Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 4/20/10

Apr 21, 2010

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

Cristian Guzman, Washington Nationals
This cat just keeps on hitting. He went 4 for 5 with a run and an RBI. The move to second didn’t affect his hitting. His average is .362.

Dave Bush, Milwaukee Brewers
Bush went 7 scoreless innings allowing just 3 hits to improve to 1-0 with a 2.41 ERA.

Willie Bloomquist, Kansas City Royals
Bloomquist went 3 for 4 with a run. He’s hitting just .211.

Kyle Kendrick, Philadelphia Phillies
Kendrick got a no-decision thanks to Ryan Madson blowing a save. Kyle tossed 8 scoreless innings allowing just 4 hits. His ERA stands at 7.24.

Casey Blake, Los Angeles Dodgers
Blake went 2 for 5 with a run and 4 RBIs giving him 10 on the year to go with his .333 average.

Scott Rolen, Cincinnati Reds
Rolen went 3 for 4 with 2 runs. He’s hitting .278.

Mike Pelfrey, New York Mets
Pelfrey continues to dominate. He went 7 scoreless innings allowing 3 hits with 6 Ks. He’s 3-0 with a 0.86 ERA.

John Danks, Chicago White Sox
Danks tossed a gem going 8 innings giving up 1 one on 2 hits with 9 Ks against the mighty Rays. He’s 2-0 with a 1.29 ERA.

Kevin Slowey, Minnesota Twins
Slowey toyed with Cleveland over 8 innings giving up 1 run on 5 hits with 9 Ks. He’s 2-1 with a 2.45 ERA.

Ryan Ludwick, St. Louis Cardinals
Ludwick went 3 for 4 with 2 HRs and 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .333.

Kelly Johnson, Arizona Diamondbacks
Johnson continues to rake. He went 3 for 6 with a run to improve to .311.

Scott Kazmir, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Kazmir gave up 2 runs over 5-2/3 innings with 7 Ks to improve to 1-1 with a 7.45 ERA.

Jonathan Sanchez, San Francisco Giants
Sanchez tossed a gem, but took a heartbreaking loss. He gave up 1 run on 1 hit over 7 innings with 10 Ks. He fell to 1-1, but lowered his ERA to 1.86.

Mat Latos, San Diego Padres
Latos won the pitchers’ duel with Sanchez after going 7 scoreless innings allowing just 4 hits. He improved to 1-1 with a 3.57 ERA.

Jason Vargas, Seattle Mariners
Vargas shut down the O’s to the tune of 7 innings, 1 run, 3 hits, and 5 Ks. He improved to 2-1 with a 3.93 ERA.

Potent Middle Relievers
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Tyler Clippard, Washington Nationals:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (11 Ks, 9-2/3 IP) 
Jack Taschner, Pittsburgh Pirates:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (10 Ks, 7 IP) 
Peter Moylan, Atlanta Braves:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (6 Ks, 6-2/3 IP)
Arthur Rhodes, Cincinnati Reds:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (6 Ks, 5-2/3 IP) 
Grant Balfour, Tampa Bay Rays:  2 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (7 Ks, 8-1/3 IP)
Kevin Jepsen, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (8 Ks, 7 IP)

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