Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 4/7/10
Here’s a look at the unheralded players who played well yesterday.
Aaron Rowand, San Francisco Giants
Rowand went 4 for 6 with a run and 2 RBIs. He has minimal fantasy value.
Edgar Renteria, San Francisco Giants
Renteria had the first five-hit game of the year going 5 for 5 with a run and 2 RBIs. He’s hitting .727 on the young season. He too offers minimal fantasy value.
Juan Uribe, San Francisco Giants
Uribe went 2 for 5 with 2 runs and an RBI. He’s hitting .417 on the year. Uribe has some fantasy value in part because of his position flexibility.
Orlando Cabrera, Cincinnati Reds
Cabrera went 2 for 4 with a HR and 3 RBIs.
Colby Rasmus, St. Louis Cardinals
Rasmus continued his strong start going 2 for 2 with a run, 2 walks, and a SB. He’s hitting .667 on the year.
Placido Polanco, Philadelphia Phillies
Polanco continued his strong start going 2 for 4 with 3 runs. He’s hitting .556 on the year.
Josh Willingham, Washington Nationals
Willingham had a nice game going 3 for 4 with and RBI, a walk, and a SB. He’s hitting .571 on the year.
Vernon Wells, Toronto Blue Jays
Wells continues his impressive comeback with 2 more HRs. He scored 4 runs and had 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .714.
Brian Tallet, Toronto Blue Jays
Tallet had a nice game going 6-2/3 innings for the win. He gave up 2 runs on 4 hits with 6 Ks.
John Baker, Florida Marlins Cody Ross, Florida Marlins Luke Hochevar, Kansas City Royals Scott Hairston, San Diego Padres Kelly Johnson, Arizona Diamondbacks
Baker went 3 for 5 with an RBI.
Ross went 4 for 5 with a run.
Hochevar got off to an excellent start despite his no-decision. He went 7-2/3 scoreless innings allowing five hits and one walk.
Hairston went 2 for 4 with a HR and 3 RBIs.
Johnson went 3 for 3 with2 HRs, 3 RBIs, and a walk.
John Baker, Florida Marlins
Cody Ross, Florida Marlins
Luke Hochevar, Kansas City Royals
Scott Hairston, San Diego Padres
Kelly Johnson, Arizona Diamondbacks
Carl Pavano, Minnesota Twins
Pavano picked up where he left off going 7 innings for the win. He allowed 1 run on 6 hits. Pavano had 6 Ks with no walks.
Potent Middle Relievers:
Manny Corpas, Colorado Rockies: 1-1/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Rafael Betancourt, Colorado Rockies: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Arthur Rhodes, Cincinnati Reds: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Nick Masset, Cincinnati Reds: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Tyler Walker, Washington Nationals: 2 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks
George Sherrill, Los Angeles Dodgers: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Scot Shields, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks