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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 19, 2014
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Picks
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian evaluates quality picks on DraftKings for this weekend's slate of games, including Indians starter Corey Kluber, who faces off against the Twins on Sunday.
September 18, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Hawkins Hurting More Than Helping
Is it time to cut bait on LaTroy Hawkins?
Behind the Numbers: 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
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Pitching Game Theory
Sonny Gray has been a significant bargain among the elite starting pitchers in DFS play this season. Renee Miller looks for ways to identify bargains among starting pitchers in her article this week.
September 13, 2014
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 12, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Ramirez Ripe For The Picking
Chris Benzine discusses what value Jose Ramirez has now that he has moved to the second spot in the order.
September 11, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Late Season Surge By Leonys Martin
The Rangers may not be fighting for a playoff spot this season, but they do offer solid free agnet choices.
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 5, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Not Dunn Yet
Adam Dunn is producing after a change of scenery, and Chris Benzine discusses why he is worth a look at first base.
September 4, 2014
Mound Musings: 2015 Draft Day Aces
Clayton Kershaw is, of course, the top fantasy pitcher heading into 2015, but who else should be on your short list of starters to watch?
September 2, 2014
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Late Season Risers
Even Renee Miller, who literally wrote a book on cognitive biases in fantasy sports, is not immune to using recent hot hitters like the Astros' Chris Carter.
August 31, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Stealing Schafer
Jordan Schafer was second in MLB with 11 steals in August.
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 29, 2014
Dominate Your Duel: Pounding The Zone
RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes a look at the benefits of throwing first-pitch strikes.
August 28, 2014
The Saber's Edge: Second Half Skill Changes
Jason Hammel has struggled since being traded to Oakland. Jeff Zimmerman looks at Hammel's fall, and other second-half skill changes in this week's installment of The Saber's Edge.
August 26, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Hip Hip, Jorge!
Jorge Soler is the latest of the Cubs' hot-hitting prospects to reach the majors.
MLB Barometer: The Fiers and the Furious
Vlad Sedler overcomes his skepticism about Mike Fiers and relates how poorly most of the hyped rookies this year have played.
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 21, 2014
Mound Musings: Working Around Trouble
The best pitchers know how to work around trouble, and few are better at it than Felix Hernandez, who has allowed a mere two home runs with runners on this year.
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 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 15, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: The Roof is on Fier(s)
Mike Fiers may only have a temporary place in the Brewers' rotation, but he has short-term value.
August 9, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: One Last Ride With The Captain
Jeter is the pickup of the week.
Pitching Value Meter: Killer 'Wrighty'
Adam Wainwright not only gets two starts this week, but he gets two teams that can't hit right-handers in the Marlins and Padres.
August 4, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Baez And Sellers
The Cubs are finally calling up coveted middle-infield prospect Javier Baez, who'll get a chance to start his career with a bang in his debut at Coors Field on Tuesday.
August 2, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Gray Gets All A's
Considering the absurd run he's on, Sonny Gray might be baseball's best mid-rotation starter after he went from ace to No. 3 in the rotation thanks to trades.
July 29, 2014
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.
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Getting What You Pay For
RotoWire's Renee Miller digs into the starting pitching advanced stats to see what coorelates best with DFS scoring.
July 26, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Darvish Still Dealing
Yu Darvish is having a down year that most pitchers would kill for, and this week he gets two starts.
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