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About Justin Berglund - RotoBaller

Lover of all sports, but the Red Sox are always #1. Avid fan of the Patriots and Islanders as well. Fantasy baseball and football contributor. I have been featured on shows such as 'The Herd' and 'Clubhouse Confidential'. "Love That Dirty Water, Boston You're My Home"

Justin Berglund - RotoBaller has written 124 articles so far, you can find them below.


What to Expect From Zack Greinke on the Diamondbacks

The third ace-caliber pitcher has been snatched up this week, with the Arizona Diamondbacks signing Zack Greinke to a six-year deal worth $206 million. The deal was first reported by Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. This comes after Jordan Zimmermann and David Price were also locked up this week by the Detroit Tigers and Boston Red... Read More

4 years ago

Charlie Morton (SP, PIT) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues / Matchup Streamer OWNED IN: 19% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Despite having an up and down season, Charlie Morton has hit quite a high the past few starts. After striking out nine Mets, he followed up with another eight over a combined 13 innings while only giving up two earned runs in... Read More

4 years ago

Top Two Start Pitcher Streamers and Sleepers for Week 21

Quality over quantity. Every fantasy owner knows this. But when looking at the starting pitcher free agent waiver wire for the coming week, ideally you’d like to have a guy that is going to be on the mound more than once. Most teams are going to have a couple of starters pitching twice in a week. This... Read More

4 years ago

Top Two-Start Pitcher Streamers & Sleepers for Week 18

The 2015 MLB Trade Deadline has come and gone. We now know what teams are in it to win it this year, and who is already looking towards next season and beyond. With all the trades happening, this makes seller teams like the Braves, Reds and Orioles that much more of a better team to stream an... Read More

4 years ago

Wade Miley (SP, BOS) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Stream in AL-Only and Deep Mixed Leagues ANALYSIS: While his 4.33 ERA is subpar, Wade Miley has been on a roll over his last two starts, allowing just one run on four hits with 10 strikeouts against the Angels and Astros combined. Luckily for Miley, this week has him facing two offensively-deficient teams at home. The White Sox... Read More

4 years ago


Two-Start Pitcher Streamers & Sleepers for Week 17

Quality over quantity. Every fantasy owner knows this. But when looking at the starting pitcher free agent waiver wire for the coming week, ideally you’d like to have a guy that is going to be on the mound more than once. Most teams are going to have a couple of starters pitching twice in a week.... Read More

4 years ago

Buy Low Fantasy Baseball Pitching Options for the Second Half

The first half of fantasy baseball is officially over. The start of the second half means teams MLB and fantasy alike will be making their push to the playoffs. With fantasy teams, owners will need to look at starting pitchers on their rosters or waivers that might not have performed to start the year, but... Read More

4 years ago

Matt Moore (SP, TBR) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Stream in Most Leagues, Add in AL-Only and Deep Mixed Leagues ANALYSIS: Matt Moore struggled in his season debut Thursday against Cleveland, allowing four runs on six hits and two walks in just 4.2 innings, striking out four in the no-decision. This was his first start since April 7, 2014, as he spent over... Read More

4 years ago

Brett Anderson (SP, LAD) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Stream in Most Leagues, Add in NL-Only and Deep Mixed Leagues ANALYSIS: Brett Anderson has won three straight starts, has tossed eight quality starts in his last nine quality outings and has a 69/26 K/BB rate. So why in the heck is he owned in less than a quarter of Yahoo leagues? I... Read More

4 years ago

Top Five Two-Start Pitcher Streamers & Sleepers for Week 14

Quality over quantity. Every fantasy owner knows this. But when looking at the starting pitcher free agent waiver wire for the coming week, ideally you’d like to have a guy that is going to be on the mound more than once. Most teams are going to have a couple of starters pitching twice in a week.... Read More

4 years ago


Alejandro De Aza (OF, BOS) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 11% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Despite the preseason surplus of outfield depth the Boston Red Sox had, injuries to Hanley Ramirez, Daniel Nava and Shane Victorino forced the team to make a move, acquiring Alejandro De Aza from the Baltimore Orioles after he had been designated for assignment. Starting the... Read More

4 years ago

Cesar Hernandez (2B / 3B / SS, PHI) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team / AL-Only Leagues OWNED IN: 8% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Since Chase Utley has been sidelined and placed on the DL, Cesar Hernandez has taken his ball and rolled with it. In his seven games played since being the Phillies everyday second baseman, he has batted an even .500, with... Read More

4 years ago

Mike Fiers (SP, MIL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Stream in NL-Only and Deep Mixed Leagues Ownership: 21% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Mike Fiers was a popular sleeper candidate this season after a 2014 in which he went 5-6 with a 2.13 ERA, 0.88 WHIP and a 76/17 K/BB rate. However, he has not had the same dominance this year, to the tune of a... Read More

4 years ago

Top Five Two-Start Pitcher Streamers & Sleepers for Week 12

Quality over quantity. Every fantasy owner knows this. But when looking at the starting pitcher free agent waiver wire for the coming week, ideally you’d like to have a guy that is going to be on the mound more than once. Most teams are going to have a couple of starters pitching twice in a week.... Read More

4 years ago

Nationals Max Scherzer Throws No-Hitter Against Pirates

Max Scherzer had to settle for a no-hitter today against the Pirates. That is how dominant he was today. After throwing eight innings of perfection, Scherzer had a 2-2 count against Jose Tabata, who was pinch-hitting in the pitchers spot. Throwing a pinch inside, Tabata seemed to have leaned his elbow in a bit, getting... Read More

4 years ago


Jose Fernandez to Start for Triple-A New Orleans; Will Return July 2nd

We are another step closer to seeing one of the most dynamic pitchers back in the major leagues, and we now have a return date. After two starts with High-A Jupiter, Marlins ace Jose Fernandez will be joining the Triple-A New Orleans Zephyrs, making his first start with the team on Wednesday. Appearing on the team's... Read More

4 years ago

Erasmo Ramirez (SP, TB) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Stream in Deep Mixed and AL-Only Leagues Ownership: 10% of Yahoo! Leagues ANALYSIS: Erasmo Ramirez’s 4.96 ERA and 1.22 WHIP aren’t great. However, he has vastly improved since being put back in the Rays' rotation. In his six starts over the last 30 days, he has gone 5-1 with a 2.97 ERA. That certainly justifies him... Read More

4 years ago

Top Five Two-Start Pitcher Streamers & Sleepers for Week 11

Quality over quantity. Every fantasy owner knows this. But when looking at the starting pitcher free agent waiver wire for the coming week, ideally you’d like to have a guy that is going to be on the mound more than once. Most teams are going to have a couple of starters pitching twice in a week.... Read More

4 years ago

Cubs Sign Rafael Soriano to Minor League Contract

More than two months into the season, reliever Rafael Soriano has found a home. Tuesday, the Chicago Cubs announced they have signed the 35 year old right-hander for the rest of the 2015 season. The deal is worth $4.1 million in base salary, with incentives possibly earning him up to another $4 million. The signing... Read More

5 years ago

Astros Top Prospect Carlos Correa To Be Promoted Today

Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Astros have called up top prospect Carlos Correa to the majors, and he will be ready to play today against the Sox. Correa, 20, is the number one prospect in the Astros system, and is number two in the league behind the Twins' Byron Buxton. Houston, who... Read More

5 years ago


Top Five Two-Start Pitcher Streamers & Sleepers for Week 10

Quality over quantity. Every fantasy owner knows this. But when looking at the starting pitcher free agent waiver wire for the coming week, ideally you’d like to have a guy that is going to be on the mound more than once. Most teams are going to have a couple of starters pitching twice in a... Read More

5 years ago

Nori Aoki (OF, SF) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 65% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Through the first two months of the season, Nori Aoki has been one of the most pleasant surprises in the league. In his first year with the Giants after spending 2014 with the Royals, Aoki is hitting .312 with two home runs,... Read More

5 years ago

Top Five Two-Start Pitcher Streamers & Sleepers for Week Nine

Quality over quantity. Every fantasy owner knows this. But when looking at the starting pitcher free agent waiver wire for the coming week, ideally you’d like to have a guy that is going to be on the mound more than once. Most teams are going to have a couple of starters pitching twice in a... Read More

5 years ago

Kyle Hendricks (SP, CHC) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 16% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Kyle Hendricks has been mostly inconsistent this season, but has been great his last two starts. Starting at San Diego, Hendricks threw a complete game shutout, giving up only five hits and striking out seven. He followed this up his last time out against... Read More

5 years ago

Noah Syndergaard K's Six in Debut

Noah Syndergaard’s first major league start is complete. He got through 5.1 innings, giving up three runs on six hits, striking out six and walking four. He ended up taking the loss, as the Mets lost to the Cubs 6-1. Syndergaard threw 103 pitches, 56 for strikes. "Thor" had started off great. He struck out Dexter Fowler... Read More

5 years ago


Noah Syndergaard (SP, NYM) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Most Leagues Owned In: 12% of FleaFlicker Leagues ANALYSIS: It took unfortunate injuries to Mets starters Zack Wheeler and Dillon Gee, but the club has promoted top prospect Noah Syndergaard to fill out the starting rotation. Syndergaard has been stellar this season for Triple-A Las Vegas, going 3-0 with a 1.82 ERA,... Read More

5 years ago

Top Five Two-Start Pitchers for Week Six

Quality over quantity. Every fantasy owner knows this. But when looking at the starting pitcher free agent waiver wire for the coming week, ideally you'd like to have a guy that is going to be on the mound more than once. Most teams are going to have a couple of starters pitching twice in a... Read More

5 years ago

Aaron Harang (SP, PHI) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Stream in Most Leagues ANALYSIS: In his last start against the Cardinals, Aaron Harang gave up five runs in six innings, breaking his streak of eight consecutive quality starts.  Despite that, Harang has been great this year, as he seems to be at the beginning of every season. In five starts with the Phillies,... Read More

5 years ago

Top Five Two-Start Pitchers for Week Five

Quality over quantity. Every fantasy owner knows this. But when looking at the starting pitcher free agent waiver wire for the coming week, ideally you would like to have a guy that is going to be on the mound more than once. Most teams are going to have a couple of starters pitching twice in... Read More

5 years ago

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Is This Really The Return of the Old Alex Rodriguez?

Time to pull out the Pokémon cards and Sidekick phones. Alex Rodriguez is back to playing like an elite baseball player. In the first 12 games of the 2015 season, A-Rod is currently batting .316 with four home runs, 11 RBI, and a 1.157 OPS. Considering he last played a meaningful game in 2013 and... Read More

5 years ago


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