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August 20, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Yu the Man This Week
Paul Sporer likes the two-start week ahead for Rangers starter Yu Darvish, who has dominated batters since coming off the disabled list.
DFS Baseball 101: Value Hitters for August
Michael Rathburn discusses midseason callups who have yet to see a big spike in their FanDuel salaries, like Boston's Andrew Benintendi.
August 19, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Analyzing the 40/20/10 Pitching Club
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes the exclusive club of starting pitchers who have hit the trifecta with GB, K, BB rates of 40, 20, 10 and explains what it means for fantasy owners.
August 18, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker hunts for value plays and great matchups in the Thursday DraftKings slate, including the Dodgers' Corey Seager, who faces the Phillies' Jared Eickhoff.
August 13, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Fernandez Still Rolling
Paul Sporer isn't troubled by Jose Fernandez's recent bump in the road as he has him on top of this week's starting pitcher rankings.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Juan Blanco breaks down Saturday's FanDuel action as righty killer Jake Lamb looks like a steal against Boston's Clay Buchholz at Fenway.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
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 7, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Troy Tulowitzki has reached base safely in six straight games, and Juan Carlos Blanco explains why the Blue Jays shortstop has a good chance to extend it Sunday against the Royals.
August 6, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Output
Paul Sporer boosts Max Scherzer to the top of this week's pitcher ranking as the Washington hurler looks to have gotten a handle on his long-ball troubles.
July 31, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: National No. 1
A two-start week for Stephen Strasburg has the Nats' ace atop this week's pitcher rankings.
July 27, 2016
Pitching 3D: Target Acquired
After breaking down a few pitchers to avoid as fantasy trade deadlines approach, Doug Thorburn turns the table and examines a number of players worth going after.
July 26, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Finding Value Pitchers on DraftKings
Michael Rathburn gives us his Daily Fantasy Baseball advice of the week, this time breaking down how to succeed with value pitching on DraftKings
July 24, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist looks through American League waiver wires and finds that Danny Duffy is still criminally underowned in fantasy leagues.
July 23, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Calming the Panic
Paul Sporer isn't worried about Jake Arreita thanks to his gem against the Mets, vaulting the Chicago ace to the top of this week's rankings.
July 19, 2016
MLB Barometer: Rotation Power Rankings
Vlad Sedler ranks all 30 major league rotations at the midpoint of the season and puts Jake Arriets and the deep, consistent Cubs rotation right at the very top.
July 16, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Marlin the Magician
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Miami's Jose Fernandez in the top spot as he has dominated the last couple of months.
July 7, 2016
Pitching 3D: Grading the AL West
Doug Thorburn turns to the AL West where some of the division's best pitchers, like Seattle's Felix Hernandez, have struggled through the first half of the season.
The Z Files: I Reserve the Right to Change My Mind
Todd Zola discusses some adjustments he made to his top 350 but still finds himself lagging behind the consensus ranking when it comes to Diamondbacks slugger Jake Lamb.
July 2, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Carrasco's Hitting his Stride
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Indians starter Carlos Carrasco, who has taken off since returning from the disabled list in early June.
June 25, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kershaw in Pedro Territory
Paul Sporer breaks down this week's pitcher rankings and, no surprise, Clayton Kershaw is on top, but just how close is the Dodgers' ace getting to the all-time greats?
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 18, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sonny Again in Oakland
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Oakland starter Sonny Gray, whose velocity has returned since he came off the disabled list three starts ago.
June 16, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Some Metrics Advise Optimism
Dave Regan looks at BABIP and xFIP rates to find players who might be due for a correction after a sluggish start to the season. Are better days ahead for Jose Bautista?
June 11, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Price is Again Right
Paul Sporer's weekly rankings include a revived David Price who is pitching better than the Red Sox could have hoped when the season began.
Sasha Yodashkin takes a look at Saturday's slate and notes that Dexter Fowler has been raking from the left side of the plate this season, giving him a great matchup against Matt Wisler.
June 6, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Brian McCann's price was much higher earlier this season, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why DFS players should take advantage of the reduced price Monday against the Angels.
June 4, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lefty Two-Step for Lester
Paul Sporer can't ignore Jon Lester's matchup this week against two teams who are impotent against left-handers, as the Chicago hurler stops this week's rankings.
May 28, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two Jakes are Better than One
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings awards the top spot to the Cubs' Jake Arrieta, who gets two starts this week while the likes of Clayton Kershaw and Chris Sale have but one.
May 24, 2016
MLB Barometer: Disconnect to Reconnect
Vlad Sedler talks about how temporarily disconnecting from data overload might help us make better fantasy decisions in this week’s Barometer, which also showcases Cameron Maybin’s return to Detroit.
May 22, 2016
Clay Link takes us through some AL waiver-wire candidates for this week, including a pair of Rangers relievers and three outfielders up in Minnesota.
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