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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    Weekly AL Planner - Sept 12th, 2021

    IN THE LINEUP Eloy Jimenez returned to the White Sox as a DH after missing two games following hitting a foul ball off his knee... Byron Buxton homered on Friday but has struggled since coming off of the IL with...

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    Brandon Belt-ed - NL Player Analysis, August 25th 2021

    Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants - Brandon Belt had a huge game Tuesday with four hits and a pair of homers against the Mets. Belt has missed a huge chunk of the season with injuries but he's been extremely productive...

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    Yelich Goes Deep Twice - August 22nd, 2021

    Christian Yelich, Milwaukee Brewers - Christian Yelich went 3-5 at the plate on Saturday with a pair of homers and six RBI. This single game accounted for one-fourth of Yelich's homers for the season as his power has been absolutely...

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    Weekly NL Report - August 15th, 2021

    IN THE LINEUP Trevor Story was removed from the game on Thursday as a precautionary measure after being hit by a pitch, but Bud Black said after the game that everything was fine. He sat out of the lineup on...

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    Flexen on Them - AL Player Analysis, August 8th 2021

    Chris Flexen, Seattle Mariners - Chris Flexen had a solid bounce-back start Saturday against the Yankees, tossing five innings and allowing just three runs. After a weak end to the month of July Flexen has rebounded nicely for August, especially...

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    Weekly NL Report - August 1st, 2021

    NL IN THE LINEUP Keibert Ruiz was one of the centerpieces sent to the Nationals in the blockbuster trade involving Max Scherzer and Trea Turner. This is a pretty big boost to Ruiz' value as the Dodgers have Will Smith...

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    Braxton Garrett Makes a Change - NL Player Analysis, July 25th 2021

    Braxton Garrett, Miami Marlins - Braxton Garrett dominated on Saturday with ten strikeouts and two runs allowed over seven innings against the Padres. Garrett posted an elite 44% CSW and he had an outstanding mix of pitches with five pitches...

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    Touki Shoves in Return - NL Player Analysis July 21st, 2021

    Touki Toussaint, Atlanta Braves - Touki Toussaint was activated from the IL to start Tuesday's game and tossed a gem against the Padres. He allowed just one run over 6.2 innings and struck out five batters. An interesting development in...

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    Touki Shoves in Return - NL Player Analysis July 21st, 2021

    Touki Toussaint, Atlanta Braves - Touki Toussaint was activated from the IL to start Tuesday's game and tossed a gem against the Padres. He allowed just one run over 6.2 innings and struck out five batters. An interesting development in...

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    Franco Hits Second Career Homer - AL Player Analysis, June 5th 2021

    Wander Franco, Tampa Bay Rays - It's been a slow start to Wander Franco's major league career, but a 2-4 effort Sunday pushed his current hitting streak to four games. He also homered for the first time since his major...

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    Trevor Rogers Continues to Be Elite - NL Player Analysis, June 30th 2021

    Trevor Rogers, Miami Marlins - Trevor Rogers allowed just two runs over 5.2 innings but dodged some bullets with four walks in the start, his first time walking four since his opening start of the season. He still struck out...

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    Gallo Staying Hot - AL Player Analysis, June 27th 2021

    Joey Gallo, Texas Rangers - Joey Gallo had a ridiculous game with two homers and two walks while driving in five runs. Gallo has been heating up over the last week with four homers in the last six days and...

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    Uncle Charlie Morton - June 23, 2021

    Charlie Morton, Atlanta Braves - Charlie Morton spun the best start of the season on Tuesday to win his seventh game of the season. Morton struck out 11 Mets' hitters over seven shutout innings and allowed just a single hit...

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    AL Weekly Player Report - June 20th, 2021

    IN THE LINEUP Anthony Rendon is dealing with a strained triceps and returned to the lineup for the Angels on Saturday... Mitch Haniger dealt with a minor knee injury this week but has since returned to his normal spot in...

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    Framblin' Man - June 9th, 2021

    Gary Sanchez, New York Yankees - Gary Sanchez hit his 7th homer of the season. Sanchez's triple slash is sitting at .217/.333/.406 and he's coming off the month of May where he slashed .213/.333/.443. Four of his homers came last...

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    Weekly AL Report - June 6th, 2021

    IN THE FIELD Ryan Jeffers is going to get an extended run behind the plate after Mitch Garver underwent groin surgery this week. On Wednesday Jeffers went 2-4 with a home run and two RBI. He's worth a look in...

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    Billy Hamilton Has Pop? - AL Player Analysis 6/2

    Billy Hamilton, Chicago White Sox - So Billy Hamilton has a .203 ISO. That's actually a thing that's happening in 2021. He doubled on Tuesday and advanced to third on the throw home, and then scored after the ball kicked...

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    The Wheel(er)s Keep on Rolling - NL Player Analysis, May 30th, 2021

    Zack Wheeler, Philadelphia Phillies - Goodness gracious Zack Wheeler is on a completely different level right now. Saturday he struck out 14 Rays' batters over seven innings, the third straight outing of 10+ strikeouts and at least seven innings pitched....

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    Civale Spins a Gem - May 26th, 2021

    Aaron Civale, Cleveland Indians - Aaron Civale pitched into the ninth but didn't record an out, so he finished the outing with one run over eight innings and six strikeouts. He allowed just six hits and one walk but did...

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    Civale Spins a Gem - May 26th, 2021

    Aaron Civale, Cleveland Indians - Aaron Civale pitched into the ninth but didn't record an out, so he finished the outing with one run over eight innings and six strikeouts. He allowed just six hits and one walk but did...

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    Weekly NL Report - May 23rd, 2021

    IN THE FIELD Edwin Rios underwent successful surgery on his injured shoulder this week. He suffered a torn labrum that will most likely cost him the rest of 2021. He could be fantasy relevant next season though depending on what...

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    McCullers Dominates Angels - May 12th, 2021

    Lance McCullers Jr, Houston Astros - Lance McCullers spun a gem on Tuesday with nine strikeouts over eight innings, allowing just the hits, two walks, and a single earned run. McCullers has seen an interesting pitch mix change over the...

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    Weekly NL Report - May 9th, 2021

    IN THE LINEUP Ender Inciarte began his rehab assignment with Gwinnett on Thursday. Inciarte has been shelved with a hamstring injury for around three weeks but is nearing his return now. He'll slot in as a backup outfielder for the...

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    Dylan Will Not Cease - May 5th, 2021

    Dylan Cease, Chicago White Sox - Dylan Cease was electric on Tuesday tossing six shutout innings against the Reds with just one hit allowed, three walks, and eleven strikeouts. Cease also did a terrific job limiting hard contact as well...

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    April Showers Do Not Bring May Flowers - May 2, 2021

    Dustin May, Los Angeles Dodgers - Dustin May left Saturday's start in the second inning with an arm injury. This doesn't look good. May was averaging around 94 MPH on a handful of fastballs before the pitch that ultimately forced...

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    Duffy Dominates Detroit - April 26th, 2021

    Danny Duffy, Kansas City Royals - Danny Duffy turned in another excellent start with no earned runs over five innings against the Tigers. He allowed just four hits in the game, no walks, and struck out eight batters. His hard-hit...

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    Weekly Al Report, April 25th, 2021

    IN THE FIELD Austin Nola could return to the Padres on Tuesday. Nola has missed the entire season with a broken finger but has been playing in games at the alternate site since the 20th. Victor Caratini likely has a...

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    Bryant Launches a Pair of Homers - NL Player Report April 18th, 2021

    Huascar Ynoa, Atlanta Braves - Huascar Ynoa struggled in his second start of 2021 with six earned runs across four innings. Ynoa still struck out five batters in the outing pushing his total to 20 over 16 innings. While the...

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    JD (Just Dingers) Martinez Launches a Trio of Homers - April 12th, 2021

    JD Martinez, Boston Red Sox - JD Martinez launched three homers on Sunday pushing his total to five for the season, and his triple slash is sitting at .472/.500/1.083 after a disappointing 2020 season. Martinez is widely known as someone...

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    Alcantara Dominates in 2021 Debut - April 7th, 2021

    Sandy Alcantara, Miami Marlins - Sandy Alcantara dominated the Cardinals on Tuesday striking ten batters over six innings. He allowed four hits and two walks, along with three runs and only two were earned. Under the hood though Alcantara was...

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    April 4th, 2021 - AL Weekly Planner

    AMERICAN LEAGUE IN THE FIELD Rio Ruiz is starting at second base in each of the opening two games for the Orioles. Ruiz hasn't played second base as a professional, but with the addition of Maikel Franco, this could be...

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    Preseason Prep - March 16th, 2021

    Ehire Adrianza, Atlanta Braves - Ehire Adrianza has had an outstanding spring for the Braves and has set himself up with a strong chance to make the Braves bench to break camp. Adrianza has outplayed Johan Camargo significantly this spring...

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    Preseason Prep - March 9th, 2021

    Mike Soroka, Atlanta Braves - Mike Soroka tossed a pair of innings in a simulated game as he works his way back from his 2020 achillies tear. David O'Brien said that his fastball was sitting a few ticks below his...

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    Preseason Prep - March 2nd, 2021

    Austin Meadows, Tampa Bay Rays - Meadows got his 2021 campaign underway with a homer in the Rays' first spring training game. Meadows is looking to bounce back from an awful 2020 as he battled COVID-19 early in the season...

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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...