Let’s see who owned baseball on August 18, 2020.
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Earning Full WOBs:
Nick Ahmed got 3 hits, including a homer, driving in 5, to power Arizona to a 10-1 final over Oakland.
Tim Anderson went 4 for 5 with a homer, 3 runs scored and 3 RBI in the White Sox 10-4 beating of Detroit.
Tony Gonsolin held the Mariners scoreless in 6 strong innings, setting up the Dodgers 2-1 victory.
Kenta Maeda took a no hitter into the 9th, finishing with 8 plus innings, 1 hit and 12 strikeouts. Amazingly, the Brewers tied the game in the 9th but the Twins walked it off, 4-3, in extra innings.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Freddie Freeman reached base 3 times, including a home run, but the Braves lost to Washington, 8-5.
Marco Gonzales struck out 9 Dodgers in 7 innings, allowing 1 run and no walks. He would not fare in the decision as the Mariners were doubled up, 2-1.
Anthony Santander homered twice and added another hit but the Orioles were edged out by Toronto, 8-7.
Antonio Senzatela threw 8 innings of 3 hit shutout ball, striking out 6 Astros. The Rockies would drop the 2-1 final in extra innings.
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Leaders for American League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2020
Mike Trout – 2
Maikel Franco – 1 1/2
Teoscar Hernández – 1 1/2
Yoán Moncada – 1 1/2
Giancarlo Stanton – 1 1/2
Fernando Tatís Jr. – 3
Charlie Blackmon – 2 1/2
Ronald Acuña Jr. – 1 1/2
Nicholas Castellanos – 1 1/2
Leaders for American League Pitchers in Who Owned Baseball for 2020
Shane Bieber – 4
Dylan Bundy – 3
Lance Lynn – 2 1/2
Chris Bassitt – 2
Kenta Maeda – 2
Frankie Montas – 2
Taijuan Walker – 1 1/2
Leaders for National League Pitchers Who Owned Baseball for 2020
Trevor Bauer – 2 1/2
Aaron Nola – 2 1/2
Yu Darvish – 2
Tyler Chatwood – 2
Kyle Hendricks – 2
Jon Lester – 2
Zach Gallen – 1 1/2
Jon Gray – 1 1/2
Merrill Kelly – 1 1/2
Max Scherzer – 1 1/2
Players Who Owned Baseball For One Day in 2019 MLB
Willy Adames, Nick Ahmed, Pete Alonso, Orlando Arcia, Javier Báez, Cody Bellinger, Mookie Betts, Brandon Bielak, Xander Bogaerts, Asdrúbal Cabrera, Mark Cahna, Carlos Carrasco, Jason Castro, Taylor Clarke, Gerrit Cole, Michael Conforto, Nelson Cruz, Johnny Cueto, Travis d’Arnaud, Anthony DeSclafani, Randy Dobnak, Josh Donaldson, Thomas Eshelman, Mike Fiers, Max Fried, Leury García, Tony Gonsolin, Erik González, Brian Goodwin, Phil Gosselin, Kiké Hernández, Eric Hosmer, Adrian Houser, Aaron Judge, Brad Keller, Howie Kendrick, Max Kepler, Clayton Kershaw, Dallas Keuchel, Adam Kolarek, Dinelson Lamet, DJ LeMahieu, German Márquez, Steven Matz, Lance McCullers Jr., Alec Mills, Colin Moran, Mitch Moreland, Daniel Murphy, Matt Olson, Tyler O’Neill, Joc Pederson, Manny Piña, Stephen Piscotty, Jurickson Profar, José Ramírez, Franmil Reyes, Tanner Roark, Luis Robert, Miguel Rojas, Anthony Santander, Austin Slater, Burch Smith, Jorge Soler, Touki Toussaint, Kyle Tucker, Spencer Turnbull, Christian Vázquez, Alex Verdugo, Jonathan Villar, Luke Voit, Mike Yastrzemski,
Players Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB 2020 MLB
Tyler Alexander, José Altuve, Tyler Anderson, Matt Andriese, Josh Bell, Bo Bichette, Brandon Bielak, Colten Brewer, Jay Bruce, Byron Buxton, Daniel Castano, Matt Chapman, Mike Clevinger, Brandon Crawford, Zach Davies, Alex Dickerson, Mauricio Dubon, Danny Duffy, Adam Eaton, Wilmer Flores, Freddie Freeman, Kevin Gausman, Zack Godley, Marco Gonzales, Brian Goodwin, Didi Gregorius, Trent Grisham, Yuli Gurriel, Adam Haseley, Kyle Hendricks, Elieser Hernández, JaCoby Jones, Yusei Kikuchi, Brady Lail, Francisco Lindor, Michael Lorenzen, Tyler Mahle, Nick Margevicius, Dusitn May, Connor Menez, Brad Miller, Anthony Misiewicz, Dylan Moore, Kevin Newman, Austin Nola, Josh Osich, James Paxton, Nate Pearson, Luis Perdomo, Martín Pérez, Kevin Plawecki, Zach Plesac, J. T. Realmuto, Eddie Rosario, Antonio Senzatela, Justus Sheffield, Donovan Solano, Mike Soroka, Juan Soto, Josh Springer, Masahiro Tanaka, Framber Valdéz, Phillips Valdez, Austin Voth, Joey Votto, Zack Wheeler, Evan White, Ryan Yarbrough