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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...

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    NL Player Analysis-August 9, 2017

    Gio Gonzalez-Nationals-SP Gio Gonzalez went 7 IP and gave up 1 ER on 7 H, 0 BB, and 6 K's against the Marlins. Gonzalez through 23 starts has a 2.59 ERA (4.45 SIERA). He has been really good this year...

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    AL Player Analysis-August 4, 2017

    Justin Smoak-Blue Jays-1B Justin Smoak was 0-3 with a run scored and a walk against the Astros. He started off the year red hot and has not slowed down. On the year he is hitting .301 with 30 HR, 64...

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    NL Player Analysis-July 28, 2017

    J.T. Realmuto-Marlins-C J.T. Realmuto was 3-4 with his 12th HR and a walk against the Reds. He is hitting .313 with 12 HR, 46 R, 43 RBI, and 5 SB. Realmuto is a legitimate .290-.300 hitter given his ability to...

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    AL Player Analysis-July 21, 2017

    Yu Darvish-Rangers-SP Yu Darvish went 8 IP and gave up 3 ER on 5 H, 1 BB, and 12 K's against the Rays. Through 21 starts he has a 3.44 ERA (3.93 SIERA) with 26% K and 8% BB. His...

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    NL Player Analysis-July 14, 2017

    Andrew McCutchen-Pirates-OF Andrew McCutchen was 1-3 with 2 R and 2 BB against the Cardinals. McCutchen received the NL Player of the Month award for June after hitting .411. He has not cooled off in July hitting .394 with 3...

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    AL Player Analysis-July 7, 2017

    Francisco Lindor-Indians-SS Francisco Lindor was 3-5 with 2 R, 3 RBI, 1 SB against the Tigers. He is hitting .256 with 14 HR, 48 R, 43 RBI, and 4 SB. Lindor has not lived up to the expectations that were...

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    AL Player Analysis-June 23, 2017

    Chris Archer-Rays-SP Chris Archer went 6 IP and gave up 5 ER on 8 H, 2 BB, and 4 K's against the Orioles. Archer through 16 starts has a 3.97 ERA (3.33 xFIP). He has upped his strikeout rate to...

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    NL Player Analysis-June 16, 2017

    Dan Straily-Marlins-SP Dan Straily went 6.1 IP and gave up 0 ER on 4 H, 0 BB, and 8 K's against the Braves. Straily through 14 starts has a 3.58 ERA (4.59 xFIP). His skills have ticked up this year,...

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    NL Player Analysis-June 11, 2017

    Joey Votto-Reds-1B Joey Votto was 1-5 with a run and RBI against the Dodgers. Votto is enjoying another fine season. He is hitting .300 with 18 HR, 50 RBI, and 2 SB. The Reds lineup has been better than expected...

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    AL Player Analysis-June 9, 2017

    Corey Kluber-Indians-SP Corey Kluber went 6 IP and gave up 3 ER on 7 H, 2 BB, and 8 K's against the White Sox. Kluber through 8 starts has a 4.38 ERA (3.33 xFIP). This was Kluber's second start since...

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    NL Player Analysis-June 2, 2017

    John Lackey-Cubs-SP John Lackey went 7 IP and gave up 2 ER on 4 H, 2 BB, and 6 K's against the Cardinals. Lackey through 11 starts has a 4.90 ERA (3.89 SIERA). His strikeout rate is 23% and he...

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    NL Player Analysis-May 26, 2017

    Michael Conforto-Mets-OF Michael Conforto was 0-4 with a run scored and a walk against the Pirates. Conforto is red hot as he has a .476 AVG with 3 HR and 6 RBI over his last seven games. On the season...

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    NL Player Analysis-May 24, 2017

    Jonathan Villar-Brewers-2B/SS Jonathan Villar was 1-3 with a run scored and a walk against the Blue Jays. Villar is hitting .222 with 5 HR/23 R/24 RBI/12 SB. The average is not where you would like it to be but he...

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    NL Player Analysis-May 21, 2017

    Billy Hamilton-Reds-OF Billy Hamilton was 0-5 with a run scored and two stolen bases against the Rockies. Hamilton is hitting .258 with 1 HR and 15 RBI, which is nothing spectacular. However, he has scored 31 R and stolen 23...

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    NL Player Analysis-May 19, 2017

    Jacob deGrom-Mets-SP Jacob deGrom went 7 IP and gave up 0 ER on 4 H, 3 BB, and 99 K's against the Angels. He is sporting a 3.56 ERA (3.16 FIP) through nine starts. His peripheral stats are excellent with...

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    AL Player Analysis-May 10, 2017

    George Springer-Astros-OF George Springer was 1-4 with a double and a RBI against the Braves. Springer is hitting .256 with 7 HR and 18 RBI out of the leadoff spot for the Astros. He has lowered his strikeout rate to...

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    NL Player Analysis-May 5, 2017

    Kyle Hendricks-Cubs-SP Kyle Hendricks went 5.1 IP and gave up 0 ER on 6 H, 2 BB, and 5 K's against the Yankees. Hendricks is sporting a 3.51 ERA (4.72 FIP), which is a far cry from his 2.13 ERA...

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    AL Player Analysis-April 26, 2017

    Jose Quintana-White Sox-SP Jose Quintana went 6 IP and gave up 1 ER on 5 H, 2 BB, and 10 K's against the Royals. Quintana has a 5.22 ERA (5.68 FIP) over his first five starts. His problem has been...

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    NL Player Analysis-April 22, 2017

    Tommy Joseph-Phillies-1B Tommy Joseph was 1-4 with a RBI against the Braves. Joseph has struggled to start the year coming off a breakout 2016 season in which he hit 21 HR in 107 games. He is hitting .212 with 1...

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    AL Player Analysis-April 19, 2017

    Francisco Liriano-Blue Jays-SP Francisco Liriano went 5.1 IP and gave up 0 ER on 4 H, 1 BB, and 6 K's against the Red Sox. Liriano has one really bad start and two good starts to begin the year. Liriano...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 8th, 2017

    Mike Foltynewicz-Braves-SP Mike Foltynewicz went 3.2 IP and gave up 2 ER on 6 H, 3 BB, and 1 K's against the Pirates. Foltynewicz posted a 4.31 ERA over 123.1 IP a year ago with a 21% K rate....

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    Preseason Prep - March 30, 2017

    Blue Jays What can we expect out of Troy Tulowitzki this year? The question that has always plagued Troy Tulowitzki was his health. His production when on the field was never questioned. It was whether he was going to stay...

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    Preseason Prep-March 23, 2017

    Blue Jays Will Aaron Sanchez lead the AL in ERA again? Aaron Sanchez took a huge step forward last season as a starter. He posted a 3.00 ERA over 192 IP with a 1.17 WHIP and 54% GB. He saw...

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    Preseason Prep-March 16, 2017

    Blue Jays Will Jose Bautista bounce back in 2017 or is it the end of the road? Jose Bautista is coming off an injury-riddled 2016 season in which he hit .234 with 22 HR and 69 RBI. He is being...

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    NL Player Analysis-September 25, 2016

    Jose Fernandez-Marlins-SP Jose Fernandez was killed early Sunday morning in a boating accident. This is one of the saddest moments in baseball history in recent memory. Fernandez was an extremely talented and popular player in his time in Miami. What...

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    NL Player Analysis-September 23, 2016

    Freddie Freeman-Braves-1B Freddie Freeman was 1-3 with a run scored and two walks against the Marlins. Freeman raised his season line to .303/31/85 and he has even thrown in 6 SB. He also has been extremely hot as of late....

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    NL Player Analysis-September 18, 2016

    Ivan Nova-Pirates-SP Ivan Nova went 3 IP and gave up 3 ER on 9 H, 0 BB, and 2 K's against the Reds. Nova now has a 4.13 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, and 19% K. He has posted a 2.79 ERA...

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    NL Player Analysis-September 11, 2016

    Seth Lugo-Mets-SP Seth Lugo went 7 IP and gave up 2 ER on 6 H, 1 BB, and 5 K's against the Braves. Lugo now has a 2.40 ERA, 0.99 WHIP, and 19.2% K. He has now made five starts...

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    NL Player Analysis-September 9, 2016

    Jonathan Villar-Brewers-SS Jonathan Villar was 1-4 with a run scored against the Cardinals. Villar is now slashing .298/.377/.464, which is an absolute ridiculous line from someone that was supposed to lose their job to a rookie during the season. Villar...

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    NL Player Analysis-September 4, 2016

    Seth Lugo-Mets-SP Seth Lugo went 7 IP and gave up 0 ER on 6 H, 0 BB, and 4 K's against the Nationals. Lugo now has a 2.38 ERA, 0.98 WHIP, and 20% K. He has now made four starts...

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    NL Player Analysis-August 28, 2016

    Jon Lester-Cubs-SP Jon Lester went 6 IP and gave up 0 ER on 3 H, 0 BB, and 4 K's against the Dodgers. Lester now has a 2.70 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, and 25% K. He has put together another fine...

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    NL Player Analysis-August 26, 2016

    Andrew McCutchen-Pirates-OF Andrew McCutchen was 1-4 with a walk and a run scored against the Brewers. McCutchen's season line is still a major disappointment at .250 AVG with 18 HR, 55 RBI, and 6 SB. The good news is that...