A Wild Weekend Reviewed including the Astros No Hitter: Locked On MLB – August 5, 2019

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The Phillies used an outfielder as a pitcher and a pitcher in the outfield. An Astros afterthought started a no hitter in his first Houston start. And the NL Wild Card is so mediocre, losing teams have a shot.

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Who Owned Baseball – April 4, 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on April 4, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Trevor Bauer threw 7 innings of no hit ball, striking out 8 along the way. The Cleveland bullpen would blow the no hitter and the shutout, but not the lead which ended as a 4-1 final.

Nick Markakis went 5 for 5, with 3 doubles and 5 RBI, as the Braves beat the Cubs, 9-4.

Stephen Piscotty reached base 5 times, including a 3 run game tying homer and a 2 run double, to lead the A’s past the struggling defending champion Red Sox, 7-3.

Stephen Strasburg pitched into the 7th, throwing 6 2/3 shutout 3 hit innings while striking out 9 as the Nationals blanked the Mets, 4-0.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Tucker Barnhart singled and doubled but the Reds were blanked by the Pirates, 2-0.

Tyler Mahle gave the Reds 6 shutout innings, giving up 5 hits and striking out 5 Pirates. But he did not factor in the decision as Cincinnati dropped the 2-0 final.

Aaron Sanchez allowed just 5 hits, 2 walks and 2 runs over 6 strong innings, striking out 5 Indians. But he took the hard luck 4-1 loss for the Blue Jays.

Mike Trout singled, homered, walked and threw a runner out at home. The Angels, however, were clobbered by the Rangers, 11-4.

 

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