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About Zach Alexander - RotoBaller

I'm originally from Maine, currently traveling the country and on a mission to hit every MLB ballpark. Back to back fantasy baseball champion who sends daily trade requests. If there's an undervalued player who can help your team, I'll help you find him.

Zach Alexander - RotoBaller has written 197 articles so far, you can find them below.


Elvis Andrus Exits With Hamstring Injury Tuesday

Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus left Tuesday’s game with tightness in his right hamstring. There is no timetable for his return at this time and he will be evaluated on Wednesday. Andrus has been great to begin the season, slashing .325/.373/.510 with six home runs and eight steals. It would be a tough blow to... Read More

9 months ago

Mitch Garver To Injured List, Miguel Sano Back

Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with a high left ankle sprain. In a corresponding move the Twins activated Miguel Sano (heel) from the injured list. Garver has been on fire lately, hitting .303 with four homers in the past two weeks and .329 with nine homers on... Read More

9 months ago

Avisail Garcia Hits 471-Foot Homer

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Avisail Garcia hit his seventh home run of the year, a shot that went 471 feet, against the Marlins on Tuesday. It was the longest home run hit by a Rays player since the beginning of Statcast tracking in 2015. Garcia was brought in for his power, but has also put... Read More

9 months ago

Charlie Morton Shuts Out Marlins

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Charlie Morton shut out the Marlins over six strong innings, allowing three hits and striking out five without a walk. The quality start is his fourth of the season along with his fourth win. This start improved his ERA to 2.32 with a 1.13 WHIP and 29.8 percent strikeout rate.... Read More

9 months ago

Austin Meadows Hits Homer In Return From Injured List

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Austin Meadows went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run Friday in his return from a stint on the injured list due to a thumb injury. If fantasy managers were worried about him continuing his hot start, they shouldn’t be any longer. Meadows has rewarded his fantasy managers with a .359 batting... Read More

9 months ago


Mitch Moreland Leads Red Sox In Homers

Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland hit his 11th home run Friday night against the Mariners. It was a three-run shot for Moreland as his power leads the Red Sox near mid-May. Mookie Betts and J.D. Martinez may have something to say about that soon, but for now Moreland is producing what they haven’t.... Read More

9 months ago

Rafael Devers Drives In Four

Boston Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers went 3-for-5 with a solo home run, one run scored, and four RBI against the Mariners Friday night. After hitting no home runs in the first few weeks of the season, Devers has hit two in the past two weeks. He’s also hitting for average, as evidenced by... Read More

9 months ago

Big Night For Benintendi

Boston Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi went 3-for-5 with solo home run, three runs scored, and one RBI in the Red Sox rout of the Mariners. Benintendi has been a steady producer so far with a slash of .292/.373/.474 with five home runs and three stolen bases. Owners that drafted him should be content, as... Read More

9 months ago

Eduardo Rodriguez Good For Seven Innings

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez handled the Mariners on Friday night, going seven shutout innings with five strikeouts and one walk to earn the win. E-Rod, like most of the Red Sox staff, had a rocky start to the year, but has managed four quality starts out of his last six. This brings... Read More

9 months ago

H2H Category Streamers - Week 7 Waiver Wire

There are plenty of strategies that fantasy managers explore in hopes to get an advantage over their opponent. Heavy lineup, heavy starting pitchers, no catcher, all (or mostly) reliever staff, no reliever staff, etc. Even if you play a balanced lineup, injuries can cause holes. A few weeks without a key player won’t kill a... Read More

9 months ago


Giants-Rockies Game Postponed Wednesday

The San Francisco Giants and Colorado Rockies game at Coors Field has been postponed due to inclement weather on Wednesday. The game is expected to be made up in July. Starters Derek Holland and Jon Gray are expected to be pushed back to Thursday for the series finale. Get whatever bats you have between the... Read More

9 months ago

Mac Williamson Starting Again Wednesday

San Francisco Giants outfielder Mac Williamson will start in left field and bat sixth on Wednesday against righty Jon Gray. Williamson was just called up on Tuesday and went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer, two runs scored and four total RBI. He smashed his way to a call-up, hitting nine homers and slashing .378/.459/.756 in... Read More

9 months ago

Chris Taylor Sitting Against Righty

Los Angeles Dodgers utility man Chris Taylor will take a seat Wednesday night against right-handed pitcher Mike Foltynewicz. The Dodgers are rolling out six lefties, as they often play the best matchups. This can cause frustration for fantasy managers, specifically ones who own either Taylor or Alex Verdugo. With A.J. Pollock (elbow) out at least... Read More

9 months ago

Khris Davis Back In Lineup Wednesday

Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis (hip) is back in the lineup Wednesday against the Reds. Davis had suffered a hip contusion on Sunday that has made him day-to-day since. He’ll look to continue to defend his home run title from 2018 against righty Sonny Gray. Davis is slashing .229/.303/.481 with 10 home runs and 26... Read More

9 months ago

Michael Chavis May Be An Outfield Option

Boston Red Sox second baseman Michael Chavis was seen tracking balls in the outfield during batting practice on Wednesday. The Red Sox would benefit from the versatility if Chavis were able to occasionally start in one of the corner outfield spots. With Mookie Betts and Andrew Benintendi’s ability to each play center, it would give... Read More

9 months ago


Nathaniel Lowe Sent Back To Minors

Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Nathaniel Lowe is being sent back to the minors on Wednesday. This is interesting news, as manager Kevin Cash has had nothing but good things to say about him and he has been off to a solid start. However, the Rays will need a spot for outfielder Austin Meadows (thumb), who... Read More

9 months ago

Mitch Moreland Reaches Double-Digit Homers

Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland hit a three-run home run to lift the Red Sox over the Orioles on Tuesday. It was already his 10th homer of the year, as he’s gotten out to a powerful start despite hitting for a .215 batting average. It’s hard to justify his 15 percent ownership in... Read More

9 months ago

Brandon Lowe Hits Eighth Homer

Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Brandon Lowe hit his eighth home run in the Rays win over the Diamondbacks on Tuesday. He finished the day 2-for-5 with a run scored and two RBI. This brings his season numbers up to .311/.366/.597 with eight home runs and three stolen bases. Lowe has been one of the... Read More

9 months ago

Brent Honeywell Not Throwing Off Mound Yet

Tampa Bay Rays pitching prospect Brent Honeywell (elbow) has progressed to playing catch after a setback in his recovery from Tommy John surgery in mid-April. He had the surgery in February of 2018 and was on track for a late-May return before experiencing elbow soreness. Upon being shut down weeks ago, it was anticipated that his... Read More

9 months ago

Blake Snell Back On Track

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell wiped away some concerns against the Diamondbacks on Monday by throwing six shutout innings with nine strikeouts, one hit, and no walks. Managers had some concern over his prior two outings in which he only pitched a total of 6 1/3 innings, allowed nine earned runs, and only... Read More

9 months ago


Tommy Pham Hits Grand Slam

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Tommy Pham went 2-for-4 with a grand slam on Monday against the Diamondbacks. It was a rough day for Arizona’s pitching staff, as they let up 12 runs. Pham is now hitting .302/.411/.468 with five home runs and six stolen bases. He’s showing his worth by putting up one of the... Read More

9 months ago

Jalen Beeks Expected To Pitch Tuesday

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Jalen Beeks is expected to follow the opener Tuesday against the Diamondbacks. The Rays have been somewhat tough to predict when it comes to the opener days, especially with the multiple postponed games that they’ve had so far. Beeks has been very good in his 25 2/3 innings, posting a 2.45... Read More

9 months ago

Xander Bogaerts Hits Grand Slam

Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts put the White Sox away with a grand slam in the eighth inning to go ahead 9-2. Fantasy managers would like to see him improve on his .264 batting average, but shouldn’t complain about his six homers, 22 runs, and 22 RBI so far. Bogaerts should also be expected... Read More

9 months ago

Rick Porcello Just Short Of Win

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello gave up a game-tying home run to Jose Abreu in the sixth inning to squander his win on Sunday. He was otherwise sharp against a weak White Sox lineup, allowing two earned runs and striking out seven through six innings. He’s trending up as he has notched quality... Read More

9 months ago

H2H Category Streamers - Week 6 Waiver Wire

There are plenty of strategies that fantasy managers explore in hopes to get an advantage over their opponent. Heavy lineup, heavy starting pitchers, no catcher, all (or mostly) reliever staff, no reliever staff, etc. Even if you play a balanced lineup, injuries can cause holes. A few weeks without a key player won’t kill a... Read More

9 months ago


Eduardo Nunez To Join Red Sox Saturday

Boston Red Sox infielder Eduardo Nunez (back) is expected to be activated on Saturday prior to the game against the White Sox. In a corresponding move, the Red Sox are expected to send Tzu-Wei Lin to the injured list with a knee injury. Lin has not been fantasy relevant, however, Nunez’s presence on the roster brings... Read More

9 months ago

Tyler Glasnow Goes Seven Innings In Sixth Win

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow earned his sixth win Friday night over the Orioles. He threw seven shutout innings, striking out eight, walking none and allowing three hits. This seems like a copy-and-paste post, just against a different team and they shouldn’t be expected to stop. Glasnow has been absolutely filthy through his... Read More

9 months ago

Kevin Cash Has Big Plans For Nathaniel Lowe

Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Nathaniel Lowe has only played in five Major League games, but his manager Kevin Cash had good words for him on the “Power Alley” segment on MLB Network Radio. Cash praised Lowe’s attitude and interaction with his new teammates, but more importantly said that Lowe will be a mainstay in the... Read More

9 months ago

Rafael Devers Stays Hot

Boston Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers put the Red Sox ahead in the first inning with a three-run homer on Friday night. Despite this being his first home run of the year, Devers has been very consistent lately. He has a .356 batting average and .434 on-base percentage in the last two weeks with... Read More

9 months ago

Chris Sale Earns First Win

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale earned his first win of the season Friday night against his former team, the Chicago White Sox. He finished the night after six shutout innings, striking out 10 and allowing three hits and one walk. It took him 104 pitches to get through the six innings, but it’s... Read More

9 months ago


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