NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Mike Trout's name.
March 26, 2015
Bats & Balls: Debating the Cheat Sheet
Dave Regan takes issue with the RotoWire cheat sheet, highlighing players at each position he thinks should be ranked higher, like San Francisco's Brandon Belt.
March 21, 2015
RotoWire Roundtable: March Top 350
RotoWire's group of baseball experts is back with its latest roundtable rankings, in which Nolan Arenado, among others, takes a big jump up the list.
March 19, 2015
Bats & Balls: 10 (Somewhat) Bold Predictions
Dave Regan looks into his crystal ball for the upcoming season and sees some bold things in store for the likes of Paul Goldschmidt.
March 10, 2015
Collette Calls: LABR Draft Recap
Jason Collette analyzes the recent LABR auction and finds few bargains among power hitters as the league-wide drop in home runs is fueling fantasy inflation.
March 3, 2015
Beating the Shift: 5 Rules for Adopting a Dynasty Team
Chris Smith lays out his plan for taking over a dynasty-league team, including how to figure out when a great player like Mike Trout is worth dumping.
February 21, 2015
Collette Calls: Tax Season
Jason Collette looks at players carrying premium prices this spring, including Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong.
February 14, 2015
RotoWire Roundtable: Valentine's Edition of the Top 350
The first installment of the Roundtable Rankings are up for 2015! Check out the panel's divide on Mookie Betts, among others.
February 13, 2015
Angels Team Preview: Uphill Battle?
The Angels ran away with the AL West last year before running into the Royals' buzzsaw in the playoffs. This year they're already dealing with injuries to Garrett Richards and Josh Hamilton, and adjusting to the Howie Kendrick trade.
February 9, 2015
Farm Futures: Top 10 Prospects: AL Central
James Anderson shifts his focus to the AL Central as he continues his six-part series looking at each organization's top-10 prospects heading into the 2015 season.
February 3, 2015
The Long Game: Found Money
Brad Boxberger was tremendous in a setup capacity last season, and now he might be the Rays' closer to begin 2015 while Jake McGee recovers from his elbow injury.
January 31, 2015
How the NFBC Main Event Was Won: Learning from the Past
Scott Jenstad takes a look back at the NFBC Main Event winning squad from 2014 to prepare for the upcoming season.
January 30, 2015
Collette Calls: The Age 27 Theory
Should you target players entering their Age 27 season? Jason Collette breaks it down...
January 29, 2015
Stathead vs. Scout: The Dividing Line
Co-hosts of the Short Hops podcast, Derek VanRiper and Bernie Pleskoff weigh in on the players they disagree about for the 2015 season.
January 27, 2015
Bargain Basement Bats: The 2014 Disappointments
Vlad Sedler looks for value -- and players to stay away from -- coming off of disappointing 2014 campaigns. Is Jedd Gyorko primed for a rebound?
January 19, 2015
Collette Calls: The Chosen 10
Fresh off of last week's Hall of Fame announcement, Jason Collette puts the top of the draft board under a microscope. Did Miguel Cabrera make the cut?
The Wheelhouse: 25 Things You Should Know Before Draft Day
Derek VanRiper shares some of the tools that he uses to prepare during the offseason, along with some early discoveries about the player pool heading into 2015.
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 9, 2014
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Comparative Lessons
Renee Miller reflects on the MLB DFS season and compares the primary components of the major sports in Daily Fantasy Sports.
September 30, 2014
Collette Calls: Reviewing 2014
In his look back through the columns leading into the 2014 season, Jason Collette was right to pass on Michael Wacha as a top-100 overall player.
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 24, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Marisnick Sizzles
September 23, 2014
MLB Barometer: Blue Bloods
Matt Kemp has caught fire at just the right time for the Dodgers. Will it be enough for them in the playoffs?
September 19, 2014
The Saber's Edge: Projecting Power for 2015
Javier Baez has shown incredible power in the second half of 2014, but how much can he deliver in 2015? Jeff Zimmerman looks at the possibilities for Baez, and several others for next season.
September 18, 2014
Bats & 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 16, 2014
MLB Barometer: Old Huddy Duddy
Tim Hudson has been a serious second-half fader, and RotoWire's Vlad Sedler wonders whether there's a rebound left in him.
September 11, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Picks
Despite a tough matchup against the Tigers, RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian likes the Indians Carlos Carrasco as an option on DraftKings this weekend.
September 3, 2014
Bats & Balls: Overvalued for 2015
Johnny Cueto might be having a great season, but it takes time to rebuild trust, and he hasn't proven that he can be trusted in 2015.
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 26, 2014
MLB Barometer: The Fiers and the Furious
Vlad Sedler overcomes his skepticism about Mike Fiers and relates how poorly most of the hyped rookies this year have played.
August 21, 2014
Bats & Balls: Hot August Targets
Travis Snider has impressed with the Pirates this year, but will he get enough at-bats down the stretch to help fantasy teams?
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