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About Ellis Canady - RotoBaller

I enjoy helping fantasy players become not only better fantasy players but exceptional fantasy managers. Dynasty team strategies. Trade tactics. Prospect savvy. Enjoy baseball to the fullest.

Ellis Canady - RotoBaller has written 658 articles so far, you can find them below.


Craig Kimbrel Protects Win Over Twins Sunday

Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel secured his 33rd save of the season in a 3-0 victory against the Twins. He pitched a clean ninth inning with one strikeout. It was a nice bounce-back from his blown save against these same Twins on Friday. In 45 innings, he has two wins with 64 strikeouts and... Read More

1 year ago

J.D. Martinez Provides Offense In Win

Boston Red Sox outfielder J.D. Martinez drove in all three runs in a 3-0 victory against the Twins Sunday. Martinez finished 2-for-4 with three RBI and a double. He increased his MLB-leading RBI total to 89. Martinez also leads the league in HR with 32. He remains an elite hitter with a .326/.390/.643 slash line.

1 year ago

Ryon Healy (1B/3B, SEA) - Week 18 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 38% of leagues ANALYSIS: Seattle Mariners corner infielder Ryon Healy is well-known for his streaky performance and had a spell of good production this past week. He hit three homers and drove in 12 with a .429 batting average. Do not get too excited about the average.... Read More

1 year ago

Kendrys Morales (1B, TOR) - Week 18 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 13% of leagues ANALYSIS: Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Kendrys Morales has yet to show his age and is hitting cleanup for the Blue Jays. Even at 35 years old, he is not a handicap to any fantasy lineup. By itself, his 12 HR and .257 average... Read More

1 year ago

Matt Chapman (3B, OAK) - Week 18 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 38% of leagues ANALYSIS: Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman took full advantage of a week in tremendously hitter-friendly environments last week. The entire Athletics offense put on a power display. Over the last seven days, Chapman is hitting .483 with two home runs, five RBI, and... Read More

1 year ago


Johan Camargo (2B/3B/SS, ATL) - Week 18 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 15% of leagues ANALYSIS: Atlanta Braves infielder Johan Camargo might be a surprise addition to this list. This recommendation is assuming that Atlanta does not make a trade for a third baseman before the deadline. Regardless, he fits a purpose and is getting consistent playing time.... Read More

1 year ago

Week 18 Waiver Wire - First Base (1B) and Third Base (3B)

It is week 18 and as we move closer to the playoffs, every win is vital. Don’t become complacent, regardless of your place in the standings. You don’t need to manage your active roster the next few days so take this opportunity to clean things up. Spend some time rummaging through the waiver wire to... Read More

1 year ago

Chris Sale Takes No-Decision Despite Excellent Outing

Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale stuck out 10 batters in a no-decision against the Twins Friday. Sale pitched a great game but was unable to get his 12th win of the season. He finished the night only allowing three hits in six innings while walking two batters. Sale has tallied 17 quality starts and... Read More

1 year ago

Craig Kimbrel Blows Save Opportunity

Boston Red Sox Craig Kimbrel failed to convert a four-out save chance Friday against the Twins. Because of the bullpen struggles, Kimbrel was forced to come on in the eighth inning, when he is only 8-for-12 in save opportunities. The damage was done in the top of the ninth when he walked two batters and... Read More

1 year ago

Mookie Betts Delivers Walk-Off Homer

Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts hit his 25th HR of the season in the 10th inning of a 4-3 victory over the Twins Friday. The homer was his only hit of the night but he did add a stolen base, his 19th of the year. Since the All-Star break, he is batting a lowly... Read More

1 year ago


Blake Treinen Gets 25th Save In Extra Innings Tuesday

Oakland Athletics closer Blake Treinen struck out one batter in a scoreless 10th inning against the Rangers to earn his 25th save of the season. The A’s offense has been clicking on all cylinders, which keeps them in every game and presents more save opportunities for Treinen. He has a 5-2 record with a minuscule... Read More

1 year ago

Jeurys Familia Gets Win In Comeback

Oakland Athletics reliever Jeurys Familia pitched two scoreless innings with two strikeouts to earn the win in a 13-10 victory over the Rangers Tuesday. Familia has picked up two wins since being acquired from the Mets on 21 June. In his brief performance in an A’s uniform, he has three strikeouts in four innings without... Read More

1 year ago

Jed Lowrie Breaks Hitless Streak

Oakland Athletics second baseman Jed Lowrie hit a solo homer in the fourth inning against the Texas Rangers to break an 0-for-19 skid. He finished the night 3-for-5 with two runs and an RBI. Now sitting at 17, Lowrie has set a new career-high in homers. Despite the hitless streak, Lowrie is still having a... Read More

1 year ago

Khris Davis Caps Comeback With Homer In 10th

Oakland Athletics outfielder Khris Davis hit a three-run homer in the top of the 10th to put the finishing touches on a 13-10 comeback over the Rangers Tuesday. It was Davis’ only hit of the night and he was one strikeout short of a golden sombrero. Davis has now hit four homers in the last... Read More

1 year ago

Matt Chapman Joins Outburst With Three-Run Homer

Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman drove in four runs in support of a 15-3 win over the Rangers on Monday. Chapman’s 11th homer of the season came in the seventh inning off of Matt Moore, his first HR since Jun 10. Many people are expecting a homer explosion from Chapman, in part to his... Read More

1 year ago


Stephen Piscotty's Offensive Barrage Continues

Oakland Athletics outfielder Stephen Piscotty continued his success at the plate with his 13th homer of the season Monday in Texas. He added a double (27th) and finished the night 2-for-4 with two runs and three RBI. Piscotty has continued to regain his old swing path and the success has followed. In the last 30... Read More

1 year ago

Khris Davis Clobbers Third Homer In Two Days

Oakland Athletics outfielder Khris Davis hit his 24th homer of the year in a 15-3 rout over the Rangers. His opposite-field shot came in the 8th inning off Alex Claudio. He added his 21st double of the year and finished the night 3-for-6 with two runs and two RBI. Davis is known to be a... Read More

1 year ago

Craig Kimbrel Gets 32nd Save

Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel collected his 32nd save in an imperfect outing Monday against the Orioles. Kimbrel came on in the ninth but allowed one run on two hits before locking things down. He allowed a double to Renato Nunez, which was his first extra-base hit allowed since June 12th. With a 13.29... Read More

1 year ago

Mitch Moreland Hits First Homer In Nearly A Month

Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland hit his 12th homer of the season in a 5-3 victory over the Orioles Monday. Moreland has cooled off tremendously from his .305 average in April and .300 in May. Currently his average sits at .274 on the year. In the last 30 days, Moreland has two homers... Read More

1 year ago

Week 17 Waiver Wire - First Base (1B) and Third Base (3B)

It is week 17 and the All-Star break has passed. Don’t become complacent, regardless of your place in the standings. You don’t need to manage your active roster the next few days so take this opportunity to clean things up. Spend some time rummaging through the waiver wire to find assets to assist your endeavors.... Read More

1 year ago


Greg Bird (1B, NYY) - Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 43% of leagues ANALYSIS: New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird is very quickly turning his season around, hitting .321 with three home runs, five runs scored, and 12 RBI this week. The short porch in right field of Yankee Stadium is particularly advantageous for a left-handed hitter like... Read More

1 year ago

C.J. Cron (1B, TB) - Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 32% of leagues ANALYSIS: Tampa Bay Rays first baseman C.J. Cron is thankful to be in the month of July. He is working his way back from a terrible June in which he hit for a .130 batting average. In two weeks of July, Cron has... Read More

1 year ago

Kendrys Morales (1B, TOR) - Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 13% of leagues ANALYSIS: Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Kendrys Morales is proving that age is nothing, but a number and is on a power surge. Overall, it might be easy to believe that his bat is slowing down as his season stats do not look... Read More

1 year ago

Albert Pujols (1B, LAA) - Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 41% of leagues ANALYSIS: Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols is currently on the disabled list with knee inflammation but the well-timed All-Star break gives him the possibility of returning fully healthy for the second half. Over the last seven days, Pujols has a .333 batting average,... Read More

1 year ago

Week 16 Waiver Wire - First Base (1B) and Third Base (3B)

It is week 16 and the All-Star break is upon us. Don’t become complacent, regardless of your place in the standings. You don’t need to manage your active roster the next few days so take this opportunity to clean things up. Spend some time rummaging through the waiver wire to find assets to assist your... Read More

1 year ago


Sean Manaea Takes No-Decision Against Astros

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea lasted only four innings but did not factor into the decision of a 6-5 loss to the Astros Tuesday. Manaea was pulled after only throwing 83 pitches to get through four innings. He finished the night allowing three runs on seven hits while striking out four and walking one... Read More

1 year ago

Blake Treinen Suffers Loss After Blown Save

Oakland Athletics closer Blake Treinen suffered his third blown save of the season in a 6-5 loss to the Astros. He completed just 1/3 of an inning with two runs allowed, one earned, with one walk and no strikeouts. Treinen certainly was not the cause just the tough-luck victim of a couple of random plays.... Read More

1 year ago

Bobby Dalbec Homers Twice At High-A Salem

Boston Red Sox third base prospect Bobby Dalbec hit two homers with five RBI Tuesday. He was also perfect at the plate going 4-for-4 and logged a stolen base as well. Dalbec has been on a tear in the month of July, hitting .486 with 6 homers. This is a name to remember in dynasty... Read More

1 year ago

Andrew Benintendi Doubles Twice In Win

Boston Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi hit two doubles in support of an 8-4 victory over the Rangers Tuesday. He finished the night 2-for-4 with a run and two RBI. Benintendi also pitched in a stolen base, his 17th of the season. He continues to make his case to be in the All-Star game, justifiable... Read More

1 year ago

Dustin Fowler Earns Platinum Sombrero

Oakland Athletics outfielder Dustin Fowler struck out five times against the Astros to earn the platinum sombrero Monday. Fowler ran into a brick wall after performing well the last couple of weeks. In the last 14 days, he had two homers, six RBI, and a .293 AVG coming into the game. Fowler is still worth... Read More

1 year ago


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