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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    Meneses Keeps Mashing - Oct 2, 2022

    Joey Meneses, 1B, WAS Meneses had another big day at the plate on Saturday, going a combined 4-7 with a HR, a double, 4 runs, and 4 RBI in a doubleheader against the Phillies. The 30-year-old rookie refuses to cool...

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    McClanahan Returns to Make Cy Young Push

    Shane McClanahan, SP, TB McClanahan returned from about a 2-week stint on the IL on Thursday and tossed 5 shutout innings against the Blue Jays allowing just 3 hits and a BB while striking out 5. After a couple of...

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    Rockies' Rookie Toglia Shows His Power - Sept 8, 2022

    Michael Toglia, 1B, OF, COL Toglia went 2-4 with a HR, a double, and 4 RBI against the Brewers on Wednesday, raising his slash line to .250/.294/.563 through 9 games with Colorado this season. Toglia showed plenty of power in...

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    Strider Hitting His Stride - Sept 2, 2022

    Spencer Strider, SP, ATL Strider had a performance for the ages on Thursday striking out 16 batters in 8 shutout innings, while allowing just 2 hits and no BB's against the Rockies. Instead of fading down the stretch, Strider has...

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    Stripling Strong in Return - Aug 18, 2022

    Ross Stripling, SP, TOR Stripling had a triumphant return from the IL on Wednesday, allowing just 1 hit and 0 BB's in 6.1 shutout innings against the Orioles, while striking out 7. Stripling spent some time in the bullpen earlier...

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    This Cole is on Fire - Aug 9, 2022

    Cole Irvin, SP, OAK Irvin had a strong outing against the Angels on Monday, allowing just 1 ER on 5 hits in 8 IP with 6 K's and no BB's. Irvin has been on quite a roll lately, posting a...

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    Players on the Move - Aug 2, 2022

    Frankie Montas, SP, NYY Montas was traded to the Yankees on Monday alongside reliever Lou Trivino, ending the right-hander's 6-year tenure with the A's. Montas has been excellent this season with a 3.18 ERA, 3.21 xFIP, and 109:28 K:BB though...

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    Players to Target - July 22, 2022

    Alex Cobb, SP, SF Cobb turned in a mediocre 4.09 ERA and 1.29 WHIP in 14 first half starts, but the underlying numbers portray a much more promising forecast. Cobb posted a 2.94 xFIP, buoyed by an elite 62.9% GB%...

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    Royals Rookies Run the Show - July 15, 2022

    Nate Eaton, 3B, KC Eaton made his MLB debut against the Blue Jays on Thursday, and he didn't disappoint, going 1-4 with his 1st MLB homerun. With 10 Royals players unavailable for the team's series in Toronto, the team relied...

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    Kutter with a K - July 5, 2022

    Kutter Crawford, SP, BOS Crawford served as the bulk reliever for the Red Sox on Monday and struck out 8 in 5.1 scoreless innings, while allowing just 2 hits and 1 BB against the Rays. He was used as a...

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    Swanson Swats a Pair - June 24, 2022

    Dansby Swanson, SS, ATL Swanson had a big day against the Giants on Thursday, going 3-4 with 2 HR's, 3 runs, and 3 RBI. He has steadily improved each month this season, posting a .644 OPS in April followed by...

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    Morel Victory - June 17, 2022

    Christopher Morel, OF, CHC Morel went 2-4 with a HR and a SB against the Padres on Thursday and is now up to 5 HR's and 7 SB's through 28 games this season. Combine that with a .283/.359/.513 slash line,...

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    Time to Order a Burger? - June 12, 2022

    Jake Burger, 3B, CWS Burger stayed hot on Saturday going 2-5 with his 8th HR of the season in a loss to the Rangers. He is now slashing a strong .280/.326/.528 for the season along with 8 HR's and 22...

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    Baez on the Bench

    Javier Baez, SS, DET Baez remained on the bench Thursday for the second day in a row, presumably to get a mental break after getting off to a horrendous start to his Tigers career. Baez is slashing .197/.236/.306 through 40...

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    Now That's Bett-er - May 23, 2022

    Mookie Betts, OF, LAD Betts went 1-4 with a HR (10) against the Phillies on Sunday as he continues his recent power surge. Over his last 10 games, Betts has hit .357 (15-42) with 5 HR's, 6 doubles, 11 RBI,...

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    Ohtani Now More Pitcher Than Hitter - May 6, 2022

    Shohei Ohtani, SP, DH, LAA Shohei Ohtani was dominant on the mound on Thursday, striking out 11 without a BB in 7 shutout innings against the Red Sox. He also went 2-4 with a run and an RBI from the...

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    Is Duran now the Man in Minnesota? - May 3, 2022

    Jhoan Duran, RP, MIN Duran picked up his 1st MLB save on Monday, striking out 1 in a scoreless 9th inning against the Orioles. Duran has been dominant to start his career, posting a 19:2 K:BB across 12.0 IP in...

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    McClanahan Can! - April 25, 2022

    Shane McClanahan, TB McClanahan struck out 7 in 7 IP against the Red Sox on Sunday, allowing 2 ER's on 6 hits without a walk. McClanahan now owns a 2.45 ERA through 4 starts this season and his xFIP is...

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    Still Going Wright at 40 - April 8, 2022

    Adam Wainwright, SP, STL Wainwright began his 17th season with the Cardinals on the right foot, tossing 6 shutout innings against the Pirates on Thursday, striking out 6 without issuing a walk. The veteran right-hander has incredibly rejuvenated his career,...

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    Preseason Prep - April 1, 2022

    Red Sox Notes Rafael Devers, BOS Devers hit his 5th HR of the spring against the Twins on Thursday, and now has a .421 BA and 1.666 OPS this March. We didn't need to see a strong spring to have...

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    Preseason Prep - March 27, 2022

    Mike Yastrzemski, SF Yaz continued to hit for power in 2021, hitting 25 HR's in 139 games, but his BA plummeted to .224 after he hit .281 over the course of his first two MLB seasons. His K% remained roughly...

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    Correa, Soler sign 3-Year Deals - March, 20, 2022

    Carlos Correa Signs with the Twins Correa signed a 3-year deal with the Twins on Saturday worth about $105 million, ending the former #1 overall pick's tenure in Houston. Correa remained relatively healthy last season, playing in 148 games -...

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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...