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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Melky Cabrera's name.
August 17, 2014
Draftster MLB: Standout Performances and Weekly Picks
Mike Fiers struck out 14 batters in a six-inning performance against the Cubs on Thursday. Is he a legit option in daily games or a flash in the pan?
August 14, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week
Despite his recent relative mediocrity on the mound, Adam Wainwright's price on DraftKings makes him worth using Sunday against the Padres' woeful offense.
August 12, 2014
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.
August 7, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Rockies Not Giving Hawkins Save Opportunities
As league trade deadlines approach, it's always smart to reassess your roster with only a third of the season remaining...
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
John Lester, Francisco Liriano and Johnny Cueto are among the starting pitchers RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian recommends targeting on DraftKings for the upcoming slate of games.
August 4, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: The Art of Stacking
Stacking is a commonly-used strategy in daily MLB games, but some sites limit the opportunity, which has made mini-stacking popular.
July 30, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Beating Spring Predictions
A 2011 first-round pick, Sonny Gray is well on his way to ace status, a little sooner than perhaps expected.
July 24, 2014
Jerry Donabedian runs through the value plays on DraftKings over the weekend, including Coco Crisp and other left-handed hitting Athletics.
July 21, 2014
Seattle's Hisashi Iwakuma and San Francisco's Ryan Vogelsong highlight Jerry Donabedian's list of solid value plays this week.
July 17, 2014
LABR Look: All-Star Impact
Bobby Colton reviews the current LABR Mixed League Standings and illustrates how important it has been to get the elite players in the game.
June 1, 2014
Draftster MLB: Primer and Picks
In our inaugural Draftster.com article, RotoWire's Christopher Olson breaks down what makes Draftster's games unique and offers strategy and picks so you can play today.
May 29, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Revisiting Keeper Rankings
Where does Troy Tulowitzki rank now on a keeper list, and is his amazing start enough to look past his health issues?
May 26, 2014
Charging the Mound: Derek & Jeff Talk Baseball
Derek VanRiper thought that he was getting Fit Panda, but instead he's been a Sad Panda.
May 5, 2014
Charging the Mound: Selling Low on Harper
Chris Liss completed a trade with Jeff Erickson for Bryce Harper live on our weekly video segment. They talk about it in this week's article, along with a handful of other baseball topics.
May 1, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Relax, Jansen Owners
Chris Perez to steal saves away from Dodgers' closer Kenley Jansen?
April 30, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Scooting Along
April 29, 2014
Charging the Mound: Charging the Outliers
What price do you put on outliers like Charlie Blackmon and Dee Gordon? Jeff and Chris discuss them among others in this week's edition.
April 15, 2014
Collette Calls: Empty Columns
There are plenty of surprising zeroes on the leaderboard through two weeks, including the lack of a home run from Edwin Encarnacion.
April 10, 2014
The Daily Duel: Harper To Heat Up
Kevin Payne offers up some veterans that are off to slow starts that are likely to heat up soon, as well as a couple of younger players who seem to be figuring things out at the big league level
April 8, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Moore Trouble Ahead?
The news surfacing late Tuesday that Matt Moore is reportedly dealing a torn UCL and may need Tommy John surgery could spell doom for the Rays.
March 28, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Late March Update
Aroldis Chapman has obviously fallen in our composite rankings. Who else saw major movement?
March 25, 2014
Collette Calls: AL Tout Review
Jason Collette reviews his AL Tout Wars club built around quality starting pitching including Yu Darvish ($31), James Shields ($20) and Masahiro Tanaka ($19).
March 10, 2014
2014 Blue Jays Preview: A Farewell to Arms
With an offense that should generate plenty of support, will R.A. Dickey and the Jays' pitchers bounce back in 2014?
March 5, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Early March Top 350
The RotoWire rankings crew takes their first crack at their Consolidated Top 350 MLB Rankings. Allen Craig is among those with the widest disparity in his ranking.
March 3, 2014
Collette Calls: AL LABR By the Numbers
Wil Myers was among the Helium Hitters in this year's AL LABR auction over the weekend. Jason Collette breaks down all sorts of data from the auction.
January 27, 2014
Baseball Draft Kit: Finding Value in the Scrapheap
There is plenty of value to be had in the endgame of drafts and auctions. Jason Collette looks back at the surprises of 2013, and shares his late targets for 2014.
September 7, 2013
Sunday Lineup Card: Colabello Who?
September 6, 2013
The Wheelhouse: 30 Teams, 30 Thoughts - Part 2
Now that he's closing in on 1,500 big league plate appearances, is it time to give up on Mike Moustakas?
September 3, 2013
Wednesday Lineup Card: Grilli Set to 'Preheat' For Now
The Pirates activated Jason Grilli from the DL on Tuesday, but he'll be used in middle relief initially while the Pirates stick with Mark Melancon at closer.
August 25, 2013
FAAB Factor - AL: September Speculation
Andrew Martinez surveys who we might see get the call when rosters expand in September. The O's Kevin Gausman makes the list, but what role will he have?
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