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Fantasy Articles Featuring Ian Desmond

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

Collette Calls: Overdrafted & Underdrafted

In his latest in a series of self-reflections, Jason Collette looks back at players he deemed overdrafted or underdrafted prior to Opening Day.

Bats & Balls: Handing Out the Hardware

Dave Regan names his award winners in each league, but does Zack Greinke have a chance in a tight NL Cy Young race?

Thursday Lineup Card: Late Season Outfield Help in Altherr

Aaron Altherr is fighting for a roster spot next season for the Phillies and offers a solid power/speed combo down the stretch.

FAAB Factor - NL: Wainwright Returns

Jan Levine reviews the top FAAB and waiver pickups for the final week of the regular season, when we could see Adam Wainwright return from his injury to pitch out of the bullpen.

Sunday Lineup Card: Capturing Kiermaier

Rays outfielder brings under-appreciated multi-category goodness.

Weekly Hitter Rankings: A Fitting Jays-Yanks Finish

Erik Siegrist crunches the hitting numbers for the final week of the year and finds familiar foes on top in what could determine a playoff spot.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Back, Back, Back, Gone

Back injuries have been keeping some of the game's premier hitters -- including Miguel Cabrera, Adam Jones and Ryan Braun -- out of the lineup in the season's final weeks.

DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays

Jerry Donabedian is looking for Drew Smyly to shut down the Orioles on Friday.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Reimold Sounds Good

Bats & Balls: 2016 Top 100

David Regan looks ahead to 2016 and offers an early peek at his top 100. Can Bryce Harper dethrone Mike Trout for the top spot?

FanDuel MLB: Thursday Picks

With few games on the schedule, James Seltzer is doing his lineup shopping at Coors Field.

FanDuel MLB: Saturday Picks

Joel Bartilotta is going cheap Saturday so he can fit in an expensive Bryce Harper, who has a great matchup against a pitcher he absolutely owns.

DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays

Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian wants to pick on a soft Milwaukee lineup this weekend.

FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Picks

Ronny Mor breaks down the Tuesday FanDuel slate and finds some cheap upside plays, like the Yankees' Brett Gardner.

Sunday Lineup Card: Catching The Rodon Hype Train

Delayed slightly, the promise Rodon flashed in college and in the minors might have arrived in the majors.

Bats & Balls: Hot Second-Half Starts

David Regan examines some players putting up great numbers since the All-Star break, including Mariners' slugger Nelson Cruz

Thursday Lineup Card: Khris Davis, Please Stand Up!

Donít be surprised if Khris Davis smacks 10-12 more home runs by seasonís end!

FanDuel MLB: Saturday Picks

Joel Bartilotta likes a Tigers stack Saturday against Boston's Wade Miley with value plays and elite bats like J.D. Martinez.

DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays

Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian has his eye on some cheap, young batters this weekend.

FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays

David Soda's picks for Wednesday games include Paul Goldschmidt and Yoenis Cespedes.

FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays

Kevin Payne starts the week with some major bargains, including Seattle's Jesus Montero at catcher.

Series to Watch: Mets vs. Nationals

Lucas Duda leads the Mets in home runs this season and will face the Nationals this weekend without having to see ace Max Scherzer.

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