The Brewers are slumping at the worst time to the worst opponent. The Giants may be running out of gas. But do not sleep on the Twins who have been holding steady.
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Let’s see owned baseball on July 24, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Shane Bieber tossed a complete game 1 hit shutout, striking out 10 as the Indians blanked the Blue Jays, 4-0.
Kole Calhoun doubled twice and homered as the Angels hung on to beat the Dodgers, 3-2.
Paul DeJong homered 3 times and added another hit, driving in 5 to help the surging Cardinals top the Pirates, 14-8.
Zac Gallen struck out 9 White Sox over 7 shutout innings to earn the 2-0 decision for the Marlins.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Nelson Cruz got on base 3 times, homered and scored twice but the Twins dropped another slug fest to the Yankees, 10-7.
Kyle Freeland allowed 1 unearned run over 6 innings, giving up just 4 hits. That was one run too many as the slumping Rockies were shutout by the Nationals, 2-0.
Reynaldo López went 8 strong innings, striking out 10 Marlins along the way. But he took the hard luck 2-0 loss for the White Sox.
Starling Marté got 4 hits and drove in 3 but the Pirates were topped by the Cardinals, 14-8.
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