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Fantasy Articles Featuring Masahiro Tanaka

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Masahiro Tanaka's name.

Tuesday Lineup Card: The Strike-Thrower

Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down DraftKings Pitching

Michael Rathburn delves into the data to show you the best and worst pitching values on DraftKings

Minor League Barometer: Next Stop, the Bronx

Luis Severino is having a breakout season and might be ready to help the Yankees as early as next year.

Thursday Lineup Card: Another Cuban Makes A Splash

FAAB Factor-AL: Buyer Beware

Danny Salazar returns to the majors this week, but RotoWire's Andrew Martinez preaches caution in your bidding.

Saturday Lineup Card: d'Arnaud Regrets

Travis d'Arnaud has been swinging a hot bat since his recall from Triple-A, and is now occupying the fifth spot in the order for the Mets.

Mound Musings: Looking into the Future

Noah Syndergaard is one of many prospects who impressed at the Futures Game, but as a closer?

Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down Vegas Data - Part I (Pitching)

RotoWire's Michael Rathburn dives deep into the numbers to find the best Vegas data pitching values.

FAAB Factor-AL: Holland Itching To Return

Out all season, Rangers starter Derek Holland is ramping up his rehab and eager to return, making now the time to snatch him up for the stretch run.

Saturday Lineup Card: Here To Stay

Arismendy Alcantara is not merely an NL-only option. He is here for good and worthy of consideration in nearly all formats.

Mound Musings: Tradewinds are Blowing

The Phillies are said to be quietly checking for potential trade partners, and Cole Hamels is likely available.

Thursday Lineup Card: The Boxer

Tuesday Lineup Card: Freese Frame

MLB Barometer: Return of the Mac

Yovani Gallardo is one of 10 starting pitchers that Vlad Sedler believes will be better over the second half of the season.

Daily Baseball 101: Evaluating DraftStreet Pitching

Michael Rathburn breaks down pitching on DraftStreet.

Pitching Value Meter: Kershaw's Brilliance Limited this Week

Clayton Kershaw has been unreal lately, but he has only one start this week. Is that enough to knock him from the top ranking?

Thursday Lineup Card: Arenado Set To Return

Nolan Arenado (finger) is set to make his long-awaited return to the Rockies on Thursday. Meanwhile, those scrambling to replace the likes of Evan Gattis (back) and Carlos Ruiz (concussion) should give some consideration to the Orioles' Caleb Joseph.

MLB Barometer: Bourn Identity Crisis

Why isn't Michael Bourn doing more of what we see in this photo - stealing bases? Vlad Sedler downgrades Bourn's stock and talks about his midseason ranks in this week's article.

Pitching Value Meter: Ray of Hope

David Price has had a huge June, and that's enough to vault him to the top of this week's pitcher rankings.

Saturday Lineup Card: Stromania

Marcus Stroman has posted a 2.43 ERA in his five starts for the Blue Jays, making his early-season struggled out of the bullpen seem like a distant memory.

Behind the Numbers: Pitchers to Target and Avoid

Justin Verlander is having a tough year, but he's still missing plenty of bats. What's that mean for his prospects the rest of this season?

MLB Daily Games Strategy: Taking the Fan Out of Fantasy

Do you embrace the Endowment Effect or avoid it when playing DFS? Dr. Renee Miller delves into the topic of fandom intersecting with fantasy.

Sunday Lineup Card: Eaton Your Heart Out

Pitching Value Meter: Crowning Achievement

Felix Hernandez's 2.22 ERA is not supported by his skills -- it's too high. With two starts, he's the top pitcher in the AL this week, but is he tops in baseball?

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week

Jose Abreu is still available at a salary that doesn't truly seem to be tied to the reality of him being an elite power option. DFS players should look to take advantage of that until the market corrects itself.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Heaney Meeny Miney Mo

Pitching Value Meter: Red Scare

Johnny Cueto has a 1.85 ERA but is just 6-5 thanks to a Cincinnati offense that has deprived him of run support.

Mound Musings: How to Improve the Game

The slow torture of high pitch counts is making the great game of baseball about as fun as watching grass grow. Even the command savvy Masahiro Tanaka lasted only six innings against the ultra-patient A's.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Eugenio in a Bottle

Shortstop has been a trouble spot for the Tigers since Jose Iglesias was ruled out for the season, but a newcomer has given some stability to the position.

Pitching Value Meter: Bumgarner Continues to Baffle Batters

Madison Bumgarner is dominating this season, and with two starts at home this week, he's the easy choice for the league's top-ranked pitcher.