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May 2, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Bryant, Britton Suffer Ankle Injuries
Jeff Stotts details the mild ankle sprains sustained by Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant and Orioles pitcher Zach Britton.
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
With Mike Foltynewicz taking the hill for the Marlins on Monday, RotoWire's Kevin Payne is a heavy proponent of stacking the Mets' lefty hitters.
May 1, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jeff Erickson looks through the week's best NL waiver options and highlights some top prospects who could soon get the call to the majors, including the Phillies' Nick Williams
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Clay Link takes us through some AL waiver-wire candidates for this week, including a trio of starting pitchers in Minneapolis and three Angels vying for a temporary closer's role.
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 25, 2016
Brian Dozier is starting to heat up and RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why he's a solid play Monday against the Indians.
April 17, 2016
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.
Jan Levine details the best free agent targets in the National League, and looks for value in an unsettled Braves outfield
April 14, 2016
The Wheelhouse: The Pursuit of Saves
Chasing saves on the waiver wire can be costly, but is it necessary? Derek VanRiper takes a look back at 2015 to see where the saves came from as roles changed during the season.
Mound Musings: Checking the NL Bullpens
Last week, Brad Johnson gave us an in-depth look at AL closer situations, now the NL gets its turn, including the Diamondbacks' Daniel Hudson.
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
DFS Strategy: Mining for Value in Overlooked Areas
Paul Sporer reveals overlooked sources of value in DFS baseball as Opening Day approaches.
Regan's Rumblings: Getting a Jump on Free Agents
David Regan looks at players who likely went undrafted this spring and could help fantasy owners as waiver-wire pickups in Week 1, like Arizona's Jake Lamb.
March 30, 2016
Farm Futures: 20 Hitter Predictions
James Anderson gives his predictions for some top hitting prospects, and sees Tim Anderson leading the White Sox in steals by the end of 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 28, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Little Faith in Braun's Back
Jeff Stotts is pessimistic that Ryan Braun can put his back injury issues behind him this season, or at least he's not willing to take the risk.
March 25, 2016
Spring Training Job Battles: Countdown to Opening Day
Clay Link checks in on all the major positional battles from around Major League Baseball. Is Aaron Sanchez a lock to make the rotation?
March 24, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Navigating a Unique Tout League
Jeff Zimmerman's Tout league has some unique rules that forced him to develop an interesting draft strategy, netting him some high-priced pitchers like Max Scherzer.
March 20, 2016
The Long Game: Who Stole the Steals?
Erik Siegrist looks at the league-wide drop in stolen bases and how owners in keeper leagues can take advantage of the trend.
March 18, 2016
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL Central
Brad Johnson continues his tour through baseball with a look at pitchers to watch in the NL Central, including St. Louis' Adam Wainwright.
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 3, 2016
Spring Training Job Battles: And We're Off
Clay Link previews all the major job battles from around the league. Can Drew Hutchison make amends for last year and earn a spot in the starting rotation?
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
The Z Files: Five Things Learned From DFS
Todd Zola examines some full-season fantasy lessons he's learned from playing DFS, including how much their spot in the batting order can impact the value of players like Kolten Wong
February 18, 2016
Team Previews: NL East
Can Yoenis Cespedes power the Mets to another division crown? RotoWire's Erik Siegrist tackles all five teams in the NL East.
February 16, 2016
Farm Futures: NL East Top 10s
The depth of the Mets' rotation pushes Steven Matz to the No. 4 slot, but RotoWire's James Anderson says there's no doubt Matz is the top pitching prospect this season.
February 12, 2016
Collette Calls: NL Closers in Waiting
We all know about Jeurys Familia, but Jason Collette tells fantasy owners who they should also be focused on in the Mets' bullpen, and on every NL team.
February 11, 2016
Team Previews: NL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the highly competitive NL Central.
February 2, 2016
Farm Futures: NL West Top 10s
RotoWire's James Anderson breaks down the top prospects from the National League West, highlighted by the Dodgers' Corey Seager, who is already being selected fairly early in NFBC drafts.
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