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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jake Arrieta's name.
January 29, 2015
Stathead vs. Scout: The Dividing Line
Co-hosts of the Short Hops podcast, Derek VanRiper and Bernie Pleskoff weigh in on the players they disagree about for the 2015 season.
January 24, 2015
Rounding Third: Revisiting Early Starting Pitchers
Jeff Erickson looks back at 2014 to review the benefits and drawbacks of targeting starting pitchers early in drafts.
January 19, 2015
Picks and Pans: Home Sweet Home
Joe Sheehan shares his annual list of players to target and avoid in drafts for 2015. With the move from Los Angeles to Boston, Hanley Ramirez may be primed for a big year.
January 15, 2015
Rounding Third: The RotoWire 200
Jeff Erickson's initial set of top 200 overall rankings for 2015 predictably has Mike Trout on top, but who follows after Trout?
November 7, 2014
Collette Calls: Profits & Losses - Pitchers
Jason Collette looks at the sources of profit and loss among pitches, including the slew of relievers that failed to return the value of their draft day price.
September 23, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Betting the House
Indians left-hander T.J. House hasn't gotten the publicity of Corey Kluber and Carlos Carrasco, but his late-season success has helped the Tribe remain on the edge of the Wild Card race.
September 20, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Down the Stretch they Come
With a playoff berth in the balance, the Mariners might need 18 innings out of Felix Hernandez this week, which would be just fine for fantasy owners.
September 16, 2014
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Pitching Game Theory
Sonny Gray has been a significant bargain among the elite starting pitchers in DFS play this season. Renee Miller looks for ways to identify bargains among starting pitchers in her article this week.
Tuesday Lineup Card: Juan For The Road
September 13, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Strasburg's Quiet Excellence
Stephen Strasburg might have disappointed some this year, but he's still having a fantastic fantasy season.
September 11, 2014
Mound Musings: Looking Back, Looking Ahead
Nathan Eovaldi can handcuff hitters with both velocity and movement and should be ready next season to help owners from the get-go.
September 8, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: A Pleasant Odor
Hyped young prospect Rougned Odor is starting to produce at the big-league level.
September 6, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Two Jokers for the King
Felix Hernandez gets two starts this week against teams he has dominated this year.
September 1, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Call-Up Day
As usual, Sept. 1 features a list of prospect and non-prospect call-ups a mile long -- with some noteworthy names mixed in.
August 30, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Fightin' Phillie
Cole Hamels has been in a groove since mid-May, and he'll look to continue it in two starts this week.
August 29, 2014
Dominate Your Duel: Pounding The Zone
RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes a look at the benefits of throwing first-pitch strikes.
August 27, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Good Luck With O'Flaherty
August 23, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Two Starts for Kershaw
A two-start week for Clayton Kershaw comes at the perfect time for fantasy owners, especially for those in head-to-head leagues.
August 21, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Jay Is The Way
Reds closer Aroldis Chapman looks to be back to himself after a Thursday night appearance...
August 20, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Wada Ya Got To Lose?
Since joining the Cubs in July, Tsuyoshi Wada (along with Kyle Hendricks) has helped the North Siders transition easily from the losses of Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.
August 16, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: The Return Of Avisail
Avisail Garcia returns to the White Sox after four-month absence.
Pitching Value Meter: No Taming this Tiger
Max Scherzer is one of the few things going right for the Tigers these days, as he's dominated in his recent starts.
August 14, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week
Despite his recent relative mediocrity on the mound, Adam Wainwright's price on DraftKings makes him worth using Sunday against the Padres' woeful offense.
August 13, 2014
The Saber's Edge: No Trouble with the Curve
With an excellent curveball, Corey Kluber has had a full breakout in 2014. Jeff Zimmerman looks at the trends of the curve, and seeks out other pitchers with the potential to take a big leap forward.
August 10, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Peralta Steals Home and the Attention of Fantasy Owners
Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta is Monday's recommended pickup.
August 9, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Killer 'Wrighty'
Adam Wainwright not only gets two starts this week, but he gets two teams that can't hit right-handers in the Marlins and Padres.
August 7, 2014
Mound Musings: Two-Strike Studs
Putting hitters away in two-strike counts is one of the most important factors when evaluating pitchers, and no starter does it better than Felix Hernandez.
August 6, 2014
Bats and Balls: Stretch-Drive Help
As we inch toward September, a player like Dustin Ackley, who's heating up and still offers mutli-position eligibility, can be useful.
August 5, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: They Called Up Kennys!
He may not be Byron Buxton or Miguel Sano, but Kennys Vargas is a Minnesota hitting prospect worth your attention.
August 2, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Gray Gets All A's
Considering the absurd run he's on, Sonny Gray might be baseball's best mid-rotation starter after he went from ace to No. 3 in the rotation thanks to trades.
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