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April 26, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Small-Field Tourney Strategy
Michael Rathburn shows how he took down last Friday's RotoWire Staff Freeroll a mini-stack of Cubs batters, including Anthony Rizzo, that prospered in the single-field tournament.
April 23, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Wind In His Sale
Chris Sale has a nasty schedule this week. So, does that mean Paul Sporer dropped him in this week's pitcher rankings? On the contrary.
April 17, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett finds a lot of hot players worth rostering Sunday, including a reasonably-priced Dustin Pedroia riding an 11-game hitting streak
April 16, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Roaring Thunder
Noah Syndergaard faces off against the Phillies and Braves this week, and Paul Sporer wonders if he could reach 30 strikeouts.
April 13, 2016
Farm Futures: PCL Hitters Roundup
James Anderson takes a look at the early results for top PCL hitting prospects, and finds forgotten Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar is off to a fast start.
April 11, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
With a relatively small slate, the Mariners' Nelson Cruz sticks out as an outfielder to target thanks to opposing pitcher Colby Lewis' tendencies to give up fly balls, which could turns into home runs.
April 9, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Astros Ready to Blast Off
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming week of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Nationals, Rangers and Astros.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Worth the Price
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starters as Boston's David Price faces a huge test in the AL East against Baltimore and Toronto.
April 7, 2016
The Z Files: Finding Viable DFS Pitchers
Todd Zola explores the kinds of pitchers to use in DFS cash games, and why it makes sense to pay up for top-shelf hurlers like Chris Archer
Regan's Rumblings: (Very) Early Overreactions
David Regan rumbles about some premature overreactions midway through the first week of the season.
April 5, 2016
MLB Barometer: Taking All Betts
Vlad Sedler's opening-week look at who's hot and who's not, includes Boston's Mookie Betts, who looks like the total package in just his second full season.
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding breaks down the Tuesday FanDuel slate, which offers a couple of Mariners with good value against the Rangers, including Nelson Cruz.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Alex Spalding finds some great value plays Monday that will allow him to pay up for Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt on DraftKings.
April 2, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2016 Season
Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural 2016 Pitcher Rankings, and it's not hard to guess who tops the list as Clayton Kershaw begins the year at two of the league's best pitchers' parks.
March 4, 2016
Pitching 3D: Piloting the SP3
Doug Thorburn looks at the starting pitchers further down the rankings who could fill out SP3 spots and dissects which ones will likely pay off.
February 27, 2016
The Saber's Edge: When Do Aces Decline?
Jeff Zimmerman delves into the numbers to determine the age ace pitchers start to decline and what it means this season for starters like Adam Wainwright.
February 17, 2016
The Z Files: Victims of Misfortune
Todd Zola uses metrics outside a pitcher's control to find hurlers due for better luck and better numbers in 2016, including Indians ace Corey Kluber
February 11, 2016
Team Previews: NL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the highly competitive NL Central.
January 18, 2016
The RotoWire 200: 2016 Overall Rankings
Is Carlos Correa a top-10 pick in 2016? RotoWire Senior Editor Jeff Erickson shares his January installment of the RotoWire 200.
September 29, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Parker Powers Up
September 26, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: A Fitting Jays-Yanks Finish
Erik Siegrist crunches the hitting numbers for the final week of the year and finds familiar foes on top in what could determine a playoff spot.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Season Finale
Paul Sporer breaks down the starting pitching for the season's final week as Corey Kluber looks to end a frustrating season on a high note with two starts.
September 25, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: O'Happy Day
With Zach Britton slowed by a back injury, Darren O'Day is shaping up to be a difference maker in the saves department over the final days of the regular season.
September 20, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Bour-n Identity
Marlins slugger makes the case for ownership at season's end.
September 19, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Pale Hose Double-Dip
Erik Siegrist ranks the hitter matchups this week with the White Sox on top thanks to a doubleheader.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Star Ace or Kershaw?
Paul Sporer weighs the idea of ranking a one-start Clayton Kershaw over a two-start ace in this week's edition of the Value Meter.
September 14, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Come See Seager
September 12, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Twin Killers
The Twins' productivity at home this season has Minnesota and its mashers like Brian Dozier atop this week's hitter rankings.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Chance for Redemption
Paul Sporer ranks this week's pitchers where Stephen Strasbur's two-start week gives him a chance to lessen the pain from a disappointing year.
September 11, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
RotoWire's James Anderson thinks both Chicago teams are attractive stack options Friday on FanDuel, with Kyle Schwarber well worth his elevated price.
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