Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 6/22/08
Sunday, June 22nd
Mark Teixeira hit 3 HRs and drove in 4 Runs. Aaron Miles had 5 Hits. Prince Fielder scored 3 Runs and added a Double, 2 HRs, and 3 RBI. Kevin Youkilis hit a pair of HRs and drove in 3 Runs. Randy Winn had 4 Hits and 3 RBI. Dustin Pedroia had 4 Hits. Joe Inglett, Conor Jackson, Jody Gerut, Jason Giambi, Fred Lewis, John Bowker (3 RBI), Mark Ellis, Adam Kennedy, Mike Lowell, and Juan Pierre each had 3 Hits. Mike Aviles and Magglio Ordonez each had 3 RBI. Marco Scutaro, Eric Patterson, and Ray Durham each scored 3 Runs.
Tim Hudson gave up 4 Hits in 7 scoreless Innings to improve to 8-5 with a 2.96 ERA. John “Blackbird” Lannan gave up 2 Runs on 4 Hits with 6 Ks in a 6 Inning no-decision. Livan Hernandez gave up 1 Earned Run in 7 Innings to improve to 8-4. Andy Pettitte gave up 4 Hits in 6 scoreless Innings as he improved to 8-5. Brandon Backe gave up 2 Runs in 6-2/3 Innings to improve to 5-8. Justin Duchscherer gave up 1 Run in 7-2/3 Innings to improve to 8-4 with a 1.99 ERA. Jon Lester (7-1/3 Innings, 2 Runs) and Joel Pinero (7 Innings, 2 Runs) battled to no-decisions. Justin Verlander gave up 2 Runs in 5-1/3 Innings with 10 Ks to improve to 4-9. Randy Wolf gave up 2 Earned Runs in 6 Innings with 10 Ks, but took the Loss. Ryan Dempster scattered 10 Hits in 8 Innings allowing 1 Run to improve to 9-2 with a 2.63 ERA.