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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 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 15, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
RotoWire's Alex Spalding is looking to stack Rangers hitters against Bruce Chen on Friday, highlighted by third baseman Adrian Beltre.
May 14, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Streaking Quintana
Quintana has been spectacular since his April 19 implosion against the Tigers, where he gave up nine earned runs in four innings pitched
Mound Musings: You Can Do Better!
Brad Johnson has words of encouragement for Chris Sale and some other some big-time arms.
May 9, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: The Cubs' Forgotten Young Gun
For all the hype surrounding Bryant, it's another Cubs' infielder with short-term value.
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 3, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Swooning for Swihart
Boston's Blake Swihart is Monday's recommended pickup after the Red Sox called him up from the minors in the wake of Ryan Hanigan's injury.
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.
April 28, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Marisnick Swings a Hot Stick
Dominate Your Duel: Umpire Analysis
Christopher Olson reviews this week's umpire matchups and finds a pitcher-friendly play in Jeff Nelson, who can't bring himself to issue walks.
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?
April 25, 2015
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 23, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Elementary, My Dear Watson!
Mark Melancon returned to action on Thursday for the Pirates, landing his third save of the season, but Melancon isnít the news here Ė itís Tony Watson.
The Saber's Edge: Reality Check
Jeff Zimmerman looks at deceptive early stats, including Adam Jones' otherworldly batting average.
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 17, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Travis To The Top
Chris Benzine discusses why Devon Travis is worth a pickup among other things in Saturday's lineup card.
April 16, 2015
Mound Musings: Time to Start the New AL Arms Watch
Brad Johnson looks to ride the next wave of great American League pitchers
April 12, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Call On Kiermaier
Rays' outfielder Kevin Kiermaier is Monday's recommended pickup after hitting .381 with seven extra-base hits during the first week of the season.
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 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.
March 24, 2015
MLB Barometer: A Wink and a Smyly
As draft season winds down, Vlad Sedler tells who's climbing the rankings and who's dropping.
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.
March 5, 2015
Bats & Balls: Busts to Avoid
David Regan turns his attention to overvalued players this week and finds Jose Abreu as one of the biggest names to avoid this season.
February 15, 2015
Nationals Team Preview: Mission Not Accomplished (Yet)
Anthony Rendon had a breakout season in 2014, but he and his teammates fell short in the playoffs last year. Erik Siegrist explores whether their offseason moves will allow them to take the next step.
February 14, 2015
RotoWire Roundtable: Valentine's Edition of the Top 350
The first installment of the Roundtable Rankings are up for 2015! Check out the panel's divide on Mookie Betts, among others.
February 9, 2015
Collette Calls: Over & Undervalued
Jason Collette looks at the current ADP data to find players being consistently drafted too high, or too low. Is it time to buy on Baltimore's Chris Davis again?
January 24, 2015
Rounding Third: Revisiting Early Starting Pitchers
Jeff Erickson looks back at 2014 to review the benefits and drawbacks of targeting starting pitchers early in drafts.
January 15, 2015
Rounding Third: The RotoWire 200
Jeff Erickson's initial set of top 200 overall rankings for 2015 predictably has Mike Trout on top, but who follows after Trout?
November 7, 2014
Painting the Black: A Way Too Early Look at 2015
Jensen Lewis shares his opinion about some of 2014's standout performers, including the Giants' Madison Bumgarner.
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