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July 6, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Kevin Payne thinks Jose Abreu is an attractive play today, even at a premium price.
July 5, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Santana Sharp in Return Sunday
Twins starter Ervin Santana allowed two runs on three hits and three walks with eight strikeouts over eight innings in his return from suspension Sunday against the Royals.
Hitter Value Meter: Holding All The Cards
Erik Siegrist highlights the best matchups for hitters in weekly formats, including a rare eight-game period for Kolten Wong and the Cardinals
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
Man + Machine: First Impressions
Neil Parker experiments with the RotoWire Daily MLB Lineup Optimizer and discusses the results on FanDuel and DraftKings.
July 1, 2015
The Saber's Edge: Sinking Feeling
Jeff Zimmerman on the pitchers with the most effective sinking fastballs.
FantasyAces MLB: Wednesday Picks
Brett Gardner has been red hot lately and RotoWire's Neil Parker thinks he makes for a great play Wednesday on Fantasy Aces.
June 30, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Don't Dig Your Own Grave
June 29, 2015
DraftKings MLB: Monday-Wednesday Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian Expects Some Fireworks At Camden Yards This Week
June 27, 2015
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
Bats & Balls: An Early Midseason Check In
David Regan puts together his all-fantasy, all-value, all-rookie and all-regression teams as the first half nears its close
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.
MLB Barometer: The Dog Days
Vlad Sedler is not burned out on baseball, but the midseason doldrums have arrived about five weeks early this season.
June 22, 2015
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 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
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian Still Loves Cleveland's K-Inducing Rotation
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
With a number of solid value plays available, Alex Spalding has just the recipe for rostering Chris Sale in FantasyAces lineups on Friday.
June 18, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Buy Papelbon
Thereís a good chance you can buy Papelbon for 50 cents on the dollar, pushing the idea that the Phillies will lose 100 games by seasonís end.
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 12, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Getting To Know Eugenio
Chris Benzine discusses what Zack Cozart's injury means for the recently recalled Eugenio Suarez, and why you should consider him for your league.
Series to Watch: Indians vs. Tigers
While neither team has been particular good this season, the Indians and Tigers each have a few dominant pitchers who will be throwing this weekend, including the long-overdue season-debut of Justin Verlander.
June 6, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Unexpected Development
Healthy and in his prime, Cameron Maybin enjoys a fountain of youth.
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 5, 2015
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian Can't Get Enough Of Jake Odorizzi
June 1, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Gallo's Humor
With Adrian Beltre hitting the 15-day DL, top power-hitting prospect Joey Gallo has been called up to the big leagues.
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 28, 2015
The Saber's Edge: Getting Lucky
Jeff Zimmerman on Michael Wacha and other pitchers that have been more lucky than good this season.
May 26, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Chasing Ratios With Gibson
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