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August 4, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Victor Martinez can be had at a discount, and Ronny Mor is buying.
August 3, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Second Coming of Jesus Montero
The new-look Jesus Montero destroyed Triple-A pitching, and now he's getting a chance to play every day for the Mariners.
August 1, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Welcome to the AL, Johnny
Former Red Johnny Cueto could have a rude welcome to the AL as he begins his Royals career with a couple of tough road starts. How far did Paul Sporer drop him in this week's rankings?
July 30, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
David Soda pencils Anthony Rizzo in at 1b for Thursday contests.
July 29, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Closer, Here! Get Your Cubs Closer, Here!
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.
July 25, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Never a Reason to Worry
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers and can't help but shake his head at those who fretted over Clayton Kershaw earlier this season.
July 24, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
Corey Kluber and Max Scherzer are the headline starters Friday, and RotoWire's Alex Spalding has a number of value plays to help afford the aces.
July 23, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Say It Ain't So, Bo!
Bo Schultz only needed two pitches to retire two batters in the ninth inning on Thursday for the Blue Jays to snag his first save of the season.
July 18, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Sale-ing into the Second Half
Paul Sporer ranks the week's starters, but he can't stop marveling at Chris Sale, whose strikeouts continue to set him apart.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Picks
Joel Bartilotta breaks down the Saturday slate and finds some excellent values up and down the lineup, including Prince Fielder.
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.
Pitching Value Meter: Second-Half Kickoff
Paul Sporer lays out the rankings for the first weekend of the second half, and, surprise, Max Scherzer is still on top.
July 16, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: The Second Half Begins
Erik Siegrist breaks down the weekend series', but a doubleheader gives the Royals and White Sox a one-game advantage over the rest of the league.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian thinks the Cubs' pitching staff will be too much for the Braves to handle this weekend.
July 10, 2015
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian will roll the dice with some Red Sox pitchers this weekend.
Adrian Gonzalez started the season hot, and while he struggled in June, he has four home runs in his last seven games, making him an attractive piece on Fantasy Aces, according to RotoWire's Alex Spalding.
July 9, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: The Forgotten Castellanos
Nick Castellanos was a once heralded prospect in the Tigers organization but is now showing a resurgence, giving owners an intriguing pick up in leagues.
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.
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.
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian Expects Big Things From Cincinnati's Sluggers This Weekend
June 29, 2015
DraftKings MLB: Monday-Wednesday Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian Expects Some Fireworks At Camden Yards This Week
June 28, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Cain Is Able
Matt Cain is healthy and will likely be cleared to reclaim a spot in the Giants' rotation early next week.
June 27, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Heating Up in the Desert
With Coors Field silent this week, Erik Siegrist has a new team atop the hitter rankings in the Diamondbacks.
Pitching Value Meter: Maximum Output
Paul Sporer has moved Max Scherzer ahead of Clayton Kershaw as his top pitcher in baseball, and the Nationals' ace takes his rightful spot atop the weekly rankings.
June 24, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
After a slow start, Andrew McCutchen is as hot as the weather. He's one of David Soda's key picks for Wednesday.
June 23, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Ray of Hope?
Robbie Ray is 2-2 with a 1.78 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 23:9 K:BB over 30.1 innings through five starts for Arizona.
June 22, 2015
Fantasy 101: Evaluating Starting Pitchers on FanDuel
Michael Rathburn explains how he picks starting pitchers on FanDuel and breaks down the stats to show which ones have provided the most value this season.
June 20, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Back on his Throne
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starters and is relieved that Felix Hernandez rebounded after a couple of non-King like starts.
June 18, 2015
James Seltzer's DFS plays for Thursday, including KC's Mike Moustakas
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