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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.

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Nelson Cruz Stays Hot With Three More Hits

Seattle Mariners outfielder Nelson Cruz recorded three more hits and drove in a run in the Mariners' 8-7 victory over the Angels on Wednesday. Cruz singled home outfielder Ben Gamel in the fifth inning to drive in his 25th run of the season. Cruz is now hitting .327 and has a 12-game hitting streak that extends back... Read More

3 years ago

Jean Segura Drives In Four Runs Including Go-Ahead Single

Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura homered, stole a base and drove in four runs in the Mariners' 8-7 comeback win Wednesday. Segura provided the biggest hit of the night for Seattle, driving in two go-ahead runs in the four-run Mariners eighth inning. Segura hit his third home run of the season and now has 12 runs... Read More

3 years ago

Hisashi Iwakuma In Line For Next Start After Taking Line Drive To Knee

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma is expected to make his next start for the Mariners, according to manager Scott Servais, per MLB.com. Iwakuma took a hard line drive to the knee in the fifth inning on Wednesday and was lifted in the sixth inning. He finished the inning in the fifth but was removed after... Read More

3 years ago

Marwin Gonzalez Explodes With Two Home Runs, Five RBI

Houston Astros infielder Marwin Gonzalez hit a solo home run and then added a grand slam in the Astros' five-run eighth inning en route to a 8-7 win over the Rangers on Tuesday. Gonzalez knocked in five runs on the night, bringing his total up to 17 on the season with seven home runs. Gonzalez now... Read More

3 years ago

James Paxton Wild But Effective In No Decision

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton lasted only 5 1/3 innings on Wednesday, allowing one earned run in the Mariners' 6-4 extra-inning loss. Paxton struck out six but walked five and allowed five hits before being pulled in the sixth inning. Paxton's ERA remains a robust 1.43, but this was by far his most erratic start... Read More

3 years ago


Robinson Cano Drives In Two Runs In Loss

Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano doubled, singled twice and drove in two runs in the Mariners' 6-4 loss to the Angels on Tuesday. Cano put Seattle on the board in the first inning with an RBI single to give the Mariners an early lead. Later in the ninth inning, Cano tied the game with another... Read More

3 years ago

George Springer's RBI Single Begins Five-Run Seventh For Houston

Houston Astros outfielder George Springer went 2-for-5 and knocked in the first of five Houston runs in the seventh inning as the Astros beat the Rangers 6-2 on Monday. Springer now has 15 runs batted in from the leadoff position on a 17-9 Astros team. He raised his average to .239 and continues to produce despite... Read More

3 years ago

Jose Altuve Does A Little Of Everything In Astros Rally

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve doubled, scored two runs, stole a base and knocked in a run in the Astros' 6-2 comeback win on Tuesday. It was Altuve's eighth stolen base of the season, and he knocked in his ninth run. He now has five hits in his last three games and is returning to... Read More

3 years ago

Lance McCullers Gets No-Decision Despite Quality Outing

Houston Astros starting pitcher Lance McCullers pitched 6 1/3 innings, allowing only two runs and striking out 10 in Monday's start against the Rangers. McCullers pitched well but left the game losing 2-1 only to see his team rally in the seventh inning to take the lead and go on to win 6-2. McCullers lowered his... Read More

3 years ago

Evan Gattis Needs To Be In Tuesday Fantasy Lineups

Houston Astros catcher Evan Gattis is an excellent fantasy play for Tuesday's slate of games. Gattis and the Astros will face Texas ace Cole Hamels. In 23 career at-bats against Hamels, Gattis is hitting .304 with three solo home runs. Gattis is coming off a strong April in which he hit .321 with two home runs... Read More

3 years ago


Carlos Correa Hits Key Two-Run Double In Comeback Win

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa doubled in the Astros' five-run seventh inning Monday, knocking in two runs en route to the Astros' comeback win 6-2 over the Rangers. The double was Correa's fifth in his last six games, as he is slowly beginning to come through with some big hits. He now has 10 runs batted... Read More

3 years ago

Marwin Gonzalez Blasts Three-Run Home Run

Houston Astros infielder Marwin Gonzalez hit a three-run home run on Sunday. The utility infielder found himself at third base for Houston and hit his fifth home run of the season and his second in the past three games he has appeared in. Gonzalez is hitting only .204 heading into May but has 12 runs batted... Read More

3 years ago

Brian McCann Reaches Base Three Times And Knocks In Two Runs

Houston Astros catcher Brian McCann singled home two runs in the fifth inning of the Astros' win on Sunday. McCann reached base three times with two hits, one walk and scored a run. McCann heads into May with a strong first month under his belt. He is hitting .279 with 13 runs batted in and three... Read More

3 years ago

Ken Giles Picks Up Sixth Save

Houston Astros closer Ken Giles picked up his sixth save of the season in the Astros' 7-2 victory on Sunday. The save makes him 6-for-6 as the Houston closer after coming in to get a single out against the A's. Giles has an ERA of 4.35 through 10 1/3 innings this season but has converted on... Read More

3 years ago

Carlos Correa's First-Inning RBI Double Sparks Houston

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa lined a double in the first inning, knocking in a run en route to a 7-2 Astros win on Sunday. Correa had two hits on the day and ends a mediocre April on a high note. Correa finished the month of April hitting .233 with two home runs, 11 runs scored... Read More

3 years ago


Jose Altuve Adds Two More Hits

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve struck out twice but also had two singles in the Astros' win on Sunday. Altuve has four hits in his last two games and has raised his average heading into May up to .326. Altuve has seven extra-base hits on the season with 11 walks, 13 runs scored, three home... Read More

3 years ago

George Springer Goes 2-For-4 Sunday

Houston Astros outfielder George Springer had two hits and scored two runs in the Astros' 7-2 win on Sunday. Springer returned this past weekend from an injured hamstring and has four hits in his last three games. Springer heads into the month of May leading Houston with seven home runs while also scoring 16 runs and... Read More

3 years ago

Dallas Keuchel Improves To 5-0

For the second time this season, Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel dominated the Oakland A's and picked up his fifth win of the season Sunday. Keuchel went 7 2/3 innings allowing only three hits and one run while striking out nine. Keuchel had his offspeed stuff working the entire game, striking out multiple batters on... Read More

3 years ago

Jean Segura Has Produced For Seattle Since Return

Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura doubled and scored in the Mariners' 12-4 loss on Sunday to the Indians. Since Segura has returned to Seattle's lineup on April 25, he has nine hits in 28 at-bats. In that span he has one home run, three doubles, five runs scored and five runs batted in. Segura is not... Read More

3 years ago

Robinson Cano Tallies One RBI Sunday

Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano knocked in a run in the Mariners' blowout loss on Sunday. The RBI came in the sixth inning with the Mariners at the time already down 9-1. Cano finishes a mediocre month of April on a semi-high note and is looking to heat up in the month of May. Cano... Read More

3 years ago


Taylor Motter Hitless In His Last 10 At-Bats

Seattle Mariners shortstop Taylor Motter has cooled off in the last few days and is hitless in his last 10 at-bats. Motter made an amazing game-ending catch on Friday but has been silent at the plate. Part of it may have to do with the return of starting shortstop Jean Segura, forcing Motter to focus on... Read More

3 years ago

Guillermo Heredia Has Three Hits On Sunday

Seattle Mariners outfielder Guillermo Heredia collected three hits in the Mariners' loss on Sunday to the Indians. Heredia has gotten more of an opportunity with the injury to outfielder Mitch Haniger and continues to get on base. Since April 25, Heredia has nine hits in 23 at-bats. In those six games, he has one double, one... Read More

3 years ago

Kyle Seager Has Three RBI In Last Four Games

Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager knocked in a run in the Mariners' 12-4 loss to the Indians on Sunday. Since Seager has returned to the lineup from a hip injury, his production has gone up. Since April 27, he has four hits in four games with one home run, one double and three runs batted... Read More

3 years ago

Chase De Jong Gets Roughed Up In Major League Debut

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Chase De Jong made his major league debut on Sunday, and it was an outing he would probably like to forget. De Jong allowed a first-inning home run to Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor and for a moment seemed to settle down. Then in the third inning, the wheels came off, and he was... Read More

3 years ago

Nelson Cruz Homers For Fifth Time In Six Games

Seattle Mariners outfielder Nelson Cruz hit a solo home run and had two hits on the day in the Mariners' 12-4 loss to the Indians on Sunday. The home run in the second inning was his fifth round-tripper in his last six games, as Cruz is one of the hottest hitters in the majors not on... Read More

3 years ago


Marwin Gonzalez Homers Playing For Injured Jose Altuve

Houston Astros infielder Marwin Gonzalez had two hits, including a solo home run, in the Astros' 4-3 loss on Thursday. Gonzalez got the start in place of injured second basemen Jose Altuve and delivered a solid night at the plate. Gonzalez provides versatility for Houston because he can play multiple positions in the infield. The home... Read More

3 years ago

Hisashi Iwakuma Allows Zero Earned Runs

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma allowed zero earned runs but received a no-decision in the Mariners' 2-1 win over the Tigers. Iwakuma tossed 5 2/3 innings, allowing three hits, striking out three and allowing one unearned run over 84 pitches. Iwakuma kept Seattle in the game and lowered his ERA to 4.15. The key for... Read More

3 years ago

Nelson Cruz To Sit Friday With Leg Cramp

The Seattle Mariners will be without designated hitter Nelson Cruz Friday due to leg cramps, per MLB.com. Seattle begins a series with the Cleveland Indians, and they will be without their hottest hitter. Cruz is currently riding an eight-game hitting streak and has 11 RBI in his last five games played. Look for shortstop Taylor Motter... Read More

3 years ago

Kyle Seager Returns To Lineup With Two Hits

Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager returned to Seattle's lineup Thursday night, hitting his fifth double of the season and knocking in a run in the sixth inning with a single. The RBI single broke a scoreless tie and made it a happy return for Seager, who has been battling a sore hip. The hope is... Read More

3 years ago

George Springer Will Not Play Again Due To Hamstring

Houston Astros outfielder George Springer will miss another game Thursday with an injured hamstring, per MLB.com. Springer tweaked the hamstring last weekend running to first base and has not started since. The hope is Springer will be back by the weekend, but the Astros will have to make a decision whether to place him on the disabled... Read More

3 years ago


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