Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 4/18/10

Apr 19, 2010

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

Brett Gardner, New York Yankees
Gardner went 2 for 2 with a run and 2 SBs (6th, 7th). He’s hitting .333.

Andy Pettitte, New York Yankees
Pettitte went 8 innings giving up 2 runs on 4 hits. He’s 2-0 with a 1.35 ERA.

Ervin Santana, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Santana threw a complete game giving up 1 run on 4 hits with 6 Ks. He’s 1-2 with a 4.35 ERA.

Ricky Romero, Toronto Blue Jays
Romero went 8 innings giving up 1 run on 5 hits with 6 Ks. Despite taking the loss, he sports a 1-1 record with a brilliant 1.57 ERA.

Casey McGehee, Milwaukee  Brewers
McGehee went 3 for 4 with 2 runs and an RBI. He’s hitting .400.

Ivan Rodriguez, Washington Nationals
Pudge went 3 for 5 with 2 runs and an RBI. He’s hitting a cool .444.

Cameron Maybin, Florida Marlins
Maybin went 2 for 4 with his 3rd SB. He’s hitting .309.

Paul Maholm, Pittsburg Pirates
Maholm went 6-2/3 innings giving up 2 runs on 5 hits with 5 Ks. He’s 1-1 with 4.58 ERA.

Scott Podsednik, Kansas City Royals
Pods went 3 for 5 with a run, 2 RBIs, and a SB (7th). He’s hitting .457.

Jose Guillen, Kansas City Royals
Guillen went 3 for 5 with a run and an RBI. He’s hitting .367.

Alberto Callaspo, Kansas City Royals
Callaspo went 3 for 5 with 2 HRs and 6 RBIs to bring his average up to .292.

Marlon Byrd, Chicago Cubs
Byrd went 3 for 5 with 2 RBIs. He’s hitting .244.

Ty Wigginton, Baltimore Orioles
Ty went 2 for 5 with 3 runs, a HR, and 4 RBIs. He’s hitting .290.

Ian Kennedy, Arizona Diamondbacks
Kennedy got a no-decision, but had a strong showing. He threw 5 scoreless innings allowing 2 hits with 7 Ks.

Wade LeBlanc, San Diego Padres
LeBlanc also got a no-decision, but allowed 1 run over 5 innings with 7 Ks.

Austin Jackson, Detroit Tigers
Jackson went 3 for 5 with a run and an RBI to raise his average to .340.

Barry Zito, San Francisco Giants
Another strong effort for Zito. He got a no-decision, but gave up just 1 run on 4 hits over 7-1/3 innings. He’s 2-0 with a 1.86 ERA.

Ryan Ludwick, St. Louis Cardinals
Ludwick went 2 for 2 with 2 runs, a HR, 3 RBIs, and 2 walks. He’s hitting .304.

Potent Middle Relievers:
Randy Williams, Cleveland Indians:  2 IP, 0 Runs, 4 Ks (8 Ks, 6-1/3 IP) 
Darren Oliver, Texas Rangers:  2 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (7 Ks, 6 IP) 
Tyler Walker, Washington Nationals:  2 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (8 Ks, 7 IP) 
Ron Mahay, Minnesota Twins:  2 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (5 Ks, 3 IP)
Alex Burnett, Minnesota Twins:  2-2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 4 Ks (7 Ks, 5 IP)

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