Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 7/2/08
Wednesday, July 2nd
Jason Giambi hit a Grand Slam and drove in 6 Runs. Grady Sizemore went 3 for 4 with 4 Runs, 2 HRs, 2 RBI, a Walk, and a SB. Dustin Pedroia went 4 for 5 with 3 Runs, 2 Doubles, a Triple, a HR, and 2 RBI. Xavier Nady went 3 for 5 with 2 Runs, 2 HRs, and 3 RBI. Jay Bruce and Troy Glaus each hit 2 HRs and had 4 RBI. A.J. Pierzynski hit a pair of solo HRs. A-Rod scored 4 Runs and drove in 3. Orlando Hudson had 4 Hits. Carlos Gomez, Delmon Young, Jimmy Rollins, David DeJesus, Ramon Hernandez, Johnny Damon (3 Runs), Frank Catalanotto, Carl Crawford, Evan Longoria (3 RBI), Andre Ethier, Ichiro Suzuki, Garrett Atkins (4 RBI), Jose Reyes, David Wright, Ray Durham (3 RBI), and Damion Easley (3 RBI) each had 3 Hits. Juan Rivera, Ryan Howard, and Miguel Cairo each had 3 RBI. Ryan Doumit and Bobby Abreu each scored 3 Runs.
Nick Blackburn tossed 7 Innings of three-hit scoreless ball to improve to 7-4 with a 3.78 ERA. Hiroki Kuroda also threw 7 scoreless Innings allowing 5 Hits to improve to 4-6 with a 3.73 ERA. Daniel Cabrera pitched a Complete Game allowing 2 Runs to improve to 6-4.Ricky Nolasco gave up 2 Runs on 3 Hits with 8 Ks to improve to 9-4 with a 3.94 ERA. He beat Odalis Perez, who allowed 2 Runs in 6-2/3 Innings. Joe Saunders gave up 2 Earned Runs in 6-1/3 Innings to improve to 12-4 with a 3.04 ERA. Ubaldo Jimenez gave up 1 Run in 6-1/3 Innings to improve to 3-8. Yusmeiro Petit gave up 1 Run on 2 Hits in a 6 Inning no-decision. Jarrod Washburn gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings to improve to 4-7. Ryan Dempster gave up 2 Runs with 7 Ks in a 6 Inning no-decision.