Thursday, May 01, 2008

Players of the Block - Block 8

BRIAN ROBERTS (TOA) -- AL Batter of the Block
Toronto infielder Brian Roberts batted .500 in block 8 (24 for 48). He also stole 4 stolen bases.

TROT NIXON (BOA) -- NL Batter of the Block
Boston outfielder Trot Nixon led the NL with his 19 RBIs in block 8. In addition he batted .490 and slugged 7 home runs.

SIDNEY PONSON (TOA) -- AL Pitcher of the Block
Toronto pitcher Sidney "Sir Shrek" Ponson had an impressive block. He was 3-0 including 1 complete game. In 32 2/3 innings of work he allowed only 26 hits while striking out 23. His ERA for the block was 2.20.

JAVIER VAZQUEZ (PHN) -- NL Pitcher of the Block
Philadelphia starter Javier Vazquez was 3-0 in the block with complete game victories in all 3 of his starts! In 27 innings he allowed 18 hits while fanning 19. His ERA was 2.00.

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