David Regan

Fan of Dodgers, Rams, and Lakers.

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    NL Daily Analysis - August 10, 2018

    Corey Knebel (RP-MIL) - Knebel's grasp on the Milwaukee closer job became more tenuous against the Padres on Thursday. Entering with a 4-2 lead in the 9th, Knebel allowed an infield single to the first batter before walking the next...

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    NL Daily Analysis - June 19, 2018

    Juan Soto (OF-WAS) - Soto made his official big league debut on May 20, striking out as a pinch-hitter. He went on to go 2-for-4 with a home run in his first start the following day and the rest has...

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    AL Daily Analysis - June 12, 2018

    Dylan Bundy (SP-BAL) - Given the lack of competition, Bundy looks to be a lock to represent the Orioles in the All-Star game this season. The right-hander held the Red Sox to just three hits over eight shutout innings Monday,...

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    NL Daily Analysis - June 5, 2018

    It was a very light day of baseball on Monday, but here are a few NL notes to get you through the morning... Julio Teheran (SP-ATL) - It was an ugly Monday for Teheran and the Braves. Teheran was touched...

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    AL Daily Analysis - May 15, 2018

    Andrew Heaney (SP-LAA) - Perhaps that Howie Kendrick trade will pay off after all. Heaney surprised me Monday with eight innings of one-run ball to beat the Astros. He allowed just four hits, walked one, and struck out 10 in...

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    AL Daily Analysis - April 20, 2018

    Charlie Morton (SP-HOU) - The Seattle offense isn't exactly a juggernaut these days, but it was still another strong performance from Morton on Thursday. The right-hander allowed just three hits in seven shutout innings, including no walks and eight strikeouts....

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    NL Daily Analysis - April 10, 2018

    Greg Holland (RP-STL) - Holland has been added to the Cardinals' active roster and he is expected to immediately take over as the team's closer. This obviously isn't good news for Jordan Hicks, Bud Norris, and the rest of the...

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    NL Summary - April 3, 2018

    Gregory Polanco (OF-PIT) - I had sort of passed on Polanco as a 2018 breakout candidate, but maybe I was wrong. Polanco had an RBI double and four walks in five plate appearances Monday, though he failed steal a base....

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    Preseason Prep - March 29, 2018

    Happy Opening Day everyone. One of my favorite days of the year to be sure. Dodgers Left Field situation - Toles to AAA In somewhat of a surprise, Joc Pederson made the Opening Day roster over Andrew Toles, this despite...

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    Preseason Prep - March 19, 2018

    Could Matt Kemp be the primary left fielder in Los Angeles? It's looking more and more like it. Manager Dave Roberts this week stated that Kemp could see at-bats versus both LH and RH pitchers, rather than being on the...

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    Preseason Prep - March 15, 2018

    Giants CF Job Battle: Does Steven Duggar Have a Chance? Will the Giants really give a job to a younger player for a change? The 24-year-old Duggar is competing with Austin Jackson for CF at-bats this spring and he's off...

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    Preseason Prep - March 5, 2018

    Colorado Rockies What's the situation with COL's David Dahl? As of now, Dahl doesn't have a spot in the every day lineup. Ian Desmond, Charlie Blackmon, and Gerardo Parra are expected to man the outfield, with rookie top prospect Ryan...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 29, 2017

    Carlos Carrasco (SP-CLE) - Granted it was against a Twins team that was resting a large number of regulars after having clinched a Wild Card spot the previous day, but Carrasco came up big on Thursday. The righty allowed six...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 22, 2017

    Jake Arrieta (SP-CHC) - A hamstring injury had limited Arrieta to just 2.1 innings of work since August 29, but he took the hill against a tough Brewers team Thursday and held them to just one run on five hits...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 15, 2017

    Kelvin Herrera (RP-KC) - Herrera had a shot at winning the KC closer gig back on Thursday, but he blew the save after allowing the Indians to tie the game in the ninth inning before the Tribe came back to...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 8, 2017

    Sean Doolittle (RP-WAS) - Doolittle continued to solidify his hold on the closer's job Thursday, tossing a perfect ninth inning for his 19th save overall, and 16th with the Nationals. Doolittle lowered his ERA overall to 2.84, but with the...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 8, 2017

    Sean Doolittle (RP-WAS) - Doolittle continued to solidify his hold on the closer's job Thursday, tossing a perfect ninth inning for his 19th save overall, and 16th with the Nationals. Doolittle lowered his ERA overall to 2.84, but with the...

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    AL Daily Notes - September 1, 2017

    Crazy last few hours of the waiver trade deadline, as two Justins (Upton and Verlander) leave Detroit for Anaheim and Houston respectively. Brandon Phillips upgrades the Angels 2B black hole, and Cameron Maybin gives Houston some outfield depth. Justin Upton...

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    NL Daily Notes - August 25, 2017

    Robbie Ray (SP-ARI) - When you strike out nine, and walk a pair, that can tend to elevate your pitch count, and that was what happened to Ray on Thursday. The lefty fanned nine Mets over five innings while allowing...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 18, 2017

    Mike Fiers (SP-HOU) - Fiers dropped to 7-8 on the year Thursday against the Diamondbacks. Fiers allowed three runs (two earned) over 5.1 innings with an impressive seven strikeouts to two walks. Once again, home runs were the big issue,...

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    NL Daily Notes - August 11, 2017

    Dexter Fowler (OF-STL) - Fowler continued his strong play since returning from a wrist injury, knocking a double and home run while driving in five on Thursday. Settled into the cleanup spot, at least for now, Fowler is batting .251/.349/.479...

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    NL Daily Notes - August 4, 2017

    Yan Gomes (C-CLE) - Catcher is a super-thin position this year given the ugly performances by the likes of Jonathan Lucroy and the disappointing season by Willson Contreras among others. Gomes has been pretty disappointing himself, clocking in at .224/.318/.362,...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 21, 2017

    Brad Brach (RP-BAL) - If I'm a Zack Britton owner right now, I'm crossing my fingers that the trade deadline passes without a deal. Britton appears healthy after missing a couple months with a forearm injury, and he's recently returned...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 23, 2017

    Andrew Moore (SP-SEA) - Moore's MLB debut Thursday was an unqualified success, as the 23-year-old right-hander held the Tigers to three runs on six hits over seven solid innings with no walks and four strikeouts. Moore posted sub-9.0 K/9's at...

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    NL Daily Notes - June 16, 2017

    Rich Hill (SP-LAD) - This is getting ugly. Hill lasted just four innings Thursday against the Indians, allowing seven runs on eight hits while walking two and striking out four. His ERA rose from 3.77 to 5.14 in 35 innings....

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    AL Player Analysis - June 9, 2017

    Avisail Garcia (OF-CHW) - If All-Star selections were made today, I'd have to think Garcia would be the White Sox lone representative. The best Chicago Garcia singled and hit a three-run homer in four at-bats against Jake Odorizzi and the...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 30, 2017

    Justin Smoak (1B-TOR) - I'm still not sure Smoak is a top-10 first baseman, though after going 3-for-5 with his 12th homer and four RBI (34 now) on Monday, he probably is. The former elite prospect and Rangers/Mariners flame-out is...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 16, 2017

    Joe Musgrove (SP-HOU) - Musgrove took 91 pitches to get through 5.2 innings against Miami on Monday, but he ended up with the win after allowing just one run on eight hits with a 5:1 K:BB to lower his ERA...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 9, 2017

    Nate Karns (SP-KC) - Karns has teased us with his potential before, and perhaps he did it again on Monday in Tampa Bay. Karns fanned 10 over 6.1 innings of two-run ball, allowing six hits and walking two in lowering...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 2, 2017

    Jonathan Villar (SS-MIL) - Villar was 2-for-3 with a walk, HR #4, two runs, and two RBI Monday. He's stil batting just .213/.283/.364 after this one, but he does have six multi-hit games in his last 11 games, raising his...

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    NL Player analysis - April 29, 2017

    Kenta Maeda (SP-LAD) - Maeda most likely saved his rotation spot on Friday against the Phillies, tossing seven innings of two-run ball with eight strikeouts. Maeda lowered his ERA from 8.05 to 6.58 in this one. Overall, his 27:6 K:BB...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 18, 2017

    Brian Johnson (SP-BOS) - DraftKings salary: $4,200 - Johnson represents an interesting DFS play in FanDuel and DraftKings for Tuesday. He's getting the call to pitch in place of Eduardo Rodriguez (paternity list) Tuesday against the Blue Jays. Johnson has...

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    NL Daily Notes - April 11, 2017

    Jharel Cotton (SP-OAK) - Cotton overcame a 10.38 ERA in his first start last week versus the Angels to toss seven shutout two-hitting innings on the road on Kansas City on Monday. The rookie walked three and struck out six...

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    NL Daily Notes - April 4, 2017

    Eric Thames (1B-MIL) - We will see whether Jesus Aguilar cuts into Thames' playing time at some point, but $16 million says that Thames will get plenty of rope. The Brewers started Thames in the two-hole between Jonathan Villar and...

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    Preseason Prep - March 18, 2017

    Dodgers Rotation Current projection: Clayton Kershaw, Kenta Maeda, Rich Hill, Hyun-Jin Ryu, and Brandon McCarthy Other possibilities: Scott Kazmir, Alex Wood, Ross Stripling, Julio Urias (May/June) Things are starting to sort themselves out. Right now, the Opening Day rotation projects...

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    Preseason Prep - March 4, 2017

    Dodgers #4 and #5 starters We still don't know how this will sort out, but attriti on and performance this month will likely result in two guys bubbling to the top. Julio Urias will likely make in the area of...