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Fantasy Articles Featuring Brian McCann

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Brian McCann's name.

Behind the Numbers: Failed Expectations

Few players fell as hard this year as Jay Bruce, who has been sub-replacement level after three straight years of 30 homers.

FAAB Factor-NL: September Speculation

Will the Dodgers call up Joc Pederson when rosters expand in September? How about the Phillies - will they give Maikel Franco the call? Jan Levine gives you an early look at both in this week's article.

Monday Lineup Card: Rocky Mountain Return

Michael Cuddyer returned to the Rockies' lineup Sunday after hitting .611 with six doubles, nine RBI and seven runs scored over eight rehab games in the minors.

Thursday Lineup Card: Rutledge Rusty, But Secure

Wednesday Lineup Card: Pining For Pineda

Michael Pineda, out since late April due to a suspension and then a back injury, is finally set to make his return to the mound Wednesday.

Monday Lineup Card: Peralta Steals Home and the Attention of Fantasy Owners

Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta is Monday's recommended pickup.

FAAB Factor-AL: Many Happy Returns

Andrew Martinez reminds you to pay attention to the DL, where players like Wil Myers will be returning from after a lengthy absence.

Sunday Lineup Card: One Last Ride With The Captain

Jeter is the pickup of the week.

In Some Depth: Out of Hand

Eric Hosmer has shown signs of rebounding from his poor first half in July, but a hand injury recently opened up time at first base for Billy Butler and Raul Ibanez.

Friday Lineup Card: Phelps Offers Mid-Season Rotation Help

The Yankees have been looking for stability in their rotation of late...

Sunday Lineup Card: Lock In Locke

Saturday Lineup Card: Easy Street

Huston Street nailed down another save Friday, making him a perfect 23-for-23 in save opportunities this season. Could he be moved to a contender prior to the deadline?

Wednesday Lineup Card: Hahn's Solo Act in San Diego

His supporting cast may be brutal, but Padres right-hander Jesse Hahn has managed to reel off four wins and a 1.95 ERA over five starts since joining the rotation.

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.

FAAB Factor-AL: Riding the Hot Hand

J.D. Martinez is one of the hottest hitters in the game right now. Andrew Martinez shares his suggested bid amount in this week's AL FAAB Factor.

Sunday Lineup Card: Eaton Your Heart Out

The Daily Duel: R to the Izzo

Don't be fooled by the Cubs' inconsistent offense, Anthony Rizzo is currently a value on FanDuel.

FAAB Factor-AL: Resurgent Captain

Andrew Martinez discusses Derek Jeter's recent hot streak as well many considerably younger players in this week's edition.

Collette Calls: The New Hughes

Phil Hughes has turned things around after a rough patch to begin his first season with the Twins. What has changed in his approach since leaving the Yankees? Jason Collette breaks it down.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week

Mitch Moreland will have a wealth of at-bats available with Prince Fielder (neck) out for the season, making him a good play in daily games, especially when the Rangers have him batting third.

Minor League Barometer: Appel's not Adding up

Mark Appel was supposed to be a finished product out of Stanford when he was drafted No. 1 overall last season, but something doesn't appear quite right.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week

Homer Bailey's full-season numbers aren't pretty, but he is set to face the Phillies and has had a tough schedule. He and other players can be bought at exceptional values on DraftKings.

Tuesday Lineup Card: No Way, Jose

Young Marlins ace Jose Fernandez surprisingly hit the DL on Monday and appears to be headed for season-ending Tommy John surgery.

MLB Daily Games Strategy: Posey vs. Lefties and Other Lies in 2014 DFS

RotoWire's Renee Miller has written several NBA pieces on DFS strategy, and now she's bringing her unique statistical insight to our MLB coverage.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays For The Week

Several players have seen their slow starts lead to steep declines in their price, but Jerry Donabedian shows you how to take advantage of their looming turnarounds.

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.

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.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Cleaning Up With Mesoraco

Friday Lineup Card: Considering Kelly Johnson

Kelly Johnson could be a nice, cheap source of power, at least while Mark Teixeira (hamstring) remains on the DL.

Painting the Black: Bust a Move? Not These Four

Evan Gattis has a great opportunity to be the Braves' everyday starting catcher, but Jensen Lewis is skeptical that it will work out.