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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention James Shields's name.
March 23, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Job Battles A-Z (v. 2.0)
Derek VanRiper checks in on the key job battles for all 30 teams as the final week of spring training approaches.
March 9, 2017
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL Central
Brad Johnson is breaking down each teamís pitching rotation, and up this week is the AL Central, including Detroit Tigers veteran Justin Verlander, who has been stellar since coming back from injury in 2015.
February 28, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Job Battles A-Z
Derek VanRiper takes a team-by-team look around the league at important job battles as spring training games are now underway.
December 21, 2016
Collette Calls: Hot Stove Update
Jason Collette analyzes the fantasy fallout from the latest trades and signings, including the Yankees' re-acquisition of closer Aroldis Chapman.
October 1, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Twins second baseman Brian Dozier has hit 31 of his 42 home runs this year against right-handed pitchers, and he now faces White Sox righty James Shields, who has struggled for much of this season.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Christopher Olson checks out the regular season's final Saturday slate and expects Charlie Blackmon to deliver as he puts the finishing touches on a breakout campaign.
September 26, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Stephen Vogt is always worth a look when facing a right-handed pitcher, and he has a solid matchup Monday against the Angels' Jered Weaver.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adrian Beltre has a strong history against Brewers starter Matt Garza, and given the latter's struggles of late, the Rangers' third baseman looks like a solid fantasy option Monday.
September 24, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max
Paul Sporer had a little trouble pushing the brilliant Max Scherzer to the top of the list in his last starting pitcher rankings of the season.
September 20, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco recommends paying more than the minimum at catcher Tuesday for Salvador Perez, given his incredible career numbers against Josh Tomlin.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker thinks Ben Zobrist's high floor and low price make him an ideal way to get a share of the Cubs' offense against the Reds' Josh Smith, making his first start of the season.
September 17, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Boston Road Show
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming slate of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game schedules for the Red Sox, Angels and Orioles.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Mr. Untouchable
Paul Sporer's pitcher rankings feature Jose Fernandez leading the way as the Miami ace has rarely been touched up at home this season.
The Z Files: Stealing a Category
Todd Zola looks for an edge in the stolen base category over the final weeks of the season, and recommends focusing on exploitable teams and pitchers such as Noah Syndergaard.
September 15, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
James Seltzer can't find a better value Thursday than Colorado's Troy Tulowitzki, who has more upside for his price than anyone at any other position.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
With not many high-end pitching options for Thursday's slate, RotoWire's Chris Bennett will be paying up for Orioles third baseman Manny Machado against the Rays.
September 10, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Chief Starter
Paul Sporer can't get enough of the Indians' Carlos Corrasco, who's two-start schedule sets up nicely for him down the stretch.
Christopher Olson looks for platoon advantages Saturday, making Brandon Belt an enticing choice in the Arizona desert against the vulnerable Archie Bradley.
With the Mets in Atlanta to face a rookie pitcher, Juan Blanco is looking for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes for plenty of fantasy points.
September 3, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Scherzer Works on K Street
Paul Sporer vaults Max Scherzer to the top of this week's pitcher rankings as he has a good shot of keeping his run of double-digit strikeouts going in two starts this week in the nation's capital.
With James Shields on the mound Saturday, Juan Carlos Blanco is loading up on Twins bats, with second baseman Brian Dozier leading the way.
Christopher Olson can't pass up the chance to roster a Rockies hitter at home against Braden Shipley, despite the price tag, and Charlie Blackmon's strength against the curve makes him an ideal fit.
August 30, 2016
MLB Barometer: Is Betts No. 1 in 2017?
Vlad Sedler looks ahead to 2017 and how the first round of a 12-team fantasy draft might shake out. Is Mookie Betts the No. 1 overall pick?
August 29, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Justin Upton has multiple hits in five of his last eight games and now gets a great matchup against the White Sox's James Shields.
Mike Napoli continues to hit lefties well, which sets up nicely Monday against the Twins' Hector Santiago, who has allowed 23 earned runs, including seven homers, in his last four starts.
August 27, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: No Way Jose on Road?
Paul Sporer explains why Jose Fernandez's road splits could be headed for better days in this week's pitcher rankings.
August 24, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Jacob deGrom doesn't appear to have an ideal matchup Wednesday, but RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why the righty is a solid option against the Cardinals.
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 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.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Juan Blanco breaks down Saturday's FanDuel action as righty killer Jake Lamb looks like a steal against Boston's Clay Buchholz at Fenway.
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