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    AL Player Analysis- July 21, 2019

    Ramon Laureano-Athletics-OF Ramon Laureano was 0-4 with 1 BB and 3 K against the Twins. Laureano came into the game hitting .583 with 3 HR, 11 R, 3 RBI, and 2 SB over the past week. He has been fantastic...

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    AL Week 18 Strategy-July 20, 2019

    In The Field C Jonathan Lucroy is expected to miss three weeks due to the fractured nose he suffered in the home plate collision with the Astros. SS Carlos Correa (ribs) has started a Triple-A rehab assignment and should be...

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    NL Player Analysis- July 14, 2019

    Jason Heyward-Cubs-OF Jason Heyward was 1-4 with an HR (15), 1 R, and 2 RBI against the Pirates. Heyward is having a strong season after largely being a disappointment for the Cubs. He has a .275 AVG with 15 HR,...

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    AL Week 16 Strategy-July 10, 2019

    In The Field OF Brian Goodwin has been on the 10-day IL with a right wrist contusion. Playing time is going to be scarce for Goodwin when he comes back with Upton, Trout, and Calhoun manning the outfield and Ohtani...

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    NL Player Analysis- July 7, 2019

    Yasiel Puig-Reds-OF Yasiel Puig was 2-4 with two singles against the Indians. Puig has turned it on of late with a .474 AVG with 3 HR, 7 R, 6 RBI, and 2 SB in the last week. He had started...

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    NL Player Analysis- July 4, 2019

    Luis Castillo-Reds-SP Luis Castillo went 7.2 IP and gave up 0 ER on 1 H, 1 BB, and 9 K's against the Brewers. Castillo has been phenomenal this year with a 2.29 ERA and 1.08 WHIP through his first 18...

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    AL Player Analysis- June 30, 2019

    Shane Bieber-Indians-SP Shane Bieber went 8 IP and gave up 0 ER on 3 H, 0 BB, and 10 K's against the Orioles. Bieber has shown both glimpses of his elite upside with multiple double-digit strikeout games (4) and the...

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    AL Player Analysis- June 23, 2019

    Marcus Stroman-Blue Jays-SP Marcus Stroman went 6 IP and gave up 0 ER on 5 H, 1 BB, and 6 K's against the Red Sox. Stroman has pitched well for the Blue Jays this year and is hearing his name...

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    AL Week 14 Strategy-June 22, 2019

    In The Field SS Andrelton Simmons suffered a setback as he tried to make his way back from a Grade 3 ankle sprain. He is going to be reevaluated next week which means the Angels will continue with a combination...

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    AL Player Analysis- June 21, 2019

    Brad Peacock-Astros-SP Brad Peacock went 6 IP and gave up 2 ER on 5 H, 0 BB, and 11 K's against the Yankees. Peacock has been excellent for the Astros in his return to the rotation. He has a 3.62...

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    NL Player Analysis- June 16, 2019

    Paul Goldschmidt-Cardinals-1B Paul Goldschmidt was 1-2 with an HR, 2 R, 2 RBI, and 2 BB against the Mets. Goldschmidt has been a disappointment since his hot start to the year. Overall, he is hitting .262 with 13 HR, 41...

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    NL Player Analysis- June 9, 2019

    Walker Buehler-Dodgers-SP Walker Buehler went 7 IP and gave up 0 ER on 5 H, 1 BB, and 9 K's against the Giants. Buehler hasn't been quite as good as a year ago but he has been good. He has...

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    AL Week 12 Strategy-June 8, 2019

    In The Field 3B Zack Cozart was placed on the 10-day IL on May 28 which opens up playing time for 2B Luis Rengifo. He is hitting .241 with just 1 HR and 0 SB which was thought to be...

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    AL Player Analysis- June 2, 2019

    Justin Smoak-Blue Jays-1B Justin Smoak was 1-2 with 1 RBI and 2 BB against the Rockies. Smoak is hitting .240 with 12 HR, 27 R, 33 RBI, and 0 SB. On the surface, it looks like a down year for...

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    AL Player Analysis- May 26, 2019

    Trevor Bauer-Indians-SP Trevor Bauer went 6 IP and gave up 4 ER on 5 H, 1 BB, and 8 K's against the Rays. Bauer has been struggling of late with 22 ER over his last five starts prior to today's...

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    AL Week 10 Strategy-May 25, 2018

    In The Field SS Andrelton Simmons has a grade 3 ankle sprain and is going to be out multiple weeks. The Angels called up 2B Luis Rengifo to take his spot on the roster. He was hitting .273 with 5...

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    NL Player Analysis- May 19, 2019

    Kyle Freeland-Rockies-SP Kyle Freeland went 1.2 IP and gave up 3 ER on 4 H, 3 BB, and 2 K's against the Phillies. Freeland has been dismal in 2019 (6.02 ERA, 1.43 WHIP) after a magical 2018 season (2.85 ERA,...

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    NL Player Analysis- May 12, 2019

    Josh Bell-Pirates-1B Josh Bell was 4-4 with a HR (10), 3 R, and 5 RBI against the Cardinals. Bell has been one of the few bright spots in the Pirates offense. He is hitting .319 with 10 HR, 26 R,...

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    AL Week 8 Strategy-May 11, 2018

    In The Field OF Justin Upton has been cleared to resume running as he recovers from a toe injury. He is not expected back until June. This gives OF Brian Goodwin a chance to compete with OF Kole Calhoun for...

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    AL Player Analysis- May 5, 2019

    Luke Voit-Yankees-1B Luke Voit was 0-4 with 3 K against the Twins. Voit has taken the Yankees 1B job and run with it after a slow start. On the year he has a .260 with 9 HR, 23 R, 27...

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    AL Player Analysis- April 28, 2019

    Byron Buxton-Twins-OF Byron Buxton was 1-3 with his first home run against the Orioles. Buxton hasn't lit the world on fire but he has had a strong start to 2019. He is hitting .270 with 1 HR, 12 R, 10...

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    AL Week 6 Strategy-April 28, 2018

    In The Field 3B Zack Cozart was placed on the 10-day IL on April 25. The Angels had been playing David Fletcher and Tommy La Stella anyway with Cozart struggling. Fletcher is someone that could help with batting average but...

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    NL Player Analysis: April 21, 2019

    Two pitchers to buy low and one to sell high.

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    NL Player Analysis: April 14, 2019

    Jameson Taillon-Pirates-SP Jameson Taillon went 6 IP and gave up 3 ER on 7 H, 1 BB, and 4 K's against the Nationals. Through four starts Taillon has a 3.43 ERA and 1.14 WHIP. Coming into the year Taillon had...

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    AL Week 4 Strategy-April 14, 2018

    In The Field DH Shohei Ohtani feels good enough to be playing but is waiting on one more check up with the doctors before he starts playing in live games. It remains to be seen how many starts each week...

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    AL Player Analysis- April 7, 2019

    Jose Berrios-Twins-SP Jose Berrios went 6 IP and gave up 2 ER on 2 H, 3 BB, and 7 K's against the Phillies. Berrios has been excellent to start the year with just 5 ER over 20.2 IP with 21...

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    AL Week 2 Strategy-March 31, 2018

    American League In The Field OF Shohei Ohtani is throwing three times a week and has progressed to hitting on the field. Ohtani is going to be a huge value in daily lineup leagues because he should be above average...

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    AL Player Anaylsis-March 27,2019

    Corey Kluber-Indians-SP Corey Kluber once again gets the Opening Day nod for the Indians. Kluber is coming off another excellent season of a 2.89 ERA across 215 IP with a 0.99 WHIP. Kluber saw his draft stock take a slight...

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    Preseason Prep-March 15, 2019

    Blue Jays What impact does Vlad Jr.'s injury have on his fantasy value? Vlad Guerrero Jr. has suffered an oblique injury and is going to miss the rest of Spring Training. He was never going to make the major league...

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    Preseason Prep-March 7, 2019

    Blue Jays Will this be the year that Randal Grichuk puts it all together? Randal Grichuk looks to be the Blue Jays OF that will receive regular playing time with Pillar, Hernandez, and McKinney fighting for the other two spots....

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    Preseason Prep - February 8, 2019

    Fantasy baseball is back and J.T. Realmuto finally got traded.

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    NL Week 25 Strategy-September 8, 2018

    In The Field 3B Jedd Gyorko is expected to come off the D.L. on Saturday after recovering from a left groin strain. Gyorko is likely to find himself in bench role or some sort of semi-regular playing time which is...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 5, 2018

    Mike Foltynewicz-Braves-SP Mike Foltynewicz went 6 IP and gave up 1 ER on 2 H, 2 BB, and 5 K's against the Red Sox. Foltynewicz has been fantastic all year with a 2.75 ERA with a 1.14 WHIP over 157...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 29, 2018

    Jake Arrieta-Phillies-SP Jake Arrieta went 3 IP and gave up 4 ER on 4 H, 3 BB, and 3 K's against the Nationals. Arrieta has pitched well this year for the Phillies with above average surface numbers (3.37 ERA). The...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 22, 2018

    Freddy Peralta-Brewers-SP Freddy Peralta went 7 IP and gave up 0 ER on 3 H, 2 BB, and 7 K's against the Reds. Peralta has a 4.02 ERA with a 1.17 WHIP over 69.1 IP. The young right-hander is full...

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    AL Week 22 Strategy-August 18, 2018

    In The Field OF George Springer was activated from the DL on Friday. OF Mike Trout was not activated on Friday but he was away from the team due to the death of his brother-in-law. 2B Jose Altuve is getting...