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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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    Sandy Alcantara Has Announced His Presence With Authority - August 29, 2021

    Sandy Alcantara (SP-MIA) dazzled against the Reds on Saturday evening as he tossed 7 innings in which he allowed 1 run on 6 hits and a walk while piling up 12 strikeouts. The 25 year-old righty fired 75 of his...

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    A Closer Look - Week 23

    Ahh, playoffs! Can you smell that? Sweet, sweet playoffs. The fantasy baseball regular season is coming to a close and the fantasy playoffs will be starting within the next couple of weeks in most head-to-head formats. For those in roto...

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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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    Who is Glenn Otto? - August 28, 2021

    Glenn Otto (SP-TEX) made his MLB debut against Houston on Friday, firing 5 shutout innings in which he allowed just 2 hits and walked none while racking up 7 punchouts. The 25 year-old righty was one of the pieces that...

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    AL Player Analysis- August 26, 2021

    Shohei Ohtani-Angels-DH Shohei Ohtani was 1-2 with an HR (41), 1, 1 RBI, and 2 BB against the Orioles. Ohtani has a .269 AVG with 41 HR, 83 R, 89 RBI, and 19 SB. He is on pace for a...

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    NL ROY Runs Through India

    Jonathon India, 2B, CIN India went 2-4 with a HR and 3 RBI against the Brewers on Thursday, giving him 17 HR's in what has been a tremendous rookie season. The strong performance breaks India out of a mini-slump in...

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    Typical Goldschmidt, August 25th, 2021

    Paul Goldschmidt, 1B, STL Goldschmidt went 2 for 4 with a pair of solo homers on Wednesday afternoon against the Tigers. He later walked, stole a base, and scored the game-winning run for the Cardinals in the bottom of the...

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    Brandon Belt-ed - NL Player Analysis, August 25th 2021

    Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants - Brandon Belt had a huge game Tuesday with four hits and a pair of homers against the Mets. Belt has missed a huge chunk of the season with injuries but he's been extremely productive...

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    AL Player Analysis- August 25, 2021

    Carlos Correa- SS- HOU- Hot- Correa went 2-for-3 with a walk and 2 RBI last night. In his last 7 games he is 10-for-26 with 5 walks, 7 runs, 4 RBI, a double, and a triple. There could be some...

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    Will the Orioles Ever Win Again? - Aug 24, 2021

    The Orioles are in the midst of a treacherous 18-game losing streak in which they have been outscored 149-47. (That's an average score of 8.3 - 2.6.) It's the longest losing streak in MLB since the Royals lost 19 straight...

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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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    Miggy Joins the Club - August 23, 2021

    Miguel Cabrera, 1B (DET) Miguel Cabrera joined the 500-home run club as its 28th member after taking a Steven Matz 85-mph changeup the opposite way, just over the right field fence. He is the ninth player in major league history...

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    NL Player Analysis- August 23, 2021

    Odubel Herrera- OF- PHI- Hot- Herrera has had some nagging injuries this season and has been out of the occasional game this month. When he's been in recently, though, he's produced. Yesterday Herrera went 4-for-5 with a homer, 3 RBI,...

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    Yelich Goes Deep Twice - August 22nd, 2021

    Christian Yelich, Milwaukee Brewers - Christian Yelich went 3-5 at the plate on Saturday with a pair of homers and six RBI. This single game accounted for one-fourth of Yelich's homers for the season as his power has been absolutely...

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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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    Ian Anderson Close to Returning - August 21, 2021

    Ian Anderson (SP-ATL) continued to make progress toward returning to big league action as he fired 4.1 scoreless innings in a recent Triple-A start, scattering 4 hits and a walk while recording 6 punchouts. He appears on track to return...

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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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    AL Player Analysis- August 19, 2021

    Wander Franco-Rays-SS Wander Franco was 1-2 with 2 R and 1 BB against the Orioles. Franco is now hitting .259 with 6 HR, 29 R, 26 RBI, and 2 SB as a 20-year-old in the major leagues. He struggled initially...

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    Good Times for Bumgarner - Aug. 20, 2021

    Madison Bumgarner, SP, ARI Bumgarner allowed 1 ER in 8 IP against the Phillies on Thursday, giving up just 3 hits and 1 BB while striking out 5 in the victory. MadBum has been on quite a tear since returning...

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    AL Player Analysis- August 18, 2021

    Shohei Ohtani-Angels-SP Shohei Ohtani went 8 IP and gave up 1 ER on 6 H, 0 BB, and 8 K's against the Tigers. He also hit his 40th HR of the year. Ohtani has made 18 GS for the Angels...

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    NL Analysis - August 19th, 2021

    C.J. Cron, 1B, COL Cron went 2 for 4 with a double and three RBI on Wednesday afternoon. Cron has been in the zone recently. Since August 3rd, the 31-year-old is batting .449 (22-49) with seven homers and 25 RBI....

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    AL Player Analysis - August 18th, 2021

    Nelson Cruz, DH, TB Cruz went 2 for 4 with a pair of homers and five RBI on Tuesday night. Since coming over to the Rays, the ageless wonder has struggled, hitting a paltry .198 with a 29.9% K%. However,...

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    AL Daily Player Notes - August 17th, 2021

    Brandon Lowe (2B - TB) - Lowe had a massive day Monday, singling and hitting two homers against the Orioles in a blowout win. Lowe is up to 28 HRs on the year now, and you'd be forgiven for casting...

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    Winker Sidelined, Barrero Promoted - August 17, 2021

    Jesse Winker (OF-CIN) left Sunday's game against the Phillies after aggravating his intercostal strain and was further evaluated on Monday. The examination revealed that the issue isn't a long-term one, but the club placed Winker on the 10-day IL so...

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    McKenzie Bounces Back - August 16, 2021

    Triston McKenzie (SP-CLE) took a perfect game into the 8th inning against Detroit on Sunday and he finished the day with 8 scoreless innings in which he allowed just 1 hit and walked none while piling up 11 strikeouts. The...

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    Weekly NL Report - August 15th, 2021

    IN THE LINEUP Trevor Story was removed from the game on Thursday as a precautionary measure after being hit by a pitch, but Bud Black said after the game that everything was fine. He sat out of the lineup on...

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    Tyler Gilbert Throws No-Hitter in 1st Career Start - Aug 15, 2021

    Tyler Gilbert, SP, ARI In the first start of his big-league career, Gilbert pitched a no-hitter against the Padres on Saturday, becoming the 4th pitcher in MLB history to toss a no-no in his first career start, and the first...

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    AL Player Analysis- August 15, 2021

    Chris Sale- P- BOS- Hot- Sale had a favorable matchup in his first MLB appearance in 2 years + 1 day. He didn't waste it, holding the Orioles to 2 runs on 6 hits and no walks while striking out...

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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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    NL Player Analysis- August 12, 2021

    A.J. Pollock-Dodgers-OF A.J. Pollock was 1-3 with 1 BB and 1 SB against the Phillies. Pollock now has a .314 AVG to go along with 14 HR, 38 R, 47 RBI, and 8 SB. He has stayed healthy for the...

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    Anderson's HR Wins it in Iowa - Aug 13, 2021

    Tim Anderson, SS, CWS Anderson hit the game-winning HR in the Field of Dreams Game in Iowa on Thursday, and finished 2-5 with 2 runs and 3 RBI in the contest. Anderson has found his power stroke recently, hitting 4...

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    AL Daily Player Notes, the all-pitching edition - August 12th, 2021

    Nathan Eovaldi (SP - BOS) - Lost in the offensive barrage in Boston on Wednesday was a fantastic outing by Nathan Eovaldi, who struck out 10 in 7 innings while allowing just 3 hits and 1 run. There's some pretty...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 12th, 2021

    Adam Wainwright, SP, STL Wainwright threw a complete game shutout on Wednesday in Pittsburgh. He allowed just two baserunners (two Colin Moran singles) and struck out seven while throwing a tidy 88 pitches. It was the 39-year-old's third complete game...