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About Uncle Leo - RotoBaller

Your one stop for fantasy analysis and live advice. RotoBaller helps you win your fantasy football, baseball and basketball leagues.

Uncle Leo - RotoBaller has written 3 articles so far, you can find them below.


Le'Veon Bell Officially Ruled Out For Week 14

New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell (illness) has been officially ruled out for the Week 14 game against the Miami Dolphins this Sunday at 1 pm ET. The timing is not ideal for fantasy football owners, with most leagues starting their first round playoff matchups this week and now missing a top running back.... Read More

1 day ago

Julio Jones Officially Ruled Out For Thanksgiving Matchup

Atlanta Falcons star wide receiver Julio Jones (shoulder) has officially been ruled out for Thursday's Thanksgiving evening game against the New Orleans Saints. He was questionable all week with a shoulder injury and was a game-time decision, but ultimately he will not be able to play this week. It's another blow for a Falcons team... Read More

1 week ago

Robert Woods Surprise Inactive For Sunday Night Football

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods (personal) is a surprise late scratch for tonight's Sunday Night Football game against the Chicago Bears. There are not many details available at this time aside from Woods being inactive because of a personal issue. With Brandin Cooks (concussion) also inactive, this should mean even more involvement than... Read More

3 weeks ago

Today and Tomorrow's Starting Pitcher Rankings (5/16, 5/17)

Welcome back RotoBallers! Below you will find our fantasy baseball and DFS rankings for all of the projected starting pitchers for today (Thursday, May 16th) and tomorrow (Friday, May 17th). The concept is pretty straight forward. We round up our daily pitcher rankings, which will hopefully help you make your start/sit lineup decisions for both season-long... Read More

7 months ago

Today and Tomorrow's Starting Pitcher Rankings (5/15, 5/16)

Welcome back RotoBallers! Below you will find our fantasy baseball and DFS rankings for all of the projected starting pitchers for today (Wednesday, May 15th) and tomorrow (Thursday, May 16th). The concept is pretty straight forward. We round up our daily pitcher rankings, which will hopefully help you make your start/sit lineup decisions for both season-long... Read More

7 months ago


Today and Tomorrow's Starting Pitcher Rankings (5/14, 5/15)

Welcome back RotoBallers! Below you will find our fantasy baseball and DFS rankings for all of the projected starting pitchers for today (Tuesday, May 14th) and tomorrow (Wednesday, May 15th). The concept is pretty straight forward. We round up our daily pitcher rankings, which will hopefully help you make your start/sit lineup decisions for both season-long... Read More

7 months ago

Today and Tomorrow's Starting Pitcher Rankings (5/13, 5/14)

Welcome back RotoBallers! Below you will find our fantasy baseball and DFS rankings for all of the projected starting pitchers for today (Monday, May 13th) and tomorrow (Tuesday, May 14th). The concept is pretty straight forward. We round up our daily pitcher rankings, which will hopefully help you make your start/sit lineup decisions for both season-long... Read More

7 months ago

Chris Martin (RP, TEX) - Closers and Saves Waiver Wire Adds

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 4% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: Earlier today the Texas Rangers placed Shawn Kelley on the injured list with an infection. Kelley had been acting as the Rangers closer ever since Jose Leclerc was removed from the role. It's unclear how long Kelley will be out for, so it's time... Read More

7 months ago

Today and Tomorrow's Starting Pitcher Rankings (5/12, 5/13)

Welcome back RotoBallers! Below you will find our fantasy baseball and DFS rankings for all of the projected starting pitchers for today (Sunday, May 12th) and tomorrow (Monday, May 13th). The concept is pretty straight forward. We round up our daily pitcher rankings, which will hopefully help you make your start/sit lineup decisions for both season-long... Read More

7 months ago

Today and Tomorrow's Starting Pitcher Rankings (5/11, 5/12)

Welcome back RotoBallers! Below you will find our fantasy baseball and DFS rankings for all of the projected starting pitchers for today (Saturday, May 11th) and tomorrow (Sunday, May 12th). The concept is pretty straight forward. We round up our daily pitcher rankings, which will hopefully help you make your start/sit lineup decisions for both season-long... Read More

7 months ago


Today and Tomorrow's Starting Pitcher Rankings (5/10, 5/11)

Welcome back RotoBallers! Below you will find our fantasy baseball and DFS rankings for all of the projected starting pitchers for today (Thursday, May 9th) and tomorrow (Friday, May 10th). The concept is pretty straight forward. We round up our daily pitcher rankings, which will hopefully help you make your start/sit lineup decisions for both season-long... Read More

7 months ago

Lou Trivino (RP, OAK) - Closers and Saves Waiver Wire Adds

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 36% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: After dominating for all of 2018, Oakland's closer Blake Treinen is now facing some potential challenges in 2019. As of this writing, it was reported yesterday that Treinen was dealing with elbow discomfort and is scheduled to be examined by team doctors on Monday.... Read More

7 months ago

Start/Sit Matchups - Starting Pitchers (9/24 - 9/30)

Welcome back, RotoBallers. For those of you still playing - we're here to try and help with your  lineup decisions, and of course bring him those championship trophies! I'm filling in for the regular @Roto_Dubs this week, as he has "real life" stuff to attend to. For those who aren't familiar, this is our fifth year now... Read More

1 year ago

Start/Sit Matchups - Starting Pitchers (8/20 - 8/26)

Welcome back, RotoBallers, hopefully all your teams are right in the thick of things as we prepare for the fantasy baseball home stretch! As always, we're here to try and help with your daily/weekly lineups. I'm filling in for the regular @Roto_Dubs this week, as he has "real life" stuff to attend to. For those who aren't... Read More

1 year ago

Seranthony Dominguez (RP, PHI) - Closers and Saves Waiver Wire Adds

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 4% of leagues ANALYSIS: The Phillies turned to rookie flamethrower Seranthony Dominguez to nail down the save today against the Cardinals, and he delivered. Dominguez was initially brought in the eighth inning, but came back out for the ninth again. He finished with two scoreless innings, zero... Read More

2 years ago


Updated Week 3 Start/Sit Matchups - Starting Pitchers (4/16 - 4/22)

Welcome back, RotoBallers, hopefully all your teams are off to roaring starts! Either way we're here to try and help with your daily/weekly lineups. I'm filling in for the regular @Roto_Dubs this week, as he doesn't feel like dealing with any messy rotation changes after six (!) postponed games on Sunday. Ouch. Below are the projected starting... Read More

2 years ago

Later Round Gems - Deeper PPR Sleepers

What's up RotoBallers. The NFL and fantasy football seasons are right around the corner, and will be kicking off in just a few short days. At this point, you're getting ready for your final fantasy football drafts or anxiously awaiting your first. Today I will help you win. I'm here to discuss some PPR draft values... Read More

2 years ago

Cody Bellinger (1B/OF, LAD) - Prospect Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 12% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: According to Dodgers beat reporter Ken Gurnick, super prospect Cody Bellinger has been called up today: Source: Cody Bellinger is being called up by Dodgers. — Ken Gurnick (@kengurnick) April 25, 2017 For now, we are recommending adding him off the waiver wire for... Read More

3 years ago

Trey Mancini (OF/DH) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 20% Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: Welcome to the show, Trey Mancini. Not only are you mashing, but you are also officially outfield eligible in some fantasy baseball formats (with five games played at the position). So far this year, the rookie masher has slugged five home runs with 11 RBI... Read More

3 years ago

Taylor Motter (SS/OF, SEA) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 19% Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: For a team looking to rebuild with youth, you'd think the Rays wouldn't be so keen to give away power-hitting infield prospects before the season even started. Nick Franklin and Taylor Motter were both ditched by the team and may find themselves with successful... Read More

3 years ago


Hector Neris (RP, PHI) - Closers & Saves Speculation

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 41% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: The closer landscape remains a wild, crazy ride for fantasy baseball owners in 2017. After Jeanmar Gomez was yanked from the closer's role, veteran Joaquin Benoit nailed down the first save opportunity for the Phillies. It seemed that the new closer had been chosen,... Read More

3 years ago

Matt Bush (RP, TEX) - Fantasy Baseball's Next Elite Closer?

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 37% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: After getting torched repeatedly to start the season, and blowing multiple games, the Rangers have finally done something about it by placing Sam Dyson on the disabled list. This is the best possible situation for most folks involved. Dyson can have time to work out his... Read More

3 years ago

Brad Brach (RP, BAL) - Closers and Saves Waiver Wire Targets

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 32% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: Current closer Zach Britton had been placed on the disabled list for the Baltimore Orioles with a forearm injury. It's unclear how long he will be sidelined for, and Brad Brach is expected to serve as the closer for now. This is a surprising... Read More

3 years ago

Santiago Casilla (RP, OAK) - Closers and Saves Waiver Wire Adds

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 36% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: After an entire off-season of speculation, the Athletics may have tipped their hand on their closer for this season. Last night, Santiago Casilla nailed down the first save opportunity for Oakland. Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle were not chosen to close the game out, and were... Read More

3 years ago

Jason Grilli (RP, TOR) - Closers and Saves Draft and Waiver Targets

BALLER MOVE: Draft / Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: Roberto Osuna will start the season on the DL for the Toronto Blue Jays. It's unclear how long he will be sidelined for, and Jason Grilli is expected to serve as the closer for now. Joe Biagini may be another option for... Read More

3 years ago


Blake Treinen (RP, WAS) - Closers and Saves Draft and Waiver Targets

BALLER MOVE: Draft / Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 15% of Yahoo Leagues ANALYSIS: At last, the speculation is over. Blake Treinen has officially been announced as the closer for the Washington Nationals. Not Shawn Kelley, and not Koda Glover (gasp!). If you are in a league that values saves, go add him now. If you... Read More

3 years ago

Ken Giles (RP, HOU): Closers and Saves Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 49% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: After blowing a save last night, Will Harris has been demoted as the closer for the Astros. Ken Giles will be taking over, and should be added in all leagues that count saves. You can see our full MLB closers & saves depth charts... Read More

3 years ago

Tyler Thornburg (RP, MIL): Closers and Saves Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 10% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Jeremy Jeffress was traded to the Rangers, and Will Smith was traded to the Giants today. Tyler Thornburg is now the favorite to be the new closer for the Brewers, and should be added in all leagues that count saves. You can see our full MLB closers & saves... Read More

3 years ago

Jake Barrett (RP, ARI): Closers and Saves Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 14% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Tyler Clippard was traded to the Yankees this morning, and is expected to act as the setup man Dellin Betances. The closer carousel continues. Jake Barrett is now the new closer for the Diamondbacks, and should be added in all leagues that count saves. You can see our full... Read More

3 years ago

Kelvin Herrera (RP, KC): Closers and Saves Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 41% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Wade Davis is heading for an MRI on his arm, which would be the second potential arm injury this month. Uh oh. As of now, the extent of his injury is unknown - but what we do know is that Kelvin Herrera (not Joakim... Read More

3 years ago


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