Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 5/8
Thursday, May 8th
Dioner Navarro went 3 for 6 with 2 Runs, a Double, a Grand Slam, and 4 RBI. Matt Holliday went 4 for 5 with 3 Runs. Ramon Vazquez went 4 for 6. Ryan Ludwick had a pair of Solo Shots. Freddy Sanchez, Jason Bay, Adrian Gonzalez, Omar Quintanilla, Mark Reynolds, Scott Rolen, Luis Gonzalez, Ryan Zimmerman each collected 3 Hits. Matt Treanor and Nick Markasis each drove in 3 Runs. Cristian Guzman scored 3 Runs.
Daniel Cabrera threw a Complete Game allowing 1 Run on 3 Hits with 7 Ks to improve to 3-1. Brandon Webb threw a Complete Game allowing 2 Earned Runs to improve to 8-0 with a 2.41 ERA. Edwin Jackson fired 8 scoreless Innings, but got stuck with a no-decision. J.P. Howell provided 2 scoreless Innings of relief for the Win. Josh Beckett went 7 Innings allowing 1 Run with 8 Ks as he improved to 4-2. Jorge De La Rose went 5-2/3 Innings allowing 2 Runs while striking out 5 for his first Win of the year. John “In My Life” Lannan went 6 Innings allowing 1 Run to even up at 3-3 on the year.