Let’s see owned baseball on May 16, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Chris Bassitt threw 8 shutout innings, striking out 7 Tigers to earn the 17-3 decision for Oakland.
Luis Castillo struck out 6 Cubs in 5 1/3 innings, allowing 2 runs as the Reds beat the Cubs, 4-2.
Jason Kipnis hit his first 2 homers of the season, driving in 6, to help the Indians come from behind in a wild 14-7 win over Baltimore.
Christian Yelich homered twice, added another hit and stole a base as the Brewers clobbered Philadelphia, 11-3.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Robinson Cano got 3 hits, including a double, driving in a run and scoring another but the Mets comeback against Washington fell just short, 7-6.
Francisco Liriano struck out 3 Padres in his 1 1/3 innings of no hit shutout relief and was in line to be the pitcher of record. The Pirates bullpen allowed a game winning rally for a 4-2 loss.
Trey Mancini reached base 3 times, including a homer, driving in 3 but the Orioles were doubled up by Cleveland, 14-7.
Marcus Stroman allowed 1 earned run and 1 unearned run in 6 innings, striking out 6 White Sox batters along the way. The Toronto bullpen would drop the 4-2 decision.
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