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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jay Bruce's name.
April 17, 2015
Series to Watch: Padres vs. Cubs
Doug Thorburn breaks down the weekend series between the Padres and Cubs, which will include the Major League debut of Kris Bryant.
March 21, 2015
RotoWire Roundtable: March Top 350
RotoWire's group of baseball experts is back with its latest roundtable rankings, in which Nolan Arenado, among others, takes a big jump up the list.
March 15, 2015
Collette Calls: Baseball Loves Lefties
Robinson Cano could face a disproportionate number of lefties this year in AL West play.
February 21, 2015
Collette Calls: Tax Season
Jason Collette looks at players carrying premium prices this spring, including Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong.
February 19, 2015
The Long Game: Bat Hawks Down
Erik Siegrist discusses what to do in this lower run-scoring environment, and cautions against giving Corey Kluber a long contract extension, in case the rumored strike zone changes occur.
February 14, 2015
RotoWire Roundtable: Valentine's Edition of the Top 350
The first installment of the Roundtable Rankings are up for 2015! Check out the panel's divide on Mookie Betts, among others.
January 30, 2015
Collette Calls: The Age 27 Theory
Should you target players entering their Age 27 season? Jason Collette breaks it down...
January 27, 2015
Bargain Basement Bats: The 2014 Disappointments
Vlad Sedler looks for value -- and players to stay away from -- coming off of disappointing 2014 campaigns. Is Jedd Gyorko primed for a rebound?
January 15, 2015
Rounding Third: The RotoWire 200
Jeff Erickson's initial set of top 200 overall rankings for 2015 predictably has Mike Trout on top, but who follows after Trout?
September 25, 2014
The Saber's Edge: The 2014 Report Card
Jeff Zimmerman looks back at his columns from 2014 to see the hits and misses, including his projected struggles for Evan Longoria.
September 18, 2014
Bats & Balls: Handing Out the Hardware
Mike Trout is an easy choice for AL MVP, but who has been the most valuable fantasy player relative to ADP this season?
September 16, 2014
MLB Barometer: Old Huddy Duddy
Tim Hudson has been a serious second-half fader, and RotoWire's Vlad Sedler wonders whether there's a rebound left in him.
September 10, 2014
Bats & Balls: Failed Expectations
Few players fell as hard this year as Jay Bruce, who has been sub-replacement level after three straight years of 30 homers.
August 27, 2014
Bats & Balls: Second-Half Duds
Nelson Cruz has seen a dramatic drop in second-half production, but could he be poised for a rebound in September?
August 13, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Rutledge Rusty, But Secure
August 11, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Splitting the Splits
RotoWire's Michael Rathburn takes a look at handedness and park factors to uncover even more indicators in building successful lineups for daily games.
August 8, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Worley of a Pickup
Pirates starter Vance Worley has picked up his game on the mound in recent weeks, making him a viable option for fantasy owners.
August 6, 2014
The Saber's Edge: Power Shifts
In this week's column, Jeff Zimmerman uses available data to analyze significant shifts in power, including the decline of Jay Bruce this season.
August 4, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: The Art of Stacking
Stacking is a commonly-used strategy in daily MLB games, but some sites limit the opportunity, which has made mini-stacking popular.
August 1, 2014
The Daily Duel: Cool Jerk
After a dismal first half in 2014, Jedd Gyorko is healthy and underpriced on FanDuel. Kevin Payne is ready to take advantage of his discounted price.
July 29, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Bet on Brett
The Colorado rotation is often a place where good pitchers go to die, but lefty Brett Anderson is doing his best to rewrite that narrative.
July 28, 2014
MLB Barometer: Minor Disappointment
Mike Minor has been a disappointment for many fantasy owners this season, including RotoWire's Vlad Sedler.
Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down DraftKings Pitching
Michael Rathburn delves into the data to show you the best and worst pitching values on DraftKings
July 23, 2014
The Saber's Edge: BABIP Swings
Lonnie Chisenhall's 2014 breakout has been fueled by a significant shift in BABIP. How rare is an increase of that magnitude? Jeff Zimmerman dives into the numbers.
July 13, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Chase Headley, Relevant Again
Chase Headley's new (old) grip on the bat has resurrected his fantasy value, making him a top pickup at third base this week.
June 23, 2014
MLB Barometer: Flash Gordon
Alex Gordon's resurgence coincided with the Royals' win-streak that ended last week. He rates on Vlad Sedler's
June 12, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week
Despite recent struggles, Jon Lester makes for an interesting play in daily games with a reduced salary.
June 5, 2014
With the Saturday pitching options looking rather shaky, it makes sense to go with a proven stud like Max Scherzer, who can perhaps be paired with either Chicago’s Jeff Samardzija or a bargain-bin hurler.
May 29, 2014
Bats & Balls: Revisiting Keeper Rankings
Where does Troy Tulowitzki rank now on a keeper list, and is his amazing start enough to look past his health issues?
Mitch Moreland will have a wealth of at-bats available with Prince Fielder (neck) out for the season, making him a good play in daily games, especially when the Rangers have him batting third.
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