Matt McLaughlin

Former play by play broadcaster in the independent minor leagues. Also very involved in the business-media relations aspects of the game during that stint. Freelance public address announcer-sports reporter in the Chicago area. Hungry for new challenges in baseball-fantasy baseball. Alum of Ohio University.

Going Deep: Preseason Optimism On Jackie Bradley Jr. Has Faded

The defending champs picked up a sweep this week, but they're still waiting on Jackie Bradley Jr. Matt McLaughlin looks at the Boston outfielder.

Going Deep: Yasiel Puig

Yasiel Puig and the Reds are off to a disappointing start. Will the "Wild Horse" make a run in his contract year?

Going Deep: Kyle Hendricks Owners Shouldn’t Panic

Kyle Hendricks has struggled so far, but the time honored phrase 'it's early' may apply.

Going Deep: Jorge Soler

Jorge Soler is making another attempt to break out in 2019. Matt McLaughlin takes a look at encouraging early signs.

Going Deep: Yonny Chirinos

Matt McLaughlin looks at a pop quiz that Yonny Chirinos aced on short notice on Sunday afternoon in Tampa Bay.

Mock Draft #2: Matt McLaughlin’s Picks

Matt McLaughlin played it fast and loose in Pitcher List second mock draft Monday evening. There was some anguish and wincing when the Tuesday morning review rolled around.

Going Deep: The Full Nelson? Milwaukee Hopes Its Staff Ace Is Back In ’19

Matt McLaughlin takes a look at Jimmy Nelson, arguably the most important comeback player in MLB in 2019.

Going Deep: The Speed Potential of Billy Hamilton With the Royals

Matt McLaughlin debuts on Pitcher List with a look at speedster Billy Hamilton and how a new address might boost his Fantasy value.