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August 1, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Non-Problem Solved
Erik Siegrist ranks this week's hitting matchups, and -- surprise -- the Blue Jays, who were already strong at the plate, are on top with the newly acquired Troy Tulowitzki.
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 31, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
RotoWire's Alex Spalding likes Chris Davis on Friday thanks to his matchup against Buck Farmer, who is allowing lefties to hit .438 against him this season.
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Eric Hosmer is starting to heat up again, and Benny Ricciardi thinks he makes for a solid salary-saving play Friday on FanDuel.
July 30, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Trade Deadline Closer Carousel
July 25, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Nothing Like a July Homestand
Erik Siegrist breaks down the coming week's hitter rankings, which finds the Rangers in the enviable position of facing homer-prone CC Sabathia in Arlington.
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
Saturday Lineup Card: Another Mets Prospect Promoted
July 19, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Red Tide Could Rise
Erik Siegrist's weekly look at the best hitting matchups finds the Reds in an enviable position at home and on the road this week.
July 18, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Separating Contenders From Pretenders
Veterans lead Yankees, Twins in playoff race
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.
July 17, 2015
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.
July 13, 2015
MLB Barometer: Room for Improvement
Erik Siegrist crunches the xFIP numbers looking for second-half pitching buys -- and sells. Which way does Matt Harvey fall?
July 11, 2015
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Erasmo Ramirez
Jason Collette digs into the surprising turnaround of Erasmo Ramirez to figure out if the pitcher's revival with the Rays is for real.
July 10, 2015
Jason Kipnis has been excellent against right-handed pitching this season, and Benny Ricciardi has a number of value plays to allow DFS players to fit Kipnis in comfortably.
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 5, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Holding All The Cards
Erik Siegrist highlights the best matchups for hitters in weekly formats, including a rare eight-game period for Kolten Wong and the Cardinals
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.
June 28, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Jason Kipnis is raking against right-handed pitching this season, and RotoWire's Benny Ricciardi thinks he makes for a great play Sunday on FanDuel.
Sunday Lineup Card: An Unlikely Embarrassment Of Riches
The Mets now feature a rotation that is younger – and arguably more dynamic – than just about any in baseball.
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 25, 2015
Bats & Balls: An Early Midseason Check In
David Regan puts together his all-fantasy, all-value, all-rookie and all-regression teams as the first half nears its close
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 21, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Red Byrd Return
Monday's Recommended Pickup is a 37-year-old outfielder who returned from a broken wrist much earlier than expected.
June 20, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Tigers Burning Bright
Erik Siegrist's weekly look at the best hitting matchups finds the Tigers in an enviable position as they'll miss two of the best pitchers in their division this week.
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 17, 2015
FantasyScore MLB: Wednesday Picks
With a full 15-game slate Wednesday, RotoWire's Neil Parker says Madison Bumgarner should be heavily considered in FantasyScore lineups.
June 16, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Buying Buxton
Chris Benzine discusses why Byron Buxton is worth a pickup if not already owned, plus more in Wednesday's lineup card.
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