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  • StandingsExpanded
    The VILLEns88.5
    Legends of Baseball77.0
    Bakes 973.0
    B-52s71.0
    Letsgo60.0
    Warriors53.0
    Texas Sprinter II40.0
    Braves win Braves win32.5
    Bigdog 432.0
    Yanks win23.0
  • Player Notes
    Ozzie Albies Mon Oct 3 2:10pm ET

    Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies (pinkie) took ground balls with a smaller cast on Sept. 30 that allowed him more mobility and the chance to get back on the field and stay in shape with the hopes of making a return during the postseason. Albies fractured is right pinkie finger sliding into second base against the Philadelphia Phillies on Sept. 17 in just his second game since returning from a fractured left foot earlier in the season. He will not play in the final three-game series of the regular season this week against the Miami Marlins, but there's still a chance he could contribute in the playoffs, barring any setbacks. The 25-year-old has just 247 at-bats in 2022, hitting .247/.294/.409 with eight homers, 35 RBI, 36 runs and three stolen bases.

    From RotoBaller

    Max Fried Mon Oct 3 2:00pm ET

    Atlanta Braves left-hander Max Fried (illness) said he was feeling better when he arrived at Truist Park on Sunday to receive treatment and play catch for about five minutes. Fried was limited to five innings in his start on Friday against the New York Mets due to a stomach bug. If the National League East hasn't been decided, Fried could start the regular season finale on Wednesday against the Miami Marlins. But if he isn't needed, he would be lined up to start Game 1 of the wild-card series or the NL Division series. Before leaving his start on Friday, the 28-year-old southpaw allowed a run on four hits while striking out three on 71 pitches.

    From RotoBaller

    Spencer Strider Mon Oct 3 2:00pm ET

    Atlanta Braves right-hander Spencer Strider (oblique) is expected to resume throwing again in the final days of the regular season early this week, but he's unlikely to be available before the National League Division Series that begins on Oct. 11. He first felt left oblique soreness in his Sept. 18 start against the Philadelphia Phillies and was put on the injured list when he continued to feel discomfort before beginning a side session on Sept. 23. The NL Rookie of the Year candidate has gone 11-5 this year with a 2.67 ERA (1.83 FIP), a 0.99 WHIP and a 202:45 K:BB over 131 2/3 innings and 31 outings (20 starts) this year. The good news is that after sweeping the division-rival New York Mets this past weekend, the Braves control their own destiny now as far as winning the NL East and getting a first-round bye in the playoffs.

    From RotoBaller

    Kirby Yates Mon Oct 3 2:00pm ET

    Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Kirby Yates (elbow) threw a bullpen session before the start of the three-game series against the New York Mets on Friday, Sept. 30, and he felt fine after the session. It's too early to know whether Yates might pitch again this year, but he continues to make progress to help him feel confident that his elbow won't be a lingering issue this offseason as he distances himself from his second Tommy John surgery. He felt discomfort after tossing a scoreless inning against the Mariners on Sept. 10 and was placed on the 15-day injured list after his elbow continued to bother him when he played catch on Sept. 16. The 35-year-old shouldn't be expected to contribute out of the Braves bullpen in the postseason.

    From RotoBaller

    Brett Baty Mon Oct 3 1:50pm ET

    New York Mets rookie third baseman Brett Baty (thumb) has been cleared for baseball activities and has been hitting flips. He's scheduled to progress to hitting off a machine soon, and this Thursday marks five weeks since his right thumb surgery to fix a torn UCL. The 22-year-old will not be able to make it back for the final three games of the regular season, and it remains to be seen if he'll be able to rejoin the team for their postseason run. He had played in just 11 major-league games before his injury, going 7-for-38 (.184) with two home runs, five RBI and four runs scored. Veteran Eduardo Escobar has been manning the hot corner for the Mets with Baty injured, but Baty could be a nice power option for the Mets in the playoffs if he can avoid any setbacks.

    From RotoBaller

    Tommy Hunter Mon Oct 3 1:40pm ET

    New York Mets right-hander Tommy Hunter (back) is eligible to return from the injured list on the final day of the regular season, but it's unlikely the Mets would activate him for a single game. Instead, he'll receive regular treatment on his back and stay in shape in case the Mets want him for their playoff roster. Hunter pitched in a simulated game before the team's Oct. 1 game against the Atlanta Braves, throwing one inning against members of the team's taxi squad. The 36-year-old hasn't pitched in the big leagues since Sept. 14, but he was effective during the regular season in just 22 1/3 innings pitched, posting a 2.42 ERA (4.28 FIP), a 1.21 WHIP and 22 strikeouts in his 18 relief appearances.

    From RotoBaller

    Starling Marte Mon Oct 3 1:30pm ET

    New York Mets outfielder Starling Marte (finger) still has no clear timetable for a returns, and it could be probable that he will miss the final three games of the regular season this week and attempt to rejoin the team for the playoffs. Marte had a CT scan on Sept. 25 that "showed improved healing" in his finger, but his finger remained immobilized in a splint three days later. Manager Buck Showalter said on Oct. 1 that some of Marte's soreness has subsided, but not enough for him to grip a bat or ball yet. With the Mets now looking likely to play in the wild-card round that begins on Friday, Oct. 7, Marte might not even be ready for that weekend series. The 33-year-old veteran last played for the Mets on Sept. 6.

    From RotoBaller

    Daniel Bard Mon Oct 3 9:20am ET

    Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Daniel Bard was asked to throw multiple innings during Sunday's contest against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Bard was fantastic as he struck out six batters while allowing two hits in the win. This notched his 33rd save of the season, which is quite impressive for the 37-year-old reliever. The Rockies aren't very good, so Bard's success hasn't been noticed as much as Edwin Diaz. Despite that, Bard has quietly been one of the best relievers in baseball.

    From RotoBaller

    Blake Snell Mon Oct 3 9:10am ET

    San Diego Padres starting pitcher Blake Snell looked strong on the mound during Sunday's game against the Chicago White Sox. The left-hander went six innings, allowing three hits, and struck out six batters. Despite his success, Snell was saddled with the tough-luck 2-1 loss on Sunday. He'll finish his regular season with a 3.38 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, and 171/51 K/BB ratio across 128 innings. The Padres are hopeful that Snell can carry this success into the postseason.

    From RotoBaller

    Shea Langeliers Mon Oct 3 9:10am ET

    Oakland Athletics catcher Shea Langeliers had himself a nice day at the plate during Sunday's game against the Seattle Mariners. The 24-year-old hasn't been too hot with the bat this season, but put together a nice outing here. Langeliers blasted two home runs in what ended up being a 10-0 blowout victory over the Mariners. On paper, Langeliers isn't doing a whole lot at the plate, but is worth holding in dynasty formats. The future is bright and this is only the beginning of his career.

    From RotoBaller

    Evan Longoria Mon Oct 3 9:10am ET

    San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria (hand) is set to undergo X-rays following Sunday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The veteran infielder was hit by the ball in the hand while in the field. He wasn't removed from the game, but he likely would've been taken out if his spot in the batting order came up. His availability for Monday's game against the San Diego Padres is unknown. At this point, it's likely that the Giants take the cautious approach and rest Longoria.

    From RotoBaller

    Dansby Swanson Mon Oct 3 9:00am ET

    Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson continued his hot stretch at the plate during Sunday's game against the New York Mets. Swanson kicked off his game with a solo home run off right-hander Chris Bassitt in the opening frame. The 28-year-old finished 1-for-3 on the day with a walk. His power surge has helped the Braves climb to a two game lead over the Mets in the division. Swanson is hitting .277/.329/.448 with 25 homers, 96 RBI and 18 stolen bases this season.

    From RotoBaller

    Kenley Jansen Mon Oct 3 9:00am ET

    Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Kenley Jansen slammed the door on the New York Mets for the third game in a row. The 35-year-old needed only seven pitches to retire all of the Mets hitters in the ninth inning during Sunday's game. His save counts as his 40th on the season in 47 attempts, which is fairly solid. This is a nice milestone for the veteran reliever who has played a big part in the Braves season. He'll look to add on a few more saves before the season is over.

    From RotoBaller

    Trevor Megill Mon Oct 3 8:50am ET

    Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Trevor Megill (oblique) exited early during Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers. The 28-year-old bounced a warmup pitch during the seventh inning. He was immediately lifted after that for precautionary reasons due to oblique tightness. Megill has a 4.80 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and 49/17 K/BB ratio across 45 innings this season. His 2022 campaign could very well be done after suffering that injury.

    From RotoBaller

    Tyler Anderson Mon Oct 3 12:21am ET

    Dodgers' SP Tyler Anderson recorded 10 strikeouts in 5 innings but took the loss in a 4-1 loss to the Rockies on Sunday, Oct. 2.

    Blake Treinen Sun Oct 2 7:50pm ET

    Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Blake Treinen (shoulder) was able to play catch without any issues on Sunday. The 34-year-old is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Monday. The right-hander has been sidelined since early September due to tightness in his pitching shoulder. It sounds like Treinen is making progress and could return for the start of the postseason. This would be a nice boost for the Dodgers who have been without Treinen for a majority of the season.

    From RotoBaller

    Emmanuel Clase Sun Oct 2 7:50pm ET

    Cleveland Guardians relief pitcher Emmanuel Clase has been nearly unhittable all season long. On Sunday, the right-hander was called upon to protect a two-run lead over the Kansas City Royals. The 24-year-old needed only 12 pitches to record his major league leading 41st save of the season. He's converted 41 of his 45 save opportunities to go along with a microscopic 1.38 ERA, 0.73 WHIP and 75/10 K/BB ratio across 71 2/3 innings. There's still a few games left in the regular season for Clase to add onto his total.

    From RotoBaller

    Aaron Judge Sun Oct 2 7:40pm ET

    New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge went hitless during Sunday's loss to the Baltimore Orioles. The 30-year-old went 0-for-3 with a walk and three strikeouts as he continues to chase the home run record. The righty slugger needs one more home run to surpass Roger Maris for the American League single-season home run record. Currently, Judge is sitting on 61 homers with four games remaining on the schedule. He has failed to hit a home run over his last three contests, but still has time to break the record.

    From RotoBaller

    Yandy Diaz Sun Oct 2 7:30pm ET

    Tampa Bay Rays infielder Yandy Diaz didn't play in Sunday's contest against the Houston Astros. Manager Kevin Cash has indicated postgame that Diaz sat out for rest purposes. The team wants to make sure that Diaz is fully healthy heading into the postseason. Cash also mentioned that Diaz is only going to play in one of the three final games during the regular season. The final series of the regular season for the Rays begins on Monday against the Boston Red Sox.

    From RotoBaller

    Teoscar Hernandez Sun Oct 2 7:30pm ET

    Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Teoscar Hernandez was mashing on Sunday, getting three hits in four at-bats, two of which were home runs. He ended the game with a pair of runs and three RBI. Hernandez has gone deep four times in his last seven games. The 29-year-old has taken a bit of a step back after a spectacular 2021 season, slashing .267/.316/.495 with 25 HRs, six steals, 70 runs, and 77 RBI. With three more games left, fantasy managers should continue to start Hernandez to help in every category, besides maybe stolen bases.

    From RotoBaller

  • Player Trends Week 26
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      1. MLB SCOREBOARD - Mon Oct 3FULL
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        KCGreinke R (4-9)
        CLEMcKenzie R (11-11)
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        PITKeller R (5-12)
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        CHCWesneski R (3-1)
        CINGreene R (4-13)
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        ATLElder R (2-3)
        MIALuzardo L (3-7)
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        TORBerrios R (11-7)
        BALKremer R (8-6)
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        NYYSeverino R (6-3)
        TEXPerez L (12-7)
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        WSHAbbott R (0-4)
        NYMCarrasco R (15-7)
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        TBGlasnow R (0-0)
        BOSHill L (8-7)
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        ARIHenry L (3-4)
        MILWoodruff R (13-4)
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        MINOber R (2-3)
        CWSCueto R (7-10)
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        PHINola R (10-13)
        HOUMcCullers Jr. R (4-1)
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        LAASandoval L (6-9)
        OAKMartinez R (4-6)
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        SFBrebbia R (6-2)
        SDMusgrove R (10-7)
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        DETGarcia R (1-0)
        SEAKirby R (8-4)
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        COLUrena R (3-8)
        LADGonsolin R (16-1)
      2. Latest Activity
        Bakes 9Mon Oct 3 12:39pm ET
        WarriorsMon Oct 3 11:28am ET
        Legends of BaseballMon Oct 3 10:42am ET
        The VILLEnsSun Oct 2 4:49pm ET
        LetsgoMon Sep 19 10:41am ET
        Braves win Braves wiSun Sep 18 8:24pm ET
        B-52sSun Sep 11 5:31pm ET
        Texas Sprinter IIFri Sep 9 11:50pm ET
        Yanks winMon Sep 5 1:14pm ET
        Bigdog 4Mon Sep 5 2:38am ET
        CommissionerThu Apr 7 12:51pm ET


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