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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 4822 articles so far, you can find them below.


Allen Robinson Draws Praise From Matt Nagy

Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson heads into camp looking for a bounce back season in 2019. Robinson was signed as free agent but disappointed with 55 catches for 754 yards and four touchdowns. Consistency was the issue for the veteran receiver, who was only one year removed from tearing his ACL. One week he... Read More

3 months ago

Intrigue Surrounds David Montgomery As Camp Opens

Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery will have plenty of eyes on him as training camps around the league open. The rookie back will have to earn his stripes in an offense that will also feature dynamic playmaker Tarik Cohen and rising talent Mike Davis. Head coach Matt Nagy loves to spread the ball around... Read More

3 months ago

Can Jaime Barria Reclaim Starer's Role?

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Jaime Barria will get the start on Wednesday when the team takes on the Dodgers. Barria has been a huge disappointment this season after making 26 starts in 2018 while posting a 10-9 record with a 3.41 ERA. The 23-year-old got off on the wrong foot to begin this season and... Read More

3 months ago

Andrelton Simmons Scuffling At The Dish

Los Angeles Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons is stuck in a slump at the plate heading into Wednesday night's action against the Dodgers. Simmons is not known for his power but has posted only three extra-base hits over his last 83 at-bats. He is slashing only .250/.294/.359 in the month of July and simply hasn't quite... Read More

3 months ago

Justin Upton Trying To Find His Power

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Justin Upton is slowly rounding into shape as the team prepares to take on the Dodgers Wednesday night. Upton is slugging only .438 through his first 89 at-bats this season but has doubled in each of his last two games. Upton has 30-plus home runs in each of his last three... Read More

3 months ago


Shohei Ohtani Slugging .566 Against Right-Handed Pitching

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani is slashing .305/.354/.475 in the month of July heading into Wednesday's matchup against the Dodgers. The power numbers have dipped a touch this month but Ohtani continues to prove that he is a legit offensive weapon around the league. The left-handed hitter has punished right-handed pitching this season,... Read More

3 months ago

Mike Trout Looking To Extend Homer Streak To Four Games

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout will try and homer for the fourth game in a row when the team visits the Dodgers on Wednesday. Trout is hitting only .192 over his last seven games but when he connects has made it count. He now has 11 home runs over his last 13 games played... Read More

3 months ago

Jose Altuve Slugging .677 Over Last Seven Games

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve is white-hot at the plate right now heading into the team's series against the A's at Minute Maid Park beginning Monday. Over his last 15 games, Altuve is slashing .338/.357/.588 and is posting a .677 slugging over his last seven games with three home runs. This is the strongest... Read More

3 months ago

Gerrit Cole 5-0 In Last Seven Starts

Houston Astros starter Gerrit Cole will try and keep his hot streak going when the team takes on the A's at Minute Maid Park on Monday. Cole is 5-0 over his last seven starts with a 2.00 ERA and 64 strikeouts over his last 45 innings. Cole has been especially tough at home this season,... Read More

3 months ago

Julian Edelman (Thumb) Could Miss Start Of Camp

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (thumb) could miss the first three weeks of camp after being spotted with a brace on his left thumb. The source of the injury is a bit unknown but this is just another offensive weapon for the Patriots that will not be ready for camp. Outside of quarterback... Read More

3 months ago


Demaryius Thomas Placed On PUP List

New England Patriots wide receiver Demaryius Thomas will open training camp on the team's PUP list. This isn't that much of a surprise as the veteran receiver continues to rehab from a torn ACL suffered last season. But the situation could have fantasy consequences in a few weeks when the Patriots must make their first... Read More

3 months ago

Sony Michel To Open Camp On PUP List

New England Patriots running back Sony Michel will begin training camp on the PUP list as he continues to recover from offseason knee surgery. Michel will not be eligible to practice with the team and his return is up in the air at this time. The Patriots still have plenty of time to activate the... Read More

3 months ago

Yuli Gurriel Slugging .915 In July

Houston Astros infielder Yuli Gurriel smacked his 17th home run of the season in the Astros 4-3 win over the Rangers. Gurriel is suddenly one home run shy of his career high and continues his torrid streak of hitting. Gurriel now has 12 home runs over his last 20 games and has hits in 19... Read More

3 months ago

Yordan Alvarez Continues To Shine

Houston Astros first baseman Yordan Alvarez hit his 10th home run of the season in the Astros 4-3 win over the Rangers. The rookie needed only 107 at-bats to reach double-digit home runs as he continues to be one of the bigger offensive surprises of the season in the American League. Alvarez has missed a... Read More

3 months ago

Jose Altuve Hitting .394 Over Last Seven Games

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve went 2-for-4 with a home run in the Astros 4-3 win over the Rangers. For the first time in over a year, Altuve is flashing the type of elite production that made him an MVP two seasons ago. Over his last seven games, Altuve is slashing .394/.412/.667 with two... Read More

3 months ago


Roberto Osuna Earns Fourth Save This Month

Houston Astros closer Roberto Osuna earned his 21st save of the season in the Astros 4-3 win over the Rangers on Friday. Osuna has now converted on each of his past four chances and has a 2.70 ERA during that span. Osuna had blown two saves in the month of June but remains one of... Read More

3 months ago

Justin Verlander Tied For AL-Lead With 12th Win

Houston Astros starter Justin Verlander struck out 12 hitters through six strong innings as the Astros beat the Rangers 4-3 on Friday. Verlander (12-4) made it through six innings for the 19th time in 21 starts this season and now is tied for the American League lead in wins. The veteran's ERA continues to hover... Read More

3 months ago

Matt Harvey Released By Angels

Los Angeles Angels starter Matt Harvey has been designated for assignment and will be released. Harvey returned to the rotation on July 13, tossing 5 2/3 innings of one-run baseball to beat the Mariners. But Harvey really struggled in his next start as the Astros tagged him for six runs on seven hits through six... Read More

3 months ago

Justin Upton Hitting .378 Against Right-Handed Pitching

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Justin Upton has gotten off to a solid start since being activated from the injured list on June 17. Upton is slugging only .435 over his last six games but has found early success against right-handed pitching. Through his first 45 at-bats against righties, Upton is slashing .378/.451/.667 with one double... Read More

3 months ago

Shohei Ohtani Scuffling As Angels Are Surging

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani will try and shake out of a 3-for-19 (.157) slump when the team takes on the Astros on Tuesday night. The Angels are on fire right now, but Ohtani has cooled off since the All-Star break. Ohtani is still slugging .514 in the month of July but is... Read More

3 months ago


David Fletcher Continues To Produce

Los Angeles Angels infielder/outfielder David Fletcher continues to produce from the top of the lineup heading into Tuesday night's action against the Astros. Fletcher is slashing .310/.390/497 from the leadoff spot this season and has jump-started the offense over the past month. He is hitting .385 in the month of July, .419 over his last... Read More

3 months ago

Robinson Chirinos Mired In Deep Slump

Houston Astros catcher Robinson Chirinos will try and shake out of a 3-for-31 (.091) slump as the team prepares to take on the Angels Tuesday night. After slugging .529 in the month of June, Chirinos' offensive production has come crashing back to earth. On the season, Chirinos was slugging .521 on June 14 but that... Read More

3 months ago

Michael Brantley Off To White-Hot Second-Half Start

Houston Astros outfielder Michael Brantley will try and stay hot Tuesday against the Angels. Over his last seven games, Brantley is 13-for-27 (.481) with one home run, three doubles, four runs batted in, seven runs scored and 21 total bases. After a day off on Monday, expect Brantley to be back in the lineup against... Read More

3 months ago

Alex Bregman Slugging .572 In Away Games

Houston Astros infielder Alex Bregman went 1-for-4 with one RBI in the Astros 9-6 loss to the Angels on Monday night. Bregman returned to the lineup over the weekend after needing stitches in his chin from a ground ball straight to the face. Bregman has seven runs batted in over his last nine games played... Read More

3 months ago

Yordan Alvarez Hitting .400 Over Last Seven Games

Houston Astros first baseman Yordan Alvarez has cemented a spot in the Astros lineup moving forward as the team prepares to take on the Angels on Tuesday. Alvarez is slashing .400/.471/.700 over his last seven games with two home runs, three doubles and eight runs batted in. Alvarez has been a fantastic fantasy streamer since... Read More

3 months ago


Andrew Heaney Hopes To Hold Down Astros Again

Los Angeles Angels starter Andrew Heaney will face the Astros for the second time this month Tuesday night in Anaheim. Heaney pitched an emotional five innings on July 6, allowing two runs as he dedicated his start to his close friend and teammate Tyler Skaggs. The start was a step in the right direction after... Read More

3 months ago

Hector Rondon To Serve As Opener Tuesday

Houston Astros pitcher Hector Rondon will serve as the opener Tuesday when the team takes on the Angels in Anaheim. After 396 appearances in the major leagues, Rondon will take the mound in the first inning to start the game. Rondon is having a solid season but is posting a 6.75 ERA over his last... Read More

3 months ago

Albert Pujols' Three RBI Key To Win

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols went 3-for-4 with three RBI in the Angels 9-6 win over the Astros on Monday night. The surging Angels overcame an early deficit thanks to Pujols racking up RBI in a matter of two innings. The veteran slugger drove in a run with a double in the fourth... Read More

3 months ago

Andrelton Simmons Goes Deep En Route To Victory

Los Angeles Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons hit his fifth home run of the season as the Angels took down the division-leading Astros 9-6 Monday night. Simmons hit a solo shot in the third inning as the Angels would go on to erase an early 3-0 deficit. Simmons came into the game slashing .300/.328/.492 at home... Read More

3 months ago

Yuli Gurriel Stays Hot

Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel went 2-for-4 in the Astros 9-6 loss to the Angels on Monday. Gurriel has been a streaming darling over the last 16 games, hitting .393 with 11 home runs and 23 runs batted in. The multi-hit effort on Monday now has the 35-year-old slashing .405/.457/1.000 in the month of... Read More

3 months ago


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