Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 4/7/09
Jim Thome went 3 for 4 with 2 Runs, a HR, and 3 RBI. Mike Cameron was 1 for 1 with 2 Runs, an RBI, 4 Walks, and 2 SBs. Travis Ishikawa went 2 for 5 with a Run, a Triple, and 3 RBI. Aaron Rowand went 2 for 3 with a Double, a HR, 3 RBI, and a Walk. Aaron Hill hit a 3-Run HR. Cristian Guzman, Nick Johnson, Jack Cust, Jason Giambi and Ryan Sweeney each banged out three Hits. Endy Chavez went 3 for 5 with 2 Runs, 2 RBI, and a SB. Denard Span went 3 for 5 with a Run, 2 RBI, and a SB. Albert Pujols scored 3 Runs.
Ubaldo Jimenez struck out 8 in seven four-hit scoreless Innings to earn a Win. Josh Beckett was brilliant giving up 1 Run on 2 Hits with 10 Ks to earn the Win for Boston. Josh Johnson threw 6-2/3 scoreless Innings with 8 Ks to win for Florida. Jair Jurrjens gave up four Hits in 5-2/3 scoreless Innings for the W. Kyle Lohse gave up 2 Earned Run in 7 Innings for the W. Chris Young gave up 2 Runs on 5 Hits with 5 Ks to get the Win. Gil Meche gave up 1 Run in 7 Innings with 6 Ks, but got a no-decision. Edwin Jackson gave up 1 Earned Run on 2 Hits in 7-2/3 Innings, but suffered the same fate. Ryan Dempster (6 Innings, 2 Runs, 5 Ks) and Wandy Rodriguez (6 Innings, 1 Run, 4 Hits) battled to no-decisions. Dan Haren gave up 1 Run on 3 Hits with 9 Ks, but took a Loss.