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July 27, 2015
Collette Calls: Checking the Stats on 'New' Pitches
Many pitchers talk in spring training about adding a pitch, but Jason Collette checks the numbers to see which pitchers have actually followed through on such promises, and which have benefited.
MLB Barometer: Staying Focused
Vlad Sedler cautions against premature NFL obsession - you've got a baseball league to win!
July 26, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Nat Nearing a Return
Ryan Zimmerman is Monday's Recommended Pickup as he nears a return from the DL to the Nationals' lineup.
July 23, 2015
Bats & Balls: Potential Trade Deadline Impact
David Regan looks over some big names who could be on the move at the trade deadline, including the Reds' Johnny Cueto.
July 16, 2015
Mound Musings: Back to the Future
Brad Johnson's review of the arms at this year's Futures Game, including Houston's Mark Appel, who continues to be something of an enigma.
July 9, 2015
Bats & Balls: A Bullpen Walk-Through
David Regan offers up a status report on the closer situations for all 30 teams, including the woeful Reds who might be tempted to deal Aroldis Chapman.
July 4, 2015
Collette Calls: Managing Second-Half Expectations
Jason Collette looks at recent history to find some realistic projections for fantasy categories in the second half. For example, how many home runs should you expect from a player in the second half?
June 29, 2015
MLB Barometer: Random Notes
Vlad Sedler thinks Brett Gardner has become the Yankees' leader, and other random notes.
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
Minor League Barometer: A-Matz-ing Numbers
Jesse Siegel checks in with his weekly look at the minors, and highlights two prospects who could make an impact in the NL East race.
June 21, 2015
FAAB Factor - NL: May the Schwarb be with You
Kyle Schwarber is the next in the line of Cubs prospects, but is he worth picking up right now? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
June 14, 2015
FAAB Factor - NL: Spending your (Ci)shekels
Steve Cishek is back in Miami, but he’s not closing yet. Is it worth speculating that he’ll regain his role? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
June 12, 2015
Bats & Balls: More Prospects on the Way
David Regan reviews the next prospects likely to get called up as we get deeper into summer, including the Dodgers' Corey Seager, who looks like an All-Star in the making.
June 11, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Garcia May Still Be There
, so Garcia may not be available in some leagues, but with the way he’s been hitting of late he’s worth consideration.
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.
MLB Barometer: The Wait is Over
The Carlos Correa era begins, and Vlad Sedler is giddy with anticipation. Plus: Chris Archer and Gerrit Cole join the ranks of true elite SPs.
June 6, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Unexpected Development
Healthy and in his prime, Cameron Maybin enjoys a fountain of youth.
June 1, 2015
MLB Barometer: Would You Rather?
Vlad Sedler applies the principles of a middle-school game to crucial Roto decisions.
May 15, 2015
Bats & Balls: A Look at the 30 Closer Situations
David Regan reviews each team's closer situation this week, including a look at what to make of the Marlins now that Steve Cishek has been jettisoned from the role.
May 14, 2015
Mound Musings: You Can Do Better!
Brad Johnson has words of encouragement for Chris Sale and some other some big-time arms.
May 7, 2015
Minor League Barometer: Upgrades, Downgrades
Jesse Siegel's latest update on the minors finds Luis Severino picking up where he left off last season, and it's possible he could make his MLB debut for the Yankees this season.
May 4, 2015
MLB Barometer: Sizzlers and Fizzlers
Vlad Sedler picks winners and losers from the season's first month, including Paul Goldschmidt, who looks primed for a career year.
April 19, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Dial Up DeSclafani
Ryan Rufe discusses why Anthony DeSclafani is worth a pickup in Monday's lineup card.
April 17, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Travis To The Top
Chris Benzine discusses why Devon Travis is worth a pickup among other things in Saturday's lineup card.
April 16, 2015
The Long Game: The FAAB and How to Swing it
Erik Siegrist explains why it's better to play small ball during FAAB bidding on players like Miguel Castro before they emerge rather than saving your budget for a big-bid strategy.
April 9, 2015
Bats & Balls: Observations from Opening Week
Dave Regan sizes up the first week of the baseball season and likes what he sees in Colorado, especially from Nolan Arenado.
Mound Musings: Surprises Are In Store?
How many of this spring's big surprises will turn into real values? Brad Johnson discusses.
April 7, 2015
MLB Barometer: Hahn Solo
Vlad Sedler looks for the breakout starting pitchers of 2015 who can be this year's Corey Kluber.
April 6, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: First Closer Down
On Opening Day, the Mets' Jenrry Mejia became the first closer to lose his job, as he was unable to warm up due to elbow stiffness.
April 5, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Let's Grilli for MLB's First Full Slate
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