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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Javier Baez's name.
August 14, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adam Zdroik digs into Monday's slate and recommends a Royals mini-stack headlined by Eric Hosmer against the homer-prone Jharel Cotton.
August 12, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Chris Bennett checks out Saturday's slate and notes that George Springer's salary remains down after his DL stint, making him a relative bargain against Rangers right-hander Tyson Ross.
August 6, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Justin Upton has three home runs and eight RBI during the Tigers' current series against the Orioles, and Chris Bennett explains why his bat should stay hot Sunday.
July 21, 2017
Oak's Corner: Thames Is Striking Out
In his weekly recap, Scott Jenstad examines the long slump that’s keeping Milwaukee’s Eric Thames fantasy numbers abysmally low.
July 15, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Adam Zdroik looks over Saturday's slate and recommends Javier Baez as part of a Cubs mini-stack against exploitable Orioles lefty Wade Miley.
June 26, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson is rolling with Indians hurler Carlos Carrasco at home against the Rangers on Monday as part of a short DraftKings slate.
June 19, 2017
Christopher Olson drops his recommendations for Monday's slate, leading off with Indians hurler Corey Kluber on the road at Camden Yards.
June 7, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Christopher Olson sifts through Wednesday's slate and expects the struggling Royals to be no match for Astros ace Dallas Keuchel.
June 6, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Banking on Big Maple
Derek VanRiper looks at the 15-game Tuesday night slate with the hope of getting a big night from Big Maple, Seattle lefty James Paxton.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker explores Tuesday's slate of games, suggesting M's ace James Paxton in the series opener at home against the visiting Twins.
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Kevin Payne checks out Tuesday's slate and likes the price tag on Andrew Benintendi as he aims for the short porch at Yankee Stadium against Masahiro Tanaka.
June 1, 2017
The Z Files: Rest-of-Season Risers, Hitting Edition
Todd Zola takes a look at the hitters whose outlook for the rest of the year has improved the most from his initial projections, including Mets outfielder Michael Conforto.
May 24, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: 10 Things I Wonder About
Dave Regan uses his weekly rumblings to explore 10 things he wonders about, like if Twins hurler Jose Berrios is overhyped.
May 22, 2017
Christopher Olson brings us his best Monday DraftKings picks, starting with Yankees hurler Michael Pineda in the Bronx against the Royals.
May 19, 2017
DFS Baseball 101: Identifying Cash-Game Hitters
Michael Rathburn shares his research process for identifying consistent hitters in cash games. Why does it usually make sense to pay up for an elite bat at first base?
May 18, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker opens with Ervin Santana of the Twins at home against the Rockies as part of his selections for Thursday's DraftKings slate.
May 10, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Wednesday Values
The Royals' bats have produced over the last two nights, but Greg Vara explains why he's interested in Chris Archer on Wednesday.
May 8, 2017
Adam Zdroik checks out Monday's slate and expects Brett Gardner and the Yankees' left-handed bats to do damage against the Reds' Rookie Davis.
May 6, 2017
Neil Parker looks over Saturday's slate and thinks Yasmany Tomas is a must-start in Coors Field against Rockies lefty Tyler Anderson.
May 5, 2017
Oak's Corner: Keep on Grinding
Scott Jenstad discusses the frustration that recent injuries to big names like Noah Syndergaard have caused to fantasy players, and he dives into some of the bigger news of the week.
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.
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