NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jake Thompson's name.
September 23, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Season Finale
Todd Zola files one last pitcher ranking as the 2017 season enters its final week. Rotations are in flux, making it a difficult week to rank the starters.
September 20, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Chris Bennett checks in with his suggestions for Wednesday's FanDuel slate, kicking things off with Cubs hurler Jon Lester in a road interleague matchup with the Rays.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Christopher Olson looks over Wednesday's slate and finds a surprising number of apparent bargains, including Javier Baez in a matchup with Rays left-hander Blake Snell.
FantasyDraft MLB: Wednesday Values
The Padres have been solid in the past two games, but Greg Vara is expecting them to get shut down Wednesday by the Diamondbacks' Robbie Ray.
September 16, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Start Aces in Thin Supply
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw is one of the few aces who will have two starts.
September 14, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker breaks down the Thursday DraftKings slate as Aaron Judge is due for some positive regression.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara reviews Thursday's slate and thinks George Springers's recent slump has made him a bargain in a plus matchup against the erratic Ricky Nolasco.
September 9, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: All Aces for Indians
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Indians' aces both get a pair of starts against AL Central foes.
September 3, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
The Cubs are one of the better stacking options on Sunday's slate, and Kris Bryant makes for a solid part of it with a lefty on the mound.
September 2, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine finds the best waiver additions in the NL this week, but Tyler Glasnow might have to wait just a little longer for a callup.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Keuchel Leads Astros
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as Houston's Dallas Keuchel finds himself atop the AL with two starts against division foes.
August 13, 2017
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for this week's pickups, including prospect Dansby Swanson, who is back up with the Braves after a short demotion.
August 3, 2017
Mound Musings: Trade Deadline Repercussions
Brad Johnson examines some of the more significant pitching trades, like A’s starter Sonny Gray, who goes to the New York in a move that could make the Yankees the AL East favorite.
August 2, 2017
Tuesday's hitless outing is certainly not dampening Greg Vara's optimism about Jose Altuve's fantasy upside Wednesday against the Rays.
July 30, 2017
Jan Levine find all the waiver-wire options in the National League this week, including the impending callup of Mets prospect Amed Rosario.
July 29, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Duffy's on A Royal Cruise
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the trade deadline threatens to cause havoc. One pitcher sailing smoothly, though, is Danny Duffy, who has dominated since coming off the DL.
May 14, 2017
Jan Levine digs through the waiver wire to find the top players for NL squads this week, including Milwaukee's Junior Guerra, who is working his way back from an injury in his first start of the year.
May 7, 2017
Jan Levine finds this week's waiver-wire gems, including Arizona pitcher Patrick Corbin, who is still a worthwhile risk despite a blowup last week.
March 30, 2017
Farm Futures: 20 Pitcher Predictions
James Anderson finishes off his preseason prospect predictions and is expecting big things from Astros' first-round pick Forrest Whitley.
December 1, 2016
RotoWire Roundtable: Composite Top 350 Rankings
Mike Trout is the unanimous top pick in the first Roundtable Rankings for the 2017 season, but Clay Link looks at the players who our rankers have very different opinions on.
October 2, 2016
Collette Calls: Key Moves at Key Times
Jason Collette recaps his second-half strategy that, hopefully, will lead him into the money in his fantasy leagues this year.
September 25, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett looks over Sunday's slate and recommends a Mets mini-stack against Phillies right-handed Jake Thompson, headlined by Yoenis Cespedes.
September 24, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max
Paul Sporer had a little trouble pushing the brilliant Max Scherzer to the top of the list in his last starting pitcher rankings of the season.
September 17, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Mr. Untouchable
Paul Sporer's pitcher rankings feature Jose Fernandez leading the way as the Miami ace has rarely been touched up at home this season.
September 10, 2016
Jan Levine's look at the week's free-agent options includes the Mets' Curtis Granderson, who is helping key New York's pennant push.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Chief Starter
Paul Sporer can't get enough of the Indians' Carlos Corrasco, who's two-start schedule sets up nicely for him down the stretch.
September 9, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
Todd Frazier has hit 35 home runs this season despite a .214 batting average, and RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why the White Sox third baseman is a solid play Friday against the Royals.
September 4, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Brian Dozier is near the top of the price scale for second basemen, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's worth paying up for Sunday against the White Sox.
Chris Bennett recommends jumping on board the Yoan Moncada bandwagon Sunday before his price tag starts catching up to his talent.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Sandy Leon's price continues to lag despite solid production, and Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's worth another go for fantasy owners Sunday against the A's.
All-Time Fantasy Baseball Team
Ask An Expert – Fantasy Baseball
Auction Values – Custom
Auction Values – Custom Tiers
Auction Values – Earned
Cheat Sheets – AL-Only
Cheat Sheets – NL-Only
Cheat Sheets – Foreign
Draft Software (Mac)
Games by Position
How to Play Fantasy Baseball
Injuries – MLB
Injuries – AL Only
Injuries – NL Only
Injuries – By Team
Injuries – By Position
MLB Box Scores
MLB Team Pages
News – Latest
News – AL Only
News – NL Only
News – Closers
News – Foreign Leagues
News – Free Agents
News – Minor Leagues
News – Recap
News – Top 100 MLB
News – Top 400 Prospects
Projections – Rest Of Season
Projections – Daily
Projections – Weekly
Projections – Changes
Prospects – By Team
Prospects – Top 200
Rankings – Custom
Rankings – ADP
Rankings – Custom Points
Rankings – Custom H2H Roto
Rankings – Custom H2H Points
Rankings – Expert Composite
Rankings + Outlooks
Rankings + Outlooks – Catchers
Rankings + Outlooks – First Base
Rankings + Outlooks – Second Base
Rankings + Outlooks – Shortstops
Rankings + Outlooks – Third Base
Rankings + Outlooks – Outfielders
Rankings + Outlooks – Starting Pitchers
Rankings + Outlooks – Relief Pitchers
Reliever Usage Report
Stats - Minor League
Stats – Advanced
Stats – Batter v. Pitcher
Stats – Explanation
Stats – Second Half (Batters)
Stats – Second Half (Pitchers)
Stats – Spring Training
Stats – 3-Year Averages (Batters)
Stats – 3-Year Averages (Pitchers)
Weather Report for MLB Games
Fantasy Baseball Columns
120 Sports DraftKings Advice
120 Sports FanDuel Advice
AL FAAB Factor
DFS Baseball 101
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report
In Some Depth
Minor League Barometer
MLB Daily Games Strategy
NL FAAB Factor
Short Hops Podcast
Stadium & RW Video
The Long Game
The Saber's Edge
The Z Files
Toeing the Line
TYT Sports MLB Video
Weekly Hitter Rankings
Weekly Pitcher Rankings
Yahoo DFS Baseball