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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.


Ketel Marte Homers on Sunday

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Ketel Marte went 1-for-5 with a home run on Sunday in his team's win over the Toronto Blue Jays. The homer helped spark an eight-run inning for the D-backs and it was Marte's 15th of the season. The young outfielder has been a huge spark plug for the Arizona offense near the... Read More

8 months ago

Anthony Rendon Blasts Another Home Run Sunday

Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon left the yard again on Sunday in a win over the San Diego Padres. Rendon went 1-for-4 with a solo shot and two RBI. The homer was the third baseman's 12th of the season. At this stage, Rendon is as consistent as any position player in all of fantasy.... Read More

8 months ago

Noah Syndergaard Dominates on Sunday

New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard blew past the Colorado Rockies on Sunday afternoon. Syndergaard tossed seven shutout innings, allowing just one hit to go along with seven strikeouts. This was the vintage type of performance that fantasy owners have been expecting from the Mets ace all season. The victory improved his record to 4-4... Read More

8 months ago

Jacob deGrom Hit With Tough Loss Friday

New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom took a hard-luck loss on Friday against the Colorado Rockies. DeGrom went six innings, allowing just two runs on two hits to go along with 10 strikeouts. However, the Mets did not provide the righty with enough run support, dropping his record to 3-6 on the season. Despite the... Read More

8 months ago

David Peralta Goes Yard on Friday

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta had a great day at the plate on Friday in a win over the Toronto Blue Jays. Peralta went 3-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored. The home run was the outfielder's eighth of the season. Since returning from the IL, Peralta has given the D-backs... Read More

8 months ago


Merrill Kelly Wins Again Friday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Merrill Kelly tossed another quality start on Friday in a win over the Toronto Blue Jays. Kelly went seven innings, allowing just one run on three hits to go along with three strikeouts. The rookie lowered his ERA to a respectable 4.12 in the process. Kelly isn't too much of a strikeout... Read More

8 months ago

Peter Alonso Goes Yard on Tuesday

New York Mets first baseman Peter Alonso crushed another home run on Tuesday. Alonso was 2-for-4 on the evening with the long ball coming off San Francisco Giants starter Madison Bumgarner. The homer was Alonso's 20th of the season as he continues his power surge in a productive rookie season. Those who took a chance... Read More

8 months ago

Noah Syndergaard Hit With No-Decision Tuesday

New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard tossed a quality start on Tuesday against the San Francisco Giants. Syndergaard went 6 2/3 innings, allowing three runs on five hits to go along with four strikeouts. The low strikeout total was a bit disappointing, especially against a poor offense like the Giants. However, the Mets ace pitched... Read More

8 months ago

Anthony Rendon Continues to Mash

Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon had another great day at the plate on Tuesday in a win over the Chicago White Sox. Rendon went 2-for-5 with a double, home run and five RBI. The home run was his 11th and he raised his batting average to a cool .335 in the process. Rendon has... Read More

8 months ago

Stephen Strasburg Hit Hard on Tuesday

Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg struggled on Tuesday against the Chicago White Sox. Strasburg allowed five runs on five hits through five innings to go along with six strikeouts. He walked three. This was a matchup in which Strasburg was supposed to dominate, yet he left fantasy owners disappointed. However, the Nationals provided enough run... Read More

8 months ago


Taylor Clarke Respectable on Tuesday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Taylor Clarke had a reasonable outing on Tuesday against the red-hot Los Angeles Dodgers. Clarke pitched five innings, allowing three earned runs on four hits to go along with four strikeouts. The young righty was victimized by a Cody Bellinger two-run triple in the first inning and his offense provided him with... Read More

8 months ago

Noah Syndergaard Has Favorable Matchup Tuesday

New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard is poised to dominate on Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants. Syndergaard has had an up-and-down season in 2019, but Tuesday he will face the fourth worst offense in the league in terms of runs scored. Better yet, the righty will face San Francisco in his home park,... Read More

8 months ago

Christian Walker Goes Yard on Monday

Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Christian Walker went deep in Monday's loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Walker went 1-for-3 but provided the lone run off Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler, who dominated the D-backs. The young first baseman has been struggling of late, but he does have 11 home runs this season and showed vast... Read More

8 months ago

Robbie Ray Tosses Quality Start on Monday

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray was outstanding against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night. Ray went seven innings, allowing just three runs on six hits to go along with nine strikeouts. A Corey Seager three-run blast was the lone blemish in an otherwise efficient night for the left-hander, who now sports a 3.62 ERA... Read More

8 months ago

Robbie Ray Faces Tough Matchup on Monday

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray will be tested on Monday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Ray had a mediocre outing against Los Angeles earlier in the season, allowing three runs in five innings to go along with nine strikeouts. The southpaw will face the red-hot Dodgers at home in a pitcher-friendly Chase Field, but... Read More

8 months ago


Eduardo Escobar Homers Again on Sunday

Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Eduardo Escobar had another productive day at the plate on Sunday in a win over the New York Mets. Escobar went 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored. The home run was his 15th of the season and came off starting pitcher Steven Matz in the first... Read More

8 months ago

Steven Matz Takes the Loss Sunday

New York Mets left-hander Steven Matz failed to throw a quality start on Sunday in a loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Matz went six innings, allowing five runs on eight hits to go along with five strikeouts. The southpaw was touched up for three runs in the first inning, two on home runs, and the... Read More

8 months ago

Max Scherzer Could Dominate on Monday

Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer has a juicy matchup on Monday. He will take on the lowly Miami Marlins at home looking for his third win of the season. Although the Nationals are 2-9 in Scherzer's starts this season, this is perhaps the most favorable matchup in all of baseball. The veteran's advanced stats still... Read More

8 months ago

Zack Greinke Travels to Coors on Monday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Zack Greinke will look to earn another win on Monday when he takes the mound on the road against the Colorado Rockies. Normally, this is a nightmare place to pitch, but Greinke has been really solid pitching at Coors Field of late. In the last three seasons, the veteran sports a respectable... Read More

8 months ago

Jacob deGrom Has Tough Matchup on Monday

New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom will be tested again on Monday in a matchup against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers are second in the league in runs scored and the top offense in the National League. The Mets ace struggled a bit against Los Angeles last season, going 0-1 with a 3.00 ERA... Read More

8 months ago


Edwin Diaz Records 13th Save Sunday

New York Mets closer Edwin Diaz notched his 13th save of the season on Sunday, preserving a 4-3 lead in a win over the Detroit Tigers. Diaz allowed a hit and a walk but struck out the side to escape a jam. The 25-year-old is 13-for-14 in save opportunities this season with a 1.71 ERA... Read More

8 months ago

Zack Wheeler Deals on Sunday

New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler tossed a quality start on Sunday in a game against the Detroit Tigers. Wheeler went 7 1/3 innings, allowing three runs on five hits to go along with eight strikeouts. The performance was enough to improve the righty's record to 4-3 on the season. Wheeler has shown he can... Read More

8 months ago

Anthony Rendon Collects Pair of Hits Sunday

Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon notched two more hits on Sunday in a win over the Miami Marlins. Rendon went 2-for-4 with a triple, two RBI and two runs scored. The young third baseman is hitting a robust .329 on the season with an insane 1.101 OPS. He has become a matchup-proof player that... Read More

8 months ago

Peter Alonso Hits Another Home Run Friday

New York Mets first baseman Peter Alonso hit yet another home run on Friday against the Detroit Tigers. Alonso went 2-for-4 with a solo shot that was his 17th of the season. The rookie is tied for third in all of baseball in home runs behind only Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich and should continue... Read More

8 months ago

Wilson Ramos Smacks Home Run on Friday

New York Mets catcher Wilson Ramos launched his third home run of the season on Friday against the Detroit Tigers. Ramos went 2-for-4 in the process, while also scoring two runs in a 9-8 loss. The veteran has struggled at times this season but is hitting a respectable .257. With a shortage of options at... Read More

8 months ago


Juan Soto Stays Hot on Friday

Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto remained scorching hot on Friday night against the Miami Marlins. Soto went 3-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored in his team's win. Soto's three-run shot in the eighth inning helped put the Nationals ahead in a wild game that ended in the Nationals favor, 12-10.... Read More

8 months ago

Anthony Rendon Hits Another Long Ball Friday

Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon stayed hot on Friday against the Miami Marlins. Rendon went 2-for-4 with a double, home run and three runs scored in his team's victory. The stud third baseman clubbed his 10th home run of the season off Miami starter Pablo Lopez in the third inning. Rendon is now hitting... Read More

8 months ago

Noah Syndergaard Knocked Around on Friday

New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard failed to post a quality start on Friday against the lowly Detroit Tigers. Syndergaard allowed six runs on 10 hits in only 5 1/3 innings of work. He struck out nine. The big righty came into Friday's contest with a plus matchup against a right-handed heavy Tigers lineup but... Read More

8 months ago

Ketel Marte Drives in Four on Friday

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Ketel Marte had a monster night on Friday against the San Francisco Giants. Marte went 3-for-7 with three runs scored and four RBI. The 25-year-old clubbed a three-run home run in the seventh inning off reliever Derek Holland for his 10th home run of the season. Marte is hitting .265 but brings... Read More

8 months ago

Eduardo Escobar Has Big Day on Friday

Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Eduardo Escobar had a productive day at the plate on Friday against the San Francisco Giants. Escobar went 2-for-6 with a home run and three RBI in the 14-2 rout of the Giants. The veteran's home run was of the three-run variety and was his 12th long ball of the season.... Read More

8 months ago


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