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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Masahiro Tanaka's name.
May 25, 2017
Mound Musings: Revisiting My 2017 “Home” League Mound Corps
Brad Johnson updates readers on his “home” league pitching staff, including how losing Mets Ace Noah Syndergaard for two or three months has affected the rest of his team.
The Z Files: Recalibrating Expectations, Pitching Edition
Todd Zola looks at pitchers whose rest-of-season earnings projection has dropped the most from Opening Day, including Cubs ace Jake Arrieta.
May 20, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Adam Zdroik takes a look at Saturday's slate and expects Chris Davis to continue his homer barrage against Blue Jays right-hander Michael Bolsinger.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Carrasco Fights Off Injury Bug
Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings has Carlos Carrasco on top in a two-start week after he dodged an injury bullet and had a start pushed back.
May 13, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg's Still Healthy
Atop the NL in Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings is Stephen Strasburg, who perhaps surprisingly has managed to stay healthy in the year of the injury.
May 12, 2017
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.
May 8, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson recommends rolling with Mike Trout coming off a hamstring injury against A's hurler Kendall Graveman.
FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco dives into his best plays for Monday's FantasyDraft slate, leading off with the Mets' Jacob deGrom in the Big Apple against San Francisco.
May 6, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: It's Shark Week in SF
Todd Zola likes what he's seeing from Jeff Samardzija, whose bloated ERA doesn't match his underlying numbers. That and more in this week's pitcher rankings.
May 2, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Selling Schwarber? + 5/2 DFS
Is it time to sell Kyle Schwarber? Derek VanRiper considers it, and looks at Tuesday's 15-game slate.
April 29, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Yes Way, Jose
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as Minnesota prospect Jose Berrios is expected to make his 2017 debut after crushing Triple-A.
April 27, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/27
Paul Goldschmidt and the D-backs look to tee off on Jered Weaver at Chase Field on Thursday night. Derek VanRiper takes a quick look at the four-game night slate.
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Kevin Payne checks in with his best value picks for Thursday, including a bunch of Diamondbacks at home against the lowly Padres.
April 26, 2017
Collette Calls: Analyzing Pitcher K Rates
Jason Collette investigates strikeout rates to determine whether the impressive early starts from pitchers like Danny Duffy are to be trusted.
April 21, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Start Kershaw is Tops
Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings features none other than Clayton Kershaw on top as the Dodgers hurler has two starts this week.
April 14, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Delivery
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitcher as Washington's Max Scherzer could have a big week with matchups against a couple of whiff-prone teams.
April 11, 2017
MLB Barometer: It's a Marathon
Vlad Sedler talks panicky owners off the ledge and identifies this week's Barometer risers and fallers, with the Mets' Yoenis Cespedes landing in the latter category.
April 8, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lester Gets Two at Home
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Cubs' Jon Lester gets two starts at friendly Wrigley Field. Is that enough to make him this week's top starter?
April 6, 2017
Pitching 3D: Anatomy of a Blowup
Doug Thorburn breaks down the season-opening clunkers for Masahiro Tanaka and Jose Quintana. What went wrong? What went right?
The Z Files: The Necessary Evil of Park Factors
Todd Zola analyzes park factors for all 30 clubs, and thinks pitching in Great American Ballpark might not be such a handicap for young Reds hurlers like Brandon Finnegan.
April 4, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin brings us his best value picks for Tuesday, including a $12 catcher in Stephen Vogt at home against the Angels.
April 2, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Ben Zobrist doesn't have the same power as some other players at his position, but Chris Olson explains why he's still a solid fantasy option Sunday against the Cardinals.
FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
While Opening Day brings plenty of upper-tier pitching options, Greg Vara explains why Masahiro Tanaka's price is impossible to ignore Sunday against the Rays.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Sunday's limited Opening Day slate doesn't provide a ton of options, which is why Kris Bryant is worth paying up for, according to RotoWire's Chris Bennett.
April 1, 2017
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.
March 31, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2017 Season
Todd Zola ranks Week 1's starting pitchers as Chris Archer has a fortunate opening with two home starts in what he hopes will be a rebound campaign.
March 28, 2017
MLB Barometer: Building Around Kershaw
Vlad Sedler's final preseason Barometer focuses on how to plan a draft around Clayton Kershaw and discusses the late-March shifts in pitcher ADPs.
March 25, 2017
Pitching 3D: System Audit
Doug Thorburn analyzes the pros and cons of his personal pitcher rankings system. Find out how he'll use the rankings to draft.
March 9, 2017
The Wheelhouse: AL LABR Review
Clay Link reviews his AL LABR auction. What was the plan going in? Did he ute?
Top 250 Dynasty League Rankings
James Anderson offers up his overall rankings for deep dynasty leagues, and puts Corey Seager firmly in the top 10 after his breakout 2016.
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