Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 4/12

Apr 13, 2008

Saturday, April 12th
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Jeff Francoeur
decided Saturday was a night for fighting as he bashed Washington pitching with 3 hits, 2 HR & 7 RBI.  Brian McCann, Cristian Guzman, Justin Upton (4 RBI), Chris Duncan, Fred Lewis, Mark Loretta, James Loney, Andre Ethier, Casey Kotchman, Howie Kendrick, and Matt Stairs each had three hits. 

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Roy Halladay
threw a complete game six-hitter.  He allowed 1 run and struck out 6.  Chicago White Sox’s Gavin Floyd gave up 1 hit in 7-1/3 shutout innings.  He struck out 4 Tigers.  John Smoltz allowed 1 run in 6 innings while striking out 5.  Dan Haren gave up 1 run in 6 innings while striking out 7.  Brandon Backe pitched 5 shutout innings.  Cole Hamels pitched 7 innings of one-hit ball without allowing a run and picking up 5 Ks.  Boof Bosner pitched 6 scoreless innings stiking out 4 batters.  Daniel Cabrera (6 innings, 1 run ) and Jason Hammel (7 innings, 2 runs, 6 Ks) were involved in a pitchers’ duel.  Derek Lowe threw 8 innings of 4 hit/1 run baseball picking up 6 K’s along the way.  Carlos Silva churned out 8 more innings allowing 3 runs to pick up his 2nd victory.

Photos courtesy of Icon SMI.

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