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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.


Eric O'Flaherty (RP, OAK) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues ANALYSIS: With the recent news that stud closer Sean Doolittle hit the DL, Eric O'Flaherty has stepped in as the Oakland closer and has made his way onto our waiver wire sleepers list for saves. Let's be honest here - there is no replacing Doolittle. He has been absolutely filthy this year. But... Read More

5 years ago

Kyle Hendricks (SP, CHC) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues ANALYSIS: Just in case you hadn't noticed, Kyle Hendricks has been pitching extremely well for the Cubs - essentially since being called up to the majors - and is now making an appearance on our waiver wire pickups and sleepers list. Given that he's still only 43% owned in Yahoo leagues, it is... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 22 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

What’s up RotoBallers, hopefully your team is still in the chase as we start heading down the fantasy baseball home stretch. Below are all of the starting pitching matchups for Week 22. For every week of the fantasy baseball season, we look to analyze all of the projected starting pitcher matchups and put together our optimal lineups. This week we... Read More

5 years ago

Week 21 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

What’s up RotoBallers, hopefully your team is still in the chase as we start heading down the fantasy baseball home stretch. Below are all of the starting pitching matchups for Week 21. For every week of the fantasy baseball season, we look to analyze all of the projected starting pitcher matchups and put together our optimal lineups. This week we... Read More

5 years ago

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

What’s up RotoBallers, hopefully your team is still in the chase as we start heading down the fantasy baseball home stretch. Below are all of the starting pitching matchups for Week 20. For every week of the fantasy baseball season, we look to analyze all of the projected starting pitcher matchups and put together our optimal lineups. This week we... Read More

5 years ago


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Chris Carter (OF/1B, HOU) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add Immediately in All Leagues ANALYSIS: Chris Carter has gone yard again today... twice. He's also sprinkled in 5 RBIs, and it's only the 5th inning! This man is white hot, and on an absolute tear, making him the most recent addition to our waiver wire sleepers list, and a must-add in all fantasy baseball leagues... Read More

5 years ago

Josh Reddick (OF, OAK) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues / Stream in All Leagues ANALYSIS: Since coming off his most recent DL stint, Josh Reddick has been absolutely raking, and is the latest addition to our waiver wire sleepers list. If you need outfield help, have the ability to easily stream hot players, or are just looking to add some hitting... Read More

5 years ago

Will Venable (OF, SD) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues / Monitor in All Leagues ANALYSIS: Will Venable has been quietly heating up recently, and has found his way onto our fantasy baseball waiver wire sleepers list. Venable is a very streaky hitter, but when he gets hot, he can be a really solid fantasy producer. As many will recall, Venable was... Read More

5 years ago

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

What’s up RotoBallers, hopefully your team is still in the chase as we start heading down the fantasy baseball home stretch. Below are all of the starting pitching matchups for Week 19. For every week of the fantasy baseball season, we look to analyze all of the projected starting pitcher matchups and put together our optimal lineups. This week we... Read More

5 years ago

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

What’s up RotoBallers, hopefully your team is still in the chase as we start heading down the fantasy baseball home stretch. Below are all of the starting pitching matchups for Week 18. For every week of the fantasy baseball season, we look to analyze all of the projected starting pitcher matchups and put together our optimal lineups. This week we... Read More

5 years ago


Jake Petricka (RP, CWS) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues ANALYSIS: With the recent news that Zach Putnam has been placed on the DL earlier today, some more clarity has has been shed onto the White Sox bullpen situation. Jake Petricka should now have the opportunity to handle the closer duties all to himself, at least in the short term, making him... Read More

5 years ago

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

What's up RotoBallers... welcome back from the All-Star break. Below are all of the starting pitching matchups for Week 17. For every week of the fantasy baseball season, we look to analyze all of the projected starting pitcher matchups and put together our optimal lineups. This week we have some very nice two-start pitchers (Latos, Sale, Teheran, Fister, Ryu, Lee). And... Read More

6 years ago

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

What's up RotoBallers... welcome to the All-Star break. Hopefully the first half of the MLB and fantasy baseball season has treated you well. For some of us, these few days off are coming just at the right time - we have a few days to regroup, take a deep breath, and get ready for the 2nd... Read More

6 years ago

Stephen Vogt (C / OF / 1B, OAK) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues / All AL-Only & 2-Catcher Leagues ANALYSIS: Billy Beane's swiss army knife Stephen Vogt has been quietly tearing the cover off the ball the past few weeks, making him the most recent addition to our waiver wire sleepers list. We'll get into the stats shortly, but here's the most important thing to... Read More

6 years ago

Dayan Viciedo (OF, CWS) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Most Leagues / All Deeper Leagues ANALYSIS: Dayan Viciedo is on another one of his hot streaks and HR binges, making his way back onto our fantasy baseball waiver wire sleepers list. After a long cold stretch, Viciedo has gotten white hot recently. Over the past 7 days, he is hitting to the tune of a... Read More

6 years ago


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

What's up RotoBallers. There are some very solid two start pitchers (Hamels, Iwakuma, Strasburg, Wainwright, Teheran, Cueto, Fister, Tanaka, Bumgarner) in Week 15, and also some viable starting pitcher sleepers and streamers (Stroman, Morton, Martinez, Despaigne, Hahn, Leake, Locke) to consider off the waiver wire, depending on your league size and format including AL-Only and NL-Only... Read More

6 years ago

Zach Putnam (RP, CWS) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues (that value saves) ANALYSIS: With the news that Ronald Belisario was officially removed from the closer's role, Zach Putnam becomes the most recent addition to our list of saves sleepers to target off the waiver wire. While it hasn't been officially stated that Putnam is the new team closer, he looks like the favorite and is... Read More

6 years ago

Santiago Casilla (RP, SF) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues ANALYSIS: With the recent news that the struggling Sergio Romo has been removed from the closer's role, Santiago Casilla becomes an immediate addition to our waiver wire sleepers list for saves. Bruce Bochy stated that Casilla and Jeremy Affeldt would form a committee, but we prefer Casilla is the better option... Read More

6 years ago

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

What's up RotoBallers. There are some very solid two start pitchers (Price, Strasburg, Kluber, Sanchez, Duffy, Wood, Richards) in Week 14, and also some viable starting pitcher sleepers and streamers (Morton, Vargas, Hahn, Leake, Locke, Martinez, Despaigne) to consider off the waiver wire, depending on your league size and format including AL-Only and NL-Only leagues. Here at RotoBaller,... Read More

6 years ago

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

There are some very solid two start pitchers (Sale, Greinke, Kershaw, Hernandez, Samardzija) in Week 13, and some viable starting pitcher sleepers and streamers as well (Wood, McHugh, Morton, Odorizzi to name just a few) to consider off the waiver wire, depending on your league size and format including AL-Only and NL-Only leagues. At RotoBaller,... Read More

6 years ago


J.D. Martinez (OF, DET) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues, AL-Only Leagues ANALYSIS: J.D. Martinez has been absolutely mashing recently, making him the most recent addition to RotoBaller's list of potential sleepers for your fantasy baseball teams. Looking to catch lightning in a bottle off the waiver wire for your outfield production? Well this may just be your guy. So who is J.D. Martinez?... Read More

6 years ago

Robinson Chirinos (C, TEX) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 2 Catcher Leagues, Continue Scouting in 1 Catcher Leagues ANALYSIS: Although he doesn't play every day, Ranger's catcher Robinson Chirinos has been hitting very well recently making him an addition to RotoBaller's waiver wire pickups and sleepers list. In two-catcher formats, Chirinos should be owned pretty much across the board at this point. Over the last... Read More

6 years ago

Neil Ramirez (RP, CHC) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues (that value saves) ANALYSIS: Neil Ramirez is the latest Cubs reliever to rack up some saves, immediately making him a viable waiver wire pickup and another in the list of saves sleepers for fantasy baseball. This afternoon Ramirez nailed down the save for the Cubs, his second in 3 days as... Read More

6 years ago

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

There are some very solid two start pitchers (Teheran, Hamels, Cueto, Tanaka, Hammel, Keuchel, Ryu) in Week 12, and also some viable starting pitcher sleepers and streamers (Arrieta, Stroman, Floyd, Danks, Garcia, Floyd, Morton) to consider off the waiver wire, depending on your league size and format including AL-Only and NL-Only leagues. Here at RotoBaller, we believe... Read More

6 years ago

Eugenio Suarez (SS, DET) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues, All AL-Only Leagues ANALYSIS: Eugenio Suarez was called up a few days ago and has done nothing but hit, making him the most recent addition to our waiver wire pickups and sleepers list. As Scott Slezak pointed out in his great MLB prospects update for June call-ups piece a few days back, the... Read More

6 years ago


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

What's up RotoBallers. There are some very nice two start pitchers with great matchups this week, so get those fantasy engines fired up. Like many other weeks, there are also some less obvious SP sleepers and streaming options who may still be available on your waiver wire based on the league format, including NL-Only and AL-Only leagues. Every week of... Read More

6 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Pitchers With The Most To Lose

Bartolo Colon (SP, NYM) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues, All NL-Only Leagues ANALYSIS: Bartolo Colon, the ageless wonder, has been on a tear recently making him an intriguing waiver wire pickup in many leagues, especially if you're looking for some starting pitching help. Colon came into the year on many sleepers lists, but was quickly forgotten about after getting off to a... Read More

6 years ago

Jorge De La Rosa (SP, COL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Most Leagues, All NL-Only Leagues ANALYSIS: Jorge De La Rosa is pitching very well recently, making him a very intriguing waiver wire pickup, and one of those starting pitcher sleepers that people aren't paying enough attention to. Currently he is only owned in 39% of Yahoo leagues, but holds a 3.66 ERA and 1.17... Read More

6 years ago

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

Like many other weeks, there are some obvious two start pitchers going with great matchups. There are also some sneakier starting pitcher sleepers and streamers who may be available off the waiver wire based on your league depth, including NL-Only and AL-Only leagues. We are here to analyze each starting pitcher matchup for Week 10 of the MLB season, and help determine... Read More

6 years ago

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Jaime Garcia (SP, STL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues, NL-Only Leagues ANALYSIS: Jaime Garcia has pitched very well since coming off the DL, and is someone that should be considered off the waiver wire in most fantasy baseball leagues (except for shallow formats). It seems like this guy is always one of those post-hype sleepers, but now that he's back and... Read More

6 years ago


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