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August 3, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Second Coming of Jesus Montero
The new-look Jesus Montero destroyed Triple-A pitching, and now he's getting a chance to play every day for the Mariners.
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 29, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Closer, Here! Get Your Cubs Closer, Here!
July 20, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Cheer Rios
Alex Rios's 2015 season has been characterized by injury and disappointment, but there's light at the end of the tunnel.
MLB Barometer: Catching Up
Vlad Sedler ranks the best and worst MLB backstops for the second half of the season.
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 7, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Cubs Give Motte a Shot
July 6, 2015
MLB Barometer: Chicks Dig the Long Ball
Vlad Sedler projects the top home-run hitters for the second half. On which side of 40 will Baltimore's Chris Davis land?
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.
July 3, 2015
The Long Game: Finders Keepers
Erik Siegrist looks at some of this year's surprises, like Oakland's Billy Burns, and discusses whether dynasty owners should hold for the future or sell at peak value.
July 1, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Wednesday Picks
Brett Gardner has been red hot lately and RotoWire's Neil Parker thinks he makes for a great play Wednesday on Fantasy Aces.
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
David Soda likes the shoulder-injury discount on Baltimore slugger Adam Jones
June 30, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Don't Dig Your Own Grave
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 26, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
As long as Carlos Correa's salary is relatively low, RotoWire's Alex Spalding is going to keep putting him into his FantasyAces lineups.
June 25, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Scoop Up Hoover
Hoover is an intriguing pick-up in leagues if youíre scrounging for saves, especially with the rumors floating around that Chapman could be moved in a deadline trade.
June 23, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Ray of Hope?
Robbie Ray is 2-2 with a 1.78 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 23:9 K:BB over 30.1 innings through five starts for Arizona.
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 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 18, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Buy Papelbon
Thereís a good chance you can buy Papelbon for 50 cents on the dollar, pushing the idea that the Phillies will lose 100 games by seasonís end.
June 17, 2015
Collette Calls: Breaking down Collin McHugh
Jason Collette breaks down Collin McHugh to figure out what is at the source of his struggles this season and what fantasy owners should do about it.
June 14, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
There are a number of solid plays at third base on Sunday, but Benny Ricciardi says Kris Bryant is at the top of the list for FanDuel.
Sunday Lineup Card: Promotion Sunday
Lindor and Buxton add their names to the list of top prospects to make ML debut this season.
June 13, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: 30 Playing Seven
With all 30 clubs playing seven games this week, RotoWire's Erik Siegrist breaks down which teams have the best hitting matchups.
Pitching Value Meter: Hero in the Bronx
Paul Sporer's weekly value meter showcases a surging Masahiro Tanaka, who is starting to look like the dominant pitcher from early last season.
June 8, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Future Is Now
On a day when the Astros loaded up on highly rated prospects in the draft, they debuted 2012 No. 1 pick Carlos Correa with the big team.
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