Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 8/12/08
Tuesday, August 12th
David Ortiz went 3 for 4 with 4 Runs, a Double, 2 HRs, 6 RBI, and 2 Walks. Marlon Byrd went 5 for 6 with 4 Runs, and 3 RBI. Dustin Pedroia went 5 for 6 with 5 Runs, a Double, and 2 RBI. Kevin Youkilis smashed a pair of HR en route to 5 RBI. Gary Sheffield hit a pair of HRs. Lance Berkman hit a Grand Slam. Ian Kinsler and Chris Davis each had 4 RBI. Carlos Beltran, Asdrubal Cabrera, Adam Lind, Miguel Tejada, Fred Lewis, Johnny Damon, Derk Jeter, Matt Kemp, and Chad Tracy each had 3 Hits. Darin Erstad, Jermaine Dye, Frank Catalanotto, Hanley Ramirez, Xavier Nady, Prince Fielder, and Ryan Ludwick each had 3 RBI. J.D. Drew, Josh Hamilton and Milton Bradley each scored 3 Runs.
Javier Vazquez threw 8 scoreless Innings allowing 5 Hits while striking out 10 to improve to 9-10. Jeff Suppan gave up 2 Runs in 8 Innings to improve to 8-7. Edison Volquez gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits in 6-2/3 Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 14-5 with a 2.86 ERA. Randy Johnson gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings with 7 Ks to improve to 10-8. Cole Hamels (7 Innings, 2 Runs, 5 Hits, 7 Ks) and Zach Miner (6 Innings, 1 Run, 5 Ks) pitched well, but got a no-decision.