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    AL Daily Notes - April 21, 2014

    Ivan Nova -- After leaving Saturday's start with a sore elbow, it was revealed yesterday that Ivan Nova has a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament. He's been placed on the DL and, in all likelihood, will be undergoing Tommy John...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 21, 2014

    Troy Tulowitzki (SS-COL) - The Colorado shortstop had a great day at the plate on Sunday, going 3-for-3 with two doubles, two walks, and two runs scored. Through 18 games, he's now hitting an incredible .393/.493/.661 and despite a high...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 19, 2014

    Player Analysis from the Senior Circuit on April 19th

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    AL Player Analysis - April 20, 2014

    Jonathan Singleton, Houston Astros: Jonathan Singleton launched a pair of homers in AAA Saturday and with the complete lack of production at first base this year, he could be the next Astros top prospect to get called up to the...

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    NL Player Analysis-April 18, 2014

    Nate Eovaldi (SP, Miami) Nate Eovaldi is an upside candidate because of his outstanding velocity. His FB Velo near 96 MPH is holding steady early in the season, his K/9 is up, and his walks are artificially low. He pitched...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 19, 2014

    Yangervis Solarte (3B-NYA). Solarte continued with his hot start to the season, going 1 for 3 with a run scored, to run his season line to .370/.452/.556. If you're a Solarte owner, enjoy the ride while you can. His current...

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    AL Daily Notes - April 18, 2014

    Chris Colabello (1B-MIN): Chris Colabello had himself quite the doubleheader against the Blue Jays, going 5 for 7 with 1 run, 4 RBI, and 1 BB to push his season line to .357/.410/.571. Stories have emerged about Colabello's adjustments during...

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    NL Daily Notes - April 18, 2014

    Ben Revere (OF-PHI) - Revere appears to have recovered from a rib injury, as he's started the last two games against the Braves. He was 3-for-4 with an RBI Thursday, driving in the game's only run. The game took Revere...

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    AL Daily Notes - April 17th, 2014

    Dallas Keuchel - Keuchel posted his second straight quality start Wednesday, going 6 innings and allowing 6 hits and 2 runs to KC, walking 1 and striking out 5. Keuchel has had a nice little velocity jump thus far (and...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 17, 2014

    Julio Teheran (SP-ATL) - Julio Teheran was a popular breakout candidate in 2014 after flashing his ace potential in the second half of 2013. Despite lacking the strikeout rate he showed last year, Teheran has continued his fantastic performance into...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 16, 2014

    Stephen Strasburg, Washington Nationals - After dominating the Marlins last time out, Stephen Strasburg was roughed up Tuesday by the Fish and lasted just four innings with an ugly line of 6 runs on 8 hits while striking out 5....

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    NL Player Notes- April 15, 2014

    Mike Fiers- MIL- Idea- I went to the Nashville Sounds game on Sunday and saw Fiers pitch. He was dominant, throwing 6.2 scoreless IP and allowing 5 hits and a walk while striking out 5. Of his 96 pitches, 60...

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    AL Daily Notes - April 15th, 2014

    Jesse Chavez - Chavez was brilliant on Monday, showing off the two attributes that have led to his ridiculously hot spring: improved control and a flashy new high GB rate. Lest you think that chavez is feasting on weak offenses,...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 14, 2014

    John Axford -- Axford has been a mess of contradictions this year, and it continued tonight as he blew his first save of the year after converting his first four. Despite an 8.4 BB/9 and 4.88 xFIP, Axford entered the...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 14, 2014

    Aaron Harang (SP-ATL). Harang's magical mystery tour continued on Sunday afternoon, as he held the Nationals to 1 run over six innings, while striking out 5. Harang has now put up a 0.96 ERA and 17:6 K:BB ratio over his...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 12, 2014

    Player Analysis for the Senior Circuit for the night of April 12th.

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    AL Player Analysis - April 13, 2014

    James Shields (SP - KC) - James Shields put in a clunker of a performance on Saturday, yielding seven runs on 6 hits, 2 HRs, and 3 BBs. It didn't hurt as bad for fantasy owners because he was only...

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    NL Player Analysis-April 11, 2014

    Devin Mesoraco (C-CINN) Devin Mesoraco entered the game hitting .500 and he continued his strong performance with a double and a walk in the game. Relegated to a part time role under Dusty Baker in the beginning of his career,...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 12, 2014

    Kyle Gibson, Minnesota Twins - Kyle Gibson moved to 2-0 on the year with 6.1 innings of one run baseball Friday against the Royals. He was able to keep the ball on the ground forcing 11 GB outs against 5...

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    NL Daily Notes - April 11, 2014

    Starling Marte (OF-PIT) - Marte was 2-for-4 with a walk and his third stolen base Thursday against the Cubs. He's continuing to leadoff, batting .297/.409/.405 through the team's first nine games. Marte was in a mini 3-for-16 slump, so Thursday's...

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    AL Player Notes- April 11, 2014

    Jim Johnson- OAK- Drop Value- Johnson is out as the Oakland closer after a bad start with his new team. He will be replaced by a committee that sounds like a cast of thousands. This isn't very surprising if you've...

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    NL Daily Notes - April 10, 2014

    Ervin Santana (SP-ATL): Ervin Santana logged an impressive debut for the Braves, tossing 8 shutout innings of 3-hit, 6-strikeout baseball. The righty was quite efficient in the outing, only needing 88 pitches, inducing plenty of groundballs and working the whole...

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    AL Player Analysis- April 9th, 2014

    Elvis Andrus (SS-TEX) Elvis Andrus stretched his hitting streak to 8 games with a 1 for 4 outing against Boston in Fenway today. Andrus is batting over .300 on the year. He is a prolific base stealer as he demonstrated...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 8, 2014

    Chris Johnson, Atlanta Braves - Chris Johnson extended his hitting streak to seven games Tuesday and is now triple slashing .308/.321/.534 in '14. In 2013 Johnson was labeled as having great BABIP luck (.394) which was much higher than any...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 9, 2014

    Chris Johnson, Atlanta Braves - Chris Johnson extended his hitting streak to seven games Tuesday and is now triple slashing .308/.321/.534 in '14. In 2013 Johnson was labeled as having great BABIP luck (.394) which was much higher than any...

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    NL Player Analysis-April 5, 2014

    Chris Owings, (SS-ARI) Chris Owings is a young player to watch. He is 22 years old and won the SS competition on the Arizona club earlier this week. When a club decides to pass over the superior defender at SS,...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 8, 2014

    Jacoby Ellsbury (OF-NYY). Due to Mark Teixeira's injury, Ellsbury batted third in the Yankees' order on Monday afternoon for the second consecutive day. Ellsbury went 2 for 4 with an RBI and a CS, putting his season line at .360/.429/.440....

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    AL Player Analysis - April 8, 2014

    Jacoby Ellsbury (OF-NYY). Due to Mark Teixeira's injury, Ellsbury batted third in the Yankees' order on Monday afternoon for the second consecutive day. Ellsbury went 2 for 4 with an RBI and a CS, putting his season line at .360/.429/.440....

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    NL Player Analysis - April 8, 2014

    Tyson Ross (SP - SD) - The Padres and Indians game was rained out on Monday so Tyson Ross will have his start pushed to Tuesday. Ross struggled a bit in his debut against the Dodgers last week, throwing just...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 7, 2014

    Ryan Zimmerman (3B - WAS) - Zimmerman missed Sunday's game due to shoulder inflammation. An MRI revealed that there was no structural damage so this doesn't seem like a major issue yet. The Nationals have a day off on Monday...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 6, 2014

    R.A. Dickey, Toronto Blue Jays - R.A. Dickey pitched like it was 2012 Saturday against the Yankees, giving up zero runs and five hits over 6.2 innings. He struck out six Yankee hitters en-route to his first victory of 2014...

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    AL Daily Notes - April 4, 2014

    Marcus Semien (3B-CHW): Marcus Semien went 1 for 4, belting his 1st homer of the season. All totaled he scored 2 runs, drove in 2, and added a walk. This is a welcomed sight for Semien and his owners, and...

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    NL Daily Notes - April 4, 2014

    Tanner Roark (SP-WAS) - Roark took the early lead over Taylor Jordan to remain in the rotation once Doug Fister returns from a back injury. Thursday, Roark held the Mets to a pair of runs on six hits over six...

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    AL Player Analysis-April 2, 2014

    In depth analysis from the American League on April 2nd.

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    NL Daily Notes - April 3

    B.J. Upton (OF-ATL): B.J. Upton went 1 for 4 with 2 K's and 1 SB. Through 3 games, Upton is 1 for 12 with 6 K's and 0 BB's and looks to be carrying over the extreme contact issues he...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 2, 2014

    Seth Smith, San Diego Padres: Smith is tied with Brandon Belt and Freddie Freeman for the NL homerun lead after going 2-3 with a homer Tuesday evening. Smith puts together four straight 14+ homeruns seasons with Colorado and Oakland from...