Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 4/21

Apr 22, 2008

Monday, April 21st

Miguel “
Cocoon” Tejada must have found the Fountain of Youth as he went 4 for 5 with 3 Runs, a Double, a HR, 3 RBI, and a SB.  Julio Lugo went 4 for 4 with 2 Runs, a Double, an RBI, a Walk, and a SB.  Ivan Rodriguez pounded out 4 hits as well.  Cristian Guzman, Matt Diaz, Dan Uggla, Andre Ethier, and Pat Burrell each had 3 hits.  Nomar Garciaparra, James Loney, Lance Berkman, Yorvit Torrealba, and Big Papi each drove in 3 runs. 

Clay Buchholz pitched 6 shutout innings allowing 5 hits and striking out 6 batters for his first win of the year on Patriots Day.  Armando Galarraga fired 5-1/3 innings of three-hit shutout baseball with 4 Ks.  He’s 2-0 with a 1.50 ERA.  Tim Hudson allowed 1 earned run in 6-2/3 for his 3rd win despite allowing 10 hits.  Carlos Zambrano pitched 7 innings allowing 1 run on 5 hits with 4 Ks to improve to 3-1 with a 2.67 ERA.  Mark Hendrickson gave up 3 earned runs in 8 innings to move to 4-1 on the year.  Brad Penny allowed 1 run in 6 innings to improve to 3-2 with a 2.67 ERA.  Adam Wainwright and Carlos Villanueva each allowed 2 runs in 7 innings as they took no-decisions.  Roy Oswalt continued to rebound as he went 7 innings allowing 3 runs with 6 Ks for his 2nd win.  Micah Owings improved to 4-0 with a 2.42 ERA after going 6-1/3 innings allowing 2 runs with 4 Ks.

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2 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Big Denny
    April 22nd, 2008 at 4:29 pm #

    Good line about Tejada.

  2. Ryan Lester
    April 22nd, 2008 at 7:43 pm #


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