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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Michael Brantley's name.
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.
The Z Files: Top 10 Surprising Hitters
Todd Zola looks at the rest-of-season projections for 10 hitters off to surprisingly good starts and doesn't like Eduardo Nunez's chances of keeping up his current pace.
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 31, 2016
MLB Barometer: On the Bubble
Vlad Sedler talks about players often on the roster bubble in leagues with 10 or more teams, including Minnesota Twin Eduardo Nunez, who’s lately been one of the best free agent pickups.
May 16, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Boxberger Rehabbing Slowly
Jeff Stotts explains that following surgery in mid March, Rays closer Brad Boxberger is slowly progressing but will miss more time than the expected eight weeks.
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 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 30, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Giant Advantage for San Fran
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming slate of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Blue Jays, Giants and Astros.
April 26, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Jose Abreu performs very well against knuckleballers, and he'll get the luxury of facing on Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
April 25, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Brantley, Travis Eye Return
Jeff Stotts reports that Indians outfielder Michael Brantley and Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis are gearing up for a return to their respective teams.
April 10, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Clay Link explores a variety of AL waiver-wire options heading into Week 2, including a couple of Twins looking to give Minnesota a much-needed boost and a high-profile Rangers prospect ready to make a splash.
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 4, 2016
Minor League Barometer: Arriving Prospects
Jesse Siegel looks at prospects who will impact big league teams this season, including Minnesota outfielder Byron Buxton.
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Headfirst Slide Hobbles Pollock
Jeff Stotts says the benefits of a headfirst slide don’t outweigh the risks, as evidenced by D'Back A.J. Pollock’s fractured elbow.
April 2, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Opening Day is Here
Erik Siegrist ranks the teams for the season's opening week according to which has the matchups for hitters. No surprise, the Blue Jays are picking up where they left off last season.
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 28, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Little Faith in Braun's Back
Jeff Stotts is pessimistic that Ryan Braun can put his back injury issues behind him this season, or at least he's not willing to take the risk.
March 27, 2016
Collette Calls: AL Predictions
Jason Collette looks into his crystal ball for each team in the American League. How much will Michael Brantley earn in 2016?
March 25, 2016
Spring Training Job Battles: Countdown to Opening Day
Clay Link checks in on all the major positional battles from around Major League Baseball. Is Aaron Sanchez a lock to make the rotation?
March 22, 2016
Collette Calls: AL Tout Wars Recap
Plans A and B went out the window early. Was Jason Collette able to adjust and build a winner in last weekend's AL Tout Wars auction?
March 21, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Better Wrong than Wright
Jeff Stotts would rather pass on David Wright than take a chance on his chronically injured back this season, as the Mets' third baseman likely will be treated cautiously all year.
March 13, 2016
MLB Prop Bets: Top Wagers for 2016
RotoWire's Erik Siegrist reviews the most interesting season-long prop bets for the upcoming baseball season, including whether to take the easy road and pick Bryce Harper for NL MVP.
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?
Spring Training Job Battles: And We're Off
Clay Link previews all the major job battles from around the league. Can Drew Hutchison make amends for last year and earn a spot in the starting rotation?
March 2, 2016
Farm Futures: AL Central Top 10s
James Anderson breaks down the organizations of the AL Central and makes the case for Byron Buxton to still be considered the top prospect in the game.
March 1, 2016
Collette Calls: Fowler Goes Nowhere
Jason Collette looks at potpourri of ideas this week, including Rule 5 prospects, Cleveland's uninspiring outfield and what Dexter Fowler's signing means for the Cubs.
January 18, 2016
The RotoWire 200: 2016 Overall Rankings
Is Carlos Correa a top-10 pick in 2016? RotoWire Senior Editor Jeff Erickson shares his January installment of the RotoWire 200.
September 30, 2015
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.
September 27, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Capturing Kiermaier
Rays outfielder brings under-appreciated multi-category goodness.
September 25, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Playoff Push Pickup, Pearceless
Chris Benzine discusses why Steve Pearce may be worth a pickup for the playoff push following his recent hot streak, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
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