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DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks

Chase Utley showed the Mets on Saturday that he's not afraid of a little pitch behind his back, and Juan Blanco explains why the Dodgers' second baseman is worth fantasy consideration Sunday as well.

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.

DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks

Nick Tropeano is coming off his best start of the season, but RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why fantasy players should still be considering Rougned Odor for their rosters.

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.

Toeing the Line: Wednesday Betting Picks

Erik Siegrist explores some of the betting lines for Wednesday, looking to the Twins, Brewers and Rockies for victories.

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.

Toeing the Line: Wednesday Betting Picks

Erik Siegrist breaks down eight of Wednesday's betting lines, exploring which ones to avoid and where you should pull the trigger.

DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks

Jay Bruce continues to hit righties well, and he has a solid matchup Wednesday against the Pirates to keep it going.

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.

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?

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?

FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays

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

DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks

Danny Salazar's price is far from cheap but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's still worth the price Sunday against the Phillies.

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.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Wind In His Sale

Chris Sale has a nasty schedule this week. So, does that mean Paul Sporer dropped him in this week's pitcher rankings? On the contrary.

DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks

Nolan Arenado hit very well against right-handers last season, and he's got a nice matchup Monday to show he can still do it.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Roaring Thunder

Noah Syndergaard faces off against the Phillies and Braves this week, and Paul Sporer wonders if he could reach 30 strikeouts.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Worth the Price

Paul Sporer ranks this week's starters as Boston's David Price faces a huge test in the AL East against Baltimore and Toronto.

The Z Files: Finding Viable DFS Pitchers

Todd Zola explores the kinds of pitchers to use in DFS cash games, and why it makes sense to pay up for top-shelf hurlers like Chris Archer

FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays

It's not always worth paying up for a catcher, but James Seltzer explains why Brian McCann could be worth it Thursday.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2016 Season

Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural 2016 Pitcher Rankings, and it's not hard to guess who tops the list as Clayton Kershaw begins the year at two of the league's best pitchers' parks.

Over/Under Win Total Bets for 2016: Can the Cubs Improve?

RotoWire President Peter Schoenke gives his annual take on MLB over/under bets. He's won 64 percent of his bets over 15 years.

The Z Files: A New Look At Pitching Tiers

Todd Zola breaks down how NFBC historical data led him to focus on ERA when assembling his pitching tiers, putting Clayton Kershaw in a tier all by himself

The Z Files: Making the Sausage Part Two, Pitcher Projections

Todd Zola looks at projecting pitcher performance and whether last year's unexpected performances, like that of Chris Sale, can expected again.

Farm Futures: Top 250 Dynasty Rankings

James Anderson offers up his dynasty league top 250, and examines how selecting Byron Buxton in the third round of a from-scratch league impacted the rest of his draft.

The Wheelhouse: Going for Two

Derek VanRiper assesses the strengths and weaknesses of his NL LABR squad coming out of Sunday's auction.

The Saber's Edge: When Do Aces Decline?

Jeff Zimmerman delves into the numbers to determine the age ace pitchers start to decline and what it means this season for starters like Adam Wainwright.

Team Previews: NL Central

Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the highly competitive NL Central.

Draft Day Strategy: Auction Tips

Regardless of your opinion on building around a high-priced arm, mapping out projections and dollar values before an auction is critically important.

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.