Michael Waldo - Page 6

Co-Host on Sirius XM Fantasy Sports Radio. I play with numbers for a living and @Fantistics. Firm believer that the harder you work, the luckier you get.

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    NL Player Analysis 9-17-16

    Trea Turner (WAS) - Trea Turner has been everything that fantasy owners could have hoped for and more (especially if your name is Dusty Baker!). Finally forcing Baker to play him everyday, Turner is making it impossible to not be...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 10, 2016

    Jonathan Schoop (BAL) - Jonathan Schoop helped to power the Orioles on Friday night, but they fell short to the Tigers. Schoop hit a two-run home run off Detroit start Michael Fulmer in the 6th inning. On the season, Schoop...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 4, 2016

    AJ Pollock (AZ) - It's been a long wait for AJ Pollock, but he's finally making an impact for both the Diamondbacks and the fantasy owners. Pollock has now hit safely in 4 straight games and on Friday night he...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 27, 2016

    Gary Sanchez (NYY - C) - Have yourself a month, kid. Gary Sanchez remained sizzling hot at the plate on Friday going 3-for-5 with his 10th homerun and 20th RBI. To go along with the great counting stats, Sanchez is...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 20, 2016

    Trea Turner (WAS) - Since being released from Dusty Baker's rookie purgatory, Trea Turner has been arguably the Nationals best offensive player. The rookie notched three more hits and two more runs on Friday night and now has an impressive...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 13, 2015

    Alex Rodriguez (NYY) - Alex Rodriguez's career came to an end (for now) on Friday as the Yankees celebrated his storied career at Yankee Stadium. After hitting an RBI double in his first at-bat, Alex didn't do much the rest...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 7, 2016

    Addison Russell (CHC) - Getting settled into his new spot in the Cubs batting order, Addison Russell knocked in his 66th RBI of the season. Joe Maddon moved up his young shortstop to the 5th hole last week, a place...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 6, 2016

    Yasmany Tomas (AZ) - Yasmany Tomas took advantage of Chase Anderson's reverse splits by hitting two home runs off the right-hander, one in the 2nd inning and another in the 4th inning. It was Tomas' 20th and 21st dingers of...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 5, 2016

    Matt Carpenter (STL) - Matt Carpenter is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Friday after missing nearly a month with an oblique strain. The timing couldn't be better for the Cardinals, who also just placed infielder Aledmys...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 30, 2016

    Tyler Naquin (CLE) - Over the last 30 days, Tyler Naquin leads all American League players with a .352 ISO, a measure of a player's overall power output. Helping to boost this number has been a torrid July with 6...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 24, 2016

    Giancarlo Stanton (MIA) - Giancarlo Stanton hit his 21st homerun of the season and added 3 other hits to lead the Marlins offense over Jacob deGrom and the Mets. It was Stanton's first home run since the Home Run Derby....

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    AL Player Analysis - July 15, 2016

    Chris Archer (TB) - Chris Archer was again burned by the long ball in a loss to the Orioles on Friday night as he fell to 4-13 on the season. Archer gave up homeruns to Pedro Alvarez and Jonathan Schoop...

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    NL Player Notes - July 8, 2016

    Matt Carpenter (STL) - Carpenter exited the Cardinals game in the 3rd inning on Wednesday night and after the game, Mike Matheny confirmed that the Cardinals' second baseman suffered an oblique strain and mentioned that the team has a "high...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 2, 2016

    Asdrubal Cabrera (NYM) - Asdrubal Cabrera ruined Jason Hammel's night by hitting his 9th and 10th homeruns of the season. Before you go running to your waiver wire thinking you have the next "big" thing, consider that Cabrera has hit...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 2, 2016

    Asdrubal Cabrera (NYM) - Asdrubal Cabrera ruined Jason Hammel's night by hitting his 9th and 10th homeruns of the season. Before you go running to your waiver wire thinking you have the next "big" thing, consider that Cabrera has hit...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 25, 2016

    Steven Moya (DET) - Steven Moya notched another hit and another RBI on Friday night and has gotten hits in all but 4 of his 16 games this season. He doesn't have the best approach at the plate, which is...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 21, 2016

    Jake Lamb (AZ) - Jake Lamb continued his sizzling hot season by smashing his 14th homerun of the year in the 1st inning on Monday. As a Fantistics subscriber, you're likely reaping the benefits of our aggressive ranking of Lamb...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 12, 2016

    Jake McGee (COL) - Jake McGee landed on the DL on Sunday with left knee inflammation. McGee hasn't looked right at any point this season, with massive drops in his strikeout rate (15.5% vs 29.5% career) and a substantial bump...

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    AL Player Analysis - 6-4-16

    Carlos Rodon (CWS) - Carlos Rodon was tasked with trying to shut down a very hot Tigers offense (6th in wRC+ over last 14 days). Unfortunately, the Tigers got the best of him, tagging him with 4 earned runs over...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 29th, 2016

    Jason Heyward (CHC) - Jason Heyward had a nice day at the plate on Saturday, going 2-for-4 with 2 doubles and an RBI. Heyward is still working back from his latest injury, a ribcage contusion he sustained after colliding with...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 27th, 2016

    Julio Urias (LAD) - The Dodgers are calling up their top propsect (#2 in MLB) to make a start against the New York Mets tonight. Urias has completely dominated in the Pacific Coast League (PCL) this year, posting Kershaw-esque numbers...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 22, 2016

    *Dexter Fowler (CHC) - *Dexter Fowler continues to tear it up, tallying 3 more hits including his 5th homerun of the season. He's currently a top-20 player in most fantasy leagues, but is this performance going to continue, or has...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 14, 2016

    Chris Sale (CWS) - Chris Sale is now an unbelievable 8-0 with a 1.67 ERA after throwing a 1-run complete game against the Yankees on Friday. The White Sox lefty has seen a noticeable dip in his fastball velocity this...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 7, 2016

    Noah Syndergaard (NYM) - Noah Syndergaard didn't have his best stuff on Friday night and he left the game trailing by 2 runs to the Padres after throwing 6 innings while allowing 2 earned runs and just 5 strikeouts. I...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 30, 2016

    Sean Manaea (OAK) - Rookie and my personal favorite from Spring Training, Sean Manaea, was given the opportunity to make his major league debut last night against the Houston Astros. From a matchup perspective, it would be tough to find...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 24, 2016

    Steven Matz (NYM - SP) - Matz has been a mixed bag to start the year, but he drew a very favorable matchup against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night. Entering Saturday's game, the Braves ranked dead last in the...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 16, 2015

    Kole Calhoun (LAA) - Calhoun continued his white-hot hitting by crushing his first homerun of the season in a matchup against the Twins. Calhoun has had at least one hit in every game except one, and has multi-hit games in...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 10th, 2016

    Matt Kemp (OF -SD) - Matt Kemp tagged Jorge De La Rosa for two homeruns on Saturday in Coors, finishing the night 3-for-5 with 6 RBI. As we shouted all pre-season, Kemp looks poised for a bounceback season in 2016,...

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    Fantasy Baseball's Golden Rule: Know Your League's Settings

    Knowing your format is probably the most important item on your draft prep checklist. You can know the player pool inside and out, buy the best draft software (ours, of course) and execute your draft strategy perfectly, but without taking...

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    Preseason Prep - March 21, 2016

    Royals News: Can Moose be the best value of the year? A former first round pick, Mike Moustakas has long been mentioned as the future cornerstone of the Kansas City Royals. While he has been pretty good the last several...

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    Preseason Prep - March 14, 2016

    Chicago Cubs News: Is Kyle Schwarber Still Worth a Second-Round Pick? About three weeks ago, I had the great opportunity to travel to Arizona to scout the Cubs as they opened up camp in Mesa. The buzz surrounding the team...

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    Preseason Prep - February 15, 2016

    A Change in Approach For Kole Calhoun Going into the 2015 season, Kole Calhoun was a fantasy darling, shooting up the fantasy draft boards. While he had a fine season, we saw an interesting shift in the type of hitter...

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    MyFantasyFix DFS - 6-27-15 - Beware Of The Weather Today!

    Update: There are a lot of bad weather situations today. White Sox @ Detroit - This game looks extremely risky with both hitters and pitchers. It's been raining for most of the morning in Detroit and it appears to be...

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    Tuesday's FanDuel Top Plays - Analyzing Batted Ball & Pitch Type Splits

    Let's talk about splits. I'm not talking about your ordinary righty/lefty or home/away statistics. I'm talking the splits that the geeks in the back of your high school math class were looking up while everyone else was learning how to...

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    MyFantasyFix DFS 6-21-15 - Build Around Offense On Sunday

    Happy Father's Day everyone! Each weekend, we publish our free analysis of the daily plays position-by-position. If you haven't already tried out Daily Fantasy Baseball, now is the perfect time to take it for a test spin. The beauty of...

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    MyFantasyFix DFS - 6-14-15 - Can Toronto Help E-Rod Regress?

    Good morning everyone! Each weekend, we publish our free analysis of the daily plays position-by-position. If you haven't already tried out Daily Fantasy Baseball, now is the perfect time to take it for a test spin. The beauty of Daily...