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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention James Paxton's name.
May 25, 2015
MLB Barometer: Too Close to the Sun
Last Week, Vlad Sedler was flying high. This week? The crash.
May 23, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Not the Bum He Used to be
Two-start Madison Bumgarner bounced back after a rocky start and is dealing lately, but where does that leave him in Paul Sporer's rankings this week?
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.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian is looking to load up on Bronx Bombers this weekend.
May 17, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Crawford Packs Giant Punch
Known primarily for his defense, the San Francisco shortstop gets offensive.
May 16, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Living Up to the Hype
Paul Sporer is particularly impressed this week with Matt Harvey, who has not had trouble living up to his preseason hype.
May 15, 2015
Series to Watch: Red Sox vs. Mariners
Nelson Cruz is red hot right now and appears poised for his second consecutive 40-homer season.
May 12, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Selections
Ronny Mor likes Chris Archer against the Yankees and Kendrys Morales at a substantial discount.
May 11, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Thor Leaves Avengers, Joins Mets
May 9, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: The Golden Archer
Paul Sporer likes what he sees from Chris Archer, despite consecutive four-walk games, enough to vault him up the rankings in a two-start week.
May 8, 2015
Bats & Balls: ERA vs. xFIP
Dave Regan looks for pitchers to target and pitchers to dump by comparing ERA to xFIP, but where does that leave Michael Wacha?
May 5, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Picks
Ronny Mor likes Steven Strasburg - even at a premium - and thinks Jose Abreu will break out against the Tigers' Shane Greene
May 4, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Power Plouffe Play
May 2, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: It's Good to be the King
Paul Sporer's top-ranked pitcher this week is a two-start Felix Hernandez, who is so good his disappointments are envied by lesser pitchers.
April 29, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Rays Closing Situation Muddled
Ernesto Frieri picked up his second save of the season on Wednesday night, as the game went 13 innings.
April 30, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Picks
James Seltzer calls Chris Sale a great buy - even at a steep price.
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?
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Picks
Joel Bartilotta is going with value Saturday night, including a low-priced Carlos Gonzalez who might never be cheaper.
April 24, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Eyeing the Axe
Chris Benzine discusses why it's worth keeping an eye on the Rockies' closing situation and more in Saturday's lineup card.
April 23, 2015
Bats & Balls: Quick Takes Around the Majors
David Regan sizes up each team in the early going, and he has little hope that Ryan Braun can do much to avoid becoming the worst contract in the majors.
April 19, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Plays
Alex Rodriguez seems to have put his recent struggles behind him and Benny Ricciardi thinks he's a solid play in FanDuel contests Sunday.
April 18, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Bringing 2013 Back
Once forgotten, Everth Cabrera is relevant again.
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 12, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Call On Kiermaier
Rays' outfielder Kevin Kiermaier is Monday's recommended pickup after hitting .381 with seven extra-base hits during the first week of the season.
April 11, 2015
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 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 6, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: First Closer Down
On Opening Day, the Mets' Jenrry Mejia became the first closer to lose his job, as he was unable to warm up due to elbow stiffness.
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 3, 2015
Bats & Balls: Top-10 Lists for 2015
Dave Regan's top-10 lists includes Sleepers and Spring Overreaction Stats, such as Kolten Wong's spring struggles.
March 26, 2015
Bats & Balls: Debating the Cheat Sheet
Dave Regan takes issue with the RotoWire cheat sheet, highlighing players at each position he thinks should be ranked higher, like San Francisco's Brandon Belt.
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