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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Victor Martinez's name.
March 21, 2017
The Saber's Edge: Stars are the Riskiest Picks
Jeff Zimmerman's analysis of playing time and risk contradicts what most fantasy owners believe -- the top players are not the safest draft picks. Which players are?
March 14, 2017
MLB Barometer: Values Around the Infield
Vlad Sedler discusses value options at second base, third base and shortstop, including the surprisingly underrated Nick Castellanos.
March 10, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Friday WBC Picks
Chris Archer struggled early last season, but his dominant finish is giving Chris Olson confidence heading into Friday's start against Colombia.
October 1, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Twins second baseman Brian Dozier has hit 31 of his 42 home runs this year against right-handed pitchers, and he now faces White Sox righty James Shields, who has struggled for much of this season.
September 28, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding reviews Wednesday's slate and expects a big performance from Kyle Seager, who's thrived against right-handed pitchers all season, in a nearly must-win game for the Mariners.
September 23, 2016
The Z Files: Notes To Self For 2017
Todd Zola leaves some notes to himself for his 2017 drafts, including a reminder to focus more on hitting early given his knack for consistently finding valuable arms like Brandon Finnegan in the late rounds.
September 13, 2016
MLB Barometer: 2016's All-Value & All-Bust Teams
Vlad Sedler names his All-Value and All-Bust teams for 2016. Jackie Bradley Jr. was an easy pick for the former, but who else outplayed their ADPs?
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco sticks with Kyle Seager on Tuesday in a plus matchup against erratic Angels rookie Alex Meyer.
September 10, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin loads up on power hitters Saturday and expects Chris Davis to give the Tigers' Jordan Zimmermann a rude welcome in his return to the mound.
August 25, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Juan Blanco previews the Thursday Yahoo slate with Victor Martinez part of a three-player Tigers stack against Twins starter Jose Berrios.
August 24, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco puts together a cost-effective Tigers stack Wednesday against the erratic Tyler Duffey, headlined by switch-hitting slugger Victor Martinez.
August 18, 2016
Chris Bennett finds some good value for Thursday's Yahoo slate, including Detroit's Victor Martinez, who has an enticing matchup against Boston's Clay Buchholz.
August 7, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Troy Tulowitzki has reached base safely in six straight games, and Juan Carlos Blanco explains why the Blue Jays shortstop has a good chance to extend it Sunday against the Royals.
August 6, 2016
Sasha Yodashkin highlights some favorable matchups on Saturday's slate and is willing to pay top dollar for Ryan Braun hitting in the desert against the struggling Patrick Corbin.
July 23, 2016
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 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.
June 22, 2016
Alex Spalding thinks that youth will be served Wednesday and recommends capitalizing on the hot start to Tim Anderson's big league career while his price is still low.
June 21, 2016
Juan Carlos Blanco finds a lot of bargains on Tuesday's slate and is tempted by the inconsistent Clay Buchholz given his strong track record against the White Sox.
June 19, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Danny Valencia has been excellent this season, and he has an very good matchup Sunday against the Angels' Jared Weaver.
June 16, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
CC Sabathia has been surprisingly good this season and now takes on a Twins offense that's been particularly bad against lefties.
June 15, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Analyzing Batted-Ball Velocity
Jeff Zimmerman examines batted-ball velocity and which players have experienced the effects of changing velocity from last year, like Jose Altuve.
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 25, 2016
The Saber's Edge: StatCast Data Surprises
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the application of StatCast data and what it means for fantasy owners when batted-ball velocity changes for a hitter like Victor Martinez.
May 16, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Mark Teixeira has struggled significantly this season, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why he could be a solid fantasy pick Monday against the Diamondbacks.
May 12, 2016
Eric Hosmer has taken a big step this season, particularly against righties, and he has an excellent matchup Thursday at Yankee Stadium.
May 10, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Building a System for Cash vs. GPP Hitters
Michael Rathburn checks in with his weekly advice on the Daily Fantasy Baseball front, which focuses on strategies for deploying hitters in different game formats.
May 7, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Arizona's Turn to Mash
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming slate of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Diamondbacks, Red Sox and Mets.
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 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 26, 2016
Juan Carlos Blanco expects big things from J.D. Martinez, and other right-handed Tigers sluggers, in a home matchup Tuesday against the A's Rich Hill
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