Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 4/14
Monday, April 14th
Alex Rodriguez tied Ted Williams and Willie McCovey with his 521st career Home Run. He went 4 for 5 in the game. Kurt Suzuki also had 4 hits for Oakland. Delmon Young, Magglio Ordonez, Carlos Guillen, Kevin Youkilis, Victor Martinez, Milton Bradley, Miguel Olivo, and Freddy Sanchez each had three hits.
Zack Greinke fired a complete game five-hitter allowing 1 run while striking out 4. On the season he’s 3-0 with a 0.75 ERA. Jake Westbrook got a no-decision when Joe Borowski blew his save, but he went 6 innings allowing 1 earned run with 5 Ks. Ervin Santana threw 7 innings allowing 3 runs. He struck out 6 as he moved to 2-0. Greg Smith (7 innings, 1 run, 4 Ks for the win) outdueled Mark Buehrle (7 innings, 2 runs, 4 Ks). Randy Johnson returned. He went 5 innings allowing 3 uneared runs and striking out 7. Unfortunately his 285th victory was blown by his relievers.
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