Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 6/18/10

Jun 19, 2010

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

Tyler Colvin, Chicago Cubs
Colvin went 2 for 4 with a HR and 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .315 with 8 HRs and 20 RBIs. He did the damage out of the leadoff spot, which would certainly help his value if he were to get regular ABs there.

Brandon Inge, Detroit Tigers
Inge went 3 for 4 with 2 runs and an RBI (28) to raise his average to .264.

Delmon Young, Minnesota Twins
Delmon is on fire. He went 3 for 4 with 2 runs to raise his average to .302.

Edwin Encarnacion, Toronto Blue Jays
Encarnacion went 2 for 2 with a HR (9) and 3 RBIs (22). He’s hitting just .204.

Mike Stanton, Florida Marlins
The prized rookie smacked a Grand Slam for his first career HR.

Ronny Paulino, Florida Marlins
Paulino collected 3 hits to raise his average to .313.

Melky Cabrera, Atlanta Braves
Melky went 3 for 4 with 2 runs and an RBI. He’s hitting .259 with 18 RBIs.

Hisanori Takahashi, New York Mets (pictured)
Takahashi continues to get it done. He held the Yankees scoreless through 6 innings give up 4 hits to improve to 6-2 with a 3.13 ERA. He has blanked the Yankees 12 straight innings.

Javier Vazquez, New York Yankees
Vazquez took the loss despite allowing just 1 run on 3 hits over 7 innings. He fell to 6-6 with a 5.01 ERA.

Justin Smoak, Texas Rangers
Smoak is swinging a hot bat. He has 16 RBIs this month after going 2 for 5 with 2 runs, a HR (7) and 4 RBIs.

Skip Schumaker, St. Louis Cardinals
Schumaker went 3 for 4 with 3 runs and an RBI. He’s hitting just .249.

Jason Hammel, Colorado Rockies
Hammel scattered 8 hits in 7-1/3 scoreless innings to improve to 5-3 with a 4.03 ERA. He has not allowed a run in 25-1/3 innings.

Potent Middle Relievers
Tyler Clippard, WAS: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (52 Ks, 42-2/3 IP)
Matt Thornton, CHW: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (42 Ks, 28-2/3 IP)
Jason Frasor, TOR:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (31 Ks, 26-1/3 IP)
Andy Sonnantine, FL:  4-2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 4 Ks (23 Ks, 37 IP)
Dan Wheeler, FL:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (22 Ks, 20-2/3 IP)
Travis Schlichting, LAD:  2-2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (5 Ks, 7-2/3 IP)
Scott Atchison, BOS:  3 IP, 0 Runs, 5 Ks (17 Ks, 20 IP)
Cedrick Bowers, OAK:  1-2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (12 Ks, 8-1/3 IP)
Arthur Rhodes, CIN:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (28 Ks, 30 IP)

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