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

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Let’s see owned baseball on September 29, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Jack Flaherty threw 7 shutout innings, allowing 2 hits while striking out 6 as the Cardinals clinched, blanking the Cubs, 9-0.

Paul Goldschmidt reached base 4 times, with a homer, powering the Cardinals to the NL Central title by pounding the Cubs, 9-0.

Lance Lynn pitched into the 8th, striking out 10 Yankees over 7 1/3 innings, allowing 2 hits and 1 run for the Rangers 6-1 victory.

George Springer went 4 for 4 with a homer, driving in 2 and scoring 3, as the Astros finished the season topping the Angels, 8-5.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Brad Miller homered twice and added 2 more hits but the Phillies were edged by Miami, 4-3.

Martín Pérez pitched into the 6th, throwing 5 2/3 innings, allowing 3 hits. The Twins bullpen would blow the lead and the 5-4 game in Kansas City.

Mike Thaiss went 3 for 4 with 2 homers but the Angels dropped the 8-5 game to Houston.

Trevor Williams held the Reds to 2 runs over 7 innings but took the hard luck 3-1 decision for Pittsburgh.

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

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Let’s see owned baseball on September 28, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

José Altuve collected 7 total bases, homering and driving in 3, to help the Astos double up the Angels, 6-3.

Ian Happ homered twice, adding a third hit, leading the Cubs past the Cardinals, 8-6.

Reynaldo López struck out 9 Tigers in 8 innings, earning the 7-1 decision for the White Sox.

Hyun-Jin Ryu threw 7 shutout innings, clinching the ERA title, as the Dodgers blanked the Giants, 2-0.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Marco Gonzales threw 7 innings, allowing 1 run but the Mariners were shut out by Oakland, 1-0.

Jordan Luplow homered twice and walked twice but the Indians were out slugged by the Nationals, 10-7.

Luis Urías got 3 hits, including a homer, but the Padres fell short against the Diamondbacks, 6-5.

Logan Webb held the Dodgers to 2 runs in 6 innings but took the hard luck 2-0 loss for San Francisco.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Kevin Newman homered twice as the Pirates edged the Reds, 6-5.

Giancarlo Stanton got on base 5 times including a home run and a back breaking 2 run single as the Yankees doubled up Texas, 14-7.

Austin Voth held the Indians to 2 hits, no walks and 5 strikeouts over 6 innings as the Nationals prevailed 8-2 and eliminated Cleveland.

Asher Wojciechowski tossed 6 shutout innings, striking out 6 Red Sox to earn the 4-1 decision for Baltimore.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Mike Fiers gave Oakland 5 solid innings, allowing 2 runs and striking out 4. The playoff bound A’s dropped the 4-3 game to Seattle in the 9th.

Teoscar Hernández reached base 3 times, including a homer, but the Rays topped the Blue Jays, 6-2.

Keston Hiura went 4 for 4 in the Brewers 11-7 loss in Colorado.

Dakota Hudson struck out 10 Cubs over 5 scoreless innings. He did no fare in the decision as the Cardinals were crushed 8-2.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Willans Astudillo got 4 hits, including a homer, as the Twins pounded Detroit, 10-4.

Sean Manaea allowed 1 run over 6 innings, walking none and striking out 5 Mariners to earn the 3-1 decision for the A’s.

Pablo Reyes went 3 for 4 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBI as the Pirates topped the Cubs, 9-5.

Jordan Yamamoto struck out 10 Mets over 6 innings of 1 hit shutout ball, setting up Miami’s 4-2 come from behind victory.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Aristedes Aquino homered and added 2 more hits but the Reds could not stop the scorching hot Brewers, 5-3.

Félix Hernández overcame a shaky start to pitch into the 6th and give Seattle fans one last thrill in the 3-1 loss to the A’s.

Josh Reddick collected 5 hits in the Astros 4-3 extra inning defeat by the Angels.

Zack Wheeler pitched 8 strong innings, striking out 10 Marlins along the way. But he allowed critical home runs late and took the hard lick 4-2 decision for the Mets.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Jacob deGrom threw 7 shutout innings, striking out 7 Marlins, and earned the 10-3 decision for the Mets.

Zack Greinke was 2 outs away from completing a no hitter. He settled for 8 1/3 innings of 2 hit scoreless ball, striking out 9 as the Astros blanked the Mariners, 3-0.

Joc Pederson reached base 4 times, including a pair of homers, to power the Dodgers to a 6-4 victory in San Diego.

Rowdy Tellez homered two times in the Blue Jays 3-2 win over Baltimore.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

J. A. Happ came into the game in the second and gave the Yankees 5 innings, allowing 1 run and struck out 6 Rays. Morton and Tampa pulled off the 4-0 shutout.

José Martínez got 3 hits and drove in 2 but the Cardinals dropped the 9-7 game in Arizona.

Franmil Reyes got 3 hits and scored twice but the Indians lost the 8-3 game to the White Sox and were eliminated in the Division race.

Drew Smyly pitched into the 7th, striking out 10 Nationals in 6 1/3 innings and giving up 2 runs and no walks. The Phillies bullpen would give up the lead and eventually the 5-2 final.

 

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Jorge Alfaro hit 2 homers, including a grand slam, driving in 5 for the 8-4 Marlins victory that essentially sunk the Mets playoff hopes.

Ji-Man Choi homered and doubled in the Rays 7-4, come from behind victory over Boston.

Patrick Corbin allowed 1 run over 6 innings as the Nationals topped the fading Phillies, 7-2.

Colin Poche came into the game in the 9th and struck out Vazquez and Bogaerts to earn the save and preserve the 7-4 win for Tampa Bay over Boston.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Nick Ahmed went 2 for 4 with a homer but the Diamondbacks come back rally fell short in the 9-7 loss to St. Louis.

Kevin Ginkel struck out the side in his only inning of work but the Diamondbacks could not catch St. Louis who took the 9-7 final.

Austin Hays homered twice and added another hit in the wild 15 inning 11-10 slugfest that Baltimore dropped in Toronto.

Evan Phillips threw a pair of shutout innings for the Orioles in the bizarre 11-10 extra inning marathon in Toronto.

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Who Owned Baseball – September 21, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Earning Full WOBs:

Trent Grisham collected 3 hits, including a homer, walked, stole a base, drove in 3 and scored 2 to push the red hot Brewers to an easy 10-1 victory over the Pirates.

James Paxton struck out 7 Blue Jays over 6 innings, allowing 1 unearned run to tune up for the playoffs with a 7-2 decision for the Yankees.

Marcus Semien reached base 6 times, homered and drove in 2 and scored 2, to power the A’s closer to the playoffs with a 12-3 pounding of Texas.

Stephen Strasburg tossed 7 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits while striking out 6 Marlins en route to a 10-4 final for Washington.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Tony Kemp came off the bench to hit a dramatic 2 run homer in the 7th to give the Cubs the lead. The Cardinals would storm back in the 9th in the wild 9-8 slugfest.

LaMonte Wade, Jrgot on base 3 times, including a homer, but the Twins bullpen melted down and the Royals pulled away, 12-5.

Ryan Weber threw 2 2/3 shutout innings, striking out 3 Rays and allowing 1 hit and no walks. The Red Sox bullpen would blow an 11th inning lead and drop the 5-4 game.

Zack Wheeler held the Reds to 1 earned run and 1 unearned run over 7 strong innings but the Mets bullpen blew the devastating 3-2 game.

 

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Who Owned Baseball – September 20, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Earning Full WOBs:

Ronald Acuña Jr. reached base 4 times, including a homer, to power past San Francisco, 6-0 and capture the NL East title for the Braves.

Carlos Correa continued to get into post season shape by hitting 2 homers, driving in 3, as the Astros topped the Angels, 6-4.

Mike Fiers threw 8 shutout innings, allowing 2 hits and striking out 5 as the A’s blanked the Rangers, 8-0.

Mike Foltynewicz capped off his up and down season with a brilliant 8 inning, 3 hit shutout domination of San Francisco and earning the 6-0 decision for the Braves NL East clincher.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Starlin Castro got 3 hits, including a homer, scoring twice, in the Marlins 6-4 loss to Washington.

Eric Lauer struck out 9 Diamondbacks in 6 innings of work, holding them to 2 hits and 2 runs. But he was on the wrong end of a 9-0 shutout of the Padres.

Mitch Moreland homered twice, including a game tying 2 run shot in the 9th. But Boston dropped the 5-4 final in extra innings.

Rick Porcello threw 6 shutout innings, striking out 6 Rays and walking none. The Red Sox bullpen would lose the 5-4 game in the 11th.
 

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Ronald Acuña Jr. launched his 40th homer, scoring twice in the Braves 5-4 win over the Phillies.

Nelson Cruz homered twice, driving in 5 runs, to lead the Twins closer to the AL Central title with an 8-5 final over Kansas City.

Jack Flaherty  threw 8 innings, allowing 1 run while striking out 8 Cubs. The bullpen would blow his lead but the Cardinals took the 5-4 game in 10 innings.

Masahiro Tanaka threw 7 strong innings, allowing 1 run, walking none and striking out 6 Angels to pitch the Yankees to a 9-1 victory and the American League East title.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

 
César Hernández collected 3 hits, driving in a run, in the Phillies 5-4 loss to Atlanta.

Nicky Lopez went 3 for 4 with 2 runs scored and an RBI but the Royals lost to the Twins, 8-5.

Mike Morin gave the Phillies a shot with 2 innings of shutout relief, allowing no hits and 1 walk. The Braves would hold on to win, 5-4.

Gabriel Ynoa pitched into the 7th, allowing 3 runs and no walks over 6 1/3 innings but took the hard luck 8-4 decision as the Orioles were doubled up by the Blue Jays, 8-4.

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Who Owned Baseball – September 18, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Earning Full WOBs:

Pete Alonso reached base 3 times and homered in the Mets dramatic 7-4 come from behind victory in Colorado.

Homer Bailey threw 7 shutout innings, striking out 11 Royals. He did not get the decision but set up the A’s 1-0 walk off win in extra innings.

Dinelson Lamet struck out 14 Brewers in 6 innings, allowing 1 run, getting the 2-1 decision for the Padres.

Tommy Pham collected 5 hits, including 2 doubles, scoring 3 runs including one in the game tying rally in the 9th and another in the game winning rally in the 11th, as the Rays stunned the Dodgers, 8-7.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Starlin Castro got 3 hits and scored 2 runs but the Marlins came up short against Arizona, 5-4.

Danny Duffy gave the Royals 7 scoreless innings, allowing 2 hits, but could not prevent the A’s from taking the 1-0 game in extra innings.

Jon Lester allowed 1 run in his 5 innings of work but the Cubs could not stop the Reds, 3-2.

Jonathan Villar went 3 for 6 with a home run, 3 runs scored and a stolen base in the Orioles 11-10 slugfest defeat to the Blue Jays.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

José Berríos pitched into the 8th, striking out 8 White Sox in 7 1/3 innings to earn the 5-3 decision for the Twins.

Adalberto Mondesi hit a first inning RBI triple and a 9th inning go ahead double to lead the Royals to a come from behind 6-5 win in Oakland.

Marcell Ozuna went 2 for 4 with a homer, 4 RBI and played great defense as the Cardinals topped the Nationals, 4-2.

Robbie Ray held the Marlins hitless into the 6th and finished with 6 inning, 1 hit, 1 run and 7 strikeouts to set up Arizona’s 7-5 victory.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Pablo López threw 6 strong innings, striking out 6 and walking no Arizona batter. He did not fare in the decision as the Marlins dropped the 7-5 final.

Jeff McNeil went 2 for 5 with a homer and 2 RBI but the Mets fell 9-4 in Colorado.

Yusmeiro Petit threw 1 2/3 shutout innings of relief but the A’s could not hold on to the lead and lost 6-5 to Kansas City.

Marcus Semien got 3 hits, including a homer, but the A’s bullpen melted down and dropped the 6-5 game to the Royals.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Trevor Bauer struck out 9 Diamondbacks in 8 innings as the Reds took the 3-1 final.

Kris Bryant clobbered 2 homers and added another hit in the Cubs 16-6 blowout of Pittsburgh.

Sean Manaea threw 6 shutout innings, striking out 6 Rangers to earn the 6-1 decision for the A’s.

Josh Reddick went 5 for 5 with a homer, 3 RBI and 3 runs scored as the Astros rolled to a 12-3 final over the Royals.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Harrison Bader homered twice but the Cardinals bullpen melted down in the 7-6 final against Milwaukee.

Randy Dobnak pitched 5 strong innings, allowing 1 earned run and 1 unearned run. The Twins bullpen dropped the 7-5 game in Cleveland.

Eddie Rosario went 3 for 5 with 2 homers in the Twins 7-5 loss in Cleveland.

Zack Wheeler struck out 9 Dodgers in 7 innings but the Mets fell, 3-2.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Jacob deGrom threw 7 shutout innings, striking out 8 Dodgers and set up the dramatic 3-0 Mets victory.

Brett Gardner homered twice and added another hit to lead the Yankees to an easy 13-3 blow out of Toronto.

Félix Hernández turned back the clock and gave the Mariners a vintage performance, going 7 innings, allowing 1 run and 5 hits. He did not get the decision but helped set up the 10 inning 2-1 walk off win over the White Sox.

Nico Hoerner got 3 hits, including a homer, driving in 3 and scoring 3, as the Cubs pummeled Pittsburgh, 14-1.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Tommy Edman singled and homered in the Cardinals 5-2 loss to Milwaukee.

Mike Clevinger struck out 10 Twins over 8 innings, allowing only 2 runs. But the Indians were blanked in the double header opener, 2-0.

Oscar Mercado reached base 3 times in the opening 2-0 Indians loss to the Twins. In the nightcap, he got 3 more hits, including a homer, driving in 2, but Cleveland lost that game as well, 9-5.

Hyun-Jin Ryu found his ace groove, blanking the Mets over 7 innings of 2 hit ball. The Dodgers bullpen would lose the shutout and the 3-0 game.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Gerrit Cole continued to make a Cy Young case by throwing 8 innings, allowing 1 unearned run, striking out 11 Royals to earn the 4-1 decision.

Khris Davis homered twice and walked, driving in 4, as the A’s took the 14-9 slugfest in Texas.

Paul Goldschmidt hit a grand slam and a 3 run homer to help the Cardinals pound the Brewers, 10-0.

Mike Soroka allowed 1 hit over 6 shutout frames as the Braves blanked the Nationals, 5-0.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Sandy Alcantara held the Giants to 1 run and no walks over 7 innings but that was one run too many as the Marlins were shutout, 1-0.

Kole Calhoun homered twice but the Angels were beaten by the Rays, 11-4.

Danny Duffy struck out 6 Astros in 6 innings, allowing 1 run. The Royals bullpen dropped the 4-1 game.

Pablo Reyes singled, doubled and tripled in the wild 17-8 Pirates loss to the Cubs.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Homer Bailey pitched into the 6th, holding Houston to 1 run and earned the 3-2 decision for Oakland.

Yu Darvish kept the Cubs in the playoff hunt with 14 strikeouts over 6 shutout innings to top San Diego, 4-1.

Juan Lagares hit 2 home runs, including a grand slam, to help the Mets complete the sweep of Arizona with an 11-1 final.

Luke Voit went 3 for 5 with a homer in the Yankees 10-4 double header opener win over Detroit. In the night cap, he got on base twice, scoring a run, helping the Yankees to a 6-4 victory.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Jeff Brigham threw 3 perfect innings out of the bullpen to keep the Marlins in the game. The Brewers would hold on, 3-2.

Kyle Lewis homered again and had 3 hits altogether in Seattle’s 11-5 loss to the Reds.

Jonathan Schoop got 3 hits, with a homer, but the Twins were doubled up by Washington, 12-6.

Justin Verlander struck out 11 A’s in 6 strong innings but took the hard luck 3-2 decision for Houston.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Marco Gonzales struck out 7 Reds in 7 innings to earn the 5-3 decision for Seattle.

Jeff McNeil went 3 for 4 with 2 home runs as the Mets blanked the Diamondbacks, 9-0.

Chris Paddack threw 6 shutout innings to have the Padres defeat the Cubs, 4-0.

Jorge Soler collected 4 hits, including 2 homers, to power the Royals past the White Sox, 8-6.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Ji-Man Choi clobbered 2 homers in the Rays 10-9 slug fest loss in Texas.

Sonny Gray held Seattle hitless for the first 6 innings but allowed a home run in the 7th and took the hard lick 5-3 decision for Cincinnati.

A. J. Pollock got 2 hits, including a homer, but the Dodgers fell to Baltimore, 7-3.

José Urquidy struck out 10 Oakland batters in 5 innings, allowing 1 hit and 1 run. The Astros would drop the 5-3 final,

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Walker Buehler strick out 11 Orioles in 7 shutout innings to earn the 7-3 decision as the Dodgers clinched the NL West title.

Corey Dickerson hit 2 homers, driving in 3, as the Phillies edged the Braves, 6-5.

Matt Olson homered twice and walked, driving in 4, as the A’s crushed the Astros, 21-7.

Zac Plesac continued the hot Cleveland pitching with a complete game 4 hit shutout of the Angels, striking out 5 in the 8-0 final.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Brett Gardner hit 2 homers in the wild 12-11 Yankee loss in Detroit.

Jason Heyward reached base 4 times, including a pair of homers, but the Cubs dropped the 9-8 game to San Diego in exta innings.

Lance Lynn allowed 1 run over 7 innings, striking out 7 Tampa Bay batters but the Rangers bullpen would lose the game, 5-3.

Aníbal Sánchez pitched 7 strong innings, allowing 4 hits and 2 runs but the Nationals were blanked by Minnesota, 5-0.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Shane Bieber went 7 strong innings, striking out 8 Angels while allowing 1 run to earn the 6-2 decision for Cleveland.

Robinson Chirinos went 3 for 4 with 2 homers, driving in 6, as the Astros blanked the A’s, 15-0.

Jacob deGrom struck out 11 Diamondbacks in 7 innings, giving up 1 run, and finally got run support as the Mets took the 3-1 final.

Trent Grisham got 5 hits, including a double and triple, driving in 2 and scoring 2, as the Brewers stayed alive in the Wild Card race beating Miami 8-3.

 

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Brandon Belt got 3 hits and drove in 2 in the Giants 6-4 defeat by the Pirates.

Jackie Bradley Jr. got on base 4 times but was stranded each time as the Red Sox were shutout by the Yankees, 5-0.

Madison Bumgarner went 7 strong innings, allowing 2 runs, but the Giants bullpen melted down and dropped the 6-4 game to Pittsburgh.

Eduardo Rodriguez held the Yankees to 1 run over 6 innings, striking out 9, but the Red Sox were blanked, 5-0.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

César Hernández got 3 hits including a homer to help the Phillies top the Mets 5-0.

Matt Olson reached base 5 times, including a home run, driving in 3, as the A’s pounded Detroit, 10-2.

Justin Verlander allowed 1 run over 7 innings, striking out 7 Mariners, as the Astros took the 2-1 final.

Alex Young struck out 12 over 8 innings of 2 hit shutout ball as the red hot Diamondbacks blanked the Reds, 2-0.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Luis Castillo struck out 10 Reds in 7 2/3 innings but took the hard luck 2-0 decision for the Reds.

Harold Castro went 4 for 5 with 2 RBI in the Tigers 10-2 loss in Oakland.

Jace Fry struck out 3 in 1 1/3 innings, allowing no hits and no runs in the White Sox 8-7 defeat by the Angels.

Trea Turner got 3 hits, scoring a run, but the Nationals fell short by the Braves, 5-4.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Willie Calhoun hit a pair of homers, driving in 4, to lead Texas past Baltimore 7-6.

Dallas Keuchel tossed 6 shutout frames to push the Braves closer to a Division Title with a 4-3 final over Washington.

Jorge Lopez threw 6 shutout innings, striking out 5, as the Royals blanked the Marlins, 3-0.

Christian Yelich reached base 4 ties, homered, drove in 3 runs and stole a base to lead the Brewers to a much needed 7-1 victory over the Cubs.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Tim Anderson went 2 for 4 with a homer but the White Sox came up short against the Angels, 5-4.

Lucas Giolito allowed 3 hits and 2 runs over 7 strong innings but the White Sox bullpen dropped the 5-4 final to the Angels.

Miles Mikolas struck out 7in 5 innings, allowing a single run. The Cardinals would lose the 9-4 game to Pittsburgh.

A. J. Pollock homered 3 times in the Dodgers 5-4 loss to San Francisco.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Willson Contreras collected 4 hits, including a homer, to power the Cubs past fading Milwaukee, 10-5.

Max Fried allowed 1 hit and no runs over 7 innings, striking out 9 as the Braves doubled up the Nationals, 4-2.

Reynaldo López threw a complete game 1 hitter, striking out 11 Indians to earn the 7-1 decision for the White Sox.

Austin Meadows went  for 4 with a homer to help the Rays top the Blue Jays, 6-4.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

John Means pitched into the 7th, allowing 2 runs in 6 2/3 innings but the Orioles fell to Texas, 3-1.

Austin Nola homered twice, added another hit and drove in 5 runs but the Mariners blew a wild 11-9 extra inning game to Houston.

Bryan Reynolds hit a pair of homers in the Pirates 10-7 loss to the Marlins.

Stephen Strasburg struck out 7 Braves in 6 innings but took the hard luck 4-2 loss for Washington.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

 
Mookie Betts homered twice, driving in 5, and added 2 other hits to power Boston past Minnesota, 6-2.

Zac Gallen allowed 1 hit over 7 shutout innings, striking out 8 Padres, to give the Diamondbacks a 4-1 victory.

Kevin Pillar got 4 hits, including a go ahead homer, giving the Giants a wild 9-8 win in St. Louis.

Tanner Roark pitched shutout ball into the 7th, striking out 6 over 6 2/3 innings as the A’s blanked the Angels, 4-0.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

 
Tim Anderson went 3 for 5 with a homer and 2 RBI but the White Sox comeback against Cleveland fell short, 8-6.

Trevor Cahill threw 3 innings of shutout ball without letting up a hit from the pen. The Angels were shutout themselves in Oakland, 4-0.

Paul Goldschmidt reached base 3 times with 4 RBI in the Cardinals 9-8 loss to San Francisco.

Chris Paddack struck out 8 Diamondbacks over 5 1/3 shutout innings. He did not get a decision as the Padres fell, 4-1.
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Who Owned Baseball – September 3, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Earning Full WOBs:

Jack Flaherty allowed 1 hit over 8 shutout innings, striking out 8 as the Cardinals blanked San Francisco, 1-0.

Eloy Jiménez homered twice and doubled, driving in 3, to lead the White Sox past Cleveland, 6-5.

James Paxton struck out 12 Rangers in 7 innings, allowing 1 hit and no runs as the Yankees rolled to a 10-1 blow out.

Juan Soto went 3 for 4 with a homer in the Nationals wild come from behind 11-10 walk off win over the Mets.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Pete Alonso collected 3 hits, including a homer, in the Mets devastating 11-10 loss to Washington.

Mike Clevinger held the White Sox to 2 hits and 2 runs over 7 while striking out 9. The Indians bullpen dropped the 6-5 final.

Victor Reyes went 4 for 5 but the Tigers dropped the 6-5 game to Kansas City.

Dereck Rodríguez allowed 1 run on a solo homer over 7 innings, striking out 7 Cardinals but the Giants were shutout, 1-0.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Mike Minor pitched into the 8th, firing 7 1/3 scoreless frames as the Rangers handed the Yankees their first shutout since 2018 with a 7-0 final.

Joc Pederson homered twice and doubled, driving in 5, to slug the Dodgers past Colorado, 16-9.

Tommy Pham knocked a walk off RBI single, his third hit of the game, to lead the Rays to a 5-4 win over Baltimore.

Noah Syndergaard struck out 10 Nationals over 7 innings of 3 hit shutout ball to earn the 7-3 decision for the Mets.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Charlie Blackmon hit 3 doubles, driving in 1 and scoring twice in the Rockies 16-9 loss to the Dodgers.

Miguel Cabrera singled and homered but Detroit came up short against Minnesota, 4-3.

Anthony DeSclafani struck out 8 Phillies in 7 innings but was on the wrong end of a 7-1 decision for the Reds.

Masahiro Tanaka kept the Yankees in the game with 6 innings, allowing 2 hits. But the Rangers blanked New York, 7-0.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Zach Eflin allowed 1 run over 7 innings, striking out 3 Mets to earn the 5-2 decision for the Phillies.

Adalberto Mondesi collected 4 hits and stole 3 bases, scoring 2 runs as the Royals topped Baltimore, 6-4.

Juan Soto went 3 for 4 with a homer as the Nationals powered past the Marlins, 9-3.

Justin Verlander threw the third no hitter of his career, striking out 14 and walking just one as the Astros blanked the Blue Jays, 2-0.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Mike Freeman reached base 4 times but the Indians fell short to Tampa Bay, 8-2.

Tyler Mahle pitched into the 7th, holding the Cardinals to 2 hits and 1 earned run and 1 unearned run. Cincinnati would let the game get away in the 9th with a 4-3 final.

Sean Manaea allowed 1 hit and no runs over his 5 innings of work. The A’s bullpen collapsed and the Yankees walked off 5-4 winners.

Kevin Pillar singled and homered but the Giants were doubled up by San Diego, 8-4.

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Who Owned Baseball – August 31, 2019 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVPs) + 2019

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Earning Full WOBs:

Jalen Beeks came into the game in the second and gave Tampa Bay 3 shutout innings to earn the 9-6 decision over Cleveland.

Anthony Rendon homered twice in the Nationals 7-0 victory over Miami.

Ronny Rodríguez drove in 5 runs with 2 homers to help the Tigers top Minnesota, 10-7.

Stephen Strasburg struck out 14 over 8 shutout innings to help the Nationals blank the Marlins 7-0.

 

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Dylan Bundy struck out 7 Royals over 6 innings but the Orioles bullpen blew the lead and ultimately the 7-5 game.

Mitch Garver reached base 4 times, with 2 homers, but the Twins dropped the 10-7 slug fest to Detroit.

Sonny Gray pitched into the 7th, allowing 1 unearned run over 6 2/3 innings. The Reds bullpen melted down and the Cardinals walked off with the 3-2 final.

Justin Turner went 3 for 4 with a homer but the Dodgers were edged out by Arizona, 6-5.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Mookie Betts homered in the first and the 15th innings to lead the Red Sox to a 7-6 marathon win over the Angels.

Madison Bumgarner struck out 9 Padres over 7 innings, allowing 1 run to earn the 8-3 decision for the Giants.

Todd Frazier hit a pair of 3 run homers to give the Mets a much needed 11-5 victory over Philadelphia.

John Means threw 7 strong innings, allowing 2 runs while walking no Royals batter while the Orioles took the 14-2 blowout.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Shane Bieber was solid for 6 1/3 innings, allowing 3 runs and no walks. But the Indians were blanked by the Rays, 4-0.

Ian Desmond went 3 for 4 with a homer and 2 runs scored but the Rockies could not come from behind and dropped the 9-4 final to Pittsburgh.

Brian Goodwin homered twice in the Angels 15 inning 7-6 loss to Boston.

Aaron Nola pitched into the 7th, holding the Mets to 1 run and 4 hits over 6 1/3 innings. He did not fare in the decision as the Phillies bullpen imploded in the 11-5 final.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Mike Clevinger threw 8 shutout innings, allowing 4 hits while striking out 10 as the Indians blanked the Tigers, 2-0.

Robert Duggar kept the Reds scoreless over 7 innings of 3 hit ball to set up the Marlins 4-3 walk off victory.

Kevin Newman went 4 for 4 with 2 homers to power the Pirates past Colorado in an 11-8 slugfest.

Jurickson Profar got 3 hits, including a homer, to help the A’s to a much needed 9-8 win over Kansas City.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

José Abreu went 4 for 5 but the White Sox were doubled up by the Twins, 10-5.

Aristedes Aquino continued his blistering start with another homer and two more hits in the Reds 4-3 loss in extra innings to Miami.

Jacob deGrom did not allow a walk and struck out 7 Cubs over 7 innings. But a late rally sunk him and the Mets, 4-1.

Lance Lynn allowed one earned run and two unearned runs over 6 innings but did not fare in the decision as the Rangers fell to Seattle, 5-3.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Yordan Álvarez got 3 hits, homering twice, leading the Astros to a 15-1 thrashing of Tampa Bay.

Yu Darvish threw 8 strong innings, striking out 7 Mets, allowing 1 run to give the Cubs a critical 5-2 victory.

Yadier Molina reached base 4 times, with 2 homers, as the first place Cardinals won again 6-3 over the Brewers.

Masahiro Tanaka struck out 7 in 7 shutout innings to help the Yankees blank the Mariners, 7-0.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Nolan Arenado went 3 for 5 with a homer but the Rockies were pounded by Boston, 10-6.

Patrick Corbin struck out 9 Orioles over 7 innings but he took the tough luck 2-0 loss for the Nationals.

Lucas Giolito struck out 9 Twins in 6 innings but was on the short end of a 3-1 decision for the White Sox.

Tommy Pham reached base 3 times in the Rays 15-1 beating by the Astros.

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

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Earning Full WOBs:

Mike Ford continued to make a case for his inclusion on the playoff roster with a pair of homer, driving in 3, to help the Yankees edge the Mariners, 5-4.

Freddy Galvis singled twice and homered, driving in 4, as the Reds doubled up the Marlins, 6-3.

Sonny Gray allowed 2 hits and 2 runs over 6 strong innings to earn the 6-3 decision for the Reds over the Marlins.

J. A. Happ struck out 7 Mariners in 5 innings, allowing only 2 hits to win the 5-4 game for the Yankees.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Wade LeBlanc pitched 2 perfect innings out of the bullpen, striking out 2 Yankees, to give the Mariners a chance to come back. They did not and lost the 4-3 final.

Bubba Starling went 3 for 4, scoring twice, but the Royals were clobbered by Oakland, 19-4.

Julio Teheran threw 6 shutout innings in Coors Field, no east feat. He did not fare in the decision as the Braves dropped the 3-1 game to the Rockies.

Justin Turner got 3 hits, including a homer, in the Dodgers 4-3 loss in San Diego.

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