Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 8/27/08
Wednesday, August 27th
Dustin Pedroia went 3 for 5 with 3 Runs, and a Grand Slam. Carlos Delgado continued his torrid hitting going 3 for 4 with 2 Runs, 2 HRs, and 3 RBI. Jason Bay had 4 RBI. Rajai Davis went 4 for 5 with 2 Runs. Kelly Shoppach (3 RBI), Aubrey Huff (3 RBI), Curtis Granderson (3 Runs), Andre Ethier, James Loney, Jody Gerut, Shin-Soo Choo, Melvin Mora, Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran, Lance Berkman, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, J.J. Hardy, Ryan Ludwick, Frank Thomas, Mark Teixeira, and Chris Iannetta each had 3 Hits. Dan Uggla scored 3 Runs. Brian Roberts, Emil Brown, Erick Aybar, and Magglio Ordonez each had 3 RBI.
Josh Johnson pitched a Complete Game allowing 1 Run on 4 Hits with 8 Ks to improve to 4-0 with a 3.12 ERA. Matt Garza gave up 6 Hits in 7-2/3 scoreless Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 11-7 with a 3.53 ERA. Jason Marquis went 7 scoreless Innings allowing 5 Hits to improve to 9-7. Tim Lincecum gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits with 10 Ks to improve to 15-3 with a 2.43 ERA. Could the Cy Young winners be from teams that finish 3rd and 4th in their divisions? Roy Oswalt gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits to improve to 12-9. Matt Harrison gave up 1 Earned Run in 6-2/3 Innings to improve to 6-3. Paul Byrd gave up 2 Runs on 5 Hits in 6 Innings to improve to 9-11. Randy Johnson gave up 3 Runs on 5 Hits in 7 Innings with 9 Ks, but got a no-decision. Manny Parra gave up 1 Run in 6 Innings with 7 Ks, but got a no-decision. Zach Duke gave up 2 Runs in 8 Innings with 6 Ks, but lost. David Purcey gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits with 11 Ks, but lost. Josh Fogg gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings, but lost. Brian Bannister gave up 2 Earned Runs in 6-2/3 Innings with 8 Ks, but lost. Livan Hernandez gave up 2 Runs in 6-1/3 Innings, but lost.