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Fantasy Articles Featuring Ian Desmond

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

FanDuel MLB: Friday Plays

Hunter Pence has been hot since returning from injury, and RotoWire's Benny Ricciardi thinks he's a great play Friday at Coors Field.

Thursday Lineup Card: Like Father Like Son?

Okay, so DeShields isnít your everyday rockstar player, but I do dig his potential overall.

MLB Barometer: RIP Trading

Stepping in for Vlad Sedler, Derek VanRiper wonders if trading is dead, while pondering the market value of Noah Syndergaard and offering up the weekly supply of risers and fallers.

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.

Dominate Your Duel: Umpire Analysis

RotoWire's Christopher Olson returns to review his best umpires to target for DFS games this week.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Power Plouffe Play

FanDuel MLB: Monday Picks

Kevin Payne likes Mark Trumbo, even at a premium price.

MLB Barometer: Sizzlers and Fizzlers

Vlad Sedler picks winners and losers from the season's first month, including Paul Goldschmidt, who looks primed for a career year.

FanDuel MLB: Sunday Picks

Despite a relatively high price, Jose Altuve continues to pay off for FanDuel players, posting over seven points in five of his last eight games.

Friday Lineup Card: Pillar, Not Millar!

Considering the injury history of some Blue Jaysí players, namely Michael Saunders and Jose Bautista, Pillar is worth a snag for depth.

Dominate Your Duel: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson reviews this week's umpire matchups and finds a pitcher-friendly play in Jeff Nelson, who can't bring himself to issue walks.

FantasyScore MLB: Friday Picks

RotoWire's Neil Parker runs through his picks for Friday's slate on FantasyScore, including the Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez, who has a hit in every game this season.

FanDuel MLB: Thursday Picks

James Seltzer tries to make the most of a light schedule with a lineup featuring Cole Hamels.

FanDuel MLB: Friday Values

RotoWire's Benny Ricciardi plans to stack Giancarlo Stanton and the Fish against Rays spot starter Steve Geltz.

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.

Mets Team Preview: Getting Closer

The Mets are getting closer to contending, and a strong return by Matt Harvey from Tommy John surgery could go a long way towards them advancing near a playoff goal.

Nationals Team Preview: Mission Not Accomplished (Yet)

Anthony Rendon had a breakout season in 2014, but he and his teammates fell short in the playoffs last year. Erik Siegrist explores whether their offseason moves will allow them to take the next step.

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.

Collette Calls: Over & Undervalued

Jason Collette looks at the current ADP data to find players being consistently drafted too high, or too low. Is it time to buy on Baltimore's Chris Davis again?

The Wheelhouse: 25 Things You Should Know Before Draft Day

Derek VanRiper shares some of the tools that he uses to prepare during the offseason, along with some early discoveries about the player pool heading into 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?

The Daily Duel: Season Review

RotoWire's Kevin Payne takes a look back on the baseball season from a DFS perspective.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Juan For The Road

Thursday Lineup Card: Matzek Begins To Realize His Potential

Wednesday Lineup Card: No Need to Panik

The second base spot has been mostly a dearth of offense for the Giants this season, but rookie Joe Panik's recent surge has turned the position from a weakness to a strength.

MLB Daily Games Strategy: Game Theory

Chris Carter and his Astros teammates are your not-so-secret weapon against left-handed starters when you're looking to go against the crowd.

Tuesday Lineup Card: A Pleasant Odor

Hyped young prospect Rougned Odor is starting to produce at the big-league level.

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.

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.

Saturday Lineup Card: Worley of a Pickup

Pirates starter Vance Worley has picked up his game on the mound in recent weeks, making him a viable option for fantasy owners.