Who Owned Baseball – Updated for September 18, 2021

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Full WOB

Xander Bogaerts went 3 for 5 with a key home run and 4 RBI as the Red Sox clobbered the Orioles, 9-3.

James Kaprielian threw 6 shutout frames, fanning 5 to help the A’s top the Angels, 3-1.

Manny Pina homered twice in the Brewers 6-4 victory over the Cubs.

Max Scherzer fanned 7 Reds in 7 scoreless innings to earn the 5-1 decision for the Dodgers.

1/2 WOB

Carlos Carrasco held the Phillies to 2 runs over 6 innings but took the hard luck 5-3 decision for the Mets.

Ian Happ collected 3 hits, including a homer, but the Brewers edged the Cubs, 6-4.

Manuel Margot reached base 4 times, scoring a pair but the Rays comeback against Detroit came up short, 4-3.

Lance McCullers Jr. struck out 8 Diamondbacks and alowing 2 runs over 6 innings but the Astros fell, 6-4.

National League HitterFernando Tatís Jr. – 8 Manny Machado – 5 ½ Pete Alonso – 5 Nick Castellanos – 4 ½ Eduardo Escobar – 4 ½ Tyler Naquin – 4 ½ Adam Duvall- 4 Paul Goldschmidt – 4 Buster Posey – 4 Austin Riley – 4 Joey Votto – 4 Jesse Winker – 4 Nolan Arenado – 3 ½ Javier Baez – 3½ Max Muncy – 3 ½  Tyler O’Neill – 3 ½ Trevor Story – 3 ½ Dansby Swanson – 3 ½ Charlie Blackmon – 3 Freddie Freeman – 3 Ian Happ – 3 Jonathan India – 3 J. T. Realmuto – 3 Kyle Schwarber – 3 (NL ONLY) Brandon Belt – 2 ½ Dylan Carlson – 2 ½ Bryce Harper – 2 ½ Rhys Hoskins – 2 ½ Francisco Lindor – 2 ½ Joc Pederson – 2 ½ Juan Soto – 2 ½ Justin Turner – 2 ½ Trea Turner – 2 ½ Ronald Acuña Jr.– 2 Willy Adames – 2 Jesus Aguilar – 2 Lewis Brinson – 2 Kris Bryant –2 C. J. Cron – 2 Eric Hosmer – 2 Ketel Marte – 2 Andrew McCutchen – 2 Wil Myers – 2 Omar Narvaez – 2 David Peralta – 2 Tommy Pham – 2 Manny Pina – 2 Bryan Reynolds – 2 Josh Rojas – 2 Jean Segura – 2 Chris Taylor – 2 Jonathan Villar – 2 Josh Bell – 1 ½ Jazz Chisholm Jr. – 1½ Jake Cronenworth – 1 ½ Paul Dejong – 1 ½ Elias Diaz – 1 ½ Wilmer Flores – 1 ½ Ben Gamel – 1 ½ Avisail Garcia – 1 ½ Evan Longoria – 1 ½ Starling Marte – 1 ½ (NL ONLY) Ryan McMahon – 1 ½  Omar Navarez – 1 ½ Rafael Ortega – 1 ½ Gregory Polanco – 1 ½ AJ Pollack – 1 ½ Josh Reddick – 1 ½ Miguel Rojas – 1 ½ Jesus Sanchez – 1 ½ Tyrone Taylor – 1 ½ ,

American League Hitters  Vladimir Guerrero Jr. –  8 Jared Walsh – 6 Bo Bichette – 5 ½ Giancarlo Stanton– 5 ½ Cedric Mullins – 5 Shohei Ohtani – 5 Marcus Semien – 5 Salvador Perez –  4 ½ Jose Abreu – 4 Nelson Cruz – 4 Joey Gallo – 4 Mitch Haniger – 4 Jose Ramirez – 4 Franmil Reyes – 4 Anthony Santander –  4 Joey Wendle – 4 Jose Altuve – 3 ½ Bobby Dalbec – 3½ David Fletcher – 3 ½ Ty France – 3½ Teoscar Hernandez – 3 ½ Aaron Judge – 3 ½ Ramon Laureano – 3 ½ Austin Meadows – 3 ½ Matt Olson – 3 ½ Rafael Devers – 3 Trey Mancini – 3 J. D. Martinez – 3 Andrew Benintendi – 2 ½ Adolis García – 2 ½ Nate Lowe – 2 ½ Hunter Renfroe – 2 ½ Amed Rosario – 2 ½ Miguel Sano – 2 ½ Jorge Soler – 2 ½ (AL ONLY) Yordan Alvarez – 2 Randy Arozarena – 2 Xander Bogaerts – 2 Michael Brantley – 2 Jeimer Candelario – 2 Josh Donaldson – 2 Yuli Gurriel – 2 Eloy Jimenez – 2 Eric Haase – 2 Max Kepler – 2 DJ LeMahieu – 2 Brandon Lowe – 2 Colin Moran – 2 Gavin Sheets – 2 Kyle Tucker – 2 Mike Trout – 2 Tim Anderson – 1 ½ Akil Baddoo – 1 ½ Alex Bregman – 1 ½ Byron Buxton– 1 ½ Matt Chapman – 1 ½ Corey Dickerson – 1 ½ Hunter Dozier – 1 ½ Lourdes Gurriel Jr. – 1 ½ Josh Harrison – 1 ½ Jarred Kelenic – 1 ½ Brandon Marsh – 1 ½ Oscar Mercado – 1 ½ Yermin Mercedes – 1 ½ Brad Miller – 1 ½ Yadier Molina – 1 ½ Ryan Mountcastle – 1 ½ Sean Murphy – 1 ½ Rob Refsnyder – 1 ½ Jonathan Schoop – 1 ½ Dominic Smith – 1 ½ Nick Solak – 1 ½

National League Pitchers  Max Scherzer – 10 ½ Zack Wheeler – 8 ½ Corbin Burnes – 8 Brandon Woodruff – 8 Charlie Morton – 7½ Sandy Alcantara – 7 Jacob deGrom – 7 Joe Musgrove – 6 ½ German Marquez – 6 Aaron Nola – 6 Freddy Peralta  – 6 Adam Wainwright – 6 Yu Darvish – 5 Julio Urias – 5 Walker Buehler – 4 ½ Madison Bumgarner – 4½ Anthony DeSclafani – 4 ½ Trevor Bauer–  4 Max Fried – 4 Tyler Mahle – 4 Kevin Gausman – 3 ½ Pablo Lopez – 3 ½ Antonio Senzatela – 3 ½ Adbert Alzolay – 3 Erick Fedde – 3 Jon Gray – 3 Sonny Gray – 3 Clayton Kershaw – 3 Eric Lauer – 3 Wade Miley – 3 Marcus Stroman – 3 Kyle Freeland – 2 ½ Austin Gomber – 2 ½ Kyle Hendricks – 2 ½ Trevor Rogers  –  2 ½ Taijuan Walker – 2 ½ Logan Webb – 2 ½ Braxton Garrett – 2 Kwang Hyun Kim – 2 Jon Lester – 2 Joe Ross – 2 Blake Snell – 2 Ryan Weathers – 2 Huascar Ynoa – 2 Brett Anderson – 1 ½ Ian Anderson – 1 ½ Johnny Cueto – 1 ½ Chi Chi Gonzalez – 1 ½ Adrian Houser – 1 ½ Merrill Kelly – 1 ½ Alec Mills – 1 ½ Caleb Smith – 1 ½ Ranger Suarez – 1 ½ Touki Toussaint – 1 1/2 Trevor Williams – 1 ½

American League Pitchers  Gerrit Cole – 9 Sean Manaea – 8 Shohei Ohtani – 8 Robbie Ray – 7 ½ Nathan Eovaldi – 6 Tyler Glasnow – 6 Lance McCullers Jr. – 6 Aaron Civale – 5 ½ Lucas Giolito – 5 ½ Cole Irvin – 5 Yusei Kikuchi – 5 Zach Plesac – 5 Chris Bassitt – 4 ½ Jose Berrios – 4 ½ Lance Lynn – 4 ½ Triston McKenzie – 4½ John Means – 4 ½ Nick Pivetta – 4 ½ Carlos Rodon – 4 ½ Mike Foltynewicz – 4 Zack Greinke – 4 James Kaprielian – 4 Frankie Montas – 4 Dylan Cease – 3 ½ Kyle Gibson – 3 ½ Marco Gonzales – 3½ Cal Quantrill – 3 ½ Corey Kluber – 3 Jordan Montgomery – 3 Patrick Sandoval – 3 Jose Suarez – 3 Alek Manoah – 2 ½ Mike Minor – 2 ½ Casey Mize –  2 ½ Framber Valdez – 2 ½ Michael Wacha – 2½ Tyler Anderson – 2 Dylan Bundy – 2 Alex Cobb – 2 Zach Eflin – 2 Chris Flexen – 2 Luis Garcia – 2 Jordan Lyles – 2 Steven Matz – 2 Jake Odorizzi – 2 Jose Urquidy – 2 Ryan Yarbrough – 2 Danny Duffy – 1 ½ Luis Garcia – 1 ½ Domingo German – 1 ½ J. A. Happ – 1 ½ (AL ONLY) Brad Keller – 1 ½ Michael King – 1 1/2 Dean Kremer – 1 1/2 Jorge Lopez – 1 ½ Matt Manning – 1 ½ Eli Morgan – 1 ½ -Michael Pineda – 1 ½ Eduardo Rodriguez – 1 ½ Brady Singer – 1 ½ Cole Sulser – 1 ½ Bruce Zimmerman – 1 ½

American League Combined WOB (Hitter and Pitcher) Shohei Ohtani – 13  (5 Hitter, 8 Pitcher)

American League and National League Combined WOB (Hitter) Kyle Schwarber – 3 ½ (3 NL ½ AL) Jorge Soler – 3 ½ (2 1/2 AL 1 NL) Yan Gomes – 2 (1 AL 1 NL) Starling Marte – 2½ (1 ½ NL 1 AL)

American League and National League Combined WOB (Pitcher) J. A. Happ 2½ (1 ½ AL 1 NL), Rich Hill 1½ (1 AL ½NL)

1 WOB Riley Adams, Keegan Akin, Ozzie Albies, A. J. Alexy, Logan Allen, Kohei Arihara, Luis Arraez, Shane Beiber, Cody Bellinger, Mookie Betts, Alec Bohm, JT Brubaker, Lorenzo Cain, Carlos Carrasco, Curt Casali, Luis Castillo, Starlin Castro, Ji-Man Choi, Michael Conforto, Garrett Cooper, Patrick Corbin, Brandon Crawford, Will Crowe, Charlie Culberson, Zach Davies, Bryan De La Cruz, Yandy Diaz, Alex Dickerson, Matt Duffy, Dane Dunning, Tommy Edman, Kent Emanuel, Alcides Escobar, Paolo Espino, Thairo Estrada, Kyle Farmer, Jack Flaherty,, Josh Fleming, Wander Franco, Josh Fuentes, Freddy Galvis, Ben Gamel, John Gant, Logan Gilbert, Tyler Gilbert, Yan Gomes (AL Only), Yan Gomes (NL Only), Josiah Gray, Randal Grichuk, Trent Grisham, Billy Hamilton, J. A. Happ (NL Only), Andrew Heaney, Jonah Heim, Guillermo Heredia, Carlos Hernandez, Cesar Hernandez, Enrique Hernandez, Odubel Herrera, Kyle Higashioka, Rich Hill (AL ONLY), Jordan Holloway, Jose Iglesias, Cristian Javier, Ryan Jeffers, Taylor Jones, Jakob Junis, Dallas Keuchel, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Chad Kuhl, Tommy La Stella, Nathaniel Lowe, Jed Lowrie, Daniel Lynch, Nick Madrigal, Kenta Maeda, Alek Manoah, Starling Marte (AL ONLY), Carlos Martinez, J. D. Martinez, Dustin May, James McCann, Chas McCormick, Reese McGuire, Jake Meyers, Brad Miller, Mike Moustakas, Kyle Muller, Josh Naylor, Rougned Odor, Marcel Ozuna, Chris Paddack, Joe Panik, Wily Peralta, DJ Peters, Jorge Polanco, Garrett Richards, Darrin Ruf, Joe Ryan, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Gary Sanchez, Corey Seager, Kyle Seager, Jose Siri, Tarek Skubal, Pavin Smith, Drew Smyly, Jorge Soler (NL ONLY) Edmundo Sosa, George Springer, Max Stassi, Eugenio Suarez, Jose Suarez, Chris Taylor, Lane Thomas, Spencer Turnbull, Jose Urena, Luis Urias, Gio Urshela, Daulton Varsho, Vince Velasquez, Luke Voit, LaMonte Wade Jr., Taylor Ward, Patrick Wisdom, Alex Wood, Christian Yelich, Mike Zunino

½ WOB Nick Ahmed, Kolby Allard, Anthony Alford, Jake Arrieta, Harrison Bader, Jaime Barria, Matthew Boyd, Bobby Bradley, Steven Brault, Kris Bubic, Asdrubal Cabrera, Mark Cahna, Willie Calhoun, Harold Castro, Kole Calhoun, Willie Calhoun, Griffin Canning, Rodolfo Castro, Andrew Chafin, Steve Cishek, Adam Climber, Adam Conley, William Contreras, Willson Contreras, Carlos Correa, Jharel Cotton, J. D. Davis, Wade Davis, Enyel de los Santos, Miguel Del Pozo, Ross Detwiler, Lewin Diaz, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Bailey Falter, Mike Fiers, Freddie Freeman, Michael Fulmer, Zac Gallen, Mitch Garver, Kyle Gibson, Luis Gil. Andres Gimenez, Ashton Goudeau , Didi Gregorius, Robbie Grossman, Deolis Guerra, Ryne Harper, Kike Hernandez, Yadiel Hernandez, Rich Hill (NL ONLY), Jeff Hoffman, Andy Ibanez, Luke Jackson, Travis Jankowski, Carson Kelly, Tony Kemp, Reiss Knehr, Jackson Kowar, Justin Lawrence, Sammy Long, Nicky Lopez, Reynaldo Lopez, Zac Lowther, Luis Madero, Martin Maldonado, Jose Marmolejos, Nick Maton, Phil Maton, Shane McClanahan, Whit Merrifield, Miles Mikolas, Patrick Murphy, Sean Murphy, John Nogowski, Bailey Ober, Josh Osich, Johan Oviedo, David Peterson, David Price, Wilson Ramos, Webster Rivas, Anthony Rizzo, Joely Rodriguez, Jake Rogers, Josh Rogers, Andrew Romine, Brent Rooker, Carlos Santana, Kyle Schwarber (AL ONLY), Anthony Senzatela, Pedro Severino, Burch Smith, Will Smith, Stephen Strasburg, Drew Steckenrider, Andrew Stevenson, Myles Straw, Ross Stripling, Jameson Taillon, Raimel Tapia, Rowdy Tellez, Zach Thompson, Trent Thornton, Luis Torrens,  Ronald Torreyes, Cesar Valdez, Phillips Valdez, Alex Vesia, Taylor Widener, Justin Williams, Kolten Wong, Seby Zavala, Bradley Zimmer

Who Owned Baseball – September 4, 2020

Pic: Dale Zanine, USA Today Sports

Let’s see who owned baseball on September 4, 2020.

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

Earning Full WOBs:

Ronald Acuña Jr. homered twice and walked in the Braves 7-1 opening game of their double header against the Nationals. He added another home run in the 10-9 nightcap loss.

Yu Darvish struck out 11 Cardinals in 7 innings, allowing 1 hit and 1 run, earning the 4-1 decision for the Cubs.

Yusei Kikuchi threw 6 strong innings, striking out 7 Rangers as the Mariners won, 6-3.

Mike Trout reached base 5 times, including a home run, leading the Angels to a 6-5 victory over the Astros.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Carlos Carrasco pitched 6 innings, giving up 1 run and striking out 7 Brewers but the Indians fell, 7-1.

Freddie Freeman reached base 3 times, including a homer, but the Braves dropped the nightcap to the Nationals, 10-9.

Yairo Muñoz went 3 for 3 with a homer but the Red Sox fell short to Toronto, 8-7.

Rick Porcello held the Phillies to 2 earned runs in 6 innings but the Mets bullpen dropped the 5-3 final.

To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings   – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON OR SCROLL DOWN.

Leaders for American League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2020


Mike Trout – 4 1/2
Tim Anderson – 3 1/2
Kyle Tucker – 3
Franmil Reyes – 2
Willy Adames – 1 1/2
Matt Chapman – 1 1/2
Maikel Franco – 1 1/2
Teoscar Hernández – 1 1/2
Yoán Moncada – 1 1/2
Miguel Sanó – 1 1/2
Giancarlo Stanton – 1 1/2
Luke Voit – 1 1/2

Leaders for National League Hitters in Who Owned Baseball for 2020

Fernando Tatís Jr. – 3
Ronald Acuña Jr. – 2 1/2
Charlie Blackmon – 2 1/2
Javier Báez – 2
Mookie Betts – 2
Michael Conforto – 2
Manny Machado – 2
Nicholas Castellanos – 1 1/2
Alex Dickerson – 1 1/2
Wilmer Flores – 1 1/2
Trent Grisham – 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 – 4 1/2,
Lance Lynn – 3 1/2
Dylan Bundy – 3
Yusei Kikuchi – 2 1/2
Chris Bassitt – 2
Justin Dunn – 2
Mike Fiers – 2
Lucas Giolito – 2
Andrew Heaney – 2
Dallas Keuchel – 2
Kenta Maeda – 2
Triston McKenzie – 2
Frankie Montas – 2
Carlos Carrasco,
Gerrit Cole – 1 1/2
Marco Gonzales – 1 1/2
Martín Pérez – 1 1/2
Zach Plesac – 1 1/2
Taijuan Walker – 1 1/2

Leaders for National League Pitchers Who Owned Baseball for 2020
Trevor Bauer – 4
Yu Darvish – 4
Clayton Kershaw – 4
Aaron Nola – 3 1/2
Tyler Chatwood – 2
Zac Gallen – 2
Kyle Hendricks – 2
Jon Lester – 2
Zack Wheeler – 2
Tyler Anderson – 1 1/2
Taylor Clarke – 1 1/2
Jacob deGrom – 1 1/2
Jon Gray – 1 1/2
Merrill Kelly – 1 1/2
Max Scherzer – 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

José Abreu, Nick Ahmed, Kolby Allard, Pete Alonso, Orlando Arcia, Cody Bellinger, Brandon Belt, Brandon Bielak, Xander Bogaerts, Walker Buehler, Corbin Burnes, Asdrúbal Cabrera, Mark Cahna, Jason Castro, Ji-Man Choi, Aaron Civale,  Patrick Corbin, Brandon Crawford, Nelson Cruz, Johnny Cueto, Travis d’Arnaud, Anthony DeSclafani, Rafael Devers, Randy Dobnak, Josh Donaldson, Adam Duvall, Zach Eflin, Thomas Eshelman, Jack Flaherty, Todd Frazier, Freddie Freeman, Max Fried, Leury García, Tony Gonsolin, Erik González, Brian Goodwin, Phil Gosselin, Sonny Gray, Didi Gregorius,  J. A. Happ, Kiké Hernández, Rhys Hoskins, Eric Hosmer, Adrian Houser, Dakota Hudson, Aaron Judge, Brad Keller, Howie Kendrick, Max Kepler, Adam Kolarek, Dinelson Lamet, DJ LeMahieu, Pablo López, Nick Margevicius, José Marmolejos, German Márquez, Steven Matz, Dusitn May, Lance McCullers Jr., Alec Mills, Anthony Misiewicz, Colin Moran, Mitch Moreland, Daniel Murphy, Tyler Naquin, Austin Nola, Matt Olson, Tyler O’Neill, Marcell Ozuna, James Paxton, Joc Pederson, Manny Piña, Stephen Piscotty, Jurickson Profar, José Ramírez, Victor Reyes, Tanner Roark, Luis Robert, Miguel Rojas, Anthony Santander, Jonathan Schoop, Kyle Schwarber, Marcus Semien, Austin Slater, Burch Smith, Jorge Soler, Eugenio Suárez, Masahiro Tanaka, Rowdy Tellez, Touki Toussaint, Spencer Turnbull, Trea Turner, Framber Valdéz, Christian Vázquez, Alex Verdugo, Jonathan Villar, Adam Wainwright, Christian Walker, Brandon Woodruff, Ryan Yarbrough,

Players Who Owned Earned 1/2 A WOB 2020 MLB
Tyler Alexander, José Altuve,  Matt Andriese, Jaime Barria, Josh Bell, Bo Bichette, Brandon Bielak, Colten Brewer, Jay Bruce, Byron Buxton, Jeimer Candelario, Griffin Canning, Daniel Castano, Luis Castillo, Dylan Cease, Mike Clevinger (AL Only), Mike Clevinger (NL Only), Zach Davies, Yandy Díaz, Hunter Dozier, Mauricio Dubon, Danny Duffy, Adam Eaton, Clint Frazier, Kevin Gausman,  Zack Godley, Yan Gomes, Brian Goodwin, Alex Gordon, Yuli Gurriel, Ronald Guzmán, Adam Haseley, Ke’Bryan Hayes, Kyle Hendricks, Elieser Hernández, JaCoby Jones, Kwang-Hyun Kim,  Brady Lail, Francisco Lindor, Michael Lorenzen, Lance Lynn, Tyler Mahle,   Connor Menez, Whit Merrifield, Brad Miller, Dylan Moore, Yadier Molina, Ryan Mountcastle, Yairo Muñoz, Kevin Newman, Renato Núñez, Josh Osich, Nate Pearson, Luis Perdomo, Kevin Plawecki, Rick Porcello, J. T. Realmuto, Cody Reed, Anthony Rizzo, Eddie Rosario, Antonio Senzatela, Justus Sheffield, Justin Smoak, Blake Snell, Nick Solak, Donovan Solano, Mike Soroka, Josh Springer, Raimel Tapia, Yoshi Tsutsugo, Justin Turner, Phillips Valdez, Austin Voth, Joey Votto, Luke Weaver, Evan White

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