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July 4, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Strength vs. Strength
Paul Sporer ranks this week's pitchers and is already looking forward to the showdown between Chris Sale and the lefty-smashing Blue Jays.
Collette Calls: Managing Second-Half Expectations
Jason Collette looks at recent history to find some realistic projections for fantasy categories in the second half. For example, how many home runs should you expect from a player in the second half?
July 2, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Hail, Cesar!
Cesar Hernandez is cranking the ball well of late, landing the confidence of Phillies’ interim manager Pete Mackanin, suggesting that Hernandez could continue to play every day at second base even when Chase Utley is activated from the DL.
June 27, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Heating Up in the Desert
With Coors Field silent this week, Erik Siegrist has a new team atop the hitter rankings in the Diamondbacks.
Pitching Value Meter: Maximum Output
Paul Sporer has moved Max Scherzer ahead of Clayton Kershaw as his top pitcher in baseball, and the Nationals' ace takes his rightful spot atop the weekly rankings.
June 25, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Scoop Up Hoover
Hoover is an intriguing pick-up in leagues if you’re scrounging for saves, especially with the rumors floating around that Chapman could be moved in a deadline trade.
June 24, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Randal Grichuk, Untapped Power Source
Grichuk is prone to a streaky bat, but the power potential he carries in a potent Cardinals lineup is worth the risk.
June 23, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Ray of Hope?
Robbie Ray is 2-2 with a 1.78 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 23:9 K:BB over 30.1 innings through five starts for Arizona.
June 22, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Pencil In The Eraser
Fantasy 101: Evaluating Starting Pitchers on FanDuel
Michael Rathburn explains how he picks starting pitchers on FanDuel and breaks down the stats to show which ones have provided the most value this season.
June 21, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Red Byrd Return
Monday's Recommended Pickup is a 37-year-old outfielder who returned from a broken wrist much earlier than expected.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Benny Ricciardi breaks down his top value plays for FanDuel contests on Sunday, which should help to afford Charlie Blackmon, who has multiple hits in three of his last four games.
Sunday Lineup Card: Undervalued Utility
Often overlooked, the handy fix-it man offers no-frills production at bargain prices.
June 20, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Back on his Throne
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starters and is relieved that Felix Hernandez rebounded after a couple of non-King like starts.
June 19, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Schwarber Can Stick
Chris Benzine discusses why Kyle Schwarber could stick around with the Cubs, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
June 18, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Buy Papelbon
There’s a good chance you can buy Papelbon for 50 cents on the dollar, pushing the idea that the Phillies will lose 100 games by season’s end.
June 14, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Man in the Bux
Byron Buxton made his MLB debut Sunday, going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in the Twins' 4-3 win over the Rangers.
June 13, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Hero in the Bronx
Paul Sporer's weekly value meter showcases a surging Masahiro Tanaka, who is starting to look like the dominant pitcher from early last season.
June 8, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Future Is Now
On a day when the Astros loaded up on highly rated prospects in the draft, they debuted 2012 No. 1 pick Carlos Correa with the big team.
June 6, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Wind in his Sale
Paul Sporer's weekly value meter highlights a surging Chris Sale who has dominated batters in the last five starts.
Hitter Value Meter: Shiny and Chrome
Erik Siegrist debuts the RotoWire Hitter Value Meter this week, which lays out the teams and hitters facing friendly schedules, not so friendly ones, for the upcoming scoring period.
June 3, 2015
FantasyScore MLB: Wednesday Picks
RotoWire's Neil Parker is building his FantasyScore lineups around Joc Pederson playing at Coors Field on Wednesday.
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
David Soda likes Chris Davis in a matchup against Houston rookie Lance McCullers.
June 2, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Foltynewicz Getting Under Control
May 30, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Mad Max
Paul Sporer's weekly look at starting pitching finds Max Scherzer dominating in the nation's capital more than even the most aggressive projections predicted.
May 29, 2015
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian loves the right-handed Houston bats this weekend.
May 28, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Red Sox Pitcher Has Impressive Debut
May 26, 2015
Dominate Your Duel: Umpire Analysis
Noah Syndergaard looks like a solid play this week thanks to the umpire who will be calling the balls and strikes in Wednesday's game.
May 23, 2015
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?
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