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March 24, 2015
Diamond Cuts: Lone Star Recoveries
The Rangers' offense could be dominant this season if Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo Choo can fully recover from their injury-plagued 2014 seasons.
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 19, 2015
Bats & Balls: 10 (Somewhat) Bold Predictions
Dave Regan looks into his crystal ball for the upcoming season and sees some bold things in store for the likes of Paul Goldschmidt.
March 17, 2015
Diamond Cuts: Time Before Opening Day
Anthony Rendon would likely have hit the 15-day DL if the regular season was already underway, but RotoWire injury expert Jeff Stotts thinks he should be back before Opening Day.
March 12, 2015
The Saber's Edge: AL LABR Recap
Jeff Zimmerman's AL LABR draft strategy was to spread his dollars, and he ended up spending big on only one player, Jose Abreu.
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
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL Central
Brad Johnson turns to the AL Central this week for pitchers whom fantasy owners should highlight on their cheat sheets, including Cleveland's Carlos Carrasco.
March 3, 2015
Spring Training Job Battles: And We're Off
Clay Link details all the relevant job battles from around the league prior to the start of spring ball.
February 20, 2015
White Sox Team Preview: Phase Two
The White Sox made big strides last season, then were big players this offseason to give Jose Abreu more help. Will it be enough to contend in the AL Central?
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.
January 30, 2015
Bats & Balls: How to Value Pitching
In his annual magazine column, David Regan lays the groundwork for a quality pitching staff.
January 27, 2015
Endgame Odyssey: Closer Roles In Flux
Yet again, the Mets have uncertainty with their closer role heading into spring training. Brad Johnson breaks down the unsettled ninth-inning situations around the league.
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 & 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 & 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.
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