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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.
June 30, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Don't Dig Your Own Grave
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
Friday Lineup Card: Scoop Up Hoover
Hoover is an intriguing pick-up in leagues if you’re scrounging for saves, especially with the rumors floating around that Chapman could be moved in a deadline trade.
June 20, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: Tigers Burning Bright
Erik Siegrist's weekly look at the best hitting matchups finds the Tigers in an enviable position as they'll miss two of the best pitchers in their division this week.
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
Saturday Lineup Card: Schwarber Can Stick
Chris Benzine discusses why Kyle Schwarber could stick around with the Cubs, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
June 14, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Man in the Bux
Byron Buxton made his MLB debut Sunday, going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in the Twins' 4-3 win over the Rangers.
June 13, 2015
Hitter Value Meter: 30 Playing Seven
With all 30 clubs playing seven games this week, RotoWire's Erik Siegrist breaks down which teams have the best hitting matchups.
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 10, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
David Soda's recommendations for Wednesday's slate, including Dodgers slugger Adrian Gonzalez.
June 9, 2015
The Lineup Card: Mile High Platoon
June 6, 2015
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.
June 3, 2015
FantasyScore MLB: Wednesday Picks
RotoWire's Neil Parker is building his FantasyScore lineups around Joc Pederson playing at Coors Field on Wednesday.
David Soda likes Chris Davis in a matchup against Houston rookie Lance McCullers.
June 2, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Foltynewicz Getting Under Control
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
Mound Musings: Why Isn't Joe the New Closer?
Brad Johnson on the ideal closer's resume, the Mets' six-man rotation and more.
May 26, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Chasing Ratios With Gibson
May 23, 2015
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 22, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
RotoWire's Alex Spalding thinks Zack Greinke has the best pitching upside Friday on FantasyAces.
May 21, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: No Cooling Colabello
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.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Picks
Joel Bartilotta is going all value all the way on a big 11-game Saturday night slate that features a cheap, cheap Jay Bruce in a favorable matchup.
May 15, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Time To Be Franco
Chris Benzine discusses why Maikel Franco may say everyday at-bats at third base, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
Series to Watch: Red Sox vs. Mariners
Nelson Cruz is red hot right now and appears poised for his second consecutive 40-homer season.
May 12, 2015
Dominate Your Duel: Umpire Analysis
Based on who will be behind the plate, RotoWire's Christopher Olsen thinks Jacoby Ellsbury could be in for a big game Wednesday.
May 10, 2015
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.
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 5, 2015
RotoWire's Christopher Olson returns to review his best umpires to target for DFS games this week.
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