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July 27, 2015
MLB Barometer: Staying Focused
Vlad Sedler cautions against premature NFL obsession - you've got a baseball league to win!
July 26, 2015
FAAB Factor - NL: New Closer in Philly?
With Jonathan Papelbon expected to be traded this week, this might be the last time to grab Ken Giles, writes RotoWire's Erik Siegrist in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
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 24, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Another Mets Prospect Promoted
July 23, 2015
Bats & Balls: Potential Trade Deadline Impact
David Regan looks over some big names who could be on the move at the trade deadline, including the Reds' Johnny Cueto.
Mound Musings: Tossing a Side Session
Brad Johnson looks to see which direction the trade winds are blowing.
July 22, 2015
Minor League Barometer: Schwarber Leads Second-Half Wave
Jesse Siegel sees plenty of future stars still on their way up, including the recently promoted Kyle Schwarber, who is impressing in Chicago.
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
Sunday Lineup Card: Separating Contenders From Pretenders
Veterans lead Yankees, Twins in playoff race
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
Hitter Value Meter: The Second Half Begins
Erik Siegrist breaks down the weekend series', but a doubleheader gives the Royals and White Sox a one-game advantage over the rest of the league.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian thinks the Cubs' pitching staff will be too much for the Braves to handle this weekend.
July 9, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: The Forgotten Castellanos
Nick Castellanos was a once heralded prospect in the Tigers organization but is now showing a resurgence, giving owners an intriguing pick up in leagues.
July 4, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Power Surge
Twins' prospect Miguel Sano could provide a boost in run production.
July 5, 2015
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
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian Expects Big Things From Cincinnati's Sluggers This Weekend
June 29, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Tinker with Taylor
June 27, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Heating Up in the Desert
With Coors Field silent this week, Erik Siegrist has a new team atop the hitter rankings in the Diamondbacks.
Pitching Value Meter: Maximum Output
Paul Sporer has moved Max Scherzer ahead of Clayton Kershaw as his top pitcher in baseball, and the Nationals' ace takes his rightful spot atop the weekly rankings.
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 22, 2015
Diamond Cuts: Fickle Injuries
A number of players are dealing with hamstring injuries, which can often take a considerable amount of time to fully heal.
Fantasy 101: Evaluating Starting Pitchers on FanDuel
Michael Rathburn explains how he picks starting pitchers on FanDuel and breaks down the stats to show which ones have provided the most value this season.
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.
June 20, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Tigers Burning Bright
Erik Siegrist's weekly look at the best hitting matchups finds the Tigers in an enviable position as they'll miss two of the best pitchers in their division this week.
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