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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Chris Sale's name.
August 1, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian recommends his weekend value plays on DraftKings, including Stephen Strasburg against a weak Phillies offense.
July 31, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Streaky J.P. For Me?
Recognizing value even among streaky hitters can be a bit tricky...
July 29, 2014
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Getting What You Pay For
RotoWire's Renee Miller digs into the starting pitching advanced stats to see what coorelates best with DFS scoring.
July 28, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down DraftKings Pitching
Michael Rathburn delves into the data to show you the best and worst pitching values on DraftKings
July 26, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Darvish Still Dealing
Yu Darvish is having a down year that most pitchers would kill for, and this week he gets two starts.
July 25, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: New Life
After flaming out in San Diego, Chase Headley has new life with the move the Bronx.
July 24, 2014
Mound Musings: Playing for Keeps
For many owners, it's time to look toward next season, and that means identifying arms, like Nathan Eovaldi, who are the real deal.
July 21, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week
Seattle's Hisashi Iwakuma and San Francisco's Ryan Vogelsong highlight Jerry Donabedian's list of solid value plays this week.
July 20, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Leave It To Lee
All the info you need for Monday's daily action.
July 19, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Smooth Saling
As the second half gets into full swing, Chris Sale gets two teams this week that he usually dominates.
July 18, 2014
Diamond Cuts: All-Scar Team
In the year of the Tommy John Surgery, Jose Fernandez's injury has been the most impactful. Jeff Stotts reveals the rest of his annual All-Scar team in this week's article.
July 14, 2014
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.
July 8, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: The Vogt is In
Josh Reddick's back-to-back disabled list trips looked like a major blow for the Athletics, but Stephen Vogt has added stability to right field, while occasionally seeing time behind the plate.
July 7, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Evaluating DraftStreet Pitching
Michael Rathburn breaks down pitching on DraftStreet.
July 5, 2014
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?
July 3, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Tomlindependence Day
Josh Tomlin is coming off a one-hitter against the Mariners. Can he keep it going against the Royals on America's birthday?
DraftKings MLB: Value Picks
Jerry Donabedian examines strong plays on DraftKings for the upcoming holiday weekend.
June 30, 2014
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.
June 28, 2014
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.
June 27, 2014
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.
June 26, 2014
Mound Musings: Do Ya Feel Lucky?
Head-to-Head leagues often especially prone to luck, but are some pitchers, like Chris Sale, who have skills to overcome it?
June 22, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Koji Fatigue?
June 21, 2014
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?
June 17, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Hot Cup of Jones in Seattle
James Jones has brought a much-needed infusion of speed and contact-hitting to the Seattle lineup since his May call-up.
June 14, 2014
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.
June 11, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Gaining an Edge with xFIP
David Price has been unlucky this season, as his xFIP, which is more than a run lower than his ERA, makes clear.
Thursday Lineup Card: Something's Not (Wain)wright Here
The Cardinals' Adam Wainwright returned to St. Louis for an MRI on his elbow after Tuesday's start, with the results coming back clean.
June 7, 2014
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.
June 6, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Brighter Days Ahead for Butler
Despite a disappointing performance in his debut, Eddie Butler is still deserving of consideration in many formats.
June 2, 2014
MLB Barometer: All Aboard the Jenrry Train
Jenrry Mejia has solidified the Mets' closer situation and merits an upgrade in Vlad Sedler's eyes. See who else makes his list in this week's Barometer.
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