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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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    Freddy Peralta Strikes out 8 in another strong Brewers Pitching Performance - August 11, 2021

    Freddy Peralta (SP-MIL) Peralta picked up his 9th win Tuesday allowing 2 ER over 5.1 innings, striking out 8. Peralta has been a breakout Star of 2021 and is part of a lethal Brewers Pitching staff as he has compiled...

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    Cron is Loving Coors - Aug 10, 2021

    C.J. Cron, 1B, COL Cron had a monster of a week, hitting .556 (10-18) with 4 HR's and 16 RBI in 5 games. 16 RBI in 5 games! Overall, Cron is putting up another season of decent power and an...

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    Gio Returns - Aug. 10, 2021

    Lucas Giolito, SP (CHW) Giolito rebounded from an ugly start against Kansas City to deliver one of his best performances of the year. Gio allowed two hits and one run in eight innings with eight strikeouts. He didn't walk anyone....

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    NL Player Analysis- August 8, 2021

    Max Fried-Braves-SP Max Fried went 6 IP and gave up 1 ER on 7 H, 1 BB, and 5 K's against the Nationals. Fried has now made 19 starts and has a 3.91 ERA and 1.31 WHIP. He has an...

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    Flexen on Them - AL Player Analysis, August 8th 2021

    Chris Flexen, Seattle Mariners - Chris Flexen had a solid bounce-back start Saturday against the Yankees, tossing five innings and allowing just three runs. After a weak end to the month of July Flexen has rebounded nicely for August, especially...

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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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    NL Player Analysis- August 8, 2021

    Austin Gomber- P- COL- Hot- Gomber bounced back from a poor start to record his 3rd quality start in 4 outings since coming off the IL. He threw 6 shutout IP, allowing 5 hits, walking no one, and struck out...

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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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    Mike Moustakas has 3 XBH hits in first Game in over 2 Months - August 7, 2021

    Mike Moustakas (2B/3B-CIN) Moustakas went 3-4 with 3 doubles Friday night. Playing in his first game since May 18 he made a big impact and owns a .264/.352/.484 line on the season. The veteran only hit .230 last year in...

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    Belt's Return - Aug. 6, 2021

    Brandon Belt, 1B (SF) Belt returned to the Giants' active roster after spending the last six weeks on the injured list with a knee injury. In spite of the layoff, Belt actually extended his hitting streak to 10 games with...

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    AL Player Analysis- August 4, 2021

    Logan Gilbert-Mariners-SP Logan Gilbert went 5 IP and gave up 3 ER on 4 H, 4 BB, and 6 K's against the Rays. Gilbert has now made 14 starts at the major league level and has a 4.14 ERA with...

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    Dylan Bundy Turns in Best Outing of Season with 6.1 Shutout Innings - August 6, 2021

    Dylan Bundy (SP-BAL) Bundy threw 6 and 1/3 shutout innings Thursday, allowing 3 hits and striking out 6. While he was facing a weak Rangers lineup since Joey Gallo departed, Bundy was able to easily turn in his strongest start...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 4th, 2021

    Kenta Maeda, SP, MIN Maeda surrendered five runs across 5.0 innings of work on Tuesday night in Cincinnati. He allowed seven hits and walked one while striking out nine in the contest. Ultimately Maeda was undone by the long ball...

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    No Hits Against Houser - Aug 3, 2021

    Adrian Houser, SP, MIL Houser did not allow a hit through 6.1 IP against the Pirates, although he did allow 1 ER and 5 BB's in the contest. He now owns a sparkling 1.91 ERA since the start of July...

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    NL Player Analysis- August 3, 2021

    Jon Gray- P- COL- Stats- Gray had been the subject of trade rumors before Friday but ended up staying put in Colorado. He has been very consistent in 2021. Gray has allowed more the 3 earned runs in only 3...

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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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    AL Player Analysis- August 2, 2021

    Ryan Mountcastle- 3B- BAL- Hot- Mountcastle went 2-for-4 with a double, run scored, and RBI. This follows a 3-for-5 performance on Saturday. Since July 21 he is 11-for-35 with 3 homers, 5 runs scores, and 6 RBI. Mountcastle's Statcast numbers...

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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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    Weekly NL Report - August 1st, 2021

    NL IN THE LINEUP Keibert Ruiz was one of the centerpieces sent to the Nationals in the blockbuster trade involving Max Scherzer and Trea Turner. This is a pretty big boost to Ruiz' value as the Dodgers have Will Smith...

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    Manoah Puts Royals to Rest - Aug 1, 2021

    Alek Manoah, SP, TOR Manoah was activated off the IL on Saturday and a pitched 7 scoreless innings against the Royals, striking out 7 and allowing just 2 hits and 1 BB. He now has an 0.76 ERA over his...

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    NL Daily Player Notes - August 1st, 2021

    Harrison Bader (OF - STL) - Bader singled in the only run for the Cards in an 8-1 loss to Minnesota on Saturday, bringing his line down to 293/354/522 through 45 games this season. He has 9 HR and 6...

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    NL Player Analysis- Trade Deadline Issue- July 31, 2021

    Kris Bryant- 3B- CHC-Trade- Bryant heads to the Giants in a last-minute deal. Although Bryant has hit 7 homers at Wrigley Field and 11 on the road he is still likely to see a negative effect on his power due...

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    AL Player Analysis- July 29, 2021

    Austin Meadows-Rays-OF Austin Meadows was 3-5 with 2 HR (20), 3 R, and 5 RBI against the Yankees. On the season, Meadows is hitting .243 with 20 HR, 59 R, 76 RBI, and 3 SB. His power has returned this...

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    Twins Trade Jose Berrios to Blue Jays for Top Prospects - July 31, 2021

    With the Tradeline Passed, Lets take a look at some moves happening across the American League: Jose Berrios (SP-TOR) The Twins Traded Berrios to the Blue Jays Friday Afternoon for a pair of Prospects. Berrios has put together a...

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    Nats Trade Scherzer, Turner to Dodgers Among Flurry of Trades - July 30, 2021

    Max Scherzer, SP, WAS Scherzer was traded along with Trea Turner to the Dodgers on Thursday in the biggest blockbuster trade (so far) this season. Scherzer allowed 1 ER in 6 IP in his final start with the Nationals on...

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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...

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    NL Analysis - July 28th, 2021

    Harrison Bader, OF, STL Bader went 3 for 4 with a pair of doubles and a home run on Tuesday night in Cleveland. The 27-year-old center fielder is red-hot right now. This was his second consecutive three-hit game, and he...

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    AL Daily Player Notes - July 27th, 2021

    Mike Minor (SP - KC) - Minor was very solid against the White Sox on Monday, allowing 2 runs on 3 hits and 2 walks over 6 innings, striking out 7 for his second straight QS. I've already seen a...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 27, 2021

    Kyle Muller picked up the second win of his young MLB career on Monday after firing five shutout innings against the first-place Mets in the first game of a doubleheader. Muller limited the NL East leaders to four hits and...

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    NL Player Analysis- July 26, 2021

    Adam Frazier- 2B- PIT- Trade- Frazier exited yesterday's game early and reports emerged that he was traded across the continent to San Diego. His .324/.388/.448 slash line may take a bit of a hit. Frazier trades a home park that...

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    Jorge Soler slugs 2 HR to Lead Royals - July 26, 2021

    Jorge Soler (OF-KC) Soler went 3-4 with a pair of solo HRs. The effort raised his season slash .190/.287/.364 and he has been one of the bigger fantasy disappointments of the season as he has just 11 HR so far-...

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    Braxton Garrett Makes a Change - NL Player Analysis, July 25th 2021

    Braxton Garrett, Miami Marlins - Braxton Garrett dominated on Saturday with ten strikeouts and two runs allowed over seven innings against the Padres. Garrett posted an elite 44% CSW and he had an outstanding mix of pitches with five pitches...

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    Eovaldi Turns in Another Strong Start - July 25, 2021

    Nathan Eovaldi (SP-BOS) made a quality start against the Yankees on Saturday as he allowed 2 runs on 3 hits and no walks while racking up 8 punchouts over 7.2 innings of work. The 31 year-old righty fired 82 of...

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    The New Joey Votto - July 24, 2021

    Joey Votto, 1B (CIN) Votto's contact rate is a career-low 73%. His swinging-strike rate is 11.4%, first season with a double-digit swinging-strike rate since 2010. For the last decade Votto has been one of the game's best contact-based, zone-conscious power...

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    Brandon Lowe is Back - July 24th, 2021

    Brandon Lowe, 2B/OF, TB Lowe has struggled for much of the 2021 campaign but has caught fire as of late. Since June 23rd, he is hitting .300 with eight homers and is leading the league with a 1.228 OPS. Lowe...