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August 19, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Dodgers Duo on Top
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers boats two dominate hurlers while much of the league deals with injuries.
August 17, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara anticipates a slugfest in Coors Field on Thursday, which makes Charlie Blackmon an enticing option despite his hefty salary.
August 12, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: MadBum's Back
Todd Zola ranks this week's starters as Madison Bumgarner is back atop the pitching list after three consecutive strong starts.
FantasyDraft MLB: Saturday Values
Mike Moustakas continues to hit right-handed pitching well, and he has an excellent matchup Saturday against the White Sox to keep it going.
August 5, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale of the Week
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitching as Boston's Chris Sale gets a double dip of the Rays and Yankees.
August 4, 2017
Oak's Corner: Is Jay Bruce a Keeper?
Scott Jenstad examines the highs and lows of the week and season including Jay Bruce, who’s hitting .263 with 29 homers through 99 games and seems likely to top 100 RBI for only the second time in his career.
August 1, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Tuesday Values
Greg Vara is locking in Nolan Arenado at home against Steven Matz and the Mets as his top pick for Tuesday's FantasyDraft slate.
July 29, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Duffy's on A Royal Cruise
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the trade deadline threatens to cause havoc. One pitcher sailing smoothly, though, is Danny Duffy, who has dominated since coming off the DL.
July 27, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Adam Zdroik looks over Thursday's FantasyDraft slate, turning to the Mets' Michael Conforto on the road in San Diego.
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker dives into Thursday's DraftKings slate, opting to roll with Cubs hurler Jon Lester on the
July 22, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Dominant deGrom
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Mets' Jacob deGrom looks to continue his dominating run with two starts in pitchers' parks.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
With left-hander Wade Miley on the hill for the Orioles, RotoWire's Greg Vara is all over Astros second baseman Jose Altuve.
July 21, 2017
Oak's Corner: Thames Is Striking Out
In his weekly recap, Scott Jenstad examines the long slump that’s keeping Milwaukee’s Eric Thames fantasy numbers abysmally low.
July 17, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Greg Vara delivers his best value picks for Monday, including the Rockies' Charlie Blackmon at home against San Diego.
July 15, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Second-Half Surge for Kershaw?
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers, as Clayton Kershaw, who looks poised for a second-half surge, is one of the few elite hurlers with two starts.
July 13, 2017
The Z Files: Reviewing Rest-of-Season Pitcher Projections
Todd Zola follows up last week's column with a look at second-half projections for some top pitchers, including an expectation that better days are ahead for Justin Verlander.
July 9, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Andrew McCutchen continues to hit lefties well, and he has a solid matchup Sunday against the Cubs to keep it going.
FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
Ubaldo Jimenez takes the mound for the Orioles, which means Greg Vara is targeting a number of Twins, including Miguel Sano.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Kyle Schwarber has played well since his return from the minors, and his low price for Sunday's slate makes him worth the risk, according to RotoWire's Chris Bennett.
July 1, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg Hopes to Back Up Last Start
Todd Zola ranks this week's pitchers as Stephen Strasburg, who worked through back spasms last time out, gets two home starts.
June 29, 2017
Greg Vara looks over Thursday's slate and expects Jose Bautista and the Blue Jays to supply some fireworks against vulnerable Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez.
June 27, 2017
MLB Barometer: Top Pitching Trios
Vlad Sedler dives into his MLB Barometer with June coming to a close, focusing on the majors' best starting pitching trios before getting into his regular risers and fallers.
June 24, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Zack on the Attack
Todd Zola ranks this weeks starting pitcher as Arizona's Zack Greinke continues to mow down batters, posting his highest K/9 in nearly a decade.
The Indians look like a strong stacking option Saturday against the Twins, with second baseman Jason Kipnis playing a big part.
June 19, 2017
Greg Vara thinks the Astros' Jose Altuve makes for a great selection Monday on the road in Oakland.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson drops his recommendations for Monday's slate, leading off with Indians hurler Corey Kluber on the road at Camden Yards.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adam Zdroik recommends going heavy on pitching and looking for value in your bats Monday, making Kyle Seager an appealing option against the vulnerable Anibal Sanchez.
FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco delivers his best selections for Monday, zeroing in on the Cubs' Jon Lester for value at home against the Padres.
June 17, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kluber Climbing Back
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitching as Cleveland's Corey Kluber keeps chipping away at his hefty ERA with outstanding control.
June 13, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Back on the Cole Train?
Derek VanRiper considers the possibility of Gerrit Cole turning things around as a GPP option on Tuesday's 15-game slate.
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