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    Corbin Burn(e)s the Pirates - April 20th, 2022

    Corbin Burnes, Milwaukee Brewers - Corbin Burnes picked up his first win of the year in a dominating outing against the Pirates that saw him throw seven innings with 10 strikeouts. Burnes got roughed up a bit in his first...

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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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    Nestor Cortes Continues to Deal - April 18, 2022

    Kyle Schwarber (OF-PHI) was dropped from the leadoff spot to the 5-hole on Sunday as he opened the season batting .094 with a homer, 3 RBI, and 4 runs scored across his first 36 plate appearances, with a 33% strikeout...

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    Arraez doing what he does- April 17, 2022

    Jurickson Profar- OF- SD- Hot- After a couple of hitless games, Profar went 1-for-3 yesterday and is slashing .269/.394/.654 with 3 homers, 3 runs, and 9 RBI on the season. He has also walked 5 times, the same number of...

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    Lindor Has Life - April 16th, 2022

    Fransisco Lindor, SS, NYM Lindor went 2 for 3 with a pair of homers and walks against the Diamondbacks on Friday afternoon. He is now riding a six-game hitting streak, and he has reached base in each of the Mets'...

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    Woodruff Bounces Back and Severino of Old-April 15, 2022

    Luis Severino-Yankees-SP Luis Severino went 5 IP and gave up 0 ER on 2 H, 2 BB, and 6 K's against the Blue Jays. Severino is being eased back into the rotation after missing a lot of time in recent...

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    Kershaw was a perfect....7? - April 14th, 2022

    Clayton Kershaw (SP - LAD) - Kershaw opened his season in the best way possible on Wednesday, throwing 7 perfect innings with 13 K's (11 on his slider) before being pulled after 80 pitches, 20 of which were swinging strikes....

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    The Luzardo Breakout Begins - April 13th, 2022

    Jesus Luzardo, Miami Marlins - All-hail the concept of throwing your best pitch the most often. On a day of great pitching performances, Jesus Luzardo might take the top spot. Luzardo allowed just one run over five innings against the...

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    A Consistent Manoah

    Alek Manoah, SP (TOR) Exhibiting a little extra velocity on his fastball, Manoah was nearly unhittable on Monday, generating a 39% CSW rate on his heater and allowing only one hit in six scoreless innings at Yankee Stadium. The only...

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    Hunter Greene Electric in MLB Debut - April 11, 2022

    Hunter Greene (SP-CIN) earned the W in his big-league debut as he allowed 3 runs on 4 hits and 2 walks while recording 7 punchouts over 5 innings of work. The 22 year-old fireballer threw 56 of his 92 offerings...

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    Opening Weekend Continues- April 10, 2022

    Aaron Bummer- RP- CHW- Rise Value- Bummer picked up his first save of 2022, allowing hits to the first 2 hitters he faced but then striking out the next 3 batters in his 9th inning of work. It was a...

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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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    Still Going Wright at 40 - April 8, 2022

    Adam Wainwright, SP, STL Wainwright began his 17th season with the Cardinals on the right foot, tossing 6 shutout innings against the Pirates on Thursday, striking out 6 without issuing a walk. The veteran right-hander has incredibly rejuvenated his career,...

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    Opening Day Player Notes - April 7, 2022

    Clint Frazier (OF - CHC) - I still get some post-hype prospect vibes from Clint Frazier as he enters his age-27 season, and there's still potential here. He has fantastic strike zone discipline, with chase rates of 18% and 19%...

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    No Luck for Nola - Oct 3, 2021

    With the 2021 season coming to a close, let's look at some of the pitchers who could be a value in 2022 drafts: Aaron Nola, SP, PHI Nola finishes the season with a disappointing 4.63 ERA, but everything suggests that...

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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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    NL Player Analysis- September 30, 2021

    Kyle Gibson-Phillies-SP Kyle Gibson went 4.1 IP and gave up 4 ER on 4 H, 2 BB, and 8 K's against the Braves. Gibson has been one of the pleasant surprises this year. He has a 3.71 ERA and 1.22...

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    High on Shane McClanahan - October 2, 2021 AL Notes

    Shane McClanahan (SP-TB) allowed 1 run on 3 hits and no walks while fanning 3 Yankees over 3 IP to close out his 2021 regular season on Friday evening. The 24 year-old southpaw fired 28 of his 43 offerings for...

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    Where's Walsh's Power? - Oct 1, 2021

    Jared Walsh, 1B, LAA Walsh went 3-4 with a double, 2 runs, and an RBI against the Rangers on Thursday, and he continues to enjoy a strong September in which he has hit .326 through 24 games. Despite his good...

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    A Rising Bo, September 30, 2021

    Bo Bichette, SS (TOR) Bichette willed the Blue Jays to a vital win on Wednesday, hitting two home runs and finishing with three hits in four plate appearances. He has 28 dingers and 24 stolen bases to go along with...

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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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    Hey, What's Up With Hayes - September, 28, 2021

    Ke'Bryan Hayes, 3B (PIT) Hayes was hitless with a strikeout in four plate appearances on Monday, lowering his wRC+ to 88, 107 points lower than his 95-PA stint in the majors last season. Hayes doesn't have the benefit of 2020's...

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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 26, 2021

    Kyle Tucker-Astros-OF Kyle Tucker was 0-4 with 2 K's against the Athletics. Tucker has been excellent this year but has really come on strong in the second half. Coming into today's game he was hitting .328 with 13 HR, 32...

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    AL Player Analysis- September 26,2021

    Jonathan Schoop- 2B- DET- Hot- Schoop went 2-for-3 with a walk yesterday to raise his average to .277. He extended his current hitting streak to 6 games, but yesterday was the first game in that span with multiple hits. Schoop...

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    Is Ranger Suarez REALLY This Good? - September 26, 2021

    Ranger Suarez SP-PHI) tossed a complete-game shutout against the lousy Pirates on Saturday, scattering 4 hits and walking none while racking up 7 punchouts. The 26 year-old southpaw needed to throw just 97 pitches to complete the gem, 63 of...

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    NL Analysis - September 25th, 2021

    Mike Yastrzemski, OF, SF Yastrzemski went 1 for 4 with a three-run homer on Friday night in Colorado. It was his second homer in as many nights and his 25th on the season. Yastrzemski's power numbers have been alright this...

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    Like a Baz - September 25, 2021

    Shane Baz (SP-TB) is slated to start against the Marlins at home on Sunday and you should add and start him if he's available in your league; at time of writing, he's owned in only 15% of ESPN leagues. The...

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    NL Player Analysis- September 22, 2021

    Zack Wheeler-Phillies-SP Zack Wheeler went 6 IP and gave up 1 ER on 4 H, 2 BB, and 9 K's against the Orioles. Wheeler was the first pitcher to get to 200 IP which has immense value in of itself...

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    Shane Bieber set to Start Friday for First Time Since June

    Shane Bieber (SP-CLE) Bieber is set to make his first start since June 13th this Friday against the White Sox. Bieber hasn't been quite as excellent as his 2020 CY Young Campaign that saw him post a 1.63 ERA over...

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    No Safer Bet Than Bogaerts; September 22nd, 2021

    Xander Bogaerts, SS, BOS Bogaerts went 2 for 3 with a homer and four RBI on Monday night against the Mets. The talented shortstop hit a two-run homer to give the Sox the lead in the 5th and then added...

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    Soto Stays Hot, Reaches Base 3 More Times in Win - September 22, 2021

    Juan Soto (OF-WSH) Soto went 2-4 with an RBI double and a walk Tuesday night. Despite trades that have left the offense somewhat thin, Soto continues to produce as his OPS has continually climbed towards the 1.000 mark. Soto does...

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    NL Analysis - September 21, 2021

    Avisail Garcia, OF, MIL Garcia went 1 for 3 with his 28th home run of the season on Monday night. The 30-year-old is enjoying a breakout campaign in 2021 and has been swinging a hot bat recently, with three homers...

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    Young Notable Hurlers - September 21, 2021

    Triston McKenzie, SP (CLE) McKenzie's hot streak came to an end on Monday with his worst outing of the season. After allowing one run or less in each of his last five starts, the Cleveland rookie allowed a season-high seven...

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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 20, 2021

    Josh Bell- 1B- WAS- Hot- Bell continued to swing a hot bat, going 2-for-2 with 2 walks and a run scored yesterday. Since August 14 Bell has gone 35-for109 with 25 walks, 13 Ks, 8 homers, 15 runs scored and...