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Scott Jenstad is a veteran of both NFBC and CDM fantasy games. He has won three NFBC Main Event league titles and finished twice in the Top 10 Overall. Scott is a hardcore fan of the San Francisco 49ers, Oakland A's and Golden State Warriors. Follow him on Twitter @ScottJenstad.

Fantasy sports articles written by Scott Jenstad

Oak's Corner: Hidden Gems

Scott Jenstad notes that David Peralta’s great start to the season has gone under the radar due to a couple of other stellar starts by fellow Diamondbacks’ teammates.

Oak's Corner: This Week’s Players of Note

Scott Jenstad notes that Miami’s Marcell Ozuna is having a monster season so far, hitting .333 with 17 homers and 47 RBI, and could be at his peak value.

Oak's Corner: Home Run Surge

Scott Jenstad marvels at the home run fever that seems to be catching around the league and discusses some struggling players, like the Cub’s Jon Lester, who’s a prime trade target for Jenstad.

Oak's Corner: Looking Back at May

Scott Jenstad reviews last month and details some players who had a May to remember, like Marlin first baseman Justin Bour and his 11 homers, or a May they’d rather forget.

Oak's Corner: Fantasy Team Deep Dive

Scott Jenstad believes late May is a great time to assess your team for deficiencies because there’s still plenty of season left to make positive changes. For him that means trying to nab Cardinal Matt Carpenter.

Oak's Corner: A Good Weekend for Encarnacion?

Scott Jenstad picks the Indians at Astros for his series of the weekend. Could this be the matchup that gets Edwin Encarnacion and the rest of the offense going in the right direction?

Oak's Corner: Cargo Struggles in Colorado

Scott Jenstad takes an in-depth look at the week in baseball and examines the hitting struggles of Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez.

Oak's Corner: Keep on Grinding

Scott Jenstad discusses the frustration that recent injuries to big names like Noah Syndergaard have caused to fantasy players, and he dives into some of the bigger news of the week.

Oak's Corner: Bummed About Bumgarner

In this week’s addition, Scott Jenstad laments having chosen injured Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner in the first round of one of his most high-profile fantasy teams.

Oak's Corner: Who’s Hot, Who’s Cold?

In this week’s column, Scott Jenstad discusses his concern for Toronto’s Jose Bautista’s awful start to the 2017 campaign where’s he currently hitting .109 with zero homers and one RBI.

Oak's Corner: Week 2 Worries?

With the season in full swing, Scott Jenstad writes about the struggles of a few offensive players drafted early in most leagues, including Rockie Trevor Story’s subpar hitting.

Oak's Corner: First Week Review

With the season underway, Oak’s Corner will now focus on interesting players and events from each week. This week Dodger Yasiel Puig's red-hot start piques Scott Jenstad's interest.

Oak's Corner: Sometimes Spring Does Matter

Scott Jenstad looks at a handful of players who forced their way onto Opening Day rosters with impressive springs, including Delino DeShields, who has been the biggest fantasy story of March.

Oak's Corner: KDS, Targets and Fades

Scott Jenstad focuses on KDS strategy, fades and targets, including late-rounder Brandon Crawford who, Jenstad notes, in a 15-team league might be the perfect guy to toss in the MI slot.

Oak's Corner: In-Season Management

Scott Jenstad discusses how weekly management decisions including making lineup changes to add a closer like Dodger Kenley Jansen can have a significant impact on your league's standings.

Oak's Corner: Draft Prep

In the debut of his new weekly column, Scott Jenstad offers his thoughts on draft prep and suggests this may be the year to fade Xander Bogaerts.

Baseball Draft Kit: Lessons from 10 Years in the NFBC

Scott Jenstad reveals some of the strategic approach that has fueled his success in the NFBC over the past decade.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Championship Week

Scott Jenstad analyzes the best DFS options available on DraftKings in the AFC and NFC Championship games, including All-Pro wideout Antonio Brown.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Divisional Round Playoff Picks

Scott Jenstad uncovers the best plays on DraftKings in the second round of the playoffs, including an underpriced Dez Bryant going against the Packers' struggling secondary.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Wild-Card Picks

Scott Jenstad reveals his favorite options on DraftKings for Wild Card Weekend, when the construction of most lineups must start with buying or selling Le'Veon Bell at his high price tag.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 17 Picks

Scott Jenstad pinpoints his favorite plays on DraftKings in Week 17, counterintuitively including a slumping Lions QB.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 16 Picks

Scott Jenstad scans the Christmas weekend slate of games and reveals some of his favorite plays on DraftKings.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 15 Value Plays

Scott Jenstad explores the Week 15 DraftKings slate as Matt Ryan prepares for a tasty matchup against the pitiful 49ers defense.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 14 Value Plays

Scott Jenstad breaks down the Week 14 DraftKings slate as Indianapolis' Andrew Luck looks to back up last week's big performance.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 13 Value Plays

Scott Jenstad is counting on Russell Wilson and the Seahawks offense to bounce back this week at home against the Panthers.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 12 Value Plays

Scott Jenstad breaks down the Week 12 slate, including picks for Thanksgiving and Sunday, as the 49ers-Dolphins matchup should produce a lot of DFS options.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 11 Value Plays

Scott Jenstad breaks down the Week 11 DraftKings slate as Andrew Luck likely will have to chuck it all over the yard against the Titans.

A's Team Preview: Roller Coaster

The A's unloaded a number of their front-line players this offseason, but Sonny Gray remains among their core players.

How the NFBC Main Event Was Won: Learning from the Past

Scott Jenstad takes a look back at the NFBC Main Event winning squad from 2014 to prepare for the upcoming season.

MLB Barometer: Get Carter

Scott Jenstad doesn't want to talk about his slumping A's (but does anyhow), explains how to excel in the end game of a league, and pumps the value of the surging Chris Carter.

MLB Barometer: Early Round Disasters

Scott Jenstad fills in for Vlad Sedler this week and laments his early round disasters in the NFBC.

NFBC Trends: The Art of FAAB

Scott Jenstad has been scrambling to replace the offense he thought he was getting from Carlos Beltran and Bryce Harper in the NFBC. In this article he explains his process in wading through the FAAB waters.

NFBC Trends: Saved By the Beltran

Scott Jenstad finished third overall in the NFBC Main Event last year. By a small measure of fortune, he missed out on Josh Hamilton this year, instead getting Carlos Beltran. See the rest of his team with his article.

NFBC Trends: Pre-Draft Thoughts

Scott Jenstad gives some general NFBC draft prep thoughts, and discusses the Billy Hamilton dilemma.

2014 A's Preview: Primed For Another Division Title?

Even with a disappointing 2013 from Yoenis Cespedes, the A's repeated as AL West champions. Can they make it three in a row in 2014?

MLB Draft Kit: Tackling the NFBC Main Event

RotoWire's Scott Jenstad finished third overall in the NFBC Main Event last year and has had many cashes overall. One tip is that Mike Trout is the exception and not the rule to rookie production.

Bats and Balls: Buy, Sell and Cut Bait

Scott Jenstad fills in for Dave Regan this week. Even though he's an A's fan, or maybe because he's an A's fan, Scott is cutting bait on Brett Anderson in his leagues.

A's Team Preview: Arms Race

If Brett Anderson stays healthy for a full season, the A's young rotation could be even better in 2013.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Final Lineup

Ryan Braun and the surging Brewers have seven games this week.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Tough Week

Ryan Howard makes the cut for Scott Jenstad this week.

Salary Cap Chronicles: CarGo a No-Go

Carlos Gonzalez has gone through a power slump lately.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Backing the Dodgers

Matt Kemp is among the handful of Dodgers making Scott Jenstad's roster this week.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Rangers, Rangers, Rangers

Nelson Cruz is one of four Rangers that Scott Jenstad will be using for his Head2Head Salary Cap team next week.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Interesting Reds Schedule

Drew Stubbs and the Reds have eight games in the upcoming Head2Head game.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Natitude

Ryan Zimmerman and the Nats have an inviting schedule next week.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Starting Your Nats

The Nats have eight games in the upcoming Head2Head game week.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Fewer Teams With Seven-Game Weeks

Salary Cap Chronicles: Finding a Groove

The Braves and Nats' doubleheader will give each team eight games in the H2H format next week.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Another Shortened Week

Mike Trout continues to be a huge source of profit in most salary cap games.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Druby, Druby, Do

Asdrubal Cabrera has been among the hitters carrying Scott Jenstad's team this week.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Riding McCutchen's Hot Hand

Andrew McCutchen is keeping the Pirates afloat in the NL Central, and Scott Jenstad towards the top of his H2H league.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Finally On a Roll

Jimmy Rollins is hitting now after a rough first two months. Fortunately, in weekly salary cap formats, we can still profit from this.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Riding the Hot Hand

Alfonso Soriano may not have anyone to knock in, but he's been scalding at the plate lately.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Trout in Coors

Mike Trout has an interleague series in Coors Field this weekend, as if you needed another reason to use him.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Get Your Coors

Carlos Gonzalez and the Rockies have a very friendly schedule for the upcoming week.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Bring Back April Jeter

Derek Jeter started off on fire, but the month of May hasn't been especially kind.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Stanton Finding the Range

Giancarlo Stanton is starting to crush the ball after a rough beginning to the season.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Nattily Attired

Scott Jenstad is riding the red-hot Nats' pitching staff this week.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Marlins Expedition

Scott Jenstad will gamble on Josh Johnson and the Miami Marlins' pitching staff this week.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Riding the Texas Schedule

Ian Kinsler and his Rangers teammates have a favorable schedule this week.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Maybin a Bargain?

Cameron Maybin remains in Scott Jenstad's H2H lineup this week.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Get Your Rockies

Carlos Gonzalez and the Rockies have seven games at Coors Field in the H2H Salary Cap Game next week.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Week 1 Values

Matt Holliday and the Cardinals are the only team with six games in Week 1.

Salary Cap Chronicles: Knowing the Basics

A player like Michael Bourn can frequently be devalued in salary cap games.