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August 12, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: MadBum's Back
Todd Zola ranks this week's starters as Madison Bumgarner is back atop the pitching list after three consecutive strong starts.
August 10, 2017
Collette Calls: Super Stanton
Jason Collette looks at several players who have caught his attention recently, including Giancarlo Stanton, who looks like a first-round pick in 2018.
August 8, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker breaks down his Tuesday DraftKings selections, pinpointing Indians ace Corey Kluber as a great pitching option at home against the Rockies.
August 5, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale of the Week
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitching as Boston's Chris Sale gets a double dip of the Rays and Yankees.
August 3, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara reviews Thursday's slate and can't resist rostering an expensive Charlie Blackmon at home against Rafael Montero and the Mets.
July 29, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Duffy's on A Royal Cruise
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the trade deadline threatens to cause havoc. One pitcher sailing smoothly, though, is Danny Duffy, who has dominated since coming off the DL.
July 23, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Andrew Benintendi has been very solid against right-handed hitters away from Fenway Park, and he has an excellent matchup Sunday against the Angels.
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Giancarlo Stanton won't come cheaply, but Chris Olson explains why the Marlins outfielder is worth the fantasy investment Sunday against the Reds.
July 22, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Dominant deGrom
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Mets' Jacob deGrom looks to continue his dominating run with two starts in pitchers' parks.
July 21, 2017
Oak's Corner: Thames Is Striking Out
In his weekly recap, Scott Jenstad examines the long slump that’s keeping Milwaukee’s Eric Thames fantasy numbers abysmally low.
July 20, 2017
The Z Files: The Value of a Two-Start Week
Todd Zola digs into his pitcher ranking methodology to determine just how much impact a two-start week can have in place of a single start from a pitcher producing league-average numbers, such as Jake Arrieta.
July 18, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Kevin Payne checks out Tuesday's slate and recommends stocking up on Yankees, including rookie Clint Frazier, as they face Bartolo Colon in his Twins debut.
July 15, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Second-Half Surge for Kershaw?
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers, as Clayton Kershaw, who looks poised for a second-half surge, is one of the few elite hurlers with two starts.
July 1, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg Hopes to Back Up Last Start
Todd Zola ranks this week's pitchers as Stephen Strasburg, who worked through back spasms last time out, gets two home starts.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Chris Bennett looks over Saturday's evening slate and considers Jake Lamb a near-automatic start against right-handed pitchers, such as the Rockies' Tyler Chatwood.
June 27, 2017
MLB Barometer: Top Pitching Trios
Vlad Sedler dives into his MLB Barometer with June coming to a close, focusing on the majors' best starting pitching trios before getting into his regular risers and fallers.
June 26, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Greg Vara locks in his best recommendations for Monday's FanDuel slate, turning things over to Red Sox ace Chris Sale at home against the Twins.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adam Zdroik sees plenty of soft targets on the mound Monday and recommends a Nationals stack against Cubs right-hander Eddie Butler, headlined by Bryce Harper.
June 24, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Zack on the Attack
Todd Zola ranks this weeks starting pitcher as Arizona's Zack Greinke continues to mow down batters, posting his highest K/9 in nearly a decade.
June 19, 2017
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: A Broken Scapula for Harvey
Struggling Mets right-hander Matt Harvey will miss a lengthy period of time with a shoulder stress fracture, Jeff Stotts says.
June 17, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kluber Climbing Back
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitching as Cleveland's Corey Kluber keeps chipping away at his hefty ERA with outstanding control.
June 15, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker breaks down his Thursday DraftKings recommendations, suggesting the Tigers' Justin Verlander on the bump against the visiting Rays.
June 10, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Close at Top Price
Todd Zola breaks down this week's starting pitcher rankings as Boston's David Price has his velocity but is still fighting his command.
June 8, 2017
The Z Files: Rest-of-Season Risers, Pitching Edition
Todd Zola completes his look at players whose projected value has changed the most since the beginning of the year, including the suddenly dominant Jeff Samardzija.
June 7, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Hitter and Pitcher Valuation
Dave Regan gets his rumblings off his chest again this week, turning to some advanced metrics and examining how they impact the fantasy valuation of pitchers and hitters.
June 5, 2017
June Starting Pitcher Rankings: Risers and Fallers
Derek VanRiper re-ranks the starting pitchers with two months of the 2017 season in the books.
June 3, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max
Todd Zola breaks down this week's pitcher rankings as Max Scherzer finds himself on top as he is keeping the homers in check this season.
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 27, 2017
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers and it's not surprise that Chris Sale is on top with two starts for the Red Sox.
May 25, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Michael Conforto has been crushing righties of late, and he has a great opportunity to keep it going Thursday against the Padres.
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