NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Justin Upton's name.
July 22, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Stephen Vogt is always in play when the A's face off against a righty, which is the case Friday against the Rays.
July 18, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Danny Valencia's defense has cost him some playing time of late, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne says he's absolutely worth a play Monday against the Astros if he can get the start at DH or first base.
July 17, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist reviews the AL free agent pool coming out of the All-Star break and suggests bidding big on the first impact player to switch leagues at the trade deadline, Drew Pomeranz.
July 12, 2016
MLB Barometer: It's All Right To Be Wrong
Erik Siegrist explains why being wrong isn't always a bad thing in fantasy baseball and notes that Matt Moore might finally be fully recovered from his Tommy John surgery.
July 8, 2016
The Tigers boast a number of strong hitters, which has made Justin Upton a bit of an afterthought for DFS players, but Kevin Payne explains why the outfielder is a strong play Friday in Toronto.
July 6, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Team Batting Stats Report Update
Michael Rathburn breaks down the key batting splits through June that offer an inside edge to DFS players. Don't look now, but here come the Astros.
July 1, 2016
The Saber's Edge: How Age Impacts Plate Discipline
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the relationship between a player's age and plate discipline, and perhaps it makes sense that Carlos Gomez's contact rate has nosedived this season.
June 28, 2016
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Outfield Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the first-half winners and losers in the outfield, including Boston's Mookie Betts, who is on pace for more home runs than steals this season.
June 23, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Biggest First Half Disappointments
Dave Regan focuses his weekly rumblings on underachievers at every position that have disappointed fantasy owners in the first three months of the season.
June 20, 2016
RotoWire's Kevin Payne is looking at a Mariners stack on Monday against the Tigers, with third baseman Kyle Seager a big part of it.
June 14, 2016
MLB Barometer: Nightmare Mess for Stanton Owners
Erik Siegrist ponders what to possibly do with Giancarlo Stanton, who's in an almost unprecedented slump, in this week's look at the risers and fallers around the majors.
June 10, 2016
Byron Buxton has played well since his latest call-up, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne likes him Friday against the Red Sox's Steven Wright.
June 1, 2016
DVR's Top 350: June Update
Gregory Polanco is among the biggest risers on the update Top 350 rankings, with 50-plus games in the books for each club.
May 19, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: 32 Teams, 32 Disappointments
Dave Regan's rumblings skew toward the pessimistic this week, as he walks us through the league and identifies a fantasy disappointment or bust-in-the-making for each of the 32 teams.
May 17, 2016
MLB Barometer: Decisions, Decisions
After a painful Jose Berrios outing, Vlad Sedler reminds us to trust our instincts when it comes to setting lineups.
May 12, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Revised Top 100 Fantasy Players
Stricken by writer's block, Dave Regan instead shifts his rumblings this week toward an updated rankings list of his Top 100 MLB fantasy players.
May 10, 2016
MLB Barometer: Striving for Stability
Vlad Sedler talks about the stability and camaraderie found in fantasy baseball, as well as who's on the upswing this week, including Cleveland's Danny Salazar.
May 6, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Chris Archer appears to have turned around his early-season struggles, and Neil Parker explains why the Rays' hurler is a solid fantasy option Friday against the Angels.
May 3, 2016
DVR's Top 350: May Update
This time last year, Michael Conforto was in the Mets' minor league system. Where does he check in on the May update of the Top 350?
April 28, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Skills Growth, and Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes hitters who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Is time to give up on Justin Upton?
April 26, 2016
MLB Barometer: The Toast of Roto Town
Vlad Sedler analyzes what's behind the impressive play of Houston's Colby Rasmus, who's received many accolades in the early going.
April 19, 2016
MLB Barometer: Walking the Tightrope
Vlad Sedler discusses the tightrope act that comes with giving up on drafted players for free agents in this week's Barometer, which also spotlights the rise of Jake Odorizzi.
April 5, 2016
MLB Barometer: Taking All Betts
Vlad Sedler's opening-week look at who's hot and who's not, includes Boston's Mookie Betts, who looks like the total package in just his second full season.
April 2, 2016
The Long Game: Inflation Busters
Erik Siegrist tackles the tricky topic of keeper-league inflation and how to game the system with a player such as Adam Jones so fantasy owners can get the most bang for their inflation-adjusted buck.
March 20, 2016
Collette Calls: NL Predictions
Jason Collette looks into his crystal ball for each team in the National League. Will Yasiel Puig rebound with a new manager in Los Angeles or is he doomed to disappoint?
March 3, 2016
Team Previews: AL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the AL Central. Can Eric Hosmer lead the Royals to a third straight pennant?
February 18, 2016
Team Previews: NL East
Can Yoenis Cespedes power the Mets to another division crown? RotoWire's Erik Siegrist tackles all five teams in the NL East.
February 4, 2016
Team Previews: NL West
RotoWire's Erik Siegrist takes a spin around the NL West with a team preview for each of the five clubs.
February 2, 2016
Draft Strategy : Navigating the NFBC Main Event
After a monster 2015 season in the NFBC, Vlad Sedler shares his plan from last year and looks ahead to this year's Main Event.
January 27, 2016
The Z Files: How to Utilize Rankings
In his debut column for RotoWire, Todd Zola explains how he did his top-350 rankings and explains why his spot for A.J. Pollock - fifth overall - may not be where he would draft him.
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