Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 4/22/10

Apr 23, 2010

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

Dave Bush, Milwaukee Brewers
Bush threw 6 scoreless innings as the Brewers pounded the Pirates. He improved to 2-1 with a 3.70 ERA.

Mitch Talbot, Cleveland Indians
Talbot improved to 2-1 with a 2.25 ERA after holding the Twins to 1 unearned run over 6 innings. He gave up just 2 hits.

Jim Edmonds, Milwaukee Brewers
Edmonds went 4 for 6 with 2 runs, 2 doubles, a HR, and 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .341.

Carlos Gomez, Milwaukee Brewers
Gomez went 2 for 5 with 3 runs and a SB (5th) to raise his average to .262.

Dallas Braden, Oakland A’s
Braden pitched well again. He gave up 2 runs in 6 innings to beat the Yankees and improve to 3-0 with a 2.77 ERA.

Livan Hernandez, Washington Nationals
He took the loss (hey, he face Ubaldo Jimenez), but went 8 innings allowing 2 runs on 4 hits with 5 Ks. Livan is 2-1 with a0.75 ERA.

C.J. Wilson, Texas Rangers
Wilson threw 6-2/3 scoreless innings allowing 4 hits to beat the Red Sox. He’s now 1-1 with a 1.37 ERA>

Clay Buchholz, Boston Red Sox
Buchholz took the loss after allowing 3 runs over 6-2/3 innings, but he whipped ten Rangers.

Juan Castro, Philadelphia Phillies
Castro went 3 for 5 with 3 runs and an RBI. He’s hitting .353.

Martin Prado, Atlanta Braves
Prado is hitting .417 after going 3 for 5.

Jamie Moyer, Philadelphia Phillies
Moyer gave up 2 unearned runs over 6 innings to improve to 2-1 with a 5.00 ERA.

Orlando Cabrera, Cincinnati Reds
Cabrera went 3 for 4 with a run and an RBI to raise his average to .262.

Marlon Byrd, Chicago Cubs
Byrd continued his recent tear going 3 for 4 with a run to bring his average up to .311.

Ike Davis, New York Mets
Davis went 3 for 4 with 2 runs. He’s hitting .400.

Anibal Sanchez, Florida Marlins
Sanchez gave up 1 run in 6-2/3 innings to beat the Astros and improve to 1-1 with a 4.82 ERA.

Potent Middle Relievers:
Claudio Vargas, Milwaukee Brewers:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (4 Ks, 5-1/3 IP) 
Manny Parra, Milwaukee Brewers:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (4 Ks, 5-2/3 IP)
Darren Oliver, Texas Rangers:  Save, 1-2/3 IP, o Runs, 2 Ks (11 Ks, 8-2/3 IP)
Arthur Rhodes, Cincinnati Reds:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (8 Ks, 6-2/3 IP)
Joel Zumaya, Detroit Tigers:  1-2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (8 Ks, 10 IP)
Brian Stokes, Los Angeles Angels:  1-1/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (8 Ks, 7 IP)

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