Josh Sperry

Josh Sperry graduated from the University of West Georgia in 2013 with a degree in Sport Management and a minor in Mass Communications. After graduation, he was hired by the Danville Braves as the Media Relations Trainee for the summer of 2013. In his free time he enjoys watching his hometown Braves, listening to music, and cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers. His other hobbies include spending time with his wife, Jessica, and two dogs, Miko and Nakoma. You can tweet Josh at @Josh__Sperry

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    AL Player Analysis - July 21st, 2019

    Anthony Santander, Baltimore Orioles - Anthony Santander went 4-for-5 at the plate on Saturday with his sixth homer of the season and he also tripled in the game. This gives Santander homers in back to back games for the Orioles...

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    NL Weekly Player Report, July 14th

    In The Lineup The Rockies signed Yonder Alonso to a minor league contract and assigned him to AAA. Alonso was DFA'd by the White Sox after both failing to lure in Manny Machado this offseason and then hitting .178 over...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 3rd, 2019

    Dallas Kuechel, Atlanta Braves - Dallas Keuchel turned in his best start as a Brave on Tuesday allowing two runs over seven innings, but still took the loss as the Braves ran into an Aaron Nola operated buzzsaw. Keuchel allowed...

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    AL Weekly Player Report, June 30th

    IN THE LINEUP Byron Buxton took batting practice on Friday prior to the Twins game and was activated from the IL on Saturday. He felt well enough on Friday after hitting that the team activated him with no rehab assignment...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 26th, 2019

    Joey Gallo, Texas Rangers - Joey Gallo was activated from the IL on Tuesday and went 1-for-4 at the plate with a double, walk, and three strikeouts. The Rangers are getting a huge boost back to their lineup in Gallo...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 23rd, 2019

    Braves Rotation - There are currently a lot of moving parts in the Braves rotation. Mike Foltynewicz being sent to AAA after another awful start on Saturday, and then Mike Soroka left Sunday's game after just two innings after being...

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    NL Weekly Player Report, June 16th

    IN THE FIELD Ender Inciarte still has yet to resume baseball activities for the Braves. He's been on the IL for around a month now with a lumbar strain. Austin Riley will continue to get everyday at-bats in left and...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 5th, 2019

    Max Fried, Atlanta Braves - Max Fried was hit hard by the Pirates Tuesday, allowing five runs over four innings but the Braves offense rallied so he didn't factor into the decision. Fried's main weapon is his excellent curveball and...

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    AL Weekly Player Report, June 2nd

    IN THE FIELD Nate Lowe was recalled from AAA on Saturday. He slashed .257/.289/.314 in his first stint with the team this year but he's still an outstanding hitter who could make a solid fantasy impact if he's given an...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 29th, 2019

    Lucas Giolito, Chicago White Sox - Lucas Giolito gave up three early runs via an Alex Gordon homer, but completely dominated the Royals outside of that to pick up his 7th win of the season. Giolito lasted eight innings and...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 26th, 2019

    Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves - The Julio Teheran Experience was in full effect on Sunday night as he allowed two hits and four walks over five innings but a few defensive miscues kept his ERA down as only one of...

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    AL Weekly Player Report, May 19th

    IN THE LINEUP Nelson Cruz was placed 10 day IL on Friday, retroactive to May 14th. He's been dealing with an ailing wrist and it appears that this was mostly a precautionary move as he said Friday evening that he's...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 15th, 2019

    Chris Sale had one of the most dominant games ever on Tuesday, striking out an insane 17 batters over seven innings. He ended up with a no-decision though after the bullpen allowed Colorado to tie the game up in the...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 8th, 2019

    Aaron Nola, Philadelphia Phillies - Aaron Nola had a terrific outing on Tuesday allowing just one run over six innings against the Cardinals. He struck out seven and allowed just three hits while picking up his third win of the...

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    AL Weekly Player Report, May 5th

    IN THE LINEUP Miguel Andujar has been activated off the IL on Saturday and while he was playing third base for the Yankees Saturday, Aaron Boone says that he's going to get a decent amount of ABs at DH. Throwing...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 1st, 2019

    Rick Porcello, Boston Red Sox - Rick Porcello dominated the A's over 8.0 innings on Tuesday allowing no runs and just two hits while striking out eight. Porcello hadn't struck out more than five in a game before this start,...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 29th, 2019

    Carter Kieboom, Washington Nationals - Kieboom hit the second homer of his big league career on Sunday. Kieboom has already hit the pair of homers in just 13 plate appearances in the majors after hitting just 16 homers in over...

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    NL Weekly Player Report, April 21st

    IN THE ROTATION Mike Foltynewicz is slated to throw another rehab start this weekend as he continues to ramp up his workload to return to the Braves rotation. His last start came on Monday and he walked four batters over...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 17th, 2019

    Chris Sale, Boston Red Sox - Chris Sale had a mixed bag of results on Tuesday with a season-high six strikeout and also had a season-high average fastball velocity at 95.6 MPH, but he also was tagged for seven hits...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 10th, 2019

    Dansby Swanson, Atlanta Braves - Dansby Swanson continues his assault on opposing pitchers with a three-run homer off of German Marquez on Tuesday. The homer gives Swanson four homers and 15 RBI, both team highs for the red hot Atlanta...

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    NL Weekly Player Report, April 7th

    IN THE FIELD Jedd Gyorko was activated off the 10 day IL. He was limited to pinch hit duties for the Cardinals on Friday.... Marcell Ozuna appears to have dodged the potential intercostal strain, and he was back in the...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 3rd, 2019

    Asdrubal Cabrera, Texas Rangers - Asdrubal Cabrera went 1-for-4 at the plate with his third homer of the year on Tuesday. He drove in two runs as well bringing his season total to seven and he scored his fourth run...

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    NL Player Analysis - March 31, 2019

    Trea Turner, Washington Nationals - Trea Turner launched two homers on Sunday while also swiping his fourth base of the season. Turner said before the year he (and the Nats) wanted him to steal 75-80 bases this year and right...

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    Preseason Prep - March 20th, 2019

    Ronald Acuña, Atlanta Braves - Brian Snitker answered the biggest question about the Braves on Tuesday, where is Ronald Acuña going to hit in the Braves lineup? The answer: cleanup. This is not the answer I had been hoping for...

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    Preseason Prep - February 27th, 2019

    ATLANTA BRAVES A couple injury and debut notes for the Braves: Dansby Swanson and Josh Donaldson are both expected to make their Grapefruit League debuts on Friday. Mike Soroka will hopefully get to throw again by the end of the...

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    Preseason Prep - February 13th, 2019

    Ronald Acuña Jr, Atlanta Braves - Ronald Acuña Jr the most hyped prospect to make his debut last season and he was everything fantasy owners could have asked for, and more. Acuña posted 143 wRC+ in 111 games while hitting...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 26th, 2018

    Gary Sanchez, New York Yankees - Sanchez homered for the first time September 10th, his 17th homer of the season. Between lack of production and injuries, 2018 has been an absolute disaster for Sanchez as he's slashing .184/.285/.397 with an...

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    NL Weekly Player Report, September 23rd

    INJURY REPORT IN THE FIELD Ryan Braun has been dealing with a back injury this week but was able to return to the lineup on Friday. He went 1-for-3 with a run and a RBI in his return to the...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 19th, 2018

    Aaron Judge, New York Yankees - Judge returned to the lineup for the Yankees on Tuesday and hit second, going 0-for-4 at the plate with a strikeout. This is the first time that Judge has been in the lineup since...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 12th, 2018

    Yan Gomes, Cleveland Indians - Gomes has provided some very cheap power at the catcher position this year and he belted his 14th homer of the season on Tuesday. He now has back to back seasons of 14+ homers and...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 5th, 2018

    Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels - Ohtani was held out of the lineup on Monday but was back in it on Tuesday and he launched his 16th homer of the season. The homer was the first homer all season for...

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    AL Weekly Player Report, September 2nd

    On The Mound Tyler Skaggs threw from 80 feet on August 24th, which was the first time he had thrown since initially going on the DL on August 12th. The Angels said on Friday that he's not a close to...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 29th, 2018

    Carlos Carrasco, Cleveland Indians - Carrasco was dominant on Tuesday striking out 11 batters over 7.2 shutout innings, improving his season record to 16-7. This was an excellent rebound start from his 3.2 inning, 5 ER outing last time out...

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    NL Weekly Player Report, August 26th

    IN THE LINEUP Kurt Suzuki was hit by a pitch on the elbow on August 21st and has been held out of the lineup since with Tyler Flowers playing every day. Luckily tests on the 22nd showed no fractures in...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 22nd, 2018

    Michael Kopech, Chicago White Sox - Kopech looked incredible in his two innings for the White Sox on Tuesday, but rain rolled through and he was done after the delay. Kopech showed why he's one of the most exciting arms...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 15th, 2018

    Robinson Cano, Seattle Mariners - Cano returned to the Mariners after serving his PED suspension and was immediately put back into the lineup hitting 2nd on Tuesday. He went 1-for-4 in the game. Cano is going to get some time...