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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jimmy Nelson's name.
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?
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?
May 2, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Dallas Keuchel has struggled to start the season, but RotoWire's Christopher Olson explains why the Astros' ace has an ideal matchup Monday to bounce back.
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
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 20, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Picks
Juan Blanco analyzes the Wednesday FanDuel slate as the Dodgers' Corey Seager has a great matchup against Atlanta's Julio Teheran, who gets hit hard by lefties.
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Chris Archer's early-season struggles could have people fading him Wednesday, but Chris Olson explains why he's worth serious fantasy consideration.
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 10, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Brock Holt has scored over 20 fantasy points in two of his last three games and has a fine opportunity for his continued breakout Sunday in Toronto.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
There are a lot of upper-tier pitchers on the mound Sunday, but Daniel Murphy will get to face off against one of the lesser options, making him an attractive fantasy value.
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.
April 6, 2016
Farm Futures: 20 Pitcher Predictions
James Anderson offers his second set of 2016 prospect predictions, and foresees big things from the Brewers' Jorge Lopez in the second half.
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 23, 2016
The Z Files: A New Look At Pitching Tiers
Todd Zola breaks down how NFBC historical data led him to focus on ERA when assembling his pitching tiers, putting Clayton Kershaw in a tier all by himself
February 11, 2016
Team Previews: NL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the highly competitive NL Central.
October 9, 2015
Collette Calls: Scoring 2015 NL Predictions
Jason Collette holds himself accountable for his 2015 advice, reviewing each of his 30 National League predictions. Did he make the right call on Brandon Belt, among others?
September 22, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Robinson Cano's slow start is still affecting his price - and Ronny Mor is taking advantage of the discount.
September 21, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Other Duffey
September 20, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Bour-n Identity
Marlins slugger makes the case for ownership at season's end.
September 19, 2015
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
Saturday Lineup Card: Grab A Pennington
Chris Benzine discusses why Cliff Pennington's insertion into the everyday lineup could make him an option for those looking for a boost in the middle infield, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
September 17, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
James Seltzer's picks for a light Thursday slate of games.
September 16, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Down The Stretch They Go!
Joe Panik’s season just ended as he was placed on the 60-day DL, so expect Kelby Tomlinson to get full-time at-bats down the last stretch of the season.
September 12, 2015
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Chance for Redemption
Paul Sporer ranks this week's pitchers where Stephen Strasbur's two-start week gives him a chance to lessen the pain from a disappointing year.
September 10, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Third Time's A Charm For Vidal Nuno?
Now with his third team in as many years, Vidal Nuno may have found a home in Seattle where he’s pitched quite well out of the bullpen for the Mariners.
September 6, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Veteran Arms Power Stretch Run
Struggles and inconsistency from AL hurlers give way to strong second halves.
September 5, 2015
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: How's Kershaw Not No. 1?
What's it take for Clayton Kershaw not to be the top-ranked fantasy pitcher? Paul Sporer explains in this week's edition of the Value Meter.
September 2, 2015
The Saber's Edge: Flying Under the Radar
Jeff Zimmerman looks at pitching prospects for 2016 you might have forgotten.
August 31, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Expansion Day
MLB Barometer: There's Always Next Year
Vlad Sedler is prepping for next year's drafts with a look at 2016's top pitching options.
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