Let’s see who owned baseball on August 1, 2020.
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Earning Full WOBs:
Ronald Acuña Jr. doubled and homered as the Braves pounded the Mets, 7-1.
Tyler Chatwood struck out 11 Pirates over 6 2/3 innings to earn the 4-3 decison for the Cubs.
Kenta Maeda gave up only 1 hit and 1 walk over 6 innings as the Twins blanked the Indians, 3-0.
Luis Robert collected 4 hits, including a homer, to slug the White Sox past the Royals, 11-5.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Yusei Kikuchi allowed one base runner through 5 and finished with 6 shutout innings, striking out 9 Oakland batters. The Mariners would drop the battle of the bullpen, 3-2 in 10.
Colin Moran homered in the Pirates 4-3 loss to the Cubs.
Luis Perdomo threw a pair of shutout innings to help stop the bleeding but it was too late as the Padres were blown out by the Rockies, 6-1.
George Springer drove in 3 runs including a 2 out, 9th inning go ahead 2 run home run that briefly put the Astros in position to win. Houston’s bullpen collapsed in the 9th and 10th to hand the Angels a 5-4 victory.
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