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Let’s see owned baseball on May 7, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Mike Fiers threw the second no hitter of his career, striking out 6 Reds along the way, for the 2-0 final in Oakland.
Whit Merrifield hit 2 singles, a triple and a grand slam, stealing a base along the way, to help the Royals clobber Houston, 12-2.
Hyun-Jin Ryu was perfect through 5 and tossed a complete game 4 hit shutout, walking none and striking out 6 Braves for the Dodgers 9-0 victory.
Justin Turner launched 3 homers and added a fourth hit, driving in 6 to help the Dodgers blank the Braves, 9-0.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Hunter Pence reached base 4 times, including a homer, but the Rangers came up short against the Pirates, 5-4.
Franmil Reyes went 3 for 5 with a homer and 2 RBI in the Padres wild 7-6 loss to the Mets.
Aaron Sanchez threw 7 strong innings, allowing 3 hits and striking out 6 Twins. But his Blue Jays were shutout, 3-0.
Caleb Smith struck out 11 Cubs in 6 2/3 innings, giving up 2 runs. But he was not involved in the decision as Chicago walked off against the Marlins 5-2.
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