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Fantasy Articles Featuring James Shields

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

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.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Roaring Thunder

Noah Syndergaard faces off against the Phillies and Braves this week, and Paul Sporer wonders if he could reach 30 strikeouts.

DraftKings MLB: Friday Value Plays

Prince Fielder has smashed right-handed pitching over his career, and he gets a great matchup Friday against the Orioles' Vance Worley.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Worth the Price

Paul Sporer ranks this week's starters as Boston's David Price faces a huge test in the AL East against Baltimore and Toronto.

The Z Files: Finding Viable DFS Pitchers

Todd Zola explores the kinds of pitchers to use in DFS cash games, and why it makes sense to pay up for top-shelf hurlers like Chris Archer

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2016 Season

Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural 2016 Pitcher Rankings, and it's not hard to guess who tops the list as Clayton Kershaw begins the year at two of the league's best pitchers' parks.

The Z Files: Making the Sausage Part Two, Pitcher Projections

Todd Zola looks at projecting pitcher performance and whether last year's unexpected performances, like that of Chris Sale, can expected again.

Pitching 3D: Tough Decisions, The Second Wave of SP3

Doug Thorburn digs into the starting pitchers making up the middle of fantasy rotations and projects which ones could have the biggest impacts this season.

The Wheelhouse: Going for Two

Derek VanRiper assesses the strengths and weaknesses of his NL LABR squad coming out of Sunday's auction.

The Saber's Edge: When Do Aces Decline?

Jeff Zimmerman delves into the numbers to determine the age ace pitchers start to decline and what it means this season for starters like Adam Wainwright.

The Wheelhouse: ADP Fallers: Starting Pitchers

In the first Wheelhouse of 2016, DVR looks at ADP fallers with the hope of unearthing underpriced arms on draft day.

The Z Files: Victims of Misfortune

Todd Zola uses metrics outside a pitcher's control to find hurlers due for better luck and better numbers in 2016, including Indians ace Corey Kluber

Team Previews: NL West

RotoWire's Erik Siegrist takes a spin around the NL West with a team preview for each of the five clubs.

Draft Strategy : Navigating the NFBC Main Event

After a monster 2015 season in the NFBC, Vlad Sedler shares his plan from last year and looks ahead to this year's Main Event.

The RotoWire 200: 2016 Overall Rankings

Is Carlos Correa a top-10 pick in 2016? RotoWire Senior Editor Jeff Erickson shares his January installment of the RotoWire 200.

Collette Calls: Hot Stove Review

Jason Collette breaks down some of the notable transactions this offseason, including Zack Greinke's huge move from Los Angeles to Arizona.