It is my birthday! And I am spending it at my favorite place: A baseball game. More specifically at Oracle Park in San Francisco to see the Giants play the Reds.
After the game, I thought about what I would do if I were commissioner of baseball. I had some thoughts on the matter.
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Let’s see owned baseball on May 13, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Eduardo Escobar singled, tripled and homered, driving in 3, to help Arizona top Pittsburgh, 9-3.
Reynaldo López pitched into the 8th, allowing 2 hits and 2 runs over 7 2/3 innings, striking out 6 Indians en route to a 5-2 decision for the White Sox.
Yoán Moncada homered twice and added another hit in the White Sox 5-2 win over the Indians.
Jimmie Sherfy struck out 5 Pirates in 2 innings of shutout relief to help preserve the Diamondbacks 9-3 victory.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Jacob Barnes gave the Brewers an inning of shutout relief but it was too little, too late as Philadelphia won, 7-4.
Lorenzo Cain got 5 hits, including a pair of doubles, but the Brewers bullpen lost the 7-4 game in Philadelphia.
Khris Davis homered twice and walked but the A’s dropped the 6-5 game to Seattle in 10 innings.
Zac Reininger retired all 6 batters he faced in relief, but the Tigers were clobbered by Houston, 8-1.
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