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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.

Adam Young - RotoBaller has written 331 articles so far, you can find them below.


Joe Ross Looks for Fourth Straight Win Monday

Washington Nationals right-hander Joe Ross will go for yet another win on Monday when he takes on the Pittsburgh Pirates on the road at PNC Park. Ross is 3-0 with a sparkling 0.50 ERA in his last three outings. However, he has only registered 11 strikeouts in 18 innings during that span. The Pirates are... Read More

5 months ago

Zac Gallen Gets Rematch With Colorado on Monday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Zac Gallen will face the Colorado Rockies for the second straight start on Monday. In his last start at Coors Field, Gallen allowed nine hits but somehow escaped with just two earned runs in four innings. Monday's matchup will be held in a much friendlier pitching environment in Arizona. The rookie righty... Read More

5 months ago

Robbie Ray is a Shaky Option Wednesday

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray has a tough matchup on tap Wednesday against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Ray is one of the best strikeout pitchers in all of baseball, but it's never easy navigating through the Rockies in their home park. The southpaw has fared reasonably well at Coors this year, pitching to... Read More

5 months ago

Nick Ahmed Stays Hot Tuesday

Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed continued his torrid stretch on Tuesday against the Colorado Rockies. Ahmed went 3-for-4 with a home run, triple and three RBI. It was the third straight game with a homer for the shortstop, who is now 6-for-12 during that stretch. Ahmed is no longer an all-glove type player, and he... Read More

5 months ago

Joe Ross Notches Win on Tuesday

Washington Nationals right-hander Joe Ross stayed hot on Tuesday with a win over the Cincinnati Reds. Ross tossed 6 2/3 innings, allowing just one run on five hits to go along with three strikeouts. It was the third straight victory for the righty, who has appeared to have found a groove late in the season.... Read More

5 months ago


Zac Gallen Escapes Coors Field Tuesday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Zac Gallen struggled on Tuesday but limited the damage against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Gallen allowed 10 baserunners in four innings of work, but he allowed just two runs and struck out three. Although he didn't qualify for the win, it was a reasonable outing in a tough pitching environment... Read More

5 months ago

Joe Ross Going for Third Straight Win

Washington Nationals right-hander Joe Ross will take the hill on Tuesday at home against the Cincinnati Reds. Ross will look to win his third straight decision after defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Francisco Giants in his last two starts. In that span, the righty threw 11 1/3 scoreless innings, allowing just four hits. The... Read More

5 months ago

Zack Wheeler Looks to Stay Hot Tuesday

New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler will take the bump on Tuesday against the Atlanta Braves. Wheeler has thrown 15 consecutive scoreless innings over his last two starts but won't have it easy on the road at SunTrust Park. The Braves are a bit short-handed without Dansby Swanson and Nick Markakis, but they are still... Read More

5 months ago

Zac Gallen Has Tough Matchup Tuesday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Zac Gallen will be tested on Tuesday when he goes on the road to Coors Field to take on the Colorado Rockies. The Rockies have one of the most extreme home/road splits of any team in baseball. When they are at home, they are always one of the most difficult matchups in... Read More

5 months ago

Ketel Marte Notches Two Hits Wednesday

Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Ketel Marte had another productive day at the plate Wednesday in a win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Marte went 2-for-3 with two singles, a walk and a stolen base. He also scored a run. The 25-year-old has been one of the biggest breakout stories in 2019. Marte is currently hitting .319... Read More

6 months ago


Joe Ross Posts Quality Start Wednesday

Washington Nationals right-hander Joe Ross was excellent on Wednesday in a win over the San Francisco Giants. Ross went six shutout innings, allowing just three hits to go along with five strikeouts. The young righty isn't the most reliable fantasy option, but he has proven to have swing-and-miss stuff in favorable matchups. His next matchup... Read More

6 months ago

Zac Gallen Impressive in Arizona Debut

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Zac Gallen dazzled in his D-backs debut on Wednesday in a win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Gallen went five innings, allowing no runs on just one hit to go along with six strikeouts. The righty improved his ERA on the season to a tidy 2.40. Although the D-backs parted ways with Zack... Read More

6 months ago

Jacob deGrom Earns Win Monday

New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom notched another win on Monday over the Miami Marlins. DeGrom tossed seven innings, allowing one run on five hits to go along with eight strikeouts. The righty improved his record to an even 7-7 on the season to go along with an impressive 2.77 ERA. DeGrom has looked like... Read More

6 months ago

Jacob deGrom Has Juicy Matchup Monday

New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom has one of the prime matchups on Monday when he takes on the Miami Marlins at Citi Field. DeGrom has won two of his last three outings against Miami, with the most recent victory coming on July 14. He has also posted an impressive 1.97 ERA since June 1.... Read More

6 months ago

Taylor Clarke Solid on Sunday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Taylor Clarke put together another nice outing on Sunday against the Washington Nationals. Clarke threw 5 2/3 innings, allowing three runs on four hits to go along with three strikeouts. He was given a no-decision. The young righty has been better of late, allowing just five earned runs in his last 17... Read More

6 months ago


Noah Syndergaard Shuts Down Pirates Sunday

New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard had another masterful performance on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Syndergaard tossed seven innings of one-run ball, allowing just three hits while striking out three batters. The victory improved the ace to 8-5 on the season and lowered his ERA to a more respectable 3.96. Syndergaard is on fire... Read More

6 months ago

Steven Matz Worth a Look Friday

New York Mets left-hander Steven Matz will take the ball on Friday on the road against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Since being moved to the bullpen several weeks back, Matz has come back with a vengeance as a starter. In his last three starts, the lefty is 1-0 with a 1.89 ERA and is coming off... Read More

6 months ago

Joe Ross Will Start on Friday

Washington Nationals right-hander Joe Ross will get the start against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. In his last appearance, Ross was used as a bulk reliever, but this time he will be out there right away against a decent Arizona offense. The righty has struggled this season to a 9.85 ERA and has allowed... Read More

6 months ago

Robbie Ray Looks to Stay Hot Friday

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray will face a difficult matchup on Friday against the Washington Nationals. After several days of speculation regarding Ray's trade status, the southpaw remains in Arizona and is now presumably the top rotation option. He will be greeted by a Nationals team that just finished off a scorching-hot July. However, Ray... Read More

6 months ago

Carson Kelly Goes Yard Tuesday

Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Carson Kelly continued his impressive rookie season on Tuesday in a win over the New York Yankees. Kelly went 2-for-4 with a solo home run. It was the rookie catcher's 14th home run of the season and he raised his batting average to .273 in the process. At this point, Kelly is... Read More

6 months ago


Christian Walker Homers on Tuesday

Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Christian Walker had a productive day at the plate Tuesday in a win over the New York Yankees. Walker went 2-for-3 with a home run, walk and run scored. The first baseman took starter J.A. Happ deep with a line drive that just got over the Yankees Stadium right-field wall. It... Read More

6 months ago

Taylor Clarke Impressive on Tuesday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Taylor Clarke was great on Tuesday in a win over the New York Yankees. Clarke went 5 1/3 innings, allowing no earned runs on three hits to go along with six strikeouts. After an awful start to his D-backs career, Clarke has really turned it around of late. He still is just... Read More

6 months ago

Ketel Marte Homers on Monday

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Ketel Marte stayed hot on Monday in a loss against the Miami Marlins. Marte went 2-for-4 with a home run, walk and three RBI. The home run was his 23rd of the season to go along with an impressive .320 batting average. It appears that Marte will not be slowing down anytime... Read More

6 months ago

Merrill Kelly Hit Hard on Monday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Merrill Kelly took the loss on Monday against the Miami Marlins, getting tagged for seven runs through six innings. He allowed seven hits and struck out only four. This was a disappointing outing from the rookie righty, who should have had an easier time with the lowly Marlins in a pitcher-friendly park.... Read More

6 months ago

Patrick Corbin Earns Win Monday

Washington Nationals left-hander Patrick Corbin tossed a quality start and earned a win over the Atlanta Braves on Monday. Corbin went six innings, allowing two earned runs on five hits to go along with eight strikeouts. The victory improved the southpaw's record to 9-5 on the season and his ERA now sits at 3.23. Corbin... Read More

6 months ago


Merrill Kelly in a Tough Spot Thursday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Merrill Kelly won't have an easy matchup on Thursday against the Milwaukee Brewers. Kelly has been respectable this season for the D-backs, posting a 7-9 record with a 3.93 ERA. Unfortunately, the righty isn't much of a strikeout pitcher, and he will need to miss bats against a dangerous Brewers lineup. However,... Read More

6 months ago

Stephen Strasburg Will Be Tested Thursday

Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg will face a difficult Atlanta Braves team on the road at SunTrust Park on Thursday. Strasburg has had success against the Braves this season, sporting a 2-0 record with a 3.46 ERA in two starts. However, the Braves still remain one of the most dangerous offenses in the National League... Read More

6 months ago

Noah Syndergaard Has Interesting Matchup Thursday

New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard will take the mound Thursday on the road against the red-hot San Francisco Giants. The Giants are coming off a four-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies in which the offense could not be stopped. Syndergaard, however, is a much more talented pitcher than what the Giants saw through four... Read More

6 months ago

Carson Kelly Leaves the Yard Wednesday

Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Carson Kelly had another productive day at the plate Wednesday in a win over the Texas Rangers. Kelly went 2-for-5 with a home run, two RBI and three runs scored. The home run was Kelly's 11th to go along with a solid .272 batting average. At an extremely thin catching position, you... Read More

6 months ago

Jake Lamb Collects Two Hits Wednesday

Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb went 2-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI, two walks and two runs scored on Wednesday in a win over the Texas Rangers. Lamb had gotten off to a slow start this season before an injury derailed him for several months. However, in his last seven games, Lamb is hitting... Read More

6 months ago


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