An Avalanche in Colorado, A Collapse for Philadelphia and A Decision for Cleveland: Locked On MLB – June 17, 2019

17ADEC62-FCF3-465A-9071-DE376CD04CBDThe Rockies lost two games that defied belief. That could haunt them later. So might the Phillies collapse against rival Atlanta.

Meanwhile the Indians have crept back into the playoff picture, which could put the team in a cross road while deciding to go for it or rebuild.
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The Summer Score – Updated for June 17, 2019

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Look who is back having a summer? The defending World Series Champion Boston Red Sox have returned to a Wild Card tie.

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

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

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



HOUSTON ASTROS – 21 (May 28 – June 17)
MINNESOTA TWINS – 21 (May 28 – June 17)
NEW YORK YANKEES – 21 (May 28 – June 17)
TAMPA BAY RAYS – 21 (May 28 – June 17)
TEXAS RANGERS – 16 (June 1 – June 17)
BOSTON RED SOX – 10 (May 28 – June 1, June 5 – June 8, June 17)
OAKLAND ATHLETICS  – 5 (May 28 – June 1)


ATLANTA BRAVES – 21 (May 28 – June 17)
CHICAGO CUBS – 21 (May 28 – June 17)
LOS ANGELES DODGERS – 21 (May 28 – June 17)
MILWAUKEE BREWERS – 21 (May 28 – June 17)
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – 21 (May 28 – June 17)


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Who Owned Baseball – June 16, 2019



Let’s see owned baseball on June 16, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Matt Adams hit a 3 run homer and a grand slam to lead the Nationals in a 15-5 pounding of the Diamondbacks.

Trevor Bauer threw a complete game 4 hit shutout, striking out 8 Tigers while walking none to earn the 8-0 decision for Cleveland.

Teoscar Hernández homered twice in the Blue Jays 12-0 blanking of Houston.

Hyun-Jin Ryu allowed 2 unearned runs over 7 innings, striking out 8 Cubs and walking none to set up the Dodgers 3-2 victory.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Ketel Marte homered, doubled, singled and walked, scoring 3 runs but the Diamondbacks were trashed by the Nationals, 15-5.

Shelby Miller stopped the bleeding with 3 innings of shutout relief, allowing 2 hits and 1 walk. But it was too little and too late as the Rangers were blown out by Cincinnati 11-3.

Jose Quintana kept the Cubs in the game during a Ryu start with 5 solid frames allowing 2 runs. He did not factor in the decision as the Dodgers won, 3-2.

Mike Trout reached base 3 times, including a homer, scoring 2 and driving in 2, but the Angels comeback fell a run short against Tampa Bay, 6-5.

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

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