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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.
FantasyDraft MLB: Saturday Values
The Indians look like a strong stacking option Saturday against the Twins, with second baseman Jason Kipnis playing a big part.
June 19, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
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.
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Kevin Payne looks over Tuesday's slate and recommends stacking Mariners, including Robinson Cano, against struggling Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson.
June 10, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Close at Top Price
Todd Zola breaks down this week's starting pitcher rankings as Boston's David Price has his velocity but is still fighting his command.
June 9, 2017
Oak's Corner: Home Run Surge
Scott Jenstad marvels at the home run fever that seems to be catching around the league and discusses some struggling players, like the Cub’s Jon Lester, who’s a prime trade target for Jenstad.
June 8, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Kevin Payne brings us his Thursday FanDuel suggestions, including the Mariners' Kyle Seager at home against the Twins.
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Adam Zdroik checks in with his FantasyDraft selections for Thursday, including Twins outfielder Max Kepler on the road in Seattle.
June 3, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max
Todd Zola breaks down this week's pitcher rankings as Max Scherzer finds himself on top as he is keeping the homers in check this season.
Jon Lester struggled in his last start, but Juan Blanco explains why the Cubs ace has a great opportunity to bounce back Saturday against the Cardinals.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Adam Zdroik looks over Saturday's slate and expects more fireworks between the Tigers and White Sox, making Avisail Garcia an intriguing option.
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 23, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Building the Machine
Derek VanRiper adds a pair of new tables to the mix while breaking down Tuesday's 15-game slate.
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 18, 2017
Chris Davis continues to strike out at a high rate, but Adam Zdroik explains why that shouldn't be too big of an issue Thursday against the Tigers.
Collette Calls: Fighting the Long Ball
Jason Collette explores how pitchers are fighting back against baseball's home run surge and whether the key is pitching down the in zone as most assume.
May 13, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg's Still Healthy
Atop the NL in Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings is Stephen Strasburg, who perhaps surprisingly has managed to stay healthy in the year of the injury.
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.
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 28, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/28
Derek VanRiper breaks down a heavy 15-game Friday night slate.
April 27, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/27
Paul Goldschmidt and the D-backs look to tee off on Jered Weaver at Chase Field on Thursday night. Derek VanRiper takes a quick look at the four-game night slate.
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.
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/26
Another rainout Wednesday took one of the best starting pitching options of the board, but Derek VanRiper has a few backup plans in mind for Wednesday's 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.
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Corey Kluber has been knocked around to begin the season, but Christopher Olson explains why he could bounce back Friday against the White Sox.
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