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July 24, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine explores the National League free agent pool this week, including a pile of Pirates and Nationals from all across the diamond poised to make an impact.
July 21, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Daniel Murphy will face off against a hot prospect Thursday, but James Seltzer explains that the Nationals second baseman's price is just too low to ignore.
July 20, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding recommends a Red Sox stack at home against Matt Cain on Wednesday, including the reasonably-priced Dustin Pedroia.
July 19, 2016
MLB Barometer: Rotation Power Rankings
Vlad Sedler ranks all 30 major league rotations at the midpoint of the season and puts Jake Arriets and the deep, consistent Cubs rotation right at the very top.
July 10, 2016
Jan Levine runs down this week's free-agent options and bids, including the Cardinals Kolten Wong, who could benefit from the injury situation in St. Louis.
July 9, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Neil Parker finds some big names at little prices on Saturday's slate, including Yasiel Puig as part of a Dodgers stack against Luis Perdomo.
July 8, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Jose Abreu is starting to trend in the right direction, and Neil Parker explains why the White Sox first baseman is a solid fantasy option Friday against the Braves.
July 1, 2016
The Saber's Edge: How Age Impacts Plate Discipline
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the relationship between a player's age and plate discipline, and perhaps it makes sense that Carlos Gomez's contact rate has nosedived this season.
June 28, 2016
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Outfield Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the first-half winners and losers in the outfield, including Boston's Mookie Betts, who is on pace for more home runs than steals this season.
June 23, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Biggest First Half Disappointments
Dave Regan focuses his weekly rumblings on underachievers at every position that have disappointed fantasy owners in the first three months of the season.
June 16, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Some Metrics Advise Optimism
Dave Regan looks at BABIP and xFIP rates to find players who might be due for a correction after a sluggish start to the season. Are better days ahead for Jose Bautista?
June 7, 2016
MLB Barometer: Making Tough Lineup Decisions
Vlad Sedler explains his thought process on making difficult lineup changes when a team is loaded with depth. Will Adam Wainwright get the start over Marcus Stroman?
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 7, 2016
Sasha Yodashkin is prepared to spend up to stack some Brewers against Reds left-hander Brandon Finnegan, with the surging Ryan Braun as the centerpiece of the lineup.
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?
DFS Baseball 101: April Team Batting Stats Report
Michaell Rathburn breaks down the stats from the season's first month. Who's hitting, who's not and which teams are playing best home and away? That and more.
May 1, 2016
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
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
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett finds a lot of hot players worth rostering Sunday, including a reasonably-priced Dustin Pedroia riding an 11-game hitting streak
April 15, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
While he went hitless during the Yankees' trip to Toronto, Brett Gardner will look to bounce back at Yankee Stadium on Friday.
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.
The Z Files: Early Season Do's and Don'ts
Todd Zola offers some pointers on early season roster management, and notes that a lesser base stealer may not be the best replacement for A.J. Pollock
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.
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 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 22, 2016
MLB Barometer: Analyzing ADP Risers, Fallers
Vlad Sedler looks at players who are shooting up the ADP charts this March, and others who are going in the opposite direction. Is there still profit to be made on a player like Trevor Story?
February 24, 2016
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 11, 2016
Team Previews: NL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the highly competitive NL Central.
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.
September 20, 2015
NL FAAB Factor: Don't Be Wrong About Wainwright
Adam Wainwright could return during the final weeks of the season, but even if he doesn't, don't forget about picking him up now for 2016, writers RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
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