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May 27, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Picks
David Soda thinks Zach Greinke will post Max Scherzer numbers at a much lower cost.
FantasyScore MLB: Wednesday Picks
RotoWire's Neil Parker likes the consistency of Zack Greinke for his FantasyScore lineups on Wednesday.
May 26, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Chasing Ratios With Gibson
May 23, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Not the Bum He Used to be
Two-start Madison Bumgarner bounced back after a rocky start and is dealing lately, but where does that leave him in Paul Sporer's rankings this week?
May 21, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: No Cooling Colabello
May 19, 2015
In Some Depth: Changing of the Guard
Ryan Eisner talks about Maikel Franco and the start of the Phillies' long-awaited youth movement.
May 16, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Living Up to the Hype
Paul Sporer is particularly impressed this week with Matt Harvey, who has not had trouble living up to his preseason hype.
May 15, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Time To Be Franco
Chris Benzine discusses why Maikel Franco may say everyday at-bats at third base, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
May 11, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno's lineup features Evan Longoria, who has had his way with Monday's starter CC Sabathia. Check out the rest of his picks.
May 10, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: The Never-Ending Torii
He may be 39 years old, but Torii Hunter has been thriving at the plate in his return to the Twins, with whom he started his career.
May 9, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: The Golden Archer
Paul Sporer likes what he sees from Chris Archer, despite consecutive four-walk games, enough to vault him up the rankings in a two-start week.
May 8, 2015
Bats & Balls: ERA vs. xFIP
Dave Regan looks for pitchers to target and pitchers to dump by comparing ERA to xFIP, but where does that leave Michael Wacha?
May 6, 2015
Nelson Cruz has been crushing left-handed pitching this season, and RotoWire's Neil Parker thinks he's a great play on FantasyScore on Wednesday.
May 5, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Embrace the Platoon
May 2, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: It's Good to be the King
Paul Sporer's top-ranked pitcher this week is a two-start Felix Hernandez, who is so good his disappointments are envied by lesser pitchers.
April 30, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Pillar, Not Millar!
Considering the injury history of some Blue Jaysí players, namely Michael Saunders and Jose Bautista, Pillar is worth a snag for depth.
April 28, 2015
In Some Depth: Position Battles and Lineup Changes
Ryan Eisner on the revolving door in the two-hole for the Mets
April 25, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Two Starts for Kluber
Paul Sporer ranks the coming week's starting pitchers, but is two home starts enough to make Corey Kluber the AL's top-ranked hurler?
April 24, 2015
Daily Baseball 101: How to Pick a Starting Pitcher
Michael Rathburn pours over the numbers and explains why picking an elite pitcher like Felix Hernandez is almost always the best way to go in cash games.
April 23, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Elementary, My Dear Watson!
Mark Melancon returned to action on Thursday for the Pirates, landing his third save of the season, but Melancon isnít the news here Ė itís Tony Watson.
The Saber's Edge: Reality Check
Jeff Zimmerman looks at deceptive early stats, including Adam Jones' otherworldly batting average.
April 18, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Bringing 2013 Back
Once forgotten, Everth Cabrera is relevant again.
Pitching Value Meter: Harvey Invisible in Late Innings
Paul Sporer lays out the week's pitcher rankings and says the only thing holding back Matt Harvey is that he's not going deep into games.
April 17, 2015
Series to Watch: Padres vs. Cubs
Doug Thorburn breaks down the weekend series between the Padres and Cubs, which will include the Major League debut of Kris Bryant.
April 13, 2015
Paul Bruno is building his FantasyAces lineup around Jose Altuve, who has nine hits in 19 at-bats against Scott Kazmir, who he'll face Monday.
April 12, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Call On Kiermaier
Rays' outfielder Kevin Kiermaier is Monday's recommended pickup after hitting .381 with seven extra-base hits during the first week of the season.
April 11, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Slow Week for Kershaw
Paul Sporer delivers his weekly pitcher rankings and finds only one starter worthy of jumping Clayton Kershaw in a one-start week. Who is it?
April 7, 2015
Farm Futures: 2017 World Series Champions
The Cubs are the most intriguing team in baseball and James Anderson shares how they'll win the 2017 World Series.
April 6, 2015
MLB Job Battles: The Finish Line
Clay Link recaps the winners and losers from all the major job battles in spring training.
April 4, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Kicking Off the 2015 Season
Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural Value Meter for 2015, and familiar faces top the list, like Felix Hernandez, who takes on two division foes in Week 1.
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