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About Uncle Leo - RotoBaller

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Uncle Leo - RotoBaller has written 308 articles so far, you can find them below.


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Week 20 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

What’s up RotoBallers. Below are all of the projected starting pitching matchups for Week 20, including our recommendation on whether to start or sit them for your fantasy baseball teams. Next to each matchup below, we also have a link to our Premium Starting Pitcher Daily Matchups, Streamers & DFS Tool. For those who aren't aware, our in-house... Read More

4 years ago

Drew Smyly (SP, TB) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Stash in All Leagues OWNED IN: 47% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: The long awaited return of Drew Smyly is finally upon us. After spending the last few months on the DL, the Tampa Bay Rays are activating Smyly off the DL in their hopes of a playoff push. At this point, we all... Read More

4 years ago

Jean Machi (RP, BOS) - Closer Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Earlier today, it was announced that Boston's current closer Koji Uehara will be placed on the DL, and miss the remainder of the season with a broken wrist. That leaves the open question of who will take over as the new closer for... Read More

4 years ago

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Week 19 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

What’s up RotoBallers. Below are all of the projected starting pitching matchups for Week 19, including our recommendation on whether to start or sit them for your fantasy baseball teams. Next to each matchup below, we also have a link to our Premium Starting Pitcher Daily Matchups, Streamers & DFS Tool. For those who aren't aware, our in-house... Read More

4 years ago

Luis Severino (SP, NYY) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 46% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Luis Severino, the highly touted pitching prospect for the Yankees, made his major league debut on Wednesday and he did not disappoint. In fact, he was pretty spectacular, for both the Yankees and for fantasy baseball owners. He only threw five innings, but he also... Read More

4 years ago


Domonic Brown (OF, PHI) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 5% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: In case you haven't been paying attention, Domonic Brown (yes, that Domonic Brown) has been on fire recently. He is ranked 30th overall over the last 14 days, 85th overall over the last 7 days, and 110th overall over the last 30 days. Not... Read More

4 years ago

Tommy Kahnle (RP, COL) - Closer Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 9% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Earlier today, Tommy Kahnle was officially named the new closer for the Colorado Rockies. John Axford was removed from the role a few days back, and Kahnle nailed down his first save of the year least night versus the Washington Nationals. Kahnle has pitched very well... Read More

4 years ago

Week 18 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

What’s up RotoBallers. Below are all of the projected starting pitching matchups for Week 18, including our recommendation on whether to start or sit them for your fantasy baseball teams. Next to each matchup below, we also have a link to our Premium Starting Pitcher Daily Matchups, Streamers & DFS Tool. For those who aren't aware, our in-house... Read More

4 years ago

Curtis Granderson (OF, NYM) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 57% of Flealflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Yes, that's right folks. Granderson is officially a "must have" in all fantasy baseball leagues. I understand that he is already 57% owned, so calling him a waiver wire pickup is a little bit of a stretch. But at this point, he is showing that... Read More

4 years ago

Alex Wilson (RP, DET) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues for Saves OWNED IN: 3% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: After today's trade of Joakim Soria to the Pirates, it was assumed that Al Alburquerque or maybe Bruce Rondon would be next in line for saves. Turns out that Alex Wilson was called upon to get the first crack at being the new... Read More

4 years ago


Arodys Vizcaino (RP, ATL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 18% of Fleaflicker Leagues  ANALYSIS: Earlier today the current Brave's closer Jim Johnson was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers in a blockbuster trade. He will serve as the setup man for Kenley Jansen, and youngster Arodys Vizcaino is expected to take over as the closer for the Braves.... Read More

4 years ago

Ken Giles (RP, PHI) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 41% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: The Philadelphia Phillies just traded current closer Jonathan Papelbon to the Washington Nationals. While setup man Ken Giles is already owned in 41% of fantasy baseball leagues, he is still being written about as he should be grabbed everywhere now that Papelbon is out of the picture.... Read More

4 years ago

Edward Mujica (RP, OAK) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: The Oakland Athletics just traded current closer Tyler Clippard to the New York Mets. This opens the question of who will be the next closer for Oakland? Based on current game usage, the answer would seem to be Edward Mujica. Although his numbers haven't... Read More

4 years ago

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Week 17 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

What’s up RotoBallers. Below are all of the projected starting pitching matchups for Week 17, including our recommendation on whether to start or sit them for your fantasy baseball teams. Next to each matchup below, we also have a link to our Premium Starting Pitcher Daily Matchups, Streamers & DFS Tool. For those who aren't aware, our in-house... Read More

4 years ago

Joe Ross (SP, WAS) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 13% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Heeeeeeee's baaaaaaaaack. The Washington Nationals are calling up Joe Ross again to join the starting rotation, at least for the time being. The impressive young hurler pitched very well in his first MLB stint earlier in the season, and I'm expecting more of the same... Read More

4 years ago


Stephen Piscotty (1B / OF, STL) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Earlier in the week, the St. Louis Cardinals announced that they will be calling up top prospect Stephen Piscotty for today's game. As of now it's not fully clear where he will play, or how much he will be playing, but he is certainly an intriguing... Read More

4 years ago

Rafael Soriano (RP, CHC) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Stash in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 12% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: A few weeks ago, Rafael Soriano was signed to a minor league deal by the Cubs. Today, it was announced that he will be called up to the major league roster. Will Soriano be the closer immediately? Most likely not. Will he eventually take over as... Read More

4 years ago

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Week 16 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

What’s up RotoBallers. Below are all of the projected starting pitching matchups for Week 16, including our recommendation on whether to start or sit them for your fantasy baseball teams. Next to each matchup below, we also have a link to our Premium Starting Pitcher Daily Matchups, Streamers & DFS Tool. For those who aren't aware, our in-house... Read More

4 years ago

Week 15 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

What’s up RotoBallers. Welcome back from the All-Star break, where hopefully you all had a chance to recharge and are ready to rock for the second of the the MLB season. Below are all of the projected starting pitching matchups for Week 15, which is of course a short week of games, including our recommendation on... Read More

4 years ago

Erasmo Ramirez (TB, SP) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 28% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: In case you haven't noticed, Erasmo Ramirez has been on quite a tear lately -- he is ranked 33, 81 and 85 over the last 30, 14 and 7 days. Over the last 30 days, he has a ridiculous 1.01 ERA, 0.90 WHIP, three... Read More

4 years ago


Week 14 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

What’s up RotoBallers. Below are all of the projected starting pitching matchups for Week 14, including our recommendation on whether to start or sit them for your fantasy baseball teams. Next to each matchup below, we also have a link to our Premium Starting Pitcher Daily Matchups, Streamers & DFS Tool. For those who aren't aware, our in-house... Read More

4 years ago

Week 13 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

What’s up RotoBallers. Below are all of the projected starting pitching matchups for Week 13, including our recommendation on whether to start or sit them for your fantasy baseball teams. Next to each matchup below, we also have a link to our Premium Starting Pitcher Daily Matchups, Streamers & DFS Tool. For those who aren't aware, our in-house... Read More

4 years ago

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Week 12 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

What’s up RotoBallers. Below are all of the projected starting pitching matchups for Week 12, including our recommendation on whether to start or sit them for your fantasy baseball teams. Next to each matchup below, we also have a link to our Premium Starting Pitcher Daily Matchups, Streamers & DFS Tool. For those who aren't aware, our in-house... Read More

4 years ago

Week 11 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

What’s up RotoBallers. As I mentioned last week, the next few weeks of fantasy baseball can really separate the men from the boys. These are weeks where savvy fantasy owners can make moves to shore up their teams, climb up the standings, and put themselves in a position to win leagues. Hit that waiver wire hard, and don't... Read More

5 years ago

Week 10 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

What’s up RotoBallers. It seems that for the first time, in a long time, pitching around baseball isn't quite as dominant as it has been. A lot of the non-elite pitchers are struggling to find consistency, leading to higher team ERAs and WHIPs for fantasy baseball owners. In such times, I find it's best to bench some iffy... Read More

5 years ago


Carlos Correa (SS, HOU) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 38% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: And there we have it... it's finally Carlos Correa time. Earlier today, it was announced that the top MLB shortstop prospect for the Houston Astros has been called up to the big leagues, making him an immediate must-add in all fantasy baseball leagues. If you are... Read More

5 years ago

Taijuan Walker (SP, SEA) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 35% of Flealficker Leagues ANALYSIS: Yesterday, Taijuan Walker threw his second consecutive solid game for the Mariners, this time against the Yankees. For the second consecutive start, he threw eight innings, which is a great sign for his outlook. Although he gave up 3 ER, he only allowed 5... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 9 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

What’s up RotoBallers. Last week, I asked if you all would be kind enough to follow me on Twitter, with the goal of getting 100 new followers. Well you guys are awesome, and we did it... so a BIG thank you to everyone who clicked that follow button! I promise not to spam you. Now let's get... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 8 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

What’s up RotoBallers, Happy Memorial Day weekend. I love writing this article weekly, and I hope you enjoy it too. A couple of quick things thought before we get started -- first of all, the site's MLB editor approached me this week. He said "Hey Unc, we are going to make this a Premium article... Read More

5 years ago

Enrique Burgos (ARI, RP) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 16% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Addison Reed was officially been removed from the closer's role last week, and Enrique Burgos looks to be the man now. After the announcement of Reed's demoition, Burgos proceeded to nail down saves two nights in a row. Brad Zeigler got the save last... Read More

5 years ago


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