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September 10, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Failed Expectations
Few players fell as hard this year as Jay Bruce, who has been sub-replacement level after three straight years of 30 homers.
August 24, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: September Speculation
Will the Dodgers call up Joc Pederson when rosters expand in September? How about the Phillies - will they give Maikel Franco the call? Jan Levine gives you an early look at both in this week's article.
August 17, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Rocky Mountain Return
Michael Cuddyer returned to the Rockies' lineup Sunday after hitting .611 with six doubles, nine RBI and seven runs scored over eight rehab games in the minors.
August 13, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Rutledge Rusty, But Secure
August 12, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Pining For Pineda
Michael Pineda, out since late April due to a suspension and then a back injury, is finally set to make his return to the mound Wednesday.
August 10, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Peralta Steals Home and the Attention of Fantasy Owners
Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta is Monday's recommended pickup.
FAAB Factor-AL: Many Happy Returns
Andrew Martinez reminds you to pay attention to the DL, where players like Wil Myers will be returning from after a lengthy absence.
August 9, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: One Last Ride With The Captain
Jeter is the pickup of the week.
July 28, 2014
In Some Depth: Out of Hand
Eric Hosmer has shown signs of rebounding from his poor first half in July, but a hand injury recently opened up time at first base for Billy Butler and Raul Ibanez.
July 24, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Phelps Offers Mid-Season Rotation Help
The Yankees have been looking for stability in their rotation of late...
July 5, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Lock In Locke
July 4, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Easy Street
Huston Street nailed down another save Friday, making him a perfect 23-for-23 in save opportunities this season. Could he be moved to a contender prior to the deadline?
July 1, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Hahn's Solo Act in San Diego
His supporting cast may be brutal, but Padres right-hander Jesse Hahn has managed to reel off four wins and a 1.95 ERA over five starts since joining the rotation.
June 30, 2014
MLB Barometer: Bourn Identity Crisis
Why isn't Michael Bourn doing more of what we see in this photo - stealing bases? Vlad Sedler downgrades Bourn's stock and talks about his midseason ranks in this week's article.
June 22, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Riding the Hot Hand
J.D. Martinez is one of the hottest hitters in the game right now. Andrew Martinez shares his suggested bid amount in this week's AL FAAB Factor.
June 21, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Eaton Your Heart Out
June 20, 2014
The Daily Duel: R to the Izzo
Don't be fooled by the Cubs' inconsistent offense, Anthony Rizzo is currently a value on FanDuel.
June 15, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Resurgent Captain
Andrew Martinez discusses Derek Jeter's recent hot streak as well many considerably younger players in this week's edition.
June 2, 2014
Collette Calls: The New Hughes
Phil Hughes has turned things around after a rough patch to begin his first season with the Twins. What has changed in his approach since leaving the Yankees? Jason Collette breaks it down.
May 29, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week
Mitch Moreland will have a wealth of at-bats available with Prince Fielder (neck) out for the season, making him a good play in daily games, especially when the Rangers have him batting third.
May 16, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Appel's not Adding up
Mark Appel was supposed to be a finished product out of Stanford when he was drafted No. 1 overall last season, but something doesn't appear quite right.
May 15, 2014
Homer Bailey's full-season numbers aren't pretty, but he is set to face the Phillies and has had a tough schedule. He and other players can be bought at exceptional values on DraftKings.
May 12, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: No Way, Jose
Young Marlins ace Jose Fernandez surprisingly hit the DL on Monday and appears to be headed for season-ending Tommy John surgery.
May 6, 2014
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Posey vs. Lefties and Other Lies in 2014 DFS
RotoWire's Renee Miller has written several NBA pieces on DFS strategy, and now she's bringing her unique statistical insight to our MLB coverage.
May 1, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays For The Week
Several players have seen their slow starts lead to steep declines in their price, but Jerry Donabedian shows you how to take advantage of their looming turnarounds.
April 27, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Back In the Saddle?
Is there a chance that Jim Johnson could regain the A's closer job just weeks after he lost it? Andrew Martinez suggests the possibility and gives you a bidding price on him in this week's article.
April 20, 2014
FAAB Factor - AL: Springer Came Early in Houston
George Springer was called up this week. He's the first elite prospect to earn a promotion, and fantasy players should be willing to spend big to get him.
April 14, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Cleaning Up With Mesoraco
April 10, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Considering Kelly Johnson
Kelly Johnson could be a nice, cheap source of power, at least while Mark Teixeira (hamstring) remains on the DL.
Painting the Black: Bust a Move? Not These Four
Evan Gattis has a great opportunity to be the Braves' everyday starting catcher, but Jensen Lewis is skeptical that it will work out.
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