Let’s see owned baseball on March 31, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Jeimer Candelario collected 5 hits, including a double, driving in a pair, as the Tigers held on to a 4-3 extra inning final in Toronto.
Yonny Chirinos held the Astros to 2 hits, 1 run on a solo homer and no walks while striking out 6 and earning the 3-1 decision for Tampa Bay.
Christian Yelich got on base 5 times, hit a homer and a come from behind, walk off 2 run double in the 9th to give the Brewers a dramatic 5-4 win over St. Louis.
Sandy Alcantara threw 8 shutout innings, allowing 4 hits and no walks, striking out 6 as the Marlins blanked Colorado, 3-0.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Matt Carpenter homered, doubled and walked but the Cardinals bullpen blew the 5-4 game in Milwaukee.
Jon Gray pitched into the 7th, striking out 10 Marlins and walking only 1 in 6 2/3 innings. He would take the hard luck 3-0 decision for the Rockies.
J. D. Martinez reached base 4 times, including a homer, but the Red Sox were out slugged by Seattle, 10-8.
Trent Thornton retired 15 of 17 batters he faced in his big league debut, striking out 8 Tigers over 5 shutout innings. He did not factor in the decision as the Blue Jays dropped the 4-3 game in 11 innings.
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