Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 8/30/10

Aug 31, 2010


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Here’s a look at the unheralded players who played well yesterday.
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J.A. Happ, Houston Astros
Happ threw a two-hit shutout to improve to 5-2 with a 2.89 ERA.
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Travis Hafner, Cleveland Indians<
Hafner went 4 for 5 with 2 runs and an RBI (40) to raise his average to .282. Hafner is 9 for 16 in his past four games.
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Carlos Zambrano, Chicago Cubs
Zambrano gave up 1 unearned run with 7 Ks in 5-1/3 innings to improve to 6-6 with a 4.36 ERA. He’s 3-0 with a 2.15 ERA in his past five starts. He faces the Mets in his next start meaning he could be in line for another good performance.
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Joe Saunders, Arizona Diamondbacks
Saunders gave up 2 runs in 8 innings to improve to 2-4 with a 4.70 ERA for the Diamondbacks. Overall he’s 7-14 with a 4.64 ERA.
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Potent Middle Relievers
Nick Masset, CIN: 1-2/3 IP, o Runs, 2 Ks (72 Ks, 64-2/3 IP)
Jerry Blevins, OAK:  2 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (40 Ks, 43 IP)
Kyle Farnsworth, ATL:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (50 Ks, 53-2/3 IP)
Chris Sale, CHW:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (14 Ks, 9 IP)
Scott Linebrink, CHW:  Win, 2 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (44 Ks, 46-1/3 IP)
Wil Ledezma, PIT:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (15 Ks, 14-1/3 IP)
Thomas Diamond, CHC:  1-2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (22 Ks, 19 IP)
Rafael Betancourt, COL:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (67 Ks, 48 IP)
Joel Peralta, WAS:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (35 Ks, 37-1/3 IP)
Tyler Clippard, WAS:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (86 Ks, 74 IP)
Craig Stammen, WAS:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (74 Ks, 116-2/3 IP)

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