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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.


Robbie Ray Picks Up Win Friday

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray earned the win on Friday night against the San Francisco Giants. Ray went 5 1/3 innings, allowing just two runs on five hits to go along with nine strikeouts. As usual, the southpaw was inefficient with his pitches, needing 106 to get through 5 1/3 frames. However, he was given... Read More

8 months ago

Noah Syndergaard Has Plus Matchup on Friday

New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard is in a great spot on Friday night as he takes on the Detroit Tigers on the road. Syndergaard will be pitching in a more hitter-friendly park tonight, but he will face a right-handed heavy Detroit lineup that is one of the worst offenses in baseball. The Tigers struggle... Read More

8 months ago

Robbie Ray Gets Rematch With Giants on Friday

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray will toe the rubber against the San Francisco Giants on Friday night. Ray struggled in his last outing against the Giants, but will face them at pitcher-friendly Oracle Park tonight. The D-backs lefty has been a great source of strikeouts this season and has done well to keep his ERA... Read More

8 months ago

Juan Soto Picks Up Three Hits Thursday

Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto went 3-for-3 against the New York Mets on Thursday. Soto was a home run away from the cycle, as he singled, doubled, tripled and walked to complete a perfect day at the plate. The young outfielder isn't having a great season so far in 2019, but he still does sport... Read More

8 months ago

Steven Matz Has Tough Matchup on Thursday

New York Mets left-hander Steven Matz won't have it easy on Thursday when he takes on the Washington Nationals at home. Matz pitched well in his lone outing against Washington this season, but the Nationals sport a right-handed heavy lineup with a ton of speed and power. Despite Matz showing reverse splits so far this... Read More

8 months ago


Stephen Strasburg Could Thrive Thursday

Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg is one of the top pitchers on Thursday's slate, as he takes the bump against the New York Mets at the pitcher-friendly Citi Field. Strasburg is 1-0 with a 2.84 ERA in two starts against the Mets this season, and this time New York will be without Robinson Cano (left... Read More

8 months ago

Merrill Kelly Has Favorable Matchup on Wednesday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Merrill Kelly will look to post another quality start on Wednesday when he takes on the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Kelly has struggled a bit against the Padres this year, posting a 5.73 ERA in two starts. However, Kelly did beat the Padres on April 1 with a quality start... Read More

8 months ago

Max Scherzer Has Plus Matchup on Wednesday

Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer will take the bump on Wednesday looking to help his team avoid a third straight loss to the New York Mets. Scherzer is 1-1 with a 3.86 ERA in two starts against the Mets this season. Although the righty hasn't put up Cy Young caliber numbers thus far in 2019,... Read More

8 months ago

Jacob deGrom Looks to Bounce Back Wednesday

New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom will look to rebound after a poor start in his last outing. DeGrom will face the Washington Nationals at Citi Field tonight in a marquee matchup against ace Max Scherzer. Run support issues aside, deGrom has performed well against the Nationals in the last few years. The righty pitched... Read More

8 months ago

Patrick Corbin Faces Struggling Offense on Monday

Washington Nationals left-hander Patrick Corbin should be able to feast on the lowly New York Mets on Monday night. Corbin, who enters Monday's game with a 4-1 record and a 2.91 ERA, will take on a New York offense that was just shut out in back-to-back games by the Miami Marlins. To say the Mets... Read More

8 months ago


Luke Weaver Has Nice Matchup on Tap Monday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Luke Weaver could be one of the top pitching options on the slate Monday in a matchup against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Weaver has been impressive this season, entering the game with a 3.16 ERA and a 3-2 record. The young righty has held right-handed hitters to a .239... Read More

8 months ago

Anthony Rendon Homers Again on Sunday

Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon left the ballpark again on Sunday against the Chicago Cubs. Rendon was 1-for-3 with a three-run home run, his eighth long ball of the season. The 28-year-old has been sensational thus far in 2019, slashing .331/.416/.669 in 32 games. Rendon is strengthening his claim as one of the top... Read More

8 months ago

Robbie Ray Inefficient on Sunday

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray failed to make it past the fourth inning on Sunday against the San Francisco Giants. Ray allowed two runs on three hits and four walks through four innings, but needed 87 pitches to get through the frames. He struck out six. The southpaw was hit with a no-decision and will... Read More

8 months ago

Noah Syndergaard Notches Tough-Luck Loss Sunday

New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard had some bad luck on Sunday against the Miami Marlins. Syndergaard tossed seven innings of two-run ball, giving up five hits while striking out three in a loss. It was an odd start for the ace, who struggled to accrue many strikeouts, but he was efficient nonetheless. The Mets... Read More

8 months ago

Anthony Rendon Goes Yard on Friday

Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon had another productive day at the plate on Friday night against the Chicago Cubs. Rendon went 1-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored. The home run came off Cubs starter Cole Hamels and it was the seventh of the season for the third baseman. Rendon... Read More

8 months ago


Max Scherzer Solid on the Mound Friday

Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer threw another quality start on Friday night against the Chicago Cubs. Scherzer went six innings, allowing three runs on six hits to go along with eight strikeouts. He also walked four. The ace was hit with the loss, however, and his record now sits at a disappointing 2-5 on the... Read More

8 months ago

David Peralta Cracks Another Home Run Friday

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta stayed hot on Friday night with another great day at the plate. Peralta went 1-for-3 with a home run, walk and two runs scored in a win over the San Francisco Giants. The veteran outfielder took Giants starter Jeff Samardzija deep in the fourth inning for his seventh home run... Read More

8 months ago

Merrill Kelly Earns Win on Friday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Merrill Kelly notched his fourth win of the season on Friday night against the San Francisco Giants. Kelly went 5 1/3 innings, allowing no runs on six hits to go along with four strikeouts. The righty got into a jam in the sixth inning, but the bullpen stranded the bases loaded to... Read More

8 months ago

Peter Alonso Launches Two Home Runs on Friday

New York Mets first baseman Peter Alonso had a big night on Friday against the Miami Marlins. Alonso went 2-for-5 with a pair of solo shots in the loss. The two homers were Alonso's 13th and 14th of the season. The rookie first baseman is hitting only .266 after a hot start to the season,... Read More

8 months ago

Jacob deGrom Hit Hard on Friday

New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom was pounded by the Miami Marlins on Friday night in a loss. DeGrom allowed six earned runs on nine hits through five innings of work. He struck out only three. The Marlins were the last opponent one would expect deGrom to struggle with. He had dominated Miami in two... Read More

8 months ago


Merrill Kelly Gets Juicy Matchup on Friday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Merrill Kelly could be a diamond in the rough in terms of starting pitchers on Friday night. Kelly will take on the San Francisco Giants in his home park, pitcher-friendly Chase Field. The Giants have been one of the worst offenses in all of baseball this season, ranking 26th in the league... Read More

8 months ago

Jacob deGrom Looks to Keep it Rolling Friday

New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom will look to replicate his performance from last start on Friday against the Miami Marlins. DeGrom dominated Miami in his last outing, tossing seven innings of one-run ball to go along with eight strikeouts. In two starts against Miami this year, the righty is 2-0 with a 0.64 ERA... Read More

8 months ago

Max Scherzer Faces Difficult Test on Friday

Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer will toe the rubber on Friday against the Chicago Cubs at home. Scherzer has not gotten off to a great start, at least in terms of ERA. The veteran sports a 2-4 record with a 3.64 ERA, but his advanced stats paint a more optimistic picture. Scherzer's FIP sits at... Read More

8 months ago

Carlos Gomez To Join Mets

The New York Mets are expected to select the contract of Carlos Gomez from Triple-A Syracuse on Friday. Gomez is hitting .270 with six home runs and 22 RBI in 35 games thus far with the Syracuse Mets. The veteran outfielder should see playing time right away with the injuries to Michael Conforto (concussion) and... Read More

8 months ago

Anibal Sanchez Hoping to Snap Losing Streak Thursday

Washington Nationals right-hander Anibal Sanchez will look to notch his first victory on Thursday in a start against the New York Mets. Sanchez is off to a dismal start in 2019, losing his first six decisions. He will look to avoid joining former National Jason Marquis as the second Washington pitcher to start the season... Read More

8 months ago


Zack Wheeler Hopes to Solve Nationals on Thursday

New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler will take the mound on Thursday against a familiar foe in the Washington Nationals. Wheeler has struggled against Washington this season, going 0-1 with a 10.24 ERA in two starts. Other than those two starts, however, the right-hander has been brilliant this season. Excluding starts against the Nationals, Wheeler... Read More

8 months ago

Adam Jones Has Productive Day at the Plate Wednesday

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Adam Jones had a great day at the dish on Wednesday in a win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Jones went 2-for-4 with a walk, home run and two runs scored. The veteran went yard against Pirates reliever Chris Stratton in the fifth inning for his ninth home run of the year. Jones... Read More

8 months ago

Victor Robles Goes Yard on Wednesday

Washington Nationals outfielder Victor Robles had a big day on Wednesday in a win over the New York Mets. Robles went 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored. The rookie took Wilmer Font deep in the third inning for his eighth home run and raised his batting average to .257 in the process.... Read More

8 months ago

Wilmer Font Crushed on Wednesday

New York Mets right-hander Wilmer Font was torched on Wednesday in a loss to the Washington Nationals. Font only lasted 2 1/3 innings, allowing five runs on six hits to go along with only two strikeouts. The newly-acquired right-hander should not be expected to be a long-term starting pitcher in the Mets rotation. In fact,... Read More

8 months ago

Luke Weaver Notches Quality Start on Tuesday

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Luke Weaver was a tough-luck loser on Tuesday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Weaver went six innings, allowing three runs on seven hits to go along with five strikeouts. The young righty has gotten off to a great start this year after a disappointing 2018 campaign. Weaver looks like the promising young... Read More

8 months ago


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