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May 3, 2016
DVR's Top 350: May Update
This time last year, Michael Conforto was in the Mets' minor league system. Where does he check in on the May update of the Top 350?
DFS Baseball 101: April Team Batting Stats Report
Michaell Rathburn breaks down the stats from the season's first month. Who's hitting, who's not and which teams are playing best home and away? That and more.
April 28, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Skills Growth, and Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes hitters who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Is time to give up on Justin Upton?
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
David Ortiz has crushed right-handed pitchers during his career, and he's doing even better this season.
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
The available catchers for Thursday's slate don't generate much enthusiasm, but James Seltzer explains why Stephen Vogt is worthy of consideration.
April 19, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: The Art of Stacking
Michael Rathburn discusses how best to stack lineups in daily fantasy baseball and what batting order positions players should target in their stacks.
April 18, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Perkins Placed on DL
When a player’s injury description is vague, like with Minnesota closer Glen Perkins, Jeff Stotts suggests paying close attention to the wording to gain insightful clues.
April 17, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Dexter Fowler has carried the Cubs' offense this season, and Juan Carlos Blanco likes him again Sunday against the Rockies.
April 9, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Astros Ready to Blast Off
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming week of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Nationals, Rangers and Astros.
April 3, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Clay Link surveys the American League waiver wire where as Matt Shoemaker has worked his way into the Angels' rotation thanks to an injury to C.J. Wilson.
April 2, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Opening Day is Here
Erik Siegrist ranks the teams for the season's opening week according to which has the matchups for hitters. No surprise, the Blue Jays are picking up where they left off last season.
March 29, 2016
MLB Barometer: Keep an Eye on Edwin
Vlad Sedler has his eye on Edwin Encarnacion, who could end up a steal of the draft if his ADP keeps falling, provided he gets healthy, of course.
March 27, 2016
Collette Calls: AL Predictions
Jason Collette looks into his crystal ball for each team in the American League. How much will Michael Brantley earn in 2016?
March 25, 2016
Spring Training Job Battles: Countdown to Opening Day
Clay Link checks in on all the major positional battles from around Major League Baseball. Is Aaron Sanchez a lock to make the rotation?
March 22, 2016
MLB Barometer: Analyzing ADP Risers, Fallers
Vlad Sedler looks at players who are shooting up the ADP charts this March, and others who are going in the opposite direction. Is there still profit to be made on a player like Trevor Story?
September 29, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Parker Powers Up
September 18, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Grab A Pennington
Chris Benzine discusses why Cliff Pennington's insertion into the everyday lineup could make him an option for those looking for a boost in the middle infield, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
August 30, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Twin Twirler Ready For A Promotion
Twins top pitching prospect Jose Berrios has a 2.12 ERA and 43:3 K:BB ratio in August for Triple-A Rochester.
AL FAAB Factor: Roster Expansion on the Horizon
Rusney Castillo is already owned in AL-only leagues, but his strong bat in August gives him mixed-league consideration as well. RotoWire's Andrew Martinez writes about Castillo and others in this week's AL FAAB Factor.
August 27, 2015
Minor League Barometer: The Last Days of Summer
Jesse Siegel takes one last look at prospects who have boosted or harmed their stock this season, including the Rays' Blake Snell
August 26, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Middle Infield Help In Flores
August 25, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Phillies Turn to Altherr
MLB Barometer: A Little Patience
Vlad Sedler calls impatience the root of all fantasy strife - and Hanley Ramirez one of this year's biggest flops.
August 24, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Wright Stuff
David Wright is Tuesday's Recommended Pickup after homering Monday in his first at-bat with the Mets since April.
August 23, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: McCall on McCullers
Lance McCullers is Monday's Recommended Pickup after fanning eight over seven strong innings Sunday against Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers.
AL FAAB Factor: Spend the Big Bux
RotoWire's Andrew Martinez gives his thoughts on Byron Buxton and others in this week's AL FAAB Factor.
August 22, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Capitalizing On Second Chances
After all the pomp and circumstance in June, baseball's top prospect can now show what he's got.
August 21, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Don't Sleep On Dietrich
Chris Benzine discusses Derek Dietrich's success since joining the Marlins, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
August 20, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Surprise Help Down The Stretch
August 9, 2015
AL FAAB Factor: Promising Start for Severino
Andrew Martinez breaks down the AL FAAB this week, including a look at the Yankees' Luis Severino, who could remain in the rotation the rest of the way.
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