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    NL Player Analysis- September 11, 2019

    Will Smith-Dodgers-C Will Smith was 0-3 against the Orioles. Smith is hitting .265 with 13 HR, 23 R, 34 RBI, and 1 SB through 44 games at the major league level. He has shown plus power throughout his minor league...

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    NL Week 25 Strategy-September 8, 2019

    In The Field OF Ender Inciarte (hamstring) has started jogging but is still a couple of weeks away from returning. OF Nick Markakis (wrist) has started throwing but hasn't hit yet. OF Austin Riley is playing in rehab games at...

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    AL Player Analysis- September 4, 2019

    Aaron Judge-Yankees-OF Aaron Judge was 1-4 with an HR (20), 1 R, and 2 RBI against the Rangers. Overall, this has been a disappointing season for Judge in terms of fantasy. He has missed a large part of the season...

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    NL Player Analysis- September 1, 2019

    Starling Marte-Pirates-OF Starling Marte was 1-4 with 1 BB, 1 R, 1 RBI, and 1 CS against the Rockies. Marte just Kevin Newman has been hot over the past two weeks with a .357 AVG, 3 HR, 11 R, 9...

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    NL Player Analysis- August 27, 2019

    Mike Soroka-Braves-SP Mike Soroka went 6 IP and gave up 2 ER on 8 H, 0 BB, and 1 K against the Blue Jays. Soroka has been dominant this year with a 2.44 ERA and 1.09 WHIP through 147.2 IP....

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    NL Week 23 Strategy-August 24, 2019

    In The Field OF Ender Inciarte (hamstring) is likely going to miss the rest of the season which means that the Braves have an open outfield spot. In the time since Inciarte went on the IL the Braves have gone...

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    AL Player Analysis- August 18, 2019

    Rafael Devers-Red Sox-3B Rafael Devers was 4-5 with an HR (27), 2 R, and 4 RBI against the Orioles. Devers has been red hot over the past week hitting .519 with 2 HR, 6 R, 7 RBI, and 0 SB....

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    AL Player Analysis- August 15, 2019

    Reynaldo Lopez-White Sox-SP Reynaldo Lopez went 5.1 IP and gave up 5 ER on 9 H, 2 BB, and 6 K's against the Angels. Lopez has been a disappointment once again given his plus raw stuff. He has a 5.29...

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    NL Player Analysis- August 14, 2019

    Stephen Strasburg-Nationals-SP Stephen Strasburg went 5.2 IP and gave up 4 ER on 7 H, 3 BB, and 4 K's against the Reds. Strasburg has put together a very fine season (3.82 ERA and 1.09 WHIP) on top of a...

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    NL Week 21 Strategy-August 10, 2019

    In The Field OF Nick Markakis has been out with a fractured left wrist since July 27. The Braves have gone with OF Ronald Acuna, OF Ender Inciarte, and OF Adam Duvall has regulars since then. OF Austin Riley started...

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    AL Player Analysis- August 7, 2019

    Zach Plesac-Indians-SP Zach Plesac went 6 IP and gave up 0 ER on 5 H, 2 BB, and 7 K's against the Rangers. Plesac has pitched well in his short time in the majors. He has a 3.13 ERA and...

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    AL Player Analysis- July 28, 2019

    Matthew Boyd-Tigers-SP Matthew Boyd went 6.1 IP and gave up 1 ER on 3 H, 3 BB, and 10 K's against the Mariners. Boyd has had a breakout season this year in terms of production and skill development. He has...

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    NL Week 19 Strategy-July 27, 2019

    In The Field SS Dansby Swanson was placed on the 10-day IL with a heel injury. He is in the middle of a strong breakout season (.265 AVG, 17 HR/7 SB) so hopefully, this injury does not turn into something...

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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.