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Fantasy Articles Featuring Jeff Samardzija

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jeff Samardzija's name.

Pitching Value Meter: Harvey Invisible in Late Innings

Paul Sporer lays out the week's pitcher rankings and says the only thing holding back Matt Harvey is that he's not going deep into games.

Friday Lineup Card: Do You Believe In Moose?

You have to figure the save opportunities will still be there for Glen Perkins, since even the lowliest of MLB teams manage to have a bullpen guy, or two combined, maybe even three combined, that can net 30 saves.

Pitching Value Meter: Slow Week for Kershaw

Paul Sporer delivers his weekly pitcher rankings and finds only one starter worthy of jumping Clayton Kershaw in a one-start week. Who is it?

Saturday Lineup Card: Closing Time For Castro

Miguel Castro appears to have taken over the closer role for the Blue Jays. That, plus more discussed in Saturday's lineup card.

FanDuel MLB: Plays for Opening Day

Kevin Payne has you covered for Opening Day with a slate of picks, including a good value in Yordano Ventura.

Monday Lineup Card: Let's Grilli for MLB's First Full Slate

Pitching Value Meter: Kicking Off the 2015 Season

Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural Value Meter for 2015, and familiar faces top the list, like Felix Hernandez, who takes on two division foes in Week 1.

Bats & Balls: Top-10 Lists for 2015

Dave Regan's top-10 lists includes Sleepers and Spring Overreaction Stats, such as Kolten Wong's spring struggles.

RotoWire Roundtable: March Top 350

RotoWire's group of baseball experts is back with its latest roundtable rankings, in which Nolan Arenado, among others, takes a big jump up the list.

The Long Game: Inflation Busters

Erik Siegrist discusses how to best attack auctions in leagues where inflation has greatly raised the prices of many stars.

Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL Central

Brad Johnson turns to the AL Central this week for pitchers whom fantasy owners should highlight on their cheat sheets, including Cleveland's Carlos Carrasco.

A's Team Preview: Roller Coaster

The A's unloaded a number of their front-line players this offseason, but Sonny Gray remains among their core players.

White Sox Team Preview: Phase Two

The White Sox made big strides last season, then were big players this offseason to give Jose Abreu more help. Will it be enough to contend in the AL Central?

RotoWire Roundtable: Valentine's Edition of the Top 350

The first installment of the Roundtable Rankings are up for 2015! Check out the panel's divide on Mookie Betts, among others.

Cubs Team Preview: Patience Is A Virtue

Javier Baez continued his impression of a windmill in winter ball, and RotoWire's Kenn Ruby suggests that his and the team's lack of plate discipline could hold them back in 2015.

The Long Game: Found Money

Brad Boxberger was tremendous in a setup capacity last season, and now he might be the Rays' closer to begin 2015 while Jake McGee recovers from his elbow injury.

The Wheelhouse: 25 Things You Should Know Before Draft Day

Derek VanRiper shares some of the tools that he uses to prepare during the offseason, along with some early discoveries about the player pool heading into 2015.

Rounding Third: The RotoWire 200

Jeff Erickson's initial set of top 200 overall rankings for 2015 predictably has Mike Trout on top, but who follows after Trout?

Collette Calls: Flash Delirium

Jason Collette reviews a flurry of offseason moves, including the trade that sent Dee Gordon from the Dodgers to the Marlins.

The Wheelhouse: 2014 Arizona Fall League Review

The Arizona Fall League is loaded with talent again in 2014. Derek VanRiper recaps the top players he saw on display over a recent one-week trip to the desert including Astros right-hander Mark Appel.

Saturday Lineup Card: Not Paxing It In

Chris Benzine discusses why James Paxton is a good option to start Saturday as the season nears its end.

MLB Barometer: Blue Bloods

Matt Kemp has caught fire at just the right time for the Dodgers. Will it be enough for them in the playoffs?

Monday Lineup Card: Dealin' Derek

Derek Holland is 1-0 with a 0.99 ERA and 22:3 K:BB over his last four starts.

Pitching Value Meter: Down the Stretch they Come

With a playoff berth in the balance, the Mariners might need 18 innings out of Felix Hernandez this week, which would be just fine for fantasy owners.

Painting the Black: The Wild Card Races

Jensen Lewis projects the winners and losers of the Wild Card races over the last 10 days of the season.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Pull for Pollock

After going M.I.A. for three months while recovering from a broken hand, the Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock has burst back on the scene in September, picking up where he left off in May.

Pitching Value Meter: Strasburg's Quiet Excellence

Stephen Strasburg might have disappointed some this year, but he's still having a fantastic fantasy season.

Wednesday Lineup Card: No Need to Panik

The second base spot has been mostly a dearth of offense for the Giants this season, but rookie Joe Panik's recent surge has turned the position from a weakness to a strength.

Pitching Value Meter: Two Jokers for the King

Felix Hernandez gets two starts this week against teams he has dominated this year.

DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Picks

RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his value picks on DraftKings for the weekend, including the slumping Yasiel Puig.