Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 4/12/10

Apr 13, 2010

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

David DeJesus, Kansas City Royals
DeJesus went 3 for 6 with 2 runs and an RBI to bring his average to .321.

Scott Podsednik, Kansas City Royals
Pods went 4 for 5 with 2 runs, 3 RBIs, and a SB. He’s hitting .444 on the year.

Marlon Byrd, Chicago Cubs
Byrd went 3 for 5 with a run, a RBI, and a SB. He’s hitting just .208 on the year.

Xavier Nady, Chicago Cubs
Nady went 2 for 4 with a HR and 3 RBIs to bring his average to .429.

Placido Polanco, Philadelphia Phillies
Polanco is tearing the cover off the ball. He went 2 for 4 with 2 runs and 2 RBIs. He’s hitting .484 on the year with 10 RBIs.

Joaquin Arias, Texas Rangers
Arias went 2 for 5 with a run and a SB to raise his average to .458. He has some value until Ian Kinsler returns.

Fausto Carmona, Cleveland Indians
Carmona went 8 innings allowing 2 runs in a no-decision.


Justin Duchscherer, Oakland A’s
Justin went 7-1/3 scoreless innings allowing just 2 hits to pick up his first win of the year.

Kyle Blanks, San Diego Padres
Blanks went 3 for 6 with 3 runs, a double, a HR, and 5 RBIs. He’s hitting .240 on the year so don’t move him into your lineup just yet.

Will Venable, San Diego Padres
Venable went 3 for 5 with 4 runs, a triple, a HR, 2 RBIs, and as SB. He’s hitting .296 on the year.

Scott Rolen, Cincinnati Reds
Rolen went 3 for 5 with 2 HRs and 3 RBIs. He’s  hitting .318 on the year.

Andruw Jones, Chicago White Sox
Jones went 3 for 4 with 2 HRs and 4 RBIs. He’s hitting .333 on the year.

Mark Teahan, Chicago White Sox
Teahan went 3 for 5 with a HR, 3 RBIs, and a SB. He’s hitting just .211.

Aubrey Huff, San Francisco Giants
Huff went 2 for 2 with 3 Runs, a Triple, an RBI, and a walk. He’s hitting .280 on the year.

Bengie Molina, San Francisco Giants
Don’t put a fork in Bengie just yet. He went 4 for 4 with 2 Runs, a double, HR, 4 RBIs, and a walk. He’s hitting a robust .421 on the year.

Barry Zito, San Francisco Giants
Don’t look now, but Zito is 2-with a 2.25 ERA. He gave up 3 runs in 6 innings to beat the Pirates.

Potent Middle Relievers:
Chris Naverson, Milwaukee Brewers:  2 IP, 0 Runs, 4 Ks
Carlos Villanueva, Milwaukee Brewers:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
James Russell, Chicago Cubs:  2/3 IP, o Runs, 2 Ks
Jose Contreras, Philadelphia Phillies:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Jesse Chavez, Atlanta Braves:  1-1/3 IP, o Runs, 4 Ks
Edward Mujica, San Diego Padres:  1-1/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Adam Russell, San Diego Padres:  2 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks
Mark Hendrickson, Baltimore Orioles:  1-1/3 IP, 1 Run, 3 Ks
Nick Masset, Cincinnati Reds:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks 
Sergio Santos, Chicago White Sox:  1-1/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
J.J. Putz, Chicago White Sox:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Matt Thornton, Chicago White Sox:  Win, 2 IPs, 0 Runs, 4 Ks
Sergio Romo, San Francisco Giants:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks
D.J. Carrasco, Pittsburgh Pirates:  2 IP, 1 Run, 4 Ks
Joel Hanrahan, Pittsburgh Pirates:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks

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