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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.


Taylor Clarke Earns Win on Wednesday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Taylor Clarke pitched well on Wednesday in a win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Clarke went five innings, allowing just two runs on three hits to go along with three strikeouts. It was a nice rebound performance for the young righty, who has struggled this season for the D-backs in the starting... Read More

7 months ago

Ketel Marte Remains Scorching Hot

Although he did not start on Wednesday, Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Ketel Marte stayed hot at the plate with a base hit in his lone pinch-hit appearance. Marte is going through a ridiculous stretch that has seen him go 22-for-34 at the dish, while raising his batting average to .316 in the process. The young... Read More

7 months ago

Patrick Corbin Has Great Matchup Wednesday

Washington Nationals left-hander Patrick Corbin enters Wednesday with a juicy matchup against the Miami Marlins. In addition to being one of the worst offenses in baseball, Corbin tossed a complete-game shutout in his last start against Miami. He struck out five in that outing. The southpaw is coming off a quality start against the Philadelphia... Read More

7 months ago

Max Scherzer Dominates on Tuesday

Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer cruised to an easy win against the Miami Marlins on Tuesday. Scherzer went eight innings, allowing just one run on five hits to go along with 10 strikeouts. He improved to 7-5 on the season. The veteran ace has righted the ship after a rough start to the year and... Read More

7 months ago

Robbie Ray Takes Hard-Luck Loss Tuesday

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray was hit with a tough loss on Tuesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Ray tossed 6 1/3 innings, allowing three runs on four hits to go along with nine strikeouts. The southpaw was cruising through six innings before coughing up two runs in the seventh. The D-backs could not bail... Read More

7 months ago


Peter Alonso Goes Yard Again Sunday

New York Mets first baseman Peter Alonso went deep yet again Sunday against the Chicago Cubs. Alonso's home run was part of a 1-for-2 day with two walks. It was his eye-popping 27th round-tripper of the season with the calendar still reading June. At this point, the Mets slugger is one of the most feared... Read More

7 months ago

Jacob deGrom Posts Solid Outing Sunday

New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom threw another quality start on Sunday against the Chicago Cubs. DeGrom went six innings, allowing just two runs on eight hits to go along with nine strikeouts. The ace was lifted after just 97 pitches but left the game with a lead. Unfortunately, the bullpen coughed up the lead... Read More

7 months ago

Merrill Kelly Throws Quality Start Sunday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Merrill Kelly was solid on Sunday against the San Francisco Giants. Kelly went six innings, allowing just two runs on four hits to go along with nine strikeouts. The rookie righty has been in great form lately, and only a lack of run support kept him from earning his eighth win of... Read More

7 months ago

Robbie Ray Faces Familiar Foe on Thursday

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray will toe the rubber on Thursday against the Colorado Rockies. Ray has struggled against the Rockies this season, posting a 1-1 record with a 4.35 ERA in two starts. Thursday's game will be played in the friendly confines of Chase Field, but the Rockies are also one of the hottest... Read More

7 months ago

Ketel Marte Notches Three Hits on Wednesday

Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Ketel Marte stayed hot on Wednesday against the Colorado Rockies. Marte went 3-for-5 in the loss. The 25-year-old now has three straight three-hit games and is batting a cool .500 in his last nine games with five home runs. Marte has been one of the biggest surprises of the season thus... Read More

7 months ago


Zack Greinke Hit With Loss Wednesday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Zack Greinke took a rare loss on Wednesday against the Colorado Rockies. Greinke went seven innings, allowing five runs on 11 hits to go along with only two strikeouts. The veteran had been cruising through six innings before giving up three runs in the seventh that ended up being his downfall. Still,... Read More

7 months ago

Jon Gray Has Risky Matchup Wednesday

Colorado Rockies right-hander Jon Gray will be one of the more volatile pitching options on Wednesday on the road against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Besides being one of the better offenses in baseball, the D-backs have crushed Gray in the past three seasons to a 2-3 record with a 5.18 ERA. Arizona was stymied last night... Read More

7 months ago

Zack Greinke Has Good Matchup Wednesday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Zack Greinke has one of the safest floors on Wednesday in a start against the Colorado Rockies. Greinke has been very effective against Colorado in the last three seasons, going 5-3 with a 3.84 ERA despite some of those starts being in the hitters paradise of Coors Field. Wednesday's start will be... Read More

7 months ago

Jacob deGrom Twirls Gem on Tuesday

New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom brought his best stuff on Tuesday in a win over the Atlanta Braves. DeGrom tossed 8 1/3 innings of two-run ball, allowing just five hits while striking out 10. The win improved the righty's record to 4-6 on the season and lowered his ERA to 3.26 in the process.... Read More

7 months ago

Patrick Corbin Looks to Get Back in Win Column

Washington Nationals left-hander Patrick Corbin hopes to take the mound Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies after having his start Monday wiped out by a postponement. Corbin has been scuffling and has lost his last three starts, while raising his ERA to a 4.11 in the process. The Phillies are a boom-or-bust matchup, as they... Read More

7 months ago


Jacob deGrom Hopes to Cool Down Braves on Tuesday

New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom will look to shut down the red-hot Atlanta Braves on Tuesday in a matchup on the road. DeGrom is 1-6 in his last seven starts but has mostly been victimized by poor run support during that stretch. The Braves present a tough matchup, especially at SunTrust Park, but deGrom's... Read More

7 months ago

Merrill Kelly Looking for Another Win Tuesday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Merrill Kelly will look to make it four straight wins on Tuesday when he takes the bump against the Colorado Rockies. Kelly is 3-0 with a sparkling 0.81 ERA in his last three starts and has become one of Arizona's most reliable starters of late. He will face a tough test on... Read More

7 months ago

Zack Wheeler Struggles on Monday

New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler had a rough start against the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. Wheeler tossed six innings, allowing four earned runs on 10 hits to go along with just four strikeouts. The Braves consistently made contact against Wheeler, whose ERA jumped up to a disappointing 4.94 on the season. The young... Read More

7 months ago

Zack Godley Hit Hard in Relief Sunday

Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Godley struggled in relief on Sunday against the Washington Nationals. Godley followed spot starter Archie Bradley and gave up six runs on seven hits through 4 2/3 innings. He struck out three and walked one. The righty had been pitching extremely well in a relief role since being removed from the... Read More

7 months ago

Archie Bradley Blown Up in Spot Start Sunday

Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Archie Bradley was roughed up on Sunday in a spot start against the Washington Nationals. Bradley lasted only 1 1/3 innings, allowing four runs on five hits to go along with two strikeouts. The reliever's ERA now sits at a problematic 5.18 and the experiment as a starter did not go as... Read More

7 months ago


Ketel Marte Stays Hot on Sunday

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Ketel Marte had another monster day at the plate on Sunday against the Washington Nationals. Marte went 3-for-4 with a home run and three runs scored. The homer was the young outfielder's 20th of the season. Marte has shown immense power in 2019 and because of it now ranks as one of... Read More

7 months ago

Carson Kelly Close to a Must-Add at Catcher

Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Carson Kelly has been a pleasant surprise at backstop this season, hitting .256 with seven home runs and 20 RBI in 46 games. With the injury to Alex Avila (left calf), Kelly should see even more time behind the plate. Since the catcher position is so scarce, and Kelly now has almost... Read More

7 months ago

Trea Turner Collects Two Hits on Thursday

Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner was one of the lone bright spots on Thursday in a 5-0 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Turner went 2-for-4 and broke up Zack Greinke's no-hit bid in the seventh inning with an infield single to first base. The young shortstop is currently hitting .285 with five home runs and... Read More

7 months ago

Jacob deGrom Pitches Well on Thursday

New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom tossed a quality start on Thursday against the St. Louis Cardinals. DeGrom went seven innings, allowing just two runs on six hits to go along with eight strikeouts. The ace righty left with a lead but the Mets bullpen eventually blew the lead in the ninth inning before the... Read More

7 months ago

Carson Kelly Worth a Look at Catcher

Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Carson Kelly has been heating up lately and could be worth a look in mixed leagues. In his last 10 games, Kelly is hitting .333 with three home runs and eight RBI. Considering how thin the catcher position is, the 24-year-old is putting up very respectable numbers this season with a .264... Read More

7 months ago


Merrill Kelly Looks to Toss Another Quality Start Wednesday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Merrill Kelly will look to make it three straight quality starts on Wednesday when he takes on the Philadelphia Phillies. Kelly has gone at least seven innings in back-to-back starts and is 2-0 with a 1.27 ERA in the process. On Wednesday he will face a right-handed heavy Phillies team, albeit in... Read More

7 months ago

Ketel Marte Homers Again on Monday

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Ketel Marte made it two straight games with a long ball on Monday against the Philadelphia Phillies. Marte went 3-for-5 with a first inning home run and two runs scored in the victory. The young outfielder's 16th home run of the season was part of a D-backs back-to-back-to-back home run train to... Read More

7 months ago

David Peralta Launches Home Run Monday

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta left the yard on Monday in a win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Peralta went 1-for-4 with his ninth home run of the season in the first inning off Philadelphia starter Jerad Eickhoff. The home run was the third leg of a back-to-back-to-back home run spree to start the game for... Read More

7 months ago

Eduardo Escobar Has Monster Day on Monday

Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Eduardo Escobar absolutely mashed the ball on Monday in a win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Escobar went 4-for-5 with two home runs, a double and five RBI. The homers were his 16th and 17th of the season. Escobar raised his batting average to .299 with the big day and he has... Read More

7 months ago

Jason Vargas Faces Tough Test Monday

New York Mets left-hander Jason Vargas will look to stay hot on Monday when he faces the New York Yankees on the road. Vargas has been rolling his last few starts and is coming off a complete-game shutout of the San Francisco Giants last week. The Yankees, however, will present a much bigger challenge in... Read More

7 months ago


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