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About Brady Grove - RotoBaller

My name is Brady Grove and I am from Edgewood, Kentucky. I have been a Cincinnati Reds fan for my entire life and I have been playing fantasy baseball, football, basketball, hockey, and soccer for years.

Brady Grove - RotoBaller has written 649 articles so far, you can find them below.


Sammie Coates (WR, PIT) - Fantasy Breakout Rookie Candidates?

Sammie Coates, out of the University of Auburn, is a little bit more of a diamond buried deep in the rough. Coates has only been in two games, and in the first game he was targeted zero times against the Rams. However, under the tutelage of the new starting quarterback, veteran Mike Vick, Coates saw two... Read More

4 years ago

Jamison Crowder (WR, WAS) - Fantasy Breakout Rookie Candidates?

Jamison Crowder has received very little love and attention, maybe because he played his college football at Duke? In his first two weeks of play, Crowder received only two targets for just seven yards. In the last two weeks however, Kirk Cousins' trust in Crowder, and therefore Crowder's production, has skyrocketed. In Week Three, Crowder... Read More

4 years ago

Are These Rookies On The Verge Of Breaking Out in Week 5?

Hello RotoBallers. Today, I will be discussing three NFL rookies and their fantasy football potential for the 2015 season. These players are looking to be statistically on the upswing, and may be en route to showing their potential for the season. Two of the below rookies are widely available in fantasy football leagues, but that doesn't mean that they can't hold value... Read More

4 years ago

Cameron Artis-Payne (RB, CAR) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ team leagues OWNED IN: 2% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Cameron Artis-Payne was the Panthers' 5th round selection out of the University of Auburn, yet people were already talking about his potential impact for fantasy football managers. Why is this? This is because everyone knows Jonathan Stewart is a yearly injury... Read More

4 years ago

Nick Foles (QB, STL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues as QB2 OWNED IN: 12% of fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Nick Foles has yet to throw for more than 297 yards in a game so far this season (which occurred against Seattle in the season opener). However, he is keeping all of the points he earns. Foles owns a... Read More

4 years ago


Dorial Green-Beckham (WR, TEN) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10+ team leagues. OWNED IN: 18% of Fleaflicker leagues. ANALYSIS: At 6'5'' and 237 pounds, Dorial Green-Beckham is a big-body wide receiver whose potential and upside are almost as impressive as his vertical leap. Savvy fantasy football owners will notice that his performance has been trending up in every week. In Week 1, Beckham... Read More

4 years ago

Travis Benjamin (WR, CLE) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10+ team leagues OWNED IN: 12% of fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Regardless of whether Johnny Manziel  or Josh McCown is starting for the Browns, Travis Benjamin is a great choice for PPR and standard leagues. Due to Johnny Manziel's preference for long passes and Benjamin's deep ball capabilities, Travis Benjamin accumulated 204 yards and three... Read More

4 years ago

Michael Vick (QB, PIT) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ team leagues/2-QB leagues OWNED IN: 2% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: This may seem like a peculiar waiver wire pickup, but hear me out. Ben Roethlisberger is out at least 4-6 weeks with an MCL sprain, which opens a window of opportunity for Vick. He will have a variety of offensive weapons to... Read More

4 years ago

Maxx Williams (TE, BAL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 1% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Maxx Williams is the talented rookie tight end who many believed was drafted by the Ravens for offensive depth. However, with Crockett Gilmore ruled out for Thursday Night Football against the Steelers, Maxx Williams will be provided with the opportunity to... Read More

4 years ago

Deep League Waiver Wire: The Final Days

It is the end of days for the 2015 fantasy baseball season and hopefully for many of you, it will be a happy ending. If you are a fantasy baseball manager in a deep or very deep league who needs some last second streaming suggestions, today we will be discussing four batters and a starting... Read More

4 years ago


Recent Prospect Call-Ups and Their Fantasy Values (Kepler, Broxton)

Welcome to the final edition of the MLB prospect call-up watch. Miraculously, I have a couple more prospects for the final week of the season. These two guys could possibly save your week. Editor’s Note: to read about even more MLB prospects, rookies and potential call-ups, be sure to check out our MLB prospects for fantasy baseball homepage which... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Injury Updates for Fantasy Baseball: Gomez, Tulowitzki, Holliday, Puig, Stanton, Kang

Hello again and welcome to this weeks edition of the MLB Injury Report. We have good and bad news. A lot of players returning from injury this week. Unfortunately, a fresh new crop of hurt players has popped up. Just a reminder, due to the vast amount of current injuries I will be focusing on those injured... Read More

4 years ago

Recent Prospect Call-Ups and Their Fantasy Values (Sanchez, Finnegan)

Welcome to another edition of the prospect call-up watch. Unsurprisingly, it has been a slow week in prospect movement. However, two players were recalled who could make a big difference for fantasy baseball managers in the coming weeks of the playoffs. Editor’s Note: to read about even more MLB prospects, rookies and potential call-ups, be sure to check... Read More

4 years ago

Deep/Very Deep Waiver Wire: Playoffs Round Two

Just when you really think the arsenal is going to run REALLY dry for deep league waiver wire adds, a window of opportunity opens up for several lucky and opportunistic players. We will once again be discussing six players who can provide a sneaky spark for fantasy baseball managers in the cloudy uncertainty that is baseball's final... Read More

4 years ago

Recent Prospect Call-Ups and Their Fantasy Values (Edwards, O'Brien)

It was a slow week for prospect call-ups, but two potential difference makers were called up to their major league squads. Both are widely available. Like 99% available. If you are in a very deep format or a dynasty league and are looking to add high-ceiling depth to your roster, keep these two players in mind. Editor’s... Read More

4 years ago


Deep/Very Deep Waiver Wire: Start of Playoffs

Sometimes it is really easy to pick six players to write a waiver wire article on, especially when they are playing the six players in discussion today. Hello and once again welcome to the Deep/Very Deep waiver wire column for playoffs: Week 1. Today, as I stated, we will be discussing six players (four batters,... Read More

4 years ago

Adam Eaton (OF, CWS) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in most leagues OWNED IN: 41% of fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: The knock on Adam Eaton used to be his lack of power. Eaton has since put that to bed by adding some slugging to his speedy repertoire. On the season he has 83 runs (tied for 14th in the league), eight triples,... Read More

4 years ago

Adam Lind (1B, MIL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in all leagues OWNED IN: 42% of fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: 42% ownership? For a guy like Adam Lind who has 18 HR, 79 RBI, a .290 batting average, and a .861 OPS in 428 AB this season? Adam Lind has been on fire in his last 29 AB, hitting one HR, 12... Read More

4 years ago

Billy Burns (OF, OAK) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in most leagues OWNED IN: 30% of fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Billy Burns has one of the most fitting last names in baseball. It's like if Barry Bonds was named Barry Bombs. It is no secret that if you are looking into Billy Burns as a roster addition, you need stolen bases. On... Read More

4 years ago

Travis d'Arnaud (C, NYM) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in most leagues OWNED IN: 28% of fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Is there a New York Met you can't depend on for production these days?...(maybe that isn't the best question to ask right now). Travis d'Arnaud has struggled with injuries for the last two seasons, but since returning from the DL, he has... Read More

4 years ago


Recent Prospect Call-Ups and Their Fantasy Values (Davies, Refsnyder, Seager)

September call ups are finally here! They didn't disappoint either. Today we will be discussing the most relevant call-ups for the remainder of the fantasy season. The bad news is that there is a lot of uncertainty on these high potential prospects for the rest of 2015. The good news? If you want to take... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Injury Updates for Fantasy Baseball: Springer, Stanton, Duda and More

What's up RotoBallers. Welcome again to the MLB player injury report. Similar to last week, there are a TON of players injured this week so let's take a look at them. This time of year is the fantasy baseball home stretch, and staying on top of injured players can make a difference for your teams. Players coming... Read More

4 years ago

Deep / Very Deep Waiver Wire Adds: Last Week Before Playoffs

Hello and welcome to the big and scary LAST WEEK BEFORE THE PLAYOFFS edition of the Deep/Very Deep league waiver wire adds list for fantasy baseball. It is time to get creative in a last ditch effort to see a meaningful postseason, and these six players (five batters, one SP) will give you a great... Read More

4 years ago

Recent Prospect Call-Ups and Their Fantasy Values (Altherr, Turner, Buxton)

Hello, and welcome to another edition of the prospect call-up watch. There haven't been many prospect call-ups this week, but I'll still be taking a look around the majors for recent news and updates. Today I'll be focusing on three high-upside future MLB studs. We begin, oddly enough, in Germany. Let's get to it. Editor’s Note:... Read More

4 years ago

MLB Injury Updates for Fantasy Baseball: Springer, Stroman and More

Hello and welcome again to the MLB player injury report. If you learned one thing this week as a fantasy baseball manager, it was probably that bruises don't just hurt the players that they sideline. If you are reading this, you are most likely biting your nails, pulling your hair out, or considering balling up... Read More

4 years ago


Wei-Yin Chen (SP, BAL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 29% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Sometimes a player is so consistent and reliable over a long period of time that fantasy baseball managers forget about him because he isn't a new hot commodity, this is possibly the case with Wei-Yin Chen. In total in 2015, Chen... Read More

4 years ago

Deep League Waiver Wire for Week 22 with Nicolino, Dietrich, Blanco, and More

Hello and welcome to another edition of deep league waiver wire additions looking forward into week 22. Today we will be analyzing six players (four position players, two starting pitchers) who are all owned in 9% of Fleaflicker leagues or less and who can provide a spark for fantasy baseball managers searching for a roster... Read More

4 years ago

Lonnie Chisenhall (1B/3B/OF, CLE) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in deeper leagues OWNED IN: 25% of fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: When the Indians unloaded Nick Swisher, Michael Bourn, and David Murphy in summer trades; it opened a window of opportunity for utility man Lonnie Chisenhall in Cleveland. In Chisenhall's last 58 AB he has hit two HR, ten RBI, scored eight R,... Read More

4 years ago

Cameron Maybin (OF, ATL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Most Leagues OWNED IN: 30% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: There seems to be a sentiment about Cameron Maybin that his season has been a product of luck and that he is simply a flash in the pan. However this is not what the statistics indicate. Maybin has a maintainable BABIP of .319... Read More

4 years ago

Chris Owings (2B/SS, ARI) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper leagues. OWNED IN: 20% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: When a player has duel infield eligibility, you take notice. When that player has been slugging well of late to add to their impressive base running like Chris Owings has, fantasy baseball managers in deep leagues should take very careful notice. In... Read More

4 years ago


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