Let’s see owned baseball on August 10, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Yordan Álvarez homered 3 times and drove in 7 as the Astros humiliated the Orioles, 23-2.
Aristedes Aquino launched 3 homers and added a walk to help the surging Reds demolish the Cubs, 10-1.
Mike Montgomery struck out 12 in 7 shutout innings as the Royals blanked the Tigers, 7-0.
Jeff Samardzija threw 8 solid innings, allowing 2 hits and 1 run while striking out 5 Philadelphia batters to keep the Giants slim post season hopes alive with a 3-1 decision.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Yasiel Puig went 3 for 4 with a homer in the Indians 4-1 loss to Minnesota.
Tanner Roark pitched into the 7th, striking out 7 White Sox and walking none and allowing 2 earned runs over 6 2/3 innings. Oakland’s comeback fell just short and he took the hard luck 3-2 loss.
Mike Soroka threw 7 shutout innings, striking out 6 Marlins. But the Braves bullpen had meltdowns in multiple innings and dropped the 7-6 game in the 10th.
Juan Soto homered twice, walked and drove in 3 runs but could not prevent the Mets from another dramatic come from behind win over the Nationals, 4-3.
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