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May 4, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Brian McCann is the best offensive catcher in Wednesday's slate, and he's got a matchup worth paying for, according to Alex Spalding.
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.
April 27, 2016
Alex Spalding checks out Wednesday's slate and puts together a Mets stack, including Curtis Granderson, against vulnerable Reds starter Jon Moscot
April 23, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Big Week for Bucs
The Pirates lead the charge this week, thanks to a four-game set in Denver and three games at home against the bottom of the Reds' rotation.
April 21, 2016
The Z Files: DFS Do's and Don'ts
Todd Zola looks at some common rules of thumb used in assembling DFS lineups and whether they are worthwhile from a statistical standpoint, including the reverse platoon split of players like Yoenis Cespedes
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.
MLB Barometer: Walking the Tightrope
Vlad Sedler discusses the tightrope act that comes with giving up on drafted players for free agents in this week's Barometer, which also spotlights the rise of Jake Odorizzi.
April 12, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Jose Fernandez will look to bounce back from his poor opening start against a Mets team that may not be as good as many believe.
April 1, 2016
DFS Strategy: Mining for Value in Overlooked Areas
Paul Sporer reveals overlooked sources of value in DFS baseball as Opening Day approaches.
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 17, 2016
The Saber's Edge: How to use a Swiss Army Knife
Jeff Zimmerman discusses the pros and cons of targeting multi-position players in fantasy drafts, like the Yankees' Brian McCann.
March 10, 2016
Team Previews: AL East
Jason Collette previews all five teams in the American League East. Can Chris Archer and an improved offense push the Rays to the front of the pack?
March 3, 2016
Team Previews: AL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the AL Central. Can Eric Hosmer lead the Royals to a third straight pennant?
February 24, 2016
The Z Files: Five Things Learned From DFS
Todd Zola examines some full-season fantasy lessons he's learned from playing DFS, including how much their spot in the batting order can impact the value of players like Kolten Wong
January 18, 2016
The RotoWire 200: 2016 Overall Rankings
Is Carlos Correa a top-10 pick in 2016? RotoWire Senior Editor Jeff Erickson shares his January installment of the RotoWire 200.
October 16, 2015
The Saber's Edge: Looking Back - Part II
Jeff Zimmerman continues his review of his pre and mid-season predictions.
October 3, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Picks
Joel Bartilotta hopes to laugh to the bank Saturday with Nelson Cruz as the best play of the day in his FanDuel lineup.
October 1, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Pillar Still Swiping Bases!
Kevin Pillar picked the perfect time to shine for the Blue Jays, going 16-for-27 over his last seven games.
September 28, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno offers his recommendations for Monday's 10-game slate, including a Blue Jays stack against Chris Tillman headlined by Edwin Encarnacion
September 21, 2015
MLB Barometer: What's he Werth?
Vlad Sedler looks at who's rising and who's falling, including a hot Jayson Werth who has come on strong this month for the Nationals.
September 6, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Hola Javier!
Javier Baez is Monday's Recommended Pickup after he was called up by the Cubs when rosters expanded September 1.
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 30, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Seeing Red
Piscotty is the latest Cardinal to plug a sizable hole with his red hot play.
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 9, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Mike Trout has a great opportunity to put up a big score Sunday on FanDuel, and Benny Ricciardi has a number of value plays to help fit the Angels' star into fantasy lineups.
July 31, 2015
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian is seeking cheap sources of strikeouts this weekend.
July 29, 2015
The Saber's Edge: Power and Age
Jeff Zimmerman looks at power projections for some of baseball's aging sluggers, including the Angels' Albert Pujols.
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