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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Bartolo Colon's name.
June 29, 2016
Pitching 3D: Grading the NL East
Doug Thorburn turns to the NL East as his tour of baseball's pitching rotations continues. How will an innings limit impact Jose Fernandez in the second half?
June 26, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett finds some big names at reduced prices on Sunday's slate and can't resist a min-salaried Andrew McCutchen, who's had surprising success in his career against Clayton Kershaw.
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 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 16, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
CC Sabathia has been surprisingly good this season and now takes on a Twins offense that's been particularly bad against lefties.
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.
May 29, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Chase Utley showed the Mets on Saturday that he's not afraid of a little pitch behind his back, and Juan Blanco explains why the Dodgers' second baseman is worth fantasy consideration Sunday as well.
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 21, 2016
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Carlos Gomez
Jason Collette digs into the numbers to find out what's caused Carlos Gomez's disaster of a season. And it's not the injury that recently put him on the DL.
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 18, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why Bartolo Colon has a better-than-expected matchup Wednesday against the Nationals, making him a solid fantasy option.
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 12, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Clayton Kershaw highlights Thursday's MLB slate, and Neil Parker has a number of value plays to help fit the Dodgers' ace into DraftKings lineups.
Eric Hosmer has taken a big step this season, particularly against righties, and he has an excellent matchup Thursday at Yankee Stadium.
May 7, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg at Home on K Street
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as a two-start week in D.C. for Stephen Strasburg has the Nationals ace atop the list.
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.
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