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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Max Scherzer's name.
August 1, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Non-Problem Solved
Erik Siegrist ranks this week's hitting matchups, and -- surprise -- the Blue Jays, who were already strong at the plate, are on top with the newly acquired Troy Tulowitzki.
Pitching Value Meter: Welcome to the AL, Johnny
Former Red Johnny Cueto could have a rude welcome to the AL as he begins his Royals career with a couple of tough road starts. How far did Paul Sporer drop him in this week's rankings?
July 31, 2015
Series to Watch: Mets vs. Nationals
Lucas Duda leads the Mets in home runs this season and will face the Nationals this weekend without having to see ace Max Scherzer.
July 30, 2015
Man + Machine: Pitcher Projections
Neil Parker examines how the RotoWire MLB Lineup Optimizer projects the top pitchers on FanDuel and DraftKings, and how DFS players can best use it to their advantage.
July 29, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Closer, Here! Get Your Cubs Closer, Here!
July 27, 2015
Collette Calls: Checking the Stats on 'New' Pitches
Many pitchers talk in spring training about adding a pitch, but Jason Collette checks the numbers to see which pitchers have actually followed through on such promises, and which have benefited.
July 25, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Nothing Like a July Homestand
Erik Siegrist breaks down the coming week's hitter rankings, which finds the Rangers in the enviable position of facing homer-prone CC Sabathia in Arlington.
Pitching Value Meter: Never a Reason to Worry
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers and can't help but shake his head at those who fretted over Clayton Kershaw earlier this season.
July 24, 2015
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Picks
Despite the high price tag, RotoWire's Josh Collacchi is targeting Charlie Blackmon in FantasyDraft's GPP contests for Friday.
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
With some aces on the hill Friday, Benny Ricciardi breaks down the top value plays on FanDuel to help afford the upper-tier pitchers.
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
Corey Kluber and Max Scherzer are the headline starters Friday, and RotoWire's Alex Spalding has a number of value plays to help afford the aces.
July 23, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Say It Ain't So, Bo!
Bo Schultz only needed two pitches to retire two batters in the ninth inning on Thursday for the Blue Jays to snag his first save of the season.
July 19, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Red Tide Could Rise
Erik Siegrist's weekly look at the best hitting matchups finds the Reds in an enviable position at home and on the road this week.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
There continues to be a high number of good options at first base, but Benny Ricciardi thinks Chris Davis could return the most bang for the buck Sunday on FanDuel.
July 18, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Separating Contenders From Pretenders
Veterans lead Yankees, Twins in playoff race
Pitching Value Meter: Sale-ing into the Second Half
Paul Sporer ranks the week's starters, but he can't stop marveling at Chris Sale, whose strikeouts continue to set him apart.
July 17, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Second-Half Kickoff
Paul Sporer lays out the rankings for the first weekend of the second half, and, surprise, Max Scherzer is still on top.
July 16, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: The Second Half Begins
Erik Siegrist breaks down the weekend series', but a doubleheader gives the Royals and White Sox a one-game advantage over the rest of the league.
July 12, 2015
Giants seek to overcome struggles: Sunday Lineup Card
Faced with some rate bullpen adversity, Bochy leans on Romo.
Kris Bryant crushed lefties in the minors and he's been excellent against them at the Major League level, making him a solid play Sunday play on FanDuel.
July 11, 2015
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Erasmo Ramirez
Jason Collette digs into the surprising turnaround of Erasmo Ramirez to figure out if the pitcher's revival with the Rays is for real.
July 9, 2015
Man + Machine: FanDuel Disconnect
RotoWire's Neil Parker explains why some of his MLB Lineup Optimizer picks didn't hit this week, while breaking down some differences between DraftKings and FanDuel.
July 7, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Picks
Big Papi might be slowing down, but he still mashes righties at Fenway, and Ronny Mor loves the price.
July 6, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Will the Real Corbin Please Stand Up?
July 5, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Holding All The Cards
Erik Siegrist highlights the best matchups for hitters in weekly formats, including a rare eight-game period for Kolten Wong and the Cardinals
July 4, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Strength vs. Strength
Paul Sporer ranks this week's pitchers and is already looking forward to the showdown between Chris Sale and the lefty-smashing Blue Jays.
Collette Calls: Managing Second-Half Expectations
Jason Collette looks at recent history to find some realistic projections for fantasy categories in the second half. For example, how many home runs should you expect from a player in the second half?
July 3, 2015
RotoWire's Alex Spalding has picked out a number of solid value plays on Fantasy Aces to help DFS players build around Clayton Kershaw on Friday.
July 2, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
David Soda loves Mike Moustakas against Minnesota's Kyle Gibson - and at a very reasonable price.
July 1, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Look To Deal Clippard?
Tyler Clippard is a free agent in 2016 and if the Aís donít get back into the playoff race soon, GM Billy Beane could sell Clippard off to the highest bidder.
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