Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 8/25/10

Aug 26, 2010

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

John Jaso, Tampa Bay Rays
Jaso was the Rays’ lone bright spot going 3 for 5 with a HR and 3 RBIs. He’s 9 for 22 (.409) in his last six games.

J.A. Happ, Houston Astros
Happ gave up 2 runs in 6-1/3 innings to beat his old mates and improve to 4-2 with a 3.45 ERA. He’s 2-1 with a 2.92 ERA in his last four starts.

Neil Walker & Daniel McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates
Walker went 1 for 4 with 3 RBIs. He’s hitting .296 with 41 RBIs in 75 games. It was his second straight game with a trio of RBIs. McCutchen gave up 3 hits with 5 Ks in 6 scoreless innings as he improved to 2-5 with a 5.84 ERA.

Kevin Kouzmanoff, Oakland A’s
Kouzmanoff went 2 for 4 with a run and 3 RBIs (60) to raise his average to .256.

Logan Morrison, Florida Marlins
Morrison went 3 for 5 with 2 runs to raise his average to .307. He is 8 for 21 (.381) during a five-game hitting streak.

Brian Matusz, Baltimore Orioles
Matusz gave up 1 run on 3 hits with 5 Ks in 7 innings to improve to 6-12 with a 4.79 ERA. He’s 3-1 in his past five starts with a 2.32 ERA.

Potent Middle Relievers
Phil Coke, DET: 2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (42 Ks, 52 IP)
Nick Masset, CIN:  2 IP, 0 Runs, 4 Ks (67 Ks, 61 IP)
Andrew Cashner, CHC:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (32 Ks, 37-2/3 IP)
Felix Doubront, BOS:  1-1/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (21 Ks, 23-1/3 IP)
Alexi Ogando, TEX:  2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (30 Ks, 29 IP)

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