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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Nelson Cruz's name.
August 28, 2016
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.
August 24, 2016
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.
August 21, 2016
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.
August 20, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Nelson Cruz always gets plenty of attention when facing a lefty, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's still worth consideration against righty Wily Peralta on Saturday.
August 19, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
While many DFS players will flock to Nelson Cruz with the Mariners facing off against a lefty, RotoWire's Kevin Payne says you shouldn't forget about Franklin Gutierrez.
August 15, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Jayson Werth has hit lefties very well this season and now gets to take on Jorge De La Rosa at Coors Field.
August 12, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
Despite facing a lefty, Juan Carlos Blanco explains why Robinson Cano is worth serious fantasy consideration Friday against the A's.
August 5, 2016
With Tim Lincecum on the hill Friday, Chris Olson is ready to unleash Mariners outfielder Nelson Cruz and his .209 ISO against right-handed pitching.
August 3, 2016
Farm Futures: Top Deadline Prospects On the Move
James Anderson looks at the top 10 prospects dealt at this year's trade deadline and wonders if Clint Frazier's timetable to reach the big leagues might be dialed back by the Yankees.
August 2, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco checks out Tuesday's slate and can't resists paying up for Nelson Cruz given his career track record against David Price.
August 1, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Neil Parker analyzes the Monday baseball slate on Yahoo where lefty-killer Nelson Cruz has an enticing matchup against Boston southpaw Eduardo Rodriguez.
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Javier Baez has been terrific against lefties at Wrigley Field this season, a situation he finds himself in Monday against the Marlins.
Chris Archer gets to face an opponent outside the AL East on Monday, and while the Royals are the defending champs, Chris Olson explains why the Rays ace is worth fantasy consideration.
July 26, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Jake Lamb has crushed right-handed pitching this season, and he now gets a very favorable matchup against the Brewers' Matt Garza.
July 24, 2016
Erik Siegrist looks through American League waiver wires and finds that Danny Duffy is still criminally underowned in fantasy leagues.
Troy Tulowitzki has picked it up at the plate recently, and he has a solid matchup Sunday against the Mariners to keep it going.
July 19, 2016
Nelson Cruz has crushed left-handed pitching this season, and he has just that matchup Tuesday against the White Sox.
July 7, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Miguel Cabrera's price on FanDuel is just too low to ignore, according to James Seltzer, especailly facing off against Drew Hutchinson in the hitter-friendly Rogers Centre.
July 2, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Chris Bennett finds a lot of hot hands available at reasonable prices on Saturday's slate and recommends sticking with Jake Lamb and his three-game home run streak.
June 28, 2016
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 14, 2016
MLB Barometer: Nightmare Mess for Stanton Owners
Erik Siegrist ponders what to possibly do with Giancarlo Stanton, who's in an almost unprecedented slump, in this week's look at the risers and fallers around the majors.
June 10, 2016
Byron Buxton has played well since his latest call-up, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne likes him Friday against the Red Sox's Steven Wright.
June 6, 2016
Chris Archer's struggles this season have made fantasy players shy away, but Chris Olson explains why the Rays' ace should be considered Monday against the Diamondbacks.
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.
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
RotoWire's Chris Olson likes the Rockies against Reds starter John Lamb in the main slate, including third baseman Nolan Arenado.
May 30, 2016
Ben Zobrist has a solid 1.044 OPS against left-handed pitching this season, which lines up well for facing the Dodgers' Alex Wood on Monday.
May 28, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: AL East-bound
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming slate of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for a trio of AL East squads.
May 27, 2016
There are quite a few attractive third base options Friday, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why Nick Castellanos should be a top consideration.
May 25, 2016
Chris Davis is showing his usual penchant for hitting home runs and striking out, but RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why he's a stronger bet for the former Wednesday against the Astros.
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