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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Ian Kinsler's name.
July 9, 2015
Man + Machine: FanDuel Disconnect
RotoWire's Neil Parker explains why some of his MLB Lineup Optimizer picks didn't hit this week, while breaking down some differences between DraftKings and FanDuel.
July 6, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno offers his picks for Monday's action, headlined by Buster Posey and an ambush of Tigers
July 4, 2015
Collette Calls: Managing Second-Half Expectations
Jason Collette looks at recent history to find some realistic projections for fantasy categories in the second half. For example, how many home runs should you expect from a player in the second half?
June 27, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Victor Martinez is batting .452 with a 1.159 OPS against left-handed pitchers this season, and RotoWire's Joel Bartolitta has him locked into his FanDuel lineups Saturday.
June 23, 2015
MLB Barometer: The Dog Days
Vlad Sedler is not burned out on baseball, but the midseason doldrums have arrived about five weeks early this season.
June 22, 2015
Paul Bruno highlights his value plays for Monday's games, including a Yankees stack that features Carlos Beltran
June 21, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Undervalued Utility
Often overlooked, the handy fix-it man offers no-frills production at bargain prices.
June 12, 2015
Series to Watch: Indians vs. Tigers
While neither team has been particular good this season, the Indians and Tigers each have a few dominant pitchers who will be throwing this weekend, including the long-overdue season-debut of Justin Verlander.
June 6, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Picks
Joel Bartilotta is so confident Felix Hernandez will bounce back against the Rays on Saturday that a no-hitter (knock on wood) wouldn't surprise him.
June 1, 2015
MLB Barometer: Would You Rather?
Vlad Sedler applies the principles of a middle-school game to crucial Roto decisions.
May 29, 2015
Fantasy 101: DFS Site Scoring Analysis
Michael Rathburn explains why a player's value on one DFS site may not be applicable on others, while also breaking down which players to target based on the format.
May 20, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
David Soda is saving money elsewhere so he can splurge on the otherworldly Bryce Harper.
May 8, 2015
Daily Baseball 101: How to Target Hitters
Michael Rathburn shows how to target hitters for both heads-up and tournament contests and how to treat Miguel Cabrera, who is playing against his norm.
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Prince Fielder is now batting .342 and RotoWire's Benny Ricciardi thinks his price is still too low on FanDuel.
May 6, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Picks
David Soda thinks Yoenis Cespedes is looking pretty comfortable in a Tiger uniform
May 1, 2015
Series to Watch: Tigers vs. Royals
Miguel Cabrera brings his red hot bat into this weekend's series against the Royals.
April 20, 2015
MLB Barometer: Russian Roulette
Vlad Sedler is to bankroll management what Rob Deer was to place discipline.
March 21, 2015
RotoWire Roundtable: March Top 350
RotoWire's group of baseball experts is back with its latest roundtable rankings, in which Nolan Arenado, among others, takes a big jump up the list.
February 19, 2015
The Long Game: Bat Hawks Down
Erik Siegrist discusses what to do in this lower run-scoring environment, and cautions against giving Corey Kluber a long contract extension, in case the rumored strike zone changes occur.
February 14, 2015
Tigers Team Preview: The Window is Closing
Health will be a major obstacle for the Tigers in 2015, with Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez recovering from offseason surgeries.
RotoWire Roundtable: Valentine's Edition of the Top 350
The first installment of the Roundtable Rankings are up for 2015! Check out the panel's divide on Mookie Betts, among others.
January 31, 2015
How the NFBC Main Event Was Won: Learning from the Past
Scott Jenstad takes a look back at the NFBC Main Event winning squad from 2014 to prepare for the upcoming season.
January 15, 2015
Rounding Third: The RotoWire 200
Jeff Erickson's initial set of top 200 overall rankings for 2015 predictably has Mike Trout on top, but who follows after Trout?
October 15, 2014
Collette Calls: In-Season Article Review
Jason Collette looks back at his in-season articles from 2014, including his pre-demotion take on Cleveland right-hander Danny Salazar.
September 14, 2014
Draftster MLB: Fresh Opportunities and Weekly Picks
Edinson Volquez will face the Cubs and their 84 wRC+ against right-handed pitching Sunday, which makes him an attractive option for those that don't want to spend for Jon Lester or Clayton Kershaw.
September 3, 2014
Bats & Balls: Overvalued for 2015
Johnny Cueto might be having a great season, but it takes time to rebuild trust, and he hasn't proven that he can be trusted in 2015.
September 2, 2014
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Late Season Risers
Even Renee Miller, who literally wrote a book on cognitive biases in fantasy sports, is not immune to using recent hot hitters like the Astros' Chris Carter.
August 21, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Picks
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian takes a look at the top DraftKings value plays for both pitchers and hitters this weekend.
August 19, 2014
MLB Barometer: Get Carter
Scott Jenstad doesn't want to talk about his slumping A's (but does anyhow), explains how to excel in the end game of a league, and pumps the value of the surging Chris Carter.
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.
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