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July 23, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Calming the Panic
Paul Sporer isn't worried about Jake Arreita thanks to his gem against the Mets, vaulting the Chicago ace to the top of this week's rankings.
July 19, 2016
MLB Barometer: Rotation Power Rankings
Vlad Sedler ranks all 30 major league rotations at the midpoint of the season and puts Jake Arriets and the deep, consistent Cubs rotation right at the very top.
July 16, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Marlin the Magician
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Miami's Jose Fernandez in the top spot as he has dominated the last couple of months.
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.
July 9, 2016
Pitching 3D: Grading the NL West
Doug Thorburn finishes his series look at baseball's starting rotations division by division, focusing on the NL West and the biggest question of the second half -- Clayton Kershaw.
July 2, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Carrasco's Hitting his Stride
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Indians starter Carlos Carrasco, who has taken off since returning from the disabled list in early June.
June 29, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding spots a few affordable non-Coors stacks on Wednesday's slate and recommends a Yankees duo headlined by a healthy Mark Teixeira.
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Lonnie Chisenhall has shown some good power this month, and he has a solid matchup Wednesday against the Braves to keep it going.
June 25, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kershaw in Pedro Territory
Paul Sporer breaks down this week's pitcher rankings and, no surprise, Clayton Kershaw is on top, but just how close is the Dodgers' ace getting to the all-time greats?
June 24, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin can't resist investing heavily in some Coors Field action Friday and recommends anchoring your lineup with Arizona slugger Paul Goldschmidt.
June 22, 2016
The Saber's Edge: What the Last 30 Days Tells Us
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the last 30 days of stats to find players who are flying under the radar, like the Angels' Matt Shoemaker, and others who might be due for regression.
June 18, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sonny Again in Oakland
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Oakland starter Sonny Gray, whose velocity has returned since he came off the disabled list three starts ago.
June 16, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Some Metrics Advise Optimism
Dave Regan looks at BABIP and xFIP rates to find players who might be due for a correction after a sluggish start to the season. Are better days ahead for Jose Bautista?
June 11, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Price is Again Right
Paul Sporer's weekly rankings include a revived David Price who is pitching better than the Red Sox could have hoped when the season began.
June 4, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lefty Two-Step for Lester
Paul Sporer can't ignore Jon Lester's matchup this week against two teams who are impotent against left-handers, as the Chicago hurler stops this week's rankings.
May 31, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Eduardo Nunez cooled off a bit Monday, but Juan Blanco explains why the Twins shortstop should be a solid fantasy option Tuesday.
May 28, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two Jakes are Better than One
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings awards the top spot to the Cubs' Jake Arrieta, who gets two starts this week while the likes of Clayton Kershaw and Chris Sale have but one.
May 25, 2016
Toeing the Line: Wednesday Betting Picks
Erik Siegrist hits us with his Wednesday betting picks, exploring some interesting lines with a pair of underdogs that might be worth pulling the trigger on.
May 21, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale-ing Ks for IP
Paul Sporer explains the tradeoff in strikeouts for Chicago's Chris Sale, who's still the AL's top starter, in this week's pitcher rankings.
May 14, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Double the Kershaw
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, among other elite hurlers, has a two-start week.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
There are a number of solid outfield options available in Saturday's slate, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why Matt Holliday should be under serious consideration.
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.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why targeting Giants starter Jake Peavy is a prudent play, putting Edwin Encarnacion in the fantasy spotlight.
May 7, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg at Home on K Street
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as a two-start week in D.C. for Stephen Strasburg has the Nationals ace atop the list.
May 4, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Pitcher Skills Growth, Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes pitchers who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Why are Dallas Keuchel's strikeouts down this year?
Giants starter Jake Peavy has struggled against both sides of the platoon this season, and Chris Olson is looking for Joey Votto to keep that going Wednesday.
May 3, 2016
MLB Barometer: Fantasy Baseball the Ichiban Way
Vlad Sedler explains how he stays disciplined with his approach to fantasy baseball, and he looks at risers and fallers like the Diamondbacks' Brandon Drury in this week's Barometer.
May 1, 2016
Jeff Erickson looks through the week's best NL waiver options and highlights some top prospects who could soon get the call to the majors, including the Phillies' Nick Williams
April 30, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Good Week Ahead for Harvey
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers, including the Mets' Matt Harvey, who has increased his swinging-strike rate his last two starts and now gets to face two strikeout-prone teams.
April 29, 2016
Carlos Correa is always an expensive option, but Sasha Yodashkin explains why he should still be a top option Friday against the A's.
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