Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 4/28/11

Apr 29, 2011


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Here’s a look at the unheralded fantasy baseball players who played well yesterday.
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San Francisco @ Pittsburgh
Aaron Roward went two for five with a run, three RBI, and a stolen base to raise his average to .286. Mike Fontenot went two for four with a run. Ryan Vogelsong gave up two runs on four hits with eight strikeouts in 5-2/3 innings for the win.
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Seattle @ Detroit
Chone Figgins went two for five with a run. Miguel Olivo has really settled into the cleanup role. He went two for five with two runs and a homer. Luis Rodriguez went one for four with a home run and three RBI. Michael Saunders went two for four with a run. Brennan Boesch is hitting .350 after going two for four with a run. Alex Avila went one for four with two RBI (16). Michael Pineda gave up two runs on four hits with nine strikeout in six innings to improve to 4-1 wtih a 2.01 ERA.
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Tampa Bay @ Minnesota (Game One)
Johnny Damon went three for four with three runs and an RBI (20) to raise his average to .284. Matt Joyce went three for four with two runs and an RBI to raise his average to .313. Casey Kotchman went two for five with a home run to raise his average to .313. Michael Cuddyer went two for three with two runs and a homer. Rene Tosoni went two for four with an RBI.
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Tampa Bay @ Minnesota (Game Two)
Second verse, same as the first. Ben Zobrist added to his record day. Casey Kotchman went two for four to raise his average to .333. John Jaso went two for four with a home run and three RBI. Johnny Damon extended his hitting streak to 16 games.
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Toronto @ Texas
Brandon Morrow gave up two runs with six strikeouts in six innings. Alexi Ogando gave up two runs on four hits with seven strikeouts. Neither starter factored into the decision.
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Boston @ Baltimore
It was the big names (Ellsbury, Pedroia, A-Gone, Lester) for Boston. Brad Bergesen gave up two runs with five strikeouts in six innings, but got a no-decision for the O’s.
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Kansas City @ Cleveland
Grady Sizemore continues to sizzle. Orlando Cabrera went two for four with a run to raise his average to .270. Jack Hannahan went one for two with a run and two RBI to raise his average to .290. Wilson Betemit went one for four with two RBI (13). Fausto Carmona gave up two runs on five hits over seven innings for the win.
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Chicago White Sox @ New York Yankees
Nick Swisher went three for four with three runs, a homer, and four RBI (12). Brett Gardner went two for three with three runs, a home run, and a stolen base. Eduardo Nunez went two for three with three runs and a stolen base.
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New York Mets @ Washington
Danny Espinosa and Rick Ankiel each went two for four. Ian Desmond went two for four with two runs and a homer. Josh Thole went three for four. Livan Hernandez gave up two earned runs with five strikeouts in eight innings to improve to 3-2 with a 3.23 ERA.
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St. Louis @ Houston
David Freese went three for five with two runs and an RBI to raise his average to .358. Brett Wallace went two for four with a run to raise his average to .373. Chris Johnson went two for five with a home run and two RBI.
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Chicago Cubs @ Arizona
Russell Branyan went two for four with a run to raise his average to .289. Barry Enright gave up two runs in 6-2/3 innings for the win.
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