Who Owned Baseball – Updated for July 11, 2021

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EARNING FULL WOB’s

David Fletcher collected 4 hits, including a home run, driving in 4 as the Angels topped Seattle, 7-1.

Jon Gray struck out 7 Padres in 6 innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 run to earn the 3-1 victory for the Rockies.

Max Muncy went 3 for 5 including a walk off 9th inning 3 run shot to give the Dodgers a 7-4 win over Arizona.

Robbie Ray threw 7 innings of 1 hit shutout ball, striking out 11 Rays as the Blue Jays took the 3-1 final.

EARNING 1/2 WOB’s

Jake Rogers walked twice and hit a go ahead 9th inning grand slam. But the Twins came back to win the wild 12-9 slugfest with Detroit.

Dansby Swanson homered twice and walked in the Braves 7-4 loss to Miami.

Jameson Taillon allowed 3 hits and 2 runs over 6 innings, striking out 4 Astros. But the Yankees had another bullpen meltdown in the 8-7 defeat.

Brandon Woodruff worked out of rally after rally over 6 innings, allowing 1 run along the way. But the Reds topped the Brewers bullpen, 3-1.

National League Hitter Fernando Tatís Jr. – 5 ½ Manny Machado – 4 ½ Adam Duvall- 4 Nick Castellanos – 3 ½ Buster Posey – 3 Tyler Naquin – 3 Kyle Schwarber – 3 Jesse Winker – 3 Nolan Arenado – 2 ½ Eduardo Escobar – 2 ½ Rhys Hoskins – 2 ½ Joc Pederson – 2 ½ Justin Turner – 2 ½ Trea Turner – 2 ½ Ronald Acuña Jr.– 2 Pete Alonso – 2 Javier Baez – 2 Charlie Blackmon – 2 Kris Bryant –2 Freddie Freeman – 2 Paul Goldschmidt – 2 Ketel Marte – 2 Omar Narvaez – 2 David Peralta – 2 Tommy Pham – 2 Austin Riley – 2 Jean Segura – 2 Trevor Story – 2 Joey Votto – 2 Willy Adames – 1 ½ – Brandon Belt – 1 ½ Paul Dejong – 1 ½ Wilmer Flores – 1 ½ Ben Gamel – 1 ½ Avisail Garcia – 1 ½ Starling Marte – 1 ½ Ryan McMahon – 1 ½  Max Muncy – 1 ½   Omar Navarez – 1 ½ Tyler O’Neill – 1 ½ Gregory Polanco – 1 ½ AJ Pollack – 1 ½ J. T. Realmuto – 1 ½ Josh Reddick – 1 ½ Miguel Rojas – 1 ½ Dansby Swanson – 1 ½ Chris Taylor – 1 ½

American League Hitters  Shohei Ohtani – 5 Jared Walsh – 5 Bo Bichette – 4 ½ Cedric Mullins – 4 ½ Vladimir Guerrero Jr. –  4 Mitch Haniger – 4 Giancarlo Stanton – 4 Ramon Laureano – 3 ½ Marcus Semien – 3 Joey Wendle – 3 Jose Abreu – 2 ½ Adolis García – 2 ½ Nate Lowe – 2 ½ Trey Mancini – 2 ½ Austin Meadows – 2 ½ Salvador Perez –  2 ½ Franmil Reyes – 2 ½ Jose Altuve – 2 Randy Arozarena – 2 Michael Brantley – 2 Nelson Cruz – 2 David Fletcher – 2 Joey Gallo – 2 Eric Haase – 2 DJ LeMahieu – 2 J. D. Martinez – 2 Matt Olson – 2 Jose Ramirez – 2 Mike Trout – 2 Alex Bregman – 1 ½ Byron Buxton– 1 ½ Rafael Devers – 1 ½ Corey Dickerson – 1 ½ Josh Donaldson – 1 ½ Aaron Judge – 1 ½ Max Kepler – 1 ½ Yermin Mercedes – 1 ½ Brad Miller – 1 ½ Sean Murphy – 1 ½ Rob Refsnyder – 1 ½ Jonathan Schoop – 1 ½ Nick Solak – 1 ½

National League Pitchers  Jacob deGrom – 7 Brandon Woodruff – 7 Zack Wheeler – 6 ½ Corbin Burnes – 5 German Marquez – 5 Freddy Peralta  – 5 Trevor Bauer–  4 Yu Darvish – 4 Charlie Morton – 4 Adam Wainwright – 4 Sandy Alcantara – 3 ½ Pablo Lopez – 3 ½ Max Scherzer – 3 ½ Aaron Nola – 3 ½ Adbert Alzolay – 3 Walker Buehler – 3 Kevin Gausman – 3 Jon Gray – 3 Clayton Kershaw – 3 Joe Musgrove – 3 Julio Urias – 3 Luis Castillo – 2 ½ Anthony DeSclafani – 2 ½ Austin Gomber – 2 ½ Tyler Mahle – 2 ½ Trevor Rogers  –  2 ½ Madison Bumgarner – 2 Erick Fedde – 2 Sonny Gray – 2 Wade Miley – 2 Marcus Stroman – 2 Taijuan Walker – 2 Ryan Weathers – 2 Ian Anderson – 1 ½ Chi Chi Gonzalez – 1 ½ Caleb Smith – 1 ½ Joe Ross – 1 ½ Antonio Senzatela – 1 ½ Huascar Ynoa – 1 ½

American League Pitchers  Gerrit Cole – 6 Tyler Glasnow – 6 Aaron Civale – 5 ½ Sean Manaea – 4 ½ Cole Irvin – 4 Yusei Kikuchi – 4 John Means – 4 Zach Plesac – 4 Nathan Eovaldi – 3 ½ Mike Foltynewicz – 3 ½ Kyle Gibson – 3 ½ Nick Pivetta – 3 ½ Carlos Rodon – 3 ½ Chris Bassitt – 3 Zack Greinke – 3 Lance Lynn –3 Lance McCullers Jr. – 3 Shohei Ohtani – 2 ½ Lucas Giolito – 2 ½ Mike Minor – 2 ½ Robbie Ray – 2 ½ Framber Valdez – 2 ½ Tyler Anderson – 2 Jose Berrios – 2 Alex Cobb – 2 Zach Eflin – 2 James Kaprielian – 2 Corey Kluber – 2 Triston McKenzie – 2 Casey Mize –  2 Jose Suarez – 2 Jose Urquidy – 2 Michael Wacha – 2 Ryan Yarbrough – 2 Danny Duffy – 1 ½ J. A. Happ – 1 ½ Michael King – 1 1/2 Dean Kremer – 1 1/2 Alek Manoah – 1 1/2 Michael Pineda – 1 ½ Patrick Sandoval – 1 ½ Bruce Zimmerman – 1 ½

American League Combined WOB (Hitter and Pitcher) Shohei Ohtani – 7  (5 Hitter, 2 Pitcher)

1 WOB Ozzie Albies, Willy Adames, Jesus Aguilar, Yordan Alvarez, Kohei Arihara, Luis Arraez, Akil Baddoo, Shane Beiber, Cody Bellinger, Xander Bogaerts, Alec Bohm, JT Brubaker, Dylan Bundy, Lorenzo Cain, Curt Casali, Starlin Castro, Dylan Cease, Matt Chapman, Jazz Chisholm Jr., Garrett Cooper, Patrick Corbin, Brandon Crawford, Johnny Cueto, Charlie Culberson, Bobby Dalbec, Zach Davies, Alex Dickerson, Hunter Dozier, Dane Dunning, Tommy Edman, Kent Emanuel, Thairo Estrada, Josh Fleming, Chris Flexen, Ty France,  Max Fried, Josh Fuentes, Freddy Galvis, Ben Gamel, John Gant, Luis Garcia, Domingo German, Logan Gilbert, Yan Gomes, Yasmani Grandal, Randal Grichuk, Yuli Gurriel, Billy Hamilton, Ian Happ, Bryce Harper, Andrew Heaney, Guillermo Heredia, Cesar Hernandez, Teoscar Hernandez, Odubel Herrera, Kyle Higashioka, Rich Hill, Eric Hosmer, Jonathan India, Cristian Javier, Jakob Junis, Jarred Kelenic, Merrill Kelly, Kwang Hyun Kim, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Chad Kuhl, Nick Madrigal, Sean Manaea, Carlos Martinez, Steven Matz, Dustin May, James McCann, Chas McCormick, Reese McGuire, Oscar Mercado, Jordan Montgomery, Ryan Mountcastle, Mike Moustakas, Wil Myers, Josh Naylor, Jake Odorizzi, Marcel Ozuna, Chris Paddack, Joe Panik, Wily Peralta, Bryan Reynolds, Garrett Richards, Josh Rojas, Darrin Ruf, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Miguel Sano, Corey Seager, Brady Singer, Pavin Smith, Drew Smyly, Max Stassi, Eugenio Suarez, Tyrone Taylor, Kyle Tucker, Spencer Turnbull, Jose Urena, Gio Urshela, Vince Velasquez, Jonathan Villar, Taylor Ward, Trevor Williams, Alex Wood, Mike Zunino

½ WOB Nick Ahmed, Logan Allen, Brett Anderson, Tim Anderson, Jake Arrieta, Jaime Barria, Josh Bell, Andrew Benintendi, Matthew Boyd, Bobby Bradley, Lewis Brinson, Mark Cahna, Willie Calhoun, Dylan Carlson, Harold Castro, Kole Calhoun, Willie Calhoun, Griffin Canning, William Contreras, Carlos Correa, Wade Davis, Enyel de los Santos, Ross Detwiler, Matt Duffy, Alcides Escobar, Paolo Espino, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Bailey Falter, Mike Fiers, Jack Flaherty, Wander Franco, Freddie Freeman, Michael Fulmer, Zac Gallen, Kyle Gibson, Andres Gimenez, Marco Gonzales, Robbie Grossman, Deolis Guerra, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., Ryne Harper, Josh Harrison, Carlos Hernandez, Kike Hernandez, Kyle Hendricks, Luke Jackson, Travis Jankowski, Ryan Jeffers, Brad Keller, Carson Kelly, Tony Kemp, Dallas Keuchel, Eric Lauer, Justin Lawrence, Francisco Lindor, Jorge Lopez, Brandon Lowe, Luis Madero, Matt Manning, Jose Marmolejos, J. D. Martinez, Nick Maton, Phil Maton, Shane McClanahan, Whit Merrifield, Frankie Montas, Colin Moran, Sean Murphy, Rougned Odor, Josh Osich, David Peterson, Webster Rivas, Jake Rogers, Amed Rosario, Gary Sanchez, Carlos Santana, Anthony Santander, Tarek Skubal, Burch Smith, Dominic Smith, Jorge Soler, Juan Soto, Stephen Strasburg, Drew Steckenrider, Myles Straw, Ross Stripling, Cole Sulser, Jameson Taillon, Raimel Tapia, Rowdy Tellez, Trent Thornton, Luis Torrens,  Taylor Widener, Justin Williams, Kolten Wong

Pirates Plan of Drafting Ace Starters Is No Guaranteed Success – A Bleacher Report article

The Pirates drafted Mark Appel to join Jameson Taillon and Gerrit Cole in their system and create a potentially lethal rotation.

The key word there is “potentially.”
Think it is a lock?

Ask the Mets and Generation K.
I wrote about it in Bleacher Report.

You can read the article here.

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