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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Yu Darvish's name.
May 23, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Tigers Lose Two Players
Both Miguel Cabrera and Jordan Zimmermann left Sunday’s game against the Rays with injuries. Jeff Stotts believes that Zimmermann's is the more serious of the two.
May 21, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale-ing Ks for IP
Paul Sporer explains the tradeoff in strikeouts for Chicago's Chris Sale, who's still the AL's top starter, in this week's pitcher rankings.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: White Sox Set to Pop
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitter rankings for the week, dominated by a trio of AL squads with eight and seven-game slates.
May 14, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Jays Get Gift of Twins
Erik Siegrist's weekly rankings has the Blue Jays on top as Toronto looks to get right against a Twins rotation that can kickstart any offense.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Double the Kershaw
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, among other elite hurlers, has a two-start week.
May 9, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Pain in the Neck for Walker
Jeff Stotts advises keeping a close eye on Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker, whose last start ended prematurely with reported neck spasms.
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 25, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Brantley, Travis Eye Return
Jeff Stotts reports that Indians outfielder Michael Brantley and Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis are gearing up for a return to their respective teams.
April 18, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Perkins Placed on DL
When a player’s injury description is vague, like with Minnesota closer Glen Perkins, Jeff Stotts suggests paying close attention to the wording to gain insightful clues.
April 12, 2016
MLB Barometer: It's a Marathon, Not a Sprint
Vlad Sedler issues a friendly reminder to stay the course with struggling players early on, in addition to breaking down his risers and fallers in Week 2.
April 11, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Schwarber's Long Recovery
Jeff Stotts explains why Kyle Schwarber’s significant knee and ankle injuries could be career altering.
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 5, 2016
MLB Barometer: Taking All Betts
Vlad Sedler's opening-week look at who's hot and who's not, includes Boston's Mookie Betts, who looks like the total package in just his second full season.
April 4, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Headfirst Slide Hobbles Pollock
Jeff Stotts says the benefits of a headfirst slide don’t outweigh the risks, as evidenced by D'Back A.J. Pollock’s fractured elbow.
April 1, 2016
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL West
Brad Johnson concludes his series looking at pitchers to watch with the NL West, and leading the way is Arizona's Patrick Corbin.
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 25, 2016
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL West
Brad Johnson looks at some intriguing starting pitchers in the AL West, including Texas' Yu Darvish, whose draft-day discount should pay off handsomely once he returns from injury.
Spring Training Job Battles: Countdown to Opening Day
Clay Link checks in on all the major positional battles from around Major League Baseball. Is Aaron Sanchez a lock to make the rotation?
March 22, 2016
MLB Barometer: Analyzing ADP Risers, Fallers
Vlad Sedler looks at players who are shooting up the ADP charts this March, and others who are going in the opposite direction. Is there still profit to be made on a player like Trevor Story?
March 19, 2016
Pitching 3D: Tough Decisions, Outside the Top 50
Doug Thorburn goes deeper into the RotoWire composite pitcher rankings to find a few that may outperform this season, and a few he'll likely be avoiding in drafts.
March 13, 2016
MLB Prop Bets: Top Wagers for 2016
RotoWire's Erik Siegrist reviews the most interesting season-long prop bets for the upcoming baseball season, including whether to take the easy road and pick Bryce Harper for NL MVP.
March 5, 2016
The Long Game: Scrubbing Your Keeper List
Erik Siegrist looks for keepers from last season who are cheap enough and have enough upside to keep again this season, like Tampa Bay's Steven Souza.
February 26, 2016
Team Previews: AL West
Paul Sporer provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the American League West. Can Mike Trout keep the Angels out of the division basement?
February 24, 2016
The Wheelhouse: ADP Fallers: Starting Pitchers
In the first Wheelhouse of 2016, DVR looks at ADP fallers with the hope of unearthing underpriced arms on draft day.
February 22, 2016
Bargain Targets: Finding Value in the Scrapheap
Landing quality players in the endgame can pay huge dividends. Jason Collette looks back at some of the biggest surprises of 2015, with an eye toward unearthing similar values this season.
February 9, 2016
Overseas Scouting Report: Maeda Leads the Way
Patrick Newman and Peter Schoenke look at the players coming to MLB from Asia and Cuba, including Japanese pitcher Kenta Maeda.
February 8, 2016
120 Sports & RW Video: Spring Predictions
DVR joins 120 Sports to discuss players he expects to rise in value over Spring Training.
February 4, 2016
Team Previews: NL West
RotoWire's Erik Siegrist takes a spin around the NL West with a team preview for each of the five clubs.
Japanese Prospects: 2016 Top-10 Rankings
Patrick Newman reveals RotoWire's top-10 prospects currently playing in Japan, including one player with the talent to usurp Yu Darvish as the best pitcher to make the move across the Pacific.
January 18, 2016
The RotoWire 200: 2016 Overall Rankings
Is Carlos Correa a top-10 pick in 2016? RotoWire Senior Editor Jeff Erickson shares his January installment of the RotoWire 200.
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