Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 4/5
Saturday, April 5th
Chris Young smacked a pair of HRs. For the game he went 2 for 5 with 2 runs, 3 RBI, and a walk. Derrek Lee had four hits. Jonny Gomes, Kelly Johnson, Mike Jacobs, and Justin Morneau each drove in 4 runs. Carlos Lee, Paul Bako, Nick Johnson, Chipper Jones, Jeff Francoeur, Daric Barton, Melvin Mora, Luke Scott, Gary Matthews, Justin Upton, and Conor Jackson each had three hits.
On the mound Jake Peavy was unbelievable firing a complete game allowing just two hits and one run while striking out 8. On the year he’s 2-0 with a 0.56 ERA and WHIP. Aaron Harrang allowed 2 runs in 7 innings while striking out 6 batters. Adam Wainwright allowed just 2 runs in 8 innings of work. He struck out 4. Dana Eveland threw 7 innings allowing 1 run. He recorded 7 strikeouts. Jered Weaver (7 shutout innings, three hits allowed, 6 Ks) outdueled Kevin Millwood (8 innings, two runs). Brandon Webb allowed just one earned run in 7 innings of work. He struck out 5.
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