Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 8/30/08

Aug 31, 2008

Saturday, August 30th
Billy Butler
went 3 for 5 with 2 Runs, 2 HRs, and 4 RBI.  Jayson Werth went 3 for 4 with 2 Runs, 2 HRs, and 4 RBI.  Nick Markakis went 4 for 5 with 2 Runs, a Double, a HR, and an RBI.  Dustin Pedroia went 4 for 4 with 2 Runs, a Double, and a Walk.  Mike Cameron went 2 for 4 with 2 Runs, a Double, a HR, and 4 RBI.  Albert Pujols went 4 for 4 with 2 Runs, a Double, a HR, and 2 RBI.  Manny Ramirez went 4 for 4 with 3 Runs, a Double, 2  HRs, and 2 RBI.  Akinori Iwamura (3 RBI), Derrek Lee, Ichiro, Raul Ibanez, Jimmy Rollins, Jason Kendall, J.J. Hardy, Jacoby Ellsbury (3 Runs), Mark Kotsay (3RBI), Curtis Granderson, Ryan Gload, Corey Hart (3 Runs), Clint Barmes (3 RBI), Luis Rodriguez, Martin Prado, Ryan Zimmerman, Anderson Hernandez (3 RBI), Cristian Guzman, Mike Jacobs, Delmon Young, and Chris Young each had 3 Hits.  Aubrey Huff, Geoff Blum, Jesus Flores, Hunter Pence, and Rick Ankiel each had 3 RBI.  Carlos Pena scored 3 Runs.

Brett Myers gave up 2 Runs in 7 Innings with 8 Ks to improve to 8-10.  Jeff Suppan gave up 2 Runs on 3 Hits in 7 Innings to improve to 10-7.  Chad Billingsley gave up 2 Runs in 7 Innings with 6 Ks to improve to 13-10 with a 3.13 ERA.  Dallas Braden (6 Innings, 1 Earned Run), Francisco Liriano (7 Innings, 1 Run, 5 Hits, 6 Ks), Mike Pelfrey (6-2/3 Innings, 2 Runs, 5 Ks), Anthony Reyes (7 Innings, 1 Run) and Jarrod Washburn (6-2/3 scoreless Innings, 3 Hits, 8 Ks) pitched well, but got no-decisions.

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