Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 6/12/08
Thursday, June 12th
Ben Francisco had 4 Hits and 3 RBI. Jamey Carroll went 4 for 4. MIke Lowell and Hideki Matsui each hit a Grand Slam. Cristian Guzman (3 RBI), Darin Erstad, Kelly Johnson, Geovany Soto, John Bowker (3 Runs), Edgar Gonzalez, Justin Morneau, each had 3 Hits. Ryan Doumit, German Duran, Corey Hart, Fred Lewis, Rich Aurilia, Garrett Atkins, Brian Giles, Shin-Soo Choo, and Brandon Phillips each had 3 RBI.
Jamie Moyer pitched 8 scorless Innings allowing 2 Hits to improve to 7-3. Johan Santana pitched 7 scoreless Innings allowing 3 Runs while striking out 10. His bullpen cost him the victory though. Mark Buehlre (8 Innings, 1 Run, 6 Ks) and Kenny Rogers (8 Innings, 1 Run, 4 Hits) battled to no-decisions. Dan Haren gave up 2 Runs in a 6 Inning no-decision. Ben Sheets gave up 3 Runs in 7 Innings with 9 Ks to improve to 7-1 with a 2.72 ERA. Carlos Zambrano (7 Innings, 2 Runs) and Tim Hudson (6-2/3 Innings, 1 Run, 5 Ks) battled to no-decisions. Jake Peavy returned from the DL with 6 scoreless Innings allowing 3 Hits to improve to 5-3 with a 2.64 ERA. Jon Lester gave up 2 Runs in 7 Innings to improve to 5-3 with a 3.43 ERA. Aaron Laffey gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits in 6 Innings to improve to 4-3 with a 2.83 ERA. Bronson Arroyo tossed 6 scoreless Innings give up just 2 Hits in a no-decision. Scott Olsen gave up 1 Earned Run in 7 Innings with 7 Ks, but took a Loss. Andy Pettitte gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits in 8 Innings with 6 Ks to improve to 6-5.