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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Matt Kemp's name.
September 23, 2014
MLB Barometer: Blue Bloods
Matt Kemp has caught fire at just the right time for the Dodgers. Will it be enough for them in the playoffs?
September 10, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Failed Expectations
Few players fell as hard this year as Jay Bruce, who has been sub-replacement level after three straight years of 30 homers.
September 9, 2014
In Some Depth: The Final Wave
Joc Pederson's call to the Dodgers is likely part of the final wave of prospects coming up to contribute in 2014. Can he carve out a significant role as the Dodgers push for an NL West title?
August 19, 2014
In Some Depth: See You in September
Dodgers fans have been calling for Joc Pederson and they should get their wish when rosters expand next month.
August 16, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Norris has New Lease on Life
Daniel Norris is a prime example why you don't give up on a highly-touted prospect after just one bad year.
August 11, 2014
MLB Barometer: Early Round Disasters
Scott Jenstad fills in for Vlad Sedler this week and laments his early round disasters in the NFBC.
Daily Baseball 101: Splitting the Splits
RotoWire's Michael Rathburn takes a look at handedness and park factors to uncover even more indicators in building successful lineups for daily games.
August 1, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian recommends his weekend value plays on DraftKings, including Stephen Strasburg against a weak Phillies offense.
July 31, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Navigating the Tradewinds
A number of prospects have new homes after the trade deadline, but Kyle Crick isn't going anywhere.
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.
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