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August 30, 2015
FAAB Factor - NL: Rising Star(lin)?
Starlin Castro has had a disappointing year, but his bat has come to life and the injury to Jorge Soler may have opened up some playing time. This week's NL FAAB Factor, courtesy of RotoWire's Jan Levine.
August 28, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Go With Eduardo
Chris Benzine discusses Eduardo Escobar's recent hot streak and why you should consider him as a pickup, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
August 25, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Ronny Mor finds bargains in players coming off injury, including Jason Kipnis and Freddie Freeman
August 24, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Wright Stuff
David Wright is Tuesday's Recommended Pickup after homering Monday in his first at-bat with the Mets since April.
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 19, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
David Soda offers his recommendations for Wednesday's games, including a resurgent Michael Brantley
August 18, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Raisel Rising
August 16, 2015
FAAB Factor - NL: Utley Returns
The Phillies will make room for Chase Utley in the lineup now that he's healthy. Should you do the same? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
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.
August 13, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Late-Season Treasure In Valencia
Since the Athletics claimed Danny Valencia, he’s been shredding the ball!
August 10, 2015
MLB Barometer: Summer Rentals
Vlad Sedler suggests some short-term pickups to give your team a boost this week, like the Angels' C.J. Cron.
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 7, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Not Parking Parker
Chris Benzine discusses why Kyle Parker's recall and subsequent use could be worth a look, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian has his eye on some cheap, young batters this weekend.
August 5, 2015
The Saber's Edge: Determining the True Value of Inactive Players
Jeff Zimmerman does the math to figure values for inactive players, including the Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton.
August 3, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno offers his recommendations for Monday's action, which include a stack of White Sox supporting Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Kevin Payne starts the week with some major bargains, including Seattle's Jesus Montero at catcher.
August 2, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Call Corbin
Monday's Recommended Pickup is Patrick Corbin, who has looked sharp for the D'Backs since returning from Tommy John surgery.
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?
July 27, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Tulo-ronto
After a decade in Colorado, Troy Tulowitzki was stunningly moved to a new home late Monday night, as he'll join the Blue Jays' star-studded lineup
July 25, 2015
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.
July 21, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: No Joe Schmo
July 18, 2015
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.
July 17, 2015
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.
July 16, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Cron, C.J. Cron!
You have to hope that the All-Star break doesn’t hurt C.J. Cron’s bat too much, as he has multi-hit games in five out of the last six games played.
July 12, 2015
FAAB Factor - NL: New Closer in Atlanta
Jason Grilli is done for the season. Will Jim Johnson start pitching in the ninth in Atlanta? RotoWire's Jan Levine is back with this week's edition of the NL FAAB Factor.
July 6, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Will the Real Corbin Please Stand Up?
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