NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jason Hammel's name.
August 31, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Stealing Schafer
Jordan Schafer was second in MLB with 11 steals in August.
FAAB Factor-AL: September Expansion Is Nigh
September roster expansion is a day away, and after that it might not be too long until the Royals get back the services of Eric Hosmer.
August 30, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Fightin' Phillie
Cole Hamels has been in a groove since mid-May, and he'll look to continue it in two starts this week.
August 28, 2014
The Saber's Edge: Second Half Skill Changes
Jason Hammel has struggled since being traded to Oakland. Jeff Zimmerman looks at Hammel's fall, and other second-half skill changes in this week's installment of The Saber's Edge.
August 25, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Cosart Gallery
Jarred Cosart has been pitching well in a Marlins uniform, making him a streamable option down the stretch.
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.
August 20, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Wada Ya Got To Lose?
Since joining the Cubs in July, Tsuyoshi Wada (along with Kyle Hendricks) has helped the North Siders transition easily from the losses of Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.
August 19, 2014
MLB Barometer: Get Carter
Scott Jenstad doesn't want to talk about his slumping A's (but does anyhow), explains how to excel in the end game of a league, and pumps the value of the surging Chris Carter.
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 14, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Aoki Is A-OK
One of the hottest players in the game right now is likely available for a free agent pick up...
August 9, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: One Last Ride With The Captain
Jeter is the pickup of the week.
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 4, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Baez And Sellers
The Cubs are finally calling up coveted middle-infield prospect Javier Baez, who'll get a chance to start his career with a bang in his debut at Coors Field on Tuesday.
August 3, 2014
Draftster MLB: Trade Deadline Fallout and Weekly Picks
With trades shaking up the landscape a little, RotoWire's Chris Olson breaks down situations to take advantage of.
August 2, 2014
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
Mound Musings: The Tradewinds Continue to Blow
Do the Cardinals have the magic to help Justin Masterson turn around his season?
July 29, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Bet on Brett
The Colorado rotation is often a place where good pitchers go to die, but lefty Brett Anderson is doing his best to rewrite that narrative.
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 24, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Phelps Offers Mid-Season Rotation Help
The Yankees have been looking for stability in their rotation of late...
July 22, 2014
MLB Barometer: The Price is Wong
Vlad Sedler basks in the glow of the RotoWire company trip to Las Vegas and raises the status of Kolten Wong in this week's edition.
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.
July 18, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: d'Arnaud Regrets
Travis d'Arnaud has been swinging a hot bat since his recall from Triple-A, and is now occupying the fifth spot in the order for the Mets.
Pitching Value Meter: Second-Half Kickoff
All-Star starter Felix Hernandez is back in action as the second half kicks off this weekend.
July 13, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Chase Headley, Relevant Again
Chase Headley's new (old) grip on the bat has resurrected his fantasy value, making him a top pickup at third base this week.
July 10, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Biddle Takes a Break
It's not easy being a top prospect. Jesse Biddle is sidelined with what the Phillies describe as a
Mound Musings: Tradewinds are Blowing
The Phillies are said to be quietly checking for potential trade partners, and Cole Hamels is likely available.
July 8, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: The Vogt is In
Josh Reddick's back-to-back disabled list trips looked like a major blow for the Athletics, but Stephen Vogt has added stability to right field, while occasionally seeing time behind the plate.
July 7, 2014
Rounding Third: Beating the Shift
A rant about the shift after an Eric Hosmer hit leads this week's primer. See the top fantasy schedules this week, plus FAAB results in multiple industry leagues.
July 6, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: First Big Trade!
The first big trade of the season has happened, with the A's landing Jeff Samardzija. How much should you bid on him in your league? RotoWire's Andrew Martinez shares his opinion.
FAAB Factor-NL: Buy the Belt
Brandon Belt highlights and extensive list of NL players returning from the DL this week. Jan Levine explains the free agent ramifications of his return among others this week.
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