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August 13, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for this week's pickups, including prospect Dansby Swanson, who is back up with the Braves after a short demotion.
August 3, 2017
Mound Musings: Trade Deadline Repercussions
Brad Johnson examines some of the more significant pitching trades, like A’s starter Sonny Gray, who goes to the New York in a move that could make the Yankees the AL East favorite.
August 2, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Wednesday Values
Tuesday's hitless outing is certainly not dampening Greg Vara's optimism about Jose Altuve's fantasy upside Wednesday against the Rays.
July 30, 2017
Jan Levine find all the waiver-wire options in the National League this week, including the impending callup of Mets prospect Amed Rosario.
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.
May 14, 2017
Jan Levine digs through the waiver wire to find the top players for NL squads this week, including Milwaukee's Junior Guerra, who is working his way back from an injury in his first start of the year.
May 7, 2017
Jan Levine finds this week's waiver-wire gems, including Arizona pitcher Patrick Corbin, who is still a worthwhile risk despite a blowup last week.
March 30, 2017
Farm Futures: 20 Pitcher Predictions
James Anderson finishes off his preseason prospect predictions and is expecting big things from Astros' first-round pick Forrest Whitley.
December 1, 2016
RotoWire Roundtable: Composite Top 350 Rankings
Mike Trout is the unanimous top pick in the first Roundtable Rankings for the 2017 season, but Clay Link looks at the players who our rankers have very different opinions on.
October 2, 2016
Collette Calls: Key Moves at Key Times
Jason Collette recaps his second-half strategy that, hopefully, will lead him into the money in his fantasy leagues this year.
September 25, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett looks over Sunday's slate and recommends a Mets mini-stack against Phillies right-handed Jake Thompson, headlined by Yoenis Cespedes.
September 24, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max
Paul Sporer had a little trouble pushing the brilliant Max Scherzer to the top of the list in his last starting pitcher rankings of the season.
September 17, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Mr. Untouchable
Paul Sporer's pitcher rankings feature Jose Fernandez leading the way as the Miami ace has rarely been touched up at home this season.
September 10, 2016
Jan Levine's look at the week's free-agent options includes the Mets' Curtis Granderson, who is helping key New York's pennant push.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Chief Starter
Paul Sporer can't get enough of the Indians' Carlos Corrasco, who's two-start schedule sets up nicely for him down the stretch.
September 9, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
Todd Frazier has hit 35 home runs this season despite a .214 batting average, and RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why the White Sox third baseman is a solid play Friday against the Royals.
September 4, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Brian Dozier is near the top of the price scale for second basemen, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's worth paying up for Sunday against the White Sox.
Chris Bennett recommends jumping on board the Yoan Moncada bandwagon Sunday before his price tag starts catching up to his talent.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Sandy Leon's price continues to lag despite solid production, and Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's worth another go for fantasy owners Sunday against the A's.
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
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.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Neil Parker breaks down the Monday Yahoo slate, including Jose Altuve, whose price is not prohibitive with a left-hander on the mound.
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 23, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Danny Salazar got lit up in his last outing, but RotoWire's Alex Spalding explains why the Indians starter is worthy of tournament consideration Tuesday against the A's.
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco feels a need for speed Tuesday and likes the matchup for Billy Hamilton, particularly given the Rangers' struggles throwing out base stealers this season.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker assembles a Rays stack to exploit the volatile Clay Buchholz on Tuesday, headlined by slugger Evan Longoria.
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.
August 17, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding has no qualms about picking on the hapless A's offense Wednesday by paying up for Rangers ace Yu Darvish.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco puts the ageless Adrian Beltre atop a Rangers mini-stack Wednesday against A's starter Sean Manaea, who has struggled on the road.
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.
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