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Fantasy Articles Featuring James Shields

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

Regan's Rumblings: Biggest First Half Disappointments

Dave Regan focuses his weekly rumblings on underachievers at every position that have disappointed fantasy owners in the first three months of the season.

FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays

The first-base selection is quite top-heavy for Thursday's smaller slate, but Hanley Ramirez stands out above the rest of the cheaper options.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sonny Again in Oakland

Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Oakland starter Sonny Gray, whose velocity has returned since he came off the disabled list three starts ago.

FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays

Sasha Yodashkin checks out Saturday's slate and thinks Trevor Story is getting too big a road discount given his performance away from Coors Field so far this season.

DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks

James Shields' White Sox debut was a disaster, and RotoWire's Chris Olson is going back to the well with Nick Castellanos against Shields at U.S. Cellular Field on Monday.

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Erik Siegrist checks out the available National League free agents while everyone waits for Super-2 callups and finds a strong group of veterans coming off the DL, including Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta.

Weekly Hitter Rankings: O Canada

Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the week, dominated by the Blue Jays' and a top five that consists entirely of American League squads.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Price is Again Right

Paul Sporer's weekly rankings include a revived David Price who is pitching better than the Red Sox could have hoped when the season began.

DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks

Jason Kipnis' success against right-handed pitchers this season makes him a solid option Wednesday against the Mariners, according to RotoWire's Chris Olson.

AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Clay Link offers up his estimate for James Shields and explores a variety of other American League waiver wire options.

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Jan Levine scours the NL waiver wire and wonders if Derek Norris can turn things around in another uniform as the Padres begin their fire sale.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lefty Two-Step for Lester

Paul Sporer can't ignore Jon Lester's matchup this week against two teams who are impotent against left-handers, as the Chicago hurler stops this week's rankings.

Pitching 3D: Drag or Drop

Doug Thorburn checks in on four pitchers that fantasy managers are considering cutting bait with and makes the case whether it's the right decision.

DVR's Top 350: June Update

Gregory Polanco is among the biggest risers on the update Top 350 rankings, with 50-plus games in the books for each club.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two Jakes are Better than One

Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings awards the top spot to the Cubs' Jake Arrieta, who gets two starts this week while the likes of Clayton Kershaw and Chris Sale have but one.

Toeing the Line: Wednesday Betting Picks

Erik Siegrist hits us with his Wednesday betting picks, exploring some interesting lines with a pair of underdogs that might be worth pulling the trigger on.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale-ing Ks for IP

Paul Sporer explains the tradeoff in strikeouts for Chicago's Chris Sale, who's still the AL's top starter, in this week's pitcher rankings.

DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks

James Shields has been tough to roster at times this season, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's worth serious consideration Thursday against the Giants.

Weekly Hitter Rankings: Jays Get Gift of Twins

Erik Siegrist's weekly rankings has the Blue Jays on top as Toronto looks to get right against a Twins rotation that can kickstart any offense.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Double the Kershaw

Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, among other elite hurlers, has a two-start week.

FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays

Eric Hosmer has taken a big step this season, particularly against righties, and he has an excellent matchup Thursday at Yankee Stadium.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Prince Fielder has a very solid history against opposing starter Mike Pelfrey, making him a strong fantasy option Saturday.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg at Home on K Street

Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as a two-start week in D.C. for Stephen Strasburg has the Nationals ace atop the list.

The Saber's Edge: Assessing Pitcher Skills Growth, Decline

Jeff Zimmerman analyzes pitchers who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Why are Dallas Keuchel's strikeouts down this year?

DVR's Top 350: May Update

This time last year, Michael Conforto was in the Mets' minor league system. Where does he check in on the May update of the Top 350?

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Good Week Ahead for Harvey

Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers, including the Mets' Matt Harvey, who has increased his swinging-strike rate his last two starts and now gets to face two strikeout-prone teams.

FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays

Juan Carlos Blanco expects big things from J.D. Martinez, and other right-handed Tigers sluggers, in a home matchup Tuesday against the A's Rich Hill

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Wind In His Sale

Chris Sale has a nasty schedule this week. So, does that mean Paul Sporer dropped him in this week's pitcher rankings? On the contrary.

DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks

Miguel Cabrera's modest start has kept his salary relatively low, and he's worth selection Thursday against the Royals.

MLB Barometer: Walking the Tightrope

Vlad Sedler discusses the tightrope act that comes with giving up on drafted players for free agents in this week's Barometer, which also spotlights the rise of Jake Odorizzi.