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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 12, 2015
Giants seek to overcome struggles: Sunday Lineup Card
Faced with some rate bullpen adversity, Bochy leans on Romo.
July 6, 2015
MLB Barometer: Chicks Dig the Long Ball
Vlad Sedler projects the top home-run hitters for the second half. On which side of 40 will Baltimore's Chris Davis land?
July 3, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
RotoWire's Alex Spalding has picked out a number of solid value plays on Fantasy Aces to help DFS players build around Clayton Kershaw on Friday.
June 14, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Man in the Bux
Byron Buxton made his MLB debut Sunday, going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in the Twins' 4-3 win over the Rangers.
June 13, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Values
RotoWire's Joel Bartilotta loves the Orioles against the Yankees on Saturday, headlined by Adam Jones, who has excellent career numbers against opposing starter CC Sabathia.
May 29, 2015
Bats & Balls: Will the Hot Starts Continue?
David Regan looks at some of baseball's best this year, including Alex Rodriguez, and analyzes whether their hot starts will continue.
May 28, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Picks
James Seltzer thinks Brian McCann has finally turned the corner.
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.
May 8, 2015
With a number of higher-priced pitchers getting lit up this week, RotoWire's Alex Spalding thinks Matt Harvey will pay off Friday.
May 1, 2015
Jose Altuve absolutely abuses left-handed pitching, and RotoWire's Alex Spalding is paying the price for him in his FantasyAces lineups on Friday.
April 29, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
David Soda expects Andrew McCutchen to heat up
April 24, 2015
RotoWire's Alex Spalding is building his Friday FantasyAces lineup around Adrian Gonzalez, who leads the league in OPS this season.
April 22, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Betances Still Offers Value
Well, all of you Dellin Betances’ owners out there that were expecting a 40-save season? You can take comfort in knowing that Betances will at least nab a few saves here and there, while giving you dominant ratios and strikeouts.
FantasyScore MLB: Wednesday Picks
RotoWire's Neil Parker highlights Joey Votto and Giancarlo Stanton as two of his high-end hitters to target on FantasyScore for Wednesday's slate of MLB contests.
April 8, 2015
The Saber's Edge: On the Upswing
Jeff Zimmerman lets us in on the secret for the most underutilized stat in fantasy baseball, and how you can use it to your great advantage.
April 6, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Plays for Opening Day
Kevin Payne has you covered for Opening Day with a slate of picks, including a good value in Yordano Ventura.
April 5, 2015
FAAB Factor - AL: Many Options To Sort Through
Koji Uehara's injury has opened the door for a couple of speculative plays in the AL this week, writes RotoWire's Andrew Martinez.
April 1, 2015
MLB Barometer: All-Undervalued Team
Vlad Sedler looks at players who are being overlooked this draft season, including breakout candidate Jake Marisnick.
March 21, 2015
RotoWire Roundtable: March Top 350
RotoWire's group of baseball experts is back with its latest roundtable rankings, in which Nolan Arenado, among others, takes a big jump up the list.
February 23, 2015
A's Team Preview: Roller Coaster
The A's unloaded a number of their front-line players this offseason, but Sonny Gray remains among their core players.
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 11, 2015
Royals Team Preview: A Different Kind of Buzz
Yordano Ventura will be asked to step as the Royals' ace this year after James Shields signed with the Padres over the offseason.
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?
November 22, 2014
Collette Calls: The Week in Review
The Cards parted with Shelby Miller this week to get Jason Heyward from the Braves. Jason Collette looks at the impact of the trades and free-agent signings from the past week.
September 24, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Marisnick Sizzles
September 16, 2014
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.
September 10, 2014
Bats & Balls: 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.
September 9, 2014
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?
September 2, 2014
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.
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