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Fantasy Articles Featuring Nelson Cruz

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Nelson Cruz's name.

MLB Barometer: Building Around Kershaw

Vlad Sedler's final preseason Barometer focuses on how to plan a draft around Clayton Kershaw and discusses the late-March shifts in pitcher ADPs.

MLB Barometer: Mining the Outfield

Vlad Sedler's latest Barometer breaks down the outfield by ADP, pointing out profit potential in players like the Royals' oft-injured Lorenzo Cain.

The Long Game: Auction Prep and the Success Cycle

Erik Siegrist details how to manage different aspects of your keeper-league roster in this edition of The Long Game.

Top 250 Dynasty League Rankings

James Anderson offers up his overall rankings for deep dynasty leagues, and puts Corey Seager firmly in the top 10 after his breakout 2016.

The Wheelhouse: Job Battles A-Z

Derek VanRiper takes a team-by-team look around the league at important job battles as spring training games are now underway.

The Z Files: Composite Rankings Update

Todd Zola uses the recent update of Rotowire's Composite Rankings to examine players he's higher or lower on than the consensus, including Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman.

2017 Rebound Candidate: Giancarlo Stanton

Tim Heaney investigates the possibility of the oft-injured Giancarlo Stanton staying healthy and providing fantasy owners with league-winning power.

The Wheelhouse: Building Around Kershaw

Derek VanRiper looks back at his team from the FSTA Draft and considers the implications of drafting Clayton Kershaw in Round 1.

The Wheelhouse: Utilizing Barrel Rate

Derek VanRiper takes a look at one slice of the new MLB Statcast data with the hope of finding undervalued bats for 2017.

Collette Calls: Hot Stove Update

Jason Collette analyzes the fantasy fallout from the latest trades and signings, including the Yankees' re-acquisition of closer Aroldis Chapman.

Collette Calls: Hot Stove League Transaction Analysis

Jason Collette analyzes the fantasy fallout from the Hot Stove League's latest trades and signings. Is the recently traded Taijuan Walker bound for the bullpen in Arizona.

The Z Files: Top 350 Hitting Outliers

Todd Zola compares his own rankings to the composite 2017 Top 350, and thinks that Robinson Cano's fly ball luck last year isn't being properly accounted for.

The Z Files: Calculated Risks

Todd Zola continues analyzing the strategy behind the picks he and Derek Van Riper have made in the first draft of the 2017 season, and gets out of his comfort zone with young slugger Miguel Sano.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks

The Padres' Edwin Jackson has struggled on the road, and that's where he'll have to face Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb, who has hit righties well this year.

Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Contenders Might Have to Dump Harper

Jeff Stotts rounds up the final week of injury news as Bryce Harper owners have a difficult decision to make with the Nats' outfielder sidelined.

DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks

Angels rookie starter Daniel Wright has struggled against right-handed hitters this season, particularly on the road, which sets up nicely for outfielder George Springer on Sunday.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks

Jose Abreu has been swinging a hot bat of late, and RotoWire's Juan Blanco explains why it should continue Sunday against the Indians.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Nelson Cruz has crushed lefties this season, and he has an ideal matchup for plenty of fantasy production Saturday against the Twins.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks

Adam Duvall is always worth consideration against a ground-ball pitcher, and he'll have just that matchup Friday against the Brewers.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks

Christopher Olson expects some big games Saturday from some big-time hitters, including Rougned Odor as he faces off against A's rookie Raul Alcantara.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks

Franklin Gutierrez is riding a seven-game hitting streak, and RotoWire's Chris Bennett explains why the Mariners outfielder has a good chance at extending it Thursday against the Rangers.

DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks

Carlos Beltran has hit lefties very well this season, and he has an excellent matchup Wednesday against the Mariners to keep it going.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks

Christopher Olson can't pass up the chance to roster a Rockies hitter at home against Braden Shipley, despite the price tag, and Charlie Blackmon's strength against the curve makes him an ideal fit.

FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays

Adrian Gonzalez has been a bit inconsistent lately, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne sees a number of reasons to roll with the Dodgers' first baseman on Friday against the Padres.

The Z Files: Category Math

Todd Zola looks at how feasible it is to make up ground this late in the season in the hitting counting stats and why easier to find extra power than speed when players like Billy Hamilton dominate that category.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist looks at the AL free agent pool prior to September call-ups and finds a trio of veteran outfielders making a late push to save their seasons, including the Tigers' Justin Upton.

DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks

With the Nationals sending a rookie spot starter to the mound Sunday, Juan Carlos Blanco is looking to Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez for solid fantasy production.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks

Despite Carlos Rodon's recent success on the mound, Juan Carlos Blanco is ready to unleash Mariners outfielder Nelson Cruz on Sunday.

Farm Futures: September Call-up Candidates

James Anderson offers up an extensive list of possible September call-ups including some prospects not yet on their organizations' 40-man roster, such as Yoan Moncada.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist looks over the waiver options for a relatively quiet week in the AL and finds a couple of Blue Jays in the middle of impressive hot streaks.