Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 5/14

May 15, 2008

Wednesday, May 14th
David Murphy
went 4 for 5 with 2 Doubles and an RBI.  Chris Coste went 4 for 4 with 2 Runs.  Robinson Cano went 4 for 4 with an RBI.  Jacoby Ellsbury, Jerry Hairston, Juan Pierre (3 RBI), Kosuke Fukudome, Troy Glaus, Cesar Izturis, Todd Helton, and Miguel Tejada each collected 3 Hits.  Jay Payton and Carlos Quentin each hit Grand Slams and finished with 5 RBI.  Matt Stairs also hit a Grand Slam.  Brian McCann, Cody Ross, Tadahito Iguchi, Alfonso Soriano, and Geovany Soto each picked up 3 RBI.

C.C. Sabathia fired a Complete Game five-hit Shutout with 11 Ks.  Kudos to you if you snagged him from an impatient owner.  Carlos Silva allowed 2 Runs in a 6 Inning no-decision.  Scott Feldman also got a no-decison despite allowing1 Earned Run in 7 Innings.  Jon Lester gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings for a no-decision.  Bronson Arroyo fired 7 scoreless Innings in a no-decision.  Tim Redding gave up 1 Run on 2 Hits to improve to 5-3 with a 3.55 ERA.  Claudio Vargas gave up 2 Runs on 3 Hits with 6 Ks, but took the Loss.  Mike Mussina improved to 6-3 after giving up just 1 Run in 6-1/3 Innings.  James Shields gave u 2 Runs in 7 Innings with 6 Ks, but took the Loss.  Manny Parra allowed 1 Earned Run in 6-2/3 Innings, but got a no-decision.  Ted Lilly gave up 4 Runs in 6 Innings, but picked up the Win while striking out 11.  Justin Verlander gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings, but still fell to 1-7.  Luke Hochevar blanked Detroit for 6 Innings to improve to 3-2.  Todd Wellemeyer cruised for 7 Innings giving up just 1 Run on 2 Hits to improve to 4-1 with a 3.27 ERA.  Micah Owings didn’t hit well, but he did throw 6 scoreless Innings to improve to 5-1.  John Lackey returned for a no-decision despite giving up 1 Run in 7 Innings.  Jose Contreras got the Win by matching Lackey with 7 Innings of one-run ball himself.

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