Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 9/1/08
Monday, September 1st
Adrian Beltre went 5 for 6 with 5 Runs and 3 RBI en route to a Cycle (2 Singles, Double, Triple, HR). Stephen Drew went 5 for 5 as he hit for the Cycle (Single, 2 Doubles, Triple, HR) with 3 Runs and an RBI. A-Rod went 3 for 6 with 2 Runs and 4 RBI. Yuniesky Betancourt (3 RBI), Magglio Ordonez (3 RBI), Johnny Damon (3 Runs), Ryan Braun, Josh Anderson, Bengie Molina, Bobby Abreu, Cesar Izturis, Felipe Lopez, Shin-Soo Choo, and Chris Davis each had 3 Hits. Derek Jeter and Curtis Granderson each scored 3 Runs.
Cy Young Lock Cliff Lee threw a Complete Game five-hit Shutout to improve to 20-2 with a 2.32 ERA. These are historic numbers people. Roy Oswalt gave up 4 Hits in 8-1/3 scoreless Innings to improve to 13-9 with a 3.91 ERA. Jorge de la Rosa gave up 4 Hits in 7 scoreless Innings with 6 Ks to improve to 8-7. Johan Santana gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings with 10 Ks, but got a no-decision. Ben Sheets tossed 5 scoreless Innings allowing just 2 Hits, but also got a no-decision. Jason Marquis gave up 2 Runs on 5 Hits in 6 Innings with 8 Ks, but lost.