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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Brandon Crawford's name.
July 5, 2016
MLB Barometer: Is the Piñata Party Over?
Vlad Sedler's runs down this week's risers and fallers, including the Yankees' Michael Pineda who has come a long way from his Michael Piñata days.
July 1, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Carlos Gonzalez's price has dropped considerably now that the Rockies are on the road, but Sasha Yodashkin explains why CarGo is still a very attractive fantasy option Friday against the Dodgers.
June 27, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Kevin Payne goes for a somewhat contrarian pick in Cincinnati's Joey Votto, who faces Chicago aces Jake Arrieta on Monday night.
June 25, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco finds a lot of excellent BvP matchups on Saturday's slate, including Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford at home against the Phillies and Jeremy Hellickson.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Jose Abreu was rested Friday due to leg fatigue, but he's expected back in the lineup Saturday and has a great matchup against knuckleballer R.A. Dickey.
June 21, 2016
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Player Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the fantasy winners and losers at each position as midseason approaches, including first baseman Brandon Belt, who is the only Giant outearning his preseason ADP.
June 4, 2016
Sasha Yodashkin looks over Saturday's slate and likes the price tag on Brandon Crawford as the Giants face a reeling Michael Wacha.
June 3, 2016
Despite facing off against the Red Sox's ace, Sasha Yodashkin explains why Jose Bautista is worth serious fantasy consideration Friday.
June 1, 2016
DVR's Top 350: June Update
Gregory Polanco is among the biggest risers on the update Top 350 rankings, with 50-plus games in the books for each club.
May 30, 2016
Eduardo Nunez is hitting .338 after four consecutive multi-hit games, and Juan Blanco explains why the Twins' shortstop could make it five straight Monday against the A's.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Ben Zobrist has a solid 1.044 OPS against left-handed pitching this season, which lines up well for facing the Dodgers' Alex Wood on Monday.
May 24, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco finds plenty of potential bargains on Tuesday's slate, including Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford in a favorable matchup against Andrew Cashner in his first start back from an injury.
May 6, 2016
Chris Archer appears to have turned around his early-season struggles, and Neil Parker explains why the Rays' hurler is a solid fantasy option Friday against the Angels.
May 3, 2016
DVR's Top 350: May Update
This time last year, Michael Conforto was in the Mets' minor league system. Where does he check in on the May update of the Top 350?
MLB Barometer: Fantasy Baseball the Ichiban Way
Vlad Sedler explains how he stays disciplined with his approach to fantasy baseball, and he looks at risers and fallers like the Diamondbacks' Brandon Drury in this week's Barometer.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Two of the Blue Jays' sluggers appear underpriced on DraftKings, and RotoWire's Alex Spalding is jumping at the opportunity to grab them both.
April 28, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Skills Growth, and Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes hitters who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Is time to give up on Justin Upton?
April 22, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Evan Longoria's early-season struggles have pushed his price down on FanDuel, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why Friday is the time to trust the Rays' third baseman.
April 18, 2016
Joey Votto is one of the more expensive options at first base Monday, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne has a number of value plays to fit in the Reds' slugger.
Nolan Arenado hit very well against right-handers last season, and he's got a nice matchup Monday to show he can still do it.
April 15, 2016
The Long Game: No Scrubs
Erik Siegrist uncovers a handful of widely available, overlooked big leaguers and prospects that could prove useful as the season wears on.
April 14, 2016
The Wheelhouse: The Pursuit of Saves
Chasing saves on the waiver wire can be costly, but is it necessary? Derek VanRiper takes a look back at 2015 to see where the saves came from as roles changed during the season.
April 2, 2016
The Long Game: Inflation Busters
Erik Siegrist tackles the tricky topic of keeper-league inflation and how to game the system with a player such as Adam Jones so fantasy owners can get the most bang for their inflation-adjusted buck.
April 1, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Analyzing the Coors Effect
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the park effects of Coors Field and whether the adage to start all hitters and bench all pitchers in Colorado actually makes sense.
February 4, 2016
Team Previews: NL West
RotoWire's Erik Siegrist takes a spin around the NL West with a team preview for each of the five clubs.
February 3, 2016
Rounding Third: Projection Problems - Troy Tulowitzki
What happens when your projection or ranking differs wildly from the mainstream projection?
January 18, 2016
The RotoWire 200: 2016 Overall Rankings
Is Carlos Correa a top-10 pick in 2016? RotoWire Senior Editor Jeff Erickson shares his January installment of the RotoWire 200.
September 16, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Down The Stretch They Go!
Joe Panik’s season just ended as he was placed on the 60-day DL, so expect Kelby Tomlinson to get full-time at-bats down the last stretch of the season.
September 15, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Reimold Sounds Good
September 13, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Blasting Into Space
As Astros look to hold on, owners should survey their lineup for power.
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