Who Owned October (#WOO) – Tallies Updated For ALCS Game 1 and NLCS Game 2, October 12, 2019

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Well the balls are not juiced anymore and pitching seems to be king again. Are we on our way to a New York vs. Washington World Series?

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
2019 ALCS Game 1
2019 NLCS Game 2:

Receiving 1 WOO

Max Scherzer took a no hitter into the 7th, finishing with 7 shutout innings, allowing 1 hits and 2 walks while striking out 11 Cardinals to earn the 3-1 decision for Washington.

Masahiro Tanaka dominated the mighty Astros lineup with 6 innings of 1 hit shutout ball, walking one and striking out 4 in the Yankees 7-0 victory..

Michael A. Taylor went 2 for 4 with a homer to help the Nationals top the Cardinals 3-1.

Gleyber Torres singled, doubled and homered, driving in 5 runs to lead the Yankees offense to a 7-0 shutout of the Astros.

Receiving 1/2 WOO

Zack Greinke did not walk a batter over 6 innings holding the Yankee offense to 3 runs. But the Astros could not put up a fight and were shutout, 7-0.

José Martínez once again provided most of the Cardinals offense off the bench with an RBI pinch hit double in the 3-1 loss to the Nationals.

Adam Wainwright pitched into the 8th, striking out 11 Nationals over 7 1/3 innings but took the hardluck 3-1 decision for St. Louis.

Current WOO Totals MLB 2019

Hitters ‘WOO’ MLB 2019,

Paul Goldschmidt – Cardinals 2, Max Muncy – Dodgers 2, Anthony Rendon – Nationals 2, Gleyber Torres – Yankees 2, José Altuve – Astros 1 1/2,  Juan Soto –  Nationals 1 1/2, Willy Adames – Rays 1, Michael Brantley – Astros 1, Alex Bregman – Astros 1, Yandy Diaz – Rays 1, Adam Duvall – Braves 1, Didi Gregorius – Yankees 1, Howie Kendrick – Nationals 1, DJ LeMahieu – Yankees 1, Russell Martin – Dodgers 1, Austin Meadows – Rays 1, Tommy Pham – Rays 1, Dansby Swanson – Braves 1, Michael A. Taylor – Nationals 1, Kolten Wong – Cardinals 1, Ryan Zimmerman – Nationals 1, Ronald Acuña Jr. – Braves 1/2, Robinson Chirinos – Astros 1/2, Mitch Garver – Twins 1/2, Yasmani Grandal  – Brewers 1/2, Freddie Freeman – Braves 1/2, Yadier Molina – Cardinals 1/2, Marcell Ozuna – Cardinals 1/2, Jorge Polanco – Twins 1/2, Jurickson Profar – Athletics 1/2, Eddie Rosario – Twins 1/2, Eric Sogard – Rays 1/2, Justin Turner – Dodgers 1/2, Trea Turner – Nationals 1/2

Pitchers ‘WOO’ MLB 2019,

Miles Mikolas – Cardinals 2 1/2, Nick Anderson – Rays 2, Gerrit Cole – Astros 2,  Max Scherzer – Nationals 2, Stephen Strasburg – Nationals 2, Masahiro Tanaka – Yankees 2, Walker Buehler – Dodgers 1 1/2, Patrick Corbin – Nationals 1 1/2, Jack Flaherty – Cardinals 1 1/2, Aníbal Sánchez – Nationals 1 1/2, Zack Britton – Yankees 1, Mike Foltynewicz – Braves 1, Chad Green – Yankees 1, Charlie Morton – Rays 1, Hyun-Jin Ryu – Dodgers 1, Mike Soroka – Braves 1, Josh Tomlin – Braves 1, Justin Verlander – Astros 1, Adam Wainwright – Cardinals 1, Diego Castillo – Rays 1/2, Zack Greinke – Astros 1/2, Clayton Kershaw – Dodgers 1/2, Jesus Luzardo – Athletics 1/2, José Martínez – Cardinals 1/2, Dustin May – Dodgers 1/2, Drew Pomeranz- Brewers 1/2, Devin Smeltzer – Twins 1/2, Blake Snell – Rays 1/2, José Urquidy – Astros 1/2,

Who Owned Baseball – July 6, 2019

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(John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

Let’s see owned baseball on July 6, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Shane Bieber threw 8 innings, allowing 4 hits and 2 runs while fanning 8 Reds to give the Indians a 7-2 victory.

Kevin Newman went 4 for 5 with a homer and 3 RBI to help the Pirates clobber the Brewers, 12-2.

Roberto Perez collected 4 hits, including a home run, driving in 2 as the Indians topped the Reds, 7-2.

Max Scherzer struck out 11 in 7 shutout innings, allowing 4 hits and even stole a base as the Nationals blanked the Royals, 6-0.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Jeimer Candelario homered twice, driving in 3, but the Tigers multiple comeback bids against Boston came up short in the 10-6 final.

Kenta Maeda pitched into the 8th, finishing with 7 2/3 innings, 4 hits and 3 runs, striking out 6 Padres. He would take the hard luck 3-1 decision for the Dodgers.

Yasiel Puig went 3 for 4 with a homer in the Reds 7-2 loss to the Indians.

CC Sabathia struck out 5 Rays in 7 solid innings. He would not factor into the decision as the Yankees dropped the 4-3 game in the 9th.

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings  – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON OR SCROLL DOWN.

Who Owned Baseball – June 25, 2019

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Wilfredo Lee – AP

Let’s see owned baseball on June 25, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Jesse Chavez pitched into the 7th, allowing 1 unearned run, no walks and 7 strikeouts over 6 1/3 innings as the Rangers beat the Tigers, 5-3.

Rafael Devers doubled 3 times and added a single, scoring twice as the Red Sox came from behind again to beat the White Sox, 6-3.

Manny Machado returned to Baltimore by homering and reaching base 2 other times to lead the Padres to an 8-3 victory.

Max Scherzer struck out 10 Marlins in 8 innings, allowing 1 run to earn the 6-1 decision for Washington.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Hanser Alberto got 4 hits including a double but the Orioles fell to San Diego, 8-3.

Jeff McNeil went 4 for 5 with an RBI and a run score in the Met 7-5 loss to Philadelphia.

Robbie Ray struck out 9 Dodgers in 6 1/3 innings, but took the hard luck 3-2 decision for Arizona.

Clayton Richard settled down after a rough start to throw 6 innings, allowing 3 runs on 3 solo homers, walking 1 Yankee batter. But the early homers were enough to sink him and the Blue Jays, 4-3.

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings  – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON OR SCROLL DOWN.