With the season 1/3 through, which teams are contenders? Which teams are disappointing? And what players are in the lead for the MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year?
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Let’s see owned baseball on May 26, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Ben Gamel homered twice in the Brewers 8-1 bashing of the Phillies.
Austin Meadows hit a lead off homer and collected 3 more hits, stealing a base, driving in 3 and scoring 2 as the Rays doubled up Cleveland, 6-3.
Eduardo Rodriguez held the Astros to 1 run over 6 strong innings, setting up the Red Sox 4-1 win.
Brandon Woodruff took a perfect game into the 6th, allowing 1 hit in 8 innings, striking out 10 Phillies to give the Brewers an 8-1 victory.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Javier Baez went 3 for 4 with a homer but the Cubs were pounded by Cincinnati, 10-2.
Jack Flaherty threw 6 shutout innings, striking out 7 Braves along the way. He did not fare in the decision as the Cardinals fell short, 4-3.
Gleyber Torres got 2 hits including a 3 run homer but the Royals walked off against the Yankees, 8-7.
Justin Verlander did not walk a batter in 7 innings, allowing 3 runs and striking out 6. However the Astros would drop the 4-1 game to Boston.
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