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July 1, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
David Soda likes the shoulder-injury discount on Baltimore slugger Adam Jones
June 29, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Tinker with Taylor
June 28, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Cain Is Able
Matt Cain is healthy and will likely be cleared to reclaim a spot in the Giants' rotation early next week.
June 24, 2015
Minor League Barometer: A-Matz-ing Numbers
Jesse Siegel checks in with his weekly look at the minors, and highlights two prospects who could make an impact in the NL East race.
June 11, 2015
The Saber's Edge: Need for Speed
Jeff Zimmerman on batted-ball velocity stats and what they can tell us about today's top hitters.
June 8, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Monday Picks
Kevin Payne's Monday recommendations, including Ryan Howard at Cincinnati.
May 27, 2015
Farm Futures: California League Hitters
James Anderson puts the spotlight on hitters in the California League, including the Astros' Brett Phillips, who could be the top prospect in the organization not named Carlos Correa.
May 20, 2015
David Soda is saving money elsewhere so he can splurge on the otherworldly Bryce Harper.
May 17, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Picks
He may be heavily-priced, but Jose Altuve continues to be an excellent producer on FanDuel.
May 14, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Plays
James Seltzer is stacking Yankees for today's matchup against Erasmo Ramirez and his 8+ ERA.
May 8, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Burnsing Up The Basepaths
Chris Benzine discusses why Billy Burns could be an intriguing option in deeper leagues plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
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 6, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Morrison To The Rescue?
Logan Morrison hasnít lived up to his status as a one-time top prospect, although at some point I think he puts it together. Is this it? Has Morrison figured it all out?
May 5, 2015
In Some Depth: Cleveland's Shortstop Situation
Ryan Eisner thinks mega-prospect Francisco Lindor will continue to toil in the minors for the time being.
May 3, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Swooning for Swihart
Boston's Blake Swihart is Monday's recommended pickup after the Red Sox called him up from the minors in the wake of Ryan Hanigan's injury.
FAAB Factor - AL: Mediocre Shortstops Abound
Jake Marisnick and the Astros are stealing a ton of bases, writes RotoWire's Andrew Martinez in this week's edition of AL FAAB Factor.
May 1, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Don't Dwell on Swell Odubel
Odubel Herrera has become started the season strong, and Chris Benzine discusses why he shouldn't sit on your waiver wire.
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 29, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Rays Closing Situation Muddled
Ernesto Frieri picked up his second save of the season on Wednesday night, as the game went 13 innings.
April 19, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Dial Up DeSclafani
Ryan Rufe discusses why Anthony DeSclafani is worth a pickup in Monday's lineup card.
FAAB Factor - AL: Pitching Available
Back the truck up for Indians starting pitcher Danny Salazar, writes RotoWire's Andrew Martinez in this week's edition of the AL FAAB.
April 18, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Bringing 2013 Back
Once forgotten, Everth Cabrera is relevant again.
April 6, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno takes a swing at an Opening Day lineup and sees a good value in Cleveland's Lonnie Chisenhall.
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.
March 4, 2015
The Saber's Edge: What to Look for in Spring Training
Spring training stats don't mean much, and player information can he hard to find. Jeff Zimmerman outlines four important things to look for in spring training and, just as important, how to find them.
February 19, 2015
The Long Game: Bat Hawks Down
Erik Siegrist discusses what to do in this lower run-scoring environment, and cautions against giving Corey Kluber a long contract extension, in case the rumored strike zone changes occur.
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
Royals Team Preview: A Different Kind of Buzz
Yordano Ventura will be asked to step as the Royals' ace this year after James Shields signed with the Padres over the offseason.
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?
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