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Fantasy Articles Featuring Stephen Strasburg

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Stephen Strasburg's name.

The Z Files: First Draft, Part Three

Todd Zola recounts how he and Derek Van Riper continued filling out their roster in the 2017 season's first draft, including waiting until the 19th round to fill first base with the Astros' A.J. Reed.

The Z Files: Calculated Risks

Todd Zola continues analyzing the strategy behind the picks he and Derek Van Riper have made in the first draft of the 2017 season, and gets out of his comfort zone with young slugger Miguel Sano.

The Z Files: Is It 2017 Already?

Todd Zola recaps some of the decisions he and Derek Van Riper have made as they take part in the very first draft of the 2017 season, but nabbing Mike Trout with the first overall pick was one of the easiest ones.

Mound Musings: The Kids on Parade Watch List for 2016

In one of his favorite columns of the year, Brad Johnson compiles a list of young pitchers who he believes will make a big impact once they’re firmly in the majors, including Dodger Julio Urias.

The Z Files: DVR, Todd, You're On the Clock

Todd Zola ponders what to do with the first pick in the very first draft of the 2017 season, and how the market will value a breakout player like Jonathan Villar.

MLB Barometer: Was Aces High a Bust?

Vlad Sedler looks at how this year's popular draft strategy of picking multiple ace pitchers in the early rounds worked out. That and more in this week's Barometer.

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Jan Levine takes a look at the National League free agent pool this week, and who you might be able to squeeze some value out of with the season nearing a close.

Pitching 3D: Get to Know September Callups

Doug Thorburn puts the spotlight on two young prospects who will finish the season in the majors, including the Rockies' Jeff Hoffman, who is trying to become a successful pitcher at Coors Field.

Mound Musings: I Was Born a Ramblin’ Man

With the season winding down, Brad Johnson takes this week to discuss a few of his favorite topics, including the “Do No Harm Principle,” in which he uses Clayton Kershaw and Alfredo Simon as examples.

MLB Barometer: 2016's All-Value & All-Bust Teams

Vlad Sedler names his All-Value and All-Bust teams for 2016. Jackie Bradley Jr. was an easy pick for the former, but who else outplayed their ADPs?

Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Strasburg's Short Return From DL

The Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg was pulled early from his last game with an elbow injury. Jeff Stotts warns that until he addresses the root of his elbow issues, owners should look for this to be a repetitive problem.

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Jan Levine's look at the week's free-agent options includes the Mets' Curtis Granderson, who is helping key New York's pennant push.

Mound Musings: A Who's Who of Rotation Aces for Draft Day 2017

Brad Johnson details his top three draft-board arms for next year in both National and American Leagues. At the top of his list is Clayton Kershaw, who Johnson believes will continue to have major first-round impact.

The Saber's Edge: Making Sense of Pitch Spin Values

Jeff Zimmerman jumps into the deep pool of spin-rate data to find out what it means for pitchers and fantasy owners. What does spin rate tell us?

Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Phillips Injures Foot

Cardinals second baseman Brandon Phillips was sidelined after he fouled a ball of his foot. Jeff Stotts recommends downgrading him.

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Jan Levine explores his free agent waiver pickup options of the week in the National League with around a month left in the 2016 campaign.

Weekly Hitter Rankings: Cleveland Rocks

Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for this week, topped by some attractive seven-game slates for the Indians, Rockies, Cardinals and Mariners.

Mound Musings: See You in September?

Brad Johnson examines pitchers who might be worth a look for your fantasy team during the season’s final month, including Texas Ranger Derek Holland, who came back from injury in late August.

Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Impact of Expanded Rosters

Jeff Stotts explains that MLB roster expansions can lead to injured players being treated more conservatively, which creates missed opportunities for statistical contributions. Baltimore’s Chris Tillman is one such player.

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Jan Levine takes a look at the National League free agent pool this week with a special focus on the looming September call-ups that could make an impact.

The Saber's Edge: Planning for the Stretch Run

Jeff Zimmerman reviews strategies for competing in September and how to best take advantage of things like innings limits and trades.

Regan's Rumblings: Previewing September Callups

Dave Regan shifts his rumbling toward the upcoming September call-ups and looks at some players who might be able to make an immediate fantasy impact.

MLB Barometer: Lessons Learned

Vlad Sedler offers up some lessons the fantasy baseball season has taught him this year and looks at this week's risers and fallers, including Arizona's Yasmany Tomas, who appears to have finally arrived as a hitter.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Yu the Man This Week

Paul Sporer likes the two-start week ahead for Rangers starter Yu Darvish, who has dominated batters since coming off the disabled list.

The Saber's Edge: Analyzing the 40/20/10 Pitching Club

Jeff Zimmerman analyzes the exclusive club of starting pitchers who have hit the trifecta with GB, K, BB rates of 40, 20, 10 and explains what it means for fantasy owners.

Collette Calls: Breaking Down J.A. Happ

Jason Collette analyzes whether the J.A. Happ's impressive run is a fluke or if something bigger is at play that might portend good things for the future.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Fernandez Still Rolling

Paul Sporer isn't troubled by Jose Fernandez's recent bump in the road as he has him on top of this week's starting pitcher rankings.

MLB Barometer: Fantasy Trade Deadline Targets

Erik Siegrist looks at under-the-radar targets to help you in specific categories as your league's trade deadline approaches and is also amazed at the way Justin Verlander has turned back the clock.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Output

Paul Sporer boosts Max Scherzer to the top of this week's pitcher ranking as the Washington hurler looks to have gotten a handle on his long-ball troubles.

Pitching 3D: Combing the Wreckage

With Clayton Kershaw likely done for the season, Jose Fernandez hitting an innings limit soon and other top-tier pitchers struggling, Doug Thorburn ranks the best hurlers for the rest of the season.