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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 4834 articles so far, you can find them below.


Jaime Barria Will Try To Get Back On Track Friday

Los Angeles Angels starter Jaime Barria will take the mound Friday against a potent Red Sox lineup. Barria carries a 5.57 ERA over his last seven appearances and has really struggled at times this season. Barria does have a 4.08 ERA when he starts a game, compared a 10.00 ERA when he comes out of... Read More

2 months ago

David Fletcher Hitting Leadoff Friday

Los Angeles Angels infielder David Fletcher will start at third base and hit leadoff Friday against the Red Sox. Fletcher's offense has nose-dived recently as the once-surging Angels have cooled off. The 25-year-old is hitting only .107 over his last seven games and is slugging only .274 over his last 62 at-bats. Fletcher has put... Read More

2 months ago

Justin Upton Not A Strong Play For Friday

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Justin Upton is starting and will hit cleanup Friday against the Red Sox. Upton has really struggled recently, going 6-for-51 (.118) over his last 15 games while battling a groin injury. It has been a lost season for the talented slugger and Friday is not a favorable matchup against Boston's left-handed... Read More

2 months ago

Albert Pujols Off To Slow August Start

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols will start and hit fifth Friday against the Red Sox. Pujols has only one hit over his last eight at-bats and is slugging only .300 in the infancy stages of the month of August. At 39 years old, Pujols is still providing solid, if unspectacular, offensive production with... Read More

2 months ago

Chase Daniel Plays It Safe In Preseason Opener

Chicago Bears quarterback Chase Daniel completed 11-for-13 passes for 120 yards in the Bears preseason loss to the Panthers. The veteran mostly played it safe, mostly settling for short-yardage passes and protecting the football. Daniel was forced into action last season for two games and performed well in one game while struggling in the next.... Read More

2 months ago


Mike Davis Sees Three Carries In Preseason Opener

Chicago Bears running back Mike Davis made his debut with his new team, carrying the ball three times for nine yards in the Bears preseason loss to the Panthers. Davis is expected to play a huge role in the running game right out of the gate so the fact he played so few snaps is... Read More

2 months ago

David Montgomery Dazzles In Debut

Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery caught three passes, racked up 46 total yards and added a touchdown in the Bears preseason loss to the Panthers. Montgomery didn't see a ton of snaps but took full advantage of his touches. The rookie flashed the quickness that made him such a coveted prospect for the Bears... Read More

2 months ago

Nick Brossette Leads Patriots With 66 Yards, One Touchdown

New England Patriots running back Nick Brossette racked up a team-high 22 carries for 66 yards and one touchdown in the Patriots 31-3 win in Week 1 of the preseason. The rookie converted on a 1-yard touchdown run in the first half, making a strong first impression. Brossette's name won't pop up on any fantasy... Read More

2 months ago

Brian Hoyer Connects For Two Touchdowns In Romp

New England Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer completed 12-of-14 passes for 147 yards and two touchdown passes in the Patriots 31-3 preseason win over the Lions. The Patriots was sharp out of the chute, delivering two second-half touchdowns to ice the game. If Hoyer sees the field this season, then the entire Patriots offense will be... Read More

2 months ago

N'Keal Harry Debuts With 36 Yards

New England Patriots wide receiver N'Keal Harry made his NFL debut on Thursday, catching both his targeted passes for 36 yards in the Patriots 31-3 preseason victory. It's only two catches, but a lot is being expected of the rookie right out of the gate due to injuries to teammates Julian Edelman and Demaryius Thomas.... Read More

2 months ago


Yordan Alvarez Hitting .423 Over Last Seven Games

Houston Astros designated hitter Yordan Alvarez went 3-for-4 with one run scored in the Astros 14-3 win over the Rockies on Wednesday. Alvarez continues to deliver offensively at the plate and is 11-for-26 (.423) over his last seven games with two home runs and seven RBI. Alvarez is making a late-season push for AL Rookie... Read More

2 months ago

Jose Altuve Stays Hot At The Dish

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve hit a leadoff home run to begin the Astros offensive barrage in their 14-3 win over the Rockies on Wednesday. The blast was Altuve's 19th of the season and he is now slugging .780 over his last 15 games played. A first half of the season that featured a... Read More

2 months ago

Yuli Gurriel Cannot Be Contained

Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel had another monster performance on Wednesday, going 2-for-4 with a franchise-tying eight runs batted in as the Astros destroyed the Rockies 14-3. Gurriel smoked his 23rd home run of the season over the fence and then cleared the bases with his 29th doubles of the season. Gurriel has played... Read More

2 months ago

Gerrit Cole Now 10-0 Over Last 13 Starts

Houston Astros starter Gerrit Cole cruised to victory as the Astros pounded the Rockies 14-3 on Wednesday. Cole (14-5) allowed only two runs on three hits as he punched out 10 hitters en route to his 6th win over his last seven starts. Cole is now 10-0 starts over his last 13 starts and has... Read More

2 months ago

Justin Upton Working Way Out Of Slump

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Justin Upton smacked a three-run home run in the Angels 8-4 loss against the Reds on Tuesday. Upton has been scuffling at the plate lately, stuck in a 2-for-24 slump and is slugging only .308 over his last 52 at-bats. It has been an injury-riddled season for the veteran slugger, battling... Read More

2 months ago


Mike Trout Slugging .731 With RISP

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout went 1-for-4 in the Angels loss to the Indians on Sunday. Trout now has hits in 13 of his last 15 games and continues to have an other-worldly season offensively. Trout is slugging .731 with runners in scoring position and finished the month of July slugging .821. His current... Read More

2 months ago

Brian Goodwin's Playing Time On The Rise

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Brian Goodwin went 1-for-4 with one run scored in the Angels 6-2 loss to the Indians. With nagging injuries keeping teammate Justin Upton from playing everyday, Goodwin has re-emerged as a useful offensive player for the Angels. Goodwin began the season white-hot, slashing .342/.437/.603 in the month of April through 73... Read More

2 months ago

Josh Reddick Hitting Only .189 Over Last 53 At-Bats

Houston Astros outfielder Josh Reddick went 0-for-2 with one RBI in the Astros win over the Mariners on Sunday. After a promising stretch, Reddick has come slipped into a slump and is hitting only .189 over his last 53 at-bats. Reddick enjoyed a solid month of June, slugging .457 with five home runs. But his... Read More

2 months ago

Yuli Gurriel Cooling Off After Torrid Stretch

Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel has only three hits over his last 19 at-bats after a blistering stretch of offensive baseball. How hot was Gurriel? The 35-year-old recently finished up a month of July where he slashed an astounding .398/.427/.837 with seven doubles, 12 home runs, 18 runs scored and 31 runs batted over... Read More

2 months ago

Carlos Correa Hitting .411 Over Last Five Games

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa went 1-for-2 with one RBI and two walks in the Astros 3-1 win over the Mariners on Sunday. Correa returned to the Astros lineup on July 26 from a broken rib and is finally beginning to show signs of life at the plate. After a 2-for-17 stretch, Correa is 7-for-17... Read More

2 months ago


Alex Bregman Starting To Heat Up

Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in the Astros 3-1 win over the Mariners on Sunday. Bregman is coming off a month of July where he hit only .233 as the rest of the Astros offensive lineup is surging. Despite the mediocre batting average, Bregman still... Read More

2 months ago

Jose Altuve's Hit Streak Snapped At Seven

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve went 0-for-4 in the Astros 3-1 victory over the Mariners on Sunday. Altuve has been one of the hottest hitters in all of baseball so one off-game won't take away from what he's currently bringing to the fantasy table. Altuve just wrapped up a month of July where he... Read More

2 months ago

George Springer Slugging .541 Over Last 15 Games

Houston Astros outfielder George Springer went 0-for-4 Sunday in the Astros 3-1 win over the Mariners. The hitless effort will not obscure the production Springer has been bringing to the top of the Astros lineup and is slugging .541 over his last 15 games. He has five extra-base hits over his last 10 games played... Read More

2 months ago

Roberto Osuna Nails Down 25th Save

Houston Astros closer Roberto Osuna picked up his 25th save of the season in the Astros 3-1 win over the Mariners on Sunday. Osuna has racked up three straight saves since blowing his fourth save of the season last week and carries a 3.07 ERA over his last 15 appearances. The Astros are running away... Read More

2 months ago

Yordan Alvarez Picks Up RBI In Win

Houston Astros designated hitter Yordan Alvarez went 1-for-2 with one walk, one double and one RBI in the Astros 3-1 win against the Mariners on Sunday. On a day when a potent Astros offense mustered only five hits, the rookie slugger continues to rake. Over his last four games, Alvarez is slashing .487/.500/.867 with one... Read More

2 months ago


Justin Verlander Powers Astros To Victory

Houston Astros starter Justin Verlander struck out 10 hitters through six innings as the Astros beats the Mariners 3-1 on Sunday. Verlander (15-4) allowed only one run on three hits and now has struck out 10-plus batters in each of his last four starts. During that span, Verlander has punched out 46 hitters through 25... Read More

2 months ago

Kole Calhoun Smacks 25th Home Run In Loss

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Kole Calhoun went 1-for-3, that one hit being his 25th home run of the season in the Angels 6-2 loss to the Indians. Calhoun is now only one home run shy of tying his career-high of 26 home runs and two full months of baseball remain. Calhoun is hitting only .220... Read More

2 months ago

Lance Kendricks Cannot Finish Practice

New England Patriots tight end Lance Kendricks was seen Wednesday exiting practice with the training staff during 11-on-11 drills. What ails the tight end at this time is unknown but he could be held out of practice for the next day or two. Not much is expected from a fantasy perspective from Kendricks this season... Read More

3 months ago

Drops Plague N'Keal Harry's Practice Wednesday

New England Patriots wide receiver N'Keal Harry dropped some crucial passes as the Patriots offense struggled in Wednesday's training camp practice. It is so early in the process but Harry has an opportunity to solidify himself during training camp as the team deals with injuries to the receivers group. Harry ran some excellent routes to... Read More

3 months ago

Zack Greinke Heading To Astros

The Houston Astros have acquired Arizona Diamondbacks starter Zack Greinke minutes before the deadline expired on Wednesday. This is a huge get for an Astros team with a dominant lineup and a top-heavy rotation. Greinke will join Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole to form, perhaps, the best trio of starters in baseball. It is unclear... Read More

3 months ago


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