Let’s see who owned baseball on August 12, 2020.
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Earning Full WOBs:
Pete Alonso reached base 4 times, homered and drove in 3 as the Mets took the 11-6 slugfest from Washington.
Tim Anderson got 4 hits, including a homer, and scored 3 times to help the White Sox come from behind and top Detroit, 7-5.
Kyle Hendricks threw 6 strong innings, allowing 1 run and walking no Cleveland batters to earn the 7-2 decision for the Cubs.
Brad Keller did not allow a run over 6 innings, striking out 3 Reds. The Royals would hang on to win, 5-4.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Bo Bichette reached base an eye popping 6 times, including a home run, scoring 3, but the Blue Jays fell short to Miami in a wild extra inning 14-11 game in Buffalo.
Zach Davies threw 7 strong innings, allowing only 2 runs. But he took the hard luck decision as the Dodgers blanked the Padres, 6-0.
Juan Soto hit two massive home runs and added another hit but it was not enough as the Nationals dropped the 11-6 final to the Mets.
Taijuan Walker dominated the Rangers over 6 innings, allowing a single unearned run along the way. The Mariners bullpen collapsed for the 7-4 loss.
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