NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Chris Sale's name.
July 6, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Kevin Payne thinks Jose Abreu is an attractive play today, even at a premium price.
July 5, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Santana Sharp in Return Sunday
Twins starter Ervin Santana allowed two runs on three hits and three walks with eight strikeouts over eight innings in his return from suspension Sunday against the Royals.
Hitter Value Meter: Holding All The Cards
Erik Siegrist highlights the best matchups for hitters in weekly formats, including a rare eight-game period for Kolten Wong and the Cardinals
July 4, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Strength vs. Strength
Paul Sporer ranks this week's pitchers and is already looking forward to the showdown between Chris Sale and the lefty-smashing Blue Jays.
Collette Calls: Managing Second-Half Expectations
Jason Collette looks at recent history to find some realistic projections for fantasy categories in the second half. For example, how many home runs should you expect from a player in the second half?
July 3, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
RotoWire's Alex Spalding has picked out a number of solid value plays on Fantasy Aces to help DFS players build around Clayton Kershaw on Friday.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian Expects Big Things From Cincinnati's Sluggers This Weekend
July 2, 2015
Man + Machine: First Impressions
Neil Parker experiments with the RotoWire Daily MLB Lineup Optimizer and discusses the results on FanDuel and DraftKings.
Mound Musings: Know When to Hold ‘Em
Brad Johnson is expecting big second-half performances from some slow-starting pitchers.
July 1, 2015
The Saber's Edge: Sinking Feeling
Jeff Zimmerman on the pitchers with the most effective sinking fastballs.
June 29, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Tinker with Taylor
June 27, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Heating Up in the Desert
With Coors Field silent this week, Erik Siegrist has a new team atop the hitter rankings in the Diamondbacks.
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 25, 2015
Bats & Balls: An Early Midseason Check In
David Regan puts together his all-fantasy, all-value, all-rookie and all-regression teams as the first half nears its close
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
Fantasy 101: Evaluating Starting Pitchers on FanDuel
Michael Rathburn explains how he picks starting pitchers on FanDuel and breaks down the stats to show which ones have provided the most value this season.
June 20, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Tigers Burning Bright
Erik Siegrist's weekly look at the best hitting matchups finds the Tigers in an enviable position as they'll miss two of the best pitchers in their division this week.
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
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian Still Loves Cleveland's K-Inducing Rotation
With a number of solid value plays available, Alex Spalding has just the recipe for rostering Chris Sale in FantasyAces lineups on Friday.
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Anthony Rizzo continues to dominate righties and Benny Ricciardi thinks he makes for a great play Friday on FanDuel.
June 18, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Buy Papelbon
There’s a good chance you can buy Papelbon for 50 cents on the dollar, pushing the idea that the Phillies will lose 100 games by season’s end.
June 15, 2015
Kevin Payne is looking for another strong performance from a resurgent Big Papi on Monday night
June 14, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Promotion Sunday
Lindor and Buxton add their names to the list of top prospects to make ML debut this season.
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 12, 2015
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian Is Sticking With The Red-Hot Yasiel Puig
June 9, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Ronny Mor stacks his lineup with Royals for their matchup against Minnesota's Trevor May
June 8, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Monday Picks
Kevin Payne's Monday recommendations, including Ryan Howard at Cincinnati.
June 7, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: New Closer in the Emerald City?
The Houston Astros called up top prospect Carlos Correa on Sunday, but an AL West reliever deserves your attention as well.
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