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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Yasiel Puig's name.
August 26, 2014
MLB Barometer: The Fiers and the Furious
Vlad Sedler overcomes his skepticism about Mike Fiers and relates how poorly most of the hyped rookies this year have played.
August 21, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Picks
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian takes a look at the top DraftKings value plays for both pitchers and hitters this weekend.
August 11, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: For No Rymer Reason
The newly-recalled Rymer Liriano could give Padres fans something to get excited about as the team plays out the string on another losing season.
Daily Baseball 101: Splitting the Splits
RotoWire's Michael Rathburn takes a look at handedness and park factors to uncover even more indicators in building successful lineups for daily games.
August 10, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Peralta Steals Home and the Attention of Fantasy Owners
Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta is Monday's recommended pickup.
August 4, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: The Art of Stacking
Stacking is a commonly-used strategy in daily MLB games, but some sites limit the opportunity, which has made mini-stacking popular.
August 2, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: A Vogt Of Confidence
Heavily-used utility player continues pace at the plate
August 1, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian recommends his weekend value plays on DraftKings, including Stephen Strasburg against a weak Phillies offense.
July 23, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Another Cuban Makes A Splash
July 22, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Petricka, Putnam Battle for Closing Duties
Diamond Cuts: Tulo-git To Quit
Troy Tulowitzki finally hit the DL on Tuesday for the first time this season with his thigh injury.
July 21, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: McCarthyism
Unlucky and underrated, Brandon McCarthy looks like a strong second-half option in a wide variety of formats.
July 20, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Leave It To Lee
All the info you need for Monday's daily action.
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 12, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Cubs Utility Man Playing Like A Bear
July 6, 2014
Draftster MLB: The Importance of Peripherals and This Week's Picks
Matt Kemp was too pricey earlier in the season, but his poor numbers against southpaws has finally brought his price down to $3,300, making him worth a flier Sunday.
July 3, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Picks
Jerry Donabedian examines strong plays on DraftKings for the upcoming holiday weekend.
June 30, 2014
MLB Barometer: Bourn Identity Crisis
Why isn't Michael Bourn doing more of what we see in this photo - stealing bases? Vlad Sedler downgrades Bourn's stock and talks about his midseason ranks in this week's article.
June 22, 2014
Draftster MLB: Weather Notes and Weekly Picks
Don't just aimlessly stack Matt Kemp with the rest of the Dodgers against Eric Stults on Sunday. Kemp only has a .564 OPS against lefties this season and costs $10,600.
June 18, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Hitters to Target
David Ortiz's string of .300 seasons likely will end this year, but he's not lost at the plate and his luck should turn at some point.
June 16, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down FanDuel Hitting 2.0
Michael Rathburn delves deeper into his research to discover the best hitters to target on FanDuel.
June 12, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week
Despite recent struggles, Jon Lester makes for an interesting play in daily games with a reduced salary.
June 11, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Gaining an Edge with xFIP
David Price has been unlucky this season, as his xFIP, which is more than a run lower than his ERA, makes clear.
Diamond Cuts: Rocky Mountain Low
Carlos Gonzalez and Michael Cuddyer suffered significant setbacks in the last week. Jeff Stotts gives you the lowdown on their respective procedures.
June 10, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down FanDuel Hitting
Michael Rathburn crunches the numbers and identifies the best hitter to target (or avoid) on FanDuel
June 8, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Danny Santana: Sparkplug
FAAB Factor-NL: No Go For CarGo
Corey Dickerson has taken ahold of a full-time job in the outfield for the Rockies with Carlos Gonzalez on the DL. See how much Jan Levine suggests you bid for him in this week's article.
June 7, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Call On McHugh
June 5, 2014
With the Saturday pitching options looking rather shaky, it makes sense to go with a proven stud like Max Scherzer, who can perhaps be paired with either Chicago’s Jeff Samardzija or a bargain-bin hurler.
June 4, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Is Bryce Harper Overrated?
No prospect in recent memory has garnered scouting reports like Bryce Harper, but is he even a top-10 talent?
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