NEWS & ADVICE
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April 20, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Monday Picks
Kevin Payne stacks his lineup with Padres as San Diego visits Coors Field.
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno fills out his Monday FantasyAces card with a mix of top-flight players and good values, like Starlin Castro.
April 19, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Dial Up DeSclafani
Ryan Rufe discusses why Anthony DeSclafani is worth a pickup in Monday's lineup card.
April 18, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Harvey Invisible in Late Innings
Paul Sporer lays out the week's pitcher rankings and says the only thing holding back Matt Harvey is that he's not going deep into games.
April 13, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: You Canha Do It
April 11, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Slow Week for Kershaw
Paul Sporer delivers his weekly pitcher rankings and finds only one starter worthy of jumping Clayton Kershaw in a one-start week. Who is it?
April 7, 2015
MLB Barometer: Hahn Solo
Vlad Sedler looks for the breakout starting pitchers of 2015 who can be this year's Corey Kluber.
April 6, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: First Closer Down
On Opening Day, the Mets' Jenrry Mejia became the first closer to lose his job, as he was unable to warm up due to elbow stiffness.
Diamond Cuts: Early Season Injuries
Despite being in the Opening Day lineup, Detroit's Victor Martinez is not out of the woods yet from his knee injury, and he could be rested early on.
April 5, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Let's Grilli for MLB's First Full Slate
April 4, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Kicking Off the 2015 Season
Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural Value Meter for 2015, and familiar faces top the list, like Felix Hernandez, who takes on two division foes in Week 1.
March 26, 2015
Bats & Balls: Debating the Cheat Sheet
Dave Regan takes issue with the RotoWire cheat sheet, highlighing players at each position he thinks should be ranked higher, like San Francisco's Brandon Belt.
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.
March 10, 2015
Collette Calls: LABR Draft Recap
Jason Collette analyzes the recent LABR auction and finds few bargains among power hitters as the league-wide drop in home runs is fueling fantasy inflation.
February 22, 2015
Mariners Team Preview: Playoffs or Bust
The Mariners upgraded offensively this offseason, but the team's playoff hopes could hinge on how much the pitching staff regresses from last year's historic numbers.
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.
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?
September 25, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Ender's Game!
Ender Inciarte is currently in the middle of a 13-game hit streak and may offer you help over these last few days of the season.
September 20, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Beantown Building Blocks
The Red Sox starter has recaptured his 2013 form just in time for the season's close.
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
Painting the Black: The Wild Card Races
Jensen Lewis projects the winners and losers of the Wild Card races over the last 10 days of the season.
September 14, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Buckle Down On Buchholz
Clay Buchholz is 3-0 with a 2.10 ERA over his last four starts.
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 9, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: No Need to Panik
The second base spot has been mostly a dearth of offense for the Giants this season, but rookie Joe Panik's recent surge has turned the position from a weakness to a strength.
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 4, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Dropping Dead Weight For Hot Bats And Arms
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 30, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Finding Affordable Relief
Davis offers creative alternative to chasing saves.
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
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.
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