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Thursday Lineup Card: Marisnick Sizzles

MLB Barometer: Old Huddy Duddy

Tim Hudson has been a serious second-half fader, and RotoWire's Vlad Sedler wonders whether there's a rebound left in him.

Behind the Numbers: Failed Expectations

Few players fell as hard this year as Jay Bruce, who has been sub-replacement level after three straight years of 30 homers.

In Some Depth: The Final Wave

Joc Pederson's call to the Dodgers is likely part of the final wave of prospects coming up to contribute in 2014. Can he carve out a significant role as the Dodgers push for an NL West title?

Wednesday Lineup Card: Call-Up Day, Part Deux

In a seemingly endless sea of September call-ups, the Phillies' Maikel Franco rates as one of the shining stars of the group.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Hip Hip, Jorge!

Jorge Soler is the latest of the Cubs' hot-hitting prospects to reach the majors.

In Some Depth: Bet on Mookie

Mookie Betts once again has a clear path to playing time in Boston.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Carrasco Heating Up In Indians Rotation

Friday Lineup Card: Aoki Is A-OK

One of the hottest players in the game right now is likely available for a free agent pick up...

MLB Barometer: Early Round Disasters

Scott Jenstad fills in for Vlad Sedler this week and laments his early round disasters in the NFBC.

Daily Baseball 101: Splitting the Splits

RotoWire's Michael Rathburn takes a look at handedness and park factors to uncover even more indicators in building successful lineups for daily games.

Daily Baseball 101: The Art of Stacking

Stacking is a commonly-used strategy in daily MLB games, but some sites limit the opportunity, which has made mini-stacking popular.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Bet on Brett

The Colorado rotation is often a place where good pitchers go to die, but lefty Brett Anderson is doing his best to rewrite that narrative.

In Some Depth: Out of Hand

Eric Hosmer has shown signs of rebounding from his poor first half in July, but a hand injury recently opened up time at first base for Billy Butler and Raul Ibanez.

Behind the Numbers: Spring Predictions Gone Wrong

You can't always be right, and Evan Longoria is one of the players we missed on this year. Why is he making us look bad?

MLB Barometer: Return of the Mac

Yovani Gallardo is one of 10 starting pitchers that Vlad Sedler believes will be better over the second half of the season.

MLB Barometer: Flash Gordon

Alex Gordon's resurgence coincided with the Royals' win-streak that ended last week. He rates on Vlad Sedler's

NFBC Trends: The Art of FAAB

Scott Jenstad has been scrambling to replace the offense he thought he was getting from Carlos Beltran and Bryce Harper in the NFBC. In this article he explains his process in wading through the FAAB waters.

MLB Barometer: Twin Powers

The returns of Oswaldo Arcia and Josh Willingham have strengthened the Twins' lineup, as has the signing of Kendrys Morales.

Daily Baseball 101: Breaking Down FanDuel Hitting

Michael Rathburn crunches the numbers and identifies the best hitter to target (or avoid) on FanDuel

MLB Daily Games Strategy: Avoiding Outcome Bias

Renee Miller warns you to avoid Outcome Bias in setting your lineups, using the context of selecting DFS first basemen like Brandon Moss.

MLB Barometer: Bargains At the V-Mart

Ryan Howard is showing all the signs of turning 35 this year and makes Vlad Sedler's downgrade list this week.

Charging the Mound: Derek & Jeff Talk Baseball

Derek VanRiper thought that he was getting Fit Panda, but instead he's been a Sad Panda.

MLB Barometer: The New Bash Brothers

Brandon Moss, Josh Donaldson and a number of other A's have been meeting up at home plate on a frequent basis this season.

Rounding Third: Week 6 Primer

The Reds and Red Sox play two games against each other this week. Tony Perez's Game 7 homer gets short shrift when remembering that series.

The Daily Duel: Undervalued Orioles

Kevin Payne is back with his FanDuel value plays of the week, including a couple of Orioles' sluggers that he thinks are undervalued.

Collette Calls: BABIP Surprises

While some players like Anaheim's Mike Trout carry a higher BABIP baseline, there are many players with correction on the horizon in the coming months. Jason Collette takes a closer look at the early surprises.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays For The Week

We are nearing the point in the season where sample sizes are large enough that slow starts are becoming worrisome. Jerry Donabedian discusses some players who prices have dropped enough to make them good values plays for the fourth weekend of the season

MLB Barometer: Sad Panda

Pablo Sandoval is off to a slow start and is on Vlad Sedler's list of fallers in this week's Barometer.

MLB Barometer: Ventura Two-Step

Velocity hounds love Yordano Ventura, and that love intensified after a great first start against the Rays. He gets two starts this week. See who else Vlad Sedler gave a thumbs up or thumbs down to this week.