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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Madison Bumgarner's name.
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 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.
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/27
Paul Goldschmidt and the D-backs look to tee off on Jered Weaver at Chase Field on Thursday night. Derek VanRiper takes a quick look at the four-game night slate.
April 25, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin delivers his Tuesday Yahoo picks, including a pair of Reds on the road in Wisconsin and the Dodgers' Yasmani Grandal.
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Kevin Payne digs into Tuesday's slate and thinks Tommy Joseph is in a good spot to break out given his home numbers last season against left-handed pitching.
April 24, 2017
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Bumgarner’s Off-Field Accident
Giants ace Madison Bumgarner is expected to miss six to eight week after he wrecked a dirt bike last week and sprained the shoulder of his pitching arm.
April 23, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for players who can help fantasy teams this week, including St. Louis' Jedd Gyorko, who should get full-time at-bats thanks to injuries to his teammates.
April 19, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Random Thoughts
Dave Regan uses his weekly rumblings to discuss a variety of topics, including breaking down 10 pitchers -- like the D-Backs' Robbie Ray -- that could be poised for a breakout season.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Christopher Olson surveys Wednesday's slate and thinks Joey Votto could go off in an exploitable matchup against the Orioles' Ubaldo Jimenez.
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Chris Bennett delivers his FanDuel selections for Wednesday, honing in on Brandon Drury of the D-Backs on the road in San Diego.
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin drops his Wednesday DraftKings picks for a short three-game evening slate, including Astros ace Dallas Keuchel at home against the Angels.
FantasyDraft MLB: Wednesday Values
With Tommy Milone on the mound for the Brewers, Greg Vara says it's as good a time as ever to stack Cubs, starting with Kris Bryant.
April 14, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Delivery
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitcher as Washington's Max Scherzer could have a big week with matchups against a couple of whiff-prone teams.
Oak's Corner: Week 2 Worries?
With the season in full swing, Scott Jenstad writes about the struggles of a few offensive players drafted early in most leagues, including Rockie Trevor Story’s subpar hitting.
April 13, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Kevin Payne checks in with his best value picks for Thursday, including the Rockies' Jon Gray against the Giants at AT&T Park.
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker brings us his best picks for Thursday, highlighted by the Birds' Manny Machado in the hitter-friendly confines of the Rogers Centre.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara takes a look at Thursday's slate and expects Ryan Braun and the Brewers to tee off on a vulnerable Bronson Arroyo.
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Madison Bumgarner is still looking for his first win of the season, but Adam Zdroik explains why that's likely to come in a dominant start Thursday against the Rockies.
April 10, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Building Around Four Arms
Derek VanRiper looks back at his NFBC Main Event draft strategy, which featured pitchers with each of his first four picks. Can it work?
April 8, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lester Gets Two at Home
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Cubs' Jon Lester gets two starts at friendly Wrigley Field. Is that enough to make him this week's top starter?
FantasyDraft MLB: Saturday Values
Despite facing a left-handed pitcher Saturday, Juan Blanco explains why Anthony Rizzo is still in play against the Brewers.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Adam Zdroik checks out Saturday's slate and expected Rougned Odor's hot start to continue against an exploitable right-handed pitcher like the A's Kendall Graveman.
April 7, 2017
Oak's Corner: First Week Review
With the season underway, Oak’s Corner will now focus on interesting players and events from each week. This week Dodger Yasiel Puig's red-hot start piques Scott Jenstad's interest.
April 5, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: (Very) Early Observations
Dave Regan focuses his first regular season rumblings on some very early observations with the 2017 campaign just a few days old.
April 4, 2017
MLB Barometer: One Man's NFBC
Vlad Sedler's first Barometer of the regular season follows his NFBC Main Event draft, which saw D-Backs star Paul Goldschmidt fall to him at pick 13.
April 2, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Ben Zobrist doesn't have the same power as some other players at his position, but Chris Olson explains why he's still a solid fantasy option Sunday against the Cardinals.
Jan Levine highlights players on the waiver wire who can help fantasy owners, like Arizona's Brandon Drury, who won the second base job in spring training.
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Christopher Olson breaks down the Opening Day DraftKings slate as Arizona's A.J. Pollock is back and ready to rake.
FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
While Opening Day brings plenty of upper-tier pitching options, Greg Vara explains why Masahiro Tanaka's price is impossible to ignore Sunday against the Rays.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Sunday's limited Opening Day slate doesn't provide a ton of options, which is why Kris Bryant is worth paying up for, according to RotoWire's Chris Bennett.
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