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July 29, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Closer, Here! Get Your Cubs Closer, Here!
July 25, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Never a Reason to Worry
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers and can't help but shake his head at those who fretted over Clayton Kershaw earlier this season.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Picks
Joel Bartilotta wants to pick on the Yankees' CC Sabathia on Saturday against the Twins, and that starts with second baseman Brian Dozier.
July 24, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Another Mets Prospect Promoted
July 18, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Separating Contenders From Pretenders
Veterans lead Yankees, Twins in playoff race
Pitching Value Meter: Sale-ing into the Second Half
Paul Sporer ranks the week's starters, but he can't stop marveling at Chris Sale, whose strikeouts continue to set him apart.
July 17, 2015
Pitching Value Meter: Second-Half Kickoff
Paul Sporer lays out the rankings for the first weekend of the second half, and, surprise, Max Scherzer is still on top.
July 16, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: The Second Half Begins
Erik Siegrist breaks down the weekend series', but a doubleheader gives the Royals and White Sox a one-game advantage over the rest of the league.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian thinks the Cubs' pitching staff will be too much for the Braves to handle this weekend.
July 13, 2015
MLB Barometer: Room for Improvement
Erik Siegrist crunches the xFIP numbers looking for second-half pitching buys -- and sells. Which way does Matt Harvey fall?
July 10, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Stop, Heaney Time
Chris Benzine discusses why Andrew Heaney has earned a spot in the rotation and on fantasy rosters, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
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
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.
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