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 20, 2019

    At this point in the season, some roto players may be focusing on one specific category where the standings are close. Here are some players who could help in specific areas: Cavan Biggio, 2B, OF, TOR Biggio's overall numbers this...

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    NL Player Analysis - Sept 13, 2019

    Yu Darvish, SP, CHC Darvish struck out 14 in 6 shutout innings against the Padres on Thursday, allowing just 2 hits and 2 BB's in the contest. He has been one of the best pitchers in baseball in the 2nd...

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    NL Player Analysis - Aug 30, 2019

    Robert Dugger, SP, MIA Dugger made his 2nd MLB start against the Reds on Thursday, and allowed just 2 unearned runs on 3 hits and 1 BB in 7 IP, while striking out 7. This was a stark contrast to...

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    NL Player Analysis - Aug 16, 2019

    Pete Alonso, 1B, NYM Alonso went 5-5 with a HR and 6 RBI against the Braves on Thursday, as he tied the NL rookie HR record with his 39th dinger. After a relatively rough July in which Alonso hit just...

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    AL Player Analysis - Aug 09, 2019

    Bo Bichette, SS, TOR It took only 11 career games for Bichette to do something that no other player has done in MLB history, and that is hitting a double in 9 consecutive games. Bichette accomplished that feat on Thursday,...

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    AL Player Analysis - Aug 6, 2019

    Mike Tauchman, OF, NYY Tauchman blasted 2 of the Yankees' 5 HR's against the Orioles on Monday as he continues his sizzling start to the season's second half. Since the all-star break, Tauchman is hitting a robust .429 (24-56) with...

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    NL Player Analysis - Aug 1, 2019

    Many players were moved at this year's trade deadline. Let's take a look at a few and see how their fantasy value has been affected: Trevor Bauer, SP, CIN Bauer was one of the biggest trade acquisitions at the deadline...

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    NL Player Analysis - Aug 1, 2019

    Many players were moved at this year's trade deadline. Let's take a look at a few and see how their fantasy value has been affected: Trevor Bauer, SP, CIN Bauer was one of the biggest trade acquisitions at the deadline...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 23, 2019

    Tommy Edman, IF, STL Edman went 2-5 with a run scored against the Pirates on Monday, and has had a nice week overall going 9-26 with a HR and 2 doubles over his past 6 games. He has been acting...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 16, 2019

    Matt Beaty, 1B, OF, LAD Beaty was recalled from AAA to join the Dodgers on Monday to replace the injured Chris Taylor and he went 1-2 with a double in his first game back with the club. He has had...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 5, 2019

    Matthew Boyd, SP, DET Boyd allowed 4 ER's in 5.1 IP against the White Sox on Thursday, but he struck out 13 without a walk. Boyd has struggled in terms of run prevention over the last month or so, as...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 2, 2019

    Logan Allen, SP, SD There was a lot of hype around Allen after he posted a 1.38 ERA through his first two big-league starts, although his 6.92 K/9 through those two starts wasn't super promising. His luck came crashing down...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 26, 2019

    Adbert Alzolay, SP, CHC Alzolay lasted 4.2 IP against the Braves on Tuesday allowing just 1 hit, a HR, while striking out 4 and walking 4 in his 2nd career start. This start was very similar to his 1st in...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 25, 2019

    Michael Conforto, OF, NYM Conforto continued his hot hitting on Monday going 3-4 with his 16th HR of the season and his 6th in 19 games. Conforto's 20.3% HR/FB doesn't seem like a fluke as it's right near his career...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 18, 2019

    Robinson Cano, 2B, NYM Cano homered in his second game back from the IL on Monday, but it was just his 4th longball of the season and 1st since April 21, ending a span of 27 games without a HR....

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    AL Player Analysis - June 12, 2019

    Didi Gregorius, SS, NYY Gregorius went 2-5 with a double and a run scored in the first game of a doubleheader against the Mets on Tuesday before sitting out the nightcap. Gregorius definitely hasn't shown any lingering effects from the...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 7, 2019

    Chris Archer, SP, PIT Archer finally posted a quality start, allowing just 1 ER in 6 IP with 6 K's and 2 BB's, his first QS since April 13. In fact, he had allowed at least 4 runs in each...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 4, 2019

    Jay Bruce, OF, PHI Bruce was on the bench to start his first game with the Phillies on Monday but ended up entering the game after Andrew McCutchen left with a knee injury, and went 1-3 in the contest. With...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 28, 2019

    Sonny Gray, SP, CIN Gray continues to have a solid rebound season for the Reds as he allowed just 1 ER in 6 IP with 7 K's against the Pirates on Monday. Gray now has a 23:6 K:BB in 17...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 21, 2019

    Yu Darvish, SP, CHC Darvish allowed 3 ER's on 4 hits in 6 IP against the Phillies on Monday, striking out 7 and walking 3, lowering his ERA to a still unsightly 5.06 He now has 25 K's in 15.1...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 16, 2019

    Willie Calhoun, OF, TEX Calhoun made his season debut for the Rangers on Wednesday, and went 2-5 with a HR in a win over the Royals. Calhoun struggled both in the majors and minors last season (11 HR's in 143...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 14, 2019

    Shin-Soo Choo, OF, TEX After an excellent April in which he hit .333/.419/.569, Choo has struggled through the start of May, hitting just .189 with one XBH and a 34.1% K% across 10 games this month. His season BA of...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 7, 2019

    Jason Heyward, OF, CHC So friends and family have been asking, is Jason Heyward good again? His .299/.412/.495 slash line certainly is, as are his 5 HR's, 4 SB's, 17 runs, and 17 RBI through 30 games. But could somebody...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 23, 2019

    Jack Flaherty, SP, STL Flaherty allowed 4 ER in 6 IP against the Brewers on Monday although he struck out 10 in the performance. Flaherty's 5.25 ERA through 5 starts this season is quite ugly, however his 3.07 xFIP paints...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 16, 2019

    Asdrubal Cabrera, IF, TEX Cabrera continued his unlikely power surge on Monday, hitting his 5th HR of the season in just his 14th game. His career high in HR's is 25 set back in 2011, but he's on pace to...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 9, 2018

    Brian Dozier, 2B, WAS Dozier hit his 1st HR of the season against the Phillies on Monday, a welcome sight to see for one of the coldest players in MLB (outside of Chris Davis) at the start of the 2019...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 2, 2019

    Mike Clevinger, SP, CLE Clevinger dazzled for the Indians on Monday, allowing just 1 hit in 7 shutout IP, while striking out 12 and walking 3. Clevinger has moved up the SP ranks by posting back-to-back seasons with a sub-3.20...

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    NL Player Analysis - March 29, 2019

    Madison Bumgarner, SP, SF Bumgarner was dominant against the Padres on Thursday, striking out 9 in 7 IP, while allowing 2 ER's on 5 hits, including a HR. Bumgarner missed significant time with injuries in each of the past two...

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    NL Player Analysis - March 29, 2019

    Madison Bumgarner, SP, SF Bumgarner was dominant against the Padres on Thursday, striking out 9 in 7 IP, while allowing 2 ER's on 5 hits, including a HR. Bumgarner missed significant time with injuries in each of the past two...

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    Preseason Prep - March 17, 2019

    Can Anderson Repeat as a Top-50 Fantasy Hitter? Tim Anderson, SS, CWS Anderson notched 17 HR's and 15 SB's in 2017, putting him squarely on the map in fantasy circles. He then bested both of those numbers last season by...

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    Preseason Prep - Feb. 28, 2019

    Jake Bauers, 1B, OF, CLE Bauers should see time at both 1B and the OF for the Indians this season, and may already qualify at both positions to start the season. Bauers showed some power (11 HR's, 35 XBH's in...

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    Preseason Prep - Feb. 14, 2019

    Indians Notes There have been rumors throughout the offseason that the Indians may trade one of their top pitchers in order to cut payroll. Well, so far that hasn't happened, but the Tribe has lost more than half their starting...

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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...