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Fantasy Articles Featuring Drew Smyly

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Drew Smyly's name.

The Z Files: Navigating FAAB

Todd Zola offers some strategy tips for analyzing your league's weekly FAAB bidding, and reminds you not to lose track of an early drop who might have value later in the season, such as Delino DeShields.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist looks at some AL players who may have slipped through the cracks in early drafts and auctions and wound up in the Opening Day free agent pool, including a svelter Pablo Sandoval as he tries to revive his career in Boston.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2017 Season

Todd Zola ranks Week 1's starting pitchers as Chris Archer has a fortunate opening with two home starts in what he hopes will be a rebound campaign.

Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL West

In Brad Johnsonís final week of division deep dives, he takes a look at the American League West, featuring injured Angels closer Huston Street, who will miss the beginning of the season.

The Z Files: An Interview With... Me

Todd Zola interviews noted fantasy expert Todd Zola about the results of the AL and NL LABR auctions, and explains why he wasn't surprised that Jose Altuve went for more than Mike Trout.

Pitching 3D: Starting Pitchers 71-80

Doug Thorburn wraps up his rankings using a unique methodology that weighs pitchers using mechanics, skills and stats.

Collette Calls: Finding Cheap Steals

Jason Collette shows fantasy owners how to play the waiting game and find cheap steals by targeting the likes of Jose Peraza, whose newfound playing time makes him a stolen-base asset.

2017 Rebound Candidate: Felix Hernandez

Tim Heaney analyzes whether Felix Hernandez can bounce back after a dreadful season last year. Does the crown still fit the King?

Collette Calls: Breaking Down Jason Heyward

Jason Collette looks at three aspects of Jason Heyward's struggles and what he can do to correct things this season.

The Z Files: First Draft, Part Three

Todd Zola recounts how he and Derek Van Riper continued filling out their roster in the 2017 season's first draft, including waiting until the 19th round to fill first base with the Astros' A.J. Reed.

The Saber's Edge: Plan for 2017 Now

As the 2016 season winds down, Jeff Zimmerman reviews what fantasy owners should be doing now to prepare for 2017.

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.

The Z Files: Notes To Self For 2017

Todd Zola leaves some notes to himself for his 2017 drafts, including a reminder to focus more on hitting early given his knack for consistently finding valuable arms like Brandon Finnegan in the late rounds.

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.

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.

The Z Files: Let Me Check My Schedule

Todd Zola dissects the remaining schedule for every major league team to find players to pick up down the stretch who could mean the difference between winning and losing your league.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Scherzer Works on K Street

Paul Sporer vaults Max Scherzer to the top of this week's pitcher rankings as he has a good shot of keeping his run of double-digit strikeouts going in two starts this week in the nation's capital.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: No Way Jose on Road?

Paul Sporer explains why Jose Fernandez's road splits could be headed for better days in this week's pitcher rankings.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks

Nolan Arenado has understandably been excellent at home this season, but RotoWire's Chris Olson says the Rockies third baseman shouldn't be ignored on the road Friday against the Nationals.

MLB Barometer: Lessons Learned

Vlad Sedler offers up some lessons the fantasy baseball season has taught him this year and looks at this week's risers and fallers, including Arizona's Yasmany Tomas, who appears to have finally arrived as a hitter.

DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks

There's certainly a risk that Julio Urias won't pitch deep into Sunday's game against the Reds, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's worth it.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks

Juan Carlos Blanco is looking to use right-handed hitters against Padres starter Luis Perdomo, and that always starts with first baseman Paul Goldschmidt.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Yu the Man This Week

Paul Sporer likes the two-start week ahead for Rangers starter Yu Darvish, who has dominated batters since coming off the disabled list.

The Saber's Edge: Analyzing the 40/20/10 Pitching Club

Jeff Zimmerman analyzes the exclusive club of starting pitchers who have hit the trifecta with GB, K, BB rates of 40, 20, 10 and explains what it means for fantasy owners.

DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks

Jayson Werth has hit lefties very well this season and now gets to take on Jorge De La Rosa at Coors Field.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Juan Blanco picks the Monday Yahoo slate, including a date against the Diamondbacks for the Mets' Bartolo Colon, who dominated Arizona in his last start.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Fernandez Still Rolling

Paul Sporer isn't troubled by Jose Fernandez's recent bump in the road as he has him on top of this week's starting pitcher rankings.

DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks

Giancarlo Stanton's season-long numbers are lagging behind previous years, but he has an excellent matchup Tuesday against Giants.

FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays

Juan Carlos Blanco finds rare value in Atlanta bats like Freddie Freeman as the Braves get to face Wily Peralta in his return to the majors Tuesday.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Output

Paul Sporer boosts Max Scherzer to the top of this week's pitcher ranking as the Washington hurler looks to have gotten a handle on his long-ball troubles.