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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Michael Wacha's name.
January 24, 2015
Rounding Third: Revisiting Early Starting Pitchers
Jeff Erickson looks back at 2014 to review the benefits and drawbacks of targeting starting pitchers early in drafts.
January 19, 2015
Picks and Pans: Home Sweet Home
Joe Sheehan shares his annual list of players to target and avoid in drafts for 2015. With the move from Los Angeles to Boston, Hanley Ramirez may be primed for a big year.
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?
November 22, 2014
Collette Calls: The Week in Review
The Cards parted with Shelby Miller this week to get Jason Heyward from the Braves. Jason Collette looks at the impact of the trades and free-agent signings from the past week.
September 25, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Ender's Game!
Ender Inciarte is currently in the middle of a 13-game hit streak and may offer you help over these last few days of the season.
September 20, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Down the Stretch they Come
With a playoff berth in the balance, the Mariners might need 18 innings out of Felix Hernandez this week, which would be just fine for fantasy owners.
September 19, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: UnFreeseing At The Plate
Chris Benzine discusses David Freese's second-half turnaround and hot September as reasons why you should pick him up.
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 16, 2014
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Pitching Game Theory
Sonny Gray has been a significant bargain among the elite starting pitchers in DFS play this season. Renee Miller looks for ways to identify bargains among starting pitchers in her article this week.
September 14, 2014
Draftster MLB: Fresh Opportunities and Weekly Picks
Edinson Volquez will face the Cubs and their 84 wRC+ against right-handed pitching Sunday, which makes him an attractive option for those that don't want to spend for Jon Lester or Clayton Kershaw.
September 13, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Strasburg's Quiet Excellence
Stephen Strasburg might have disappointed some this year, but he's still having a fantastic fantasy season.
September 8, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: A Pleasant Odor
Hyped young prospect Rougned Odor is starting to produce at the big-league level.
September 7, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Clippard Closing?
Jan Levine breaks down the Nationals' closer committee and tells you what to bid on Tyler Clippard.
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 4, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Dropping Dead Weight For Hot Bats And Arms
September 3, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Second Shot For Heaney?
August 31, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Soler Power
Jorge Soler and Javier Baez are two of the reasons why the Cubs' future is bright. Jan Levine suggests that you break the bank to get Soler if you can in your leagues.
August 27, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Good Luck With O'Flaherty
August 25, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Cosart Gallery
Jarred Cosart has been pitching well in a Marlins uniform, making him a streamable option down the stretch.
August 24, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: September Speculation
Will the Dodgers call up Joc Pederson when rosters expand in September? How about the Phillies - will they give Maikel Franco the call? Jan Levine gives you an early look at both in this week's article.
August 18, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Hot Carl
Carl Crawford's been playing every day and producing solid speed numbers for the Dodgers, but remains widely available.
August 17, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Rymer Reason
Rymer Liriano heads the list of NL callups for you to bid on this week. Jan Levine writes him and others up in this week's article.
August 16, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: The Return Of Avisail
Avisail Garcia returns to the White Sox after four-month absence.
August 10, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Bidding On Baez
Is Javier Baez available in your league? Jan Levine suggests how high you should bid on him and others in the National League in this week's column.
August 5, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: They Called Up Kennys!
He may not be Byron Buxton or Miguel Sano, but Kennys Vargas is a Minnesota hitting prospect worth your attention.
August 3, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Cardinals Reshuffle
John Lackey and Justin Masterson are now Cardinals. Jan Levine tells you how much to bid on them and the other players with new roles following the trade deadline.
July 30, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Smells Like Roses
July 27, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Reunited - Will It Feel So Good?
Jake Peavy's trade to the Giants reunites him with former manager Bruce Bochy? Can he conjure similar results now that he's back in the NL?
July 23, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Another Cuban Makes A Splash
July 21, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: McCarthyism
Unlucky and underrated, Brandon McCarthy looks like a strong second-half option in a wide variety of formats.
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