Brandon Kamerman

I'm colorblind, I love turtles and I had tickets to the Cubs' 2003 World Series. I used to play "old-school fantasy sports" where my brother and I would put baseball cards up against each other. The victor was whoever won more categories on the back of the card. That was the gateway drug to my 20 years of fantasy obsession.

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    AL Player Analysis - August 17, 2018

    Blake Snell (SP-TB) Snell continues to shut down opposing hitters, albeit in short outings. On Thursday he pitched five scoreless innings with six strikeouts for the second consecutive game. Coming into the game, Snell had three lackluster starts all season...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 11, 2018

    Nelson Cruz (DH-SEA) Did you know Cruz ranks second in all of baseball in average exit velocity? Ahead of Giancarlo Stanton? And Joey Gallo? And J.D. Martinez? Did you know Nelson Cruz is tied for seventh in barrels per plate...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 2, 2018

    Cole Hamels (SP-CHC) Chicago is hoping Hamels' road numbers are indicative of what he will deliver for the Cubs. Prior to being traded, Hamels had a 3.84 xFIP and 25.6% strikeout rate away from Arlington. In his Cubs debut on...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 28, 2018

    Chris Sale (SP-BOS) After tossing six scoreless innings on Friday, Sale has now allowed one total run in his last six starts! One. Run. Six. Starts. He struck out 10 batters in the win over Minnesota, his sixth double-digit K...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 15, 2018

    Zack Greinke (SP-ARI) After allowing four or more runs in five of his first six road starts this season, Greinke tossed his fourth straight quality start away from Arizona on Saturday. In his most effective outing of 2018, the 34...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 14, 2018

    Junior Guerra (SP-MIL) Guerra's peripherally stellar season rolled off the tracks on Friday in Pittsburgh. In his shortest and worst outing of the season, the 33 year old lasted only 4 innings while allowing 6 runs on 9 hits and...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 11, 2018

    Travis Shaw (3B- MIL) Shaw had a home run and a steal in Milwaukee's 8-4 win at Miami. The long ball was Shaw's 16th of the year but only his second since June 5. In fact he came into the...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 29, 2018

    Nelson Cruz (DH-SEA) Nelson Cruz will turn 38 on Sunday and is showing no signs of slowing down. He took a 95-mph fastball out of the park for his 21st home run on Thursday, one of three hits to go...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 16, 2018

    Addison Russell (SS-CHC) Russell was right in the middle of the Cubs' offensive barrage on Friday. The young shortstop was 3-4 with a pair of doubles, lifting his batting average over .280 for the first time since April 7. I...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 9, 2018

    Kris Bryant (3B-CHC) Kris Bryant hit leadoff for the first time in his career on Friday, and he rewarded the Cubs with three hits. However, there are overt concerns with the former MVP. Bryant is in the longest homerless drought...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 31, 2018

    Shohei Ohtani (SP-LAA) Rain delays should not be allowed during Ohtani starts. DON'T DEPRIVE US OF SHO-TIME!!! There were actually two delays in Wednesday's game, the second of which effectively ended the rookie's night. He left with a no-decision after...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 27, 2018

    Mitch Moreland (1B-BOS) Going from Hanley Ramirez to Mitch Moreland as the Red Sox everyday first baseman certainly doesn't seem like losing a whole lot offensively. Forget the whole contract situation and the financial reasons for designating HanRam for assignment....

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    NL Player Analysis - May 17, 2018

    Jose Martinez (STL-1B) Can we start officially referring to Jose Martinez as a starting major leaguer? After going 2-4 with a double, 2 runs scored and a walk in Wednesday's win over Minnesota, Martinez now has 490 career plate appearances....

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    NL Player Analysis - May 17, 2018

    Jose Martinez (STL-1B) Can we start officially referring to Jose Martinez as a starting major leaguer? After going 2-4 with a double, 2 runs scored and a walk in Wednesday's win over Minnesota, Martinez now has 490 career plate appearances....

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    NL Player Analysis - May 6, 2018

    Paul Goldschmidt (1B-ARI) Is this just a slump or a serious reason for concern? After going 0-3 with two walks on Saturday, Goldschmidt still doesn't have a hit since April. His last home run was three weeks ago and he's...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 3, 2018

    Brian Dozier (2B-MIN) Brian Dozier went hitless with a strikeout in four at-bats on Wednesday, dropping his batting average to .236 and his OPS to .697. Dozier has one hit in his last 22 plate appearances. Things would look even...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 27, 2018

    James Paxton (SP-SEA) Paxton was dealing on Thursday, changing speeds and eye levels. If you have the ability to watch archived games, fast forward to the Yan Gomes at bat in the 2nd inning. He threw two soft curves on...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 22, 2018

    Paul DeJong (SS-STL) DeJong belted his second home run in the last four games, finishing Saturday's game 2-4 with two RBIs. He is now top-5 in all of baseball in home runs with six. After hitting 38 long balls between...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 14, 2018

    Robinson Cano (2B-SEA) Somehow Cano's batting average rose again. After going 1-1 with three walks and two runs scored on Friday, Cano's slash is now .424/.578/.545. Throughout his Mariners' tenure, Cano's BABIP has been in a steady decline, from .335...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 6, 2018

    Preston Tucker (ATL) Another modestly productive game for Preston Tucker (1-2, BB, R, RBI), but as the Braves' outfielder continues to put up good numbers, fantasy owners need to beware. This is somewhat of a mirage. Tucker is benefiting from...