Who Owned October (#WOO) – Tallies Updated For NLCS Game 1, October 11, 2019


Jonathan Newton – The Washington Post

So the Nationals do not have their closer and could not start Strasburg, Scherzer and Corbin. How did they respond? Oh… only one of THE GREATEST PITCHING PERFORMANCES IN THE HISTORY OF POST SEASON BASEBALL!

Each winning team for every post season game gets a pitcher and a hitter who earn a full WOO(Who Owns October.)

And at my discretion, I award a 1/2 WOO’S to a worthy player on the losing team.

But the World Series deserves its own stats. WOWS (Who Owns the World Series.)

At the end of the post season, we will see who had the highest WOO total as a pitcher and a hitter. The WOWS total will be kept separately. Each game now counts towards both tallies.

A complete description of the rules can be found HERE.

From October 11
2019 NLCS Game 1:

Receiving 1 WOO

Howie Kendrick doubled, singled, scored a run, drove in a run and walked as the Nationals blanked the Cardinals, 2-0.

Aníbal Sánchez took a no hitter into the 8th, finishing with 1 hit over 7 2/3 innings to lead the Nationals to a 2-0 first game victory in St. Louis.


Receiving 1/2 WOO

Miles Mikolas struck out 7 Nationals over 6 innings, allowing 1 run but took the hard luck 2-0 loss for the Cardinals.


Current WOO Totals MLB 2019

Hitters ‘WOO’ MLB 2019,

Paul Goldschmidt – Cardinals 2, Max Muncy – Dodgers 2, Anthony Rendon – Nationals 2, José Altuve – Astros 1 1/2,  Juan Soto –  Nationals 1 1/2, Willy Adames – Rays 1, Michael Brantley – Astros 1, Alex Bregman – Astros 1, Yandy Diaz – Rays 1, Adam Duvall – Braves 1, Didi Gregorius – Yankees 1, Howie Kendrick – Nationals 1, DJ LeMahieu – Yankees 1, Russell Martin – Dodgers 1, Austin Meadows – Rays 1, Tommy Pham – Rays 1, Dansby Swanson – Braves 1, Gleyber Torres – Yankees 1, Kolten Wong – Cardinals 1, Ryan Zimmerman – Nationals 1, Ronald Acuña Jr. – Braves 1/2, Robinson Chirinos – Astros 1/2, Mitch Garver – Twins 1/2, Yasmani Grandal  – Brewers 1/2, Freddie Freeman – Braves 1/2, Yadier Molina – Cardinals 1/2, Marcell Ozuna – Cardinals 1/2, Jorge Polanco – Twins 1/2, Jurickson Profar – Athletics 1/2, Eddie Rosario – Twins 1/2, Eric Sogard – Rays 1/2, Justin Turner – Dodgers 1/2, Trea Turner – Nationals 1/2

Pitchers ‘WOO’ MLB 2019,

Miles Mikolas – Cardinals 2 1/2, Nick Anderson – Rays 2, Gerrit Cole – Astros 2,  Stephen Strasburg – Nationals 2, Walker Buehler – Dodgers 1 1/2, Patrick Corbin – Nationals 1 1/2, Jack Flaherty – Cardinals 1 1/2, Aníbal Sánchez – Nationals 1 1/2, Zack Britton – Yankees 1, Mike Foltynewicz – Braves 1, Chad Green – Yankees 1, Charlie Morton – Rays 1, Hyun-Jin Ryu – Dodgers 1, Mike Soroka – Braves 1, Max Scherzer – Nationals 1, Masahiro Tanaka – Yankees 1, Josh Tomlin – Braves 1, Justin Verlander – Astros 1, Diego Castillo – Rays 1/2, Clayton Kershaw – Dodgers 1/2, Jesus Luzardo – Athletics 1/2, Dustin May – Dodgers 1/2, Drew Pomeranz- Brewers 1/2, Devin Smeltzer – Twins 1/2, Blake Snell – Rays 1/2, José Urquidy – Astros 1/2, Adam Wainwright – Cardinals 1/2

Who Owned Baseball – July 26, 2019

Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees

Christopher Evans/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald

Let’s see owned baseball on July 26, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Mookie Betts accumulated 14 total bases with 3 homers and a double, driving in 5 and scoring 4 to help the Red Sox double up the Yankees, 10-5.

Gio González pitched into the 7th, keeping the Cubs to 3 hits and 2 runs while striking out 9. He did not get the decision but set up the Brewers 3-2 win.

Daniel Murphy drove in 6 runs with a double and a homer as the Rockies pounded the Reds, 12-2.

Asher Wojciechowski threw 7 innings, allowing 3 hits and 2 runs, earning another Orioles victory, topping the Angels, 9-3.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Michael Brantley homered and walked, driving in 3. But the Cardinals came from behind to beat the Astros, 5-3.

Adam Frazier went 2 for 4 with a homer in the Pirates 6-3 loss to the Mets.

Daniel Norris pitched into the 7th, striking out 8 over 6 1/3 innings and allowing 1 run. He did not get the decision as the Tigers fell to Seattle, 3-2.

Aníbal Sánchez gave the Nats 7 strong innings, allowing 1 run and striking out 6 Dodgers. But Washington’s bullpen lost again, 4-2.

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

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Who Owns October? (WOO) Tally Updated For October 17, 2013

Boston Herald Staff photo by John Wilcox.

Boston Herald Staff photo by John Wilcox.

Each winning team for every post season game gets a pitcher and a hitter who earn a full WOO.

And at my discretion, I award a 1/2 WOO to a worthy player on the losing team.

For a full explanation, click HERE.

From today’s games:

Receiving 1 WOO:

Mike Napoli hit one of the longest homers you will ever see to straight away center field. He finished a triple shy of the cycle, scored twice and drove in a run for the Red Sox 4-3 nail biter in Detroit.

Koji Uehara continued his dominance of Tigers batters. He faced 5 batters, retired them all including a pair of strikeouts as he slammed the door shut in Boston’s 4-3 win.

Receiving 1/2 WOO:

Jose Iglesias singled, scored a run and made a remarkable circus catch on an Ortiz pop fly, giving the Tigers a chance in their 4-3 loss to Boston.

Anibal Sanchez was not his no hitter self. But he cut his walks down to zero and let up only 3 earned runs in his 6 innings of work. He kept the Tigers in the game but they couldn’t catch Boston, 4-3.

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