Who Owned Baseball – August 9, 2020

i

AP Photo/Derrick Tuskan

Let’s see who owned baseball on August 9, 2020.

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Earning Full WOBs:

Ronald Acuña Jr. hit three homers between two games of a double header, clubbing 2 in the night cap and collecting a combined 5 hits altogether as the Braves took both games against Philadelphia, 5-2 and 8-0.

Dinelson Lamet took a no hitter into the 7th and finished with 10 strike outs, 1 hit, 1 run and no walks over 6 2/3 innings as the Padres pounded Arizona, 9-5.

Mitch Moreland homered twice, including a walk off shot in the 9th, as the Red Sox took the 5-3 final over Toronto.

Spencer Turnbull threw 7 innings, allowing 1 run while striking out 4 Pirates as the Tigers won a razor thin, 2-1 game.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Charlie Blackmon singled and doubled in the Rockies 5-3 loss to Seattle.

Kevin Gausman pitched into the 7th, holding the Dodgers to 1 run and 3 hits. The Dodgers slugged multiple homers off of the Giants bullpen and won, 6-2.

Yuli Gurriel reached base 3 times, including a home run, but the rest of the Astros bats were dead and they lost again to Oakland, 7-2.

James Paxton struck out 11 Rays in 6 1/3 innings but did not fare in the decision as the Yankees bullpen dropped the 4-3 final in the 9th.

To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings   – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON OR SCROLL DOWN.

Who Owned Baseball – August 8, 2020

San Bernardino National Fores

NBCSBA

Let’s see who owned baseball on August 8, 2020.

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Earning Full WOBs:

Anthony DeSclafani fanned 6 Brewers over 6 shutout innings to earn the 4-1 decision for the Reds.

Frankie Montas threw 7 shutout frames, allowing 2 hits and struck out 5 Astros as the red hot A’s took the 3-1 final.

Austin Slater homered twice to lead San Francisco past the Dodgers, 5-4.

Jorge Soler hit a pair of home runs, driving in 4, to help slug the Royals past Minnesota, 9-6.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Byron Buxton homered and added another single but the Twins fell to Kansas City, 9-6.

Fernando Tatís Jr. went 3 for 4 with 2 homers but the rest of the Padres bats were dead in the 3-2 loss to Arizona.

Framber Valdéz was strong through 7 innings, allowing 1 earned run and 1 unearned run while striking out 9 Oakland batters. The Astros bats remained dead as they lost, 3-1.

Austin Voth blanked the Orioles over 5 innings but the Nationals bullpen fell apart in the 5-3 final.

To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings   – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON OR SCROLL DOWN.

Who Owned Baseball – August 7, 2020

OOEUGGFEODEPINYNDGX3RF42TY

Barry Chin – Boston Globe

Let’s see who owned baseball on August 7, 2020.

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Earning Full WOBs:

Chris Bassitt threw 7 strong innings, allowing 1 run and striking out 3 Astros. The A’s would walk off the 3-2 game in extra innings.

Trevor Bauer fanned 12 Brewers in 6 innings, allowing 1 run along the way, to earn the 8-3 decision for Cincinnati.

Nicholas Castellanos hit a 2 run home run, got another hit for 3 RBI total as the Reds topped the Brewers, 8-3.

Alex Verdugo homered twice and walked to power the Red Sox past Toronto, 5-3.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Taylor Clarke retired all 9 batters he faced in 3 perfect innings of relief, striking out 3 Padres in the 3-0 Diamondbacks loss.

Erik González drove in 6 runs, going 4 for 5 with a homer as the Pirates came up short in the 17-13 extra inning slug fest against Detroit.

Austin Nola doubled and homered, driving in 3, but the Rockies doubled up the Mariners, 8-4.

Masahiro Tanaka held the Rays to 1 hit and no runs over 5 strong innings but the Yankee bullpen dropped the 1-0 game.

To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings   – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON OR SCROLL DOWN.