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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Marcus Semien's name.
July 25, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Dallas Keuchel seems to be finally turning it around, and he has an excellent matchup Monday against the Yankees, who have struggled with left-handed pitching this year.
July 23, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
While Josh Tomlin has been solid this season, he's struggled keeping the ball in the park, which should play well in selecting Mark Trumbo on Saturday.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Hanley Ramirez paid big dividends when he blasted three home runs on Wednesday, and Juan Carlos Blanco is expecting more fireworks Saturday against the Twins.
July 21, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Nolan Arenado has struggled out of the All-Star break, but Neil Parker explains why the Rockies third baseman is a very attractive play Thursday against the Braves.
July 19, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco sifts through Tuesday's slate and likes Nick Castellanos' upside against a marginal left-handed starter like Tommy Milone.
July 18, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Danny Valencia's defense has cost him some playing time of late, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne says he's absolutely worth a play Monday against the Astros if he can get the start at DH or first base.
July 7, 2016
The Z Files: I Reserve the Right to Change My Mind
Todd Zola discusses some adjustments he made to his top 350 but still finds himself lagging behind the consensus ranking when it comes to Diamondbacks slugger Jake Lamb.
July 6, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Team Batting Stats Report Update
Michael Rathburn breaks down the key batting splits through June that offer an inside edge to DFS players. Don't look now, but here come the Astros.
July 5, 2016
MLB Barometer: Is the Piņata Party Over?
Vlad Sedler's runs down this week's risers and fallers, including the Yankees' Michael Pineda who has come a long way from his Michael Piņata days.
July 1, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Brian Dozier has scored at least nine fantasy points in seven straight games, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why he's got a great opportunity to extend the streak Friday.
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 14, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Finding Value on FanDuel with DraftKings Salaries
Michael Rathburn shows how to find good values on FanDuel by comparing DraftKings salaries. Find out how the trick allowed him to afford both Max Scherzer and Zack Greinke in a recent play.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Jason Kipnis has been very solid against right-handed pitching this season, and he has an excellent matchup Tuesday against the Royals, according to Alex Spalding.
June 13, 2016
James Shields' White Sox debut was a disaster, and RotoWire's Chris Olson is going back to the well with Nick Castellanos against Shields at U.S. Cellular Field on Monday.
There are 10 first basemen who come in with higher salaries than Jose Abreu on Monday, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why the White Sox's first baseman could be the best value of them all.
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 29, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett highlights some bargains on a Sunday slate featuring elite pitchers worth paying up for, and notes that Jay Bruce has impressive career numbers against Brewers starter Jimmy Nelson.
May 20, 2016
The Mets look like a solid team to stack Friday against the Brewers, making Curtis Granderson an attractive value option.
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?
MLB Barometer: Fantasy Baseball the Ichiban Way
Vlad Sedler explains how he stays disciplined with his approach to fantasy baseball, and he looks at risers and fallers like the Diamondbacks' Brandon Drury in this week's Barometer.
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 12, 2016
Jose Fernandez will look to bounce back from his poor opening start against a Mets team that may not be as good as many believe.
March 30, 2016
Farm Futures: 20 Hitter Predictions
James Anderson gives his predictions for some top hitting prospects, and sees Tim Anderson leading the White Sox in steals by the end of 2016
March 27, 2016
Collette Calls: AL Predictions
Jason Collette looks into his crystal ball for each team in the American League. How much will Michael Brantley earn in 2016?
February 26, 2016
Team Previews: AL West
Paul Sporer provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the American League West. Can Mike Trout keep the Angels out of the division basement?
November 10, 2015
Farm Futures: Arizona Fall League Roundup
James Anderson chronicles his time down at the Arizona Fall League, where Jurickson Profar is being used exclusively as a DH while he continues to recover from shoulder surgery.
October 6, 2015
Collette Calls: Scoring 2015 AL Predictions
Jason Collette holds himself accountable for his 2015 advice, reviewing each of his 30 American League predictions. Did he make the right call on Taijuan Walker, among others?
September 30, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
David Soda is building his lineup around Masahiro Tanaka tonight.
September 27, 2015
Prince Fielder has been one of the hottest hitters in baseball and he continues to have a fairly reduced price on FanDuel.
September 20, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Bour-n Identity
Marlins slugger makes the case for ownership at season's end.
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