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July 10, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine runs down this week's free-agent options and bids, including the Cardinals Kolten Wong, who could benefit from the injury situation in St. Louis.
June 21, 2016
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Player Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the fantasy winners and losers at each position as midseason approaches, including first baseman Brandon Belt, who is the only Giant outearning his preseason ADP.
June 1, 2016
DVR's Top 350: June Update
Gregory Polanco is among the biggest risers on the update Top 350 rankings, with 50-plus games in the books for each club.
May 19, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
James Shields has been tough to roster at times this season, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's worth serious consideration Thursday against the Giants.
May 15, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett sees a potential slugfest in Sunday's Red Sox-Astros matchup, which makes a Boston stack headlined by David Ortiz an enticing proposition.
May 11, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Christopher Olson surveys Wednesday's slate and likes Hanley Ramirez's chances of doing damage in a home matchup against A's left-hander Eric Surkamp.
May 10, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco looks over Tuesday's slate and notes that Brett Gardner is heating up just in time to face struggling Royals right-hander Kris Medlen.
May 9, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
While many fantasy players will be focusing on Coors Field, RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why a former Rockie may be a solid pick Monday on FanDuel.
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.
May 6, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Adrian Gonzalez is in a bit of a slump, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why his matchup Friday against the Blue Jays could allow for a breakout performance.
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?
May 2, 2016
With Mike Foltynewicz taking the hill for the Marlins on Monday, RotoWire's Kevin Payne is a heavy proponent of stacking the Mets' lefty hitters.
May 1, 2016
Chris Bennett finds a lot of bargains on Sunday's slate, allowing him to spend a little extra for Anthony Rizzo in a great matchup against the vulnerable Julio Teheran
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?
April 24, 2016
Todd Zola gives him free agent suggestions for the Senior Circuit, and notes that Chase Utley is getting more playing time than expected with the Dodgers.
April 14, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Possible Playing Time Increases
David Regan gets his rumble on about 12 players with potential to see an increase in workload thanks to some early-season struggles by their teammates.
April 5, 2016
MLB Barometer: Taking All Betts
Vlad Sedler's opening-week look at who's hot and who's not, includes Boston's Mookie Betts, who looks like the total package in just his second full season.
April 1, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Getting a Jump on Free Agents
David Regan looks at players who likely went undrafted this spring and could help fantasy owners as waiver-wire pickups in Week 1, like Arizona's Jake Lamb.
March 1, 2016
MLB Barometer: Looking for ADP Bargains
Vlad Sedler looks for bargain players like St. Louis' Matt Holliday who have a good shot at outproducing their average draft position this season.
February 29, 2016
NFBC Trends: Speed Kills
Greg Ambrosius talks about the incredible drop in stolen bases and the vanishing group of 20-20 players in baseball. Could George Springer join that class this year?
February 22, 2016
Bargain Targets: Finding Value in the Scrapheap
Landing quality players in the endgame can pay huge dividends. Jason Collette looks back at some of the biggest surprises of 2015, with an eye toward unearthing similar values this season.
February 11, 2016
Team Previews: NL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the highly competitive NL Central.
February 9, 2016
Farm Futures: NL Central Top 10s
RotoWire's James Anderson dives into the best prospects in the NL Central, including the Brewers' Jorge Lopez, who has a chance to be a solid contributor in the majors this season.
February 2, 2016
Draft Strategy : Navigating the NFBC Main Event
After a monster 2015 season in the NFBC, Vlad Sedler shares his plan from last year and looks ahead to this year's Main Event.
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.
November 10, 2015
Farm Futures: Arizona Fall League Roundup
James Anderson chronicles his time down at the Arizona Fall League, where Jurickson Profar is being used exclusively as a DH while he continues to recover from shoulder surgery.
October 14, 2015
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Shin-Soo Choo
Jason Collette looks at how Shin-Soo Choo got 'tteugeoun' and turned his season around with the Rangers this year.
September 29, 2015
Collette Calls: Analyzing Second-Half Numbers
Jason Collette looks at just how much we can glean from a player's second-half performance and what it means for 2016. Is Brett Gardner's demise a sign of things to come?
September 7, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno offers his suggestions for your Labor Day lineup, including rebounding Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman
September 2, 2015
In Some Depth: Who's on First? Matt Wieters!
The reeling Orioles are shaking up their lineup to get Wieters as many ABs as possible. Jeff Zimmerman has details.
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