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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Hisashi Iwakuma's name.
March 23, 2017
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL West
In Brad Johnson’s 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
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
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.
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 18, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Chris Bennett finds some good value for Thursday's Yahoo slate, including Detroit's Victor Martinez, who has an enticing matchup against Boston's Clay Buchholz.
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
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 8, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Stephen Piscotty continues to crush left-handed pitching, and he should be an integral part of a Cardinals stack for those who want to fade Monday's Coors Field game.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Jose Bautista has struggled since returning from the disabled list, but a matchup Monday against the Rays could help him bust out.
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 3, 2016
Juan Carlos Blanco finds a lot of favorable matchups on Wednesday's slate including David Ortiz, who has three homers in 10 career at-bats against Hisashi Iwakuma.
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 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.
There are a few Astros who are in play Saturday against the Mariners, with Jose Altuve offering some of the best upside.
July 7, 2016
Pitching 3D: Grading the AL West
Doug Thorburn turns to the AL West where some of the division's best pitchers, like Seattle's Felix Hernandez, have struggled through the first half of the season.
July 5, 2016
MLB Barometer: Is the Piñata Party Over?
Vlad Sedler's runs down this week's risers and fallers, including the Yankees' Michael Pineda who has come a long way from his Michael Piñata days.
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.
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