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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Dustin Ackley's name.
September 2, 2014
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Late Season Risers
Even Renee Miller, who literally wrote a book on cognitive biases in fantasy sports, is not immune to using recent hot hitters like the Astros' Chris Carter.
August 24, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Second Half Surge
Andrew Martinez chronicles Dustin Ackley's resurgence over the second half and tells you to break the bank for Rusney Castillo.
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 20, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Wada Ya Got To Lose?
Since joining the Cubs in July, Tsuyoshi Wada (along with Kyle Hendricks) has helped the North Siders transition easily from the losses of Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.
August 11, 2014
MLB Barometer: Early Round Disasters
Scott Jenstad fills in for Vlad Sedler this week and laments his early round disasters in the NFBC.
August 7, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
John Lester, Francisco Liriano and Johnny Cueto are among the starting pitchers RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian recommends targeting on DraftKings for the upcoming slate of games.
August 6, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Stretch-Drive Help
As we inch toward September, a player like Dustin Ackley, who's heating up and still offers mutli-position eligibility, can be useful.
August 4, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: The Art of Stacking
Stacking is a commonly-used strategy in daily MLB games, but some sites limit the opportunity, which has made mini-stacking popular.
August 1, 2014
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian recommends his weekend value plays on DraftKings, including Stephen Strasburg against a weak Phillies offense.
July 30, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Smells Like Roses
July 7, 2014
Rounding Third: Beating the Shift
A rant about the shift after an Eric Hosmer hit leads this week's primer. See the top fantasy schedules this week, plus FAAB results in multiple industry leagues.
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 8, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Gausmania 3.0
Kevin Gausman is back up for the Orioles - is he here to stay this time? Andrew Martinez weighs in on how much to bid on him.
May 6, 2014
In Some Depth: The Trouble Spots
Billy Hamilton has rebounded from a rough first week, but his overall numbers still leave plenty to be desired. Ryan Eisner takes a look around the league as the lightest-hitting regulars at each position.
April 20, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: No Cooling Kouzmanoff
April 14, 2014
In Some Depth: Senior Captain
Derek Jeter owners will likely be frustrated by the frequent rest The Captain requires during his final season.
April 6, 2014
MLB Barometer: Patience Is a Virtue
Vlad Sedler debuts on RotoWire. He discusses Giancarlo Stanton's hot start, the need to be patient and to avoid some of the early season Fool's Gold that's out there.
FAAB Factor-AL: On the Right Foot
Abraham Almonte got the Mariners' season started right and hasn't let up yet. Andrew Martinez suggests how much you should bid on him in this week's article.
April 2, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Closer Roulette
With four new closers already crowned, where will the closer wheel land next? Colorado's Rex Brothers might be a good bet.
March 14, 2014
Spring Training Job Battles: Opportunity Knocks
The rash of injuries in the Braves' rotation has opened up an unexpected competition this spring.
March 3, 2014
2014 Mariners Team Preview: Here Comes Cano
Robinson Cano has 240 million reasons to smile in Seattle, but can he alone turn around the hopeless Mariners?
Collette Calls: AL LABR By the Numbers
Wil Myers was among the Helium Hitters in this year's AL LABR auction over the weekend. Jason Collette breaks down all sorts of data from the auction.
February 21, 2014
Spring Training Job Battles: An Early Look
Now that spring training is in full swing, Brian Pelowski looks around the league at jobs that are up for grabs. Can Miguel Sano become the Opening Day starter at third base in Minnesota?
November 15, 2013
Seattle Mariners Have Best Medical Staff: The 2013 Martin-Monahan Award
The Seattle Mariners win the award for best medical staff presented annually by RotoWire along with Bleacher Report's Will Carroll.
September 21, 2013
Sunday Lineup Card: Introducing Charlie Blackmon
September 15, 2013
MLB Barometer: Who the (Heck) Are These Guys?
Howard Bender shines the spotlight on some unlikely September heroes, including the Orioles' Danny Valencia.
September 7, 2013
Sunday Lineup Card: Colabello Who?
September 2, 2013
MLB Barometer: Bittersweet
Matt Kemp's imminent return will create a domino effect in terms of sharing the playing time in the Dodgers' outfield.
September 1, 2013
FAAB Factor - AL: Big Debut For Walker
Andrew Martinez reviews this week's set of potential free agents, including Taijuan Walker, who debuted against the Astros this weekend.
August 28, 2013
Thursday Lineup Card: Byrd Delivers in Debut
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