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    AL Player Analysis- May 5, 2021

    John Means-Orioles-SP John Means went 9 IP and gave up 0 ER on 0 H, 0 BB, and 12 K's against the Mariners. Means has been phenomenal to begin the year. He has a 1.37 ERA and 0.67 WHIP through...

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    NL Week 6 Strategy-May 1, 2021

    In The Field OF Mike Yastrzemski was placed on the 10-day IL retroactive to April 26 with an oblique strain. The Giants went out and traded for OF Mike Tauchman so he figures to take Yastrzemski's role for now. There...

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    AL Player Analysis- April 23, 2020

    J.D. Martinez-Red Sox-OF J.D. Martinez was 2-4 with his 7th HR against the Mariners. Martinez has been on fire to start the year (.368 AVG with 7 HR, 18 R, 21 RBI, and 0 SB). A lot has been made...

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    NL Player Analysis- April 22, 2020

    David Peralta-Diamondbacks-OF David Peralta was 5-6 with 2 R, 1 HR (2), and 7 RBI in the win against the Reds. Peralta raised his season line to .269 with 2 HR, 10 R, 16 RBI, and 0 SB. The underlying...

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    NL Week 4 Strategy-April 17, 2021

    American League In The Field OF Byron Buxton is dealing with a hamstring injury. Injuries are nothing new to Buxton it just hurts more now that he is off to such a hot start (.469 AVG with 5 HR and...

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    NL Player Analysis- April 14, 2020

    Corbin Burnes is what a Top 10...Top 5 Pitcher?

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    NL Week 3 Strategy-April 10, 2021

    Sorting out playing time, injury news, and FAAB targets.

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    AL Player Analysis- April 7, 2020

    Time to buy back into Matthew Boyd?

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    AL Player Analysis- March 31, 2020

    Will Dylan Cease officially breakout in 2021?

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    Preseason Prep - March 28, 2021

    Blue Jays The Blue Jays Closer is? It is looking likely that Blue Jays closer Kirby Yates is going to get a second Tommy John surgery. This opens up a coveted closer job for a Blue Jays team that figures...

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    Preseason Prep - March 10, 2021

    The Blue Jays lineup is creating a lot of buzz...who is most likely to take the biggest hit in terms of fantasy value. Could it be Cavan Biggio and Lourdes Gurriel Jr.?

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    Preseason Prep - February 28, 2021

    "Best shape of his life" a common Spring Training phase but what does it mean for 21-year-old Vlad Guerrero Jr.?

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    Preseason Prep - February 12, 2021

    Blue Jays George Springer The Blue Jays took the top hitter off the free-agent market by signing OF George Springer to a 6-year, $150 million deal. Springer is coming off a .256/.359/.540 slash line with 14 HR in 51 GP...

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    AL Player Analysis- September 24, 2020

    Dallas Keuchel-White Sox-SP Dallas Keuchel went 6 IP and gave up 1 ER on 4 H, 2 BB, and 3 K's against the Indians. Keuchel has been excellent for the White Sox this year. He is 6-2 with a 1.99...

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    AL Week 9 Strategy-September 19, 2020

    In The Field OF Austin Meadows left Thursday's game early with oblique soreness. This is not good news for those that have him because the Rays will be careful with him with the playoffs right around the corner. He was...

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    NL Player Analysis- September 16, 2020

    Brandon Woodruff-Brewers-SP Brandon Woodruff went 7 IP and gave up 3 ER on 7 H, 0 BB, and 5 K's against the Cardinals. Woodruff has backed up his breakout 2019 season with another strong year in 2020. He has a...

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    AL Player Analysis- September 10, 2020

    Dylan Bundy-Angels-SP Dylan Bundy went 7.1 IP and gave up 2 ER on 4 H, 1 BB, and 12 K's against the Rangers. Dundy now has a 2.48 ERA and 0.91 WHIP through nine starts. The difference between BAL to...

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    AL Week 7 Strategy-September 5, 2020

    In The Field 3B David Fletcher has been placed on the 10-day IL with an ankle injury. The Angels offense has been dismal and Fletcher had been one of the few bright spots. This means increased playing time for newly...

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    NL Player Analysis- September 2, 2020

    Nolan Arenado-Rockies-3B Nolan Arenado was 1-5 with a run scored against the Giants. Arenado is slashing .261/.313/.470 with 7 HR, 17 R, 20 RBI, and 0 SB. He's undergone a major change at the plate in his approach in the...

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    AL Player Analysis- August 27, 2020

    Kyle Seager-Mariners-3B Kyle Seager was 2-6 with 1 R, 1 BB, and 2 RBI in the doubleheader against the Padres. Seager is now hitting .292 with 5 HR, 18 R, 26 RBI, and 4 SB. The skills behind his strong...

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    AL Week 5 Strategy-August 22, 2020

    In The Field 2B D.J. LeMahieu has been placed on the 10-day IL and is expected to miss 2-3 weeks with a sprained thumb. He was on fire (.411/.456/.534) prior to the injury. The Yankees will play Tyler Wade at...

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    NL Player Analysis- August 19, 2020

    Luis Castillo-Reds-SP Luis Castillo went 3.1 IP and gave up 3 ER on 5 H, 2 BB, and 5 K's against the Royals. On the year, he has a 4.41 ERA and 1.52 WHIP. The WHIP sticks out for one...

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    AL Player Analysis- August 13, 2020

    Tyler Glasnow-Rays-SP Tyler Glasnow went 4 IP and gave up 5 ER on 8 H, 2 BB, and 8 K's against the Red Sox. Through four starts he has a 7.04 ERA and 1.76 WHIP which is not what you...

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    AL Week 3 Strategy-August 9, 2019

    In The Field OF George Springer is considered day-to-day with a wrist injury. Manager Dusty Baker said nothing is broken or fractured which is a huge plus. Shohei Ohtani (elbow) returned to the lineup on Thursday and promptly went yard....

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    NL Player Analysis- August 5, 2020

    Zach Wheeler-Phillies-SP Zack Wheeler went 6 IP and gave up 2 ER on 6 H, 2 BB, and 2 K's against the Yankees. Wheeler was the Phillies top free-agent signing coming off back to back strong seasons for the Mets....

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    AL Player Analysis- July 30, 2020

    Ryan Yarbrough-Rays-SP Ryan Yarbrough went 6.1 IP and gave up 2 ER on 2 H, 3 BB, and 6 K's against the Braves. From an analytical point of view, there isn't much to point towards the success of Yarbrough who...

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    AL Week 1 Strategy-July 26, 2019

    In The Field OF Bryon Buxton (foot) made the Opening Day roster but wasn't in the lineup Friday night. He is expected to be ready at some point this weekend if not early next week. C Tom Murphy was placed...

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    Preseason Prep 2.0 - July 10, 2020

    Blue Jays Nate Pearson Before the shutdown, it was looking unlikely that Nate Pearson was going to make the major league club and was looking at a late-season call-up. The shortened season has given most teams a realistic shot at...

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    Preseason Prep - March 6, 2020

    Nate Pearson Hype Train Nate Pearson has been impressive in his limited Spring Training outings (3 IP, 6 K) which has only added to the hype train. The Blue Jays are not going to open the season with him in...

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    Preseason Prep - February 14, 2020

    Blue Jays Blue Jays Outfield Situation The Blue Jays barring any injuries are going into the season with a starting outfield of Lourdes Gurriel Jr., Teoscar Hernandez, and Randal Grichuk. All three have potential but they also have not lived...

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    Preseason Prep - February 8, 2020

    Nick Castellanos and Hyun-Jin Ryu find new homes while Vlad Guerrero Jr. gets in shape.

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    NL Player Analysis- September 24, 2019

    Keston Hiura-Brewers-2B Keston Hiura was 0-3 with 1 RBI against the Reds. Hiura is now hitting .298 AVG with 18 HR, 48 R, 48 RBI, and 9 SB in 78 games. This paces out to a hitter with a .290+AVG...

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    NL Week 27 Strategy-September 21, 2019

    In The Field OF Ender Inciarte could be back next week. He has been able to do some running. Inciarte is unlikely to return to an everyday role which severely limits his fantasy appeal. 1B Anthony Rizzo was able to...

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    AL Player Analysis- September 15, 2019

    Austin Meadows-Rays-OF Austin Meadows was 1-4 with an HR (31), 1 R, and 3 RBI against the Angels. Meadows is having a great fantasy season in which he is hitting .289 with 31 HR, 75 R, 87 RBI, and 11...

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    NL Player Analysis- September 11, 2019

    Will Smith-Dodgers-C Will Smith was 0-3 against the Orioles. Smith is hitting .265 with 13 HR, 23 R, 34 RBI, and 1 SB through 44 games at the major league level. He has shown plus power throughout his minor league...

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    NL Week 25 Strategy-September 8, 2019

    In The Field OF Ender Inciarte (hamstring) has started jogging but is still a couple of weeks away from returning. OF Nick Markakis (wrist) has started throwing but hasn't hit yet. OF Austin Riley is playing in rehab games at...