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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 17, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Clay Link looks at this week's free-agent targets, including Tampa Bay's Erasmo Ramirez, who should make the most of his starting opportunities the next couple months.
April 12, 2016
MLB Barometer: It's a Marathon, Not a Sprint
Vlad Sedler issues a friendly reminder to stay the course with struggling players early on, in addition to breaking down his risers and fallers in Week 2.
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco finds some interesting contrarian plays on Tuesday's slate, including lefty slugger Lucas Duda facing Marlins ace Jose Fernandez
April 11, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
J.D. Martinez is in a prime spot hitting behind Miguel Cabrera, and he had a lot of success against lefties last season, setting him up nicely for Monday's game.
April 10, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Brock Holt has scored over 20 fantasy points in two of his last three games and has a fine opportunity for his continued breakout Sunday in Toronto.
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 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 22, 2016
Collette Calls: AL Tout Wars Recap
Plans A and B went out the window early. Was Jason Collette able to adjust and build a winner in last weekend's AL Tout Wars auction?
March 1, 2016
MLB Barometer: Looking for ADP Bargains
Vlad Sedler looks for bargain players like St. Louis' Matt Holliday who have a good shot at outproducing their average draft position this season.
February 26, 2016
Team Previews: AL West
Paul Sporer provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the American League West. Can Mike Trout keep the Angels out of the division basement?
February 24, 2016
Farm Futures: AL West Top 10s
James Anderson highlights the disparity in the farm systems of the AL West, from the threadbare Angels' list to a Rangers' top 10 in which slugger Joey Gallo can't even land the number one spot
September 25, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Playoff Push Pickup, Pearceless
Chris Benzine discusses why Steve Pearce may be worth a pickup for the playoff push following his recent hot streak, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
September 21, 2015
Kevin Payne's picks for Monday's slate include Adam Jones, a must-start against lefties.
September 20, 2015
AL FAAB Factor: New Shoe
Matt Shoemaker will return to the Angels' rotation Sunday, but is he worth a FAAB dart this late in the year? RotoWire's Andrew Martinez answers that question and more in this week's AL FAAB Factor.
September 12, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Twin Killers
The Twins' productivity at home this season has Minnesota and its mashers like Brian Dozier atop this week's hitter rankings.
September 11, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Go With Stro, Man
Chris Benzine discusses why Marcus Stroman's return to the mound could make an impact in fantasy playoffs, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
August 24, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Wright Stuff
David Wright is Tuesday's Recommended Pickup after homering Monday in his first at-bat with the Mets since April.
August 23, 2015
AL FAAB Factor: Spend the Big Bux
RotoWire's Andrew Martinez gives his thoughts on Byron Buxton and others in this week's AL FAAB Factor.
August 17, 2015
Kevin Payne suggests some bargains for Monday, including steady Indians rookie Francisco Lindor
August 11, 2015
In Some Depth: Schwarber's Gotta Play
The rise of Kyle Schwarber and return of Miguel Montero forces a shakeup in the Cubbies' lineup. Ryan Eisner has details.
August 2, 2015
FAAB Factor AL: Tulo-Git To Quit
AL-only leaguers have a lot to bid for this week, led by Troy Tulowitzki joining the Blue Jays.
July 27, 2015
MLB Barometer: Staying Focused
Vlad Sedler cautions against premature NFL obsession - you've got a baseball league to win!
July 22, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: McGee, Please!
Jake McGee has four saves on the year in a limited closerís capacity, but heís been golden as an 8th inning guy.
July 8, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: We Are Familia!
I bet you canít guess who is making a case as the most dominant closer in the game right now? Yep, Jeurys Familia!
July 7, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Cubs Give Motte a Shot
July 6, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Will the Real Corbin Please Stand Up?
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Cascading Motions
RotoWire's Jeff Stotts explains how the human body is like a Rube Goldberg machine and why that could leave Stephen Strasburg out for up to six weeks with his latest ailment.
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