Who Owned Baseball – August 19, 2020

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Let’s see who owned baseball on August 19, 2020.

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Earning Full WOBs:

Trevor Bauer threw 7 shutout innings, giving up 1 hit and struck out 9 as the Reds blanked Kansas City, 5-0.

Aaron Civale threw a complete game victory, allowing 1 run and striking out 6 Pirates earning the 6-1 decision for Cleveland.

Manny Machado got 2 hits, including a walk off, come from behind 10th inning grand slam to push the Padres past the Rangers, 6-3.

Kyle Tucker collected 11 total bases with 4 hits, including a homer as the Astros slugged their way past Colorado, 13-6.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Jeimer Candelario doubled and homered but the Tigers came up short against the White Sox, 5-3.

Gerrit Cole struck out 10 Rays in 6 2/3 innings, allowing 2 runs  but the Yankees bullpen dropped the 4-2 final.

Pablo López pitched into the 7th, allowing 2 runs in 6 1/3 innings. He did not factor in the decision as the Mets won the wild 5-3 game over the Marlins.

Raimel Tapia went 2 for 3 in the Rockies 13-6 loss to Houston.

 

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Who Owned Baseball – July 23, 2020

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Well… the season has begun. And that means it is time once again to determine who owns baseball.

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Earning Full WOBs:

Gerrit Cole pitched all 5 innings in his Yankee debut, allowing only a first inning homer and a walk to beat the Nationals, 4-1.

Kiké Hernández went 4 for 5 with a homer, 2 runs scored and 5 runs driven in to help the Dodgers pop the Giants, 8-1.

Adam Kolarek recorded 5 outs in hitless relief, striking out 2 San Francisco batters to earn the 8-1 decision for Los Anageles.

Giancarlo Stanton kicked off the scoring for the season with a 2 run first inning homer. He collected a second hit and powered the Yankees past the Champion Nationals, 4-1 in a rain shortened 6 inning game.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Adam Eaton hit a first inning homer that provided all the Washington offense in their 4-1 loss to the Yankees.

Max Scherzer struck out 11 Yankees in 5 1/3 innings but also allowed a few key hits including a 2 run homer as the Nationals fell, 4-1.

 

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Gerrit Cole and the Astros Take Control while Strike Zones Make No Sense: Locked on MLB, October 28, 2019

DF92BBE1-679C-4A19-B4FF-A99E16E74687Give the Astros credit. They did everything right to take control of the World Series. We do need some strikezone clarity. It alters reality if we do not.

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