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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Lance McCullers's name.
September 23, 2016
The Z Files: Notes To Self For 2017
Todd Zola leaves some notes to himself for his 2017 drafts, including a reminder to focus more on hitting early given his knack for consistently finding valuable arms like Brandon Finnegan in the late rounds.
September 6, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Making Sense of Pitch Spin Values
Jeff Zimmerman jumps into the deep pool of spin-rate data to find out what it means for pitchers and fantasy owners. What does spin rate tell us?
August 7, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist considers the post-trade deadline fallout in the American League and finds three new closers but only one established premium bat added to the Junior Circuit's player pool.
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
Regan's Rumblings: They're Hot ... But Will It Continue?
Dave Regan rounds up a handful of players who have been as hot as any over the last couple weeks and looks to forecast whether they'll be viable waiver-wire adds down the stretch.
July 27, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Despite a seemingly tough matchup against the Cardinals' Adam Wainwright, RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why Yoenis Cespedes is worthy of fantasy consideration Wednesday.
Pitching 3D: Target Acquired
After breaking down a few pitchers to avoid as fantasy trade deadlines approach, Doug Thorburn turns the table and examines a number of players worth going after.
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 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.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Chris Bennett looks over Saturday's slate and expects Robinson Cano to regain his pre-All-Star break form given his career numbers against Lance McCullers.
July 15, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Using K Props to Pick Pitchers
Michael Rathburn shows how to use Vegas strikeout props to target DFS pitchers, and which pitchers are best to stack against based on strikeout props.
July 7, 2016
Pitching 3D: Grading the AL West
Doug Thorburn turns to the AL West where some of the division's best pitchers, like Seattle's Felix Hernandez, have struggled through the first half of the season.
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 22, 2016
The Saber's Edge: What the Last 30 Days Tells Us
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the last 30 days of stats to find players who are flying under the radar, like the Angels' Matt Shoemaker, and others who might be due for regression.
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 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.
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 26, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker is intrigued by a Rockies stack against Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz, with Carlos Gonzalez a major piece of it.
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 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 9, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Pain in the Neck for Walker
Jeff Stotts advises keeping a close eye on Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker, whose last start ended prematurely with reported neck spasms.
May 5, 2016
Mound Musings: Shooting Stars
A full month into the season, Brad Johnson helps sort out which surprisingly good pitchers, like the Reds Brandon Finnegan, are worth the long haul.
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 1, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Getting a Jump on Free Agents
David Regan looks at players who likely went undrafted this spring and could help fantasy owners as waiver-wire pickups in Week 1, like Arizona's Jake Lamb.
March 25, 2016
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL West
Brad Johnson looks at some intriguing starting pitchers in the AL West, including Texas' Yu Darvish, whose draft-day discount should pay off handsomely once he returns from injury.
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