Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 5/25
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Sunday, May 25th
Adrian Gonzalez went 4 for 9 with a Run, 2 Doubles, 4 RBI, and a game-winning HR in the 18th Inning. Carlos Quentin went 3 for 3 with 2 Runs, 2 HRs, and 3 RBI. Kevin Kouzmanoff went 3 for 7 with 3 Runs, 2 HR, 2 RBI, and a Walk. Bengie Molina went 4 for 4 with 2 Runs, 3 Doubles, and 3 RBI. Jason Kubel and Eric Byrnes each hit a Grand Slam. Carlos Lee had 4 RBI. Aaron Rowand, Shane Victorino, Chase Utley, and Seth Smith had 3 RBI. Jorge Cantu scored 3 Runs. Orlando Hudson, Nate McLouth, Geoff Jenkins (3 Runs), Manny Ramirez, Ken Griffey Jr. (3 Runs), Brandon Phillips (3 Runs), Joey Votto, and Andre Ethier each had 3 Hits.
Aaron Cook tossed a Complete Game giving up 1 Run on 4 Hits to improve to 7-3 with a 2.82 ERA. Dustin McGowan (7 Innings, 1 Run, 7 Ks) improved to 3-4 with a 3.90 ERA in beating Gil Meche (6 Innings, 2 Runs). Glen Perkins (7-2/3 Innings, 1 Run) improved to 2-1 with a 2.77 ERA as he outdueled Justin Verlander (7 Innings, 1 Run). C.C. Sabathia (7 Innings, 1 Run) and Doug Mathis (6 Innings, 1 Run) dueled to no-decisions. Jarrod Washburn gave up 2 Runs in a 6 Innings no-decision. Micah Owings gave up 2 Earned Runs in 6 Innings to improve to 6-2 with a 3.73 ERA. He hasn’t been hitting lately though. Aaron Harrang struck out 9 in 4 Innings of scoreless relief. Josh Banks pitched 6 scoreless Innings of relief for his first career Win. Clayton Kershaw gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings with 7 Ks for a no-decision. Jose Contreras gave up 2 Run in8 Innings with 10 Ks in a no-decision.