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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 5101 articles so far, you can find them below.


Robinson Cano Off To Slow Start

Robinson Cano went hitless in the Mariners' 5-3 loss in 13 innings on Wednesday. It has been a tough few games for the All-Star second baseman and the entire Seattle offense has struggled in its opening series with Houston. The baseball season is long with plenty of peaks and valleys, and unfortunately Cano has not... Read More

3 years ago

Jean Segura Homers In Extra-Inning Loss

Jean Segura collected two hits, one of those his first homer in a Mariners uniform on Wednesday. Seattle lost in extra innings despite Segura's two-run blast that gave them the lead in the fifth inning 2-0. The young shortstop is off to one of the better starts for a Seattle offense that has struggled through... Read More

3 years ago

Dallas Keuchel Dominates Mariners On Opening Day

Dallas Keuchel tossed seven shutout innings, picking up his first win of the 2017 season in the Astros' 3-0 win. Keuchel walked two but struck out four batters and allowed only two hits. This is a promising sign for the left-hander who went from Cy Young candidate in 2015 to a nine-win pitcher with an... Read More

3 years ago

Carlos Correa Smashes First Home Run On Opening Day

Carlos Correa hit his first home run of the season and had a sacrifice fly against Felix Hernandez in the Astros' 3-0 win on Opening Day. Correa's two runs batted in led the team, and the fourth-inning home run was absolutely crushed. Correa's 20 home runs in 2016 certainly have a chance to be surpassed... Read More

3 years ago

George Springer's Leadoff Home Run Paces Astros To 3-0 Win

George Springer began the Astros' season with a bang, hitting the fourth pitch he saw 389 feet for a leadoff home run en route to a 3-0 Astros win. Springer hit 29 home runs in 2016, and a hot start to the season could help take Houston's offense to the next level. Springer will face... Read More

3 years ago


Felix Hernandez Leaves Game After Five Innings With Groin Injury

Felix Hernandez allowed two runs on five hits in five innings before leaving the game with tightness in his groin, per MLB.com. Hernandez allowed a home run to Astros leadoff hitter George Springer to begin the game but settled down and finished with six strikeouts. Hernandez is integral to Seattle's success this season, and his... Read More

3 years ago

Robinson Cano Still One Of The Best In The Game

Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano is fresh off his best season with the Mariners, hitting .298 with 39 home runs and 103 runs batted in. He had 195 hits -- 33 of them doubles -- and scored 107 runs. He also is incredibly durable, playing in 156 or more games last season for the... Read More

3 years ago

Josh Reddick Looks To Stay Healthy In 2017

Houston Astros outfielder Josh Reddick arrives in Houston via free agency in hopes of remaining healthy. He only hit 10 home runs last season playing for both the A's and the Dodgers and simply couldn't stay on the field. When healthy, he can provide some solid power to the lower third of a lineup and... Read More

3 years ago

George Springer Brings A Lot To The Fantasy Table

The young leadoff hitter for the Astros set career highs last season with 116 runs scored, 29 home runs, 82 runs batted in and played in 162 games. George Springer does have the tendency to whiff (178 strikeouts in 2016) but saw his walk rate rise to 12 percent from the leadoff spot. The Astros... Read More

3 years ago

Brian McCann Brings Power, Little Else In Fantasy

Houston Astros catcher Brian McCann hit 20 home runs in 2016, the 10th time he has hit 20 or more in a season in his career. With McCann behind the plate, the Astros have a veteran presence and some thump at the bottom third of their order. He lacks speed and his average probably won't... Read More

3 years ago


Carlos Beltran Will Continue To Provide Fantasy Value

Entering his 20th major league season, Houston Astros outfielder Carlos Beltran is coming off a season that saw him slug 29 homers. Th future Hall of Famer is still an expert with the bat and will provide protection in the young Astros lineup. He no longer is an everyday player but will serve as a... Read More

3 years ago

Jose Altuve Cracks First Spring Homer Leading Into Opening Day

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve smoked his first homer of the spring against the Cubs on Thursday. The elite second baseman is poised to have another huge year in fantasy. In the past three years, Altuve has compiled 641 hits -- 129 one of them being doubles. He also has seen an increase in... Read More

3 years ago

Drew Smyly Out Six To Eight Weeks With Flexor Strain

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Drew Smyly will miss the first six to eight weeks of the season with a strain in his left arm, according to the Seattle Times. Smyly is coming off pitching in the World Baseball Classic and was having an excellent spring. Even though his 4.84 ERA last season certainly was disappointing,... Read More

3 years ago

Austin Hooper Catches Super Bowl Touchdown To Cap Off Uneven Rookie Season

Austin Hooper caught three passes for 32 yards and one touchdown in the Falcons devastating loss to the Patriots 34-28 in Super Bowl LI. The rookie tight end had an excellent game, punctuated by coming down with a touchdown pass in the first half. Hooper has battled a knee injury for the past few months... Read More

3 years ago

Mohamed Sanu Quiet In Falcons Crushing Super Bowl Loss

Mohamed Sanu caught only two passes for 25 yards in the Falcons devastating loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl LI. Sanu got involved early but then disappeared from the game plan as the game wore on. One of the factors involved was that the Patriots dominated time of possession and Devonta Freeman was having... Read More

3 years ago


Taylor Gabriel Has 76 Receiving Yards

Taylor Gabriel caught three passes for 76 yards in the Falcons overtime loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl LI. Gabriel used his speed to get open several times, making catches across the middle, including a huge 35-yard catch in the second half. The Falcons offense simply did not have the ball a lot in... Read More

3 years ago

Julio Jones Makes Several Amazing Catches In Defeat

Julio Jones caught four passes on four targets for 87 yards in the Falcons loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl LI. Jones made one of the highlight catches of the day when he came down with an amazing sideline catch from a scrambling Matt Ryan that put the Falcons in field goal range while... Read More

3 years ago

Devonta Freeman Has 121 Total Yards In Falcons Super Bowl Loss

Devonta Freeman racked up 121 yards from scrimmage and scored a touchdown in the Falcons crushing 34-28 overtime loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl LI. Freeman got the ball rolling for the Falcons on the first offensive play of the game when he ripped off a 37-yard run. Freeman then punched in the first... Read More

3 years ago

Matt Ryan Throws Two Touchdowns, But Has Costly Fumble In Super Bowl Loss

Matt Ryan completed 17 of 23 passes for 284 yards, two touchdowns and one crucial fumble in the Falcons crushing 34-28 loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl LI. For three quarters, everything was going right for Ryan and Co. The Falcons built a 25-point lead based on some excellent maneuvering of the pocket by... Read More

3 years ago

Matt Bryant Looks To Kick Falcons To First Franchise Title

Matt Bryant has made all three of his field goal attempts and has made all but one of his 10 extra point attempts in the playoffs. The veteran kicker has had a career year, leading the NFL in fantasy points among kickers. Bryant will have an excellent matchup for Super Bowl LI, kicking indoors and... Read More

3 years ago


Austin Hooper Has Tough Matchup Against Patriots

Austin Hooper has caught three passes for 33 yards in the Falcons' two postseason victories this season. Hooper has returned to the lineup just in time for the playoffs and is just another weapon for quarterback Matt Ryan to choose from. While the Patriots will be focused on shutting down Julio Jones and the Falcons... Read More

3 years ago

Mohamed Sanu Could Lead Falcons In Targets On Super Bowl Sunday

Mohamed Sanu has nine receptions for 96 yards and two touchdowns in the Falcons' two playoff victories. Sanu has emerged in the past two months as a solid No. 2 receiver with a penchant for making big plays for the Falcons, and he will be counted on in the red zone during Super Bowl LI.... Read More

3 years ago

Taylor Gabriel's Speed Has Chance To Be Secret Weapon In Super Bowl

Taylor Gabriel has six receptions for 95 yards in the Falcons' postseason games this season. Gabriel has had an active postseason, including a big-time 37-yard catch against the Seahawks. While the Patriots defense will be focused on stopping All-World receiver Julio Jones, the Falcons will depend upon players like Gabriel and Mohamed Sanu to pick... Read More

3 years ago

Devonta Freeman Will Face Tough Patriots Run Defense In Super Bowl LI

Devonta Freeman has totaled 209 yards from scrimmage in the Falcons' two playoffs games leading up to Super Bowl LI. He has 12 receptions for 122 yards in the Falcons passing game and has scored two touchdowns in the postseason. Freeman and the Falcons will face their toughest test of the season against a Patriots... Read More

3 years ago

Tevin Coleman Will Be X-Factor In Falcons Offense On Super Bowl Sunday

Tevin Coleman has 131 total yards from scrimmage in the Falcons' two playoff games heading into Super Bowl LI. He has six receptions out of the backfield and has scored a touchdown in each of the playoff games. Coleman and Devonta Freeman have combined for 28 touchdowns this season, including playoffs, and the Falcons' ability... Read More

3 years ago


Julio Jones Will See Plenty Of Double Teams Against Patriots

Julio Jones has caught 15 passes for 247 yards and three touchdowns in the Falcons' two playoff games this season. He had 180 receiving yards two weeks ago against Green Bay that almost set an NFL record. Jones will be one of the main focal points in New England's preparations for the Super Bowl this... Read More

3 years ago

Matt Ryan Must Stay Hot For Falcons To Beat Patriots

Matt Ryan has thrown for 730 yards, seven touchdowns and zero interceptions in two playoff games heading into Super Bowl LI. The Falcons offense scored early and often on both the Seahawks and Packers but will face a much tougher test against the Patriots defense. The Patriots may have Tom Brady, but their defense has... Read More

3 years ago

Jadeveon Clowney Undergoes Left Knee Surgery

Jadeveon Clowney underwent arthroscopic left knee surgery Thursday, according to NFL.com. Clowney was the most dominant force in a very tough Texans defense this season, and the operation somewhat comes as a surprise. Clowney underwent right knee surgery and missed most of his rookie year in 2014. Clowney finished 2016 with six sacks, one interception... Read More

3 years ago

Dennis Pitta Sets Career Highs In Receptions And Receiving Yards

Dennis Pitta set career highs in 2016 with 86 receptions and 729 yards for the Ravens. Pitta led the team with 119 targets and also led the team in receptions. He saw 10 or more targets in six games this season but only caught two touchdowns. The Ravens offense operated in check-down city, as evidenced... Read More

3 years ago

Kamar Aiken Disappoints In Fantasy For Ravens In 2016

Kamar Aiken's fantasy season was an utter disaster for the 27-year-old Ravens receiver. A year removed from catching 75 passes for 944 yards and five touchdowns, Aiken's fantasy output flatlined. Aiken put up a 29-328-1 line in 2016 -- dismal numbers for a receiver that came into last season with plenty of fantasy buzz. Several... Read More

3 years ago


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