Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 7/11/10

Jul 12, 2010

 

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

 

Daisuke Matsuzaka, Boston Red Sox (pictured)
Dice-K gave up 2 runs in 6 innings with 5 Ks to improve to 6-3 with a 4.56 ERA.

 

Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco Giants
Bumgarner gave up 1 run in 6 innings with 6 Ks to improve to 2-2 with a 2.57 ERA. He’s won his past two starts, allowing 1 run in 14 innings.

 

Andruw Jones & Gordon Beckham, Chicago White Sox
Jones went 2 for 4 with a HR (12) and 4 RBIs (29). He’s hitting just .210. Beckham isn’t much better (.216) after today’s 3 for 5, 2 runs, 1 RBI performance.

 

Jeff Keppinger, Houston Astros
Keppinger went 3 for 5 with a run. He’s hitting .284 and has a hit in 11 of his last 13 games.

 

Jake Arrieta, Baltimore Orioles
Arrieta gave up 1 run in 6-1/3 innings to improve to 3-2 with a 4.38 ERA. He has allowed 2 run in his past two starts (12-2/3 IP).

 

Jerry Hairston, Jr. & Scott Hairston
Jerry went 3 for 6 with 2 runs (31) and 1 RBI (32) to raise his average to .248. Scott went 4 for 5 with a run (29) and an RBI (28) to raise his average to .241.

 

Vincente Padilla, Los Angeles Dodgers
Padilla allowed 2 hits in 8 scoreless innings as he improved to 4-2 with a 4.04 ERA. He collected 6 strikeouts. He’s 3-1 in his last four starts with a 1.57 ERA.

 

Potent Middle Relievers
Sergio Romo, SF: 1-1/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (37 Ks, 36-2/3 IP)
Nick Masset, CIN:  1-2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (44 Ks, 39-1/3 IP)
Grant Balfour, TB:  1 IP, o Runs, 2 Ks (38 Ks, 37-2/3 IP)
Joaquin Benoit, TB:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (40 Ks, 27-2/3 IP)
Kevin Jepsen, LAA:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (38 Ks, 20 IP)
Francisco Rodriguez, LAA:  1 IP, o Runs, 2 Ks (22 Ks, 21 IP)
Jose Veras, FL:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (18 Ks, 14 IP)
Andrew Cashner, CHC:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (15 Ks, 18-2/3 IP)

 

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