the first San Diego no hitter in history. He settled for 7 2/3 innings of 1 hit ball, allowing 1 run and striking out 10 Diamondbacks in the 4-1 final.

Javier Baez went 4 for 6 with a homer and 4 RBI as the Cubs thumped the Rockies, 16-5.

Jakob Junis threw 8 strong innings, allowing 4 hits and 2 runs, striking out 4 Tigers, and ending the Royals losing streak with a 3-2 decision.

Carlos Correa homered twice and added another hit, driving in 3 to help push the Astros back into first place with a 10-0 blanking of the White Sox.

They all owned baseball on April 20, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 19, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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 Jake Arrieta struck out 10 Pirates over 7 innings of one hit shutout ball as the Phillies cruised to a 7-0 final.

Charlie Morton shutout the Mariners over 7 innings, collecting 8 strikeouts as the champion Astros continued to roll, 9-2.

Lorenzo Cain walked, homered and hit two doubles, scoring 4 times as the Brewers broke open a 12-3 beating of the Marlins.

Leonys Martin singled, tripled and smacked a grand slam to lead the Tigers past the Orioles, 13-8.

They all owned baseball on April 19, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 18, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Teoscar Hernandez homered, tripled and singled twice, driving in 4 runs to help the Blue Jays clobber Kansas City, 15-5.

José Berríos did not allow a walk or a run over 7 innings, giving up 3 Cleveland hits. The Twins took the 2-1 game in 16.

Corey Seager reached base 5 times, including 2 doubles and 3 RBI as the Dodgers took the Padres, 13-4.

Chris Stratton struck out 8 Diamondbacks over 7 innings, allowing 1 run. The Giants bullpen would blow his lead but win the 4-3 game in 10.

They all owned baseball on April 18, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 17, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Patrick Corbin took a no hitter into the 8th and finished with a complete game 1 hit shutout, striking out 8 Giants as the Diamondbacks won the 1-0 thriller.

Lance McCullers Jr. allowed an early solo homer, a walk and nothing else as he held the Mariners to 1 hit over 7 innings, striking out 11 in the Astros 4-1 victory.

J. T. Realmuto homered and singled, driving in 4, as the Marlins humiliated the Yankees in the Bronx, 9-1.

Mookie Betts homered three times, including a lead off shot, and walked twice to lead the Red Sox to a 10-1 thrashing of the Angels.

They all owned baseball on April 17, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 16, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Bryce Harper reached base 3 times and hit a highlight reel broken bat home run to help the Nationals stun the Mets, 8-6.

Didi Gregorius homered twice and walked as the Yankees demolished the Marlins, 12-1.

Hyun-Jin Ryu struck out 9 Padres and walked none over 6 innings, allowing 3 hits as the Dodgers won easily, 10-3.

Daniel Mengden threw 8 strong innings, allowing 6 hits and 1 run, striking out 6 White Sox and earned the 8-1 decision for Oakland.

They all owned baseball on April 16, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 15, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Bartolo Colon took a perfect game into the 8th inning and finished with 7 2/3 innings, giving up 1 hit, 1 walk and 1 run while striking out 7 Astros. He would not get the decision but the Rangers prevailed in 10 innings, 3-1.

Clayton Kershaw gave the Dodgers a much needed head to head win over Arizona with 7 innings of 2 hit ball, allowing 1 run and striking out 12 in the 7-2 final.

Starling Marte went 5 for 5 with a homer and 4 runs scored as the red hot Pirates won again, 7-3 in Miami.

Andrew Benintendi singled, doubled and tripled, driving in the tying run as Boston came from behind to beat Baltimore, 3-1.

They all owned baseball on April 15, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 14, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Greg Garcia homered twice and added another hit in the Cardinals 6-1 drubbing of the Reds.

Max Scherzer gave up one hit, an early 2 run homer, and settled down to retire the next 20 Colorado hitters, striking out 11 and earning the 6-2 decision for Washington.

Hanley Ramirez doubled and homered, driving in 3 runs, pushing Boston past Baltimore, 10-3.

Garrett Richards allowed 1 hit and 1 run over his 5 plus innings, striking out 5 Royals, winning the 5-3 game for the Angels.

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They all owned baseball on April 14, 2018

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

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Todd Frazier smacked a pair of homers, added a hit and a walk, and helped push the Mets to yet another win, 6-5 over the Brewers.

Aaron Hicks homered twice, one being an inside the park variety, and reached base 2 more times as the Yankees held on in Detroit to an 8-6 final.

Anibal Sanchez threw 6 shutout innings, striking out 6 Cubs enrote to a 4-0 decision for the Braves.

Gerrit Cole struck out 14 Rangers in 7 innings, allowing 3 hits and setting up the Astros 3-2 victory.

They all owned baseball on April 13, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 12, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Mike Trout got on base 4 times, homered and scored a pair as the red hot Angels won again, beating KC, 7-1.

Jose Martinez drove in 6, got on 5 times including a homer and helped the Cardinals slug their way past the Reds, 13-4.

Rick Porcello held the Yankees hitless for the first six innings and wound up tossing 7 shutout 2 hit frames for the 6-3 victory in Boston.

Chris Stratton allowed 1 hit in 7 shutout innings, striking out 4 Padres and earning the 7-0 decision for the Giants.

They all owned baseball on April 12, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 11, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB

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Zack Wheeler allowed 2 hits, 1 run and 1 walk over 7 strong innings, striking out 7 Marlins and earning the 4-1 win for the red hot Mets.

Javier Baez homered twice, driving in 4, to lead the Cubs past Pittsburgh, 13-5.

Carlos Carrasco threw a complete game, allowing 3 hits and 1 run as the Indians topped Detroit, 5-1.

Gary Sanchez got 3 hits, including a pair of homers to give the Yankees a critical bounce back 10-7 victory over Boston.

They all owned baseball on April 11, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 10, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings

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Mookie Betts got on base 5 times, doubling twice, scoring 5 runs and crushing a grand slam as the Red Sox humiliated the Yankees, 14-1.

Asdrubal Cabrera homered twice as the red hot Mets rallied in the 9th to top Miami, 8-6.

Aaron Sanchez took a no hitter into the 8th, finishing with 3 hits, 1 run to lead the Blue Jays past the Orioles, 2-1.

Stephen Strasburg tossed 8 innings of 3 hits shutout ball, striking out 8 Braves and earning the 4-1 decision for Washington.

They all owned baseball on April 10, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 9, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings

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Corey Kluber struck out 13 Tigers over 8 innings of 2 hit shutout ball to earn the Cleveland 2-0 victory.

Max Scherzer threw a complete 2 hit shutout, striking out 10 Braves and even stealing a base for the Nationals 2-0 triumph.

Mike Moustakas went 3 for 5 with a homer and 3 RBI as the Royals clobbered the Mariners, 10-0.

Austin Hedges got 3 hits including a go ahead RBI double, giving the Padres a 7-6 win over the Rockies.

They all owned baseball on April 9, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 8, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings

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Jameson Taillon threw a complete game 1 hit shutout, striking out 7 Reds and winning another game for the red hot Pirates, 5-0.

Shohei Ohtani kept up his mind boggling week by taking a perfect game into the 7th and finished with 7 shutout innings, striking out 12 Oakland batters and earning the 6-1 decision for the Angels.

Ozzie Albies doubled and homered with 2 RBI to lead the Braves over Colorado, 4-0.

Mike Trout reached base 3 times, including a homer, driving in 2, scoring 2 and stole a base to provide the Angels’ offense in Ohtani’s 6-1 masterpiece over Oakland.

They all owned baseball on April 8, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 7, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings

 

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Andrew McCutchen was dynamic, collecting 6 hits, stealing a base and extended his 14th inning at bat with foul ball after foul ball before slamming a come from behind, walk off, 3 run homer to stun the Dodgers, 7-5 in San Francisco.

Xander Bogaerts reached base 3 times, including a double and a grand slam, driving in 6 for the red hot Red Sox who clobbered the Rays, 10-3.

Vince Velasquez threw 6 strong innings, allowing 4 hits, 1 walk and 1 run as the Phillies humiliated the Marlins, 20-1.

Gerrit Cole struck out 11 Padres over 7 shutout innings. He didn’t get the decision but set up the Astros 1-0 extra inning victory.

They all owned baseball on April 7, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 6, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings

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Manny Machado reached base 6 times, including 2 homers and a single in the game winning rally in the 14th to lead Baltimore past the Yankees in a wild 7-3 game.

Mychal Givens threw 2 scoreless and hitless frames in extra innings with the game on the line. Then he made a spectacular game saving block of the plate after throwing a potential walk off wild pitch. He did not get the decision nor earn a save, but he kept the Orioles alive to set up their 7-3 win over the Yankees.

Colin Moran got 4 hits, including a double, scoring 3 times and driving in 3 as the red hot Pirates clobbered the Reds, 14-3.

Luis Perdomo took one of the worst teams in baseball into the home of the red hot World Champion Astros and walked away a winner. He threw 5 solid innings, allowing 1 run and striking out 4 as the Padres took the 4-1 final.

They all owned baseball on April 6, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 5, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings

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Jon Lester threw 6 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits, striking out 6 Brewers and made a strange but effective bounce pass to third base to get a rare pick off move as the Cubs blanked the Crew, 8-0.

Maikel Franco got 3 hits, including a homer, and drove in 4 as the Phillies shutout Miami, 5-0.

David Price shutout the Rays over 7 innings, and while he did not get the decision, he set up the Red Sox 3-2 walk off extra inning win.

Adam Jones doubled and hit a dramatic 2 run go ahead homer that changed the momentum and got the Orioles a 5-2 victory against the Yankees.

They all owned baseball on April 5, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 4, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings

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Shohei Ohtani got a pair of hits including a 2 run shot off of Cleveland ace Kluber that helped set up the Angels 3-2 walk off victory in the 13th.

Sean Manaea threw 8 strong innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 run while striking out 4 Rangers to earn the 6-2 decision for the A’s.

Brandon Belt reached base 4 times and clobbered a homer, driving in 2 as the Giants took the 10-1 laugher over the Mariners.

Carlos Martinez took a shutout into the 9th, finishing with 8 1/3 scoreless frames, striking out 10 Brewers for the 6-0 St. Louis win.

They all owned baseball on April 4, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 3, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings

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Didi Gregorius had a mind boggling opener in the Bronx, reaching base 5 times, doubling and smashing a pair of 3 run homers, driving in 8 altogether, to blow open a tight game with Seattle to a decisive 11-4 Yankees win.

Jakob Junis threw 7 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits and struck out 6 Tigers as the Royals won their first game by a razor thin 1-0 final.

Christian Villanueva clobbered three homers, driving in 5, to lead the Padres past the Rockies, 8-4, for their first win of the year.

Shane Carle came out of the bullpen to throw 3 1/3 one hit shutout innings to stop the bleeding and allow the Braves to give the Nationals their first loss of the year, 13-6.

They all owned baseball on April 3, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 2, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings

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Charlie Morton saw the Astros raise their World Series flag and responded with 6 innings of shutout ball, striking out 6 Orioles and earning the 6-1 decision.

Tyler Mahle allowed 1 hit over 6 shutout innings, fanning 7 Cubs, winning the 1-0 shutout for Cincinnati.

Hanley Ramirez singled and homered, scoring twice and driving in a pair to help the Red Sox past his old team, the Marlins, 7-3.

Bryce Harper reached base 5 times, homering, driving in 3 and scoring 3 as the undefeated Nationals rolled to an 8-1 crushing of the Braves.
 

They all owned baseball on April 2, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball April 1, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings

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Justin Smoak reached base 4 times, homered twice including a dramatic 2 out go ahead grand slam in the 8th to slug the Blue Jays past the Yankees, 7-4.

José Berríos threw a complete game 3 hit shutout, striking out 6 Orioles, as the Twins won 7-0.

Bryce Harper smacked a pair of homers and added a walk as Washington held on to beat Cincinnati, 6-5.

Trevor Williams gave the Pirates 6 no hit innings before being lifted after 85 pitches. The bullpen let up 2 Tiger hits but no runs in the 1-0 final.
 

They all owned baseball on April 1, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball March 31, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings

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Adam Eaton homered, doubled twice and singled twice, scoring 4 and driving in 3 to lead the Nationals past Cincinnati, 13-7.

Carlos Correa got 4 hits, including a double and homer, driving in a pair, as the champion Astros clobbered the Rangers, 9-3.

Kenta Maeda struck out 10 Giants over 5 shutout innings as the Dodgers won their first game, 5-0.

Kyle Gibson threw 6 no hit shutout innings before his pitch count forced him out of the game. He would earn the 6-2 win for the Twins over Baltimore.

 

They all owned baseball on March 31, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball March 30, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings

 

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Johnny Cueto was perfect through 6 innings and faced the minimum over 7 one hit shutout frames. He did not get the decision but led the Giants to yet another 1-0 victory over the Dodgers.

David Price faced his former team and threw 7 shutout innings, scattering 5 hits and sealing Boston’s first win, 1-0.

Gregory Polanco singled, doubled, walked and hit a 13th inning 2 out 3 run homer as the Pirates took the wild 13-10 game in Detroit.

Mike Trout scored both Angels runs, including a homer, and cut off a ball that would have tied the game in the 9th and preserved the 2-1 final in Oakland.

They all owned baseball on March 30, 2018

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

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Matt Davidson became only the 4th player in MLB history to hit three home runs on opening day. He would reach base 4 times altogether, driving home 5 runs and helped the White Sox double up the Royals, 14-7.

Joe Panik launched a solo shot off of Kershaw to provide all of the scoring as the Giants blanked the Dodgers, 1-0.

Dylan Bundy threw 7 shutout innings, scattering 5 hits and striking out 7 Twins. He did not get the decision but set up Baltimore’s 3-2 walk off win.

Chase Anderson allowed 1 hit in 6 shutout innings as the Brewers took the opener against the Padres, 2-1 in extra innings.

They all owned baseball on March 29, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball – The Final Regular Season Tally for 2017

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The 2017 regular season is over and the final tally of Who Owned Baseball has been made.

And with it, it turned out there was a 4 way tie for National League pitcher.

Let’s review.

COREY KLUBER was the American League pitcher who owned baseball with 14, well above Chris Sale (8 1/2) and Ervin Santana and Luis Severino (8).

JOSE RAMIREZ was the American League hitter who owned baseball with 8, edging Mookie Betts (7) on the final day with Jose Abreu finishing third with 6 1/2.

GIANCARLO STANTON was the National League hitter who owned baseball finishing with 10 1/2, with Nolan Arenado at second with 7 1/2 and Bryce Harper third with 6.

CLAYTON KERSHAW, CARLOS MARTINEZ, MAX SCHERZER and STEPHEN STRASBURG all tied as the National League pitchers who owned, deadlocked at 8. Zack Greinke almost joined the scrum with a 7 1/2 total.

 

They all owned baseball in 2017

Thanks for following for another season. In the postseason, I will be tallying Who Owned October and Who Owned the World Series.

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Who Owned Baseball October 1, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

 

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Blake Snell struck out 13 Orioles over 7 dominant 2 hit shutout innings, closing out the Rays season with a 6-0 victory.

Jose Ramirez reached base 3 times, stole a base and scored a run helping the Indians beat the White Sox, 3-1.

Aaron Wilkerson was perfect through 5 and finished the game allowing 2 hits and 1 run over 7 innings as the Brewers beat the Cardinals one game too late, 6-1.

Ildemaro Vargas came off the bench to get 3 hits, including a double, and drive in 4 as the Diamondbacks crushed Kansas City, 14-2.

They all owned baseball on October 1, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball September 30, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Drew Pomeranz threw 6 innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 run to earn the 6-3 decision over the Astros and clinch the AL East title for the Red Sox.

Jameson Taillon struck out 5 Washington batters and allowed 1 run over 7 innings, setting up Pittsburgh’s come from behind 4-1 win.

Mitch Haniger doubled 3 times and singled twice and scored in the Mariners 5 run 8th inning to come back and top the Angels 6-4.

Asdrubal Cabrera got 4 hits, including a double and a homer, driving in 4, leading the Mets past the Phillies, 7-4.

They all owned baseball on September 30, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball September 29, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Masahiro Tanaka kept the Yankees alive in the Divisional Race with a 15 strikeout, 7 shutout inning performance to earn the 4-0 decision over the Blue Jays.

Mike Trout homered twice in the Angels come from behind 6-5 victory against Seattle.

Stephen Strasburg struck out 8 Pirates over 7 2/3 shutout innings to lead the Nationals to a 6-1 final.

Ryan Zimmerman got 4 hits including 2 homers and 4 RBI in the Nationals 6-1 win over Pittsburgh.

They all owned baseball on September 29, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball September 28, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

 

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Giancarlo Stanton hit his 58th and 59th homers and got on base 2 other times to lead the Marlins to a 7-1 pounding of the Braves.

Carlos Correa reached base 5 times, homered, drove in 3 and scored 3 as Houston crushed Boston, 12-2.

Jen-Ho Tseng threw 3 shutout innings out of the bullpen with the game on the line for each pitch and earned the 2-1 decision for the Cubs, eliminating the Cardinals from the post season.

Carlos Carasco took a shutout into the 9th, finishing with 8 1/3 innings of scoreless ball while striking out 14 Twins and earning the 5-2 victory for Cleveland.

They all owned baseball on September 28, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball September 27, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

 

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Rich Hill threw 7 innings of 2 hit shutout ball, striking out 10 Padres and adding and RBI single for good measure as the Dodgers rolled, 10-0.

Luis Severino struck out 9 Rays over 6 innings, allowing 1 run to earn the 6-1 decision for the Yankees.

Josh Bell got 3 hits, including a homer, driving in 3 as the Pirates topped Baltimore, 5-3.

Carlos Correa went 4 for 5 with a pair of homers and 4 RBI to lead the Astros in a 12-2 pounding of the Rangers.

They all owned baseball on September 27, 2017

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