Fantasy Baseball Weekly Wonders Vol. 15

Jul 15, 2008

Here is a a look back at the past week in baseball to bring you the surprising stars.

Pitcher
Mike Pelfrey- The Mets had high hopes for their Pitching Staff this year.  I bet they didn’t figure Mike Pelfrey having as many Wins at the All-Star break as Johan Santana.  He’s been a great surprise for New York’s “Other Team”.  Last week he was magnificent going 2-0 in 15 scoreless Innings with 10 Ks and a 0.60 WHIP.

Catcher
Max Ramirez
- You’d expect Manny Ramirez to hit .429 (6 for 14) for the week, but Max?  He added 2 Runs, a Double, a HR, and 5 RBI for Texas.  He qualifies at 1B and C in Yahoo Leagues. 

Corner Infielder
Chris Davis- Make it a Texas two-step as 1B Chris Davis joins Max Ramirez in the FBWW list.  He went 9 of 28 (.321) with 8 Runs, 2 Doubles, 1 Triple, 3 HRs, 6 RBI, and 2 Walks.  Chris hit in all but one game last week.

Middle Infielder
Mike Fontenot
- Chicago’s Second Baseman Mike Fontenot was solid last week.  He went 6 of 16 (.375) with 5 Runs, 2 Doubles, 2 HRs, 5 RBI, and 5 Walks.  Against Cincinnati he was 4 of 6 with 5 Runs, 2 Doubles, 2 HRs, and 4 RBI in two games.

Outfielder
Matt Joyce - Detroit’s Matt Joyce had a spectacular week going 9 of 22 (.409) with 6 Runs, 4 Doubles, 4 HRs, and 6 RBI.  Not too shabby for the Rookie Outfielder.

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2 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Dom
    July 15th, 2008 at 2:41 pm #

    Living in Chicago, there have been many surprises from the Cubs this year, none more so than Fontenot and Cedeno.

    Max Ramirez has been great, especially behind the plate, and Davis hit the White Sox hard in their recent series.

  2. LestersLegends
    July 15th, 2008 at 2:46 pm #

    Dom – Thanks for sharing your perspective.

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