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About ale522

sports and financial markets enthusiast. Native San Diegan, diehard Padres, adopted Warriors and ex-Chargers fan

ale522 has written 47 articles so far, you can find them below.


When discussing fantasy baseball. An often neglected-but-entertaining format is the points league. These exist in both cumulative season-long and weekly head-to-head formats. While existential debates about scoring categories and their true depiction of player worth are endless, points leagues arguably get closest to the objective of sabermetrics. Points leagues attempt to define a player’s contribution... Read More

Alfred Morris Turns Back The Clock

San Francisco 49ers running back Alfred Morris handled 16 carries for 111 yards and a touchdown in Week 17 against the Los Angeles Rams. Jeffery Wilson (shoulder) exited early with an injury so the veteran Morris was pressed into duty. After being relegated to the bench during the season, Sunday was Morris’ best game all... Read More

San Francisco 49ers running back Jeffery Wilson (shoulder) exited Week 17’s game early with a shoulder injury and did not return. Wilson registered nine yards on three carries prior to going down. It’s a tough break for the undrafted rookie who had an opportunity to demonstrate his workhorse abilities with Matt Breida (ankle) out. After... Read More

George Kittle Makes History

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle racked up 149 yards and a touchdown on nine catches in Week 17 against the Los Angeles Rams. Kittle made history by setting the single-season yardage record for tight ends with 1,377 yards. Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce broke the record just earlier in the day... Read More

San Francisco 49ers kicker Robbie Gould knocked through three field goals in Week 16 against the Chicago Bears. Facing his former team, Gould converted on all of his short field goal opportunities as the Niners failed to find the end zone. The 36-year-old has been excellent in 2018, missing only one of his 33 field... Read More

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle collected seven balls on 12 targets for 74 yards in Week 16 against the Chicago Bears. His targets led the team and Kittle was able to consistently find holes in the daunting Chicago Bears secondary, including a long grab of 35 yards on the day. However, the Niners... Read More

Nick Mullens Fails To Find End Zone

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens completed 22 of 38 passes for 241 yards and an interception in Week 16 against the Chicago Bears. Despite three promising first half drives, the Niners settled for field goals and ultimately failed to score a single touchdown the entire game. Mullens never really had a chance against an... Read More

Jeffery Wilson Stuffed On 13 Touches

San Francisco 49ers running back Jeffery Wilson handled 11 carries for only 27 yards while grabbing two balls for 11 yards in Week 16. Wilson had the backfield to himself after Matt Breida (ankle) was reinjured but couldn’t get anything going against a stifling Chicago Bears defense. With Breida highly questionable for Week 17, Wilson... Read More

Matt Breida Reinjures Ankle

San Francisco 49ers running back Matt Breida (ankle) reinjured his ankle in Week 16 against the Chicago Bears. Breida totaled just four carries for 20 yards and caught a six-yard pass prior to exiting the game. The tough second-year player has worked hard to get on the field each week despite the lingering ankle issues... Read More

The San Diego Padres designated starting pitcher Clayton Richard for assignment on Thursday. The roster move was to accommodate the recent signing of second baseman Ian Kinsler on the 40-man roster. Richard, who posted a 5.33 ERA and 1.38 WHIP in 158 2/3 innings last season, will be owed $3 million in 2019. This is... Read More

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Richie James Jr. returned a kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown in Week 15 against the Seattle Seahawks. James’ first quarter return sparked an inspired performance by the Niners, who ultimately won in overtime. The seventh-round rookie has just five catches on the season but has been a prominent special... Read More

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin (calf) saw just one target in Week 15, netting it for seven yards. Goodwin battled a calf injury all week so it’s possible he was limited. With emerging rookie wideout Dante Pettis and stud tight end George Kittle dominating target share, Goodwin’s become a whisper in the San... Read More

Garrett Celek Makes House Call

San Francisco 49ers tight end Garrett Celek caught two passes for 61 yards and a touchdown in Week 15 against the Seattle Seahawks. Celek’s 41-yard touchdown in the second quarter was his first catch since Week 3. His yardage total for the year spiked from 29 to 90 after the big game. The Seahawks focused... Read More

George Kittle Clears 50 Yards Again

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle grabbed three balls for 51 yards in Week 15 against the Seattle Seahawks. Kittle led the team with eight targets but the Seahawks were successful in containing the breakout second-year stud. Kittle also yielded two catches and a score to fellow tight end Garrett Celek while quarterback Nick... Read More

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dante Pettis snatched all five of his targets for 83 yards in Week 15 against the Seattle Seahawks. Pettis once again operated as the Niners No. 1 receiver, using excellent technique and making chain-moving plays. His longest grab on the day was an impressive 30-yard contested catch in the second... Read More

Robbie Gould Plays The Hero

San Francisco 49ers kicker Robbie Gould converted all four of his field goal attempts in Week 15, including a game-winning 36-yarder in overtime. Gould also chipped in two extra points for 14 total points on the day. The 36-year-old is now 29-for-30 on field goals this season and continues to be a reliable boot for... Read More

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens went 20-for-29 with 275 yards and one touchdown in Week 15’s upset victory against the Seattle Seahawks. Mullens found tight end Garrett Celek for a 41-yard score in the second quarter for the team’s only offensive touchdown on the day. Playing on a rainy field, Mullens kept the chains... Read More

San Francisco 49ers running back Jeffery Wilson rushed seven times for 46 yards in Week 15 against the Seattle Seahawks. With Matt Breida (ankle) healthy, Wilson returned to a complementary role. Despite some flashes, he hurt his own cause by coughing up a fumble, dropping an easy pass and committing an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. Wilson... Read More

Matt Breida Retakes Lead Role

San Francisco 49ers running back Matt Breida (ankle) grinded out 50 yards on 17 carries and caught five passes for 46 yards in Week 15 against the Seattle Seahawks. After missing one game with a nagging ankle injury, Breida did not appear limited and led the backfield in snaps and touches by a wide margin.... Read More

The San Francisco 49ers defense and special teams recorded three sacks and returned a kickoff for a touchdown in Week 15’s upset win over the Seattle Seahawks. The return score came courtesy of Richie James Jr. in the first quarter while the defense registered multiple stops against the Seahawks offense. Coming into the game with... Read More

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens completed 20 of 33 passes for 332 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Mullens found tight end George Kittle for a wide open 85-yard touchdown in the second quarter and followed up with a one-yard floater to receiver Dante Pettis to conclude the half. It was an impressive bounce-back... Read More

Marquise Goodwin Quiet In Return

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin snatched both of his targets for 20 yards in Week 14 against the Denver Broncos. Returning from a two-game absence, Goodwin took a backseat to tight end George Kittle and rookie wideout Dante Pettis who combined for 259 receiving yards and two scores. With the Niners leading the... Read More

San Francisco 49ers running back Jeffery Wilson handled 23 carries for 90 yards in Week 14’s win against the Denver Broncos. He added one catch for six yards. It was a blue-collared day at the office for the undrafted rookie, who the Niners leaned on to protect a wire-to-wire victory. Despite 3.9 YPC and a... Read More

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle amassed 210 yards and a touchdown on seven receptions in Week 14’s victory over the Denver Broncos. Kittle was on fire in the first half, repeatedly ripping chunk gains. He was left wide open in the second quarter for an 85-yard score. Oddly, the entirety of Kittle’s damage... Read More

Dante Pettis Hits Paydirt Again

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dante Pettis netted three of seven targets for 49 yards and a touchdown in Week 14 against the Denver Broncos. Pettis’ longest grab on the day went for 31 yards and his score came on an easy one-yard lob from quarterback Nick Mullens, his fourth in the last three games.... Read More

San Diego Padres second baseman Carlos Asuaje was designated for assignment on Friday to make room for newly-signed starting pitcher Garrett Richards on the 40-man roster. The move likely concludes Asuaje’s three-year stint with the Padres where he slashed .240/.312/.329 across 586 plate appearances. With Luis Urias projected as the starting second baseman for 2019,... Read More

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dante Pettis should start opposite Marquise Goodwin in Week 14 against the Denver Broncos. With Pierre Garcon (knee) ruled out, Pettis will look to build off two consecutive impressive games. The second-round rookie has scored three touchdowns and tallied 206 receiving yards since Week 12 and faces a tough Broncos... Read More

49ers Defense Among Worst In NFL

The San Francisco 49ers defense and special teams enter Week 14 against the Denver Broncos on a four-game turnover drought, allowing nearly 33 points per contest. The 49ers are last in the NFL with just five takeaways this season. Facing a Broncos team riding a three-game winning streak, the Niners’ eighth-worst ranked defense by DVOA... Read More

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle’s status as a top-shelf fantasy option isn’t in question. The second-year player is zeroing in on his first 1,000-yard season and continues leading all Niners in yards (893) and targets (93) by a wide margin. The 49ers face a menacing Denver Broncos team in Week 14, but the... Read More

The San Francisco 49ers receive a boost in Week 14 against the Denver Broncos with wide receiver Marquise Goodwin (personal) returning from a two-game absence. Goodwin has been a fantasy disappointment in 2018, with only 17 catches all season, but does have five plays of over 20 yards. His big-play ability should help keep Denver’s... Read More

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