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    AL Player Analysis - July 11, 2018

    Jose Abreu-White Sox-1B Jose Abreu was 0-4 with an RBI against the Cardinals. Abreu is having a disappointing 2018 season. He is hitting .253 with 12 HR, 42 R, 51 RBI, and 1 SB. Abreu has been a model of...

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    NL Weekly Strategy-July 4, 2018

    Carlos Santana-Phillies-1B Carlos Santana was 0-1 with 1 R and 2 BB against the Orioles. Santana is hitting .223 with 14 HR, 49 R, 48 RBI, and 1 SB. Besides the batting average Santana numbers in line with what he...

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    AL Week 12 Strategy-June 30, 2018

    In The Field SS Zack Cozart is going to have surgery to repair a torn labrum and is out for 6-8 months which means that his 2018 season is over. 1B Jefry Marte has started a rehab assignment and could...

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    NL Week 11 Strategy-June 23, 2018

    In The Field OF Ronald Acuna has been hitting and running in his rehab. He started a rehab assignment on Friday, June 22nd and could be back late next week. OF Ryan Braun had a cryotherapy session done on his...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 21, 2018

    Trevor Story-Rockies-SS Trevor Story was 1-4 with a double against the Mets. Story is having a monster season following a disappointing 2017 season in which he was injured. Story is slashing .266/.338/.525 with 16 HR, 40 R, 56 RBI, and...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 14, 2018

    Alex Bregman-Astros-3B Alex Bregman was 0-4 with a walk against the Athletics. Bregman is slashing .262/.372/.448 with 8 HR, 37 R, 33 RBI, and 6 SB. His overall numbers are down from last year and what fantasy owners expected coming...

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    NL Weekly Strategy-June 9, 2018

    In The Field OF Ronald Acuna Jr. (knee/back) is targeting a return in the Padres series (June 14-17). 1B/OF Eric Thames (thumb) has been playing games during his rehab stint and could be back as soon as June 11. He...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 7, 2018

    Jameson Taillon-Pirates-SP Jameson Taillon went 5 IP and gave up 3 ER on 8 H, 1 BB, and 7 K's against the Dodgers. Taillon came into today's game with a 3.97 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, and 3.70 SIERA. He left with...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 31, 2018

    Andrew Heaney -Angels-SP Andrew Heaney went 5 IP and gave up 5 ER on 8 H, 1 BB, and 1 K's against the Tigers. Heaney came into the game with a 3.08 ERA over his first 46.2 IP and left...

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    NL Weekly Strategy-May 26, 2018

    In the Field 2B Nick Franklin (quad strain) is still rehabbing and there is not a clear date for his return. 1B/OF Eric Thames (thumb) is rehabbing and is still expected back sometime in late June. 1B Jesus Aguilar has...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 24, 2018

    Joey Votto-Reds-1B Joey Votto was 0-0 with a walk as a pinch hitter against the Pirates. Votto has picked it up of late but has started the year slowly with a .274/.396/.414 triple slash. The good news is that Votto...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 20, 2018

    Lance McCullers Jr.-Astros-SP Lance McCullers Jr. went 7 IP and gave up 0 ER on 1 H, 2 BB, and 8 K's against the Indians. McCullers Jr. has turned things around recently and has a 3.20 ERA (3.44 SIERA) through...

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    AL Weekly Strategy-May 19, 2018

    In the Field OF Justin Upton was hit on the wrist with a pitch on Thursday and did not play Friday night but was in the lineup Saturday night. OF Boog Powell (knee) started his rehab assignment on Wednesday. The...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 17, 2018

    J.D. Martinez-Red Sox-OF J.D. Martinez was 1-3 with a two-run home run against the Orioles but he did leave the game early with a stomach illness. On the year Martinez is hitting .344 with 13 HR, 29 R, and 38...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 10, 2018

    Ozzie Albies-Braves-2B Ozzie Albies was 2-6 with a grand slam and an RBI single in the Braves victory against the Marlins. On the year Albies is hitting .285 with 11 HR, 35 R, 29 RBI, and 4 SB. During draft...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 3, 2018

    Alex Bregman-Astros-3B Alex Bregman was 1-3 with a run scored against the Yankees. Bregman is in the middle of a slow start to his 2018 season. His value skyrocketed throughout draft season to the point where he was being taken...

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    NL Week 5 Strategy-April 28, 2018

    In The Field C Tyler Flowers (oblique) is on a rehab assignment and should return late next week. 1B Eric Thames was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a torn UCL in his left thumb. He had surgery on...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 25, 2017

    Ronald Acuna-Braves-OF Ronald Acuna made his much anticipated major league debut. Acuna was 1-5 with a run scored against the Reds. In Triple-A this year Acuna was hitting .232 with 1 HR, 9 R, 2 RBI, and 4 SB. This...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 17, 2017

    Nick Pivetta-Phillies-SP Nick Pivetta went 5 IP and gave up 0 ER on 5 H, 0 BB, and 2 K's against the Braves. Pivetta has been excellent to start the year. He has a four-pitch mix that works well together....

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    NL Week 3 Strategy-April 14, 2018

    In The Field OF Manuel Margot was placed on the 10-day DL with bruised ribs. The guy most likely to see an increase in playing time is OF Franchy Cordero. He has an interesting power/speed potential but he really needs...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 11, 2017

    Trea Turner-Nationals-SS Trea Turner was 2-5 with an RBI against the Braves. Turner has started slowly this year. He is hitting .217 with 1 HR, 4 R, 4 RBI, 5 SB. Turner has been hitting sixth in the Nationals lineup,...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 4, 2018

    George Springer-Astros-OF George Springer was 0-4 with a strikeout in the Astros win against the Orioles. Springer has had a slow start out of the gate. He is hitting .214 with 1 HR, 4 R, and 5 RBI. His walk...

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    NL Week 1 Strategy-April 1, 2018

    In The Field C Tyler Flowers was placed on the 10-day DL with an oblique strain and is going to be out multiple weeks. Oblique injuries can be tricky and difficult to completely heal. His replacement C Kurt Suzuki left...

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    NL Player Analysis - March 29, 2017

    Noah Syndergaard-Mets-SP Noah Syndergaard went 6 IP and gave up 4 ER on 6 H, 0 BB, and 10 K's against the Cardinals. This was a mixed bag for Syndergaard given the 4 ER but the 10 K's were positive....

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    Preseason Prep-March 16, 2018

    Blue Jays What can we expect out of Aaron Sanchez this year? It's easy to forget that Aaron Sanchez was one of the top pitchers in the American League in 2016. He posted a 3.00 ERA over 192 IP with...

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    Preseason Prep-February 16, 2018

    Blue Jays What can we expect from Josh Donaldson this year? Josh Donaldson was limited to 113 games last year due to a nagging calf injury that sidelined him for a month during Spring Training and then most of April...

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    NL Player Analysis-September 22, 2017

    Domingo Santana-Brewers-OF Domingo Santana was 0-3 with a strikeout against the Cubs. On the year he is hitting .279 with 28 HR, 84 R, 80 RBI, and 14 SB. He is having a true breakout season for the Brewers and...

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    AL Player Analysis-September 15, 2017

    Luis Severino-Yankees-SP Luis Severino went 8 IP and gave up 2 ER on 3 H, 1 BB, and 7 K's against the Orioles. Severino through 29 starts has a 2.93 ERA (3.27 SIERA). The young right-hander has established himself as...

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    NL Player Analysis-September 8, 2017

    Luke Weaver-Cardinals-SP Luke Weaver went 5.2 IP and gave up 0 ER on 7 H, 0 BB, and 7 K's against the Pirates. Weaver through 6 starts has a 2.16 ERA (3.18 SIERA). It is a small sample size but...

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    AL Player Analysis-September 4, 2017

    Eric Hosmer-Royals-1B Eric Hosmer was 2-4 with a walk, run, and three runs batted in against the Tigers. On the year he is hitting .318 with 22 HR, 83 R, 80 RBI, and 6 SB. Hosmer has quietly been having...

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    NL Player Analysis-September 1, 2017

    Anthony Rizzo-Cubs-1B Anthony Rizzo was 2-3 with a run scored against the Braves. On the year Rizzo is hitting .282 with 31 HR, 86 R, 97 RBI, and 8 SB. He has an elite skill set given his ability to...

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    NL Player Analysis-August 25, 2017

    Jacob deGrom-Mets-SP Jacob deGrom went 7.2 IP and gave up 1 ER on 5 H, 1 BB, and 10 K's against the Nationals. DeGrom through 26 starts has a 3.39 ERA (3.50 SIERA). He is pitching to his skill level...

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    AL Player Analysis-August 18, 2017

    Gary Sanchez-Yankees-C Gary Sanchez was 1-5 with his 23rd HR against the Red Sox. On the year he is hitting .276 with 23 HR, 59 R, and 65 RBI. He has cemented himself as a top three catcher next year...

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    NL Player Analysis-August 15, 2017

    Anthony Rendon-Nationals-3B Anthony Rendon was 3-4 with a run scored against the Angels. On the year he is hitting .303 with 22 HR, 63 R, 76 RBI, and 5 SB. He should see an uptick in his counting stats with...

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    NL Player Analysis-August 11, 2017

    Jameson Taillon-Pirates-SP Jameson Taillon went 6 IP and gave up 2 ER on 6 H, 1 BB, and 7 K's against the Blue Jays. Taillon through 17 starts has a 4.50 ERA (3.99 SIERA). He was excellent in the first...

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    AL Player Analysis-August 10, 2017

    Mikie Mahtook-Tigers-OF Mikie Mahtook was 2-4 with his 7th HR and 2 R against the Pirates. On the year Mahtook is hitting .295 with 7 HR, 30 R, 26 RBI, and 2 SB in 244 PA. He has quietly been...