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James Benkard

James Benkard writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire.

Fantasy sports articles written by James Benkard

Scouting Pitchers: Adrian Salcedo Interview, Carlos Martinez

RotoWire's James Benkard saw two promising young arms during a recent Midwest League doubleheader.

Scouting Pitchers: Cardinal Pitchers

Scouting Pitchers: Good Starts

Analyzing Spring Stats

Scouting Pitchers: An Impressive Staff in San Fran

James Benkard discusses Tim Lincecum and the rest of the NL West champs' pitching staff.

Scouting Pitchers: A Closer Look at the Yankees' Arms

Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has a 0.74 ERA in 133 postseason innings -- the best of all time.

Scouting Pitchers: Scouting the Braves

James Benkard reviews Tim Hudson and the primary arms on the Atlanta Braves, including a few top names in their farm system.

Scouting Pitchers: What Is a Great Power Pitcher's Motion?

James Benkard examines deliveries and looks to determine where Tim Lincecum's velocity has gone.

Scouting Pitchers: Armed Forces

The Rays have a stockpile of talent for their rotation and they'll need their pitching come playoff time to knock off the likes of the Rangers and Yankees.

Scouting Pitchers: A Look at the Padres

Scouting Pitchers: Setting Up the Second Half

The Rangers have been very happy with Neftali Feliz as their closer this season. Unfortunately for opposing teams, the relievers in front of him keep getting better.

Scouting Pitchers: Young Jays Pitchers May Fly High

Even with Shaun Marcum (elbow) headed back to the DL, the Jays have a stockpile of promising young arms. James Benkard breaks it down...

Scouting Pitchers: Cincinnati Reds

The Reds' rotation is transitioning from the old and fading (Aaron Harang) to the young and promising (Aroldis Chapman, Mike Leake, and Johnny Cueto).

Scouting Pitchers: Radar Love - Closer Edition

Scouting Pitchers: Texas Rangers & Radar Love: Fastball Velocities for No. 5 Starters

Scouting Pitchers: Radar Love: Fastball Velocities for No. 4 Starters

Scouting Pitchers: Radar Love: Fastball Velocities for No. 3 Starters

Scouting Pitchers: Chicago Cubs & Radar Love: First-Start Fastballs for No. 2 Starters

Scouting Pitchers: Oakland Starters & Radar Love: First-start fastballs for team aces

Scouting Pitchers: Spring Training Wrap Up- Major League Strikeout Leaders

Scouting Pitchers: NL Season Preview

Scouting Pitchers: AL Season Preview

Scouting Pitchers: Brandon Morrow and David Aardsma

Scouting Pitchers: Homer Bailey and Jeff Samardzija

Scouting Pitchers: Edwin Jackson

Scouting Pitchers: Josh Johnson and Steven Strasburg

Scouting Pitchers: Phil Hughes

Scouting Pitchers: Max Scherzer

Scouting Pitchers: Brett Anderson

Scouting Pitchers: Paul Maholm

Scouting Pitchers: Rick Porcello and Ricky Romero

Scouting Pitchers: Rick Porcello and Ricky Romero

Scouting Pitchers: Rick Porcello and Ricky Romero

Scouting Pitchers: Chris Volstad

Scouting Pitchers: NL Top 25 Bargains: Spring Update

Scouting Pitchers: Blue Jays' Bullpen

Scouting Pitchers: AL Top 25 Bargains: Spring Update

Scouting Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw

Scouting Pitchers: Matt Harrison

Scouting Pitchers: C.C. Sabathia

Scouting Pitchers: Cliff Lee

Scouting Pitchers: Ricky Nolasco

Scouting Pitchers: Matt Garza

Scouting Pitchers: Ubaldo Jimenez and Franklin Morales

Scouting Pitchers: Greg Smith, Dana Eveland, and Gio Gonzalez

Scouting Pitchers: Edinson Volquez and Johnny Cueto

Scouting Pitchers: All-Star Futures Game Wrap-Up

Scouting Pitchers: Gavin Floyd

Scouting Pitchers: Johan Santana

Scouting Pitchers: Brandon Webb

Scouting Pitchers: Carlos Zambrano and Erik Bedard

Scouting Pitchers: Justin Verlander

Scouting Pitchers: Brett Myers

Scouting Pitchers: Jon Lester

Scouting Pitchers: Hiroki Kuroda

Scouting Pitchers: Ervin Santana

Scouting Pitchers: Aaron Harang and Jair Jurrjens

Scouting Pitchers: Jeremy Bonderman

Scouting Pitchers: Scott Kazmir and A.J. Burnett

Scouting Pitchers: Matt Cain and Chris R. Young

Scouting Pitchers: Kelvin Escobar and Joe Blanton

Scouting Pitchers: Yovani Gallardo and Wandy Rodriguez