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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.

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George Springer Makes History In Sweep Of Indians

Houston Astros outfielder George Springer went 3-for-6 on Monday with two home runs to help sweep the Indians 11-3 in the ALDS. Springer hit .429 in the series with three home runs and made history with eight home runs in his last nine postseason games. The outfielder is only the fourth player to do that... Read More

1 year ago

Mitch Trubisky Must Protect Football In Week 6

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky will face a tough Dolphins secondary in Miami in Week 6. The Bears went on bye at just the wrong time after the second-year quarterback threw six touchdowns in Week 4 against the Buccaneers. Trubisky is now completing 70% of his passes and will take a 101.6 QB rating into... Read More

1 year ago

Sterling Shepard Adds 75 Receiving Yards Against Panthers

New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard caught four passes for 75 yards as the Giants lost in the final seconds to the Panthers 33-31. Frustrations boiled over after a poor first half and the cameras caught Shepard having a full-on meltdown on the sideline. Teammate Odell Beckham Jr. had to calm the young receiver... Read More

1 year ago

Saquon Barkley Catches Two Touchdowns In Loss

New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley caught four passes for 81 yards, including two touchdowns, in the Giants last-second loss to the Panthers 33-31. Barkley managed only 48 rushing yards but got the Giants on the board by catching a pass from wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and sprinting 57 yards for the score.... Read More

1 year ago

Odell Beckham Jr. Throws, Catches Touchdown In Loss

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. enjoyed a breakout performance against the Panthers, catching eight passes for 131 yards and one touchdown. Beckham Jr. also got involved on a trick play, catching a pass from quarterback Eli Manning and then threw a beautiful pass to running back Saquon Barkley for a 57-yard touchdown... Read More

1 year ago


Eli Manning Throws For 326 Yards In Loss

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning completed 22 of 36 passes for 326 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions in the Giants heartbreaking 33-31 loss to the Panthers. Manning got off to another slow start in the game but finished up strong by connecting with Odell Beckham Jr. and Saquon Barkley for touchdowns in the... Read More

1 year ago

Justin Verlander K's Seven In Game 1 Win

Houston Astros starter Justin Verlander allowed only two hits and two runs in 5 1/3 innings to defeat the Indians in Game 1 of the ALDS. Verlander struck out seven and was cruising until he ran into trouble in the sixth inning. Despite the hiccup in that final inning, Verlander was nasty throughout and his... Read More

1 year ago

Jose Altuve Goes Yard In Game 1 Win Over Indians

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve smoked a laser into the left field stands for a home run in the Astros 7-2 win over the Indians. It was the only hit in the game for the reigning MVP but he continued his torrid hitting in the postseason. Altuve smacked three home runs in the 2017... Read More

1 year ago

George Springer Pops Home Run In Game 1 Win

Houston Astros outfielder George Springer went 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored in the Astros Game 1 win over the Indians 7-2. Teammate Alex Bregman opened the flood gates in the fourth inning with a blast of his own as the Astros hit four home runs in the game. After a tough... Read More

1 year ago

Alex Bregman Leads Homer Barrage

Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman went 2-for-3 with a home run in the Astros 7-2 win over the Indians in Game 1 of the ALDS. Bregman got the Astros on the board in the fourth inning by smacking the home run and added an RBI-single later in the game. The Indians Corey Kluber got... Read More

1 year ago


Cordarrelle Patterson Scores Second Touchdown

New England Patriots wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson caught two passes for 11 yards, but one of those receptions turned into his second touchdown of the season in Week 5. Patterson is a pure athlete and can be dangerous once the ball is in his hands. But getting him that football is another story as Patterson... Read More

1 year ago

Phillip Dorsett Stays Quiet In Win

New England Patriots wide receiver Phillip Dorsett caught only three passes for 25 yards in the Patriots 38-24 win over the Colts. Dorsett's decrease in production isn't much of a surprise with the return of Julian Edelman and Josh Gordon making strides in the offense. Dorsett did an admirable job filling in during the first... Read More

1 year ago

Chris Hogan Registers 34 Receiving Yards In Week 5

New England Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan caught three passes for 34 yards in the Patriots win over the Colts in Week 5. Hogan made an excellent catch in the game to pick up a first down but otherwise wasn't heavily involved in the offense. Hogan's slow start to the season has him slipping further... Read More

1 year ago

Rob Gronkowski Adds 75 Yards Against Colts

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski caught six passes for 75 yards in the Patriots 38-24 win over the Colts. Gronk was targeted seven times in the game as quarterback Tom Brady picked his spots to hit the tight end for some big-time first downs. It is still early in the season but the... Read More

1 year ago

Josh Gordon Brings In Deep Ball For Touchdown

New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon caught two passes for 50 yards, including a 34-yard touchdown catch, in the Patriots 38-24 win over the Colts. Quarterback Tom Brady threw up a 50/50 ball in the fourth quarter and the athletic Gordon beat two defenders to come down with a fantastic catch. Gordon's snap count... Read More

1 year ago


Julian Edelman Returns With Seven Receptions

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman caught seven passes for 57 yards in the Patriots triumph over the Colts 38-24. In his first game back from a four-game suspension, Edelman got right in the mix with a catch on the first offensive play of the game. The veteran did have one drop that could... Read More

1 year ago

James White Delivers Again With 77 Yards, One Touchdown

New England Patriots running back James White caught a team-high 10 passes for 77 yards with one touchdown in the Patriots victory over the Colts. On a night when rookie running back Sony Michel had a breakout performance, White continued to stay active in the Patriots passing game. The veteran has difficulty making defenders miss... Read More

1 year ago

Sony Michel Totals 100 Yards, One Touchdown In Week 5

New England Patriots running back Sony Michel carried the ball 18 times for 98 yards and added a rushing touchdown in the Patriots 38-24 win over the Colts. Michel added one catch for 12 yards in an impressive performance. The rookie ran hard and found some huge holes for several nice runs. Michel sealed the... Read More

1 year ago

Tom Brady Tosses Three Touchdowns In Win

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady posted four total touchdowns, including his 500th career touchdown pass, in the Patriots 38-24 win over the Colts. Brady completed 34 of 44 yards for 341 yards as he threw touchdowns to three different receivers and added a 1-yard punch-in for a rushing score. Brady carved through the Colts... Read More

1 year ago

Justin Verlander Ready For Postseason

Houston Astros starter Justin Verlander will take the ball in Game 1 of the ALDS Friday against the Indians at Minute Maid Park. Verlander getting the opening start is hardly a surprise after going 4-1 with a 2.21 ERA with a 0.82 WHIP en route to a World Series championship in 2017. It has been... Read More

1 year ago


Evan Gattis Hitting Only .195 At Home

Houston Astros designated hitter Evan Gattis has struggled hitting at Minute Maid Park this season, slashing only .195/.249/.395 in 62 home games. Gattis hit 19 home runs and drove in 63 runs during the first half of the season but posted a .195/.252/.364 line since the All-Star break. Gattis' playing time has also been severely... Read More

1 year ago

Josh Reddick Slugging .579 Over Last 15 Games

Houston Astros outfielder Josh Reddick has been swinging the bat with authority heading into the playoffs, posting a .579 slugging percentage over his last 15 games. The veteran's season got off to a strong start with six home runs in April but an infected spider bite bit into most of his month of May. He... Read More

1 year ago

Jose Altuve Hopes To Repeat Playoff Success

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve will replicate his fantastic 2017 postseason success when the Astros open up the ALDS against the Indians on Friday. Altuve enjoyed a division series for the ages last season, slashing an other-worldly .533/.632/1.133 with three home runs, four walks, four runs batted in and five runs scored in four... Read More

1 year ago

Carlos Correa Not The Same Player Heading Into Playoffs

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa will head into the playoffs as one of the biggest question marks on the offense. Typing that sentence in 2017 would look insane but Correa has endured a season of injuries and ineffectiveness. A back injury in late June sidelined the All-Star for over a month and simply has not... Read More

1 year ago

Alex Bregman Ready To Lead Astros Playoff Push

Houston Astros infielder Alex Bregman will look to continue his breakout season when the team opens up the ALDS in Houston against the Indians. Bregman has emerged as a superstar this season, finishing the year slashing .286/.394/.532 with 31 home runs, 51 doubles, 103 runs batted in and 105 runs scored. Bregman and Co. will... Read More

1 year ago


Tyler White Slugging .604 At Minute Maid Park

Houston Astros first baseman/designated hitter Tyler White will head into the playoffs as one of the hottest second-half hitters in their lineup. White has really emerged since the All-Star break, slashing .287/.350/.551 over his last 51 games with three triples, 10 home runs, 11 doubles and 39 runs batted in. White has also done some... Read More

1 year ago

George Springer Hitting .322 Over His Last 30 Games

Houston Astros outfielder George Springer will head into the playoffs slashing .322/.391/.435 over his last 30 games. Injuries and prolonged slumps cut into Springer's success this season but finished up strong, including one doubles, two home runs and eight runs batted in over his final eight games. The Astros will open up the ALDS against... Read More

1 year ago

Yuli Gurriel Hitting .403 With RISP

Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel will head into the playoffs on a roll at the plate after slashing .356/.379/.567 with four doubles, five home runs and 21 runs batted in over his last 23 games. After a slow start to his season, it was another successful year for Gurriel. He drove in a career-high... Read More

1 year ago

Marwin Gonzalez Has Great Numbers Against Game 1 Starter

Houston Astros infielder/outfielder Marwin Gonzalez will have a favorable matchup against Indians ace Corey Kluber when the ALDS opens on Friday. Gonzalez is 6-for-13 (.461) with two home runs off Kluber over the past three seasons and has had the most success among all Astros against the right-hander. Gonzalez, however, has struggled this season against... Read More

1 year ago

Sterling Shepard Hopes To Stay Hot Against Panthers

New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard will look to stay hot after posting 16 receptions for 157 yards and two touchdowns over his last two games. Shepard is a talented receiver but the Giants offense has struggled coming up with big plays in the first month of the season. Shepard and the Giants will... Read More

1 year ago


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