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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention James Shields's name.
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 29, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Russellin' Some Feathers
Chris Benzine discusses his recommended pickup, the day's transactions, and takes a look at some value picks for Saturday.
August 28, 2014
Mound Musings: State of the Staff Overviews
The Nationals have solidified their position atop the division thanks to pitching, and Stephen Strasburg hasn't even hit his stride yet.
August 26, 2014
Collette Calls: Drew Smyly's Evolution
Drew Smyly remains a work in progress for Rays pitching coach Jim Hickey, but that evolution may go slowly, particularly as the team tries to fix Smyly's changeup, writes Jason Collette.
August 24, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Injuries Abound
A's reliever Luke Gregerson is Monday's recommended pickup on the heels of Sean Doolittle's oblique injury.
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 18, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Hot Carl
Carl Crawford's been playing every day and producing solid speed numbers for the Dodgers, but remains widely available.
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 13, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Rutledge Rusty, But Secure
August 11, 2014
MLB Barometer: Early Round Disasters
Scott Jenstad fills in for Vlad Sedler this week and laments his early round disasters in the NFBC.
August 9, 2014
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 8, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Worley of a Pickup
Pirates starter Vance Worley has picked up his game on the mound in recent weeks, making him a viable option for fantasy owners.
August 2, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: A Vogt Of Confidence
Heavily-used utility player continues pace at the plate
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.
August 1, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian recommends his weekend value plays on DraftKings, including Stephen Strasburg against a weak Phillies offense.
July 28, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Strike-Thrower
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 22, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Petricka, Putnam Battle for Closing Duties
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
Pitching Value Meter: Second-Half Kickoff
All-Star starter Felix Hernandez is back in action as the second half kicks off this weekend.
July 17, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Rookie Pitcher deGrom Groovin' Along
The Mets continue to provide a surprising source of pitching help for fantasy owners...
July 11, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Here To Stay
Arismendy Alcantara is not merely an NL-only option. He is here for good and worthy of consideration in nearly all formats.
July 6, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Don Yan
July 5, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Kershaw's Brilliance Limited this Week
Clayton Kershaw has been unreal lately, but he has only one start this week. Is that enough to knock him from the top ranking?
June 30, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Place Your Betts
June 28, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Ray of Hope
David Price has had a huge June, and that's enough to vault him to the top of this week's pitcher rankings.
June 24, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: No Veneer Needed for This Wood
Gavin Floyd's return to the disabled list opens up a rotation spot for Alex Wood, who probably didn't deserve to lose his starting job in the first place.
June 21, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Crowning Achievement
Felix Hernandez's 2.22 ERA is not supported by his skills -- it's too high. With two starts, he's the top pitcher in the AL this week, but is he tops in baseball?
June 19, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Starting Pitching Value In The Cubs' Rotation?
There's one Cubs pitcher that's worth owning...
June 14, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Chicks Dig Chris Carter
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