Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 5/23/11

May 24, 2011


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Here’s a look at the unheralded fantasy baseball players who played well yesterday.
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Cincinnati at Philadelphia
Placido Polanco went two for four with two runs, a homer, and two RBI (27) to raise his average to .339. Raul Ibanez also went two for four with two runs, a home run, and two RBI (20). Carlos Ruiz went three for three with a run. John Mayberry, Jr. went one for four with a run and two RBI.
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Toronto at New York Yankees
Aaron Hill went two for four with two runs and an RBI (17). J.P. Arencibia went two for four with four RBI (23). Brett Gardner went two for four with two stolen bases. Carlos Villanueva gave up one run on two hits with five strikeouts in five innings for the win.
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Chicago White Sox at Texas
Alexi Ogando struck out six in a five-hit shutout. Josh Hamilton and Nelson Cruz each homered in their return to action.
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Tampa Bay at Detroit
Jhonny Peralta went one for three with two RBI (26) to raise his average to .295. Johnny Damon went two for five. Jeremy Hellickson gave up two runs in 6-1/3 innings, but took the loss.
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Boston at Cleveland
Asdrubal Cabrera went three for four with a home run (10) and two RBI (34) to raise his average to .312. Justin Masterson and Clay Buchholz each gave up two runs on four hits in seven plus innings, but got no-decisions.
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Washington at Milwaukee
Corey Hart went three for four with three home runs, seven RBI, and a stolen base. Jonathan Lucroy went two for four with a run and an RBI to raise his average to .327. Yuniesky Betancourt went two for four with a run and an RBI. Roger Bernadina went two for five with an RBI. Layne Nix went two for four. Jerry Hairston, Jr. went two for four with a run and an RBI. Yovani Gallardo gave up one run on five hits with nine strikeouts to improve to 6-2 with a 4.35 ERA.
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Los Angeles Dodgers at Houston
Bill Hall went four for four with two runs and a stolen base. Bud Norris gave up two earned runs with five strikeouts in seven innings, but got a no-decision. Kenley Jansen blew his save opportunity and Clayton Kershaw’s would-be win.
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Seattle at Minnesota
Jack Cust went two for five with two runs, a homer, and two RBI (16). Carlos Peguero went two for five with two RBI. Brendan Ryan went two for five with a run. Michael Cuddyer went two for three with three runs. Jim Thome went two for three with two home runs and four RBI.
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Oakland at Los Angeles Angels
Jeff Mathis went two for four with two RBI. Coco Crips went two for three with a run. Josh Outman matched Jered Weaver by giving up one run over seven innings. Neither starter factored into the decision.
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St. Louis at San Diego
Jon Jay went three for five with a stolen base. Daniel Descalso went two for four with a run and an RBI. Chase Headley went two for four. Cameron Mayben went two for three with a run. Kyle Lohse, yesterday’s streaming pitching option, gave up one run on five hits with five strikeouts in eight innings to improve to 6-2 with a 2.06 ERA. Dustin Moseley gave up one run on five hits in seven innings, but got a no-decision.
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