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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: Wednesday Picks

Juan Carlos Blanco is more than happy to pay up Wednesday for the red-hot Evan Longoria facing a left-handed pitcher in Coors Field.

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.

FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays

Danny Valencia's defense has cost him some playing time of late, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne says he's absolutely worth a play Monday against the Astros if he can get the start at DH or first base.

DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks

RotoWire's Chris Olson likes the idea of stacking Orioles against Yankees starter Ivan Nova on Monday, with first baseman Chris Davis leading the way.

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.

DFS Baseball 101: Using K Props to Pick Pitchers

Michael Rathburn shows how to use Vegas strikeout props to target DFS pitchers, and which pitchers are best to stack against based on strikeout props.

Mound Musings: Will This Streak Last?

In this week’s edition, Brad Johnson is analyzing pitchers who have solid numbers close to the halfway point of the season, but may not have the stuff to make it last for the rest of the season, including Cub Jon Lester.

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.

MLB Barometer: Is the Piñata Party Over?

Vlad Sedler's runs down this week's risers and fallers, including the Yankees' Michael Pineda who has come a long way from his Michael Piñata days.

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.

DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks

Chris Archer's struggles have been well documented this season, but Alex Spalding isn't shying away from his matchup against the Red Sox on Tuesday.

NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week

Jan Levine's tour of the National League waiver wire includes Arizona's Daniel Hudson, who has been fantastic out of the bullpen this season and has solidified himself as the closer in waiting for the Diamondbacks.

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?

FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays

The first-base selection is quite top-heavy for Thursday's smaller slate, but Hanley Ramirez stands out above the rest of the cheaper options.

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.

FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays

Chris Bennett sees a lot of exploitable pitchers taking the mound Sunday and recommends a Nationals stack headed by Ryan Zimmerman against Phillies' lefty Adam Morgan.

Weekly Hitter Rankings: O Canada

Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the week, dominated by the Blue Jays' and a top five that consists entirely of American League squads.

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.

FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays

Brian McCann's price was much higher earlier this season, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why DFS players should take advantage of the reduced price Monday against the Angels.

DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks

Chris Archer's struggles this season have made fantasy players shy away, but Chris Olson explains why the Rays' ace should be considered Monday against the Diamondbacks.

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.

DVR's Top 350: June Update

Gregory Polanco is among the biggest risers on the update Top 350 rankings, with 50-plus games in the books for each club.

The Z Files: Updated Top 20 Pitchers

Todd Zola unveils his updated pitcher rankings, including a surprise appearance in the top 20 by Rays' left-hander Drew Smyly.

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: Friday Picks

Chris Archer's production this season has lagged expectations, but RotoWire's Sasha Yodashkin explains why he's a solid option Friday against the Yankees.

DFS Baseball 101: Definition of a Punt Play

Michael Rathburn hits us with his weekly DFS baseball advice, delving into

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.