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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Max Scherzer's name.
May 28, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
Corey Dickerson has slowed down from his torrid run, but Greg Vara explains why he could have a big game Sunday against the Twins.
May 27, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale of the Week
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers and it's not surprise that Chris Sale is on top with two starts for the Red Sox.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Jake Lamb hit another home run off a right-handed pitcher Friday, and Greg Vara likes his chances of doing it again Saturday against the Brewers.
May 26, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Values
Max Scherzer is very expensive on FantasyDraft's Friday slate, but Juan Blanco explains why fantasy managers should pay up for the Nationals ace.
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Greg Vara explores some value selections for Friday, like Jose Abreu of the White Sox against Matthew Boyd and the Tigers.
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Christopher Olson delivers his picks for Friday's DraftKings slate, looking to Nats ace Max Scherzer to bring home the value at home against the Padres.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
In Friday's slate of games Chris Bennett thinks Matt Cain could do well at home against a struggling Braves lineup minus Freddie Freeman.
May 25, 2017
The Z Files: Recalibrating Expectations, Pitching Edition
Todd Zola looks at pitchers whose rest-of-season earnings projection has dropped the most from Opening Day, including Cubs ace Jake Arrieta.
May 24, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin brings us his Wednesday DraftKings picks for a 10-game slate, including Nats superstar Bryce Harper in an attractive matchup against the visiting Mariners.
May 21, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine profiles this week's NL waiver-wire candidates, including Tommy Joseph, who is heating up in Philadelphia after slow April.
May 20, 2017
Giancarlo Stanton has been crushing left-handed pitching this season, and he has an excellent opportunity to continue doing so Saturday against the Dodgers.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Carrasco Fights Off Injury Bug
Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings has Carlos Carrasco on top in a two-start week after he dodged an injury bullet and had a start pushed back.
May 16, 2017
MLB Barometer: Profit Off Rockies' Good Problem
Vlad Sedler's weekly look around the majors includes a peek at the good problem the Rockies will soon have, which could make it time for fantasy owners to start shopping Mark Reynolds.
May 13, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg's Still Healthy
Atop the NL in Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings is Stephen Strasburg, who perhaps surprisingly has managed to stay healthy in the year of the injury.
May 11, 2017
The Z Files: Strikeout Rate Outliers Part Two
Todd Zola switches focus to pitchers who are striking out more or fewer batters than expected this season and is pessimistic about Danny Duffy's chances of rebounding.
May 9, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Joel Bartilotta delivers his Yahoo selections for a busy Tuesday slate, including an Astros stack at home against the Braves.
FantasyDraft MLB: Tuesday Values
Wily Peralta has been better this season, but that shouldn't make fantasy managers hesitate on choosing some Red Sox lefties, including outfielder Andrew Benintendi.
May 6, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: It's Shark Week in SF
Todd Zola likes what he's seeing from Jeff Samardzija, whose bloated ERA doesn't match his underlying numbers. That and more in this week's pitcher rankings.
May 4, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Despite a five-figure salary, Adam Zdroik explains why Bryce Harper should be in plenty of fantasy lineups Thursday against the Diamondbacks.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara digs into Thursday's slate and expects Max Scherzer to return to his usual dominant form against the strikeout-prone Diamondbacks.
May 3, 2017
DFS Baseball 101: FanDuel April Report
Don't start pitchers against the Nationals' offensive machine might seem obvious, but Michael Rathburn shines the light on other DFS numbers from April that aren't so obvious. Find out the best team to target on the road and more.
April 29, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Yes Way, Jose
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as Minnesota prospect Jose Berrios is expected to make his 2017 debut after crushing Triple-A.
There are a number of Diamondbacks who can be considered for Saturday's slate, with A.J. Pollock leading the way, according to Greg Vara.
April 28, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/28
Derek VanRiper breaks down a heavy 15-game Friday night slate.
Greg Vara suggests going with lefty Charlie Blackmon against southpaw Robbie Ray as part of Friday's FanDuel slate.
April 26, 2017
Collette Calls: Analyzing Pitcher K Rates
Jason Collette investigates strikeout rates to determine whether the impressive early starts from pitchers like Danny Duffy are to be trusted.
April 21, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Start Kershaw is Tops
Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings features none other than Clayton Kershaw on top as the Dodgers hurler has two starts this week.
April 18, 2017
Sasha Yodashkin drops his Tuesday Yahoo picks, including Cards veteran Mike Leake at home versus the Bucs.
Despite facing off against a right-handed pitcher, Greg Vara explains why the Mets' Yoenis Cespedes is a solid fantasy play Tuesday against the Phillies.
April 16, 2017
The Long Game: Early 2017 Trends
Erik Siegrist looks at some early emerging trends for 2017 and the likelihood of them panning out as the season unfolds.
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