Playoffs Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 10/1/08
Wednesday, October 1st
James Loney smacked a Grand Slam. Manny Ramirez went 2 for 4 with 2 Runs, a HR, an RBI, and Walk. Mark DeRosa went 2 for 4 with a HR and 2 RBI. Blake DeWitt went 2 for 4 with a Run and a Double. Chase Utley went 1 for 4 with a Run, a Double and 2 RBI. Shane Victorino had an RBI, 2 Walks, and a SB. Russell Martin hit a solo HR. Ryan Theriot went 2 for 4. Jacoby Ellsbury went 3 for 5 with a Run, a Double, an RBI, and 2 SBs. Jason Bay went 2 for 4 with a HR and 2 RBI. Garret Anderson went 2 for 4 with a Run. Torii Hunter went 2 for 3 with an RBI and a Walk. Vladimir Guerrero and Mark Teixeira each had 2 Hits. Kevin Youkilis, Jed Lowrie, Rafael Furcal, Andre Ethier, Jim Edmonds, Ray Durham, Carlos Ruiz, and Cole Hamels each scored a Run. Ryan Howard walked 3 times.
Cole Hamels gave up 2 Hits in 8 scoreless Innings with 9 Ks to earn the Win for the Phillies. Derek Lowe gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings with 6 Ks to earn the Win for the Dodgers. Jon Lester gave up 1 unearned Run on 6 Hits in 7 Innings with 7 Ks to win the opener for Boston. Carlos Villanueva threw 2-1/3 Innings of scoreless relief with 3 Ks. Jonathan Papelbon gave up 1 Hit in a scoreless ninth with 3 Ks to earn the Save for Boston. Brad Lidge gave up a Run on 2 hits in the ninth, but he did strike out 3 to earn the Save for the Phillies. Justin Masterson, Darren Oliver,Cory Wade, Jonathan Broxton, and Greg Maddux each pitched an Inning of scoreless relief. John Lackey gave up 2 Runs on 4 Hits in 6 Innings with 5 Ks, but lost.