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June 28, 2016
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Outfield Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the first-half winners and losers in the outfield, including Boston's Mookie Betts, who is on pace for more home runs than steals this season.
June 26, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine's tour of the National League waiver wire includes Arizona's Daniel Hudson, who has been fantastic out of the bullpen this season and has solidified himself as the closer in waiting for the Diamondbacks.
June 4, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Ready to Rock
Erik Siegrist finds a lot to like the Rockies' schedule this week, as Colorado gets a break with an extra home game and by missing Clayton Kershaw in Dodger Stadium.
May 28, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: AL East-bound
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming slate of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for a trio of AL East squads.
April 30, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Giant Advantage for San Fran
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming slate of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Blue Jays, Giants and Astros.
April 28, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Skills Growth, and Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes hitters who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Is time to give up on Justin Upton?
April 17, 2016
Jan Levine details the best free agent targets in the National League, and looks for value in an unsettled Braves outfield
April 16, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Blue Jays Set to Soar
The Jays' bats take the cake this week thanks to seven games in AL-East friendly ballparks, while a certain struggling AL Central squad comes in higher than you might think.
April 15, 2016
The Long Game: No Scrubs
Erik Siegrist uncovers a handful of widely available, overlooked big leaguers and prospects that could prove useful as the season wears on.
April 14, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Possible Playing Time Increases
David Regan gets his rumble on about 12 players with potential to see an increase in workload thanks to some early-season struggles by their teammates.
April 3, 2016
Jan Levine looks over the winners of spring job battles for roster-worthy buys, and sees a lot of moving parts in Arizona due to A.J. Pollock's latest injury
April 1, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Analyzing the Coors Effect
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the park effects of Coors Field and whether the adage to start all hitters and bench all pitchers in Colorado actually makes sense.
September 2, 2015
In Some Depth: Who's on First? Matt Wieters!
The reeling Orioles are shaking up their lineup to get Wieters as many ABs as possible. Jeff Zimmerman has details.
August 27, 2015
Minor League Barometer: The Last Days of Summer
Jesse Siegel takes one last look at prospects who have boosted or harmed their stock this season, including the Rays' Blake Snell
August 23, 2015
NL FAAB Factor: Wright Back
David Wright is finally ready to return, and RotoWire's top Mets fan Jan Levine is excited. How much should you bid on the returning star? Find out in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
August 21, 2015
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian expects the Reds to light up Great American Ballpark this weekend.
August 15, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Kings of the Mountain
Erik Siegrist breaks down the hitting matchups this week with the Yankees face nothing but homer-prone, right-handed starters.
August 8, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Royals Rule the Week
Erik Siegrist ranks the hitter matchups for the upcoming scoring period as the Royals have a seven-game homestand.
July 24, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Another Mets Prospect Promoted
July 19, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: New Phillie Coming to Town
Phillies prospect Aaron Nola will be promoted Tuesday to make his Major League debut against Tampa Bay.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: 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.
June 24, 2015
In Some Depth: For Sale
Ryan Eisner looks at playoff odds and the teams that could become sellers before the trade deadline.
June 18, 2015
Regan's Rumblings: Potential Deep Sleepers
David Regan takes a look at some sleeper candidates in deeper leagues, including Matt Moore and his impending return from Tommy John surgery.
June 13, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: 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.
June 6, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Shiny and Chrome
Erik Siegrist debuts the RotoWire Hitter Value Meter this week, which lays out the teams and hitters facing friendly schedules, not so friendly ones, for the upcoming scoring period.
May 31, 2015
NL FAAB Factor: Lukewarm Corner in Atlanta
Chris Johnson was activated in Atlanta, but how does he fit in with Juan Uribe now on board? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
April 27, 2015
MLB Barometer: Down the Rabbit Hole
Back to the grind with Vlad Sedler, who is impressed with Mark Teixiera's early-season production
April 19, 2015
FAAB Factor - NL: Beyond Kris Bryant
A number of players are coming back from injury soon, include Domonic Brown, writes RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's edition of NL FAAB.
April 12, 2015
FAAB Factor - NL: Sifting through the Leftovers
Not much sitting out there in the NL one week into the season, but Dexter Fowler is surprisingly available in many leagues, writes RotoWire's Jason Collette.
April 5, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Let's Grilli for MLB's First Full Slate
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