Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 8/4/08
Monday, August 4th
Raul Ibanez went 3 for 5 with 2 Runs, a Grand Slam, and 6 RBI. Marlon Byrd hit a Grand Slam. Akinori Iwamura, Dustin Pedroia, Jason Giambi, Emilio Bonifacio, Freddy Sanchez, Doug Mientkiewicz, Mark Reynolds (3 RBI), Chris Young, Adrian Beltre, Jose Lopez, and Randy Wynn each had 3 Hits. Michael Young, Stephen Drew, Nick Markakis, and Willie Harris each had 3 RBI. Nick Punto scored 3 Runs.
Roy Halladay gave up 1 Run on 4 Hits in 8 Innings with 8 Ks to improve to 13-8 with a 2.77 ERA. Bronson Arroyo gave up 1 Run on 4 Hits in 6 Innings with 6 Ks to improve to 10-8. Cliff Lee gave up 2 Runs in 7 Innings to improve to 15-2 with a 2.58 ERA. Gil Meche gave up 2 Runs on 4 Hits in 6 Innings with 9 Ks to improve to 10-9. Matt Cain gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits in 6-2/3 Innings with 6 Ks to improve to 7-9 with a 3.60 ERA. Joe Saunders gave up 1 Run in 6 Innings, but got a no-decision.