Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 5/14/11

May 15, 2011


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Here’s a look at the unheralded fantasy baseball players who played well yesterday.
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Florida at Washington
Anibal Sanchez fired another gem. He gave up three hits with nine strikeouts in eight scoreless innings to improve to 3-1 wtih a 2.90 ERA. He has hurled 15 scoreless innings in his past two starts. Logan Morrison, Greg Dobbs, and Laynce Nix all went two for four. Livan Hernandez gave up one run in seven innings, but took the loss.
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Philadelphia at Atlanta
Martin Prado remained hot going two for four with a home run (6) and three RBI (27) to raise his average to .295. Freddie Freeman went two for four with a run. Jair Jurrjens gave up three runs on three hits with six strikeouts in 7-1/3 innings to remain undefeated. He’s 5-0 with a 1.66 ERA. Joe Blanton gave up two runs with five strikeouts in five innings, but took the loss.
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San Diego at Colorado
Brad Hawpe went three for five with three runs, a homer, and two RBI. Cameron Maybin went two for four with two runs. Eric Patterson went one for four with a home run and two RBI. Ty Wiggington went two for four with an RBI.
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Chicago White Sox at Oakland
Coco Crisp went two for five. Josh Willingham went two for four with a run. David DeJesus went one for three with two runs and two RBI. Kurt Suzuki went two for three with an RBI. Tyler Ross gave up two runs on six hits with eight strikeouts in 7-1/3 innings to improve to 3-2 with a 2.50 ERA.
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New York Mets at Houston
Brett Wallace went two for four with a run and an RBI to raise his average to .336. Bill Hall went two for four with a home run and two RBI. J.A. Happ gave up two runs on five hits in six innings for the win.
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Kansas City at Detroit
Scott Sizemore went two for four with a run. Jhonny Peralta went two for three with an RBI (22). Brad Penny gave up five hits in eight scoreless innings to improve to 4-3 with a 4.11 ERA.
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Pittsburgh at Milwaukee
Mark Kotsay went two for four with a stolen base. Chris Narveson gave up one run on four hits with five strikeouts for the win.
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Toronto at Minnesota
Yunel Escobar went three for six with two runs. Corey Patterson went two for four with a run and two RBI to raise his average to .281. J.P. Arencibia went two for five with two runs, a homer, and three RBI. Trevor Plouffe went two for six with a run. Michael Cuddyer went three for five with a home run. Danny Valencia went two for four. Nick Blackburn gave up two earned runs with eight strikeouts in 7-2/3 innings, but got a no-decision.
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Los Angeles Angels at Texas
Maicer Izturis went two for four with a run and an RBI to raise his average to .331. Alberto Callaspo went two for four with two RBI (19) to raise his average to .314. Derek Holland gave up two runs in six innings, but got a no-decision.
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St. Louis at Cincinnati
Scott Rolen went two for four with a run. Ramon Hernandez went three for three with two home runs.  Johnny Cueto gave up three unearned runs on three hits with five strikeouts in 7-2/3 innings to improve to 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA.
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Baltimore at Tampa Bay
Jake Fox went one for three with a home run and two RBI. Brad Bergesen threw a four-hit shutout. He struck out five Rays.
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Arizona at Los Angeles Dodgers
Josh Collmenter gave up two hits in six scoreless innings to improve to 2-0 with a 0.90 ERA. Chad Billingsley threw a gem as well, but took the loss in this 1-0 pitchers’ duel.
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Boston at New York Yankees
Josh Beckett struck out nine in six scoreless innings to improve to 3-1 with a 1.75 ERA. C.C. Sabathia got bombed.
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San Francisco at Chicago Cubs
Darwin Barney went two for three to improve his average to .333. Ryan Vogelsong struck out seven in six scoreless innings to win this rain-shortened game. Doug Davis gave up one earned run with six strikeouts in five innings, but took the loss.
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