Who Owned Baseball – September 1, 2021


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Earning Full WOB

Nick Castellanos reached base 3 times, homering twice and driving in 6 runs in the 12-2 nightcap Cincinnati blow out over the Cardinals. In the 5-4 opening loss, he also had a pair of hits.

Gerrit Cole built up his Cy Young case with a 15 strikeout performance over 7 innings, holding the Angels to a single run to earn the 4-1 victory for the Yankees.

Max Scherzer struck out 9 Braves while keeping them scoreless over 6 innings. He did not get the decision but he set up the 4-3 win that propelled the Dodgers into first place.

Gavin Sheets hit 2 homers to lead the White Sox double up Pittsburgh, 6-3.

Earning a 1/2 WOB

Wander Franco got 2 hits, including a 2 run homer, but the Red Sox rallied to beat the Rays, 3-2.

Max Fried held the Dodgers to 3 hits and 1 walk over 6 innings while striking out 9, but the Braves bullpen blew the lead and the 4-3 game.

Trent Grisham went 3 for 4 with a home run but the Padres fell to the Diamondbacks, 8-3.

Jackson Kowar threw 6 innings, allowing 2 unearned runs, striking out 6 Indians, but did not get the decision as the Royals lost, 5-3 in extra innings.

National League HitterFernando Tatís Jr. – 7 ½ Manny Machado – 5 ½ Nick Castellanos – 4 ½ Tyler Naquin – 4 ½ Adam Duvall- 4 Buster Posey – 4 Austin Riley – 4 Joey Votto – 4 Jesse Winker – 4 Pete Alonso – 3 ½ Eduardo Escobar – 3 ½ Tyler O’Neill – 3 ½ Trevor Story – 3 ½ Dansby Swanson – 3 ½ Charlie Blackmon – 3 Freddie Freeman – 3 Jonathan India – 3 J. T. Realmuto – 3 Paul Goldschmidt – 3 Kyle Schwarber – 3 (NL ONLY) Nolan Arenado – 2 ½ Brandon Belt – 2 ½ Ian Happ – 2 ½ Rhys Hoskins – 2 ½ Max Muncy – 2 ½  Joc Pederson – 2 ½ Justin Turner – 2 ½ Trea Turner – 2 ½ Ronald Acuña Jr.– 2 Willy Adames – 2 Jesus Aguilar – 2 Javier Baez – 2 Lewis Brinson – 2 Kris Bryant –2 C. J. Cron – 2 Eric Hosmer – 2 Ketel Marte – 2 Andrew McCutchen – 2 Wil Myers – 2 Omar Narvaez – 2 David Peralta – 2 Tommy Pham – 2 Jean Segura – 2 Juan Soto – 2 Chris Taylor – 2 Jonathan Villar – 2 Josh Bell – 1 ½ Dylan Carlson – 1 ½ Jazz Chisholm Jr. – 1½ Jake Cronenworth – 1 ½ Paul Dejong – 1 ½ Wilmer Flores – 1 ½ Ben Gamel – 1 ½ Avisail Garcia – 1 ½ Bryce Harper – 1 ½ Starling Marte – 1 ½ (NL ONLY) Ryan McMahon – 1 ½  Omar Navarez – 1 ½ Gregory Polanco – 1 ½ AJ Pollack – 1 ½ Josh Reddick – 1 ½ Bryan Reynolds – 1 ½ Josh Rojas – 1 ½ Miguel Rojas – 1 ½, Tyrone Taylor – 1 ½ ,

American League Hitters  Vladimir Guerrero Jr. –  7 ½ Cedric Mullins – 5 Shohei Ohtani – 5 Giancarlo Stanton – 5 Jared Walsh – 5 Bo Bichette – 4 ½ Jose Abreu – 4 Mitch Haniger – 4 Franmil Reyes – 4 Marcus Semien – 4 Joey Wendle – 4 Jose Altuve – 3 ½ David Fletcher – 3 ½ Ty France – 3½ Teoscar Hernandez – 3 ½ Ramon Laureano – 3 ½ Austin Meadows – 3 ½ Matt Olson – 3 ½ Salvador Perez –  3 ½ Jose Ramirez – 3 1/2 Anthony Santander –  3 ½ Nelson Cruz – 3 Bobby Dalbec – 3 Rafael Devers – 3 Joey Gallo – 3 Trey Mancini – 3 J. D. Martinez – 3 Adolis García – 2 ½ Aaron Judge – 2 ½ Nate Lowe – 2 ½ Amed Rosario – 2 ½ Jorge Soler – 2 ½ (AL ONLY) Yordan Alvarez – 2 Randy Arozarena – 2 Michael Brantley – 2 Josh Donaldson – 2 Yuli Gurriel – 2 Eloy Jimenez – 2 Eric Haase – 2 Max Kepler – 2 DJ LeMahieu – 2 Brandon Lowe – 2 Colin Moran – 2 Miguel Sano – 2 Mike Trout – 2 Tim Anderson – 1 ½ Akil Baddoo – 1 ½ Alex Bregman – 1 ½ Byron Buxton– 1 ½ Matt Chapman – 1 ½ Corey Dickerson – 1 ½ Hunter Dozier – 1 ½ Jarred Kelenic – 1 ½ Brandon Marsh – 1 ½ Oscar Mercado – 1 ½ Yermin Mercedes – 1 ½ Brad Miller – 1 ½ Ryan Mountcastle – 1 ½ Sean Murphy – 1 ½ Rob Refsnyder – 1 ½ Jonathan Schoop – 1 ½ Dominic Smith – 1 ½ Nick Solak – 1 ½

National League Pitchers  Zack Wheeler – 8 ½ Brandon Woodruff – 8 Max Scherzer – 7 ½ Corbin Burnes – 7 Jacob deGrom – 7 Joe Musgrove – 6 ½ German Marquez – 6 Charlie Morton – 6 Aaron Nola – 6 Adam Wainwright – 6 Freddy Peralta  – 5 ½ Sandy Alcantara – 5 Yu Darvish – 5 Walker Buehler – 4 ½ Trevor Bauer–  4 Madison Bumgarner – 4 Max Fried – 4 Julio Urias – 4 Luis Castillo – 3 ½ Kevin Gausman – 3 ½ Pablo Lopez – 3 ½ Adbert Alzolay – 3 Erick Fedde – 3 Jon Gray – 3 Clayton Kershaw – 3 Tyler Mahle – 3 Wade Miley – 3 Marcus Stroman – 3 Anthony DeSclafani – 2 ½ Kyle Freeland – 2 ½ Austin Gomber – 2 ½ Trevor Rogers  –  2 ½ Antonio Senzatela – 2 ½ Taijuan Walker – 2 ½ Braxton Garrett – 2 Sonny Gray – 2 Kyle Hendricks – 2 Kwang Hyun Kim – 2 Jon Lester – 2 Joe Ross – 2 Ryan Weathers – 2 Huascar Ynoa – 2 Brett Anderson – 1 ½ Ian Anderson – 1 ½ Johnny Cueto – 1 ½ Chi Chi Gonzalez – 1 ½ Merrill Kelly – 1 ½ Eric Lauer – 1 ½ Alec Mills – 1 ½ Caleb Smith – 1 ½ Blake Snell – 1 ½ Touki Toussaint – 1 1/2 Logan Webb – 1 ½ Trevor Williams – 1 ½

American League Pitchers  Gerrit Cole – 9 Shohei Ohtani – 7 Sean Manaea – 6 ½ Nathan Eovaldi – 6 Tyler Glasnow – 6 Aaron Civale – 5 ½ Lucas Giolito – 5 ½ Lance McCullers Jr. – 5 ½ Robbie Ray – 5 ½ Yusei Kikuchi – 5 Zach Plesac – 5 Chris Bassitt – 4 ½ Cole Irvin – 4 ½ Carlos Rodon – 4 ½ Jose Berrios – 4 Mike Foltynewicz – 4 Zack Greinke – 4 Triston McKenzie – 4 John Means – 4 Frankie Montas – 4 Nick Pivetta – 4 Dylan Cease – 3 ½ Kyle Gibson – 3 ½ Lance Lynn – 3 ½ Cal Quantrill – 3 ½ James Kaprielian – 3 Patrick Sandoval – 3 Mike Minor – 2 ½ Casey Mize –  2 ½ Jordan Montgomery – 2 ½ Framber Valdez – 2 ½ Tyler Anderson – 2 Dylan Bundy – 2 Alex Cobb – 2 Zach Eflin – 2 Chris Flexen – 2 Luis Garcia – 2 Marco Gonzales – 2 Corey Kluber – 2 Jake Odorizzi – 2 Jose Suarez – 2 Jose Urquidy – 2 Michael Wacha – 2 Ryan Yarbrough – 2 Danny Duffy – 1 ½ Luis Garcia – 1 ½ Domingo German – 1 ½ J. A. Happ – 1 ½ (AL ONLY) Brad Keller – 1 ½ Michael King – 1 1/2 Dean Kremer – 1 1/2 Jorge Lopez – 1 ½ Matt Manning – 1 ½ Alek Manoah – 1 1/2 Michael Pineda – 1 ½ Brady Singer – 1 1/2 Bruce Zimmerman – 1 ½

American League Combined WOB (Hitter and Pitcher) Shohei Ohtani – 12  (5 Hitter, 7 Pitcher)

American League and National League Combined WOB (Hitter) Kyle Schwarber – 3 ½ (3 NL ½ AL) Jorge Soler – 3 ½ (2 1/2 AL 1 NL) Yan Gomes – 2 (1 AL 1 NL) Starling Marte – 2½ (1 ½ NL 1 AL)

American League and National League Combined WOB (Pitcher) J. A. Happ 2 1/2 (1 1/2 AL 1 NL)

1 WOB Riley Adams, Keegan Akin, Ozzie Albies, Logan Allen, Kohei Arihara, Luis Arraez, Shane Beiber, Cody Bellinger, Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts, Alec Bohm, JT Brubaker, Lorenzo Cain, Curt Casali, Starlin Castro, Ji-Man Choi, Michael Conforto, Garrett Cooper, Patrick Corbin, Brandon Crawford, Will Crowe, Charlie Culberson, Zach Davies, Bryan De La Cruz, Elias Diaz, Yandy Diaz, Alex Dickerson, Dane Dunning, Tommy Edman, Kent Emanuel, Alcides Escobar, Thairo Estrada, Kyle Farmer, Jack Flaherty,, Josh Fleming, Wander Franco, Josh Fuentes, Freddy Galvis, Ben Gamel, John Gant, Logan Gilbert, Tyler Gilbert, Yan Gomes (AL Only), Yan Gomes (NL Only), Josiah Gray, Randal Grichuk, Trent Grisham, Billy Hamilton, J. A. Happ (NL Only), Andrew Heaney, Jonah Heim, Guillermo Heredia, Carlos Hernandez, Cesar Hernandez, Enrique Hernandez, Odubel Herrera, Kyle Higashioka, Rich Hill, Jordan Holloway, Jose Iglesias, Cristian Javier, Ryan Jeffers, Taylor Jones, Jakob Junis, Dallas Keuchel, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Chad Kuhl, Nathaniel Lowe, Jordan Lyles, Daniel Lynch, Nick Madrigal, Kenta Maeda, Alek Manoah, Starling Marte (AL ONLY), Carlos Martinez, J. D. Martinez, Steven Matz, Dustin May, James McCann, Chas McCormick, Reese McGuire, Jake Meyers, Eli Morgan, Mike Moustakas, Kyle Muller, Josh Naylor, Rougned Odor, Marcel Ozuna, Chris Paddack, Joe Panik, Wily Peralta, Manny Pina, Jorge Polanco, Hunter Renfroe, Garrett Richards, Darrin Ruf, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Corey Seager, Gavin Sheets, Tarek Skubal, Pavin Smith, Drew Smyly, Jorge Soler (NL ONLY) Edmundo Sosa, George Springer, Max Stassi, Eugenio Suarez, Chris Taylor, Kyle Tucker, Spencer Turnbull, Jose Urena, Luis Urias, Gio Urshela, Daulton Varsho, Vince Velasquez, Luke Voit, LaMonte Wade Jr., Taylor Ward, Patrick Wisdom, Alex Wood, Christian Yelich, Mike Zunino

½ WOB Nick Ahmed, Kolby Allard, Jake Arrieta, Harrison Bader, Jaime Barria, Andrew Benintendi, Matthew Boyd, Bobby Bradley, Steven Brault, Kris Bubic, Asdrubal Cabrera, Mark Cahna, Willie Calhoun, Carlos Carrasco, Harold Castro, Kole Calhoun, Willie Calhoun, Jeimer Candelario, Griffin Canning, Rodolfo Castro, Andrew Chafin, Steve Cishek, Adam Climber, William Contreras, Willson Contreras, Carlos Correa, J. D. Davis, Wade Davis, Enyel de los Santos, Ross Detwiler, Matt Duffy, Paolo Espino, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Bailey Falter, Mike Fiers, Freddie Freeman, Michael Fulmer, Zac Gallen, Mitch Garver, Kyle Gibson, Luis Gil. Andres Gimenez, Ashton Goudeau , Didi Gregorius, Robbie Grossman, Deolis Guerra, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., Ryne Harper, Josh Harrison, Kike Hernandez, Jeff Hoffman, Adrian Houser, Andy Ibanez, Luke Jackson, Travis Jankowski, Carson Kelly, Tony Kemp, Reiss Knehr, Jackson Kowar, Justin Lawrence, Francisco Lindor, Nicky Lopez, Reynaldo Lopez, Luis Madero, Martin Maldonado, Jose Marmolejos, Nick Maton, Phil Maton, Shane McClanahan, Whit Merrifield, Miles Mikolas, Sean Murphy, John Nogowski, Bailey Ober, Rafael Ortega, Josh Osich, Johan Oviedo, David Peterson, David Price, Wilson Ramos, Webster Rivas, Jake Rogers, Andrew Romine, Brent Rooker, Gary Sanchez, Carlos Santana, Kyle Schwarber (AL ONLY), Anthony Senzatela, Pedro Severino, Burch Smith, Will Smith, Stephen Strasburg, Drew Steckenrider, Myles Straw, Ross Stripling, Ranger Suarez, Cole Sulser, Jameson Taillon, Raimel Tapia, Rowdy Tellez, Lane Thomas, Zach Thompson, Trent Thornton, Luis Torrens,  Ronald Torreyes, Cesar Valdez, Phillips Valdez, Alex Vesia, Taylor Widener, Justin Williams, Kolten Wong, Seby Zavala, Bradley Zimmer

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