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July 26, 2017
DFS Baseball 101: $2,000 Hitter Strategy
Michael Rathburn details how to approach minimum salary hitters on FanDuel and points out potential values like Tampa Bay outfielder Mallex Smith.
July 16, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine features this week's waiver-wire prospects, including the big prize for NL-only leagues as Jose Quintana joins the Cubs.
June 25, 2017
Jan Levine hits the waiver wire for this week's best pickups as prospect Jesse Winker is back in Cincinnati looking to impress.
June 18, 2017
Jan Levine finds some gems on the waiver wire this week, including the Mets' Jeurys Familia, who is getting closer to returning from the disabled list.
June 4, 2017
Michael Rusignola scours the waiver wire for this week's free agents to consider, as Robbie Ray looks like a breakout candidate for the Diamondbacks this year.
May 28, 2017
Jan Levine advises on this week's waiver-wire pickups as catcher Francisco Cervelli is heating up for the Pirates.
May 27, 2017
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Hot Sox Hit the Road
Todd Zola has his eye on the Red Sox, whose bats are heating up. But can they keep it up on the road this week? That and more in this week's rankings.
May 24, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin brings us his Wednesday DraftKings picks for a 10-game slate, including Nats superstar Bryce Harper in an attractive matchup against the visiting Mariners.
May 21, 2017
Jan Levine profiles this week's NL waiver-wire candidates, including Tommy Joseph, who is heating up in Philadelphia after slow April.
May 4, 2017
Farm Futures: International League Roundup
James Anderson pays a visit to the International League and is encouraged by the improvements Clint Frazier has made with his plate discipline.
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.
March 10, 2017
The Wheelhouse: NL LABR Review
DVR enters 2017 without a $30 player on his NL LABR roster, but could Trevor Story prove to be an early value in Year 2 at $26?
March 1, 2017
Farm Futures: Rookie Tiers
James Anderson offers up his recommended prospect targets and stashes for re-draft leagues, including young Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson.
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 22, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: On the Fringe
Dave Regan delivers another edition of his preseason rumblings, looking into fringe players heading into spring training.
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.
August 28, 2016
Jan Levine takes a look at the National League free agent pool this week with a special focus on the looming September call-ups that could make an impact.
May 29, 2016
Jan Levine checks out the available free agents in the NL, including Archie Bradley and other recent call-ups in an injury-riddled Diamondbacks rotation.
May 16, 2016
Minor League Barometer: Pair of Cody Reeds Pitching Well
Jesse Siegel highlights minor leaguers moving up and down the charts, including Red Sox prospect Yoan Moncada and a pair of pitchers named Cody Reed making an impact.
May 8, 2016
Jan Levine highlights the NL's free agent options for the week, and notes that there could be a new closer in Cincinnati.
April 27, 2016
Farm Futures: International League Hitters Roundup
James Anderson continues his tour of the upper minors, and finds Pirates prospects Josh Bell putting a lot of pressure on John Jaso for the major league first base job
April 15, 2016
The Long Game: No Scrubs
Erik Siegrist uncovers a handful of widely available, overlooked big leaguers and prospects that could prove useful as the season wears on.
February 16, 2016
Farm Futures: NL East Top 10s
The depth of the Mets' rotation pushes Steven Matz to the No. 4 slot, but RotoWire's James Anderson says there's no doubt Matz is the top pitching prospect this season.
December 22, 2015
Tiered Rankings: 2016 MLB Rookies
James Anderson shares his first set of tiered prospect rankings for the 2016 season. Where does Rays left-hander Blake Snell check in?
September 1, 2015
Farm Futures: 2015 Risers and Fallers
In his final Farm Futures of the season, RotoWire's James Anderson breaks down the biggest hits and misses from the preseason Top-200 prospect rankings.
August 5, 2015
Minor League Barometer: Young Arms, Old Rivals
Jesse Siegel discusses this week's minor league risers and fallers, including big league debuts for the Red Sox's Henry Owens and the Yankees' Luis Severino
June 5, 2015
Minor League Barometer: Amir Trades Hoops for Diamonds
Jesse Siegel's weekly look at the minors spotlights Amir Garret, decided to put his hoop dreams behind him and focus on baseball.
April 28, 2015
Farm Futures: Southern League Roundup
RotoWire's James Anderson checks in on the Southern League, while reminding fantasy owners that Miguel Sano's .182 BABIP is nothing to worry about right now.
March 26, 2015
RotoWire Roundtable: Top 200 Prospects
Kris Bryant leads the way in the new RotoWire Roundtable prospects rankings.
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