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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Michael Wacha's name.
July 2, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Hail, Cesar!
Cesar Hernandez is cranking the ball well of late, landing the confidence of Philliesí interim manager Pete Mackanin, suggesting that Hernandez could continue to play every day at second base even when Chase Utley is activated from the DL.
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.
Series to Watch: Cubs vs. Cardinals
Despite losing a number of important players to injuries, the Cardinals just keep on rolling in the National League Central.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Victor Martinez is batting .452 with a 1.159 OPS against left-handed pitchers this season, and RotoWire's Joel Bartolitta has him locked into his FanDuel lineups Saturday.
June 26, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Could Do Well With Welington
Chris Benzine discusses why Welington Castillo could be worth a look if you're in need of a catcher, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
June 22, 2015
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
Sunday Lineup Card: Undervalued Utility
Often overlooked, the handy fix-it man offers no-frills production at bargain prices.
June 20, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Back on his Throne
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starters and is relieved that Felix Hernandez rebounded after a couple of non-King like starts.
June 15, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Sweet, Sweet Odor
After posting an OPS over 1.000 following his demotion to Triple-A, Rougned Odor picked up three hits in his return to the big leagues Monday.
June 14, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Man in the Bux
Byron Buxton made his MLB debut Sunday, going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in the Twins' 4-3 win over the Rangers.
June 13, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: 30 Playing Seven
With all 30 clubs playing seven games this week, RotoWire's Erik Siegrist breaks down which teams have the best hitting matchups.
Pitching Value Meter: Hero in the Bronx
Paul Sporer's weekly value meter showcases a surging Masahiro Tanaka, who is starting to look like the dominant pitcher from early last season.
June 8, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Future Is Now
On a day when the Astros loaded up on highly rated prospects in the draft, they debuted 2012 No. 1 pick Carlos Correa with the big team.
June 6, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Wind in his Sale
Paul Sporer's weekly value meter highlights a surging Chris Sale who has dominated batters in the last five starts.
June 3, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: McCullers May Stick
Due to some Astros pitching injuries, the 21-year old McCullers received the call to start on May 18 against the Athletics.
June 1, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Kevin Payne thinks Robinson Cano is a great buy, even against Michael Pineda.
May 30, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Mad Max
Paul Sporer's weekly look at starting pitching finds Max Scherzer dominating in the nation's capital more than even the most aggressive projections predicted.
May 29, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: May Be Time for Maybin
Cameron Maybin's hot streak at the plate makes him an option in many leagues, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian loves the right-handed Houston bats this weekend.
May 28, 2015
The Saber's Edge: Getting Lucky
Jeff Zimmerman on Michael Wacha and other pitchers that have been more lucky than good this season.
May 23, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Grander Performance
Veteran outfielder's solid start powers the surprising Mets.
Pitching Value Meter: Not the Bum He Used to be
Two-start Madison Bumgarner bounced back after a rocky start and is dealing lately, but where does that leave him in Paul Sporer's rankings this week?
May 19, 2015
Collette Calls: Miller Pulls a Maddux, Again
Jason Collette examines how Shelby Miller, who tossed his second ''Maddux'' on Sunday, has turned his potential into a level of dominance few saw coming.
May 18, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Levying Shoemaker
May 16, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Living Up to the Hype
Paul Sporer is particularly impressed this week with Matt Harvey, who has not had trouble living up to his preseason hype.
May 14, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Plays
James Seltzer is stacking Yankees for today's matchup against Erasmo Ramirez and his 8+ ERA.
May 13, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Like Father Like Son?
Okay, so DeShields isnít your everyday rockstar player, but I do dig his potential overall.
May 9, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: The Golden Archer
Paul Sporer likes what he sees from Chris Archer, despite consecutive four-walk games, enough to vault him up the rankings in a two-start week.
May 8, 2015
Bats & Balls: ERA vs. xFIP
Dave Regan looks for pitchers to target and pitchers to dump by comparing ERA to xFIP, but where does that leave Michael Wacha?
May 7, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Blanks Offers Short-Term Solution
You may have missed the best that Kyle Blanks has to offer, but that doesnít mean you canít squeeze him for a bit more.
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