Playoffs Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 10/6/08
Monday, October 6th
B.J. Upton hit a pair of solo HRs. Akinori Iwamura went 2 for 5 with a Run and a Double. Carlos Pena went 3 for 4 with 2 RBI, a Walk, and 2 SBs. Cliff Floyd went 1 for 2 with a Run, a Double, and an RBI. Jason Bartlett wetn 1 for 4 with a Run and a Double. Jacoby Ellsbury and Dioner Navarro each had an RBI. Carl Crawford scored a Run and had 2 SBs. Jermaine Dye hit a solo HR. Paul Konerko went 2 for 4 with a solo HR. Dustin Pedroia went 1 for 4 with a Double and an RBI. Jason Bay went 2 for 4 with a Run and a Double. Jed Lowrie went 2 for 4 with an RBI. Vladimir Guerrero, Mark Teixeira, Mark Kotsay and Jason Varitek each scored a Run. Chone Figgins went 2 for 4. Torii Hunter wetn 1 for 4 with 2 RBI. Kendry Morales hit a Double.
Andy Sonnanstine gave up 2 Runs on 3 Hits in 5-2/3 Innings with 4 Ks to earn the Win for Tampa moving them to the ALCS. Jon Lester allowed 4 Hits in 7 scoreless Innings with 4 Ks, but got a no-decision. John Lackey gave up 2 Runs in 7 Innings, but got a no-decision. Grant Balfour threw 2 scoreless Innings of relief with 2 Ks. Matt Thornton threw 2 scoreless Innigns of relief. J.P. Howell threw 1-1/3 Innings of scoreless relief. Scott Linebrink threw 1 Inning of scoreless relief. Manny Delcarmen threw 2/3 Innings of scoreless relief to earn the Win for the Red Sox and a date with Tampa in the ALCS.