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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jonathan Villar's name.
May 19, 2017
DFS Baseball 101: Identifying Cash-Game Hitters
Michael Rathburn shares his research process for identifying consistent hitters in cash games. Why does it usually make sense to pay up for an elite bat at first base?
May 16, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
It's Dallas Keuchel time again, this time in Miami as he puts his 6-0 record on the line in an interleague date with the Marlins.
May 15, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson checks in with his picks for Monday's DraftKings slate, including Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal on the road in San Fran.
May 10, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Christopher Olson surveys Wednesday's slate and likes Matt Carpenter's chances of having a big day against vulnerable Marlins right-hander Tom Koehler.
May 9, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Kevin Payne looks over Tuesday evening's slate and expects big things from Jonathan Villar against Red Sox lefty Drew Pomeranz.
May 7, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Jonathan Villar has struggled this season, but Chris Olson explains why he should get some fantasy consideration Sunday against the Pirates.
May 4, 2017
Collette Calls: Stolen Base Opportunities
Jason Collette looks at which players and teams are making the most of their stolen base opportunities this season. Will the Diamondbacks keep running?
April 29, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Neil Parker sifts through Saturday's slate and expects Ryan Braun and the Brewers to tee off at home against Braves left-hander Jaime Garcia.
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
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.
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