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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Michael Brantley's name.
June 18, 2017
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist looks over the free agent pool in the American League and notes a number of veteran pitchers poised to come off the DL and help your roster, including Hisashi Iwakuma.
June 17, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
With an inexperienced lefty on the mound for the Twins, RotoWire's Greg Vara is going to be all over Indians first baseman Edwin Encarnacion.
June 11, 2017
Erik Siegrist dips into the American League free agent pool and thinks Aaron Hicks' skill growth makes him a good bet to continue producing as the Yankees' starting center fielder.
FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
Robbie Ray has 36 strikeouts in his last four starts, and he has an excellent matchup Sunday against the Brewers to keep it going.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Todd Frazier's bat is starting to heat up, and Chris Bennett explains why the White Sox third baseman should get plenty of fantasy attention Sunday against the Indians.
June 1, 2017
Collette Calls: Be Bold
Jason Collette breaks down five bold predictions for the rest of the season, including a big one about the Rays' Evan Longoria.
The Z Files: Rest-of-Season Risers, Hitting Edition
Todd Zola takes a look at the hitters whose outlook for the rest of the year has improved the most from his initial projections, including Mets outfielder Michael Conforto.
May 29, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Greg Vara suggests stacking the Indians or Nationals as part of Monday's Memorial Day slate.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adam Zdroik checks out Monday's slate and likes Michael Brantley to lead the charge for Cleveland against Oakland right-hander Daniel Mengden, making his season debut.
May 25, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker drops his Thursday DraftKings selections, rolling with Mets hurler Jacon deGrom on the bump at home against the Padres.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara checks out Thursday's slate and sees value in J.D. Martinez against homer-prone Astros right-hander Mike Fiers.
May 5, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Christopher Olson brings us his best Monday DraftKings picks, leading off with Astros ace Dallas Keuchel on the road in Anaheim.
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Values
No player in the American League has a higher hard contact rate than Miguel Sano, and Juan Blanco explains why it should continue Friday against the Red Sox.
May 3, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Running the Numbers
Dave Regan rumbles about advanced metrics this week, diving into the impact of swinging strike and hard hit rates with a month of play in the books.
May 2, 2017
MLB Barometer: Judge, Jury, Executioner
Aaron Judge is off to a huge start for the Yankees, and Vlad Sedler likes his chances of clearing 30 homers in his rookie campaign. That and more in this week's Barometer.
April 30, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Brian Dozier has struggled to start the season, but Chris Olson explains why the Twins' second baseman could have a solid game Sunday against the Royals.
April 28, 2017
Oak's Corner: Bummed About Bumgarner
In this week’s addition, Scott Jenstad laments having chosen injured Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner in the first round of one of his most high-profile fantasy teams.
April 27, 2017
Greg Vara looks over Thursday's slate and expects Jedd Gyorko and the Cardinals to feast on Blue Jays right-hander Mat Latos.
April 22, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Adam Zdroik sifts through Saturday's slate and sees value in a healthy Michael Brantley facing a very hittable Mike Pelfrey.
April 21, 2017
Eric Thames has been red hot to start the season, and Juan Blanco explains why it could continue Friday against the Cardinals.
April 19, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Random Thoughts
Dave Regan uses his weekly rumblings to discuss a variety of topics, including breaking down 10 pitchers -- like the D-Backs' Robbie Ray -- that could be poised for a breakout season.
April 17, 2017
Adam Zdroik surveys Monday's slate and thinks righty-killer Jake Lamb is set for a big game against the Dodgers' Brandon McCarthy.
April 4, 2017
MLB Barometer: One Man's NFBC
Vlad Sedler's first Barometer of the regular season follows his NFBC Main Event draft, which saw D-Backs star Paul Goldschmidt fall to him at pick 13.
April 2, 2017
Erik Siegrist looks at some AL players who may have slipped through the cracks in early drafts and auctions and wound up in the Opening Day free agent pool, including a svelter Pablo Sandoval as he tries to revive his career in Boston.
March 29, 2017
The Saber's Edge: Early Season Stories
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the storylines fantasy owners need to follow through the early part of the season. How will A.J. Pollock respond after a year cut short by injury?
March 28, 2017
The Wheelhouse: When Auction Plans Go Wrong
What do you do when an auction doesn't start off as planned? Derek VanRiper shares his experience from Saturday's Tout Wars Mixed League Auction.
March 22, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Exploring Additional Prospects
Dave Regan contributes his weekly rumblings again with the season a few weeks away, breaking down a crop of lesser-known prospects that could make an impact in the next year or two.
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 9, 2017
Top 250 Dynasty League Rankings
James Anderson offers up his overall rankings for deep dynasty leagues, and puts Corey Seager firmly in the top 10 after his breakout 2016.
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