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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention James Shields's name.
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.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
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.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco is focusing on a number of left-handed Red Sox on Saturday against the Diamondbacks, with David Ortiz leading the way.
August 11, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: 30 Teams, 30 “Interesting” Guys
Dave Regan rumbles about 30 different players -- one per team -- with an eye toward planning for the 2017 fantasy season.
August 7, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett expects to see a couple of sluggers break out of their funks Sunday, including Jake Lamb in a juicy matchup against Jimmy Nelson.
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Paying up for Mike Trout isn't always easy, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why the Angles outfielder is worth it Sunday against the Mariners.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Troy Tulowitzki has reached base safely in six straight games, and Juan Carlos Blanco explains why the Blue Jays shortstop has a good chance to extend it Sunday against the Royals.
August 6, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Output
Paul Sporer boosts Max Scherzer to the top of this week's pitcher ranking as the Washington hurler looks to have gotten a handle on his long-ball troubles.
July 31, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist takes a look at the AL free agent pool as the trade deadline nears and notes that no one's fantasy outlook improved more than Dellin Betances.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: National No. 1
A two-start week for Stephen Strasburg has the Nats' ace atop this week's pitcher rankings.
July 26, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Jake Lamb has crushed right-handed pitching this season, and he now gets a very favorable matchup against the Brewers' Matt Garza.
July 23, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Calming the Panic
Paul Sporer isn't worried about Jake Arreita thanks to his gem against the Mets, vaulting the Chicago ace to the top of this week's rankings.
July 19, 2016
MLB Barometer: Rotation Power Rankings
Vlad Sedler ranks all 30 major league rotations at the midpoint of the season and puts Jake Arriets and the deep, consistent Cubs rotation right at the very top.
July 16, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Marlin the Magician
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Miami's Jose Fernandez in the top spot as he has dominated the last couple of months.
July 4, 2016
The Astros boast a number of solid options Monday against the Mariners' Wade Miley, with George Springer possibly the top option, according to RotoWire's Chris Olson.
July 2, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Carrasco's Hitting his Stride
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Indians starter Carlos Carrasco, who has taken off since returning from the disabled list in early June.
Pitching 3D: Grading the AL Central
Doug Thorburn continues his series examining baseball's starting rotations, turning his attention to the AL Central where Corey Kluber and Indians are the class of the division.
June 30, 2016
Mound Musings: Dissecting Pitcher Injuries
Brad Johnson is back. This week, he looks at a variety of player injuries and their impact on the fantasy world, including Angels pitcher Garrett Richards’ UCL tear.
June 29, 2016
Lonnie Chisenhall has shown some good power this month, and he has a solid matchup Wednesday against the Braves to keep it going.
June 25, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kershaw in Pedro Territory
Paul Sporer breaks down this week's pitcher rankings and, no surprise, Clayton Kershaw is on top, but just how close is the Dodgers' ace getting to the all-time greats?
June 23, 2016
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.
June 18, 2016
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.
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.
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