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May 21, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Eric Thames appears to have a tough matchup against Jake Arrieta on Sunday, but Chris Bennett explains why the Brewers slugger should still get heavy fantasy consideration.
May 19, 2017
DFS Baseball 101: Identifying Cash-Game Hitters
Michael Rathburn shares his research process for identifying consistent hitters in cash games. Why does it usually make sense to pay up for an elite bat at first base?
May 17, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Rising in May
Dave Regan turns his rumblings toward players that are cranking things up in May, like Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson.
May 15, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Greg Vara provides his FanDuel selections for Monday, including a pair of Jays against Bartolo Colon and the Braves.
FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco delivers his best plays for Monday's FantasyDraft slate, turning to Snakes slugger Paul Goldschmidt in an attractive home matchup with the Mets.
May 14, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine digs through the waiver wire to find the top players for NL squads this week, including Milwaukee's Junior Guerra, who is working his way back from an injury in his first start of the year.
May 13, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Neil Parker checks out Saturday's slate and thinks Justin Turner is an affordable play in Coors Field against Rockies lefty Tyler Anderson.
May 11, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara looks over Thursday's slate and recommends jumping back on Mookie Betts, whose salary remains low despite his recent hot streak.
May 10, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Home Run Data
Dave Regan turns his rumblings toward advanced home run stats, exploring several intriguing players as the month of May rolls on.
FantasyDraft MLB: Wednesday Values
The Royals' bats have produced over the last two nights, but Greg Vara explains why he's interested in Chris Archer on Wednesday.
May 5, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Christopher Olson brings us his best Monday DraftKings picks, leading off with Astros ace Dallas Keuchel on the road in Anaheim.
May 4, 2017
The Z Files: Strikeout Rate Surgers and Sliders
Todd Zola looks at hitters who have significantly changed their strikeout rates so far in 2017, and offers a surprising recommendation for those invested in Jose Altuve.
May 3, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Running the Numbers
Dave Regan rumbles about advanced metrics this week, diving into the impact of swinging strike and hard hit rates with a month of play in the books.
May 1, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Slow Starters & 5/1 DFS Breakdown
Derek VanRiper breaks down Monday's 11-game slate, and takes a closer look at a few slow starters, including Alex Bregman.
Greg Vara suggests rolling with Jose Altuve against the Rangers as part of Monday's slate.
April 30, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Brian Dozier has struggled to start the season, but Chris Olson explains why the Twins' second baseman could have a solid game Sunday against the Royals.
FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
Aaron Judge has been hitting moonshot home runs lately, but Greg Vara explains why there's more than just long balls for the Yankees slugger.
Jan Levine breaks down the NL waiver wire for the week as David Peralta is tearing it up at the plate for the Diamondbacks.
April 28, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/28
Derek VanRiper breaks down a heavy 15-game Friday night slate.
April 26, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Finding Value in the Lesser-owned
Dave Regan uses his weekly rumblings to look at a handful of potential waiver-wire candidates that are less than 20 percent owned in Yahoo leagues.
SXM Highlights: Eric Thames Good, Great or Other?
Liss and Jeff take a closer look at Eric Thames' hot start to the year and his HR tear.
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/26
Another rainout Wednesday took one of the best starting pitching options of the board, but Derek VanRiper has a few backup plans in mind for Wednesday's slate.
April 25, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/25
With one rainout already confirmed, Derek VanRiper breaks down the rest of Tuesday's 13-game slate.
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Kevin Payne digs into Tuesday's slate and thinks Tommy Joseph is in a good spot to break out given his home numbers last season against left-handed pitching.
April 24, 2017
MLB Barometer: Brave New World
Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has been raking like a superstar, convincing RotoWire's Vlad Sedler that he's heading for first-round status in next year's drafts.
April 23, 2017
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for players who can help fantasy teams this week, including St. Louis' Jedd Gyorko, who should get full-time at-bats thanks to injuries to his teammates.
April 21, 2017
Oak's Corner: Who’s Hot, Who’s Cold?
In this week’s column, Scott Jenstad discusses his concern for Toronto’s Jose Bautista’s awful start to the 2017 campaign where’s he currently hitting .109 with zero homers and one RBI.
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Values
Eric Thames has been red hot to start the season, and Juan Blanco explains why it could continue Friday against the Cardinals.
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Jose Bautista has really struggled this season, but Greg Vara explains why he could start turning it around Friday against the Angels.
April 20, 2017
Collette Calls: Real vs. Mirage
Jason Collette looks at pitchers who have made changes to their arsenals this season and whether their early success is for real. Is Ervin Santana doomed to falter?
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