An Angelic No Hitter and Other Thoughts: Locked On MLB – July 14, 2019

9B7C5CF8-42AB-4911-8463-B4919AE394CCBaseball can create a mundane day at the park into a transcendent experience. How else can one describe the magical night in Anaheim on Friday?

Meanwhile the A’s improve themselves and baseball starts another eventful week.

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Who Owned Baseball – June 18, 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on June 18, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Pete Alonso reached base 6 times, including a homer, driving in 3 and scoring 3, in the Mets 10-2 victory in Atlanta.

Homer Bailey pitched into the 8th, throwing 7 2/3 scoreless inning, striking out 6 as the Royals blanked the Mariners, 9-0.

Jacob deGrom took a shutout into the 9th, finishing with 8 1/3 innings, 2 runs, no walks and striking out 10 Braves as the Mets took the 10-2 final.

Whit Merrifield hit a 2 run homer and a 3 run homer and added another hit and a 6th RBI as the Royals pounded Seattle, 9-0.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Rafael Devers got 3 hits, including a homer, driving in 2, but the Red Sox dropped the 4-3 final to the Twins in a 17 inning marathon.

Cole Hamels threw 7 strong innings, allowing 1 run while striking out 8 White Sox hitters. He did not fare in the decision as the Cubs fell in the 9th, 3-1.

Kevin Newman singled, tripled and walked, driving in a run, but the Pirates were edged out by the Tigers, 5-4.

Marcus Stroman allowed 3 runs in 7 innings, striking out 3 Angels but took the hard luck 3-1 loss for Toronto.

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Who Owned Baseball – June 13, 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on June 13, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Homer Bailey helped the Royals put on a show in Omaha with 6 shutout innings, striking out 6 Tigers and earning the 7-3 decision.

Charlie Blackmon collected 4 hits, including 2 homers, driving in 4, as the Rockies topped the Padres, 9-6.

Zack Greinke flirted with a no hitter, finishing with 7 1/3 scoreless innings, allowing 2 hits and no walks as the Diamondbacks blanked the Nationals, 5-0.

Shohei Ohtani hit the first cycle for the Angels since 2013, driving in 3 runs to top the Rays, 5-3.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Manny Machado homered twice and singled but the Padres could not catch the Rockies in the 9-6 Coors slug fest.

Dovydas Neverauskas slowed down the Braves bats with 2 scoreless and hitless innings in relief to give the Pirates a chance. They came up just short, 6-5.

Hunter Pence reached base 4 times, including 2 doubles, scoring a run and driving in another as the Rangers dropped a wild 7-6 game in Boston.

Hunter Wood gave the Rays a pair of scoreless innings of relief to give them a chance to comeback. The Angels would hold on in the 5-3 final.

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