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August 29, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Cy Young Run Away
Paul Sporer runs down the week's pitcher rankings, which features at the top the likely shoe-in for the NL Cy Young award, Zack Greinke.
August 28, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Go With Eduardo
Chris Benzine discusses Eduardo Escobar's recent hot streak and why you should consider him as a pickup, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
August 24, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Joel Bartilotta looks for the Yankee offense to get hot against Scott Feldman and the Astros
August 23, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: McCall on McCullers
Lance McCullers is Monday's Recommended Pickup after fanning eight over seven strong innings Sunday against Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers.
August 22, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Desert Airs
Erik Siegrist breaks down the coming hitter slate that finds the Diamondbacks in prime position with a long homestand this week.
Pitching Value Meter: Mr. Consistency
Paul Sporer breaks down this week's pitcher rankings, and atop the AL is Dallas Keuchel, who is good even when he's bad.
August 17, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Putting 'Belt' Back In Beltran
August 15, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Cole Mining for Cy Young
Paul Sporer looks at the coming week's starters and can't take his eyes off of Gerrit Cole, who's been nails all season for the Pirates.
August 11, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Bassitt Hound
August 8, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Royals Rule the Week
Erik Siegrist ranks the hitter matchups for the upcoming scoring period as the Royals have a seven-game homestand.
Pitching Value Meter: Is Sale to Blame?
Paul Sporer breaks down the coming pitching matchups and asks if Chris Sale's recent struggles are on him or if the fears are overblown.
August 6, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Youngsters To The Rescue!
As the season wears on, some youngsters are here to help!
August 4, 2015
Fantasy 101: Winning Tournaments with Home Runs
Winning tournaments on FanDuel requires a lot of things to go right, and it's imperative to maximize the number of home-run hitters on your squad.
August 1, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Veteran Leadership
While left to wonder what's next in Cincinnati, Brandon Phillips churns out professional at-bats.
Pitching Value Meter: Welcome to the AL, Johnny
Former Red Johnny Cueto could have a rude welcome to the AL as he begins his Royals career with a couple of tough road starts. How far did Paul Sporer drop him in this week's rankings?
July 28, 2015
Dominate Your Duel: Umpire Analysis
Christopher Olson checks out the umpire matchups this week and pegs Michael Brantley for a big day with Tom Woodring behind the plate.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday-Wednesday Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian likes a Syndergaard-Iwakuma pitching duo for Tuesday night.
July 27, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Tulo-ronto
After a decade in Colorado, Troy Tulowitzki was stunningly moved to a new home late Monday night, as he'll join the Blue Jays' star-studded lineup
MLB Barometer: Staying Focused
Vlad Sedler cautions against premature NFL obsession - you've got a baseball league to win!
July 25, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Never a Reason to Worry
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers and can't help but shake his head at those who fretted over Clayton Kershaw earlier this season.
July 22, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: McGee, Please!
Jake McGee has four saves on the year in a limited closer’s capacity, but he’s been golden as an 8th inning guy.
July 21, 2015
Christopher Olson analyzes umpire matchups, including Jeff Nelson, who has seen 17 walks and 16 runs over his last two games.
July 18, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Sale-ing into the Second Half
Paul Sporer ranks the week's starters, but he can't stop marveling at Chris Sale, whose strikeouts continue to set him apart.
July 17, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Schwarber Could Stay
Chris Benzine discusses why the Cubs could change their tune and make Schwarber the everyday catcher, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
Pitching Value Meter: Second-Half Kickoff
Paul Sporer lays out the rankings for the first weekend of the second half, and, surprise, Max Scherzer is still on top.
July 16, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: The Second Half Begins
Erik Siegrist breaks down the weekend series', but a doubleheader gives the Royals and White Sox a one-game advantage over the rest of the league.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian thinks the Cubs' pitching staff will be too much for the Braves to handle this weekend.
Mound Musings: Back to the Future
Brad Johnson's review of the arms at this year's Futures Game, including Houston's Mark Appel, who continues to be something of an enigma.
July 13, 2015
Diamond Cuts: Fifth Annual All-Scar Team
RotoWire's Jeff Stotts breaks down the top players who have altered fantasy leagues by spending more time on the disabled list than the field this season.
July 10, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Stop, Heaney Time
Chris Benzine discusses why Andrew Heaney has earned a spot in the rotation and on fantasy rosters, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
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