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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jonathan Villar's name.
July 10, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine runs down this week's free-agent options and bids, including the Cardinals Kolten Wong, who could benefit from the injury situation in St. Louis.
July 3, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
The Rockies are not playing at Coors Field on Sunday, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why they're still solid options, including third baseman Nolan Arenado.
July 1, 2016
The Z Files: Second Half Top 350 Update
Todd Zola discusses some of the tough decisions he had in assembling his second half Top 350 rankings as well as the factors that led Jose Altuve to the No. 1 spot.
June 30, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Random First-Half Thoughts
David Regan hits us with some of his thoughts about the first half of the season in this week's edition of the Rumblings.
June 28, 2016
Collette Calls: Orioles' Softball Offense
Jason Collette shares what's grabbed his attention recently, including Adam Jones' impressive production atop the Baltimore lineup despite a woeful OBP.
June 22, 2016
The Saber's Edge: What the Last 30 Days Tells Us
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the last 30 days of stats to find players who are flying under the radar, like the Angels' Matt Shoemaker, and others who might be due for regression.
The Z Files: A wOBA Primer
Todd Zola looks under the hood of wOBA, a metric that's becoming increasingly popular in both DFS and seasonal analysis, and notes it doesn't fully capture the value of base stealers like Jonathan Villar.
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 16, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
CC Sabathia has been surprisingly good this season and now takes on a Twins offense that's been particularly bad against lefties.
June 14, 2016
MLB Barometer: Nightmare Mess for Stanton Owners
Erik Siegrist ponders what to possibly do with Giancarlo Stanton, who's in an almost unprecedented slump, in this week's look at the risers and fallers around the majors.
June 4, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
With plenty of upper-tier pitching options available for Saturday's slate of games, Juan Blanco explains why fantasy players should focus on the Nationals' Stephen Strasburg.
June 2, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Some Metrics Advise Caution
Dave Regan gets his rumbles on this week about xFIP and BABIP, and advises which players could be due for a regression based on the trend of these advanced metrics.
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Francisco Cervelli has a solid .831 OPS against lefties since the beginning of last season, and he has just that kind of matchup Thursday against the Marlins.
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 31, 2016
MLB Barometer: On the Bubble
Vlad Sedler talks about players often on the roster bubble in leagues with 10 or more teams, including Minnesota Twin Eduardo Nunez, who’s lately been one of the best free agent pickups.
May 17, 2016
MLB Barometer: Decisions, Decisions
After a painful Jose Berrios outing, Vlad Sedler reminds us to trust our instincts when it comes to setting lineups.
May 15, 2016
Jan Levine sifts through the available talent in the Senior Circuit and doesn't think you can overlook Marcell Ozuna any more, even in shallow formats.
Masahiro Tanaka has been up and down this season, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why it's worth going with the Yankees' pitcher Sunday against the White Sox.
May 12, 2016
Eric Hosmer has taken a big step this season, particularly against righties, and he has an excellent matchup Thursday at Yankee Stadium.
May 5, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Prospect Check-in
Dave Regan gets his weekly rumblings on, this time about 10 high-profile prospects that he believes are set to make an impact sooner, rather than later.
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?
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco thinks the bargain-priced Edwin Encarnacion is due for a rebound Tuesday, at home against young Rangers left-hander Martin Perez
May 2, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
With Mike Foltynewicz taking the hill for the Marlins on Monday, RotoWire's Kevin Payne is a heavy proponent of stacking the Mets' lefty hitters.
April 17, 2016
Jan Levine details the best free agent targets in the National League, and looks for value in an unsettled Braves outfield
March 25, 2016
Spring Training Job Battles: Countdown to Opening Day
Clay Link checks in on all the major positional battles from around Major League Baseball. Is Aaron Sanchez a lock to make the rotation?
March 24, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Navigating a Unique Tout League
Jeff Zimmerman's Tout league has some unique rules that forced him to develop an interesting draft strategy, netting him some high-priced pitchers like Max Scherzer.
March 22, 2016
MLB Barometer: Analyzing ADP Risers, Fallers
Vlad Sedler looks at players who are shooting up the ADP charts this March, and others who are going in the opposite direction. Is there still profit to be made on a player like Trevor Story?
March 8, 2016
The Wheelhouse: Going for Two
Derek VanRiper assesses the strengths and weaknesses of his NL LABR squad coming out of Sunday's auction.
February 11, 2016
Team Previews: NL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the highly competitive NL Central.
February 9, 2016
Farm Futures: NL Central Top 10s
RotoWire's James Anderson dives into the best prospects in the NL Central, including the Brewers' Jorge Lopez, who has a chance to be a solid contributor in the majors this season.
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