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August 30, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Twin Twirler Ready For A Promotion
Twins top pitching prospect Jose Berrios has a 2.12 ERA and 43:3 K:BB ratio in August for Triple-A Rochester.
August 27, 2015
Minor League Barometer: The Last Days of Summer
Jesse Siegel takes one last look at prospects who have boosted or harmed their stock this season, including the Rays' Blake Snell
August 25, 2015
MLB Barometer: A Little Patience
Vlad Sedler calls impatience the root of all fantasy strife - and Hanley Ramirez one of this year's biggest flops.
August 19, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Gregor Blanco To The Rescue?
With the news of Hunter Pence recently joining the disabled list, Gregor Blanco is going to get full-time at-bats down the stretch
August 13, 2015
Mound Musings: Going to the Bullpen
Brad Johnson on changing relief situations and how bullpens are setting up for the stretch drive.
August 12, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Khris Davis, Please Stand Up!
Donít be surprised if Khris Davis smacks 10-12 more home runs by seasonís end!
August 6, 2015
Mound Musings: New Faces in New Places
Brad Johnson continues his examination of the trade deadline deals and how David Price and the rest will fare in their new homes.
August 4, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: If the Shoe Fits, Wear It
August 1, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Veteran Leadership
While left to wonder what's next in Cincinnati, Brandon Phillips churns out professional at-bats.
Hitter Value Meter: Non-Problem Solved
Erik Siegrist ranks this week's hitting matchups, and -- surprise -- the Blue Jays, who were already strong at the plate, are on top with the newly acquired Troy Tulowitzki.
July 31, 2015
Bats & Balls: Trade Deadline Winners and Losers
Erik Siegrist looks at the fallout from the trade deadline and players who will see their fantasy stock rise, and those who will see it fall, like Drew Storen.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian is seeking cheap sources of strikeouts this weekend.
July 30, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Trade Deadline Closer Carousel
Mound Musings: Trade Winds
Brad Johnson analyzes the Cueto, Hamels, Kazmir and Tulowitzki trades and what it means for fantasy owners.
July 29, 2015
Minor League Barometer: Trade Deadline Turmoil
Jesse Siegel looks at some of the minor leaguers whose fortunes have changed at the trade deadline, including new A's prospect Jacob Nottingham
July 28, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Closer Carousel
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 23, 2015
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
Tuesday Lineup Card: Cheer Rios
Alex Rios's 2015 season has been characterized by injury and disappointment, but there's light at the end of the tunnel.
July 9, 2015
Bats & Balls: A Bullpen Walk-Through
David Regan offers up a status report on the closer situations for all 30 teams, including the woeful Reds who might be tempted to deal Aroldis Chapman.
July 4, 2015
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 2, 2015
Bats & Balls: 30 Teams, 30 Questions
David Regan takes a tour of all 30 depth charts, and among other thoughts has some concern over Gregory Polanco's progress
June 28, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Cain Is Able
Matt Cain is healthy and will likely be cleared to reclaim a spot in the Giants' rotation early next week.
June 18, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Buy Papelbon
Thereís a good chance you can buy Papelbon for 50 cents on the dollar, pushing the idea that the Phillies will lose 100 games by seasonís end.
June 8, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Future Is Now
On a day when the Astros loaded up on highly rated prospects in the draft, they debuted 2012 No. 1 pick Carlos Correa with the big team.
June 7, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: New Closer in the Emerald City?
The Houston Astros called up top prospect Carlos Correa on Sunday, but an AL West reliever deserves your attention as well.
June 4, 2015
Mound Musings: Ramblin' Man
Brad Johnson's latest pitching news, notes, and optimistic thoughts about Stephen Strasburg.
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.
Bats & Balls: A Look at the 30 Closer Situations
David Regan reviews each team's closer situation this week, including a look at what to make of the Marlins now that Steve Cishek has been jettisoned from the role.
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