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August 1, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Non-Problem Solved
Erik Siegrist ranks this week's hitting matchups, and -- surprise -- the Blue Jays, who were already strong at the plate, are on top with the newly acquired Troy Tulowitzki.
Pitching Value Meter: Welcome to the AL, Johnny
Former Red Johnny Cueto could have a rude welcome to the AL as he begins his Royals career with a couple of tough road starts. How far did Paul Sporer drop him in this week's rankings?
July 31, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: The Deadline Has Passed
Chris Benzine discusses Alex Wilson's new role as the likely closer for the Tigers, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
July 26, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
With three home runs Saturday, Alex Rodriguez is getting plenty of attention from DFS players, including Benny Ricciardi for his Sunday FanDuel lineups.
July 25, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Quietly Building A Contender
Mike Leake does not feature an overwhelming arsenal, but he could provide a needed boost.
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.
Pitching Value Meter: Never a Reason to Worry
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers and can't help but shake his head at those who fretted over Clayton Kershaw earlier this season.
July 20, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Cheer Rios
Alex Rios's 2015 season has been characterized by injury and disappointment, but there's light at the end of the tunnel.
July 19, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Red Tide Could Rise
Erik Siegrist's weekly look at the best hitting matchups finds the Reds in an enviable position at home and on the road this week.
July 18, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Sale-ing into the Second Half
Paul Sporer ranks the week's starters, but he can't stop marveling at Chris Sale, whose strikeouts continue to set him apart.
July 17, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Second-Half Kickoff
Paul Sporer lays out the rankings for the first weekend of the second half, and, surprise, Max Scherzer is still on top.
July 11, 2015
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Erasmo Ramirez
Jason Collette digs into the surprising turnaround of Erasmo Ramirez to figure out if the pitcher's revival with the Rays is for real.
July 10, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
Adrian Gonzalez started the season hot, and while he struggled in June, he has four home runs in his last seven games, making him an attractive piece on Fantasy Aces, according to RotoWire's Alex Spalding.
July 9, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: The Forgotten Castellanos
Nick Castellanos was a once heralded prospect in the Tigers organization but is now showing a resurgence, giving owners an intriguing pick up in leagues.
July 8, 2015
Minor League Barometer: Saving Room For Severino
Jesse Siegel takes his weekly tour of the minor leagues and notes that the Yankees' rotation could soon get a boost from Luis Severino
July 4, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Power Surge
Twins' prospect Miguel Sano could provide a boost in run production.
July 5, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Holding All The Cards
Erik Siegrist highlights the best matchups for hitters in weekly formats, including a rare eight-game period for Kolten Wong and the Cardinals
Pitching Value Meter: Strength vs. Strength
Paul Sporer ranks this week's pitchers and is already looking forward to the showdown between Chris Sale and the lefty-smashing Blue Jays.
July 3, 2015
RotoWire's Alex Spalding has picked out a number of solid value plays on Fantasy Aces to help DFS players build around Clayton Kershaw on Friday.
July 1, 2015
The Saber's Edge: Sinking Feeling
Jeff Zimmerman on the pitchers with the most effective sinking fastballs.
June 29, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Tinker with Taylor
June 27, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Heating Up in the Desert
With Coors Field silent this week, Erik Siegrist has a new team atop the hitter rankings in the Diamondbacks.
Pitching Value Meter: Maximum Output
Paul Sporer has moved Max Scherzer ahead of Clayton Kershaw as his top pitcher in baseball, and the Nationals' ace takes his rightful spot atop the weekly rankings.
June 25, 2015
Bats & Balls: An Early Midseason Check In
David Regan puts together his all-fantasy, all-value, all-rookie and all-regression teams as the first half nears its close
June 24, 2015
FantasyScore MLB: Wednesday Plays
Pablo Sandoval has nine multi-hit games in his last 14 and has a very low price on FantasyScore that fantasy players should take advantage of Wednesday.
FantasyAces MLB: Wednesday Picks
Jason Heyward is starting to turn it around, and RotoWire's Neil Parker explains why FantasyAces players should continue to ride Heyward's hot bat Wednesday.
June 23, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Ray of Hope?
Robbie Ray is 2-2 with a 1.78 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 23:9 K:BB over 30.1 innings through five starts for Arizona.
June 22, 2015
Fantasy 101: Evaluating Starting Pitchers on FanDuel
Michael Rathburn explains how he picks starting pitchers on FanDuel and breaks down the stats to show which ones have provided the most value this season.
June 20, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Tigers Burning Bright
Erik Siegrist's weekly look at the best hitting matchups finds the Tigers in an enviable position as they'll miss two of the best pitchers in their division this week.
Pitching Value Meter: Back on his Throne
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starters and is relieved that Felix Hernandez rebounded after a couple of non-King like starts.
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