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October 3, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Value At The Top (Of The Lineup)
Ketel Marte spearheads a Mariners club with an eye on next season.
October 2, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Mad for Madson
Chris Benzine discusses why Ryan Madson could add a boost in the saves department over the final weekend of the season, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
September 27, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Capturing Kiermaier
Rays outfielder brings under-appreciated multi-category goodness.
September 26, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Season Finale
Paul Sporer breaks down the starting pitching for the season's final week as Corey Kluber looks to end a frustrating season on a high note with two starts.
September 21, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Other Duffey
September 19, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Two-Star Ace or Kershaw?
Paul Sporer weighs the idea of ranking a one-start Clayton Kershaw over a two-start ace in this week's edition of the Value Meter.
September 17, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
James Seltzer's picks for a light Thursday slate of games.
September 16, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Down The Stretch They Go!
Joe Panik’s season just ended as he was placed on the 60-day DL, so expect Kelby Tomlinson to get full-time at-bats down the last stretch of the season.
September 12, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Chance for Redemption
Paul Sporer ranks this week's pitchers where Stephen Strasbur's two-start week gives him a chance to lessen the pain from a disappointing year.
September 10, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Third Time's A Charm For Vidal Nuno?
Now with his third team in as many years, Vidal Nuno may have found a home in Seattle where he’s pitched quite well out of the bullpen for the Mariners.
September 6, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Veteran Arms Power Stretch Run
Struggles and inconsistency from AL hurlers give way to strong second halves.
September 5, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Bronx Bombing
Erik Siegrist reviews the coming week's hitting matchups, which looks like a great time to be a Yankee.
Pitching Value Meter: How's Kershaw Not No. 1?
What's it take for Clayton Kershaw not to be the top-ranked fantasy pitcher? Paul Sporer explains in this week's edition of the Value Meter.
August 31, 2015
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.
August 30, 2015
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.
August 29, 2015
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.
August 25, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Phillies Turn to Altherr
August 22, 2015
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.
August 20, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Surprise Help Down The Stretch
August 15, 2015
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.
August 14, 2015
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.
August 9, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Youth Infusion
AL East contenders find new roles for their young hurlers.
August 8, 2015
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.
August 4, 2015
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.
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?
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