Menachem Greenfeld

Menachem is a Mathematics major at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and he has always had a passion for sports and statistics. He is originally from Cleveland and has followed baseball ever since the Indians ascended into relevance in the mid to late 90s. He continues to root for the Indians, Browns, and Cavaliers, through good times and bad.

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    AL Player Analysis - Sept 28, 2018

    As the 2018 season winds to a close, let's take a look at some of the late-round draft picks that have greatly exceeded their draft-day value this season: Michael Brantley, OF, CLE Brantley hadn't stayed healthy the past two seasons...

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    AL Player Analysis - Sept 27, 2018

    Mookie Betts, OF, BOS Betts stole his 30th base of the season on Wednesday to go along with his 32 HR's, and upped his MLB-leading BA to .346. He is in position to finish as the top player in fantasy...

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    AL Player Analysis - Sept 13, 2018

    Carlos Correa, SS, HOU There's no two ways about it at this point; Correa has been downright awful since returning from the DL in early August. In 29 games since his return, Correa has hit just .163 with 3 XBH's...

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    AL Player Analysis - Sept 6, 2018

    Adrian Beltre, 3B, TEX After a rough August, Beltre has heated up to start September, hitting 3 HR's in the first 5 games this month, giving him 10 dingers for the season. It's been a disappointing season for Beltre, whose...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 30, 2018

    Matt Chapman, 3B, OAK Chapman has been sizzling since the all-star break, hitting .342 with an OPS north of 1.100, including 11 HR's and 35 runs scored in a span of 37 games. He has benefited from a .398 BABIP...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 23, 2018

    Greg Bird, 1B, NYY Bird went 0-4 again on Wednesday, dropping his season BA to .202 and his August BA to a lowly .127 (9-71). His K% is high at 25.7% and he has suffered from a .234 BABIP which...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 16, 2018

    Miguel Andujar, 3B, NYY The power surge continues for Andujar, who hit his 19th HR of the season on Wednesday in a loss to the Rays. For most of the season, Andujar has been a high-contact, high-average hitter whose power...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 9, 2018

    Jaime Barria, SP, LAA Barria pitched 5.1 shutout innings against the Tigers on Wednesday, striking out 5 and walking 1. He has been solid for the Angels this season posting a 3.59 ERA and allowing more than 3 ER's in...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 2, 2018

    Carlos Carrasco, SP, CLE Carrasco struck out 10 in 7.1 scoreless innings on Wednesday, lowering his ERA to 3.66 for the season. He continues to dominate since all-star break, compiling a 1.33 ERA and 26:3 K:BB over his last three...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 26, 2018

    Trevor Bauer, SP, CLE Bauer allowed just 2 hits and two BB's while striking out 10 in 7 shutout IP against the Pirates on Wednesday, helping end Pittsburgh's 11 game winning streak. Bauer continues to prove that he is one...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 23, 2017

    Jose Abreu, 1B, CWS So is Jose Abreu just not good anymore? He certainly hasn't been this July as he is mired in an 8-54 slump (.148) with just 2 XBH in 16 games this month. In truth, his struggles...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 12, 2018

    Ozzie Albies, 2B, ATL Albies smashed a pair of HR's against the Blue Jays on Wednesday, giving him 20 homers for the season along with an NL-leading 73 runs scored. After a cold stretch through late May and early June,...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 5, 2018

    Sean Manaea, SP, OAK Manaea allowed 2 ER's on 4 hits in 7 IP against the Padres on Wednesday, lowering his ERA to 3.33 for the season, despite recording just 1 strikeout in the contest. He somehow keeps getting it...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 28, 2018

    Zach Eflin, SP, PHI Eflin finished off a fantastic June with perhaps his best start yet, going 7 shutout IP against the Yankees, allowing just 4 hits and 2 BB's while striking out 6. Eflin finishes the month a perfect...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 25, 2018

    Clay Buchholz, SP, ARI Buchholz posted another solid outing on Sunday, pitching 5 shutout innings against the Pirates before leaving the game with side discomfort. While the extent of the injury is not yet clear, this did mark the 6th...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 21, 2018

    Jeimer Candelario, 3B, DET Candelario broke out of a 3-26 slump, going 2-3 with a HR and 2 BB's on Wednesday, giving him 11 HR's for the season. This June has been a struggle for Candelario as he entered Wednesday's...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 7, 2018

    Sonny Gray, SP, NYY Gray pitched 8 shutout innings against the Blue Jays on Wednesday, giving him 5 quality starts in his last 7, and a 3.38 ERA during that stretch after a rough start to the season. Gray is...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 30, 2018

    Nick Markakis, OF, ATL Markakis has opened the 2018 season on pace for his best season yet, as he is hitting .332 with 7 HR's and 38 RBI through the season's first two months. He hasn't hit .300 or reached...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 24, 2018

    Byron Buxton, OF, MIN What should we make out of Byron Buxton? He finally seemed to have turned a corner in the 2nd half last season when he slashed .300/.347/.546 with 11 HR's, 40 runs, 35 RBI, and 13 SB's...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 14, 2018

    Dylan Bundy, SP, BAL Bundy broke out of his slump on Sunday, going 7 shutout innings, allowing just 2 hits, and striking out 7 in a 17-1 win over the Rays. This ends a nightmarish stretch in which Bundy posted...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 10, 2018

    Jose Altuve, 2B, HOU Altuve went 3-4 with 2 doubles and a run scored against the A's on Wednesday, while picking up his 2nd SB of the season. Yes, you read that right - it's May 9th and Altuve collected...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 7, 2018

    Mike Clevinger, SP, CLE Clevinger struck out 10 in 7 IP against the Yankees on Sunday, allowing 2 ER's on just 1 hit, while walking 4. Clevinger received a lot of hype in the offseason as a potential breakout candidate...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 03, 2018

    Luis Castillo, SP, CIN Castillo had what was likely his best start of the year on Wednesday, allowing 2 ER's in 6 IP while striking out 7 against the Brewers. After a breakout season in 2017, Castillo had compiled a...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 03, 2018

    Luis Castillo, SP, CIN Castillo had what was likely his best start of the year on Wednesday, allowing 2 ER's in 6 IP while striking out 7 against the Brewers. After a breakout season in 2017, Castillo had compiled a...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 03, 2018

    Luis Castillo, SP, CIN Castillo had what was likely his best start of the year on Wednesday, allowing 2 ER's in 6 IP while striking out 7 against the Brewers. After a breakout season in 2017, Castillo had compiled a...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 25, 2018

    Matt Davidson, DH, CWS Did you pick up Davidson after his 3-HR Opening Day performance? Let's hope not. Since then, he has gone 10-62 (.161) with 2 HR's and 29 K's (39.1% K%) in 17 games, including an 0-4, 4...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 19, 2018

    Patrick Corbin, SP, ARI Corbin's incredible rise just keeps getting better as he nearly through a no-hitter against the Giants on Tuesday night, lowering his ERA to 1.65 for the season. He has a sensational 37:5 K:BB in 27.1 IP...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 12, 2018

    Lance McCullers, SP, HOU McCullers started Wednesday's outing with 3 shutout innings, but things unraveled in the 4th when he allowed 8 ER's on 3 BB's and 5 hits. He still finished with 6 K's in 3.2 IP, but also...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 3, 2018

    Brian Dozier, 2B, MIN Dozier is one of the more underrated fantasy superstars in baseball, but also one of the most consistent. With another HR on Monday, Dozier already has 3 on the young season, to go along with 6...

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    Preseason Prep - Mar. 26, 2018

    Indians Notes: Kluber set for Opening Day Corey Kluber, SP, CLE In case you weren't sure, the reigning AL Cy-Young Award winner Kluber will start for the Indians on Opening Day this Thursday against the Mariners. Kluber has been an...

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    Preseason Prep - Mar. 23, 2018

    Indians Notes Bradley Zimmer, OF, CLE Zimmer has been sitting out with a groin injury, but he rejoined the Indians lineup for Thursday's game. He is expected to be the Tribe's starting CF this season, following a campaign in which...

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    Preseason Prep - Mar. 12, 2018

    Indians Notes Jason Kipnis, 2B, CLE After a 2017 to forget in which Kipnis was limited to just 90 games and hit .232, followed by an offseason of trade rumors, Kipnis has had a torrid spring, hitting 6 HR's through...

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    Preseason Prep - March 9, 2018

    Indians Notes The Indians entered 2018 with six leading candidates for their rotation - Corey Kluber, Carlos Carrasco, Trevor Bauer, Danny Salazar, Josh Tomlin, and Mike Clevinger - and it looked like either Tomlin or Clevinger would be the odd...

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    NL Player Analysis - Sept 28, 2017

    Travis D'Arnaud, C, NYM Has anyone noticed that D'Arnaud has become good again? After an awful 2016 and a mostly uneventful 2017, he has heated up of late, hitting .326 (15-46) with 6 HR's and 17 RBI over his last...

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    AL Player Analysis - Sept 19, 2017

    Dylan Bundy, SP, BAL Bundy struggled against the Red Sox on Monday, allowing 6 ER's in 4.1 IP while striking out just 2. Despite the rough outing, it doesn't seem that the Orioles are going to shut down Bundy for...

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    NL Player Analysis - Sept 18, 2017

    Jose Reyes, SS, NYM Reyes went 1-4 with a 3B on Sunday, as he continues to enjoy his hottest stretch of the season; too bad the season has been long over for the Mets. Over his past 22 games, Reyes...