Who Owned Baseball – June 14, 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on June 14, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Jake Bauers hit for the cycle, driving in 4 runs and scoring a pair, giving the Indians a much needed 13-4 victory over Detroit.

Kyle Gibson threw 8 innings of 2 hit shutout ball as the Twins blanked Kansas City, 2-0.

Hunter Renfroe homered 3 times, including one in the wild 6 run 9th inning and 1 in the 12th inning game winning rally as the Padres stunned the Rockies, 16-12.

Max Scherzer struck out 10 Diamondbacks over 7 innings, giving up 3 hits, 2 runs and 1 walk to earn the 7-3 decision.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Charlie Blackmon went 4 for 7, including a homer, but the Rockies had an epic collapse in the 16-12 final against San Diego.

Jacob deGrom threw 7 innings, striking out 8 and no walks in the suspended game against the Cardinals. The game resumed and the Mets bullpen dropped the game 5-4.

Brad Keller silenced the mighty Twins bats with 7 scoreless frames, allowing 3 hits and 3 walks. The Kansas City bullpen would allow 2 runs which was enough in the 2-0 loss.

Luke Voit got on base 4 times including a homer that briefly gave the Yankees the lead. The rest of the night was all White Sox, who won 10-2.

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Who Owned Baseball March 28, 2019

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Let’s see owned baseball on March 28, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Tim Beckham continued his torrid start, homering twice off of Sale, driving in 3, and making a sparkling defensive play as the Mariners pounded the defending champion Red Sox, 12-4.

José Berríos out dueled Kluber, taking a shutout into the 8th and finishing with 7 2/3 scoreless frames, striking out 10 Indians, giving the Twins a 2-0 opening day victory.

Jacob deGrom struck out 10 Nationals over 6 shutout innings, walking 1 while earning the 2-0 decision for the Mets.

Joc Pederson homered twice and doubled, driving in 4 to help the Dodgers bomb the Diamondbacks, 12-5.

 

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Elvis Andrus went 3 for 4 with a homer and 2 RBI but the Rangers were clobbered by the Cubs, 12-4.

Max Scherzer pitched brilliantly into the 8th, striking out 12 Mets in 7 2/3 innings. But he took the hard luck 2-0 loss for the Nationals.

Marcus Stroman shutout the Tigers over 7 strong innings, allowing 2 hits and striking out 7. He would not factor in the decision as the Blue Jays dropped the 2-0 final in 10 innings.

Kolten Wong homered twice in the Cardinals 5-4 defeat by the Brewers.

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Sully Baseball Regular Season Award Ballot

IMG_0521Awards like MVP and Cy Young are given to the best regular season performers and what they do in the post season can have no bearing on the result.

With that in mind, I will give my award ballot before it is influenced (or Sullied if you will) by October’s results.

AL MVP
JOSE ALTUVE – HOUSTON ASTROS

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Runners Up:
Aaron Judge – New York Yankees, Jose Ramirez – Cleveland Indians.

NL MVP
GIANCARLO STANTON – MIAMI MARLINS

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Runners Up:
Joey Votto – Cincinnati Reds, Nolan Arenado – Colorado Rockies

AL CY YOUNG
COREY KLUBER – CLEVELAND INDIANS

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Runners Up:
Chris Sale – Boston Red Sox, Carlos Carrasco – Cleveland Indians

NL CY YOUNG
MAX SCHERZER – WASHINGTON NATIONALS

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Runners Up:
Clayton Kershaw – Los Angeles Dodgers, Zack Greinke – Arizona Diamondbacks

AL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
AARON JUDGE – NEW YORK YANKEES

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Runners Up:
Andrew Benitendi – Boston Red Sox, Chad Green – New York Yankees

NL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
CODY BELLINGER – LOS ANGELES DODGERS

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Runners Up:
German Marquez – Colorado Rockies, Josh Bell – Pittsburgh Pirates

AL MANAGER OF THE YEAR
A. J. HINCH – HOUSTON ASTROS

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Runners Up:
Paul Molitor – Minnesota Twins, Terry Francona – Cleveland Indians

NL MANAGER OF THE YEAR
TOREY LOVULLO – ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

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Runners Up:
Bud Black – Colorado Rockies, Craig Counsell – Milwaukee Brewers.

AL COMEBACK PLAYER OF THE YEAR
JASON VARGAS – KANSAS CITY ROYALS

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Runners Up:
Mike Moustakas – Kansas City Royals, Michael Brantley – Cleveland Indians

NL COMEBACK PLAYER OF THE YEAR
GREG HOLLAND – COLORADO ROCKIES

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Runners Up:
Lance Lynn – St. Louis Cardinals, Eric Thames – Milwaukee Brewers

If anyone on this page also winds up being a big post season hero, then this was quite a year for them!