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April 25, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/25
With one rainout already confirmed, Derek VanRiper breaks down the rest of Tuesday's 13-game slate.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker explores Tuesday's slate of games, turning to Robbie Cano for production in the Mariners' series opener in Detroit.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin delivers his Tuesday Yahoo picks, including a pair of Reds on the road in Wisconsin and the Dodgers' Yasmani Grandal.
April 21, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Start Kershaw is Tops
Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings features none other than Clayton Kershaw on top as the Dodgers hurler has two starts this week.
April 19, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Wednesday Values
With Tommy Milone on the mound for the Brewers, Greg Vara says it's as good a time as ever to stack Cubs, starting with Kris Bryant.
April 14, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Delivery
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitcher as Washington's Max Scherzer could have a big week with matchups against a couple of whiff-prone teams.
April 8, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lester Gets Two at Home
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Cubs' Jon Lester gets two starts at friendly Wrigley Field. Is that enough to make him this week's top starter?
April 2, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine highlights players on the waiver wire who can help fantasy owners, like Arizona's Brandon Drury, who won the second base job in spring training.
March 31, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2017 Season
Todd Zola ranks Week 1's starting pitchers as Chris Archer has a fortunate opening with two home starts in what he hopes will be a rebound campaign.
March 28, 2017
The Wheelhouse: When Auction Plans Go Wrong
What do you do when an auction doesn't start off as planned? Derek VanRiper shares his experience from Saturday's Tout Wars Mixed League Auction.
MLB Barometer: Building Around Kershaw
Vlad Sedler's final preseason Barometer focuses on how to plan a draft around Clayton Kershaw and discusses the late-March shifts in pitcher ADPs.
March 23, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Job Battles A-Z (v. 2.0)
Derek VanRiper checks in on the key job battles for all 30 teams as the final week of spring training approaches.
March 15, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Who Are These Guys?
Dave Regan delivers another edition of his preseason rumblings, going over a list of relatively unknown players that could become tangible fantasy commodities in 2017.
Pitching 3D: Risers
Doug Thorburn looks at the pitchers whom he plans to target in drafts this season, with an eye toward profit potential above and beyond the consensus value, including Ranger Yu Darvish.
March 2, 2017
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL Central
This week Brad Johnson takes an indepth look at each teamís rotation in the NL Central, including World Series winners Chicago Cubs and All-Star Jake Arrieta.
February 28, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Job Battles A-Z
Derek VanRiper takes a team-by-team look around the league at important job battles as spring training games are now underway.
February 27, 2017
Collette Calls: Analyzing Last Year's New Pitches
Jason Collette analyzes pitchers who added a new pitch to their arsenals last season and what difference, if any, it made. Why didn't Michael Wacha's new cutter help him more?
Pitching 3D: Pitchers 61-70
Doug Thorburn looks at his next set of pitcher rankings using his unique combination of mechanics, stuff and stats. Will Hisashi Iwakuma bounce back or is he in permanent decline?
February 25, 2017
Pitching 3D: Pitchers 51-60
Doug Thorburn continues his countdown of his top starting pitchers ranked by his unique mix of mechanics, stuff and stats. Which Robbie Ray will show up this season?
October 8, 2016
The Saber's Edge: How I Won Tout Wars
Jeff Zimmerman took home a Tout Wars title, but it came down to one nail-biting Christian Yelich at-bat on the last day of the season. Find out how he did it.
October 1, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin expects Jason Kipnis to get ready for the postseason in style Saturday against vulnerable Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez.
September 18, 2016
Jan Levine takes a look at the National League free agent pool this week, and who you might be able to squeeze some value out of with the season nearing a close.
September 1, 2016
Mound Musings: See You in September?
Brad Johnson examines pitchers who might be worth a look for your fantasy team during the seasonís final month, including Texas Ranger Derek Holland, who came back from injury in late August.
August 31, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding targets Phillies lefty Adam Morgan with a Nationals stack Wednesday, headlined by the surging Jayson Werth.
August 14, 2016
This week's looks at the National League's FAAB candidates includes St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina, has been on fire since the All-Star break.
August 12, 2016
Pitching 3D: Casting Call
Doug Thorburn looks at a few younger pitchers who could make fantasy impacts this season and may still be on the waiver wire in many fantasy leagues.
August 8, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Jose Bautista has struggled since returning from the disabled list, but a matchup Monday against the Rays could help him bust out.
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 28, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker thinks Chris Davis is due to end his power outage Thursday as part of an Orioles stack with favorable salaries and a less-than-daunting matchup.
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