WHO OWNED OCTOBER (#WOO) – TALLIES UPDATED FOR NL DIVISION SERIES GAME 2 and AL DIVISION SERIES GAME 3, October 7 , 2020

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The Braves and Rays are on the verge of clinching. The A’s got a great relief performance to save their season. And the Padres and Dodgers pulled off one of the great thrillers of October.

Who owned October on October 7?

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 7, 2020 –

GAME 2 of the NL DIVISION SERIES and GAME 3 of the AL DIVISION SERIES

Receiving 1 WOO

Ian Anderson struck out 8 Marlins in 5 2/3 shutout innings to earn the 2-0 decision for the Braves.

Randy Arozarena reached base 4 times, including his 3rd October homer as the Rays doubled up the Yankees, 8-4.

Travis d’Arnaud homered again to give the Braves the first run in their 2-0 victory over Miami.

Liam Hendriks gave Oakland an old school relief effort by throwing the final 3 innings, allowing 1 hit, no runs, no walks and struck out 4 Astros to earn the 9-7 win.

Clayton Kershaw walked no batters in 6 innings, earning the 6-5 decision for the Dodgers over the Padres.

Charlie Morton held the mighty Yankee attack to 1 earned run and 1 unearned run over 5 as the Rays took command of the series with an 8-4 win.

Chad Pinder got 3 hits including a series saving 3 run homer, driving in 4 altogether to power the A’s past the Astros, 9-7.

Corey Seager doubled twice and singles, scoring 2 and driving in 2 as the Dodgers topped the Padres in a 6-5 thriller.

Receiving 1/2 WOO

Dan Altavilla held the Dodgers scoreless, striking out 2 in his inning, but the Padres comeback came up just short, 6-5.

José Altuve got 3 hits including a homer in the Astros 9-7 loss to the A’s.

Brian Anderson doubled and walked but could not be driven in as the Marlins were blanked 2-0 by the Braves.

Michael King gave the Yankees two innings of shutout relief but it was too little too late as the Rays held on to the 8-4 win.

Pablo López fanned 7 Braves in 5 innings, walking none. But 2 solo home runs sunk the Marlins, 2-0.

Manny Machado homered and walked in the Padres 6-5 loss to the Dodgers.

Andre Scrubb gave the Astros a chance by holding the A’s scoreless in the 8th. But Houston could not take advantage and dropped the 9-7 slugfest.

Giancarlo Stanton homered again and added another hit but the Yankees could not stop the Rays in the 8-4 final.

CURRENT WOO Totals MLB, 2020

HITTERS “WOO” MLB, 2020

Randy Arozarena – Rays 2, Mookie Betts – Dodgers 2, Carlos Correa – Astros 2, Travis d’Arnaud – Braves 2, Chad Pinder – Athletics – 2, Yadier Molina – Cardinals 1 1/2, Jose Abreu – White Sox 1, Ronald Acuña Jr. – 1, Brian Anderson – Marlins 1, Michael Brantley – Astros 1, Garrett Cooper – Marlins 1, Jake Cronenworth – Padres 1, Nelson Cruz – Twins 1, Khris Davis – Athletics 1, Corey Dickerson – Marlins 1, Freddie Freeman – Braves 1, Kyle Higashioka – Yankees 1, Manuel Margot – Rays 1, Corey Seager – Dodgers 1, Marcus Semien – Athletics 1, George Springer – Astros 1, Giancarlo Stanton – Yankees 1, Fernando Tatís Jr. – Padres 1, Gleyber Torres – Yankees 1, Justin Turner – Dodgers 1, Gio Urshela – Yankees 1, Joey Wendle – Rays 1, José Altuve – Astros 1/2, Orlando Arcia – Brewers 1/2, Nick Castellanos – Reds 1/2, Ji-Man Choi – Rays 1/2, Freddy Galvis – Reds 1/2, Yasmani Grandal – White Sox 1/2, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. – Blue Jays 1/2, Ian Happ – Cubs 1/2, Jason Heyward – Cubs 1/2, Danny Jansen – Blue Jays 1/2, Tommy La Stella – Athletics 1/2, Manny Machado – Padres 1/2, Josh Naylor – Indians 1/2, Austin Nola – Padres 1/2, Tommy Pham – Padres 1/2, José Ramírez – Indians 1/2, Luis Robert – White Sox 1/2, Luis Urías – Brewers 1/2, Kolten Wong – Cardinals 1/2

PITCHERS “WOO” MLB, 2020

Ian Anderson – Braves 2, Gerrit Cole – Yankees 2, Liam Hendriks – Athletics 2, Clayton Kershaw – Dodgers 2, Framber Valdez – Astros 2, Sandy Alcantara – Marlins 1 1/2, Nick Anderson – Rays 1, Chris Bassitt – Athletics 1, Max Fried – Braves 1, Lucas Giolito – White Sox 1, Tyler Glasnow – Rays 1, Chad Green – Yankees 1, Christian Javier – Astros 1, Tyler Matzek – Braves 1, Dustin May – Dodgers 1, Adrian Morejon – Padres 1, Charlie Morton – Rays 1, Enoli Paredes – Astros 1, Alex Reyes – Cardinals 1, Trevor Rosenthal – Padres 1, Sixto Sánchez – Marlins 1, Blake Snell – Rays 1, Julio Urías – Dodgers 1, Dan Altavilla – Padres 1/2, Trevor Bauer – Reds 1/2, José Berríos – Twins 1/2, Luis Castillo – Reds 1/2, Jimmy Cordero – White Sox 1/2, Yu Darvish – Cubs 1/2, Jack Flaherty – Cardinals 1/2, Austin Gomber – Cardinals 1/2, Kyle Hendricks – Cubs 1/2, Adrian Houser – Brewers 1/2, Michael King – Yankees 1/2, Pablo López – Marlins 1/2, Kenta Maeda – Twins 1/2, Phil Maton – Indians 1/2, Mike Minor – Athletics 1/2, Nick Nelson – Yankees 1/2, Nate Pearson – Blue Jays 1/2, Yusmeiro Petit – Athletics 1/2, Drew Pomeranz – Padres 1/2, Andre Scrubb – Astros 1/2, Matt Shoemaker – Blue Jays 1/2, Ryan Thompson – Rays 1/2, Ryan Weathers – Rays 1/2, J. B. Wendelken – Athletics 1/2, Nick Wittgren – Indians 1/2, Eric Yardley – Brewers 1/2,

WHO OWNED OCTOBER (#WOO) – TALLIES UPDATED FOR NL DIVISION SERIES GAME 1 and AL DIVISION SERIES GAME 2, October 6 , 2020

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The A’s and Marlins stumbled. The Astros, Braves and Dodgers brought the lumber. The Rays held on and the Padres had dreams of a no hitter.

Who owned October on October 6?

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 6, 2020 –

GAME 1 of the NL DIVISION SERIES and GAME 2 of the AL DIVISION SERIES

Receiving 1 WOO

Nick Anderson struck out the side with the tying run at the plate and finished with 2 scoreless innings to preserve the Rays 7-5 score over the Yankees.

Travis d’Arnaud reached base 5 times, including a go ahead 3 run homer, drove in 4 runs and sparked the Braves in their 9-5 come from behind win against Miami.

Tyler Matzek struck out all 3 batters he faced in the Braves 9-5 victory against the Marlins.

Dustin May recorded 3 strikeouts of San Diego batters in 2 innings to earn the 5-1 decision for the Dodgers.

George Springer homered twice in the Astros 5-2 win over the A’s.

Justin Turner got on base 3 times, scored a run and drove in a run to help the Dodgers top the Padres, 5-1.

Framber Valdez threw 7 strong innings, allowing 2 runs to earn the 5-2 decision for the Astros over the A’s.

Joey Wendle reached base 3 times, scoring twice, to help the Rays beat the Yankees, 7-5.

Receiving 1/2 WOO

Sandy Alcantara had the lead going into the 7th, striking out 8 Braves in 6 plus innings. But the Marlins bullpen fell apart in the 9-5 final.

Brian Anderson got 3 hits, drove in a run and scored one in the Marlins 9-5 loss to Atlanta.

Khris Davis singled and homered in the A’s 5-2 loss to the Astros.

Mike Minor did not allow a hit or a run in 2 solid innings of relief but the A’s fell short to Houston, 5-2.

Nick Nelson kept the Rays off the board with a scoreless 8th, striking out 2. The Yankees could not take advantage of it and dropped the 7-5 final.

Austin Nola reached base twice and drove in the Padres only run in their 5-1 loss to the Dodgers.

Giancarlo Stanton homered twice but the Yankees comeback was not enough as the Rays took the 7-5 final.

Ryan Weathers made his big league debut in the postseason and threw 1 1/3 hitless and scoreless innings. The Padres dropped the 5-1 game to the Dodgers.

CURRENT WOO Totals MLB, 2020

HITTERS “WOO” MLB, 2020

Mookie Betts – Dodgers 2, Carlos Correa – Astros 2, Yadier Molina – Cardinals 1 1/2, Jose Abreu – White Sox 1, Ronald Acuña Jr. – 1, Randy Arozarena – Rays 1, Michael Brantley – Astros 1, Garrett Cooper – Marlins 1, Jake Cronenworth – Padres 1, Nelson Cruz – Twins 1, Travis d’Arnaud – Braves 1, Khris Davis – Athletics 1, Corey Dickerson – Marlins 1, Freddie Freeman – Braves 1, Kyle Higashioka – Yankees 1, Manuel Margot – Rays 1, Chad Pinder – Athletics – 1, Marcus Semien – Athletics 1, George Springer – Astros 1, Fernando Tatís Jr. – Padres 1, Gleyber Torres – Yankees 1, Justin Turner – Dodgers 1, Gio Urshela – Yankees 1, Joey Wendle – Rays 1, Brian Anderson – Marlins 1/2, Orlando Arcia – Brewers 1/2, Nick Castellanos – Reds 1/2, Ji-Man Choi – Rays 1/2, Freddy Galvis – Reds 1/2, Yasmani Grandal – White Sox 1/2, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. – Blue Jays 1/2, Ian Happ – Cubs 1/2, Jason Heyward – Cubs 1/2, Danny Jansen – Blue Jays 1/2, Tommy La Stella – Athletics 1/2, Josh Naylor – Indians 1/2, Austin Nola – Padres 1/2, Tommy Pham – Padres 1/2, José Ramírez – Indians 1/2, Luis Robert – White Sox 1/2, Giancarlo Stanton – Yankees 1/2, Luis Urías – Brewers 1/2, Kolten Wong – Cardinals 1/2

PITCHERS “WOO” MLB, 2020

Gerrit Cole – Yankees 2, Framber Valdez – Astros 2, Sandy Alcantara – Marlins 1 1/2, Ian Anderson – Braves 1, Nick Anderson – Rays 1, Chris Bassitt – Athletics 1, Max Fried – Braves 1, Lucas Giolito – White Sox 1, Tyler Glasnow – Rays 1, Chad Green – Yankees 1, Liam Hendriks – Athletics 1, Christian Javier – Astros 1, Clayton Kershaw – Dodgers 1, Tyler Matzek – Braves 1, Dustin May – Dodgers 1, Adrian Morejon – Padres 1, Enoli Paredes – Astros 1, Alex Reyes – Cardinals 1, Trevor Rosenthal – Padres 1, Sixto Sánchez – Marlins 1, Blake Snell – Rays 1, Julio Urías – Dodgers 1, Trevor Bauer – Reds 1/2, José Berríos – Twins 1/2, Luis Castillo – Reds 1/2, Jimmy Cordero – White Sox 1/2, Yu Darvish – Cubs 1/2, Jack Flaherty – Cardinals 1/2, Austin Gomber – Cardinals 1/2, Kyle Hendricks – Cubs 1/2, Adrian Houser – Brewers 1/2, Kenta Maeda – Twins 1/2, Phil Maton – Indians 1/2, Mike Minor – Athletics 1/2, Nick Nelson – Yankees 1/2, Nate Pearson – Blue Jays 1/2, Yusmeiro Petit – Athletics 1/2, Drew Pomeranz – Padres 1/2, Matt Shoemaker – Blue Jays 1/2, Ryan Thompson – Rays 1/2, Ryan Weathers – Rays 1/2, J. B. Wendelken – Athletics 1/2, Nick Wittgren – Indians 1/2, Eric Yardley – Brewers 1/2,

Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – October 14, 2015

Photo by Robert Cohen, rcohen@post-dispatch.com

Photo by Robert Cohen, rcohen@post-dispatch.com


The last 4 game day of the year should be a great one! Plus the With the Cardinals out, the remaining 7 teams are all franchises who have waited a long time for a title with stars who haven’t won a ring yet.

It is a once in a generation episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Hector Rondon, Clayton Kershaw, Kyle Schwarber, Justin Turner, Bartolo Colon, Stephen Piscotty and Daniel Murphy all added to their totals for Who Owns October
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