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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.


Michael Brantley Posts .380 Slugging Percentage In June

Houston Astros outfielder Michael Brantley will head into July as an All-Star and a major component to a dangerous Astros lineup. While the veteran has kept his average up, the power numbers have plummeted over the past month. Brantley has zero extra-base hits since June 19 and posted only a .380 slugging percentage in the... Read More

4 months ago

Jose Urquidy To Make Major League Debut

Houston Astros pitcher Jose Urquidy will make his major league debut Tuesday against the Rockies. The 24-year-old gets the call to "The Show" thanks to a spike in his strikeout totals this season at Triple-A. Urquidy is 5-3 this season with a 3.40 ERA, a 0.98 WHIP and 104 strikeouts through only 76 2/3 innings... Read More

4 months ago

Rex Burkhead Still In The Backfield Mix

New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead should still factor into the timeshare in the Patriots backfield when the team opens camp at the end of the month. Burkhead missed the first half of last season with a neck injury but when he came back became an integral part of the offensive attack. He scored... Read More

4 months ago

Can Tarik Cohen Take The Next Step?

Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen will be one of the more intriguing players to watch when the Bears open camp at the end of the month. No one doubts Cohen's ability to be a game breaker, but his usage rate and whether he can improve will be questions heading into the season. When the... Read More

4 months ago

David Montgomery Carries Plenty Of Fantasy Buzz

Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery's fantasy stock continues to rise as the opening of training camp inches closer. Montgomery has impressed Bears coaches with his quick cuts and his ability to fit into a very creative offense conducted by head coach Matt Nagy. The Bears offense relies heavily on short, quick passes and the... Read More

4 months ago


Allen Robinson's Fantasy Stock On The Rise

Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson is in position to have a huge year in his second season with the Bears. Robinson is now almost two years removed from tearing his ACL and should hit the ground running playing in Matt Nagy's offense for a second season. Robinson caught 55 passes for 754 with four... Read More

4 months ago

Sony Michel Progressing From Knee Scope

New England Patriots running back Sony Michel is progressing well after undergoing knee scope surgery and is expected to be ready for mini-camp at the end of the month. Michel ran for 931 yards and six touchdowns as a rookie, then added six touchdowns in three playoff games for the Super Bowl champs. Michel is... Read More

4 months ago

Dontrelle Inman Hopes To Provide Deep Threat

New England Patriots wide receiver Dontrelle Inman will come to camp looking to earn a spot on the team and hopefully become the team's deep threat on offense. The 6-3 veteran caught only 28 passes last season for 304 yards and three touchdowns for the Colts last season. Inman has bounced around the league regularly... Read More

4 months ago

Demaryius Thomas Out To Prove Himself

New England Patriots wide receiver Demaryius Thomas will need to show he still has plenty left in the tank when training camp opens at the end of the month. For most veterans, camp is the time to ease your way into a very long season. But the 31-year-old is coming off of a torn Achilles... Read More

4 months ago

George Springer Hitting .292 Since IL Return

Houston Astros outfielder George Springer is slashing .292/.370/.417 over his last 24 at-bats since returning from the injured list with a hamstring ailment. The powerful leadoff hitter is having a fantastic season and has hits in four of the six games he has played since his return. Even after missing a month of baseball, Springer's... Read More

4 months ago


Gerrit Cole Has 10-Plus K's In Nine Starts This Season

Houston Astros starter Gerrit Cole allowed only one run with 10 strikeouts in seven innings as the Astros beat the Mariners 6-1 on Sunday. For Cole, it was the ninth time he has struck out at least 10 batters in one start and leads all of baseball this season with 161 strikeouts. After a couple... Read More

4 months ago

David Fletcher Hitting Only .210 Since Shoulder Injury

Los Angeles Angels infielder/outfielder David Fletcher has enjoyed a very solid first half of the season but is ending it on a down note heading into Monday's action. Fletcher has emerged as reliable piece in the Angels lineup but his offense has tailed off since missing several games at the beginning of June with a... Read More

4 months ago

Jonathan Lucroy Providing Zero Offense

Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy continues to struggle heading into the final week before the All-Star break. Lucroy began the season showing flashes of having a bounce back season and slugged .493 in the month of May. The month of June has been a completely different story as the veteran's offense has completely fallen... Read More

4 months ago

Andrelton Simmons 2-For-11 Since Return

Los Angeles Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons has two hits over his first 11 at-bats since returning from the injured list with an injured ankle. Simmons was having an excellent start to his season before the injury so fantasy owners have to stay patient as he works his way back into game shape. Simmons was hitting... Read More

4 months ago

Kole Calhoun Slumping On Offense

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Kole Calhoun has struck out 13 times over his last 38 at-bats heading into Monday's action against the Rangers. Calhoun is on pace to set a career-high in home runs but has been streaky at the plate at times. Right now the veteran slugger is streaking the wrong way, hitting .174... Read More

4 months ago


Justin Upton Has Hits In Nine Of First 11 Starts

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Justin Upton has collected at least one hit in nine of his first 11 starts heading into Monday. Upton has missed almost the entire first half of the season due to a knee injury but has produced thus far through 44 at-bats. He is slugging .500 in this short stretch with... Read More

4 months ago

Shohei Ohtani Is On Fire

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani heads into the final week of the first half of the season on fire at the dish. Over his last 23 at-bats, Ohtani is hitting .478 with two doubles and three home runs over his last seven games. Ohtani wraps up an excellent month of June, slashing .340/.379/.713... Read More

4 months ago

Mike Trout In A Lull At The Plate

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout will try and finish up the first half of the season strong when the team opens up a series with the Rangers on Monday. Trout is in a small funk at the plate recently, going 6-for-29 (.214) over his last seven games and has not recorded an extra-base hit... Read More

4 months ago

Tommy La Stella Hitting .367 Over Last Seven Games

Los Angeles Angels third baseman Tommy La Stella is officially a first-time All-Star and is hitting .367 over his last seven games heading into this week's action. La Stella's career-high in home runs coming into this season was 10 but already has 16 through 280 at-bats. It has truly been an astonishing breakthrough for the... Read More

4 months ago

Mike Trout Slugging .696 In June

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout went 1-for-4 with one RBI in the Angels 8-3 win over the A's on Thursday. Trout has gone six games without an extra-base hit but it otherwise has been an unbelievable month of June. Over his last 92 at-bats, Trout is slashing .337/.460/.696 with one triple, four doubles and... Read More

4 months ago


Justin Upton Hitting .306 Since Return

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Justin Upton went 2-for-4 in the Angels 8-3 win over the A's on Thursday. Upton has missed the majority of the first half of the season due to a knee injury but he has returned to the lineup looking sharp. Through his first 36 at-bats this season, the veteran slugger is... Read More

4 months ago

Shohei Ohtani Continues To Slug

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani hit his 10th home run of the season in the Angels 8-3 win over the A's. Ohtani is having a fantastic month of June, slashing .329/.374/.671 with one triple, five doubles, seven home runs and 20 runs batted in. He already has 10 home runs through his first... Read More

4 months ago

Andrelton Simmons Goes 1-For-4 In Return

Los Angeles Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons returned to the lineup on Thursday, going 1-for-4 in the team's 8-3 win over the A's. Simmons has been on the shelf since May 20 with a nasty ankle injury and his return is huge boon for the Angels. At the time of the injury, Simmons was slotted in... Read More

4 months ago

Mitch Trubisky Has Plenty Of Doubters

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky will have plenty of pressure on his shoulders once training camp opens at the end of July. The Bears possess an elite defense, won 12 games last season and will open camp with a young, talented core intact. There is plenty of hype heading into the season but Trubisky remains... Read More

4 months ago

Justin Bour Has Four Home Runs In Last Seven Games

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Justin Bour homered twice and drove in four runs as the Angels beat the Reds 5-1 on Wednesday. Bour was recalled from Triple-A on June 11 and has made this second chance count. Over his last seven games, Bour has six extra-base hits (two doubles, four home runs) with nine... Read More

4 months ago


Josh Reddick Struggling Offensively

Houston Astros outfielder Josh Reddick is hitting only .217 over his last seven games heading into Tuesday. After a strong start to his season, Reddick has come back to earth in the month of June. Reddick is slashing .268/.301/.420 over his last 172 at-bats has struggled producing at home this season. It will be hard... Read More

4 months ago

Roberto Osuna 1-for-3 In Saves In June

Houston Astros closer Roberto Osuna has hit a few bumps in the road as the team prepares to open up a series with the Pirates on Tuesday. Osuna has made only six appearances all month and has blown two saves since June 6. Osuna still posts some gaudy totals with a 2.25 ERA and a... Read More

4 months ago

Justin Bour Contributing In Spot Starts

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Justin Bour has made positive contributions since being recalled from Triple-A. In six games (four starts) since the call up, Bour has two doubles, two home runs and five runs batted in. The Angels already have Albert Pujols and Shohei Ohtani in the mix at first base/DH in addition to... Read More

4 months ago

Kole Calhoun Slugging .483 At Home

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Kole Calhoun heads into Tuesday's action slugging .500 with three extra-base hits over his last seven games. It has been a rollercoaster season offensively for the veteran slugger and is hitting only .211 in the month of June. Calhoun does have 14 doubles and 16 home runs this season but has... Read More

4 months ago

Jonathan Lucroy Going Through Power Outage

Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy has emerged from a deep slump but still is not hitting the ball with authority heading into Tuesday's game against the Reds. Lucroy is 5-for-18 (.278) over his last seven games but has failed to record an extra-base hit over his last 72 at-bats. He is slashing a porous... Read More

4 months ago


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