Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 8/9/08

Aug 10, 2008

Saturday, August 9th
Troy Glaus
went 3 for 5 with 2 Runs, 2 HRs, and 5 RBI.  Miguel Cabrera hit a pair of HRs and had 4 RBI.  Jimmy Rollins went 4 for 4 with 2 Runs, 2 Triples, and a SB.  Ichiro Suzuki went 4 for 6 with a HR and 3 RBI.  Melvin Mora and Brian McCann also had 4 RBI. Carlos Beltran (3 RBI), Mike Jacobs (3 RBI), Big Papi (3 RBI), Jacoby Ellsbury, David Wright, Luis Rodriguez, Kevin Kouzmanoff, Brad Hawpe, David Dellucci,Mark Kotsay, Joe Inglett, Melky Cabrera, Juan Castro, Placido Polanco, and Akinori Iwamura each had 3 Hits.  Nick Markakis had 3 RBI.  Albert Pujols and Brian Roberts each scored 3 Runs.

Ben Sheets pitched a Complete Game five-hit Shutout with 6 Ks to improve to 11-5 with a 2.95 ERA.  Paul Byrd tossed a Complete Game allowing 2 Runs on 6 Hits to improve to 7-10.  Dice-K gave up 1 Run on 4 Hits in 8 Innings to improve to 13-2 with a 2.90 ERA.  Daniel Cabrera threw 6 scoreless Innings allowing 4 hits to improve to 8-7.  Brett Myers gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits in 7-2/3 Innings with 6 Ks to improve to 5-9.  Brian Moehler gave up 1 Run on 5 Hits in 7 Innings to improve to 8-4 with a 3.83 ERA.  Greg Maddux gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings to improve to 6-8.  Hiroki Kuroda (8 Innings, 1 Run), Kevin Correia (6 Innings, 1 Run, 5 Ks), Dan Giese (6 Innings, 1 Run, 3 Hits, 5 Ks) got a no-decision.  Bronson Arroyo gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings with 7 Ks, but lost.

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