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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    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...

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    Preseason Prep - Mar 25, 2021

    Indians Notes Mercado to start the season in Minors Despite a brutal 2020 campaign, Oscar Mercado entered Spring Training as the favorite to win the starting CF job for the Indians, thanks to a successful rookie season in 2019. However,...

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    Preseason Prep - Mar 17, 2021

    Indians Notes Allen emerges as frontrunner for rotation spot Logan Allen and Cal Quantrill have been the two primary candidates for the final spot in the Tribe rotation, and based on preseason performance, Allen would appear to be in the...

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    Preseason Prep, March 7

    Indians Notes Which Former Met will be the Tribe Starting SS? Of the two shortstops that the Indians acquired from the Mets in exchange for Francisco Lindor this winter, Amed Rosario would seem to be the favorite to open the...

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    Preseason Prep, Feb 14

    Indians Notes Who will replace Santana at IB? While Indians fans have mostly been mourning the trade of Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco to the Mets in January, less attention has been paid to the departure of 1B Carlos Santana,...

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    What's Happening with Happ? - Sept. 22, 2020

    Ian Happ, OF, CHC Happ went 1-5 with 2 K's against the Pirates on Monday and he continues to slump through the final weeks of the season. Happ is hitting just .148 (8-54) with no HR's and 4 RBI over...

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    Freeman on Fire! - Sept. 11, 2020

    Freddie Freeman, 1B, ATL Freeman had another huge day against the Nationals on Thursday, going 2-4 with 2 HR's and 4 RBI. Over his last 7 games, Freeman has hit .423 (11-26) with 4 doubles, 5 HR's, and 20 RBI....

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    Gallen Streak Comes to an End - Sept. 8, 2020

    Zac Gallen, SP, ARI Gallen allowed 4 ER's on 5 hits and 2 BB's in 5 IP with 6 K's against the Giants on Monday. This ended Gallen's streak of 23 starts to begin his career in which he didn't...

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    Robert Keeps Rising - Sept. 4, 2020

    Luis Robert, OF, CWS Robert went 1-4 with a HR and 3 RBI against the Royals on Thursday as he continues to make a run at the AL ROY Award. He now has 11 HR's and 27 RBI across 36...

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    Frenzy Over McKenzie - Sept. 3, 2020

    Triston McKenzie, SP, CLE McKenzie was dominant again on Wednesday against the Royals striking out 6 in 6 shutout IP, while allowing just 3 hits and a BB. He now has a 1.69 ERA, 0.75 WHIP, and 19:4 K:BB across...

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    Manny is the Man Again - Aug 28, 2020

    Manny Machado, 3B, SD Machado combined for 3 HR's and 5 RBI in a doubleheader against the Mariners on Thursday and now has 11 HR's and 27 RBI through 33 games this season. He has been sizzling recently, hitting .531...

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    Big Day for Baez - Aug 25, 2020

    Javier Baez, SS, CHC Baez broke out for 2 HR's and 3 RBI as part of 3-5 effort against the Tigers on Monday. It's been a rough go for Baez in 2020 who even after the big day is still...

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    Big Day for Baez - Aug 25, 2020

    Javier Baez, SS, CHC Baez broke out for 2 HR's and 3 RBI as part of 3-5 effort against the Tigers on Monday. It's been a rough go for Baez in 2020 who even after the big day is still...

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    NL Player Analysis - Aug 14, 2020

    Mookie Betts, OF, LAD Betts had a monster game for the Dodgers on Thursday, going 4-4 with 3 HR's, 4 runs, and 5 RBI in a blowout win over the Padres. This was easily his biggest game since joining the...

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    NL Player Analysis - Aug 11, 2020

    Charlie Blackmon, OF, COL Blackmon went 4-5 with 3 runs scored and an RBI against the Diamondbacks on Monday, extending his hitting streak to 14 games, while raising his BA to a league-leading .484 for the season. During the current...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 31, 2020

    Cody Bellinger, OF, LAD Bellinger went 0-5 with a K' against the Diamondbacks on Thursday, as he watched his slash line drop to an alarming .161/.235/.194 through 34 PA's this season. Bellinger's contact rate has been excellent; in fact his...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 31, 2020

    Cody Bellinger, OF, LAD Bellinger went 0-5 with a K' against the Diamondbacks on Thursday, as he watched his slash line drop to an alarming .161/.235/.194 through 34 PA's this season. Bellinger's contact rate has been excellent; in fact his...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 28, 2020

    Mike Foltynewicz, SP, ATL Foltynewicz was designated for assignment by the Braves after getting torched for 6 ER's on 4 hits, 4 BB's and 3 HR's against the Rays on Monday, while striking out 3 in the contest. After a...

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    Preseason Prep, July 15

    Indians Notes Hernandez to Leadoff Cesar Hernandez, CLE The newly-acquired 2B is expected to bat leadoff for the Tribe this season, likely batting in front of Carlos Santana and Francisco Lindor in the Cleveland lineup. Hernandez is never a high-end...

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    Preseason Prep March 13 2020

    MLB Opening Day Delayed, Spring Training Cancelled MLB announced that Opening Day would be delayed at least two weeks due to the coronavirus, and that spring training games have been cancelled. At this point, it's impossible to predict, but it...

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    Preseason Prep - March 8, 2020

    Indians Notes Carlos Carrasco, CLE Carrasco will have his next spring start pushed back a few days as he is currently dealing with mild elbow inflammation. Indians' manager Terry Francona made it sound like the issue is minor, but it...

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    Preseason Fantasy Baseball Prep - Feb, 16

    Indians Notes Clevinger expected to miss 6-8 weeks with meniscus injury The Indians rotation had already taken a step since the start of 2019 with the trades of Trevor Bauer and Corey Kluber. It took a further hit this weekend...

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    AL Player Analysis - Sept 20, 2019

    At this point in the season, some roto players may be focusing on one specific category where the standings are close. Here are some players who could help in specific areas: Cavan Biggio, 2B, OF, TOR Biggio's overall numbers this...

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    NL Player Analysis - Sept 13, 2019

    Yu Darvish, SP, CHC Darvish struck out 14 in 6 shutout innings against the Padres on Thursday, allowing just 2 hits and 2 BB's in the contest. He has been one of the best pitchers in baseball in the 2nd...

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    NL Player Analysis - Aug 30, 2019

    Robert Dugger, SP, MIA Dugger made his 2nd MLB start against the Reds on Thursday, and allowed just 2 unearned runs on 3 hits and 1 BB in 7 IP, while striking out 7. This was a stark contrast to...

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    NL Player Analysis - Aug 16, 2019

    Pete Alonso, 1B, NYM Alonso went 5-5 with a HR and 6 RBI against the Braves on Thursday, as he tied the NL rookie HR record with his 39th dinger. After a relatively rough July in which Alonso hit just...

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    AL Player Analysis - Aug 09, 2019

    Bo Bichette, SS, TOR It took only 11 career games for Bichette to do something that no other player has done in MLB history, and that is hitting a double in 9 consecutive games. Bichette accomplished that feat on Thursday,...

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    AL Player Analysis - Aug 6, 2019

    Mike Tauchman, OF, NYY Tauchman blasted 2 of the Yankees' 5 HR's against the Orioles on Monday as he continues his sizzling start to the season's second half. Since the all-star break, Tauchman is hitting a robust .429 (24-56) with...

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    NL Player Analysis - Aug 1, 2019

    Many players were moved at this year's trade deadline. Let's take a look at a few and see how their fantasy value has been affected: Trevor Bauer, SP, CIN Bauer was one of the biggest trade acquisitions at the deadline...

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    NL Player Analysis - Aug 1, 2019

    Many players were moved at this year's trade deadline. Let's take a look at a few and see how their fantasy value has been affected: Trevor Bauer, SP, CIN Bauer was one of the biggest trade acquisitions at the deadline...