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About Keith Hernandez - RotoBaller

Keith is a sports fanatic through and through. He has been immersed in the sports world as far back as he can remember, and played competitive baseball in high school and college at the University of California - San Diego as a four-year captain. He also dabbled semi-professionally overseas for a short time before becoming obsessed with fantasy sports, starting in 2006. He's been writing and editing fantasy content ever since, with stops at KFFL and USA TODAY Sports, and has played alongside some of the brightest fantasy minds in the industry, including LABR (League of Alternate Baseball Reality).

Keith Hernandez - RotoBaller has written 20188 articles so far, you can find them below.


Gerrit Cole The Priority For Yankees

The New York Yankees are making signing starting pitcher Gerrit Cole their top offseason priority and have ownership-level approval to offer him a record-setting deal, according to sources familiar with the team's plans. The 29-year-old right-hander, who led baseball in strikeouts in 2019, is set to smash David Price's record contract for a pitcher of... Read More

4 hours ago

Michael Pineda Returning To The Twins

The Minnesota Twins agreed to re-sign starting pitcher Michael Pineda to a two-year, $20 million deal on Thursday, according to a baseball source. Pineda will miss the first month-plus of the 2020 season while finishing off a suspension, but the big right-hander has plenty of upside, especially while staying in pitcher-friendly Minnesota. The 30-year-old Dominican... Read More

4 hours ago

Gerald Everett Absent Thursday

Los Angeles Rams tight end Gerald Everett (knee) missed his second straight practice this week on Thursday. Everett is on his way to missing his second straight game unless he can return to practice on Friday. If you've been using Everett at the tight end spot, you need to look elsewhere in the first week... Read More

4 hours ago

Tony Pollard Inactive For Thursday Night

Dallas Cowboys rookie running back Tony Pollard (ankle) has been ruled out for Thursday night against the Bears. Pollard missed two days of practice this week, so he was on the wrong side of questionable to begin with. Ezekiel Elliott has been the bell-cow back all season, so Pollard, 22, has just 58 carries for... Read More

6 hours ago

Nationals Can't Afford Both Stephen Strasburg, Anthony Rendon

Washington Nationals principal owner Mark Lerner said that the team can't afford to re-sign both starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg and third baseman Anthony Rendon this offseason. "They’re huge numbers. We already have a really large payroll to begin with," Lerner said. Washington could still bring both players back, but it's highly unlikely. Strasburg, who was... Read More

6 hours ago


Marlon Mack Practicing In Full

Indianapolis Colts running back Marlon Mack (hand) returned to a full practice on Thursday. Mack has been sidelined since Nov. 17, but he's well on his way to returning to action in Week 14 against the Buccaneers. In a tough matchup against Tampa's defensive front and possibly at risk of sharing touches with Jonathan Williams,... Read More

6 hours ago

Vikings Expect Dalvin Cook To Be Close To 100 Percent

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said that he expects running back Dalvin Cook (chest) to play in Week 14 against the Lions and be close to 100 percent. Cook left the Monday night game against the Seahawks and didn't return, but he said shortly after that he planned on playing this Sunday, and he's... Read More

6 hours ago

Julio Jones, Austin Hooper Practicing Again Thursday

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (shoulder) and tight end Austin Hooper (knee) are both practicing again on Thursday, which is a good sign for their availability in Week 14 against the Panthers. Jones missed the Thanksgiving game and Hooper has missed the last three contests, so getting them both back would be excellent news... Read More

6 hours ago

Josh Jacobs Not Practicing Thursday

Oakland Raiders rookie running back Josh Jacobs (shoulder) wasn't seen at the start of practice on Thursday. Jacobs revealed on Tuesday that he's been playing through a fractured shoulder since Week 7, so back-to-back missed practices are now more concerning for anyone that owns Jacobs. Despite his injured shoulder, Jacobs has remained productive in his... Read More

6 hours ago

Golden Tate Practicing In Full

Updating a previous report, New York Giants wide receiver Golden Tate (concussion) is practicing in full on Thursday. Tate looks ready to return in Week 14 against the Eagles on Monday night after sitting out last week. With tight end Evan Engram (foot) also on track to make his return, Tate will be more of... Read More

6 hours ago


Vikings Not Ruling Adam Thielen Out For Week 14

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said that the team isn't ruling out wide receiver Adam Thielen (hamstring) for Week 14 against the Lions. "He’s frustrated. I think he’s got a good opportunity this week (to play), so we’ll see. He’s working really hard. He obviously wants to get out there with his guys. He’s... Read More

6 hours ago

Damien Williams Remains Sidelined

Kansas City Chiefs running back Damien Williams (ribs) remained out of practice for the second straight day on Thursday. Unless Williams gets in at least a limited practice on Friday, he's headed for his second straight missed game after getting injured in Week 11. With Darrel Williams (hamstring) on Injured Reserve, we could be looking... Read More

6 hours ago

James Conner Ruled Out For Week 14

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner (shoulder) has been ruled out for Week 14 against the Cardinals despite getting in some limited practice this week. It will be his third straight missed game, and fantasy owners shouldn't be holding out much hope that he can help you the rest of the way if you've made... Read More

6 hours ago

Greg Olsen Out Of Practice Thursday

Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen (concussion) is out of practice for the second straight day this week on Thursday. All signs are pointing towards Olsen sitting Week 14 out against the Falcons after suffering a serious head injury in Week 13. If you've been relying on Olsen in your tight end spot, it's time... Read More

6 hours ago

Jordan Howard Not Cleared For Contact Thursday

Philadelphia Eagles running back Jordan Howard (shoulder) is still not cleared for contact on Thursday. It's looking like Howard is in line to miss his fourth straight game unless he can get in a full practice on Friday or Saturday. Rookie Miles Sanders had a season-high 22 touches in the Week 13 loss to the... Read More

6 hours ago


Dodgers Interested In Blake Treinen

The Los Angeles Dodgers are interested in relief pitcher Blake Treinen, according to a source. Treinen was non-tendered by the A's on Monday after he had a rough year with Oakland, posting a 4.91 ERA, 1.62 WHIP, 59 strikeouts and 16 saves in 58 2/3 innings. The 31-year-old right-hander was the best reliever in baseball... Read More

7 hours ago

JuJu Smith-Schuster Misses Another Practice

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee) missed his second straight practice this week on Thursday. Smith-Schuster is unlikely to play again this weekend against the Cardinals and could be sidelined again in Week 15 if his knee injury does not improve. In an offense now run by quarterback Devlin Hodges, Smith-Schuster won't be anything... Read More

7 hours ago

Jamaal Williams, Jimmy Graham Limited Thursday

Green Bay Packers running back Jamaal Williams (knee) and tight end Jimmy Graham (calf, wrist) were both limited in practice on Thursday. Williams is a new addition to the injury report for Week 14 against the Redskins, so we'll have to keep an eye on his status on Friday. Williams has maintained RB3 value for... Read More

8 hours ago

Matt Breida, Deebo Samuel, Emmanuel Sanders Good To Go

San Francisco 49ers running back Matt Breida (ankle) and wide receivers Deebo Samuel (shoulder) and Emmanuel Sanders (ribs) are practicing in full on Thursday. Breida is the big one, as he hasn't played since Nov. 11 against the Seahawks. His return will make it hard to trust anyone in San Fran's backfield, which includes Tevin... Read More

8 hours ago

A.J. Brown Dealing With Calf Injury

Updating a previous report, Tennessee Titans rookie wide receiver A.J. Brown (calf) was limited in practice on Thursday. Brown is a new addition to the injury report for Week 14 against the Raiders, so his status on Friday will be worth watching. The 22-year-old rookie has been solid in his first season, catching 34 passes... Read More

9 hours ago


Marquise Brown Added To Week 14 Injury Report

Baltimore Ravens rookie wide receiver Marquise Brown (ankle) was added to the Week 14 injury report against the Bills. He got in a limited practice on Thursday. It's not the first time Brown has been added the injury report midweek as the Ravens try to play it safe with their speedy deep threat. The 22-year-old... Read More

9 hours ago

T.Y. Hilton, Adam Vinatieri Miss Practice

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton (calf) and kicker Adam Vinatieri (knee) did not practice on Thursday. Hilton is holding out hope to play again this year, but at this point there's probably a greater chance that he's put on Injured Reserve. Zach Pascal is the team's top wideout with Hilton sidelined, and he has... Read More

9 hours ago

Panthers To Use TE Committee With Greg Olsen Hurt

Carolina Panthers interim head coach Perry Fewell said the tight end position will be a committee approach this week with Greg Olsen (concussion) unlikely to play. The committee will include Chris Manhertz, Ian Thomas and Alex Armah. Thomas is the best bet of the bunch after he posted 36 catches for 333 yards and two... Read More

10 hours ago

A.J. Brown Leaves Practice Early

Tennessee Titans rookie wide receiver A.J. Brown (undisclosed) left practice early after stretching with an undisclosed ailment. Wideout Adam Humphries (ankle) also missed practice for the second straight day. Brown's situation is worth monitoring the rest of the week. He would be a likely candidate to sit out in Week 14 against the Raiders if... Read More

10 hours ago

Derrick Henry Back At Practice Thursday

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (hamstring) returned to practice on Thursday after being held out on Wednesday. The Titans are just resting Henry early in the week. He's been the best running back in the NFL in the last three games, running for well over 100 yards in each contest and totaling five touchdowns... Read More

10 hours ago


Von Miller's Status In Doubt For Sunday

Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller (knee), who revealed he's dealing with an MCL injury, is in doubt for Week 14 against the Texans. "I'm already undersized. When you take away exotic movements that make me who I am it changes the type of player I am. I have to get that back to go... Read More

10 hours ago

Dante Pettis Back At Practice Thursday

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dante Pettis (knee) was back at practice on Thursday after being held out on Wednesday. Pettis is making progress, but he won't be back on the field for Week 14 against the Saints. The 24-year-old has been a second-year bust, catching only 11 passes for 109 yards and two touchdowns... Read More

11 hours ago

Paul Richardson, Trey Quinn Not Practicing Thursday

Washington Redskins wide receivers Paul Richardson (hamstring) and Trey Quinn (concussion) did not practice for the second straight day on Thursday. They're both unlikely to play in Week 14 against the Packers. Neither receiver has moved the fantasy needle in 2019 either, so they should both be firmly planted on the waiver wire in your... Read More

11 hours ago

Adam Vinatieri Unlikely To Kick In Week 14

Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri (knee) is unlikely to play in Week 14 against the Buccaneers after the team claimed kicker Chase McLaughlin off waivers on Wednesday. Vinatieri will turn 47 years old this month and has missed 14 total kicks this year, so McLaughlin could take over for him this weekend and finish out... Read More

11 hours ago

Nelson Agholor Not At Practice Thursday

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor (knee) did not take part in practice on Thursday. Agholor returned in the Week 13 loss to the Dolphins and had an underwhelming three catches for 41 yards in the embarrassing defeat. He's not a lock to play on Monday night against the Giants, and even if he does,... Read More

11 hours ago


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