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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
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 12, 2015
Giants seek to overcome struggles: Sunday Lineup Card
Faced with some rate bullpen adversity, Bochy leans on Romo.
FAAB Factor - AL: Montero Returns
RotoWire's Andrew Martinez is back with this week's edition of the AL FAAB Factor, where he discusses the MLB return of Jesus Montero, who has little left to prove in the minors.
July 7, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Cubs Give Motte a Shot
July 5, 2015
FAAB Factor - AL: Sano-ing in July
Miguel Sano is another in a long line of top prospects making their debuts in 2015. RotoWire's Andrew Martinez is bullish on him in this week's AL FAAB Factor.
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.
July 3, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Happy Fourth of July
Chris Benzine discusses Alejandro De Aza's recent hot streak and why you should consider him in some formats, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian Expects Big Things From Cincinnati's Sluggers This Weekend
July 2, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Hail, Cesar!
Cesar Hernandez is cranking the ball well of late, landing the confidence of Phillies’ interim manager Pete Mackanin, suggesting that Hernandez could continue to play every day at second base even when Chase Utley is activated from the DL.
April 6, 2015
MLB Job Battles: The Finish Line
Clay Link recaps the winners and losers from all the major job battles in spring training.
March 15, 2015
Astros Team Preview: Signs of Progress
George Springer and the Astros are on the rise, writes RotoWire's Ryan Rufe.
March 3, 2015
Spring Training Job Battles: And We're Off
Clay Link details all the relevant job battles from around the league prior to the start of spring ball.
February 17, 2015
Beating the Shift: Eight Late Targets
Chris Smith looks at potential value targets outside the Top 250 in Average Draft Position, including Colorado's Eddie Butler.
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 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 17, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Rocky Mountain Return
Michael Cuddyer returned to the Rockies' lineup Sunday after hitting .611 with six doubles, nine RBI and seven runs scored over eight rehab games in the minors.
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.
July 31, 2014
The Saber's Edge: Utilizing Velocity Decline
Pitchers lose velocity as they age, but how much of a drop does it take to become a red flag? Jeff Zimmerman looks at Mat Latos and other pitchers working with less velocity in 2014.
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 10, 2014
Mound Musings: Tradewinds are Blowing
The Phillies are said to be quietly checking for potential trade partners, and Cole Hamels is likely available.
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.
July 5, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Lock In Locke
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?
June 2, 2014
Rounding Third: Week 10 Primer
See this week's great schedules and awful schedules, free agent results and trades in expert leagues, including one deal in AL Tout Wars where Jeff Erickson dealt away Gordon Beckham.
May 19, 2014
Fantasy 101: How to Capitalize on Hitter Splits
Michael Rathburn looks at wOBA, which could help you put together a monster daily lineup.
May 16, 2014
House of Shlain: Return Ticket
Kevin Gausman was sent back to Triple-A after making a spot start on short rest Wednesday. Is he still worth stashing in one-year leagues?
May 12, 2014
MLB Barometer: House of the Reyes Sun
Jose Reyes' fortunes have turned considerably brighter since this unfortunate slide last season in Kansas City. See who else makes Vlad Sedler's risers and fallers this week.
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