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Fantasy Articles Featuring Johnny Giavotella

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Johnny Giavotella's name.

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?

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Clay Link looks at this week's free-agent targets, including Tampa Bay's Erasmo Ramirez, who should make the most of his starting opportunities the next couple months.

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.

Team Previews: AL West

Paul Sporer provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the American League West. Can Mike Trout keep the Angels out of the division basement?

Farm Futures: AL West Top 10s

James Anderson highlights the disparity in the farm systems of the AL West, from the threadbare Angels' list to a Rangers' top 10 in which slugger Joey Gallo can't even land the number one spot

Thursday Lineup Card: Late Season Outfield Help in Altherr

Aaron Altherr is fighting for a roster spot next season for the Phillies and offers a solid power/speed combo down the stretch.

AL FAAB Factor: Climbing the Hill

RotoWire's Andrew Martinez breaks down the FAAB and waiver targets for the final week of the regular season, including the Red Sox's Rich Hill, who seems to have revived his career in Boston.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Back, Back, Back, Gone

Back injuries have been keeping some of the game's premier hitters -- including Miguel Cabrera, Adam Jones and Ryan Braun -- out of the lineup in the season's final weeks.

AL FAAB Factor: New Shoe

Matt Shoemaker will return to the Angels' rotation Sunday, but is he worth a FAAB dart this late in the year? RotoWire's Andrew Martinez answers that question and more in this week's AL FAAB Factor.

Regan's Rumblings: Potential 2016 Breakouts

David Regan looks ahead once again to possible 2016 breakouts, and thinks the Royals' Mike Moustakas is ready to take his game to the next level

Wednesday Lineup Card: Reimold Sounds Good

Tuesday Lineup Card: Come See Seager

AL FAAB Factor: Down the Stretch

RotoWire's Andrew Martinez writes about the hot-hitting J.P. Arencibia and others in this week's AL FAAB Factor.

In Some Depth: The Return of Mike Olt

Ryan Eisner on Mike Olt's latest chance in the majors and other key September position battles

AL FAAB Factor: Here Comes Your Man

Sean Doolittle looks like his old self again, and it's only a matter of time before he starts getting saves writes RotoWire's Andrew Martinez in this week's AL FAAB Factor.

AL FAAB Factor: Roster Expansion on the Horizon

Rusney Castillo is already owned in AL-only leagues, but his strong bat in August gives him mixed-league consideration as well. RotoWire's Andrew Martinez writes about Castillo and others in this week's AL FAAB Factor.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Phillies Turn to Altherr

AL FAAB Factor: Spend the Big Bux

RotoWire's Andrew Martinez gives his thoughts on Byron Buxton and others in this week's AL FAAB Factor.

Saturday Lineup Card: Don't Sleep On Dietrich

Chris Benzine discusses Derek Dietrich's success since joining the Marlins, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.

In Some Depth: The Replacements

Ryan Eisner on the Royals' attempts to replace Alex Gordon in left and other key position battles.

MLB Barometer: Catching Up

Vlad Sedler ranks the best and worst MLB backstops for the second half of the season.

Monday Lineup Card: Red Byrd Return

Monday's Recommended Pickup is a 37-year-old outfielder who returned from a broken wrist much earlier than expected.

FanDuel MLB: Saturday Values

RotoWire's Joel Bartilotta loves the Orioles against the Yankees on Saturday, headlined by Adam Jones, who has excellent career numbers against opposing starter CC Sabathia.

In Some Depth: A Second Look

Ryan Eisner takes another look at some of this season's key position battles. Plus, can Justin Bour offer Stanton lineup protection?

Regan's Rumblings: Quick Takes Around the Majors

David Regan sizes up each team in the early going, and he has little hope that Ryan Braun can do much to avoid becoming the worst contract in the majors.

FanDuel MLB: Thursday Picks

James Seltzer thinks Chicago's Chris Sale is a good buy, despite the high price.

In Some Depth: Second Looks

Ryan Eisner takes a look at several American League second basemen, including those that play left field in Seattle.

Farm Futures: Pacific Coast League Roundup

James Anderson checks in on Byron Buxton's early-season success, as well as some notable players in the Pacific Coast League like Cubs top prospect Kris Bryant.

FAAB Factor - AL: Many Options To Sort Through

Koji Uehara's injury has opened the door for a couple of speculative plays in the AL this week, writes RotoWire's Andrew Martinez.

Regan's Rumblings: Top-10 Lists for 2015

Dave Regan's top-10 lists includes Sleepers and Spring Overreaction Stats, such as Kolten Wong's spring struggles.