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May 25, 2015
MLB Barometer: Too Close to the Sun
Last Week, Vlad Sedler was flying high. This week? The crash.
May 23, 2015
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Matt Shoemaker
Jason Collette digs inside the numbers on Matt Shoemaker this week to figure out why he is struggling and if he can turn it around.
Pitching Value Meter: Not the Bum He Used to be
Two-start Madison Bumgarner bounced back after a rocky start and is dealing lately, but where does that leave him in Paul Sporer's rankings this week?
May 22, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
RotoWire's Alex Spalding thinks Zack Greinke has the best pitching upside Friday on FantasyAces.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian is looking to load up on Bronx Bombers this weekend.
May 21, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: No Cooling Colabello
May 16, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Living Up to the Hype
Paul Sporer is particularly impressed this week with Matt Harvey, who has not had trouble living up to his preseason hype.
May 14, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Streaking Quintana
Quintana has been spectacular since his April 19 implosion against the Tigers, where he gave up nine earned runs in four innings pitched
Mound Musings: You Can Do Better!
Brad Johnson has words of encouragement for Chris Sale and some other some big-time arms.
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.
Pitching Value Meter: The Golden Archer
Paul Sporer likes what he sees from Chris Archer, despite consecutive four-walk games, enough to vault him up the rankings in a two-start week.
May 4, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Power Plouffe Play
May 2, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: It's Good to be the King
Paul Sporer's top-ranked pitcher this week is a two-start Felix Hernandez, who is so good his disappointments are envied by lesser pitchers.
April 25, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Two Starts for Kluber
Paul Sporer ranks the coming week's starting pitchers, but is two home starts enough to make Corey Kluber the AL's top-ranked hurler?
April 24, 2015
Series to Watch: Mets vs. Yankees
Matt Harvey has been dominant this season, including a high-90s fastball sooner than many expected, an
April 23, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Elementary, My Dear Watson!
Mark Melancon returned to action on Thursday for the Pirates, landing his third save of the season, but Melancon isnít the news here Ė itís Tony Watson.
The Saber's Edge: Reality Check
Jeff Zimmerman looks at deceptive early stats, including Adam Jones' otherworldly batting average.
April 18, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Bringing 2013 Back
Once forgotten, Everth Cabrera is relevant again.
Pitching Value Meter: Harvey Invisible in Late Innings
Paul Sporer lays out the week's pitcher rankings and says the only thing holding back Matt Harvey is that he's not going deep into games.
April 17, 2015
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian offers up his favorite pitchers, batters, and lineup stacks for the upcoming weekend.
April 12, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Call On Kiermaier
Rays' outfielder Kevin Kiermaier is Monday's recommended pickup after hitting .381 with seven extra-base hits during the first week of the season.
April 11, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Slow Week for Kershaw
Paul Sporer delivers his weekly pitcher rankings and finds only one starter worthy of jumping Clayton Kershaw in a one-start week. Who is it?
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 4, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Kicking Off the 2015 Season
Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural Value Meter for 2015, and familiar faces top the list, like Felix Hernandez, who takes on two division foes in Week 1.
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 23, 2015
Rounding Third: AL Tout Wars - Value 2.0
Jeff Erickson didn't come into Saturday's AL Tout Wars auction targeting Adam Jones, but walked away owning him nonetheless.
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 10, 2015
Collette Calls: LABR Draft Recap
Jason Collette analyzes the recent LABR auction and finds few bargains among power hitters as the league-wide drop in home runs is fueling fantasy inflation.
March 5, 2015
Bats & Balls: Busts to Avoid
David Regan turns his attention to overvalued players this week and finds Jose Abreu as one of the biggest names to avoid this season.
February 14, 2015
RotoWire Roundtable: Valentine's Edition of the Top 350
The first installment of the Roundtable Rankings are up for 2015! Check out the panel's divide on Mookie Betts, among others.
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