Think About Dusty and Other Thoughts – Locked On MLB for May 15, 2019

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I review the night’s games including Vlad Jr’s first two homers. And once again, I make a case for the Nationals to make a managerial change. I brought up a name familiar to Washington: Dusty Baker.

This is the LockedOn MLB Podcast with your host Paul Francis Sullivan. Please call me Sully.

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The Cubs are For Real and Rethinking Dave Martinez in Washington – @LockedOnMLB Podcast for May 6, 2019

C646012C-D61D-4DAC-A4D9-01CFDA134EC7A wild weekend of baseball is over and the Cubs are on fire and jumped into first place.

Meanwhile, after a season and a quarter, Dave Martinez just is not fitting as the manager of the Nationals.

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Who Owned Baseball – April 21, 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on April 21, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Cody Bellinger got 3 hits, including the 2 out go ahead homer in the 9th, and stole a home run with a leaping catch to help the Dodgers win in Milwaukee, 6-5.

James Paxton blanked the Royals over 6 shutout innings, fanning 12 and walking only 1. The bullpen blew his lead but the Yankees walked off 7-6 winners in 10.

Justin Smoak got 4 hits, including a homer, driving in 2, to help the Blue Jays hang on against the A’s, 5-4.

Stephen Strasburg struck out 11 Marlins in 8 innings of 2 hit ball to earn the 5-0 decision for the Nationals.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Pete Alonso reached base 3 times, including a homer, but the Mets lost in St. Louis, 6-4.

Alex Gordon got a pair of hits including a dramatic 8th inning game tying home run. The Royals would lose the 7-6 game to the Yankees in 10.

Reynaldo Lopez pitched 6 innings, allowing 2 earned runs and striking out 8 and walking no Tigers. But the White Sox dropped the 4-3 game.

Robbie Ray allowed 1 run over 6 strong innings but did not get the decision as the Cubs walked off against the Diamondbacks, 2-1.

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