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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Adam Wainwright's name.
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 21, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Nolan Arenado has struggled out of the All-Star break, but Neil Parker explains why the Rockies third baseman is a very attractive play Thursday against the Braves.
Mound Musings: Quantum Leap
Brad Johnson time travels to mid 2018 to study National League pitchers who he believes will be the top performers of that season. Topping this futuristic list is New York Met Noah Syndergaard.
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Daniel Murphy will face off against a hot prospect Thursday, but James Seltzer explains that the Nationals second baseman's price is just too low to ignore.
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.
July 14, 2016
Mound Musings: Turnaround Time
As the second half of the season gets underway, Brad Johnson focuses this week on pitchers he predicts will have a productive second half, like Cardinal Adam Wainwright.
July 6, 2016
Pitching 3D: Grading the NL Central
Doug Thorburn continues his tour of baseball's rotations with a look at the NL Central, including the impressive Jake Arrieta, whose walk rate might be a concern in the second half.
July 4, 2016
Minor League Barometer: Midsummer Prospecting
Jesse Siegel tunes us into what's happening with some of the minors' most interesting prospects this week as the calendar flips to July.
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.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Chris Bennett finds a lot of hot hands available at reasonable prices on Saturday's slate and recommends sticking with Jake Lamb and his three-game home run streak.
June 27, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Kevin Payne goes for a somewhat contrarian pick in Cincinnati's Joey Votto, who faces Chicago aces Jake Arrieta on Monday night.
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 21, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco finds a lot of bargains on Tuesday's slate and is tempted by the inconsistent Clay Buchholz given his strong track record against the White Sox.
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 9, 2016
Thursday's smaller slate doesn't have a ton of elite pitcher options, allowing DFS players to grab hitters like Manny Machado.
Thursday's nine-game slate is fairly light but James Seltzer still found plenty of players who could pay off, such as the Rangers' Rougned Odor.
June 7, 2016
MLB Barometer: Making Tough Lineup Decisions
Vlad Sedler explains his thought process on making difficult lineup changes when a team is loaded with depth. Will Adam Wainwright get the start over Marcus Stroman?
June 6, 2016
Minor League Barometer: Bringing the Heat on the Farm
Jesse Siegel tunes us into what's happening with some of the minors' most interesting prospects this week, including Cubs' Wilson Contreras, who has been mashing in the minors and appears primed for a shot with the big club this season.
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 3, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Despite facing off against the Red Sox's ace, Sasha Yodashkin explains why Jose Bautista is worth serious fantasy consideration Friday.
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.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Zack Cozart is hitless in his last 11 at-bats, but RotoWire's Juan Blanco explains why the Reds shortstop is worth fantasy consideration Saturday against the Brewers.
May 22, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine gazes into the NL's free agent pool and finds that Chase Utley is making himself useful even in shallower mixed formats.
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.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: White Sox Set to Pop
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitter rankings for the week, dominated by a trio of AL squads with eight and seven-game slates.
May 19, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: 32 Teams, 32 Disappointments
Dave Regan's rumblings skew toward the pessimistic this week, as he walks us through the league and identifies a fantasy disappointment or bust-in-the-making for each of the 32 teams.
Mound Musings: Building an Ace
Brad Johnson explains his five-tier system for figuring out an ace, like Clayton Kershaw, or future aces, on the waiver wire and in your lineup.
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