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July 26, 2015
FAAB Factor - NL: New Closer in Philly?
With Jonathan Papelbon expected to be traded this week, this might be the last time to grab Ken Giles, writes RotoWire's Erik Siegrist in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
July 25, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Nothing Like a July Homestand
Erik Siegrist breaks down the coming week's hitter rankings, which finds the Rangers in the enviable position of facing homer-prone CC Sabathia in Arlington.
July 12, 2015
FAAB Factor - NL: New Closer in Atlanta
Jason Grilli is done for the season. Will Jim Johnson start pitching in the ninth in Atlanta? RotoWire's Jan Levine is back with this week's edition of the NL FAAB Factor.
July 8, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
David Soda is buying Pirates hitters - including red-hot Andrew McCutchen - for Wednesday's matchup against Andrew Cashner and the Padres.
July 6, 2015
MLB Barometer: Chicks Dig the Long Ball
Vlad Sedler projects the top home-run hitters for the second half. On which side of 40 will Baltimore's Chris Davis land?
June 8, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Future Is Now
On a day when the Astros loaded up on highly rated prospects in the draft, they debuted 2012 No. 1 pick Carlos Correa with the big team.
May 30, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Stealing Time From A Speedster
Oakland is a curious place to look for offense, but one exception is enjoying a solid season.
May 19, 2015
The Lineup Card: Closing Shake-Up in Arizona
May 18, 2015
DraftKings MLB: Monday-Wednesday Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian is looking to ride the Cleveland pitching staff on DraftKings this week.
MLB Barometer: Coming Back to Earth
Vlad Sedler's teams are off to a hot start, but are they as good as they've looked so far?
May 11, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Monday Picks
With lots of bargains available, Kevin Payne is splurging on a premium third baseman.
May 9, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: The Cubs' Forgotten Young Gun
For all the hype surrounding Bryant, it's another Cubs' infielder with short-term value.
May 4, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Power Plouffe Play
May 1, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Don't Dwell on Swell Odubel
Odubel Herrera has become started the season strong, and Chris Benzine discusses why he shouldn't sit on your waiver wire.
April 27, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Troubled Closer In Paradise
Marlins closer Steve Cishek has had an awful go of it in April, leading to speculation that A.J. Ramos could get a shot in the ninth inning.
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno is banking on Ryan Braun to break out of his sluggish start to the season against Reds starter Jason Marquis on Monday.
MLB Barometer: Down the Rabbit Hole
Back to the grind with Vlad Sedler, who is impressed with Mark Teixiera's early-season production
April 17, 2015
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian offers up his favorite pitchers, batters, and lineup stacks for the upcoming weekend.
April 14, 2015
The Lineup Card: Will Dodgers See the Light with Guerrero?
Wednesday Lineup Card: Will Dodgers See the Light with Guerrero?
April 1, 2015
MLB Barometer: All-Undervalued Team
Vlad Sedler looks at players who are being overlooked this draft season, including breakout candidate Jake Marisnick.
March 27, 2015
Pirates Team Preview: Anything Is Possible
Can the Pirates reach the playoffs for the third consecutive year? RotoWire's John Toperzer discusses their offseason and how they set up in his preview.
March 21, 2015
RotoWire Roundtable: March Top 350
RotoWire's group of baseball experts is back with its latest roundtable rankings, in which Nolan Arenado, among others, takes a big jump up the list.
March 15, 2015
Collette Calls: Baseball Loves Lefties
Robinson Cano could face a disproportionate number of lefties this year in AL West play.
March 12, 2015
Bats & Balls: Spring Observations Around the League
Dave Regan looks around spring training and finds a lot to react, and overreact, to, including the exciting upside of Nolan Arenado.
March 9, 2015
Farm Futures: Top 10 Prospects: NL West
In the final installment of his spring organizational rankings, James Anderson looks at Archie Bradley and the other top prospects of the National League West.
March 3, 2015
Spring Training Job Battles: And We're Off
Clay Link details all the relevant job battles from around the league prior to the start of spring ball.
February 26, 2015
Bats & Balls: Sleepers to Target
Dave Regan names sleepers at each position in his inaugural column of 2015, including Joey Votto whose only question this year is health.
February 23, 2015
Farm Futures: Top 10 Prospects: NL East
James Anderson looks at the top prospects in the NL East, including Mets farmhand Noah Syndergaard.
February 19, 2015
The Long Game: Bat Hawks Down
Erik Siegrist discusses what to do in this lower run-scoring environment, and cautions against giving Corey Kluber a long contract extension, in case the rumored strike zone changes occur.
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