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January 24, 2015
Rounding Third: Revisiting Early Starting Pitchers
Jeff Erickson looks back at 2014 to review the benefits and drawbacks of targeting starting pitchers early in drafts.
January 19, 2015
Picks and Pans: Home Sweet Home
Joe Sheehan shares his annual list of players to target and avoid in drafts for 2015. With the move from Los Angeles to Boston, Hanley Ramirez may be primed for a big year.
The Wheelhouse: 25 Things You Should Know Before Draft Day
Derek VanRiper shares some of the tools that he uses to prepare during the offseason, along with some early discoveries about the player pool heading into 2015.
January 15, 2015
Rounding Third: The RotoWire 200
Jeff Erickson's initial set of top 200 overall rankings for 2015 predictably has Mike Trout on top, but who follows after Trout?
November 7, 2014
Painting the Black: A Way Too Early Look at 2015
Jensen Lewis shares his opinion about some of 2014's standout performers, including the Giants' Madison Bumgarner.
September 23, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Betting the House
Indians left-hander T.J. House hasn't gotten the publicity of Corey Kluber and Carlos Carrasco, but his late-season success has helped the Tribe remain on the edge of the Wild Card race.
September 20, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Down the Stretch they Come
With a playoff berth in the balance, the Mariners might need 18 innings out of Felix Hernandez this week, which would be just fine for fantasy owners.
September 18, 2014
Bats and Balls: Handing Out the Hardware
Mike Trout is an easy choice for AL MVP, but who has been the most valuable fantasy player relative to ADP this season?
September 16, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Pull for Pollock
After going M.I.A. for three months while recovering from a broken hand, the Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock has burst back on the scene in September, picking up where he left off in May.
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Pitching Game Theory
Sonny Gray has been a significant bargain among the elite starting pitchers in DFS play this season. Renee Miller looks for ways to identify bargains among starting pitchers in her article this week.
September 13, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Strasburg's Quiet Excellence
Stephen Strasburg might have disappointed some this year, but he's still having a fantastic fantasy season.
September 10, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Matzek Begins To Realize His Potential
September 6, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Two Jokers for the King
Felix Hernandez gets two starts this week against teams he has dominated this year.
September 4, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Dropping Dead Weight For Hot Bats And Arms
Mound Musings: 2015 Draft Day Aces
Clayton Kershaw is, of course, the top fantasy pitcher heading into 2015, but who else should be on your short list of starters to watch?
September 3, 2014
Bats and Balls: Overvalued for 2015
Johnny Cueto might be having a great season, but it takes time to rebuild trust, and he hasn't proven that he can be trusted in 2015.
August 30, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Fightin' Phillie
Cole Hamels has been in a groove since mid-May, and he'll look to continue it in two starts this week.
August 29, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Russellin' Some Feathers
Chris Benzine discusses his recommended pickup, the day's transactions, and takes a look at some value picks for Saturday.
August 26, 2014
MLB Daily Games Strategy: The Lack of Pitching Trends
Renee Miller searched the end of the 2013 season looking for pitching trends that might carry over to the final weeks of the 2014 season, but unfortunately found few that applied.
August 23, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Two Starts for Kershaw
A two-start week for Clayton Kershaw comes at the perfect time for fantasy owners, especially for those in head-to-head leagues.
Sunday Lineup Card: Arcia Heats Up Minnesota
Twins' outfielder continues to set torrid pace in August.
August 21, 2014
Mound Musings: Working Around Trouble
The best pitchers know how to work around trouble, and few are better at it than Felix Hernandez, who has allowed a mere two home runs with runners on this year.
August 19, 2014
In Some Depth: See You in September
Dodgers fans have been calling for Joc Pederson and they should get their wish when rosters expand next month.
August 17, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Rocky Mountain Return
Michael Cuddyer returned to the Rockies' lineup Sunday after hitting .611 with six doubles, nine RBI and seven runs scored over eight rehab games in the minors.
August 16, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: No Taming this Tiger
Max Scherzer is one of the few things going right for the Tigers these days, as he's dominated in his recent starts.
August 13, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Rutledge Rusty, But Secure
August 11, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: For No Rymer Reason
The newly-recalled Rymer Liriano could give Padres fans something to get excited about as the team plays out the string on another losing season.
August 9, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Killer 'Wrighty'
Adam Wainwright not only gets two starts this week, but he gets two teams that can't hit right-handers in the Marlins and Padres.
August 7, 2014
Mound Musings: Two-Strike Studs
Putting hitters away in two-strike counts is one of the most important factors when evaluating pitchers, and no starter does it better than Felix Hernandez.
August 5, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: They Called Up Kennys!
He may not be Byron Buxton or Miguel Sano, but Kennys Vargas is a Minnesota hitting prospect worth your attention.
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