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The Regular Season is now over, and with it is the end of Who Owned Baseball. Before the post season begins and we keep track of who owned October, let’s see who had the highest WOB total.
American League Batter Who Owned Baseball:
Mike Trout led the league with 7 1/2
Nelson Cruz finished second with 7
Rafael Devers and Gleyber Torres tied for third with 5 1/2
National League Batter Who Owned Baseball:
Christian Yelich led the league with 8 1/2
Pete Alonso finished second with 7 1/2
Josh Bell finished third with 7
American League Pitchers Who Owned Baseball:
Shane Beiber and Justin Verlander tied for first with 12 1/2
Gerrit Cole finished third with 11 1/2
National League Pitcher Who Owned Baseball:
Jacob deGrom led the league with 14 1/2
Patrick Corbin and Hyun-Jin Ryu tied for first with 9 1/2
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.
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The post season is about to start in a few hours… better make my official predictions.
NATIONAL LEAGUE WILD CARD
WASHINGTON NATIONALS defeat MILWAUKEE BREWERS
AMERICAN LEAGUE WILD CARD
OAKLAND ATHLETICS defeat TAMPA BAY RAYS
AMERICAN LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES
HOUSTON ASTROS defeat OAKLAND ATHLETICS, 3 Games To 1
NEW YORK YANKEES defeat MINNESOTA TWINS, 3 Games To 2
NATIONAL LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES
LOS ANGELES DODGERS defeat WASHINGTON NATIONALS, 3 Games To 1
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS defeat ATLANTA BRAVES, 3 Games To 2
AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
NEW YORK YANKEES defeat HOUSTON ASTROS, 4 Games To 3
NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
LOS ANGELES DODGERS defeat ST. LOUIS CARDINALS, 4 Games To 0
NEW YORK YANKEES defeat LOS ANGELES DODGERS, 4 Games To 2
So there you have it… I am picking World Series title number 28 for the Yankees, getting a title in under the wire at the end of the decade.
I make my postseason picks for 2019, plus I figure out reasons to root for each post season team. Yes, including the Yankees.
Also, Joe Maddon has choices for his new job, and they are all in California and south of Los Angeles.
This is the Locked On MLB Podcast. I am your host Paul Francis Sullivan. Please call me Sully.
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