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August 30, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Rocky Mountain High
Erik Siegrist ranks the hitting matchup for the next scoring period, and there was no debating the top spot with the Rockies playing eight home games this week.
August 29, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Cy Young Run Away
Paul Sporer runs down the week's pitcher rankings, which features at the top the likely shoe-in for the NL Cy Young award, Zack Greinke.
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 23, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: McCall on McCullers
Lance McCullers is Monday's Recommended Pickup after fanning eight over seven strong innings Sunday against Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers.
August 22, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Desert Airs
Erik Siegrist breaks down the coming hitter slate that finds the Diamondbacks in prime position with a long homestand this week.
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 18, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Raisel Rising
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 12, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Khris Davis, Please Stand Up!
Donít be surprised if Khris Davis smacks 10-12 more home runs by seasonís end!
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 6, 2015
Man + Machine: All About Value
Neil Parker analyzes the RotoWire MLB Lineup Optimizer to see how well it finds value hitters and pitchers on a consistent basis.
Friday Lineup Card: Youngsters To The Rescue!
As the season wears on, some youngsters are here to help!
Mound Musings: New Faces in New Places
Brad Johnson continues his examination of the trade deadline deals and how David Price and the rest will fare in their new homes.
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
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 29, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Closer, Here! Get Your Cubs Closer, Here!
July 28, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Closer Carousel
In Some Depth: Trade Deadline Fallout
The deadline is still days away but we're already seeing major shakeups Ryan Eisner has the details.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday-Wednesday Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian likes a Syndergaard-Iwakuma pitching duo for Tuesday night.
July 27, 2015
MLB Barometer: Staying Focused
Vlad Sedler cautions against premature NFL obsession - you've got a baseball league to win!
July 25, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Nothing Like a July Homestand
Erik Siegrist breaks down the coming week's hitter rankings, which finds the Rangers in the enviable position of facing homer-prone CC Sabathia in Arlington.
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 23, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Say It Ain't So, Bo!
Bo Schultz only needed two pitches to retire two batters in the ninth inning on Thursday for the Blue Jays to snag his first save of the season.
July 20, 2015
MLB Barometer: Catching Up
Vlad Sedler ranks the best and worst MLB backstops for the second half of the season.
July 19, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: 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.
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.
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