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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Max Scherzer's name.
August 28, 2015
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian wants to pick on a soft Milwaukee lineup this weekend.
August 27, 2015
Bats & Balls: Things On My Mind
David Regan shares some of the things he's been pondering heading into the season's final month, including whether Felix Hernandez is pitching hurt
August 22, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Desert Airs
Erik Siegrist breaks down the coming hitter slate that finds the Diamondbacks in prime position with a long homestand this week.
Pitching Value Meter: Mr. Consistency
Paul Sporer breaks down this week's pitcher rankings, and atop the AL is Dallas Keuchel, who is good even when he's bad.
August 19, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Gregor Blanco To The Rescue?
With the news of Hunter Pence recently joining the disabled list, Gregor Blanco is going to get full-time at-bats down the stretch
August 15, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Kings of the Mountain
Erik Siegrist breaks down the hitting matchups this week with the Yankees face nothing but homer-prone, right-handed starters.
Pitching Value Meter: Cole Mining for Cy Young
Paul Sporer looks at the coming week's starters and can't take his eyes off of Gerrit Cole, who's been nails all season for the Pirates.
August 14, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Value Plays
RotoWire's Alex Spalding is using Justin Upton to headline his stack at Coors Field on Friday.
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Targets
Josh Collacchi runs through his favorite value picks on FantasyDraft for Friday's slate of contests.
August 13, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Late-Season Treasure In Valencia
Since the Athletics claimed Danny Valencia, he’s been shredding the ball!
August 9, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Youth Infusion
AL East contenders find new roles for their young hurlers.
August 8, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Royals Rule the Week
Erik Siegrist ranks the hitter matchups for the upcoming scoring period as the Royals have a seven-game homestand.
Pitching Value Meter: Is Sale to Blame?
Paul Sporer breaks down the coming pitching matchups and asks if Chris Sale's recent struggles are on him or if the fears are overblown.
August 4, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Victor Martinez can be had at a discount, and Ronny Mor is buying.
August 3, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Second Coming of Jesus Montero
The new-look Jesus Montero destroyed Triple-A pitching, and now he's getting a chance to play every day for the Mariners.
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
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