Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 8/18/10
Here’s a look at the unheralded players who played well yesterday.
Randy Wolf, Milwaukee Brewers
Wolf gave up one run on three hits in 8-1/3 innings to improve to 10-9 with a 4.67 ERA. Randy is 3-0 with a 2.65 ERA in his past five starts.
Fred Lewis, Toronto Blue Jays
Lewis went two for four with three RBIs to raise his average to .270. He has six RBIs in his past five games.
Coco Crisp, Oakland A’s
Coco went three for three with two runs, a HR, two RBIs, and a SB (19) to raise his average to .289. He is 17 for 40 (.425) with seven runs, six RBIs, and five SBs in his last ten games.
Jose Tabata, Pittsburgh Pirates
Tabata went three for four to raise his average to .300.
Joe Blanton, Philadelphia Phillies
Blanton gave up two runs with seven strikeouts in 6-1/3 innings to improve to 5-6 with a 5.54 ERA. He’s 1-0 with a 3.79 ERA in his past three starts.
Alberto Callaspo, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Callaspo went one for three with a HR (9) and 3 RBIs (51) to raise his average to .281. He’s 6 for 12 in his past four games.
Asdrubal Cabrera, Cleveland Indians
Cabrera went three for five with a run and two RBIs to raise his average to .287. He’s 14 for 31 (.45 2) during his current eight-game hitting streak.
Yuniesky Betancourt, Kansas City Royals
Betancourt went two for four with a HR and three RBIs to raise his average to .269. He’s 14 for 35 (.400) in his past ten games.
Andruw Jones, Chicago White Sox
Jones went one for three with a HR (17) and three RBIs (40) to raise his average to .211. He offers little besides power.
Potent Middle Relievers
Henry Rodriguez, OAK: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (15 Ks, 14 IP)
Evan Meek, PIT: 1 IP, o Runs, 2 Ks (54 Ks, 64 IP)
Jonny Venters, ATL: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (67 Ks, 61-2/3 IP)
Francisco Rodriguez, LAA: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (31 Ks, 36-1/3 IP)
Kerry Wood, NYY: 2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (31 Ks, 29 IP)
Bobby Parnell, NYM: 2 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (25 Ks, 24 IP)
Rafael Betancourt, COL: Win, 2/3 IP, o Runs, 2 Ks (61 Ks, 45 IP)
Nick Masset, CIN: 1 IP, o Runs, 2 Ks (59 Ks, 55-1/3 IP)
Esmerling Vazquez, ARI: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (46 Ks, 44 IP)