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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Marcus Semien's name.
August 31, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: September Expansion Is Nigh
September roster expansion is a day away, and after that it might not be too long until the Royals get back the services of Eric Hosmer.
August 25, 2014
In Some Depth: Bet on Mookie
Mookie Betts once again has a clear path to playing time in Boston.
August 24, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Second Half Surge
Andrew Martinez chronicles Dustin Ackley's resurgence over the second half and tells you to break the bank for Rusney Castillo.
June 25, 2014
The Saber's Edge: Good Bet To Succeed?
Is Mookie Betts a good bet to become a productive big league hitter? Jeff Zimmerman breaks down the current crop of hitting prospects to find the players most likely to become productive bats at the top level.
June 12, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Joey Gallo Fervor
Joey Gallo earned a promotion to Double-A last week and will enter next season as one of baseball's top prospects.
June 3, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Singleton, Springer Reunited In Houston
June 1, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Plouffe Positive
May 26, 2014
Rounding Third: Week 9 Primer
Sean Doolittle went for the highest amount in Jeff Erickson's NFBC league's FAAB bidding this week. See who else got the nod in various leagues this week.
May 14, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Scanning the Wire
Mike Zunino has displayed good power this season and has improved his average too, making him worthy of a pickup in 12-team 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.
In Some Depth: Redbird Rising?
Peter Bourjos has been taking a larger share of the playing time in center field for St. Louis, but is Oscar Taveras primed to take over in the near future?
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 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 4, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Planning Ahead
Kendrys Morales has changed uniforms a couple of times since this picture, but it's time to start stashing him in anticipation of him signing somewhere after the draft.
April 27, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Back In the Saddle?
Is there a chance that Jim Johnson could regain the A's closer job just weeks after he lost it? Andrew Martinez suggests the possibility and gives you a bidding price on him in this week's article.
April 20, 2014
FAAB Factor - AL: Springer Came Early in Houston
George Springer was called up this week. He's the first elite prospect to earn a promotion, and fantasy players should be willing to spend big to get him.
April 15, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Prepare for the Summer of George
He may not be in the majors quite yet, but Astros prospect George Springer's continued dominance at Triple-A could mean a promotion may soon be looming.
April 14, 2014
In Some Depth: Senior Captain
Derek Jeter owners will likely be frustrated by the frequent rest The Captain requires during his final season.
April 13, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Injuries Creating Opportunities
Koji Uehara has been unavailable to pitch the last two games - Andrew Martinez suggests possible replacement options for him and Adrian Beltre, among others.
April 10, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays For The Week
Jerry Donabedian breaks down the top value plays on DraftKings for the third week of the season
April 7, 2014
In Some Depth: It's Getting Ugly
After an impressive spring, Dan Uggla's first week of 2014 looked more like his 2013 campaign. Ryan Eisner takes a look in the return of In Some Depth.
April 6, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: On the Right Foot
Abraham Almonte got the Mariners' season started right and hasn't let up yet. Andrew Martinez suggests how much you should bid on him in this week's article.
April 3, 2014
Jerry Donabedian dissects the best DraftKings value plays for Week 2.
March 31, 2014
MLB Barometer: Happy Real Opening Day
Clayton Kershaw's back inflammation has Howard Bender really concerned. See who else has caught his eye heading into the start of the season.
March 30, 2014
FAAB Factor - AL: Go Crazy for Grady?
If Grady Sizemore resides on the wire, post-draft, Andrew Martinez points out the formats in which he should be scooped up.
March 28, 2014
The Daily Duel: Can Slim CC Fatten Your Wallet?
Kevin Payne takes a look at good values to use in FanDuel's salary cap contests, including the slimmed down C.C. Sabathia
Spring Training Job Battles: Final Decisions
As teams near their season openers, the final cuts are being made and job battles have been decided. Brian Pelowski takes one last look around the league as spring training comes to an end.
March 27, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week
Jerry Donabedian takes a look at the early-season MLB value plays on DraftKings.
February 13, 2014
2014 White Sox Team Preview: Youth Movement
The White Sox had a dismal season all-around in 2013 to finish last in the AL Central. A series of moves and trades in the offseason made the team much younger, but likely well out of contention.
October 29, 2013
Behind the Backstop: Kris Crush
Kris Bryant continues to crush opposing pitchers in the Arizona Fall League, but will the Cubs delay his service time? Tory Hernandez takes a closer look.
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