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About Joey C - RotoBaller

Joey Christopoulos runs his own fantasy football web series Tuddy Guys (youtube.com/tuddyguys). 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 5077 articles so far, you can find them below.


Allen Robinson Has Sneaky Tough Matchup

Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson will go up against a Saints Defense in Week 7 that has allowed the 10th most fantasy points to opposing receivers through their first six games. Robinson has been, by far, the Bears best receiver this season with 31 catches for 377 yards and two touchdowns through five games.... Read More

2 months ago

Tarik Cohen's Value Resides In Passing Game

Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen has been bottled up in most of the team's first five games heading into Week 7. Cohen has 20 receptions this season but only 37 rushing yards and is averaging only 6.4 yards per catch. The speedster brings explosiveness but has struggled, along with the entire Chicago offense, to... Read More

2 months ago

David Montgomery Has Stiff Week 7 Matchup

Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery will have a tough matchup in Week 7 against the Saints. The rookie is coming off a bye week and has yet to be unleashed this season. He will go up against a Saints Defense that is allowing the fifth fewest fantasy points to opposing running backs. The Saints... Read More

2 months ago

Trea Turner Tallies Two RBI As Nationals Sweep

Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner went 2-for-4 with two RBI in the Nationals 7-4 win over the Cardinals to advance to the World Series. Turner posted multiple hits in two of the last three games of the series and finished the NLCS hitting .294. Turner has done an excellent job sparking the offense from the... Read More

2 months ago

Marcell Ozuna K's Three Times In Game 4

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Marcell Ozuna went 1-for-4 with three strikeouts in the Cardinals 7-4 loss to the Nationals in Game 4 of the NLCS. After slashing .429/.479/.857 in the NLDS against the Braves, Ozuna hit only .188 during the course of the four-game sweep by the Nationals. Ozuna struck out seven times over his... Read More

2 months ago


Juan Soto's Two Hits Help Sweep Cardinals

Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto went 2-for-4 with a double and one RBI as the Nationals sweep the Cardinals to advance to the World Series. Soto came into the game only 1-for-12 in the series but slashed an opposite field double en route to a seven-run first inning for Washington. The 22-year-old slugged .611 in... Read More

2 months ago

Dexter Fowler Ends Season In Huge Slump

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler coaxed a pinch-hit walk and scored a run as the Cardinals were swept by the Nationals in the NLCS. Fowler really disappointed in the playoffs, eventually losing his starter's role to Jose Martinez in the final few games. Fowler delivered in the postseason for the Cubs in 2016 but... Read More

2 months ago

Paul Goldschmidt Hits .063 In NLCS

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts as the Cardinals were swept out of the playoffs by the Nationals in the NLCS. After hitting .429 with two home runs in the NLDS against the Braves, Goldschmidt went 1-for-16 against the Nationals. To add insult to injury, the slugger struck out... Read More

2 months ago

Anthony Rendon Extends Playoff Hitting Streak To Eight

Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly in the Nationals triumphant win over the Cardinals in Game 4 of the NLCS. The Nationals are headed to the World Series and Rendon has been a huge reason why they're heading there. The soon-to-be free agent has an eight-game hitting streak in... Read More

2 months ago

Howie Kendrick Earns NLCS MVP

Washington Nationals second baseman Howie Kendrick was awarded NLCS MVP after the Nationals beat the Cardinals 7-0 to earn a spot in the World Series. Kendrick went 0-for-3 in Game 4 but came up huge countless times throughout the series. The 36-year-old enjoyed a huge bounce back this season even though he played a reduced... Read More

2 months ago


Patrick Corbin Pitches Nationals To Pennant

Washington Nationals starter Patrick Corbin struck out 12 Cardinals hitters in five innings pitched as the Nationals are heading to the World Series for the first time in franchise history. Corbin was cruising through the first few innings with a 7-0 lead but ran into trouble in the fourth and fifth innings. But it didn't... Read More

2 months ago

Dakota Hudson Bombs As Cards Get Swept

St. Louis Cardinals starter Dakota Hudson lasted only 1/3 of an inning in Game 4 of the NLCS, allowing seven runs as the Cardinals were eliminated by the Nationals. Hudson was on the ropes early, then an error in the infield coupled with miscommunication in the outfield leading to a dropped fly ball and the... Read More

2 months ago

Josh Reddick's Home Run Highlights Astros Win

Houston Astros outfielder Josh Reddick hit his fourth career postseason home run in the Astros 4-1 win over the Yankees in Game 3 of the ALCS. Reddick hasn't done much in the playoffs thus far, posting only two hits in his first 14 at-bats. But Reddick put a charge into one in the second inning,... Read More

2 months ago

Michael Brantley Now Hitting .308 In ALCS

Houston Astros outfielder Michael Brantley went 2-for-4 with one run scored in the Astros 4-1 win over the Yankees in Game 3 of the ALCS. The veteran now has hits in each of the first three games of the series and is hitting .308 over his last 13 at-bats. Ever since Brantley hit a huge... Read More

2 months ago

Luis Severino Bitten By Home Run Bug

New York Yankees starter Luis Severino pitched 4 1/3 innings, allowing two runs, in the teams 4-1 loss to the Astros in Game 3 of the ALCS. Severino struck out six but allowed five hits, including a pair of solo home runs in the first two innings. When facing an opponent like Houston's starter Gerrit... Read More

2 months ago


Jose Altuve Goes Deep Again As Astros Prevail

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve went 2-for-5 with a home run and two runs scored in the Astros 4-1 win over the Yankees in the ALCS. Altuve got the Astros off on the right foot, smoking a home run over the fence in the first inning. For the 29-year-old, it was his fourth bomb... Read More

2 months ago

Gleyber Torres Stays Hot In Game 3 Loss

New York Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres stayed hot in the playoffs, hitting another home run and walking twice in the Yankees 4-1 loss to the Astros. Torres now has hits in each of the six Yankees playoff games this season and is slashing .417/.481/.958 over his last 24 at-bats. The Yankees offense has gone... Read More

2 months ago

Gerrit Cole Holds Down Yankees

Houston Astros starter Gerrit Cole pitched seven scoreless innings as the Astros took a 2-1 ALCS series lead over the Yankees. Cole struck out seven in the 4-1 victory but it wasn't his sharpest performance. The dominant right-hander walked five batters but escaped unscathed in every inning. Cole is now 19-0, including the postseason, since... Read More

2 months ago

Gleyber Torres Has Five-Game Postseason Hitting Streak

New York Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres is having a fantastic postseason thus far and will take a five-game playoff hitting streak into Game 3. Torres is 9-for-22 (.409) with two home runs, four doubles, six runs scored and nine runs batted in but will have a tough test in Game 3. Torres and Co.... Read More

2 months ago

D.J. LeMahieu Hitting .444 In Postseason At Home

New York Yankees first baseman D.J. LeMahieu will be tasked with sparking the offense against Gerrit Cole and the Astros in Game 3. LeMahieu is enjoying a career season and has thrived hitting at Yankee Stadium. The 31-year-old is hitting .444 in the postseason at home and slashed .338/.392/.585 in 71 regular season games. There... Read More

2 months ago


Carlos Correa Hopes To Build Off Strong Game 2

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa will start and hit seventh against the Yankees in Game of the ALCS. Correa was the hero of Game 2, going 2-for-5 with a home run and an extra-innings RBI double to pick up the win for the Astros. It has been a quiet postseason overall for Correa, a player... Read More

2 months ago

Aaron Hicks Gets The Start In Game 3

New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Hicks is getting a rare postseason start and will hit ninth against the Astros and Gerrit Cole in Game 3. Hicks has seen only one at-bat this postseason as teammate Giancarlo Stanton heads to the bench. The move can certainly be described as surprising as Hicks is slashing a dismal... Read More

2 months ago

Jose Altuve Takes Playoff Hitting Streak Into Game 3

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve has hits in all seven of the teams playoff games this season heading into Game 3. Altuve has an excellent track record of postseason success and it is on full display once again this season. The 29-year-old is 10-for-27 (.370) with two home runs and three doubles, four runs... Read More

2 months ago

Luis Severino Looking For Revenge Against Astros

New York Yankees starter Luis Severino will take the ball in Game 3 against the Astros in Yankee Stadium. Severino tossed four spotless innings in the ALDS and his stuff looked electric. Severino has missed most of the season due to injury and is not expected to pitch deep into the game. The talented starter... Read More

2 months ago

Gerrit Cole Cometh To New York For Game 3

Houston Astros starter Gerrit Cole will take his historic run on the mound into Yankee Stadium for Game 3 of the ALCS. Cole set a major league record with 25 strikeouts in the ALDS and has 10-plus strikeouts in 11 straight starts. Cole has not lost since May 22 and is 18-0 during that span.... Read More

2 months ago


Giancarlo Stanton Sits For Game 3

New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton will ride the bench to start Game 3 against Gerrit Cole and the Houston Astros. Stanton is 2-for-4 in the series thus far but the Yankees have opted to start Aaron Hicks in his place. It has been a lost season for the slugger but Stanton has come up... Read More

2 months ago

Adam Eaton Starting In Right Field

Washington Nationals outfielder Adam Eaton will start and hit second against the Cardinals and Adam Wainwright in Game 2. It has been a struggle offensively for Eaton in the postseason but tripled in the Nationals Game 1 win. He is hitting only .167 in the playoffs this season but has an intriguing matchup in Game... Read More

2 months ago

Marcell Ozuna Has Past Success Against Max Scherzer

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Marcell Ozuna will hit cleanup against the Nationals Max Scherzer in Game 2 of the NLCS. Ozuna had a five-game postseason hitting streak snapped in Game 1 but has enjoyed quality success lifetime against Scherzer. Ozuna is 10-for-36 (.278) with two home runs in his career against the Nationals hurler and... Read More

2 months ago

Ryan Zimmerman Starting With Favorable Matchup

Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman will get the start and hit sixth against the Cardinals and Adam Wainwright in Game 2 of the NLCS. Zimmerman is on a nice little streak at the plate and now will have a favorable matchup against Wainwright. The veteran slugger is 5-for-13 over his last three games with... Read More

2 months ago

Paul Goldschmidt Has Tough Game 2 Test

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt will start and hit third in Game 2 of the NLCS. The slugger went 0-for-4 in Game 1 but is slashing .360/.407/.760 with two home runs and four doubles through 25 postseason at-bats. He will have a tough matchup, however, against the Nationals Max Scherzer in Game 2.... Read More

2 months ago


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