Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 8/22/08

Aug 23, 2008

Friday, August 22nd
Willie Harris
went 2 for 4 with 3 Runs, 2 HRs (1 a Grand Slam), 6 RBI, and a Walk.  Bobby Abreu went 5 for 5.  Ronnie Belliard went 4 for 5 with 3 Runs, 2 Doubles, a HR, and 2 RBI.  Yadier Molina went 4 for 5 with 2 Runs, 4 RBI, and a Walk.  Ian Stewart had 4 Hits.  Denard Span went 3 for 5 with a Run, a HR, and 4 RBI.  Miguel Cabrera smacked 2 solo HRs.  Chris Coste had 4 RBI.  Cesar Izturis had 4 Hits.  Albert Pujols (3 RBI), James Loney, Coco Crisp, Pitcher Adam Wainwright, Jeff Keppinger, Joey Votto, Clint Barmes,  Cody Ross, Bobby Crosby, and Rajai Davis each had 3 Hits.  Aaron Boone, Dustin Pedroia, Mike Aviles, Rick Ankiel, Ben Zobrist, Ben Francisco, Marlon Byrd, Delmon Young, Jeff Clement, Travis Ishikawa, and Cody Ranson each had 3 RBI.  Jason Varitek, Ryan Ludwick, and Skip Schumaker each scored 3 Runs.

Tim Lincecum gave up 4 Hits in 8 scoreless Innings with 8 Ks to improve to 14-3 with a 2.48 ERA.  Glen Perkins gave the Twins Bullpen a much-needed rest going 8 scoreless Innings allowing 5 Hits to improve to 11-3 with a 3.90 ERA.  Johan Santana threw 7 scoreless Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 12-7 with a 2.64 ERA.  Justin Verlander nearly had his bullpen blow the 6-2/3 scoreless Innings he provided.  He did get the win to improve to 10-13.  Fausto Carmona gave up 1 unearned Run in 6 Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 6-5.  Adam Wainwright also pitched well giving up 1 Run in 6 Innings to improve to 7-3 wiht a 3.04 ERA.  Edwin Jackson gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 10-8 with a 3.93 ERA.  Kyle Kendrick gave up 1 Run on 3 Hits in 5-2/3 Innings to improve to 11-7.  Aaron Harrang (6 scoreless Innings) and Randy Johnson (7 Innings, 2 Earned Runs, 13 Ks) pitched well, but got no-decisions.

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