NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Javier Baez's name.
May 19, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: 32 Teams, 32 Disappointments
Dave Regan's rumblings skew toward the pessimistic this week, as he walks us through the league and identifies a fantasy disappointment or bust-in-the-making for each of the 32 teams.
May 17, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco checks out Tuesday's slate and likes the price on Gregory Polanco in a favorable home matchup against rookie hurler Aaron Blair.
May 8, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine highlights the NL's free agent options for the week, and notes that there could be a new closer in Cincinnati.
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 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?
April 30, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Giant Advantage for San Fran
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming slate of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Blue Jays, Giants and Astros.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Chris Bennett likes the price tag on Albert Pujols for Saturday, as the Angels slugger is showing signs of breaking out of his slump and has had good success against Rangers left-hander Derek Holland
April 24, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett sifts through Sunday's slate and puts together a Cubs stack against vulnerable Reds' starter Alfredo Simon, headlined by Kris Bryant
April 23, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Big Week for Bucs
The Pirates lead the charge this week, thanks to a four-game set in Denver and three games at home against the bottom of the Reds' rotation.
April 21, 2016
Adrian Gonzalez is having another great April, and James Seltzer explains why it should continue rolling right along Thursday against the Braves.
April 17, 2016
Jan Levine details the best free agent targets in the National League, and looks for value in an unsettled Braves outfield
April 16, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Blue Jays Set to Soar
The Jays' bats take the cake this week thanks to seven games in AL-East friendly ballparks, while a certain struggling AL Central squad comes in higher than you might think.
April 15, 2016
The Long Game: No Scrubs
Erik Siegrist uncovers a handful of widely available, overlooked big leaguers and prospects that could prove useful as the season wears on.
April 10, 2016
Jan Levine looks at the roster fallout after the first week of play in the National League and the options available to the Cubs to replace the injured Kyle Schwarber.
April 3, 2016
Jan Levine looks over the winners of spring job battles for roster-worthy buys, and sees a lot of moving parts in Arizona due to A.J. Pollock's latest injury
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.
March 23, 2016
Farm Futures: Anticipating Call-up Dates
James Anderson explains the financial incentives that cause MLB clubs to keep the next wave of stars in the minors, and looks at when top prospects like Blake Snell might get their well-deserved promotions
March 22, 2016
MLB Barometer: Analyzing ADP Risers, Fallers
Vlad Sedler looks at players who are shooting up the ADP charts this March, and others who are going in the opposite direction. Is there still profit to be made on a player like Trevor Story?
DFS Baseball 101: Finding Value in the Nuances of Baseball
Michael Rathburn breaks down a few key situations for DFS players to take advantage of, including American League pitchers starting in National League parks.
February 11, 2016
Team Previews: NL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the highly competitive NL Central.
February 9, 2016
Farm Futures: NL Central Top 10s
RotoWire's James Anderson dives into the best prospects in the NL Central, including the Brewers' Jorge Lopez, who has a chance to be a solid contributor in the majors this season.
November 4, 2015
Collette Calls: Overdrafted & Underdrafted
In his latest in a series of self-reflections, Jason Collette looks back at players he deemed overdrafted or underdrafted prior to Opening Day.
October 1, 2015
The Saber's Edge: Does a Hot End to the Season Matter?
Does September performance predict anything? Jeff Zimmerman takes a look.
September 20, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Still STARlin?
Starlin Castro is red-hot for the Cubs, hitting .391 with four home runs and 13 RBI over the last 15 games.
NL FAAB Factor: Don't Be Wrong About Wainwright
Adam Wainwright could return during the final weeks of the season, but even if he doesn't, don't forget about picking him up now for 2016, writers RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
September 14, 2015
MLB Barometer: The Home Stretch
Ryan Rufe has some upgrades and downgrades to help you finish strong, featuring the amazing Seager brothers.
September 13, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Blasting Into Space
As Astros look to hold on, owners should survey their lineup for power.
September 11, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Go With Stro, Man
Chris Benzine discusses why Marcus Stroman's return to the mound could make an impact in fantasy playoffs, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
RotoWire's James Anderson thinks both Chicago teams are attractive stack options Friday on FanDuel, with Kyle Schwarber well worth his elevated price.
September 10, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Third Time's A Charm For Vidal Nuno?
Now with his third team in as many years, Vidal Nuno may have found a home in Seattle where he’s pitched quite well out of the bullpen for the Mariners.
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