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The Z Files: Calculated Risks

Todd Zola continues analyzing the strategy behind the picks he and Derek Van Riper have made in the first draft of the 2017 season, and gets out of his comfort zone with young slugger Miguel Sano.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks

Christopher Olsen looks over Saturday's two-game slate and considers a Blue Jays stack against homer-prone Josh Tomlin, headlined by Josh Donaldson.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks

Juan Blanco reviews the Friday baseball action as Clayton Kershaw is back to full strength for the Dodgers in their playoff game against the Nationals.

The Z Files: Is It 2017 Already?

Todd Zola recaps some of the decisions he and Derek Van Riper have made as they take part in the very first draft of the 2017 season, but nabbing Mike Trout with the first overall pick was one of the easiest ones.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Twins second baseman Brian Dozier has hit 31 of his 42 home runs this year against right-handed pitchers, and he now faces White Sox righty James Shields, who has struggled for much of this season.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks

Christopher Olson checks out the regular season's final Saturday slate and expects Charlie Blackmon to deliver as he puts the finishing touches on a breakout campaign.

DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks

Angels rookie starter Daniel Wright has struggled against right-handed hitters this season, particularly on the road, which sets up nicely for outfielder George Springer on Sunday.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks

Jose Abreu has been swinging a hot bat of late, and RotoWire's Juan Blanco explains why it should continue Sunday against the Indians.

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.

The Z Files: Notes To Self For 2017

Todd Zola leaves some notes to himself for his 2017 drafts, including a reminder to focus more on hitting early given his knack for consistently finding valuable arms like Brandon Finnegan in the late rounds.

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.

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.

The Z Files: Stealing a Category

Todd Zola looks for an edge in the stolen base category over the final weeks of the season, and recommends focusing on exploitable teams and pitchers such as Noah Syndergaard.

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.

FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays

Jose Altuve is always worth considering against a lefty, and RotoWire's Alex Spalding explains why the Astros second baseman has more upside than usual Friday against the Cubs.

DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks

Robinson Cano is working on a 10-game hit streak, and RotoWire's Sasha Yodashkin sees it going to 11 on Friday against the A's.

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.

DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks

With the Nationals sending a rookie spot starter to the mound Sunday, Juan Carlos Blanco is looking to Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez for solid fantasy production.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks

Despite Carlos Rodon's recent success on the mound, Juan Carlos Blanco is ready to unleash Mariners outfielder Nelson Cruz on Sunday.

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.

Pitching 3D: NL Keeper Conundrum

Doug Thorburn examines a few pitchers who many fantasy managers in keeper leagues are thinking of holding onto for next season.

The Z Files: Opportunity, Opportunity, Opportunity

Todd Zola stresses the importance of playing time over talent down the stretch and examines the factors that could impact the September promotion of prospects like Manuel Margot.

FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays

Kevin Payne breaks down the Monday FanDuel slate as Jake Lamb is a great spot to produce at a price point that still offers value.

DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks

Xander Bogaerts hasn't displayed a ton of power this season, but RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why the Red Sox shortstop is a solid play Monday against the Rays.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Yu the Man This Week

Paul Sporer likes the two-start week ahead for Rangers starter Yu Darvish, who has dominated batters since coming off the disabled list.

Mound Musings: Targeting 2017 National League

If your season is all but over this year, Brad Johnson says that this is a great time to lay the foundation for a big 2017 by targeting pitchers who will be in demand next year, like Noah Syndergaard.

DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks

Despite a .210 batting average, Todd Frazier has still put up a .250 ISO and hit 31 home runs, and RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why Wednesday against the Indians is an ideal time to use him.

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.

DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks

Jon Lester's price isn't the cheapest, but RotoWire's Juan Carlos Blanco explains why the Cubs starter is worth paying up for Thursday against the Cardinals.

FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays

A light slate of games with few aces makes choosing the right pitcher crucial, and James Seltzer is focusing on the Royals' Danny Duffy against the White Sox.