Who Owned Baseball -July 25, 2020

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Photo by Elizabeth Robertson

Let’s see who owned baseball on July 25, 2020.

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Earning Full WOBs:

Dylan Bundy pitched into the 7th, finishing with 3 hits and 1 run over 6 2/3 innings, striking out 7 Oakland batters to secure a 4-1 Angels win.

Leury García homered twice, added another hit and drove in 4 to slug the White Sox past the Twins, 10-3.

Phil Gosselin reached base 4 times, including a pair of homers, to help the Phillies clobber the Marlins 7-1.

Zack Wheeler threw 7 innings, allowing 1 run and earned the 7-1 decision for the Phillies over Miami.

 

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Mike Clevinger was solid in 7 innings, striking out 6 Royals along the way. The Indians would drop the 3-2 game in extra innings.

Steven Matz struck out 7 Braves over 6 strong innings, allowing 2 hits and 1 run. But the Mets bullpen collapsed and the Braves rallied in extra innings, 5-3.

Giancarlo Stanton homered and got on base 2 more times but the Yankees were blown out by the Nationals, 9-2.

Joey Votto reached base 3 times, including his second home run, but the Reds came up short to the Tigers, 6-4.

 

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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.

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

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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Sully Baseball Podcast – Reds Managers and Yankee Pitching – April 19, 2018

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David Zalubowski, AP

Giancarlo Stanton will get his hits. Don’t worry about him. Yankee fans should be concerned about their pitching depth for this season.

Meanwhile the Reds were right to fire Bryan Price but they should have done it nearly 2 years ago.

Better late than never in this episode of Sully Baseball.

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

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