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July 17, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Fresh off the All-Star break, Jan Levine gets into his National League waiver options for this week, which includes several big-name players -- like Dee Gordon and A.J. Pollock -- returning from lengthy absences sooner rather than later.
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 6, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Team Batting Stats Report Update
Michael Rathburn breaks down the key batting splits through June that offer an inside edge to DFS players. Don't look now, but here come the Astros.
July 3, 2016
Jan Levine explores the National League free agent pool this week, including a handful of starting pitchers from the Braves and Dodgers.
July 1, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Brian Dozier has scored at least nine fantasy points in seven straight games, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why he's got a great opportunity to extend the streak Friday.
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 19, 2016
Jan Levine surveys the free agent landscape in the NL and is impressed with the way Kolten Wong handled his brief demotion and possible switch to a new position.
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 9, 2016
The Z Files: Top 10 Surprising Hitters
Todd Zola looks at the rest-of-season projections for 10 hitters off to surprisingly good starts and doesn't like Eduardo Nunez's chances of keeping up his current pace.
June 5, 2016
Jan Levine scours the NL waiver wire and wonders if Derek Norris can turn things around in another uniform as the Padres begin their fire sale.
June 4, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
With plenty of upper-tier pitching options available for Saturday's slate of games, Juan Blanco explains why fantasy players should focus on the Nationals' Stephen Strasburg.
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 24, 2016
MLB Barometer: Disconnect to Reconnect
Vlad Sedler talks about how temporarily disconnecting from data overload might help us make better fantasy decisions in this week’s Barometer, which also showcases Cameron Maybin’s return to Detroit.
May 22, 2016
Jan Levine gazes into the NL's free agent pool and finds that Chase Utley is making himself useful even in shallower mixed formats.
May 19, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: 32 Teams, 32 Disappointments
Dave Regan's rumblings skew toward the pessimistic this week, as he walks us through the league and identifies a fantasy disappointment or bust-in-the-making for each of the 32 teams.
April 30, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Giant Advantage for San Fran
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming slate of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Blue Jays, Giants and Astros.
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?
Regan's Rumblings: Unsettled Situations
Dave Regan turns his rumblings toward 10 different unsettled playing-time situations across the big leagues and how they might shake out.
April 17, 2016
Jan Levine details the best free agent targets in the National League, and looks for value in an unsettled Braves outfield
April 14, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
While he appears to have a tough matchup against Cole Hamels on Thursday, RotoWire's Neil Parker explains why Matt Wieters is still worthy of fantasy consideration.
Regan's Rumblings: Possible Playing Time Increases
David Regan gets his rumble on about 12 players with potential to see an increase in workload thanks to some early-season struggles by their teammates.
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
March 8, 2016
The Wheelhouse: Going for Two
Derek VanRiper assesses the strengths and weaknesses of his NL LABR squad coming out of Sunday's auction.
March 5, 2016
The Long Game: Scrubbing Your Keeper List
Erik Siegrist looks for keepers from last season who are cheap enough and have enough upside to keep again this season, like Tampa Bay's Steven Souza.
March 2, 2016
Farm Futures: AL Central Top 10s
James Anderson breaks down the organizations of the AL Central and makes the case for Byron Buxton to still be considered the top prospect in the game.
February 4, 2016
Team Previews: NL West
RotoWire's Erik Siegrist takes a spin around the NL West with a team preview for each of the five clubs.
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.
December 22, 2015
Tiered Rankings: 2016 MLB Rookies
James Anderson shares his first set of tiered prospect rankings for the 2016 season. Where does Rays left-hander Blake Snell check in?
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