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Fantasy Articles Featuring Ian Desmond

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Ian Desmond's name.

DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks

Despite a seemingly tough matchup against the Cardinals' Adam Wainwright, RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why Yoenis Cespedes is worthy of fantasy consideration Wednesday.

DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks

Nelson Cruz has crushed left-handed pitching this season, and he has just that matchup Tuesday against the White Sox.

Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Uphill Battle for Harvey

Pitcher Matt Harvey will have season-ending surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome, and Jeff Stotts explains that though Harvey’s injury is in a favorable spot, he'll face major challenges upon his return in the spring.

DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks

RotoWire's Chris Olson likes the idea of stacking Orioles against Yankees starter Ivan Nova on Monday, with first baseman Chris Davis leading the way.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Justin Verlander has been far from dominant, and RotoWire's Juan Blanco explains why Evan Longoria is the right player to attack the Tigers' starter.

The Saber's Edge: How Age Impacts Plate Discipline

Jeff Zimmerman looks at the relationship between a player's age and plate discipline, and perhaps it makes sense that Carlos Gomez's contact rate has nosedived this season.

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.

The Saber's Edge: What the Last 30 Days Tells Us

Jeff Zimmerman looks at the last 30 days of stats to find players who are flying under the radar, like the Angels' Matt Shoemaker, and others who might be due for regression.

MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Player Pool

Vlad Sedler looks at the fantasy winners and losers at each position as midseason approaches, including first baseman Brandon Belt, who is the only Giant outearning his preseason ADP.

DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks

James Shields' White Sox debut was a disaster, and RotoWire's Chris Olson is going back to the well with Nick Castellanos against Shields at U.S. Cellular Field on Monday.

DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks

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.

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: Monday Picks

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.

Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Boxberger Rehabbing Slowly

Jeff Stotts explains that following surgery in mid March, Rays closer Brad Boxberger is slowly progressing but will miss more time than the expected eight weeks.

DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks

Edwin Encarnacion hasn't been as dominant this season, but he still crushes left-handed pitching and gets a good matchup Monday against the Rays.

FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays

Lucas Duda has crushed right-handed pitching this season, and he has a solid matchup Thursday against the Padres to keep it going.

DVR's Top 350: May Update

This time last year, Michael Conforto was in the Mets' minor league system. Where does he check in on the May update of the Top 350?

DFS Baseball 101: April Team Batting Stats Report

Michaell Rathburn breaks down the stats from the season's first month. Who's hitting, who's not and which teams are playing best home and away? That and more.

The Saber's Edge: Assessing Skills Growth, and Decline

Jeff Zimmerman analyzes hitters who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Is time to give up on Justin Upton?

Regan's Rumblings: Unsettled Situations

Dave Regan turns his rumblings toward 10 different unsettled playing-time situations across the big leagues and how they might shake out.

DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks

Daniel Murphy continues to hit right-handed pitching well, and he's got a solid matchup Wednesday against the Phillies' Jeremy Hellickson.

FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays

Chris Bennett sifts through Sunday's slate and puts together a Cubs stack against vulnerable Reds' starter Alfredo Simon, headlined by Kris Bryant

Regan's Rumblings: Buy-Low Candidates

Dave Regan rumbles about a bunch of underachieving fantasy assets thus far this season and whether or not you should try to buy low on their services.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Clay Link looks at this week's free-agent targets, including Tampa Bay's Erasmo Ramirez, who should make the most of his starting opportunities the next couple months.

Regan's Rumblings: Possible Playing Time Increases

David Regan gets his rumble on about 12 players with potential to see an increase in workload thanks to some early-season struggles by their teammates.

MLB Barometer: It's a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Vlad Sedler issues a friendly reminder to stay the course with struggling players early on, in addition to breaking down his risers and fallers in Week 2.

DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks

Kyle Schwarber is off to a bit of a rough start, but he's got an ideal matchup Thursday to start a breakout.

Minor League Barometer: Arriving Prospects

Jesse Siegel looks at prospects who will impact big league teams this season, including Minnesota outfielder Byron Buxton.

The Long Game: Inflation Busters

Erik Siegrist tackles the tricky topic of keeper-league inflation and how to game the system with a player such as Adam Jones so fantasy owners can get the most bang for their inflation-adjusted buck.

Farm Futures: Anticipating Call-up Dates

James Anderson explains the financial incentives that cause MLB clubs to keep the next wave of stars in the minors, and looks at when top prospects like Blake Snell might get their well-deserved promotions