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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    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...

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    NL Player Analysis - Sept 14, 2017

    Chase Anderson, SP, MIL Anderson worked his magic again on Wednesday, allowing just 1 ER in 5.1 IP despite giving up 7 hits and a BB and striking out only 2. His ERA for the season is an impressive 2.88...

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    AL Player Analysis - Sept 13, 2017

    Scott Alexander, RP, KC Alexander recorded his 4th save of the season on Tuesday, and his 3rd in the month of September. While Brandon Maurer has also notched two saves for the Royals this month, he has also had two...

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    AL Player Analysis - Sept 7, 2017

    Elvis Andrus, SS, TEX Andrus went 4-5 with his 20th HR of the season in the first game of a doubleheader against the Braves on Wednesday, joining Jose Altuve as the only two players so far this season to reach...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 31, 2017

    Chase Anderson, SP, MIL Anderson tossed a quality start on Wednesday, allowing 3 ER's on 2 hits and 2 BB's in 6 IP and has now posted a solid 3.38 ERA and 1.06 WHIP in 3 starts since returning from...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 24, 2017

    Dylan Bundy, SP, BAL Bundy made his first start in 11 days on Wednesday, and he allowed 3 ER's in 6 IP while striking out 8 against the A's. He was actually better than the final line suggests as he...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 22, 2017

    Gerrit Cole, SP, PIT Cole allowed 5 ER's in 6.1 IP against the Dodgers on Monday, while striking out 7 and walking 2. It wasn't as bad as the final line indicated as Cole had actually gone 6 scoreless innings...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 17, 2017

    Jimmy Nelson, SP, MIL Nelson allowed 5 runs (3 ER) in 6.1 IP against the Pirates on Wednesday, and was left with a no-decision in a game that the Brewers eventually went on to win. Combined with the 9 ER...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 10, 2017

    Matt Belisle, RP, MIN Belisle struck out the side in the 9th inning to preserve a 4-0 win for the Twins over the Brewers and appears to have surpassed Taylor Rodgers as the favorite for saves in the Twins bullpen...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 9, 2017

    Odubel Herrera, OF, PHI Herrera went 3-4 with his 12th HR of the season and perhaps most significantly added a pair of SB's. Herrera has picked things up in the power department recently with 7 HR's in his past 24...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 3, 2017

    Jake Arrieta, SP, CHC Arrieta was coming off of a July that was easily his best month of the season, and he continued that hot streak by allowing just 1 ER in 7 IP against the Diamondbacks in his first...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 28, 2017

    Zach Godley, SP, ARI Godley struck out 7 in 7 scoreless innings on Thursday while allowing just 4 hits and 2 BB's in the ballgame and lowering his ERA to 3.06. While he did allow 10 ER's over his past...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 27, 2017

    Zach Britton, RP, BAL Britton hasn't looked quite as dominant as in the past since returning from the DL in early July, as he has allowed 6 ER's in 9 IP, with a mediocre 7:4 K:BB rate. With Britton currently...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 20, 2017

    Nolan Arenado, 3B, COL Arenado had a huge game on Wednesday, blasting 3 HR's and driving in 7 in an 18-4 Rockies victory. He now has 6 HR's and 17 RBI in his last 8 games, giving an MLB-leading 80...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 7, 2017

    Paul Blackburn, SP, OAK Blackburn posted his second excellent start in a row to begin his career, this time allowing 1 ER in 7.2 IP against the Mariners. However, he did not strike out a single batter. Not one of...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 06, 2017

    Sam Dyson, RP, TEX If anyone thought that Dyson would be fantasy relevant again this season after the way he imploded with the Rangers, it certainly wasn't me, but here he is with 3 saves in 5 days for the...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 3, 2017

    Jackie Bradley Jr., OF, BOS After a rough first two months to the 2017 campaign, Bradley turned it on in June slashing .353/.431/.578 for the month. He's off to a good start in July as well, going 4-10 with a...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 30, 2017

    Ryan Braun, OF, MIL For anyone worried about how Braun would perform after missing a month with a calf injury, it seems that there's no reason for concern. In 3 games since returning from the DL, Braun has gone 4-14...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 29, 2017

    Miguel Andujar, 3B, NYY Andujar had quite the big-league debut for the Yankees on Wednesday going 3-4 with 4 RBI, a 2B, a BB, and a SB. Andujar had excellent contact rates in the minors, although he never displayed huge...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 22, 2017

    Ian Happ, 2B, OF, CHC After a 16 game homer-less drought, Happ has found his power stroke once again with 8 dingers in his last 15 games. He has truly been an all-or-nothing slugger over that stretch; besides for the...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 15, 2017

    Dylan Bundy, SP, BAL Bundy recorded his 7th win of the season on Wednesday, but it wasn't the strongest outing as he allowed 5 runs, 4 earned, in 5 IP while walking 3 and striking out 4. It was only...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 13, 2017

    Matt Adams, 1B, ATL Adams hit two more HR's for the Braves on Monday, and after hitting just 1 HR in 53 PA's for the Cardinals earlier in the season, he has now hit 8 in 96 PA's since being...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 8, 2017

    Jacob Faria, SP, TB Faria made his major-league debut for the Rays on Wednesday and it was quite successful, as he allowed 1 ER on 3 hits and 2 BB's in 6.1 IP to go along with 5 K's. Faria...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 06, 2017

    Koda Glover, RP, WAS After an implosion in which Glover allowed 5 ER's in 0.1 IP on Sunday, he was not called upon for the save with the Nationals leading by two in the 9th inning of Monday's game; rather...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 23, 2017

    Brett Gardner, OF, NYY The power surge continues for Gardner, who hit his 9th HR on Monday, all of which have come in his last 21 games. He has also scored 22 runs, driven in 19, and batted .354 over...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 17, 2017

    Edwin Encarnacion, 1B, CLE Encarnacion went 2-4 with his 6th HR of the season on Tuesday, as he tries to break out of a season long slump. His BA still sits at a paltry .207 mostly thanks to his shockingly...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 12, 2017

    Zach Greinke, SP, ARI Greinke carried a no-hitter into the 8th inning on Thursday, and ultimately allowed 1 ER on 1 hit in 8 IP with 11 K's. Greinke has been on fire lately with a ridiculous 38 K's and...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 08, 2017

    Matt Carpenter, 2B, 3B, 1B, STL Carpenter homered for the third consecutive game on Sunday, and after a slow start to the season, he now has 5 HR's and 15 RBI over his past 10 games. He has developed into...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 4, 2017

    Cole Hamels, SP, TEX Hamels is expected to miss about 8 weeks with an oblique strain, which means he likely won't be back until at least July. Things weren't going very well for Hamels anyways, as his 3.03 ERA was...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 1, 2017

    Sandy Leon, C, BOS Red Sox manager John Farrell announced that Leon will no longer be the Red Sox primary catcher, but will start when either Chris Sale or Rick Porcello is on the mound. Meanwhile, Christian Vazquez will get...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 27, 2017

    Tyler Glasnow, SP, PIT Glasnow struggled again on Wednesday, allowing 3 ER's in just 3.1 IP, while walking and striking out 4 apiece. That's 4 starts and 14.2 IP for those keeping track, with an unacceptable 13 BB's in those...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 25, 2017

    Eric Hosmer, 1B, KC Among other struggling Royals, Hosmer has managed just a .194 BA with 1 HR and 1 2B through the season's first 19 games. His .217 BABIP is bound to rise and so is his BA, but...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 24, 2017

    Keon Broxton, OF, MIL Broxton went 2-4 with a 2B on Sunday, a nice showing for someone who had been mired in a 4-32 slump across the previous 9 games. But he also struck out two more times, giving him...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 10, 2017

    Adam Frazier, OF, PIT Frazier went 3-5 on Sunday, hitting out of the leadoff spot for the second game in a row. He has a chance to be very successful as a leadoff hitter thanks to the excellent contact ability...