Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 8/11/08
Monday, August 11th
Nick Markakis went 3 for 5 with a Run, a Double, a Triple, and 4 RBI. James Loney (3 RBI), Doug Mientkiewicz, Hanley Ramirez, Matt Kemp, Jeff Kent, and Chase Utley each had 3 Hits. David Wright, Ty Wiggington, and Rod Barajas each had 3 RBI. Ben Francisco and Johnny Peralta each scored 3 Runs.
Glen Perkins celebrated the birth of his child by tossing 8 scoreless Innings allowing 4 Hits as he improved to 9-3. Josh Beckett gave up 1 Run in 8 Innings with 8 Ks to improve to 11-8 with a 3.92 ERA. Brandon Backe gave up 1 Run on 4 Hits with 6 Ks in 7 Innings to improve to 7-11. Dave Bush gave up 1 Run in 6-1/3 Innings with 6 Ks to improve to 7-9. Joel Pinero gave up 1 Earned Run in 7 Innings to improve to 5-5. Shaun Marcum gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings to improve to 7-5 with a 3.42 ERA. Pedro Martinez gave up 1 Run on 3 Hits in 6 Innings, but got a no-decision. Anibal Sanchez gave up 3 Runs in 7 Innings with 8 Ks, but lost. Jonathan Sanchez gave up 2 Runs on 5 Hits and John Danks allowed 2 Runs on 2 Hits with 9 Ks, but suffered the same fate.