Who Owned October (#WOO) Tallies Updated for AL Division Series Game 4 and NL Division Series Game 4 – October 12, 2021

 Hyosub Shin/hshin@ajc.com

So much for the Brewers going to the World Series… the Astros and Braves advance and the Giants and Dodgers prepare for a showdown.

Who owned October on October 12?

Each winning team for every post season game gets a pitcher and a hitter who earn a full WOO(Who Owns October.)

And at my discretion, I award a 1/2 WOO’S to a worthy player on the losing team.

But the World Series deserves its own stats. WOWS (Who Owns the World Series.)

At the end of the post season, we will see who had the highest WOO total as a pitcher and a hitter. The WOWS total will be kept separately. Each game now counts towards both tallies.

A complete description of the rules can be found HERE.

From October 12, 2021 –

AL DIVISION SERIES GAME 4 and NL DIVISION SERIES GAME 4

Receiving 1 WOO

Jose Altuve scored 4 times with his 3 hits, including a homer, and a stolen base as the Astros cruised to a 10-1 final over the White Sox.

Mookie Betts kept the Dodgers hopes to repeat alive with a pair of hits including a home run with 3 RBI to clobber the Giants, 7-2.

Walker Buehler pitched on short rest into the 5th, allowing 1 run in 4 1/3 innings as the Dodgers stayed alive against the Giants, 7-2.

Freddie Freeman collected 3 hits including a dramatic tie breaking home run that helped the Braves clinch against Milwaukee, 5-4.

Phil Maton gave the Astros 1 2/3 key shutout innings, allowing 1 hit and striking out 2 White Sox batters to help secure the 10-1 win.

A. J. Minter stopped the bleeding by holding the Brewers scoreless for 1 1/3 innings, retiring all 4 batters he faced, 3 by strikeouts, setting up the Braves 5-4 come from behind win.

Receiving 1/2 WOO

Kris Bryant got on base 3 times but the Giants were stomped by the Dodgers, 7-2.

Aaron Bummer did his job, throwing 1 1 1/3 innings and charged with no runs but but it was too little and too late as the White Sox were clobbered by the Astros, 10-1.

Zack Littell struck out 4 Dodgers over 2 shutout innings in relief in the Giants 7-2 loss to the Dodgers.

Gavin Sheets provided the White Sox with all of their offense by homering and adding a second hit in the 10-1 beating by Houston.

Rowdy Tellez hit his second 2 run homer of the series but the Brewers were sent home by Atlanta, 5-4.

Brandon Woodruff came out of the bullpen to get 1 1/3 scoreless innings but the Brewers would fall and be sent home by the Braves, 5-4.

CURRENT WOO Totals MLB, 2021

HITTERS “WOO” MLB, 2021

Kike Hernandez – Red Sox 2, Randy Arozarena – Rays 1 1/2, Kris Bryant – Giants 1 1/2, Joc Pederson – Braves 1 1/2, Chris Taylor – Dodgers 1 1/2, Rowdy Tellez – Brewers 1 1/2, Kyle Tucker – Astros 1 1/2, Jose Altuve – Astros 1, Yordan Alvarez – Astros 1, Mookie Betts – Dodgers 1, Xander Bogaerts – Red Sox 1, Freddie Freeman – Braves 1, Leury Garcia – White Sox 1, Evan Longoria – Giants 1, A. J. Pollock – Dodgers 1, Austin Riley – Braves 1, Christian Vazquez – Red Sox 1, Jose Abreu – White Sox 1/2, Willy Adames – Rays 1/2, Tommy Edman – Cardinals 1/2, Wander Franco – Rays 1/2, Jordan Luplow – Rays 1/2, Buster Posey – Giants 1/2, Luis Robert – White Sox 1/2, Kyle Schwarber – Red Sox 1/2, Gavin Sheets – White Sox 1/2, Will Smith – Dodgers 1/2, Giancarlo Stanton – Yankees 1/2, Luis Urias – Brewers 1/2

PITCHERS “WOO” MLB, 2021

Walker Buehler – Dodgers 1 1/2, Nick Pivetta – Red Sox 1 1/2, Ryan Tepera – White Sox 1 1/2, Ian Anderson – Braves 1, Corbin Burnes – Brewers 1, Camilo Doval – Giants 1, Nathan Eovaldi – Red Sox 1, Max Fried – Braves 1, Tanner Houck – Red Sox 1, Phil Maton – Astros 1, Shane McClanahan – Rays 1, Lance McCullers – Astros 1, A. J. Minter – Braves 1, David Robertson – Rays 1, Eduardo Rodriguez – Red Sox 1, Ryne Stanek – Astros 1, Blake Treinen – Dodgers 1, Julio Urias – Dodgers 1, Logan Webb – Giants 1, Brandon Woodruff – Brewers 1, Aaron Bummer – White Sox 1/2, Kevin Gausman – Giants 1/2, Clay Holmes – Yankees 1/2, Cristian Javier – Astros 1/2, Andrew Kittredge – Rays 1/2, Charlie Morton – Braves 1/2, Freddie Peralta – Brewers 1/2, Jose Ruiz – White Sox 1/2, Max Scherzer – Dodgers 1/2, Adam Wainwright – Cardinals 1/2

Who Owned October (#WOO) Tallies Updated for NL Division Series Game 1 and AL Division Series Game 2 – October 8, 2021

John Hefti – AP

The Astros took control, the Red Sox flipped the script and the pitching for the Brewers and the Giants could not look better.

Who owned October on October 8?

Each winning team for every post season game gets a pitcher and a hitter who earn a full WOO(Who Owns October.)

And at my discretion, I award a 1/2 WOO’S to a worthy player on the losing team.

But the World Series deserves its own stats. WOWS (Who Owns the World Series.)

At the end of the post season, we will see who had the highest WOO total as a pitcher and a hitter. The WOWS total will be kept separately. Each game now counts towards both tallies.

A complete description of the rules can be found HERE.

From October 8, 2021 –

AL DIVISION SERIES GAME 2 and NL DIVISION SERIES GAME 1

Receiving 1 WOO

Kris Bryant went 3 for 3 with a home run as the Giants shutout the Dodgers, 4-0.

Corbin Burnes kept the Braves off of the scoreboard with 6 scoreless frames, setting up the Brewers 2-1 victory.

Kike Hernandez amassed 11 total bases with 5 hits including a game tying home run as the Red Sox cme from behind to top the Rays, 14-6.

Tanner Houck threw 5 magnificent innings, extending his consecutive batter retired streak to 30 before allowing a single. He would be credited with the 14-6 decision for Boston over Tampa Bay.

Ryne Stanek threw a key shutout inning, strking out a pair of White Sox and earned the 9-4 victory for Houston.

Rowdy Tellez hit a 2 run homer that accounted for all the Brewers runs in the 2-1 victory over Atlanta.

Kyle Tucker homered and singled, driving in 3, as the Astros topped the White Sox 9-4.

Logan Webb had one of the great pitching performances in Giants history, pitching shutout ball into the 8th, striking out 10 Dodgers in 7 2/3 innings, walking none to earn the 4-0 victory.

Receiving 1/2 WOO

Walker Buehler pitched into the 7th inning, scattering 6 hits over 6 1/3 innings, but a pair of home runs sunk him as the Dodgers were shutout by the Giants, 4-0.

Jordan Luplow launched a grand slam in the first but the Rays bats went silent afterwards as the Red Sox prevailed 14-6.

Charlie Morton fanned 9 Brewers in 6 innings but allowed a 2 run homer which gave him the hard luck decision as the Braves were doubled up, 2-1.

Joc Pederson hit a pinch hit home run in the Braves 2-1 loss in Milwaukee.

Luis Robert reached base 4 times, scoring twice and driving in another but the White Sox could not hang on against the Astros and fell 9-4.

David Robertson kept the Red Sox from homering in his inning of shutout relief in the Rays 14-6 drubbing.

Will Smith singled and doubled but did not score as the Dodgers dropped the opener to the Giants 4-0.

Ryan Tepera kept the White Sox hopes alive with a shutout inning that preserved a tie but the Astros rallied late to take the 9-4 game.

CURRENT WOO Totals MLB, 2021

HITTERS “WOO” MLB, 2021

Yordan Alvarez – Astros 1, Randy Arozarena – Rays 1, Xander Bogaerts – Red Sox 1, Kris Bryant – Giants 1, Kike Hernandez – Red Sox 1, Chris Taylor – Dodgers 1, Rowdy Tellez – Brewers 1, Kyle Tucker – Astros 1, Jose Abreu – White Sox 1/2, Tommy Edman – Cardinals 1/2, Jordan Luplow – Rays 1/2, Joc Pederson – Braves 1/2, Luis Robert – White Sox 1/2, Kyle Schwarber – Red Sox 1/2, Will Smith – Dodgers 1/2, Giancarlo Stanton – Yankees 1/2

PITCHERS “WOO” MLB, 2021

Corbin Burnes – Brewers 1, Nathan Eovaldi – Red Sox 1, Tanner Houck – Red Sox 1, Shane McClanahan – Rays 1, Lance McCullers – Astros 1, Ryne Stanek – Astros 1, Blake Treinen – Dodgers 1, Logan Webb – Giants 1, Walker Buehler – Dodgers 1/2, Clay Holmes – Yankees 1/2, Charlie Morton – Braves 1/2, Nick Pivetta – Red Sox 1/2, David Robertson – Rays 1/2, Jose Ruiz – White Sox 1/2, Ryan Tepera – White Sox 1/2, Adam Wainwright – Cardinals 1/2

Who Owned Baseball – Updated for May 2, 2021

Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports

Earning 1 WOB

Nick Castellanos collected 5 hits including 2 home runs, driving in 4 as the Reds walked off in a wild 13-12 slugfest against the Cubs.

Corey Kluber regained his Cy Young form, throwing 8 shutout innings, striking out 10 Tigers to earn the 2-0 victory for the Yankees.

Ramon Laureano stole a home run with a dazzling catch and then hit a go ahead home run, his second hit of the game, to help the A’s top the Orioles 7-5.

Max Scherzer went the distance, striking out 9 Marlins in a complete game 3-1 decision for the Nationals.

Earning ½ WOB

Xander Bogaerts got 3 hits, including a homer, but the Red Sox fell to the Rangers, 5-3.

Kris Bryant collected 10 total bases, homering twice, but the Cubs came up a run short against the Reds,  13-12.

Zach Eflin struck out 7 in 6 innings, walking none and allowing 2 runs. The Phillies would eventually lose the wild 8-7 Sunday night game to the Mets.

Jose Urena held the Yankees to 3 hits and 2 runs over 7 innings but the Tigers were blanked, 2-0.

American League Hitters

Bo Bichette – 2 ½

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. –  2

Mitch Haniger – 2

J. D. Martinez – 2

Mike Trout – 2

Jared Walsh – 2

Byron Buxton – 1 ½

Nate Lowe – 1 ½

Yermin Mercedes – 1 ½

Nick Solak –  1 ½

National League Hitter

Kris Bryant – 2

Nick Castellanos – 2

Buster Posey – 2

David Peralta – 2

Ronald Acuna Jr. – 1 ½

Paul Dejong – 1 ½

Tyler O’Neill – 1 ½

Fernando Tatís Jr. – 1 ½

American League Pitchers

Tyler Glasnow – 3

John Means –  2 ½

Zach Plesac – 2 ½

Aaron Civale – 2

Danny Duffy – 1 ½

Nathan Eovaldi – 1 ½

Lance Lynn – 1 ½

Lance McCullers Jr. – 1 ½

Michael Pineda – 1 ½

National League Pitchers

Jacob deGrom – 3 1/2

Trevor Bauer –  2 1/2

Trevor Rogers  –  2 ½

Brandon Woodruff – 2 ½

Corbin Burnes – 2

Clayton Kershaw – 2

Aaron Nola – 2

Max Scherzer – 2

Julio Urias – 2

Yu Darvish – 1 ½

Anthony DeSclafani – 1 ½

Pablo Lopez – 1 ½

Joe Musgrove – 1 ½

1 WOB

Jose Abreu, Adbert Alzolay, Ian Anderson, Kohei Arihara, Javier Baez, Shane Beiber, Jose Berrios, Xander Bogaerts, Alec Bohm, Michael Brantley, Alex Bregman, Madison Bumgarner, Lorenzo Cain, Gerrit Cole, Patrick Corbin, Nelson Cruz, Charlie Culberson, Adam Duvall, Kent Emanuel, Josh Fleming, Mike Foltynewicz, Ty France, Freddie Freeman, Freddy Galvis, John Gant, Avisail Garcia, Kevin Gausman, Kyle Gibson, Lucas Giolito, Paul Goldschmidt, Jon Gray, Zack Greinke, J. A. Happ, Guillermo Heredia, Kyle Higashioka, Rhys Hoskins, Eric Hosmer, Cristian Javier, Jakob Junis, Yusei Kikuchi, Corey Kluber, Ramon Laureano, Tyler Mahle , Sean Manaea, Trey Mancini, Ketel Marte, Steven Matz, Dustin May, Mike Moustakas, Cedric Mullins, Wil Myers, Tyler Naquin, Matt Olson, Marcel Ozuna, Chris Paddack, Freddy Peralta,  Gregory Polanco, Jose Ramirez, Franmil Reyes, Garrett Richards, Austin Riley, Carlos Rodon, Corey Seager, Jean Segua, Giancarlo Stanton, Trevor Story, Tyrone Taylor, Justin Turner, Trea Turner, Jose Urena, Joey Votto, Michael Wacha, Ryan Weathers, Zack Wheeler,   

½ WOB

Tim Anderson, Sandy Alcantara, Logan Allen, Ian Anderson, Jake Arrieta, Akil Baddoo, Brandon Belt, Matthew Boyd, JT Brubaker, Walker Buehler, Mark Cahna, Willie Calhoun, Harold Castro, Starlin Castro, Kole Calhoun, Rafael Devers, Josh Donaldson, Dane Dunning, Zach Eflin, Eduardo Escobar, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Mike Fiers, Michael Fulmer, Adolis García, Andres Gimenez, Tyler Glasnow, Austin Gomber, Marco Gonzales, Josh Harrison, Andrew Heaney, Rich Hill, Cole Irvin, Aaron Judge, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Michael King, DJ LeMahieu, Francisco Lindor, Brandon Lowe, Manny Machado, Jose Marmolejos, J. D. Martinez, Ryan McMahon, Casey Mize, Colin Moran, Charlie Morton, Omar Navarez, David Peterson, Salvador Perez, Nick Pivetta, Robbie Ray, JT Realmuto, Miguel Rojas, Gary Sanchez, Carlos Santana, Marcus Semien, Tarek Skubal, Pavin Smith, Juan Soto, Stephen Strasburg, Chris Taylor, Luis Torrens, Adam Wainwright, Taylor Widener, Jesse Winkler, Huascar Ynoa