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Fantasy Articles Featuring Jeff Samardzija

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

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.

Dominate Your Duel: Effectively Utilizing Splits

RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes an in-depth look at the value of batter and pitcher splits.

Friday Lineup Card: Dropping Dead Weight For Hot Bats And Arms

Pitching Value Meter: Fightin' Phillie

Cole Hamels has been in a groove since mid-May, and he'll look to continue it in two starts this week.

Minor League Barometer: Prospect Year in Review

The year did not go according to play for prospect Taijuan Walker, who has dealt with injuries, command issues and criticism from the Mariners.

Mound Musings: State of the Staff Overviews

The Nationals have solidified their position atop the division thanks to pitching, and Stephen Strasburg hasn't even hit his stride yet.

Monday Lineup Card: Injuries Abound

A's reliever Luke Gregerson is Monday's recommended pickup on the heels of Sean Doolittle's oblique injury.

Pitching Value Meter: Two Starts for Kershaw

A two-start week for Clayton Kershaw comes at the perfect time for fantasy owners, especially for those in head-to-head leagues.

Thursday Lineup Card: Wada Ya Got To Lose?

Since joining the Cubs in July, Tsuyoshi Wada (along with Kyle Hendricks) has helped the North Siders transition easily from the losses of Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Carrasco Heating Up In Indians Rotation

Pitching Value Meter: No Taming this Tiger

Max Scherzer is one of the few things going right for the Tigers these days, as he's dominated in his recent starts.

The Saber's Edge: No Trouble with the Curve

With an excellent curveball, Corey Kluber has had a full breakout in 2014. Jeff Zimmerman looks at the trends of the curve, and seeks out other pitchers with the potential to take a big leap forward.