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June 23, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Christopher Olson delivers his picks for Friday's DraftKings slate, looking to Astros stud Carlos Correa to deliver the goods in the series opener in Seattle.
June 22, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Adam Zdroik likes Mariners catcher Mike Zunino at home against Daniel Norris and the Tigers on Thursday.
June 19, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson drops his recommendations for Monday's slate, leading off with Indians hurler Corey Kluber on the road at Camden Yards.
June 16, 2017
DFS Baseball 101: Finding Hitting Value on FanDuel
Michael Rathburn shows where to find underpriced hitters like Tampa Bay's Mallex Smithl who can give a big advantage for FanDuel lineups.
Christopher Olson explores his best picks for Friday, including Cards hurler Carlos Martinez in an interleague matchup in Baltimore.
June 15, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker breaks down his Thursday DraftKings recommendations, suggesting the Tigers' Justin Verlander on the bump against the visiting Rays.
June 11, 2017
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist dips into the American League free agent pool and thinks Aaron Hicks' skill growth makes him a good bet to continue producing as the Yankees' starting center fielder.
May 29, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Greg Vara suggests stacking the Indians or Nationals as part of Monday's Memorial Day slate.
Christopher Olson suggests rolling with Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon against the road-weary Mariners as part of his selections for Monday's Memorial Day slate.
May 28, 2017
Erik Siegrist reviews the available free agents in the American League and reminds you to make sure David Price isn't somehow available prior to his 2017 debut Monday.
May 25, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Kevin Payne brings us his Thursday FanDuel suggestions, including Cards first baseman Matt Carpenter against Kenta Maeda and the Dodgers in Chavez Ravine.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara checks out Thursday's slate and sees value in J.D. Martinez against homer-prone Astros right-hander Mike Fiers.
May 22, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adam Zdroik digs into Monday's slate and recommends Max Kepler as an affordable share of the Twins offense against the very hittable Ubaldo Jimenez.
May 20, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Adam Zdroik takes a look at Saturday's slate and expects Chris Davis to continue his homer barrage against Blue Jays right-hander Michael Bolsinger.
May 19, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
J.D. Martinez has returned with a bang, and Greg Vara is looking for him to produce again Friday at home against Nick Martinez and the Rangers.
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 18, 2017
Chris Davis continues to strike out at a high rate, but Adam Zdroik explains why that shouldn't be too big of an issue Thursday against the Tigers.
May 13, 2017
Adam Zdroik looks over Saturday's slate and expects the red-hot Brandon Drury to continue raking against unproven Pirates right-hander Trevor Williams.
May 12, 2017
Greg Vara likes Brandon Drury of the Diamondbacks at home against Tyler Glasnow and the lowly Bucs on Friday.
May 10, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Chris Bennett explores his best value picks for Wednesday's slate, starting with Kenta Maeda on the bump at home against the Bucs.
May 1, 2017
Greg Vara suggests rolling with Jose Altuve against the Rangers as part of Monday's slate.
April 30, 2017
Erik Siegrist sifts through the free agent pool in the American League and thinks Avisail Garcia's hot start makes him worth a look in shallow formats.
April 28, 2017
Greg Vara suggests going with lefty Charlie Blackmon against southpaw Robbie Ray as part of Friday's FanDuel slate.
April 22, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Freddie Freeman continues to hit right-handed pitching well, and he has a solid opportunity to keep it going Saturday against the Phillies.
April 20, 2017
Greg Vara takes a look at Thursday's slate and thinks Freddie Freeman's hot start and track record against Stephen Strasburg make him worth rostering despite the potentially tough matchup.
April 7, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
Chris Bennett checks out Friday's slate and recommends pitching ace Max Scherzer against below-average hitting of the Phillies.
September 15, 2016
With not many high-end pitching options for Thursday's slate, RotoWire's Chris Bennett will be paying up for Orioles third baseman Manny Machado against the Rays.
September 1, 2016
With only three games on Thursday's slate, Neil Parker is looking toward a Cubs stack, including second baseman Ben Zobrist.
August 28, 2016
Erik Siegrist looks at the AL free agent pool prior to September call-ups and finds a trio of veteran outfielders making a late push to save their seasons, including the Tigers' Justin Upton.
August 14, 2016
Erik Siegrist reviews the waiver options in the AL and finds some young arms making names for themselves, including Astros starter Joe Musgrove.
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