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May 22, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Friday Plays
Hunter Pence has been hot since returning from injury, and RotoWire's Benny Ricciardi thinks he's a great play Friday at Coors Field.
May 13, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Like Father Like Son?
Okay, so DeShields isnít your everyday rockstar player, but I do dig his potential overall.
May 11, 2015
MLB Barometer: RIP Trading
Stepping in for Vlad Sedler, Derek VanRiper wonders if trading is dead, while pondering the market value of Noah Syndergaard and offering up the weekly supply of risers and fallers.
May 8, 2015
Daily Baseball 101: How to Target Hitters
Michael Rathburn shows how to target hitters for both heads-up and tournament contests and how to treat Miguel Cabrera, who is playing against his norm.
May 5, 2015
Dominate Your Duel: Umpire Analysis
RotoWire's Christopher Olson returns to review his best umpires to target for DFS games this week.
May 4, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Power Plouffe Play
FanDuel MLB: Monday Picks
Kevin Payne likes Mark Trumbo, even at a premium price.
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 3, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Picks
Despite a relatively high price, Jose Altuve continues to pay off for FanDuel players, posting over seven points in five of his last eight games.
April 30, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Pillar, Not Millar!
Considering the injury history of some Blue Jaysí players, namely Michael Saunders and Jose Bautista, Pillar is worth a snag for depth.
April 28, 2015
Christopher Olson reviews this week's umpire matchups and finds a pitcher-friendly play in Jeff Nelson, who can't bring himself to issue walks.
April 17, 2015
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
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Picks
James Seltzer tries to make the most of a light schedule with a lineup featuring Cole Hamels.
April 10, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Friday Values
RotoWire's Benny Ricciardi plans to stack Giancarlo Stanton and the Fish against Rays spot starter Steve Geltz.
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 17, 2015
Mets Team Preview: Getting Closer
The Mets are getting closer to contending, and a strong return by Matt Harvey from Tommy John surgery could go a long way towards them advancing near a playoff goal.
February 15, 2015
Nationals Team Preview: Mission Not Accomplished (Yet)
Anthony Rendon had a breakout season in 2014, but he and his teammates fell short in the playoffs last year. Erik Siegrist explores whether their offseason moves will allow them to take the next step.
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 9, 2015
Collette Calls: Over & Undervalued
Jason Collette looks at the current ADP data to find players being consistently drafted too high, or too low. Is it time to buy on Baltimore's Chris Davis again?
January 19, 2015
The Wheelhouse: 25 Things You Should Know Before Draft Day
Derek VanRiper shares some of the tools that he uses to prepare during the offseason, along with some early discoveries about the player pool heading into 2015.
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 26, 2014
The Daily Duel: Season Review
RotoWire's Kevin Payne takes a look back on the baseball season from a DFS perspective.
September 16, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Juan For The Road
September 10, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Matzek Begins To Realize His Potential
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.
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Game Theory
Chris Carter and his Astros teammates are your not-so-secret weapon against left-handed starters when you're looking to go against the crowd.
September 8, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: A Pleasant Odor
Hyped young prospect Rougned Odor is starting to produce at the big-league level.
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 12, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Pining For Pineda
Michael Pineda, out since late April due to a suspension and then a back injury, is finally set to make his return to the mound Wednesday.
August 8, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Worley of a Pickup
Pirates starter Vance Worley has picked up his game on the mound in recent weeks, making him a viable option for fantasy owners.
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