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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jonathan Villar's name.
April 24, 2017
MLB Barometer: Brave New World
Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has been raking like a superstar, convincing RotoWire's Vlad Sedler that he's heading for first-round status in next year's drafts.
April 16, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine's weekly look at waiver wire includes Archie Bradley, who has found new life in the Arizona bullpen, working himself into the closer conversation.
April 14, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Christopher Olson brings us his best picks for Friday, including the Royals' Salvador Perez at home against unproven starter J.C. Ramirez of the Angels.
April 13, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Kevin Payne checks in with his best value picks for Thursday, including the Rockies' Jon Gray against the Giants at AT&T Park.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara takes a look at Thursday's slate and expects Ryan Braun and the Brewers to tee off on a vulnerable Bronson Arroyo.
April 9, 2017
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for players who can help fantasy teams, like Arizona's Chris Owings, who could be a nice source of steals while qualifying multiple positions.
April 3, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson brings us the first installment of his Monday DraftKings picks for 2017, honing in on a pair of Nats at home against the Marlins.
March 28, 2017
MLB Barometer: Building Around Kershaw
Vlad Sedler's final preseason Barometer focuses on how to plan a draft around Clayton Kershaw and discusses the late-March shifts in pitcher ADPs.
March 21, 2017
The Saber's Edge: Stars are the Riskiest Picks
Jeff Zimmerman's analysis of playing time and risk contradicts what most fantasy owners believe -- the top players are not the safest draft picks. Which players are?
March 16, 2017
Collette Calls: NL LABR Review
Jason Collette recaps the recent NL LABR auction and investigates where all the money was spent. Where were the values found?
March 15, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Punting Batting Average
Derek VanRiper considers the roster construction process without worrying about batting average.
March 14, 2017
MLB Barometer: Values Around the Infield
Vlad Sedler discusses value options at second base, third base and shortstop, including the surprisingly underrated Nick Castellanos.
March 9, 2017
Top 250 Dynasty League Rankings
James Anderson offers up his overall rankings for deep dynasty leagues, and puts Corey Seager firmly in the top 10 after his breakout 2016.
February 18, 2017
Collette Calls: Finding Cheap Steals
Jason Collette shows fantasy owners how to play the waiting game and find cheap steals by targeting the likes of Jose Peraza, whose newfound playing time makes him a stolen-base asset.
February 13, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Finding Steals, NL Edition
In the first of a two-part series, Derek VanRiper takes a team-by-team look at the potential sources of steals for each National League team.
February 8, 2017
Collette Calls: NL Bold Predictions
Jason Collette looks into his crystal ball for each team in the National League. Can the Reds' Brandon Finnegan make his changeup pay off even better for him this year?
February 1, 2017
The Z Files: Early Auction Trends
Todd Zola reviews some data from early NFBC auctions, and recommends spending what it takes to lock up a high-strikeout ace like Max Scherzer.
January 3, 2017
The Z Files: The Need For Speed
Todd Zola looks at the various strategies you can employ at your draft or auction to stay competitive if you plan on stocking up in stolen bases by investing in a top base stealer like Jose Altuve.
December 1, 2016
RotoWire Roundtable: Composite Top 350 Rankings
Mike Trout is the unanimous top pick in the first Roundtable Rankings for the 2017 season, but Clay Link looks at the players who our rankers have very different opinions on.
November 29, 2016
The Z Files: Early Thoughts
Todd Zola ponders some draft strategies for 2017, including whether Nolan Arenado's elite counting stats make him a viable first overall pick.
October 8, 2016
Collette Calls: Grading the NL Predictions
Jason Collette looks back at his 15 predictions for the National League this year. Some, like the prediction for Jake Arrieta, went well, others did not.
October 7, 2016
The Z Files: Is It 2017 Already?
Todd Zola recaps some of the decisions he and Derek Van Riper have made as they take part in the very first draft of the 2017 season, but nabbing Mike Trout with the first overall pick was one of the easiest ones.
September 29, 2016
The Z Files: DVR, Todd, You're On the Clock
Todd Zola ponders what to do with the first pick in the very first draft of the 2017 season, and how the market will value a breakout player like Jonathan Villar.
September 27, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Brian Dozier has 28 home runs after the All-Star break, and he has a solid opportunity for more Tuesday against the Royals.
September 24, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Christopher Olson looks to exploit some flyball hitter versus groundball pitcher matchups Saturday and recommends finding room on your roster for Brandon Belt.
September 21, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding recommends rostering Chris Davis and other left-handed members of the high-octane Orioles offense Wednesday against the erratic Clay Buchholz.
September 17, 2016
The Z Files: Stealing a Category
Todd Zola looks for an edge in the stolen base category over the final weeks of the season, and recommends focusing on exploitable teams and pitchers such as Noah Syndergaard.
September 14, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Reds starter Tim Adleman has struggled keeping the ball in the yard this season, and Brewers shortstop Jonathan Villar will look to take advantage Wednesday.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco stacks some Diamondbacks against Rockies rookie Jeff Hoffman on Wednesday, with Paul Goldschmidt leading the way.
September 13, 2016
MLB Barometer: 2016's All-Value & All-Bust Teams
Vlad Sedler names his All-Value and All-Bust teams for 2016. Jackie Bradley Jr. was an easy pick for the former, but who else outplayed their ADPs?
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