NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Yordano Ventura's name.
August 1, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Non-Problem Solved
Erik Siegrist ranks this week's hitting matchups, and -- surprise -- the Blue Jays, who were already strong at the plate, are on top with the newly acquired Troy Tulowitzki.
Pitching Value Meter: Welcome to the AL, Johnny
Former Red Johnny Cueto could have a rude welcome to the AL as he begins his Royals career with a couple of tough road starts. How far did Paul Sporer drop him in this week's rankings?
July 31, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: The Deadline Has Passed
Chris Benzine discusses Alex Wilson's new role as the likely closer for the Tigers, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
July 30, 2015
Mound Musings: Trade Winds
Brad Johnson analyzes the Cueto, Hamels, Kazmir and Tulowitzki trades and what it means for fantasy owners.
July 26, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
With three home runs Saturday, Alex Rodriguez is getting plenty of attention from DFS players, including Benny Ricciardi for his Sunday FanDuel lineups.
July 25, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Quietly Building A Contender
Mike Leake does not feature an overwhelming arsenal, but he could provide a needed boost.
Hitter Value Meter: Nothing Like a July Homestand
Erik Siegrist breaks down the coming week's hitter rankings, which finds the Rangers in the enviable position of facing homer-prone CC Sabathia in Arlington.
Pitching Value Meter: Never a Reason to Worry
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers and can't help but shake his head at those who fretted over Clayton Kershaw earlier this season.
July 23, 2015
Mound Musings: Tossing a Side Session
Brad Johnson looks to see which direction the trade winds are blowing.
July 22, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: McGee, Please!
Jake McGee has four saves on the year in a limited closer’s capacity, but he’s been golden as an 8th inning guy.
July 21, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: No Joe Schmo
July 19, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: New Phillie Coming to Town
Phillies prospect Aaron Nola will be promoted Tuesday to make his Major League debut against Tampa Bay.
Hitter Value Meter: Red Tide Could Rise
Erik Siegrist's weekly look at the best hitting matchups finds the Reds in an enviable position at home and on the road this week.
July 18, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Sale-ing into the Second Half
Paul Sporer ranks the week's starters, but he can't stop marveling at Chris Sale, whose strikeouts continue to set him apart.
July 10, 2015
Series to Watch: Blue Jays vs. Royals
Jose Bautista has struggled in the power department this season, but a hitter-friendly matchup this weekend could help him turn it around after a solid June.
July 9, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: The Forgotten Castellanos
Nick Castellanos was a once heralded prospect in the Tigers organization but is now showing a resurgence, giving owners an intriguing pick up in leagues.
July 8, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: We Are Familia!
I bet you can’t guess who is making a case as the most dominant closer in the game right now? Yep, Jeurys Familia!
July 6, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Will the Real Corbin Please Stand Up?
Diamond Cuts: Cascading Motions
RotoWire's Jeff Stotts explains how the human body is like a Rube Goldberg machine and why that could leave Stephen Strasburg out for up to six weeks with his latest ailment.
July 5, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Santana Sharp in Return Sunday
Twins starter Ervin Santana allowed two runs on three hits and three walks with eight strikeouts over eight innings in his return from suspension Sunday against the Royals.
July 4, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Power Surge
Twins' prospect Miguel Sano could provide a boost in run production.
Hitter Value Meter: Holding All The Cards
Erik Siegrist highlights the best matchups for hitters in weekly formats, including a rare eight-game period for Kolten Wong and the Cardinals
July 3, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Happy Fourth of July
Chris Benzine discusses Alejandro De Aza's recent hot streak and why you should consider him in some formats, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
June 28, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Cain Is Able
Matt Cain is healthy and will likely be cleared to reclaim a spot in the Giants' rotation early next week.
Sunday Lineup Card: An Unlikely Embarrassment Of Riches
The Mets now feature a rotation that is younger – and arguably more dynamic – than just about any in baseball.
June 27, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Maximum Output
Paul Sporer has moved Max Scherzer ahead of Clayton Kershaw as his top pitcher in baseball, and the Nationals' ace takes his rightful spot atop the weekly rankings.
June 23, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Ray of Hope?
Robbie Ray is 2-2 with a 1.78 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 23:9 K:BB over 30.1 innings through five starts for Arizona.
June 22, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Pencil In The Eraser
Fantasy 101: Evaluating Starting Pitchers on FanDuel
Michael Rathburn explains how he picks starting pitchers on FanDuel and breaks down the stats to show which ones have provided the most value this season.
June 21, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Red Byrd Return
Monday's Recommended Pickup is a 37-year-old outfielder who returned from a broken wrist much earlier than expected.
All-Time Fantasy Baseball Team
Ask An Expert – Fantasy Baseball
Auction Values – Custom
Auction Values – Custom Tiers
Auction Values – Earned
Average Draft Postion (ADP)
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 200 Prospects
Projections – Rest Of Season
Projections – Daily
Projections – Weekly
Projections – Changes
Prospects – By Team
Prospects – Top 200
Prospects – Most Owned
Rankings – Custom
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 – Advanced
Stats – Batter v. Pitcher
Stats – Explanation
Stats – Second Half (Batters)
Stats – Second Half (Pitchers)
Stats – 3-Year Averages (Batters)
Stats – 3-Year Averages (Pitchers)
Weather Report for MLB Games
Fantasy Baseball Columns
120 Sports & RW Video
120 Sports DraftKings Advice
120 Sports FanDuel Advice
Bats & Balls
Beating the Shift
Charging the Mound
Daily Baseball 101
Dominate Your Duel
FAAB Factor - AL
FAAB Factor - NL
Hitter Value Meter
In Some Depth
Man + Machine
Minor League Barometer
MLB Daily Games Strategy
Pitching Value Meter
Series to Watch
Short Hops Podcast
The Lineup Card
The Long Game
The Saber's Edge
TYT Sports MLB Video