Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 4/9/10
Happy Birthday Lynn!
Here’s a look at the unheralded players who played well yesterday.
Miguel Tejada, Baltimore Orioles
Tejada went 3 for 5 with a HR and 4 RBIs.
Clint Barmes, Colorado Rockies
Barmes went 1 for 4 with a 3-run HR.
Jorge de la Rosa, Colorado Rockies
Jorge picked up where he left last year tossing seven scoreless innings. He gave up 1 hit, 1 walk, and struck out 9.
Martin Prado, Atlanta Braves
Prado is red-hot. He went 3 for 4 with 2 runs and 3 walks to raise his average to .625.
Edger Renteria, San Francisco Giants
Renteria is as hot as they get as well. He went 3 for 5 with 2 runs, a HR, and 2 RBIs. He’s hitting .688.
Mark Fontenot, Chicago Cubs
Fontenot went 3 for 5 to raise his average to .364.
Drew Stubbs, Cincinnati Reds
Stubbs had a big game. He went 2 for 4 with 2 runs, a triple, a HR, and 4 RBIs. He’s hitting .333.
Jeff Francoeur, New York Mets
Francoeur hit a pair of HRs and had 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .429 on the year.
Rod Barajas, New York Mets
Barajas also smacked a pair of HRs. He’s hitting .313.
Rafael Furcal, Los Angeles Dodgers
Furcal went 3 for 4 with a run and a SB (his 3rd) to raise his average to .375.
Placido Polanco, Philadelphia Phillies
Polanco continues to shine with the Phils. He went 4 for 5 with 2 runs and 2 RBIs to raise his average to .579.
Jason Keppinger, Houston Astros
Keppinger went 3 for 4 to improve his average to .545.
J.A. Happ, Philadelphia Phillies
Happ just keeps on producing. He went five scoreless innings with 5 Ks to win his first start of the year.
Mike Cameron, Boston Red Sox
Cameron went 2 for 3 to raise his average to .385.
Rick Ankiel, Kansas City Royals
Ankiel went 4 for 4 with a HR , 3 RBIs, and a SB.
Tim Wakefield, Boston Red Sox
Wake got a no-decision, but he gave up just 2 runs in 7 innings with 6 Ks.
Chris Young, Arizona Diamondbacks
Young went 3 for 5 with a Grand Slam and 5 RBIs. He’s hitting .400 on the year.
Rajai Davis, Oakland A’s
Davis continued his hot start going 3 for 5 with 2 runs and 2 RBIs. He’s hitting .375. More steals would be nice though.
Daric Barton, Oakland A’s
Barton also had 3 hits going 3 for 4 with 2 runs and 2 RBIs. He’s hitting .438.
Gio Gonzalez, Oakland A’s
Gonzalez gave up 2 runs in 6 innings for the win over the Angels. He had six Ks.
Potent Middle Relievers:
Kevin Gregg, Toronto Blue Jays: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks, Save
Jim Johnson, Baltimore Orioles: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Mark Hendrickson, Baltimore Orioles: 2-1/3 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks
Rafael Betancourt, San Diego Padres: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Peter Moylan, Atlanta Braves: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Doug Mathis, Texas Rangers: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Jose Contreras, Philadelphia Phillies: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
LaTroy Hawkins, Milwaukee Brewers: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks
Bob Howry, Arizona Diamondbacks: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Craig Breslow, Oakland A’s: 2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Mike Gonzalez: 2/3 IP, 2 Runs, Blown Save