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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jon Lester's name.
August 28, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
With the Nationals sending a rookie spot starter to the mound Sunday, Juan Carlos Blanco is looking to Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez for solid fantasy production.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Despite Carlos Rodon's recent success on the mound, Juan Carlos Blanco is ready to unleash Mariners outfielder Nelson Cruz on Sunday.
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
Pitching 3D: NL Keeper Conundrum
Doug Thorburn examines a few pitchers who many fantasy managers in keeper leagues are thinking of holding onto for next season.
August 25, 2016
The Z Files: Opportunity, Opportunity, Opportunity
Todd Zola stresses the importance of playing time over talent down the stretch and examines the factors that could impact the September promotion of prospects like Manuel Margot.
August 22, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Kevin Payne breaks down the Monday FanDuel slate as Jake Lamb is a great spot to produce at a price point that still offers value.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Xander Bogaerts hasn't displayed a ton of power this season, but RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why the Red Sox shortstop is a solid play Monday against the Rays.
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 18, 2016
Mound Musings: Targeting 2017 – National League
If your season is all but over this year, Brad Johnson says that this is a great time to lay the foundation for a big 2017 by targeting pitchers who will be in demand next year, like Noah Syndergaard.
August 17, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Despite a .210 batting average, Todd Frazier has still put up a .250 ISO and hit 31 home runs, and RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why Wednesday against the Indians is an ideal time to use him.
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 11, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Jon Lester's price isn't the cheapest, but RotoWire's Juan Carlos Blanco explains why the Cubs starter is worth paying up for Thursday against the Cardinals.
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
A light slate of games with few aces makes choosing the right pitcher crucial, and James Seltzer is focusing on the Royals' Danny Duffy against the White Sox.
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
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Despite playing at Petco Park on Friday, RotoWire's Kevin Payne likes the fantasy upside of Phillies first baseman Tommy Joseph.
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
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.
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.
July 29, 2016
Pitching 3D: Pitching Value in DFS vs. Season-Long
Doug Thorburn breaks down a number of pitchers who have been quality season-long options this year but have struggled in DFS, and those who produce the other way.
July 23, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Calming the Panic
Paul Sporer isn't worried about Jake Arreita thanks to his gem against the Mets, vaulting the Chicago ace to the top of this week's rankings.
July 20, 2016
Juan Carlos Blanco is more than happy to pay up Wednesday for the red-hot Evan Longoria facing a left-handed pitcher in Coors Field.
July 19, 2016
MLB Barometer: Rotation Power Rankings
Vlad Sedler ranks all 30 major league rotations at the midpoint of the season and puts Jake Arriets and the deep, consistent Cubs rotation right at the very top.
July 18, 2016
Danny Valencia's defense has cost him some playing time of late, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne says he's absolutely worth a play Monday against the Astros if he can get the start at DH or first base.
RotoWire's Chris Olson likes the idea of stacking Orioles against Yankees starter Ivan Nova on Monday, with first baseman Chris Davis leading the way.
July 16, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Marlin the Magician
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Miami's Jose Fernandez in the top spot as he has dominated the last couple of months.
July 15, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Using K Props to Pick Pitchers
Michael Rathburn shows how to use Vegas strikeout props to target DFS pitchers, and which pitchers are best to stack against based on strikeout props.
July 7, 2016
Mound Musings: Will This Streak Last?
In this week’s edition, Brad Johnson is analyzing pitchers who have solid numbers close to the halfway point of the season, but may not have the stuff to make it last for the rest of the season, including Cub Jon Lester.
July 6, 2016
Pitching 3D: Grading the NL Central
Doug Thorburn continues his tour of baseball's rotations with a look at the NL Central, including the impressive Jake Arrieta, whose walk rate might be a concern in the second half.
July 5, 2016
MLB Barometer: Is the Piñata Party Over?
Vlad Sedler's runs down this week's risers and fallers, including the Yankees' Michael Pineda who has come a long way from his Michael Piñata days.
July 2, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Carrasco's Hitting his Stride
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Indians starter Carlos Carrasco, who has taken off since returning from the disabled list in early June.
June 28, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Chris Archer's struggles have been well documented this season, but Alex Spalding isn't shying away from his matchup against the Red Sox on Tuesday.
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