Let’s see who owned baseball on August 29, 2020.
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Earning Full WOBs:
Zach Eflin struck out 8 Braves in 7 innings to lead the Phillies to a 4-1 victory.
J. A. Happ pitched shutout ball into the 8th, finishing with 7 1/3 innings, 3 hits and struck out 5 Mets. He did not get the decision but helped the Yankees snap their losing streak with a 2-1 final.
Anthony Rizzo homered twice as the Cubs blanked Cincinnati 3-0 in the first game of a double header. He added a double in the nightcap 6-5 loss.
Mike Trout reached base 4 times, driving in 6, including a 2 run homer, as the Angels pounded Seattle, 16-3.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Ronald Guzmán reached base 4 times, scoring 3 runs including a solo homer in the Rangers 7-4 loss to the Dodgers.
Pablo López threw 7 strong innings, allowing 2 runs and walking no Tampa Bay batters. But the Marlins were shutout, 4-0.
Lance Lynn allowed 3 earned runs in 6 innings, striking out 6 Dodgers along the way. His defense betrayed him as the Rangers were defeated, 7-4.
Trea Turner collected 5 hits but the Nationals came up short against the Red Sox, 5-3.
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