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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Matt Kemp's name.
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.
July 6, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Buy the Belt
Brandon Belt highlights and extensive list of NL players returning from the DL this week. Jan Levine explains the free agent ramifications of his return among others this week.
Draftster MLB: The Importance of Peripherals and This Week's Picks
Matt Kemp was too pricey earlier in the season, but his poor numbers against southpaws has finally brought his price down to $3,300, making him worth a flier Sunday.
June 27, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Stromania
Marcus Stroman has posted a 2.43 ERA in his five starts for the Blue Jays, making his early-season struggled out of the bullpen seem like a distant memory.
June 22, 2014
Draftster MLB: Weather Notes and Weekly Picks
Don't just aimlessly stack Matt Kemp with the rest of the Dodgers against Eric Stults on Sunday. Kemp only has a .564 OPS against lefties this season and costs $10,600.
June 8, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: No Go For CarGo
Corey Dickerson has taken ahold of a full-time job in the outfield for the Rockies with Carlos Gonzalez on the DL. See how much Jan Levine suggests you bid for him in this week's article.
June 4, 2014
Diamond Cuts: Get a Grip
Jeff Stotts talks about the importance of a hitter being able to maintain his grip after coming back from a hand, thumb or wrist injury, such as the one suffered by the Angels' Josh Hamilton.
June 2, 2014
MLB Barometer: All Aboard the Jenrry Train
Jenrry Mejia has solidified the Mets' closer situation and merits an upgrade in Vlad Sedler's eyes. See who else makes his list in this week's Barometer.
June 3, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Singleton, Springer Reunited In Houston
June 1, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: And the Oscar Goes To ...
Who will be the lucky winner in FAAB bidding on the Cardinals' Oscar Taveras this week? RotoWire's Jan Levine tells you how much he would bid if given the opportunity.
Draftster MLB: Primer and Picks
In our inaugural Draftster.com article, RotoWire's Christopher Olson breaks down what makes Draftster's games unique and offers strategy and picks so you can play today.
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 13, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Closer-By-Committee Succeeds?
Sean Doolittle tries to prove his value in a closer-by-committee situation
May 5, 2014
Charging the Mound: Selling Low on Harper
Chris Liss completed a trade with Jeff Erickson for Bryce Harper live on our weekly video segment. They talk about it in this week's article, along with a handful of other baseball topics.
April 24, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Dice-K Gets a Save?
Daisuke Matsuzaka picked up a save for the Mets on Thursday. Could he become the new closer in Queens?
April 16, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Learning From Small Sample Sizes
The sample size is small, but can Dee Gordon reach 65 stolen bases and a .300 batting average this year?
April 13, 2014
Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball
Daily Fantasy vs. Season Long, plus Dee Gordon, Matt Kemp, Ryan Braun and other needle-movers two weeks in.
April 10, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Jay Takes Flight
If Blue Jays pitching prospect Aaron Sanches can fine tune his control, he could be up sooner than later.
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays For The Week
Jerry Donabedian breaks down the top value plays on DraftKings for the third week of the season
April 7, 2014
Rounding Third: Week 2 Primer, FAAB Results
Matt Kemp had a huge game Sunday night, but he and the Dodgers have only five games this week. See what else is noteworthy on the schedule, and the results from bidding in the NFBC and major expert leagues this week.
April 6, 2014
Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball
Whose value has changed in the season's first week?
FAAB Factor-NL: NL Closer Chaos
How much should you bid on K-Rod and the other newly minted closers in the NL? Jan Levine gives you the scoop in this week's article.
April 4, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Bearing Down
Cliff Lee will try to get back on track Saturday after disappointing Opening Day start in Texas.
April 3, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: All Eyes On Kemp
Matt Kemp is set to make his much-anticipated 2014 debut Friday against the Giants after a lengthy recovery from offseason ankle surgery.
April 1, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Unfortunate Setback For Kershaw
The Dodgers announced Tuesday ace Clayton Kershaw (back inflammation) would begin a two-to-three week rehab program, putting fantasy owners in a hole early on.
March 30, 2014
FAAB Factor - NL: Big Bid on Dee Gordon?
Does Dee Gordon merit a big bid this week after he won the Dodgers' starting second base job? Jan Levine breaks it down for us in his initial column of the season.
March 28, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Late March Update
Aroldis Chapman has obviously fallen in our composite rankings. Who else saw major movement?
March 27, 2014
Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk AL Tout Wars
"Chance favors the prepared mind" - Steven Seagal
Behind the Numbers: Players Who are Hard to Value
No one questions Yasiel Puig's talent, but his fantasy value is hotly debated. Where should he go in drafts this spring?
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