Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 4/13/10

Apr 14, 2010

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

Scott Podsednik, Kansas City Royals
Pods is off to a great start. He went 2 for 4 to raise his average to .452. He also collected his sixth SB.

Jose Guillen, Kansas City Royals
Guillen smacked another HR, his 4th, as he went 2 for 4 with 2 runs to improve to .313 on the year.

Brian Bannister, Kansas City Royals
Bannister pitched another solid game (6-1/3 IP, 2 runs, 4 hits) only to fall victim to his bullpen (1-2/3 IP, 4 runs). His ERA sits at 2.19.

Jeff Mathis, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Mathis went 2 for 4 with a run to bring his average to .350.

Andy Pettitte, New York Yankees
Pettitte tossed a gem going six scoreless innings allowing 5 hits and striking out 6. He’s 1-0 on the year with a 0.75 ERA.

Ricky Romero, Toronto Blue Jays
Romero was a beast giving up 2 runs on 1 hit over 8 innings while racking up 12 Ks. His ERA is 1.80.

Felix Pie, Baltimore Orioles
Pie went 3 for 5 with a run to raise his average to .438.

Ty Wiggington, Baltimore Orioles
Ty smacked a pair of HRs and had 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .286.

Jonny Gomes, Cincinnati Reds
Gomes went 2 for 4 with 2 runs, a HR, and 4 RBIs. He’s hitting just .211.

Cody Ross, Florida Marlins
Ross went 2 for 4 with 2 runs, a HR, and 4 RBIs to raise his average to .303.

Seth Smith, Colorado Rockies
Smith went 2 for 5 with a HR and 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .250.

Miguel Olivo, Colorado Rockies
Olivo went 2 for 5 with a run. His average is .438 on the year.

Greg Smith, Colorado Rockies
Smith went 7 innings for the win allowing 2 runs while striking out 8.

Milton Bradley, Seattle Mariners
Bradley went 2 for 4 with a game-winning 3-run HR. He’s hitting just .115 on the year though.

Doug Fister, Seattle Mariners
Fister pitched a gem throwing 8 scoreless innings. He allowed just 3 hits, struck out four, and did not issue a walk. He’s now 1-1 with a 1.50 ERA.

Garrett Jones, Pittsburgh Pirates
Jones went 3 for 4 with 2 RBIs. He’s hitting .258.

Potent Middle Relievers:
Micah Owings, Cincinnati Reds:  2 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks
Hisanori Takahashi, New York Mets:  1-2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks 
Raul Valdes, New York Mets:  2 IP, o Runs, 3 Ks 
Chad Gaudin, Oakland A’s:  2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks
Evan Meek, Pittsburgh Pirates:  2 IP, o Runs, 3 Ks
Brendan Donnelly, Pittsburgh Pirates:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks

Trouble Watch
Pittsburgh still won, and Octavio Dotel got the save, but he did allow two ninth inning runs.

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