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April 25, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Bullpens Offer No Relief
Managers fret over high-leverage situations that demand the use of 'closers.'
Pitching Value Meter: Two Starts for Kluber
Paul Sporer ranks the coming week's starting pitchers, but is two home starts enough to make Corey Kluber the AL's top-ranked hurler?
April 24, 2015
Daily Baseball 101: How to Pick a Starting Pitcher
Michael Rathburn pours over the numbers and explains why picking an elite pitcher like Felix Hernandez is almost always the best way to go in cash games.
April 20, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Rodon Down The Road
April 19, 2015
Rounding Third: Week 3 Primer
Because the Rangers have only five games this week with two of them in Arizona, Mitch Moreland might have just two starts this week.
April 18, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Harvey Invisible in Late Innings
Paul Sporer lays out the week's pitcher rankings and says the only thing holding back Matt Harvey is that he's not going deep into games.
April 14, 2015
The Lineup Card: Will Dodgers See the Light with Guerrero?
Wednesday Lineup Card: Will Dodgers See the Light with Guerrero?
April 12, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Call On Kiermaier
Rays' outfielder Kevin Kiermaier is Monday's recommended pickup after hitting .381 with seven extra-base hits during the first week of the season.
April 11, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Recycling Closers
Joakim Soria becomes the latest in a line of reused relievers.
Pitching Value Meter: Slow Week for Kershaw
Paul Sporer delivers his weekly pitcher rankings and finds only one starter worthy of jumping Clayton Kershaw in a one-start week. Who is it?
April 10, 2015
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Albert Pujols isn't the player he once was, but Jerry Donabedian doesn't think there should be 16 higher-priced first basemen this weekend.
April 5, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Let's Grilli for MLB's First Full Slate
April 4, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Kicking Off the 2015 Season
Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural Value Meter for 2015, and familiar faces top the list, like Felix Hernandez, who takes on two division foes in Week 1.
March 27, 2015
Pirates Team Preview: Anything Is Possible
Can the Pirates reach the playoffs for the third consecutive year? RotoWire's John Toperzer discusses their offseason and how they set up in his preview.
March 21, 2015
RotoWire Roundtable: March Top 350
RotoWire's group of baseball experts is back with its latest roundtable rankings, in which Nolan Arenado, among others, takes a big jump up the list.
February 14, 2015
RotoWire Roundtable: Valentine's Edition of the Top 350
The first installment of the Roundtable Rankings are up for 2015! Check out the panel's divide on Mookie Betts, among others.
February 12, 2015
Giants Team Preview: Trying To Repeat
The Giants are a little sadder now that they are without the Panda, but they can console themselves with three World Series wins in the last five years. Josh Fathollahi describes their efforts to defend their crown.
September 26, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Not Paxing It In
Chris Benzine discusses why James Paxton is a good option to start Saturday as the season nears its end.
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his list of value plays on DraftKings for the final weekend of the regular season.
September 21, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Dealin' Derek
Derek Holland is 1-0 with a 0.99 ERA and 22:3 K:BB over his last four starts.
September 20, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Down the Stretch they Come
With a playoff berth in the balance, the Mariners might need 18 innings out of Felix Hernandez this week, which would be just fine for fantasy owners.
September 16, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Pull for Pollock
After going M.I.A. for three months while recovering from a broken hand, the Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock has burst back on the scene in September, picking up where he left off in May.
MLB Barometer: Old Huddy Duddy
Tim Hudson has been a serious second-half fader, and RotoWire's Vlad Sedler wonders whether there's a rebound left in him.
September 14, 2014
Draftster MLB: Fresh Opportunities and Weekly Picks
Edinson Volquez will face the Cubs and their 84 wRC+ against right-handed pitching Sunday, which makes him an attractive option for those that don't want to spend for Jon Lester or Clayton Kershaw.
September 13, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Strasburg's Quiet Excellence
Stephen Strasburg might have disappointed some this year, but he's still having a fantastic fantasy season.
September 12, 2014
The Daily Duel: Value Picks
RotoWire's Kevin Payne takes a look at the current FanDuel value picks at each position.
September 10, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Matzek Begins To Realize His Potential
September 6, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Two Jokers for the King
Felix Hernandez gets two starts this week against teams he has dominated this year.
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