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Fantasy Baseball Daily Opener: Gleyber Torres, George Kirby, Walker Buehler (5/9)

by Mike Maher | @mikeMaher | Featured Writer
May 9, 2022

Greetings, friends. We’re back for another baseball season. More importantly, we have a fun new series this year.

Welcome to the Daily Opener.

Every morning, I’ll be with you to recap the previous day of baseball and talk about what stood out to me. We’ll find fun stats. We’ll lament some injuries. We’ll take a peek at the day ahead. And we’ll have a few laughs.

Have questions or just want to talk baseball? Feel free to reach out on Twitter @mikeMaher with questions or feedback anytime.

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Top Stories

Headlines…

  • TEX: Rangers manager Chris Woodward correctly calls Yankee Stadium a “little league ballpark” after the Gleyber Torres walk-off HR
  • NYY: Gleyber Torres hits walk-off homer against Rangers
  • NYY: Giancarlo Stanton swats two-run homer vs. Rangers
  • NYY: Gerrit Cole whiffs 10 in no-decision vs. Rangers
  • BOS: An adult gave a young Red Sox fan a foul ball at Fenway Park over the weekend. Why isn’t anyone talking about this? I thought these daily occurrences all go viral now? /sarcasm off. 
  • SEA: George Kirby fires six scoreless in debut Sunday
  • LAD: Cody Bellinger collects three hits in win Sunday
  • LAD: Walker Buehler fans six in win over Cubs on Sunday
  • BAL: Bruce Zimmermann whiffs five in win over Royals
  • NYM: Pete Alonso blasts two homers in win over Phillies
  • HOU: Jake Odorizzi combines on one-hitter vs. Tigers

Fun!

Let’s do one more Walker Buehler tweet…

Studs and Duds

Here are some of the best and worst performances from yesterday.

Studs (Pitchers)

Pitching continued to dominate over the weekend…

Studs (Hitters)

Duds (Pitchers)

Duds (Hitters)

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Mike Maher is an editor and content manager at FantasyPros and BettingPros. For more from Mike, check out his archive, follow him on Twitter @MikeMaher, and visit his Philadelphia Eagles blog, The Birds Blitz.

 

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