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April 21, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Start Kershaw is Tops
Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings features none other than Clayton Kershaw on top as the Dodgers hurler has two starts this week.
April 17, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson drops his best Monday DraftKings picks, including Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton in the series opener at Safeco Field.
FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values
Jose Altuve has bounced back from a slow start, and he has a solid matchup Monday against the Angels to keep it going.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adam Zdroik surveys Monday's slate and thinks righty-killer Jake Lamb is set for a big game against the Dodgers' Brandon McCarthy.
April 14, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Delivery
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitcher as Washington's Max Scherzer could have a big week with matchups against a couple of whiff-prone teams.
April 8, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lester Gets Two at Home
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Cubs' Jon Lester gets two starts at friendly Wrigley Field. Is that enough to make him this week's top starter?
March 31, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2017 Season
Todd Zola ranks Week 1's starting pitchers as Chris Archer has a fortunate opening with two home starts in what he hopes will be a rebound campaign.
March 2, 2017
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL Central
This week Brad Johnson takes an indepth look at each teamís rotation in the NL Central, including World Series winners Chicago Cubs and All-Star Jake Arrieta.
February 25, 2017
Pitching 3D: Pitchers 51-60
Doug Thorburn continues his countdown of his top starting pitchers ranked by his unique mix of mechanics, stuff and stats. Which Robbie Ray will show up this season?
February 20, 2017
Pitching 3D: Starting Pitchers 41-50
Doug Thorburn reveals pitchers ranked 41-50 using his unique methodology. Which Matt Harvey will show up this season?
October 19, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco reviews Wednesday's slate and recommends loading up on Blue Jays sluggers as they try to stave off elimination against Indians rookie left-hander Ryan Merritt.
October 11, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker previews Tuesday's Game 4 action in the NL, and expects Kris Bryant to ride the momentum from his ninth inning heroics Monday into another big game.
October 2, 2016
Collette Calls: Key Moves at Key Times
Jason Collette recaps his second-half strategy that, hopefully, will lead him into the money in his fantasy leagues this year.
September 24, 2016
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.
September 20, 2016
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.
September 17, 2016
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.
September 10, 2016
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.
September 3, 2016
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.
August 29, 2016
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. Baltimoreís Chris Tillman is one such player.
August 28, 2016
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.
August 27, 2016
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.
August 21, 2016
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.
August 15, 2016
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, Hollidayís has the potential to be a season ender.
August 14, 2016
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.
August 13, 2016
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.
August 9, 2016
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.
August 6, 2016
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.
July 31, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: National No. 1
A two-start week for Stephen Strasburg has the Nats' ace atop this week's pitcher rankings.
July 27, 2016
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.
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