NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jake Arrieta's name.
April 28, 2016
Mound Musings: How Patient Are You?
Brad Johnson explains that when a good pitcher starts a season with bad stats, i.e., Cardinal Adam Wainwright, fantasy owners need to figure out whether a turnaround is coming.
April 27, 2016
Toeing the Line: Wednesday Betting Picks
Erik Siegrist gives us his Wednesday MLB betting picks, punctuated by a trio of underdogs.
April 26, 2016
MLB Barometer: The Toast of Roto Town
Vlad Sedler analyzes what's behind the impressive play of Houston's Colby Rasmus, who's received many accolades in the early going.
April 23, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Big Week for Bucs
The Pirates lead the charge this week, thanks to a four-game set in Denver and three games at home against the bottom of the Reds' rotation.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Wind In His Sale
Chris Sale has a nasty schedule this week. So, does that mean Paul Sporer dropped him in this week's pitcher rankings? On the contrary.
April 16, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Roaring Thunder
Noah Syndergaard faces off against the Phillies and Braves this week, and Paul Sporer wonders if he could reach 30 strikeouts.
April 9, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Astros Ready to Blast Off
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming week of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Nationals, Rangers and Astros.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Worth the Price
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starters as Boston's David Price faces a huge test in the AL East against Baltimore and Toronto.
April 7, 2016
The Z Files: Finding Viable DFS Pitchers
Todd Zola explores the kinds of pitchers to use in DFS cash games, and why it makes sense to pay up for top-shelf hurlers like Chris Archer
Regan's Rumblings: (Very) Early Overreactions
David Regan rumbles about some premature overreactions midway through the first week of the season.
April 2, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2016 Season
Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural 2016 Pitcher Rankings, and it's not hard to guess who tops the list as Clayton Kershaw begins the year at two of the league's best pitchers' parks.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Opening Day is Here
Erik Siegrist ranks the teams for the season's opening week according to which has the matchups for hitters. No surprise, the Blue Jays are picking up where they left off last season.
April 1, 2016
Over/Under Win Total Bets for 2016: Can the Cubs Improve?
RotoWire President Peter Schoenke gives his annual take on MLB over/under bets. He's won 64 percent of his bets over 15 years.
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 29, 2016
MLB Barometer: Keep an Eye on Edwin
Vlad Sedler has his eye on Edwin Encarnacion, who could end up a steal of the draft if his ADP keeps falling, provided he gets healthy, of course.
March 23, 2016
The Z Files: A New Look At Pitching Tiers
Todd Zola breaks down how NFBC historical data led him to focus on ERA when assembling his pitching tiers, putting Clayton Kershaw in a tier all by himself
March 20, 2016
Collette Calls: NL Predictions
Jason Collette looks into his crystal ball for each team in the National League. Will Yasiel Puig rebound with a new manager in Los Angeles or is he doomed to disappoint?
March 17, 2016
The Z Files: Making the Sausage Part Two, Pitcher Projections
Todd Zola looks at projecting pitcher performance and whether last year's unexpected performances, like that of Chris Sale, can expected again.
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 8, 2016
MLB Barometer: Looking for Bargain Pitchers
Vlad Sedler looks for bargain players like Baltimore's Kevin Gausman who have a good shot at outproducing their average draft position this season.
February 27, 2016
The Saber's Edge: When Do Aces Decline?
Jeff Zimmerman delves into the numbers to determine the age ace pitchers start to decline and what it means this season for starters like Adam Wainwright.
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL East
Brad Johnson makes the case that Kevin Gausman will prove a draft-day bargain, if the Orioles will just stop impeding his progress. Who else is on his list of arms to watch?
February 19, 2016
Pitching 3D: Tough Decisions in the Top Tier
Clayton Kershaw is the clear-cut top pitcher once again, but Doug Thorburn breaks down the next tier of options and which players he would target.
February 11, 2016
Team Previews: NL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the highly competitive NL Central.
February 9, 2016
Pitching 101: Dissecting Secondary Offerings
Eno Sarris analyzes the secondary offerings of several arms in search of breakout potential for 2016.
February 2, 2016
Draft Strategy : Navigating the NFBC Main Event
After a monster 2015 season in the NFBC, Vlad Sedler shares his plan from last year and looks ahead to this year's Main Event.
January 22, 2016
Pitching 3D: Intriguing Arms of the NL Central
Doug Thorburn breaks down how a pitcher's momentum is examined and then focuses on five pitchers from the NL Central who will have fantasy impacts this season.
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.
November 10, 2015
Farm Futures: Arizona Fall League Roundup
James Anderson chronicles his time down at the Arizona Fall League, where Jurickson Profar is being used exclusively as a DH while he continues to recover from shoulder surgery.
October 3, 2015
Regan's Rumblings: Handing Out the Hardware
Dave Regan names his award winners in each league, but does Zack Greinke have a chance in a tight NL Cy Young race?
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