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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Michael Brantley's name.
July 25, 2014
House of Shlain: Rapid Riser
Nick Shlain liked Joe Ross upon first seeing him in the Midwest League last season, and the Padres have already bumped him to Double-A in 2014.
July 21, 2014
In Some Depth: Brave New World
The Braves have already cast Dan Uggla aside. Is it time for them to cut bait on B.J. Upton next? Ryan Eisner explores that and a few other potential job changes in this week's edition.
July 17, 2014
MLB Barometer: Cano vs. Rendon
Would you rather own Robinson Cano or Anthony Rendon the rest of the way? Erik Siegrist fills in for Vlad Sedler this week and suggests that the answer isn't as clear as it might seem.
July 16, 2014
Behind the Numbers: 10 First-Half Breakouts
The groundball-loving Dallas Keuchel had a surprising first half, but can he keep it up in the second half?
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Brantley
Raw numbers alone don't explain Michael Brantley's breakout, but as Jason Collette writes, there was at least one scout who saw signs of improvement in 2013.
July 10, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Biddle Takes a Break
It's not easy being a top prospect. Jesse Biddle is sidelined with what the Phillies describe as a
DraftKings MLB: Value Picks
Oakland's Sonny Gray is one of the starting pitchers Jerry Donabedian recommends targeting on DraftKings this weekend.
July 6, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: First Big Trade!
The first big trade of the season has happened, with the A's landing Jeff Samardzija. How much should you bid on him in your league? RotoWire's Andrew Martinez shares his opinion.
July 2, 2014
Behind the Numbers: 10 Surprising Numbers
Dee Gordon has gone from looking like a Quad-A player to an All-Star in a surprising first half that has provided plenty of fantasy value.
June 30, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down Draftstreet Hitting
Michael Rathburn breaks down the hitting numbers to help with your roster building on DraftStreet.
June 20, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: New No. 2 Hitter In Baltimore?
Steve Pearce has occupied the two-hole in each of the Orioles' last three games, making him a decent speculative target for those in deeper mixed leagues.
June 18, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: #LaStellar
Tommy La Stella is a #LaStellar value with an increasingly prominent role in the Braves' lineup.
June 17, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Hot Cup of Jones in Seattle
James Jones has brought a much-needed infusion of speed and contact-hitting to the Seattle lineup since his May call-up.
June 16, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Heaney Meeny Miney Mo
Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down FanDuel Hitting 2.0
Michael Rathburn delves deeper into his research to discover the best hitters to target on FanDuel.
June 10, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down FanDuel Hitting
Michael Rathburn crunches the numbers and identifies the best hitter to target (or avoid) on FanDuel
May 29, 2014
Behind the Numbers: 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?
May 26, 2014
MLB Barometer: Bargains At the V-Mart
Ryan Howard is showing all the signs of turning 35 this year and makes Vlad Sedler's downgrade list this week.
May 15, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Gose For The Speed?
The Mets are once again struggling to find a consistent closer for their bullpen...
May 14, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: A New Day Rising?
April 24, 2014
NFBC Trends: Beat DVR!
RotoWire's Ryan Rufe played in the Beat DVR league in the NFBC Online Championship - here's his review of the draft.
April 14, 2014
In Some Depth: Senior Captain
Derek Jeter owners will likely be frustrated by the frequent rest The Captain requires during his final season.
March 28, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Late March Update
Aroldis Chapman has obviously fallen in our composite rankings. Who else saw major movement?
March 5, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Early March Top 350
The RotoWire rankings crew takes their first crack at their Consolidated Top 350 MLB Rankings. Allen Craig is among those with the widest disparity in his ranking.
March 3, 2014
Collette Calls: AL LABR By the Numbers
Wil Myers was among the Helium Hitters in this year's AL LABR auction over the weekend. Jason Collette breaks down all sorts of data from the auction.
February 12, 2014
2014 Indians Team Preview: Contender Or Fluke?
The Indians made a brilliant return to the playoffs under Terry Francona in 2013. After a relatively quiet offseason, will they be able to put it together again in 2014?
February 10, 2014
House of Shlain: Mock Review: Drop Anchor!
With Jose Fernandez and Chris Sale anchoring his pitching staff, Nick Shalin focused on offense until the late stages of a recent 15-team mock. Is it a viable strategy?
November 19, 2013
Behind the Backstop: AFL All-Star Team
Did A's top prospect Addison Russell make Tory Hernandez's AFL All-Star team? Now that the season is complete, Tory shares his best at each position.
October 1, 2013
Rounding Third: Playoff Rankings
Jeff Erickson is favoring the Cardinals in his playoff ranks, meaning that Adam Wainwright is a fantastic target in your playoff pools.
September 17, 2013
Wednesday Lineup Card: Riding Out the Season in a Pinto
Catcher Josmil Pinto is making some noise for the Twins in the season's final month.
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