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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Masahiro Tanaka's name.
May 3, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Swooning for Swihart
Boston's Blake Swihart is Monday's recommended pickup after the Red Sox called him up from the minors in the wake of Ryan Hanigan's injury.
FAAB Factor - AL: Mediocre Shortstops Abound
Jake Marisnick and the Astros are stealing a ton of bases, writes RotoWire's Andrew Martinez in this week's edition of AL FAAB Factor.
April 28, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Marisnick Swings a Hot Stick
April 25, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Two Starts for Kluber
Paul Sporer ranks the coming week's starting pitchers, but is two home starts enough to make Corey Kluber the AL's top-ranked hurler?
April 24, 2015
Daily Baseball 101: How to Pick a Starting Pitcher
Michael Rathburn pours over the numbers and explains why picking an elite pitcher like Felix Hernandez is almost always the best way to go in cash games.
April 22, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Betances Still Offers Value
Well, all of you Dellin Betances’ owners out there that were expecting a 40-save season? You can take comfort in knowing that Betances will at least nab a few saves here and there, while giving you dominant ratios and strikeouts.
April 18, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Harvey Invisible in Late Innings
Paul Sporer lays out the week's pitcher rankings and says the only thing holding back Matt Harvey is that he's not going deep into games.
April 17, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Travis To The Top
Chris Benzine discusses why Devon Travis is worth a pickup among other things in Saturday's lineup card.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian offers up his favorite pitchers, batters, and lineup stacks for the upcoming weekend.
April 16, 2015
Bats & Balls: Will the Slow Starters Recover?
Dave Regan looks at players like Mike Zunino who have started this season slowly and whether they will turn things around.
April 13, 2015
MLB Barometer: Only Fools Rush In
Vlad Sedler -- and Elvis -- advise against snap decisions based on small sample sizes, like the slow start of Giancarlo Stanton.
April 11, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Recycling Closers
Joakim Soria becomes the latest in a line of reused relievers.
Pitching Value Meter: Slow Week for Kershaw
Paul Sporer delivers his weekly pitcher rankings and finds only one starter worthy of jumping Clayton Kershaw in a one-start week. Who is it?
April 10, 2015
Series to Watch: Jays vs. Orioles
In his RotoWire writing debut, Doug Thorburn breaks down the weekend series between the Jays and Orioles.
April 9, 2015
Mound Musings: Surprises Are In Store?
How many of this spring's big surprises will turn into real values? Brad Johnson discusses.
April 5, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Let's Grilli for MLB's First Full Slate
April 4, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Kicking Off the 2015 Season
Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural Value Meter for 2015, and familiar faces top the list, like Felix Hernandez, who takes on two division foes in Week 1.
April 1, 2015
MLB Barometer: All-Undervalued Team
Vlad Sedler looks at players who are being overlooked this draft season, including breakout candidate Jake Marisnick.
March 21, 2015
RotoWire Roundtable: March Top 350
RotoWire's group of baseball experts is back with its latest roundtable rankings, in which Nolan Arenado, among others, takes a big jump up the list.
March 19, 2015
The Long Game: Inflation Busters
Erik Siegrist discusses how to best attack auctions in leagues where inflation has greatly raised the prices of many stars.
March 5, 2015
Bats & Balls: Busts to Avoid
David Regan turns his attention to overvalued players this week and finds Jose Abreu as one of the biggest names to avoid this season.
February 21, 2015
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL East
Brad Johnson makes the case that drafting Masahiro Tanaka and his questionable elbow is worth the risk at what likely will be a reduced draft-day price.
February 14, 2015
RotoWire Roundtable: Valentine's Edition of the Top 350
The first installment of the Roundtable Rankings are up for 2015! Check out the panel's divide on Mookie Betts, among others.
February 13, 2015
Yankees Team Preview: Multiple Health Concerns
The Yankees' chances of competing in the AL East could depend on Masahiro Tanaka's health this season, according to RotoWire's Jason Braverman.
January 27, 2015
Injury Risk: Players to Avoid
In his annual column, Jeff Stotts plants the red flags around the players to avoid on draft day in 2015.
January 24, 2015
Overseas Scouting Report: The Next Wave
Patrick Newman and Peter Schoenke examine the players poised to make the move from Asia or Cuba to MLB. Is there another player like Yasiel Puig in this year's crop of talent?
15-Team Magazine Mock: ADP Stock Watch
Clay Link compares the results of our 15-Team Magazine Mock to the early NFBC Average Draft Position (ADP) data.
Rounding Third: Revisiting Early Starting Pitchers
Jeff Erickson looks back at 2014 to review the benefits and drawbacks of targeting starting pitchers early in drafts.
January 15, 2015
Rounding Third: The RotoWire 200
Jeff Erickson's initial set of top 200 overall rankings for 2015 predictably has Mike Trout on top, but who follows after Trout?
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