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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    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...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 8, 2021

    Dylan Bundy finally picked up his first win of the season on Monday after limiting the Royals to two runs on six hits and no walks with two strikeouts over 5 2/3 innings. After losing all six of his decisions...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 5, 2021

    Zack Greinke notched a complete-game victory on Friday, yielding just one run on six hits and one walk with three strikeouts against the Blue Jays. In a game where Houston scored 13 runs, Greinke certainly could have departed early with...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 1, 2021

    Fernando Tatis Jr. went 1-for-3 with a solo homer, two runs scored, and a walk on Monday against the Cubs. Tatis accounted for both Padres runs in their 7-2 loss, scoring the game's first run in the second inning after...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 31, 2021

    Charlie Blackmon propelled the Rockies to a 4-3 victory over the Pirates on Sunday, going 3-for-4 with two doubles, a triple, two runs, two RBIs, and a walk. Blackmon had a hand in all four of Colorado's runs. First, he...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 30, 2021

    Carlos Correa went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run, three RBIs, and two walks on Saturday vs. the Padres. Correa stuffed the stat sheet in Houston's 11-8 loss to San Diego, reaching base four times and belting his eighth...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 28, 2021

    Shane Bieber improved to 5-3 on Thursday after limiting the Tigers to one run on one hit and four walks with 12 strikeouts over seven innings. Bieber was in top form against the lowly Tigers, holding them scoreless through six...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 25, 2021

    Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went 2-for-5 with two home runs and three RBIs vs. the Rays on Monday. Guerrero crushed a pair of homers in a losing effort for Toronto, going deep in the fourth and eighth innings as the Blue...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 17, 2021

    Aaron Judge went 2-for-3 with a solo homer, two runs scored, and a walk in Sunday's loss to the Orioles. Judge went to town against Baltimore's pitching this weekend, tallying multiple hits and at least one home run in all...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 17, 2021

    Aaron Judge went 2-for-3 with a solo homer, two runs scored, and a walk in Sunday's loss to the Orioles. Judge went to town against Baltimore's pitching this weekend, tallying multiple hits and at least one home run in all...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 17, 2021

    Aaron Judge went 2-for-3 with a solo homer, two runs scored, and a walk in Sunday's loss to the Orioles. Judge went to town against Baltimore's pitching this weekend, tallying multiple hits and at least one home run in all...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 11, 2021

    Jared Walsh had a monster game on Monday against the Astros, going 4-for-4 with a double, a homer, two RBIs, a walk, and a stolen base. In addition to powering LA to a 5-4 win over Houston, the big game...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 9, 2021

    Max Scherzer settled for the no-decision on Saturday after allowing one run on two hits and one walk with 14 strikeouts over 7 1/3 innings against the Yankees. Scherzer was in top form after tossing a complete game in his...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 3, 2021

    Max Scherzer went the distance in Sunday's 3-1 win over the Marlins, yielding just one run on five hits and no walks with nine strikeouts over nine dominant innings. Mad Max kept the Marlins off the board until the top...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 29, 2021

    Clayton Kershaw dazzled in his start against the Reds on Wednesday, firing seven shutout innings while allowing four hits, one walk, and striking out eight. Just another typically dominant performance from Kershaw, whose eight strikeouts matched his season high. He...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 27, 2021

    Shohei Ohtani did it all on Monday against the Rangers, picking up the win on the mound and cracking a pair of hits at the plate. On offense, Ohtani was 2-for-3 with a double, three runs, two RBIs and a...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 26, 2021

    Fernando Tatis Jr. paced the Padres' 8-7 win over the Dodgers on Sunday, going 2-for-4 with a solo homer, four runs scored, two steals and two walks from the leadoff spot. Tatis tattooed his fifth home run of the series...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 22, 2021

    Max Scherzer earned his first win of the year on Wednesday by firing six shutout innings against the Cardinals, allowing just four hits and one walk while striking out nine. It took Scherzer three straight quality starts to do it,...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 20, 2021

    Paul DeJong powered up for his second multi-homer game of the young season on Monday, pacing the Cardinals' 12-5 victory over the Nationals by going 2-for-4 with two homers, five RBIs, three runs scored and a walk. DeJong plated the...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 6, 2021

    Nelson Cruz enjoyed a monster game on Monday against the Tigers, teeing off for a pair of homers (including a grand slam) and a double as part of a 3-for-6 day. Cruz, who finished with five RBIs and three runs,...

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    Preseason Prep - March 31, 2021

    Philadelphia Phillies Which Hector Neris Will Show Up? Neris has been frustratingly inconsistent over the past several seasons, sandwiching a 2.93 ERA in 2019 between a 5.10 ERA in 2018 and a 4.57 ERA last year. Perhaps that's why he's...

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    Preseason Prep - March 11, 2021

    Philadelphia Phillies Which Jean Segura Will the Phillies Get? Segura was a different player offensively last year than he was in 2019, but then again that's kind of been the theme of his career. At various points he's been more...

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    Preseason Prep - March 4, 2021

    Philadelphia Phillies Can Rhys Hoskins Sustain 2020 Improvements? After bursting onto the scene with a 1.014 OPS, 18 homers and 48 RBIs in 50 games as a rookie in 2017, Hoskins wasn't able to maintain that success over full seasons...