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March 16, 2017
The Long Game: Auction Prep and the Success Cycle
Erik Siegrist details how to manage different aspects of your keeper-league roster in this edition of The Long Game.
January 30, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Building Around Kershaw
Derek VanRiper looks back at his team from the FSTA Draft and considers the implications of drafting Clayton Kershaw in Round 1.
September 22, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Hardware Time
Dave Regan uses his rumblings this week to briefly reminisce on the career of Vin Scully before diving into who he would give his awards to for this season.
September 18, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist notes a lot of arms who could be available to help your staff's stretch run, including a revitalized Taijuan Walker.
August 30, 2016
MLB Barometer: Is Betts No. 1 in 2017?
Vlad Sedler looks ahead to 2017 and how the first round of a 12-team fantasy draft might shake out. Is Mookie Betts the No. 1 overall pick?
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.
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
With the Nationals sending a rookie spot starter to the mound Sunday, Juan Carlos Blanco is looking to Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez for solid fantasy production.
August 22, 2016
Collette Calls: A Look at Middle Infield Power
Jason Collette analyzes the dramatic increase in power among middle infielders this season, including Washington's Daniel Murphy, who might be the biggest surprise in the National League.
August 9, 2016
MLB Barometer: Fantasy Trade Deadline Targets
Erik Siegrist looks at under-the-radar targets to help you in specific categories as your league's trade deadline approaches and is also amazed at the way Justin Verlander has turned back the clock.
August 4, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Chris Bennett looks to save money at catcher on the Thursday Yahoo slate, tabbing Seattle's Mike Zunino, who has upside against left-handers.
July 3, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine explores the National League free agent pool this week, including a handful of starting pitchers from the Braves and Dodgers.
June 26, 2016
Jan Levine's tour of the National League waiver wire includes Arizona's Daniel Hudson, who has been fantastic out of the bullpen this season and has solidified himself as the closer in waiting for the Diamondbacks.
June 21, 2016
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Player Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the fantasy winners and losers at each position as midseason approaches, including first baseman Brandon Belt, who is the only Giant outearning his preseason ADP.
June 15, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Analyzing Batted-Ball Velocity
Jeff Zimmerman examines batted-ball velocity and which players have experienced the effects of changing velocity from last year, like Jose Altuve.
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 16, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Edwin Encarnacion hasn't been as dominant this season, but he still crushes left-handed pitching and gets a good matchup Monday against the Rays.
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Mark Teixeira has struggled significantly this season, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why he could be a solid fantasy pick Monday against the Diamondbacks.
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?
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
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin takes a look at Saturday's slate and recommends Rangers' slugger Adrian Beltre in a favorable matchup against lefty Carlos Rodon
April 21, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Adrian Gonzalez is having another great April, and James Seltzer explains why it should continue rolling right along Thursday against the Braves.
April 19, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco likes the bargain price on Ryan Howard, at home against inexperienced righty Logan Verrett, as part of a Phillies value stack
April 7, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: (Very) Early Overreactions
David Regan rumbles about some premature overreactions midway through the first week of the season.
April 3, 2016
Jan Levine looks over the winners of spring job battles for roster-worthy buys, and sees a lot of moving parts in Arizona due to A.J. Pollock's latest injury
April 1, 2016
Over/Under Win Total Bets for 2016: Can the Cubs Improve?
RotoWire President Peter Schoenke gives his annual take on MLB over/under bets. He's won 64 percent of his bets over 15 years.
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 10, 2016
Team Previews: AL East
Jason Collette previews all five teams in the American League East. Can Chris Archer and an improved offense push the Rays to the front of the pack?
March 9, 2016
Farm Futures: AL East Top 10s
James Anderson finishes off his preseason tour of MLB's farm systems with a look at the AL East, where Yoan Moncada headlines an impressive Red Sox list
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 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.
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