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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    NL Player Analysis - September 22nd, 2019

    Javier Baez, Chicago Cubs - Javy Baez surprised everyone on Saturday with a pinch hit appearance against the Cardinals. He's dealing with a fracture in his thumb and was supposedly going to be limited to pinch running duties, but the...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 18th, 2019

    Luis Severino, New York Yankees - made his 2018 debut for the Yankees and he was outstanding with four shutout innings against the Angels. He struck out four batters and allowed just four baserunners, two via hits and two via...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 18th, 2019

    Luis Severino, New York Yankees - made his 2018 debut for the Yankees and he was outstanding with four shutout innings against the Angels. He struck out four batters and allowed just four baserunners, two via hits and two via...

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    AL Weekly Player Report, September 15th

    IN THE LINEUP Mitch Haniger hasn't been ruled out for the season yet with his back injury, but manager Scott Servais said Friday that the "clock is ticking." Haniger injured his back while on his rehab assignment from his reputed...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 9th, 2019

    Eugenio Suarez, Cincinnati Reds - Eugenio Suarez almost quietly as he hit two homers on Sunday to push his total to 44 for the year, 10more than the career-high he set last season in two more games and 20 more...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 4th, 2019

    James Paxton, New York Yankees - James Paxton turned in 12 strikeouts over 7 innings to pick up his 12th win of the season. The 12 strikeouts tie his 2019 high that he hit in back-to-back starts back in April....

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    AL Weekly Player Report, September 1st

    IN THE FIELD Byron Buxton (shoulder) is hoping to be able to return to the Twins this year but after a setback this week his timetable is extremely unclear. He played catch and did some fielding drills on Friday in...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 21st, 2019

    Willie Calhoun, Texas Rangers - Willie Calhoun is continuing to impress in his extended stint in the majors as he hit his 12th homer on Tuesday while going 3-for-6 in the double-header. Calhoun struck out twice Tuesday, something he's excelled...

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    NL Weekly Player Report, August 18th

    IN THE LINEUP Chris Iannetta was released by the Rockies Friday morning. Iannetta was hitting just .222 with the club in part-time duty, he could end up latching on somewhere else as a backup....Rhys Hoskins was hit by a pitch...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 12th, 2019

    Josh Bell, Pittsburgh Pirates - Josh Bell hadn't homered since the All-Star Break in mid-July, but he got back on the board with a pair of homers on Sunday. Bell has been pretty awful overall since the break with a...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 7th, 2019

    Nelson Cruz, Minnesota Twins - Nelson Cruz was outstanding again going 4-for-5 at the plate with a pair of homeruns. This was Cruz's second multi-homer game in the month of August and he's up to 32 homers for the season....

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    AL Weekly Player Report, August 4th

    In The Field Byron Buxton was a late scratch from the lineup on Friday. Jake Cave was called up from AAA.... Dee Gordon did some running on Friday and had no issues with his injured quad.... Robinson Chirinos is dealing...

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    AL Weekly Player Report, August 4th

    In The Field Byron Buxton was a late scratch from the lineup on Friday. Jake Cave was called up from AAA.... Dee Gordon did some running on Friday and had no issues with his injured quad.... Robinson Chirinos is dealing...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 31st, 2019

    So the Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh game had a little going on in it. First of all the Reds, Indians, and Padres agreed to a mega-deal that is going to send Trevor Bauer to Cincinnati. Franmil Reyes and Yasiel Puig are...

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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...