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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Madison Bumgarner's name.
April 16, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Russell the Muscle
April 15, 2014
Collette Calls: Empty Columns
There are plenty of surprising zeroes on the leaderboard through two weeks, including the lack of a home run from Edwin Encarnacion.
April 13, 2014
LABR Look: Early Injuries Wreaking Havoc
Bobby Colton takes a survey of the early injuries' impact in the Mixed LABR league that he's playing in.
April 12, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Sonny Days in Oakland
Sonny Gray, who has a friendly start this week in Houston, is becoming a more complete pitcher this year.
April 10, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Considering Kelly Johnson
Kelly Johnson could be a nice, cheap source of power, at least while Mark Teixeira (hamstring) remains on the DL.
April 5, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Maximum Strength
Max Scherzer hit the trifecta this week -- two starts in pitchers' parks against the National League.
April 4, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Bearing Down
Cliff Lee will try to get back on track Saturday after disappointing Opening Day start in Texas.
March 30, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Sizemore Really Does Matter
March 29, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Kicking Off the 2014 Season
Justin Verlander looks poised this year to reclaim his former position as the top pitcher in the AL, but does that mean he is the top pitcher in this week's season debut of the Value Meter?
March 28, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Late March Update
Aroldis Chapman has obviously fallen in our composite rankings. Who else saw major movement?
March 27, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Players Who are Hard to Value
No one questions Yasiel Puig's talent, but his fantasy value is hotly debated. Where should he go in drafts this spring?
March 21, 2014
House of Shlain: The Pricing Game
While Chris Liss had been pushing against the 70/30 split for hitters and elite pitchers this spring, Nick Shlain isn't ready to make that change. Check out his reasoning in the latest installment of House of Shlain.
March 11, 2014
Collette Calls: The Great Divide
Should owners consider using a larger share of their budget on pitching? Jason Collette examines the conversation about how to allocate draft day resources.
March 10, 2014
Charging the Mound: Chris Liss and Jeff Erickson Talk Baseball
Are elite starters like Adam Wainwright undervalued?
March 5, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Early March Top 350
The RotoWire rankings crew takes their first crack at their Consolidated Top 350 MLB Rankings. Allen Craig is among those with the widest disparity in his ranking.
February 10, 2014
2014 Giants Team Preview: Belting For The Bay
The Giants fell off in 2013 following their 2012 championship season after the rotation fell apart with injuries and struggles. Can a quiet offseason be enough to push the team back into competition?
February 2, 2014
MLB Draft Kit: 2014 Draft Dilemmas
What do you do with the players returning from the Biogenesis suspensions, like Everth Cabrera? Jeff Erickson discusses them and a couple of the other big dilemmas in this year's draft pool.
January 22, 2014
Are the Elite Pitchers Undervalued?: Using a 55/45 Split for the Top-10 Starters
Yu Darvish goes from No. 22 to No. 5 when you apportion nearly equal value to his stats as you do a hitter's.
January 7, 2014
The RotoWire 200: Our First Bite of the Apple
According to our projections, Clayton Kershaw will be the third most valuable fantasy player in 2014. Are you willing to pull the trigger on him early on if you have that choice?
September 24, 2013
Wednesday Lineup Card: Ells Well That Ends Well
The Red Sox are expected to welcome back Jacoby Ellsbury (foot) to the lineup Wednesday, putting the team's offense at full strength heading into the postseason.
September 21, 2013
Pitching Value Meter: Season Finale
Adam Wainwright is on a roll in his last three starts and with two starts this week lands the NL's top spot in the season finale of the Pitching Value Meter.
September 18, 2013
Thursday Lineup Card: Take a Tango with Cashner
September 14, 2013
Pitching Value Meter: Max Value
Detroit's Max Scherzer will take a fourth attempt at win No. 20 this week with a matchup against the White Sox.
September 12, 2013
Friday Lineup Card: Moises, Salud!
A look at the upcoming matchups for Friday's slate of MLB action.
September 7, 2013
Sunday Lineup Card: Colabello Who?
Pitching Value Meter: Weaver gets his Wings Again
Jered Weaver recovered from a beating in the Bronx to hurl three quality starts in his last four outings, setting him up for a good run this week.
September 2, 2013
Tuesday Lineup Card: Buying Mini Miggy
August 31, 2013
Pitching Value Meter: Speeding into September
Cole Hamels dominated in August for the Phillies. What's the first week of September have in store for the Philadelphia hurler?
August 29, 2013
Mound Musings: 2014 Cream of the Crop
Yu Darvish might not be the top starting pitcher entering 2014, but he'll be one of the top hurlers off the board.
August 28, 2013
Behind the Numbers: Stuff on My Mind
Dave Regan surveys the field and answers the important questions, like who's going to replace Matt Harvey?
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