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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 18, 2017
Collette Calls: Fighting the Long Ball
Jason Collette explores how pitchers are fighting back against baseball's home run surge and whether the key is pitching down the in zone as most assume.
May 16, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Go for Goldy
Derek VanRiper looks at a smaller than usual 13-game Tuesday night slate.
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Kevin Payne sifts through Tuesday's slate and finds Miguel Sano in a good spot at home against Rockies rookie left-hander Kyle Freeland.
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 11, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara looks over Thursday's slate and recommends jumping back on Mookie Betts, whose salary remains low despite his recent hot streak.
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 5, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
In today's slate of games Chris Bennett likes Marlin's second baseman Dee Gordon who's batting against Met rookie Rafael Montero in his first career start.
April 29, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Saturday Values
Freddie Freeman has scored double-digit fantasy points in seven of his last nine games, and Juan Blanco explains why his hot play could continue Saturday against the Brewers.
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
Collette Calls: Analyzing Pitcher K Rates
Jason Collette investigates strikeout rates to determine whether the impressive early starts from pitchers like Danny Duffy are to be trusted.
April 23, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
Corey Seager has been an inconsistent fantasy producer this season, but Greg Vara explains why he makes for a solid play Sunday against the Diamondbacks.
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 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 13, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Madison Bumgarner is still looking for his first win of the season, but Adam Zdroik explains why that's likely to come in a dominant start Thursday against the Rockies.
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 7, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Chris Olson likes a pair of Mets to deliver value playing host to the Marlins on Friday.
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Values
Kyle Schwarber has crushed right-handed pitching over the last two seasons, and he has a solid matchup to keep it going Friday against the Brewers.
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.
April 2, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine highlights players on the waiver wire who can help fantasy owners, like Arizona's Brandon Drury, who won the second base job in spring training.
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 2, 2017
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL Central
This week Brad Johnson takes an indepth look at each teamís rotation in the NL Central, including World Series winners Chicago Cubs and All-Star Jake Arrieta.
February 27, 2017
Collette Calls: Analyzing Last Year's New Pitches
Jason Collette analyzes pitchers who added a new pitch to their arsenals last season and what difference, if any, it made. Why didn't Michael Wacha's new cutter help him more?
February 8, 2017
Collette Calls: NL Bold Predictions
Jason Collette looks into his crystal ball for each team in the National League. Can the Reds' Brandon Finnegan make his changeup pay off even better for him this year?
December 1, 2016
RotoWire Roundtable: Composite Top 350 Rankings
Mike Trout is the unanimous top pick in the first Roundtable Rankings for the 2017 season, but Clay Link looks at the players who our rankers have very different opinions on.
September 27, 2016
Juan Carlos Blanco suggests you find room on your roster for the streaky J.D. Martinez as he faces struggling Indians rookie Mike Clevinger on Tuesday.
September 24, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max
Paul Sporer had a little trouble pushing the brilliant Max Scherzer to the top of the list in his last starting pitcher rankings of the season.
September 21, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
The Twins will have youngster Jose Berrios on the mound Wednesday, which means RotoWire's Chris Olson will have some Tigers bats in his lineup, including outfielder J.D. Martinez.
September 17, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Mr. Untouchable
Paul Sporer's pitcher rankings feature Jose Fernandez leading the way as the Miami ace has rarely been touched up at home this season.
The Z Files: Stealing a Category
Todd Zola looks for an edge in the stolen base category over the final weeks of the season, and recommends focusing on exploitable teams and pitchers such as Noah Syndergaard.
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