Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 4/14/10
Here’s a look at the unheralded players who played well yesterday.
David DeJesus, Kansas City Royals
DeJesus went 2 for 5 with a run, a double, 2 RBIs, and a walk. He’s hitting .324 on the year.
Scott Podsednik, Kansas City Royals
He didnt’ steal a base this time, but went 2 for 4 to raise his average to .457.
Jose Guillen, Kansas City Royals
Between this trio and Billy Butler, the Royals have some decent pieces on offense. Guillen went 3 for 4 wtih 2 runs and his 5th HR of the season. He’s hitting .361.
Jason Kendall, Kansas City Royals
Not to be outdone, Kendall went 4 for 5 with 2 runs and an RBI. He’s hitting .382 on the year.
Joel Pineiro, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Pineiro handcuffed the Yankees going 7 strong innings allowing just 1 run on 5 hits with 7 Ks. He improved to 1-1 on the year with a 2.77 ERA.
Ty Wigginton, Baltimore Orioles
Wigginton went 2 for 4 to raise his average to .333.
Marco Scutaro, Boston Red Sox
Scutaro went 2 for 5 with a run and an RBI filling in for Jacoby Ellsbury in the leadoff spot. He’s hitting .320.
Jeremy Hermida, Boston Red Sox
Hermida went 1 for 4 with 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .357 with 6 RBIs. He should get some extra ABs as long as Ellsbury is out.
Delmon Young, Minnesota Twins
Young is doing what he can to make it hard to keep him out of the lineup. He went 3 for 4 with a run and 2 doubles to bring his average to .346 on the year.
Ryan Theriot, Chicago Cubs
Theriot went 4 for 5 with a run, 2 RBIs, and 2 SBs. After a slow start he’s hitting .281.
Kosuke Fukodome, Chicago Cubs
Fukodome went 2 for 4 with 3 RBIs to raise his average to .417.
Aaron Rowand, San Francisco Giants
Rowand went 2 for 4 with a HR and 2 RBIs to raise his average to raise his average to .318.
Eli Whiteside, San Franciso Giants
Whiteside went 2 for 3 with a HR and 3 RBIs. He doesn’t have fantasy value.
Jonathan Sanchez, San Francisco Giants
Sanchez was brilliant going 8 scoreless innings allowing just 3 hits with 12 Ks. He improved to 1-0 with a 2.19 ERA.
Colby Lewis, Texas Rangers Placido Polanco, Philadelphia Phillies Andruw Jones, Chicago White Sox Brad Penny, St. Louis Cardinals
Lewis gave up 2 runs on 3 hits in 5-1/3 innings with 10 Ks. He’s 2-0 with a 2.19 ERA.
Polanco went 2 for 4 with 2 runs, a double, and a RBI to raise his average to .486.
Jones went 3 for 5 with a HR to raise his average to .350.
Penny gave up 1 unearned run over 7 innings allowing just 3 hits. He’s 1-0 with a 0.64 ERA.
Colby Lewis, Texas Rangers
Placido Polanco, Philadelphia Phillies
Andruw Jones, Chicago White Sox
Brad Penny, St. Louis Cardinals
Brett Myers, Houston Astros
He took the loss, but Myers gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits over 7 innings with 7 Ks. He’s 0-1 with a 3.46 ERA.
Troy Glaus, Atlanta Braves
Glaus went 2 for 4 with 2 runs, a HR, and 3 RBIs.
Potent Middle Relievers:
Mark Hendrickson, Baltimore Orioles: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (8 Ks in 4-2/3 IP)
Alex Burnett, Minnesota Twins: 1-1/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (3 Ks in 2-1/3 IP)
Jack Taschner, Pittsburgh Pirates: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (8 Ks in 5 IP)
Tony Sipp, Cleveland Indians: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (6 Ks in 3-2/3 IP)
Burke Badenhop, Florida Marlins: 2 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks, Save (7 Ks in 8 IP)
Takashi Saito, Atlanta Braves: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (7 Ks in 4 IP)
Edwar Ramirez, Oakland A’s: 2 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (5 Ks in 5-1/3 IP)
Leo Rosales, Arizona Diamondbacks: 2 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks , Win (6 Ks-4-2/3 IP)