Who Owned Baseball 2019 – THE FINAL TALLY

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The Regular Season is now over, and with it is the end of Who Owned Baseball. Before the post season begins and we keep track of who owned October, let’s see who had the highest WOB total.

American League Batter Who Owned Baseball:

Mike Trout led the league with 7 1/2
Nelson Cruz finished second with 7
Rafael Devers and Gleyber Torres tied for third with 5 1/2

National League Batter Who Owned Baseball:

Christian Yelich led the league with 8 1/2
Pete Alonso finished second with 7 1/2
Josh Bell finished third with 7

American League Pitchers Who Owned Baseball:

Shane Beiber and Justin Verlander tied for first with 12 1/2
Gerrit Cole finished third with 11 1/2

National League Pitcher Who Owned Baseball:

Jacob deGrom led the league with 14 1/2
Patrick Corbin and Hyun-Jin Ryu tied for first with 9 1/2

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

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Best of Times in Los Angeles, the Worst of Times in Milwaukee: Locked on MLB – September 11, 2019

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The Dodgers won another Division Title, an accomplishment worth celebrating. Meanwhile losing Christian Yelich for the season is devastating for Milwaukee and all of baseball.

This is the Locked On MLB Podcast. I am your host Paul Francis Sullivan. Please call me Sully.

To listen to the episode, click HERE.

Who Owned Baseball – July 14, 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on July 14, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

José Altuve went 3 for 5 with a grand slam and 3 runs scored to help the Astros pound the Rangers, 12-4.

A. J. Pollock hit a 3 run homer in the first innings, added 2 more hits, including scoring a run in the 12 inning game winning rally to help the Dodgers survive in Boston, 7-4.

Mike Soroka held the Padres scoreless over 7 innings, collected 9 strikeouts en route to a 4-1 Atlanta victory.

Ryan Yarbrough came into the game in the third inning and took the combined perfect game into the 9th. He would surrender 2 hits and a run over 6 1/3 innings and earn the 4-1 decision for Tampa Bay over the Orioles.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Xander Bogaerts reached base 4 times including a homer, in the Red Sox 12 inning 7-4 loss to the Dodgers.

Reynaldo López allowed 1 unearned run over 6 innings, striking out 7 Oakland batters. The White Sox would commit a critical error in the 9th which led to the 3-2 walk off defeat.

Cal Quantrill blanked the Braves in his 6 innings of work, allowing 3 hits and 1 walk. He would not fare in the decision as the Padres fell, 4-1.

Christian Yelich homered and singled but the Brewers dropped the 8-3 game to San Francisco.

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

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