Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 4/16/10

Apr 17, 2010

Here’s a look at the unheralded players who played well yesterday.

Carlos Silva, Chicago Cubs
The Astros are bad. Silva gave up 2 unearned runs on 5 hits with 5 Ks in 7 innings. He’s 1-0 with a 0.69 ERA.

Mitch Talbot, Cleveland Indians
Talbot threw a complete game allowing 1 earned run on 6 hits. He improved to 1-1 with a 3.21 ERA.

Casey McGehee, Milwaukee Brewers
McGehee looks for real. He went 3 for 4 with 2 runs and a HR (his 4th). He’s hitting .378.

Josh Willingham, Washington Nationals
Willingham went 2 for 2 with 2 runs and a HR (3rd). He’s hitting .375.

John “Jealous Guy” Lannan, Washington Nationals
Lannan gave up 2 runs in 7 innings with 5 Ks en route to a no-decision.

Zach Duke, Pittsburgh Pirates
Duke also got a no-decision despite holding the Reds to 1 run through 7 innings. He lowered his ERA to 2.37.

Yuniesky Betancourt, Kansas City Royals
Betancourt went 3 for 4 with a HR and 2 RBIs to bring his average to .324.

Jeff Francoeur, New York Mets
Francoeur had another multi-hit game going 2 for 3 with 2 runs. He’s hitting .457.

David Freese, St. Louis Cardinals
Freese went 3 for 4 with a run to improve his average to .367.

Kevin Millwood, Baltimore Orioles
Millwood took the loss, but he struck out 9 while allowing 3 earned runs over 6 innings.  His ERA stands at 2.89.

Dallas Braden, Oakland A’s
Braden improved to 2-0 with a 2.70 ERA. He gave up 2 runs on 3 hits over 7 innings.

David Eckstein, San Diego Padres
X Factor went 3 for 5 with 2 runs and an RBI to bring his average to .273.

Chase Headley, San Diego Padres
Headley hit his first HR of the year. He was 2 for 5 with 3 RBIs and is hitting .381.

Austin Jackson, Detroit Tigers
Jackson went 2 for 4 with a run. He’s hitting .325.

Franklin Gutierrez, Seattle Mariners
Gutierrez went 3 for 5 with a run and 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .409.

Juan Uribe, San Francisco Giants
Uribe is hitting .361 after going 2 for 4 with a run and 3 RBIs.

Vincente Padilla, Los Angeles Dodgers
Padilla went 7 innings allowing 3 runs with 7 Ks. Much better than is first start, but he still sports a 8.04 ERA.

Potent Middle Relievers:
Kris Medlen, Atlanta Braves:  2 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (9 Ks in 7-1/3 IP)
Edward Mujica, San Diego Padres:  2 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (10 Ks in 7-1/3 IP) 
Adam Russell, San Diego Padres:   1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (5 Ks in 4-1/3 IP)

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  1. 3rdStoneFromTheSun
    April 17th, 2010 at 2:03 pm #

    can my O’s get any worse? geesh!

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