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Fantasy Articles Featuring James Shields

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

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.

Royals Team Preview: A Different Kind of Buzz

Yordano Ventura will be asked to step as the Royals' ace this year after James Shields signed with the Padres over the offseason.

Short Hops Podcast: Episode 73: OF Rankings

DVR & Bernie discuss James Shields' decision to sign with the Padres, share their Top 20 outfield rankings, and take a look at sleepers and busts at the same position.

Rounding Third: Revisiting Early Starting Pitchers

Jeff Erickson looks back at 2014 to review the benefits and drawbacks of targeting starting pitchers early in drafts.

Rounding Third: The RotoWire 200

Jeff Erickson's initial set of top 200 overall rankings for 2015 predictably has Mike Trout on top, but who follows after Trout?

The Wheelhouse: 2014 Arizona Fall League Review

The Arizona Fall League is loaded with talent again in 2014. Derek VanRiper recaps the top players he saw on display over a recent one-week trip to the desert including Astros right-hander Mark Appel.

Collette Calls: In-Season Article Review

Jason Collette looks back at his in-season articles from 2014, including his pre-demotion take on Cleveland right-hander Danny Salazar.

Painting the Black: Chasing the Pennant

Jensen Lewis recalls his playoff experiences and projects both LCS's.

Thursday Lineup Card: Marisnick Sizzles

In Some Depth: Lineup Review

In the final 2014 installment of In Some Depth, Ryan Eisner looks around the league to see which teams used the greatest number of lineups this season.

Pitching Value Meter: Down the Stretch they Come

With a playoff berth in the balance, the Mariners might need 18 innings out of Felix Hernandez this week, which would be just fine for fantasy owners.

Saturday Lineup Card: UnFreeseing At The Plate

Chris Benzine discusses David Freese's second-half turnaround and hot September as reasons why you should pick him up.

Monday Lineup Card: Buckle Down On Buchholz

Clay Buchholz is 3-0 with a 2.10 ERA over his last four starts.

Pitching Value Meter: Strasburg's Quiet Excellence

Stephen Strasburg might have disappointed some this year, but he's still having a fantastic fantasy season.

Wednesday Lineup Card: No Need to Panik

The second base spot has been mostly a dearth of offense for the Giants this season, but rookie Joe Panik's recent surge has turned the position from a weakness to a strength.

Pitching Value Meter: Two Jokers for the King

Felix Hernandez gets two starts this week against teams he has dominated this year.

Friday Lineup Card: Dropping Dead Weight For Hot Bats And Arms

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.

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.

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.

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.

Monday Lineup Card: Injuries Abound

A's reliever Luke Gregerson is Monday's recommended pickup on the heels of Sean Doolittle's oblique injury.

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.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Hot Carl

Carl Crawford's been playing every day and producing solid speed numbers for the Dodgers, but remains widely available.

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.

Thursday Lineup Card: Rutledge Rusty, But Secure

MLB Barometer: Early Round Disasters

Scott Jenstad fills in for Vlad Sedler this week and laments his early round disasters in the NFBC.

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.