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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Hisashi Iwakuma's name.
August 24, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
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.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
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 Piņata 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 Piņata 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.
June 28, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco finds plenty of bargains on Tuesday's slate and recommends finding a spot for the surging Anthony Rendon, who's punished Matt Harvey in his career,
June 25, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kershaw in Pedro Territory
Paul Sporer breaks down this week's pitcher rankings and, no surprise, Clayton Kershaw is on top, but just how close is the Dodgers' ace getting to the all-time greats?
June 22, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding thinks that youth will be served Wednesday and recommends capitalizing on the hot start to Tim Anderson's big league career while his price is still low.
June 18, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sonny Again in Oakland
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Oakland starter Sonny Gray, whose velocity has returned since he came off the disabled list three starts ago.
June 17, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Sitting at the top of the Dodgers' lineup against the Brewers' Zach Davies on Friday gives fantasy owners plenty to consider with Chase Utley.
June 11, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Price is Again Right
Paul Sporer's weekly rankings include a revived David Price who is pitching better than the Red Sox could have hoped when the season began.
June 10, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Byron Buxton has played well since his latest call-up, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne likes him Friday against the Red Sox's Steven Wright.
June 5, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett thinks now is the right time to jump back on the Matt Harvey bandwagon given his dominant last start, shockingly low salary and career numbers against the Marlins.
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Jose Abreu is a solid low-cost option for Sunday's slate, which features a plethora of possibilities given the large number of games, likely keeping his ownership level low.
June 4, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lefty Two-Step for Lester
Paul Sporer can't ignore Jon Lester's matchup this week against two teams who are impotent against left-handers, as the Chicago hurler stops this week's rankings.
June 1, 2016
DVR's Top 350: June Update
Gregory Polanco is among the biggest risers on the update Top 350 rankings, with 50-plus games in the books for each club.
May 28, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two Jakes are Better than One
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings awards the top spot to the Cubs' Jake Arrieta, who gets two starts this week while the likes of Clayton Kershaw and Chris Sale have but one.
May 21, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale-ing Ks for IP
Paul Sporer explains the tradeoff in strikeouts for Chicago's Chris Sale, who's still the AL's top starter, in this week's pitcher rankings.
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