Menachem Greenfeld

Menachem is a Mathematics major at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and he has always had a passion for sports and statistics. He is originally from Cleveland and has followed baseball ever since the Indians ascended into relevance in the mid to late 90s. He continues to root for the Indians, Browns, and Cavaliers, through good times and bad.

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    No Luck for Nola - Oct 3, 2021

    With the 2021 season coming to a close, let's look at some of the pitchers who could be a value in 2022 drafts: Aaron Nola, SP, PHI Nola finishes the season with a disappointing 4.63 ERA, but everything suggests that...

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    Where's Walsh's Power? - Oct 1, 2021

    Jared Walsh, 1B, LAA Walsh went 3-4 with a double, 2 runs, and an RBI against the Rangers on Thursday, and he continues to enjoy a strong September in which he has hit .326 through 24 games. Despite his good...

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    Hays Keeps Hitting - Sept 12, 2021

    Austin Hays, OF, BAL Hays had a big game in the first contest of a doubleheader against the Blue Jays on Saturday, going 2-5 with 2 HR's and extending his hitting streak to 17 games, although the streak ended in...

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    Things Are Starting to Work Out for E-Rod - Sept 3, 2021

    Eduardo Rodriguez, SP, BOS Rodriguez pitched 6 scoreless innings against the Rays on Thursday, striking out 6 while allowing 4 hits and 1 BB. E-Rod has been one of the most frustrating players in fantasy this season, as his peripherals...

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    Things Are Starting to Work Out for E-Rod - Sept 3, 2021

    Eduardo Rodriguez, SP, BOS Rodriguez pitched 6 scoreless innings against the Rays on Thursday, striking out 6 while allowing 4 hits and 1 BB. E-Rod has been one of the most frustrating players in fantasy this season, as his peripherals...

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    NL ROY Runs Through India

    Jonathon India, 2B, CIN India went 2-4 with a HR and 3 RBI against the Brewers on Thursday, giving him 17 HR's in what has been a tremendous rookie season. The strong performance breaks India out of a mini-slump in...

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    Will the Orioles Ever Win Again? - Aug 24, 2021

    The Orioles are in the midst of a treacherous 18-game losing streak in which they have been outscored 149-47. (That's an average score of 8.3 - 2.6.) It's the longest losing streak in MLB since the Royals lost 19 straight...

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    Good Times for Bumgarner - Aug. 20, 2021

    Madison Bumgarner, SP, ARI Bumgarner allowed 1 ER in 8 IP against the Phillies on Thursday, giving up just 3 hits and 1 BB while striking out 5 in the victory. MadBum has been on quite a tear since returning...

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    Tyler Gilbert Throws No-Hitter in 1st Career Start - Aug 15, 2021

    Tyler Gilbert, SP, ARI In the first start of his big-league career, Gilbert pitched a no-hitter against the Padres on Saturday, becoming the 4th pitcher in MLB history to toss a no-no in his first career start, and the first...

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    Anderson's HR Wins it in Iowa - Aug 13, 2021

    Tim Anderson, SS, CWS Anderson hit the game-winning HR in the Field of Dreams Game in Iowa on Thursday, and finished 2-5 with 2 runs and 3 RBI in the contest. Anderson has found his power stroke recently, hitting 4...

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    Cron is Loving Coors - Aug 10, 2021

    C.J. Cron, 1B, COL Cron had a monster of a week, hitting .556 (10-18) with 4 HR's and 16 RBI in 5 games. 16 RBI in 5 games! Overall, Cron is putting up another season of decent power and an...

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    No Hits Against Houser - Aug 3, 2021

    Adrian Houser, SP, MIL Houser did not allow a hit through 6.1 IP against the Pirates, although he did allow 1 ER and 5 BB's in the contest. He now owns a sparkling 1.91 ERA since the start of July...

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    Manoah Puts Royals to Rest - Aug 1, 2021

    Alek Manoah, SP, TOR Manoah was activated off the IL on Saturday and a pitched 7 scoreless innings against the Royals, striking out 7 and allowing just 2 hits and 1 BB. He now has an 0.76 ERA over his...

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    Nats Trade Scherzer, Turner to Dodgers Among Flurry of Trades - July 30, 2021

    Max Scherzer, SP, WAS Scherzer was traded along with Trea Turner to the Dodgers on Thursday in the biggest blockbuster trade (so far) this season. Scherzer allowed 1 ER in 6 IP in his final start with the Nationals on...

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    Brad Miller Still Has Power - July 9, 2021

    Brad Miller, IF, OF, PHI Miller joined the Phillies starting lineup on Thursday for just the 2nd time since June 23, and he made it count, going 3-5 with 3 HR's and 5 RBI in a blowout win over the...

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    AL Fantasy All-Stars - July 6, 2021

    The MLB all-star teams were officially announced on Sunday, and as always, there are plenty of quality players who didn't make the cut. The following players didn't make the real AL all-star roster, but they have been all-stars in fantasy:...

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    Castellanos Looking Like an All-Star - June 29, 2021

    Nick Castellanos, OF, CIN Castellanos went 3-5 with a double, a HR, and 7 RBI in a blowout win against the Phillies on Monday. Castellanos had only hit 2 HR's in his previous 30 games, but he did hit 13...

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    Castillo is Turning Things Around - June 27, 2021

    Luis Castillo, SP, CIN Castillo struck out 6 in 7 shutout IP against the Brave on Saturday, as he continues to try and turn around his season. In the month of June, Castillo owns a 1.71 ERA and 32:12 K:BB...

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    The Insane Week of Kyle Schwarber - June 25, 2021

    Kyle Schwarber, OF, WAS The historic hot streak continued for Schwarber on Thursday as hit two more HR's against the Marlins, giving him a ridiculous 8 HR's over his last 5 games, and 12 in his last 13 games. After...

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    What a Wander-ful World! - June 23, 2021

    Wander Franco, SS, TB Franco made his long-awaited and much anticipated MLB debut for the Rays on Tuesday and he did not disappoint, going 2-4 with a double, a HR, and 3 RBI in a loss to the Red Sox....

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    Altuve Continues Power Surge - June 18, 2021

    Jose Altuve, 2B, HOU Altuve continued his ridiculous power surge on Thursday, going 2-3 with a HR in a blowout win over the White Sox. That's 8 HR's in the last 10 games for the diminutive second baseman, and 4...

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    Wise Choice - June 15, 2021

    Patrick Wisdom, 3B, CHC Wisdom continued his incredible breakout campaign on Monday going 1-2 with his 9th HR of the season. Those 9 HR's have come in 20 games and over a mere 59 PA's, leading him to a sensational...

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    Rodon Continues to Shine - June 14, 2021

    Carlos Rodon, SP, CWS Rodon sparkled once again against the Tigers on Sunday, carrying a no-hitter into the 7th inning and finishing with 1 ER allowed on 1 hit and 2 BB's in 7 IP, while striking out 9. Rodon...

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    Is it Time to Take Austin Gomber Seriously? - June 4, 2021

    Austin Gomber, SP, COL Gomber pitched well yet again on Thursday, tossing 6 shutout innings, while allowing just 3 hits, and striking out 6 without a BB. Over his last 5 starts, he has compiled a 1.53 ERA, with an...

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    Tommy Pham is Doing Things Again - May 28, 2021

    Tommy Pham, OF, SD Pham went 2-5 with a double and a run scored against the Brewers on Thursday. Don't look now, but Pham is starting to do things again out of the leadoff spot for the Padres. Over his...

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    Adolis Garcia Keeps Raking - May 23, 2021

    Adolis Garcia, OF, TEX Garcia smashed 2 more HR's against the Astros on Saturday, and suddenly finds himself just 1 HR behind Ronald Acuna Jr. for the MLB HR lead with 14. Garcia has lifted his game up a notch...

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    11 Years in, Brandon Crawford is Breaking Out - May 21, 2021

    Brandon Crawford, SS, SF Crawford remained scorching hot on Thursday, going 3-6 with a HR and 6 RBI in a blowout win over the Reds. Since the start of May, Crawford has reached a new level, hitting .348 (16-46) with...

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    Welcome to Seattle, Mr. Kelenic and Mr. Gilbert! - May 14, 2021

    Logan Gilbert, SP, SEA Gilbert made his MLB debut against the Indians on Thursday, and allowed 4 ER's on 5 hits in 4 IP, while striking out 5 without a BB. It wasn't an amazing debut by any means, but...

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    Cole is on a Roll - May 13, 2021

    Gerrit Cole, SP, NYY Cole was spectacular against the Rays on Wednesday, striking out 12 batters in 8 shutout innings, while allowing 4 hits and no walks. Cole has a 78:3 K:BB so far this season - I'll repeat that,...

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    Wheeling and Dealing - May 7, 2021

    Zack Wheeler, SP, PHI Wheeler tossed a complete game shutout against the Brewers on Thursday, allowing just 3 hits and no walks, while striking out 8. Wheeler is off to a great start in his 2nd season with the Phillies,...

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    Maeda Bounces Back - May 4, 2021

    Kenta Maeda, SP, MIN Maeda pitched 5.1 scoreless IP against the Rangers on Monday, allowing just 2 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 8. This is a huge turnaround from his last two outings in which he gave up...

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    White Sox Pitchers Dominate Detroit in DH - April 30, 2021

    Carlos Rodon, SP, CWS Rodon dominated the Tigers in game 1 of a doubleheader on Thursday, striking out 12 in 6 IP, while allowing 1 ER on 2 hits and a BB. In case it wasn't obviously already, Rodon is...

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    Three for Vladi! - April 28, 2021

    Vladimir Guerrero Jr., 1B, TOR Guerrero had a career game for the Blue Jays on Tuesday, going off for 3 HR's and 7 RBI against Max Scherzer and the Nationals. It's a couple years after many expected, but Guerrero looks...

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    The Rise of Urias - April 21, 2021

    Julio Urias, SP, LAD Urias dominated the Mariners on Tuesday, allowing just 1 hit and 1 BB in 7 shutout IP while striking out 11 in the victory. The strong outing lowered Urias' ERA to 2.81 and his xFIP has...

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    Has Arrieta Really Returned? - April 9, 2021

    Jake Arrieta, SP, CHC Arrieta had another strong start for the Cubs on Thursday, allowing 2 ER's in 6 IP against the Pirates to improve to 2-0 with a 2.25 ERA through his first two starts. So has Arrieta suddenly...

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    Hot Start for Hayes - April 2, 2021

    Ke'Bryan Hayes, 3B, PIT Hayes got his season off to a good start, hitting a 2-run homer in his first at bat against the Cubs' Kyle Hendricks on Thursday. Hayes won't be able to replicate his .376 BA or .682...