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August 28, 2014
Mound Musings: State of the Staff Overviews
The Nationals have solidified their position atop the division thanks to pitching, and Stephen Strasburg hasn't even hit his stride yet.
August 26, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Hip Hip, Jorge!
Jorge Soler is the latest of the Cubs' hot-hitting prospects to reach the majors.
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.
August 21, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Jay Is The Way
Reds closer Aroldis Chapman looks to be back to himself after a Thursday night appearance...
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Picks
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian takes a look at the top DraftKings value plays for both pitchers and hitters this weekend.
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 15, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: The Roof is on Fier(s)
Mike Fiers may only have a temporary place in the Brewers' rotation, but he has short-term value.
August 14, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Moves for the Home Stretch
Teams out of the playoff race still have a lot to play for, including calling up the likes of Cubs prospect Kris Bryant.
August 10, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Peralta Steals Home and the Attention of Fantasy Owners
Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta is Monday's recommended pickup.
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 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.
August 2, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Gray Gets All A's
Considering the absurd run he's on, Sonny Gray might be baseball's best mid-rotation starter after he went from ace to No. 3 in the rotation thanks to trades.
July 31, 2014
Mound Musings: The Tradewinds Continue to Blow
Do the Cardinals have the magic to help Justin Masterson turn around his season?
July 30, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Smells Like Roses
July 26, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Darvish Still Dealing
Yu Darvish is having a down year that most pitchers would kill for, and this week he gets two starts.
July 24, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Phelps Offers Mid-Season Rotation Help
The Yankees have been looking for stability in their rotation of late...
July 23, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Second-Half Surgers
Jayson Werth has started the second half on fire, and the numbers show he is seeing the ball well this season.
July 22, 2014
MLB Barometer: The Price is Wong
Vlad Sedler basks in the glow of the RotoWire company trip to Las Vegas and raises the status of Kolten Wong in this week's edition.
July 19, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Smooth Saling
As the second half gets into full swing, Chris Sale gets two teams this week that he usually dominates.
Sunday Lineup Card: Reel In Chris Young
A look at Sunday’s matchups
July 18, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Second-Half Kickoff
All-Star starter Felix Hernandez is back in action as the second half kicks off this weekend.
July 14, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down Vegas Data - Part I (Pitching)
RotoWire's Michael Rathburn dives deep into the numbers to find the best Vegas data pitching values.
July 8, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: The Vogt is In
Josh Reddick's back-to-back disabled list trips looked like a major blow for the Athletics, but Stephen Vogt has added stability to right field, while occasionally seeing time behind the plate.
July 7, 2014
MLB Barometer: Return of the Mac
Yovani Gallardo is one of 10 starting pitchers that Vlad Sedler believes will be better over the second half of the season.
July 5, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Kershaw's Brilliance Limited this Week
Clayton Kershaw has been unreal lately, but he has only one start this week. Is that enough to knock him from the top ranking?
July 3, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Tomlindependence Day
Josh Tomlin is coming off a one-hitter against the Mariners. Can he keep it going against the Royals on America's birthday?
June 28, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Ray of Hope
David Price has had a huge June, and that's enough to vault him to the top of this week's pitcher rankings.
June 27, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Stromania
Marcus Stroman has posted a 2.43 ERA in his five starts for the Blue Jays, making his early-season struggled out of the bullpen seem like a distant memory.
June 21, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Eaton Your Heart Out
Pitching Value Meter: Crowning Achievement
Felix Hernandez's 2.22 ERA is not supported by his skills -- it's too high. With two starts, he's the top pitcher in the AL this week, but is he tops in baseball?
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