Brandon Kamerman

I'm colorblind, I love turtles and I had tickets to the Cubs' 2003 World Series. I used to play "old-school fantasy sports" where my brother and I would put baseball cards up against each other. The victor was whoever won more categories on the back of the card. That was the gateway drug to my 20 years of fantasy obsession.

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    NL Player Analysis - September 23, 2020

    Aaron Nola, SP (PHI) Nola was not at his best, and he was not helped by his defense, but he still managed to throw a complete game, albeit only six innings in the first game of a doubleheader. He allowed...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 18, 2020

    Nathan Eovaldi, SP (BOS) Eovaldi delivered his first scoreless outing of the season on Thursday, limiting the Marlins to two hits in five innings while striking out seven. Other than one disastrous start at Yankee Stadium in mid-August, Eovaldi has...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 15, 2020

    Marco Gonzales, SP (SEA) Gonzales was fortunate to pick up a win on Monday after allowing five runs in six innings, but a Mariners comeback lifted his record to 6-2. He was not at his best, but even a mediocre...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 9, 2020

    Zach Eflin, SP (PHI) On the surface, Eflin's line is so-so from Tuesday's no-decision against Boston. He gave up three runs in five innings, but all three runs came off solo home runs. The three long balls lifted Eflin's HR/FB...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 1, 2020

    Miguel Sano, 1B (MIN) Sano had a productive game Monday, finishing 2 for 3 with a home run and three runs scored in Minnesota's 8-5 loss to Chicago. Sano's 2020 numbers are eerily similar to 2019 when he hit .247...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 26, 2020

    Rick Porcello, SP (NYM) For the first time this month, Porcello was unable to reach the 6th inning. In fact, the veteran right-hander was pulled from Tuesday's start prior to the 4th inning. He allowed four runs on five hits...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 7, 2020

    Dylan Bundy, SP (LAA) Bundy delivered his first complete game in more than two years, stifling the Mariners for only four hits and one run while striking out 10. The outing continues Bundy's strong start to his Angels career as...

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    AL Player Analysis - Aug. 4, 2020

    Gerrit Cole, SP (NYY) Cole has been good but not good enough through three starts. Don't get me wrong. He served his purpose again on Monday, finishing with six one-run innings on five hits and one walk. However, he only...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 29, 2020

    Javier Baez, SS (CHC) Baez broke out in a big way on Tuesday hitting three extra base hits, including his first two home runs of the year at Cincinnati. Baez finished the game 3 for 5 with three runs and...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 24, 2020

    Giancarlo Stanton, DH (NYY) You didn't forget Giancarlo Stanton can mash, did you? Well if you did, he reminded everyone of his prodigious power in the first inning of Thursday's opener at Washington, taking a Max Scherzer heater 460 feet...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 24, 2020

    Giancarlo Stanton, DH (NYY) You didn't forget Giancarlo Stanton can mash, did you? Well if you did, he reminded everyone of his prodigious power in the first inning of Thursday's opener at Washington, taking a Max Scherzer heater 460 feet...

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    Preseason Prep - July 18, 2020

    While the Cardinals have yet to officially announce Carlson is off the Opening Day roster, it's a near certainty the team's top prospect will start the season at satellite camp.

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    Preseason Prep - March 11, 2020

    Hudson had a monster season last year, finishing 16-7 with a 3.35 ERA. In one and a half seasons, Hudson is 20-8 with a 3.25 ERA. Needless to say, that tends to attract a lot of attention in fantasy baseball. However, there are some definite concerns with Hudson's profile.

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    Preseason Prep - February 20, 2020

    Syndergaard is only 27 years old and his arsenal is still elite, with many ways to get batters out. A return to a sub-4.00 ERA is likely with continued 200+ strikeouts and a moderate increase in wins.

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    Preseason Prep - February 11, 2020

    The Fantistics Draft Advisor has Jack Flaherty as the no. 11 pitcher, just outside the top tier of starters. Some analysts have him as the 20th best, some 10th best, some in the top-5. Right now he's being drafted as the seventh pitcher off the board in NFBC, an overall ADP of 24. That begs the question: should Flaherty be considered in the top-5? Is one half of utter dominance worth a 2nd-round pick? Well, when that half-season includes a 0.91 ERA, 5.36 K/BB and near-30% SOFT-contact rate, it's certainly worth exploring.

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    AL Player Analysis - September 19, 2019

    Giancarlo Stanton, OF (NYY) Stanton made his first appearance since suffering a PCL strain in June. He doubled in three at bats before heading to the bench as the Yankees will take it easy with their slugger. It's also important...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 16, 2019

    Rhys Hoskins, 1B (PHI) Hoskins smacked his 28th home run of the season, one of two hits for the big first baseman in Philadelphia's 6-3 loss to Boston. Unless he can forge together a power surge over these final two...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 11, 2019

    Christian Yelich, OF (MIL) A brutal blow to those of us who love the sport of baseball, Christian Yelich fractured his kneecap and will miss the rest of the season. The Brewers said more testing is needed to determine an...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 6, 2019

    Reynaldo Lopez, SP (CHW) As brutal as it is to have gone up against Lopez in your fantasy playoffs, it's even worse to be the owner that benched him after his blowup at Atlanta on Saturday. If you were one...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 25, 2019

    Joe Ross, SP (WAS) Ross limited the damage but was extremely inefficient, thereby losing an opportunity to pick up a win against the Cubs. In 4.1 innings, Ross only allowed two runs but gave up six hits and four walks....

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    AL Player Analysis - August 22, 2019

    Mike Tauchman, OF (NYY) Tauchman is the new Gio Urshela (although Gio Urshela is still really good), a New York Yankee that no one saw lifting the team to the top of the American League. No Miguel Andujar? No problem....

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    AL Player Analysis - August 11, 2019

    Alex Bregman, 3B (HOU) Who knows what Bregman could have been capable of if he wasn't taken out of the game in the 5th inning. As it is, he was perfect in three at bats with two doubles and a...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 5, 2019

    Shane Bieber, SP (CLE) Bieber tossed his MLB-leading third complete game of the season, limiting the Angels to two runs on five hits and no walks with eight strikeouts. His FIP/xFIP are actually a few notches lower than his ERA...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 25, 2019

    Shane Bieber, SP (CLE) Bieber tossed a complete game, one-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts, and it may have been his second best performance of the season. The All-Star game MVP struggled in his last start against Kansas City, but he...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 23, 2019

    Mike Clevinger, SP (CLE) Clevinger delivered his fourth straight strong start, limiting Toronto to three runs in seven innings while striking out seven. It was his longest start since his season debut on April 1 and he is actually adding...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 14, 2019

    Peter Alonso, 1B (NYM) Time will tell if Alonso gets bitten by the Home Run Derby Curse. The rookie has elite skills, but he is 1-8 since winning the event on Monday. It's remarkable that Alonso is seven home runs...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 7, 2019

    Michael Pineda, SP (MIN) Pineda improved to 6-4 and lowered his xFIP to 4.47 with an excellent performance against Texas on Saturday. The Rangers' only damage off Pineda was a solo home run by Elvis Andrus in the 6th inning....

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    AL Player Analysis - June 27, 2019

    Chris Sale, SP (BOS) Facing his former team, Sale lumbered through six innings, allowing five runs on six hits while striking out 10. It was his fifth time striking out double digit batters in his last six starts. It was...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 23, 2019

    Jeff McNeil, 2B (NYM) Did you know Jeff McNeil has a .335 career batting average? Did you know his career wRC+ is 140, which would rank alongside guys like Alex Rodriguez, Mike Piazza and David Ortiz? Did you know that...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 11, 2019

    Yu Darvish, SP (CHC) Darvish was solid if not good by Coors Field standards, allowing four runs (two HRs) in six innings. Encouragingly, it was only his third time this season without allowing a walk. Darvish still isn't going deep...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 9, 2019

    Eloy Jimenez, OF (CHW) Jimenez hit his seventh home run of the year, a 2-run shot off Brad Keller that ended up serving as the only runs scored in the game. It extended his very modest hitting streak to four...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 9, 2019

    Eloy Jimenez, OF (CHW) Jimenez hit his seventh home run of the year, a 2-run shot off Brad Keller that ended up serving as the only runs scored in the game. It extended his very modest hitting streak to four...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 30, 2019

    Matt Olson, 1B (OAK) Olson connected for his seventh home run in his last 16 games, quieting any concerns over reduced power from his hamate bone surgery. Despite that injury typically affecting a batter's pop, Olson's ISO is actually 79...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 14, 2019

    Aaron Nola, SP (PHI) After four really good outings, Nola took a step back on Monday, allowing three runs in three innings against Milwaukee. Nola walked three and gave up five hits, four of which went for extra bases. You'd...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 12, 2019

    Ji-Man Choi, 1B (TB) Facing a lefty, Choi hit out of the 9-hole for the first time this season. He has almost exclusively hit 3rd for the Rays. The good news for Choi owners is the Rays actually had him...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 5, 2019

    Mike Soroka, SP (ATL) You would think Soroka is solidifying his spot in the Braves rotation. Each start he seems to get better: six strikeouts in his first start, seven in his second, eight in his third. He also pitched...