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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jason Vargas's name.
August 30, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Fightin' Phillie
Cole Hamels has been in a groove since mid-May, and he'll look to continue it in two starts this week.
August 28, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Drew For You!
As the season nears an end, Drew Smyly may offer you some much needed starting pitching help...
Mound Musings: State of the Staff Overviews
The Nationals have solidified their position atop the division thanks to pitching, and Stephen Strasburg hasn't even hit his stride yet.
August 24, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Second Half Surge
Andrew Martinez chronicles Dustin Ackley's resurgence over the second half and tells you to break the bank for Rusney Castillo.
August 23, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Two Starts for Kershaw
A two-start week for Clayton Kershaw comes at the perfect time for fantasy owners, especially for those in head-to-head leagues.
Sunday Lineup Card: Arcia Heats Up Minnesota
Twins' outfielder continues to set torrid pace in August.
August 17, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Rocky Mountain Return
Michael Cuddyer returned to the Rockies' lineup Sunday after hitting .611 with six doubles, nine RBI and seven runs scored over eight rehab games in the minors.
August 16, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: No Taming this Tiger
Max Scherzer is one of the few things going right for the Tigers these days, as he's dominated in his recent starts.
August 12, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Pining For Pineda
Michael Pineda, out since late April due to a suspension and then a back injury, is finally set to make his return to the mound Wednesday.
August 9, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Killer 'Wrighty'
Adam Wainwright not only gets two starts this week, but he gets two teams that can't hit right-handers in the Marlins and Padres.
August 7, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Rockies Not Giving Hawkins Save Opportunities
As league trade deadlines approach, it's always smart to reassess your roster with only a third of the season remaining...
August 6, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Stretch-Drive Help
As we inch toward September, a player like Dustin Ackley, who's heating up and still offers mutli-position eligibility, can be useful.
August 2, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Gray Gets All A's
Considering the absurd run he's on, Sonny Gray might be baseball's best mid-rotation starter after he went from ace to No. 3 in the rotation thanks to trades.
August 1, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Solarte Sizzles Again
Yangervis Solarte continues slugging for San Diego after his trade from the Yankees.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian recommends his weekend value plays on DraftKings, including Stephen Strasburg against a weak Phillies offense.
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 27, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Fly Hawaiian
Jedd Gyorko returns to the Padres on Monday for his first action since hitting the DL in early June.
July 26, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Yankees Look To Go Greene
A look at Sunday’s matchups (all times Eastern)
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 22, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Petricka, Putnam Battle for Closing Duties
July 18, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: d'Arnaud Regrets
Travis d'Arnaud has been swinging a hot bat since his recall from Triple-A, and is now occupying the fifth spot in the order for the Mets.
July 10, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Stubbs For Cheap Power
Drew Stubbs may offer solid outfield depth down the stretch for your club...
July 9, 2014
The Saber's Edge: ERA Estimators
Even if Johnny Cueto regresses to the level of his ERA estimators, he'll still be elite, but can he stay healthy in the second half? Jeff Zimmerman looks for hidden value on the mound.
Thursday Lineup Card: The Boxer
July 7, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Freese Frame
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 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 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.
June 26, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Zunino For Power
Mike Zunino is one of the hottest hitters in the game over the last week...
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