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Let’s see owned baseball on May 1, 2019
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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