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    NL Player Analysis- June 10, 2021

    Mookie Betts-Dodgers-OF Mookie Betts was 2-4 with an HR (6), 2 R, 1 RBI, and a stolen base (6) against the Pirates. Betts has been a disappointment to fantasy owners given his .255 AVG and 6 HR. The good news...

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    Scherzer and deGrom Exit Early - June 12, 2021

    Max Scherzer (SP-WSH) left Friday's start against the Giants after recording just one out (on 12 pitches) because of an apparent lower-body injury. The 36 year-old ace was in the midst of a rebound season, as he now owns a...

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    Trust Gomber and Risk Getting Gombered? - June 10, 2021

    Austin Gomber (SP-COL) - Is it time to start trusting Gomber again? The Rockies' lefty held the Marlins to one run over five innings on Wednesday to lower his ERA to 3.95. Remember that time in April when many trusted...

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    AL Player Analysis- June 10, 2021

    Kyle Gibson- P- TEX- Hot- After not lasting long enough to pick up a quality start last time out (no runs allowed but only 5.1 IP) Gibson was back on form yesterday afternoon. He allowed 2 runs on 4 hits...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 10, 2021

    Justin Turner propelled the Dodgers to a 2-1 victory over the Pirates by going 3-for-5 with a pair of solo homers. Turner accounted for both LA runs with solo shots in the first and third innings -- his first round-trippers...

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    Framblin' Man - June 9th, 2021

    Gary Sanchez, New York Yankees - Gary Sanchez hit his 7th homer of the season. Sanchez's triple slash is sitting at .217/.333/.406 and he's coming off the month of May where he slashed .213/.333/.443. Four of his homers came last...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 9, 2021

    Ronald Acuna Jr went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run, two runs scored, three RBIs, and a walk on Tuesday against the Phillies. Acuna's biggest hit of the night nearly left the entire stadium, as his third-inning solo shot...

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    NL Daily Player Notes - June 8th, 2021

    Brandon Crawford (SS - SF) - Crawford was 5-12 with 2 2Bs and a HR over the weekend against the Cubs, continuing his late-career resurgence. I firmly believe that most of this is legitimate, as the new coaching staff that...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 8, 2021

    Dylan Bundy finally picked up his first win of the season on Monday after limiting the Royals to two runs on six hits and no walks with two strikeouts over 5 2/3 innings. After losing all six of his decisions...

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    NL Player Analysis- June 6, 2021

    Max Fried-Braves-SP Max Fried went 6 IP and gave up 1 ER on 6 H, 0 BB, and 4 K's against the Dodgers. On the year, Fried has a 4.63 ERA and 1.48 WHIP through his first nine starts. He...

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    Is Dylan Cease Breaking Out? - June 7, 2021

    Dylan Cease (SP-CHW) dazzled against the Tigers on Sunday afternoon, tossing 7 shutout innings in which he scattered 5 hits and a walk while racking up 10 punchouts. He tossed 67 of his 99 pitches for strikes in the outing....

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    Weekly AL Report - June 6th, 2021

    IN THE FIELD Ryan Jeffers is going to get an extended run behind the plate after Mitch Garver underwent groin surgery this week. On Wednesday Jeffers went 2-4 with a home run and two RBI. He's worth a look in...

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    NL Player Analysis- June 6, 2021

    Jonathan India- 3B- CIN- Hot- India went 2-for-4 with a homer, double, and walk yesterday. He has collected 2 hits in 4 of the last 5 games where he started, with 2 homers, 4 runs, 3 RBI, and a steal....

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    OF/C Eric Haase Slugs 2 more HR - June 6 2021

    Eric Haase (OF/C-DET) Haase smashed his 6th and 7th home runs of the Season Saturday. Anyone that took a chance on Haase a few weeks ago is reaping some strong power benefits as Haase has posted a .656 slug% thanks...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 5, 2021

    Zack Greinke notched a complete-game victory on Friday, yielding just one run on six hits and one walk with three strikeouts against the Blue Jays. In a game where Houston scored 13 runs, Greinke certainly could have departed early with...

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    Scherzer Deals Again - June 5, 2021

    Max Scherzer (SP-WSH) threw 7.2 strong innings against the Phillies on Friday, allowing just 1 run on 5 hits and a walk while racking up 9 strikeouts. He tossed 70 of his 108 pitches for strikes in the contest. The...

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    Is it Time to Take Austin Gomber Seriously? - June 4, 2021

    Austin Gomber, SP, COL Gomber pitched well yet again on Thursday, tossing 6 shutout innings, while allowing just 3 hits, and striking out 6 without a BB. Over his last 5 starts, he has compiled a 1.53 ERA, with an...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 3rd, 2021

    Austin Meadows, OF, TB Meadows went 2 for 5 with a homer and five RBI on Thursday afternoon. The Rays' outfielder has been red-hot recently and is now riding a seven-game hitting streak. Meadows is 11-25 with five home runs...

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    AL Player Analysis- June 2, 2021

    Jordan Montgomery-Yankees-SP Jordan Montgomery went 6.1 IP and gave up 1 ER on 5 H, 2 BB, and 6 K's against the Rays. Montgomery has a 3.92 ERA and 1.12 WHIP through his first eleven starts. The skills are solid...

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    Billy Hamilton Has Pop? - AL Player Analysis 6/2

    Billy Hamilton, Chicago White Sox - So Billy Hamilton has a .203 ISO. That's actually a thing that's happening in 2021. He doubled on Tuesday and advanced to third on the throw home, and then scored after the ball kicked...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 2, 2021

    Patrick Wisdom (1B/3B-CHC) Wisdom slugged his 4th HR of the season among 2 hits and drove in 2. It would be hard to find a hotter hitter right now, but Wisdom has stepped for the Cubs and has now slugged...

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    AL Daily Player Notes - June 1st, 2021

    Jose Urquidy (SP - HOU) - Whatever I wrote about Urquidy 6 weeks ago, just disregard it. Whatever was wrong with him was clearly fixed on Monday, as he looked as dominant for the first 5 innings as anyone I've...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 1, 2021

    Fernando Tatis Jr. went 1-for-3 with a solo homer, two runs scored, and a walk on Monday against the Cubs. Tatis accounted for both Padres runs in their 7-2 loss, scoring the game's first run in the second inning after...

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    More of the Same from Lucas Giolito - May 31, 2021

    Lucas Giolito (SP-CHW) dazzled against the Orioles on Sunday as he gave up 1 run on 3 hits and 3 walks while racking up a dozen punchouts over 7 innings of work. The righty threw 70 of his 108 offerings...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 31, 2021

    Charlie Blackmon propelled the Rockies to a 4-3 victory over the Pirates on Sunday, going 3-for-4 with two doubles, a triple, two runs, two RBIs, and a walk. Blackmon had a hand in all four of Colorado's runs. First, he...

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    The Wheel(er)s Keep on Rolling - NL Player Analysis, May 30th, 2021

    Zack Wheeler, Philadelphia Phillies - Goodness gracious Zack Wheeler is on a completely different level right now. Saturday he struck out 14 Rays' batters over seven innings, the third straight outing of 10+ strikeouts and at least seven innings pitched....

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    AL Player Analysis - May 30, 2021

    Carlos Correa went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run, three RBIs, and two walks on Saturday vs. the Padres. Correa stuffed the stat sheet in Houston's 11-8 loss to San Diego, reaching base four times and belting his eighth...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 29, 2021

    Randall Grichuk (OF-TOR) Grichuk went 3-5 with 2 doubles, 3 runs scored and an RBI. As much attention as the Young Blue Jay Bats have gotten perhaps no-one better then Grichuk has helped the team stay a float in the...

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    Alzolay Delivers Again - May 29, 2021

    Adbert Alzolay (SP-CHC) earned the win against the Reds on Friday afternoon as he tossed 5.2 scoreless innings in which he gave up 5 hits and walked 3 while fanning 6. The 26 year-old righty tossed 65 of his 103...

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    Tommy Pham is Doing Things Again - May 28, 2021

    Tommy Pham, OF, SD Pham went 2-5 with a double and a run scored against the Brewers on Thursday. Don't look now, but Pham is starting to do things again out of the leadoff spot for the Padres. Over his...

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    NL Player Analysis- May 26, 2021

    Tommy Edman-Cardinals-2B Tommy Edman was 2-4 with 2 HR (4), 2 R, and 2 RBI against the White Sox. Edman is hitting .275 with 4 HR, 25 R, 14 RBI, and 9 SB. He has been a true five-category contributor...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 28, 2021

    Shane Bieber improved to 5-3 on Thursday after limiting the Tigers to one run on one hit and four walks with 12 strikeouts over seven innings. Bieber was in top form against the lowly Tigers, holding them scoreless through six...

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    Civale Spins a Gem - May 26th, 2021

    Aaron Civale, Cleveland Indians - Aaron Civale pitched into the ninth but didn't record an out, so he finished the outing with one run over eight innings and six strikeouts. He allowed just six hits and one walk but did...

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    Civale Spins a Gem - May 26th, 2021

    Aaron Civale, Cleveland Indians - Aaron Civale pitched into the ninth but didn't record an out, so he finished the outing with one run over eight innings and six strikeouts. He allowed just six hits and one walk but did...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 26th, 2021

    Craig Kimbrel, RP, CHC Kimbrel collected his 10th save of the season against the Pirates on Tuesday night. He gave up a leadoff double but was able to get the next three hitters to protect the Cubs' one-run lead successfully....

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    Snell Struggles Again - May 25, 2021

    Blake Snell (SP-SD) lasted just 3.2 innings against the Brewers on Monday evening as he gave up 5 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks while fanning 7. The 28 year-old southpaw threw just 45 of his 81 pitches for...