NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Hisashi Iwakuma's name.
May 14, 2017
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist wades into this week's free agent pool and bids a fond farewell to Jose Berrios, who looked strong in his season debut Saturday.
May 13, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg's Still Healthy
Atop the NL in Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings is Stephen Strasburg, who perhaps surprisingly has managed to stay healthy in the year of the injury.
May 6, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: It's Shark Week in SF
Todd Zola likes what he's seeing from Jeff Samardzija, whose bloated ERA doesn't match his underlying numbers. That and more in this week's pitcher rankings.
May 3, 2017
DFS Baseball 101: FanDuel April Report
Don't start pitchers against the Nationals' offensive machine might seem obvious, but Michael Rathburn shines the light on other DFS numbers from April that aren't so obvious. Find out the best team to target on the road and more.
The Wheelhouse: DFS Thoughts - 5/3
Derek VanRiper tries to break out of a recent slump with a huge 14-game Wednesday night slate.
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin drops his Wednesday DraftKings picks, including a pair of Pirates on the road in Cinci.
April 29, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Yes Way, Jose
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as Minnesota prospect Jose Berrios is expected to make his 2017 debut after crushing Triple-A.
April 27, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker thinks it's Tiger Time against the M's, loading up on three Detroit hitters for his Thursday suggestions.
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Facing off against a right-handed pitcher in Coors Field is about all you can ask for when considering Daniel Murphy, which makes him a great play Thursday against the Rockies.
April 21, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Start Kershaw is Tops
Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings features none other than Clayton Kershaw on top as the Dodgers hurler has two starts this week.
April 14, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Delivery
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitcher as Washington's Max Scherzer could have a big week with matchups against a couple of whiff-prone teams.
April 9, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
The matchup against the Mets Noah Syndergaard isn't the easiest, but Sasha Yodashkin explains why Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon could be a nice contrarian pick Sunday.
April 8, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lester Gets Two at Home
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Cubs' Jon Lester gets two starts at friendly Wrigley Field. Is that enough to make him this week's top starter?
April 4, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker drops his first DraftKings picks of the 2017 MLB season, starting with Kenta Maeda on the bump against the Padres in Chavez Ravine.
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Kevin Payne doesn't see many strong options at shortstop on Tuesday's slate and recommends paying up for Carlos Correa at home against Hisashi Iwakuma and the Mariners.
March 31, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2017 Season
Todd Zola ranks Week 1's starting pitchers as Chris Archer has a fortunate opening with two home starts in what he hopes will be a rebound campaign.
March 23, 2017
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL West
In Brad Johnsonís final week of division deep dives, he takes a look at the American League West, featuring injured Angels closer Huston Street, who will miss the beginning of the season.
February 27, 2017
Pitching 3D: Pitchers 61-70
Doug Thorburn looks at his next set of pitcher rankings using his unique combination of mechanics, stuff and stats. Will Hisashi Iwakuma bounce back or is he in permanent decline?
October 15, 2016
Collette Calls: Grading the AL Predictions
Jason Collette looks back at his 15 predictions for the Americanl League this year. Some, like the prediction for Michael Brantley, proved prescient, others did not.
October 1, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin expects Jason Kipnis to get ready for the postseason in style Saturday against vulnerable Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Twins second baseman Brian Dozier has hit 31 of his 42 home runs this year against right-handed pitchers, and he now faces White Sox righty James Shields, who has struggled for much of this season.
September 24, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max
Paul Sporer had a little trouble pushing the brilliant Max Scherzer to the top of the list in his last starting pitcher rankings of the season.
September 17, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Mr. Untouchable
Paul Sporer's pitcher rankings feature Jose Fernandez leading the way as the Miami ace has rarely been touched up at home this season.
September 14, 2016
Reds starter Tim Adleman has struggled keeping the ball in the yard this season, and Brewers shortstop Jonathan Villar will look to take advantage Wednesday.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco stacks some Diamondbacks against Rockies rookie Jeff Hoffman on Wednesday, with Paul Goldschmidt leading the way.
September 10, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Chief Starter
Paul Sporer can't get enough of the Indians' Carlos Corrasco, who's two-start schedule sets up nicely for him down the stretch.
September 9, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Robinson Cano is working on a 10-game hit streak, and RotoWire's Sasha Yodashkin sees it going to 11 on Friday against the A's.
September 3, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Scherzer Works on K Street
Paul Sporer vaults Max Scherzer to the top of this week's pitcher rankings as he has a good shot of keeping his run of double-digit strikeouts going in two starts this week in the nation's capital.
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 24, 2016
Juan Carlos Blanco puts together a cost-effective Tigers stack Wednesday against the erratic Tyler Duffey, headlined by switch-hitting slugger Victor Martinez.
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