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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention David Phelps's name.
August 1, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Welcome to the AL, Johnny
Former Red Johnny Cueto could have a rude welcome to the AL as he begins his Royals career with a couple of tough road starts. How far did Paul Sporer drop him in this week's rankings?
July 30, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Trade Deadline Closer Carousel
July 25, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Never a Reason to Worry
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers and can't help but shake his head at those who fretted over Clayton Kershaw earlier this season.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Picks
Joel Bartilotta wants to pick on the Yankees' CC Sabathia on Saturday against the Twins, and that starts with second baseman Brian Dozier.
July 24, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Another Mets Prospect Promoted
July 23, 2015
Bats & Balls: Potential Trade Deadline Impact
David Regan looks over some big names who could be on the move at the trade deadline, including the Reds' Johnny Cueto.
July 18, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Sale-ing into the Second Half
Paul Sporer ranks the week's starters, but he can't stop marveling at Chris Sale, whose strikeouts continue to set him apart.
June 27, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Maximum Output
Paul Sporer has moved Max Scherzer ahead of Clayton Kershaw as his top pitcher in baseball, and the Nationals' ace takes his rightful spot atop the weekly rankings.
June 23, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Ray of Hope?
Robbie Ray is 2-2 with a 1.78 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 23:9 K:BB over 30.1 innings through five starts for Arizona.
June 22, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Pencil In The Eraser
June 21, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Red Byrd Return
Monday's Recommended Pickup is a 37-year-old outfielder who returned from a broken wrist much earlier than expected.
Sunday Lineup Card: Undervalued Utility
Often overlooked, the handy fix-it man offers no-frills production at bargain prices.
June 20, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Back on his Throne
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starters and is relieved that Felix Hernandez rebounded after a couple of non-King like starts.
June 19, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Schwarber Can Stick
Chris Benzine discusses why Kyle Schwarber could stick around with the Cubs, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
June 18, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Buy Papelbon
Thereís a good chance you can buy Papelbon for 50 cents on the dollar, pushing the idea that the Phillies will lose 100 games by seasonís end.
June 17, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Betances Continues To Roll
With Andrew Miller still sidelined to injury, Dellin Betances continues to fill in admirably.
June 15, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Sweet, Sweet Odor
After posting an OPS over 1.000 following his demotion to Triple-A, Rougned Odor picked up three hits in his return to the big leagues Monday.
June 13, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: 30 Playing Seven
With all 30 clubs playing seven games this week, RotoWire's Erik Siegrist breaks down which teams have the best hitting matchups.
Pitching Value Meter: Hero in the Bronx
Paul Sporer's weekly value meter showcases a surging Masahiro Tanaka, who is starting to look like the dominant pitcher from early last season.
June 11, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
With just nine games on the schedule today, James Seltzer's options are limited. But there's still value on the board.
June 10, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: It's May Day
The 25-year old May was once a touted prospect for the Twins, and while he hasnít debuted with a boom during his young career he still offers some intrigue as a backend pitcher to roster in deeper leagues
June 6, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Wind in his Sale
Paul Sporer's weekly value meter highlights a surging Chris Sale who has dominated batters in the last five starts.
Hitter Value Meter: Shiny and Chrome
Erik Siegrist debuts the RotoWire Hitter Value Meter this week, which lays out the teams and hitters facing friendly schedules, not so friendly ones, for the upcoming scoring period.
June 5, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Call On Ross
Chris Benzine discusses why Joe Ross should be considered for pickup in the short term, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian Can't Get Enough Of Jake Odorizzi
May 30, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Stealing Time From A Speedster
Oakland is a curious place to look for offense, but one exception is enjoying a solid season.
Pitching Value Meter: Mad Max
Paul Sporer's weekly look at starting pitching finds Max Scherzer dominating in the nation's capital more than even the most aggressive projections predicted.
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.
FAAB Factor - NL: Not a Sorry Charlie
Clay Link runs down the potential FAAB pickups in the NL and finds a serviceable option in Charlie Morton, who returns to the Pittsburgh rotation this week.
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?
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