NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Yoenis Cespedes's name.
June 28, 2016
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Outfield Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the first-half winners and losers in the outfield, including Boston's Mookie Betts, who is on pace for more home runs than steals this season.
June 18, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
The Rockies are on the road Saturday, but Juan Blanco explains why that's no reason to avoid Nolan Arenado.
June 16, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Lorenzo Cain's price has plummeted of late, but Neil Walker explains why the Royals outfielder is a solid option Thursday.
June 15, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding checks out Wednesday's slate and can't help but marvel at the historic numbers David Ortiz is putting up in his final season.
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Joey Votto has struggled quite a bit this season, but RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why he makes for a solid fantasy pick Wednesday against the Braves.
June 9, 2016
Thursday's smaller slate doesn't have a ton of elite pitcher options, allowing DFS players to grab hitters like Manny Machado.
June 6, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Pence's Hamstring Woes
With surgery scheduled for Thursday, Giants outfielder Hunter Pence will miss eight weeks, though Jeff Stotts thinks it could be longer.
June 4, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin looks over Saturday's slate and likes the price tag on Brandon Crawford as the Giants face a reeling Michael Wacha.
June 1, 2016
Farm Futures: MLB Draft Top 12 Hitters
James Anderson looks ahead to the upcoming MLB Draft and the hitters likely to make the biggest fantasy impact, including Louisville outfielder Corey Ray.
DVR's Top 350: June Update
Gregory Polanco is among the biggest risers on the update Top 350 rankings, with 50-plus games in the books for each club.
May 18, 2016
RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why Bartolo Colon has a better-than-expected matchup Wednesday against the Nationals, making him a solid fantasy option.
May 12, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Revised Top 100 Fantasy Players
Stricken by writer's block, Dave Regan instead shifts his rumblings this week toward an updated rankings list of his Top 100 MLB fantasy players.
May 10, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Building a System for Cash vs. GPP Hitters
Michael Rathburn checks in with his weekly advice on the Daily Fantasy Baseball front, which focuses on strategies for deploying hitters in different game formats.
May 9, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why targeting Giants starter Jake Peavy is a prudent play, putting Edwin Encarnacion in the fantasy spotlight.
May 3, 2016
DVR's Top 350: May Update
This time last year, Michael Conforto was in the Mets' minor league system. Where does he check in on the May update of the Top 350?
DFS Baseball 101: April Team Batting Stats Report
Michaell Rathburn breaks down the stats from the season's first month. Who's hitting, who's not and which teams are playing best home and away? That and more.
April 28, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Skills Growth, and Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes hitters who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Is time to give up on Justin Upton?
April 25, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Brantley, Travis Eye Return
Jeff Stotts reports that Indians outfielder Michael Brantley and Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis are gearing up for a return to their respective teams.
April 21, 2016
The Z Files: DFS Do's and Don'ts
Todd Zola looks at some common rules of thumb used in assembling DFS lineups and whether they are worthwhile from a statistical standpoint, including the reverse platoon split of players like Yoenis Cespedes
April 20, 2016
Chris Archer's early-season struggles could have people fading him Wednesday, but Chris Olson explains why he's worth serious fantasy consideration.
April 18, 2016
Minor League Barometer: The Bell That Won't Ring
Jesse Siegel is wary of first-base prospect Josh Bell, whose power has failed to develop in the Pittsburgh system. And without that, his fantasy value takes a hit.
April 5, 2016
MLB Barometer: Taking All Betts
Vlad Sedler's opening-week look at who's hot and who's not, includes Boston's Mookie Betts, who looks like the total package in just his second full season.
April 3, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Juan Blanco kicks off Opening Day with a DraftKings special that has Yoenis Cespedes in the driver's seat against Edinson Volquez and the Royals.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett looks over the three-game slate on another glorious Opening Day, and isn't afraid to pay up for Andrew McCutchen given his career numbers against Adam Wainwright
April 1, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Analyzing the Coors Effect
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the park effects of Coors Field and whether the adage to start all hitters and bench all pitchers in Colorado actually makes sense.
Short Hops: The Dividing Line
Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon is among the players that former professional scout Bernie Pleskoff and senior editor Derek VanRiper disagree about heading into 2016.
March 24, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Navigating a Unique Tout League
Jeff Zimmerman's Tout league has some unique rules that forced him to develop an interesting draft strategy, netting him some high-priced pitchers like Max Scherzer.
March 21, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Better Wrong than Wright
Jeff Stotts would rather pass on David Wright than take a chance on his chronically injured back this season, as the Mets' third baseman likely will be treated cautiously all year.
March 20, 2016
Collette Calls: NL Predictions
Jason Collette looks into his crystal ball for each team in the National League. Will Yasiel Puig rebound with a new manager in Los Angeles or is he doomed to disappoint?
March 3, 2016
Team Previews: AL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the AL Central. Can Eric Hosmer lead the Royals to a third straight pennant?
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