Who Owned Baseball – July 16, 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on July 16, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Matt Chapman singled, doubled and homered, driving in 5 to power the red hot A’s past Seattle, 9-2.

Bryce Harper reached base 4 times, homered and hit a dramatic 2 run walk off double in the bottom of the 9th to give the Phillies a wild 9-8 win over the Dodgers.

Glenn Sparkman threw a complete game 5 hit shutout, striking out 8 as the Royals blanked the White Sox, 11-0.

Brandon Woodruff pitched into the 7th, allowing 1 run over 6 2/3 innings and striking out 7 as the Brewers won a 13-1 laugher over the Braves.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Jack Flaherty struck out 8 Pirates in 7 innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 run. The Cardinals bullpen would drop the 3-1 final.

Manuel Margot singled and homered in the Padres 12-7 loss to Miami.

Omar Narváez homered twice and added a single but his Mariners were blown out in Oakland, 9-2.

Michael Pineda allowed 1 earned run over 6 innings, walking none and striking out 3 Mets. He would be saddled with the hard luck 3-1 decision for the Twins.

 

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The Summer Score – Updated for July 17, 2019

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The Cardinals fall out for at least a day.

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

We are now in July. So this month, each day a team is in a playoff position is worth TWO POINTS on their Summer Score.

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

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

SUMMER SCORE RANKINGS FOR JULY 17, 2019

AMERICAN LEAGUE

HOUSTON ASTROS – 64 (May 28 – July 17)
MINNESOTA TWINS – 64 (May 28 – July 17)
NEW YORK YANKEES – 64 (May 28 – July 17)
TAMPA BAY RAYS – 64 (May 28 – July 17)
CLEVELAND INDIANS – 27 (June 23 – June 27, July 3 – July 13, July 16 – July 17)
TEXAS RANGERS – 27 (June 1 – June 19, June 26 – July 2)
BOSTON RED SOX – 17 (May 28 – June 1, June 5 – June 8, June 17 – June 23, June 26)
OAKLAND ATHLETICS  – 15 (May 28 – June 1, July 3, July 14 – July 17)

NATIONAL LEAGUE

ATLANTA BRAVES – 64 (May 28 – July 17)
CHICAGO CUBS – 64 (May 28 – July 17)
LOS ANGELES DODGERS – 64 (May 28 – July 17)
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – 52 (May 28 – June 20, June 26 – June 29, July 1 – July 4, July 6, July 13, July 15 – July 17)
MILWAUKEE BREWERS – 50 (May 28 – July 7, July 14)
WASHINGTON NATIONALS – 22 (July 4 – July 5, July 8 – July 17)
COLORADO ROCKIES – 14 (June 20 – July 2)
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – 4 (June 23 – June 24, July 16)
SAN DIEGO PADRES – 1 (June 1)

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GRAB BAG! Talking Baseball with Liam McEneaney, Stacey Gotsulias and Neal Hughlett: Locked On MLB – July 17, 2019

E43430B2-1383-466D-8748-F27D90086A90Here are bits of conversations I had from previous interviews. Padres lover Neal Hughlett and I talk about Padres announcers. Stacey Gotsulias, host of the Locked on Yankees podcast talks about the 1996 World Series. And Liam McEneaney, host of the Tell Your Friends podcast praises Mariano Rivera.

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