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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    Fantasy Baseball News - May 18, 2022

    Aaron Judge erupted for four hits on Tuesday, going 4-for-5 with a double, two homers, and three RBIs against the Orioles. After a well-deserved day off on Monday, a well-rested Judge returned to the lineup and propelled New York to...

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    Fantasy Baseball News - May 17, 2022

    Willson Contreras was the driving force behind Chicago's 9-0 win over Pittsburgh on Monday, going 2-for-5 with a double, a homer, two runs, and four RBIs from the leadoff spot. Contreras ignited the Cubs' eight-run first inning with a leadoff...

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    Fantasy Baseball News - May 7, 2022

    Merrill Kelly came within one out of pitching a complete game against the Rockies on Friday, finishing with one earned run on seven hits and two walks with eight strikeouts in 8 2/3 innings. Kelly continued his superb start to...

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    Fantasy Baseball News - May 5, 2022

    Adam Wainwright pitched another gem on Wednesday against the Royals, earning the win with seven innings of shutout ball in Kansas City. Wainwright faced little resistance from a Royals lineup that managed just a single and a walk against him...

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    Fantasy Baseball News - May 1, 2022

    George Springer propelled the Blue Jays to a 2-1 win over the Astros on Saturday by going 2-for-3 with two solo homers and a stolen base out of the leadoff spot. Springer homered in his first two at-bats, which proved...

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    Fantasy Baseball News - April 30, 2022

    Yu Darvish picked up his second win of the season on Friday after holding the Pirates to three runs on eight hits and one walk with five strikeouts over six innings. While it wasn't his sharpest outing of the season...

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    Fantasy Baseball News - April 19, 2022

    Christian Yelich propelled the Brewers to a 6-1 win over the Pirates on Monday by going 2-for-3 with a double, a grand slam, and a walk. Yelich broke the game open with his first home run of the year in...

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    Lucas Giolito's early exit mars season debut - April 9, 2022

    Lucas Giolito exited his first start of the year early with an abdomen injury on Friday. Giolito was dealing against the Tigers before being forced from the game, tossing four scoreless innings with just one hit and two walks allowed...

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    Preseason Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep - March 30, 2022

    Giancarlo Stanton, OF, NYY After missing most of 2019 and 2020 with injuries, Stanton bounced back in a major way in 2021 with 35 homers, 97 RBIs, and a .273/.354./.516 batting line. Stanton finally managed to stay healthy for the...

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    Preseason Prep - March 25, 2022

    Vladimir Guerrero Jr., 1B, Toronto Blue Jays If you were picking a young hitter to build a team around, you'd be hard-pressed to do better than Guerrero. In a normal season, Guerrero would have easily walked away with AL MVP...

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    Preseason Prep - March 23, 2022

    Trevor Story, SS, BOS Story will begin a new chapter of his career in Boston this season after signing a six-year, $140 million contract with the Red Sox. With Xander Bogaerts entrenched at shortstop for at least one more season,...

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    Preseason Prep - March 18, 2022

    Chris Sale, SP, BOS Chris Sale will miss the start of the 2022 regular season with a stress fracture in his ribcage. Sale initially suffered the injury several weeks ago while throwing warmup pitches during a preseason workout. The typical...

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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...