Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 9/13/08

Sep 14, 2008

Saturday, September 13th
Denard Span
(Game 1) hit a pair of HRs and had 4 RBI.  Justin Morneau (Game 1) went 4 for 5 with 2 Runs, 2 Doubles, 2 RBI, and a Walk.  Juan Rivera went 4 for 4 with 2 Runs, 3 Doubles, a HR, and 3 RBI.  Carlos Gomez (Game 1) had 4 RBI.  Ben Zobrist (Game 2) hit a Grand Slam.  Travis Snider (Game 1) went 2 for 4 with 2  Runs, a Double, a HR, and 5 RBI.  Ryan Shealy went 4 for 5 with 2 Runs, a HR, and 2 RBI.  Miguel Olivo (Game 2 – 3 RBI), Jimmy Rollins (3 Runs), Casey Kotchman (Game 1), Justin Ruggiano (Game 1), Derek Jeter (Both Game 1 & 2), Mark Teahan (Game 1 & 2 HRs in Game 2), Gabe Gross (Game 2), Nyjer Morgan, Dustin Pedroia (Game 2), Jason Bay (Game 2), Jose Reyes (Game 2), Carlos Beltran (Game 2), Fernando Tatis (Game 2), Eugenio Velez, and Brian Roberts (Game 2) each had 3 Hits.  Bobby Crosby, Oscar Salazar, and Ryan Doumit each had 3 RBI.  Jacoby Ellsbury (Game 2), Matt Tolbert (Game 2), Bengie Molina, and Brendan Harris (Game 2) each  scored 3 Runs.

Tim Lincecum threw a Complete Game four-hit Shutout with 12 Ks to improve to 17-3 with a 2.43 ERA.  The Cy Young winners are looking to be from mediocre teams in both leagues.  James Shields gave up 5  Hits in 8 scoreless Innings with 6 Ks to improve to 13-8 with a 3.50 ERA.  Jonathan Niese gave up 6 Hits in 8 scoreless Innings with 7 Ks for his first career Win.  A.J. Burnett went 6 Innings allowing 1 unearned Run on 3 Hits with 6 Ks to improve to 18-10.  Josh Johnson gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings with 9 Ks to improve to 5-1 with a 3.30 ERA.  Clayton Kershaw gave up 1 Run on 4 Hits in 6 Innings with 7 Ks to improve to 4-5.  Jon Garland gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings to improve to 14-8.  Edison Volquez (6 Innings, 2 Runs, 5 Hits, 8 Ks), Randy Johnson (6 Innings, 1 Run, 5 Hits), Mike Hampton (6 Innings, 2 Runs) and Johan Santana (7 Innings, 2 Runs) each got no-decisions.  Scott Baker gave up 1 Run on 4 Hits in 6 Innings to improve to 9-4 with a 3.57 ERA.  K-Rod broke Bobby Thigpen’s record with his 58th Save.  Chris Young gave up 3 Runs in 7 Innings with 9 Ks, but lost.

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