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May 27, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale of the Week
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers and it's not surprise that Chris Sale is on top with two starts for the Red Sox.
May 20, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Carrasco Fights Off Injury Bug
Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings has Carlos Carrasco on top in a two-start week after he dodged an injury bullet and had a start pushed back.
May 14, 2017
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist wades into this week's free agent pool and bids a fond farewell to Jose Berrios, who looked strong in his season debut Saturday.
May 6, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: It's Shark Week in SF
Todd Zola likes what he's seeing from Jeff Samardzija, whose bloated ERA doesn't match his underlying numbers. That and more in this week's pitcher rankings.
May 5, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Values
No player in the American League has a higher hard contact rate than Miguel Sano, and Juan Blanco explains why it should continue Friday against the Red Sox.
April 29, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Yes Way, Jose
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as Minnesota prospect Jose Berrios is expected to make his 2017 debut after crushing Triple-A.
April 26, 2017
Collette Calls: Analyzing Pitcher K Rates
Jason Collette investigates strikeout rates to determine whether the impressive early starts from pitchers like Danny Duffy are to be trusted.
DFS Baseball 101: Pitching Research, Part I
Michael Rathburn offers tips for selecting starting pitching in DFS and explains why it's important to target strikeouts.
April 24, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson brings us his best Monday DraftKings picks, including Giants catcher Buster Posey at home against the Dodgers.
FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values
David Peralta of the D-Backs is one of Juan Carlos Blanco's best values of the day for Monday's FantasyDraft slate.
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 19, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Christopher Olson surveys Wednesday's slate and thinks Joey Votto could go off in an exploitable matchup against the Orioles' Ubaldo Jimenez.
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Chris Bennett delivers his FanDuel selections for Wednesday, honing in on Brandon Drury of the D-Backs on the road in San Diego.
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 13, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Kevin Payne checks in with his best value picks for Thursday, including the Rockies' Jon Gray against the Giants at AT&T Park.
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker brings us his best picks for Thursday, highlighted by the Birds' Manny Machado in the hitter-friendly confines of the Rogers Centre.
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Madison Bumgarner is still looking for his first win of the season, but Adam Zdroik explains why that's likely to come in a dominant start Thursday against the Rockies.
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?
April 7, 2017
Kyle Schwarber has crushed right-handed pitching over the last two seasons, and he has a solid matchup to keep it going Friday against the Brewers.
April 1, 2017
Collette Calls: AL Tout Wars Recap
Jason Collettte reviews his strategy and results from his recent AL Tout Wars auction. Will Jose Altuve lead him to the Tout Wars title?
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 29, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Spring Training Standouts
Dave Regan rumbles about some of the biggest performers this spring, and whether he thinks they're the real deal heading into the 2017 season.
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 23, 2017
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL East
Brad Johnson breaks down each team's rotation in the AL East and discusses whether fantasy owners should pursue Michael Pineda this season.
September 28, 2016
Alex Spalding reviews Wednesday's slate and expects a big performance from Kyle Seager, who's thrived against right-handed pitchers all season, in a nearly must-win game for the Mariners.
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 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.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
With the Cardinals sending Mike Leake to the mound Saturday, Juan Blanco is stacking Giants, including outfielder Hunter Pence.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Christopher Olson expects some big games Saturday from some big-time hitters, including Rougned Odor as he faces off against A's rookie Raul Alcantara.
September 12, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Juan Blanco picks the Monday FanDuel slate as Seattle's Kyle Seager looks to keep his hot hitting going against Angels starter Ricky Nolasco.
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