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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 121 articles so far, you can find them below.


Week 6 Busts? Players To Consider Avoiding

Weeks 4 and 5 saw a combined four teams go on bye. Week 6, however, will be the first week of the season with four teams off in the same week. That will also be the case in Weeks 7, 9, 11 and 12. Meanwhile, in Week 10 there will be six different teams taking... Read More

24 hours ago

Masahiro Tanaka Gets The Ball In Game 1 Of ALCS

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka will start in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series against the Astros on Saturday. Left-hander James Paxton will go in Game 2 on Sunday and Luis Severino will toe the rubber in Game 3 on Tuesday when the series shifts to New York. Tanaka was up... Read More

3 days ago

Seahawks Without Duane Brown, D.J. Fluker In Week 6

Seattle Seahawks left tackle Duane Brown (biceps) and offensive guard D.J. Fluker (hamstring) have both been ruled out for Week 6 against the Browns. Guard Ethan Pocic (back) was also placed on Injured Reserve on Friday. Seattle's offensive line is banged up entering a matchup with an imposing Cleveland pass rush, so this could be... Read More

3 days ago

Giants Cut Jonathan Hilliman, Sign Javorius Allen

The New York Giants waived running back Jonathan Hilliman on Friday and signed free-agent running back Javorius Allen in a corresponding move. Hilliman had his first career NFL start on Thursday night against the Patriots with both Saquon Barkley (ankle) and Wayne Gallman (concussion) out. He responded with 11 carries for 38 yards. Buck Allen... Read More

3 days ago

Marquez Valdes-Scantling Returns To Full Practice

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling (calf, hamstring) practiced in full on Friday after being limited on Thursday. The Packers will surely need Valdes-Scantling active on Monday night against the Lions with Davante Adams (toe) not expected to play for the second straight week. MVS didn't take advantage last week against the Cowboys, catching... Read More

3 days ago


Daniel Hudson Placed On Paternity List

Washington Nationals relief pitcher Daniel Hudson was placed on the postseason paternity list on Friday. As a result, Wander Suero will be on the team's roster to start the National League Championship Series against the Cardinals. Hudson could miss anywhere from one to three games in this series. The right-hander had been serving as the... Read More

3 days ago

Victor Robles, Kurt Suzuki Not In Game 1 Lineup

Washington Nationals outfielder Victor Robles (hamstring) and catcher Kurt Suzuki (head, wrist) are not in the starting lineup for Game 1 of the National League Championship Series against the Cardinals on Friday. Michael A. Taylor will continue to man center field and bat seventh, while Yan Gomes is behind the plate and hitting eighth against... Read More

3 days ago

George Kittle Gets A Questionable Tag

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle (groin) was limited in practice on Friday and is questionable for Week 6 against the Rams. However, head coach Kyle Shanahan ultimately expects Kittle to play in this big divisional matchup. Keep an eye on the inactives for the late slate of games, but Kittle needs to be... Read More

3 days ago

Demaryius Thomas A Question Mark For Week 6

New York Jets wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (hamstring, knee) was limited in practice all week and is questionable for Week 6 against the Cowboys. Thomas had four catches on a healthy nine targets for 47 yards in Week 5. Quarterback Sam Darnold (illness) is making his return against Dallas, but Thomas is still hard to... Read More

3 days ago

Chris Carson Good To Go, Rashaad Penny Questionable

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (shoulder) was taken off the final injury report for Week 6 against the Browns, while backup Rashaad Penny (hamstring) is listed as questionable. Carson continues to carry the load for the team's backfield despite some fumbling issues to start the year. In a run-first offense against a vulnerable Cleveland... Read More

3 days ago


Jalen Ramsey Not Expected To Play On Sunday

Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey (back), who is listed as questionable for Week 6 against the Saints after being limited in practice all week, is not expected to play on Sunday. It would be Ramsey's third straight missed game and hurt Jacksonville's chances of slowing down Saints No. 1 receiver Michael Thomas. If Ramsey is... Read More

3 days ago

Randall Cobb Questionable For Week 6

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Randall Cobb (back, hip) is listed as questionable for Week 6 against the Jets. Left tackle Tyron Smith (ankle) and right tackle La'el Collins (knee) are also listed as questionable. Cobb has done very little in his first year in Dallas, catching 17 passes for 210 yards and a touchdown through... Read More

3 days ago

Melvin Gordon Expected To See More Work Against Steelers

Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is expected to see his snap count rise in Week 6 against the Steelers in his second game of the year after his lengthy contract holdout. Gordon played just 32 offensive snaps in Week 5 against the Broncos. "I mean, I think last week Austin Ekeler's rep count... Read More

3 days ago

David Johnson To Be Game-Time Decision Sunday

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (back) said he felt good in his return to practice on Friday, but he will be a game-time decision for Week 6 against the Falcons. The NFL Network's Mike Garafolo is reporting that Johnson is still likely to play on Sunday, but even if he does, he could be... Read More

3 days ago

Mason Rudolph Ruled Out For Week 6

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (concussion) has been ruled out for Week 6 on Sunday night against the Chargers. Rudolph returned to practice this week somehow, but it was always a long shot he'd play after taking a very scary hit in Week 5's loss to the Ravens. There's a chance that Rudolph makes it... Read More

3 days ago


Corey Clement Placed On Injured Reserve Friday

The Philadelphia Eagles placed running back Corey Clement (shoulder) on the Injured Reserve on Friday and promoted running back Boston Scott from the practice squad in a corresponding move. The 24-year-old will go to the IR for the second straight year. Scott and receiver Nelson Agholor are the most likely candidates to take over as... Read More

3 days ago

Aqib Talib Out For Rams Defense

Los Angeles Rams cornerback Aqib Talib (ribs) has been ruled out for Week 6 against the 49ers, according to head coach Sean McVay. Already a weak streaming option against the Niners offense this Sunday, the Rams Defense and secondary takes a big hit without their veteran cornerback on the field. It's also excellent news for... Read More

3 days ago

Hunter Henry Questionable To Play Sunday Night

Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry (knee) is listed as questionable to play in Week 6 against the Steelers on Sunday night. Henry is nearing a return, but he'll be limited against Pittsburgh if he's active, making him a hard-to-trust TE2. Making Henry even harder to trust from a fantasy perspective is the fact... Read More

3 days ago

DeSean Jackson, Corey Clement Ruled Out

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (abdomen) and running back Corey Clement (shoulder) missed practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 6 against the Vikings. D-Jax will miss his fourth straight game and isn't a lock to return in Week 7 against the Cowboys. Philly's offense just hasn't been the same without... Read More

3 days ago

Vernon Davis, Jordan Reed Out Again

Washington Redskins tight ends Vernon Davis (concussion) and Jordan Reed (concussion) have both been ruled out for Week 6 against the Dolphins. Davis was limited all week but couldn't get final clearance. Reed missed practice all week and is no closer to returning. He's been out all season. Jeremy Sprinkle should once again be the... Read More

3 days ago


Zack Greinke Gets Nod For ALCS Game 1

Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch confirmed that starting pitcher Zack Greinke will pitch in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series on Saturday against the Yankees, followed by Justin Verlander in Game 2 and Gerrit Cole in Game 3. Cole would also be available to pitch a potential Game 7. The right-hander struck out... Read More

3 days ago

Mark Andrews Listed As Questionable

Baltimore Ravens tight end Mark Andrews (shoulder) practiced in full on Friday but was listed as questionable for Week 6 against the Bengals. Andrews should be expected to suit up and could be targeted even more if wide receiver Marquise Brown (ankle) doesn't play -- he's listed as a game-time decision. Andrews and Brown are... Read More

3 days ago

Delanie Walker Will Play In Week 6

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (knee) practiced in full the last two days and was taken off the final injury report for Week 6 against the Broncos. Walker has been playing through his injury recently and has just two catches for 14 yards to show for it the last two weeks, albeit against tough... Read More

3 days ago

Chiefs Defense To Be Without Chris Jones

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said that defensive tackle Chris Jones (groin) will be out for Week 6 against the Texans. Jones' absence is good news for Texans running back Carlos Hyde, but Houston must not fall behind too big for Hyde to remain relevant in the running game. KC's defense/special teams just... Read More

3 days ago

Sammy Watkins Doubtful For Sunday

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins (hamstring) will be listed as doubtful for Week 6 against the Texans. Watkins was active last Sunday night but injured his hamstring early and never returned. Keep him locked to your bench this weekend. Tyreek Hill (shoulder) is nearing a return against Houston and would need to be... Read More

3 days ago


Albert Wilson, Kalen Ballage Questionable

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Albert Wilson (calf, hip) and running back Kalen Ballage (foot) were both limited in practice on Friday and are questionable for Week 6 against the Redskins. Both players should be able to suit up in this excellent matchup. Wilson hasn't played since Week 1, but he could be a sneaky DFS... Read More

3 days ago

Case Keenum To Start Against Dolphins

Washington Redskins interim head coach Bill Callahan named quarterback Case Keenum the starter for Week 6 against the Dolphins, with rookie Dwayne Haskins set to back him up. Colt McCoy will likely be inactive after starting in Week 5. Keenum racked up some big games earlier this year, but he's a turnover machine and will... Read More

3 days ago

Josh Oliver Ruled Out For Week 6

Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Josh Oliver (hamstring) has been ruled out for Week 6 against the Saints. James O'Shaughnessy is on Injured Reserve, so this will open up considerable playing time for Geoff Swaim on Sunday at home against New Orleans. If you're desperate for a tight end because of byes and injuries, Swaim could... Read More

3 days ago

Adam Thielen Will Play Sunday

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (illness) returned to practice on Friday after being sent home sick on Thursday. He will play in Week 6 against the Eagles and has an excellent matchup against their banged-up secondary. Thielen had his best game in Week 5, going for over 100 yards and two touchdowns. While he... Read More

3 days ago

Andy Dalton Down To His Third-String Left Tackle

Cincinnati Bengals left tackles Cordy Glenn (concussion) and Andre Smith (ankle) have both been ruled out for Week 6 against the Ravens. Glenn has yet to play this season. Cincy's offensive line is a mess, which obviously has been bad news for quarterback Andy Dalton in 2019. He'll likely be pressured often, but Dalton actually... Read More

3 days ago


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