Who Owned Baseball -July 24, 2020

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Let’s see who owned baseball on July 24, 2020.

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Earning Full WOBs:

Shane Bieber struck out 13 Royals over 6 shutout innings for the Indians 2-0 victory.

Kyle Hendricks threw the first complete game of the year, blanking the Brewers on a 3 hit shutout as the Cubs won, 3-0.

Eric Hosmer got 3 hits, including a pair of bases clearing doubles, to power the Padres past the Diamondbacks, 7-2.

Max Kepler homered twice to help the Twins double up the White Sox, 10-5.

 

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Jalen Beeks struck out 5 Blue Jays in two innings of shutout relief but Tampa Bay came up short, 6-4.

Didi Gregorius reached base 3 times, including a homer but the Phillies fell to Miami, 5-2.

Yoán Moncada homered and collected 2 more hits in the White Sox 10-5 loss to the Twins.

Mike Soroka threw 6 scoreless innings but got a no decision as the Mets shutout the Braves, 1-0.

 

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SULLY BASEBALL PODCAST: The Honesty Files Part 1 – They Shoud Not Be Playing

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Alex Brandon – AP

I do the majority of my podcasting at Locked on MLB. But when I want to let loose and have my unfiltered feelings known, I will repost here on the original feed.

I am calling these episodes “The Honesty Files.”

On the first installment, I express my disbelief that baseball is being played at all during a pandemic and why this is such a stupid idea.

Who Owned Baseball – July 23, 2020

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Alex Brandon/AP

Well… the season has begun. And that means it is time once again to determine who owns baseball.

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Earning Full WOBs:

Gerrit Cole pitched all 5 innings in his Yankee debut, allowing only a first inning homer and a walk to beat the Nationals, 4-1.

Kiké Hernández went 4 for 5 with a homer, 2 runs scored and 5 runs driven in to help the Dodgers pop the Giants, 8-1.

Adam Kolarek recorded 5 outs in hitless relief, striking out 2 San Francisco batters to earn the 8-1 decision for Los Anageles.

Giancarlo Stanton kicked off the scoring for the season with a 2 run first inning homer. He collected a second hit and powered the Yankees past the Champion Nationals, 4-1 in a rain shortened 6 inning game.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Adam Eaton hit a first inning homer that provided all the Washington offense in their 4-1 loss to the Yankees.

Max Scherzer struck out 11 Yankees in 5 1/3 innings but also allowed a few key hits including a 2 run homer as the Nationals fell, 4-1.

 

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