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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Rick Porcello's name.
June 28, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Christopher Olson surveys Wednesday's slate and expects a resurgent Andrew McCutchen to continue raking against Rays left-hander Blake Snell.
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.
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 15, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Struggling Veterans
Dave Regan turns his rumblings toward underachieving veterans that have disappointed owners in the first few months of the season.
The Z Files: Are All Fly Balls Created Equal?
Todd Zola wonders whether the elevated home run rates of pitchers such as Masahiro Tanaka are a result of more than just bad luck.
June 13, 2017
MLB Barometer: Attention to Detail
Vlad Sedler shares his MLB Barometer, focusing on the importance of attention to detail when it comes to managing your fantasy roster before getting into his weekly risers and fallers.
June 12, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco delivers his best plays for Monday's FantasyDraft slate, including Nats ace Stephen Strasburg at home against the Braves.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adam Zdroik checks out Monday's slate and recommends loading up on Twins such as slugger Miguel Sano against the vulnerable Yovani Gallardo.
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 7, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Chris Bennett is rolling with Tigers' second baseman Ian Kinsler at home against the Angels as one of his picks for FanDuel's Wednesday slate.
Christopher Olson sifts through Wednesday's slate and expects the struggling Royals to be no match for Astros ace Dallas Keuchel.
June 5, 2017
June Starting Pitcher Rankings: Risers and Fallers
Derek VanRiper re-ranks the starting pitchers with two months of the 2017 season in the books.
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.
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco subs in with his selections for Friday's DraftKings slate, rolling with Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis on the road in Kansas City.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
In Friday's slate of games Chris Bennett likes Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts, who's been hitting consistently, against struggling Orioles starter Alec Asher.
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.
May 23, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker delivers his DraftKings recommendations for Tuesday, starting with -- who else? -- Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw in Chavez Ravine against the Cards.
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 17, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Rising in May
Dave Regan turns his rumblings toward players that are cranking things up in May, like Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson.
Christopher Olson looks over Wednesday's slate and expects Bryce Harper to tee off against Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole's fastball.
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 12, 2017
Greg Vara likes Brandon Drury of the Diamondbacks at home against Tyler Glasnow and the lowly Bucs on Friday.
Chris Bennett examines Friday's slate of games and has high hopes for Boston pitcher Rick Porcello vs. a Ray's offense struggling against righties this season.
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.
May 3, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Running the Numbers
Dave Regan rumbles about advanced metrics this week, diving into the impact of swinging strike and hard hit rates with a month of play in the books.
April 29, 2017
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 28, 2017
Oak's Corner: Bummed About Bumgarner
In this week’s addition, Scott Jenstad laments having chosen injured Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner in the first round of one of his most high-profile fantasy teams.
April 26, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/26
Another rainout Wednesday took one of the best starting pitching options of the board, but Derek VanRiper has a few backup plans in mind for Wednesday's slate.
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