Michael Waldo - Page 8

Co-Host on Sirius XM Fantasy Sports Radio. I play with numbers for a living and @Fantistics. Firm believer that the harder you work, the luckier you get.

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    NL Player Analysis - June 3, 2014

    David Wright (3B-NYM) - David Wright added to his NL-leading hit total by adding 2 more on Monday, giving him 72 on the season. Unfortunately, his ISO is sitting at a weak .107 and he's currently on pace for his...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 31, 2014

    Nelson Cruz (OF-BAL) - Nelson Cruz hit his major league leading 20th homerun and 53rd RBI in today's game in Houston. Cruz is now on pace for a career year and has quieted the critics who believed his power was...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 19, 2014

    Troy Tulowitzki (COL - SS) - The Rockies shortstop launched his NL-leading 13th homerun on Sunday, but finished the game just 1-for-5. On the year, Tulowitzki has had at least one hit in each of Colorado's home games except for...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 11, 2014

    John Axford / Cody Allen (RP - CLE) - Terry Francona indicated on Saturday that John Axford has been removed from the closer role. The Indians will supposedly go with a committee in the ninth but Cody Allen is only...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 6, 2014

    Nolan Arenado (COL-3B) - Nolan Arenado extended his hit streak to 25 games on Monday night by smashing a 2-run homerun in the second inning. Despite a brutal 0.19 batting EYE, Arenado's contact rate is actually above average at 83%....

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    NL Player Analysis - April 21, 2014

    Troy Tulowitzki (SS-COL) - The Colorado shortstop had a great day at the plate on Sunday, going 3-for-3 with two doubles, two walks, and two runs scored. Through 18 games, he's now hitting an incredible .393/.493/.661 and despite a high...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 17, 2014

    Julio Teheran (SP-ATL) - Julio Teheran was a popular breakout candidate in 2014 after flashing his ace potential in the second half of 2013. Despite lacking the strikeout rate he showed last year, Teheran has continued his fantastic performance into...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 13, 2014

    James Shields (SP - KC) - James Shields put in a clunker of a performance on Saturday, yielding seven runs on 6 hits, 2 HRs, and 3 BBs. It didn't hurt as bad for fantasy owners because he was only...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 8, 2014

    Tyson Ross (SP - SD) - The Padres and Indians game was rained out on Monday so Tyson Ross will have his start pushed to Tuesday. Ross struggled a bit in his debut against the Dodgers last week, throwing just...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 7, 2014

    Ryan Zimmerman (3B - WAS) - Zimmerman missed Sunday's game due to shoulder inflammation. An MRI revealed that there was no structural damage so this doesn't seem like a major issue yet. The Nationals have a day off on Monday...

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    AL Player Analysis - March 31, 2014

    Casey Janssen (RP - TOR) - After missing most of the spring due to a sore shoulder, the pitcher tweaked his back on Friday. The Blue Jays decided to play it safe with their closer and start him on the...

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    AL Player Analysis - March 30, 2014

    Kevin Gausman (SP - BAL) - The Orioles optioned top prospect Kevin Gausman to Triple-A on Saturday. With the logjam in the starting rotation, the Orioles decided it would be better for the pitcher's development to stay stretched out in...

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    Preseason Prep - March 26, 2014

    CHICAGO CUBS: Can Travis Wood Repeat? Last year Travis Wood finished 19th in the majors in ERA (3.11) and 21st in WHIP (1.15), but his ADP in the 31st round suggests most owners aren't buying into his success last year....

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    Preseason Prep - March 10, 2014

    Chicago Cubs Javier Baez Mania I talked about Javier Baez a couple weeks ago but I think he has earned another write-up. This time, instead of talking just stats, I'd like to talk expectations for the youngster. With Starlin Castro's...

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    Preseason Prep - March 3, 2014

    Kansas City Royals Mike Moustakas Ready to Breakout? After coming up through the Royals system and being tagged as a cornerstone for the franchise for years to come, Mike Moustakas has struggled mightily. It's a key year for the young...

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    Preseason Prep - February 21, 2014

    Toronto Blue Jays RA Dickey (SP-TOR) - Does he deserve to start on opening day? On Tuesday, RA Dickey was named the opening day starter for Toronto. After winning the NL CY Young award in 2012, he was traded to...

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    Preseason Prep - February 19, 2014

    Toronto Blue Jays Colby Rasmus - Post Hype Sleeper or 2013 Overachiever? Colby Rasmus was one of the surprise stories of 2013. After breaking into the league with the Cardinals in 2009 with expectations of being the next five-tool superstar,...