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Fantasy Articles Featuring Masahiro Tanaka

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

Painting the Black: A Way Too Early Look at 2015

Jensen Lewis shares his opinion about some of 2014's standout performers, including the Giants' Madison Bumgarner.

Saturday Lineup Card: Not Paxing It In

Chris Benzine discusses why James Paxton is a good option to start Saturday as the season nears its end.

Monday Lineup Card: Dealin' Derek

Derek Holland is 1-0 with a 0.99 ERA and 22:3 K:BB over his last four starts.

Draftster MLB: Pricey Returns and Weekly Picks

Masahiro Tanaka will be back on the mound Sunday, but will he be worth the hefty price tag?

Sunday Lineup Card: Beantown Building Blocks

The Red Sox starter has recaptured his 2013 form just in time for the season's close.

Pitching Value Meter: Down the Stretch they Come

With a playoff berth in the balance, the Mariners might need 18 innings out of Felix Hernandez this week, which would be just fine for fantasy owners.

Saturday Lineup Card: UnFreeseing At The Plate

Chris Benzine discusses David Freese's second-half turnaround and hot September as reasons why you should pick him up.

House of Shlain: Bound to Leave Boston?

What will the Red Sox do with Mookie Betts this offseason? A crowded outfield and the long-term commitment to Dustin Pedroia could lead to a trade out of Boston this winter, Nick Shlain writes.

Mound Musings: Looking Back, Looking Ahead, Part II

Prospect pitcher Kevin Gausman is up to stay and is built to be a workhorse for the Orioles.

Bats & Balls: Handing Out the Hardware

Mike Trout is an easy choice for AL MVP, but who has been the most valuable fantasy player relative to ADP this season?

Wednesday Lineup Card: Pull for Pollock

After going M.I.A. for three months while recovering from a broken hand, the Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock has burst back on the scene in September, picking up where he left off in May.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Juan For The Road

Monday Lineup Card: Buckle Down On Buchholz

Clay Buchholz is 3-0 with a 2.10 ERA over his last four starts.

Thursday Lineup Card: Matzek Begins To Realize His Potential

Wednesday Lineup Card: No Need to Panik

The second base spot has been mostly a dearth of offense for the Giants this season, but rookie Joe Panik's recent surge has turned the position from a weakness to a strength.

Monday Lineup Card: Collin-g McHugh

Astros starter Collin McHugh is 4-0 with a 1.97 ERA over his last five starts.

Sunday Lineup Card: Discount On Dizzying Speed

A bout with dizziness makes Holt available for pickup.

Friday Lineup Card: Dropping Dead Weight For Hot Bats And Arms

Mound Musings: 2015 Draft Day Aces

Clayton Kershaw is, of course, the top fantasy pitcher heading into 2015, but who else should be on your short list of starters to watch?