Josh Sperry

Josh Sperry graduated from the University of West Georgia in 2013 with a degree in Sport Management and a minor in Mass Communications. After graduation, he was hired by the Danville Braves as the Media Relations Trainee for the summer of 2013. In his free time he enjoys watching his hometown Braves, listening to music, and cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers. His other hobbies include spending time with his wife, Jessica, and two dogs, Miko and Nakoma. You can tweet Josh at @Josh__Sperry

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    It's Happ-ening, September 20th, 2020

    JA Happ, New York Yankees - J.A. Happ tossed eight shutout innings to pick up his second win of the season. Happ has been outstanding for the Yankees outside of his first two starts with a 25% K% and a...

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    Kole Calhoun Hits Double Digits for 7th Straight Year - September 16th, 2020

    Kole Calhoun, Arizona Diamondbacks - Kole Calhoun homered twice on Tuesday to bring his season total up to 11. Even with the shortened season, this extended his 10+ home run streak to seven straight seasons. Calhoun had a serious spike...

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    NL Weekly Player Report - September 13th, 2020

    The Giants had a player test positive for COVID-19 and their games on Friday and Saturday have been canceled as a result. The player who tested positive has already tested negative twice and there have been no other positives on...

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    Clint Frazier Stays Hot for Yankees - September, 6th 2020

    Clint Frazier, New York Yankees - Clint Frazier went 2-for-4 at the plate Saturday with his fifth homer over the season. Frazier continued his tear at the plate with a 164 wRC+ for the season and he's showing great plate...

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    Marcell Ozuna Crushes Three Homers for Braves - September 2nd, 2020

    Marcell Ozuna, Atlanta Braves - Marcell Ozuna launched three homers for the Braves on Monday, becoming the first-ever visiting NL player to hit three homers in a single game at Fenway. Ozuna has done what Ozuna usually does, crushes the...

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    NL Weekly Player Report - August 30th, 2020

    IN THE LINEUP Joey Votto was held out of Thursday's doubleheader for the Reds, but the manager said that he isn't dealing with any sort of injury, but rather he just wanted to give the first baseman a few days...

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    Triston McKenzie Dominates in Debut - August 23rd, 2020

    Triston McKenzie, Cleveland Indians - The Indians SP factory seems to have another great one in Tristan McKenzie after he struck out 10 Tigers hitters over six innings in his MLB debut. McKenzie allowed just one run in the outing...

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    Corbin Burn(e)s the Twins - August 19th, 2020

    Corbin Burnes, Milwaukee Brewers - Corbin Burnes allowed one run over five innings against the Twins on Tuesday, and even had a no-hitter running into the fifth inning. Burnes has had a fantastic season for Milwaukee jumping between the rotation...

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    NL Weekly Player Report - August 16th, 2020

    The Cardinals returned to play on Saturday, despite the fact they had another coach test positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. The Reds also had a player test positive for COVID-19 which canceled the rest of their series with the Pirates....

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    Byron Buxton Stays Hot at the Plate - August 9th, 2020

    Byron Buxton, Minnesota Twins - Byron Buxton homered for the third straight game. Buxton got off to a slow start this year due to his foot injury at the end of summer camp, but he's starting to heat up now...

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    Craig Kimbrel's 2020 Struggles Continue - August 5th, 2020

    Luis Patino, San Diego Padres - One of the many top prospects for the Padres was called up on Tuesday as Luis Patino joins them to pitch out of the bullpen from the start. Obviously he'd be more interesting to...

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    NL Weekly Report - August 2, 2020

    In the Lineup There was a brief rumor this week that we were going to see Joey Bart called up this week, but Andrew Baggarly of the Athletic ultimately shot down the rumor on Saturday saying that the team doesn't...

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    Kyle Lewis is an Early ROY Favorite - July 26th, 2020

    Kyle Lewis, Seattle Mariners - Kyle Lewis was the talk of summer camp for the Mariners and he's continued his hot streak into the regular season with homers in each of the first two games, with the one Saturday coming...

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    Preseason Prep 2.0 - July 12th, 2020

    Tyler Glasnow, Tampa Bay Rays - Tyler Glasnow still has yet to report to Rays camp and the reason so far is undisclosed. Not exactly the best news for the Rays with the season just under two weeks away from...

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    Preseason Prep - March 12th, 2020

    Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels - With Shohei Ohtani scheduled to return to the big league mound in May, it sounds like the Angels are leaning towards having him start on Wednesday's for the team because of how many off...

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    Preseason Prep - February 19th, 2020

    Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves - Freeman has joked this spring about being in the best shape of his life, but in his case, he might mean it. Freeman underwent a cleanup procedure on his right elbow after the season and...

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    Preseason Prep - February 7th, 2020

    ATLANTA BRAVES Mike Soroka is currently coming off the board as the 32nd pitcher off the board and around 98th overall after his outstanding season where he posted a 2.68 ERA while going 13-4. Soroka is an interesting case because...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 22nd, 2019

    Javier Baez, Chicago Cubs - Javy Baez surprised everyone on Saturday with a pinch hit appearance against the Cardinals. He's dealing with a fracture in his thumb and was supposedly going to be limited to pinch running duties, but the...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 18th, 2019

    Luis Severino, New York Yankees - made his 2018 debut for the Yankees and he was outstanding with four shutout innings against the Angels. He struck out four batters and allowed just four baserunners, two via hits and two via...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 18th, 2019

    Luis Severino, New York Yankees - made his 2018 debut for the Yankees and he was outstanding with four shutout innings against the Angels. He struck out four batters and allowed just four baserunners, two via hits and two via...

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    AL Weekly Player Report, September 15th

    IN THE LINEUP Mitch Haniger hasn't been ruled out for the season yet with his back injury, but manager Scott Servais said Friday that the "clock is ticking." Haniger injured his back while on his rehab assignment from his reputed...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 9th, 2019

    Eugenio Suarez, Cincinnati Reds - Eugenio Suarez almost quietly as he hit two homers on Sunday to push his total to 44 for the year, 10more than the career-high he set last season in two more games and 20 more...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 4th, 2019

    James Paxton, New York Yankees - James Paxton turned in 12 strikeouts over 7 innings to pick up his 12th win of the season. The 12 strikeouts tie his 2019 high that he hit in back-to-back starts back in April....

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    AL Weekly Player Report, September 1st

    IN THE FIELD Byron Buxton (shoulder) is hoping to be able to return to the Twins this year but after a setback this week his timetable is extremely unclear. He played catch and did some fielding drills on Friday in...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 21st, 2019

    Willie Calhoun, Texas Rangers - Willie Calhoun is continuing to impress in his extended stint in the majors as he hit his 12th homer on Tuesday while going 3-for-6 in the double-header. Calhoun struck out twice Tuesday, something he's excelled...

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    NL Weekly Player Report, August 18th

    IN THE LINEUP Chris Iannetta was released by the Rockies Friday morning. Iannetta was hitting just .222 with the club in part-time duty, he could end up latching on somewhere else as a backup....Rhys Hoskins was hit by a pitch...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 12th, 2019

    Josh Bell, Pittsburgh Pirates - Josh Bell hadn't homered since the All-Star Break in mid-July, but he got back on the board with a pair of homers on Sunday. Bell has been pretty awful overall since the break with a...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 7th, 2019

    Nelson Cruz, Minnesota Twins - Nelson Cruz was outstanding again going 4-for-5 at the plate with a pair of homeruns. This was Cruz's second multi-homer game in the month of August and he's up to 32 homers for the season....

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    AL Weekly Player Report, August 4th

    In The Field Byron Buxton was a late scratch from the lineup on Friday. Jake Cave was called up from AAA.... Dee Gordon did some running on Friday and had no issues with his injured quad.... Robinson Chirinos is dealing...

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    AL Weekly Player Report, August 4th

    In The Field Byron Buxton was a late scratch from the lineup on Friday. Jake Cave was called up from AAA.... Dee Gordon did some running on Friday and had no issues with his injured quad.... Robinson Chirinos is dealing...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 31st, 2019

    So the Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh game had a little going on in it. First of all the Reds, Indians, and Padres agreed to a mega-deal that is going to send Trevor Bauer to Cincinnati. Franmil Reyes and Yasiel Puig are...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 21st, 2019

    Anthony Santander, Baltimore Orioles - Anthony Santander went 4-for-5 at the plate on Saturday with his sixth homer of the season and he also tripled in the game. This gives Santander homers in back to back games for the Orioles...

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    NL Weekly Player Report, July 14th

    In The Lineup The Rockies signed Yonder Alonso to a minor league contract and assigned him to AAA. Alonso was DFA'd by the White Sox after both failing to lure in Manny Machado this offseason and then hitting .178 over...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 3rd, 2019

    Dallas Kuechel, Atlanta Braves - Dallas Keuchel turned in his best start as a Brave on Tuesday allowing two runs over seven innings, but still took the loss as the Braves ran into an Aaron Nola operated buzzsaw. Keuchel allowed...

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    AL Weekly Player Report, June 30th

    IN THE LINEUP Byron Buxton took batting practice on Friday prior to the Twins game and was activated from the IL on Saturday. He felt well enough on Friday after hitting that the team activated him with no rehab assignment...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 26th, 2019

    Joey Gallo, Texas Rangers - Joey Gallo was activated from the IL on Tuesday and went 1-for-4 at the plate with a double, walk, and three strikeouts. The Rangers are getting a huge boost back to their lineup in Gallo...