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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Bartolo Colon's name.
May 4, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Pitcher Skills Growth, Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes pitchers who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Why are Dallas Keuchel's strikeouts down this year?
May 2, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
With Mike Foltynewicz taking the hill for the Marlins on Monday, RotoWire's Kevin Payne is a heavy proponent of stacking the Mets' lefty hitters.
April 30, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Good Week Ahead for Harvey
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers, including the Mets' Matt Harvey, who has increased his swinging-strike rate his last two starts and now gets to face two strikeout-prone teams.
April 23, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Wind In His Sale
Chris Sale has a nasty schedule this week. So, does that mean Paul Sporer dropped him in this week's pitcher rankings? On the contrary.
April 20, 2016
Toeing the Line: Wednesday Betting Picks
Erik Siegrist highlights some interesting lines for Wednesday's games and looks at Jeremy Hellickson and the Phillies as an underdog play against the visiting Mets.
April 16, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Roaring Thunder
Noah Syndergaard faces off against the Phillies and Braves this week, and Paul Sporer wonders if he could reach 30 strikeouts.
April 14, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Possible Playing Time Increases
David Regan gets his rumble on about 12 players with potential to see an increase in workload thanks to some early-season struggles by their teammates.
April 9, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Astros Ready to Blast Off
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming week of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Nationals, Rangers and Astros.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Worth the Price
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starters as Boston's David Price faces a huge test in the AL East against Baltimore and Toronto.
April 7, 2016
The Z Files: Finding Viable DFS Pitchers
Todd Zola explores the kinds of pitchers to use in DFS cash games, and why it makes sense to pay up for top-shelf hurlers like Chris Archer
April 2, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2016 Season
Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural 2016 Pitcher Rankings, and it's not hard to guess who tops the list as Clayton Kershaw begins the year at two of the league's best pitchers' parks.
March 17, 2016
The Z Files: Making the Sausage Part Two, Pitcher Projections
Todd Zola looks at projecting pitcher performance and whether last year's unexpected performances, like that of Chris Sale, can expected again.
March 9, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Jayson Werth > Mike Trout?
Jeff Zimmerman explains why benching Mike Trout for Jayson Werth is the right move when you consider the pitchers each face.
February 18, 2016
Team Previews: NL East
Can Yoenis Cespedes power the Mets to another division crown? RotoWire's Erik Siegrist tackles all five teams in the NL East.
February 12, 2016
Pitching 3D: Intriguing Arms of the NL East
Doug Thorburn explains the full mechanics report card and then showcases five key pitchers in the National League East.
September 28, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Mr. Carter Goes To Seattle
Houston's Chris Carter just loves hitting homers in Safeco Field.
September 26, 2015
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Season Finale
Paul Sporer breaks down the starting pitching for the season's final week as Corey Kluber looks to end a frustrating season on a high note with two starts.
September 22, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Back, Back, Back, Gone
Back injuries have been keeping some of the game's premier hitters -- including Miguel Cabrera, Adam Jones and Ryan Braun -- out of the lineup in the season's final weeks.
September 19, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Pale Hose Double-Dip
Erik Siegrist ranks the hitter matchups this week with the White Sox on top thanks to a doubleheader.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Star Ace or Kershaw?
Paul Sporer weighs the idea of ranking a one-start Clayton Kershaw over a two-start ace in this week's edition of the Value Meter.
September 15, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Reimold Sounds Good
September 12, 2015
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Chance for Redemption
Paul Sporer ranks this week's pitchers where Stephen Strasbur's two-start week gives him a chance to lessen the pain from a disappointing year.
September 9, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Old Man Crawford
Carl Crawford seems to have found new life in the Dodgers’ outfield!
September 5, 2015
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: How's Kershaw Not No. 1?
What's it take for Clayton Kershaw not to be the top-ranked fantasy pitcher? Paul Sporer explains in this week's edition of the Value Meter.
September 4, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Top of the Morneau to You
Chris Benzine discusses why Justin Morneau may be worth a pickup now that he's back from the disabled list, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
Regan's Rumblings: Evaluating Young Non-Superstars
David Regan bypasses the Correas and Seagers and takes a look at what the future might hold for some non-elite younger players, such as Arizona's Jake Lamb
August 31, 2015
Kevin Payne is buying Buster Posey at a substantial discount.
August 30, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Twin Twirler Ready For A Promotion
Twins top pitching prospect Jose Berrios has a 2.12 ERA and 43:3 K:BB ratio in August for Triple-A Rochester.
August 29, 2015
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Cy Young Run Away
Paul Sporer runs down the week's pitcher rankings, which features at the top the likely shoe-in for the NL Cy Young award, Zack Greinke.
August 25, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Phillies Turn to Altherr
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