NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jeff Samardzija's name.
September 2, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Is Didi Gregorius Finally Finding His Way?
Could Didi Gregorius only now be finding his way with the bat? It’s certainly possible, as he’s still a young 25-year old.
August 31, 2015
Collette Calls: August Reflections
Wrong on Nelson Cruz, right on Mike Zunino, one out of two isn't bad for Jason Collette, who muses this week on the happenings of August.
MLB Barometer: There's Always Next Year
Vlad Sedler is prepping for next year's drafts with a look at 2016's top pitching options.
August 30, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Rocky Mountain High
Erik Siegrist ranks the hitting matchup for the next scoring period, and there was no debating the top spot with the Rockies playing eight home games this week.
August 29, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Cy Young Run Away
Paul Sporer runs down the week's pitcher rankings, which features at the top the likely shoe-in for the NL Cy Young award, Zack Greinke.
August 28, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Go With Eduardo
Chris Benzine discusses Eduardo Escobar's recent hot streak and why you should consider him as a pickup, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
August 24, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno suggests spending big on bats Monday, including paying full price for Reds' star Joey Votto
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Joel Bartilotta looks for the Yankee offense to get hot against Scott Feldman and the Astros
August 23, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: McCall on McCullers
Lance McCullers is Monday's Recommended Pickup after fanning eight over seven strong innings Sunday against Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers.
August 22, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Desert Airs
Erik Siegrist breaks down the coming hitter slate that finds the Diamondbacks in prime position with a long homestand this week.
Pitching Value Meter: Mr. Consistency
Paul Sporer breaks down this week's pitcher rankings, and atop the AL is Dallas Keuchel, who is good even when he's bad.
August 19, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
David Soda offers his recommendations for Wednesday's games, including a resurgent Michael Brantley
August 18, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Raisel Rising
August 17, 2015
MLB Barometer: 2015 All-Value Team
Vlad Sedler looks at players who proved great draft-day values this season, including Mark Teixeria, and also offers up his risers and fallers for the week.
August 15, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Kings of the Mountain
Erik Siegrist breaks down the hitting matchups this week with the Yankees face nothing but homer-prone, right-handed starters.
Pitching Value Meter: Cole Mining for Cy Young
Paul Sporer looks at the coming week's starters and can't take his eyes off of Gerrit Cole, who's been nails all season for the Pirates.
August 13, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Late-Season Treasure In Valencia
Since the Athletics claimed Danny Valencia, he’s been shredding the ball!
Bats & Balls: Hot Second-Half Starts
David Regan examines some players putting up great numbers since the All-Star break, including Mariners' slugger Nelson Cruz
August 8, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Royals Rule the Week
Erik Siegrist ranks the hitter matchups for the upcoming scoring period as the Royals have a seven-game homestand.
Pitching Value Meter: Is Sale to Blame?
Paul Sporer breaks down the coming pitching matchups and asks if Chris Sale's recent struggles are on him or if the fears are overblown.
August 7, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Not Parking Parker
Chris Benzine discusses why Kyle Parker's recall and subsequent use could be worth a look, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
The Long Game: Lessons Learned at the Trade Deadline
Erik Siegrist examines the fallout from the trade deadline on keepers leagues and discusses how owners might better approach FAAB bidding.
August 1, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Veteran Leadership
While left to wonder what's next in Cincinnati, Brandon Phillips churns out professional at-bats.
Hitter Value Meter: Non-Problem Solved
Erik Siegrist ranks this week's hitting matchups, and -- surprise -- the Blue Jays, who were already strong at the plate, are on top with the newly acquired Troy Tulowitzki.
Pitching Value Meter: Welcome to the AL, Johnny
Former Red Johnny Cueto could have a rude welcome to the AL as he begins his Royals career with a couple of tough road starts. How far did Paul Sporer drop him in this week's rankings?
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Adam Eaton, Melky Cabrera
Jason Collette looks at the Chicago White Sox, who've turned their season around at the plate in the second half, and it starts with Adam Eaton and Melky Cabrera.
July 27, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Tulo-ronto
After a decade in Colorado, Troy Tulowitzki was stunningly moved to a new home late Monday night, as he'll join the Blue Jays' star-studded lineup
July 26, 2015
FAAB Factor - AL: Calm Before the Storm
Scott Feldman is healthy and pitching well, as the Astros hope he can pitch like he did in the second half of 2014, but is he worth a bid in your league? RotoWire's Andrew Martinez is back for this week's AL FAAB Factor.
July 25, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Nothing Like a July Homestand
Erik Siegrist breaks down the coming week's hitter rankings, which finds the Rangers in the enviable position of facing homer-prone CC Sabathia in Arlington.
Pitching Value Meter: Never a Reason to Worry
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers and can't help but shake his head at those who fretted over Clayton Kershaw earlier this season.
All-Time Fantasy Baseball Team
Ask An Expert – Fantasy Baseball
Auction Values – Custom
Auction Values – Custom Tiers
Auction Values – Earned
Average Draft Postion (ADP)
Cheat Sheets – AL-Only
Cheat Sheets – NL-Only
Cheat Sheets – Foreign
Draft Software (Mac)
Games by Position
How to Play Fantasy Baseball
Injuries – MLB
Injuries – AL Only
Injuries – NL Only
Injuries – By Team
Injuries – By Position
MLB Box Scores
MLB Team Pages
News – Latest
News – AL Only
News – NL Only
News – Closers
News – Foreign Leagues
News – Free Agents
News – Minor Leagues
News – Recap
News – Top 100 MLB
News – Top 200 Prospects
Projections – Rest Of Season
Projections – Daily
Projections – Weekly
Projections – Changes
Prospects – By Team
Prospects – Top 200
Prospects – Most Owned
Rankings – Custom
Rankings – Custom Points
Rankings – Custom H2H Roto
Rankings – Custom H2H Points
Rankings – Expert Composite
Rankings + Outlooks
Rankings + Outlooks – Catchers
Rankings + Outlooks – First Base
Rankings + Outlooks – Second Base
Rankings + Outlooks – Shortstops
Rankings + Outlooks – Third Base
Rankings + Outlooks – Outfielders
Rankings + Outlooks – Starting Pitchers
Rankings + Outlooks – Relief Pitchers
Reliever Usage Report
Stats – Advanced
Stats – Batter v. Pitcher
Stats – Explanation
Stats – Second Half (Batters)
Stats – Second Half (Pitchers)
Stats – 3-Year Averages (Batters)
Stats – 3-Year Averages (Pitchers)
Weather Report for MLB Games
Fantasy Baseball Columns
120 Sports & RW Video
120 Sports DraftKings Advice
120 Sports FanDuel Advice
Bats & Balls
Beating the Shift
Charging the Mound
DFS Baseball 101
Dominate Your Duel
FAAB Factor - AL
FAAB Factor - NL
Hitter Value Meter
In Some Depth
Man + Machine
Minor League Barometer
MLB Daily Games Strategy
Pitching Value Meter
Series to Watch
Short Hops Podcast
The Lineup Card
The Long Game
The Saber's Edge
TYT Sports MLB Video