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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention James Shields's name.
August 19, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Dodgers Duo on Top
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers boats two dominate hurlers while much of the league deals with injuries.
August 18, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
On a slate loaded with high-end pitchers, Greg Vara suggests superstar hurler Max Scherzer on the road against the lowly Padres.
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Christopher Olson delivers his picks for Friday's DraftKings slate, unleashing Cards ace Carlos Martinez on the road in Pittsburgh.
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco checks in with his FantasyDraft recommendations for Friday, leading off with Astros ace Dallas Keuchel at home against the A's.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
Although Dallas Keuchel hasnít dominated since returning from the DL, Chris Bennett anticipates heíll do well against the Aís who rank 26th with a .298 wOBA against lefties.
August 12, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: MadBum's Back
Todd Zola ranks this week's starters as Madison Bumgarner is back atop the pitching list after three consecutive strong starts.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Chris Bennett checks out Saturday's slate and notes that George Springer's salary remains down after his DL stint, making him a relative bargain against Rangers right-hander Tyson Ross.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Adam Zdroik reviews Saturday's slate and likes the price tag on Robinson Cano in a plus matchup against Angels' right-hander JC Ramirez.
FantasyDraft MLB: Saturday Values
Mike Moustakas continues to hit right-handed pitching well, and he has an excellent matchup Saturday against the White Sox to keep it going.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
George Springer has been a bit rusty since returning from the disabled list, but Greg Vara explains why the Astros slugger could break out Saturday against the Rangers.
August 5, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale of the Week
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitching as Boston's Chris Sale gets a double dip of the Rays and Yankees.
Justin Upton has been red hot since the All-Star break, and Juan Blanco explains why the Tigers outfielder should continue his torrid run Saturday against the Orioles.
Adam Zdroik looks over Saturday's slate and recommends rostering Boston lefties like Andrew Benintendi against the vulnerable James Shields.
July 31, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco delivers his best picks for Monday's slate, including Royals slugger Eric Hosmer on the road in Baltimore.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson explores Monday's DraftKings slate, suggesting the Royals' Danny Duffy on the road up in Baltimore.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adam Zdroik picks through Monday's light slate and recommends a Royals mini-stack again Ubaldo Jimenez headlined by Mike Moustakas.
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Greg Vara is opting to roll with A's ace Sonny Gray, who could be making his last start with Oakland on Monday with the trade deadline looming.
July 29, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Duffy's on A Royal Cruise
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the trade deadline threatens to cause havoc. One pitcher sailing smoothly, though, is Danny Duffy, who has dominated since coming off the DL.
July 26, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Chris Bennett explores his best value picks for Wednesday's slate, including the Cards' Matt Carpenter at home against Jeff Hoffman and the Rockies.
FantasyDraft MLB: Wednesday Values
Greg Vara suggests Red Sox ace Chris Sale, who's set to dominate the Mariners at Safeco Field on Wednesday afternoon.
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin brings us his Wednesday DraftKings recommendations, leading off with Cubs hurler Jake Arrieta on the bump against the White Sox.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Christopher Olson looks over Wednesday's slate and finds a number of young hitters in favorable spots, including Joey Gallo at home against Marlins right-hander Jose Urena.
July 22, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Dominant deGrom
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Mets' Jacob deGrom looks to continue his dominating run with two starts in pitchers' parks.
July 21, 2017
Greg Vara looks over Friday's FanDuel slate, suggesting there's no reason to deviate from Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton on the road in hitter-friendly Cincinnati.
Christopher Olson delivers his picks for Friday's DraftKings slate, reminding us that it's Chris Sale time again on the road against the Angels.
July 15, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Second-Half Surge for Kershaw?
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers, as Clayton Kershaw, who looks poised for a second-half surge, is one of the few elite hurlers with two starts.
July 14, 2017
Greg Vara likes Indians hurler Carlos Carrasco coming out of the All-Star break Friday in Oakland.
Baseball is back, as Christopher Olson suggests rolling with the Nats' Daniel Murphy on the road in Cinci.
Juan Carlos Blanco brings us his selections for Friday's slate coming out of the All-Star break, turning to Mets ace Jacob deGrom at home against the Rockies.
July 13, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: The Second Half Kicks Off
Todd Zola ranks the starting pitchers for this weekend's first post-break games. Corey Kluber lands in the top spot with start at the A's.
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