Who Owned Baseball – September 18, 2020

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Let’s see who owned baseball on September 18, 2020.

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Earning Full WOBs:

Brian Anderson crushed 3 homered as the Marlins took the 14-3 nightcap from Washington.

Kyle Hendricks dominated the Twins with 8 shutout innings, striking out 10 while scattering 3 hits and a walk to earn the 1-0 decision for the Cubs.

Zach Plesac struck out 11 Tigers over 7 2/3 shutout innings to help Cleveland squeak by with a 1-0 win.

Albert Pujols passed Willie Mays on the all time Home Run list and added another hit as the Angels topped the Rangers, 6-2.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Josh Fuentes got 3 hits, including a homer, in the Rockies 15-6 loss to the Dodgers.

Rich Hill allowed 1 run over 7 innings but took the hard luck decision as the Cubs blanked the Twins, 1-0.

Salvador Perez went 4 for 5 with a home run and a stolen base but the Royals fell to the Brewers, 9-5.

Andrew Suarez threw 2 2/3 innings of hitless shutout relief to keep the Giants in the ballgame. It was not enough as Oakland shut them out, 6-0.

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Leaders for American League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2020


Mike Trout – 5 1/2
Tim Anderson – 3 1/2
Kyle Tucker – 3
Luke Voit – 3
Jeimer Candelario – 2 1/2
José Ramírez – 2 1/2
José Abreu – 2
DJ LeMahieu – 2
Franmil Reyes – 2
Xander Bogaerts – 1 1/2
Willy Adames – 1 1/2
Matt Chapman – 1 1/2
Rafael Devers – 1 1/2
Hunter Dozier – 1 1/2
Maikel Franco – 1 1/2
Teoscar Hernández – 1 1/2
Yoán Moncada – 1 1/2
Miguel Sanó – 1 1/2
Marcus Semien – 1 1/2
Giancarlo Stanton – 1 1/2

Leaders for National League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2020

Fernando Tatis Jr. – 3
Ronald Acuña Jr. – 2 1/2
Charlie Blackmon – 2 1/2
Freddie Freeman – 2 1/2
Pete Alonso – 2
Javier Báez – 2
Mookie Betts – 2
Michael Conforto – 2
Adam Duvall – 2
Manny Machado – 2
Eugenio Suárez – 2
Nicholas Castellanos – 1 1/2
Alex Dickerson – 1 1/2
Wilmer Flores – 1 1/2
Trent Grisham – 1 1/2
Bryce Harper – 1 1/2
Brandon Nimmo – 1 1/2
Marcell Ozuna – 1 1/2
Jean Segura – 1 1/2
Juan Soto – 1 1/2
Mike Yastrzemski – 1 1/2

Leaders for American League Pitchers in Who Owned Baseball for 2020
Shane Bieber – 5 1/2
Lance Lynn – 4 1/2
Zach Plesac – 3 1/2
Dylan Bundy – 3
Kenta Maeda – 3
Gerrit Cole – 2 1/2
Yusei Kikuchi – 2 1/2
Chris Bassitt – 2
Carlos Carrasco – 2
Justin Dunn – 2
Mike Fiers – 2
Lucas Giolito – 2
Andrew Heaney – 2
Brad Keller – 2
Dallas Keuchel – 2
Triston McKenzie – 2
Frankie Montas – 2
Marco Gonzales – 1 1/2
J. A. Happ – 1 1/2
Martín Pérez – 1 1/2
Justus Sheffield – 1 1/2
José Urquidy – 1 1/2
Taijuan Walker – 1 1/2

Leaders for National League Pitchers Who Owned Baseball for 2020
Trevor Bauer – 5
Yu Darvish – 4 1/2
Clayton Kershaw – 4
Aaron Nola – 3 1/2
Kyle Hendricks – 3
Dinelson Lamet – 3
Jacob deGrom – 2 1/2
Jon Lester – 2 1/2
Zack Wheeler – 2 1/2
Tyler Chatwood – 2
Zac Gallen – 2
Alec Mills – 2
Brandon Woodruff – 2
Sandy Alcantara – 1 1/2
Tyler Anderson – 1 1/2
Luis Castillo – 1 1/2
Taylor Clarke – 1 1/2
Tony Gonsolin – 1 1/2
Jon Gray – 1 1/2
Merrill Kelly – 1 1/2
Max Scherzer – 1 1/2
Antonio Senzatela – 1 1/2
Riley Smith – 1 1/2

Combined AL and NL WOB Total for Hitters 2020 MLB

Combined AL and NL WOB Total for Pitcher 2020 MLB

Mike Clevinger – 1 (1/2 AL, 1/2 NL)

Players Who Owned Baseball For One Day in 2019 MLB

Nick Ahmed, Jorge Alfaro, Kolby Allard, Brian Anderson, Ian Anderson, Orlando Arcia, Randy Arozarena, Cody Bellinger, Brandon Belt, Brandon Bielak, Steven Brault, Walker Buehler, Corbin Burnes, Asdrúbal Cabrera, Mark Cahna, Kole Calhoun, Jason Castro, Ji-Man Choi, Aaron Civale,  Patrick Corbin, Brandon Crawford, Nelson Cruz, Johnny Cueto, Travis d’Arnaud, Anthony DeSclafani, Randy Dobnak, Josh Donaldson, Dane Dunning, Zach Eflin, Thomas Eshelman, Jack Flaherty, Todd Frazier, Max Fried, Leury García, Kyle Gibson, Erik González, Brian Goodwin, Phil Gosselin, Sonny Gray, Didi Gregorius,  Kiké Hernández, Kyle Higashioka, Rich Hill, Rhys Hoskins, Eric Hosmer, Adrian Houser, Dakota Hudson, José Iglesias, Aaron Judge, Howie Kendrick, Max Kepler, Kwang-Hyun Kim, Adam Kolarek, Dean Kremer, Francisco Lindor, Pablo López, Gavin Lux, Tyler Mahle,   Nick Margevicius, José Marmolejos, German Márquez, Steven Matz, Dusitn May, James McCann, Lance McCullers Jr., Mike Minor, Anthony Misiewicz, Colin Moran, Mitch Moreland, Daniel Murphy, Sean Murphy, Wil Myers, Tyler Naquin, Austin Nola, Renato Núñez, Matt Olson, Tyler O’Neill, James Paxton, Joc Pederson, Manny Piña, Stephen Piscotty, Jurickson Profar, Albert Pujols, Wilson Ramos, J. T. Realmuto, Victor Reyes, Tanner Roark, Luis Robert, Miguel Rojas, Sixto Sánchez, Anthony Santander, Jonathan Schoop, Kyle Schwarber, Brady Singer, Tarik Skubal, Austin Slater, Burch Smith, Jorge Soler, George Springer, D. J. Stewart, Masahiro Tanaka, Chris Taylor, Rowdy Tellez, Touki Toussaint, Spencer Turnbull, Trea Turner, Framber Valdéz, Christian Vázquez, Alex Verdugo, Jonathan Villar, Adam Wainwright, Christian Walker, Ryan Yarbrough,

Players Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB 2020 MLB
Jesús Aguilar, Tyler Alexander, José Altuve,  Matt Andriese, Nolan Arenado, Jaime Barria, Josh Bell, José Berríos, Bo Bichette, Brandon Bielak, Colten Brewer, Jay Bruce, Byron Buxton, Griffin Canning, Matt Carpenter, Daniel Castano, Ryan Castellani, Dylan Cease, Jazz Chisholm, Mike Clevinger (AL Only), Mike Clevinger (NL Only), Zach Davies, Yandy Díaz, Mauricio Dubon, Danny Duffy, Adam Eaton, Clint Frazier, Kyle Freeland, Josh Fuentes, Kevin Gausman,  Zack Godley, Yan Gomes, Brian Goodwin, Alex Gordon, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., Yuli Gurriel, Ronald Guzmán, Adam Haseley, Ke’Bryan Hayes, Kyle Hendricks, Elieser Hernández, Christian Javier, JaCoby Jones, Brady Lail, Michael Lorenzen, Jordan Lyles, Lance Lynn, Sean Manaea, John Means, Connor Menez, Whit Merrifield, Brad Miller, Casey Mize, Dylan Moore, Yadier Molina, Ryan Mountcastle, Yairo Muñoz, Kevin Newman, Josh Osich, Nate Pearson, Luis Perdomo, Salvador Perez, Kevin Plawecki, Rick Porcello, Cody Reed, Anthony Rizzo, Trevor Rogers, Eddie Rosario, Corey Seager, Justin Smoak, Drew Smyly, Blake Snell, Nick Solak, Donovan Solano, Mike Soroka, Max Stassi, Andrew Suarez, Raimel Tapia, Anderson Tejada, Yoshi Tsutsugo, Justin Turner, Julio Urías, César Valdez, Phillips Valdez, Austin Voth, Joey Votto, Luke Weaver, Evan White

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Sully Baseball Podcast Rewind – August 9, 2013

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On August 9, 2013, I talked about Albert Pujols and encouraged the Giants to extend Tim Lincecum’s contract.

I am lucky they didn’t listen to me.

Enjoy this Podcast Rewind

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