Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 6/5/08

Jun 6, 2008

Thursday, June 5th
Old Man Matt Stairs went 3 for 5 with 2 Runs, a HR, and 5 RBI.  Manny Ramirez went 2 for 3 with a Run, a HR, and 5 RBI.  Elijah Dukes went 4 for 6 with 3 Runs, a Triple, a HR, and 4 RBI.  Chipper Jones went 4 for 5.  Cristian Guzman went 4 for 5 with 3 Runs.  Dan Uggla, Alexi Casilla, Mike Redmonds, Aaron Boone, Kory Casto, Michael Young, Milton Bradley, Tadahito Iguchi, and Ryan Theriot each had 3 Hits.  Jason Michaels, Mark Worrell, and Ramon Vazquez each had 3 RBI.  Joe Mather scored 3 Runs.  Jeff Kent hit a pair of HRs.

Cole Hamels tossed a Complete Game three-hit Shutout to improve to 6-4 with a 3.36 ERA.  Garrett Olson went 6-1/3 Innings allowing 2 Runs to improve to 5-1 with a 3.86 ERA.    Todd Wellemeyer pitched six scoreless Innings allowing 5 Hits with 5 Ks to improve to 7-1 with a 2.92 ERA.  He beat John “Can’t Buy Me Love” Lannan, who gave up 2 Runs on 4 Hits in 6 Innings.  Jon Lester gave up 1 Run in 6-1/3 Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 4-3 with a 3.50 ERA.  Paul Maholm went 8 Innings allowing 2 Runs to improve to 4-5.  Jose Contreras gave up 1 Run on 4 Hits in 7 Innings to improve to 6-3 with a 2.76 ERA.  Josh Banks (6 Innings, 5 Hits, 1 Run – his ERA sits at 0.39) and Mike Pelfrey (6 Innings, 1 Run) took no-decisions in their pitchers’ duel.

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