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May 28, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two Jakes are Better than One
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings awards the top spot to the Cubs' Jake Arrieta, who gets two starts this week while the likes of Clayton Kershaw and Chris Sale have but one.
May 24, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
David Price's 5.53 ERA looks ugly on the surface, but Alex Spalding explains why fantasy players should overlook it Tuesday against the Rockies.
May 21, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale-ing Ks for IP
Paul Sporer explains the tradeoff in strikeouts for Chicago's Chris Sale, who's still the AL's top starter, in this week's pitcher rankings.
May 14, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Double the Kershaw
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, among other elite hurlers, has a two-start week.
May 8, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Clay Link takes us through his American League waiver-wire options for this week, which includes a pair of Angels starting pitchers vying for a spot in the rotation.
May 7, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg at Home on K Street
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as a two-start week in D.C. for Stephen Strasburg has the Nationals ace atop the list.
May 6, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Adrian Gonzalez is in a bit of a slump, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why his matchup Friday against the Blue Jays could allow for a breakout performance.
May 4, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Pitcher Skills Growth, Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes pitchers who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Why are Dallas Keuchel's strikeouts down this year?
May 1, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Danny Salazar's price is far from cheap but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's still worth the price Sunday against the Phillies.
April 30, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Good Week Ahead for Harvey
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers, including the Mets' Matt Harvey, who has increased his swinging-strike rate his last two starts and now gets to face two strikeout-prone teams.
April 25, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Brian Dozier is starting to heat up and RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why he's a solid play Monday against the Indians.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Chris Davis has solid history against Monday starter Chris Archer, who has struggled fairly significantly to start the season.
April 23, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Wind In His Sale
Chris Sale has a nasty schedule this week. So, does that mean Paul Sporer dropped him in this week's pitcher rankings? On the contrary.
April 20, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Picks
Juan Blanco analyzes the Wednesday FanDuel slate as the Dodgers' Corey Seager has a great matchup against Atlanta's Julio Teheran, who gets hit hard by lefties.
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Chris Archer's early-season struggles could have people fading him Wednesday, but Chris Olson explains why he's worth serious fantasy consideration.
April 16, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Roaring Thunder
Noah Syndergaard faces off against the Phillies and Braves this week, and Paul Sporer wonders if he could reach 30 strikeouts.
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.
April 9, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Worth the Price
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starters as Boston's David Price faces a huge test in the AL East against Baltimore and Toronto.
April 7, 2016
The Saber's Edge: What to Watch in the Early Going
Yes, it's early, but Jeff Zimmerman has his eye on some specific stats and themes that can pay dividends. Find out why he's so interested in Billy Hamilton's groundball rate.
April 2, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2016 Season
Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural 2016 Pitcher Rankings, and it's not hard to guess who tops the list as Clayton Kershaw begins the year at two of the league's best pitchers' parks.
April 1, 2016
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 25, 2016
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL West
Brad Johnson looks at some intriguing starting pitchers in the AL West, including Texas' Yu Darvish, whose draft-day discount should pay off handsomely once he returns from injury.
March 21, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Better Wrong than Wright
Jeff Stotts would rather pass on David Wright than take a chance on his chronically injured back this season, as the Mets' third baseman likely will be treated cautiously all year.
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 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.
August 9, 2015
NL FAAB Factor: Bourn Again in Atlanta
Michael Bourn and Nick Swisher have been traded to Atlanta, but are they worth FAABing this week? RotoWire's Jan Levine on the trade and more in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
August 8, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Royals Rule the Week
Erik Siegrist ranks the hitter matchups for the upcoming scoring period as the Royals have a seven-game homestand.
August 3, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno offers his recommendations for Monday's action, which include a stack of White Sox supporting Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz
Kevin Payne starts the week with some major bargains, including Seattle's Jesus Montero at catcher.
August 2, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Call Corbin
Monday's Recommended Pickup is Patrick Corbin, who has looked sharp for the D'Backs since returning from Tommy John surgery.
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