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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Justin Smoak's name.
August 16, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: 30 Teams, 30 Surprises
Dave Regan rumbles about one player per team that's surprised him this year, either for better or for worse.
August 15, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin brings us his Tuesday Yahoo picks, rolling with the Royals' Mike Moustakas at the keystone in Oakland.
August 10, 2017
Farm Futures: The First Base Prospect Conundrum
James Anderson explains why he's skeptical about Pavin Smith's chances of developing into an above average big-league hitter.
August 8, 2017
MLB Barometer: Finishing Strong
Vlad Sedler gets into his MLB Barometer again this week, this time sharing some tips about how to finish your fantasy season strong before discussing his risers and fallers.
FantasyDraft MLB: Tuesday Values
Greg Vara explores Tuesday's FantasyDraft slate, suggesting the Astros' George Springer on the road against the White Sox.
August 5, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Paul Goldschmidt has a great matchup Saturday and isn't even the most expensive first baseman in the Yahoo DFS game.
August 1, 2017
Collette Calls: July Horror Show
Jason Collette analyzes the awful Julys of some of the top fantasy players to find out what went wrong in the month. Can Ryan Zimmerman rebound?
Greg Vara is locking in Nolan Arenado at home against Steven Matz and the Mets as his top pick for Tuesday's FantasyDraft slate.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker breaks down his Tuesday DraftKings selections, pinpointing Jose Berrios as a great pitching option on the road in San Diego.
July 31, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco delivers his best picks for Monday's slate, including Royals slugger Eric Hosmer on the road in Baltimore.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson explores Monday's DraftKings slate, suggesting the Royals' Danny Duffy on the road up in Baltimore.
July 27, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara looks over Thursday's slate and thinks Giancarlo Stanton's current hot streak makes him a must-start against the Reds' Robert Stephenson.
July 24, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adam Zdroik surveys Monday's slate and expects Steven Souza's huge July to continue against struggling Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman.
July 19, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin delivers his Wednesday DraftKings picks, including the A's Sonny Gray, who could be making his last start for Oakland with the trade deadline looming.
July 9, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
Ubaldo Jimenez takes the mound for the Orioles, which means Greg Vara is targeting a number of Twins, including Miguel Sano.
July 8, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Adam Zdroik checks out Saturday's slate and likes the price tag on a surging Kole Calhoun against Rangers right-hander Tyson Ross.
July 5, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Regan's All-Stars
Dave Regan rumbles about his fantasy All-Stars with the midsummer classic looming.
July 4, 2017
MLB Barometer: Digging the Long Ball
Vlad Sedler gives us his MLB Barometer one last time before the All-Star break, turning his focus to baseball's biggest boppers and their outlooks for the rest of the season.
June 29, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Adam Zdroik checks in with his FantasyDraft selections for Thursday, leading off with the Jays' J.A. Happ on the bump at home against the O's.
June 28, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Wednesday Values
Paul Goldschmidt is always under consideration, but Greg Vara explains why he's an especially good play Wednesday against the Cardinals.
June 27, 2017
Neil Parker breaks down his Tuesday DraftKings selections, pinpointing James Paxton as a great pitching option in a bounce-back spot at home against the Phillies.
June 21, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
It's Brian Dozer time in Minneapolis as the heavily favored Twins square off against David Holmberg and the White Sox.
June 20, 2017
MLB Barometer: Managing Your FAAB Budget
Vlad Sedler gets into his MLB Barometer again this week, this time turning his focus to the importance of managing your FAAB budget before diving into his risers and fallers.
June 15, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Struggling Veterans
Dave Regan turns his rumblings toward underachieving veterans that have disappointed owners in the first few months of the season.
June 9, 2017
Oak's Corner: Home Run Surge
Scott Jenstad marvels at the home run fever that seems to be catching around the league and discusses some struggling players, like the Cub’s Jon Lester, who’s a prime trade target for Jenstad.
June 7, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Hitter and Pitcher Valuation
Dave Regan gets his rumblings off his chest again this week, turning to some advanced metrics and examining how they impact the fantasy valuation of pitchers and hitters.
June 3, 2017
Adam Zdroik looks over Saturday's slate and expects more fireworks between the Tigers and White Sox, making Avisail Garcia an intriguing option.
June 1, 2017
The Z Files: Rest-of-Season Risers, Hitting Edition
Todd Zola takes a look at the hitters whose outlook for the rest of the year has improved the most from his initial projections, including Mets outfielder Michael Conforto.
May 24, 2017
Collette Calls: Batter Strikeout Rates
Jason Collette looks at batters who have seen their strikeouts rate improve, and those who have sacrificed whiffs for power this season, Mike Moustakas.
Regan's Rumblings: 10 Things I Wonder About
Dave Regan uses his weekly rumblings to explore 10 things he wonders about, like if Twins hurler Jose Berrios is overhyped.
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