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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jose Altuve's name.
July 17, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
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 16, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
There are a few Astros who are in play Saturday against the Mariners, with Jose Altuve offering some of the best upside.
July 12, 2016
MLB Barometer: It's All Right To Be Wrong
Erik Siegrist explains why being wrong isn't always a bad thing in fantasy baseball and notes that Matt Moore might finally be fully recovered from his Tommy John surgery.
July 6, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding checks out Wednesday's slate and while he isn't exactly a bargain, he can't resists rostering Jose Altuve given his outstanding numbers against lefties.
July 4, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Adrian Gonzalez is starting to get hot, and he has a solid matchup Monday against Yovani Gallardo to keep it going.
July 1, 2016
The Z Files: Second Half Top 350 Update
Todd Zola discusses some of the tough decisions he had in assembling his second half Top 350 rankings as well as the factors that led Jose Altuve to the No. 1 spot.
June 28, 2016
Collette Calls: Orioles' Softball Offense
Jason Collette shares what's grabbed his attention recently, including Adam Jones' impressive production atop the Baltimore lineup despite a woeful OBP.
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 22, 2016
The Saber's Edge: What the Last 30 Days Tells Us
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the last 30 days of stats to find players who are flying under the radar, like the Angels' Matt Shoemaker, and others who might be due for regression.
June 21, 2016
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Player Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the fantasy winners and losers at each position as midseason approaches, including first baseman Brandon Belt, who is the only Giant outearning his preseason ADP.
June 15, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Analyzing Batted-Ball Velocity
Jeff Zimmerman examines batted-ball velocity and which players have experienced the effects of changing velocity from last year, like Jose Altuve.
June 4, 2016
With plenty of upper-tier pitching options available for Saturday's slate of games, Juan Blanco explains why fantasy players should focus on the Nationals' Stephen Strasburg.
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 23, 2016
Mitch Moreland has crushed left-handed pitching this season, and he has an excellent matchup Monday against the Angels.
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 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
DFS Baseball 101: Building a System for Cash vs. GPP Hitters
Michael Rathburn checks in with his weekly advice on the Daily Fantasy Baseball front, which focuses on strategies for deploying hitters in different game formats.
May 8, 2016
Clay Link takes us through his American League waiver-wire options for this week, which includes a pair of Angels starting pitchers vying for a spot in the rotation.
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
David Peralta always comes under serious consideration when he's up against a righty, and Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's almost a must-play Sunday against the Braves.
May 5, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Lucas Duda has crushed right-handed pitching this season, and he has a solid matchup Thursday against the Padres to keep it going.
May 4, 2016
Brian McCann is the best offensive catcher in Wednesday's slate, and he's got a matchup worth paying for, according to Alex Spalding.
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?
May 2, 2016
With Mike Foltynewicz taking the hill for the Marlins on Monday, RotoWire's Kevin Payne is a heavy proponent of stacking the Mets' lefty hitters.
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
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Jose Abreu performs very well against knuckleballers, and he'll get the luxury of facing on Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
April 21, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Miguel Cabrera's modest start has kept his salary relatively low, and he's worth selection Thursday against the Royals.
April 19, 2016
Jose Altuve is one of the most expensive options on Tuesday's slate, but RotoWire's Alex Spalding explains why he's worth the investment.
April 18, 2016
Minor League Barometer: The Bell That Won't Ring
Jesse Siegel is wary of first-base prospect Josh Bell, whose power has failed to develop in the Pittsburgh system. And without that, his fantasy value takes a hit.
April 2, 2016
The Long Game: Inflation Busters
Erik Siegrist tackles the tricky topic of keeper-league inflation and how to game the system with a player such as Adam Jones so fantasy owners can get the most bang for their inflation-adjusted buck.
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