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April 19, 2014
Charging the Mound: Liss and Erickson Talk Baseball
What starting pitchers can we trust no matter what happened in their last outing?
April 16, 2014
Thursday Lineup Card: Russell the Muscle
April 14, 2014
Painting the Black: Closing Epidemic
Jensen Lewis wonders why teams are pulling the plug so early on their closers this season, particularly in Milwaukee and Oakland.
April 12, 2014
Sunday Lineup Card: Hanging With Mr. Harang
The Long Game: The Closer Carousel
Aroldis Chapman is one of many closers already down. Erik Siegrist offers some alternatives to investing full price on current closers.
April 10, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: Considering Kelly Johnson
Kelly Johnson could be a nice, cheap source of power, at least while Mark Teixeira (hamstring) remains on the DL.
Mound Musings: How to Find the Next Closer
Jim Johnson is already out in Oakland, but what should owners look for in closers-in-waiting?
April 9, 2014
Behind the Numbers: Is Brandon Belt's Power for Real?
The answer to that and more as this week's edition tackles some early season observations.
April 7, 2014
Rounding Third: Week 2 Primer, FAAB Results
Matt Kemp had a huge game Sunday night, but he and the Dodgers have only five games this week. See what else is noteworthy on the schedule, and the results from bidding in the NFBC and major expert leagues this week.
April 6, 2014
Monday Lineup Card: Owning Owings
FAAB Factor-AL: On the Right Foot
Abraham Almonte got the Mariners' season started right and hasn't let up yet. Andrew Martinez suggests how much you should bid on him in this week's article.
April 4, 2014
Saturday Lineup Card: Bearing Down
Cliff Lee will try to get back on track Saturday after disappointing Opening Day start in Texas.
April 3, 2014
Friday Lineup Card: All Eyes On Kemp
Matt Kemp is set to make his much-anticipated 2014 debut Friday against the Giants after a lengthy recovery from offseason ankle surgery.
Mound Musings: The Time to Sell High
Is it too early to sell a pitcher like Justin Masterson? How soon should you considering selling high?
April 1, 2014
Tuesday Lineup Card: K-Rod Rises Again
Francisco Rodriguez is the Brewers' closer again -- for now -- leaving Jim Henderson's fantasy owners in a bad spot.
March 28, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Late March Update
Aroldis Chapman has obviously fallen in our composite rankings. Who else saw major movement?
Spring Training Job Battles: Final Decisions
As teams near their season openers, the final cuts are being made and job battles have been decided. Brian Pelowski takes one last look around the league as spring training comes to an end.
March 27, 2014
Mound Musings: Pitching Depth as a Fantasy Tactic
You're better off stashing high-upside arms like Derek Holland rather than wasting roster spots on generic utility players barely above replacement level.
March 14, 2014
Spring Training Job Battles: Opportunity Knocks
The rash of injuries in the Braves' rotation has opened up an unexpected competition this spring.
March 13, 2014
Rounding Third: Release the Kraken
In his RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Online Championship League, Jeff Erickson was able to land Clayton Kershaw with the eighth overall pick, as part of a three aces strategy.
March 5, 2014
RotoWire Roundtable: Early March Top 350
The RotoWire rankings crew takes their first crack at their Consolidated Top 350 MLB Rankings. Allen Craig is among those with the widest disparity in his ranking.
February 27, 2014
Mound Musings: AL Central Spotlight
Even a modest draft-day discount on Justin Verlander will prove valuable for fantasy owners this season.
February 21, 2014
Spring Training Job Battles: An Early Look
Now that spring training is in full swing, Brian Pelowski looks around the league at jobs that are up for grabs. Can Miguel Sano become the Opening Day starter at third base in Minnesota?
February 19, 2014
Painting the Black: Closing Time Comes Early This Spring
Jensen Lewis breaks down six of the major closing battles this spring, including the Rangers, who will feature Neftali Feliz (pictured) and Joakim Soria.
February 17, 2014
Collette Calls: LABR of Love
In this week's edition of Collette Calls, Jason looks at some of the surprises from the LABR mixed league draft, including the slide of Astros outfielder George Springer.
February 13, 2014
2014 White Sox Team Preview: Youth Movement
The White Sox had a dismal season all-around in 2013 to finish last in the AL Central. A series of moves and trades in the offseason made the team much younger, but likely well out of contention.
February 12, 2014
NFBC Trends: Hating the Closers
Greg Ambrosius hates closers and the lack of stability at the position, and thus really is disappointed that Mariano Rivera has retired.
February 8, 2014
The Wheelhouse: 30/30 - Pitching
Can Max Scherzer maintain the gains that made him an elite starter in 2013? DVR looks around the league in the first edition of the Wheelhouse of 2014.
December 21, 2013
Collette Calls: Closing Time
Jason Collette looks around the league at each team's closing situation, including the added depth behind Koji Uehara in Boston.
June 10, 2013
In Some Depth: Potential Deadline Moves
Ricky Nolasco is on the growing list of players likely to be moved at the trade deadline next month. Ryan Eisner takes a look around the league at the potential fallout.
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