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May 27, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale of the Week
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers and it's not surprise that Chris Sale is on top with two starts for the Red Sox.
May 20, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Carrasco Fights Off Injury Bug
Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings has Carlos Carrasco on top in a two-start week after he dodged an injury bullet and had a start pushed back.
May 13, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg's Still Healthy
Atop the NL in Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings is Stephen Strasburg, who perhaps surprisingly has managed to stay healthy in the year of the injury.
May 6, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: It's Shark Week in SF
Todd Zola likes what he's seeing from Jeff Samardzija, whose bloated ERA doesn't match his underlying numbers. That and more in this week's pitcher rankings.
May 1, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Slow Starters & 5/1 DFS Breakdown
Derek VanRiper breaks down Monday's 11-game slate, and takes a closer look at a few slow starters, including Alex Bregman.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson brings us his best Monday DraftKings picks, including the Cards' Jedd Gyorko at home against the Brewers.
FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco drops his best plays for Monday's FantasyDraft slate, eyeing up a pair of Tigers playing host to the Indians in the series opener.
April 29, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Yes Way, Jose
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as Minnesota prospect Jose Berrios is expected to make his 2017 debut after crushing Triple-A.
April 26, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/26
Another rainout Wednesday took one of the best starting pitching options of the board, but Derek VanRiper has a few backup plans in mind for Wednesday's slate.
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Chris Bennett drops his picks for a 12-game slate Wednesday, leading off with the O's Dylan Bundy at home against the Rays.
FantasyDraft MLB: Wednesday Values
There are not many elite pitching options on Wednesday's slate, which is why Greg Vara is going to pay up for Noah Syndergaard.
April 25, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/25
With one rainout already confirmed, Derek VanRiper breaks down the rest of Tuesday's 13-game slate.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker explores Tuesday's slate of games, turning to Robbie Cano for production in the Mariners' series opener in Detroit.
April 21, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Start Kershaw is Tops
Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings features none other than Clayton Kershaw on top as the Dodgers hurler has two starts this week.
April 19, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Christopher Olson surveys Wednesday's slate and thinks Joey Votto could go off in an exploitable matchup against the Orioles' Ubaldo Jimenez.
April 16, 2017
The Long Game: Early 2017 Trends
Erik Siegrist looks at some early emerging trends for 2017 and the likelihood of them panning out as the season unfolds.
April 14, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Delivery
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitcher as Washington's Max Scherzer could have a big week with matchups against a couple of whiff-prone teams.
April 12, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin drops his Wednesday DraftKings picks, including a pair of Arizona hitters on the road against Matt Cain and the Giants.
Mookie Betts has started off the season slowly, but Greg Vara explains why he should get plenty of fantasy consideration Wednesday against the Orioles.
April 8, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lester Gets Two at Home
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Cubs' Jon Lester gets two starts at friendly Wrigley Field. Is that enough to make him this week's top starter?
April 6, 2017
The Z Files: The Necessary Evil of Park Factors
Todd Zola analyzes park factors for all 30 clubs, and thinks pitching in Great American Ballpark might not be such a handicap for young Reds hurlers like Brandon Finnegan.
March 31, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2017 Season
Todd Zola ranks Week 1's starting pitchers as Chris Archer has a fortunate opening with two home starts in what he hopes will be a rebound campaign.
March 28, 2017
The Wheelhouse: When Auction Plans Go Wrong
What do you do when an auction doesn't start off as planned? Derek VanRiper shares his experience from Saturday's Tout Wars Mixed League Auction.
March 16, 2017
Collette Calls: NL LABR Review
Jason Collette recaps the recent NL LABR auction and investigates where all the money was spent. Where were the values found?
March 9, 2017
Top 250 Dynasty League Rankings
James Anderson offers up his overall rankings for deep dynasty leagues, and puts Corey Seager firmly in the top 10 after his breakout 2016.
March 1, 2017
2017 Rebound Candidates: Quick Hits
Tim Heaney analyzes the prospects of a handful of rebounds candidates and whether fantasy owners should invest. Should we believe in Sonny Gray this season?
February 20, 2017
Pitching 3D: Starting Pitchers 41-50
Doug Thorburn reveals pitchers ranked 41-50 using his unique methodology. Which Matt Harvey will show up this season?
February 16, 2017
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL East
Brad Johnson breaks down each pitching staff in the NL East and discusses how much of a discount he would need to draft Stephen Strasburg this season.
September 10, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine's look at the week's free-agent options includes the Mets' Curtis Granderson, who is helping key New York's pennant push.
September 3, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Scherzer Works on K Street
Paul Sporer vaults Max Scherzer to the top of this week's pitcher rankings as he has a good shot of keeping his run of double-digit strikeouts going in two starts this week in the nation's capital.
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