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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Drew Smyly's name.
January 15, 2015
Rounding Third: The RotoWire 200
Jeff Erickson's initial set of top 200 overall rankings for 2015 predictably has Mike Trout on top, but who follows after Trout?
October 15, 2014
Collette Calls: In-Season Article Review
Jason Collette looks back at his in-season articles from 2014, including his pre-demotion take on Cleveland right-hander Danny Salazar.
September 24, 2014
Bats and Balls: 2015 Breakout Predictions
Nolan Arenado was limited by illness and injury this year, setting himself up for a breakout season in 2015.
September 18, 2014
Mound Musings: Looking Back, Looking Ahead, Part II
Prospect pitcher Kevin Gausman is up to stay and is built to be a workhorse for the Orioles.
September 9, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: No Need to Panik
The second base spot has been mostly a dearth of offense for the Giants this season, but rookie Joe Panik's recent surge has turned the position from a weakness to a strength.
September 6, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Two Jokers for the King
Felix Hernandez gets two starts this week against teams he has dominated this year.
September 5, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Not Dunn Yet
Adam Dunn is producing after a change of scenery, and Chris Benzine discusses why he is worth a look at first base.
September 3, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Second Shot For Heaney?
September 2, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Call-Up Day, Part Deux
In a seemingly endless sea of September call-ups, the Phillies' Maikel Franco rates as one of the shining stars of the group.
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Late Season Risers
Even Renee Miller, who literally wrote a book on cognitive biases in fantasy sports, is not immune to using recent hot hitters like the Astros' Chris Carter.
September 1, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Call-Up Day
As usual, Sept. 1 features a list of prospect and non-prospect call-ups a mile long -- with some noteworthy names mixed in.
August 31, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Stealing Schafer
Jordan Schafer was second in MLB with 11 steals in August.
August 30, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Finding Affordable Relief
Davis offers creative alternative to chasing saves.
Pitching Value Meter: Fightin' Phillie
Cole Hamels has been in a groove since mid-May, and he'll look to continue it in two starts this week.
August 29, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Russellin' Some Feathers
Chris Benzine discusses his recommended pickup, the day's transactions, and takes a look at some value picks for Saturday.
The Daily Duel: Flying High Again?
Chris Davis has fallen off from his impressive 2013 campaign, but he's currently a nice value on FanDuel, Kevin Payne writes.
August 28, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Drew For You!
As the season nears an end, Drew Smyly may offer you some much needed starting pitching help...
Mound Musings: State of the Staff Overviews
The Nationals have solidified their position atop the division thanks to pitching, and Stephen Strasburg hasn't even hit his stride yet.
August 27, 2014
Bats and Balls: Second-Half Duds
Nelson Cruz has seen a dramatic drop in second-half production, but could he be poised for a rebound in September?
August 26, 2014
Collette Calls: Drew Smyly's Evolution
Drew Smyly remains a work in progress for Rays pitching coach Jim Hickey, but that evolution may go slowly, particularly as the team tries to fix Smyly's changeup, writes Jason Collette.
Wednesday Lineup Card: Hip Hip, Jorge!
Jorge Soler is the latest of the Cubs' hot-hitting prospects to reach the majors.
MLB Barometer: The Fiers and the Furious
Vlad Sedler overcomes his skepticism about Mike Fiers and relates how poorly most of the hyped rookies this year have played.
August 23, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Two Starts for Kershaw
A two-start week for Clayton Kershaw comes at the perfect time for fantasy owners, especially for those in head-to-head leagues.
August 21, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Jay Is The Way
Reds closer Aroldis Chapman looks to be back to himself after a Thursday night appearance...
August 16, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: No Taming this Tiger
Max Scherzer is one of the few things going right for the Tigers these days, as he's dominated in his recent starts.
August 15, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: The Roof is on Fier(s)
Mike Fiers may only have a temporary place in the Brewers' rotation, but he has short-term value.
August 10, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Peralta Steals Home and the Attention of Fantasy Owners
Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta is Monday's recommended pickup.
Draftster MLB: Baez Mania and Weekly Picks
Javier Baez came up mashing, forcing his price in daily games to rise quickly, but his strikeout rate makes him a volatile play that might not be worth the risk.
August 9, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Killer 'Wrighty'
Adam Wainwright not only gets two starts this week, but he gets two teams that can't hit right-handers in the Marlins and Padres.
August 4, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Baez And Sellers
The Cubs are finally calling up coveted middle-infield prospect Javier Baez, who'll get a chance to start his career with a bang in his debut at Coors Field on Tuesday.
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