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MLB Waiver Pickups

As the MLB season enters into the final two months of the season, fantasy baseball waiver claims are more important than ever. Whether you are looking for the next best slugger or a red-hot pitcher to lead your team into the fantasy playoffs, we have you covered here at Fantasy Alarm. Here are three waiver claims that can help your fantasy team to finish on top of the standings.


#1 Jed Lowrie 2B Oakland Athletics

Jed Lowrie is an excellent Utility Infielder that can be inserted into any fantasy MLB lineups. He currently has his highest walk rate in five years and can easily hit anywhere between 12-15 home runs per year. Fantasy owners looking for an MLB player that can play multiple positions should definitely consider picking up Lowrie for the stretch run.


#2 Jose Urena, SP Miami Marlins

Jose Urena is a viable option for any fantasy owner looking to solidify their starting pitching rotation. He can throw a fastball up to 96 MPH and offers a variety of pitches. He has good control, which will limit his walk rate and has recently been promoted to the starting rotation this season. His record is 9-3, and his ERA is 3.82 with over 100 innings pitched. Urena has high upside and should continue to develop into a solid Starting Pitcher for the Miami Marlins.


#3 Hansel Robles SP New York Mets

Hansel Robles is currently the setup man for the New York Mets and offers great value for fantasy teams in need of a reliever. He has a fastball that can reach speeds up to 94 MPH and can strike out a variety of hitters. He currently boasts a record of 6-3 and is a great option for fantasy owners that are in need of pitching wins from their relievers.

Lovers meeting Place-Whitney Wolfe

She had a passion for changing the dating world and game to women in the world. Her dreams came into realization when she founded Bumble dating app. Whitney Wolfe was the Chief Executive Officer and the co-founder of Tinder before establishing Bumble Dating app. She is an ambitious woman who engaged in business from a very young age. Whitney was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and was brought up by her parents. Whitney’s father was a real estate developer fashion while her mother was a house wife. White in collage at only 19 years old, Ms. Wolfe began her first business where she manufactured bamboo tote bags that helped those individuals who were affected by the BP oil spill.

At the age of 22 Whitney Wolfe joined Hatch labs which was later abandoned and gave her chance to co-found Tinder together with Justin Mateen, Sean Rad, and Chris Gulczynski in 2012. After quitting Tinder he partnered with Andrey Andreev to establish Bumble. Bumble is well described as female dating app by many. Whitney Wolfe; gives a rare opportunity to women to make the first step in dating. Women are in control of what they want and whether they will meet the man they are interested in. Whitney Wolfe established the dating app making it 100% feminist with a purpose of helping young girls control the dating game. For more info about us: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/apr/12/bumble-dating-app-women-call-shots-whitney-wolfe click here.

Recently Whitney Wolfe was named the 30 most important under 30 women by the Business Insider. Ms. Whitney has been determined to make her dating company among the top dating apps in the United States of America. Ever since the establishment of Bumble Dating app; it has been experiencing tremendous growth and recently the management made another development of Bumble BFF. Bumble BFF app assist the app users to connect with people who are not looking for a relationship but they are looking for friendships; may it be best friends or career connections. Whitney Wolfe has been in the forefront of making the world find lovers as they get friendships to best man using her dating app. Bumble Dating app is the place to be and the place to meet people and new relationships.

Troy McQuagge at the CEO World Awards

Troy McQuagge is the reigning Chief Executive Officer at USHealth Group, Inc. He also serves in the capacity of President at the same firm which has several affiliate bodies such as the USHEALTH Advisors.

The company is a health insurance service firm which is dedicated in availing innovative health insurance coverage for big-time and small-time business persons holding different kinds of equities and liabilities of their ventures.

USHEALTH Group, Inc. aims at combining the talents of all of its gifted employees for the purpose of marketing the competitive and profitable insurance products. The company’s policy is to always provide its customers’ with superior customer services while marketing and selling the products.

Before Troy McQuagge joined USHealth Group at its top executive position, the company was doing well. Troy was performing in his other job before then and the management desired his innovation, and organizational prowess. It made efforts to get him on board with its running.

He jumped on board and quickly got to revamping the company’s sales and marketing operations to yield stunning results. The company, since his entry in 2011, experienced phenomenal growth and began recording the highest profits it ever made before for four years straight.

Moreover, USHEALTH Group, Inc. has, according to reports made by the prestigious CEO World Awards®, made a 1,093 percent growth in its share price since Troy took its executive leadership. HE is credited for the one billion dollars’ worth of annual sales to which the company has grown.

Troy McQuagge before USHealth Group, Inc.

Troy’s most immediate duties before he became USHEALTH Group, Inc.’s President and CEO were holding the offices of President and CEO of HealthMarkets Agency Marketing Group. The corporate executive and entrepreneur had about 30 years’ worth of experience in the sales section of the health insurance sector.

Before he began his career, the innovative corporate leader had attended school in Florida, his home state. He went to the University of Central Florida and immediately after, began selling health insurance products for different firms as a simple sales agent. In 1983, he was working for Allstate Insurance. Read more: Troy McQuagge Honored as Winner in the Annual 2016 CEO World Awards CEO of the Year: Insurance and Troy McQuagge Honored as Most Innovative CEO of the Year: Insurance in the Annual 2016 CEO World Awards

By 1995, he had already taken all his experience to UICI/Health Market and kept moving to reach his executive status.

Troy McQuagge at the CEO World Awards

The CEO World Awards are held annually in a bid to recognize the most outstanding CEOs and companies that affect their industries positively. The organizers of the company allow companies to nominate their respective executives. Companies that participate annually are mostly based in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, North America, and Latin America. The awards, mostly recognize certain traits that are ideal for professional corporate endeavors. Such traits include, but are not limited to;

  • leadership,
  • innovation,
  • organizational performance,
  • and corporate social responsibility

Troy McQuagge got named as a gold award winner of the prestigious awards for being the most innovative CEO in the Insurance market in 2016.

In humility, Troy McQuagge accepted the much coveted award and declared that the award did not represent his own achievement, but the commitment that USHealth Group, Inc. has towards providing the most innovative products to its customers.

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Julia Jackson Accomplishments in Wine Industry

Several years ago, Jess Jackson decided to start the prestigious Jackson Family Wines. However, he did not know that his business would grow so much and finally become one of the giants in the wine department. His main objective was to establish a successful enterprise that was going to focus on homemade wines. The institution was only interested in making sure that the customers got the best wine that was unmatched in the world. Through hard work and a lot of dedication, Jess managed to achieve his objective and also surpass it. Many people who were close to him did not believe that he was capable of achieving so much in his career.

The family business is still operational up to date under Jess’s wife who currently works as the chairperson of the company. Barbara is also in charge of the daily operations in the family business. One of their daughters, Julia Jackson, is also a prominent figure in the business, and she has been working hard to make the company successful.

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Julia Jackson is Jess’s youngest daughter. Although she is very young, she is very passionate about wine, and this is where she wants to spend her career. The young lady developed an interest in wine when she was working with her father at the wine farm. When growing up, her father would take her to the firm where she would pick and sort grapes. This simple process was the beginning of her successful career. At the moment, Julia Jackson is still serving in the industry at the Cambria Estate Winery. Due to her experience in the wine making process, the young businesswoman has won the hearts of many individuals, and she is considered to be one of the most successful individuals in the department. Julia says that her mother is her role model, and this is why she resembles her in so many ways.

An Interesting Descent into Tony Petrello’s Booming Career

Tony Petrello is an American businessman who currently resides in Texas. Mr. Petrello is currently employed by – and has been for most of the past three decades – Nabors Industries, a giant energy corporation with its operations headquartered in Houston, Texas, the commercial capital of the Lone Star state. One of the most significant favors Mr. Petrello has lended to Nabors is helping get the corporation incorporated in the island nation of Bermuda, located just tens of miles away from United States soil, an effort that has drastically reduced the amount of income taxes the organization is required to pay and more information click here.

Although some businesspeople simply fall into success, rather than working out detailed career plans, Tony Petrello has led a long career of success, after success, after success… Not only has he succeeded in his corporate efforts, as he’s donated millions of dollars to various charities, donated his expert entrepreneurial skills to hospitals in the state of Texas, and helped positively shape the corporate culture at Nabors – we’ll get into that fun stuff later and learn  more about Petrello.

Mr. Petrello is said to have been a genius in secondary school, performing so well in his coursework that he earned a spot at the prestigious Yale University. It was there Tony studied Mathematics, putting his truly advanced mind to work, having completed his bachelor’s degrees in a short three years. It’s noteworthy that Mr. Petrello’s former college roommate, The Daily Beast writer Lloyd Grove, has always and still thinks highly of Tony and Tony on Facebook.

After earning that first bachelor’s degree, Tony wanted to go further in academia, unsure of what to pursue immediately following his postsecondary studies. Employing his brain yet again, Mr. Petrello earned his second degree – from none other than Yale University – a master’s in Mathematics, remaining at the highly regarded Ivy League school. Tony enacted his genius into work one last time in his academic efforts, this time gaining entry into the world’s most sought-after college – what’s also noteworthy is its acceptance rate of less than 5%, a metric maintained for the past several decades – Harvard Law School. He earned a J.D. degree, then started working for Baker & McKenzie, a popular law firm in New York and Tony’s lacrosse camp.

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“Bob Reina Brings Tech and Marketing Experience to HuffPost “

Bob Reina has gained a great deal of experience in video marketing through his tech solutions company, Talk Fusion. Now Reina’s sharing his knowledge of the field with the readers of the rebranded HuffPost. 

Recent articles from Reina highlight the transition of the online publication, then reasons behind it, and how the change affects readers. In “How to Thrive in a Society of Quitters” Reina makes sense of the complex realities facing any business in the internet age and when change must take place in order to adapt to a market seemingly in constant flux. Another article, “Promoting with Purpose: How to Understand Your Audience,” was more for regular readers, letting them know why and how the Huffington Post was undergoing its change to HuffPost. Learn more: https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/talk-fusion

Decisions to change the Huffington Post to HuffPost was agreed upon in order to better reflect a portion of their readership that previously wasn’t reflected in the content they offered (http://www.dsa.org/forms/CompanyFormPublicMembers/view?id=1BE83000000A4). Reina noted that his Talk Fusion has taken a similar approach to growing as a business, giving him something to say on the topic.

Reina’s writing focuses on the need for innovation if businesses intend to survive in today’s economy. For about a year now, Reina’s been able to share insights such as these, on technology, and marketing with readers on HuffPost.

With increased interest in rebranding from readers, Reaina has stated that he’d be interested in continuing his career as an author, giving him an opportunity to share more knowledge about modern business with clients of Talk Fusion and the millions that read HuffPost.

About Talk Fusion:

Talk Fusion is a video marketing company that provides technological and communications solutions. They assist clients to stand apart from business competitors when reaching out to potential customers who are more inclined towards multimedia when learning about new businesses, strengthening and spreading their brand in the process.

Video marketing allows Talk Fusion to represent clients to potential customers on a personal basis. That’s helped Talk Fusion comfortable situate itself in over 140 countries across the world. Knowing that they have much to offer new clients seeking their services, Talk Fusion offers free trials to show off the capability of their marketing solutions. Learn more: https://www.youtube.com/user/TalkFusionOfficial

Chris Burch: Towards Socially Responsible Entrepreneurship

Chris Burch has joined the league of the few entrepreneurs who have successfully balanced their profit making interests and the interests and welfare of the local communities his business is located. In 2012, the serial investor partnered with James McBride in a project Sumba Island in Indonesia. The primary objective of the project was to renovate a hostel they had purchased and transform it into unique and modern hotel with a contemporary yet sleek touch. This they had to do while also giving back to the local community.

In 2015, the duo opened the newly renovated hotel and welcomed the world to their new haven of relaxation and fun. The millennial-themed hotel quickly became a favorite among many travelers and tourists as it was ranked one of the best of its kind in the world. The facilities at the 27-villa hotel are eye-catching and modern with spa, yoga and surfing lovers enjoying some of the best customized services in the world. Surfers have a beach for practice and surfing. The luxury hotel, Nihiwatu, also boasts of the Burch’s family private villa, which is also available for renting on special request. Art lovers will be mesmerized by the Ikat prints, antiques and wooden carvings that adorn the establishment. Most of the art pieces were procured from the local Sumbanese communities while part of the profits are also donated to them via a local charity. The locals also have a source of employment as they work at the hotel.  Additional article about Nihiwatu here.

Education and Entrepreneurial Background

Chris Burch is a serial entrepreneur with strong investment interests in various industries and a solid academic background. He graduated from Ithaca College in 1976 after studying business management. Over the years, he has developed a key eye for disruptive brand development, support and incubation. He teamed up with his brother while still studying at Ithaca College to cofound Eagle’s Eye with an initial investment of $2,000. The apparel company was later purchased by Swire Group in a deal worth $165 million. This marked his long stay as one of the most respected entrepreneurs in the country with over 50 companies to his name, some of which he cofounded with his investment partner, James McBride. Argentina-based Fena Hotel + Universe is one the many interests he has in the hospitality industry. He also cofounded Poppin and C. Wonder among other brands.  More to read on forbes.com.

Chris Burch is actively involved in the management of his companies where he holds key management positions. He is the current chief executive officer at Burch Creative Capital, a company dedicated to brand incubation and development. This is in addition to several board memberships.  Head over to burchcreativecapital.com for a look at his various investment ventures.

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Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega Leading Grupo Televisa to Success in the Mexican Media Industry

     The literacy rate of the Mexicans is 92%, and a majority of the people above the age of fifteen can read and write. Most Mexicans speak Spanish, and a few of them speak other indigenous languages like Nahuatl.

Newspapers are popular in Mexico, but the circulation is relatively small. Some of the common print media in the country include Reforma which was launched in 1993. Another large distributor of newspapers in Mexico is El Universal, popular for its big advertising section used by real estate agents and employers who have job adverts. Magazines are also available in Mexico but are not as popular as the other forms of media since few people read them. Some of the magazines in the Mexican market include Letras Libres, Vertigo, and Mexico Desconocido.

Internet service is also provided in Mexico and is accessible in many parts of the country. There is an open internet policy that has been put in place by the government of Mexico thus no internet sites are blocked in the country. The internet providers in Mexico are Maxcom and Telmex. They offer high-speed internet for those who are living in the remote areas too on a dial up service.

The most popular TV service in Mexico at the moment is cable. It has an estimate of 1.5 million television subscribers. Satellite TV is provided by Sky Mexico, the sole provider of the service. Television broadcast in the country is mainly provided by TV Azteca and Grupo Televisa that is managed by Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega. The TV stations air sports, news, and soap operas. The content also includes U.S programs like reality shows. Despite the presence of free broadcast channels, most Mexicans prefer pay TV because they like to watch the programs on it.

There are many radio stations in Mexico, and the big ones are available on live streaming. Some of the leading radio stations in Mexico are Televisia radio, Formula and Centro.

Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega is Grupo Televisa’s executive vice president. He is also the founding partner of Angoitia and Mijares and is part of the Board of Directors for American School Foundation.

Jim Larkin Is Remembered for Representing Workers Through Labor Union

Also known as James Larkin, Jim is remembered for his helpful input in the fight for freedom. He was born on January 30th, 1947 and was a leader in the Irish union trade. As a socialist and activist, Jim Larkin worked diligently to secure the well-being of citizens. As a man who grew up in a less fortunate family, he hardly received a formal education.

Jim Larkin worked in different informal industries as a contractor. At a young age, Jim Larkin was exposed to challenging factors in the society. His experience influenced his decision to become a leader of the trade union. In 1905, he was an organizer of the association.

Early Years

In 1907, Larkin relocated to Belfast where he established a worker’s union called the Irish Transport. He also launched Irish Labor Party as well as Worker’s Union in Ireland. Often, Larkin is remembered for his role and input initiating the Dublin Lockout in 1913. In 1983, Jim Larkin developed an interest in socialism. Read more: Jim Larkin | Wikipedia and Jim Larkin – Biography

He joined a group called Labor Party of Independence. As an activist, he was among the foremen who participated in the Liverpool strike of docks. The strike committee elected him because of his outstanding participation. Within a short period, the dock laborers were impressed with Larkin’s performance. He was, therefore, appointed the assistant organizer.


As a committed socialist, Jim Larkin was convinced that their employers mistreated employees. He represented workers at the dock of laborers by becoming a full-time labor activist. The objective of the employee’s union was to integrate a range of Irish industrial workers.

The segment covered skilled as well as unskilled workers in one firm. At the party of Irish labor, Larkin’s responsibilities included leading strikes. He led over 100,000 workers in a strike against mistreatment.


The Lockout became a historical event marked by celebrations. Jim is highly remembered for his revival input. To avoid controversy, the event is marked by a sentimental personification of solidarity.

Jim is a uniting figure of workers. He continues to receive commemoration based on his outstanding reviving nature in the worker’s landscape of operations. In literary arts, Jim is regarded as a case study for employee’s activists.

Eric Lefkofsky – Co-Founder of Tempus

A diagnosis of cancer is devastating to all involved and unfortunately, approximately 14.5 million U.S. citizens were diagnosed and living with the disease in 2014. The National Cancer Institute estimates that figure will jump to more than 19 million by 2024 with almost 40% of adults facing a cancer diagnosis in the U.S. Thankfully, Eric Lefkofsky, co-founded Tempus, which is a company that is focusing on excelling with amazing advances in the medical field. Tempus has become the leading company in data-enabled precision medicine. Eric Lefkofsky was awakened to the medical world even more closely when his wife was diagnosed with breast cancer. He was shocked to learn that there are many holes that exist in terms of collected data and digital technology. Throughout the process, he was very observant of the fact that there hadn’t been an effective way to gather information and use it effectively. Tempus was created with one main goal, which was to transform the way cancer treatment and care is delivered. The company is proud to announce the development of a platform that effectively portrays and analyzes each patient and their clinical molecular data and more information click here.

Eric Lefkofsky was born in Southfield, Michigan, in September of 1969. He attended the University of Michigan in 1991 and decided to pursue a career in the medical field. Shortly after graduating college, he earned his Juris Doctor degree while attending the University of Michigan Law School. Although he grew up in the Michigan area, he migrated to Chicago, where he has spent most of his adult life. The headquarters of Tempus are located in Chicago as well. When he isn’t busy with his businesses, he serves on the bard of directors for Lurie’s Children’s Memorial Hospital and the Art Institute of Chicago. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company. His years of experience have also lead him into teaching positions at DePaul University’s Graduate School of Business and Northwestern University’s School of Management. His success and extensive knowledge have lead him to be a very successful businessman who is turning the medical data industry into a life changing module and learn more about Eric.

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