Let’s see who owned baseball on August 15, 2020.
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Earning Full WOBs:
Shane Bieber struck out 11 Tigers in 7 shutout innings to earn the 3-1 decision for Cleveland.
Mark Cahna got 3 hits including a 2 out, come from behind, 9th inning 3 run homer to put the A’s up for good, 7-6 against San Francisco.
Aaron Nola held the Mets scoreless over 7, collecting 8 strikeouts as the Phillies took the 6-2 final.
Tyler O’Neill reached base 3 times and scored in the Cardinals’ 5-1 win over the White Sox in the first game of the double header. Then in the night cap, doubled and homered as the Cardinals doubled up the White Sox, 6-3.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Daniel Castano held the Braves to 1 run over 6 innings but the Marlins bullpen dropped the 2-1 game.
Maikel Franco went 2 for 3 with a homer in the Royals 4-2 loss to the Twins.
Nick Margevicius threw 6 strong innings, allowing 4 hits, 2 runs and no walks, striking out 3 Astros. But the Mariners bats were dead and he took the hard luck 2-1 decision.
Fernando Tatís Jr. reached base 3 times, including a home run, scoreing 3 and driving in 3. But San Diego was edged by the Diamondbacks, 7-6.
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