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About Adam Young - RotoBaller

Hi, I'm Adam Young. I am an avid fantasy sports player and strive to provide the best analysis possible to help you succeed in your leagues. I'm a fan of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Green Bay Packers and Denver Nuggets, so as you can imagine people give me weird looks when I tell them that. I graduated from Monmouth University in 2015 and majored in Communications with a minor in Sports Communication.

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Stephen Strasburg In a Tough Spot Wednesday

Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg will be tested on Wednesday in a road start against the Minnesota Twins. The Twins remain one of the most powerful lineups in all of baseball, and Strasburg will have to face a designated hitter instead of the opposing pitcher in the lineup. Still, he remains a must-start due to... Read More

4 months ago

Robbie Ray Has Favorable Matchup

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray has a very good chance to post a quality start on Wednesday in a start against the New York Mets. Ray left his last start with a blister on his finger, but has been deemed healthy enough to start. The southpaw will see a ballpark upgrade pitching at Citi Field... Read More

4 months ago

Zack Wheeler Earns Win Tuesday

New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler was excellent on Tuesday in a win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Wheeler threw seven innings, allowing just one run on seven hits to go along with seven strikeouts. It was Wheeler's 11th win of the season and he lowered his ERA to 4.21 in the process. The righty is... Read More

4 months ago

Eduardo Escobar Leaves the Yard Tuesday

Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Eduardo Escobar went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI on Tuesday in a loss to the New York Mets. Escobar's homer was his 34th of the season to go along with an eye-popping 112 RBI. This is clearly the veteran's best season of his career, and as long as... Read More

4 months ago

Zac Gallen Posts Another Quality Start Tuesday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Zac Gallen was brilliant again on Tuesday in a tough-luck loss to the New York Mets. Gallen threw six innings, allowing three runs on five hits to go along with nine strikeouts. The rookie's stuff was so good that he struck out the Mets' Jeff McNeil in all three of his first... Read More

4 months ago


Robbie Ray Looks for Another Win Friday

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray will look to keep the D-backs win streak going on Friday when he travels to take on the Cincinnati Reds. Ray has won his last two starts and shouldn't have too much trouble against a strikeout-prone Reds lineup. However, it will be up to Ray to be efficient with his... Read More

5 months ago

Patrick Corbin Faces Challenge Friday

Washington Nationals left-hander Patrick Corbin will be tested again on Friday night against the Atlanta Braves. Corbin has had success against Atlanta this season, pitching to a 3.27 ERA in 11 innings. However, Atlanta remains one of the toughest matchups for right-handers in all of baseball. Still, Corbin has enough strikeout upside to warrant starting... Read More

5 months ago

Steven Matz Hopes to Continue Surge

New York Mets left-hander Steven Matz will look to stay hot on Friday when he takes the mound against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field. Matz has looked like a different pitcher in the second half and has been a serviceable option. He will face a boom or bust Philadelphia lineup Friday in a pitcher-friendly... Read More

5 months ago

Anibal Sanchez Struggles on Wednesday

Washington Nationals right-hander Anibal Sanchez had a poor start on Wednesday against the New York Mets. Sanchez tossed five innings, allowing seven runs on eight hits to go along with just two strikeouts. The outing raised his ERA to 4.11 on the season. Sanchez was bound to have some regression late in the season after... Read More

5 months ago

Archie Bradley Earns Another Save

Arizona Diamondbacks closer Archie Bradley came out of the pen and earned another save in Wednesday's win over the San Diego Padres. Bradley tossed 2/3 of an inning, allowing no hits and one walk. It was the reliever's 12th save of the season. It hasn't been pretty for Bradley this season, but he's seeing consistent... Read More

5 months ago


Ketel Marte Cracks Grand Slam Wednesday

Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder Ketel Marte blew the game open on Wednesday with a grand slam in a win over the San Diego Padres. Marte finished his monster night 3-for-4 with the grand slam and four RBI. It was the 25-year-old's 30th home run of the season in what has been a true breakout campaign.... Read More

5 months ago

Alex Young Mediocre on Sunday

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Alex Young failed to complete five innings on Sunday against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Young went 4 1/3 innings, allowing two runs on five hits to go along with five strikeouts. For fantasy owners brave enough to stream the southpaw in a matchup against the Dodgers, they were probably disappointed that Young... Read More

5 months ago

Marcus Stroman Tosses Quality Start Sunday

New York Mets right-hander Marcus Stroman pitched well enough to win on Sunday but was hit with a no-decision against the Philadelphia Phillies. Stroman tossed six innings, allowing two runs on seven hits to go along with six strikeouts. The righty induced six ground ball outs to only one flyout, which is typically his formula... Read More

5 months ago

Patrick Corbin Earns Another Win Sunday

Washington Nationals left-hander Patrick Corbin was solid on Sunday in a win over the Miami Marlins. Corbin went six innings, allowing three runs on three hits to go along with eight strikeouts. The victory was the southpaw's 11th of the season, and he now holds a 3.19 ERA. Corbin will face a difficult matchup next... Read More

5 months ago

Noah Syndergaard Hopes to Stay Hot Wednesday

New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard has been one of the best pitchers in baseball since the All-Star break, and he will have a chance to build on that Wednesday in a home start against the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs are not nearly as dangerous a team on the road, and the right-hander sports a... Read More

5 months ago


Max Scherzer Has Elite Matchup Wednesday

Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer has one of the best possible matchups on Wednesday. Scherzer will take the bump at home against the light-hitting Baltimore Orioles in his second start back from the injured list. The ace struggled a bit in his first start back, allowing a run in only four innings pitched against the... Read More

5 months ago

Peter Alonso Cracks Another Home Run Tuesday

New York Mets first baseman Peter Alonso stayed hot on Tuesday in a loss against the Chicago Cubs. Alonso went 1-for-4 with a home run off Yu Darvish. It was the rookie's 42nd home run of the season. Alonso is smashing all kind of rookie records for the Mets this season and remains one of... Read More

5 months ago

Trea Turner Smacks Two Hits Tuesday

Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner was the lone bright spot on Tuesday in a loss to the Baltimore Orioles. Turner went 2-for-4 with a triple in the 2-0 loss to the O's. It was the young shortstop's fifth triple of the season. Turner has been extremely productive atop the Nationals order this season, hitting .302... Read More

5 months ago

Patrick Corbin Solid on Tuesday

Washington Nationals left-hander Patrick Corbin took a hard-luck loss on Tuesday against the Baltimore Orioles. Corbin pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on four hits to go along with nine strikeouts. The southpaw coughed up two runs in the first inning but settled down nicely after that. Unfortunately, the Nationals offense was shut out and... Read More

5 months ago

Marcus Stroman Hit With Loss Tuesday

New York Mets right-hander Marcus Stroman struggled on Tuesday in a loss to the Chicago Cubs. Stroman pitched six innings, but allowed four runs on six hits and two walks. He struck out seven. Stroman kept the ball in the infield with nine ground ball outs, but he was also touched up for two home... Read More

5 months ago


Mike Leake Dominates on Tuesday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Mike Leake earned a win on Tuesday over the San Francisco Giants. Leake went 7 1/3 innings, allowing just two runs on four hits to go along with two strikeouts. He succeeded with 11 ground ball outs despite the low strikeout total. At this point of the season, Leake isn't someone to... Read More

5 months ago

Mike Leake Could Break Out of Slump Tuesday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Mike Leake will look to string together a quality start on Tuesday on the road against the San Francisco Giants. Leake has been a disaster with the D-backs thus far, going 0-2 with an 8.02 ERA in four starts. However, things could not be more favorable for the righty on Tuesday, as... Read More

5 months ago

Marcus Stroman Looks For Win Tuesday

New York Mets right-hander Marcus Stroman will look to bounce back on Tuesday in a start against the Chicago Cubs. Stroman was limited to just four innings in his last outing due to left hamstring tightness. The righty has been confirmed as a starter Tuesday and gets to face a struggling Cubs team in a... Read More

5 months ago

Patrick Corbin Has Plus Matchup Tuesday

Washington Nationals left-hander Patrick Corbin has one of the best matchups on the board Tuesday when he takes on the Baltimore Orioles in his home ballpark. Corbin has been a consistent pitcher in terms of ERA and strikeouts this season and should be one of the top options on Tuesday against the light-hitting O's. Win... Read More

5 months ago

Eduardo Escobar Stays Hot Monday

Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Eduardo Escobar added to his impressive RBI total on Monday with a 2-for-5 performance. Escobar singled twice and drove in two runs, giving him an impressive 103 RBI on the year, good for fourth in the National League. As long as the veteran infielder continues to see consistent at-bats in the... Read More

5 months ago


Alex Young Earns Sixth Win Monday

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Alex Young stifled the San Francisco Giants on Monday to improve to 6-3 on the season. Young tossed 5 1/3 innings, allowing just one earned run on four hits to go along with four strikeouts. The southpaw has given the D-backs a solid back-end arm in the rotation and can be relied... Read More

5 months ago

Steven Matz Hopes to Stay Hot Tuesday

New York Mets left-hander Steven Matz will look to continue his hot stretch on the mound Tuesday when he takes on the Cleveland Indians at Citi Field. Matz has posted a 3.06 ERA in his last six starts and has looked like a totally different pitcher since his demotion to the bullpen last month. Unfortunately,... Read More

5 months ago

Stephen Strasburg an Elite Option Tuesday

Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg should be one of the top options at pitcher Tuesday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates have struggled mightily at the plate of late and will face Strasburg, who is 15-5 with a 3.82 ERA on the season. Pittsburgh is one of the toughest teams to strike out, however,... Read More

5 months ago

Alex Young Looks to Get Back on Track Tuesday

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Alex Young will look to bounce back on Tuesday in a start against the Colorado Rockies. Young is coming off his worst start of the season when he allowed five runs against the San Francisco Giants. The southpaw is winless in his last two starts, but he draws a favorable matchup Tuesday.... Read More

5 months ago

Ketel Marte Back in the Lineup Monday

Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder Ketel Marte (back) will return to the lineup on Monday against the Colorado Rockies. Marte had missed the previous two games with the injury but is healthy enough to slot back into the No. 2 spot in the D-backs order. The 25-year-old faces a favorable matchup against Rockies starter Chi Chi... Read More

5 months ago


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