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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Alex Gordon's name.
March 24, 2017
Oak's Corner: KDS, Targets and Fades
Scott Jenstad focuses on KDS strategy, fades and targets, including late-rounder Brandon Crawford who, Jenstad notes, in a 15-team league might be the perfect guy to toss in the MI slot.
March 21, 2017
The Saber's Edge: Stars are the Riskiest Picks
Jeff Zimmerman's analysis of playing time and risk contradicts what most fantasy owners believe -- the top players are not the safest draft picks. Which players are?
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.
March 8, 2017
The Saber's Edge: Analyzing PA Projections
Jeff Zimmerman studies plate-appearance projections and whether fantasy owners can glean an advantage from that information. Are there enough plate appearances to go around in Chicago?
February 21, 2017
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.
September 27, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker recommends putting together a stack of Dodgers against the Padres' Paul Clemens on Tuesday, headlined by Corey Seager.
August 25, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Sandy Leon has been a boon for the Red Sox, but his price on FanDuel continues to lag, so RotoWire's James Seltzer is taking advantage.
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.
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Carlos Gonzalez's price has dropped considerably now that the Rockies are on the road, but Sasha Yodashkin explains why CarGo is still a very attractive fantasy option Friday against the Dodgers.
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 27, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Kevin Payne goes for a somewhat contrarian pick in Cincinnati's Joey Votto, who faces Chicago aces Jake Arrieta on Monday night.
June 26, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist finds a lot of impact talent on AL waiver wires this week, including just-promoted Astros first baseman A.J. Reed.
June 19, 2016
Erik Siegrist reviews the available talent on AL waiver wires and notes that while Troy Tulowitzki has been a major disappointment as a Blue Jay, he still has too much upside to ignore.
June 9, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Team Batting Stats Report Update
Michael Rathburn breaks down the key team batting stats to help DFS players know when to stack certain teams and when to avoid them completely.
June 5, 2016
Clay Link offers up his estimate for James Shields and explores a variety of other American League waiver wire options.
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 30, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Royal Blues
According to Jeff Stotts, with three serious injuries, including Alex Gordon, last year’s champions are in world of hurt.
Minor League Barometer: Risers, Fallers on the Farm
Jesse Siegel tunes us into what's happening with some of the minors' most interesting prospects this week, including the Dodgers' Julio Urias, who recently made his big-league debut.
May 28, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: AL East-bound
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming slate of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for a trio of AL East squads.
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 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.
The Z Files: Contact Rate Risers and Fallers
Todd Zola looks at big changes in player contact rates to determine whether we should change our expectations for some early over-achievers and under-performers, including the Royals' Alex Gordon.
May 11, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Christopher Olson surveys Wednesday's slate and likes Hanley Ramirez's chances of doing damage in a home matchup against A's left-hander Eric Surkamp.
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?
May 2, 2016
With Mike Foltynewicz taking the hill for the Marlins on Monday, RotoWire's Kevin Payne is a heavy proponent of stacking the Mets' lefty hitters.
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 21, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Miguel Cabrera's modest start has kept his salary relatively low, and he's worth selection Thursday against the Royals.
April 13, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Joc Pederson's power could be on full display Wednesday against Rubby De La Rosa, who allowed nearly two home runs per nine innings to lefties last year.
April 1, 2016
DFS Strategy: Mining for Value in Overlooked Areas
Paul Sporer reveals overlooked sources of value in DFS baseball as Opening Day approaches.
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?
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