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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Dustin McGowan's name.
August 3, 2017
Mound Musings: Trade Deadline Repercussions
Brad Johnson examines some of the more significant pitching trades, like A’s starter Sonny Gray, who goes to the New York in a move that could make the Yankees the AL East favorite.
June 21, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Undervalued Utility
Often overlooked, the handy fix-it man offers no-frills production at bargain prices.
June 18, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Buy Papelbon
There’s a good chance you can buy Papelbon for 50 cents on the dollar, pushing the idea that the Phillies will lose 100 games by season’s end.
June 7, 2015
NL FAAB Factor: Picking up the Chase
Chase Utley's bat is waking up a little, making him a nice option in mixed leagues. All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
June 5, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Call On Ross
Chris Benzine discusses why Joe Ross should be considered for pickup in the short term, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
April 25, 2015
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two Starts for Kluber
Paul Sporer ranks the coming week's starting pitchers, but is two home starts enough to make Corey Kluber the AL's top-ranked hurler?
April 22, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Betances Still Offers Value
Well, all of you Dellin Betances’ owners out there that were expecting a 40-save season? You can take comfort in knowing that Betances will at least nab a few saves here and there, while giving you dominant ratios and strikeouts.
March 27, 2015
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL West
Brad Johnson hopes Jake Peavy's struggles last year will drive down his draft-day price because the veteran hurler can still help a fantasy team.
March 1, 2015
Blue Jays Team Preview: Divisional Woes
Edwin Encarnacion has been a steady source of power ever since joining the Blue Jays. Can he stay healthy for more than 128 games this season?
June 2, 2014
Rounding Third: Week 10 Primer
See this week's great schedules and awful schedules, free agent results and trades in expert leagues, including one deal in AL Tout Wars where Jeff Erickson dealt away Gordon Beckham.
May 13, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Closer-By-Committee Succeeds?
Sean Doolittle tries to prove his value in a closer-by-committee situation
Collette Calls: Strikeout Rate Fallers
Yu Darvish's new approach in 2014 has led to a drop in his strikeout rate, but is he better off in the long haul with the change? Jason Collette looks at the strikeout rate fallers around the league.
May 10, 2014
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Wainwright vs. his Nemesis
Adam Wainwright has allowed 13 runs this year, 10 of which have come against the Cubs, who he faces this week.
May 8, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: A Sweet-Smelling Odor
The Rangers bit the bullet and called up Rougned Odor on Thursday, hoping he'll outpace the production at second base provided by veteran retreads Donnie Murphy and Josh Wilson.
Mound Musings: Prospects Watch - National League
Noah Syndergaard is getting his feet wet at Triple-A, but the day is coming soon when he will join the Mets rotation.
May 4, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Planning Ahead
Kendrys Morales has changed uniforms a couple of times since this picture, but it's time to start stashing him in anticipation of him signing somewhere after the draft.
May 3, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Keeping Up With Garrett Jones
May 2, 2014
House of Shlain: The Right Bauer?
Is Trevor Bauer back? The early signs this season suggest that Cleveland might have the Bauer that Arizona expected upon drafting him third overall in 2011. Nick Shlain takes a closer look.
May 1, 2014
Mound Musings: Prospects Watch - American League
The Orioles likely will wait until June to call up prospect Kevin Gausman, but when he finally arrives he should stick in the O's rotation for a long time.
The Long Game: Springer Forward
The Astros defied convention by calling George Springer up before the Super Two milepost passed, but not before delaying his free agency by a year.
April 30, 2014
Regan's Rumblings: April NFBC FAAB Review
K-Rod has proven a profitable waiver-wire pickup, but what's the best way to spend FAAB for saves?
April 28, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Have A Niese Day
Fantasy owners have been criminally underrating the Mets' Jon Niese -- who battles Cole Hamels Tuesday night -- in the season's early going.
Rounding Third: Week 5 Primer
Remorse from an early season drop, the Vengeance of Versalles and a season or two riding on the sidearm of Joe Smith, all in this week's primer.
April 27, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Back In the Saddle?
Is there a chance that Jim Johnson could regain the A's closer job just weeks after he lost it? Andrew Martinez suggests the possibility and gives you a bidding price on him in this week's article.
April 26, 2014
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: No Ordinary Joe
Has Jose Fernandez done enough to retain his claim as the NL's best pitcher even when Clayton Kershaw returns from the disabled list?
April 22, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Tommy John On Tap For Nova
The Yankees' Ivan Nova appears to be the next pitcher in line for Tommy John surgery, after the procedure was recommended following an evaluation Tuesday.
April 19, 2014
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Discounted Darvish Paying Off
Two starts in pitcher-friendly parks makes Yu Darvish this week's top hurler, giving owners who ignored the draft-day panic a nice profit.
April 17, 2014
Mound Musings: Swing and a Miss
Brad "Bogfella" Johnson talks about why strikeout potential is an important part in evaluating fantasy relevance of starting pitchers
April 16, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Russell the Muscle
April 13, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Injuries Creating Opportunities
Koji Uehara has been unavailable to pitch the last two games - Andrew Martinez suggests possible replacement options for him and Adrian Beltre, among others.
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