Who Owned Baseball – Updated for August 10, 2021

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EARNING FULL WOB’s

J. A. Happ allowed 1 run and 1 hit over 6 innings, stirking out 5 Pirates as the Cardinals won, 5-1.

Jake Odorizzi threw 5 scoreless innings, striking out 3 as the Astros blanked the Rocies, 5-0.

Salvador Perez hit a go ahead homer, a game tying home run and another hit to help the Royals double up the Yankees, 8-4.

Buster Posey reached base 5 times, including a home run, as the Giants walked off 8-7 winners over the Diamondbacks.

EARNING 1/2 WOB’s

Triston McKenzie held the A’s to 2 runs over 6 innings but Cleveland’s bullpen gave up the lead and eventually the 4-3 game in extra innings.

Aaron Nola looked like he was on pace to throw a masterpiece, striking out 7 Dodgers and walking none over 4 innings of 1 hit shutout ball. But the rains came and he day was washed out, watching the Phillies bullpen cough up the 5-0 game.

Anthony Santander smacked a pair of homers but the Orioles dropped the 9-4 final to the Tigers.

Patrick Wisdom homered, doubled and walked but the Cubs fell to the Brewers, 8-4.

National League HitterManny Machado – 5 ½ Fernando Tatís Jr. – 5 ½ Adam Duvall- 4 Buster Posey – 4 Jesse Winker – 4 Nick Castellanos – 3 ½ Eduardo Escobar – 3 ½ Tyler Naquin – 3 ½ Austin Riley – 3 ½ Pete Alonso – 3 Charlie Blackmon – 3 J. T. Realmuto – 3 Kyle Schwarber – 3 Trevor Story – 3 Joey Votto – 3 Nolan Arenado – 2 ½ Rhys Hoskins – 2 ½ Max Muncy – 2 ½  Tyler O’Neill – 2 ½ Joc Pederson – 2 ½ Dansby Swanson – 2 ½ Justin Turner – 2 ½ Trea Turner – 2 ½ Ronald Acuña Jr.– 2 Willy Adames – 2 Jesus Aguilar – 2 Javier Baez – 2 Kris Bryant –2 Freddie Freeman – 2 Paul Goldschmidt – 2 Eric Hosmer – 2 Jonathan India – 2 Ketel Marte – 2 Omar Narvaez – 2 David Peralta – 2 Tommy Pham – 2 Jean Segura – 2 Juan Soto – 2 Chris Taylor – 2 Brandon Belt – 1 ½ Dylan Carlson – 1 ½ Paul Dejong – 1 ½ Wilmer Flores – 1 ½ Ben Gamel – 1 ½ Avisail Garcia – 1 ½ Bryce Harper – 1 ½ Starling Marte – 1 ½ (NL ONLY) Ryan McMahon – 1 ½  Omar Navarez – 1 ½ Gregory Polanco – 1 ½ AJ Pollack – 1 ½ Josh Reddick – 1 ½ Bryan Reynolds – 1 ½ Miguel Rojas – 1 ½

American League Hitters  Vladimir Guerrero Jr. –  6 ½ Cedric Mullins – 5 Shohei Ohtani – 5 Jared Walsh – 5 Bo Bichette – 4 ½ Mitch Haniger – 4 Franmil Reyes – 4 Giancarlo Stanton – 4 Jose Abreu – 3 ½ Jose Altuve – 3 ½ David Fletcher – 3 ½ Ramon Laureano – 3 ½ Austin Meadows – 3 ½ Salvador Perez –  3 ½ Ty France – 3 Joey Gallo – 3 Trey Mancini – 3 Matt Olson – 3 Marcus Semien – 3 Joey Wendle – 3 Rafael Devers – 2 ½ Adolis García – 2 ½ Nate Lowe – 2 ½ Jose Ramirez – 2 ½ Jorge Soler – 2 ½ Yordan Alvarez – 2 Randy Arozarena – 2 Michael Brantley – 2 Nelson Cruz – 2 Josh Donaldson – 2 Yuli Gurriel – 2 Eloy Jimenez – 2 Eric Haase – 2 Teoscar Hernandez – 2 Max Kepler – 2 DJ LeMahieu – 2 J. D. Martinez – 2 Mike Trout – 2 Akil Baddoo – 1 ½ Alex Bregman – 1 ½ Byron Buxton– 1 ½ Corey Dickerson – 1 ½ Hunter Dozier – 1 ½ Aaron Judge – 1 ½ Jarred Kelenic – 1 ½ Oscar Mercado – 1 ½ Yermin Mercedes – 1 ½ Brad Miller – 1 ½ Sean Murphy – 1 ½ Rob Refsnyder – 1 ½ Jonathan Schoop – 1 ½ Dominic Smith – 1 ½ Nick Solak – 1 ½878

National League Pitchers  Zack Wheeler – 8 ½ Jacob deGrom – 7 Brandon Woodruff – 7 Corbin Burnes – 6 German Marquez – 6 Joe Musgrove – 5 ½ Aaron Nola – 5 ½ Freddy Peralta  – 5 ½ Yu Darvish – 5 Walker Buehler – 4 ½ Charlie Morton – 4 ½ Max Scherzer – 4 ½ Sandy Alcantara – 4 Trevor Bauer–  4 Madison Bumgarner – 4 Julio Urias – 4 Adam Wainwright – 4 Pablo Lopez – 3 ½ Adbert Alzolay – 3 Luis Castillo – 3 Kevin Gausman – 3 Jon Gray – 3 Clayton Kershaw – 3 Marcus Stroman – 3 Anthony DeSclafani – 2 ½ Max Fried – 2 ½ Austin Gomber – 2 ½ Tyler Mahle – 2 ½ Trevor Rogers  –  2 ½ Erick Fedde – 2 Braxton Garrett – 2 Sonny Gray – 2 Kwang Hyun Kim – 2 Wade Miley – 2 Joe Ross – 2 Taijuan Walker – 2 Ryan Weathers – 2 Brett Anderson – 1 ½ Ian Anderson – 1 ½ Johnny Cueto – 1 ½ Kyle Freeland – 1 ½ Chi Chi Gonzalez – 1 ½ Kyle Hendricks – 1 ½ Merrill Kelly – 1 ½ Eric Lauer – 1 ½ Caleb Smith – 1 ½ Antonio Senzatela – 1 ½ Touki Toussaint – 1 1/2 Huascar Ynoa – 1 ½

American League Pitchers  Sean Manaea – 6 ½ Gerrit Cole – 6 Tyler Glasnow – 6 Shohei Ohtani – 6 Aaron Civale – 5 ½ Yusei Kikuchi – 5 Lance McCullers Jr. – 5 Chris Bassitt – 4 ½ Lucas Giolito – 4 ½ Cole Irvin – 4 ½ Carlos Rodon – 4 ½ Nathan Eovaldi – 4 John Means – 4 Nick Pivetta – 4 Zach Plesac – 4 Mike Foltynewicz – 3 ½ Kyle Gibson – 3 ½ Jose Berrios – 3 Zack Greinke – 3 James Kaprielian – 3 Lance Lynn –3 Robbie Ray – 3 Patrick Sandoval – 3 Triston McKenzie – 2 ½ Mike Minor – 2 ½ Frankie Montas – 2 1/2 Framber Valdez – 2 ½ Tyler Anderson – 2 Dylan Bundy – 2 Dylan Cease – 2 Alex Cobb – 2 Zach Eflin – 2 Luis Garcia – 2 Corey Kluber – 2 Casey Mize –  2 Jordan Montgomery – 2 Jake Odorizzi – 2 Jose Suarez – 2 Jose Urquidy – 2 Michael Wacha – 2 Ryan Yarbrough – 2 Danny Duffy – 1 ½ Luis Garcia – 1 ½ Domingo German – 1 ½ J. A. Happ – 1 ½ (AL ONLY) Michael King – 1 1/2 Dean Kremer – 1 1/2 Jorge Lopez – 1 ½ Matt Manning – 1 ½ Alek Manoah – 1 1/2 Michael Pineda – 1 ½ Cal Quantrill – 1 1/2 Bruce Zimmerman – 1 ½

American League Combined WOB (Hitter and Pitcher) Shohei Ohtani – 11  (5 Hitter, 6 Pitcher)

American League and National League Combined WOB (Hitter) Yan Gomes – 2 (1 AL 1 NL) Starling Marte – 2 (1 ½ NL ½ AL)

American League and National League Combined WOB (Pitcher) J. A. Happ 2 1/2 (1 1/2 AL 1 NL)

1 WOB Ozzie Albies, Willy Adames, Kohei Arihara, Luis Arraez, Shane Beiber, Josh Bell, Cody Bellinger, Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts, Alec Bohm, Lewis Brinson, JT Brubaker, Lorenzo Cain, Curt Casali, Starlin Castro, Matt Chapman, Jazz Chisholm Jr., Ji-Man Choi, Michael Conforto, Garrett Cooper, Patrick Corbin, Brandon Crawford, C. J. Cron, Jake Cronenworth, Will Crowe, Charlie Culberson, Bobby Dalbec, Zach Davies, Elias Diaz, Yandy Diaz, Alex Dickerson, Dane Dunning, Tommy Edman, Kent Emanuel, Thairo Estrada, Kyle Farmer, Josh Fleming, Chris Flexen, Josh Fuentes, Freddy Galvis, Ben Gamel, John Gant, Logan Gilbert, Yan Gomes (AL Only), Yan Gomes (NL Only), Marco Gonzales, Yasmani Grandal, Randal Grichuk, Billy Hamilton, Ian Happ, J. A. Happ (NL Only), Andrew Heaney, Jonah Heim, Guillermo Heredia, Carlos Hernandez, Cesar Hernandez, Enrique Hernandez, Odubel Herrera, Kyle Higashioka, Rich Hill, Jordan Holloway, Jose Iglesias, Cristian Javier, Ryan Jeffers, Jakob Junis, Brad Keller, Dallas Keuchel, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Chad Kuhl, Jon Lester, Brandon Lowe, Jordan Lyles, Daniel Lynch, Nick Madrigal, Sean Manaea, Alek Manoah, Carlos Martinez, J. D. Martinez, Steven Matz, Dustin May, James McCann, Chas McCormick, Andrew McCutchen, Reese McGuire, Ryan Mountcastle, Mike Moustakas, Kyle Muller, Wil Myers, Josh Naylor, Rougned Odor, Marcel Ozuna, Chris Paddack, Joe Panik, Wily Peralta, Manny Pina, Jorge Polanco, Garrett Richards, Josh Rojas, Darrin Ruf, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Miguel Sano, Anthony Santander, Corey Seager, Brady Singer, Pavin Smith, Drew Smyly, George Springer, Max Stassi, Eugenio Suarez, Chris Taylor, Tyrone Taylor, Kyle Tucker, Spencer Turnbull, Jose Urena, Gio Urshela, Vince Velasquez, Jonathan Villar, LaMonte Wade Jr., Taylor Ward, Trevor Williams, Alex Wood, Mike Zunino

½ WOB Nick Ahmed, Kolby Allard, Logan Allen, Tim Anderson, Jake Arrieta, Harrison Bader, Jaime Barria, Andrew Benintendi, Matthew Boyd, Bobby Bradley, Kris Bubic, Asdrubal Cabrera, Mark Cahna, Willie Calhoun, Harold Castro, Kole Calhoun, Willie Calhoun, Griffin Canning, Rodolfo Castro, Adam Climber, William Contreras, Willson Contreras, Carlos Correa, J. D. Davis, Wade Davis, Enyel de los Santos, Ross Detwiler, Matt Duffy, Alcides Escobar, Paolo Espino, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Bailey Falter, Mike Fiers, Jack Flaherty, Wander Franco, Freddie Freeman, Michael Fulmer, Zac Gallen, Mitch Garver, Kyle Gibson, Luis Gil. Andres Gimenez, Josiah Gray, Didi Gregorius, Robbie Grossman, Deolis Guerra, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., Ryne Harper, Josh Harrison, Kike Hernandez, Jeff Hoffman, Adrian Houser, Andy Ibanez, Luke Jackson, Travis Jankowski, Carson Kelly, Tony Kemp, Justin Lawrence, Francisco Lindor, Nicky Lopez, Reynaldo Lopez, Luis Madero, Martin Maldonado, Jose Marmolejos, Starling Marte (AL ONLY) Nick Maton, Phil Maton, Shane McClanahan, Whit Merrifield, Colin Moran, Sean Murphy, John Nogowski, Rafael Ortega, Josh Osich, Johan Oviedo, David Peterson, David Price, Wilson Ramos, Webster Rivas, Jake Rogers, Andrew Romine, Amed Rosario, Gary Sanchez, Carlos Santana, Pedro Severino, Tarek Skubal, Burch Smith, Will Smith, Stephen Strasburg, Drew Steckenrider, Myles Straw, Ross Stripling, Cole Sulser, Jameson Taillon, Raimel Tapia, Rowdy Tellez, Zach Thompson, Trent Thornton, Luis Torrens,  Cesar Valdez, Alex Vesia, Logan Webb, Taylor Widener, Justin Williams, Patrick Wisdom, Kolten Wong, Seby Zavala

Who Owned Baseball – August 18, 2020

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

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Earning Full WOBs:

Nick Ahmed got 3 hits, including a homer, driving in 5, to power Arizona to a 10-1 final over Oakland.

Tim Anderson went 4 for 5 with a homer, 3 runs scored and 3 RBI in the White Sox 10-4 beating of Detroit.

Tony Gonsolin held the Mariners scoreless in 6 strong innings, setting up the Dodgers 2-1 victory.

Kenta Maeda took a no hitter into the 9th, finishing with 8 plus innings, 1 hit and 12 strikeouts. Amazingly, the Brewers tied the game in the 9th but the Twins walked it off, 4-3, in extra innings.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Freddie Freeman reached base 3 times, including a home run, but the Braves lost to Washington, 8-5.

Marco Gonzales struck out 9 Dodgers in 7 innings, allowing 1 run and no walks. He would not fare in the decision as the Mariners were doubled up, 2-1.

Anthony Santander homered twice and added another hit but the Orioles were edged out by Toronto, 8-7.

Antonio Senzatela threw 8 innings of 3 hit shutout ball, striking out 6 Astros. The Rockies would drop the 2-1 final in extra innings.

 

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