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August 16, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: The Return Of Avisail
Avisail Garcia returns to the White Sox after four-month absence.
Pitching Value Meter: No Taming this Tiger
Max Scherzer is one of the few things going right for the Tigers these days, as he's dominated in his recent starts.
August 14, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week
Despite his recent relative mediocrity on the mound, Adam Wainwright's price on DraftKings makes him worth using Sunday against the Padres' woeful offense.
August 11, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: For No Rymer Reason
The newly-recalled Rymer Liriano could give Padres fans something to get excited about as the team plays out the string on another losing season.
August 9, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Killer 'Wrighty'
Adam Wainwright not only gets two starts this week, but he gets two teams that can't hit right-handers in the Marlins and Padres.
August 8, 2014
Minor League Barometer: Walker's Not According to Plan
2014 has not gone as planned for Taijuan Walker, who entered the season perhaps baseball's top pitching prospect.
August 7, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
John Lester, Francisco Liriano and Johnny Cueto are among the starting pitchers RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian recommends targeting on DraftKings for the upcoming slate of games.
Thursday Lineup Card: Colby Lewis On The Rise?
August 3, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Trade Deadline Fallout
Andrew Martinez breaks down all of the talent coming into the AL following the trade deadline and writes up his latest recommendation on Derek Holland.
Draftster MLB: Trade Deadline Fallout and Weekly Picks
With trades shaking up the landscape a little, RotoWire's Chris Olson breaks down situations to take advantage of.
August 2, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Gray Gets All A's
Considering the absurd run he's on, Sonny Gray might be baseball's best mid-rotation starter after he went from ace to No. 3 in the rotation thanks to trades.
August 1, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Solarte Sizzles Again
Yangervis Solarte continues slugging for San Diego after his trade from the Yankees.
July 31, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Streaky J.P. For Me?
Recognizing value even among streaky hitters can be a bit tricky...
The Saber's Edge: Utilizing Velocity Decline
Pitchers lose velocity as they age, but how much of a drop does it take to become a red flag? Jeff Zimmerman looks at Mat Latos and other pitchers working with less velocity in 2014.
Mound Musings: The Tradewinds Continue to Blow
Do the Cardinals have the magic to help Justin Masterson turn around his season?
July 29, 2014
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Getting What You Pay For
RotoWire's Renee Miller digs into the starting pitching advanced stats to see what coorelates best with DFS scoring.
July 28, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down DraftKings Pitching
Michael Rathburn delves into the data to show you the best and worst pitching values on DraftKings
July 26, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Darvish Still Dealing
Yu Darvish is having a down year that most pitchers would kill for, and this week he gets two starts.
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 19, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Smooth Saling
As the second half gets into full swing, Chris Sale gets two teams this week that he usually dominates.
Sunday Lineup Card: Reel In Chris Young
A look at Sunday’s matchups
July 18, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Second-Half Kickoff
All-Star starter Felix Hernandez is back in action as the second half kicks off this weekend.
July 9, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: The Boxer
July 8, 2014
Diamond Cuts: Pop Goes the Quad
Edwin Encarnacion's quad injury headlines Jeff Stotts' weekly injury article.
July 7, 2014
Daily Baseball 101: Evaluating DraftStreet Pitching
Michael Rathburn breaks down pitching on DraftStreet.
July 5, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Kershaw's Brilliance Limited this Week
Clayton Kershaw has been unreal lately, but he has only one start this week. Is that enough to knock him from the top ranking?
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 3, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Tomlindependence Day
Josh Tomlin is coming off a one-hitter against the Mariners. Can he keep it going against the Royals on America's birthday?
June 28, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Ray of Hope
David Price has had a huge June, and that's enough to vault him to the top of this week's pitcher rankings.
June 27, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Stromania
Marcus Stroman has posted a 2.43 ERA in his five starts for the Blue Jays, making his early-season struggled out of the bullpen seem like a distant memory.
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