Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 8/24/08
Sunday, August 24th
Mike Cameron went 5 for 5 with a Run, a HR, 2 RBI, and a SB. Robinson Cano went 4 for 5 with 2 Runs, 2 Doubles, a HR, and 2 RBI. Bengie Molina went 3 for 3 with a Run, a Double, a HR, and 5 RBI. Carlos Beltran hit a pair of HRs and had 3 RBI. Jack Hannahan hit a pair of solo HRs. Justin Morneau (3 RBI), Fred Lewis (3 Runs), Mark Teixeira, A.J. Pierzynski, Jim Thome, Placido Polanco, Bobby Abreu, Brian Robers, Aubrey Huff, Jay Payton, Nyjer Morgan, J.J. Hardy, Bill Hall, Nick Punto, Ian Stewart, Randy Wynn, Josh Willingham, and Jeff Kent each had 3 Hits. Dustin Pedroia, Mark Teahan, Johnny Damon, Jose Lopez, and Vernon Wells each had 3 RBI.
Rich Harden gave up 1 Run on 2 Hits in 7 Innings with 11Ks to improve to 4-1 with a 1.47 ERA with the Cubs (9-2, 2.00 overall). Ricky Nolasco went 7-1/3 Innings allowing 2 Runs on 3 Hits with 10 Ks to improve to 13-7 with a 3.62 ERA. Ervin Santana gave up 3 Runs in 7 Innings with 10 Ks, but got a no-decision. C.C. Sabathia gave up 1 Run in 6 Innings with 5 Ks, but got a no-decision. Kevin Slowey also got a no-decision despite giving up just 2 Runs in 6-1/3 Innings with 5 Ks. Anthony Reyes gave up 1 Run on 4 Hits, but got a no-decision. Hiroki Kuroda (6 Innings, 1 Run, 2 Hits, 5 Ks) and Joe Blanton (6 Innings, 1 Run) got no-decisions in their head-to-head matchup.