Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 8/16/08

Aug 17, 2008

Saturday, August 16th
Miguel Montero
went 3 for 5 with 3 Runs, a Double, 2 HRs (one a Grand Slam), and 5 RBI.  Albert Pujols went 3 for 4 with a pair of solo HRs.  Jeff Francoeur went 4 for 5 with 2 Runs, a Double, and 2 RBI.  Chris Young went 3 for 5 with a Grand Slam.  Brian Giles also had 4 RBI.  Joe Mauer (3 Runs), Troy Tulowitzki (3 RBI), Ronnie Belliard (3 RBI), J.J. Hardy (3 RBI), Lastings Milledge, Mitch Maier, Brett Gardner, Pablo Sandoval, Miguel Cabrera, Ty Wiggington, Freddy Sanchez, Jody Gerut, and Jack Wilson each had 3 Hits.  Skip Schumaker had 3 RBI.  Matt Holliday scored 3 Runs.

Roy Halladay pitched a Complete Game allowing 1 Run to improve to 14-9 with a 2.64 ERA.  Matt Harrison threw 8 scoreless Innings allowing 3 Hits with 8 Ks to improve to 5-2.  Pedro Martinez gave up 1 Run in 7 Innings to improve to 4-3.  John Danks gave up 1 Run in 6 Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 10-5 with a 3.11 ERA.  Justin Verlander gave up 2 unearned Run on 4 Hits in 6 Innings with 6 Ks to improve to 9-13.  Yusmeiro Petit gave up 2 Runs on 4  Hits in 7 Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 2-3 with a 3.02 ERA.  Mike Hampton went 6 Innings allowing 2 Runs to improve to 2-1.  Zack Greinke (6-2/3 Innings, 2 Runs, 5 Ks), Sidney Ponson (6-1/3 Innings, 2 Runs), Dave Bush (7 Innings, 2 Runs, 5 Hits),  Derek Lowe (7 Innings, 1 Run) pitched well, but got no-decisions.  Edwin Jackson gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits in 6 Innings with 6 Ks, but lost.

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