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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 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?
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
David Ortiz has crushed right-handed pitchers during his career, and he's doing even better this season.
April 9, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Lorenzo Cain has a great matchup Saturday against the Twins, and RotoWire's Neil Parker breaks down a number of value plays to easily fit in the Royals' outfielder.
March 30, 2016
Farm Futures: 20 Hitter Predictions
James Anderson gives his predictions for some top hitting prospects, and sees Tim Anderson leading the White Sox in steals by the end of 2016
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.
March 13, 2016
MLB Prop Bets: Top Wagers for 2016
RotoWire's Erik Siegrist reviews the most interesting season-long prop bets for the upcoming baseball season, including whether to take the easy road and pick Bryce Harper for NL MVP.
February 24, 2016
The Z Files: Five Things Learned From DFS
Todd Zola examines some full-season fantasy lessons he's learned from playing DFS, including how much their spot in the batting order can impact the value of players like Kolten Wong
February 11, 2016
Team Previews: NL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the highly competitive NL Central.
January 18, 2016
The RotoWire 200: 2016 Overall Rankings
Is Carlos Correa a top-10 pick in 2016? RotoWire Senior Editor Jeff Erickson shares his January installment of the RotoWire 200.
September 29, 2015
Collette Calls: Analyzing Second-Half Numbers
Jason Collette looks at just how much we can glean from a player's second-half performance and what it means for 2016. Is Brett Gardner's demise a sign of things to come?
September 27, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Capturing Kiermaier
Rays outfielder brings under-appreciated multi-category goodness.
September 21, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno offers his suggestions for Monday's short slate, including red-hot Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo
September 15, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Ronny Mor is stacking Mariners for their matchup against neophyte Nick Tropeano.
September 11, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
With not a lot of big-time pitchers going Friday night, Alex Spalding is focusing on Dallas Keuchel, who is likely the best option for Fantasy Aces contests.
September 6, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Sometimes it's worth paying up for the right player, and Benny Ricciardi is targeting Carlos Correa on Sunday due to the weak shortstop options further down the salary list.
August 25, 2015
MLB Barometer: A Little Patience
Vlad Sedler calls impatience the root of all fantasy strife - and Hanley Ramirez one of this year's biggest flops.
August 20, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Surprise Help Down The Stretch
August 9, 2015
Mike Trout has a great opportunity to put up a big score Sunday on FanDuel, and Benny Ricciardi has a number of value plays to help fit the Angels' star into fantasy lineups.
August 7, 2015
Alex Spalding breaks down his recommendations for Friday's slate, including a couple of Cardinals and Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Picks
Josh Collacchi breaks down the Friday slate on FantasyDraft and finds a nice blend of value and elite players, including the Tigers' J.D. Martinez.
August 6, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Picks
Zach Greinke is the top pitcher on the board, but James Seltzer is looking elsewhere for Thursday's contests.
August 5, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
David Soda's picks for Wednesday games include Paul Goldschmidt and Yoenis Cespedes.
August 4, 2015
Victor Martinez can be had at a discount, and Ronny Mor is buying.
July 29, 2015
Jose Bautista left Tuesday night's game early, but David Soda is going back to Joey Bats for Wednesday's contests.
July 28, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Closer Carousel
July 27, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Kevin Payne thinks Adam Jones is getting overlooked far too often.
July 6, 2015
MLB Barometer: Chicks Dig the Long Ball
Vlad Sedler projects the top home-run hitters for the second half. On which side of 40 will Baltimore's Chris Davis land?
July 4, 2015
Collette Calls: Managing Second-Half Expectations
Jason Collette looks at recent history to find some realistic projections for fantasy categories in the second half. For example, how many home runs should you expect from a player in the second half?
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