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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jose Altuve's name.
February 19, 2015
The Long Game: Bat Hawks Down
Erik Siegrist discusses what to do in this lower run-scoring environment, and cautions against giving Corey Kluber a long contract extension, in case the rumored strike zone changes occur.
February 17, 2015
Beating the Shift: Eight Late Targets
Chris Smith looks at potential value targets outside the Top 250 in Average Draft Position, including Colorado's Eddie Butler.
February 14, 2015
RotoWire Roundtable: Valentine's Edition of the Top 350
The first installment of the Roundtable Rankings are up for 2015! Check out the panel's divide on Mookie Betts, among others.
February 11, 2015
Cubs Team Preview: Patience Is A Virtue
Javier Baez continued his impression of a windmill in winter ball, and RotoWire's Kenn Ruby suggests that his and the team's lack of plate discipline could hold them back in 2015.
February 9, 2015
Collette Calls: Over & Undervalued
Jason Collette looks at the current ADP data to find players being consistently drafted too high, or too low. Is it time to buy on Baltimore's Chris Davis again?
January 27, 2015
Bargain Basement Bats: The 2014 Disappointments
Vlad Sedler looks for value -- and players to stay away from -- coming off of disappointing 2014 campaigns. Is Jedd Gyorko primed for a rebound?
January 19, 2015
Collette Calls: The Chosen 10
Fresh off of last week's Hall of Fame announcement, Jason Collette puts the top of the draft board under a microscope. Did Miguel Cabrera make the cut?
The Wheelhouse: 25 Things You Should Know Before Draft Day
Derek VanRiper shares some of the tools that he uses to prepare during the offseason, along with some early discoveries about the player pool heading into 2015.
January 15, 2015
Rounding Third: The RotoWire 200
Jeff Erickson's initial set of top 200 overall rankings for 2015 predictably has Mike Trout on top, but who follows after Trout?
November 7, 2014
Painting the Black: A Way Too Early Look at 2015
Jensen Lewis shares his opinion about some of 2014's standout performers, including the Giants' Madison Bumgarner.
October 27, 2014
Collette Calls: Profits & Losses - Hitters
Anthony Rendon stayed healthy and was among the biggest sources of profit among hitters in 2014. Jason Collette takes a closer look.
October 21, 2014
Painting the Black: Predicting the World Series
Jensen Lewis uses a series of metrics to predict that Alex Gordon and the Royals will win the World Series over the Giants.
September 30, 2014
Collette Calls: Reviewing 2014
In his look back through the columns leading into the 2014 season, Jason Collette was right to pass on Michael Wacha as a top-100 overall player.
September 26, 2014
The Daily Duel: Season Review
RotoWire's Kevin Payne takes a look back on the baseball season from a DFS perspective.
September 23, 2014
MLB Barometer: Blue Bloods
Matt Kemp has caught fire at just the right time for the Dodgers. Will it be enough for them in the playoffs?
September 11, 2014
Collette Calls: The Breakout
Giancarlo Stanton has become an NL MVP candidate while having a full breakout in his age-24 season. What has changed? Jason Collette takes a closer look at the Marlins' star outfielder.
September 9, 2014
MLB Barometer: All Betts Are On
Mookie Betts is getting an extended run of playing time in September and taking advantage of it. He makes Vlad Sedler's 'Risers' list in this week's Barometer.
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Game Theory
Chris Carter and his Astros teammates are your not-so-secret weapon against left-handed starters when you're looking to go against the crowd.
September 3, 2014
Bats and Balls: Overvalued for 2015
Johnny Cueto might be having a great season, but it takes time to rebuild trust, and he hasn't proven that he can be trusted in 2015.
September 2, 2014
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Late Season Risers
Even Renee Miller, who literally wrote a book on cognitive biases in fantasy sports, is not immune to using recent hot hitters like the Astros' Chris Carter.
August 28, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Picks
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian takes a look at the top hitter and pitcher value plays on DraftKings this weekend.
August 23, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Bundy's Lost Year
It was a bit of a lost year for Dylan Bundy, who came back from Tommy John surgery only to suffer a shoulder injury later in the season.
August 14, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week
Despite his recent relative mediocrity on the mound, Adam Wainwright's price on DraftKings makes him worth using Sunday against the Padres' woeful offense.
August 11, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Splitting the Splits
RotoWire's Michael Rathburn takes a look at handedness and park factors to uncover even more indicators in building successful lineups for daily games.
August 10, 2014
Draftster MLB: Baez Mania and Weekly Picks
Javier Baez came up mashing, forcing his price in daily games to rise quickly, but his strikeout rate makes him a volatile play that might not be worth the risk.
August 9, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: One Last Ride With The Captain
Jeter is the pickup of the week.
August 4, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: The Art of Stacking
Stacking is a commonly-used strategy in daily MLB games, but some sites limit the opportunity, which has made mini-stacking popular.
August 1, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian recommends his weekend value plays on DraftKings, including Stephen Strasburg against a weak Phillies offense.
July 25, 2014
The Daily Duel: Rocky Road
Wilin Rosario's home numbers this season have lagged behind his career marks, but Kevin Payne likes his current price on the eve of a weekend series at Coors Field.
July 24, 2014
Jerry Donabedian runs through the value plays on DraftKings over the weekend, including Coco Crisp and other left-handed hitting Athletics.
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