Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 5/31/08
Saturday, May 31st
Jose Batista and Maicer Izturis each had 4 Hits. Luis Rivas hit a Grand Slam. Mark Reynolds hit a pair of solo shots. Alfonso Soriano, Mark Teixeira, Ken Griffey Jr., Adrian Gonzalez, Xavier Nady, and Josh Hamilton each had 3 RBI. Jay Bruce (3 Runs), Jason Varitek, Casey Kotchman, Robb Quinlan, Delmon Young, Mike Lamb, Freddy Sanchez, Ronny Paulino (3 RBI), Frank Catalanotto, Ian Kinsler, Michael Young, and Eric Chavez each had 3 Hits.
Brandon Webb tossed a Complete Game six-hit Shutout to improve to 10-2 with a 2.69 ERA. Josh Banks pitched a Complete Game allowing 1 unearned Run to improve to 2-0 and keep his ERA at 0.00. Scott Kazmir gave up 3 Hits with 6 Ks in 7 scoreless Innings to improve to 5-1 with a 1.22 ERA. Felix Hernandez gave up 2 Hits in 7 scoreless Innings with 7 Ks to improve to 3-5 with a 3.29 ERA. Chad Billingsley (7 scoreless Innings, 4 Hits) and Mike Pelfrey (7 Innings, 2 Runs, 6 Ks) each had no-decisions. Javier Vazquez gave up 2 Runs in 7 Innings with 10 Ks, but took a Loss. Ben Sheets gave up 1 Run in 8-2/3 Innings to improve to 6-1 with a 2.71 ERA. Ricky Nolasco gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings to improve to 5-3. Paul Maholm gave up 1 Run on 4 Hits in 6-2/3 Innings to improve to 3-5. Shaun Marcum (7 Innings, 2 Runs) and John Lackey (8 Innings, 1 Earned Run, 7 Ks) each earned no-decisons.