Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 7/7/08
Monday, July 7th
Torii Hunter went 3 for 5 with 2 Runs, 3 HRs, and 3 RBI. Ian Kinsler and Adrian Beltre each banged out 4 Hits. David Wright had 4 RBI. David DeJesus, Mike Aviles, Eric Hinske, Endy Chavez, Damion Easley, Fernando Tatis, Vladimir Guerrero, Blake DeWitt, and Alfredo Amezaga each had 3 Hits. John Buck, Carlos Lee, David Murphy, and Richie Sexson each had 3 RBI.
Hiroki Kuroda threw a Complete Game one-hit Shutout with 6 Ks to improve to 5-6 with a 3.39 ERA. He lost his Perfect Game bid in the 8th on a Mark Teixeira Double. Ubaldo Jimenez allowed 3 Hits in 7 scoreless Innings with 7 Ks to improve to 4-8. Daisuke Matsuzaka (7-1/3 scoreless Innings) and Scott Baker (7 scoreless Innings, 7 Ks) got no-decisons in their pitchers’ duel. Chad Paronto tossed four Innings of scoreless relief (after the Runelvys Hernandez gave up 10 Runs in 4 Innings). Dustin Nippert gave up 1 Run on 4 Hits in 7 Innings of relief (after Luis Mendoza got shelled for 8 Runs in 1-1/3 Innings. Ricky Nolasco gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits in 8 Innings with 7 Ks to improve to 10-4 with a 3.74 ERA. Greg Maddux gave up 1 Earned Run in 6 Innings, but took the Loss.