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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Francisco Liriano's name.
February 25, 2017
Pitching 3D: Pitchers 51-60
Doug Thorburn continues his countdown of his top starting pitchers ranked by his unique mix of mechanics, stuff and stats. Which Robbie Ray will show up this season?
February 23, 2017
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL East
Brad Johnson breaks down each team's rotation in the AL East and discusses whether fantasy owners should pursue Michael Pineda this season.
September 28, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding reviews Wednesday's slate and expects a big performance from Kyle Seager, who's thrived against right-handed pitchers all season, in a nearly must-win game for the Mariners.
September 24, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max
Paul Sporer had a little trouble pushing the brilliant Max Scherzer to the top of the list in his last starting pitcher rankings of the season.
September 17, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Mr. Untouchable
Paul Sporer's pitcher rankings feature Jose Fernandez leading the way as the Miami ace has rarely been touched up at home this season.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
With the Cardinals sending Mike Leake to the mound Saturday, Juan Blanco is stacking Giants, including outfielder Hunter Pence.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Christopher Olson expects some big games Saturday from some big-time hitters, including Rougned Odor as he faces off against A's rookie Raul Alcantara.
September 12, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Juan Blanco picks the Monday FanDuel slate as Seattle's Kyle Seager looks to keep his hot hitting going against Angels starter Ricky Nolasco.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Dee Gordon has struggled of late, but RotoWire's Neil Parker explains why the Marlins' second baseman could jump out of his funk Monday against the Braves.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Sandy Leon's numbers against left-handed pitching are excellent this season, and RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why they should continue through Monday.
September 10, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine's look at the week's free-agent options includes the Mets' Curtis Granderson, who is helping key New York's pennant push.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Chief Starter
Paul Sporer can't get enough of the Indians' Carlos Corrasco, who's two-start schedule sets up nicely for him down the stretch.
August 27, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: No Way Jose on Road?
Paul Sporer explains why Jose Fernandez's road splits could be headed for better days in this week's pitcher rankings.
August 26, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Manny Machado has three home runs and nine RBI during his seven-game hitting streak, and RotoWire's Sasha Yodashkin explains why his success should continue Friday against the Yankees.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
Nolan Arenado has understandably been excellent at home this season, but RotoWire's Chris Olson says the Rockies third baseman shouldn't be ignored on the road Friday against the Nationals.
August 20, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Yu the Man This Week
Paul Sporer likes the two-start week ahead for Rangers starter Yu Darvish, who has dominated batters since coming off the disabled list.
August 19, 2016
Mike Napoli has shown tremendous power against lefties this season, and his matchup against the Blue Jays' Francisco Liriano should continue that trend, according to RotoWire's Chris Olson.
August 16, 2016
MLB Barometer: DFS Lessons Learned
Vlad Sedler shares what he's learned from successful DFS players and looks around the league for those heating up, like Colorado's Charlie Blackmon, and those cooling off.
August 13, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Fernandez Still Rolling
Paul Sporer isn't troubled by Jose Fernandez's recent bump in the road as he has him on top of this week's starting pitcher rankings.
August 12, 2016
Despite facing a lefty, Juan Carlos Blanco explains why Robinson Cano is worth serious fantasy consideration Friday against the A's.
August 9, 2016
MLB Barometer: Fantasy Trade Deadline Targets
Erik Siegrist looks at under-the-radar targets to help you in specific categories as your league's trade deadline approaches and is also amazed at the way Justin Verlander has turned back the clock.
August 7, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist considers the post-trade deadline fallout in the American League and finds three new closers but only one established premium bat added to the Junior Circuit's player pool.
August 6, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Output
Paul Sporer boosts Max Scherzer to the top of this week's pitcher ranking as the Washington hurler looks to have gotten a handle on his long-ball troubles.
August 5, 2016
Yankees starter Michael Pineda has allowed at least five runs in three of his last five starts, giving Sasha Yodashkin every reason to use Indians lefties Jason Kipnis and Francisco Lindor.
With Tim Lincecum on the hill Friday, Chris Olson is ready to unleash Mariners outfielder Nelson Cruz and his .209 ISO against right-handed pitching.
August 4, 2016
The Z Files: Trade Deadline FAAB Strategies
Todd Zola examines how to handle the aftermath of a busy trade deadline and warns that there's more to post-deadline FAAB bidding than just throwing max money at Jonathan Lucroy.
Mound Musings: The Tradewinds Blow
With the non-waiver trade deadline over, Brad Johnson examines the starting pitcher trades he believes could significantly impact fantasy roles for the remainder of the season, including the Ray’s Matt Moore to the Giants.
July 31, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: National No. 1
A two-start week for Stephen Strasburg has the Nats' ace atop this week's pitcher rankings.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett thinks youth will be served, as Nomar Mazara is just one of four rookies providing strong value at their price tags on Sunday's slate.
July 26, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Jake Lamb has crushed right-handed pitching this season, and he now gets a very favorable matchup against the Brewers' Matt Garza.
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