Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 5/24
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Saturday, May 24th
Magglio Ordonez went 3 for 3 with 4 Runs, a Double, 2 HRs, 6 RBI, and a Walk. Evan Longoria hit a pair of HRs and drove in 6 Runs. Robinson Cano went 4 for 4 with a Run, 3 Doubles, and an RBI. B.J. Upton went 4 for 4 with 3 Runs, 2 Doubles, and 2 RBI. Placido Polanco went 4 for 5 with 4 Runs, a Double, and an RBI. Jason Bay went 4 for 6 with 2 Runs, a HR, 3 RBI, and a SB. Jose Lopez, Jason Giambi (3 RBI), Ramon Castro, Nick Evans (3 Doubles), Carlos Pena (3 RBI), Brandon Phillips, and Juan Pierre each had 3 Hits. Bobby Abreu and Joey Votto each had 4 RBI. Carlos Beltran, Ryan Howard, Carlos Lee, and Ben Francisco each had 3 RBI. Hideki Matsui, Ramon Santiago, and Carl Crawford each scored 3 Runs. Brad Wilkerson hit a Grand Slam.
Jesse Litsch pitched a Complete Game Shutout to improve to 6-1 with a 3.57 ERA. Justin Duchscherer gave up just 1 Hit in 8 scoreless Innings to improve to 4-3 with a 2.16 ERA. He beat Josh Beckett, who allowed 2 Runs in 7 Innings with 9 Ks. Jered Weaver pitched 8 scoreless Innings allowing just 3 Hits with 6 Ks to improve to 4-5. Randy Johnson gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits in 6 Innings with 10 Ks for a no-decision. If he wants to get to Win #300 they can’t let him down like that. Claudio Vargas gave up 2 Runs on 4 Hits in 7 Innings for his first Win of the year. Cliff Lee gave up 2 Runs in 6-2/3 Innings with 8 Ks to improve to 7-1 with a 1.50 ERA. Brian Mohler gave up 2 Earned Runs in 6 Innings to improve to 2-1. Bronson Arroyo went 6-1/3 Innings giving up 2 Runs and striking out 9 to improve to 3-4. Kyle Lohse tossed 6 scoreless Innings to improve to 4-2.