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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Masahiro Tanaka's name.
September 19, 2017
MLB Barometer: Looking to 2018: Starting Pitchers
Vlad Sedler uses his MLB Barometer this week to bring us his
September 16, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Start Aces in Thin Supply
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw is one of the few aces who will have two starts.
September 14, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Juan Blanco picks the Thursday FanDuel slate as Kansas City's Mike Moustakas looks for a big game against the Indians.
September 13, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Adam Zdroik checks in with his FantasyDraft selections for Thursday, kicking things off with Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka at home against the Orioles.
September 9, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: All Aces for Indians
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Indians' aces both get a pair of starts against AL Central foes.
September 2, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Keuchel Leads Astros
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as Houston's Dallas Keuchel finds himself atop the AL with two starts against division foes.
August 26, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Looking for Top Sale
Todd Zola ranks this week's projected starters, as Chris Sale enters a two-start week looking to rebound from a disastrous outing.
August 22, 2017
MLB Barometer: Six Weeks Left
Vlad Sedler explores the MLB landscape in this week's edition of the Barometer, honing in on Rougned Rodor of the Rangers as one of his risers with six weeks left in the season.
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Kevin Payne breaks down the Tuesday FanDuel slate Chris Davis has an enticing matchup at home against the Athletics.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Adam Zdroik is rolling with Mike Zunino of the Mariners behind the dish as one of his selections for Tuesday's DraftKings slate.
August 19, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Dodgers Duo on Top
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers boats two dominate hurlers while much of the league deals with injuries.
August 17, 2017
Farm Futures: September Callup Candidates
James Anderson previews the minor leaguers most likely to get called up and have fantasy value in September and thinks Willy Adames could be a middle-infield upgrade for the Rays.
August 14, 2017
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Harper Out Indefinitely
After slipping on a wet first base, Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper hyperextended his left knee, resulting in a bone bruise on his knee.
August 11, 2017
Oak's Corner: 'Bringer of Rain' in a Drought
Scott Jenstad examines why Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson, who had two monster seasons prior to this year, has been a disappointment in Toronto.
August 5, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale of the Week
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitching as Boston's Chris Sale gets a double dip of the Rays and Yankees.
August 3, 2017
Mound Musings: Trade Deadline Repercussions
Brad Johnson examines some of the more significant pitching trades, like A’s starter Sonny Gray, who goes to the New York in a move that could make the Yankees the AL East favorite.
The Z Files: Post-Trade Deadline Thoughts
Todd Zola muses on the fantasy landscape following the trade deadline, and isn't sure what to make of Jonathan Lucroy now that he calls Coors Field home.
July 29, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Duffy's on A Royal Cruise
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the trade deadline threatens to cause havoc. One pitcher sailing smoothly, though, is Danny Duffy, who has dominated since coming off the DL.
July 28, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
He may be expensive, but according to Chris Bennett Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman hasn't missed a beat since returning from the disabled list.
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco kicks off his Friday FantasyDraft recommendations with Indians hurler Danny Salazar in the series opener against the White Sox.
July 22, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Dominant deGrom
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Mets' Jacob deGrom looks to continue his dominating run with two starts in pitchers' parks.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
With left-hander Wade Miley on the hill for the Orioles, RotoWire's Greg Vara is all over Astros second baseman Jose Altuve.
July 16, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
With the Yankees trotting out Bryan Mitchell for the first game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Red Sox, Sasha Yodashkin likes Andrew Benintendi's fantasy prospects.
July 15, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Second-Half Surge for Kershaw?
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers, as Clayton Kershaw, who looks poised for a second-half surge, is one of the few elite hurlers with two starts.
July 13, 2017
The Z Files: Reviewing Rest-of-Season Pitcher Projections
Todd Zola follows up last week's column with a look at second-half projections for some top pitchers, including an expectation that better days are ahead for Justin Verlander.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: The Second Half Kicks Off
Todd Zola ranks the starting pitchers for this weekend's first post-break games. Corey Kluber lands in the top spot with start at the A's.
July 6, 2017
Mound Musings: Time to Turn it Around?
After discussing pleasant pitching surprises last week, Brad Johnson tackles disappointing first-half performances this week, including Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka.
July 3, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco checks in with his FantasyDraft recommendations for Monday, including the Reds' Joey Votto on the road at Coors Field.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson turns back the clock Monday, rolling with the Twins' Joe Mauer as one of his DraftKings selections at home against the Angels.
July 1, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg Hopes to Back Up Last Start
Todd Zola ranks this week's pitchers as Stephen Strasburg, who worked through back spasms last time out, gets two home starts.
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