As CC Sabathia approaches 3,000 strikeouts, his Cooperstown case becomes a little clearer. Meanwhile Vlad Guerrero Jr. is going to play in the stadium where his dad won the MVP and the best player in the game is wearing Vlad Sr.’s number.
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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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