Let’s see who owned baseball on August 9, 2020.
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Earning Full WOBs:
Ronald Acuña Jr. hit three homers between two games of a double header, clubbing 2 in the night cap and collecting a combined 5 hits altogether as the Braves took both games against Philadelphia, 5-2 and 8-0.
Dinelson Lamet took a no hitter into the 7th and finished with 10 strike outs, 1 hit, 1 run and no walks over 6 2/3 innings as the Padres pounded Arizona, 9-5.
Mitch Moreland homered twice, including a walk off shot in the 9th, as the Red Sox took the 5-3 final over Toronto.
Spencer Turnbull threw 7 innings, allowing 1 run while striking out 4 Pirates as the Tigers won a razor thin, 2-1 game.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Charlie Blackmon singled and doubled in the Rockies 5-3 loss to Seattle.
Kevin Gausman pitched into the 7th, holding the Dodgers to 1 run and 3 hits. The Dodgers slugged multiple homers off of the Giants bullpen and won, 6-2.
Yuli Gurriel reached base 3 times, including a home run, but the rest of the Astros bats were dead and they lost again to Oakland, 7-2.
James Paxton struck out 11 Rays in 6 1/3 innings but did not fare in the decision as the Yankees bullpen dropped the 4-3 final in the 9th.
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Leaders for American League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2020
Giancarlo Stanton – 1 1/2
Ronald Acuña Jr. – 1
Charlie Blackmon – 1 1/2
Fernando Tatís Jr., – 1 1/2
Leaders for American League Pitchers in Who Owned Baseball for 2020
Shane Bieber – 3
Chris Bassitt – 2
Dylan Bundy – 2
Frankie Montas – 2
Lance Lynn – 1 1/2
Leaders for National League Pitchers Who Owned Baseball for 2020
Trevor Bauer – 2 1/2
Tyler Chatwood – 2
Merrill Kelly – 1 1/2
Max Scherzer – 1 1/2
Players Who Owned Baseball For One Day in 2019 MLB
Javier Báez, Xander Bogaerts, Carlos Carrasco, Nicholas Castellanos, Taylor Clarke, Gerrit Cole, Michael Conforto, Nelson Cruz, Travis d’Arnaud, Yu Darvish, Anthony DeSclafani, Randy Dobnak, Josh Donaldson, Maikel Franco, Max Fried, Leury García, Erik González, Brian Goodwin, Phil Gosselin, Kyle Hendricks, Kiké Hernández, Eric Hosmer, Adrian Houser, Aaron Judge, Howie Kendrick, Max Kepler, Adam Kolarek, Dinelson Lamet, DJ LeMahieu, Jon Lester, Kenta Maeda, German Márquez, Steven Matz, Alec Mills, Colin Moran, Mitch Moreland, Daniel Murphy, Matt Olson, Joc Pederson, Stephen Piscotty, Jurickson Profar, José Ramírez, Tanner Roark, Luis Robert, Miguel Rojas, Austin Slater, Burch Smith, Jorge Soler, Touki Toussaint, Mike Trout, Kyle Tucker, Spencer Turnbull, Christian Vázquez, Alex Verdugo, Jonathan Villar, Taijuan Walker, Mike Yastrzemski,
Players Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB 2020 MLB
José Altuve, Tyler Anderson, Tyler Alexander, Tim Anderson, Matt Andriese, Josh Bell, Brandon Bielak, Colten Brewer, Byron Buxton, Nicholas Castellanos, Mike Clevinger, Johnny Cueto, Alex Dickerson, Mauricio Dubon, Danny Duffy, Adam Eaton, Kevin Gausman, Zack Godley, Brian Goodwin, Jon Gray, Didi Gregorius, Trent Grisham, Yuli Gurriel, Adam Haseley, Teoscar Hernández, JaCoby Jones, Yusei Kikuchi, Dallas Keuchel, Francisco Lindor, Tyler Mahle, Connor Menez, Dylan Moore, Kevin Newman, Aaron Nola, Austin Nola, James Paxton, Nate Pearson, Luis Perdomo, Zach Plesac, Donovan Solano, Mike Soroka, Josh Springer, Masahiro Tanaka, Framber Valdéz, Phillips Valdez, Austin Voth, Joey Votto, Zack Wheeler, Ryan Yarbrough