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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?
October 10, 2014
Painting the Black: Chasing the Pennant
Jensen Lewis recalls his playoff experiences and projects both LCS's.
September 21, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Dealin' Derek
Derek Holland is 1-0 with a 0.99 ERA and 22:3 K:BB over his last four starts.
September 19, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Picks
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian evaluates quality picks on DraftKings for this weekend's slate of games, including Indians starter Corey Kluber, who faces off against the Twins on Sunday.
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.
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 12, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Pining For Pineda
Michael Pineda, out since late April due to a suspension and then a back injury, is finally set to make his return to the mound Wednesday.
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 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 22, 2014
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Adding ISO To Your Arsenal
Looking for a way to sort out the variance in submitting your hitting lineups? Renee Miller suggests adding ISO to your toolbox.
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 3, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Picks
Jerry Donabedian examines strong plays on DraftKings for the upcoming holiday weekend.
July 1, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Hahn's Solo Act in San Diego
His supporting cast may be brutal, but Padres right-hander Jesse Hahn has managed to reel off four wins and a 1.95 ERA over five starts since joining the rotation.
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 25, 2014
The Lineup Card: Co-Sign on Cosart
Jarred Cosart has shown improved control this season including a 21:7 K:BB over his last five starts (32.2 innings). As Ryan Rufe points out, he offers value in his matchup Thursday against Atlanta.
June 17, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Hot Cup of Jones in Seattle
James Jones has brought a much-needed infusion of speed and contact-hitting to the Seattle lineup since his May call-up.
June 10, 2014
MLB Barometer: Twin Powers
The returns of Oswaldo Arcia and Josh Willingham have strengthened the Twins' lineup, as has the signing of Kendrys Morales.
May 29, 2014
Bats and Balls: Revisiting Keeper Rankings
Where does Troy Tulowitzki rank now on a keeper list, and is his amazing start enough to look past his health issues?
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week
Mitch Moreland will have a wealth of at-bats available with Prince Fielder (neck) out for the season, making him a good play in daily games, especially when the Rangers have him batting third.
May 28, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Sports Tradex's Millionaire Maker
RotoWire partner, Sports Tradex, is offering users a chance to win $1,000,000 this Friday.
May 19, 2014
In Some Depth: Who's on First
Paul Goldschmidt leads a handful of first basemen who have played 100 percent of their teams' games at first base.
May 16, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: An Opening For Ichiro
40-year-old Ichiro Suzuki wasn't an everyday player to begin the season, but will likely be forced into a regular role with Carlos Beltran out with an elbow injury.
April 29, 2014
Charging the Mound: Charging the Outliers
What price do you put on outliers like Charlie Blackmon and Dee Gordon? Jeff and Chris discuss them among others in this week's edition.
April 28, 2014
MLB Barometer: Cruz'n Along
Nelson Cruz has settled in nicely with the Orioles and makes Vlad Sedler's Risers list this week.
April 17, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Springer Forward and Other Notes
RotoWire's prospect expert Jesse Siegel takes his weekly look at the minors and highlights the biggest stories to track for value changes.
April 8, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Moore Trouble Ahead?
The news surfacing late Tuesday that Matt Moore is reportedly dealing a torn UCL and may need Tommy John surgery could spell doom for the Rays.
April 2, 2014
Bats and Balls: Closer Roulette
With four new closers already crowned, where will the closer wheel land next? Colorado's Rex Brothers might be a good bet.
March 30, 2014
FAAB Factor - NL: Big Bid on Dee Gordon?
Does Dee Gordon merit a big bid this week after he won the Dodgers' starting second base job? Jan Levine breaks it down for us in his initial column of the season.
March 28, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Late March Update
Aroldis Chapman has obviously fallen in our composite rankings. Who else saw major movement?
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