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June 28, 2016
Collette Calls: Orioles' Softball Offense
Jason Collette shares what's grabbed his attention recently, including Adam Jones' impressive production atop the Baltimore lineup despite a woeful OBP.
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Outfield Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the first-half winners and losers in the outfield, including Boston's Mookie Betts, who is on pace for more home runs than steals this season.
June 1, 2016
DVR's Top 350: June Update
Gregory Polanco is among the biggest risers on the update Top 350 rankings, with 50-plus games in the books for each club.
May 19, 2016
The Z Files: Updated Top 20 Hitters
Todd Zola revises his rest-of-season projections based on changing contact rates and run-scoring environments, resulting in a big drop for his preseason top pick, Paul Goldschmidt.
May 12, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Revised Top 100 Fantasy Players
Stricken by writer's block, Dave Regan instead shifts his rumblings this week toward an updated rankings list of his Top 100 MLB fantasy players.
May 8, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine highlights the NL's free agent options for the week, and notes that there could be a new closer in Cincinnati.
May 3, 2016
DVR's Top 350: May Update
This time last year, Michael Conforto was in the Mets' minor league system. Where does he check in on the May update of the Top 350?
DFS Baseball 101: April Team Batting Stats Report
Michaell Rathburn breaks down the stats from the season's first month. Who's hitting, who's not and which teams are playing best home and away? That and more.
May 1, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Danny Salazar's price is far from cheap but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's still worth the price Sunday against the Phillies.
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 18, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Perkins Placed on DL
When a player’s injury description is vague, like with Minnesota closer Glen Perkins, Jeff Stotts suggests paying close attention to the wording to gain insightful clues.
April 17, 2016
Jan Levine details the best free agent targets in the National League, and looks for value in an unsettled Braves outfield
April 8, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Francisco Cervelli hit right-handed pitching very well last season and gets a nice matchup Friday in Cincinnati.
April 1, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Analyzing the Coors Effect
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the park effects of Coors Field and whether the adage to start all hitters and bench all pitchers in Colorado actually makes sense.
Short Hops: The Dividing Line
Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon is among the players that former professional scout Bernie Pleskoff and senior editor Derek VanRiper disagree about heading into 2016.
March 29, 2016
MLB Barometer: Keep an Eye on Edwin
Vlad Sedler has his eye on Edwin Encarnacion, who could end up a steal of the draft if his ADP keeps falling, provided he gets healthy, of course.
March 20, 2016
Collette Calls: NL Predictions
Jason Collette looks into his crystal ball for each team in the National League. Will Yasiel Puig rebound with a new manager in Los Angeles or is he doomed to disappoint?
March 10, 2016
The Z Files: Making the Sausage Part One, Hitter Projections
Todd Zola gets into the weeds on projecting hitter performance, and finds a lot of volatility in Carlos Correa's range of plausible outcomes for 2016
February 29, 2016
NFBC Trends: Speed Kills
Greg Ambrosius talks about the incredible drop in stolen bases and the vanishing group of 20-20 players in baseball. Could George Springer join that class this year?
February 4, 2016
Team Previews: NL West
RotoWire's Erik Siegrist takes a spin around the NL West with a team preview for each of the five clubs.
January 18, 2016
The RotoWire 200: 2016 Overall Rankings
Is Carlos Correa a top-10 pick in 2016? RotoWire Senior Editor Jeff Erickson shares his January installment of the RotoWire 200.
December 22, 2015
Collette Calls: Examining Skill Growth
Jason Collette examines a number of key stats to discuss which players could be headed for a breakout in 2016, including the Royals' Lorenzo Cain, who is making more hard contact and hitting more fly balls.
September 25, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: O'Happy Day
With Zach Britton slowed by a back injury, Darren O'Day is shaping up to be a difference maker in the saves department over the final days of the regular season.
The Rangers' offense has been hot lately, and third baseman Adrian Beltre has been a big reason why, but his price on FanDuel is still attractive enough that he can be joined by other big bats.
September 23, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Hey, Mikie!
Mikie Mahtook should get steady full-time at-bats down the stretch over the last week and a half of the season.
September 20, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Left-handed batters for the Rockies should be heavily targeted Sunday on FanDuel, which is why Benny Ricciardi is building his lineups around Carlos Gonzalez.
September 18, 2015
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Jerry Donabedian is looking for Drew Smyly to shut down the Orioles on Friday.
September 10, 2015
Regan's Rumblings: 2016 Top 100
David Regan looks ahead to 2016 and offers an early peek at his top 100. Can Bryce Harper dethrone Mike Trout for the top spot?
August 21, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
Madison Bumgarner has been very good of late, and RotoWire's Alex Spalding thinks he's worth paying up for in Fantasy Aces contests Friday.
August 18, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Raisel Rising
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