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August 19, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Dodgers Duo on Top
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers boats two dominate hurlers while much of the league deals with injuries.
August 16, 2017
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Aaron Nola
Jason Collette looks at what's got into Aaron Nola lately and what it means for his 2018 outlook. Hint: get on board the Nola Train now.
August 12, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: MadBum's Back
Todd Zola ranks this week's starters as Madison Bumgarner is back atop the pitching list after three consecutive strong starts.
August 11, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco delivers his best plays for Friday's slate, including Dodgers hitting machine Justin Turner at home against the Padres.
August 6, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
The Cardinals' Matt Carpenter has been very good against right-handed pitching on the road this season, a situation he finds himself in Sunday against the Reds.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Justin Upton has three home runs and eight RBI during the Tigers' current series against the Orioles, and Chris Bennett explains why his bat should stay hot Sunday.
August 5, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale of the Week
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitching as Boston's Chris Sale gets a double dip of the Rays and Yankees.
August 4, 2017
Oak's Corner: Is Jay Bruce a Keeper?
Scott Jenstad examines the highs and lows of the week and season including Jay Bruce, who’s hitting .263 with 29 homers through 99 games and seems likely to top 100 RBI for only the second time in his career.
July 29, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Duffy's on A Royal Cruise
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the trade deadline threatens to cause havoc. One pitcher sailing smoothly, though, is Danny Duffy, who has dominated since coming off the DL.
July 27, 2017
The Z Files: Making the Pitch
Todd Zola shares some of his rebuilding strategies in keeper leagues, including the arguments needed to convince a league-mate gunning for a title to part with a young stud like James Paxton.
July 22, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Dominant deGrom
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Mets' Jacob deGrom looks to continue his dominating run with two starts in pitchers' parks.
July 20, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara spots a couple of stacking opportunities on Thursday's slate, including Jose Bautista and the Blue Jays facing Doug Fister in Fenway.
July 15, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Second-Half Surge for Kershaw?
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers, as Clayton Kershaw, who looks poised for a second-half surge, is one of the few elite hurlers with two starts.
FantasyDraft MLB: Saturday Values
Mike Trout is back from the disabled list and has a great matchup Saturday against the Rays to put up a solid fantasy score, according to Juan Blanco.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Adam Zdroik looks over Saturday's slate and recommends Javier Baez as part of a Cubs mini-stack against exploitable Orioles lefty Wade Miley.
July 13, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: The Second Half Kicks Off
Todd Zola ranks the starting pitchers for this weekend's first post-break games. Corey Kluber lands in the top spot with start at the A's.
July 12, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Do We Trust These 10 Pitchers?
Dave Regan uses the All-Star break to reassess his fantasy squad, which prompted him to rumble about 10 pitchers worth questioning heading into the second half of the season.
July 6, 2017
Farm Futures: Top 100 Dynasty League Rankings Update
James Anderson offers an update to his dynasty league rankings and notes a number of big movers from the preseason, including burgeoning Yankees superstar Aaron Judge.
July 1, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg Hopes to Back Up Last Start
Todd Zola ranks this week's pitchers as Stephen Strasburg, who worked through back spasms last time out, gets two home starts.
June 29, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Adam Zdroik checks in with his FantasyDraft selections for Thursday, leading off with the Jays' J.A. Happ on the bump at home against the O's.
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco brings us his selections for Thursday's slate, rolling with Reds slugger Adam Duvall at home against Milwaukee.
June 24, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Zack on the Attack
Todd Zola ranks this weeks starting pitcher as Arizona's Zack Greinke continues to mow down batters, posting his highest K/9 in nearly a decade.
June 18, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
The Nationals will send righty Joe Ross to the hill Sunday, which means Juan Blanco is very interested in Mets outfielder Jay Bruce.
With the Yankees sending Luis Cessa to the mound Sunday in Oakland, Greg Vara is going to be all over Yonder Alonso.
June 17, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kluber Climbing Back
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitching as Cleveland's Corey Kluber keeps chipping away at his hefty ERA with outstanding control.
June 10, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Close at Top Price
Todd Zola breaks down this week's starting pitcher rankings as Boston's David Price has his velocity but is still fighting his command.
June 8, 2017
The Z Files: Rest-of-Season Risers, Pitching Edition
Todd Zola completes his look at players whose projected value has changed the most since the beginning of the year, including the suddenly dominant Jeff Samardzija.
June 7, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Hitter and Pitcher Valuation
Dave Regan gets his rumblings off his chest again this week, turning to some advanced metrics and examining how they impact the fantasy valuation of pitchers and hitters.
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin drops his Wednesday DraftKings picks, suggesting the Rays' Jake Odorizzi on the bump at home against the White Sox.
June 6, 2017
MLB Barometer: The Importance of Starting Pitching Depth
Vlad Sedler drops his MLB Barometer, opening with focusing on the importance of starting pitching depth before diving into his weekly risers and fallers.
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