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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Matt Cain's name.
June 19, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine surveys the free agent landscape in the NL and is impressed with the way Kolten Wong handled his brief demotion and possible switch to a new position.
June 13, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
James Shields' White Sox debut was a disaster, and RotoWire's Chris Olson is going back to the well with Nick Castellanos against Shields at U.S. Cellular Field on Monday.
June 12, 2016
Erik Siegrist checks out the available National League free agents while everyone waits for Super-2 callups and finds a strong group of veterans coming off the DL, including Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta.
June 11, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: O Canada
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the week, dominated by the Blue Jays' and a top five that consists entirely of American League squads.
May 29, 2016
Jan Levine checks out the available free agents in the NL, including Archie Bradley and other recent call-ups in an injury-riddled Diamondbacks rotation.
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.
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.
May 19, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: How to Use wOBA
Juan Carlos Blanco explains how daily fantasy baseball players use wOBA to aid in their research for both hitters and pitchers.
May 15, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Masahiro Tanaka has been up and down this season, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why it's worth going with the Yankees' pitcher Sunday against the White Sox.
May 14, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Double the Kershaw
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, among other elite hurlers, has a two-start week.
May 10, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
After some early struggles, Encarnacion has turned it on over the last few days, and he has a solid matchup Tuesday against Matt Cain to keep it going.
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco looks over Tuesday's slate and notes that Brett Gardner is heating up just in time to face struggling Royals right-hander Kris Medlen.
May 7, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg at Home on K Street
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as a two-start week in D.C. for Stephen Strasburg has the Nationals ace atop the list.
May 5, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Buster Posey is the most expensive catcher on Thursday's slate, but Neil Parker explains why DFS players should be paying up for the Giants' backstop.
May 4, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Pitcher Skills Growth, Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes pitchers who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Why are Dallas Keuchel's strikeouts down this year?
May 3, 2016
MLB Barometer: Fantasy Baseball the Ichiban Way
Vlad Sedler explains how he stays disciplined with his approach to fantasy baseball, and he looks at risers and fallers like the Diamondbacks' Brandon Drury in this week's Barometer.
May 1, 2016
Jeff Erickson looks through the week's best NL waiver options and highlights some top prospects who could soon get the call to the majors, including the Phillies' Nick Williams
April 30, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Good Week Ahead for Harvey
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers, including the Mets' Matt Harvey, who has increased his swinging-strike rate his last two starts and now gets to face two strikeout-prone teams.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Jason Heyward is still looking for his first home run as a Cub, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why it could happen Saturday against the Braves.
April 26, 2016
MLB Barometer: The Toast of Roto Town
Vlad Sedler analyzes what's behind the impressive play of Houston's Colby Rasmus, who's received many accolades in the early going.
April 24, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett sifts through Sunday's slate and puts together a Cubs stack against vulnerable Reds' starter Alfredo Simon, headlined by Kris Bryant
April 23, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Wind In His Sale
Chris Sale has a nasty schedule this week. So, does that mean Paul Sporer dropped him in this week's pitcher rankings? On the contrary.
April 19, 2016
Juan Carlos Blanco likes the bargain price on Ryan Howard, at home against inexperienced righty Logan Verrett, as part of a Phillies value stack
Jose Altuve is one of the most expensive options on Tuesday's slate, but RotoWire's Alex Spalding explains why he's worth the investment.
April 16, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Roaring Thunder
Noah Syndergaard faces off against the Phillies and Braves this week, and Paul Sporer wonders if he could reach 30 strikeouts.
April 9, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Astros Ready to Blast Off
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming week of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Nationals, Rangers and Astros.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Worth the Price
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starters as Boston's David Price faces a huge test in the AL East against Baltimore and Toronto.
April 5, 2016
MLB Barometer: Taking All Betts
Vlad Sedler's opening-week look at who's hot and who's not, includes Boston's Mookie Betts, who looks like the total package in just his second full season.
April 3, 2016
Jan Levine looks over the winners of spring job battles for roster-worthy buys, and sees a lot of moving parts in Arizona due to A.J. Pollock's latest injury
April 2, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2016 Season
Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural 2016 Pitcher Rankings, and it's not hard to guess who tops the list as Clayton Kershaw begins the year at two of the league's best pitchers' parks.
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