Who Owned Baseball – August 17, 2019

IMG_7407Let’s see owned baseball on August 17, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Jacob deGrom struck out 5 Royals over 7 innings, allowing 1 hit to earn the 4-1 decision for the Mets.

Eduardo Rodríguez pitched into the 8th, going 7 1/3 shutout frames, striking out 4, as the Red Sox blanked the Orioles, 4-0.

Gleyber Torres hit a pair of homers as the Yankees held on to a 6-5 final over Cleveland.

Christian Yelich reached base 6 times, homering twice, driving in 4, to lead the Brewers to a crazy, back and forth, 14 inning 15-14 slugfest over the Nationals.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Steven Brault struck out 8 Cubs over 7 innings, allowing 2 hits and 1 run, but took the hard luck 2-0 decision for the Pirates.

Adam Eaton got 4 hits, including a homer, driving in 3, in the Nationals surreal 15-14 extra inning loss to the Brewers.

Danny Santana homered twice but the Rangers fell to the Twins, 12-7.

Jordan Zimmermann threw 5 shutout innings, allowing 1 hit and no walks but was long gone from the game as the Rays shutout the Tigers 1-0 in 13 innings.

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The Summer Score – Updated for August 18, 2019

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TONY GUTIERREZ – AP

 

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

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

The Yankees, Twins, Astros, Indians and Rays are from the American League.
The Dodgers, Cardinals, Braves, Nationals and Cubs are from the National League.

SUMMER SCORE RANKINGS FOR AUGUST 18 2019

AMERICAN LEAGUE

HOUSTON ASTROS – 146 (May 28 – August 18)
MINNESOTA TWINS – 146 (May 28 – August 18)
NEW YORK YANKEES – 146 (May 28 – August 18)
TAMPA BAY RAYS – 124 (May 28 – July 19, July 27, August 2 – August 18)
CLEVELAND INDIANS – 109 (June 23 – June 27, July 3 – July 13, July 16 – August 18)
OAKLAND ATHLETICS  – 41 (May 28 – June 1, July 3, July 14 – July 26, July 28 – July 31)
TEXAS RANGERS – 27 (June 1 – June 19, June 26 – July 2)
BOSTON RED SOX – 19 (May 28 – June 1, June 5 – June 8, June 17 – June 23, June 26, July 27)

NATIONAL LEAGUE

ATLANTA BRAVES – 146 (May 28 – August 18)
CHICAGO CUBS – 146 (May 28 – August 18)
LOS ANGELES DODGERS – 146 (May 28 – August 18)
WASHINGTON NATIONALS – 104 (July 4 – July 5, July 8 – August 18)
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – 77 (May 28 – June 20, June 26 – June 29, July 1 – July 4, July 6, July 13, July 15 – July 17, July 20, July 31, August 2, August 4 – August 8, August 17)
MILWAUKEE BREWERS – 72 (May 28 – July 7, July 14, July 18 – July 19, July 21 – July 22, July 27, August 8 – August 11)
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – 60 (June 23 – June 24, July 16, July 20, July 23 – August 5, August 12 – August 18)
COLORADO ROCKIES – 14 (June 20 – July 2)
SAN DIEGO PADRES – 1 (June 1)

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