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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Charlie Blackmon's name.
January 24, 2015
Rounding Third: Revisiting Early Starting Pitchers
Jeff Erickson looks back at 2014 to review the benefits and drawbacks of targeting starting pitchers early in drafts.
January 15, 2015
Rounding Third: The RotoWire 200
Jeff Erickson's initial set of top 200 overall rankings for 2015 predictably has Mike Trout on top, but who follows after Trout?
October 27, 2014
Collette Calls: Profits & Losses - Hitters
Anthony Rendon stayed healthy and was among the biggest sources of profit among hitters in 2014. Jason Collette takes a closer look.
September 26, 2014
The Daily Duel: Season Review
RotoWire's Kevin Payne takes a look back on the baseball season from a DFS perspective.
September 19, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Picks
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian evaluates quality picks on DraftKings for this weekend's slate of games, including Indians starter Corey Kluber, who faces off against the Twins on Sunday.
September 18, 2014
Bats and Balls: Handing Out the Hardware
Mike Trout is an easy choice for AL MVP, but who has been the most valuable fantasy player relative to ADP this season?
September 5, 2014
Dominate Your Duel: Effectively Utilizing Splits
RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes an in-depth look at the value of batter and pitcher splits.
September 1, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Call-Up Day
As usual, Sept. 1 features a list of prospect and non-prospect call-ups a mile long -- with some noteworthy names mixed in.
August 27, 2014
Bats and Balls: Second-Half Duds
Nelson Cruz has seen a dramatic drop in second-half production, but could he be poised for a rebound in September?
August 21, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Picks
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian takes a look at the top DraftKings value plays for both pitchers and hitters this weekend.
August 19, 2014
MLB Barometer: Get Carter
Scott Jenstad doesn't want to talk about his slumping A's (but does anyhow), explains how to excel in the end game of a league, and pumps the value of the surging Chris Carter.
August 15, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: The Roof is on Fier(s)
Mike Fiers may only have a temporary place in the Brewers' rotation, but he has short-term value.
August 14, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week
Despite his recent relative mediocrity on the mound, Adam Wainwright's price on DraftKings makes him worth using Sunday against the Padres' woeful offense.
August 11, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Splitting the Splits
RotoWire's Michael Rathburn takes a look at handedness and park factors to uncover even more indicators in building successful lineups for daily games.
August 8, 2014
The Daily Duel: Buy Now on Baez
Javier Baez's price has nowhere to go but up, so be sure to take advantage now while he's available at a discount.
August 7, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Rockies Not Giving Hawkins Save Opportunities
As league trade deadlines approach, it's always smart to reassess your roster with only a third of the season remaining...
July 30, 2014
Bats and Balls: Beating Spring Predictions
A 2011 first-round pick, Sonny Gray is well on his way to ace status, a little sooner than perhaps expected.
July 23, 2014
Bats and Balls: Second-Half Surgers
Jayson Werth has started the second half on fire, and the numbers show he is seeing the ball well this season.
July 20, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Leave It To Lee
All the info you need for Monday's daily action.
July 16, 2014
Bats and Balls: 10 First-Half Breakouts
The groundball-loving Dallas Keuchel had a surprising first half, but can he keep it up in the second half?
July 7, 2014
MLB Barometer: Return of the Mac
Yovani Gallardo is one of 10 starting pitchers that Vlad Sedler believes will be better over the second half of the season.
June 30, 2014
In Some Depth: Likely Movers
In this week's edition of In Some Depth, Ryan Eisner looks at the players likely to be traded by the July 31 non-waiver deadline.
Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down Draftstreet Hitting
Michael Rathburn breaks down the hitting numbers to help with your roster building on DraftStreet.
June 17, 2014
MLB Daily Games Strategy: How Much to Spend on Middle Infielders
It's easy to spend money on high-salaried middle infielders like Troy Tulowitzki, but savvy DFS players should look for cheaper options like Minnesota's Brian Dozier.
June 16, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down FanDuel Hitting 2.0
Michael Rathburn delves deeper into his research to discover the best hitters to target on FanDuel.
June 15, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Potential New Closer
Neil Ramirez has picked up two saves for the Cubs and is striking out batters at a prolific rate. Jan Levine tells you his potential bid on Ramirez in this week's column.
June 10, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down FanDuel Hitting
Michael Rathburn crunches the numbers and identifies the best hitter to target (or avoid) on FanDuel
June 1, 2014
Draftster MLB: Primer and Picks
In our inaugural Draftster.com article, RotoWire's Christopher Olson breaks down what makes Draftster's games unique and offers strategy and picks so you can play today.
May 26, 2014
MLB Barometer: Bargains At the V-Mart
Ryan Howard is showing all the signs of turning 35 this year and makes Vlad Sedler's downgrade list this week.
Charging the Mound: Derek & Jeff Talk Baseball
Derek VanRiper thought that he was getting Fit Panda, but instead he's been a Sad Panda.
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