Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 5/1

May 2, 2008

Thursday, May 1st
Jack Cust
went 4 for 4 with 3 Runs and a HR.  Emil Brown  and Kosuke Fukudome also had 4 hits.  Ryan Braun (3 RBI), Alex Rios,  Ichiro Suzuki, Magglio Ordonez had three hits.  Miguel Cabrera, Erick Ayabar, and Bobby Abreu each drove in three Runs.

A.J. Burnett
threw 7-2/3 three-hit shutout innings with 5 Ks for his third Win.  Sidney Ponson threw 8 Innings allowing 1 Run with 5 Ks to improve to 1-0 with a 1.35 ERA.  He outdueled Zack Greinke, who went 7 Innings allowing 2 Runs on 4 Hits with 9 Ks for his first loss of the year.  Matt Garza allowed 2 Runs on 3 Hits in 6 Innings to earn his first Win of the year.  Carlos Zambrano pitched 6-1/3 Innings allowing 1 Run, but got a no-decision.  Paul Byrd (7-2/3 shutout Innings, 4 Hits, 4 Ks) and Miguel Batista (7 Innings, 1 Run on 4 Hits with 6 Ks) took no-decisions.  Randy Wolf struck out 9 in 6 Innings as he allowed 2 Runs on 6 Hits.  Adam Eaton allowed 2 Runs in 6 Innings as well.  They both got no-decisions.

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