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May 23, 2015
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Matt Shoemaker
Jason Collette digs inside the numbers on Matt Shoemaker this week to figure out why he is struggling and if he can turn it around.
Sunday Lineup Card: Grander Performance
Veteran outfielder's solid start powers the surprising Mets.
Pitching Value Meter: Not the Bum He Used to be
Two-start Madison Bumgarner bounced back after a rocky start and is dealing lately, but where does that leave him in Paul Sporer's rankings this week?
May 18, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Levying Shoemaker
MLB Barometer: Coming Back to Earth
Vlad Sedler's teams are off to a hot start, but are they as good as they've looked so far?
May 16, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Living Up to the Hype
Paul Sporer is particularly impressed this week with Matt Harvey, who has not had trouble living up to his preseason hype.
May 12, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Bradley Almost Back from Head Injury
May 9, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: The Golden Archer
Paul Sporer likes what he sees from Chris Archer, despite consecutive four-walk games, enough to vault him up the rankings in a two-start week.
May 7, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Blanks Offers Short-Term Solution
You may have missed the best that Kyle Blanks has to offer, but that doesnít mean you canít squeeze him for a bit more.
May 4, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Power Plouffe Play
MLB Barometer: Sizzlers and Fizzlers
Vlad Sedler picks winners and losers from the season's first month, including Paul Goldschmidt, who looks primed for a career year.
May 2, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Ethier Packs A Punch
Dodgers outfielder makes the ideal fill-in for injured stars.
Pitching Value Meter: It's Good to be the King
Paul Sporer's top-ranked pitcher this week is a two-start Felix Hernandez, who is so good his disappointments are envied by lesser pitchers.
April 27, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno is banking on Ryan Braun to break out of his sluggish start to the season against Reds starter Jason Marquis on Monday.
April 26, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Prime Target Paredes?
Baltimore's Jimmy Paredes is Monday's recommended pickup after hitting .400 with two doubles, three home runs, six RBI and a steal over the last seven days.
April 25, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Two Starts for Kluber
Paul Sporer ranks the coming week's starting pitchers, but is two home starts enough to make Corey Kluber the AL's top-ranked hurler?
April 21, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Cubs Promote Another Phenom
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 17, 2015
Series to Watch: Padres vs. Cubs
Doug Thorburn breaks down the weekend series between the Padres and Cubs, which will include the Major League debut of Kris Bryant.
FantasyScore MLB: Friday Picks
RotoWire's Neil Parker runs through his picks for Friday's slate on FantasyScore, including the Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez, who has a hit in every game this season.
April 16, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Do You Believe In Moose?
You have to figure the save opportunities will still be there for Glen Perkins, since even the lowliest of MLB teams manage to have a bullpen guy, or two combined, maybe even three combined, that can net 30 saves.
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 10, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Closing Time For Castro
Miguel Castro appears to have taken over the closer role for the Blue Jays. That, plus more discussed in Saturday's lineup card.
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 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.
Collette Calls: 30 NL Predictions
Jason Collette is back with bold predictions for the National League. Find out what stat he thinks Tim Linceum will lead the NL in for 2015.
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
Cubs Team Preview: Patience Is A Virtue
Javier Baez continued his impression of a windmill in winter ball, and RotoWire's Kenn Ruby suggests that his and the team's lack of plate discipline could hold them back in 2015.
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