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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Michael Wacha's name.
September 18, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine takes a look at the National League free agent pool this week, and who you might be able to squeeze some value out of with the season nearing a close.
September 1, 2016
Mound Musings: See You in September?
Brad Johnson examines pitchers who might be worth a look for your fantasy team during the seasonís final month, including Texas Ranger Derek Holland, who came back from injury in late August.
August 31, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding targets Phillies lefty Adam Morgan with a Nationals stack Wednesday, headlined by the surging Jayson Werth.
August 14, 2016
This week's looks at the National League's FAAB candidates includes St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina, has been on fire since the All-Star break.
August 12, 2016
Pitching 3D: Casting Call
Doug Thorburn looks at a few younger pitchers who could make fantasy impacts this season and may still be on the waiver wire in many fantasy leagues.
August 8, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Jose Bautista has struggled since returning from the disabled list, but a matchup Monday against the Rays could help him bust out.
August 6, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Output
Paul Sporer boosts Max Scherzer to the top of this week's pitcher ranking as the Washington hurler looks to have gotten a handle on his long-ball troubles.
July 31, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: National No. 1
A two-start week for Stephen Strasburg has the Nats' ace atop this week's pitcher rankings.
July 28, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker thinks Chris Davis is due to end his power outage Thursday as part of an Orioles stack with favorable salaries and a less-than-daunting matchup.
July 23, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Calming the Panic
Paul Sporer isn't worried about Jake Arreita thanks to his gem against the Mets, vaulting the Chicago ace to the top of this week's rankings.
July 19, 2016
MLB Barometer: Rotation Power Rankings
Vlad Sedler ranks all 30 major league rotations at the midpoint of the season and puts Jake Arriets and the deep, consistent Cubs rotation right at the very top.
July 17, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Jason Kipnis continues to hit right-handed pitching well, and he has a solid matchup Sunday against the Twins to keep it going.
July 16, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Marlin the Magician
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Miami's Jose Fernandez in the top spot as he has dominated the last couple of months.
July 8, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Jose Abreu is starting to trend in the right direction, and Neil Parker explains why the White Sox first baseman is a solid fantasy option Friday against the Braves.
July 6, 2016
Pitching 3D: Grading the NL Central
Doug Thorburn continues his tour of baseball's rotations with a look at the NL Central, including the impressive Jake Arrieta, whose walk rate might be a concern in the second half.
July 4, 2016
Minor League Barometer: Midsummer Prospecting
Jesse Siegel tunes us into what's happening with some of the minors' most interesting prospects this week as the calendar flips to July.
July 3, 2016
The Rockies are not playing at Coors Field on Sunday, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why they're still solid options, including third baseman Nolan Arenado.
July 2, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Carrasco's Hitting his Stride
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Indians starter Carlos Carrasco, who has taken off since returning from the disabled list in early June.
June 25, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kershaw in Pedro Territory
Paul Sporer breaks down this week's pitcher rankings and, no surprise, Clayton Kershaw is on top, but just how close is the Dodgers' ace getting to the all-time greats?
June 19, 2016
Jan Levine surveys the free agent landscape in the NL and is impressed with the way Kolten Wong handled his brief demotion and possible switch to a new position.
June 18, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sonny Again in Oakland
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Oakland starter Sonny Gray, whose velocity has returned since he came off the disabled list three starts ago.
June 14, 2016
MLB Barometer: Nightmare Mess for Stanton Owners
Erik Siegrist ponders what to possibly do with Giancarlo Stanton, who's in an almost unprecedented slump, in this week's look at the risers and fallers around the majors.
June 11, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Price is Again Right
Paul Sporer's weekly rankings include a revived David Price who is pitching better than the Red Sox could have hoped when the season began.
June 4, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lefty Two-Step for Lester
Paul Sporer can't ignore Jon Lester's matchup this week against two teams who are impotent against left-handers, as the Chicago hurler stops this week's rankings.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin looks over Saturday's slate and likes the price tag on Brandon Crawford as the Giants face a reeling Michael Wacha.
June 1, 2016
DVR's Top 350: June Update
Gregory Polanco is among the biggest risers on the update Top 350 rankings, with 50-plus games in the books for each club.
May 28, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two Jakes are Better than One
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings awards the top spot to the Cubs' Jake Arrieta, who gets two starts this week while the likes of Clayton Kershaw and Chris Sale have but one.
May 24, 2016
MLB Barometer: Disconnect to Reconnect
Vlad Sedler talks about how temporarily disconnecting from data overload might help us make better fantasy decisions in this weekís Barometer, which also showcases Cameron Maybinís return to Detroit.
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco finds plenty of potential bargains on Tuesday's slate, including Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford in a favorable matchup against Andrew Cashner in his first start back from an injury.
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.
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