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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jonathan Villar's name.
July 7, 2014
In Some Depth: The Kid Is Alright
In the absence of Evan Gattis (back), Christian Bethancourt has received a long look behind the plate from the Braves.
July 6, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: First Big Trade!
The first big trade of the season has happened, with the A's landing Jeff Samardzija. How much should you bid on him in your league? RotoWire's Andrew Martinez shares his opinion.
July 1, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Hahn's Solo Act in San Diego
His supporting cast may be brutal, but Padres right-hander Jesse Hahn has managed to reel off four wins and a 1.95 ERA over five starts since joining the rotation.
June 22, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Giants Push the Panik Button
The Giants called up Joe Panik on Saturday. Jan Levine suggests how much you should bid on him in this week's edition.
June 18, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: #LaStellar
Tommy La Stella is a #LaStellar value with an increasingly prominent role in the Braves' lineup.
June 17, 2014
MLB Daily Games Strategy: How Much to Spend on Middle Infielders
It's easy to spend money on high-salaried middle infielders like Troy Tulowitzki, but savvy DFS players should look for cheaper options like Minnesota's Brian Dozier.
June 9, 2014
In Some Depth: Up the Middle
In the absence of Matt Wieters (pictured), the Orioles have been getting much less production behind the plate. Ryan Eisner looks at that change and other recent shifts up in the middle in the latest installment of In Some Depth.
June 7, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Call On McHugh
June 6, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Brighter Days Ahead for Butler
Despite a disappointing performance in his debut, Eddie Butler is still deserving of consideration in many formats.
June 5, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Say It Ain't So, Joe (Nathan)!
Tigers' middle reliever Joba Chamberlain has found peace in Detroit, and may be the next closer for the Tigers...
June 4, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Beltran, Cain, Cashner Set For Returns
June 1, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Stash Holland
RotoWire's Andrew Martinez suggests that you pick up Derek Holland now, before he comes off the DL, if your league allows for it.
May 20, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Boston Brings Back Drew
After a long offseason wait on the free agent market, Stephen Drew finally re-signed with the Red Sox on Tuesday.
May 19, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Month Of Weeks
Milwaukee's Rickie Weeks has experienced a May resurgence, lifting him back into the realm of fantasy relevance.
May 18, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Grilled Cheese Is Cooking
May 9, 2014
House of Shlain: The Early Arrivals
After scuffling initially, George Springer has picked up the production recently. Nick Shlain takes a look around the league at the returns from many of the early-season callups.
May 8, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: A Sweet-Smelling Odor
The Rangers bit the bullet and called up Rougned Odor on Thursday, hoping he'll outpace the production at second base provided by veteran retreads Donnie Murphy and Josh Wilson.
The Saber's Edge: A Closer Look at Home Runs
Jose Abreu has shown excellent power early on, but is a correction on the horizon? Jeff Zimmerman takes a closer look at early home run and flyball data.
May 7, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Along Came Polly
May 6, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Time To Own Cron
With Raul Ibanez languishing as the Angels' DH, fresh call-up C.J. Cron could be positioned to claim a spot in the heart of the lineup.
April 29, 2014
Charging the Mound: Charging the Outliers
What price do you put on outliers like Charlie Blackmon and Dee Gordon? Jeff and Chris discuss them among others in this week's edition.
April 28, 2014
MLB Barometer: Cruz'n Along
Nelson Cruz has settled in nicely with the Orioles and makes Vlad Sedler's Risers list this week.
April 23, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Oh, Jenrry!
Jenrry Mejia dealing as part of the Mets' rotation
April 24, 2014
NFBC Trends: Beat DVR!
RotoWire's Ryan Rufe played in the Beat DVR league in the NFBC Online Championship - here's his review of the draft.
April 22, 2014
The Daily Duel: Astros' Youngsters Worth A Look
Kevin Payne discusses some of his best options for good value plays for FanDuel's daily fantasy games, including a couple of Astros' youngsters
April 9, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Solarte Sizzles
Yangervis Solarte has been a very pleasant surprise early on for the Yankees.
March 28, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Late March Update
Aroldis Chapman has obviously fallen in our composite rankings. Who else saw major movement?
March 27, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Players Who are Hard to Value
No one questions Yasiel Puig's talent, but his fantasy value is hotly debated. Where should he go in drafts this spring?
March 5, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Early March Top 350
The RotoWire rankings crew takes their first crack at their Consolidated Top 350 MLB Rankings. Allen Craig is among those with the widest disparity in his ranking.
March 3, 2014
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.
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