Let’s see owned baseball on June 18, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Pete Alonso reached base 6 times, including a homer, driving in 3 and scoring 3, in the Mets 10-2 victory in Atlanta.
Homer Bailey pitched into the 8th, throwing 7 2/3 scoreless inning, striking out 6 as the Royals blanked the Mariners, 9-0.
Jacob deGrom took a shutout into the 9th, finishing with 8 1/3 innings, 2 runs, no walks and striking out 10 Braves as the Mets took the 10-2 final.
Whit Merrifield hit a 2 run homer and a 3 run homer and added another hit and a 6th RBI as the Royals pounded Seattle, 9-0.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Rafael Devers got 3 hits, including a homer, driving in 2, but the Red Sox dropped the 4-3 final to the Twins in a 17 inning marathon.
Cole Hamels threw 7 strong innings, allowing 1 run while striking out 8 White Sox hitters. He did not fare in the decision as the Cubs fell in the 9th, 3-1.
Kevin Newman singled, tripled and walked, driving in a run, but the Pirates were edged out by the Tigers, 5-4.
Marcus Stroman allowed 3 runs in 7 innings, striking out 3 Angels but took the hard luck 3-1 loss for Toronto.
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