Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 6/9/10
Here’s a look at the unheralded players who played well yesterday.
Travis Hafner, Cleveland Indians
Pronk went 1 for 4 with a Grand Slam. He’s hitting .243 with 5 HRs and 22 RBIs.
Justin Masterson, Cleveland Indians (pictured)
Masterson threw a two-hit shutout against his old mates. He struck out six Boston batters to improve to 2-5 with a 4.74 ERA.
Orlando Cabrera, Cincinnati Reds
Cabrera went 4 for 5 with 3 runs to raise his average to .269.
Sean Rodriguez, Tampa Bay Rays
Rodriguez went 3 for 4 with a run and 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .264 with 19 RBIs.
Lastings Milledge, Pittsburgh Pirates
Things were a little easier with Stephen Strasburg watching on. Milledge was 3 for 5 with 2 runs and an RBI to raise his average to .255.
Omar Vizquel, Brent Lillibridge, & Ramon Castro, White Sox
They all had big games (Vizquel & Lillibridge 3 RBIs, Castro 4 RBIs), but none are worth owning.
Felipe Paulino, Houston Astros
Paulino got a no-decision despite holding the Rockies to 2 runs in 8 innings with 7 Ks. He’s allowed two or fewer runs in his past five starts to lower his ERA to 3.82.
Kenshin Kawakami, Atlanta Braves
Kawakami got a no-decision despite throwing 6 scoreless innings. He struck out 8 and lowered his ERA to 4.48.
Ian Kennedy, Arizona Diamondbacks
Kennedy didn’t factor into the decision either. He threw 7 scoreless innings allowing 3 hits with 6 Ks lowering his ERA to 3.17.
Joe Saunders, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Saunders threw a complete game allowing 1 run to improve to 5-6 with a 4.35 ERA.
Potent Middle Relievers
Randy Choate, TB: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (18 Ks, 16 IP)
Randy Williams, CHW: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (20 Ks, 22-1/3 IP)
Chris Smith, CHC: 1-1/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (2 Ks, 1-1/3 IP)
Ed O’Flaherty, ATL: 1-1/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (22 Ks, 25-1/3IP)
Brad Ziegler, OAK: 1-1/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (19 Ks, 29-1/3 IP)
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