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Ian Desmond

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Rangers | Ian Desmond continues to rake

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:42:40 -0700

Texas Rangers SS-OF Ian Desmond went 1-for-5 with a solo home run Monday, July 25, against the Oakland Athletics. The homer was his 19th of the season.

Fantasy Tip: Desmond is playing for a contract in the offseason, and he is on fire and likely to get paid at this rate. He is just six homers short of a career high set back in 2012 with the Washington Nationals.

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Rangers | Ian Desmond hits 18th homer

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:34:08 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Ian Desmond hit his 18th home run of the season Wednesday, July 20, in a 7-4 loss to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Fantasy Tip: Desmond has not been doing bad at all for someone who merited just a one-year contract. Chances are that next deal will be multiple years, but who knows? For the time being, make sure he's in your starting lineup.

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Rangers | Ian Desmond continues to produce

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 22:32:22 -0700

Texas Rangers SS-OF Ian Desmond went 3-for-5 with a double, solo home run and two runs scored Wednesday, July 20, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim as he pushed his batting average to .319.

Fantasy Tip: Desmond is an impending free-agent at season's end, and he continues to post big numbers as he vies for a big payday this offseason. Fantasy owners across all formats are enjoying the ride.

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Rangers | Ian Desmond homers, steals base

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 22:45:43 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Ian Desmond was 3-for-4 with a home run and a stolen base against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Tuesday, July 19.

Fantasy Tip: Those were Desmond's 17th home run and 16th stolen base this season. He's one of just four players (Melvin Upton Jr, Mike Trout, Wil Myers) to have more than 15 home runs and 15 steals on the season, and he remains a must-start performer.

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Rangers | Three more hits for Ian Desmond

Sat, 09 Jul 2016 22:57:08 -0700

Texas Rangers SS-OF Ian Desmond went 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored Saturday, July 9, against the Minnesota Twins. He was also picked off of first base.

Fantasy Tip: Desmond is showing no signs of slowing down, as he continues to scald the baseball for a high average, decent power and occasional speed while playing for a big payday in the offseason. He remains a must-start in all fantasy formats until further notice.

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Rangers | Ian Desmond swipes 15th bag

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 21:35:33 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Ian Desmond went 1-for-5 with a run scored and a stolen base against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, July 5.

Fantasy Tip: Question: who is the only major leaguer with at least 15 home runs and at least 15 stolen bases on the season? Yep, Ian Desmond. He's currently on pace to set career highs in both categories and should be a fixture in your everyday lineup.

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Rangers | Ian Desmond provides the heroics

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 21:18:16 -0700

Texas Rangers SS-OF Ian Desmond went 3-for-5 with a double and a game-winning solo home run in the top of the 10th inning Friday, July 1, against the Minnesota Twins.

Fantasy Tip: Desmond scorched the ball in June, hitting .358 with five doubles, seven homers, 19 RBIs and a 1.019 OPS and he obviously carried over the momentum in the new month. He is playing for a big payday in the offseason, and fantasy owners are grateful for the extra effort.

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Rangers | Ian Desmond remains red-hot

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:57:54 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Ian Desmond extended his hitting streak to nine games Monday, June 27, with a first-inning solo blast off New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova. Desmond added an RBI groundout in the third to lift his team-high RBI total to 51.

Fantasy Tip: Desmond is batting .406 with four home runs, seven RBI and has scored eight times during his streak. He is slashing .321/.373/.532 after Monday's victory, which was delayed in the ninth inning for nearly as long (three hours, 35 minutes) as the game actually lasted (three hours, 43 minutes). As a top-five fantasy player regardless of position who is lighting it up in each of the five major offensive categories, he should be starting in every league.

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Rangers | Baker's dozen for Ian Desmond

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 22:54:43 -0700

Texas Rangers SS-OF Ian Desmond went 2-for-5 with a solo home run Saturday, June 25, against the Boston Red Sox. The home run was his 13th of the season.

Fantasy Tip: Desmond is hitting .322 with 13 homers and 49 RBIs, as he continues to roll up huge numbers. He is parlaying his one-year contract gamble into a possible big payday next offseason.

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Rangers | Ian Desmond, Jurickson Profar out

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:58:36 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Ian Desmond and 2B Jurickson Profar are not in the starting lineup against Cincinnati Reds SP Dan Straily Wednesday, June 22. OF Ryan Rua will start in center field and is batting sixth in the lineup. 1B Prince Fielder will serve as the designated hitter, while 1B Mitch Moreland will start at first base and is batting seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Rua is hitting .310 with four home runs and 10 RBI this month and is a sleeper starting candidate for owners in daily fantasy leagues. Moreland is hitting .316 with one home run and two RBI over the last seven days and should have value in some daily fantasy leagues.

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