Who Owned Baseball – June 2, 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on June 2, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Brandon Crawford hit a pair of homers as the Giants pounded Baltimore, 8-1.

Lucas Giolito pitched shutout ball into the 8th, finishing with 7 1/3 innings, 5 hits, no runs and struck out 9 Cleveland batters for the White Sox 2-0 victory.

Max Scherzer struck out 15 Reds in 8 innings, allowing 3 hits, 1 walk and 1 run to earn the 4-1 decision for Washington.

Myles Straw reached base 4 times, stole 3 bases and scored 3 runs in the Astros 6-4 extra innings win in Oakland.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Matt Chapman got 3 hits, including a game tying homer in the 8th but the Astros topped the A’s in the 12th, 6-4.

Cole Hamels held the Cardinals to 2 hits, 2 walks and a single unearned run over 7 innings. But he still ended up on the wrong end of a 2-1 Cubs loss.

Zach Plesac had the best outing of his young career, allowing 4 hits, 1 run and struck out 7. But the Indians were blanked by the White Sox, 2-0.

Hunter Renfroe homered twice in the Padres 9-3 defeat by the Marlins.

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Weekend Thoughts and Previewing the Marlins Draft with Ely Sussman – Locked On MLB for June 3, 2019

D594A68D-E007-49BE-954B-71BF5A626567The Twins, Dodgers and Rockies made strong showings over the weekend.

The Cubs and Mets? Not so much.

Ely Sussman, managing editor of Fish Stripes and host of the Fish Stripes podcast returns to talk about the Marlins draft strategy as picks are made today.

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The Summer Score – Updated for June 3, 2019

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It is time to update The Summer Score. For an explanation of The Summer Score, click HERE.

The Yankees, Twins, Astros, Rays and Rangers are from the American League today.

The Dodgers, Phillies, Cubs, Brewers and Braves are from the National League.

SUMMER SCORE RANKINGS FOR JUNE 3, 2019

AMERICAN LEAGUE

HOUSTON ASTROS – 7 (May 28 – June 3)
MINNESOTA TWINS – 7 (May 28 – June 3)
NEW YORK YANKEES – 7 (May 28 – June 3)
TAMPA BAY RAYS – 7 (May 28 – June 3)
BOSTON RED SOX – 5 (May 28 – June 1)
OAKLAND ATHLETICS  – 5 (May 28 – June 1)
TEXAS RANGERS – 3 (June 1-June 3)

NATIONAL LEAGUE

ATLANTA BRAVES – 7 (May 28 – June 3)
CHICAGO CUBS – 7 (May 28 – June 3)
LOS ANGELES DODGERS – 7 (May 28 – June 3)
MILWAUKEE BREWERS – 7 (May 28 – June 3)
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – 7 (May 28 – June 3)
SAN DIEGO PADRES – 1 (June 1)

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