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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.


Rex Burkhead Leads Charge In 11-On-11 Drill

New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead led the way in the team's first 11-on-11 drill of the season, catching three passes from quarterback Tom Brady. Burkhead has been an important role player for the Patriots the past few seasons but he missed significant time last season with a neck injury. When healthy, Burkhead is... Read More

5 months ago

Damien Harris Catches Pass In 11-On-11 Drills

New England Patriots running back Damien Harris got his first taste of the "Tom Brady Experience", catching a pass from the future Hall of Famer in a 11-on-11 drill Thursday. The rookie running back is expected to be in the mix of a crowded backfield with Sony Michel, James White and Rex Burkhead. Harris could... Read More

5 months ago

Phillip Dorsett Limps Off After Red Zone Play

New England Patriots wide receiver Phillip Dorsett was seen limping off the field after a red zone drill in training camp on Thursday. With teammates Julian Edelman and Demaryius Thomas sidelined, players like Dorsett need as many reps as they can get. Dorsett has proven to be a serviceable piece in the Patriots offense but... Read More

5 months ago

Tom Brady Throws Interception On First Pass In Drill

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady threw his first interception of training camp, on his first pass, in a 2-on-2 drill on Thursday. Before the fantasy alarms are sounded, Brady looked sharp during the rest of the drills, completing passes to a variety of players. Father Time is coming at some point for Brady but... Read More

5 months ago

N'Keal Harry Enjoys Active First Day Of Camp

New England Patriots wide receiver N'Keal Harry can officially say his professional career has begun after catching a pass from quarterback Tom Brady in an 11-on-11 drill. Harry was also spotted on the field working one-on-one with Brady on fade routes and 50/50 balls. With teammates Julian Edelman and Demaryius Thomas sidelined, Harry has an... Read More

5 months ago


George Springer Smacks 23rd Home Run In Victory

Houston Astros outfielder George Springer hit his 23rd home run of the season in the Astros 4-2 win over the A's on Wednesday. Springer powered a ball over the center field fence in the third inning for his fifth home run over his last nine games. Springer is having a fantastic season, slashing .295/.382/.591 with... Read More

5 months ago

Jose Altuve's Three Hits Lead To Win

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve went 3-for-4 with a home run and two runs batted in as the Astros took down the A's 4-2 on Wednesday. It has been a resurgent month of July for Altuve, who is now slashing .363/.386/.638 over his last 80 at-bats with five home runs and seven doubles. The... Read More

5 months ago

Justin Verlander Earns 13th Victory

Houston Astros starter Justin Verlander struck out 11 hitters through six innings as the Astros beat the A's 4-2 on Wednesday. Verlander (13-4 ) allowed only one run as he emerged victorious for his third straight start. After a small bump in the road at the end of June, Verlander has posted a 2.88 ERA... Read More

5 months ago

Taylor Gabriel Could Struggle To Replicate Last Season

Chicago Bears wide receiver Taylor Gabriel will begin training camp as a starter on offense after a solid 2018 season. Gabriel led the Bears in receptions with 67 while compiling 688 yards and two touchdowns. The veteran was integral to the Bears getting off to a strong start last season but his production tapered off... Read More

5 months ago

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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 months ago


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