Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 8/2/08
Saturday, August 2nd
Kevin Youkilis hit a pair of HRs and drove in 4 Runs. Prince Fielder and Matt Holliday each hit a pair of HRs and had 3 RBI. Ryan Doumit, Reed Johnson, Mike Aviles, Esteban German (3 RBI), Billy Butler, Miguel Olivo, Ross Gload, Jose Molina (3 Runs), Miguel Cabrera, Jason Bartlett, Evan Longoria (3 RBI), David Dellucci, Austin Kearns, Alberto Gonzalez, and Adam Jones each had 3 Hits. Jason Bay, Joey Votto, John Baker, and Jed Lowrie each had 3 RBI. Lastings Milledge scored 3 Runs.
Barry Zito tossed 8 scoreless 3-Hit Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 6-13. Jeremy Guthrie threw a Complete Game allowing 1 Run on 4 Hits to improve to 8-8 with a 3.35 ERA, C.C. Sabathia gave up 2 Runs on 6 Hits in 8-1/3 Innings with 9 Ks to improve to 5-0 with a 1.87 ERA with Milwaukee. Charlie Morton gave up 2 Runs on 4 Hits in 7 Innings, but took the loss. Ted Lilly gave up 1 Run in 6-1/3 Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 11-6. Mike Mussina gave up 1 Earned Run on 2 Hits in 7 Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 14-7 with a 3.44 ERA. Andy Sonnanstine gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings with 6 Ks to improve to 11-6. Jon Lester gave up 2 Runs in 7 Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 10-3 with a 3.14 ERA. Paul “Free as a” Byrd gave up 1 Run in 7 Innings to improve to 6-10. Ricky Nolasco gave up 3 Runs in 8 Innings with 13 Ks to improve to 11-6 with a 3.691 ERA. Joe Blanton gave up 1 Run on 4 Hits in 7 Innings to win his first game with the Phillies (6-12 overall). Braden Looper gave up 2 Runs on 3 Hits, but took the Loss. Jake Peavy gave up 1 Run on 5 hits with 7 Ks in 7 Innings, but took the Loss. Johan Santana gave up 1 Run on 3 Hits in 6-1/3 Innings, but got a no-decision. Hiroki Kuroda gave up 1 Run on 4 Hits in 7-1/3 Innings with 6 Ks to improve to 6-8.