Post Season MVPs who joined the team they beat

t_49151There have been times a player has bombed a team in the post season and picked up a post season MVP for their troubles. And later that player joined the very team they blasted out of the post season.

That must be odd for a fan base to welcome with open arms the very player that broke their hearts.

Here are the players who won hardware for one team and joined the team they beat.

FRANK ROBINSON
1966 World Series MVP for the Baltimore Orioles against the
Los Angeles Dodgers.
Joined the Dodgers in 1972

KIRK GIBSON
1984 ALCS MVP for the Detroit Tigers against the
Kansas City Royals
Joined the Royals in 1991

DENNIS ECKERSLEY
1988 ALCS MVP for the Oakland Athletics against the
Boston Red Sox
Joined the Red Sox in 1998

OREL HERSHISER
1988 NLCS MVP for the Los Angeles Dodgers against the
New York Mets
Joined the Mets in 1999.

RICKEY HENDERSON
1989 ALCS MVP for the Oakland Athletics against the
Toronto Blue Jays
Joined the Blue Jays in 1993

RANDY JOHNSON
2001 World Series Co-MVP for the Arizona Diamondbacks against the New York Yankees
Joined the Yankees in 2005.

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DANIEL MURPHY
2015 NLCS MVP for the New York Mets against the Chicago Cubs
Joined the Cubs in 2017

Multigenerational Highlights: Locked on MLB – September 18, 2019

85176BBA-83D0-43E6-84B8-93D68A10566ABaseball connects fathers to sons and grandsons to grandfathers. No other day have we seen so many of these connectons on the field as much as tonight’s slate of games.

This is the Locked On MLB Podcast. I am your host Paul Francis Sullivan. Please call me Sully.

To listen to the episode, click HERE.

Who Owned Baseball – August 13, 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on August 13, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Madison Bumgarner struck out 9 Oakland batters in 7 innings, allowing 2 hits and 1 run as the Giants hung on for the 3-2 final.

Rafael Devers went 6 for 6, driving in 3 runs and scoring another in the Red Sox wild 10 inning 7-6 win in Cleveland.

Ivan Nova threw a complete game, 4 hit victory, allowing 1 unearned run while striking out 3 Astros to earn the 4-1 decision for the White Sox.

Will “Louisville” Smith homered twice and walked as the Dodgers clubbed the Marlins, 15-1.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

David Fletcher reached base 5 times, scoring 3 runs in the Angels sloppy 10-7 loss to Pittsburgh.

Yasmani Grandal homered and added another hit and a walk, driving in 3, but the Brewers bullpen collapsed again and dropped the 7-5 game to the Twins.

José Quintana struck out 14 Phillies in 6 innings allowing 1 earned run and 1 unearned run. The Cubs would be doubled up by Philadelphia, 4-2.

Glenn Sparkman held the Cardinals to 2 runs, 1 of which was unearned, over 6 solid innings, but the Royals were blanked, 2-0.

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

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