Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 7/12/08
Before I get started, I’d like to wish my son Heath a Happy 4th Birthday!
Saturday, July 12th
Kevin Youkilis hit a Grand Slam and had 6 RBI. [b]Jim Edmonds[/b] went 2 for 4 with 2 Runs, a Double, a HR, and 4 RBI. [b]Brendan Harris[/b] went 3 for 3 with a HR and 4 RBI. Mark Reynolds had 4 RBI. Shane Victorino went 3 for 3 with 2 Runs, 2 HRs, and 3 RBI. Ryan Garko had 5 RBI. Jerry Hairston went 4 for 4 with 3 Runs, and 2 Doubles. Adam Dunn hit 2 HRs and had 4 RBI. Jim Thome had 4 RBI. Paul Konerko and Troy Glaus, and Yadier Molina each had 4 Hits. Jason Bay hit 2 HRs and had 5 RBI. Ryan Ludwick went 3 for 5 with 2 Runs, a Triple, HR, and 4 RBI. Derek Jeter, A-Rod, Aaron Lind, Hunter Pence, and Nate McLouth each had 3 RBI. Jose Castillo, Bengie Molina, Ryan Theriot, Chad Tracy (3 RBI), Albert Pujols, Eric Hinske, Carlos Lee, and Chipper Jones each had 3 Hits. Manny Ramirez and Aaron Miles each scored 3 Runs.
Ervin Santana threw 7 scoreless Innings giving up 5 Hits with 10 Ks to improve to 11-3 with a 3.34 ERA. Edison Volquez gave up 1 Earned Run in 7 Innings with 10 Ks to improve to 12-3 with a 2.29 ERA. Rich Harden got a no-decision in his Cubs debut despite striking out 10 in 5-1/3 scoreless Innings. Tim Wakefield gave up 1 Run on 2 Hits in 7 Innings to improve to 6-6 with a 3.60 ERA. Ricky Nolasco gave up 2 Runs on 5 Hits with 6 Ks in a 6 Inning no-decision.