Tyler Maher

Tyler is a lifelong Red Sox fan who was in the right field bleachers for David Ortiz's epic grand slam in the 2013 ALCS. He graduated from Tufts University two years later with degrees in Economics and English and currently works in finance. He has been a fantasy writer and editor for MLB.com since 2016 while also contributing to RotoWire and BaseballProspectus. He's always looking to scratch his fantasy itch, so if you need someone to fill a league he'd appreciate it if you reached out. Follow him on @PlanetMaherz

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    NL Player Analysis - September 21, 2018

    Nationals ace Max Scherzer was stuck with the no-decision Thursday after allowing three runs on five hits (two homers) and two walks with 13 strikeouts in seven innings vs. the Mets. Scherzer was his usual dominant self save for a...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 20, 2018

    Rays outfielder Tommy Pham went 3-for-5 with two solo homers against the Rangers on Wednesday. Pham enjoyed his first multi-homer game of the season with solo homers in the third and eighth innings. He also added a single for his...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 19, 2018

    Pirates righty Jameson Taillon took a no-decision Tuesday despite allowing only four hits and one walk with 11 strikeouts over seven shutout innings vs. the Royals. Taillon turned in one of his finest outings of the year on Tuesday, notching...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 17, 2018

    Mets ace Jacob deGrom received another no-decision Sunday after allowing three runs on five hits (one homer) and one walk with 12 strikeouts over seven innings against the Red Sox at Fenway Park. deGrom was on top of his game...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 16, 2018

    Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor went 1-for-5 with a solo homer Saturday against the Tigers. Lindor kicked off Cleveland's 15-0 rout with his 8th leadoff homer of the year in the bottom of the first, setting a new franchise record. The...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 10, 2018

    Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor went 2-for-5 with a solo homer Sunday against the Blue Jays. Lindor got Cleveland on the board in the third inning with his 34th long ball of the year, setting a new career high after he...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 5, 2018

    Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett went 2-for-4 with two solo homers Tuesday against the Pirates. Gennett accounted for nearly all of Cincinnati's offense in a 7-3 loss, putting the Reds on the board in the seventh and contributing their third...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 31, 2018

    Brewers lefty Wade Miley took a no-decision Thursday after allowing one run on five hits and one walk with six strikeouts in 7 1/3 innings. Miley finished August with a flourish, posting his longest start of the season while throwing...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 22, 2018

    Braves righty Kevin Gausman won after allowing four hits and two walks with five strikeouts over eight shutout innings against the Pirates on Tuesday. Gausman notched his third straight win and quality start with one of his best outings of...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 19, 2018

    Blue Jays righty Marcus Stroman is expected to be placed on the 10-day disabled list Sunday after leaving Friday's start early with a blister on his right middle finger. It was Stroman's third consecutive start in which he was forced...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 17, 2018

    Diamondbacks righty Clay Buchholz won after pitching a complete game against the Padres, allowing just one run on five hits (one homer) and no walks with six strikeouts. Buchholz turned in his first complete game since 2015 by mastering the...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 8, 2018

    Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner took a no-decision after allowing five hits and three walks with seven strikeouts over seven scoreless innings Tuesday vs. the Astros. Bumgarner delivered one of his best starts of the summer against a challenging opponent, but...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 7, 2018

    Indians righty Trevor Bauer won after allowing three hits and three walks with 11 strikeouts over six shutout innings vs. the Twins on Monday. Bauer cruised to his 11th victory of the season as Cleveland stomped Minnesota, 10-0. The outing...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 5, 2018

    Mike Trout's recovery from a right wrist contusion is lingering longer than expected. He was out of the Angels' lineup Saturday against the Indians and he hasn't played since Wednesday, making it the third consecutive game the All-Star outfielder has...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 30, 2018

    Marlins righty Jose Urena won after allowing one hit and four walks with five strikeouts over six shutout innings Sunday vs. the Nationals. Urena bounced back from a pair of poor outings with six one-hit innings, yielding only a single...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 25, 2018

    Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto went 1-for-3 with a home run, two runs and four RBI vs. the Braves on Tuesday. Realmuto kicked off the scoring for Miami with a two-run shot off Julio Teheran in the bottom of the first,...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 22, 2018

    Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge went 3-for-4 with a double and a solo homer vs. the Mets on Saturday. Judge finished a triple shy of the cycle and mashed his 26th homer of the year in the seventh inning. The long...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 10, 2018

    Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton went 4-for-9 with a double, a solo homer and three runs scored during Monday's doubleheader against the Orioles. Stanton has now notched multiple hits in his last three games after tallying a pair of hits in...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 8, 2018

    Twins righty Kyle Gibson (3-6, 3.59 ERA) won after allowing three runs on four hits (one homer) and four walks with nine strikeouts in seven innings vs. the Orioles on Saturday. Gibson took advantage of a cupcake matchup at home...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 29, 2018

    Diamondbacks righty Zack Greinke won after scattering seven hits over seven scoreless innings against the Marlins on Thursday. He did not walk anybody and struck out six. Arizona spotted Greinke a two-run cushion before he took the mound and he...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 27, 2018

    Rays righty Nathan Eovaldi won after allowing one hit and two walks with nine strikeouts over six shutout innings Tuesday vs. the Nationals. Eovaldi outdueled Max Scherzer by carrying a no-hitter into the sixth inning of Tampa Bay's 1-0 victory,...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 23, 2018

    Rockies righty Jon Gray won after allowing one run on eight hits (one homer) and no walks with 12 strikeouts in seven innings Friday vs. the Marlins. Gray exploited Miami's anemic offense with one of his best starts of the...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 21, 2018

    Reds righty Tyler Mahle won after allowing two runs on five hits (two homers) and four walks with eight strikeouts in six innings vs. the Tigers on Wednesday. Mahle didn't have his best stuff on Wednesday, yielding a pair of...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 20, 2018

    Yankees righty Domingo German won after allowing two runs (one earned) on two hits (one homer) and no walks with nine strikeouts over seven innings Tuesday vs. the Mariners. Backed by four homers from New York's explosive offense, German yielded...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 7, 2018

    Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt went 4-for-5 with three doubles, a run and two RBI against the Giants on Wednesday. Goldschmidt, who delivered his first four-hit performance of the season, has caught fire since his average dipped below the Mendoza...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 24, 2018

    Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta won Wednesday after scattering seven hits and one walk with seven strikeouts over 6 2/3 shutout innings vs. the Braves. Coming off his shortest start of the season in which he lasted just three innings in...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 16, 2018

    Padres first baseman Eric Hosmer went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and a stolen base Tuesday vs. the Rockies. Batting second, Hosmer followed Travis Jankowski's leadoff single in the bottom of the first by blasting the first pitch he saw...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 9, 2018

    Nationals righty Jeremy Hellickson won after allowing two hits and no walks with eight strikeouts over 6 2/3 shutout innings against the Padres on Tuesday. Hellickson retired the first 18 Padres he faced before Travis Jankowski singled to center to...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 2, 2018

    Nationals left fielder Adam Eaton has been shut down from baseball activities for now so the bone bruise in his left ankle can completely heal. Eaton had initially hoped his ankle injury would limit him to the minimum 10 days...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 18, 2018

    Shohei Ohtani, SP, LAA Ohtani lasted just two innings against the Red Sox on Tuesday before departing with a blister on his throwing hand. After having his start pushed back two days because of weather, Ohtani struggled from the outset...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 11, 2018

    Cubs second baseman Javier Baez went 2-for-4 with a pair of solo homers in Tuesday's home opener vs. the Pirates. During his first at-bat in the second inning, Baez belted the first pitch he saw from Ivan Nova into the...