Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 8/2/10

Aug 3, 2010


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

 

Shelley Duncan, Cleveland Indians
Duncan went 4 for 5 with a run and 2 RBIs (19) to raise his average to .281.

 

Travis Wood, Cincinnati Reds (pictured)
Wood continued his impressive run giving up 2 hit in 7 scoreless innings to improve to 2-1 with a 2.42 ERA. He has a 1.91 ERA in his last five starts.

 

Jeremy Hellickson, Tampa Bay Rays
Hellickson was impressive in his MLB debut holding the Twins to 2 runs on 3 hits with 6 Ks in 7 innings. While he raised eyebrows with his start, he was sent back down.

 

Alcides Escobar, Milwaukee Brewers
Escobar got into the action as the Brewers pounded the Cubs 19-1. He went 3 for 5 with 2 runs and 2 RBIs. He hasn’t quite lived up to his expectations this year.

 

Jeff Keppinger, Houston Astros
Keppinger went 2 for 5 with 4 RBIs (40) to raise his average to .293. He’s 8 for 16 in his last four games with 6 RBIs.

 

Jake Westbrook, St. Louis Cardinals
Westbrook was impressive in his Cardinals’ debut, even if he earned a no-decision. He gave up 2 runs in 6 innings with 7 Ks. He’s a combined 6-7 with a 4.58 ERA on the year.

 

Livan Hernandez, Washington Nationals
Livan gave up 1 run on 5 hits with 5 Ks in 7-1/3 innings to improve to 8-7 with a 3.12 ERA. He’s 2-2 in his last four starts with a 2.02 ERA.

 

Potent Middle Relievers
David Robertson, NYY: 1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (45 Ks, 37-2/3 IP)
Joba Chamberlain, NYY:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (52 Ks, 46 IP)
Bobby Parnell, NYM:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (21 Ks, 19-2/3 IP)
LaTroy Hawkins, MIL:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (17 Ks, 13-2/3 IP)
Sean Burnett, WAS:  Save, 1-2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (35 Ks, 38-1/3 IP)
Ernesto Frieri, SD:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks, (14 Ks, 7-1/3 IP)

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