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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Max Scherzer's name.
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.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
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.
June 11, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Price is Again Right
Paul Sporer's weekly rankings include a revived David Price who is pitching better than the Red Sox could have hoped when the season began.
June 4, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lefty Two-Step for Lester
Paul Sporer can't ignore Jon Lester's matchup this week against two teams who are impotent against left-handers, as the Chicago hurler stops this week's rankings.
June 1, 2016
DVR's Top 350: June Update
Gregory Polanco is among the biggest risers on the update Top 350 rankings, with 50-plus games in the books for each club.
The Z Files: Updated Top 20 Pitchers
Todd Zola unveils his updated pitcher rankings, including a surprise appearance in the top 20 by Rays' left-hander Drew Smyly.
Alex Spalding can't recommend building a Rockies stack strongly enough as they host a shaky Reds pitching staff Wednesday, even if it means paying up for Nolan Arenado.
May 28, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two Jakes are Better than One
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings awards the top spot to the Cubs' Jake Arrieta, who gets two starts this week while the likes of Clayton Kershaw and Chris Sale have but one.
May 21, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale-ing Ks for IP
Paul Sporer explains the tradeoff in strikeouts for Chicago's Chris Sale, who's still the AL's top starter, in this week's pitcher rankings.
May 17, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
The Red Sox's offense is red hot right now, and RotoWire's Alex Spalding is all over Dustin Pedroia on Tuesday against the Royals.
May 14, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Jays Get Gift of Twins
Erik Siegrist's weekly rankings has the Blue Jays on top as Toronto looks to get right against a Twins rotation that can kickstart any offense.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Double the Kershaw
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, among other elite hurlers, has a two-start week.
May 12, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Clayton Kershaw highlights Thursday's MLB slate, and Neil Parker has a number of value plays to help fit the Dodgers' ace into DraftKings lineups.
Regan's Rumblings: Revised Top 100 Fantasy Players
Stricken by writer's block, Dave Regan instead shifts his rumblings this week toward an updated rankings list of his Top 100 MLB fantasy players.
May 11, 2016
Toeing the Line: Wednesday Betting Picks
Erik Siegrist breaks down eight of Wednesday's betting lines, exploring which ones to avoid and where you should pull the trigger.
May 10, 2016
MLB Barometer: Striving for Stability
Vlad Sedler talks about the stability and camaraderie found in fantasy baseball, as well as who's on the upswing this week, including Cleveland's Danny Salazar.
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