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February 11, 2015
Cubs Team Preview: Patience Is A Virtue
Javier Baez continued his impression of a windmill in winter ball, and RotoWire's Kenn Ruby suggests that his and the team's lack of plate discipline could hold them back in 2015.
September 7, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Clippard Closing?
Jan Levine breaks down the Nationals' closer committee and tells you what to bid on Tyler Clippard.
September 2, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Call-Up Day, Part Deux
In a seemingly endless sea of September call-ups, the Phillies' Maikel Franco rates as one of the shining stars of the group.
August 19, 2014
In Some Depth: See You in September
Dodgers fans have been calling for Joc Pederson and they should get their wish when rosters expand next month.
August 12, 2014
In Some Depth: Super Utility
Arismendy Alcantara has already been moved off the infield by the Cubs, but he's playing regularly in center field following the arrival of Javier Baez.
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 23, 2014
Bats & Balls: 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 13, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Chase Headley, Relevant Again
Chase Headley's new (old) grip on the bat has resurrected his fantasy value, making him a top pickup at third base this week.
July 6, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Buy the Belt
Brandon Belt highlights and extensive list of NL players returning from the DL this week. Jan Levine explains the free agent ramifications of his return among others this week.
June 30, 2014
MLB Barometer: Bourn Identity Crisis
Why isn't Michael Bourn doing more of what we see in this photo - stealing bases? Vlad Sedler downgrades Bourn's stock and talks about his midseason ranks in this week's article.
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 18, 2014
Bats & Balls: Hitters to Target
David Ortiz's string of .300 seasons likely will end this year, but he's not lost at the plate and his luck should turn at some point.
June 15, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Potential New Closer
Neil Ramirez has picked up two saves for the Cubs and is striking out batters at a prolific rate. Jan Levine tells you his potential bid on Ramirez in this week's column.
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
June 8, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: No Go For CarGo
Corey Dickerson has taken ahold of a full-time job in the outfield for the Rockies with Carlos Gonzalez on the DL. See how much Jan Levine suggests you bid for him in this week's article.
June 1, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: And the Oscar Goes To ...
Who will be the lucky winner in FAAB bidding on the Cardinals' Oscar Taveras this week? RotoWire's Jan Levine tells you how much he would bid if given the opportunity.
May 19, 2014
MLB Barometer: The New Bash Brothers
Brandon Moss, Josh Donaldson and a number of other A's have been meeting up at home plate on a frequent basis this season.
Rounding Third: Week 8 Primer
Jeff Erickson traded away Gregory Polanco in two leagues in the past week, one in a keeper league. See what he got in this week's primer.
Fantasy 101: How to Capitalize on Hitter Splits
Michael Rathburn looks at wOBA, which could help you put together a monster daily lineup.
May 17, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Play Vogelsong
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?
The Daily Duel: Can Slim CC Fatten Your Wallet?
Kevin Payne takes a look at good values to use in FanDuel's salary cap contests, including the slimmed down C.C. Sabathia
Spring Training Job Battles: Final Decisions
As teams near their season openers, the final cuts are being made and job battles have been decided. Brian Pelowski takes one last look around the league as spring training comes to an end.
March 14, 2014
Spring Training Job Battles: Opportunity Knocks
The rash of injuries in the Braves' rotation has opened up an unexpected competition this spring.
March 5, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Early March Top 350
The RotoWire rankings crew takes their first crack at their Consolidated Top 350 MLB Rankings. Allen Craig is among those with the widest disparity in his ranking.
February 21, 2014
Spring Training Job Battles: An Early Look
Now that spring training is in full swing, Brian Pelowski looks around the league at jobs that are up for grabs. Can Miguel Sano become the Opening Day starter at third base in Minnesota?
February 14, 2014
2014 Cubs Team Preview: Baby Bears In Hibernation
The Cubs are coming off a third-straight 90-loss season and appear headed for more of the same. However, a talented quartet of prospects are on the way and bring a bright future to the North Side.
February 10, 2014
House of Shlain: Mock Review: Drop Anchor!
With Jose Fernandez and Chris Sale anchoring his pitching staff, Nick Shalin focused on offense until the late stages of a recent 15-team mock. Is it a viable strategy?
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