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August 2, 2015
FAAB Factor - NL: A Cespedes for the Rest of Us
Jan Levine reviews this week's FAAB bids, which are choke full of fallout from the trade deadline, including the arrival of Yeonis Cespedes in Queens.
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.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday's Picks
Joel Bartilotta finds some nice value plays for Saturday's 12-game slate, including Shin-Soo Choo, whose price does not reflect his value against left-handers.
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.
Series to Watch: Mets vs. Nationals
Lucas Duda leads the Mets in home runs this season and will face the Nationals this weekend without having to see ace Max Scherzer.
July 30, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Trade Deadline Closer Carousel
July 29, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Closer, Here! Get Your Cubs Closer, Here!
Minor League Barometer: Trade Deadline Turmoil
Jesse Siegel looks at some of the minor leaguers whose fortunes have changed at the trade deadline, including new A's prospect Jacob Nottingham
July 27, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Tulo-ronto
After a decade in Colorado, Troy Tulowitzki was stunningly moved to a new home late Monday night, as he'll join the Blue Jays' star-studded lineup
Diamond Cuts: No Guarantees from PRP
Dustin Pedroia will undergo a platelet-rich plasma injection to aid in his recovery from a strained hamstring, but RotoWire's Jeff Stotts warns that a return to the field is still far off.
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.
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 24, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Another Mets Prospect Promoted
July 22, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: McGee, Please!
Jake McGee has four saves on the year in a limited closer’s capacity, but he’s been golden as an 8th inning guy.
July 21, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: No Joe Schmo
Farm Futures: The Best of What's Left, Vol. 2.0
RotoWire's prospect analyst James Anderson dives into the best players still left in the minors who can help fantasy owners in single-season and dynasty leagues.
July 19, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: New Phillie Coming to Town
Phillies prospect Aaron Nola will be promoted Tuesday to make his Major League debut against Tampa Bay.
July 18, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Separating Contenders From Pretenders
Veterans lead Yankees, Twins in playoff race
July 17, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Schwarber Could Stay
Chris Benzine discusses why the Cubs could change their tune and make Schwarber the everyday catcher, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
July 16, 2015
The Saber's Edge: Second-Half Pitching Predictions
Can Chris Archer keep this up? Jeff Zimmerman crunches the numbers using K%-BB% and something called R-squared to predict the second half.
July 13, 2015
Diamond Cuts: Fifth Annual All-Scar Team
RotoWire's Jeff Stotts breaks down the top players who have altered fantasy leagues by spending more time on the disabled list than the field this season.
July 6, 2015
Diamond Cuts: Cascading Motions
RotoWire's Jeff Stotts explains how the human body is like a Rube Goldberg machine and why that could leave Stephen Strasburg out for up to six weeks with his latest ailment.
July 5, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Santana Sharp in Return Sunday
Twins starter Ervin Santana allowed two runs on three hits and three walks with eight strikeouts over eight innings in his return from suspension Sunday against the Royals.
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
July 4, 2015
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.
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?
July 3, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Happy Fourth of July
Chris Benzine discusses Alejandro De Aza's recent hot streak and why you should consider him in some formats, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
July 2, 2015
Mound Musings: Know When to Hold ‘Em
Brad Johnson is expecting big second-half performances from some slow-starting pitchers.
July 1, 2015
The Saber's Edge: Sinking Feeling
Jeff Zimmerman on the pitchers with the most effective sinking fastballs.
June 28, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: An Unlikely Embarrassment Of Riches
The Mets now feature a rotation that is younger – and arguably more dynamic – than just about any in baseball.
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