Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 6/11/08
Wednesday, June 11th
David Murphy went 3 for 5 with a pair of HRs (one a Grand Slam) and 5 RBI. Jorge Cantu went 3 for 4 with 3 Runs, 2 HRs, and 2 RBI. Corey Hart went 3 for 5 with 2 Runs, a Double, 2 HRs, and 4 RBI. Dan Uggla hit a Grand Slam. Carlos Beltran and Mark Grudzielanek also had 4 RBI. Jason Varitek, Marcus Thames, Rick Ankiel, Justin Morneau, Grady Sizemore, Mark Reynolds, Kosuke Fukudomeeach, and Jack Cust each had 3 RBI. Ryan Doumit, Jason Kubel, Casey Blake, Orlando Hudson, Miguel Tejada, Carlos Lee, Ian Kinsler, Josh Hamilton, Marlon Byrd (3 Runs), and Jose Guillen each had 3 Hits.
Brandon Looper pitche a Complete Game three-hit Shutout to improve to 8-5. Felix Hernandez gave up 1 Run on 4 Hits in 8 Innings with 8 Ks to improve to5-5 with a 2.81 ERA. He beat Shaun Marcum, who gave up 1 Run with 9 Ks in a 7 Inning no-decision. John Lackey gave up 2 Runs on 4 Hits with 7 Ks to improve to 3-1 with a 1.83 ERA and beat Scott Kazmir who struck out 10 while allowing 3 Runs in 6-2/3 Innings. Bartolo Colon gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits in 6 Innings with 7 Ks to improve to 4-1 with a 3.41 ERA. Justin Verlander pitched a Complete Game allowing 1 Run on 4 Hits to improve to 3-9. Ian Snell gave up 1 Run in 6 Innings with 6 Ks to improve to 3-6. He beat John “All We are Saying is Give Peace a Chance” Lannan, who gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings. Cole Hamels gave up 2 Runs on 3 Hits with 13 Ks in a 8 Inning no-decision. Andrew Miller gave up 1 Run on 4 Hits with 7 Ks in a 7 Inning no-decision. Nick Blackburn gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings to improve to 5-4 with a 3.87 ERA. Mike Pelfrey gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits in a 8 Inning no-decision. Ryan Dempster gave up 2 Runs on 4 Hits with 11 Ks in a Complete Game to improve to 8-2 with a 2.81 ERA. Kyle Davies gave up 1 Run in a 6 Inning no-decision. Tim Lincecum (7 scoreless Innings, 9 Ks) and Ubaldo Jimenez (7 scoreless Innings) battled to no-decisions. Justin Duchscherer gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits in 7 Innings to improve to 6-4 with a 2.20 ERA. Randy Wolf gave up 1 Run on 4 Hits in 7 Innings with 9 Ks to improve to 5-4 with a 3.83 ERA.