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September 15, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
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
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
With only three games on Thursday's slate, Neil Parker is looking toward a Cubs stack, including second baseman Ben Zobrist.
August 28, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
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.
July 12, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: All-Scar Team
Itís that time of year again. As baseball takes a break before the second half of the season, Jeff Stotts brings us his six annual All-Scar Team, which includes Mets third baseman David Wright.
July 10, 2016
Erik Siegrist sees a lot of turmoil, and a lot of bidding opportunities, in AL bullpens this week as Wade Davis was just the first of three elite closers to break down heading into the All-Star break.
June 17, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Jon Gray's overall stats don't look that great because he pitches so often at Coors Field, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne likes his upside on the road in Miami on Friday.
May 28, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: AL East-bound
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming slate of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for a trio of AL East squads.
May 14, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Jays Get Gift of Twins
Erik Siegrist's weekly rankings has the Blue Jays on top as Toronto looks to get right against a Twins rotation that can kickstart any offense.
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 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 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 2, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Opening Day is Here
Erik Siegrist ranks the teams for the season's opening week according to which has the matchups for hitters. No surprise, the Blue Jays are picking up where they left off last season.
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.
December 14, 2015
Collette Calls: Hot Stove Review
Jason Collette breaks down some of the notable transactions this offseason, including Zack Greinke's huge move from Los Angeles to Arizona.
October 6, 2015
Collette Calls: Scoring 2015 AL Predictions
Jason Collette holds himself accountable for his 2015 advice, reviewing each of his 30 American League predictions. Did he make the right call on Taijuan Walker, among others?
September 25, 2015
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.
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 21, 2015
In Some Depth: The Replacements
Ryan Eisner on the Royals' attempts to replace Alex Gordon in left and other key position battles.
July 20, 2015
MLB Barometer: Catching Up
Vlad Sedler ranks the best and worst MLB backstops for the second half of the season.
July 19, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: New Phillie Coming to Town
Phillies prospect Aaron Nola will be promoted Tuesday to make his Major League debut against Tampa Bay.
AL FAAB Factor: Post-Break Edition
Neftali Feliz is throwing gas in Detroit. Will he see any saves in the second half? This week's AL FAAB Factor by RotoWire's Andrew Martinez.
July 12, 2015
AL FAAB Factor: Montero Returns
RotoWire's Andrew Martinez is back with this week's edition of the AL FAAB Factor, where he discusses the MLB return of Jesus Montero, who has little left to prove in the minors.
July 4, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Power Surge
Twins' prospect Miguel Sano could provide a boost in run production.
July 5, 2015
AL FAAB Factor: Sano-ing in July
Miguel Sano is another in a long line of top prospects making their debuts in 2015. RotoWire's Andrew Martinez is bullish on him in this week's AL FAAB Factor.
June 30, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Don't Dig Your Own Grave
June 28, 2015
AL FAAB Factor: Ready for Moore?
Andrew Martinez's stroll through the American League finds Matt Moore just about ready to return from Tommy John surgery for the Rays.
June 25, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Scoop Up Hoover
Hoover is an intriguing pick-up in leagues if youíre scrounging for saves, especially with the rumors floating around that Chapman could be moved in a deadline trade.
June 22, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Pencil In The Eraser
June 21, 2015
AL FAAB Factor: Father's Day Edition
RotoWire's Andrew Martinez's weekly tour of AL FAAB possibilities includes Francisco Lindor, but can the young phenom actually help with his bat?
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