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August 24, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco puts together a cost-effective Tigers stack Wednesday against the erratic Tyler Duffey, headlined by switch-hitting slugger Victor Martinez.
August 21, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco makes sure to get a piece of the Diamondbacks' offense Sunday against Luis Perdomo by rostering the red-hot Jean Segura.
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
There's certainly a risk that Julio Urias won't pitch deep into Sunday's game against the Reds, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's worth it.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco is looking to use right-handed hitters against Padres starter Luis Perdomo, and that always starts with first baseman Paul Goldschmidt.
August 16, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco expect Dee Gordon to continue raking Tuesday against Reds right-hander Anthony DeSclafani.
August 10, 2016
Juan Carlos Blanco provides his recommendations for Wednesday's slate and anticipates another huge game from Manny Machado in a juicy road maychup.
July 22, 2016
The Z Files: Are In-Season Park Factors Reliable?
Todd Zola breaks down the idea of using in-season park factors to gain an edge and suggests that the huge change in Marlins Park for left-handed hitters (such as division rival Bryce Harper) may not be what it seems.
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.
June 30, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Zack Cozart has had plenty of success against lefties this season, and he could keep that going out of the leadoff spot Thursday against the Nationals' Gio Gonzalez.
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 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 9, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Team Batting Stats Report Update
Michael Rathburn breaks down the key team batting stats to help DFS players know when to stack certain teams and when to avoid them completely.
June 8, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Jason Kipnis' success against right-handed pitchers this season makes him a solid option Wednesday against the Mariners, according to RotoWire's Chris Olson.
June 2, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Matt Kemp has been far from consistent this season, but James Seltzer explains why he could be productive Thursday against the Mariners.
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 12, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Revised Top 100 Fantasy Players
Stricken by writer's block, Dave Regan instead shifts his rumblings this week toward an updated rankings list of his Top 100 MLB fantasy players.
May 11, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Christopher Olson surveys Wednesday's slate and likes Hanley Ramirez's chances of doing damage in a home matchup against A's left-hander Eric Surkamp.
May 10, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Building a System for Cash vs. GPP Hitters
Michael Rathburn checks in with his weekly advice on the Daily Fantasy Baseball front, which focuses on strategies for deploying hitters in different game formats.
May 9, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why targeting Giants starter Jake Peavy is a prudent play, putting Edwin Encarnacion in the fantasy spotlight.
May 4, 2016
Collette Calls: Ignoring the Noise of Spring Training
Jason Collette reminds us not to put too much stock into spring training stats and to remain patient with proven fantasy commodities struggling early in the season.
Giants starter Jake Peavy has struggled against both sides of the platoon this season, and Chris Olson is looking for Joey Votto to keep that going Wednesday.
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 25, 2016
Chris Davis has solid history against Monday starter Chris Archer, who has struggled fairly significantly to start the season.
April 24, 2016
Chris Bennett sifts through Sunday's slate and puts together a Cubs stack against vulnerable Reds' starter Alfredo Simon, headlined by Kris Bryant
April 23, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Juan Blanco is all smiles over the Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez at Coors Field where he'll face a right-hander he can hammer.
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 20, 2016
Farm Futures: Scouting From the Seats in Appleton
James Anderson takes in a couple of Midwest League games and offers his thoughts on some top Brewers and Astros prospects, including 2015 fifth overall pick Kyle Tucker
April 15, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Value Plays
Prince Fielder has smashed right-handed pitching over his career, and he gets a great matchup Friday against the Orioles' Vance Worley.
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.
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