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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?
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Adam Eaton, Melky Cabrera
Jason Collette looks at the Chicago White Sox, who've turned their season around at the plate in the second half, and it starts with Adam Eaton and Melky Cabrera.
July 31, 2015
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 28, 2015
Farm Futures: Tomorrow's Roto Stars
James Anderson dives into the top players currently in the minors who could be big roto contributors in the future, including the Rangers' Joey Gallo and his immense power.
July 25, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Quietly Building A Contender
Mike Leake does not feature an overwhelming arsenal, but he could provide a needed boost.
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 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.
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 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 4, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Power Surge
Twins' prospect Miguel Sano could provide a boost in run production.
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
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Benny Ricciardi breaks down a number of solid value plays for Sunday contests on FanDuel to help fantasy owners afford the hot-hitting Bryce Harper.
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 27, 2015
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 24, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Randal Grichuk, Untapped Power Source
Grichuk is prone to a streaky bat, but the power potential he carries in a potent Cardinals lineup is worth the risk.
The Saber's Edge: Arms Race
Jeff Zimmerman looks at some of the top young pitchers in the game.
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 19, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Schwarber Can Stick
Chris Benzine discusses why Kyle Schwarber could stick around with the Cubs, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
June 18, 2015
Mound Musings: The Next Generation
Brad Johnson looks at some of MLB's new arrivals and previews the arms yet to come.
June 16, 2015
Dominate Your Duel: Umpire Analysis
RotoWire's Christopher Olson has found a few players who could break out this week thanks to the men calling balls and strikes.
MLB Barometer: Patience Rewarded
Jose Abreu is posting the sort of numbers that made him a first-round pick, and Vlad Sedler has noticed.
June 14, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Man in the Bux
Byron Buxton made his MLB debut Sunday, going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in the Twins' 4-3 win over the Rangers.
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.
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