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MLB Barometer: There's Always Next Year

Vlad Sedler is prepping for next year's drafts with a look at 2016's top pitching options.

Monday Lineup Card: Twin Twirler Ready For A Promotion

Twins top pitching prospect Jose Berrios has a 2.12 ERA and 43:3 K:BB ratio in August for Triple-A Rochester.

Pitching Value Meter: Cy Young Run Away

Paul Sporer runs down the week's pitcher rankings, which features at the top the likely shoe-in for the NL Cy Young award, Zack Greinke.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Phillies Turn to Altherr

Pitching Value Meter: Mr. Consistency

Paul Sporer breaks down this week's pitcher rankings, and atop the AL is Dallas Keuchel, who is good even when he's bad.

Friday Lineup Card: Surprise Help Down The Stretch

Hitter Value Meter: Kings of the Mountain

Erik Siegrist breaks down the hitting matchups this week with the Yankees face nothing but homer-prone, right-handed starters.

Pitching Value Meter: Cole Mining for Cy Young

Paul Sporer looks at the coming week's starters and can't take his eyes off of Gerrit Cole, who's been nails all season for the Pirates.

FanDuel MLB: Saturday Picks

Joel Bartilotta breaks down the Saturday slate and likes a Dodgers stack against the Reds, including a cheap Yasiel Puig.

Saturday Lineup Card: Roll With Eugenio

Chris Benzine discusses Eugenio Suarez's recent hot streak and why you should consider adding him, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.

Sunday Lineup Card: Youth Infusion

AL East contenders find new roles for their young hurlers.

Hitter Value Meter: Royals Rule the Week

Erik Siegrist ranks the hitter matchups for the upcoming scoring period as the Royals have a seven-game homestand.

Pitching Value Meter: Is Sale to Blame?

Paul Sporer breaks down the coming pitching matchups and asks if Chris Sale's recent struggles are on him or if the fears are overblown.

Dominate Your Duel: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson looks at this week's umpire matchups and finds a handful that should lend themselves to DFS gold.

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.

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?

Wednesday Lineup Card: Closer Carousel

Dominate Your Duel: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson checks out the umpire matchups this week and pegs Michael Brantley for a big day with Tom Woodring behind the plate.

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.

FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays

As David Soda notes, Mike Moustakas' has been red-hot, but his performance hasn't changed his FanDuel price much.

Thursday Lineup Card: McGee, Please!

Jake McGee has four saves on the year in a limited closer’s capacity, but he’s been golden as an 8th inning guy.

MLB Barometer: Catching Up

Vlad Sedler ranks the best and worst MLB backstops for the second half of the season.

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.

FanDuel MLB: Saturday Picks

Joel Bartilotta breaks down the Saturday slate and finds some excellent values up and down the lineup, including Prince Fielder.

Saturday Lineup Card: Schwarber Could Stay

Chris Benzine discusses why the Cubs could change their tune and make Schwarber the everyday catcher, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.

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.

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.

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?