Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 8/26/10

Aug 27, 2010

 

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

 

Ian Kennedy, Arizona Diamondbacks
Kennedy gave up 1 hit with 12 Ks in 7 scoreless innings as he improved to 8-9 with a 4.22 ERA. He’s 3-0 in his past three starts with a 2.37 ERA and 23 Ks.

 

Jhonny Peralta & Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers
Peralta went 1 for 4 with a HR (13) and 4 RBIs (61). He’s hitting .244. He’s 7 for 14 with 10 RBIs in his past four games. Scherzer gave up 1 run on 6 hits with 8 Ks in 8 innings to improve to 10-9 with a 3.60 ERA. He’s 3-0 with a 1.31 ERA in his past six starts.

 

Logan Morrison, Florida Marlins
Morrison went 2 for 2 with 3 runs and 2 RBIs to raise his average to .320. He’s 10 for 23 (.435) with 8 runs during his current six-game hitting streak.

 

Ian Desmond, Washington Nationals
Desmond went 4 for 7 with a run and 3 RBIs to raise his average to .279.

 

Skip Schumaker, St. Louis Cardinals
Schumaker went 2 for 4 with 3 RBIs to raise his average to .268. He’s 6 for 14 in his past four games.

 

Potent Middle Relievers
Kenley Jansen, LAD: 2 IP, 0 Runs, 4 Ks (17 Ks, 11-2/3 IP)
Octavio Dotel, LAD:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (60 Ks, 50 IP)
Joe Thatcher, SD:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (39 Ks, 28-1/3 IP)
Burke Badenhop, FLA:  2 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (35 Ks, 48-2/3 IP)
Sean Burnett, WAS:  1-2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (47 Ks, 47-2/3 IP)

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