NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention J.D. Martinez's name.
August 24, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding assembles a Twins stack Wednesday to take on Tigers lefty Matt Boyd, headlined by slugging second baseman Brian Dozier.
August 19, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Many people could be fading Dustin Pedroia due to his righty-on-righty matchup, but RotoWire's Sasha Yodashkin explains why the Red Sox second baseman is in play Friday against the Tigers.
August 8, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Jose Bautista has struggled since returning from the disabled list, but a matchup Monday against the Rays could help him bust out.
August 7, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist considers the post-trade deadline fallout in the American League and finds three new closers but only one established premium bat added to the Junior Circuit's player pool.
August 4, 2016
The Z Files: Trade Deadline FAAB Strategies
Todd Zola examines how to handle the aftermath of a busy trade deadline and warns that there's more to post-deadline FAAB bidding than just throwing max money at Jonathan Lucroy.
August 1, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Thumb's Down for Tulo
Jeff Stotts says that Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki could miss some time with a chip fracture in his thumb that has caused extensive swelling.
July 17, 2016
Erik Siegrist reviews the AL free agent pool coming out of the All-Star break and suggests bidding big on the first impact player to switch leagues at the trade deadline, Drew Pomeranz.
July 12, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: All-Scar Team
Itís that time of year again. As baseball takes a break before the second half of the season, Jeff Stotts brings us his six annual All-Scar Team, which includes Mets third baseman David Wright.
June 28, 2016
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Outfield Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the first-half winners and losers in the outfield, including Boston's Mookie Betts, who is on pace for more home runs than steals this season.
June 23, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
The first-base selection is quite top-heavy for Thursday's smaller slate, but Hanley Ramirez stands out above the rest of the cheaper options.
June 20, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Martinez Out With Broken Elbow
Jeff Stotts says that the Tigers will be without right fielder J.D. Martinez for a minimum of four weeks. Luckily, surgery wonít be needed.
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Michael Saunders
Jason Collette analyzes the breakout season the Blue Jays' Michael Saunders is having and whether it's a fluke or based on something that will last.
June 19, 2016
Erik Siegrist reviews the available talent on AL waiver wires and notes that while Troy Tulowitzki has been a major disappointment as a Blue Jay, he still has too much upside to ignore.
June 13, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Hamilton in Concussion Protocol
After being hit in the head while sliding into third base, Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton is on the seven-day concussion disabled list, but Jeff Stotts thinks he might be out longer.
June 11, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
With a young righty on the mound for the Padres, Juan Blanco is all over Carlos Gonzalez at Coors Field on Saturday.
June 6, 2016
Chris Archer's struggles this season have made fantasy players shy away, but Chris Olson explains why the Rays' ace should be considered Monday against the Diamondbacks.
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
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Manny Machado has been better against righties than lefties this season, and he has an excellent matchup Tuesday against the Red Sox to keep it going.
May 27, 2016
Chris Archer's production this season has lagged expectations, but RotoWire's Sasha Yodashkin explains why he's a solid option Friday against the Yankees.
May 21, 2016
J.D. Martinez had four straight multi-games before going hitless Friday, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's worth putting right back in lineups Saturday.
May 19, 2016
The Z Files: Updated Top 20 Hitters
Todd Zola revises his rest-of-season projections based on changing contact rates and run-scoring environments, resulting in a big drop for his preseason top pick, Paul Goldschmidt.
May 17, 2016
The Red Sox's offense is red hot right now, and RotoWire's Alex Spalding is all over Dustin Pedroia on Tuesday against the Royals.
May 14, 2016
The Long Game: Buying High
Erik Siegrist gives us his theory on
May 12, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Revised Top 100 Fantasy Players
Stricken by writer's block, Dave Regan instead shifts his rumblings this week toward an updated rankings list of his Top 100 MLB fantasy players.
May 10, 2016
MLB Barometer: Striving for Stability
Vlad Sedler talks about the stability and camaraderie found in fantasy baseball, as well as who's on the upswing this week, including Cleveland's Danny Salazar.
May 6, 2016
Chris Archer appears to have turned around his early-season struggles, and Neil Parker explains why the Rays' hurler is a solid fantasy option Friday against the Angels.
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?
DFS Baseball 101: April Team Batting Stats Report
Michaell Rathburn breaks down the stats from the season's first month. Who's hitting, who's not and which teams are playing best home and away? That and more.
April 28, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Skills Growth, and Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes hitters who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Is time to give up on Justin Upton?
April 26, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco expects big things from J.D. Martinez, and other right-handed Tigers sluggers, in a home matchup Tuesday against the A's Rich Hill
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