Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 8/6/08
Wednesday, August 6th
Johnny Peralta went 5 for 5 with 2 Runs, 2 Doubles, a HR, and 2 RBI. Albert Pujols went 4 for 4 with 2 Runs, a Double, a Grand Slam, and 4 RBI. Mark DeRosa went 2 for 3 with a Run, a Double, a Grand Slam, and 5 RBI. Denard Span went 3 for 5 with a Triple, 4 RBI, and a SB. Richie Weeks and Randy Wynn each had 4 Hits. Vladimir Guerrero had 4 RBI. Mike Cameron, Jason Bartlett, Ty Wiggington, Garrett Anderson, Brian McCann, Dan Murphy, Billy Butler, Casey Blake, Ryan Ludwick, and Jacoby Ellsbury (3 RBI) each had 3 Hits. Jay Bruce, Carlos Pena, Cliff Lee, Alfonso Soriano, Nick Markakis, Aaron Rowand, Jim Thome, and Rod Barajas each had 3 RBI. Ben Zobrist and Mark Teixeira each scored 3 Runs.
Jeff Karstens nearly had a Perfect Game. He settled for a Complete Game two-hit Shutout to improve to 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA. Tim Lincecum gave up 2 Runs on 5 Hits in 8 Innings with 8 Ks to improve to 12-3 with a 2.68 ERA. Kyle Kendrick gave up 4 Hits in 6 scoreless Innings to improve to 10-5. Shaun Marcum gave up 1 Run on 3 Hits in 7 Innings with 7 Ks to improve to 6-5 with a 3.44 ERA. Cha Seung Baek gave up 2 Runs in 6-1/3 Innings to improve to 4-5. John Danks gave up 1 Run on 4 Hits in 6-2/3 Innings with 6 Ks to improve to 9-4 with a 3.21 ERA. Tim Wakefield gave up 1 Earned Run on 4 Hits with 6 Ks in 6 Innings to improve to 7-8 with a 3.67 ERA. Randy Johnson gave up 2 Runs in 7-1/3 Innings with 7 Ks, but lost. Pedro Martinez gave up 2 Earned Runs on 4 Hits in 6-1/3 Innings, but lost.