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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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    High on Cedric Mullins, but not Ryan Mountcastle - September 19, 2021

    Cedric Mullins (OF-BAL) went 2-4 with a run scored and 2 stolen bases against Boston on Saturday. The 26 year-old has really emerged in 2021, as he now owns a .302 average to go with 29 dingers, 86 runs scored,...

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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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    Schwindel continues Torrid Hitting, HRs Again - NL - September, 18 2021

    Frank Schwindel (1B-CHC) Schwindel notched another multi-hit game, including his 14th HR of the season. Schwindel has stepped up in a monster way for the Cubs after they traded the Core of the World Series winning roster. Schwindel entered 2021...

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    NL Analysis - September 17th, 2021

    Tyler Mahle, SP, CIN Mahle hurled 6.0 innings of shutout ball on Thursday afternoon in Pittsburgh. He surrendered five hits, walked one, and struck out four on the day. At 12-5 with a 3.59 ERA and 10.45 K/9, the 26-year-old...

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    SP Ohtani sidelined, but DH Ohtani still producing - September 17, 2021

    Shohei Ohtani (SP-LAA) will have his next start on the mound (originally scheduled for Friday) pushed back as he deals with arm soreness; the club has also raised the possibility that he may not take the mound again this season....

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    AL Player Analysis - September 16th, 2021

    Robbie Ray, SP, TOR On Wednesday afternoon, Ray struck out 13 and surrendered one run en route to his 12th victory of the season. The big southpaw is enjoying his best major league season here in 2021. Ray's hefty 11.87...

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    McKenzie continues hot pitching striking out 7 over 6 innings - September 15, 2021

    Triston McKenzie (SP-CLE) McKenzie allowed 1 ER over 6 innings, striking out 7 Tuesday against the Twins Tuesday. It has truly been a tale of 2 seasons for the young right-hander as his ERA sat at 6.11 after getting shelled...

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    The Other Blue Jay, September 14, 2021

    Teoscar Hernandez, OF (TOR) Hernandez continued his red-hot streak, going a perfect 5-for-5 with a double and two runs scored on Monday. It's his fourth straight multi-hit game. He's scored at least two runs in all of those performances, and...

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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 12, 2021

    Juan Soto-Nationals-OF Juan Soto was 2-3 with 1 R and 2 BB against the Pirates. Soto has started the year slowly but has bounced back very nicely in the second half. He came into the game hitting .349 with 14...

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    AL Player Analysis- September 13, 2021

    Lance McCullers- P- HOU- Hot- McCullers threw his 4th quality start in his last 5 games. In the other he came close, allowing 4 ERs in 6.2 IP. McCullers has a 2.73 ERA, 9.71 K/9, and 1.18 WHIP in those...

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    Weekly AL Planner - Sept 12th, 2021

    IN THE LINEUP Eloy Jimenez returned to the White Sox as a DH after missing two games following hitting a foul ball off his knee... Byron Buxton homered on Friday but has struggled since coming off of the IL with...

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    Hays Keeps Hitting - Sept 12, 2021

    Austin Hays, OF, BAL Hays had a big game in the first contest of a doubleheader against the Blue Jays on Saturday, going 2-5 with 2 HR's and extending his hitting streak to 17 games, although the streak ended in...

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    Corbin Burnes Throws (Most of) a No-No - September 12, 2021

    Corbin Burnes (SP-MIL) fired 8 no-hit innings against Cleveland on Saturday, walking just one batter while fanning 14. The 26 year-old righty threw 78 of his 115 pitches for strikes in the contest before giving way to Josh Hader, who...

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    AL Player Analysis- September 11. 2021

    Shohei Ohtani- DH- LAA- Caution- Ohtani hit his 44th homer of the season to continue his assault on major league pitchers. As a pitcher himself, though, his results were not as impressive. The Astros tagged him for 6 runs on...

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    NL Daily Player Notes - September 11

    C. J. Cron (1B - COL) - Cron has cooled off a bit from a crazy August (387/463/828), but he did homer again in Philly on Friday night to give him 15 in the 2nd half and 27 for the...

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    NL Player Analysis- September 9, 2021

    Tyler O'Neill-Cardinals-OF Tyler O'Neill was 1-4 with an HR (25) against the Dodgers. O'Neill came into the game red hot in September (.357 AVG with 3 HR/1 SB). On the year, he is hitting .278 with 25 HR, 65 R,...

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    Is Sean Manaea for Real? - September 10, 2021

    Sean Manaea (SP-OAK) dominated the White Sox on Thursday afternoon, allowing just 1 run on 5 hits and a walk while racking up 9 punchouts. The 29 year-old southpaw tossed 69 of his 101 offerings for strikes in the outing....

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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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    NL Player Analysis- September 8, 2021

    Christian Yelich- OF- MIL- Hot- Yelich went 3-for-5 with a double, 2 RBI, and run scored. He has been looking more like the MVP of the past over the past few weeks. Since August 12 Yelich has gone 32-for 93...

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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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    In His Wheelhouse - September 7, 2021

    Zack Wheeler, SP (PHI) After four subpar appearances, Wheeler shut down the Brewers for six innings on Monday, allowing five hits and no walks while striking out nine batters en route to his 12th win. It was encouraging to see...

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    AL Daily Player Notes - September 7th

    Jorge Polanco (2B/SS - MIN) - Polanco continued his monster second half on Monday, tallying 3 doubles and a homer in the 5-2 win over Cleveland. The 28 year old came into the game hitting 322/368/633 with 14 HR in...

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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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    NL Player Analysis- September 2, 2021

    Logan Webb-Giants-SP Logan Webb went 7 IP and gave up 1 ER on 4 H, 1 BB, and 10 K's against the Brewers. Webb has taken a major step forward this year. He has a 2.56 ERA and 1.09 WHIP...

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    Hammerin'... Jorge Polanco? - September 4, 2021

    Jorge Polanco (SS-MIN) went 2-4 with a homer and 2 RBI against the Rays on Friday. The 28 year-old switch-hitter has really turned it on after an ice-cold start to the 2021 campaign and is now hitting .274 with 25...

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    Things Are Starting to Work Out for E-Rod - Sept 3, 2021

    Eduardo Rodriguez, SP, BOS Rodriguez pitched 6 scoreless innings against the Rays on Thursday, striking out 6 while allowing 4 hits and 1 BB. E-Rod has been one of the most frustrating players in fantasy this season, as his peripherals...

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    Things Are Starting to Work Out for E-Rod - Sept 3, 2021

    Eduardo Rodriguez, SP, BOS Rodriguez pitched 6 scoreless innings against the Rays on Thursday, striking out 6 while allowing 4 hits and 1 BB. E-Rod has been one of the most frustrating players in fantasy this season, as his peripherals...

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    NL Daily Player Notes - September 2nd, 2021

    Brendan Rodgers (SS - COL) - Rodgers walked, doubled, and homered to start September in Colorado's 9-5 win over the Rangers. The 25 year old hasn't been quite as good as expected with the Rockies, but he's made some huge...

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    Al Daily Analysis - September 2, 2021

    Leodys Taveras (OF-TEX) - Don't look now, but Taveras is playing every day and he's hitting the ball. Taveras was 2-for-5 with two RBI, a double, and his seventh stolen base on Wednesday. He's still hitting just an anemic .118/.183/.224...

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    Robert's Improvements - September 1, 2021

    Luis Robert, OF (CHW) Tim Anderson is ailing and so Robert made an appearance as the White Sox leadoff hitter on Tuesday. It led to him snapping a six-game hitting streak with an 0-for-4 night and one strikeout. Anderson should...

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    NL Player Analysis- September 1, 2021

    Victor Robles- OF- WAS- Drop Value- With the emergence of Lane Thomas, Robles has seen a lot of bench time with the Nationals lately. Yesterday they decided it would be better for him to see regular playing time at AAA...

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    Don't Give Up On Story - August 31, 2021

    Trevor Story, SS (COL) Story showed up on Monday with two home runs and three RBIs in four plate appearances. Maybe the first round fantasy pick can reward his owners with a late-season surge. After going hitless in five straight...

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    NL Player Analysis- August 29, 2021

    Tylor Megill-Mets-SP Tylor Megill went 5 IP and gave up 2 ER on 1 H, 3 BB, and 5 K's against the Nationals. Megill has now made thirteen starts at the major league level and has a 4.04 ERA and...