Tyler Maher

Tyler is a lifelong Red Sox fan who was in the right field bleachers for David Ortiz's epic grand slam in the 2013 ALCS. He graduated from Tufts University two years later with degrees in Economics and English and currently works in finance. He has been a fantasy writer and editor for MLB.com since 2016 while also contributing to RotoWire and BaseballProspectus. He's always looking to scratch his fantasy itch, so if you need someone to fill a league he'd appreciate it if you reached out. Follow him on @PlanetMaherz

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    AL Player Analysis - October 3, 2021

    Brandon Lowe paced Tampa Bay's 100th win of the season on Saturday, powering the Rays to a 12-2 rout of the Yankees by going 3-for-5 with three home runs and seven RBIs. Lowe plated the first three runs of the...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 29, 2021

    Aaron Judge helped pace New York's 7-2 win over Toronto on Tuesday by going 2-for-2 with a home run, two runs scored, two RBIs, and two walks. Judge got the Yankees on the board in the third inning with a...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 28, 2021

    Amed Rosario paced the Indians' 8-3 win over the Royals on Monday by going 4-for-5 with a double, a homer, two runs, and three RBIs. Rosario snapped out of his recent funk with one of his best games of the...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 20, 2021

    Jose Ramirez paced Cleveland's 11-1 rout of the New York Yankees on Sunday by going 4-for-4 with a homer, three RBIs, four runs, and a walk. Ramirez's monster game was highlighted by a fifth-inning solo shot off Gerrit Cole, which...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 19, 2021

    Max Scherzer earned his 15th win on Saturday after spinning seven shutout innings against the Reds, yielding just two hits and two walks while striking out seven. Scherzer kept Cincinnati off the board for seven innings, marking his fifth consecutive...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 18, 2021

    Joey Gallo paced the Yankees' 8-0 victory over the Indians on Friday by going 3-for-4 with two solo homers and three runs scored. Gallo put New York on the board with his first solo shot in the second inning, then...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 14, 2021

    Sandy Alcantara earned his ninth win of the season on Monday after twirling eight scoreless innings against the Nationals, limiting them to just one hit and no walks while striking out seven. Coming off a dominant outing in which he...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 9, 2021

    Sandy Alcantara somehow ended up with a no-decision on Wednesday after firing nine innings of one-run ball against the Mets, limiting them to one run on four hits and one walk while racking up 14 strikeouts. The 14 whiffs were...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 8, 2021

    Marcus Semien went 2-for-3 with a double, a solo homer, and a walk against the Yankees on Tuesday. After tagging Gerrit Cole for his 35th double of the year, Semien bashed his 38th big fly in the fifth. Six of...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 6, 2021

    Bryan Reynolds went 4-for-5 with a double, a grand slam, three runs scored, and a stolen base against the Cubs on Sunday. Reynolds plated half of Pittsburgh's eight runs with one swing of the bat in the third inning, transforming...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 4, 2021

    Juan Soto went 1-for-4 with a solo homer against the Mets on Friday. Soto started Washington's game-tying rally in the bottom of the ninth with his 24th home run of the year, which also extended his hitting streak to six...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 30, 2021

    Rafael Devers went 2-for-5 with a pair of solo homers against the Indians on Sunday. Devers smashed several hard-hit balls against Cleveland, two of which left the park for his 31st and 32nd long balls of the season. His first-inning...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 29, 2021

    J.D. Martinez lifted the Red Sox to a 5-3 win over the Indians on Saturday by going 3-for-5 with a three-run homer and two runs scored. Martinez slammed a clutch game-winning homer in the top of the 10th to seal...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 28, 2021

    Patrick Wisdom went 2-for-4 with two homers, three runs, four RBIs, and a walk against the White Sox on Friday. Wisdom spearheaded the Cubs' 13-run attack with a three-run homer in the first and a solo shot in the ninth,...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 24, 2021

    Dansby Swanson went 1-for-4 with a solo homer against the Yankees on Monday. Swanson scored Atlanta's only run of the game on his second-inning solo shot, which raised his home run and RBI totals to 25 and 75 -- both...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 22, 2021

    Jose Ramirez powered Cleveland to a 5-1 win over the Angels on Saturday by going 2-for-4 with a double, a homer, two runs, three RBIs, a walk, and a stolen base. Saturday marked Ramirez's third straight game with multiple hits...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 21, 2021

    DJ LeMahieu paced New York's 10-2 win over Minnesota by going 2-for-4 with a two-run homer, three runs scored, and a walk from the leadoff spot. LeMahieu saved his best for last, cracking a two-run shot in the bottom of...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 14, 2021

    Joey Votto powered the Reds to a 6-1 win over the Phillies on Friday, going 1-for-4 with a three-run homer. Votto snapped a scoreless tie with his fourth-inning bomb, giving him 26 big flies and 75 RBIs on the year....

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    AL Player Analysis - August 11, 2021

    Jose Abreu went 2-for-4 with a double and a solo homer against the Twins on Tuesday. The reigning AL MVP continued his torrid August by extending his hitting streak to eight games and slamming his fourth tater of the month....

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    AL Player Analysis - August 9, 2021

    Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer, two runs scored, a walk, and a stolen base against the Red Sox on Sunday. Guerrero helped sparked Toronto's comeback with a two-run shot in the fifth, cutting the deficit from...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 7, 2021

    Marco Gonzales settled for a no-decision on Friday despite limiting the Yankees to just three hits and two walks with five strikeouts over 6 2/3 scoreless innings. The 29-year-old southpaw brought his best stuff to Yankee Stadium, keeping New York...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 3, 2021

    Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer against the Indians on Monday. Guerrero accounted for all of his team's runs with his game-tying two-run blast in the sixth, which forced extra innings before the Blue Jays fell, 5-2....

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    NL Player Analysis - August 2, 2021

    J.T. Realmuto paced Philadelphia's 15-4 rout of Pittsburgh by going 5-for-6 with two doubles, three runs, four RBIs, and a stolen base. After ending July in a slump, Realmuto kicked off August with one of his best games of the...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 29, 2021

    Joey Votto powered the Reds to an 8-2 victory over the Cubs on Wednesday, going 2-for-3 with two homers, three RBIs, and two walks. Votto continued to tee off on Chicago pitching, blasting multiple homers for the second game in...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 27, 2021

    Kyle Muller picked up the second win of his young MLB career on Monday after firing five shutout innings against the first-place Mets in the first game of a doubleheader. Muller limited the NL East leaders to four hits and...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 20, 2021

    Juan Soto went 3-for-4 with a double, two homers, three runs, five RBIs, and a walk on Monday against the Marlins. Soto helped pace Washington's 18-1 victory with his third multi-homer game of the season -- two of which have...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 6, 2021

    Baez went 2-for-3 with a double, a homer, two RBIs, and a walk vs. the Phillies on Monday. Baez was one of Chicago's few bright spots in an ugly 13-3 loss by knocking in two of the team's three runs,...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 3, 2021

    Zack Wheeler settled for a no-decision on Friday against the Padres despite tossing 7 2/3 scoreless innings, limiting San Diego to four hits and no walks with nine strikeouts. Wheeler appeared to have his seventh win sewed up when he...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 2, 2021

    Jacob deGrom settled for another no-decision after allowing three runs on five hits and no walks with 14 strikeouts over seven innings against the Braves. The three earned runs were a season-high for deGrom, and all of them came in...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 1, 2021

    Trea Turner hit for his third career cycle on Wednesday, going 4-for-4 with a double, a triple, a solo homer, four runs, and two stolen bases against the Rays. Turner became just the fourth player in MLB history with a...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 21, 2021

    Kyle Schwarber powered the Nationals to a 5-2 win over the Mets on Sunday, going 3-for-4 with three homers and four RBIs. Schwarber one-upped himself on Sunday after slamming a pair of homers on Saturday. After giving Washington an early...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 20, 2021

    Carlos Correa went 1-for-3 with a solo homer, two runs scored, and a walk on Saturday vs. the White Sox. Correa's eighth-inning solo blast was the seventh and final run in Houston's 7-3 win over Chicago. The bomb was Correa's...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 19, 2021

    Gregory Polanco went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer, a walk, and a stolen base against the Indians on Friday. Polanco helped fuel Pittsburgh's five-run first inning en route to an 11-10 victory with his seventh homer of the year. He...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 16, 2021

    Jose Altuve went 2-for-5 with a walk-off grand slam on Tuesday against the Rangers. With the Astros trailing by one in the bottom of the 10th, Houston loaded the bases with nobody out for Altuve, who promptly sent everyone home....

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    NL Player Analysis - June 10, 2021

    Justin Turner propelled the Dodgers to a 2-1 victory over the Pirates by going 3-for-5 with a pair of solo homers. Turner accounted for both LA runs with solo shots in the first and third innings -- his first round-trippers...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 9, 2021

    Ronald Acuna Jr went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run, two runs scored, three RBIs, and a walk on Tuesday against the Phillies. Acuna's biggest hit of the night nearly left the entire stadium, as his third-inning solo shot...