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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Drew Smyly's name.
May 21, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale-ing Ks for IP
Paul Sporer explains the tradeoff in strikeouts for Chicago's Chris Sale, who's still the AL's top starter, in this week's pitcher rankings.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
J.D. Martinez had four straight multi-games before going hitless Friday, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's worth putting right back in lineups Saturday.
May 20, 2016
Pitching 3D: The Day It All Clicked
Doug Thorburn focuses on a number of pitchers who have had their season stats greatly affected by either one great or one poor start.
May 16, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Edwin Encarnacion hasn't been as dominant this season, but he still crushes left-handed pitching and gets a good matchup Monday against the Rays.
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Mark Teixeira has struggled significantly this season, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why he could be a solid fantasy pick Monday against the Diamondbacks.
May 14, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Double the Kershaw
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, among other elite hurlers, has a two-start week.
May 7, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg at Home on K Street
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as a two-start week in D.C. for Stephen Strasburg has the Nationals ace atop the list.
May 4, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Pitcher Skills Growth, Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes pitchers who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Why are Dallas Keuchel's strikeouts down this year?
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Brian McCann is the best offensive catcher in Wednesday's slate, and he's got a matchup worth paying for, according to Alex Spalding.
May 3, 2016
DVR's Top 350: May Update
This time last year, Michael Conforto was in the Mets' minor league system. Where does he check in on the May update of the Top 350?
MLB Barometer: Fantasy Baseball the Ichiban Way
Vlad Sedler explains how he stays disciplined with his approach to fantasy baseball, and he looks at risers and fallers like the Diamondbacks' Brandon Drury in this week's Barometer.
April 30, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Good Week Ahead for Harvey
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers, including the Mets' Matt Harvey, who has increased his swinging-strike rate his last two starts and now gets to face two strikeout-prone teams.
April 23, 2016
Collette Calls: Four Strikeout Surgers
Jason Collette analyzes four pitchers who have seen their strikeout percentages shoot up this season, including San Diego's Drew Pomeranz, who also comes with a warning.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Wind In His Sale
Chris Sale has a nasty schedule this week. So, does that mean Paul Sporer dropped him in this week's pitcher rankings? On the contrary.
April 16, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Roaring Thunder
Noah Syndergaard faces off against the Phillies and Braves this week, and Paul Sporer wonders if he could reach 30 strikeouts.
April 13, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Joc Pederson's power could be on full display Wednesday against Rubby De La Rosa, who allowed nearly two home runs per nine innings to lefties last year.
April 9, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Worth the Price
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starters as Boston's David Price faces a huge test in the AL East against Baltimore and Toronto.
Matt Wieters has shown plenty of pop during his career, and fantasy players could see it Saturday against Drew Smyly.
April 4, 2016
There are eight outfielders more expensive than Bryce Harper for Monday's slate of games onDraftKings, and RotoWire's Christopher Olson is taking full advantage.
April 2, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2016 Season
Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural 2016 Pitcher Rankings, and it's not hard to guess who tops the list as Clayton Kershaw begins the year at two of the league's best pitchers' parks.
March 10, 2016
Team Previews: AL East
Jason Collette previews all five teams in the American League East. Can Chris Archer and an improved offense push the Rays to the front of the pack?
February 5, 2016
Pitching 3D: Intriguing Arms of the AL East
Doug Thorburn explains the importance of repetition for pitchers and uses it to focus on five pitchers from the American League East that could be solid fantasy options this season.
January 18, 2016
The RotoWire 200: 2016 Overall Rankings
Is Carlos Correa a top-10 pick in 2016? RotoWire Senior Editor Jeff Erickson shares his January installment of the RotoWire 200.
September 29, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Parker Powers Up
September 26, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: A Fitting Jays-Yanks Finish
Erik Siegrist crunches the hitting numbers for the final week of the year and finds familiar foes on top in what could determine a playoff spot.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Season Finale
Paul Sporer breaks down the starting pitching for the season's final week as Corey Kluber looks to end a frustrating season on a high note with two starts.
September 22, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Back, Back, Back, Gone
Back injuries have been keeping some of the game's premier hitters -- including Miguel Cabrera, Adam Jones and Ryan Braun -- out of the lineup in the season's final weeks.
September 19, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Pale Hose Double-Dip
Erik Siegrist ranks the hitter matchups this week with the White Sox on top thanks to a doubleheader.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Star Ace or Kershaw?
Paul Sporer weighs the idea of ranking a one-start Clayton Kershaw over a two-start ace in this week's edition of the Value Meter.
September 18, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
It hasn't been a great season for Dustin Pedroia, but Alex Spalding argues he's a solid play Friday on Fantasy Aces given how well he's hitting of late.
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