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Short Hops Podcast: A Short Hop Before Game 7
Short Hops Podcast: A Short Hop Before Game 7
How much will the Giants use Madison Bumgarner on Wednesday? With Game 7 on the slate, Derek & Bernie discuss their expectations for the final installment of the Giants-Royals World Series.
Collette Calls: Profits & Losses - Hitters
Collette Calls: Profits & Losses - Hitters
Anthony Rendon stayed healthy and was among the biggest sources of profit among hitters in 2014. Jason Collette takes a closer look.
Short Hops Podcast: Episode 61: The Fall Classic Begins
Short Hops Podcast: Episode 61: The Fall Classic Begins
DVR & Bernie discuss the first two games of the World Series, more Arizona Fall League prospects, and offseason surgery for Brandon Moss.
Painting the Black: Predicting the World Series
Painting the Black: Predicting the World Series
Jensen Lewis uses a series of metrics to predict that Alex Gordon and the Royals will win the World Series over the Giants.
Short Hops Podcast: RotoWire Short Hops Episode 60: Royal Flush
Short Hops Podcast: RotoWire Short Hops Episode 60: Royal Flush
DVR & Bernie recap the ALCS, discuss the Dodgers' changes in the front office, a new manager in Arizona, and the first two weeks of Arizona Fall League Action.
Collette Calls: In-Season Article Review
Collette Calls: In-Season Article Review
Jason Collette looks back at his in-season articles from 2014, including his pre-demotion take on Cleveland right-hander Danny Salazar.
Painting the Black: Chasing the Pennant
Painting the Black: Chasing the Pennant
Jensen Lewis recalls his playoff experiences and projects both LCS's.
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Comparative Lessons
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Comparative Lessons
Renee Miller reflects on the MLB DFS season and compares the primary components of the major sports in Daily Fantasy Sports.
Short Hops Podcast: Episode 59: October is Here!
Short Hops Podcast: Episode 59: October is Here!
DVR & Bernie recap the AL Wild Card game, break down the Divisional Series matchups, consider the next step for the A's, and much more!
Collette Calls: Reviewing 2014
Collette Calls: Reviewing 2014
In his look back through the columns leading into the 2014 season, Jason Collette was right to pass on Michael Wacha as a top-100 overall player.
Sunday Lineup Card: Playing Out The String
Sunday Lineup Card: Playing Out The String
Finding a diamond in the rough Sunday could call for starters versus playoff teams.
Saturday Lineup Card: Not Paxing It In
Saturday Lineup Card: Not Paxing It In
Chris Benzine discusses why James Paxton is a good option to start Saturday as the season nears its end.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his list of value plays on DraftKings for the final weekend of the regular season.
The Daily Duel: Season Review
The Daily Duel: Season Review
RotoWire's Kevin Payne takes a look back on the baseball season from a DFS perspective.
Short Hops Podcast: Episode 58: A Look Back
Short Hops Podcast: Episode 58: A Look Back
DVR & Bernie look back at the surprises and disappointments of 2014, consider various changes for their leagues in 2015, and begin to look at players to target and avoid for next season.
Friday Lineup Card: Ender's Game!
Friday Lineup Card: Ender's Game!
Ender Inciarte is currently in the middle of a 13-game hit streak and may offer you help over these last few days of the season.
Mound Musings: Kids on Parade Watchlist
Mound Musings: Kids on Parade Watchlist
Noah Syndergaard struggled most of this year with nagging minor injuries, but he needs to be on every fantasy owner's radar.
The Saber's Edge: The 2014 Report Card
The Saber's Edge: The 2014 Report Card
Jeff Zimmerman looks back at his columns from 2014 to see the hits and misses, including his projected struggles for Evan Longoria.
In Some Depth: Lineup Review
In Some Depth: Lineup Review
In the final 2014 installment of In Some Depth, Ryan Eisner looks around the league to see which teams used the greatest number of lineups this season.
Behind the Numbers: 2015 Breakout Predictions
Behind the Numbers: 2015 Breakout Predictions
Nolan Arenado was limited by illness and injury this year, setting himself up for a breakout season in 2015.
Dominate Your Duel: The All-DYD Team
Dominate Your Duel: The All-DYD Team
RotoWire's Chris Olson uses the strategic approaches highlighted throughout the season to construct a FanDuel lineup for Wednesday night.
Wednesday Lineup Card: Betting the House
Wednesday Lineup Card: Betting the House
Indians left-hander T.J. House hasn't gotten the publicity of Corey Kluber and Carlos Carrasco, but his late-season success has helped the Tribe remain on the edge of the Wild Card race.
2014-2015 Flames Preview: Rebuilding, But Improving
2014-2015 Flames Preview: Rebuilding, But Improving
Sean Monahan represents one of the many reasons for Flames fans to be optimistic about the future, but a playoff berth this season may be too much to ask.
MLB Barometer: Blue Bloods
MLB Barometer: Blue Bloods
Matt Kemp has caught fire at just the right time for the Dodgers. Will it be enough for them in the playoffs?
Monday Lineup Card: Dealin' Derek
Monday Lineup Card: Dealin' Derek
Derek Holland is 1-0 with a 0.99 ERA and 22:3 K:BB over his last four starts.
FAAB Factor-NL: Worth Remembering
FAAB Factor-NL: Worth Remembering
RotoWire's Jan Levine implores you not to be simple-minded and forget about the recovering injured players like Matt Harvey and Jose Fernandez in his final FAAB article of the season.
FAAB Factor-AL: Walker Gets His Shot
FAAB Factor-AL: Walker Gets His Shot
Taijuan Walker subbed in for the injured Roenis Elias last week and is worth your consideration for the final week, writes RotoWire's Andrew Martinez.
Draftster MLB: Pricey Returns and Weekly Picks
Draftster MLB: Pricey Returns and Weekly Picks
Masahiro Tanaka will be back on the mound Sunday, but will he be worth the hefty price tag?
Sunday Lineup Card: Beantown Building Blocks
Sunday Lineup Card: Beantown Building Blocks
The Red Sox starter has recaptured his 2013 form just in time for the season's close.
Pitching Value Meter: Down the Stretch they Come
Pitching Value Meter: Down the Stretch they Come
With a playoff berth in the balance, the Mariners might need 18 innings out of Felix Hernandez this week, which would be just fine for fantasy owners.
Collette Calls: Late Bloomer
Collette Calls: Late Bloomer
The Orioles DFA'd Steve Pearce earlier this season, but he's been a nice surprise for the AL East Champions in his age-31 campaign.
Saturday Lineup Card: UnFreeseing At The Plate
Saturday Lineup Card: UnFreeseing At The Plate
Chris Benzine discusses David Freese's second-half turnaround and hot September as reasons why you should pick him up.
Painting the Black: The Wild Card Races
Painting the Black: The Wild Card Races
Jensen Lewis projects the winners and losers of the Wild Card races over the last 10 days of the season.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Picks
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Picks
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian evaluates quality picks on DraftKings for this weekend's slate of games, including Indians starter Corey Kluber, who faces off against the Twins on Sunday.
The Daily Duel: Value Picks
The Daily Duel: Value Picks
RotoWire's Kevin Payne takes a look at the current FanDuel value picks at each position.
House of Shlain: Bound to Leave Boston?
House of Shlain: Bound to Leave Boston?
What will the Red Sox do with Mookie Betts this offseason? A crowded outfield and the long-term commitment to Dustin Pedroia could lead to a trade out of Boston this winter, Nick Shlain writes.
The Saber's Edge: Projecting Power for 2015
The Saber's Edge: Projecting Power for 2015
Javier Baez has shown incredible power in the second half of 2014, but how much can he deliver in 2015? Jeff Zimmerman looks at the possibilities for Baez, and several others for next season.
Friday Lineup Card: Hawkins Hurting More Than Helping
Friday Lineup Card: Hawkins Hurting More Than Helping
Is it time to cut bait on LaTroy Hawkins?
Mound Musings: Looking Back, Looking Ahead, Part II
Mound Musings: Looking Back, Looking Ahead, Part II
Prospect pitcher Kevin Gausman is up to stay and is built to be a workhorse for the Orioles.
Behind the Numbers: Handing Out the Hardware
Behind the Numbers: Handing Out the Hardware
Mike Trout is an easy choice for AL MVP, but who has been the most valuable fantasy player relative to ADP this season?
Thursday Lineup Card: Vote Yea On Rusney
Thursday Lineup Card: Vote Yea On Rusney
RotoWire's Clay Link looks Thursday's pitching matchups, all of Wednesday's injury news, and suggests owners go out and scoop Rusney Castillo.
Diamond Cuts: Frustrating September Injuries
Diamond Cuts: Frustrating September Injuries
Josh Hamilton has been bothered by a shoulder injury this month, and because it's expanded roster season, he hasn't had to be put on the DL, leaving his fantasy owners in the lurch.
Wednesday Lineup Card: Pull for Pollock
Wednesday Lineup Card: Pull for Pollock
After going M.I.A. for three months while recovering from a broken hand, the Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock has burst back on the scene in September, picking up where he left off in May.
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Pitching Game Theory
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Pitching Game Theory
Sonny Gray has been a significant bargain among the elite starting pitchers in DFS play this season. Renee Miller looks for ways to identify bargains among starting pitchers in her article this week.
MLB Barometer: Old Huddy Duddy
MLB Barometer: Old Huddy Duddy
Tim Hudson has been a serious second-half fader, and RotoWire's Vlad Sedler wonders whether there's a rebound left in him.
Dominate Your Duel: Constructing An Efficient Lineup
Dominate Your Duel: Constructing An Efficient Lineup
RotoWire's Christopher Olson examines the benefits of targeting certain spots in the lineup.
Painting the Black: The Bullpen Mentality
Painting the Black: The Bullpen Mentality
RotoWire's Jensen Lewis discusses the transformation of Carlos Carrasco this year, suggesting that his adoption of the 'bullpen mentality' has made him a successful starter.
Monday Lineup Card: Buckle Down On Buchholz
Monday Lineup Card: Buckle Down On Buchholz
Clay Buchholz is 3-0 with a 2.10 ERA over his last four starts.
FAAB Factor-AL: Fields of Dreams
FAAB Factor-AL: Fields of Dreams
Josh Fields has picked up a couple of saves over the last week, for those of you trying to collect every last save down the stretch.
FAAB Factor-NL: Stretch Run Pickups
FAAB Factor-NL: Stretch Run Pickups
Wilin Rosario just returned from the DL, and some of his owners may have been impatient with his performance and then his injury and might have dropped him, suggests RotoWire's Jan Levine.
Draftster MLB: Fresh Opportunities and Weekly Picks
Draftster MLB: Fresh Opportunities and Weekly Picks
Edinson Volquez will face the Cubs and their 84 wRC+ against right-handed pitching Sunday, which makes him an attractive option for those that don't want to spend for Jon Lester or Clayton Kershaw.
Sunday Lineup Card: Facing the Giants
Sunday Lineup Card: Facing the Giants
Second-tier players on one particular contending team lead postseason runs.
Pitching Value Meter: Strasburg's Quiet Excellence
Pitching Value Meter: Strasburg's Quiet Excellence
Stephen Strasburg might have disappointed some this year, but he's still having a fantastic fantasy season.
Saturday Lineup Card: Ramirez Ripe For The Picking
Saturday Lineup Card: Ramirez Ripe For The Picking
Chris Benzine discusses what value Jose Ramirez has now that he has moved to the second spot in the order.
Dominate Your Duel: Answering Fundamental Questions
Dominate Your Duel: Answering Fundamental Questions
RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes a look at two of the most pressing questions in daily fantasy baseball.
The Daily Duel: Value Picks
The Daily Duel: Value Picks
RotoWire's Kevin Payne takes a look at the current FanDuel value picks at each position.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Picks
Despite a tough matchup against the Tigers, RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian likes the Indians Carlos Carrasco as an option on DraftKings this weekend.
Friday Lineup Card: Late Season Surge By Leonys Martin
Friday Lineup Card: Late Season Surge By Leonys Martin
The Rangers may not be fighting for a playoff spot this season, but they do offer solid free agnet choices.
Mound Musings: Looking Back, Looking Ahead
Mound Musings: Looking Back, Looking Ahead
Nathan Eovaldi can handcuff hitters with both velocity and movement and should be ready next season to help owners from the get-go.
Collette Calls: The Breakout
Collette Calls: The Breakout
Giancarlo Stanton has become an NL MVP candidate while having a full breakout in his age-24 season. What has changed? Jason Collette takes a closer look at the Marlins' star outfielder.
The Saber's Edge: Future Closers
The Saber's Edge: Future Closers
Ken Giles has all of the tools to become a closer, but he needs the Phillies to find a taker for Jonathan Papelbon in order to ascend to the ninth-inning role in Philadelphia.
Behind the Numbers: Failed Expectations
Behind the Numbers: Failed Expectations
Few players fell as hard this year as Jay Bruce, who has been sub-replacement level after three straight years of 30 homers.
Short Hops Podcast: Episode: 57: Wild Cards in Flux
Short Hops Podcast: Episode: 57: Wild Cards in Flux
Can the Brewers stop their free fall and earn a postseason berth? DVR & Bernie discuss Milwaukee, the changes in Arizona and Texas, and look ahead at their preliminary second-base rankings for 2015.
Wednesday Lineup Card: No Need to Panik
Wednesday Lineup Card: No Need to Panik
The second base spot has been mostly a dearth of offense for the Giants this season, but rookie Joe Panik's recent surge has turned the position from a weakness to a strength.
MLB Barometer: All Betts Are On
MLB Barometer: All Betts Are On
Mookie Betts is getting an extended run of playing time in September and taking advantage of it. He makes Vlad Sedler's 'Risers' list in this week's Barometer.
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Game Theory
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Game Theory
Chris Carter and his Astros teammates are your not-so-secret weapon against left-handed starters when you're looking to go against the crowd.
In Some Depth: The Final Wave
In Some Depth: The Final Wave
Joc Pederson's call to the Dodgers is likely part of the final wave of prospects coming up to contribute in 2014. Can he carve out a significant role as the Dodgers push for an NL West title?
Tuesday Lineup Card: A Pleasant Odor
Tuesday Lineup Card: A Pleasant Odor
Hyped young prospect Rougned Odor is starting to produce at the big-league level.
Monday Lineup Card: Collin-g McHugh
Monday Lineup Card: Collin-g McHugh
Astros starter Collin McHugh is 4-0 with a 1.97 ERA over his last five starts.
FAAB Factor-AL: Uehara Down
FAAB Factor-AL: Uehara Down
As the season winds down in September, more closers are falling by the wayside, including Koji Uehara with the Red Sox. Andrew Martinez discusses Uehara's replacements among those in this week's article.
FAAB Factor-NL: Clippard Closing?
FAAB Factor-NL: Clippard Closing?
Jan Levine breaks down the Nationals' closer committee and tells you what to bid on Tyler Clippard.
Draftster MLB: Unexpected Value and Weekly Picks
Draftster MLB: Unexpected Value and Weekly Picks
Scott Feldman isn't an exciting pitcher, but he does enough to get the job done in daily games, giving players an opportunity to use more of their salary cap on hitting.
Sunday Lineup Card: Discount On Dizzying Speed
Sunday Lineup Card: Discount On Dizzying Speed
A bout with dizziness makes Holt available for pickup.
Pitching Value Meter: Two Jokers for the King
Pitching Value Meter: Two Jokers for the King
Felix Hernandez gets two starts this week against teams he has dominated this year.
Saturday Lineup Card: Not Dunn Yet
Saturday Lineup Card: Not Dunn Yet
Adam Dunn is producing after a change of scenery, and Chris Benzine discusses why he is worth a look at first base.
The Daily Duel: Value Picks
The Daily Duel: Value Picks
RotoWire's Kevin Payne runs through his weekly value picks on FanDuel, including a pair of Baltimore Orioles - Nelson Cruz and Jonathan Schoop.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Picks
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Picks
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his value picks on DraftKings for the weekend, including the slumping Yasiel Puig.
Dominate Your Duel: Effectively Utilizing Splits
Dominate Your Duel: Effectively Utilizing Splits
RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes an in-depth look at the value of batter and pitcher splits.
Collette Calls: Back In On Brad Miller?
Collette Calls: Back In On Brad Miller?
Jason Collette discusses the changing batting stances of Brad Miller and explains why he'll be back in on him again next year despite his bust of a season in 2014.
Mound Musings: 2015 Draft Day Aces
Mound Musings: 2015 Draft Day Aces
Clayton Kershaw is, of course, the top fantasy pitcher heading into 2015, but who else should be on your short list of starters to watch?
The Saber's Edge: Starting Pitchers for the Stretch Run
The Saber's Edge: Starting Pitchers for the Stretch Run
Are Kevin Gausman and the Orioles' starting pitchers undervalued? Jeff Zimmerman looks for potential starting pitcher pickups for the final weeks of the season.
Short Hops Podcast: Episode 56: September Callups
Short Hops Podcast: Episode 56: September Callups
DVR & Bernie discuss the prospects on the receiving end of a September callup, toss-ups for 2015, the shifting playoff picture, and more!
Behind the Numbers: Overvalued for 2015
Behind the Numbers: Overvalued for 2015
Johnny Cueto might be having a great season, but it takes time to rebuild trust, and he hasn't proven that he can be trusted in 2015.
Diamond Cuts: A Core Problem
Diamond Cuts: A Core Problem
Jeff Stotts discusses the core injury that's been troubling the Tigers' Miguel Cabrera in this week's MLB injury report.
Wednesday Lineup Card: Call-Up Day, Part Deux
Wednesday Lineup Card: Call-Up Day, Part Deux
In a seemingly endless sea of September call-ups, the Phillies' Maikel Franco rates as one of the shining stars of the group.
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Late Season Risers
MLB Daily Games Strategy: Late Season Risers
Even Renee Miller, who literally wrote a book on cognitive biases in fantasy sports, is not immune to using recent hot hitters like the Astros' Chris Carter.
In Some Depth: September Expansion
In Some Depth: September Expansion
The Cards are still waiting for Oscar Taveras to solve big league pitching, but for now he remains atop the RF depth chart in St. Louis. Could that change with expanded rosters?
Tuesday Lineup Card: Call-Up Day
Tuesday Lineup Card: Call-Up Day
As usual, Sept. 1 features a list of prospect and non-prospect call-ups a mile long -- with some noteworthy names mixed in.
Monday Lineup Card: Stealing Schafer
Monday Lineup Card: Stealing Schafer
Jordan Schafer was second in MLB with 11 steals in August.
FAAB Factor-AL: September Expansion Is Nigh
FAAB Factor-AL: September Expansion Is Nigh
September roster expansion is a day away, and after that it might not be too long until the Royals get back the services of Eric Hosmer.
FAAB Factor-NL: Soler Power
FAAB Factor-NL: Soler Power
Jorge Soler and Javier Baez are two of the reasons why the Cubs' future is bright. Jan Levine suggests that you break the bank to get Soler if you can in your leagues.
Draftster MLB: Fresh Faces and Weekly Picks
Draftster MLB: Fresh Faces and Weekly Picks
With Daniel Murphy expected to miss significant time, Dilson Herrera should have the opportunity to get a bevy of at-bats for the time being.
Sunday Lineup Card: Finding Affordable Relief
Sunday Lineup Card: Finding Affordable Relief
Davis offers creative alternative to chasing saves.
Pitching Value Meter: Fightin' Phillie
Pitching Value Meter: Fightin' Phillie
Cole Hamels has been in a groove since mid-May, and he'll look to continue it in two starts this week.