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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Yu Darvish's name.
July 20, 2017
Mound Musings: The Trade Winds Are Blowing
Brad Johnson examines recent pitching trades and what impact it can have on a pitcher’s season. Jose Quintana recently made the cross-town move from the White Sox to the Cubs.
July 15, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Second-Half Surge for Kershaw?
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers, as Clayton Kershaw, who looks poised for a second-half surge, is one of the few elite hurlers with two starts.
July 13, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: The Second Half Kicks Off
Todd Zola ranks the starting pitchers for this weekend's first post-break games. Corey Kluber lands in the top spot with start at the A's.
Mound Musings: Looking at the Future
Brad Johnson examines the annual Futures Game, which showcases up and coming talent, and in the Notable Rotation Happenings he discusses the return of Madison Bumgarner.
July 9, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Kyle Schwarber has played well since his return from the minors, and his low price for Sunday's slate makes him worth the risk, according to RotoWire's Chris Bennett.
July 6, 2017
Farm Futures: Top 100 Dynasty League Rankings Update
James Anderson offers an update to his dynasty league rankings and notes a number of big movers from the preseason, including burgeoning Yankees superstar Aaron Judge.
July 1, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg Hopes to Back Up Last Start
Todd Zola ranks this week's pitchers as Stephen Strasburg, who worked through back spasms last time out, gets two home starts.
June 27, 2017
MLB Barometer: Top Pitching Trios
Vlad Sedler dives into his MLB Barometer with June coming to a close, focusing on the majors' best starting pitching trios before getting into his regular risers and fallers.
June 24, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Zack on the Attack
Todd Zola ranks this weeks starting pitcher as Arizona's Zack Greinke continues to mow down batters, posting his highest K/9 in nearly a decade.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
There are a number of Indians hitters with good career numbers against Twins starter Kyle Gibson, and first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is no exception.
June 20, 2017
MLB Barometer: Managing Your FAAB Budget
Vlad Sedler gets into his MLB Barometer again this week, this time turning his focus to the importance of managing your FAAB budget before diving into his risers and fallers.
June 17, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kluber Climbing Back
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitching as Cleveland's Corey Kluber keeps chipping away at his hefty ERA with outstanding control.
June 10, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Close at Top Price
Todd Zola breaks down this week's starting pitcher rankings as Boston's David Price has his velocity but is still fighting his command.
June 3, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max
Todd Zola breaks down this week's pitcher rankings as Max Scherzer finds himself on top as he is keeping the homers in check this season.
June 2, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Greg Vara looks over Friday's FanDuel slate, suggesting there's no reason to deviate from superstar hurler Clayton Kershaw in an attractive matchup with the Brewers.
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco checks out Friday's slate and expects Joey Votto to tee off against Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz.
June 1, 2017
Mound Musings: A Scouting Notebook
Brad Johnson shares what he watches for when observing a game. On his list of things he loves is seeing how a particular pitcher handles a serious jam, something at which Ranger Yu Darvish excels.
May 27, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale of the Week
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers and it's not surprise that Chris Sale is on top with two starts for the Red Sox.
Jake Lamb hit another home run off a right-handed pitcher Friday, and Greg Vara likes his chances of doing it again Saturday against the Brewers.
May 25, 2017
Mound Musings: Revisiting My 2017 “Home” League Mound Corps
Brad Johnson updates readers on his “home” league pitching staff, including how losing Mets Ace Noah Syndergaard for two or three months has affected the rest of his team.
May 20, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Carrasco Fights Off Injury Bug
Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings has Carlos Carrasco on top in a two-start week after he dodged an injury bullet and had a start pushed back.
May 16, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Go for Goldy
Derek VanRiper looks at a smaller than usual 13-game Tuesday night slate.
May 13, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg's Still Healthy
Atop the NL in Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings is Stephen Strasburg, who perhaps surprisingly has managed to stay healthy in the year of the injury.
May 10, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Wednesday Values
The Royals' bats have produced over the last two nights, but Greg Vara explains why he's interested in Chris Archer on Wednesday.
May 6, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: It's Shark Week in SF
Todd Zola likes what he's seeing from Jeff Samardzija, whose bloated ERA doesn't match his underlying numbers. That and more in this week's pitcher rankings.
May 4, 2017
Mound Musings: Spotlight on the Soft-Tossers
This week Brad Johnson tackles a question posed by a reader who asked whether Johnson considers pitchers who lack big arms like Cy Young winner and Boston Red Sox Rick Porcello.
April 29, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Saturday Values
Freddie Freeman has scored double-digit fantasy points in seven of his last nine games, and Juan Blanco explains why his hot play could continue Saturday against the Brewers.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Yes Way, Jose
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as Minnesota prospect Jose Berrios is expected to make his 2017 debut after crushing Triple-A.
April 27, 2017
Mound Musings: AL Bullpen Check
This week Brad Johnson studies closer situations in the American League to identify possible shake-ups as well as potential trade material including White Sox David Robertson.
April 23, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
The White Sox offense has been absolutely brutal this season, and next on the hill to face them is the Indians' Danny Salazar.
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