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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Brandon McCarthy's name.
April 28, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Unsettled Situations
Dave Regan turns his rumblings toward 10 different unsettled playing-time situations across the big leagues and how they might shake out.
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 7, 2016
The Z Files: Finding Viable DFS Pitchers
Todd Zola explores the kinds of pitchers to use in DFS cash games, and why it makes sense to pay up for top-shelf hurlers like Chris Archer
The Saber's Edge: What to Watch in the Early Going
Yes, it's early, but Jeff Zimmerman has his eye on some specific stats and themes that can pay dividends. Find out why he's so interested in Billy Hamilton's groundball rate.
April 6, 2016
Farm Futures: 20 Pitcher Predictions
James Anderson offers his second set of 2016 prospect predictions, and foresees big things from the Brewers' Jorge Lopez in the second half.
March 23, 2016
Farm Futures: Anticipating Call-up Dates
James Anderson explains the financial incentives that cause MLB clubs to keep the next wave of stars in the minors, and looks at when top prospects like Blake Snell might get their well-deserved promotions
February 4, 2016
Team Previews: NL West
RotoWire's Erik Siegrist takes a spin around the NL West with a team preview for each of the five clubs.
October 9, 2015
Collette Calls: Scoring 2015 NL Predictions
Jason Collette holds himself accountable for his 2015 advice, reviewing each of his 30 National League predictions. Did he make the right call on Brandon Belt, among others?
August 4, 2015
Fantasy 101: Winning Tournaments with Home Runs
Winning tournaments on FanDuel requires a lot of things to go right, and it's imperative to maximize the number of home-run hitters on your squad.
May 23, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Picks
Joel Bartilotta takes a whack at the Saturday night slate and can't believe his good fortune that Adam Jones is so cheap.
April 30, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Pillar, Not Millar!
Considering the injury history of some Blue Jaysí players, namely Michael Saunders and Jose Bautista, Pillar is worth a snag for depth.
Mound Musings: Chicks - and Bogfella - dig Strikeouts!
Brad Johnson on the many advantages of the K. Also - how will the Cards replace Wainwright?
April 29, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Rays Closing Situation Muddled
Ernesto Frieri picked up his second save of the season on Wednesday night, as the game went 13 innings.
April 28, 2015
Collette Calls: The Ups and Downs of Whiff Rates
Jason Collette looks at pitchers who have seen a great increase in strikeouts this season and those, like Stephen Strasburg, who have seen their K rates drop. What's made the difference?
April 27, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Troubled Closer In Paradise
Marlins closer Steve Cishek has had an awful go of it in April, leading to speculation that A.J. Ramos could get a shot in the ninth inning.
April 26, 2015
Rounding Third: Last Week's Mistake Tomorrow?
Should you start Taijuan Walker in a two-step Week 4? What schedules stand out this week?
Monday Lineup Card: Prime Target Paredes?
Baltimore's Jimmy Paredes is Monday's recommended pickup after hitting .400 with two doubles, three home runs, six RBI and a steal over the last seven days.
FAAB Factor - NL: Which Dodger Do You Want?
Ian Kennedy is back, but is he available in your league? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's edition of NL FAAB.
April 25, 2015
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two Starts for Kluber
Paul Sporer ranks the coming week's starting pitchers, but is two home starts enough to make Corey Kluber the AL's top-ranked hurler?
April 24, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Eyeing the Axe
Chris Benzine discusses why it's worth keeping an eye on the Rockies' closing situation and more in Saturday's lineup card.
DFS Baseball 101: How to Pick a Starting Pitcher
Michael Rathburn pours over the numbers and explains why picking an elite pitcher like Felix Hernandez is almost always the best way to go in cash games.
April 20, 2015
Collette Calls: Ace in the Making
Jason Collette dives into the details of why Chris Archer is proving to be a front-of-the-rotation talent for the Rays, and for fantasy owners.
MLB Barometer: Russian Roulette
Vlad Sedler is to bankroll management what Rob Deer was to place discipline.
April 18, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Bringing 2013 Back
Once forgotten, Everth Cabrera is relevant again.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Harvey Invisible in Late Innings
Paul Sporer lays out the week's pitcher rankings and says the only thing holding back Matt Harvey is that he's not going deep into games.
April 13, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno is building his FantasyAces lineup around Jose Altuve, who has nine hits in 19 at-bats against Scott Kazmir, who he'll face Monday.
April 12, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Call On Kiermaier
Rays' outfielder Kevin Kiermaier is Monday's recommended pickup after hitting .381 with seven extra-base hits during the first week of the season.
April 11, 2015
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Slow Week for Kershaw
Paul Sporer delivers his weekly pitcher rankings and finds only one starter worthy of jumping Clayton Kershaw in a one-start week. Who is it?
April 4, 2015
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2015 Season
Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural Value Meter for 2015, and familiar faces top the list, like Felix Hernandez, who takes on two division foes in Week 1.
Collette Calls: 30 NL Predictions
Jason Collette is back with bold predictions for the National League. Find out what stat he thinks Tim Linceum will lead the NL in for 2015.
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