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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Hisashi Iwakuma's name.
August 28, 2014
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
Draftster MLB: Promising Prospects and Weekly Picks
While we are unlikely to have a powerhouse on our hands, Rymer Liriano could be a nice option in the final weeks of the season for owners looking for a player who has a chance to put up a few multi-point outings.
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 21, 2014
Mound Musings: Working Around Trouble
The best pitchers know how to work around trouble, and few are better at it than Felix Hernandez, who has allowed a mere two home runs with runners on this year.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Picks
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian takes a look at the top DraftKings value plays for both pitchers and hitters this weekend.
August 18, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Hot Carl
Carl Crawford's been playing every day and producing solid speed numbers for the Dodgers, but remains widely available.
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 2, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: A Vogt Of Confidence
Heavily-used utility player continues pace at the plate
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.
July 31, 2014
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 28, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Strike-Thrower
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 23, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Another Cuban Makes A Splash
July 21, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week
Seattle's Hisashi Iwakuma and San Francisco's Ryan Vogelsong highlight Jerry Donabedian's list of solid value plays this week.
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.
Sunday Lineup Card: Reel In Chris Young
A look at Sunday’s matchups
July 18, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Second-Half Kickoff
All-Star starter Felix Hernandez is back in action as the second half kicks off this weekend.
July 17, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Rookie Pitcher deGrom Groovin' Along
The Mets continue to provide a surprising source of pitching help for fantasy owners...
July 14, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down Vegas Data - Part I (Pitching)
RotoWire's Michael Rathburn dives deep into the numbers to find the best Vegas data pitching values.
July 11, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Here To Stay
Arismendy Alcantara is not merely an NL-only option. He is here for good and worthy of consideration in nearly all formats.
July 7, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Evaluating DraftStreet Pitching
Michael Rathburn breaks down pitching on DraftStreet.
July 6, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Don Yan
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?
June 30, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Place Your Betts
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.
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