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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.


Joe Smith (RP, LAA) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Saves+Holds Leagues. OWNED IN: 8% of Fleaflicker leagues. ANALYSIS: So many teams in MLB would kill for a solid closer, and a guy like Joe Smith is stuck behind Huston Street in Los Angeles. The good news is, Joe Smith not being a closer means he will accumulate holds for... Read More

5 years ago

Mike Bolsinger (SP, LAD) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 21% of fleaflicker leagues. ANALYSIS: This article should be short and sweet. That isn't because there is nothing to say about Mike Bolsinger, that is because Mike Bolsinger has statistically made himself a very easy sell. This season Bolsinger has a 1.98 ERA, a 1.073 WHIP, a 3.37... Read More

5 years ago

Kyle Hendricks (SP, CHC) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Stream in Most Leagues / Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 16% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: It may be hard to notice Kyle Hendricks through the polarizing fog of Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant, Jorge Soler, Addison Russell, and Javier Baez, but Kyle Hendricks is making it clear that he is also a gleaming bright... Read More

5 years ago

Brett Lawrie (2B / 3B, OAK) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 44% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: After a rough start to the season, Brett Lawrie has finally started producing, and in a big way recently. On the season Lawrie has 11 doubles, four HR, two SB, and a .281 BA. Lawrie had a pretty bad start to the... Read More

5 years ago

Brad Ziegler (RP, ARI) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 31% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Brad Ziegler is that gorgeous shy girl who you eventually realize was right under your nose the whole time. This season, Ziegler has a 1.80 ERA, and a 0.96 WHIP. Ziegler has a career ERA of 2.52, a career WHIP of 1.23,... Read More

5 years ago


Tucker Barnhart (C, CIN) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Two-Catcher Leagues OWNED IN: 0% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Devin Mesoraco may need season ending surgery and might never play catcher again. Who will take his place in Cincinnati? While Brayan Pena's superb contact hitting is as welcome as his chipper attitude, look for Cincinnati to turn to Tucker Barnhart more as... Read More

5 years ago

Seth Smith (OF, SEA) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues / AL-only Leagues OWNED IN: 7% of Fleaflicker leagues. ANALYSIS: Pickup Seth Smith if you are in a deeper leagues, and need a flier on consistent offense. Then ride his career trends to the All Star break. In the last three seasons, Seth Smith has a June OPS of .775... Read More

5 years ago

Jorge de la Rosa (SP, COL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Stream for All Away Starts OWNED IN: 4% of Fleaflicker leagues. ANALYSIS: It is an accurate speculation that the other de la Rosa (Rubby) will be the more popular pickup this week, however, the savvy Fantasy Baseball Manager will not sleep on Jorge de la Rosa in the coming weeks. At first glance,... Read More

5 years ago

Lance McCullers (SP, HOU) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in AL-Only / Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: If you don't know who Lance McCullers is, don't fret. This guy went undrafted and if it wasn't for his major league debut the other day, there might not even be a picture of him on the internet. In McCullers's first... Read More

5 years ago

Raisel Iglesias (SP/RP, CIN) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 4% Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Do you need an 8th inning pitcher with a potential for holds? Are you looking for a solid back-end rotation starter who has much more talent and potential than most back-end rotation starters? It is still unknown which one Raisel Iglesias will become long... Read More

5 years ago


Edward Mujica (RP, OAK) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues/AL-only Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of fleaflicker leagues. ANALYSIS: The Oakland bullpen has looked downright awful this season. Aside from Tyler Clippard, Ike Davis has been their most reliable reliever this season (Ike Davis: 1 IP, 0 ER, 3 GO). Luckily, Billy Beane isn't one to watch helplessly while... Read More

5 years ago

Brad Miller (SS, SEA) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in all leagues. OWNED IN: 11% of fleaflicker leagues. ANALYSIS: Brandon Crawford will be the hot pickup at shortstop this week, the statistics insist that you consider Brad Miller. Brad Miller currently sits at 11th among SS in RBI with 14, sixth among SS in XBH with 14, sixth among SS in... Read More

5 years ago

Colby Rasmus (OF, HOU) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Stream vs. RHP; add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 13% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Nothing says consistent, cheap power like Colby Rasmus. His power may be an even greater value this season. What  is most important about Rasmus is just how much power he packs into his swing. Rasmus currently ranks 11th in... Read More

5 years ago

Russell Martin (C, TOR) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All leagues. OWNED IN: 36% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Russell Martin is off to a great start, and the scary thing is, he has been unlucky. Martin only has a BA of .227 and still has hit six HR, 17 RBI, has scored 18 R, and is third among Major League Catchers... Read More

5 years ago

Yimi Garcia (RP, LAD) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in all Holds Leagues and Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 17% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Yimi Garcia had a season in the minors (2012) in which he had 18.6 K/9. That averages out to 2.07 K/IP. Through Garcia's time in the minors (2009-2014) he had a 3.10 ERA, a 1.18 WHIP, 11 K/9,... Read More

5 years ago


Travis Wood (SP, CHC) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in NL-only leagues and Deeper Leagues. OWNED IN: 18% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: After 2014, Travis Wood might've looked like a one hit wonder. Last season Wood had a 5.03 ERA, a 1.53 WHIP, a 4.38 FIP, a 7.6 K/9, and a putrid 3.9 BB/9. Wood had a BABIP of .324, which indicated... Read More

5 years ago

Jung Ho Kang (SS, PIT) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues and Stash in NL-only leagues OWNED IN: 21% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: It may be difficult to follow both Major League Baseball and the Korean Baseball Organization at the same time, but if someone found the time to follow the KBO, Jung Ho Kang is already on their radar. In... Read More

5 years ago

CC Sabathia (SP, NYY) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper AL-only Leagues and add as streaming option. OWNED IN: 24% of fleaflicker leagues. ANALYSIS: At first glance, it looks like CC Sabathia is having another disappointing season, but that isn't the full story. Sabathia currently has a 5.96 ERA, a 1.36 WHIP, and a record of 0-4; so why is... Read More

5 years ago

Vance Worley (SP, PIT) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues and NL-only leagues OWNED IN: 6% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Although his rec-specs might fool you into thinking he's an old man, Vance Worley is only four years removed from his fantastic 2011 season in which he finished third for NL rookie of the year. In his 2011 season Worley... Read More

5 years ago

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