Menachem Greenfeld - Page 6

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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    AL Player Analysis - Aug 30, 2016

    Jackie Bradley Jr., OF, BOS Bradley has now played in 81 games since his 29 game hitting streak ended in May, and has a .229 BA and 24% K% during those games. He has kept his fantasy value alive during...

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    AL Player Analysis - Aug 16, 2016

    Chad Green, SP, NYY Green was excellent for the Yankees on Monday, striking out 11 Rays in 6 shutout innings, while allowing just 2 hits and no walks in his 2nd win of the season. Green's K/9 is up to...

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    NL Player Analysis - Aug 11, 2016

    Odubel Herrera, OF, PHI Herrera was out of the starting lineup once again on Wednesday, marking his 4th absence in nine August games, but he did come off the bench to deliver a pinch-hit single, a SB, and a run...

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    AL Player Analysis - Aug 10, 2016

    Sam Dyson, RP, TEX Dyson has so far gotten the job done for the Rangers this season but you wonder how much longer it will last. After allowing another two baserunners in a save Tuesday afternoon, Dyson now has a...

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    AL Player Analysis - Aug 9, 2016

    We have gotten to the point in the season where fantasy owners realize that some of their players are just not going to match their preseason price tag and will end up producing negative value. Some of these players may...

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    AL Player Analysis - Aug 2, 2016

    MLB trades can easily change the fantasy value of the players being traded. But even players who are not traded can see a change in value based on those trades. Here are a few players who stayed put at the...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 29, 2016

    Max Kepler, OF, MIN Kepler hit his 11th HR of the season on Thursday, giving him more homeruns in 58 big league games this year than in any of his seasons in the minor leagues. While the power is a...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 28, 2016

    I recieved a request to write about Giancarlo Stanton, so we'll start with that: Giancarlo Stanton, OF, MIA With another HR on Wednesday, Stanton now has 10 dingers and 28 RBI over his past 30 games with an OPS over...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 19, 2016

    Kevin Gausman, SP, BAL It's amazing that Gausman is only 1-7 this year considering that he hasn't really pitched so poorly. While his 4.05 ERA is nothing to write home about, he does have a very solid 88:20 K:BB through...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 5, 2016

    Tim Anderson, SS, CWS Anderson went 2-4 with a HR on Monday, raising his BA to .308 and SLG to .519 through 107 PA's this season. Hitting leadoff for the White Sox has also helped his fantasy value as he...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 1, 2016

    I know I wrote about the Indians last week, but they've won 13 in a row so I can't help myself. Let's take a look at some more of the Tribe players who have been playing well recently. Cody Allen,...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 30, 2016

    Ender Inciarte, OF, ATL Inciarte has seen his BA dip to .240 this season, a steep fall for a guy who entered the season with a .292 career average (through two big-league seasons). He has never shown tons of power...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 21, 2016

    Congratutions to Cleveland fans on their first championship in 52 years! With the Cavaliers taking home the trophy, the Indians will try to make it two in row for Cleveland and right now they are in 1st place in the...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 16, 2016

    Javier Baez, 2B, 3B, CHC Baez has impressively reduced his K% from 38.5% in 2014-15 to 22.0% so far this season, but he hasn't quite been consistent. After collecting two more strikeouts on Wednesday, Baez now has a 30.2% K%...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 07, 2016

    Carlos Beltran, OF, NYY Should we really be considering Beltran again in fantasy? He hit his 14th HR of the season on Monday giving him 36 RBI on the year to go along with a .272 BA. Over his past...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 2, 2016

    In honor of Clayton Kershaw's potentially historic sesason, as well as the rise of pitching and strikeouts in general over the past several years, and with a special thanks to my Dodgers fan friend in LA, here is a list...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 24, 2016

    Brandon Guyer, OF, TB Guyer continued his hot hitting on Monday going 3-5 with a HR, a double and 3 runs scored and is now hitting .327 for the season. The hot start has led to Guyer being moved to...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 20, 2016

    Evan Gattis, DH, HOU Gattis homered for the 2nd time in 3 games since returning from the DL, but perhaps more importantly for fantasy owners, he logged his first game as catcher in 2016. As a DH only player, Gattis...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 19, 2016

    Here is a list of some NL players who were selected late in drafts but have so far made their owners happy in 2016 and what to expect going forward. Dexter Fowler, OF, CHC Fowler has made modest contributions in...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 10, 2016

    Sonny Gray, SP, OAK Gray had another rough outing on Monday allowing 7 ER's in 3.2 IP and watched his ERA rise to a bloated 6.00. It's easy to say buy low on Gray considering his ERA has been 3.08...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 06, 2016

    A month into the baseball season, there are usually plenty of surprise players who are leading the way in fantasy. Players who have gotten off to unexpected hot starts and maybe haven't had a chance to cool off yet. This...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 26, 2016

    Rajai Davis, OF, CLE Davis has been playing well for the Indians of late and is hitting .286 with 2 HR's and 6 SB's on the season. Yet his fantasy value has taken a hit with the activation of Michael...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 22, 2016

    Ian Desmond, SS, OF, TEX Desmond finally got on the board with his first homerun of the season on Thursday and also doubled in the contest. Don't look now but Desmond has gone 4-11 his last three games with 3...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 21, 2016

    Billy Hamilton, OF, CIN Hamilton batted leadoff for the Reds on Wednesday, but went 0-4 lowering his BA to .182. Hitting in the leadoff spot isn't something we should expect to happen regularly for Hamilton, it was more a matter...

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    Jose Altuve, 2B, HOU Altuve had a big game Monday against Kansas City, going 3-4 with 3 runs scored and 2 SB's. The two steals give him an MLB leading 6 on the season, twice as many as the second...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 7, 2016

    Patrick Corbin, SP, ARI Corbin allowed 4 ER's in 7 IP against the Rockies on Wednesday, giving up 3 HR's but also striking out 6 without a BB. While his ERA doesn't look good, it's important to remember that two...

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    Preseason Prep 03/22/2016

    White Sox Notes In my last article about two weeks ago, I wrote about Adam LaRoche potentially bouncing back, and whether or not he would see reduced playing time. Well, those issues are mute now. And without getting involved in...

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    Preseason Prep - 03/07/2016

    Indians Notes: Francisco Lindor, CLE Lindor enters the 2016 season as one of Cleveland's bright spots, not only because of his superior defense but also because of his incredible .313/.353/.482 slash and 12 HR's in 99 games in his rookie...

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    Preseason Prep - February 22, 2016

    The Indians Outfield: From Bad to Worse With Michael Bourn, Ryan Raburn and David Murphy no longer in the picture, the Indians outfield picture entering the season was basically Michael Brantley and two open doors. Being that Brantley is now...

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    AL Player Analysis - October 1, 2015

    Xander Boegarts, SS, BOS Boegarts has been one of the few bright spots for the Red Sox this season and has by far been the top fantasy SS in 2015 according to the ESPN player rater. While he does boast...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 25, 2015

    These are a few NL players who have dissappointed fantasy owners this season and what to expect going forward: Mat Latos, SP, FA Latos has been inconsistent all year, but he was atrocious in his short stint with the Dodgers,...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 22, 2015

    With only a couple weeks left in the season, many fantasy owners (especially in roto-leagues) may need to focus on one specific category. Here are some widely available players that may not be considered "all-around" but can used to help...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 17, 2015

    Here is a look at some of the fantasy disappointments in the AL this year, and what to expect looing forward: Greg Holland, RP, KC After back-to-back seasons with an ERA under 1.50 and a WHIP below 1.00, Holland has...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 10, 2015

    As I did last week for the NL, here are some candidates for fantasy MVP in the American League: Lorenzo Cain, OF, KC Cain has developed into one the best players in the American League, hitting .312 with 14 HR's,...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 1, 2015

    As we head into the final month of the regular season, it's time to take a look at some of the candidates for 2015 fantasy MVP. These are not necessarily the best players overall, but players who have contributed the...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 27, 2015

    Chris Bassitt, SP, OAK Bassitt finally had a rough outing, allowing 4 ER's on 7 hits and 5 BB's in 4.1 IP on Wednesday. This marked the first time in 10 starts that Bassitt allowed more than 3 ER's in...