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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.
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.
October 25, 2016
The Z Files: First Draft, Part Three
Todd Zola recounts how he and Derek Van Riper continued filling out their roster in the 2017 season's first draft, including waiting until the 19th round to fill first base with the Astros' A.J. Reed.
October 17, 2016
The Z Files: Calculated Risks
Todd Zola continues analyzing the strategy behind the picks he and Derek Van Riper have made in the first draft of the 2017 season, and gets out of his comfort zone with young slugger Miguel Sano.
October 15, 2016
Collette Calls: Grading the AL Predictions
Jason Collette looks back at his 15 predictions for the Americanl League this year. Some, like the prediction for Michael Brantley, proved prescient, others did not.
October 7, 2016
The Z Files: Is It 2017 Already?
Todd Zola recaps some of the decisions he and Derek Van Riper have made as they take part in the very first draft of the 2017 season, but nabbing Mike Trout with the first overall pick was one of the easiest ones.
September 30, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Freddie Freeman has always hit right-handed pitching well, and he has a solid history against Tigers starter Jordan Zimmermann to make him an even stronger fantasy option Friday.
September 29, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Jayson Werth's production against left-handed pitching cannot be ignored, especially Thursday against the Diamondbacks' Robbie Ray, who has allowed 13 runs in his last 14.1 innings.
September 26, 2016
MLB Barometer: 2016 Busts to Target in 2017
Vlad Sedler wraps up the 2016 baseball season with a look at busts like the Dodgers' Yasiel Puig who could be bargains next year.
September 13, 2016
MLB Barometer: 2016's All-Value & All-Bust Teams
Vlad Sedler names his All-Value and All-Bust teams for 2016. Jackie Bradley Jr. was an easy pick for the former, but who else outplayed their ADPs?
September 7, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco targets Wednesday's rookie hurlers and has no problem paying top dollar for Mike Trout as he welcomes the A's Jharel Cotton to the big leagues.
September 4, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist sorts through this year's wave of September call-ups and DL activations and recommends bidding big on Yoan Moncada as your last chance to add a potential impact bat.
August 30, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker loads up on Indians against journeyman lefty Andrew Albers on Tuesday, with Mike Napoli leading the charge.
August 27, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin likes the price on the Indians' middle infield combo of Jason Kipnis and Francisco Lindor on Saturday as they face struggling righty A.J. Griffin in Texas.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Christopher Olson hitches his wagon to Noah Syndergaard on Saturday as the right-hander looks set to dominate an overmatched Phillies lineup.
August 13, 2016
Christopher Olson finds some great matchups on Saturday's slate, including Jacob deGrom facing one of the league's worst offense against right-handed pitchers in the Padres.
August 11, 2016
The Z Files: Thinking About 2017
Todd Zola looks ahead to next season and wonders whether Mookie Betts will be overvalued at the draft table based on the likely swoon in the offense around him.
August 5, 2016
Yankees starter Michael Pineda has allowed at least five runs in three of his last five starts, giving Sasha Yodashkin every reason to use Indians lefties Jason Kipnis and Francisco Lindor.
August 3, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding recommends stacking Indians against Twins starter Tyler Duffey on Wednesday, including the red-hot Carlos Santana.
July 29, 2016
With the Angels trotting out Tim Lincecum on Friday, Sasha Yodashkin is loading up on Red Sox, including outfielder Jackie Bradley.
July 17, 2016
Erik Siegrist reviews the AL free agent pool coming out of the All-Star break and suggests bidding big on the first impact player to switch leagues at the trade deadline, Drew Pomeranz.
July 1, 2016
The Z Files: Second Half Top 350 Update
Todd Zola discusses some of the tough decisions he had in assembling his second half Top 350 rankings as well as the factors that led Jose Altuve to the No. 1 spot.
June 27, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Tommy Joseph has hammered left-handed pitching this season, and Chris Olson explains why the Phillies' rookie is a solid fantasy option Monday against the Diamondbacks.
June 26, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Juan Blanco breaks down the Sunday DraftKings slate with a value pick in Jose Fernandez for those not wanting to pay up for Clayton Kershaw.
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
Danny Valencia has been excellent this season, and he has an very good matchup Sunday against the Angels' Jared Weaver.
June 10, 2016
Jackie Bradley has been excellent against both handedness of pitchers this season, and he has a great matchup Friday against the Royals' Tyler Duffy, who struggles with left-handed batters.
June 1, 2016
Farm Futures: MLB Draft Top 12 Hitters
James Anderson looks ahead to the upcoming MLB Draft and the hitters likely to make the biggest fantasy impact, including Louisville outfielder Corey Ray.
DVR's Top 350: June Update
Gregory Polanco is among the biggest risers on the update Top 350 rankings, with 50-plus games in the books for each club.
May 25, 2016
The Z Files: Hey Todd!
Todd Zola answers some questions stemming from his updated top 20 hitters and explains why he isn't nuts for leaving out Mookie Betts.
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