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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Max Scherzer's name.
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.
The Saber's Edge: Planning for the Stretch Run
Jeff Zimmerman reviews strategies for competing in September and how to best take advantage of things like innings limits and trades.
August 23, 2016
MLB Barometer: Lessons Learned
Vlad Sedler offers up some lessons the fantasy baseball season has taught him this year and looks at this week's risers and fallers, including Arizona's Yasmany Tomas, who appears to have finally arrived as a hitter.
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.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Chris Bennett makes sure to get a piece of the Colorado offense at home against Mike Montgomery on Saturday, and there's no bigger piece than Nolan Arenado.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Nelson Cruz always gets plenty of attention when facing a lefty, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's still worth consideration against righty Wily Peralta on Saturday.
August 19, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Analyzing the 40/20/10 Pitching Club
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes the exclusive club of starting pitchers who have hit the trifecta with GB, K, BB rates of 40, 20, 10 and explains what it means for fantasy owners.
August 13, 2016
Collette Calls: Breaking Down J.A. Happ
Jason Collette analyzes whether the J.A. Happ's impressive run is a fluke or if something bigger is at play that might portend good things for the future.
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.
August 11, 2016
The Z Files: Thinking About 2017
Todd Zola looks ahead to next season and wonders whether Mookie Betts will be overvalued at the draft table based on the likely swoon in the offense around him.
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.
August 5, 2016
Pitching 3D: Combing the Wreckage
With Clayton Kershaw likely done for the season, Jose Fernandez hitting an innings limit soon and other top-tier pitchers struggling, Doug Thorburn ranks the best hurlers for the rest of the season.
July 31, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: National No. 1
A two-start week for Stephen Strasburg has the Nats' ace atop this week's pitcher rankings.
July 29, 2016
Pitching 3D: Pitching Value in DFS vs. Season-Long
Doug Thorburn breaks down a number of pitchers who have been quality season-long options this year but have struggled in DFS, and those who produce the other way.
July 24, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine explores the National League free agent pool this week, including a pile of Pirates and Nationals from all across the diamond poised to make an impact.
July 23, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Calming the Panic
Paul Sporer isn't worried about Jake Arreita thanks to his gem against the Mets, vaulting the Chicago ace to the top of this week's rankings.
While Josh Tomlin has been solid this season, he's struggled keeping the ball in the park, which should play well in selecting Mark Trumbo on Saturday.
July 19, 2016
MLB Barometer: Rotation Power Rankings
Vlad Sedler ranks all 30 major league rotations at the midpoint of the season and puts Jake Arriets and the deep, consistent Cubs rotation right at the very top.
July 16, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Marlin the Magician
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Miami's Jose Fernandez in the top spot as he has dominated the last couple of months.
July 15, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Using K Props to Pick Pitchers
Michael Rathburn shows how to use Vegas strikeout props to target DFS pitchers, and which pitchers are best to stack against based on strikeout props.
July 5, 2016
MLB Barometer: Is the Piņata Party Over?
Vlad Sedler's runs down this week's risers and fallers, including the Yankees' Michael Pineda who has come a long way from his Michael Piņata days.
July 2, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Carrasco's Hitting his Stride
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Indians starter Carlos Carrasco, who has taken off since returning from the disabled list in early June.
July 1, 2016
The Z Files: Second Half Top 350 Update
Todd Zola discusses some of the tough decisions he had in assembling his second half Top 350 rankings as well as the factors that led Jose Altuve to the No. 1 spot.
June 29, 2016
Pitching 3D: Grading the NL East
Doug Thorburn turns to the NL East as his tour of baseball's pitching rotations continues. How will an innings limit impact Jose Fernandez in the second half?
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding spots a few affordable non-Coors stacks on Wednesday's slate and recommends a Yankees duo headlined by a healthy Mark Teixeira.
June 25, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kershaw in Pedro Territory
Paul Sporer breaks down this week's pitcher rankings and, no surprise, Clayton Kershaw is on top, but just how close is the Dodgers' ace getting to the all-time greats?
June 24, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Kevin Payne sifts through Friday's slate and thinks Michael Conforto is in a great spot to break out of his slump against struggling rookie Aaron Blair.
June 22, 2016
The Saber's Edge: What the Last 30 Days Tells Us
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the last 30 days of stats to find players who are flying under the radar, like the Angels' Matt Shoemaker, and others who might be due for regression.
June 18, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sonny Again in Oakland
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Oakland starter Sonny Gray, whose velocity has returned since he came off the disabled list three starts ago.
June 14, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Finding Value on FanDuel with DraftKings Salaries
Michael Rathburn shows how to find good values on FanDuel by comparing DraftKings salaries. Find out how the trick allowed him to afford both Max Scherzer and Zack Greinke in a recent play.
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