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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Melvin Upton Jr.'s name.
June 28, 2016
Collette Calls: Orioles' Softball Offense
Jason Collette shares what's grabbed his attention recently, including Adam Jones' impressive production atop the Baltimore lineup despite a woeful OBP.
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Outfield Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the first-half winners and losers in the outfield, including Boston's Mookie Betts, who is on pace for more home runs than steals this season.
June 22, 2016
The Saber's Edge: What the Last 30 Days Tells Us
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the last 30 days of stats to find players who are flying under the radar, like the Angels' Matt Shoemaker, and others who might be due for regression.
June 9, 2016
The Z Files: Top 10 Surprising Hitters
Todd Zola looks at the rest-of-season projections for 10 hitters off to surprisingly good starts and doesn't like Eduardo Nunez's chances of keeping up his current pace.
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 15, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine sifts through the available talent in the Senior Circuit and doesn't think you can overlook Marcell Ozuna any more, even in shallow formats.
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?
Regan's Rumblings: Unsettled Situations
Dave Regan turns his rumblings toward 10 different unsettled playing-time situations across the big leagues and how they might shake out.
April 24, 2016
Todd Zola gives him free agent suggestions for the Senior Circuit, and notes that Chase Utley is getting more playing time than expected with the Dodgers.
April 10, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Brock Holt has scored over 20 fantasy points in two of his last three games and has a fine opportunity for his continued breakout Sunday in Toronto.
April 2, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Opening Day is Here
Erik Siegrist ranks the teams for the season's opening week according to which has the matchups for hitters. No surprise, the Blue Jays are picking up where they left off last season.
March 25, 2016
Spring Training Job Battles: Countdown to Opening Day
Clay Link checks in on all the major positional battles from around Major League Baseball. Is Aaron Sanchez a lock to make the rotation?
March 3, 2016
Spring Training Job Battles: And We're Off
Clay Link previews all the major job battles from around the league. Can Drew Hutchison make amends for last year and earn a spot in the starting rotation?
February 4, 2016
Team Previews: NL West
RotoWire's Erik Siegrist takes a spin around the NL West with a team preview for each of the five clubs.
August 27, 2015
Regan's Rumblings: Things On My Mind
David Regan shares some of the things he's been pondering heading into the season's final month, including whether Felix Hernandez is pitching hurt
August 23, 2015
NL FAAB Factor: Wright Back
David Wright is finally ready to return, and RotoWire's top Mets fan Jan Levine is excited. How much should you bid on the returning star? Find out in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
August 8, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Royals Rule the Week
Erik Siegrist ranks the hitter matchups for the upcoming scoring period as the Royals have a seven-game homestand.
July 5, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Holding All The Cards
Erik Siegrist highlights the best matchups for hitters in weekly formats, including a rare eight-game period for Kolten Wong and the Cardinals
June 21, 2015
NL FAAB Factor: May the Schwarb be with You
Kyle Schwarber is the next in the line of Cubs prospects, but is he worth picking up right now? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
June 14, 2015
NL FAAB Factor: Spending your (Ci)shekels
Steve Cishek is back in Miami, but he’s not closing yet. Is it worth speculating that he’ll regain his role? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
June 12, 2015
Regan's Rumblings: More Prospects on the Way
David Regan reviews the next prospects likely to get called up as we get deeper into summer, including the Dodgers' Corey Seager, who looks like an All-Star in the making.
June 8, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Future Is Now
On a day when the Astros loaded up on highly rated prospects in the draft, they debuted 2012 No. 1 pick Carlos Correa with the big team.
June 4, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: The Butler Did It!
As Joey Butler continues to gain consistency with his at-bats, he proves that a 29-year old rookie can have value.
May 31, 2015
NL FAAB Factor: Lukewarm Corner in Atlanta
Chris Johnson was activated in Atlanta, but how does he fit in with Juan Uribe now on board? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
May 17, 2015
NL FAAB Factor: Getting Healthy
Wilin Rosario doesn't have to worry about the tools of ignorance this time around. That and more in this week's edition of the NL FAAB Factor from RotoWire's Jan Levine.
Sunday Lineup Card: Crawford Packs Giant Punch
Known primarily for his defense, the San Francisco shortstop gets offensive.
May 14, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Streaking Quintana
Quintana has been spectacular since his April 19 implosion against the Tigers, where he gave up nine earned runs in four innings pitched
May 10, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: The Never-Ending Torii
He may be 39 years old, but Torii Hunter has been thriving at the plate in his return to the Twins, with whom he started his career.
NL FAAB Factor: More Prospects coming
Noah Syndergaard is finally up, and RotoWire's Jan Levine is excited. That and more in this week's edition of the NL FAAB Factor.
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