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February 19, 2015
The Long Game: Bat Hawks Down
Erik Siegrist discusses what to do in this lower run-scoring environment, and cautions against giving Corey Kluber a long contract extension, in case the rumored strike zone changes occur.
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 29, 2015
Stathead vs. Scout: The Dividing Line
Co-hosts of the Short Hops podcast, Derek VanRiper and Bernie Pleskoff weigh in on the players they disagree about for the 2015 season.
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 13, 2014
Behind the Breakout: Brantley Goes Boom
What changed for Michael Brantley during his 2014 breakout? Paul Sporer takes a closer look.
September 24, 2014
In Some Depth: Lineup Review
In the final 2014 installment of In Some Depth, Ryan Eisner looks around the league to see which teams used the greatest number of lineups 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 Barometer: Old Huddy Duddy
Tim Hudson has been a serious second-half fader, and RotoWire's Vlad Sedler wonders whether there's a rebound left in him.
August 21, 2014
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 14, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week
Despite his recent relative mediocrity on the mound, Adam Wainwright's price on DraftKings makes him worth using Sunday against the Padres' woeful offense.
August 11, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Splitting the Splits
RotoWire's Michael Rathburn takes a look at handedness and park factors to uncover even more indicators in building successful lineups for daily games.
August 8, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Walker's Not According to Plan
2014 has not gone as planned for Taijuan Walker, who entered the season perhaps baseball's top pitching prospect.
August 7, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
John Lester, Francisco Liriano and Johnny Cueto are among the starting pitchers RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian recommends targeting on DraftKings for the upcoming slate of games.
August 4, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: The Art of Stacking
Stacking is a commonly-used strategy in daily MLB games, but some sites limit the opportunity, which has made mini-stacking popular.
July 27, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Fly Hawaiian
Jedd Gyorko returns to the Padres on Monday for his first action since hitting the DL in early June.
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.
June 30, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down Draftstreet Hitting
Michael Rathburn breaks down the hitting numbers to help with your roster building on DraftStreet.
June 29, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Live And Let Dayan
FAAB Factor - NL: Harper's Return Imminent
Bryce Harper had a huge game on his rehab assignment Saturday and Sergio Romo blew another save. Jan Levine addresses both this week and more in this week's column.
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 26, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Zunino For Power
Mike Zunino is one of the hottest hitters in the game over the last week...
June 23, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Back Rubby
June 22, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Giants Push the Panik Button
The Giants called up Joe Panik on Saturday. Jan Levine suggests how much you should bid on him in this week's edition.
June 21, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Eaton Your Heart Out
June 20, 2014
The Daily Duel: R to the Izzo
Don't be fooled by the Cubs' inconsistent offense, Anthony Rizzo is currently a value on FanDuel.
June 16, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Heaney Meeny Miney Mo
June 15, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Lord Have Mercer
June 13, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: No Joshin' Around
Nolan Arenado (finger) is still several weeks away from a return, and it looks like Josh Rutledge will continue to see opportunities in the meantime.
June 12, 2014
Despite recent struggles, Jon Lester makes for an interesting play in daily games with a reduced salary.
June 10, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down FanDuel Hitting
Michael Rathburn crunches the numbers and identifies the best hitter to target (or avoid) on FanDuel
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