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Fantasy Articles Featuring Jeff Samardzija

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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.

DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks

David Price's 5.53 ERA looks ugly on the surface, but Alex Spalding explains why fantasy players should overlook it Tuesday against the Rockies.

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.

Weekly Hitter Rankings: White Sox Set to Pop

Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitter rankings for the week, dominated by a trio of AL squads with eight and seven-game slates.

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.

The Saber's Edge: Analyzing the 50/20/10 Pitching Club

Jeff Zimmerman analyzes the exclusive club of starting pitchers who have hit the trifecta with GB, K, BB rates of 50, 20, 10 and explains what it means for fantasy owners.

FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays

Juan Carlos Blanco finds plenty of bargains on Sunday's slate including resurgent Orioles starter Chris Tillman, whose price tag is still weighed down by his rough 2015.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg at Home on K Street

Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as a two-start week in D.C. for Stephen Strasburg has the Nationals ace atop the list.

The Saber's Edge: Assessing Pitcher Skills Growth, Decline

Jeff Zimmerman analyzes pitchers who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Why are Dallas Keuchel's strikeouts down this year?

DVR's Top 350: May Update

This time last year, Michael Conforto was in the Mets' minor league system. Where does he check in on the May update of the Top 350?

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Good Week Ahead for Harvey

Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers, including the Mets' Matt Harvey, who has increased his swinging-strike rate his last two starts and now gets to face two strikeout-prone teams.

Toeing the Line: Wednesday Betting Picks

Erik Siegrist gives us his Wednesday MLB betting picks, punctuated by a trio of underdogs.

DFS Baseball 101: Small-Field Tourney Strategy

Michael Rathburn shows how he took down last Friday's RotoWire Staff Freeroll a mini-stack of Cubs batters, including Anthony Rizzo, that prospered in the single-field tournament.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Wind In His Sale

Chris Sale has a nasty schedule this week. So, does that mean Paul Sporer dropped him in this week's pitcher rankings? On the contrary.

The Wheelhouse: Snellzilla Gets the Call

The Rays will bring up Blake Snell for his MLB debut Saturday. Derek VanRiper hashes out his value, and takes a look around the rest of the American League.

Mound Musings : Assessing Emerging Opportunity

Brad Johnson explains what to look for when determining which pitching prospects will soon get opportunities. Find out why Brandon Finnegan gets the edge against more talented pitchers.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Roaring Thunder

Noah Syndergaard faces off against the Phillies and Braves this week, and Paul Sporer wonders if he could reach 30 strikeouts.

MLB Barometer: It's a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Vlad Sedler issues a friendly reminder to stay the course with struggling players early on, in addition to breaking down his risers and fallers in Week 2.

DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks

Jose Fernandez will look to bounce back from his poor opening start against a Mets team that may not be as good as many believe.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Worth the Price

Paul Sporer ranks this week's starters as Boston's David Price faces a huge test in the AL East against Baltimore and Toronto.

The Z Files: Finding Viable DFS Pitchers

Todd Zola explores the kinds of pitchers to use in DFS cash games, and why it makes sense to pay up for top-shelf hurlers like Chris Archer

Toeing the Line: Wednesday Betting Picks

Erik Siegrist takes a look at six interesting MLB betting lines for Wednesday, highlighted by a potential upset in the NL West.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2016 Season

Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural 2016 Pitcher Rankings, and it's not hard to guess who tops the list as Clayton Kershaw begins the year at two of the league's best pitchers' parks.

The Wheelhouse: ADP Fallers: Starting Pitchers

In the first Wheelhouse of 2016, DVR looks at ADP fallers with the hope of unearthing underpriced arms on draft day.

Pitching 101: Dissecting Secondary Offerings

Eno Sarris analyzes the secondary offerings of several arms in search of breakout potential for 2016.

Draft Day Strategy: Auction Tips

Regardless of your opinion on building around a high-priced arm, mapping out projections and dollar values before an auction is critically important.

Team Previews: NL West

RotoWire's Erik Siegrist takes a spin around the NL West with a team preview for each of the five clubs.

Draft Strategy : Navigating the NFBC Main Event

After a monster 2015 season in the NFBC, Vlad Sedler shares his plan from last year and looks ahead to this year's Main Event.

Pitching 3D: Intriguing Arms of the NL West

Doug Thorburn examines five pitchers from the National League West and breaks down their mechanics to help evaluate their potential value for the 2016 season.

Collette Calls: Hot Stove Review

Jason Collette breaks down some of the notable transactions this offseason, including Zack Greinke's huge move from Los Angeles to Arizona.