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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 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.
September 15, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Offseason Thoughts
Dave Regan uses one of his last rumblings of the year to look ahead to the offseason and share some of his thoughts about some potential transactions that could occur involving big-name players.
September 5, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Phillips Injures Foot
Cardinals second baseman Brandon Phillips was sidelined after he fouled a ball of his foot. Jeff Stotts recommends downgrading him.
September 4, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett recommends jumping on board the Yoan Moncada bandwagon Sunday before his price tag starts catching up to his talent.
September 3, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Scherzer Works on K Street
Paul Sporer vaults Max Scherzer to the top of this week's pitcher rankings as he has a good shot of keeping his run of double-digit strikeouts going in two starts this week in the nation's capital.
August 29, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Justin Upton has multiple hits in five of his last eight games and now gets a great matchup against the White Sox's James Shields.
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 27, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: No Way Jose on Road?
Paul Sporer explains why Jose Fernandez's road splits could be headed for better days in this week's pitcher rankings.
August 24, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Jacob deGrom doesn't appear to have an ideal matchup Wednesday, but RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why the righty is a solid option against the Cardinals.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco puts together a cost-effective Tigers stack Wednesday against the erratic Tyler Duffey, headlined by switch-hitting slugger Victor Martinez.
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.
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