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Let’s see owned baseball on June 7, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Ronald Acuña Jr. got 3 hits, including a homer, driving in 3, leading the Braves past Miami, 7-1.
Yonny Chirinos struck out 6 Red Sox in 8 scoreless frames to earn the 6-1 decision for Tampa Bay.
Cole Hamels threw 8 innings of 3 hit shutout ball, striking out 10 Cardinals to keep the Cubs tied for first with a 3-1 final.
Marcus Semien got 4 hits including a game tying single in the 7th and a go ahead 2 run homer in the 9th as the A’s took a dramatic 5-3 victory in Texas.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Delino DeShields got 3 hits and a walk but the Rangers lost 5-3 to the A’s.
Clayton Kershaw threw 7 strong innings, allowing 2 runs and struck out 4 Giants. But she took the hard luck 2-1 Dodgers loss.
Lance Lynn struck out 8 Oakland batters in 6 innings, allowing 2 runs. The Rangers bullpen blew the lead and the game, 5-3.
Joey Votto reached base 3 times, including a homer, but the Reds were doubled upped by the Phillies, 4-2.
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The last 4 game day of the year should be a great one! Plus the With the Cardinals out, the remaining 7 teams are all franchises who have waited a long time for a title with stars who haven’t won a ring yet.
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Moments after the game ended, I decided to call friend of the Podcast and Rangers super fan and Dallas sports radio personality Jamie Kelly for her thoughts.
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