NEWS & ADVICE
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May 29, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Chase Utley showed the Mets on Saturday that he's not afraid of a little pitch behind his back, and Juan Blanco explains why the Dodgers' second baseman is worth fantasy consideration Sunday as well.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett highlights some bargains on a Sunday slate featuring elite pitchers worth paying up for, and notes that Jay Bruce has impressive career numbers against Brewers starter Jimmy Nelson.
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 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 18, 2016
Toeing the Line: Wednesday Betting Picks
Erik Siegrist explores some of the betting lines for Wednesday, looking to the Twins, Brewers and Rockies for victories.
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 7, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Prince Fielder has a very solid history against opposing starter Mike Pelfrey, making him a strong fantasy option Saturday.
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 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 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?
May 2, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Dallas Keuchel has struggled to start the season, but RotoWire's Christopher Olson explains why the Astros' ace has an ideal matchup Monday to bounce back.
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 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 10, 2016
Brock Holt has scored over 20 fantasy points in two of his last three games and has a fine opportunity for his continued breakout Sunday in Toronto.
There are a lot of upper-tier pitchers on the mound Sunday, but Daniel Murphy will get to face off against one of the lesser options, making him an attractive fantasy value.
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 6, 2016
Farm Futures: 20 Pitcher Predictions
James Anderson offers his second set of 2016 prospect predictions, and foresees big things from the Brewers' Jorge Lopez in the second half.
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.
March 23, 2016
The Z Files: A New Look At Pitching Tiers
Todd Zola breaks down how NFBC historical data led him to focus on ERA when assembling his pitching tiers, putting Clayton Kershaw in a tier all by himself
February 11, 2016
Team Previews: NL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the highly competitive NL Central.
October 9, 2015
Collette Calls: Scoring 2015 NL Predictions
Jason Collette holds himself accountable for his 2015 advice, reviewing each of his 30 National League predictions. Did he make the right call on Brandon Belt, among others?
September 22, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Robinson Cano's slow start is still affecting his price - and Ronny Mor is taking advantage of the discount.
September 21, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Other Duffey
September 20, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Bour-n Identity
Marlins slugger makes the case for ownership at season's end.
September 19, 2015
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Star Ace or Kershaw?
Paul Sporer weighs the idea of ranking a one-start Clayton Kershaw over a two-start ace in this week's edition of the Value Meter.
September 18, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Grab A Pennington
Chris Benzine discusses why Cliff Pennington's insertion into the everyday lineup could make him an option for those looking for a boost in the middle infield, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
September 17, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
James Seltzer's picks for a light Thursday slate of games.
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