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Fantasy Articles Featuring James Shields

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention James Shields's name.

Sunday Lineup Card: Ethier Packs A Punch

Dodgers outfielder makes the ideal fill-in for injured stars.

Pitching Value Meter: It's Good to be the King

Paul Sporer's top-ranked pitcher this week is a two-start Felix Hernandez, who is so good his disappointments are envied by lesser pitchers.

Daily Baseball 101: How to Pick a Starting Pitcher in Tournies

Michael Rathburn turns his attention to tournament play this week and lays out a detailed strategy for picking starting pitchers.

The Saber's Edge: Patience has Virtues. And Limits.

When should we start paying attention to early-season stats? Jeff Zimmerman offers some guidelines.

Collette Calls: The Ups and Downs of Whiff Rates

Jason Collette looks at pitchers who have seen a great increase in strikeouts this season and those, like Stephen Strasburg, who have seen their K rates drop. What's made the difference?

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno is banking on Ryan Braun to break out of his sluggish start to the season against Reds starter Jason Marquis on Monday.

FanDuel MLB: Monday Picks

Kevin Payne likes Ryan Howard and his rediscovered power stroke against John Lackey and the Cards.

MLB Barometer: Down the Rabbit Hole

Back to the grind with Vlad Sedler, who is impressed with Mark Teixiera's early-season production

Monday Lineup Card: Prime Target Paredes?

Baltimore's Jimmy Paredes is Monday's recommended pickup after hitting .400 with two doubles, three home runs, six RBI and a steal over the last seven days.

Pitching Value Meter: Two Starts for Kluber

Paul Sporer ranks the coming week's starting pitchers, but is two home starts enough to make Corey Kluber the AL's top-ranked hurler?

Daily Baseball 101: How to Pick a Starting Pitcher

Michael Rathburn pours over the numbers and explains why picking an elite pitcher like Felix Hernandez is almost always the best way to go in cash games.

FantasyScore MLB: Wednesday Picks

RotoWire's Neil Parker highlights Joey Votto and Giancarlo Stanton as two of his high-end hitters to target on FantasyScore for Wednesday's slate of MLB contests.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Cubs Promote Another Phenom

Collette Calls: Ace in the Making

Jason Collette dives into the details of why Chris Archer is proving to be a front-of-the-rotation talent for the Rays, and for fantasy owners.

Rounding Third: Week 3 Primer

Because the Rangers have only five games this week with two of them in Arizona, Mitch Moreland might have just two starts this week.

Pitching Value Meter: Harvey Invisible in Late Innings

Paul Sporer lays out the week's pitcher rankings and says the only thing holding back Matt Harvey is that he's not going deep into games.

Series to Watch: Padres vs. Cubs

Doug Thorburn breaks down the weekend series between the Padres and Cubs, which will include the Major League debut of Kris Bryant.

FantasyScore MLB: Friday Picks

RotoWire's Neil Parker runs through his picks for Friday's slate on FantasyScore, including the Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez, who has a hit in every game this season.

Friday Lineup Card: Do You Believe In Moose?

You have to figure the save opportunities will still be there for Glen Perkins, since even the lowliest of MLB teams manage to have a bullpen guy, or two combined, maybe even three combined, that can net 30 saves.

Pitching Value Meter: Slow Week for Kershaw

Paul Sporer delivers his weekly pitcher rankings and finds only one starter worthy of jumping Clayton Kershaw in a one-start week. Who is it?

Saturday Lineup Card: Closing Time For Castro

Miguel Castro appears to have taken over the closer role for the Blue Jays. That, plus more discussed in Saturday's lineup card.

FanDuel MLB: Plays for Opening Day

Kevin Payne has you covered for Opening Day with a slate of picks, including a good value in Yordano Ventura.

Monday Lineup Card: Let's Grilli for MLB's First Full Slate

Pitching Value Meter: Kicking Off the 2015 Season

Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural Value Meter for 2015, and familiar faces top the list, like Felix Hernandez, who takes on two division foes in Week 1.

MLB Barometer: All-Undervalued Team

Vlad Sedler looks at players who are being overlooked this draft season, including breakout candidate Jake Marisnick.

RotoWire Roundtable: March Top 350

RotoWire's group of baseball experts is back with its latest roundtable rankings, in which Nolan Arenado, among others, takes a big jump up the list.

The Long Game: Inflation Busters

Erik Siegrist discusses how to best attack auctions in leagues where inflation has greatly raised the prices of many stars.

Padres Team Preview: Out Of Left Field

GM A.J. Preller put his stamp on the franchise, trading for Matt Kemp, Justin Upton and Wil Myers, and signing James Shields in an unprecedented flurry of offseason moves. But do the Padres have enough to compete with the Dodgers and Giants in the West?

Tigers Team Preview: The Window is Closing

Health will be a major obstacle for the Tigers in 2015, with Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez recovering from offseason surgeries.

RotoWire Roundtable: Valentine's Edition of the Top 350

The first installment of the Roundtable Rankings are up for 2015! Check out the panel's divide on Mookie Betts, among others.