NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Dan Straily's name.
March 3, 2015
Spring Training Job Battles: And We're Off
Clay Link details all the relevant job battles from around the league prior to the start of spring ball.
February 17, 2015
Beating the Shift: Eight Late Targets
Chris Smith looks at potential value targets outside the Top 250 in Average Draft Position, including Colorado's Eddie Butler.
February 11, 2015
Cubs Team Preview: Patience Is A Virtue
Javier Baez continued his impression of a windmill in winter ball, and RotoWire's Kenn Ruby suggests that his and the team's lack of plate discipline could hold them back in 2015.
September 7, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Clippard Closing?
Jan Levine breaks down the Nationals' closer committee and tells you what to bid on Tyler Clippard.
September 2, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Call-Up Day, Part Deux
In a seemingly endless sea of September call-ups, the Phillies' Maikel Franco rates as one of the shining stars of the group.
August 23, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Two Starts for Kershaw
A two-start week for Clayton Kershaw comes at the perfect time for fantasy owners, especially for those in head-to-head leagues.
August 17, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Rocky Mountain Return
Michael Cuddyer returned to the Rockies' lineup Sunday after hitting .611 with six doubles, nine RBI and seven runs scored over eight rehab games in the minors.
August 15, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: The Roof is on Fier(s)
Mike Fiers may only have a temporary place in the Brewers' rotation, but he has short-term value.
July 31, 2014
The Saber's Edge: Utilizing Velocity Decline
Pitchers lose velocity as they age, but how much of a drop does it take to become a red flag? Jeff Zimmerman looks at Mat Latos and other pitchers working with less velocity in 2014.
July 13, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Chase Headley, Relevant Again
Chase Headley's new (old) grip on the bat has resurrected his fantasy value, making him a top pickup at third base this week.
July 10, 2014
Mound Musings: Tradewinds are Blowing
The Phillies are said to be quietly checking for potential trade partners, and Cole Hamels is likely available.
July 6, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Buy the Belt
Brandon Belt highlights and extensive list of NL players returning from the DL this week. Jan Levine explains the free agent ramifications of his return among others this week.
July 5, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Lock In Locke
Pitching Value Meter: Kershaw's Brilliance Limited this Week
Clayton Kershaw has been unreal lately, but he has only one start this week. Is that enough to knock him from the top ranking?
June 2, 2014
Rounding Third: Week 10 Primer
See this week's great schedules and awful schedules, free agent results and trades in expert leagues, including one deal in AL Tout Wars where Jeff Erickson dealt away Gordon Beckham.
May 19, 2014
Fantasy 101: How to Capitalize on Hitter Splits
Michael Rathburn looks at wOBA, which could help you put together a monster daily lineup.
May 16, 2014
House of Shlain: Return Ticket
Kevin Gausman was sent back to Triple-A after making a spot start on short rest Wednesday. Is he still worth stashing in one-year leagues?
May 12, 2014
MLB Barometer: House of the Reyes Sun
Jose Reyes' fortunes have turned considerably brighter since this unfortunate slide last season in Kansas City. See who else makes Vlad Sedler's risers and fallers this week.
May 11, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Wieters To The DL
Matt Wieters went to the DL on Sunday morning after being diagnosed with an elbow injury earlier in the week. Andrew Martinez evaluates his potential replacements.
May 9, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Welcome Wilmer
The Mets called up prospect Wilmer Flores on Friday. Those looking for middle-infield production should take heed.
May 6, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Time To Own Cron
With Raul Ibanez languishing as the Angels' DH, fresh call-up C.J. Cron could be positioned to claim a spot in the heart of the lineup.
May 3, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Kershaw Returns to Mound
Clayton Kershaw is scheduled to return from the disabled list this week, and he gets two starts to boot, but where does that leave him in the rankings?
May 2, 2014
Dominate Your Duel: Factoring In Weather
Patrick Kaiser discusses how to factor in weather conditions when picking you daily fantasy lineup on FanDuel
May 1, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Relax, Jansen Owners
Chris Perez to steal saves away from Dodgers' closer Kenley Jansen?
April 26, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: No Ordinary Joe
Has Jose Fernandez done enough to retain his claim as the NL's best pitcher even when Clayton Kershaw returns from the disabled list?
April 25, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Next Man Up
The closer carousel continues. Jason Grilli is out with an oblique strain and Ernesto Frieri has lost his job.
April 21, 2014
MLB Barometer: Sad Panda
Pablo Sandoval is off to a slow start and is on Vlad Sedler's list of fallers in this week's Barometer.
April 20, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: No Cooling Kouzmanoff
April 19, 2014
NFBC Trends: Saved By the Beltran
Scott Jenstad finished third overall in the NFBC Main Event last year. By a small measure of fortune, he missed out on Josh Hamilton this year, instead getting Carlos Beltran. See the rest of his team with his article.
Pitching Value Meter: Discounted Darvish Paying Off
Two starts in pitcher-friendly parks makes Yu Darvish this week's top hurler, giving owners who ignored the draft-day panic a nice profit.
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