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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Carlos Carrasco's name.
September 26, 2014
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.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his list of value plays on DraftKings for the final weekend of the regular season.
September 23, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Betting the House
Indians left-hander T.J. House hasn't gotten the publicity of Corey Kluber and Carlos Carrasco, but his late-season success has helped the Tribe remain on the edge of the Wild Card race.
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?
September 21, 2014
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.
September 20, 2014
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.
September 19, 2014
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.
House of Shlain: Bound to Leave Boston?
What will the Red Sox do with Mookie Betts this offseason? A crowded outfield and the long-term commitment to Dustin Pedroia could lead to a trade out of Boston this winter, Nick Shlain writes.
September 16, 2014
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.
September 15, 2014
Painting the Black: The Bullpen Mentality
RotoWire's Jensen Lewis discusses the transformation of Carlos Carrasco this year, suggesting that his adoption of the 'bullpen mentality' has made him a successful starter.
September 13, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Strasburg's Quiet Excellence
Stephen Strasburg might have disappointed some this year, but he's still having a fantastic fantasy season.
September 11, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Picks
Despite a tough matchup against the Tigers, RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian likes the Indians Carlos Carrasco as an option on DraftKings this weekend.
Friday Lineup Card: Late Season Surge By Leonys Martin
The Rangers may not be fighting for a playoff spot this season, but they do offer solid free agnet choices.
September 9, 2014
MLB Barometer: All Betts Are On
Mookie Betts is getting an extended run of playing time in September and taking advantage of it. He makes Vlad Sedler's 'Risers' list in this week's Barometer.
September 6, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Discount On Dizzying Speed
A bout with dizziness makes Holt available for pickup.
Pitching Value Meter: Two Jokers for the King
Felix Hernandez gets two starts this week against teams he has dominated this year.
September 5, 2014
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his value picks on DraftKings for the weekend, including the slumping Yasiel Puig.
September 2, 2014
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Late Season Risers
Even Renee Miller, who literally wrote a book on cognitive biases in fantasy sports, is not immune to using recent hot hitters like the Astros' Chris Carter.
September 1, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Call-Up Day
As usual, Sept. 1 features a list of prospect and non-prospect call-ups a mile long -- with some noteworthy names mixed in.
August 30, 2014
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.
August 27, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Good Luck With O'Flaherty
August 26, 2014
MLB Daily Games Strategy: The Lack of Pitching Trends
Renee Miller searched the end of the 2013 season looking for pitching trends that might carry over to the final weeks of the 2014 season, but unfortunately found few that applied.
MLB Barometer: The Fiers and the Furious
Vlad Sedler overcomes his skepticism about Mike Fiers and relates how poorly most of the hyped rookies this year have played.
August 24, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Injuries Abound
A's reliever Luke Gregerson is Monday's recommended pickup on the heels of Sean Doolittle's oblique injury.
FAAB Factor-AL: Second Half Surge
Andrew Martinez chronicles Dustin Ackley's resurgence over the second half and tells you to break the bank for Rusney Castillo.
August 23, 2014
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.
Sunday Lineup Card: Arcia Heats Up Minnesota
Twins' outfielder continues to set torrid pace in August.
August 22, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: A Case For Hellickson
Clay Link looks at all of the day's injury news, some closer situations from around the league and explains why you should consider the Rays' Jeremy Hellickson.
August 21, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Jay Is The Way
Reds closer Aroldis Chapman looks to be back to himself after a Thursday night appearance...
August 20, 2014
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.
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