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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Javier Baez's name.
April 28, 2017
Oak's Corner: Bummed About Bumgarner
In this week’s addition, Scott Jenstad laments having chosen injured Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner in the first round of one of his most high-profile fantasy teams.
April 14, 2017
Collette Calls: The Difference Between Buxton & Souza
Jason Collette analyzes the strikeout tendencies of Byron Buxton and Steven Souza, who are going in opposite directions.
April 11, 2017
Minor League Barometer: Opening Week Observations
Jesse Siegel tunes into what's happening on the farm for the first time in 2017, letting us know which prospects to upgrade and downgrade, as well as who's status is currently in flux.
March 29, 2017
The Saber's Edge: Early Season Stories
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the storylines fantasy owners need to follow through the early part of the season. How will A.J. Pollock respond after a year cut short by injury?
March 24, 2017
Oak's Corner: KDS, Targets and Fades
Scott Jenstad focuses on KDS strategy, fades and targets, including late-rounder Brandon Crawford who, Jenstad notes, in a 15-team league might be the perfect guy to toss in the MI slot.
March 16, 2017
Farm Futures: Anticipating Call-Up Dates
James Anderson gives a preview of potential call-up dates for top prospects like the Phillies' J.P. Crawford, as front offices balance service time considerations against developmental concerns and major league roster needs.
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.
March 8, 2017
The Saber's Edge: Analyzing PA Projections
Jeff Zimmerman studies plate-appearance projections and whether fantasy owners can glean an advantage from that information. Are there enough plate appearances to go around in Chicago?
March 7, 2017
MLB Barometer: Preseason Tenets
In 2017's first edition of the Barometer, Vlad Sedler offers his advice for a successful draft season and dives into underpriced players at catcher and first base, like the South Siders' Jose Abreu.
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.
September 26, 2016
MLB Barometer: 2016 Busts to Target in 2017
Vlad Sedler wraps up the 2016 baseball season with a look at busts like the Dodgers' Yasiel Puig who could be bargains next year.
September 1, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
James Seltzer finds solid value in Thursday's four-game slate as Chicago's Javier Baez has a great matchup in a stacked lineup.
August 30, 2016
MLB Barometer: Is Betts No. 1 in 2017?
Vlad Sedler looks ahead to 2017 and how the first round of a 12-team fantasy draft might shake out. Is Mookie Betts the No. 1 overall pick?
August 11, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Analzying Dual-Threat Players
Jeff Zimmerman looks at players who have can contribute to fantasy teams with both power and speed, like the Twins' Eduardo Nunez.
Regan's Rumblings: 30 Teams, 30 “Interesting” Guys
Dave Regan rumbles about 30 different players -- one per team -- with an eye toward planning for the 2017 fantasy season.
August 5, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Despite playing at Petco Park on Friday, RotoWire's Kevin Payne likes the fantasy upside of Phillies first baseman Tommy Joseph.
August 1, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Javier Baez has been terrific against lefties at Wrigley Field this season, a situation he finds himself in Monday against the Marlins.
July 30, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
There are a number of pitchers worth targeting Saturday, with Juan Carlos Blanco using Adrian Beltre to attack one of them.
July 28, 2016
Freddie Freeman has been hitting very well over the last two weeks, and James Seltzer explains why he should keep going Thursday against the Braves.
July 18, 2016
Minor League Barometer: Second-Half Farming
Jesse Siegel checks in with his weekly Minor League Barometer, fresh off the Futures Game with an eye toward the second half of the season.
July 17, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett checks out Sunday's slate and notes that Anthony Rendon provides a cheaper option to buy into the Nationals' offense against vulnerable Pirates starter Chad Kuhl.
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 8, 2016
The Tigers boast a number of strong hitters, which has made Justin Upton a bit of an afterthought for DFS players, but Kevin Payne explains why the outfielder is a strong play Friday in Toronto.
July 4, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
The Astros boast a number of solid options Monday against the Mariners' Wade Miley, with George Springer possibly the top option, according to RotoWire's Chris Olson.
June 29, 2016
Farm Futures: Southern League Hitters Roundup
James Anderson checks out the top hitting prospects in the Southern League, where shortstop Willy Adames has started to tap into his projected power.
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 20, 2016
RotoWire's Kevin Payne is looking at a Mariners stack on Monday against the Tigers, with third baseman Kyle Seager a big part of it.
The Rockies are away from Coors Field on Monday, but RotoWire's Chris Olson still likes Carlos Gonzalez against opposing starter Paul Clemens.
June 14, 2016
MLB Barometer: Nightmare Mess for Stanton Owners
Erik Siegrist ponders what to possibly do with Giancarlo Stanton, who's in an almost unprecedented slump, in this week's look at the risers and fallers around the majors.
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco surveys Tuesday's slate and recommends stocking up on Indians left-handers, including Jason Kipnis, against an extremely vulnerable Chris Young.
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