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December 28, 2016
The Z Files: Looking For Breakouts
Todd Zola examines the overall trends for how many players actually break out in home runs and steals every season, and likes Nick Castellanos' chances of taking another step forward in 2017.
October 2, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Red Sox starter David Price has allowed a decent number of home runs to right-handed hitters this season, which sets up nicely for Jose Bautista on Sunday.
September 27, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker recommends putting together a stack of Dodgers against the Padres' Paul Clemens on Tuesday, headlined by Corey Seager.
September 17, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin expects offensive fireworks at Chase Field on Saturday given the lackluster pitching matchup, which makes Jake Lamb an enticing buy.
September 10, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Christopher Olson looks for platoon advantages Saturday, making Brandon Belt an enticing choice in the Arizona desert against the vulnerable Archie Bradley.
September 9, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Robinson Cano is working on a 10-game hit streak, and RotoWire's Sasha Yodashkin sees it going to 11 on Friday against the A's.
September 6, 2016
Neil Parker has an eye for value Tuesday and thinks Carlos Gonzalez is woefully underpriced in a Coors Field matchup against the hittable Jeff Samardzija.
September 4, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine explores his free agent waiver pickup options of the week in the National League with around a month left in the 2016 campaign.
September 2, 2016
Yasmany Tomas has hit lefties very well this season, and he now gets to face one at Coors Field in a game that should feature plenty of runs.
August 30, 2016
Neil Parker loads up on Indians against journeyman lefty Andrew Albers on Tuesday, with Mike Napoli leading the charge.
August 29, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Neil Parker breaks down the Monday Yahoo slate, including Jose Altuve, whose price is not prohibitive with a left-hander on the mound.
August 28, 2016
Jan Levine takes a look at the National League free agent pool this week with a special focus on the looming September call-ups that could make an impact.
August 11, 2016
Farm Futures: California League Roundup
James Anderson looks at the progress of the top prospects in the California League, included the recently traded Grant Holmes.
August 8, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Castellanos Out With Fracture
Jeff Stotts offers insight into Detroit third baseman Nick Castellano’s non-displaced fracture in his left hand, which could result in him missing at least a month of playing time.
August 7, 2016
Jan Levine takes a look at the National League free agent pool this week and who might be of service to your squad between now and October.
August 4, 2016
The Saber's Edge: How to Judge Breakouts vs. Hot Streaks
Jeff Zimmerman delves into what to look for when deciphering a streak vs. a skills change for hitters. Is Daniel Murphy showing skills growth, or is he destined for significant regression?
July 31, 2016
Jan Levine explores the National League free agent pool this week in advance of the August 1 trade deadline.
July 28, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: They're Hot ... But Will It Continue?
Dave Regan rounds up a handful of players who have been as hot as any over the last couple weeks and looks to forecast whether they'll be viable waiver-wire adds down the stretch.
July 27, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding recommends a Cubs stack Wednesday headlined by Anthony Rizzo as they take on the unproven Anthony Ranaudo in Wrigley.
July 26, 2016
MLB Barometer: Navigating the Trade Deadline
Vlad Sedler discusses how to handle the trade deadline and still keep some FAAB money for the stretch run. That and more in this week's look at who's up and who's down in baseball.
July 24, 2016
Jan Levine explores the National League free agent pool this week, including a pile of Pirates and Nationals from all across the diamond poised to make an impact.
July 10, 2016
Jan Levine runs down this week's free-agent options and bids, including the Cardinals Kolten Wong, who could benefit from the injury situation in St. Louis.
July 3, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett expects C.J. Cron's huge weekend in Fenway to continue against ineffective Red Sox starter Sean O'Sulivan.
July 1, 2016
The Saber's Edge: How Age Impacts Plate Discipline
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the relationship between a player's age and plate discipline, and perhaps it makes sense that Carlos Gomez's contact rate has nosedived this season.
June 29, 2016
Alex Spalding spots a few affordable non-Coors stacks on Wednesday's slate and recommends a Yankees duo headlined by a healthy Mark Teixeira.
June 22, 2016
The Saber's Edge: What the Last 30 Days Tells Us
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the last 30 days of stats to find players who are flying under the radar, like the Angels' Matt Shoemaker, and others who might be due for regression.
June 21, 2016
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Player Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the fantasy winners and losers at each position as midseason approaches, including first baseman Brandon Belt, who is the only Giant outearning his preseason ADP.
June 19, 2016
Jan Levine surveys the free agent landscape in the NL and is impressed with the way Kolten Wong handled his brief demotion and possible switch to a new position.
June 15, 2016
Alex Spalding checks out Wednesday's slate and can't help but marvel at the historic numbers David Ortiz is putting up in his final season.
June 12, 2016
Erik Siegrist checks out the available National League free agents while everyone waits for Super-2 callups and finds a strong group of veterans coming off the DL, including Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta.
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