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Fantasy Articles Featuring Ian Desmond

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

MLB Barometer: Staying Focused

Vlad Sedler cautions against premature NFL obsession - you've got a baseball league to win!

Man + Machine: Finding Value

Neil Parker examines how well the RotoWire MLB Lineup Optimizer performs with its value suggestions, and how fantasy players should takes advantage of it.

The Long Game: Distressed Asset Recovery

Erik Siegrist looks at some of this year's bums, like Washington's Ian Desmond, and discusses whether dynasty owners should buy low.

FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays

As David Soda notes, Mike Moustakas' has been red-hot, but his performance hasn't changed his FanDuel price much.

FAAB Factor - NL: New Closer in Atlanta

Jason Grilli is done for the season. Will Jim Johnson start pitching in the ninth in Atlanta? RotoWire's Jan Levine is back with this week's edition of the NL FAAB Factor.

FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays

Jason Kipnis has been excellent against right-handed pitching this season, and Benny Ricciardi has a number of value plays to allow DFS players to fit Kipnis in comfortably.

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?

Bats & Balls: 30 Teams, 30 Questions

David Regan takes a tour of all 30 depth charts, and among other thoughts has some concern over Gregory Polanco's progress

Thursday Lineup Card: Look To Deal Clippard?

Tyler Clippard is a free agent in 2016 and if the Aís donít get back into the playoff race soon, GM Billy Beane could sell Clippard off to the highest bidder.

FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays

Ronny Mor says Kris Bryant is one of Tuesday's biggest bargains.

FAAB Factor - NL: Going to the Matz

Jan Levine breaks down the National League and advises owners to be ready to pounce on prospect Steven Matz, who should be a mainstay in the Mets' rotation.

FanDuel MLB: Friday Picks

Benjamin Ricciardi looks through the Friday options and finds a nice mix of value and elite players, like Giancarlo Staton.

Bats & Balls: An Early Midseason Check In

David Regan puts together his all-fantasy, all-value, all-rookie and all-regression teams as the first half nears its close

Thursday Lineup Card: Betances Continues To Roll

With Andrew Miller still sidelined to injury, Dellin Betances continues to fill in admirably.

In Some Depth: The Melk Man Can't Deliver

Ryan Eisner on Melky Cabrera's dismal season, the Diamondbacks' depth at catcher and more.

Collette Calls: Breaking Down Ian Desmond

Jason Collette finds some disturbing answers after crunching the numbers on Ian Desmond and his disappointing season.

Thursday Lineup Card: McCullers May Stick

Due to some Astros pitching injuries, the 21-year old McCullers received the call to start on May 18 against the Athletics.

FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Picks

David Soda thinks Zach Greinke will post Max Scherzer numbers at a much lower cost.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno fills out his lineup card for Monday and likes the hot hand of Bryce Harper.

FanDuel MLB: Monday Picks

Kevin Payne has no reason to trust Red starter Jason Marquis on Memorial Day and will consider a Rockies stack against him, including Nolan Arenado, who's on fire.

FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks

RotoWire's Alex Spalding thinks Zack Greinke has the best pitching upside Friday on FantasyAces.

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.