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Fantasy Articles Featuring Ian Desmond

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NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for players who can help fantasy teams this week, including St. Louis' Jedd Gyorko, who should get full-time at-bats thanks to injuries to his teammates.

MLB Barometer: Don't Get Caught Chasing

In his latest Barometer, Vlad Sedler discusses the benefits of owning elite closers like the Dodgers' Kenley Jansen along with diving into this week's risers and fallers.

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Jan Levine's weekly look at waiver wire includes Archie Bradley, who has found new life in the Arizona bullpen, working himself into the closer conversation.

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Jan Levine highlights players on the waiver wire who can help fantasy owners, like Arizona's Brandon Drury, who won the second base job in spring training.

The Wheelhouse: Job Battles A-Z (v. 2.0)

Derek VanRiper checks in on the key job battles for all 30 teams as the final week of spring training approaches.

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.

MLB Barometer: Values Around the Infield

Vlad Sedler discusses value options at second base, third base and shortstop, including the surprisingly underrated Nick Castellanos.

Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Sore Shoulder for Kipnis

Jeff Stotts is back with his weekly MLB injury analysis and this week hes looking at Indian Jason Kipnis, who will miss the next two weeks and maybe longer with a strained rotator cuff.

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 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.

The Wheelhouse: Finding Steals, AL Edition

In the second of a two-part series, Derek VanRiper takes a team-by-team look at the potential sources of steals for each American League team.

Regan's Rumblings: Sleepers and Busts

Dave Regan rumbles this week about his obligatory sleepers and busts for the upcoming 2017 campaign.

Collette Calls: Mixed LABR Recap

Jason Collette explains each pick that he and Paul Sporer made in Monday's Mixed LABR draft. Who did they pass up Bryce Harper for in the first round?

The Wheelhouse: Finding Steals, NL Edition

In the first of a two-part series, Derek VanRiper takes a team-by-team look at the potential sources of steals for each National League team.

2017 Rebound Candidate: Jose Bautista

Tim Heaney analyzes whether we should expect a bounce-back season from Joey Bats this year as the 36-year-old looks to overcome the health problems he endured last season.

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.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks

Juan Carlos Blanco previews a slate featuring the NL Wild Card Game and a couple of ALDS Game 1s, and recommends paying up for Mookie Betts in Cleveland.

Regan's Rumblings: That's a Wrap

Dave Regan rumbles one last time this year, this time focusing on some of the biggest free agents of the upcoming offseason and what their fantasy impact could look like in 2017.

DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks

The Twins will have youngster Jose Berrios on the mound Wednesday, which means RotoWire's Chris Olson will have some Tigers bats in his lineup, including outfielder J.D. Martinez.

DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks

Evan Longoria has a home run in three straight games, and he has an excellent matchup Sunday against the Orioles to try and make it four in a row.

DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks

The Rangers' Mitch Moreland is an appealing option Sunday against the Angels, who will send Jered Weaver to the mound.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks

With the Twins sending rookie Jose Berrios to the mound Sunday, Juan Blanco is looking to a number of Cleveland bats, including second baseman Jason Kipnis.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks

Christopher Olson looks for platoon advantages Saturday, making Brandon Belt an enticing choice in the Arizona desert against the vulnerable Archie Bradley.

Regan's Rumblings: Can They Keep it Up in 2017?

Dave Regan rumbles this week about players that have shown the biggest improvement this season and whether they can continue that success into 2017.

FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays

Alex Spalding loads up on right-handed Rangers against shaky Mariner left-hander Ariel Miranda, with Adrian Beltre leading the charge.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks

Juan Blanco previews the Thursday Yahoo slate with Victor Martinez part of a three-player Tigers stack against Twins starter Jose Berrios.

DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks

There's certainly a risk that Julio Urias won't pitch deep into Sunday's game against the Reds, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's worth it.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks

Juan Carlos Blanco is looking to use right-handed hitters against Padres starter Luis Perdomo, and that always starts with first baseman Paul Goldschmidt.

DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks

Despite a .210 batting average, Todd Frazier has still put up a .250 ISO and hit 31 home runs, and RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why Wednesday against the Indians is an ideal time to use him.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks

Juan Carlos Blanco puts the ageless Adrian Beltre atop a Rangers mini-stack Wednesday against A's starter Sean Manaea, who has struggled on the road.