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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Max Scherzer's name.
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
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin drops his Tuesday Yahoo picks, including Cards veteran Mike Leake at home versus the Bucs.
FantasyDraft MLB: Tuesday Values
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.
April 14, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Delivery
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitcher as Washington's Max Scherzer could have a big week with matchups against a couple of whiff-prone teams.
April 10, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Building Around Four Arms
Derek VanRiper looks back at his NFBC Main Event draft strategy, which featured pitchers with each of his first four picks. Can it work?
April 8, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lester Gets Two at Home
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Cubs' Jon Lester gets two starts at friendly Wrigley Field. Is that enough to make him this week's top starter?
April 7, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Friday Picks
Greg Vara loads up on Indians on Friday in a juicy interleague matchup against Shelby Miller and the D-Backs.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
Chris Bennett checks out Friday's slate and recommends pitching ace Max Scherzer against below-average hitting of the Phillies.
April 5, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: (Very) Early Observations
Dave Regan focuses his first regular season rumblings on some very early observations with the 2017 campaign just a few days old.
April 4, 2017
MLB Barometer: One Man's NFBC
Vlad Sedler's first Barometer of the regular season follows his NFBC Main Event draft, which saw D-Backs star Paul Goldschmidt fall to him at pick 13.
March 31, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2017 Season
Todd Zola ranks Week 1's starting pitchers as Chris Archer has a fortunate opening with two home starts in what he hopes will be a rebound campaign.
March 30, 2017
The Long Game: March Madness
Erik Siegrist recaps his draft results from RotoWire's new staff keeper league in this edition of The Long Game.
March 28, 2017
MLB Barometer: Building Around Kershaw
Vlad Sedler's final preseason Barometer focuses on how to plan a draft around Clayton Kershaw and discusses the late-March shifts in pitcher ADPs.
March 25, 2017
Pitching 3D: System Audit
Doug Thorburn analyzes the pros and cons of his personal pitcher rankings system. Find out how he'll use the rankings to draft.
March 24, 2017
Oak's Corner: KDS, Targets and Fades
Scott Jenstad focuses on KDS strategy, fades and targets, including late-rounder Brandon Crawford who, Jenstad notes, in a 15-team league might be the perfect guy to toss in the MI slot.
March 23, 2017
The Z Files: Money Management and Auction Strategy
Todd Zola offers his views on how to manage your resources effectively at the auction table, and how to budget properly for an ace pitcher like Madison Bumgarner.
March 16, 2017
Collette Calls: NL LABR Review
Jason Collette recaps the recent NL LABR auction and investigates where all the money was spent. Where were the values found?
March 10, 2017
The Wheelhouse: NL LABR Review
DVR enters 2017 without a $30 player on his NL LABR roster, but could Trevor Story prove to be an early value in Year 2 at $26?
March 9, 2017
Top 250 Dynasty League Rankings
James Anderson offers up his overall rankings for deep dynasty leagues, and puts Corey Seager firmly in the top 10 after his breakout 2016.
The Z Files: An Interview With... Me
Todd Zola interviews noted fantasy expert Todd Zola about the results of the AL and NL LABR auctions, and explains why he wasn't surprised that Jose Altuve went for more than Mike Trout.
February 25, 2017
Pitching 3D: Pitchers 51-60
Doug Thorburn continues his countdown of his top starting pitchers ranked by his unique mix of mechanics, stuff and stats. Which Robbie Ray will show up this season?
February 16, 2017
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL East
Brad Johnson breaks down each pitching staff in the NL East and discusses how much of a discount he would need to draft Stephen Strasburg this season.
February 8, 2017
Collette Calls: NL Bold Predictions
Jason Collette looks into his crystal ball for each team in the National League. Can the Reds' Brandon Finnegan make his changeup pay off even better for him this year?
February 5, 2017
Pitching 3D: Starting Pitching Top 10
Doug Thorburn breaks down his top-10 starting pitchers using his hybrid method of ranking pitchers both according to stats and skills. How does a pitcher like Corey Kluber rank?
February 1, 2017
The Z Files: Early Auction Trends
Todd Zola reviews some data from early NFBC auctions, and recommends spending what it takes to lock up a high-strikeout ace like Max Scherzer.
December 1, 2016
RotoWire Roundtable: Composite Top 350 Rankings
Mike Trout is the unanimous top pick in the first Roundtable Rankings for the 2017 season, but Clay Link looks at the players who our rankers have very different opinions on.
November 22, 2016
The Z Files: Top 350 Pitching Outliers
Todd Zola looks at some pitchers he has ranked differently than the consensus, and suspects this will be another season in which Yu Darvish is long gone before he's willing to pull the trigger.
October 13, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Max Scherzer won't come cheaply Thursday, but RotoWire's Chris Bennett explains why it's worth paying up for the Nats ace against the Dodgers.
October 8, 2016
The Saber's Edge: How I Won Tout Wars
Jeff Zimmerman took home a Tout Wars title, but it came down to one nail-biting Christian Yelich at-bat on the last day of the season. Find out how he did it.
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