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June 11, 2017
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist dips into the American League free agent pool and thinks Aaron Hicks' skill growth makes him a good bet to continue producing as the Yankees' starting center fielder.
June 8, 2017
Collette Calls: xwOBA Underperformers
Jason Collette looks at xwOBA to determine which hitters may break out in the coming weeks and months.
May 30, 2017
MLB Barometer: Two Months In
Vlad Sedler delivers his weekly edition of the MLB Barometer, kicking things off with thoughts on Mike Trout's injury before getting into his weekly risers and fallers.
May 28, 2017
Erik Siegrist reviews the available free agents in the American League and reminds you to make sure David Price isn't somehow available prior to his 2017 debut Monday.
May 19, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
J.D. Martinez has returned with a bang, and Greg Vara is looking for him to produce again Friday at home against Nick Martinez and the Rangers.
DFS Baseball 101: Identifying Cash-Game Hitters
Michael Rathburn shares his research process for identifying consistent hitters in cash games. Why does it usually make sense to pay up for an elite bat at first base?
May 18, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Chris Davis continues to strike out at a high rate, but Adam Zdroik explains why that shouldn't be too big of an issue Thursday against the Tigers.
May 16, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Go for Goldy
Derek VanRiper looks at a smaller than usual 13-game Tuesday night slate.
April 30, 2017
Erik Siegrist sifts through the free agent pool in the American League and thinks Avisail Garcia's hot start makes him worth a look in shallow formats.
April 22, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Freddie Freeman continues to hit right-handed pitching well, and he has a solid opportunity to keep it going Saturday against the Phillies.
April 8, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Adam Zdroik checks out Saturday's slate and expected Rougned Odor's hot start to continue against an exploitable right-handed pitcher like the A's Kendall Graveman.
April 7, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
Chris Bennett checks out Friday's slate and recommends pitching ace Max Scherzer against below-average hitting of the Phillies.
April 4, 2017
MLB Barometer: One Man's NFBC
Vlad Sedler's first Barometer of the regular season follows his NFBC Main Event draft, which saw D-Backs star Paul Goldschmidt fall to him at pick 13.
April 1, 2017
Collette Calls: AL Tout Wars Recap
Jason Collettte reviews his strategy and results from his recent AL Tout Wars auction. Will Jose Altuve lead him to the Tout Wars title?
March 27, 2017
Collette Calls: The Ugliness of Catcher
Jason Collette looks at the cesspool that is catcher this season for bargains that could pay off for owners who wait to draft a backstop.
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 17, 2016
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.
August 29, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Mike Napoli continues to hit lefties well, which sets up nicely Monday against the Twins' Hector Santiago, who has allowed 23 earned runs, including seven homers, in his last four starts.
August 28, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Yordano Ventura has turned it around in the second half, but RotoWire's Neil Parker has no problem targeting him with Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley, Jr. on Sunday.
July 19, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Finding Value Hitters on FanDuel
Michael Rathburn breaks down a few players he has been using recently in his DFS lineups who have saved him considerable salary cap space but are greatly outproducing their minimal prices.
July 8, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Jose Abreu is starting to trend in the right direction, and Neil Parker explains why the White Sox first baseman is a solid fantasy option Friday against the Braves.
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 30, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Zack Cozart has had plenty of success against lefties this season, and he could keep that going out of the leadoff spot Thursday against the Nationals' Gio Gonzalez.
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.
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 19, 2016
MLB Barometer: Walking the Tightrope
Vlad Sedler discusses the tightrope act that comes with giving up on drafted players for free agents in this week's Barometer, which also spotlights the rise of Jake Odorizzi.
April 17, 2016
Clay Link looks at this week's free-agent targets, including Tampa Bay's Erasmo Ramirez, who should make the most of his starting opportunities the next couple months.
April 9, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Astros Ready to Blast Off
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming week of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Nationals, Rangers and Astros.
April 3, 2016
Clay Link surveys the American League waiver wire where as Matt Shoemaker has worked his way into the Angels' rotation thanks to an injury to C.J. Wilson.
March 3, 2016
Team Previews: AL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the AL Central. Can Eric Hosmer lead the Royals to a third straight pennant?
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