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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Justin Verlander's name.
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 21, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
There's certainly a risk that Julio Urias won't pitch deep into Sunday's game against the Reds, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's worth it.
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
The Saber's Edge: Analyzing the 40/20/10 Pitching Club
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes the exclusive club of starting pitchers who have hit the trifecta with GB, K, BB rates of 40, 20, 10 and explains what it means for fantasy owners.
Pitching 3D: AL Keeper Conundrum
The American League pitcher keeper pool is incredibly thin these days, and Doug Thorburn examines a few who are under consideration, including the struggling -- but still very young -- Jose Berrios.
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
While many DFS players will flock to Nelson Cruz with the Mariners facing off against a lefty, RotoWire's Kevin Payne says you shouldn't forget about Franklin Gutierrez.
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
Collette Calls: Breaking Down J.A. Happ
Jason Collette analyzes whether the J.A. Happ's impressive run is a fluke or if something bigger is at play that might portend good things for the future.
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 10, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding looks over Wednesday's slate and is willing to back the resurgent Justin Verlander on the road against a stumbling Mariners squad.
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 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 4, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: The Final Two Months
Dave Regan rumbles about some questions and thoughts he has about all sorts of different scenarios as the home stretch of the 2016 season gets underway.
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 30, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin suggests loading up on right-handed Red Sox against Hector Santiago on Saturday, including Hanley Ramirez.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
There are a number of pitchers worth targeting Saturday, with Juan Carlos Blanco using Adrian Beltre to attack one of them.
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 28, 2016
Mound Musings: Quantum Leap, the Sequel
Last week, Brad Johnson traveled through time to bring us the NL pitchers he things are going make a huge impact in the summer of ’18. This week, he predicts the future for AL pitchers, including Yu Darvish.
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 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 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.
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Madison Bumgarner is coming off his best start of the season, and RotoWire's Juan Carlos Blanco is rolling with him again for his first start out of the All-Star break.
July 7, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Derek Norris is always in play when the Padres face a lefty, and Neil Parker explains why Thursday against the Dodgers is a perfect time to have him in DFS lineups.
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Miguel Cabrera's price on FanDuel is just too low to ignore, according to James Seltzer, especailly facing off against Drew Hutchinson in the hitter-friendly Rogers Centre.
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.
Pitching 3D: Grading the AL Central
Doug Thorburn continues his series examining baseball's starting rotations, turning his attention to the AL Central where Corey Kluber and Indians are the class of the division.
Justin Verlander has been far from dominant, and RotoWire's Juan Blanco explains why Evan Longoria is the right player to attack the Tigers' starter.
June 26, 2016
Juan Blanco breaks down the Sunday DraftKings slate with a value pick in Jose Fernandez for those not wanting to pay up for Clayton Kershaw.
June 25, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kershaw in Pedro Territory
Paul Sporer breaks down this week's pitcher rankings and, no surprise, Clayton Kershaw is on top, but just how close is the Dodgers' ace getting to the all-time greats?
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