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Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max

Paul Sporer had a little trouble pushing the brilliant Max Scherzer to the top of the list in his last starting pitcher rankings of the season.

MLB Barometer: Was Aces High a Bust?

Vlad Sedler looks at how this year's popular draft strategy of picking multiple ace pitchers in the early rounds worked out. That and more in this week's Barometer.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Mr. Untouchable

Paul Sporer's pitcher rankings feature Jose Fernandez leading the way as the Miami ace has rarely been touched up at home this season.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Chief Starter

Paul Sporer can't get enough of the Indians' Carlos Corrasco, who's two-start schedule sets up nicely for him down the stretch.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Scherzer Works on K Street

Paul Sporer vaults Max Scherzer to the top of this week's pitcher rankings as he has a good shot of keeping his run of double-digit strikeouts going in two starts this week in the nation's capital.

Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Impact of Expanded Rosters

Jeff Stotts explains that MLB roster expansions can lead to injured players being treated more conservatively, which creates missed opportunities for statistical contributions. Baltimore’s Chris Tillman is one such player.

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

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.

Weekly Hitter Rankings: Minnesota Nice

Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming slate of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Twins, Cubs and White Sox.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: No Way Jose on Road?

Paul Sporer explains why Jose Fernandez's road splits could be headed for better days in this week's pitcher rankings.

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Jan Levine takes a look at the National League free agent pool this week and who might provide some value to your fantasy squad in the last six weeks of the season.

Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Thumbs Down in St. Louis

St. Louis left fielder Matt Holliday is the third Cardinal to summer a thumb injury this year, and, according to Jeff Stotts, Holliday’s has the potential to be a season ender.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks

Adam Duvall has been very solid against right-handed pitching this season, and he's been particularly good at Miller Park, where the Reds will play Sunday.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Fernandez Still Rolling

Paul Sporer isn't troubled by Jose Fernandez's recent bump in the road as he has him on top of this week's starting pitcher rankings.

FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays

Juan Carlos Blanco finds rare value in Atlanta bats like Freddie Freeman as the Braves get to face Wily Peralta in his return to the majors Tuesday.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Output

Paul Sporer boosts Max Scherzer to the top of this week's pitcher ranking as the Washington hurler looks to have gotten a handle on his long-ball troubles.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: National No. 1

A two-start week for Stephen Strasburg has the Nats' ace atop this week's pitcher rankings.

Pitching 3D: Target Acquired

After breaking down a few pitchers to avoid as fantasy trade deadlines approach, Doug Thorburn turns the table and examines a number of players worth going after.

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.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

While Josh Tomlin has been solid this season, he's struggled keeping the ball in the park, which should play well in selecting Mark Trumbo on Saturday.

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.

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.

FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays

Juan Carlos Blanco offers his suggestions for your Sunday rosters and likes the price on Salvador Perez, as he's been heating up and gets a break from catching duties by slotting in at DH against the Mariners.

DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks

On the final day before the All-Star Break, Juan Carlos Blanco is looking to Andrew McCutchen against the Cubs to provide some fantasy production.

Pitching 3D: Grading the NL Central

Doug Thorburn continues his tour of baseball's rotations with a look at the NL Central, including the impressive Jake Arrieta, whose walk rate might be a concern in the second half.

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.

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?

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.

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.

The Z Files: Top 10 Surprising Pitchers

Todd Zola finishes his review of surprising starts with a group of pitchers headlined by Jon Lester, who's been providing elite numbers despite a preseason label as an SP2.

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.