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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Yordano Ventura'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.
May 17, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
The Red Sox's offense is red hot right now, and RotoWire's Alex Spalding is all over Dustin Pedroia on Tuesday against the Royals.
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.
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 11, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Christopher Olson surveys Wednesday's slate and likes Hanley Ramirez's chances of doing damage in a home matchup against A's left-hander Eric Surkamp.
Toeing the Line: Wednesday Betting Picks
Erik Siegrist breaks down eight of Wednesday's betting lines, exploring which ones to avoid and where you should pull the trigger.
May 10, 2016
MLB Barometer: Striving for Stability
Vlad Sedler talks about the stability and camaraderie found in fantasy baseball, as well as who's on the upswing this week, including Cleveland's Danny Salazar.
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 6, 2016
Toeing the Line: Friday Betting Picks
Erik Siegrist gives us some interesting betting lines to sink our teeth into for Friday, and breaks down who to target -- and who to avoid -- on a busy 15-game slate.
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?
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 22, 2016
The Wheelhouse: Snellzilla Gets the Call
The Rays will bring up Blake Snell for his MLB debut Saturday. Derek VanRiper hashes out his value, and takes a look around the rest of the American League.
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
Alex Spalding breaks down a busy Wednesday slate and finds that Maikel Franco's reverse platoon splits make him an enticing option
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 8, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Prince Fielder continues to slot into the heart of a dangerous lineup, and he's got a solid matchup Friday, according to RotoWire's Neil Parker.
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.
April 1, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Analyzing the Coors Effect
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the park effects of Coors Field and whether the adage to start all hitters and bench all pitchers in Colorado actually makes sense.
March 24, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Navigating a Unique Tout League
Jeff Zimmerman's Tout league has some unique rules that forced him to develop an interesting draft strategy, netting him some high-priced pitchers like Max Scherzer.
March 3, 2016
Team Previews: AL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the AL Central. Can Eric Hosmer lead the Royals to a third straight pennant?
February 8, 2016
Injury Risk: Players to Avoid
Yordano Ventura appeared to take a big step forward in the second half of 2015, but are his seemingly minor arm issues pointing to a bigger underlying problem? RotoWire Injury Expert Jeff Stotts weighs in...
January 29, 2016
Pitching 3D: Intriguing Arms of the AL Central
Doug Thorburn explains how a pitcher's torque is graded and then uses those scores to discuss five key pitchers from the AL Central, including whether Justin Verlander can finally bounce back.
October 6, 2015
Collette Calls: Scoring 2015 AL Predictions
Jason Collette holds himself accountable for his 2015 advice, reviewing each of his 30 American League predictions. Did he make the right call on Taijuan Walker, among others?
October 3, 2015
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian is counting on some late-season surgers to turn in strong final outings.
October 2, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Mad for Madson
Chris Benzine discusses why Ryan Madson could add a boost in the saves department over the final weekend of the season, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
September 28, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno offers his recommendations for Monday's 10-game slate, including a Blue Jays stack against Chris Tillman headlined by Edwin Encarnacion
September 27, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Strike It Rich
Rich Hill is Monday's Recommended Pickup after being flat-out dominant over three starts for the Red Sox.
September 26, 2015
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.
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