Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 4/10/10
Here’s a look at the unheralded players who played well yesterday.
Jeremy Bonderman, Detroit Tigers
Bonderman rewarded those who gambled on him. He went five innings for the win, allowing just 1 run with 5 Ks.
Aaron Harang, Cincinnati Reds
His fate (no-decision) wasn’t any better than it’s been the past couple of years, but he threw a solid game giving up 3 runs on 4 hits in 7 innings with 7 Ks.
Joaquin Arias, Texas Rangers
Arias went 3 for 3 with a run. He’s hitting .455 on the year.
Matt Harrison, Texas Rangers
Harrison gave up 1 run in 6 innings. He got a no-decision.
Brett Gardner, New York Yankees
Gardner went 2 for 4 with 2 runs, 2 RBIs, and a SB. He’s hitting .385.
Willy Taveras, Washington Nationals
Not known for his stick, Taveras had 4 RBIs to beat the Mets. He’s hitting .333.
Dana Eveland, Toronto Blue Jays
Eveland got off to a great start in his debut with the Jays. He went 7-1/3 scoreless innings giving up just five hits for the win.
Jason Varitek, Boston Red Sox
Tek hit two HRs. He’s not a fantasy option anymore though.
Placido Polanco, Philadelphia Phillies
Polanco had another multi-hit game. He went 2 for 5 with a run. He’s hitting .542.
Jason Michaels, Houston Astros
Michaels went 2 for 5 with a HR and 3 RBIs. He’ll have to show more before you should consider adding him.
Casey Blake, Los Angeles Dodgers
Blake went 3 for 4 with a run. He’s hitting .375 on the year.
Gaby Sanchez, Florida Marlins
Sanchez went 2 for 4 with 2 runs, a HR, and 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .353 on the year.
Chase Headley, San Diego Padres
Headley went 3 for 5 with a run. He’s hitting .429 on the year.
Potent Middle Relievers:
Tyler Clippard, Washington Nationals: 3 IP, 0 runs, 1 hit, 7 Ks
Jensen Lewis, Cleveland Indians: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Carlos Villanueva, Milwaukee Brewers: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
David Robertson, New York Yankees: 1-1/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Chris Sampson, Houston Astros: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Ramon Ortiz, Los Angeles Dodgers: 2 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks
Rafael Betancourt, Colorado Rockies: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Cesar Ramos, San Diego Padres: 2/3 IP, o Runs, 2 Ks
Brad Ziegler, Oakland A’s: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks
Takashi Saito, Atlanta Braves: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks