Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 4/12
Saturday, April 12th
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.
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.