NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Michael Brantley's name.
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
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
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
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
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
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
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.
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.
February 5, 2017
Pitching 3D: Starting Pitching Top 10
Doug Thorburn breaks down his top-10 starting pitchers using his hybrid method of ranking pitchers both according to stats and skills. How does a pitcher like Corey Kluber rank?
January 30, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Building Around Kershaw
Derek VanRiper looks back at his team from the FSTA Draft and considers the implications of drafting Clayton Kershaw in Round 1.
October 15, 2016
Collette Calls: Grading the AL Predictions
Jason Collette looks back at his 15 predictions for the Americanl League this year. Some, like the prediction for Michael Brantley, proved prescient, others did not.
August 30, 2016
MLB Barometer: Is Betts No. 1 in 2017?
Vlad Sedler looks ahead to 2017 and how the first round of a 12-team fantasy draft might shake out. Is Mookie Betts the No. 1 overall pick?
August 11, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Analzying Dual-Threat Players
Jeff Zimmerman looks at players who have can contribute to fantasy teams with both power and speed, like the Twins' Eduardo Nunez.
Regan's Rumblings: 30 Teams, 30 “Interesting” Guys
Dave Regan rumbles about 30 different players -- one per team -- with an eye toward planning for the 2017 fantasy season.
July 25, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Kershaw Surgery a Possibility
Jeff Stotts describes Clayton Kershaw’s post-injury pitching attempts as unsettling and discusses the possible ramifications of surgery if Kershaw ultimately goes that route.
July 24, 2016
Erik Siegrist looks through American League waiver wires and finds that Danny Duffy is still criminally underowned in fantasy leagues.
July 20, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco is more than happy to pay up Wednesday for the red-hot Evan Longoria facing a left-handed pitcher in Coors Field.
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