Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 6/16/10

Jun 17, 2010

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

Fred Lewis, Toronto Blue Jays
Lewis went 4 for 5 with 2 runs, 2 RBIs, and a SB to raise his average to .291.
Joel Pineiro, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Pineiro gave up 1 run on 3 hits with 5 Ks in 8 innings to improve to 6-6 with a 4.45 ERA. He’s given up 2 runs in his past two starts (17 innings).

Angel Pagan, New York Mets
Pagan went 3 for 5 with a run (37), 3 RBIs (29) and his 14th SB. He’s hitting .288.

Jason Vargas, Seattle Mariners
Vargas gave up 1 run on 5 hits in 7-2/3 innings to improve to 5-2 with a 2.88 ERA.

Jamie Moyer, Philadelphia Phillies (pictured)
You probably heard it by now, but Moyer became the oldest pitcher (47) to be the Yankees. He did it in remarkable fashion allowing 2 runs on 3 hits with 5 Ks in 8 innings improving to 7-6 with a 4.76 ERA.

Jonathan Niese, New York Mets
Niese gave up 3 runs in 7 innings to improve to 4-2 with a 3.64 ERA.

Potent Middle Relievers
Santiago Casilla, SF: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (18 Ks, 10-1/3 IP)
Carlos Villanueva, MIL:  1-2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (46 Ks, 35-1/3 IP)
Peter Moylan, ATL:  2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (26 Ks, 26-1/3 IP)
Tyson Ross, OAK:  2 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (25 Ks,31-1/3 IP)
Cedrick Bowers, OAK:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (9 Ks, 6-2/3 IP)
Jason Motte, STL:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (31 Ks, 27 IP)

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2 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Rotoprofessor
    June 17th, 2010 at 3:16 pm #

    It should also be noted that Niese is 3-0 since returning from the DL without giving up more then 3 ER in a start (as well as going 7+ each time). The Mets are hot and he has the stuff to pitch well in that ballpark. In deeper formats, I would think he’s proven worth owning.

  2. LestersLegends
    June 18th, 2010 at 12:39 pm #

    Great points RP.

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