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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention C.J. Cron's name.
June 4, 2017
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist scans the waiver wire in the American League and finds the pickings slim in the Angels' outfield in the wake of Mike Trout's injury.
May 21, 2017
Erik Siegrist looks at the free agent pool in the Junior Circuit and spots a number of veterans nearing returns from the DL, including the Rangers' Adrian Beltre.
May 18, 2017
The Z Files: Early Season Hitting Disappointments
Todd Zola updates his rest-of-season projections and looks at some of the biggest disappointments, including Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista.
May 10, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Home Run Data
Dave Regan turns his rumblings toward advanced home run stats, exploring several intriguing players as the month of May rolls on.
May 7, 2017
Erik Siegrist checks out the available talent in the American League and warns that Chris Tillman's home run issues during his rehab assignment might carry forward upon his return to the Orioles rotation.
May 4, 2017
The Z Files: Strikeout Rate Surgers and Sliders
Todd Zola looks at hitters who have significantly changed their strikeout rates so far in 2017, and offers a surprising recommendation for those invested in Jose Altuve.
April 30, 2017
Erik Siegrist sifts through the free agent pool in the American League and thinks Avisail Garcia's hot start makes him worth a look in shallow formats.
April 26, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Finding Value in the Lesser-owned
Dave Regan uses his weekly rumblings to look at a handful of potential waiver-wire candidates that are less than 20 percent owned in Yahoo leagues.
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/26
Another rainout Wednesday took one of the best starting pitching options of the board, but Derek VanRiper has a few backup plans in mind for Wednesday's slate.
April 24, 2017
MLB Barometer: Brave New World
Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has been raking like a superstar, convincing RotoWire's Vlad Sedler that he's heading for first-round status in next year's drafts.
November 16, 2016
The Z Files: Top 350 Hitting Outliers
Todd Zola compares his own rankings to the composite 2017 Top 350, and thinks that Robinson Cano's fly ball luck last year isn't being properly accounted for.
September 22, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
James Seltzer is rolling the dice on the inexpensive Dee Gordon, who is a boom-or-bust play for Thursday's FanDuel slate.
September 15, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Offseason Thoughts
Dave Regan uses one of his last rumblings of the year to look ahead to the offseason and share some of his thoughts about some potential transactions that could occur involving big-name players.
September 8, 2016
The Z Files: Let Me Check My Schedule
Todd Zola dissects the remaining schedule for every major league team to find players to pick up down the stretch who could mean the difference between winning and losing your league.
August 30, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco stacks his Tuesday recommendations with plenty of power, headlined by Troy Tulowitzki in what could be a slugfest in Baltimore.
August 21, 2016
Erik Siegrist looks over the waiver options for a relatively quiet week in the AL and finds a couple of Blue Jays in the middle of impressive hot streaks.
August 14, 2016
Erik Siegrist reviews the waiver options in the AL and finds some young arms making names for themselves, including Astros starter Joe Musgrove.
July 10, 2016
Erik Siegrist sees a lot of turmoil, and a lot of bidding opportunities, in AL bullpens this week as Wade Davis was just the first of three elite closers to break down heading into the All-Star break.
July 5, 2016
Juan Carlos Blanco looks over Tuesday's slate and is surprised by the low price tag on Gregory Polanco given his recent strong play and solid matchup.
July 3, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett expects C.J. Cron's huge weekend in Fenway to continue against ineffective Red Sox starter Sean O'Sulivan.
July 1, 2016
The Saber's Edge: How Age Impacts Plate Discipline
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the relationship between a player's age and plate discipline, and perhaps it makes sense that Carlos Gomez's contact rate has nosedived this season.
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 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 27, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
There are quite a few attractive third base options Friday, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why Nick Castellanos should be a top consideration.
May 19, 2016
With the Yankees facing off against the Athletics' Kendall Graveman, James Seltzer is all over their lefty outfielders.
May 14, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Jays Get Gift of Twins
Erik Siegrist's weekly rankings has the Blue Jays on top as Toronto looks to get right against a Twins rotation that can kickstart any offense.
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.
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 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.
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