Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 7/25/08
Friday, July 25th
Brian McCann hit a pair of HRs (one a Grand Slam) and drove in 5 Runs. Kevin Millar and Adam LaRoche each hit a pair of solo shot and scored 3 Runs. Endy Chavez had 4 Hits. Denard Span, Alexei Ramirez, Magglio Ordonez, Matt Stairs, Willy Taveras, Michal Youngand Chris Davis (3 Runs) each had 3 Hits. Joe Inglett, Mark Reynolds, and David Murphy each had 3 RBI.
Joba Chamberlain tossed 7 scoreless Innings allowing 3 Hits with 9 Ks as he improved to 3-3 with a 2.30 ERA. Josh Beckett gave up 1 Run in 7 Innings with 6 Ks, but took the heartbreaking Loss. Cliff Lee continued his push for the Cy Young allowing 2 Runs on 6 Hits in 8 Innings with 10 Ks to improve to 14-2 with a 2.29 ERA. Ryan Dempster gave up 1 Run on 2 Hits (although he walked 6) with 6 Ks in a no-decision. Jair Jurrjens tossed 8 scoreless Innings allowing 3 Hits with 6 Ks to improve to 10-5 with a 3.02 ERA. Aaron Cook gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits in 8 Innings to improve to 13-6 with a 3.46 ERA. Mike Pelfrey gave up 1 Run in 7 Innings to improve to 9-6 with a 3.367 ERA. Wandy Rodriguez gave up 1 Run in 6 Innings with 7 Ks to improve to 6-3 with a 3.18 ERA. Dan Haren gave up 2 Runs in 8 Innings with 9 Ks to improve to 10-5 with a 2.56 ERA. Chad Billingsley gave up 2 Runs on 5 Hits in 7-2/3 Innings to improve to 10-9 with a 3.26 ERA.