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About Joey C - RotoBaller

Joey Christopoulos runs his own fantasy football web series Tuddy Guys ( The Chicago-born comedian currently lives in Los Angeles and works in commercials as an actor. Joey has been performing sketch comedy in The Cool Table for the past 12 years. He has a BFA in Broadcast Journalism from Columbia College Chicago and is a die hard Chicago sports fan. His credits also include writing/directing three full length sports comedy plays about the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears.

Joey C - RotoBaller has written 4847 articles so far, you can find them below.

Bears Defense Runs Out Of Gas In Loss To Saints

The Chicago Bears Defense fell apart in the team's disappointing 36-25 loss to the Saints in Week 7. The vaunted unit was once again gashed on the ground, allowing 151 rushing yards. The Bears special teams was able to post a touchdown on a kickoff return but the defense registered only one sack and zero... Read More

23 hours ago

Trey Burton Held To 11 Yards In Week 7

Chicago Bears tight end Trey Burton caught two passes for 11 yards in the Bears 36-25 loss to the Saints at home. Burton has been a shell of the player that was a top-12 fantasy tight end in 2018 and was targeted only four times in the game. It seems that all of the Bears... Read More

23 hours ago

Taylor Gabriel Catches One Pass In Frustrating Loss

Chicago Bears wide receiver Taylor Gabriel caught only one pass for two yards in the Bears 36-25 loss to the Saints. The score is misleading as the Bears trailed by 26 points late in the game. Gabriel returned to the lineup after missing the Raiders game but was non-existent the entire game. After catching three... Read More

23 hours ago

Anthony Miller Records 64 Receiving Yards In Week 7

Chicago Bears wide receiver Anthony Miller caught five passes for 64 yards in the Bears 36-25 loss to the Saints in Week 7. Miller saw nine targets in the game but rarely generated any kind of production until the final two garbage-time drives. The second-year receiver also lost a costly fumble in the first half... Read More

23 hours ago

Tarik Cohen Tallies Nine Receptions Against Saints

Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen caught nine passes for only 19 yards in the Bears 36-25 letdown loss against the Saints. Cohen also carried the ball three times for 10 yards in a game that featured a stagnant Bears offense. For three quarters, the Bears couldn't move the ball and Cohen's receptions led to... Read More

24 hours ago

David Montgomery Disappears In Loss

Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery totaled only six rushing yards in the Bears 36-25 drubbing by the Saints in Week 7. Montgomery added two receptions for 13 yards but saw only two carries in the game. The Bears offense was a mess from the jump and the team totaled only seven rushing attempts in... Read More

24 hours ago

Cordarrelle Patterson Score Kick Return Touchdown In Loss

Chicago Bears wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson returned a kickoff 102 yards for a touchdown in the Bears disappointing 36-25 loss to the Saints. Patterson flashed what makes him so valuable in the first quarter, taking a kick from the end zone all the way to the house. Patterson was used at times on the offensive... Read More

24 hours ago

Allen Robinson Catches Late Touchdown

Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson tallied 10 receptions for 87 yards and one touchdown in the Bears 36-25 loss to the Saints in Week 7. Robinson's final fantasy line looks a lot better thanks to two late-game garbage drives for scores. The Bears offense is really struggling right now but the veteran receiver continues... Read More

24 hours ago

Mitch Trubisky Salvages Awful Performance

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky completed 34 of 54 passes for 251 yards and two touchdowns in the Bears 36-25 loss to the Saints in Week 7. Practically all of the third-year quarterback's stats came in the final moments after the Bears had fallen behind 36-10. The Bears offense was abysmal for three quarters and... Read More

24 hours ago

Aaron Hicks Hits Huge Home Run In Yankees Win

New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Hicks hit a three-run home run in the first inning of the team's 4-1 win over the Astros in Game 5 of the ALCS. With the Yankees facing elimination, the offense came out swinging. A leadoff home run by DJ LeMahieu was backed up by a three-run laser from Hicks... Read More

3 days ago

Justin Verlander Can't Overcome Four-Run First Inning

Houston Astros starter Justin Verlander allowed four runs in seven innings pitched as the Yankees held off elimination with a 4-1 victory in Game 5 of the ALCS. The first inning was killer for Verlander, allowing a leadoff home run to DJ LeMahieu and a three-run blast that hit the foul pole to Aaron Hicks.... Read More

3 days ago

DJ LeMahieu's Leadoff Home Run Sets Tone In Win

New York Yankees first baseman DJ LeMahieu hit a leadoff home run to spark the Yankees to a 4-1 victory over the Astros in Game 5 of the ALCS. LeMahieu has been delivering from the top of the lineup the entire series but came up huge with an opposite field home run that barely cleared... Read More

3 days ago

James Paxton Comes Up Big Against Astros

New York Yankees starter James Paxton twirled six innings of one-run baseball as the Yankees closed the gap in the ALCS with a 4-1 win over the Astros. After making it only 2 1/3 innings earlier in the series, Paxton had his best stuff in this crucial Game 5. 'Big Maple' scattered four hits and... Read More

3 days ago

James Paxton Hopes To Rebound In Game 5

New York Yankees starter James Paxton will take the mound in Game 5 in hopes of keeping the Yankees alive for one more game in the ALCS. Paxton lasted only 2 1/3 innings on October 13 against the Astros, getting pulled after allowing one run, walking two and surrendering four hits. Much has been made... Read More

3 days ago

Aaron Judge Slugging Only .412 In ALCS

New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge will hit second in a struggling lineup as the Yankees will try and stave off elimination against the Astros in Game 5. Judge homered in Game 2 but has failed to make a consistent impact, slugging only .412 in the series. Judge disappointed, at times, against right-handed pitching in... Read More

3 days ago

Gleyber Torres Moved To Three-Spot For Game 5

New York Yankees infielder Gleyber Torres will start and hit third in Game 5 of the ALCS against the Astros. Torres has been the only consistent offensive threat for the Yankees over the last week and continues to get elevated in the lineup. The 22-year-old has been fantastic throughout the entire postseason, slashing .345/.406/.793 with... Read More

3 days ago

Giancarlo Stanton Gets The Game 5 Start

New York Yankees designated hitter Giancarlo Stanton will start and hit cleanup in the Yankees crucial Game 5 matchup against the Astros. Stanton has not played since October 12 with a quadriceps injury but it is do-or-die for the Yankees season. Stanton went 2-for-4 with a home run in Game 1 of the series and... Read More

3 days ago

DJ LeMahieu Continues To Deliver From Leadoff Spot

New York Yankees infielder DJ LeMahieu went 2-for-4 with a double and one walk in the Yankees Game 4 loss to the Astros in the ALCS. The Yankees offense has been shut down over the past few games, but LeMahieu continues to rake. The veteran is 7-for-17 (.412) in the ALCS with three walks and... Read More

3 days ago

Edwin Encarnacion Not In Game 5 Lineup

New York Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion will ride the bench in Game 5 of the ALCS. The veteran is having a brutal series, going only 1-for-15 (.067) through the first four games. Encarnacion will take a seat due to brutal career numbers against the Astros expected starter, Justin Verlander. In 41 career at-bats against the veteran... Read More

3 days ago

George Springer 0-For-7 Against Lefties In Playoffs

Houston Astros outfielder George Springer popped a huge three-run home run to take down the Yankees in Game 4 of the ALCS. Springer and Co. are now one win away from winning the pennant and will face left-handed starter James Paxton in Game 5. It has been a very quiet postseason for the leadoff man... Read More

3 days ago

Carlos Correa Slugging .588 In ALCS

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa hit a huge three-run home run to lead the Astros past the Yankees in Game 4 of the ALCS. Houston is now one win away from getting back to the World Series for the second time in three seasons, and Correa has come up with some huge hits. Correa is... Read More

3 days ago

Can Yordan Alvarez Snap Slump?

Houston Astros designated hitter Yordan Alvarez is only 1-for-15 (.067) in the ALCS as the Astros will try and win the pennant in Game 5 against the Yankees. The rookie phenom has torn through the league all season and hit .375 in the ALDS but now is slugging only .294 through 34 postseason at-bats. The... Read More

3 days ago

Alex Bregman Crushes Left-Handed Pitching

Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman will have a favorable matchup in Game 5 against the Yankees left-handed starter James Paxton. Bregman went 1-for-4 in Game 4 with a double and two runs scored and now the Astros are one game away from the World Series. Bregman has absolutely destroyed left-handed pitching this season, slashing... Read More

3 days ago

Jose Altuve Has Excellent Game 5 Matchup

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve will be a player to watch in Game 5 of the ALCS against the Yankees. Altuve has been, by far, the Astros best offensive player in the playoffs and now will have a juicy matchup against Yankee starter James Paxton. Altuve has crushed left-handed pitching all season, slashing .331/.380/.677... Read More

3 days ago

Justin Verlander Has Eyes On The AL Pennant

Houston Astros starter Justin Verlander will take the mound in Game 5 of the ALCS with the intention of sending the Astros to the World Series. This will be the fourth time Verlander has faced the Yankees in the playoffs and the veteran has a 1.19 ERA against them with 28 strikeouts. Verlander pitched 6... Read More

3 days ago

Zack Greinke Gets Second Shot At Yankees In Game 4

Houston Astros starter Zack Greinke will face the Yankees for the second time in the ALCS on Thursday. Greinke allowed two home runs, three runs total, in six innings as he earned a no-decision in Game 1. He is back on the mound in Game 4 at Yankee Stadium and the veteran has had excellent... Read More

4 days ago

Masahiro Tanaka Has 1.32 ERA Lifetime In Postseason

New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka will try and stay hot in a must-win game for the Yankees in Game 4 against the Astros. Tanaka has been awesome through two postseason starts this season, allowing only one run on four hits in 11 innings pitched while striking out 11. The veteran pitcher continues his run... Read More

4 days ago

Aaron Hicks Back In Lineup Against Astros

New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Hicks will start and hit third against the Astros and Zack Greinke in Game 4 of the ALCS. Hicks went 0-for-2 but coaxed two walks in Game 3 and is getting the start for the injured Giancarlo Stanton. Hicks posted a .479 slugging percentage against right-handed pitching during the regular... Read More

4 days ago

Giancarlo Stanton Not In Game 4 Lineup

New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton (quadriceps) is not in the lineup as the team takes on the Astros in Game 4 of the ALCS. The burly slugger simply cannot stay healthy but the team is hoping he can contribute at some point in the series. Stanton went 2-for-4 with a home run in Game... Read More

4 days ago

Patriots Defense Has Prime Matchup

The New England Patriots Defense will head to New Jersey to take on the Jets in Week 7 on Monday Night Football. The Patriots are undefeated and the dominance of the defense has been the biggest narrative of their young season. This week they will face the Jets for a second time and their offense... Read More

4 days ago

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