Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 6/17/08

Jun 18, 2008

Tuesday, June 17th
Mark Ellis
went 3 for 4 with 4 Runs, a Double, 2 HRs, 4 RBI, and 2 Walks.  Ryan Braun went 3 for 4 with 3 Runs, a Double, 2 HRs, and 3 RBI.  Jason Giambi hit 2 HRs and had 3 RBI.  Kazuo Matsui, Jim Thome, Jermaine Dye, Rajai Davis, and Brian McCann each had 3 RBI.  Jeff Kent, Orlando Cabrera (3 RBI), A.J. Pierzynski, Johnny Peralta, Matt Holliday, Omar Quintanilla, Ryan Sweeney (4 Runs), Bobby Crosby, Adrian Beltre, Raul Ibanez, and Nick Swisher (3 Runs) each had 3 Hits. 

Manny Parra gave up 4 Runs in 7 Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 6-2.  Andy Pettitte gave up 5 Hits in 7 scoreless Innings with 9 Ks to improve to 7-5.  Jon Lester gave up 6 Hits in 7 scoreless Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 6-3 with a 3.18 ERA.  Chad Billingsley gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits in 6-1/3 Innings with 9 Ks to improve to 5-7 with a 3.54 ERA.  Johnny Cueto gave up 2 Runs on 5 Hits in 7 Innings, but took the Loss.  Vicente Padila gave up 1 Earned Run in 6 Innings to improve to 9-3 with a 3.73 ERA.  “And I shall be” Livan Hernandez gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits to improve to 7-4.  He beat John “Strawberry Fields Forever” Lannan, who allowed 2 Runs on 5 Hits in 7 Innings.  Kyle Davies gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits in 7 Innings to improve to 3-0 witha  1.46 ERA to beat Joel Pineiro (no decision, 7 Innings, 1 Run).  Justin Duchscherer gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits with 6 Ks in 8 Innings to improve to 7-4 with a 2.08 ERA.  John Lackey gave up 1 Run in 7-2/3 Innings with 7 Ks to improve to 4-1 with a 1.73 ERA.  Felix Hernandez gave u 3 Earned Runs in 7-1/3 Innings with 9 Ks to improve to 6-5 with a 2.87 ERA.  Kenny Rogers gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits in 7 Innings to improve to 5-4.  Jonathan Sanchez gave up 3 Runs in 7 Innings with 8 Ks, but took the Loss.

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