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 - 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...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 6, 2017

    Byron Buxton, OF, MIN It's been a rough first two games for Buxton, who has now struck out in 6 of his 10 PA's in 2017. Of course, it's only two games, but this can't be a pleasant sight for...

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    Preseason Prep - Mar. 31, 2017

    Indians Notes Jose Ramirez to fill in at 2B while Jason Kipnis is out, Yandy Diaz wins 3B job With Jason Kipnis set to start the 2017 season on the DL with a shoulder injury, the Indians plan to move...

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    Preseason Prep - Mar. 6, 2017

    White Sox Notes White Sox cut Lawrie, 2B job now open 2B Brett Lawrie was cut by the White Sox on Friday, but apparently it wasn't because of the leg soreness that's been bothering him recently. Rather, the White Sox...

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    Preseason Prep - Feb. 14, 2017

    Indians Outfield Congratulations to the Cleveland Indians on making it to the World Series in 2016! The hope is that this year it won't come down to Michael Martinez batting in the bottom of the 10th with the season on...

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    AL Player Analysis - Sept 27, 2016

    Elvis Andrus, SS, TEX Andrus went 3-4 with a 2B on Monday and continues to have a blistering September in which he's slashing .357/.430/.686 through 20 games. The hot streak has pushed his season BA to .302 which would be...

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    NL Player Analysis - Sept 22, 2016

    Jerad Eickhoff, SP, PHI Eickhoff collected his 6th straight quality start on Wednesday, allowing 3 ER's on 3 solo HR's in 7 IP. The recent results have been pretty good for Eickhoff, who has a 3.34 ERA and 1.05 WHIP...

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    AL Player Analysis - Sept 13, 2016

    Jose Bautista, OF, TOR Bautista hit his 18th HR on Monday against the Rays, but also struck out twice in the game. Over the past 6 years, Bautista's K% has settled between 14-17%, yet since returning from the DL on...

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    NL Player Analysis - Sept 08, 2016

    Brandon Belt, 1B, SF Belt homered against the Rockies on Wednesday, his 1st HR since Aug 13 and his 1st hit in the month of September as he just broke out of an 0-19 skid. Belt made the all-star team...

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    AL Player Analysis - Sept 05, 2016

    Byron Buxton, OF, MIN Buxton went 3-6 with a HR and a 2B on Sunday and is now 9-16 with 3 HR's and 3 2B's since rejoining the Twins at the beginning of September. During the four-game stretch, Buxton has...

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    AL Player Analysis - Aug 30, 2016

    Jackie Bradley Jr., OF, BOS Bradley has now played in 81 games since his 29 game hitting streak ended in May, and has a .229 BA and 24% K% during those games. He has kept his fantasy value alive during...

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    AL Player Analysis - Aug 30, 2016

    Jackie Bradley Jr., OF, BOS Bradley has now played in 81 games since his 29 game hitting streak ended in May, and has a .229 BA and 24% K% during those games. He has kept his fantasy value alive during...

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    AL Player Analysis - Aug 16, 2016

    Chad Green, SP, NYY Green was excellent for the Yankees on Monday, striking out 11 Rays in 6 shutout innings, while allowing just 2 hits and no walks in his 2nd win of the season. Green's K/9 is up to...

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    NL Player Analysis - Aug 11, 2016

    Odubel Herrera, OF, PHI Herrera was out of the starting lineup once again on Wednesday, marking his 4th absence in nine August games, but he did come off the bench to deliver a pinch-hit single, a SB, and a run...

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    AL Player Analysis - Aug 10, 2016

    Sam Dyson, RP, TEX Dyson has so far gotten the job done for the Rangers this season but you wonder how much longer it will last. After allowing another two baserunners in a save Tuesday afternoon, Dyson now has a...

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    AL Player Analysis - Aug 9, 2016

    We have gotten to the point in the season where fantasy owners realize that some of their players are just not going to match their preseason price tag and will end up producing negative value. Some of these players may...

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    AL Player Analysis - Aug 2, 2016

    MLB trades can easily change the fantasy value of the players being traded. But even players who are not traded can see a change in value based on those trades. Here are a few players who stayed put at the...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 29, 2016

    Max Kepler, OF, MIN Kepler hit his 11th HR of the season on Thursday, giving him more homeruns in 58 big league games this year than in any of his seasons in the minor leagues. While the power is a...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 28, 2016

    I recieved a request to write about Giancarlo Stanton, so we'll start with that: Giancarlo Stanton, OF, MIA With another HR on Wednesday, Stanton now has 10 dingers and 28 RBI over his past 30 games with an OPS over...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 19, 2016

    Kevin Gausman, SP, BAL It's amazing that Gausman is only 1-7 this year considering that he hasn't really pitched so poorly. While his 4.05 ERA is nothing to write home about, he does have a very solid 88:20 K:BB through...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 5, 2016

    Tim Anderson, SS, CWS Anderson went 2-4 with a HR on Monday, raising his BA to .308 and SLG to .519 through 107 PA's this season. Hitting leadoff for the White Sox has also helped his fantasy value as he...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 1, 2016

    I know I wrote about the Indians last week, but they've won 13 in a row so I can't help myself. Let's take a look at some more of the Tribe players who have been playing well recently. Cody Allen,...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 30, 2016

    Ender Inciarte, OF, ATL Inciarte has seen his BA dip to .240 this season, a steep fall for a guy who entered the season with a .292 career average (through two big-league seasons). He has never shown tons of power...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 21, 2016

    Congratutions to Cleveland fans on their first championship in 52 years! With the Cavaliers taking home the trophy, the Indians will try to make it two in row for Cleveland and right now they are in 1st place in the...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 16, 2016

    Javier Baez, 2B, 3B, CHC Baez has impressively reduced his K% from 38.5% in 2014-15 to 22.0% so far this season, but he hasn't quite been consistent. After collecting two more strikeouts on Wednesday, Baez now has a 30.2% K%...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 07, 2016

    Carlos Beltran, OF, NYY Should we really be considering Beltran again in fantasy? He hit his 14th HR of the season on Monday giving him 36 RBI on the year to go along with a .272 BA. Over his past...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 2, 2016

    In honor of Clayton Kershaw's potentially historic sesason, as well as the rise of pitching and strikeouts in general over the past several years, and with a special thanks to my Dodgers fan friend in LA, here is a list...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 24, 2016

    Brandon Guyer, OF, TB Guyer continued his hot hitting on Monday going 3-5 with a HR, a double and 3 runs scored and is now hitting .327 for the season. The hot start has led to Guyer being moved to...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 20, 2016

    Evan Gattis, DH, HOU Gattis homered for the 2nd time in 3 games since returning from the DL, but perhaps more importantly for fantasy owners, he logged his first game as catcher in 2016. As a DH only player, Gattis...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 19, 2016

    Here is a list of some NL players who were selected late in drafts but have so far made their owners happy in 2016 and what to expect going forward. Dexter Fowler, OF, CHC Fowler has made modest contributions in...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 10, 2016

    Sonny Gray, SP, OAK Gray had another rough outing on Monday allowing 7 ER's in 3.2 IP and watched his ERA rise to a bloated 6.00. It's easy to say buy low on Gray considering his ERA has been 3.08...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 06, 2016

    A month into the baseball season, there are usually plenty of surprise players who are leading the way in fantasy. Players who have gotten off to unexpected hot starts and maybe haven't had a chance to cool off yet. This...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 26, 2016

    Rajai Davis, OF, CLE Davis has been playing well for the Indians of late and is hitting .286 with 2 HR's and 6 SB's on the season. Yet his fantasy value has taken a hit with the activation of Michael...