Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 9/17/08
Wednesday, September 17th
Adam LaRoche went 3 for 5 with 3 Runs, 2 HRs, and 5 RBI. Miguel Cabrera went 4 for 5 with 3 Runs, a Double, a HR, and 3 RBI. Dusty Ryan went 4 for 5 with 2 Runs, a Double, and 2 RBI. Jorge Cantu went 3 for 5 with 2 Runs, a Double, a Grand Slam, and a Walk. Alfredo Amezaga had 3 Hits and 4 RBI. Carlos Beltran and Big Papi each hit 2 HRs and had 3 RBI. Hunter Pence and Hanley Ramirez each hit two solo HRs. Ryan Doumit went 3 for 4 with 3 Runs, a HR, 4 RBI, and a Walk. Matt Kemp and Stephen Drew each had 4 Hits. Prince Fielder (3 RBI), Willy Aybar (3 RBI), Russell Martin (3 RBI), Pablo Ozuna, Brian Roberts, Scott Rolen, Shane Victorino, Robinson Cano, Mike Jacobs, Wil Nieves, Ichiro, Justin Morneau, J.J. Hardy, and Mark Teixeira each had 3 Hits. Alex Rios, Brandon Boggs, and Edgar Renteria each had 3 RBI. Elijah Dukes scored 3 Runs.
Aaron Harang threw a Complete Game Shutout to improve to 5-16. J.A. Happ threw 6 scoreless Innings allowing 3 Hits for his first career Win. Ricky Nolasco gave up 2 Runs on 5 Hits in 7 Innings to improve to 15-7 with a 3.52 ERA. Gil Meche gave up 2 Runs in 7 Innings with 7 Ks to improve to 12-11. Brandon Webb gave up 2 Earned Runs in 7 Innings to improve to 21-7 with a 3.26 ERA. Ryan Rowland-Smith (6 Innings, 1 Run, 3 Hits), Greg Smith (6 scoreless Innings, 4 Hits), and Jered Weaver (6 Innings, 1 Run, 8 Ks) pitched well, but got no-decisions. Clayton Richard gave up 2 Run on 5 Hits in 6-2/3 Innings, but lost.