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April 21, 2014
Rounding Third: Week 4 Primer
Bryce Harper's benching, Patriots Day game issues and FAAB results.
April 14, 2014
Rounding Third: Difficult Cuts
Even though Jake Odorizzi has newfound job security in the Rays' rotation, Jeff Erickson cut him on his NFBC Main Event team.
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.
March 24, 2014
Rounding Third: Value, Value, Value
Jeff Erickson reviews his AL Tout Wars auction, where Jose Bautista was his most expensive player.
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.
October 1, 2013
Rounding Third: Playoff Rankings
Jeff Erickson is favoring the Cardinals in his playoff ranks, meaning that Adam Wainwright is a fantastic target in your playoff pools.
July 8, 2013
Rounding Third: FAAB Results, Trades and The Shield
Jacoby Ellsbury was the highlighted acquisition for Jeff Erickson in one of his dynasty leagues.
June 3, 2013
Rounding Third: Profar's Price
What sort of value does Jurickson Profar have in a keeper or dynasty league? Can you even get fair value for him in such a league where there's an in-season salary cap?
May 27, 2013
Rounding Third: One Crazy Hour
Bryce Harper's departure from Sunday's game was part of a string of wild events that could have huge fantasy implications. We look at schedule nuances and FAAB results as well in this week's primer.
May 20, 2013
Rounding Third: Who Do You Trust?
The list of safe closers is pretty thin, but Addison Reed manages to make Jeff Erickson's list. Who else is safe enough to trade for right now?
May 12, 2013
Rounding Third: Week 7 Primer
Edwin Encarnacion and the Blue Jays have just five games this week, one of three teams to be shorted. Check out the schedule nuances and the FAAB results in this week's Primer.
May 6, 2013
Rounding Third: Week 6 Primer
No, Lance Berkman would not care to revisit his opinion on Wrigley Field, nor does he wish to discuss his role as a pinch-hitter for the next three days. See who else has interleague games this week.
April 29, 2013
Rounding Third: Shut Out - Week 5 Primer
After missing out on the latest top bidding object (Jose Valverde) in his various leagues, Jeff Erickson is reconsidering his FAAB strategy, at least in NFBC formats.
April 22, 2013
Jeff Erickson can't quit Travis Snider or even put him down for a little while. See his FAAB results and some other planning notes for Week 4 of the MLB season.
April 8, 2013
Rounding Third: Chris Heisey, Acquired
Chris Heisey has a big opportunity with the Reds while Ryan Ludwick is on the DL.
March 31, 2013
Rounding Third: One Thing Leads To Another
One decision can have far-reaching consequences, altering an entire game plan. One such example is Jeff Erickson's decision to draft Jose Bautista in the NFBC.
March 26, 2013
Rounding Third: Updated Top 350
Prince Fielder's rise in ADP speaks to the desire for owners to find a safe option in the first round. Is such safety real or an illusion?
March 18, 2013
Rounding Third: RFBOC Results
Edwin Encarnacion landed on Jeff Erickson's team in the third round. Who else did he take and why?
March 11, 2013
Rounding Third: Preaching What I Practice
Wilin Rosario has climbed the RotoWire rankings to correspond with how Jeff Erickson has treated him at the draft table.
March 8, 2013
Rounding Third: RotoWire's NL LABR Team
Andrew McCutchen landed on our squad on the basis of a price-enforcing bid. Who else did Jeff Erickson end up with?
February 21, 2013
Rounding Third: Playing-Time Neutral Rankings
Allen Craig really blossomed in 2012 with extra playing time. Who will be this year's hidden source of value?
February 13, 2013
Rounding Third: This Time We Go To 350
Lance Berkman was so excited that we expanded the list to 350 players, he called a press conference.
January 17, 2013
Rounding Third: The RotoWire 200
Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun leads off our initial ranking of the Top 200 fantasy baseball picks.
October 4, 2012
Rounding Third: 2012 Playoff Rankings
Should Buster Posey be the first overall pick? Before you dismiss the idea, take a look at the playoff catcher pool.
July 3, 2012
Rounding Third: The RotoWire 200 - Midseason Update
Carlos Gonzalez climbs up to number two overall.
May 7, 2012
Rounding Third: Closer Chaos
Fantasy owners had to fear-the-beard, among many other closers so far this spring.
April 16, 2012
Rounding Third: Early NFBC Player Movement
FAAB results from two NFBC leagues.
April 11, 2012
Rounding Third: Daily Games Principles
Here's a few tips on how to beat the daily games that have nothing to do with player evaluation.
April 2, 2012
Rounding Third: Reflections From NFBC Weekend
Justin Upton was Jeff Erickson's first-round pick in Saturday's NFBC draft.
March 26, 2012
Rounding Third: My AL Tout Wars Squad
Jeff Erickson was able to buy Adrian Gonzalez for $33 in Saturday's AL Tout Wars auction.
March 12, 2012
Rounding Third: The Silent Auction
Trevor Bauer might become the next Stephen Strasburg, but he's difficult to keep in some formats.
March 6, 2012
Rounding Third: My Surprise LABR Team
Jeff Erickson didn't expect to have a team in either of the LABR leagues, but he walked away with an AL squad, one that included Alex Gordon. Check out the results here.
February 20, 2012
Rounding Third: Playing Time and Dollar Values
Ryan Howard's dollar values change significantly even with a modest playing time adjustment.
January 30, 2012
Rounding Third: Jesus, I Like Him Very Much, But ...
Why Jesus Montero didn't land in our first RotoWire 200.
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