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January 24, 2015
Rounding Third: Revisiting Early Starting Pitchers
Jeff Erickson looks back at 2014 to review the benefits and drawbacks of targeting starting pitchers early in drafts.
January 19, 2015
The Wheelhouse: 25 Things You Should Know Before Draft Day
Derek VanRiper shares some of the tools that he uses to prepare during the offseason, along with some early discoveries about the player pool heading into 2015.
November 7, 2014
Painting the Black: A Way Too Early Look at 2015
Jensen Lewis shares his opinion about some of 2014's standout performers, including the Giants' Madison Bumgarner.
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 20, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Down the Stretch they Come
With a playoff berth in the balance, the Mariners might need 18 innings out of Felix Hernandez this week, which would be just fine for fantasy owners.
September 18, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Hawkins Hurting More Than Helping
Is it time to cut bait on LaTroy Hawkins?
Bats and Balls: Handing Out the Hardware
Mike Trout is an easy choice for AL MVP, but who has been the most valuable fantasy player relative to ADP this season?
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 13, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Facing the Giants
Second-tier players on one particular contending team lead postseason runs.
Pitching Value Meter: Strasburg's Quiet Excellence
Stephen Strasburg might have disappointed some this year, but he's still having a fantastic fantasy season.
September 7, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Collin-g McHugh
Astros starter Collin McHugh is 4-0 with a 1.97 ERA over his last five starts.
September 6, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Two Jokers for the King
Felix Hernandez gets two starts this week against teams he has dominated this year.
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.
August 30, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Fightin' Phillie
Cole Hamels has been in a groove since mid-May, and he'll look to continue it in two starts this week.
August 28, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Drew For You!
As the season nears an end, Drew Smyly may offer you some much needed starting pitching help...
Mound Musings: State of the Staff Overviews
The Nationals have solidified their position atop the division thanks to pitching, and Stephen Strasburg hasn't even hit his stride yet.
August 23, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Two Starts for Kershaw
A two-start week for Clayton Kershaw comes at the perfect time for fantasy owners, especially for those in head-to-head 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
Friday Lineup Card: Jay Is The Way
Reds closer Aroldis Chapman looks to be back to himself after a Thursday night appearance...
August 20, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Wada Ya Got To Lose?
Since joining the Cubs in July, Tsuyoshi Wada (along with Kyle Hendricks) has helped the North Siders transition easily from the losses of Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.
August 19, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Carrasco Heating Up In Indians Rotation
Diamond Cuts: Protecting McCutchen
Jeff Stotts talks about the measures that the Pirates will take to protect Andrew McCutchen as he returns from his rib injury.
August 17, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Rocky Mountain Return
Michael Cuddyer returned to the Rockies' lineup Sunday after hitting .611 with six doubles, nine RBI and seven runs scored over eight rehab games in the minors.
August 16, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: No Taming this Tiger
Max Scherzer is one of the few things going right for the Tigers these days, as he's dominated in his recent starts.
August 14, 2014
Mound Musings: Poor Man's Darvish
The Padres' Odrisamer Despaigne made it out of Cuba with marginal stuff, but he's hard to hit because he has a wide aresnal of offerings.
August 13, 2014
Diamond Cuts: Rocky Mountain Low
Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki are on the DL ... again. The Rockies are going through a losing season ... again. Jeff Stotts has the latest on both injured stars.
August 12, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Pining For Pineda
Michael Pineda, out since late April due to a suspension and then a back injury, is finally set to make his return to the mound Wednesday.
August 11, 2014
MLB Barometer: Early Round Disasters
Scott Jenstad fills in for Vlad Sedler this week and laments his early round disasters in the NFBC.
Tuesday Lineup Card: For No Rymer Reason
The newly-recalled Rymer Liriano could give Padres fans something to get excited about as the team plays out the string on another losing season.
August 10, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Peralta Steals Home and the Attention of Fantasy Owners
Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta is Monday's recommended pickup.
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