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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Justin Verlander's name.
July 31, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Streaky J.P. For Me?
Recognizing value even among streaky hitters can be a bit tricky...
The Saber's Edge: Utilizing Velocity Decline
Pitchers lose velocity as they age, but how much of a drop does it take to become a red flag? Jeff Zimmerman looks at Mat Latos and other pitchers working with less velocity in 2014.
July 26, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Darvish Still Dealing
Yu Darvish is having a down year that most pitchers would kill for, and this week he gets two starts.
July 25, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: New Life
After flaming out in San Diego, Chase Headley has new life with the move the Bronx.
July 20, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Leave It To Lee
All the info you need for Monday's daily action.
July 19, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Smooth Saling
As the second half gets into full swing, Chris Sale gets two teams this week that he usually dominates.
July 17, 2014
Mound Musings: Looking into the Future
Noah Syndergaard is one of many prospects who impressed at the Futures Game, but as a closer?
July 12, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Cubs Utility Man Playing Like A Bear
July 10, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Picks
Oakland's Sonny Gray is one of the starting pitchers Jerry Donabedian recommends targeting on DraftKings this weekend.
July 9, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Spring Predictions Gone Wrong
You can't always be right, and Evan Longoria is one of the players we missed on this year. Why is he making us look bad?
July 7, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Freese Frame
MLB Barometer: Return of the Mac
Yovani Gallardo is one of 10 starting pitchers that Vlad Sedler believes will be better over the second half of the season.
July 5, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Kershaw's Brilliance Limited this Week
Clayton Kershaw has been unreal lately, but he has only one start this week. Is that enough to knock him from the top ranking?
July 3, 2014
Mound Musings: Second-Half Arms in the Spotlight
If R.A. Dickey can harness his knuckleball a bit better, his home-run tate could drop in the second half of the season.
July 1, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Hahn's Solo Act in San Diego
His supporting cast may be brutal, but Padres right-hander Jesse Hahn has managed to reel off four wins and a 1.95 ERA over five starts since joining the rotation.
June 30, 2014
MLB Barometer: Bourn Identity Crisis
Why isn't Michael Bourn doing more of what we see in this photo - stealing bases? Vlad Sedler downgrades Bourn's stock and talks about his midseason ranks in this week's article.
June 28, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Ray of Hope
David Price has had a huge June, and that's enough to vault him to the top of this week's pitcher rankings.
Daily Baseball 101: TradeSports Strategy
Jerry Donabedian evaluates his performance from a pair of TradeSports baseball contests.
June 27, 2014
Collette Calls: Is Cain Still Able?
What's wrong with Matt Cain? Jason Collette breaks it down to see if there's any hope of a rebound from the fallen workhorse.
June 26, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Zunino For Power
Mike Zunino is one of the hottest hitters in the game over the last week...
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week
With Seattle on tap, Jerry Donabedian recommends users strongly consider Trevor Bauer in their DraftKings' lineups this weekend.
June 25, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Pitchers to Target and Avoid
Justin Verlander is having a tough year, but he's still missing plenty of bats. What's that mean for his prospects the rest of this season?
June 21, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Crowning Achievement
Felix Hernandez's 2.22 ERA is not supported by his skills -- it's too high. With two starts, he's the top pitcher in the AL this week, but is he tops in baseball?
June 20, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: New No. 2 Hitter In Baltimore?
Steve Pearce has occupied the two-hole in each of the Orioles' last three games, making him a decent speculative target for those in deeper mixed leagues.
June 19, 2014
Short Hops Podcast: Remembering Mr. Padre
DVR & Bernie discuss the legacy of Tony Gwynn, the continued struggles of Justin Verlander, Bernie's trip to the Southern League All-Star Game, and more!
Mound Musings: Super 2 To You Too
With Super 2 status passed, more prospect hurlers could be promoted soon, joining the likes of Baltimore's Kevin Gausman.
June 15, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Lord Have Mercer
June 14, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Red Scare
Johnny Cueto has a 1.85 ERA but is just 6-5 thanks to a Cincinnati offense that has deprived him of run support.
June 13, 2014
NFBC Trends: The Art of FAAB
Scott Jenstad has been scrambling to replace the offense he thought he was getting from Carlos Beltran and Bryce Harper in the NFBC. In this article he explains his process in wading through the FAAB waters.
June 10, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Eugenio in a Bottle
Shortstop has been a trouble spot for the Tigers since Jose Iglesias was ruled out for the season, but a newcomer has given some stability to the position.
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