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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Danny Valencia's name.
August 16, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Team Batting Stats Report Update
Michael Rathburn analzyes teams' key batting stats to help DFS players exploit lineups and matchups, and he explains how the Angels are the new Royals.
August 15, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Danny Valencia is always worth attention when he faces a lefty, but Kevin Payne explains why the A's third baseman is an even better play Monday against the Rangers.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Jayson Werth has hit lefties very well this season and now gets to take on Jorge De La Rosa at Coors Field.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Juan Blanco picks the Monday Yahoo slate, including a date against the Diamondbacks for the Mets' Bartolo Colon, who dominated Arizona in his last start.
August 5, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Despite playing at Petco Park on Friday, RotoWire's Kevin Payne likes the fantasy upside of Phillies first baseman Tommy Joseph.
August 4, 2016
The Z Files: Trade Deadline FAAB Strategies
Todd Zola examines how to handle the aftermath of a busy trade deadline and warns that there's more to post-deadline FAAB bidding than just throwing max money at Jonathan Lucroy.
July 31, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist takes a look at the AL free agent pool as the trade deadline nears and notes that no one's fantasy outlook improved more than Dellin Betances.
July 21, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Daniel Murphy will face off against a hot prospect Thursday, but James Seltzer explains that the Nationals second baseman's price is just too low to ignore.
July 18, 2016
Minor League Barometer: Second-Half Farming
Jesse Siegel checks in with his weekly Minor League Barometer, fresh off the Futures Game with an eye toward the second half of the season.
Danny Valencia's defense has cost him some playing time of late, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne says he's absolutely worth a play Monday against the Astros if he can get the start at DH or first base.
July 17, 2016
The Long Game: Odds and Sods
Erik Siegrist discusses a few topics of interest to keeper league owners including which prospects seem poised to inherit big league jobs after the trade deadline.
Erik Siegrist reviews the AL free agent pool coming out of the All-Star break and suggests bidding big on the first impact player to switch leagues at the trade deadline, Drew Pomeranz.
July 8, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Jose Abreu is starting to trend in the right direction, and Neil Parker explains why the White Sox first baseman is a solid fantasy option Friday against the Braves.
July 7, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Thoughts and Predictions
Dave Regan randomly rumbles about some scenarios on his mind heading into the second half of the season, including the Braves potentially trading their closer and setup man.
The Z Files: I Reserve the Right to Change My Mind
Todd Zola discusses some adjustments he made to his top 350 but still finds himself lagging behind the consensus ranking when it comes to Diamondbacks slugger Jake Lamb.
July 6, 2016
Michael Rathburn breaks down the key batting splits through June that offer an inside edge to DFS players. Don't look now, but here come the Astros.
July 1, 2016
Brian Dozier has scored at least nine fantasy points in seven straight games, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why he's got a great opportunity to extend the streak Friday.
Carlos Gonzalez's price has dropped considerably now that the Rockies are on the road, but Sasha Yodashkin explains why CarGo is still a very attractive fantasy option Friday against the Dodgers.
June 26, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Juan Blanco breaks down the Sunday DraftKings slate with a value pick in Jose Fernandez for those not wanting to pay up for Clayton Kershaw.
June 21, 2016
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Player Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the fantasy winners and losers at each position as midseason approaches, including first baseman Brandon Belt, who is the only Giant outearning his preseason ADP.
June 19, 2016
Danny Valencia has been excellent this season, and he has an very good matchup Sunday against the Angels' Jared Weaver.
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.
June 14, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Finding Value on FanDuel with DraftKings Salaries
Michael Rathburn shows how to find good values on FanDuel by comparing DraftKings salaries. Find out how the trick allowed him to afford both Max Scherzer and Zack Greinke in a recent play.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Jason Kipnis has been very solid against right-handed pitching this season, and he has an excellent matchup Tuesday against the Royals, according to Alex Spalding.
June 13, 2016
There are 10 first basemen who come in with higher salaries than Jose Abreu on Monday, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why the White Sox's first baseman could be the best value of them all.
June 12, 2016
Lorenzo Cain has been a bit quiet recently, but Juan Blanco explains why he could break out Sunday against the White Sox.
June 1, 2016
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 29, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett highlights some bargains on a Sunday slate featuring elite pitchers worth paying up for, and notes that Jay Bruce has impressive career numbers against Brewers starter Jimmy Nelson.
May 20, 2016
The Mets look like a solid team to stack Friday against the Brewers, making Curtis Granderson an attractive value option.
May 19, 2016
With the Yankees facing off against the Athletics' Kendall Graveman, James Seltzer is all over their lefty outfielders.
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