Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 5/24/11

May 25, 2011


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Here’s a look at the unheralded fantasy baseball players who played well yesterday.
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Arizona at Colorado (Game One)
Dexter Fowler went two for three with two runs and two RBI. Seth Smith went two for five with a home run and two RBI. Chris Iannetta went two for four with two runs. Ryan Roberts went two for four with a run. Melvin Mora went two for four with two RBI.
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Kansas City at Baltimore
J.J. Hardy went two for three with a run. Alex Gordon went two for five with two runs and a homer. Melky Cabrera went two for five. Jeff Francoeur went two for five with a run, an RBI, and a stolen base.
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Boston at Cleveland
Jason Varitek went one for three with a home run and two RBI. Travis Buck went two for four with two runs and a homer. Matt LaPorta went two for four. Josh Beckett returned from his muscle spasm to shut down one of the league’s top offenses.
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Tampa Bay at Detroit
Don Kelly went two for three with a run. Jhonny Peralta went one for three with two runs. Alex Avila went two for four with two home runs and three RBI. Scott Sizemore went two for three. Johnny Damon went two for five with a run. Matt Joyce went three for five with two runs, a home run (8), and two RBI (26) to raise his average to .367. Sean Rodriguez went two for four with a run.
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Toronto at New York Yankees
Russell Martin went two for four with a home run (9) and two RBI (26). Juan Rivera went two for four with a run. Ricky Romero gave up one run in seven innings, but got a no-decision.
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Cincinnati at Philadelphia
Scott Rolen went two for five with a run and an RBI. Raul Ibanez went three for four with two runs and an RBI (21). Carlos Ruiz went two for three with and RBI.
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Atlanta at Pittsburgh
Alex Gonzalez went three for four with a run. Jair Jurrjens tossed seven shutout innings to improve to 6-1 with a 1.56 ERA. Jose Tabata went two for four. Chris Snyder went two for three. Charlie Morton gave up two runs in seven innings, but took the loss.
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Seattle at Minnesota
Nick Blackburn, yesterday’s streaming pitcher option, gave up two runs with six strikeouts in a complete game to improve to 4-4 with a 3.20 ERA. Denard Span went three for four with a run and an RBI to raise his average to .301. Alexi Casilla went two for three with two runs. Miguel Olivo went two for four with a home run and two RBI.
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Los Angeles Dodgers at Houston
Jerry Sands went one for four with a grand slam.
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New York Mets at Chicago Cubs
Darwin Barney went two for five with a run and two RBI to raise his average to .318. Luis Montanez went two for four with two runs and an RBI. Koyie Hill went one for three with three runs and an RBI. Ronny Paulino went two for four. Ruben Tejada went two for four with a run. Ryan Dempster gave up one run with five strikeouts in seven innings for the win.
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Arizona at Colorado (Game Two)
Kelly Johnson went two for three with three runs, a home run, and two RBI. Joe Saunders gave up two runs on six hits in eight innings for the win.
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Washington at Milwaukee
Corey Hart wasn’t done with his home run barrage. He went two for four with a home run and two RBI. Jonathan Lucroy went two for four with a home run and three RBI (22) to raise his average to .333. Ian Desmond went two for five with a run, and RBI, and a stolen base (15). Michael Morse went three for five with two runs and a grand slam.
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Oakland at Los Angeles Angels
Josh Willingham went one for four with two RBI (28). Kurt Suzuki went two for four with two runs. David DeJesus went three for four with two home runs and four RBI. Guillermo Moscoso gave up three hits in six scoreless innings for his first career win.
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St. Louis at San Diego
Daniel Descalsco went three for five with a run, an RBI, and a stolen base. Kyle McClellan gave up two unearned runs on two hits in six innings to lower his ERA to 3.11, but he did not factor into the decision. Neither did Aaron Harang, who gave up two runs with seven strikeouts in seven innings.
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Florida at San Francisco
Chris Coghlan went one for four with two runs. Gaby Sanchez went three for four with three RBI (30) to raise his average to .326. Omar Infante went three for three.  Andres Torres and Cody Ross each went two for three. Ricky Nolasco gave up one run with five strikeouts in 8-1/3 innings to improve to 4-0 with a 3.04 ERA.
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Chicago White Sox at Texas
Carlos Quentin hit three home runs. Alex Rios had a pair of hits and Adam Dunn went deep. Mitch Moreland went two for three with a run and an RBI.
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