Who Owned Baseball – May 3, 2019

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Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune

Let’s see owned baseball on May 3, 2019

Earning Full WOBs:

Kyle Hendricks only needed 81 pitches to toss a complete game, 4 hit, no walk shutout of the Cardinals, giving the Cubs a 4-0 final.

Josh Phegley doubled twice, homered and singled, driving in 8 runs and scoring 2 as the A’s rolled, 14-1, in Pittsburgh.

Trent Thornton threw 7 shutout innings, allowing 1 hit and striking out 5 Rangers. He did not fare in the decision as the Blue Jays won 1-0 in 12 innings.

Steven Vogt came off the bench to single, double and hit a dramatic 2 out, 9th inning homer to tie the game and set up a wild 12-11 come back 11 inning victory in Cincinnati.

Earning 1/2 WOBs:

Derek Dietrich homered twice, added another hit and stole a base. But the Giants made a stunning comeback to beat the Reds in extra innings, 12-11.

Justin Miller stopped the Phillies attack with a pair of shutout innings out of the bullpen. But the Nationals could not rally and lost 4-2.

Mike Minor shutout the Blue Jays over 8 solid innings, striking out 9 along the way. The Rangers bats were dead and dropped the 1-0 game in 12.

Jorge Soler went 3 for 3 with a homer in the Royals 4-3 defeat in Detroit.

For an explanation of how WOB works, click here.

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New Podcast – LOCKED ON MLB PODCAST Launches March 25, 2019


Listen to the all new relaunched Locked on MLB show hosted by me, comedian, TV producer and lover of all things baseball Paul Francis Sullivan. Please call me Sully.

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Sully Baseball Podcast – No Outfielders Pitching In Tie Games Plus Wild Days in Pittsburgh and Oakland – July 25, 2018

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Jeffrey McWhorter, Associated Press

The Phillies and Dodgers saw a head to head match up of first place teams end with an outfielder pitching in extra innings. That shouldn’t happen. There should be ties in baseball.

Meanwhile the Nationals season is heading for disaster while the Pirates and A’s are somehow contenders.

Making sense of the senseless in this episode of Sully Baseball.

While we are at it, enjoy the NEW In Memoriam video.

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