Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 8/8/10

Aug 9, 2010

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

 


Brandon Morrow, Toronto Blue Jays
Morrow had to settle for a one-hit shutout as his no-no was broken up by Evan Longoria in the ninth. Morrow had 17 Ks as he improved to 9-6 with a 4.45 ERA.

 

Matt LaPorta & Trevor Crowe, Cleveland Indians
LaPorta went 3 for 4 with a HR (7) and 2 RBIs (27) to raise his average to .259. Crowe went 3 for 4 with a run to raise his average to .255.

 

Jeremy Guthrie, Baltimore Orioles
Guthrie gave up 1 run in 8 innings to improve to 6-11 with a 4.04 ERA. He’s 3-1 in his last five starts with a 1.77 ERA.

 

Jerry Hairston, Jr. & Chris Denorfia, San Diego Padres
Jerry went 3 for 4 with 4 runs (46), a HR (9), and 2 RBIs (45) to raise his average to .255. Denorfia went 2 for 4 with 3 runs, a HR (8) and 2 RBIs to raise his average to .266.

 

Potent Middle Relievers
Randy Choate, TB: 2/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (29 Ks, 30 IP)
Ramon Ramirez, SF:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (35 Ks, 45 IP)
Takashi Saito, ATL:  Save, 1 IP, 0 Runs, 3 Ks (53 Ks, 43 IP)
Doug Slaten, WAS:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (22 Ks, 25-2/3 IP)
Tyler Clippard, WAS:  1-1/3 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (75 Ks, 65-1/3 IP)
Kenley Jansen, LAD: 1  IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (9 Ks, 6 IP)
Octavio Dotel, LAD:  1 IP, 0 Runs, 2 Ks (50 Ks, 43 IP)

 

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