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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Cliff Lee's name.
April 15, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Prepare for the Summer of George
He may not be in the majors quite yet, but Astros prospect George Springer's continued dominance at Triple-A could mean a promotion may soon be looming.
April 14, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Cleaning Up With Mesoraco
Rounding Third: Difficult Cuts
Even though Jake Odorizzi has newfound job security in the Rays' rotation, Jeff Erickson cut him on his NFBC Main Event team.
MLB Barometer: Ventura Two-Step
Velocity hounds love Yordano Ventura, and that love intensified after a great first start against the Rays. He gets two starts this week. See who else Vlad Sedler gave a thumbs up or thumbs down to this week.
April 13, 2014
Charging the Mound: Erickson and Liss Talk Baseball
Daily Fantasy vs. Season Long, plus Dee Gordon, Matt Kemp, Ryan Braun and other needle-movers two weeks in.
April 12, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Sonny Days in Oakland
Sonny Gray, who has a friendly start this week in Houston, is becoming a more complete pitcher this year.
April 9, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Solarte Sizzles
Yangervis Solarte has been a very pleasant surprise early on for the Yankees.
April 6, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: On the Right Foot
Abraham Almonte got the Mariners' season started right and hasn't let up yet. Andrew Martinez suggests how much you should bid on him in this week's article.
April 5, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Maximum Strength
Max Scherzer hit the trifecta this week -- two starts in pitchers' parks against the National League.
April 4, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Bearing Down
Cliff Lee will try to get back on track Saturday after disappointing Opening Day start in Texas.
April 2, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Closer Roulette
With four new closers already crowned, where will the closer wheel land next? Colorado's Rex Brothers might be a good bet.
March 30, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Sizemore Really Does Matter
March 29, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Kicking Off the 2014 Season
Justin Verlander looks poised this year to reclaim his former position as the top pitcher in the AL, but does that mean he is the top pitcher in this week's season debut of the Value Meter?
March 28, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Late March Update
Aroldis Chapman has obviously fallen in our composite rankings. Who else saw major movement?
March 27, 2014
Burying The Phillies; Sticking With The Rays: Over/Under Win Total Bets for 2014
RotoWire President Peter Schoenke gives his annual take on MLB over/under bets. He's won 67.9 percent of his bets over 14 years.
March 21, 2014
Overvaluing Starting Pitching : Aces Are In Fact Less Reliable Than Hitters
Even the great Clayton Kershaw merits a discount for being a pitcher.
March 11, 2014
Collette Calls: The Great Divide
Should owners consider using a larger share of their budget on pitching? Jason Collette examines the conversation about how to allocate draft day resources.
March 10, 2014
Charging the Mound: Chris Liss and Jeff Erickson Talk Baseball
Are elite starters like Adam Wainwright undervalued?
March 7, 2014
The Wheelhouse: NL LABR Review
While there wasn't a $40 hitter in the National League pool during Sunday's LABR auction, Paul Goldschmidt might be a steal for DVR at $33.
March 5, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Early March Top 350
The RotoWire rankings crew takes their first crack at their Consolidated Top 350 MLB Rankings. Allen Craig is among those with the widest disparity in his ranking.
March 3, 2014
2014 Mariners Team Preview: Here Comes Cano
Robinson Cano has 240 million reasons to smile in Seattle, but can he alone turn around the hopeless Mariners?
February 21, 2014
House of Shlain: NL-only Auction Recap
Yasiel Puig fetched $33 in a recent NL auction -- even more than Ryan Braun -- writes Nick Shlain.
February 10, 2014
House of Shlain: Mock Review: Drop Anchor!
With Jose Fernandez and Chris Sale anchoring his pitching staff, Nick Shalin focused on offense until the late stages of a recent 15-team mock. Is it a viable strategy?
February 9, 2014
2014 Phillies Team Preview: An Aging Bunch
After a letdown season in 2013 marred by injuries, the Phillies return this season and the team did not become any younger on the roster.
February 8, 2014
The Wheelhouse: 30/30 - Pitching
Can Max Scherzer maintain the gains that made him an elite starter in 2013? DVR looks around the league in the first edition of the Wheelhouse of 2014.
February 6, 2014
Mound Musings: Getting a Hold on the 2014 Season
If Kevin Gausman doesn't make the O's rotation this spring, he could end up a decent sources of holds for fantasy owners.
February 2, 2014
MLB Draft Kit: 2014 Draft Dilemmas
What do you do with the players returning from the Biogenesis suspensions, like Everth Cabrera? Jeff Erickson discusses them and a couple of the other big dilemmas in this year's draft pool.
January 22, 2014
Are the Elite Pitchers Undervalued?: Using a 55/45 Split for the Top-10 Starters
Yu Darvish goes from No. 22 to No. 5 when you apportion nearly equal value to his stats as you do a hitter's.
January 7, 2014
The RotoWire 200: Our First Bite of the Apple
According to our projections, Clayton Kershaw will be the third most valuable fantasy player in 2014. Are you willing to pull the trigger on him early on if you have that choice?
October 17, 2013
House of Shlain: Reviewing the Elite
Nick Shlain takes a look back at what he expected many of this year's top prospects to do, including the Marlins' Jose Fernandez.
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