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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Chris Archer's name.
May 3, 2016
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?
April 30, 2016
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.
April 28, 2016
Mound Musings: How Patient Are You?
Brad Johnson explains that when a good pitcher starts a season with bad stats, i.e., Cardinal Adam Wainwright, fantasy owners need to figure out whether a turnaround is coming.
April 26, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Jose Abreu performs very well against knuckleballers, and he'll get the luxury of facing on Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
April 25, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Chris Davis has solid history against Monday starter Chris Archer, who has struggled fairly significantly to start the season.
April 23, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Big Week for Bucs
The Pirates lead the charge this week, thanks to a four-game set in Denver and three games at home against the bottom of the Reds' rotation.
Collette Calls: Four Strikeout Surgers
Jason Collette analyzes four pitchers who have seen their strikeout percentages shoot up this season, including San Diego's Drew Pomeranz, who also comes with a warning.
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.
April 22, 2016
Pitching 3D: Ride it Out or Ride the Pine
Doug Thorburn examines a few pitchers who have struggled early this season and explains why fantasy managers should or should not hold onto them.
April 21, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Buy-Low Candidates
Dave Regan rumbles about a bunch of underachieving fantasy assets thus far this season and whether or not you should try to buy low on their services.
April 20, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Chris Archer's early-season struggles could have people fading him Wednesday, but Chris Olson explains why he's worth serious fantasy consideration.
April 16, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Blue Jays Set to Soar
The Jays' bats take the cake this week thanks to seven games in AL-East friendly ballparks, while a certain struggling AL Central squad comes in higher than you might think.
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.
Pitching 3D: We're Going Streaking
Chris Archer has struggled to start the season, and Doug Thorburn explains why a quick turnaround may not happen.
April 14, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Possible Playing Time Increases
David Regan gets his rumble on about 12 players with potential to see an increase in workload thanks to some early-season struggles by their teammates.
April 11, 2016
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Chris Archer
Jason Collette looks for the story behind the story of Chris Archer, whose command was nowhere to be found in his first two starts this season.
April 10, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Clay Link explores a variety of AL waiver-wire options heading into Week 2, including a couple of Twins looking to give Minnesota a much-needed boost and a high-profile Rangers prospect ready to make a splash.
April 9, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Astros Ready to Blast Off
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming week of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Nationals, Rangers and Astros.
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.
April 7, 2016
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
Mound Musings: Checking in on AL Bullpens
This week, Brad Johnson takes an in-depth look at American League closers to keep an eye on, including A’s Sean Doolittle.
Regan's Rumblings: (Very) Early Overreactions
David Regan rumbles about some premature overreactions midway through the first week of the season.
April 3, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Juan Blanco kicks off Opening Day with a DraftKings special that has Yoenis Cespedes in the driver's seat against Edinson Volquez and the Royals.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett looks over the three-game slate on another glorious Opening Day, and isn't afraid to pay up for Andrew McCutchen given his career numbers against Adam Wainwright
April 2, 2016
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 Long Game: Inflation Busters
Erik Siegrist tackles the tricky topic of keeper-league inflation and how to game the system with a player such as Adam Jones so fantasy owners can get the most bang for their inflation-adjusted buck.
April 1, 2016
Draft Strategy: Building a Winning Pitching Staff
In his annual pitching primer, David Regan offers up several key pieces to build a great pitching staff.
March 29, 2016
MLB Barometer: Keep an Eye on Edwin
Vlad Sedler has his eye on Edwin Encarnacion, who could end up a steal of the draft if his ADP keeps falling, provided he gets healthy, of course.
March 22, 2016
Collette Calls: AL Tout Wars Recap
Plans A and B went out the window early. Was Jason Collette able to adjust and build a winner in last weekend's AL Tout Wars auction?
March 10, 2016
Team Previews: AL East
Jason Collette previews all five teams in the American League East. Can Chris Archer and an improved offense push the Rays to the front of the pack?
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