Daily Minyan – April 25, 2009




Brad Ausmus, C – Los Angeles Dodgers

Brad went 2-for-5, hit his first double of the year, knocked in a runner and scored a run himself.  His RBI, which came in the top of the 9th, broke up a tie game and was the winning run in the Dodgers victory over the Rockies. Brad is now batting .417.


Ryan Braun, OF, 3B – Milwaukee Brewers

Ryan went 1-for-3, drove in a run and scored a run in the Brewers victory over the Astros.  He raised his average to .328 and extended his streak to 165 errorless games.


Craig Breslow, P – Minnesota Twins

Craig saw no action yesterday in the Twins game against the Indians. 


Scott Feldman, P – Texas Rangers

Scott didn’t pitch in the Rangers game against the Blue Jays because he is preparing for his start Saturday in their game against my Orioles as the replacement for former Oriole Kris Benson who was placed on the 15-day DL with elbow tendinitis.  


John Grabow, P, Pittsburgh Pirates

John pitched a perfect 2/3 of an inning in the Pirates game against the Padres, giving up one hit.  His ERA remains a perfect 0.00. 


Gabe Kapler, OF – Tampa Bay Rays

Gabe didn’t play in the Rays game against the A’s.


Ian Kinsler, 2B – Texas Rangers

Ian broke out his mini-slump and went 2-for-5, knocked in the first run of the game and was on base when Michael Young hit a 2-run homer of O’s closer George Sherill to cause the O’s to lose.  His batting average rose a point to .382. 


Jason Marquis, P – Colorado Rockies

Jason didn’t start yesterday in the Rockies game against the Dodgers. He is slated to pitch this Sunday.


Scott Schoeneweis, P – Arizona Diamondbacks

Scott didn’t pitch in the Diamondbacks game against the Giants.


Kevin Youkilis, 1B, 3B – Boston Red Sox

Youk hit a walk-off solo shot (#5) in the bottom of the 11th inning off Yankees reliever Damaso Marte.  This was the second game winning home run of his career!  He also doubled and scored on Jason Bay’s game homer in the 9th, which tied the game.  For the game he went 2-for-4, and also walked twice.  Youk is now hitting .433.  


Machers (Big Shot) of the Day – Brad Ausmus and Kevin Youkilis




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