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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Ian Desmond's name.
August 29, 2015
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.
August 28, 2015
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian wants to pick on a soft Milwaukee lineup this weekend.
August 18, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Picks
Ronny Mor breaks down the Tuesday FanDuel slate and finds some cheap upside plays, like the Yankees' Brett Gardner.
August 16, 2015
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.
August 13, 2015
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
August 12, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Khris Davis, Please Stand Up!
Donít be surprised if Khris Davis smacks 10-12 more home runs by seasonís end!
August 8, 2015
Joel Bartilotta likes a Tigers stack Saturday against Boston's Wade Miley with value plays and elite bats like J.D. Martinez.
August 7, 2015
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian has his eye on some cheap, young batters this weekend.
August 5, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
David Soda's picks for Wednesday games include Paul Goldschmidt and Yoenis Cespedes.
August 3, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Kevin Payne starts the week with some major bargains, including Seattle's Jesus Montero at catcher.
July 31, 2015
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.
July 27, 2015
MLB Barometer: Staying Focused
Vlad Sedler cautions against premature NFL obsession - you've got a baseball league to win!
July 24, 2015
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.
July 23, 2015
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.
July 12, 2015
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.
July 10, 2015
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.
July 4, 2015
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?
July 2, 2015
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
July 1, 2015
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.
June 30, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Ronny Mor says Kris Bryant is one of Tuesday's biggest bargains.
June 28, 2015
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.
June 26, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Friday Picks
Benjamin Ricciardi looks through the Friday options and finds a nice mix of value and elite players, like Giancarlo Staton.
June 25, 2015
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
June 17, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Betances Continues To Roll
With Andrew Miller still sidelined to injury, Dellin Betances continues to fill in admirably.
June 9, 2015
In Some Depth: The Melk Man Can't Deliver
Ryan Eisner on Melky Cabrera's dismal season, the Diamondbacks' depth at catcher and more.
June 6, 2015
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Ian Desmond
Jason Collette finds some disturbing answers after crunching the numbers on Ian Desmond and his disappointing season.
June 3, 2015
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.
May 27, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Picks
David Soda thinks Zach Greinke will post Max Scherzer numbers at a much lower cost.
May 25, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno fills out his lineup card for Monday and likes the hot hand of Bryce Harper.
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