Let’s see owned baseball on September 21, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Trent Grisham collected 3 hits, including a homer, walked, stole a base, drove in 3 and scored 2 to push the red hot Brewers to an easy 10-1 victory over the Pirates.
James Paxton struck out 7 Blue Jays over 6 innings, allowing 1 unearned run to tune up for the playoffs with a 7-2 decision for the Yankees.
Marcus Semien reached base 6 times, homered and drove in 2 and scored 2, to power the A’s closer to the playoffs with a 12-3 pounding of Texas.
Stephen Strasburg tossed 7 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits while striking out 6 Marlins en route to a 10-4 final for Washington.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Tony Kemp came off the bench to hit a dramatic 2 run homer in the 7th to give the Cubs the lead. The Cardinals would storm back in the 9th in the wild 9-8 slugfest.
LaMonte Wade, Jr. got on base 3 times, including a homer, but the Twins bullpen melted down and the Royals pulled away, 12-5.
Ryan Weber threw 2 2/3 shutout innings, striking out 3 Rays and allowing 1 hit and no walks. The Red Sox bullpen would blow an 11th inning lead and drop the 5-4 game.
Zack Wheeler held the Reds to 1 earned run and 1 unearned run over 7 strong innings but the Mets bullpen blew the devastating 3-2 game.
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