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February 26, 2015
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL East
Brad Johnson continues his look around the big leagues and finds some intriguing arms in the NL East, including the Mets' Noah Syndergaard.
Bats & Balls: Sleepers to Target
Dave Regan names sleepers at each position in his inaugural column of 2015, including Joey Votto whose only question this year is health.
Chasing Saves: Setup Men Who Could Close
Jeff Zimmerman ranks setup men according to the number of saves they could get this season, and Philadelphia's Ken Giles might be the best bet.
February 22, 2015
Brewers Team Preview: More From the Core
Kevin O'Brien suggests that what the Brewers get from Jean Segura this season will go a long way towards deciding if they are a contender this year, after an offseason that featured few big changes.
February 14, 2015
RotoWire Roundtable: Valentine's Edition of the Top 350
The first installment of the Roundtable Rankings are up for 2015! Check out the panel's divide on Mookie Betts, among others.
February 9, 2015
Collette Calls: Over & Undervalued
Jason Collette looks at the current ADP data to find players being consistently drafted too high, or too low. Is it time to buy on Baltimore's Chris Davis again?
January 31, 2015
How the NFBC Main Event Was Won: Learning from the Past
Scott Jenstad takes a look back at the NFBC Main Event winning squad from 2014 to prepare for the upcoming season.
January 15, 2015
Rounding Third: The RotoWire 200
Jeff Erickson's initial set of top 200 overall rankings for 2015 predictably has Mike Trout on top, but who follows after Trout?
September 30, 2014
Collette Calls: Reviewing 2014
In his look back through the columns leading into the 2014 season, Jason Collette was right to pass on Michael Wacha as a top-100 overall player.
September 25, 2014
Mound Musings: Kids on Parade Watchlist
Noah Syndergaard struggled most of this year with nagging minor injuries, but he needs to be on every fantasy owner's radar.
September 23, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Betting the House
Indians left-hander T.J. House hasn't gotten the publicity of Corey Kluber and Carlos Carrasco, but his late-season success has helped the Tribe remain on the edge of the Wild Card race.
September 22, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Give Logan Some Run
September 18, 2014
Mound Musings: Looking Back, Looking Ahead, Part II
Prospect pitcher Kevin Gausman is up to stay and is built to be a workhorse for the Orioles.
September 16, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Pull for Pollock
After going M.I.A. for three months while recovering from a broken hand, the Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock has burst back on the scene in September, picking up where he left off in May.
September 11, 2014
The Saber's Edge: Future Closers
Ken Giles has all of the tools to become a closer, but he needs the Phillies to find a taker for Jonathan Papelbon in order to ascend to the ninth-inning role in Philadelphia.
August 31, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Soler Power
Jorge Soler and Javier Baez are two of the reasons why the Cubs' future is bright. Jan Levine suggests that you break the bank to get Soler if you can in your leagues.
August 22, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: A Case For Hellickson
Clay Link looks at all of the day's injury news, some closer situations from around the league and explains why you should consider the Rays' Jeremy Hellickson.
August 21, 2014
Bats & Balls: Hot August Targets
Travis Snider has impressed with the Pirates this year, but will he get enough at-bats down the stretch to help fantasy teams?
August 6, 2014
Bats & Balls: Stretch-Drive Help
As we inch toward September, a player like Dustin Ackley, who's heating up and still offers mutli-position eligibility, can be useful.
July 24, 2014
Mound Musings: Playing for Keeps
For many owners, it's time to look toward next season, and that means identifying arms, like Nathan Eovaldi, who are the real deal.
July 10, 2014
Mound Musings: Tradewinds are Blowing
The Phillies are said to be quietly checking for potential trade partners, and Cole Hamels is likely available.
July 7, 2014
Rounding Third: Beating the Shift
A rant about the shift after an Eric Hosmer hit leads this week's primer. See the top fantasy schedules this week, plus FAAB results in multiple industry leagues.
June 29, 2014
FAAB Factor - NL: Harper's Return Imminent
Bryce Harper had a huge game on his rehab assignment Saturday and Sergio Romo blew another save. Jan Levine addresses both this week and more in this week's column.
June 15, 2014
FAAB Factor-NL: Potential New Closer
Neil Ramirez has picked up two saves for the Cubs and is striking out batters at a prolific rate. Jan Levine tells you his potential bid on Ramirez in this week's column.
June 1, 2014
Painting the Black: Fantasy College Weekend Rotations
In honor of the College World Series beginning this weekend, Jensen Lewis compiles some of the best collegiate rotations out of pitchers currently in the majors from their alma maters.
May 28, 2014
Painting the Black: Stop the Madness!
Jensen Lewis begs, pleads and cajoles major league teams to have some patience with their closers, demonstrating the overwhelming advantage that teams have with a stable closer.
May 26, 2014
Charging the Mound: Derek & Jeff Talk Baseball
Derek VanRiper thought that he was getting Fit Panda, but instead he's been a Sad Panda.
May 12, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: No Way, Jose
Young Marlins ace Jose Fernandez surprisingly hit the DL on Monday and appears to be headed for season-ending Tommy John surgery.
May 11, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: It's Parra for the Course
April 28, 2014
Rounding Third: Week 5 Primer
Remorse from an early season drop, the Vengeance of Versalles and a season or two riding on the sidearm of Joe Smith, all in this week's primer.
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