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About Brendan Bilodeau

Born and raised in Rhode Island. Pharmacist. Spoiled Red Sox and Patriots fan. I like stats a little too much.

Brendan Bilodeau has written 37 articles so far, you can find them below.


Yoan Moncada Goes Hitless in Shortened Game

Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada went 0-for-2 on Thursday in a rain-shortened five-inning loss to the Indians. He struck out in both plate appearances. The White Sox infielder has entered a slump in May, hitting only .205 with 16 strikeouts in the month so far. However, his season stats remain strong with a... Read More

5 months ago

Ryan Cordell Hits Home Run in First Game Since Call-Up

Chicago White Sox right fielder Ryan Cordell, who was promoted earlier Thursday, went 3-for-4 with his second home run of the season as the White Sox fell to the Tigers by a score of 7-9. His home run came in the seventh inning against Detroit starter Tyson Ross and provided his only run and RBI... Read More

6 months ago

Adam Engel Not Expected to See Expanded Role

Even following the demotion of Chicago White Sox outfielder Daniel Palka to Triple-A, outfielder Adam Engel is still expected to remain the team's fourth outfielder, according to manager Rick Renteria. Ryan Cordell has been called up to take Palka's spot on the roster and is starting in right field on Thursday. Engel has serious speed but... Read More

6 months ago

Yolmer Sanchez Starts Season With 0-for-4 Opener

Chicago White Sox second baseman Yolmer Sanchez started Wednesday and hit ninth, going 0-for-4 at the plate. A notoriously streaky hitter, Sanchez's OPS dropped from .732 in 2016 to .678 in 2017.  Sanchez can safely be avoided in all but the deepest of fantasy leagues and is only keeping second base warm in Chicago until... Read More

7 months ago

Trevor Richards Posts Another Strong Outing

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Trevor Richards followed up a strong start in his previous outing with another on Sunday. Richards went 6 2/3 innings while surrendering just one run on three hits and a walk. He also struck out six batters and left the game in line for the win until the Marlins bullpen blew... Read More

1 year ago


Javy Guerra Recalled From Triple-A On Monday

Miami Marlins relief pitcher Javy Guerra was called up from Triple-A New Orleans on Monday to take the spot of Drew Rucinski, who was placed on the 10-day disabled list. Guerra has pitched 16 2/3 scoreless innings with the Baby Cakes while posting a sterling 24:3 K:BB ratio in that time. Look for him to... Read More

1 year ago

Chris Tillman Planning for Next Rehab Start on Monday

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Chris Tillman said that he believes his next rehab start will be scheduled for Monday as he works his way back from a back injury. Tillman said he plans to go 60 pitches as he focuses on building up his stamina before returning to the major league club. Tillman would be returning... Read More

1 year ago

Lewis Brinson Continues Impressive June With Two Triples on Friday

Marlins outfielder Lewis Brinson went 2-for-4 with two triples and an RBI in Friday's win over the Orioles. After an abysmal start to the season Brinson continues to stay hot in June and now has a .302/.319/.674 line on the month with 3 homers and 10 RBIs in 14 games. He's still striking out far... Read More

1 year ago

Justin Bour Accounts for Three of Marlins Four Hits in Loss

Miami Marlins first baseman Justin Bour went 3-for-4 with an RBI double on Thursday in the Marlins loss to the Cardinals. The Marlins only managed one run and four hits in the contest, so Bour was responsible for nearly all of their offense. The 30-year-old is slashing .245/.371/.429 on the year with 10 home runs,... Read More

1 year ago

Ronald Acuna to Potentially Return June 14-17

Injured Atlanta Braves rookie outfielder Ronald Acuna (knee) continues progressing cautiously from his ACL sprain and is projected to be activated sometime over the next two weeks, with the June 14-17 series against the Padres looking to be a likely timetable. After getting a recommendation from Dr. James Andrews following his original injury, Acuna has proceeded cautiously... Read More

1 year ago


Dan Straily Takes Loss Sunday

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Dan Straily took the loss on Sunday against the Diamondbacks, pushing his record for the year to 2-2. Straily only gave up one earned run in the start, but struggled with control needing 87 pitches to go 4 1/3 innings. He issued five walks in the start while striking out four.... Read More

1 year ago

Miguel Rojas Leading Off Again On Wednesday

Miami Marlins third baseman Miguel Rojas is again leading off on Wednesday against Clayton Richard and the Padres. After spending most of his recent games hitting out of the bottom third of the lineup, Rojas went 2-for-4 after being moved to leadoff on Monday and had a day off on Tuesday. The 29-year-old only carries... Read More

1 year ago

Cedric Mullins Promoted to Triple-A

Baltimore Orioles prospect Cedric Mullins was promoted to Triple-A Norfolk on Wednesday. The athletic outfielder had been slashing .315/.362/.518 with six home runs and eight stolen bases in 48 games with Baltimore's Double-A affiliate. With the Orioles struggling to find outfield talent in recent years, Mullins should definitely get his shot with the major league... Read More

1 year ago

Cedric Mullins Earns Player of the Week for Double-A League

Baltimore Orioles outfield prospect Cedric Mullins earned Eastern League Player of the Week honors after hitting .560 over six games last week. Mullins has now upped his OPS with Double-A Bowie to .871 after a somewhat slow start to the season and has 22 extra-base hits and eight stolen bases through 47 games. As a... Read More

1 year ago

Alex Cobb Gets Shelled By White Sox

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Alex Cobb got lit up on Wednesday to the tune of six earned runs in only 3 2/3 innings pitched. Cobb gave up eight hits, one of which was a three-run bomb to Yoan Moncada. The righty's ERA has now ballooned to 7.32 on the season, and his record sits at... Read More

1 year ago


Luiz Gohara Goes Four Shaky Innings in First Start

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Luiz Gohara lasted four innings on Wednesday in his first start with the club this season. Gohara gave up two earned runs on four hits and four walks, but did manage to strike out six Phillies, as the Braves were eventually shut out 4-0. He still has the upside that he... Read More

1 year ago

Darren O'Day Still Not Close to Return

Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Darren O'Day is still having problems while rehabbing his elbow, and had enough soreness that he had to skip a scheduled bullpen session today. The elbow issue landed him on the DL earlier this month, and he still does not look close to a return any time soon. O'Day had posted... Read More

1 year ago

Starlin Castro Only Marlin With Multiple Hits in Loss to Mets

Miami Marlins second baseman Starlin Castro went 2-for-4 on Monday in the Marlins 2-0 loss to the Mets. Batting third in the order, Castro was the only Miami player with multiple hits in the shutout. Castro is now hitting a respectable .296 on the year, although he only has two home runs after hitting 16... Read More

1 year ago

Anibal Sanchez Has Rough Rehab Start in Triple-A

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez (hamstring) got shelled on Monday in a rehab start with Triple-A Gwinnett, giving up eight earned runs in just 3 2/3 innings pitched. Sanchez has been rehabbing a hamstring injury suffered in mid-April, and Braves manager Brian Snitker was hoping he could take the injured Mike Soroka's spot in... Read More

1 year ago

Mychal Givens Picks Up Third Hold

Baltimore Orioles reliever Mychal Givens notched his third hold of the season as the Orioles beat the White Sox 3-2 on Monday. Givens is posting another solid year as a key piece in the Baltimore bullpen, as he now has a 2.84 ERA to go along with 31 strikeouts in 25 innings. In Monday's game,... Read More

1 year ago


Lewis Brinson Continues Struggles on Monday

Miami Marlins center fielder Lewis Brinson went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts on Monday, continuing his rough offensive start to the 2018 season. The 24-year-old left four runners on base during the game as the Marlins were blanked by the Mets 2-0. Brinson has an anemic .164/.208/.289 slash line so far this year and has amassed... Read More

1 year ago

Adam Conley Posts Scoreless Inning in Relief on Monday

Miami Marlins pitcher Adam Conley came on in relief on Monday, getting one strikeout while giving up a hit as the Marlins were shut out by the Mets 2-0. Conley, who was a starter for the Marlins the past three seasons, had toiled in the minor leagues this year to the tune of a 5.18... Read More

1 year ago

Justin Bour Reaches Three Times In Marlins' Loss

Miami Marlins first baseman Justin Bour picked up one hit and two walks in Saturday's loss to Atlanta. He also scored the Marlins' lone run in the game. While his average sits at a lowly .242 this season, Bour still has power potential with his nine home runs and has added another facet to his... Read More

1 year ago

Tests Come Back Negative for Mike Soroka

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Soroka was recently placed on the disabled list, retroactive to May 14, for a shoulder strain. According to Soroka, all of his tests, including an MRI, have come back negative so far, which is good news for the Braves and for fantasy owners in dynasty leagues. Soroka had a 3.68... Read More

1 year ago

Anibal Sanchez May Return to Braves for May 28

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez has been on the disabled list for the past month with a lingering hamstring strain that he picked up while warming up in the outfield before a game. But the Braves have a doubleheader scheduled for May 28, and with Sanchez being close to activation, according to Braves manager... Read More

1 year ago


Andrew Susac Called Up to Replace Caleb Joseph

Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph was optioned to Triple-A on Thursday, and Andrew Susac was called up in a corresponding move to take the struggling Joseph's spot. Joseph was only hitting .182 with a .203 on-base percentage, while Susac currently has a .296/.424/.537 line with Triple-A Norfolk. Susac will split time behind the plate with... Read More

1 year ago

J.T. Realmuto Continues His Abuse of Dodgers Pitching

Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto went 1-for-5 on Wednesday with his 6th homerun of the year. Realmuto's HR proved to be the difference-maker, as the Marlins beat the Dodgers 6-5. The 27-year-old catcher now has a hit in all 21 of his career games vs. the Dodgers, and is now hitting .316 on the year.... Read More

1 year ago

Dansby Swanson Has Productive Batting Practice On Tuesday

Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson took batting practice on Tuesday as he continues to rehab from a wrist injury. Swanson reported no problems yesterday and will work on running and hitting again today with hopes of starting a short rehab assignment soon. The 24-year-old has contributed 13 runs and 13 RBI so far this season,... Read More

1 year ago

Martin Prado Hitting Leadoff After 2-for-4 Night

Miami Marlins third baseman Martin Prado is in the lineup as the leadoff hitter for the second straight night on Wednesday after going 2-for-4 yesterday. Prado also scored a run in last night's win against the Dodgers. While being a solid contributor for average throughout his 13-year career, Prado is only hitting .167 over 60... Read More

1 year ago

Chris Tillman Has No Set Timeline For Return

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Chris Tillman is currently on the 10-day disabled list with a lower back strain, and according to Orioles manager Buck Showalter, he has "no timeline set for return." Tillman owned an unsightly 10.46 ERA through 26 2/3 innings, so his return shouldn't matter to fantasy owners at this point as his... Read More

1 year ago


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