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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jeff Samardzija's name.
July 28, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Strike-Thrower
July 26, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Darvish Still Dealing
Yu Darvish is having a down year that most pitchers would kill for, and this week he gets two starts.
July 23, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Another Cuban Makes A Splash
July 19, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Smooth Saling
As the second half gets into full swing, Chris Sale gets two teams this week that he usually dominates.
July 18, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Second-Half Kickoff
All-Star starter Felix Hernandez is back in action as the second half kicks off this weekend.
July 17, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Rookie Pitcher deGrom Groovin' Along
The Mets continue to provide a surprising source of pitching help for fantasy owners...
July 13, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Chase Headley, Relevant Again
Chase Headley's new (old) grip on the bat has resurrected his fantasy value, making him a top pickup at third base this week.
July 10, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Stubbs For Cheap Power
Drew Stubbs may offer solid outfield depth down the stretch for your club...
Minor League Barometer: Biddle Takes a Break
It's not easy being a top prospect. Jesse Biddle is sidelined with what the Phillies describe as a
DraftKings MLB: Value Picks
Oakland's Sonny Gray is one of the starting pitchers Jerry Donabedian recommends targeting on DraftKings this weekend.
Mound Musings: Tradewinds are Blowing
The Phillies are said to be quietly checking for potential trade partners, and Cole Hamels is likely available.
July 9, 2014
The Saber's Edge: ERA Estimators
Even if Johnny Cueto regresses to the level of his ERA estimators, he'll still be elite, but can he stay healthy in the second half? Jeff Zimmerman looks for hidden value on the mound.
July 7, 2014
Rounding Third: Beating the Shift
A rant about the shift after an Eric Hosmer hit leads this week's primer. See the top fantasy schedules this week, plus FAAB results in multiple industry leagues.
July 6, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: First Big Trade!
The first big trade of the season has happened, with the A's landing Jeff Samardzija. How much should you bid on him in your league? RotoWire's Andrew Martinez shares his opinion.
FAAB Factor-NL: Buy the Belt
Brandon Belt highlights and extensive list of NL players returning from the DL this week. Jan Levine explains the free agent ramifications of his return among others this week.
July 5, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Lock In Locke
Pitching Value Meter: Kershaw's Brilliance Limited this Week
Clayton Kershaw has been unreal lately, but he has only one start this week. Is that enough to knock him from the top ranking?
July 4, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Easy Street
Huston Street nailed down another save Friday, making him a perfect 23-for-23 in save opportunities this season. Could he be moved to a contender prior to the deadline?
July 3, 2014
Mound Musings: Second-Half Arms in the Spotlight
If R.A. Dickey can harness his knuckleball a bit better, his home-run tate could drop in the second half of the season.
June 28, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Ray of Hope
David Price has had a huge June, and that's enough to vault him to the top of this week's pitcher rankings.
June 27, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Stromania
Marcus Stroman has posted a 2.43 ERA in his five starts for the Blue Jays, making his early-season struggled out of the bullpen seem like a distant memory.
June 22, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Koji Fatigue?
June 21, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Crowning Achievement
Felix Hernandez's 2.22 ERA is not supported by his skills -- it's too high. With two starts, he's the top pitcher in the AL this week, but is he tops in baseball?
June 19, 2014
Mound Musings: Super 2 To You Too
With Super 2 status passed, more prospect hurlers could be promoted soon, joining the likes of Baltimore's Kevin Gausman.
June 16, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Heaney Meeny Miney Mo
June 14, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Red Scare
Johnny Cueto has a 1.85 ERA but is just 6-5 thanks to a Cincinnati offense that has deprived him of run support.
June 11, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Something's Not (Wain)wright Here
The Cardinals' Adam Wainwright returned to St. Louis for an MRI on his elbow after Tuesday's start, with the results coming back clean.
June 7, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Bumgarner Continues to Baffle Batters
Madison Bumgarner is dominating this season, and with two starts at home this week, he's the easy choice for the league's top-ranked pitcher.
June 6, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Brighter Days Ahead for Butler
Despite a disappointing performance in his debut, Eddie Butler is still deserving of consideration in many formats.
June 5, 2014
Mound Musings: Draft Day Pitching Preview
LSU's Aaron Nola is considered the most MLB-ready pitcher this year in a draft class that is rich in pitching prospects.
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