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    AL Player Analysis- July 29, 2021

    Austin Meadows-Rays-OF Austin Meadows was 3-5 with 2 HR (20), 3 R, and 5 RBI against the Yankees. On the season, Meadows is hitting .243 with 20 HR, 59 R, 76 RBI, and 3 SB. His power has returned this...

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    NL Week 18 Strategy-July 24, 2021

    In The Field OF Mookie Betts (hip) is expected to miss all weekend as he deals with a hip injury which will put him at over a week of not playing but not on the injured list. Recently acquired OF...

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    NL Player Analysis- July 18, 2021

    Joe Musgrove-Padres-SP Joe Musgrove went 5 IP and gave up 4 ER on 8 H, 2 BB, and 3 K's against the Nationals. He has now made 18 starts and has a 3.14 ERA and 1.00 WHIP. The breakout season...

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    NL Week 16 Strategy-July 14, 2021

    In The Field 3B Brian Anderson (shoulder) has been able to do baseball activities without any setbacks. The Marlins haven't given a timeframe for a rehab assignment but it is trending in that direction. His return is going to push...

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    NL Player Analysis- July 11, 2021

    Luis Castillo-Reds-SP Luis Castillo went 5.1 IP and gave up 1 ER on 3 H, 6 BB, and 6 K's against the Brewers. Castillo now has a 4.65 ERA and 1.41 WHIP which is not bad considering his horrific start....

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    AL Player Analysis- July 7, 2021

    Trevor Larnach-Twins-OF Trevor Larnach was 1-3 with an HR (7) and 1 BB against the White Sox. Larnach is in the lineup most days and when he is starting he is batting third which is an indication of the Twins...

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    NL Player Analysis- July 4, 2021

    Joe Ross-Nationals-SP Joe Ross went 6.2 IP and gave up 3 ER on 7 H, 0 BB, and 11 K's against the Dodgers. Ross now has a 4.02 ERA and 1.20 WHIP through 16 starts. The skills have upticked this...

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    NL Week 14 Strategy-June 26, 2021

    In The Field C Austin Nola is performing baseball activities that included taking BP and doing some light catching work. He is working his way towards a rehab assignment but that timeframe is still unknown. SS Corey Seager (hand) is...

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    AL Player Analysis- June 25, 2021

    Alek Manoah-Blue Jays-SP Alek Manoah went 6 IP and gave up 0 ER on 4 H, 2 BB, and 6 K's against the Orioles. Manoah has now made six starts and has a 3.34 ERA with a 1.11 WHIP. He...

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    AL Player Analysis- June 24, 2021

    Matt Olson-Athletics-1B Matt Olson was 2-3 with 1 R, 2 BB, and 1 SB against the Rangers. Olson is having a monster season hitting .302 with 20 HR, 49 R, 53 RBI, and 2 SB. The power has been there...

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    AL Player Analysis- June 20, 2021

    Sean Manaea-Athletics-SP Sean Manaea went 5.1 IP and gave up 2 ER on 3 H, 2 BB, and 11 K's against the Yankees. Manaea has a 3.01 ERA and 1.21 WHIP through his first 15 starts. His strikeout rate is...

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    NL Week 12 Strategy-June 12, 2021

    In The Field OF Darin Ruf (hamstring) resumed baseball activities on Wednesday. He is still likely weeks away from returning but is trending in the right direction. 2B Tommy La Stella (hamstring) participated in some baseball activities (cage work, ground...

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    NL Player Analysis- June 11, 2021

    Anthony DeSclafani-Giants-SP Anthony DeSclafani went 9 IP and gave up 0 ER on 2 H, 1 BB, and 8 K's against the Nationals. DeSclafani has been very good this year. He has a 3.09 ERA and 1.02 WHIP through thirteen...

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    NL Player Analysis- June 10, 2021

    Mookie Betts-Dodgers-OF Mookie Betts was 2-4 with an HR (6), 2 R, 1 RBI, and a stolen base (6) against the Pirates. Betts has been a disappointment to fantasy owners given his .255 AVG and 6 HR. The good news...

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    NL Player Analysis- June 6, 2021

    Max Fried-Braves-SP Max Fried went 6 IP and gave up 1 ER on 6 H, 0 BB, and 4 K's against the Dodgers. On the year, Fried has a 4.63 ERA and 1.48 WHIP through his first nine starts. He...

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    AL Player Analysis- June 2, 2021

    Jordan Montgomery-Yankees-SP Jordan Montgomery went 6.1 IP and gave up 1 ER on 5 H, 2 BB, and 6 K's against the Rays. Montgomery has a 3.92 ERA and 1.12 WHIP through his first eleven starts. The skills are solid...

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    NL Week 10 Strategy-May 29, 2021

    In The Field SS Corey Seager (hand) no longer has a cast and is doing some baseball activities. It is still likely that he is out until the middle of June. This is important for the short-term playing time of...

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    NL Player Analysis- May 26, 2021

    Tommy Edman-Cardinals-2B Tommy Edman was 2-4 with 2 HR (4), 2 R, and 2 RBI against the White Sox. Edman is hitting .275 with 4 HR, 25 R, 14 RBI, and 9 SB. He has been a true five-category contributor...

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    NL Player Analysis- May 23, 2021

    Max Fried-Braves-SP Max Fried went 7 IP and gave up 1 ER on 4 H, 3 BB, and 2 K's against the Pirates. Through seven starts Fried has a 4.63 ERA and 1.49 WHIP. On the surface, it looks as...

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    AL Player Analysis- May 19, 2021

    Lucas Giolito-White Sox-SP Lucas Giolito went 8 IP and gave up 1 ER on 2 H, 3 BB, and 11 K's against the Twins. Giolito has been a major disappointment for fantasy managers who took him in the first or...

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    NL Week 8 Strategy-May 15, 2021

    In The Field SS Jazz Chisholm (hamstring) is nearing a return because he is playing in rehab games. He has also been attempting stolen bases which means he should be activated this weekend or early next week. C Jorge Alfaro...

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    NL Player Analysis- May 12, 2021

    Sonny Gray-Reds-SP Sonny Gray went 4.2 IP and gave up 1ER on 7 H, 2 BB, and 5 K's against the Pirates. Gray has now made five starts and has a 3.55 ERA and 1.46 WHIP across 25.1 IP. The...

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    AL Player Analysis- May 9, 2021

    Zack Greinke-Astros-SP Zack Greinke went 4 IP and gave up 4 ER on 9 H, 0 BB, and 4 K's against the Blue Jays. Greinke had once again been very solid to start the year before today's dud. On the...

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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...