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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Francisco Liriano's name.
July 31, 2014
The Saber's Edge: Utilizing Velocity Decline
Pitchers lose velocity as they age, but how much of a drop does it take to become a red flag? Jeff Zimmerman looks at Mat Latos and other pitchers working with less velocity in 2014.
July 28, 2014
MLB Barometer: Minor Disappointment
Mike Minor has been a disappointment for many fantasy owners this season, including RotoWire's Vlad Sedler.
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Strike-Thrower
July 26, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Darvish Still Dealing
Yu Darvish is having a down year that most pitchers would kill for, and this week he gets two starts.
July 22, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Petricka, Putnam Battle for Closing Duties
July 19, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Smooth Saling
As the second half gets into full swing, Chris Sale gets two teams this week that he usually dominates.
July 18, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Second-Half Kickoff
All-Star starter Felix Hernandez is back in action as the second half kicks off this weekend.
July 17, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Rookie Pitcher deGrom Groovin' Along
The Mets continue to provide a surprising source of pitching help for fantasy owners...
Draftster MLB: The Return of Weekly Picks
There's plenty of offensive value this week on Draftster with struggling pitchers going up against potent lineups, but Boston's Clay Buchholz is one of the exceptions.
July 13, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Chase Headley, Relevant Again
Chase Headley's new (old) grip on the bat has resurrected his fantasy value, making him a top pickup at third base this week.
July 12, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Cubs Utility Man Playing Like A Bear
July 9, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: The Boxer
July 8, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: The Vogt is In
Josh Reddick's back-to-back disabled list trips looked like a major blow for the Athletics, but Stephen Vogt has added stability to right field, while occasionally seeing time behind the plate.
July 7, 2014
MLB Barometer: Return of the Mac
Yovani Gallardo is one of 10 starting pitchers that Vlad Sedler believes will be better over the second half of the season.
July 6, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Buy the Belt
Brandon Belt highlights and extensive list of NL players returning from the DL this week. Jan Levine explains the free agent ramifications of his return among others this week.
July 3, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Tomlindependence Day
Josh Tomlin is coming off a one-hitter against the Mariners. Can he keep it going against the Royals on America's birthday?
July 1, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Hahn's Solo Act in San Diego
His supporting cast may be brutal, but Padres right-hander Jesse Hahn has managed to reel off four wins and a 1.95 ERA over five starts since joining the rotation.
June 29, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Live And Let Dayan
FAAB Factor - NL: Harper's Return Imminent
Bryce Harper had a huge game on his rehab assignment Saturday and Sergio Romo blew another save. Jan Levine addresses both this week and more in this week's column.
June 26, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Zunino For Power
Mike Zunino is one of the hottest hitters in the game over the last week...
June 21, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Eaton Your Heart Out
June 18, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: #LaStellar
Tommy La Stella is a #LaStellar value with an increasingly prominent role in the Braves' lineup.
June 17, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Hot Cup of Jones in Seattle
James Jones has brought a much-needed infusion of speed and contact-hitting to the Seattle lineup since his May call-up.
June 16, 2014
MLB Barometer: The New Doc Halladay
Charlie Morton gets some appreciation from Vlad Sedler in this week's version, and he suggests that you continue to update your own projections at midseason.
June 15, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Lord Have Mercer
FAAB Factor-NL: Potential New Closer
Neil Ramirez has picked up two saves for the Cubs and is striking out batters at a prolific rate. Jan Levine tells you his potential bid on Ramirez in this week's column.
June 13, 2014
NFBC Trends: The Art of FAAB
Scott Jenstad has been scrambling to replace the offense he thought he was getting from Carlos Beltran and Bryce Harper in the NFBC. In this article he explains his process in wading through the FAAB waters.
June 11, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Something's Not (Wain)wright Here
The Cardinals' Adam Wainwright returned to St. Louis for an MRI on his elbow after Tuesday's start, with the results coming back clean.
June 10, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Eugenio in a Bottle
Shortstop has been a trouble spot for the Tigers since Jose Iglesias was ruled out for the season, but a newcomer has given some stability to the position.
June 9, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: El Coffee Is Coming
The Pirates are finally calling up Gregory Polanco on Tuesday.
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