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    April 16th, 2024 - Oh look, a healthy SP!

    Edward Cabrera (SP - MIA) - Well, the Marlins threw everybody for a loop on Monday. AJ Puk reportedly came down with an illness, so Miami decided to demote Max Meyer, fresh off an excellent outing against the Braves, and...

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    Early Season Check In

    Luis Castillo-Mariners-SP Luis Castillo went 6 IP and gave up 2 ER on 7 H, 0 BB, and 9 K's against the Cubs. Castillo has a 5.82 ERA and 1.66 WHIP through four starts. His surface stats paint an ugly...

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    Schwarber the Singles Hitter - April 14th, 2024

    Kyle Schwarber, OF/DH, PHI Schwarber went 3 for 3 with a solo homer and a pair of walks, extending his modest hitting streak to four games. With 12 singles and three home runs, the 31-year-old hasn't been his normal boom-or-bust...

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    It's Small Sample Size Season- April 13, 2024

    Salvador Perez- C- KC- Hot- Perez went 1-for-4 with his 3rd homer of the season last night. He is slashing .327/.362/.509 with 11 RBI and 7 runs scored for the season. Perez has a 90.1 EV, the same as last...

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    Holliday Arrives - April 11, 2024

    Jackson Holliday (SS-BAL) made his big-league debut against the Red Sox on Wednesday, going 0-4 with an RBI as he manned 2B and batted 9th. Widely regarded as the top prospect in the minors - especially with peers such as...

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    Glasnow is NOW - April 10, 2024

    Tyler Glasnow, SP (LAD) Glasnow was absolutely dominant on Tuesday, shutting the Twins down for seven innings, allowing only three hits and no walks while striking out 14. He is now 3-0 on the season with a 2.25 ERA and...

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    April 9th - Blake is Back!

    Blake Snell (SP - SF) - Snell made his long-awaited SF debut against the offensively offensive Nationals on Monday, and while it looked poor on the surface (3 IP, 3 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5 K), it was pretty...

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    Strong Start to April for O'Neill - April 8, 2024

    Tyler O'Neill, BOS O'Neill went deep yet again against the Angels on Sunday, tying him with Mookie Betts for the MLB lead with 5 HR's. He has had a sensational start to the season, posting a .357 BA and 1.407...

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    Bieber and Strider Sidelined by Bum UCLs - April 7, 2024

    Shane Bieber (SP-CLE) will miss the rest of the 2024 season and at least a chunk of the 2025 campaign as he is set to undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a damaged ligament in his right (throwing) elbow. This...

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    Five Emerging Hitters To Watch - April 6, 2024

    Michael Conforto Conforto continued his strong start to the season by going 3-4 with two doubles and an RBI. More importantly, Conforto had four hard hit balls, three of which were over 100. He's finding the barrel at insane rates...

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    Early Season Up and Downs...Where do we go?

    Early season hot/cold streaks.

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    Pitching Duel in Tampa Bay - April 4th, 2024

    Nathan Eovaldi, SP, Rangers Nathan Eovaldi picked up the win on Wednesday, striking out eight over seven scoreless innings. He only allowed four hits and a walk against the Rays and seems to be continuing the success he saw in...

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    Crochet's Masterful Start - April 3, 2024

    Garrett Crochet, SP (CHW) Alright, now you've got my attention, Mr. Crochet. One electric start to begin the season against Detroit is one thing, but following it up with another dominant outing (7 IP, ER, 8 K) against the Braves...

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    Solo Trout - April 2nd, 2024

    Mike Trout, OF, LAA Trout hit his second and third homers of the season on Monday evening in Miami. All of his homers have been solo shots, and he hasn't driven in anyone else besides himself, which seems par for...

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    April 1st, 2024 - A Brady Bunch of K's

    Brady Singer (SP - KC) - On the opposite side of the disastrous start from helium-laden Bailey Ober, the forgotten Brady Singer looked electric while shutting out the Twins over 7 innings. He allowed 3 doubles and a walk, striking...

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    Grayson the Ace - March 31, 2024

    Grayson Rodriguez, SP, BAL Rodriguez had a dominant season debut against the Angels on Saturday, striking out 9 in 6 IP, while allowing just 1 ER on 4 hits and 1 BB. He recorded a 17.9% SwStr% for the ballgame....

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    Hey Siri: Show Me Fleet Feet & Hot Hitters - March 30, 2024

    Fleet Feet & Hot Hitters Jose Siri, OF TAM Siri steals the show in the opening pair of games vs the Jays with 3 SBs. Siri is a 30/30 capable player, with 30 MPH top sprint speed to boot. His...

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    Aces Dominate on Opening Day - March 29th, 2024

    Opening Day finally came and went, and the top pitchers took care of business for the most part. Here are four starting pitchers who were exceptionally dominant on Thursday, along with a bullpen situation to monitor. Shane Bieber, SP, Guardians...

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    Baseball is back! Opening Day 2024

    Opening Day 2024. Injury News, Bounce Back Candidates, Sophmore Seasons, and Rookies to Watch.

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    Some mid-to-late round targets for 2024 - October 1st, 2023

    Bo Naylor (C - CLE) - Naylor put together a 333/478/667 September coming into Saturday's game (which he did not start), and is showing every sign of being a top-12 player at the position in 2024. He's one of just...

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    Garcia Gets More Discipline- Player Commentary, September 30, 2023

    Adolis Garcia- OF- TEX- Stats- Garcia has exceeded his homer expectations by a good margin this year. He was projected to hit 29 homers and he is at 39. Garcia has a 92.2 EV and 50.0% HardHit%. His Barrel% has...

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    Underrated Christian Walker

    Christian Walker-Diamondbacks-1B Christian Walker was 0-4 with a strikeout against the White Sox. Walker is hitting .259 with 15 HR, 40 R, 45 RBI, and 5 SB in the second half. Overall, he is hitting .261 with 33 HR, 86...

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    Is Grayson Rodriguez already a fantasy ace? - September 28, 2023

    Brandon Pfaadt (SP-ARI) twirled a gem in the final regular-season start of his rookie campaign, tossing 5 2/3 scoreless innings against the White Sox. He scattered five hits and no walks while racking up eight strikeouts, throwing 63 of his...

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    Elly De La Cruz finally breaks out of epic slump - September 27, 2023

    Luis Robert Jr. (OF-CHW) was placed on the 10-day IL on Tuesday with a mild MCL sprain in his left knee, officially ending his season. He initially suffered the injury on Sunday against the Red Sox, leaving the game in...

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    Mocking 2024 a little - September 26th, 2023

    Aaron Judge (OF - NYY) - I think that there might be some value on Aaron Judge in 2024 drafts. People are going to look at another year with over 50 missed games and, unfairly in my mind, reassert the...

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    Vladimir Guerrero Jr. still slightly overrated - September 25, 2023

    George Springer (OF-TOR) went 1-for-5 with a three-run homer on Sunday, helping the Blue Jays beat the Rays 9-5. Springer raced around the bases in the second inning (during his second at-bat of the game) for an inside-the-park home run,...

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    Sonny's Sensational Season - September 24th, 2023

    Sonny Gray, SP, MIN Gray tossed 6.0 innings of one-run ball against the Angels on Saturday afternoon. He allowed four hits and struck out eight in the outing. The 33-year-old has enjoyed one of the best seasons of his career...

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    Sluggers Reign on Friday Night - Sept. 23, 2023

    Aaron Judge, OF (NYY) All four of Judge's balls hit in play on Friday were driven with an exit velocity over 100 miles per hour, three of which were over 108-mph. Judge finished with 14 total bases, hitting three home...

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    Is Wade Miley Fool's Gold? - September 22, 2023

    Wade Miley (SP-MIL) was stellar against the Cardinals on Thursday as he completed 6 shutout innings in which he scattered 3 hits and 2 walks while fanning 7. The 36 year-old lefty tossed 59 of his 92 offerings for strikes...

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    Greene Fans Fourteen - Sept. 21, 2023

    Hunter Greene, SP, CIN Greene was sensational against the Twins on Wednesday, striking out 14 in 7 IP, allowing just 1 ER on 3 hits and 1 BB. He has been on a roll over his last 4 starts, posting...

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    Acuña One Step from History - September 20th, 2023

    Ronald Acuña homered twice and stole a base Tuesday, now sitting one homerun shy of a 40-40 season. He's really in the midst of one of the best seasons in MLB history slashing .338/.418/.596 with the 39 homers, 67 stolen...

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    Ignore the Higher ERA, Joe Ryan has Improved - September 19, 2023

    Joe Ryan (SP-MIN) took the L against the Reds on Monday as he allowed 4 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks while fanning 5 over 5 IP. The 27 year-old righty threw 54 of his 84 offerings for strikes...

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    Is Carlos Rodon finally back on track? - September 18, 2023

    Rafael Devers (3B-BOS) was a bright spot in the Red Sox's 3-2 loss to the Blue Jays on Sunday, going 2-for-2 with a solo homer and two walks. Devers did everything he could to prevent Boston from getting swept, reaching...

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    Grayson Rodriguez Hones His Craft - September 17, 2023

    Grayson Rodriguez (SP-BAL) put together perhaps the most complete outing of his young MLB career against the Rays on Saturday as he fired 8 shutout IP in which he scattered 5 hits, walked none, and fanned 7. The 23 year-old...

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    Is Judge Better Than Last Year?- Player Commentary- September 16, 2023

    Aaron Judge- OF- NYY- Stats- Injuries have greatly impacted Judge in 2023. His slash line of .259/.394/.588 with 32 homers in 406 PAs are very good but not up to the standard he set in 2022 of .311/.425/.686 with 62...

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    Projecting Tigers Projects - Sept. 15, 2023

    Matt Vierling, OF (DET)Vierling hit a home run on Thursday, only his second since June 16, but he contributed to the Tigers eight-run outburst with two runs and four RBI's. He also recorded his first stolen base since July 4th....