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Todd Frazier (1B,3B)

Cincinnati Reds - 98% owned

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Bats: R, Throws: R

The Reds fell to the Dodgers on Tuesday by the score of 5-1. Three Reds combined for six of their seven hits, including Todd Frazier, who finished 2-for-3 with an RBI. He raised his batting average so .263 for the season.

Fantasy Impact: Frazier now has 38 doubles to go along with 29 home runs and 75 RBI. His on-base percentage is only .315, but his OPS is .839. Frazier remains one of the top fantasy third basemen in the league.

 

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Ted Reds got a 13-hit attack on Saturday, yet fell to Diamondbacks by the score of 11-7. Todd Frazier collected three of the hits in four at-bats, including two doubles. He also walked, knocked in a run and scored two. Frazier is now batting .263 for the season.

Fantasy Impact: Frazier is now 7-for-15 over the last four games. His OPS of .841 is 51 points above his career mark. He's on pace to hit nearly 40 home runs and drive in 100 runs. Clearly, Frazier is one of the best fantasy options at third base through the rest of the season and beyond.

 

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In Sunday's 2-1 Cincinnati Reds loss, Todd Frazier went 0-for-4. This comes after hitting a home run in Saturday's 8-3 loss.

Fantasy Impact: Even after Todd Frazier had a bad day on Sunday against the Dodgers, he is 8-for-28 with two home runs and five RBI In his last seven games. It would be a great idea to keep watch on Todd Frazier as he is now coming out of his post All-Star break slump.

 

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The Reds fell to the Padres on Tuesday, 11-6. A bright spot for the Reds was the play of Todd Frazier, who went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI. Frazier was in a bad slump, with just two hits over the previous nine games.

Fantasy Impact: Frazier's home run was his 28th for the season. It was good to see after struggling of late, striking out 12 times over the previous nine games. He's still batting a respectable .260 with a very good .843 OPS.

 

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On a day when the Reds beat rival Cardinals 3-2, and got a great pitching performance from Anthony DeSclafani, Todd Frazier continued his post All-Star break hitting slump.

Fantasy Impact: Frazier was 0-for-4, with two strikeouts, against the Cardinals. This awful appearance puts Frazier on a 3-for-26 slide in the last seven games for a .115 batting average. Todd Frazier is an All-Star player now and in the future, but the time has come to sit Frazier on your bench and play a better opinion for now. It would not be smart to sell Frazier, though, as he has had an outstanding 2015 season.

 

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Todd Frazier hit a three-run home run in the third inning to usher the Reds to a 5-2 win over Colorado on Saturday. (Source: MLB.com )

Fantasy Impact: Frazier has been making his hits count, driving in runs on his last two hits despite going 2-of-13 over Cincinnati's last three contests. Additionally, Frazier has posted two or more RBI three times in the last five games.

 

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The Reds pounded 13 hits in a 9-1 thumping over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday. Todd Frazier lead the way, going 3-for-5 with two doubles, two RBI and two runs scored. Frazier is now batting .283 this season.

Fantasy Impact: Frazier continues to pound the baseball, He's on pace to club 45 home runs, drive in over 100 and score over 100 runs. His OPS is above .900 and is clearly the top fantasy third baseman in the league.

 

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The Reds used the long ball on Monday to defeat the Cubs, 5-4. One of the three homers came off the bat of Todd Frazier, who finished 2-for-3 with a walk, RBI and two runs scored. He's now batting .279 for the season.

Fantasy Impact: Frazier's home run was his 26th of the season. He's on pace to belt 47 home runs and knock in over 100 runs. His on-base percentage is only .332, but his OPS is .910. Frazier is certainly the top fantasy third baseman in the league at this point.

 

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The Reds needed 17 hits and 13 innings to defeat the Pirates, 5-4. Todd Frazier had a big game, going 3-for-6 with a home run and three RBI. The home run was his 24th of the season and he's now batting .294.

Fantasy Impact: Frazier continues his torrid hitting and now has a .634 slugging percentage and .994 OPS. He's on pace to smash 55 home runs and drive in 119. Frazier is undoubtedly the top fantasy third baseman in the league at the moment.

 

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The Reds used 11 hits to defeat the Miami Marlins on Sunday, 5-2. Todd Frazier played a key factor, hitting a two-run home run in the first inning. It was Frazier's 23rd home run of the season and he's now batting .292.

Fantasy Impact: Frazier has five home runs in his last five games and is on pace for 55 home runs, 119 RBI and 114 runs scored. He's clearly the top fantasy third baseman in the league.

 

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The Reds defeated the Cubs on Friday, 5-4. Todd Frazier had a big game, going 2-for-5 with a double, home run, two RBI and three runs scored. He's now batting .290 for the season.

Fantasy Impact: Frazier has a .964 OPS and is on pace for 49 home runs, 105 RBI and 119 runs scored. He's clearly the cream of the crop for fantasy third baseman so far this season.

 

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The Reds pounded 11 hits in their 6-4 win over the Phillies on Monday. Todd Frazier played a key role, going 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored. Frazier, hitting out of the three hole, is now batting .282 this season.

Fantasy Impact: Frazier is 7-for-13 over the past three games and raised his batting average 17 points in the process. He's on pace for 46 home runs, over 100 RBI and 100 runs scored. He's at the top of the list for fantasy third basemen so far this season.

 

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The Cincinnati Reds lost to the Cleveland Indians on Sunday, 5-2. Todd Frazier went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts. Frazier extended his hitting streak to six games and is now batting .258 for the season.

Fantasy Impact: Although Frazier has struck out 33 times this season, he's hit 13 home runs and is on pace for 48 for the season. Frazier should continue to be an upper echelon fantasy third baseman this season.

 

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Todd went 1-for-4 in Sunday's loss to the Whitesox. It was his only hit in 8 AB. He wraps up the series against Chicago, batting 3-for-12.

Fantasy Impact: His batting average is lingering aroung the .240, but that isnt to cause worry because he has never hit for average. Todd's value is in the power of his bat. He has 10 homeruns through 30 games this season. A pace that sticks him around 52 for the season if he continues to hit this well.

 

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Todd Frazier went 0-for-4 on Sunday against the Braves. Two of those at bats ended in strikeouts. This is expected for a guy who is always looking for the big hit.

Fantasy Impact: Todd Frazier batted 2-for-18 this past series against the Atlanta Braves. It's not only this series that has seen Todd reeling in production. He is now 6-for-37 in his last 10 games. Four of the six hits were homeruns. Swinging for the fences are we? With his season average at a measley .215, it's hard not to say he's just swinging for the fences.

 

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Frazier belted his fifth homerun of the season Sunday in the 5-2 loss to Chicago. The solo shot gave Frazier his 14th RBI of the season.

Fantasy Impact: The Reds have been struggling with RISP over the last three games, but Todd is still finding a way to garner points. He's gotten hits in eight of the last nine games, and with a fresh series against Milwaukee coming up, I like his chances of maintaining his momentum.

 

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During the slugfest on Tuesday night in Milwaukee, Frazier went 2-for-4 with three runs and four RBI's. Frazier hit one of the game's three grand slams in the Reds 16-10 win over Milwaukee.

Fantasy Impact: Frazier has a five game hit streak after last nights contest although he's only batting .250 on the season. Look for his production to stay afloat as the Reds have woken up, posting 22 runs in the last two games. This could yield big points for Frazier in the Runs/RBI categories over the coming days.

 

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Frazier went 1-for-2 Wednesday, along with a walk in the Reds' 3-0 spring loss to Arizona. Frazier is batting .280 on the spring along with four home runs and 12 RBI's.

Fantasy Impact: Frazier's average draft position is 47. He batted .273 in 2014 with 29 home runs and 80 RBI's. Frazier also had 20 stolen bases. If he stays healthy he should be able to produce similar numbers this season and his steals could be a nice bonus in leagues where he is eligible at first base.

 

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Todd Frazier used to be a fastball reliant hitter. In 2014 that seemed to change when his SLG vs non-fastballs increased by over .100 points and his HR rates vs non-fastballs increased by over 13%, from 2013. (Source: Gammons Daily)

Fantasy Impact: Look for Todd Frazier to continue his ascent as an elite third baseman in the NL. These numbers indicate that his improved swing mechanics are effective and that he has the ability to improve from season-to-season. Expect increased power numbers in the area of 30 HR.