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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention John Lackey's name.
January 15, 2015
Rounding Third: The RotoWire 200
Jeff Erickson's initial set of top 200 overall rankings for 2015 predictably has Mike Trout on top, but who follows after Trout?
September 23, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Betting the House
Indians left-hander T.J. House hasn't gotten the publicity of Corey Kluber and Carlos Carrasco, but his late-season success has helped the Tribe remain on the edge of the Wild Card race.
September 20, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Down the Stretch they Come
With a playoff berth in the balance, the Mariners might need 18 innings out of Felix Hernandez this week, which would be just fine for fantasy owners.
September 18, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Hawkins Hurting More Than Helping
Is it time to cut bait on LaTroy Hawkins?
September 16, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Juan For The Road
September 13, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Strasburg's Quiet Excellence
Stephen Strasburg might have disappointed some this year, but he's still having a fantastic fantasy season.
September 9, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: No Need to Panik
The second base spot has been mostly a dearth of offense for the Giants this season, but rookie Joe Panik's recent surge has turned the position from a weakness to a strength.
September 6, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Two Jokers for the King
Felix Hernandez gets two starts this week against teams he has dominated this year.
September 4, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Dropping Dead Weight For Hot Bats And Arms
August 31, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Soler Power
Jorge Soler and Javier Baez are two of the reasons why the Cubs' future is bright. Jan Levine suggests that you break the bank to get Soler if you can in your leagues.
August 30, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Finding Affordable Relief
Davis offers creative alternative to chasing saves.
Pitching Value Meter: Fightin' Phillie
Cole Hamels has been in a groove since mid-May, and he'll look to continue it in two starts this week.
August 28, 2014
Mound Musings: State of the Staff Overviews
The Nationals have solidified their position atop the division thanks to pitching, and Stephen Strasburg hasn't even hit his stride yet.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Picks
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian takes a look at the top hitter and pitcher value plays on DraftKings this weekend.
August 24, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Injuries Abound
A's reliever Luke Gregerson is Monday's recommended pickup on the heels of Sean Doolittle's oblique injury.
FAAB Factor-NL: September Speculation
Will the Dodgers call up Joc Pederson when rosters expand in September? How about the Phillies - will they give Maikel Franco the call? Jan Levine gives you an early look at both in this week's article.
August 23, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Two Starts for Kershaw
A two-start week for Clayton Kershaw comes at the perfect time for fantasy owners, especially for those in head-to-head leagues.
August 18, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Hot Carl
Carl Crawford's been playing every day and producing solid speed numbers for the Dodgers, but remains widely available.
August 17, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Rymer Reason
Rymer Liriano heads the list of NL callups for you to bid on this week. Jan Levine writes him and others up in this week's article.
August 16, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: No Taming this Tiger
Max Scherzer is one of the few things going right for the Tigers these days, as he's dominated in his recent starts.
August 13, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Rutledge Rusty, But Secure
August 11, 2014
MLB Barometer: Early Round Disasters
Scott Jenstad fills in for Vlad Sedler this week and laments his early round disasters in the NFBC.
August 10, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Bidding On Baez
Is Javier Baez available in your league? Jan Levine suggests how high you should bid on him and others in the National League in this week's column.
August 9, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Killer 'Wrighty'
Adam Wainwright not only gets two starts this week, but he gets two teams that can't hit right-handers in the Marlins and Padres.
August 8, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Worley of a Pickup
Pirates starter Vance Worley has picked up his game on the mound in recent weeks, making him a viable option for fantasy owners.
Minor League Barometer: Walker's Not According to Plan
2014 has not gone as planned for Taijuan Walker, who entered the season perhaps baseball's top pitching prospect.
August 3, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Cardinals Reshuffle
John Lackey and Justin Masterson are now Cardinals. Jan Levine tells you how much to bid on them and the other players with new roles following the trade deadline.
FAAB Factor-AL: Trade Deadline Fallout
Andrew Martinez breaks down all of the talent coming into the AL following the trade deadline and writes up his latest recommendation on Derek Holland.
August 2, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: A Vogt Of Confidence
Heavily-used utility player continues pace at the plate
Pitching Value Meter: Gray Gets All A's
Considering the absurd run he's on, Sonny Gray might be baseball's best mid-rotation starter after he went from ace to No. 3 in the rotation thanks to trades.
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