Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 5/16/11

May 17, 2011


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Here’s a look at the unheralded fantasy baseball players who played well yesterday.
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New York Yankees at Tampa Bay
Sam Fuld went one for four with a home run and two RBI (15). Casey Kotchman went two for three to raise his average to .352. Russell Martin went two for four with a run.
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Philadelphia at St. Louis
Ryan Theriot went two for two with an RBI to raise his average to .295. Yadier Molina went two for four to raise his average to .296. Nick Punto went two for four with a run and an RBI. Jake Westbrook gave up one run on four hits for the win.
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Pittsburgh at Washington
Danny Espinosa went one for three with a home run and two RBI (22). Ronny Cedeno went two for three with a run. John Lannan gave up two runs in 6-1/3 innings, but got a no-decision.
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Toronto at Detroit
Yunel Escobar went two for three with an RBI. Edwin Encarnacion went two for five with a run. Aaron Hill went two for four with a run and an RBI. Rajai Davis went two for four. Kyle Drabek gave up one run on three hits in seven innings to improve to 3-2 with a 4.32 ERA. Max Scherzer gave up one unearned run in seven innings, but got a no-decision. He lowered his ERA to 2.81.
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Houston at Atlanta
Eric Hinske went three for four with a run and an RBI to raise his average to .356. Joe Mather went two for four with two RBI. Jason Heyward was out again. Matt Downs went two for three with a home run and two RBI. Tommy Hanson tossed a gem. Brett Myers gave up two runs with six strikeouts in six innings, but got a no-decision.
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Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati
Jonny Gomes went one for four with a home run (7) and two RBI (19). Darwin Barney went three for four with an RBI to raise his average to .345. Marlon Byrd went two for four with a run to raise his average to .316. Carlos Pena went two for four with two runs, a home run, and two RBI.
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Texas at Chicago White Sox
Endy Chavez went three for five with two runs and a stolen base. A.J. Pierzynski went two for three. Colby Lewis struck out seven in a five-hit shutout. He improve to 4-4 with a 3.81 ERA.
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Baltimore at Boston
J.D. Drew went two for four with a run. Jed Lowrie went two for four with two runs and an RBI (18) to raise his average to .320. Jason Varitek went two for five with a run and two RBI. Chris Tillman threw five scoreless innings, but got a no-decision.
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Cleveland at Kansas City
The Tribe scored 19 runs so pretty much everybody went off. Michael Brantely, both Cabreras, and Matt LaPorta did most of the damage. Josh Tomlin gave up one run in six innings to improve to 5-1 with a 2.56 ERA.
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San Francisco at Colorado
Dexter Fowler went two for three with two runs and an RBI. Jonathan Herrera went two for four with a run to raise his average to .292. Jose Lopez went two for three with a run. Freddy Sanchez went three for four. Nate Schierholtz went one for two with a home run and two RBI. Miguel Tejada went two for four with a run.
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Florida at New York Mets
Omar Infante went three for four. Justin Turner went two for five. Mike Pelfrey gave up one run in seven innings, but got a no-decision. Mike Dunn struck out five in two scoreless innings.
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San Diego at Arizona
Jason Bartlett went two for five with two runs and two RBI (15). Cameron Maybin went one for three with two RBI (15). Ryan Ludwick went two for three with a home run (7) and three RBI (26). Henry Blanco went two for three with a pair of home runs.
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Minnesota at Seattle
Adam Kennedy went two for three with a home run and two RBI. Michael Pineda did his thing as the Twins’ bats remained quiet.
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Milwaukee at Los Angeles Dodgers
Shaun Marcum gave up one run on five hits in seven innings to improve to 5-1 with a 2.54 ERA. Jon Garland gave up two runs in six innings, but took the loss.
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Los Angeles Angels at Oakland
Coco Crisp went two for four with a run and a stolen base (13). Daric Barton went two for four with an RBI. Alberto Callaspo went two for five with an RBI (20) to raise his average to .315. Bobby Wilson went two for four.
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