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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Clayton Kershaw's name.
April 28, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Unsettled Situations
Dave Regan turns his rumblings toward 10 different unsettled playing-time situations across the big leagues and how they might shake out.
Mound Musings: How Patient Are You?
Brad Johnson explains that when a good pitcher starts a season with bad stats, i.e., Cardinal Adam Wainwright, fantasy owners need to figure out whether a turnaround is coming.
April 23, 2016
Collette Calls: Four Strikeout Surgers
Jason Collette analyzes four pitchers who have seen their strikeout percentages shoot up this season, including San Diego's Drew Pomeranz, who also comes with a warning.
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.
April 16, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Blue Jays Set to Soar
The Jays' bats take the cake this week thanks to seven games in AL-East friendly ballparks, while a certain struggling AL Central squad comes in higher than you might think.
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.
April 15, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
While he went hitless during the Yankees' trip to Toronto, Brett Gardner will look to bounce back at Yankee Stadium on Friday.
April 9, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Astros Ready to Blast Off
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming week of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Nationals, Rangers and Astros.
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.
April 7, 2016
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
Mound Musings: Checking in on AL Bullpens
This week, Brad Johnson takes an in-depth look at American League closers to keep an eye on, including A’s Sean Doolittle.
Regan's Rumblings: (Very) Early Overreactions
David Regan rumbles about some premature overreactions midway through the first week of the season.
April 6, 2016
Farm Futures: 20 Pitcher Predictions
James Anderson offers his second set of 2016 prospect predictions, and foresees big things from the Brewers' Jorge Lopez in the second half.
April 5, 2016
MLB Barometer: Taking All Betts
Vlad Sedler's opening-week look at who's hot and who's not, includes Boston's Mookie Betts, who looks like the total package in just his second full season.
April 4, 2016
Minor League Barometer: Arriving Prospects
Jesse Siegel looks at prospects who will impact big league teams this season, including Minnesota outfielder Byron Buxton.
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Paul Goldschmidt is the most expensive player available for Monday's slate on FanDuel, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne has a number of value plays to fit in the Diamondbacks first baseman.
April 2, 2016
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.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Opening Day is Here
Erik Siegrist ranks the teams for the season's opening week according to which has the matchups for hitters. No surprise, the Blue Jays are picking up where they left off last season.
The Long Game: Inflation Busters
Erik Siegrist tackles the tricky topic of keeper-league inflation and how to game the system with a player such as Adam Jones so fantasy owners can get the most bang for their inflation-adjusted buck.
April 1, 2016
Draft Strategy: Building a Winning Pitching Staff
In his annual pitching primer, David Regan offers up several key pieces to build a great pitching staff.
The Saber's Edge: Analyzing the Coors Effect
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the park effects of Coors Field and whether the adage to start all hitters and bench all pitchers in Colorado actually makes sense.
March 29, 2016
MLB Barometer: Keep an Eye on Edwin
Vlad Sedler has his eye on Edwin Encarnacion, who could end up a steal of the draft if his ADP keeps falling, provided he gets healthy, of course.
March 27, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Behind the Rankings
Erik Siegrist explains the nuts and bolts of his Weekly Hitter Rankings and how it can help fantasy owners this season.
March 25, 2016
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL West
Brad Johnson looks at some intriguing starting pitchers in the AL West, including Texas' Yu Darvish, whose draft-day discount should pay off handsomely once he returns from injury.
March 23, 2016
The Z Files: A New Look At Pitching Tiers
Todd Zola breaks down how NFBC historical data led him to focus on ERA when assembling his pitching tiers, putting Clayton Kershaw in a tier all by himself
March 22, 2016
MLB Barometer: Analyzing ADP Risers, Fallers
Vlad Sedler looks at players who are shooting up the ADP charts this March, and others who are going in the opposite direction. Is there still profit to be made on a player like Trevor Story?
March 17, 2016
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.
March 13, 2016
MLB Prop Bets: Top Wagers for 2016
RotoWire's Erik Siegrist reviews the most interesting season-long prop bets for the upcoming baseball season, including whether to take the easy road and pick Bryce Harper for NL MVP.
March 9, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Jayson Werth > Mike Trout?
Jeff Zimmerman explains why benching Mike Trout for Jayson Werth is the right move when you consider the pitchers each face.
March 8, 2016
The Wheelhouse: Going for Two
Derek VanRiper assesses the strengths and weaknesses of his NL LABR squad coming out of Sunday's auction.
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