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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention James Shields's name.
September 24, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max
Paul Sporer had a little trouble pushing the brilliant Max Scherzer to the top of the list in his last starting pitcher rankings of the season.
September 20, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco recommends paying more than the minimum at catcher Tuesday for Salvador Perez, given his incredible career numbers against Josh Tomlin.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker thinks Ben Zobrist's high floor and low price make him an ideal way to get a share of the Cubs' offense against the Reds' Josh Smith, making his first start of the season.
September 17, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Boston Road Show
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming slate of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game schedules for the Red Sox, Angels and Orioles.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Mr. Untouchable
Paul Sporer's pitcher rankings feature Jose Fernandez leading the way as the Miami ace has rarely been touched up at home this season.
The Z Files: Stealing a Category
Todd Zola looks for an edge in the stolen base category over the final weeks of the season, and recommends focusing on exploitable teams and pitchers such as Noah Syndergaard.
September 15, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
James Seltzer can't find a better value Thursday than Colorado's Troy Tulowitzki, who has more upside for his price than anyone at any other position.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
With not many high-end pitching options for Thursday's slate, RotoWire's Chris Bennett will be paying up for Orioles third baseman Manny Machado against the Rays.
September 10, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Chief Starter
Paul Sporer can't get enough of the Indians' Carlos Corrasco, who's two-start schedule sets up nicely for him down the stretch.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Christopher Olson looks for platoon advantages Saturday, making Brandon Belt an enticing choice in the Arizona desert against the vulnerable Archie Bradley.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
With the Mets in Atlanta to face a rookie pitcher, Juan Blanco is looking for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes for plenty of fantasy points.
September 3, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Scherzer Works on K Street
Paul Sporer vaults Max Scherzer to the top of this week's pitcher rankings as he has a good shot of keeping his run of double-digit strikeouts going in two starts this week in the nation's capital.
With James Shields on the mound Saturday, Juan Carlos Blanco is loading up on Twins bats, with second baseman Brian Dozier leading the way.
Christopher Olson can't pass up the chance to roster a Rockies hitter at home against Braden Shipley, despite the price tag, and Charlie Blackmon's strength against the curve makes him an ideal fit.
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.
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.
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