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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?
May 18, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Levying Shoemaker
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 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 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 2, 2015
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.
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 25, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Bullpens Offer No Relief
Managers fret over high-leverage situations that demand the use of 'closers.'
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 24, 2015
Series to Watch: Mets vs. Yankees
Matt Harvey has been dominant this season, including a high-90s fastball sooner than many expected, an
April 20, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Rodon Down The Road
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 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
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Value Plays
Alex Spalding is perfectly fine building his FantasyAces lineup around the Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez, who had three home runs Wednesday.
FantasyScore MLB: Friday Picks
RotoWire's Neil Parker runs through his picks for Friday's slate on FantasyScore, including the Dodgers Yasiel Puig, who has a cushy matchup in Arizona.
April 9, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Snag Jake Lamb
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.
April 2, 2015
Minor League Barometer: Now or Never for Souza
Jesse Siegel is not sold on Steven Souza, who has had a poor spring and is getting old for a prospect at nearly 26.
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.
September 26, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Not Paxing It In
Chris Benzine discusses why James Paxton is a good option to start Saturday as the season nears its end.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his list of value plays on DraftKings for the final weekend of the regular season.
September 20, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Down the Stretch they Come
With a playoff berth in the balance, the Mariners might need 18 innings out of Felix Hernandez this week, which would be just fine for fantasy owners.
September 19, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: UnFreeseing At The Plate
Chris Benzine discusses David Freese's second-half turnaround and hot September as reasons why you should pick him up.
September 13, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Facing the Giants
Second-tier players on one particular contending team lead postseason runs.
Pitching Value Meter: Strasburg's Quiet Excellence
Stephen Strasburg might have disappointed some this year, but he's still having a fantastic fantasy season.
September 7, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Collin-g McHugh
Astros starter Collin McHugh is 4-0 with a 1.97 ERA over his last five starts.
September 6, 2014
Pitching Value Meter: Two Jokers for the King
Felix Hernandez gets two starts this week against teams he has dominated this year.
September 1, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: Call-Up Day
As usual, Sept. 1 features a list of prospect and non-prospect call-ups a mile long -- with some noteworthy names mixed in.
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