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April 30, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Giant Advantage for San Fran
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming slate of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Blue Jays, Giants and Astros.
April 28, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Skills Growth, and Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes hitters who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Is time to give up on Justin Upton?
April 24, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Clay Link takes us through some AL waiver-wire candidates for this week, including a pair of Red Sox starting pitchers and a handful of Blue Jays infielders.
April 23, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Big Week for Bucs
The Pirates lead the charge this week, thanks to a four-game set in Denver and three games at home against the bottom of the Reds' rotation.
April 22, 2016
The Wheelhouse: Snellzilla Gets the Call
The Rays will bring up Blake Snell for his MLB debut Saturday. Derek VanRiper hashes out his value, and takes a look around the rest of the American League.
April 16, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Blue Jays Set to Soar
The Jays' bats take the cake this week thanks to seven games in AL-East friendly ballparks, while a certain struggling AL Central squad comes in higher than you might think.
April 15, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
While he went hitless during the Yankees' trip to Toronto, Brett Gardner will look to bounce back at Yankee Stadium on Friday.
April 9, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Astros Ready to Blast Off
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming week of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Nationals, Rangers and Astros.
April 3, 2016
Clay Link surveys the American League waiver wire where as Matt Shoemaker has worked his way into the Angels' rotation thanks to an injury to C.J. Wilson.
March 25, 2016
Spring Training Job Battles: Countdown to Opening Day
Clay Link checks in on all the major positional battles from around Major League Baseball. Is Aaron Sanchez a lock to make the rotation?
August 20, 2015
Regan's Rumblings: September Call-Ups
David Regan looks at possible September reinforcements for each team, including Rockies shortstop prospect Trevor Story
August 6, 2015
Mound Musings: New Faces in New Places
Brad Johnson continues his examination of the trade deadline deals and how David Price and the rest will fare in their new homes.
August 4, 2015
Fantasy 101: Winning Tournaments with Home Runs
Winning tournaments on FanDuel requires a lot of things to go right, and it's imperative to maximize the number of home-run hitters on your squad.
July 16, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: The Second Half Begins
Erik Siegrist breaks down the weekend series', but a doubleheader gives the Royals and White Sox a one-game advantage over the rest of the league.
July 7, 2015
In Some Depth: Off the Bench
Ryan Eisner picks an all-star squad of players that started this season out of the starting lineup.
June 21, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Red Byrd Return
Monday's Recommended Pickup is a 37-year-old outfielder who returned from a broken wrist much earlier than expected.
June 12, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
Jose Abreu has a home run in back-to-back games, and RotoWire's Alex Spalding is throwing him into his Fantasy Aces lineups on Friday.
June 7, 2015
AL FAAB Factor: Gallos Humor for Pitchers
Andrew Martinez's run through the AL this week includes a look at Joey Gallo, who made a big splash this week in Texas. But how much should you bid?
April 26, 2015
FAAB Factor - AL: FAAB it Like Beckham
Josh Hamilton may be on the move, but he still has a bit more time on the shelf writes RotoWire's Andrew Martinez in this week's edition of the AL FAAB.
April 24, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Eyeing the Axe
Chris Benzine discusses why it's worth keeping an eye on the Rockies' closing situation and more in Saturday's lineup card.
April 19, 2015
FAAB Factor - AL: Pitching Available
Back the truck up for Indians starting pitcher Danny Salazar, writes RotoWire's Andrew Martinez in this week's edition of the AL FAAB.
April 14, 2015
In Some Depth: Platoons, Depth Charts and Batting Orders
Ryan Eisner reviews first-week lineups and platoon situations and finds some hidden values, especially in a potent Toronto offense.
April 5, 2015
FAAB Factor - AL: Many Options To Sort Through
Koji Uehara's injury has opened the door for a couple of speculative plays in the AL this week, writes RotoWire's Andrew Martinez.
March 3, 2015
Spring Training Job Battles: And We're Off
Clay Link details all the relevant job battles from around the league prior to the start of spring ball.
March 1, 2015
Blue Jays Team Preview: Divisional Woes
Edwin Encarnacion has been a steady source of power ever since joining the Blue Jays. Can he stay healthy for more than 128 games this season?
February 22, 2015
Mariners Team Preview: Playoffs or Bust
The Mariners upgraded offensively this offseason, but the team's playoff hopes could hinge on how much the pitching staff regresses from last year's historic numbers.
September 1, 2014
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.
August 31, 2014
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.
July 22, 2014
Wednesday Lineup Card: Petricka, Putnam Battle for Closing Duties
July 13, 2014
FAAB Factor-AL: Holland Itching To Return
Out all season, Rangers starter Derek Holland is ramping up his rehab and eager to return, making now the time to snatch him up for the stretch run.
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