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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Josh Donaldson's name.
June 28, 2016
Collette Calls: Orioles' Softball Offense
Jason Collette shares what's grabbed his attention recently, including Adam Jones' impressive production atop the Baltimore lineup despite a woeful OBP.
June 24, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Kevin Payne sifts through Friday's slate and thinks Michael Conforto is in a great spot to break out of his slump against struggling rookie Aaron Blair.
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 20, 2016
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Michael Saunders
Jason Collette analyzes the breakout season the Blue Jays' Michael Saunders is having and whether it's a fluke or based on something that will last.
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 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 19, 2016
The Z Files: Updated Top 20 Hitters
Todd Zola revises his rest-of-season projections based on changing contact rates and run-scoring environments, resulting in a big drop for his preseason top pick, Paul Goldschmidt.
May 16, 2016
Minor League Barometer: Pair of Cody Reeds Pitching Well
Jesse Siegel highlights minor leaguers moving up and down the charts, including Red Sox prospect Yoan Moncada and a pair of pitchers named Cody Reed making an impact.
May 13, 2016
Pitching 3D: Fall From Ace
Doug Thorburn discusses four pitchers who were meant to be anchors of fantasy rotations but have struggled enough that owners are trying to figure out ways to get out.
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
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
After some early struggles, Encarnacion has turned it on over the last few days, and he has a solid matchup Tuesday against Matt Cain to keep it going.
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 6, 2016
Adrian Gonzalez is in a bit of a slump, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why his matchup Friday against the Blue Jays could allow for a breakout performance.
May 5, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Buster Posey is the most expensive catcher on Thursday's slate, but Neil Parker explains why DFS players should be paying up for the Giants' backstop.
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?
Two of the Blue Jays' sluggers appear underpriced on DraftKings, and RotoWire's Alex Spalding is jumping at the opportunity to grab them both.
May 2, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Dallas Keuchel has struggled to start the season, but RotoWire's Christopher Olson explains why the Astros' ace has an ideal matchup Monday to bounce back.
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 19, 2016
MLB Barometer: Walking the Tightrope
Vlad Sedler discusses the tightrope act that comes with giving up on drafted players for free agents in this week's Barometer, which also spotlights the rise of Jake Odorizzi.
April 5, 2016
Alex Spalding finds some great value plays Monday that will allow him to pay up for Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt on DraftKings.
April 4, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Paul Goldschmidt is the most expensive player available for Monday's slate on FanDuel, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne has a number of value plays to fit in the Diamondbacks first baseman.
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 13, 2016
MLB Prop Bets: Top Wagers for 2016
RotoWire's Erik Siegrist reviews the most interesting season-long prop bets for the upcoming baseball season, including whether to take the easy road and pick Bryce Harper for NL MVP.
March 10, 2016
Team Previews: AL East
Jason Collette previews all five teams in the American League East. Can Chris Archer and an improved offense push the Rays to the front of the pack?
March 5, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Beginnersí Research on Hitters
Michael Rathburn shows beginning DFS players how to do basic research on hitters that will make a huge difference as they play daily baseball this season.
January 18, 2016
The RotoWire 200: 2016 Overall Rankings
Is Carlos Correa a top-10 pick in 2016? RotoWire Senior Editor Jeff Erickson shares his January installment of the RotoWire 200.
December 14, 2015
Collette Calls: Hot Stove Review
Jason Collette breaks down some of the notable transactions this offseason, including Zack Greinke's huge move from Los Angeles to Arizona.
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