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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Hisashi Iwakuma's name.
July 28, 2015
Dominate Your Duel: Umpire Analysis
Christopher Olson checks out the umpire matchups this week and pegs Michael Brantley for a big day with Tom Woodring behind the plate.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday-Wednesday Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian likes a Syndergaard-Iwakuma pitching duo for Tuesday night.
July 27, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Tulo-ronto
After a decade in Colorado, Troy Tulowitzki was stunningly moved to a new home late Monday night, as he'll join the Blue Jays' star-studded lineup
MLB Barometer: Staying Focused
Vlad Sedler cautions against premature NFL obsession - you've got a baseball league to win!
July 25, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Never a Reason to Worry
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers and can't help but shake his head at those who fretted over Clayton Kershaw earlier this season.
July 22, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: McGee, Please!
Jake McGee has four saves on the year in a limited closer’s capacity, but he’s been golden as an 8th inning guy.
July 21, 2015
Christopher Olson analyzes umpire matchups, including Jeff Nelson, who has seen 17 walks and 16 runs over his last two games.
July 18, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Sale-ing into the Second Half
Paul Sporer ranks the week's starters, but he can't stop marveling at Chris Sale, whose strikeouts continue to set him apart.
July 17, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Schwarber Could Stay
Chris Benzine discusses why the Cubs could change their tune and make Schwarber the everyday catcher, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
Pitching Value Meter: Second-Half Kickoff
Paul Sporer lays out the rankings for the first weekend of the second half, and, surprise, Max Scherzer is still on top.
July 16, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: The Second Half Begins
Erik Siegrist breaks down the weekend series', but a doubleheader gives the Royals and White Sox a one-game advantage over the rest of the league.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian thinks the Cubs' pitching staff will be too much for the Braves to handle this weekend.
Mound Musings: Back to the Future
Brad Johnson's review of the arms at this year's Futures Game, including Houston's Mark Appel, who continues to be something of an enigma.
July 13, 2015
Diamond Cuts: Fifth Annual All-Scar Team
RotoWire's Jeff Stotts breaks down the top players who have altered fantasy leagues by spending more time on the disabled list than the field this season.
July 10, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Stop, Heaney Time
Chris Benzine discusses why Andrew Heaney has earned a spot in the rotation and on fantasy rosters, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
July 9, 2015
Mound Musings: Opportunity Knocks
Brad Johnson on pitchers that could be real values if the right situations arise.
July 6, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Will the Real Corbin Please Stand Up?
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno offers his picks for Monday's action, headlined by Buster Posey and an ambush of Tigers
July 5, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Santana Sharp in Return Sunday
Twins starter Ervin Santana allowed two runs on three hits and three walks with eight strikeouts over eight innings in his return from suspension Sunday against the Royals.
Hitter Value Meter: Holding All The Cards
Erik Siegrist highlights the best matchups for hitters in weekly formats, including a rare eight-game period for Kolten Wong and the Cardinals
July 4, 2015
Collette Calls: Managing Second-Half Expectations
Jason Collette looks at recent history to find some realistic projections for fantasy categories in the second half. For example, how many home runs should you expect from a player in the second half?
July 2, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Hail, Cesar!
Cesar Hernandez is cranking the ball well of late, landing the confidence of Phillies’ interim manager Pete Mackanin, suggesting that Hernandez could continue to play every day at second base even when Chase Utley is activated from the DL.
June 29, 2015
MLB Barometer: Random Notes
Vlad Sedler thinks Brett Gardner has become the Yankees' leader, and other random notes.
June 28, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Cain Is Able
Matt Cain is healthy and will likely be cleared to reclaim a spot in the Giants' rotation early next week.
June 26, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Could Do Well With Welington
Chris Benzine discusses why Welington Castillo could be worth a look if you're in need of a catcher, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
June 23, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Ray of Hope?
Robbie Ray is 2-2 with a 1.78 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 23:9 K:BB over 30.1 innings through five starts for Arizona.
June 21, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Red Byrd Return
Monday's Recommended Pickup is a 37-year-old outfielder who returned from a broken wrist much earlier than expected.
June 16, 2015
MLB Barometer: Patience Rewarded
Jose Abreu is posting the sort of numbers that made him a first-round pick, and Vlad Sedler has noticed.
June 15, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Sweet, Sweet Odor
After posting an OPS over 1.000 following his demotion to Triple-A, Rougned Odor picked up three hits in his return to the big leagues Monday.
June 14, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Man in the Bux
Byron Buxton made his MLB debut Sunday, going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in the Twins' 4-3 win over the Rangers.
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