Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 8/26/08
Tuesday, August 26th
Geovany Soto went 3 for 5 with 3 Runs, 2 Doubles, a HR, and 7 RBI. Jimmy Rollins went 5 for 7 with a Run, a Double, a HR, 3 RBI, and 3 SBs. Orlando Cabrera went 4 for 5 with 3 Runs, 2 Doubles, a Triple, and 2 RBI. Ben Francisco went 3 for 5 with 2 Runs, 2 HRs, and 4 RBI. Damion Easley went 4 for 5 with 3 Runs, a Double, a HR, 2 RBI, and a Walk. Cody Ross went 3 for 5 with a Run, a Double, a HR, and 4 RBI. Johnny Damon hit a pair of solo HRs. Fernando Tatis had 4 RBI. Vernon Wells (3 RBI), Omar Infante (3 Runs), Briand Giles (3 RBI), Carlos Quentin, Manny Ramirez, Cristian Guzman, Coco Crisp, Alfonso Soriano, Nyjer Morgan, Miguel Olivo, Ryan Braun, Prince Fielder, Craig Counsell, Jayson Werth, Torii Hunter, Adrian Beltre (it’s almost as he’s punishing the Twins for not making a move for him at the trading deadline), and Rich Aurilia each had 3 Hits. Franklin Gutierrez, Brad Hawpe and Adrian Gonzalez each scored 3 Runs. Jason Kendall and Kevin Kouzmanoff each had 3 RBI.
Bronson Arroyo tossed a Complete Game allowing 1 Run on 5 Hits to improve to 12-10. John Lackey Lackey threw a Complete Game allowing 1 Run with 5 Ks to improve to 9-2 with a 2.95 ERA. Kevin Millwood also threw a Complete Game allowing 1 Run to improve to 8-7. Gavin Floyd gave up 2 Runs on 4 Hits in 8 Innings to improve to 14-6 with a 3.70 ERA. Cliff Lee did it again. He allowed 2 Runs in 7-2/3 Innings to improve to 19-2 with a 2.43 ERA. Ben Sheets pitched 6 scoreless Innings allowing 5 Hits to improve to 12-7 with a 3.05 ERA. Roy Halladay gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings with 7 Ks to improve to 16-9 with a 2.69 ERA. Ryan Rowland-Smith gave up 2 Runs on 5 Hits in 7 Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 3-2 with a 3.73 ERA. Jorge de la Rosa gave up 1 Earned Run on 5 Hits in 6 Innings to improve to 7-7. Wandy Rodriguez gave up 2 Runs on 3 Hits in 7 Innings with 10 Ks, but got a no-decision. Zack Greinke gave up 1 unearned Run on 4 Hits in 6 Innings with 5 Ks, but got a no-decision. Derek Lowe gave up 2 Runs in 8 Innings with 6 Ks, but lost.