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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Michael Wacha's name.
March 5, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Early March Top 350
The RotoWire rankings crew takes their first crack at their Consolidated Top 350 MLB Rankings. Allen Craig is among those with the widest disparity in his ranking.
February 14, 2014
2014 Cardinals Preview: The Fountain of Youth
The Cardinals churn out talent better than any organization in baseball. What will Michael Wacha do for an encore after an outstanding debut last season?
January 21, 2014
NFBC Trends: FSTA Draft Reactions
The NFBC's Greg Ambrosius took Billy Hamilton in the sixth round of the FSTA Experts draft last week.
January 11, 2014
Collette Calls: The Top 200 vs. Early ADP
With early drafts creating the 2014 market, Jason Collette looks for bargains and players to avoid based on their current prices.
January 7, 2014
The RotoWire 200: Our First Bite of the Apple
According to our projections, Clayton Kershaw will be the third most valuable fantasy player in 2014. Are you willing to pull the trigger on him early on if you have that choice?
October 1, 2013
Rounding Third: Playoff Rankings
Jeff Erickson is favoring the Cardinals in his playoff ranks, meaning that Adam Wainwright is a fantastic target in your playoff pools.
September 25, 2013
Bats and Balls: Wrapping Up the 2013 Season
Michael Wacha was one of a number of pitching prospects to grab headlines in 2013. Can we expect more in 2014?
September 23, 2013
Tuesday Lineup Card: Every Rose Has Its Thornburg
Tyler Thornburg looks to continue his late-season surge while facing off against the Braves on Tuesday.
September 21, 2013
Pitching Value Meter: Season Finale
Adam Wainwright is on a roll in his last three starts and with two starts this week lands the NL's top spot in the season finale of the Pitching Value Meter.
September 18, 2013
Thursday Lineup Card: Take a Tango with Cashner
September 14, 2013
Pitching Value Meter: Max Value
Detroit's Max Scherzer will take a fourth attempt at win No. 20 this week with a matchup against the White Sox.
September 13, 2013
Saturday Lineup Card: A Slice Of Colby
September 8, 2013
FAAB Factor - NL: A Dissenting Voice on Hamilton
Jeff Erickson fills in for Jan Levine this week and weighs in on Billy Hamilton's future value. Hint - he's not that optimistic.
September 7, 2013
Sunday Lineup Card: Colabello Who?
Pitching Value Meter: Weaver gets his Wings Again
Jered Weaver recovered from a beating in the Bronx to hurl three quality starts in his last four outings, setting him up for a good run this week.
September 5, 2013
Transaction Analysis: September Callups
Amidst the September callups this week, Tony Cingrani made his way back from the disabled list for the Reds.
September 3, 2013
Wednesday Lineup Card: Grilli Set to 'Preheat' For Now
The Pirates activated Jason Grilli from the DL on Tuesday, but he'll be used in middle relief initially while the Pirates stick with Mark Melancon at closer.
September 2, 2013
Tuesday Lineup Card: Buying Mini Miggy
August 29, 2013
Friday Lineup Card: Walker Set To Debut
August 25, 2013
FAAB Factor - NL: The Doc Is In
Roy Halladay came off the DL Sunday and picked up the win in his first game back. What should we expect for the rest of the year? Jan Levine weighs in with his opinion.
August 11, 2013
MLB Barometer: Digging Deep
Some recent transactions have changed the landscape for teams' rosters. Howard Bender tells you which changes can have a positive fantasy impact.
FAAB Factor - NL: The Metropolitan Hawkeye
Have the Mets found an option to sub as the closer while Bobby Parnell is out? Jan Levine discusses that and much more about the National League.
August 10, 2013
Sunday Lineup Card: All In With Alvarez
August 9, 2013
Saturday Lineup Card: Rangers Reel In Rios
July 28, 2013
FAAB Factor - NL: Mike Olt!
Mike Olt was a prominent part of the package received by the Cubs in the Matt Garza deal. He's at Triple-A Iowa right now, but could get the call in the near future. Jan Levine suggests a possible bid on him among the other NL candidates this week.
July 24, 2013
Circling the Bases: Potential Innings Limits
Matt Harvey is supposed to be limited to 220 innings this year. Ray Flowers believes he won't be allowed to go that high, and mentions other pitchers that might have an innings cap this season.
July 23, 2013
Bernie On The Scene: On the Road Again
Bernie's latest trip took him from the Futures Game in New York to the Triple-A All-Star Game in Reno and included another look at Jarred Cosart.
July 7, 2013
FAAB Factor - NL: No Ruf Stuff Type of Deal
Ryan Howard has gone on the DL, opening the door for Darin Ruf to get some play at first base before the All-Star break. Jan Levine breaks down his pickup value with the other NL options for the week.
July 2, 2013
Bernie On the Scene: What Should They Do - NL?
The Cubs have already traded Scott Feldman, but they have a number of moves upcoming, most notably dealing Matt Garza. Bernie Pleskoff breaks down the needs and resources of each NL team.
June 26, 2013
Bernie On The Scene: Players I Like - NL Edition
RotoWire's Bernie Pleskoff is a buyer on Milwaukee's Jean Segura. This week, he highlights players he likes around the National League.
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