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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Masahiro Tanaka's name.
May 24, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Go Ham for Hamilton?
The 2010 AL MVP is Monday's Recommended Pickup upon his impending return to the Texas Rangers.
May 23, 2015
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Matt Shoemaker
Jason Collette digs inside the numbers on Matt Shoemaker this week to figure out why he is struggling and if he can turn it around.
May 22, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: The Rise Of Rusney
Chris Benzine discusses what Rusney Castillo's recall could mean for him and the Red Sox's outfield, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
May 18, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Levying Shoemaker
May 17, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Counting Down to Correa
Ryan Rufe discusses why Carlos Correa is worth a pick up right now in Monday's Lineup Card.
Sunday Lineup Card: Crawford Packs Giant Punch
Known primarily for his defense, the San Francisco shortstop gets offensive.
May 15, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Time To Be Franco
Chris Benzine discusses why Maikel Franco may say everyday at-bats at third base, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
May 13, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Like Father Like Son?
Okay, so DeShields isnít your everyday rockstar player, but I do dig his potential overall.
May 12, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Bradley Almost Back from Head Injury
May 11, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Thor Leaves Avengers, Joins Mets
May 10, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: The Never-Ending Torii
He may be 39 years old, but Torii Hunter has been thriving at the plate in his return to the Twins, with whom he started his career.
May 8, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Burnsing Up The Basepaths
Chris Benzine discusses why Billy Burns could be an intriguing option in deeper leagues plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
May 7, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Blanks Offers Short-Term Solution
You may have missed the best that Kyle Blanks has to offer, but that doesnít mean you canít squeeze him for a bit more.
May 4, 2015
Diamond Cuts: Concussion Recovery
While he has not been officially diagnosed with a concussion, RotoWire's injury expert Jeff Stotts explains why Jean Segura could be facing an extended absence.
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 Betancesí 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.
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