Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 5/16/10

May 17, 2010

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

 

John Buck, Toronto Blue Jays
The Jays’ catcher had another solid game. He went 1 for 2 with 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .276 with 23 RBIs on the year.

 

Scott Rolen, Cincinnati Reds
Rolen went 2 for 4 with a HR and 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .271 with 7 HRs and 18 RBIs.

 

Bronson Arroyo, Cincinnati Reds
Arroyo threw a complete game giving up 2 runs to improve to 3-2 with a 4.78 ERA.

 

Luke Scott, Baltimore Orioles
Scott went 3 for 4 with a HR (7) to raise his average to .245.

 

Jake Westbrook, Cleveland Indians
Westbrook threw a complete game giving up 1 run with 8 Ks to improve to 2-2 with a 4.27 ERA.

 

Troy Glaus, Atlanta Braves
Glaus went 3 for 5 with 2 runs a HR (5), and 2 RBIs. He’s hitting .283 with 25 RBIs.

 

Eric Hinske, Atlanta Braves
Hinske went 2 for 3 with a HR and 4 RBIs. He’s hitting .360 with 17 RBIs.

 

Jose Guillen, Kansas City Royals
Guillen went 2 for 4 with 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .255 with 25 RBIs.

 

Jeff Francis, Colorado Rockies
Francis gave up 1 run with 6 Ks in 7 innings in a no-decision in his first start of the year.

 

Joel Pineiro, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Pineiro, one of my streaming options yesterday, threw a complete game shutout allowing 4 hits with 5 Ks. He improved to 3-4 with a 3.71 ERA.

 

Wade LeBlanc, San Diego Padres
LeBlanc, my other streaming options yesterday, was handed a loss despite giving up 1 run on 2 hits in 7 innings. He fell to 2-1 with a 1.54 ERA.

 

Potent Middle Relievers:
Darren Oliver, TEX:   1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (18 Ks, 17-2/3 IP)
Frank Francisco, TEX:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (17 Ks, 15-2/3 IP)
Scott Downs, TOR:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (13 Ks, 18-1/3 IP) 
Mitchell Boggs, STL:  2 IP, 0 Runs, 4 Ks (14 Ks, 15-1/3 IP) 
Manny Acosta, NYM:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (13 Ks, 9 IP) 
Eric O’Flaherty, ATL:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (13 Ks, 15-1/3 IP)
Carlos Villanueva, MIL:  1/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (27 Ks, 20-2/3 IP)

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