Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 5/6
Tuesday, May 6th
Lance Berkman went 5 for 5 with 4 Runs, 2 Doubles, an RBI, and 2 SBs. Garrett Anderson went 3 for 5 with a HR and 5 RBI. Nate McLouth went 3 for 5 with 2 Runs, 2 HRs, and 3 RBI. Brian Giles, Ryan Ludwick, and Luis Gonzalez each collected 4 Hits. Manny Ramirez, Kevin Cash, Hideki Matsui, Rich Aurilia, Freddy Sanchez, Carlos Lee (3 RBI), Clint Barmes, Blake DeWitt (4 RBI) each had 3 Hits. David Dellucci, Jose Castillo, Eric Bruntlett, Stephen Drew, Michael Young, Josh Hamilton, David Murphy, and Chris Iannetta each had 3 RBIs.
Four-way tie for top pitcher. Gavin Floyd (8-1/3 Innings, 1 Hit, 1 unearned Run) took a no-hitter into the 9th, but it was broken up by Joe Mauer. He improved to 3-1 with a 2.50 ERA. Scott Olsen went 8-2/3 scoreless innings allowing 2 Hits while striking out 8 to improve to 4-1 with a 2.22 ERA. Tim Wakefield fired 8 two-hit scoreless Innings with 6 Ks to improve to 3-1 with a 3.33 ERA. Carlos Zambrano allowed 3 Hits in 8 scoreless Innings to improve to 5-1 with a 1.80 ERA. Jair Jurrjens allowed 1 Run in 6 Innings with 8 Ks to improve to 4-2 with a 2.84 ERA. A.J Burnett got shelled (5 Runs in 6 Innings), but he struck out 10. Justin Duchscherer gave up 2 Runs in 7 Innings to improve to 3-1 with a 2.45 ERA. Sidney Ponson twirled another gem allowing 1 Run in 7 Innings to improve to 2-0 with a 1.33 ERA.
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