Who Owned Baseball – Updated for May 19, 2021

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Earning Full WOBs on May 18, 2021

Randy Arozarena collected 10 total bases, including 2 homers, in the Rays 9-7 come from behind victory over Baltimore.

Corey Kluber threw the first Yankee no hitter of the 21st century with a 2-0 masterpiece over the Rangers.

Joe Musgrove struck out 11 in 7 innings as the Padres blanked the Rockies, 2-0.

Fernando Tatís Jr. went 4 for 4 with a home run in the Padres 3-0 shutout over Colorado.

Earning ½ WOBs on May 18, 2021

Corbin Burnes fanned 9 Royals in 6 innings, allowing 2 runs but the Brewers came up short, 6-4.

Trey Mancini homered twice and added 2 more hits but the Orioles bullpen allowed the Rays to come back final.

Gregory Polanco reached base 3 times, including a home run, but the Pirates fell to St. Louis, 8-5.

Trent Thornton came out of the bullpen and stopped the bleeding, throwing 2 1/3 innings without being charged with a run, giving the Blue Jays a chance to come back. Boston held on for the 7-3 win.

National League Hitter

Fernando Tatís Jr. – 2 ½

Kris Bryant – 2

Nick Castellanos – 2

Adam Duvall- 2

Freddie Freeman – 2

Paul Goldschmidt – 2

Tyler Naquin – 2

Buster Posey – 2

David Peralta – 2

Ronald Acuña Jr.– 1 ½

Nolan Arenado – 1 ½

Brandon Belt – 1 ½

Paul Dejong – 1 ½

Eduardo Escobar – 1 ½

Wilmer Flores – 1 ½

Avisail Garcia – 1 ½

Manny Machado – 1 ½

Tyler O’Neill – 1 ½

Gregory Polanco – 1 ½

J. T. Realmuto – 1 ½

Miguel Rojas – 1 ½

Jean Segura – 1 ½

American League Hitters

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. –  3

Giancarlo Stanton – 3

Jared Walsh – 3

Bo Bichette – 2 ½

Marcus Semien – 2 ½

Mitch Haniger – 2

J. D. Martinez – 2

Cedric Mullins – 2

Mike Trout – 2

Byron Buxton – 1 ½

Joey Gallo – 1 ½

Ramon Laureano – 1 ½

Nate Lowe – 1 ½

Trey Mancini – 1 ½

Yermin Mercedes – 1 ½

Nick Solak –  1 ½

National League Pitchers

Brandon Woodruff – 4 ½

Jacob deGrom – 3 ½

Trevor Bauer –  3

Zack Wheeler – 3

Corbin Burnes – 2 ½

Yu Darvish – 2 ½

Kevin Gausman – 2 ½

Joe Musgrove – 2 ½

Aaron Nola – 2 ½

Trevor Rogers  –  2 ½

Max Scherzer – 2 ½

Madison Bumgarner – 2

Clayton Kershaw – 2

Julio Urias – 2

Ian Anderson – 1 ½

Anthony DeSclafani – 1 ½

Pablo Lopez – 1 ½

Freddy Peralta  – 1 ½

Adam Wainwright – 1 ½

Huascar Ynoa – 1 ½

American League Pitchers

Tyler Glasnow – 4 ½

Zach Plesac – 4

John Means –  3 ½

Aaron Civale – 3

Lance McCullers Jr. – 2 ½

Gerrit Cole – 2

Kyle Gibson – 2

Cole Irvin – 2

Corey Kluber – 2

Sean Manaea – 2

Danny Duffy – 1 ½

Nathan Eovaldi – 1 ½

J. A. Happ – 1 ½

Yusei Kikuchi – 1 ½

Lance Lynn – 1 ½

Casey Mize –  1 ½

Michael Pineda – 1 ½

Nick Pivetta – 1 ½

American League Combined WOB (Hitter and Pitcher)

Shohei Ohtani – 1 ½  (1 Hitter, ½
Pitcher)

1 WOB

Jose Abreu, Sandy Alcantara, Adbert Alzolay,  Kohei Arihara, Randy Arozarena, Javier Baez, Shane Beiber, Jose Berrios, Xander Bogaerts, Alec Bohm, Michael Brantley, Alex Bregman, Walker Buehler, Lorenzo Cain, Starlin Castro, Patrick Corbin, Charlie Culberson, Alex Dickerson, Josh Donaldson, Kent Emanuel, Erick Fedde, Josh Fleming, Mike Foltynewicz, Ty France,  Max Fried, Josh Fuentes, Freddy Galvis, John Gant, Lucas Giolito, Yan Gomes, Chi Chi Gonzalez , Jon Gray, Sonny Gray, Zack Greinke, Yuli Gurriel, Billy Hamilton, Ian Happ, Andrew Heaney, Guillermo Heredia, Teoscar Hernandez, Kyle Higashioka, Rhys Hoskins, Eric Hosmer, Cristian Javier, Jakob Junis, Jarred Kelenic, Dean Kremer, DJ LeMahieu, Nick Madrigal, Tyler Mahle , Ketel Marte, Steven Matz, Dustin May, Triston McKenzie, Austin Meadows, Wade Miley, Mike Minor, Mike Moustakas,  Wil Myers, Shohei Ohtani (As Hitter), Matt Olson, Marcel Ozuna, Chris Paddack, Jose Ramirez, Franmil Reyes, Garrett Richards, Austin Riley, Carlos Rodon, Miguel Sano, Corey Seager, Pavin Smith, Drew Smyly, Trevor Story, Jose Suarez, Tyrone Taylor, Kyle Tucker, Spencer Turnbull, Justin Turner, Trea Turner, Jose Urena, Vince Velasquez, Joey Votto, Michael Wacha, Ryan Weathers, Joey Wendle, Jesse Winker, Alex Wood, Bruce Zimmerman

½ WOB

Jesus Aguilar, Logan Allen, Pete Alonso, Tim Anderson, Tyler Anderson, Jake Arrieta, Akil Baddoo, Jaime Barria, Matthew Boyd, Lewis Brinson, JT Brubaker, Mark Cahna, Willie Calhoun, Harold Castro, Kole Calhoun, Willie Calhoun, Griffin Canning, Jazz Chisholm, Nelson Cruz, Rafael Devers, Hunter Dozier, Matt Duffy, Dane Dunning, Zach Eflin, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Mike Fiers, Michael Fulmer, Zac Gallen, Adolis García, Andres Gimenez, Austin Gomber, Marco Gonzales, Robbie Grossman, Deolis Guerra, Josh Harrison, Rich Hill, Jonathan India, Aaron Judge, Merrill Kelly, Max Kepler, Dallas Keuchel, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Michael King, Francisco Lindor, Brandon Lowe, Luis Madero, Jose Marmolejos, J. D. Martinez, Nick Maton, Ryan McMahon,  Colin Moran, Charlie Morton, Omar Navarez, Josh Naylor, Shohei Ohtani (As Pitcher), David Peterson, Salvador Perez, Robbie Ray, Rob Refsnyder, Gary Sanchez, Carlos Santana, Antonio Senzatela, Tarek Skubal, Burch Smith, Jorge Soler, Juan Soto, Stephen Strasburg, Drew Steckenrider, Myles Straw, Eugenio Suarez, Chris Taylor, Rowdy Tellez, Trent Thornton, Luis Torrens,  Taylor Widener, Ryan Yarbrough

 

Sully Baseball Podcast – Cooler Adrian Gonzalez and Media Bias for Cy Youngs – September 22, 2017

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There are at least 4 and maybe as many as 7 managerial openings in baseball at Bad things happen to teams when Adrian Gonzalez is on the active roster. Not saying he is the cause. Just making an observation.

Meanwhile Ken Gura ( @kengura463inCLE on Twitter ) has some thoughts on media bias.

Sorry buddy but facts might not back that up.

Pondering the hard questions on this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – November 16, 2016

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The Indians haven’t won the World Series since 1948.

If they had better timing with their aces, they could have won titles in the 1990’s and the 2000’s. They are close to one in 2017, but maybe they should add a second ace to join Cy Young front runner Corey Kluber.
It is a Tribe Called Champs episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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