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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?

Friday Lineup Card: No Cooling Colabello

Sunday Lineup Card: Crawford Packs Giant Punch

Known primarily for his defense, the San Francisco shortstop gets offensive.

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.

Minor League Barometer: Lost and Found

Jesse Siegel looks at prospects who found their way out of the wilderness, like Philadelphia's Maikel Franco, who's expected to be called up any day now.

Farm Futures: Carolina League Hitters

RotoWire's James Anderson reviews the top hitters in the Carolina League, including Billy McKinney, who seems primed for a promotion to Double-A.

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.

FanDuel MLB: Monday Picks

With lots of bargains available, Kevin Payne is splurging on a premium third baseman.

Monday Lineup Card: The Never-Ending Torii

He may be 39 years old, but Torii Hunter has been thriving at the plate in his return to the Twins, with whom he started his career.

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.

Mound Musings: Take the Money and Run

Can Dallas Keuchel and Dan Haren keep this up? Brad Johnson says no.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Power Plouffe Play

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.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Marisnick Swings a Hot Stick

Collette Calls: The Ups and Downs of Whiff Rates

Jason Collette looks at pitchers who have seen a great increase in strikeouts this season and those, like Stephen Strasburg, who have seen their K rates drop. What's made the difference?

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?

Daily Baseball 101: How to Pick a Starting Pitcher

Michael Rathburn pours over the numbers and explains why picking an elite pitcher like Felix Hernandez is almost always the best way to go in cash games.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Cubs Promote Another Phenom

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.

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.

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?

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.

FanDuel MLB: Plays for Opening Day

Kevin Payne has you covered for Opening Day with a slate of picks, including a good value in Yordano Ventura.

Monday Lineup Card: Let's Grilli for MLB's First Full Slate

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.

Bats & Balls: Top-10 Lists for 2015

Dave Regan's top-10 lists includes Sleepers and Spring Overreaction Stats, such as Kolten Wong's spring struggles.

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.

The Long Game: Inflation Busters

Erik Siegrist discusses how to best attack auctions in leagues where inflation has greatly raised the prices of many stars.

Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL Central

Brad Johnson turns to the AL Central this week for pitchers whom fantasy owners should highlight on their cheat sheets, including Cleveland's Carlos Carrasco.

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.