Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 4/29/10

Apr 30, 2010

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

Dontrelle Willis, Detroit Tigers
The D-Train threw 6 scoreless innings to beat the Twins. He gave up 4 hits and 2 walks with 6 Ks to improve to 1-1 with a 3.75 ERA.

Carl Pavano, Minnesota Twins
Pavano took the loss, but threw a complete game (8 innings) allowing 2 earned runs with 5 Ks. He sits at 3-2 with a 3.73 ERA.

David Freese, St. Louis Cardinals
Freese had a whale of a game going 3 for 3 with 2 runs, a HR, and 6 RBIs. He’s hitting .328 on the year and now has 14 RBIs.

Justin Smoak, Texas Rangers
Smoak went 2 for 4 with 2 runs, his first career HR, and 2 RBIs. He’s hitting .158.

Kelly Johnson, Arizona Diamondbacks
Johnson went 4 for 4 with a run a HR, and 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .320 with 17 runs, 9 HRs, and 18 RBIs.

Adam LaRoche, Arizona Diamondbacks
LaRoche went 3 for 5 with 3 runs, 2 HRs, and 5 RBIs. He’s hitting .299 with 17 RBIs.

Chris Snyder, Arizona Diamondbacks
Snyder went 2 for 5 with 2 runs, a HR, and 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .278 with 12 RBIs.

John Buck, Toronto Blue Jays
Buck went ape sh…wait, this is a family-friendly site. He went hog wild 3 for 4 with 3 HRs and 5 RBIs. He’s still hitting just .194 so don’t get too carried away thinking you need to add him.

Reid Brignac, Tampa Bay Rays
Brignac went 2 for 5 with a HR and 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .286 with 10 RBIs.

Bronson Arroyo, Cincinnati Reds
Arroyo beat the Astros giving up 2 runs in 6-2/3 innings with 7 Ks. He improved to 1-2 with a 6.37 ERA.

Evan Meek, Pittsburgh Pirates
Meek helped settle the Pirates’ closer woes by pitching a 1-2-3 ninth inning to earn his first save.  His ERA is a mere 0.60.

Yorvit Torrealba, San Diego Padres
Torrealba went 2 for 3 with 2 runs and 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .286.

Wade LeBlanc, San Diego Padres
Wade LeBlancked the Brewers over 6-1/3 innings. He gave up just 1 hit and struck out 6 without issuing a walk. He’s 2-0 with a 0.52 ERA.

Potent Middle Relievers
Sean Marshall, Chicago Cubs:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (14 Ks, 11 IP)

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