Who Owned Baseball – August 25, 2020


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Let’s see who owned baseball on August 25, 2020.

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Earning Full WOBs:

Brandon Belt amassed 11 bases, including a pair of homers, the second one tied the game in the 9th as San Francisco took a wild 10-8 extra inning marathon from the Dodgers.

Lucas Giolito threw the first no hitter of the season, striking out 13 Pirates with a 4-0 final for the White Sox.

Marcus Semien went 3 for 5 with a homer in the A’s 10-3 pounding of the Rangers.

Brandon Woodruff struck out 8 Reds in 6 innings, allowing 2 runs to earn the 3-2 decision for the Brewers.


Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Jaime Barria came into the game in the second and pitched 5 innings, allowing 1 hit and 1 run. But the Astros put up 5 in the first and the Angels were doubled up, 6-3.

Luis Castillo gave up 1 earned run over 6 innings, striking out 9 Brewers. But the Reds defense betrayed him as he took the hard luck 3-2 decision.

Renato Núñez homered and singled in the Orioles 4-2 loss to the Rays.

Justin Turner got 4 hits, scoring 3, but the Dodgers dropped the 10-8 extra inning game to the Giants.


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Who Owned Baseball – April 1, 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on April 1, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Brandon Belt homered to get the Giants on the board and then hit a 2 run double to put them ahead for good as the beat the Dodgers, 4-2.

David Hess took a no hitter into the 7th and finished with 6 1/3 hitless shutout innings, walking 1 and striking out 8 Blue Jays. The Orioles bullpen would blow the no hitter and the shutout but not the game, which was a 6-5 final.

Kevin Kiermaier hit an RBI double and a 3 run homer as the surging Rays crushed the Rockies, 7-1.

Merrill Kelly threw 6 strong innings, allowing 3 runs while striking out 3 Padres to earn the 10-3 decision for the Diamondbacks.



Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Chris Archer struck out 8 Cardinals over 5 shutout innings. The Pirates bullpen would ultimately lose the 6-5 game in 11.

Randal Grichuk broke up a no hitter with his 7th inning homer and later hit a double in the Blue Jays 6-5 loss to Baltimore.

Colin Moran reached base 4 times, doubled and homered, driving in 3, but it was not enough as the Pirates dropped their home opener to the Cardinals, 6-5.

Ivan Nova held the Indians to 1 run over 7 strong innings, allowing 6 hits and 1 walk. He did not factor into the decision as the White Sox came up short, 5-3.


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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – April 8, 2015


Still at Washington State… I expand my knowledge with the stat “Game Score” and I urge the Giants to do something about their lineup right NOW!

It is a teaching old dogs new tricks episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

CJ Wilson, Steve Pearce, Tyson Ross and Freddie Freeman, Buster Posey, James Paxton, Kevin Kiermaier and Zack Grienke all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball?

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