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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?
July 4, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Power Surge
Twins' prospect Miguel Sano could provide a boost in run production.
July 5, 2015
FAAB Factor - NL: A Story About a Man Named Jedd
Jedd Gyorko is back in the majors, but are you going to fall for that again? RotoWire's Jan Levine is back with this week's edition of the NL FAAB Factor.
Hitter Value Meter: Holding All The Cards
Erik Siegrist highlights the best matchups for hitters in weekly formats, including a rare eight-game period for Kolten Wong and the Cardinals
Pitching Value Meter: Strength vs. Strength
Paul Sporer ranks this week's pitchers and is already looking forward to the showdown between Chris Sale and the lefty-smashing Blue Jays.
Collette Calls: Managing Second-Half Expectations
Jason Collette looks at recent history to find some realistic projections for fantasy categories in the second half. For example, how many home runs should you expect from a player in the second half?
July 3, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Happy Fourth of July
Chris Benzine discusses Alejandro De Aza's recent hot streak and why you should consider him in some formats, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
July 2, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Hail, Cesar!
Cesar Hernandez is cranking the ball well of late, landing the confidence of Phillies’ interim manager Pete Mackanin, suggesting that Hernandez could continue to play every day at second base even when Chase Utley is activated from the DL.
Mound Musings: Know When to Hold ‘Em
Brad Johnson is expecting big second-half performances from some slow-starting pitchers.
July 1, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Look To Deal Clippard?
Tyler Clippard is a free agent in 2016 and if the A’s don’t get back into the playoff race soon, GM Billy Beane could sell Clippard off to the highest bidder.
June 30, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Don't Dig Your Own Grave
June 29, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Tinker with Taylor
Diamond Cuts: Power Loss
Giancarlo Stanton's latest injury will likely sideline him until mid-August, and RotoWire's Jeff Stotts warns that it may take a while for the slugger to regain his power stroke.
MLB Barometer: Random Notes
Vlad Sedler thinks Brett Gardner has become the Yankees' leader, and other random notes.
June 28, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Cain Is Able
Matt Cain is healthy and will likely be cleared to reclaim a spot in the Giants' rotation early next week.
FAAB Factor - NL: Going to the Matz
Jan Levine breaks down the National League and advises owners to be ready to pounce on prospect Steven Matz, who should be a mainstay in the Mets' rotation.
June 25, 2015
Mound Musings: Know When to Fold ‘Em
Brad Johnson is losing faith in some of this year's most surprising pitchers.
June 24, 2015
The Saber's Edge: Arms Race
Jeff Zimmerman looks at some of the top young pitchers in the game.
June 23, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Ray of Hope?
Robbie Ray is 2-2 with a 1.78 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 23:9 K:BB over 30.1 innings through five starts for Arizona.
June 21, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Red Byrd Return
Monday's Recommended Pickup is a 37-year-old outfielder who returned from a broken wrist much earlier than expected.
FAAB Factor - NL: May the Schwarb be with You
Kyle Schwarber is the next in the line of Cubs prospects, but is he worth picking up right now? All that and more from RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
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