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The Wheelhouse: Job Battles A-Z (v. 2.0)

Derek VanRiper checks in on the key job battles for all 30 teams as the final week of spring training approaches.

Collette Calls: NL LABR Review

Jason Collette recaps the recent NL LABR auction and investigates where all the money was spent. Where were the values found?

The Wheelhouse: Punting Batting Average

Derek VanRiper considers the roster construction process without worrying about batting average.

The Wheelhouse: NL LABR Review

DVR enters 2017 without a $30 player on his NL LABR roster, but could Trevor Story prove to be an early value in Year 2 at $26?

Top 250 Dynasty League Rankings

James Anderson offers up his overall rankings for deep dynasty leagues, and puts Corey Seager firmly in the top 10 after his breakout 2016.

The Saber's Edge: Regressing to the Mean

Jeff Zimmerman dives into how pitchers are affected by team BABIP and busts a myth about pitchers with extreme handedness splits.

Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL Central

This week Brad Johnson takes an indepth look at each teamís rotation in the NL Central, including World Series winners Chicago Cubs and All-Star Jake Arrieta.

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?

Baseball Draft Kit: Building a Winning Pitching Staff

In his annual pitching primer, David Regan shares his tips for building a winning pitching staff.

Pitching 3D: Starting Pitching Top 10

Doug Thorburn breaks down his top-10 starting pitchers using his hybrid method of ranking pitchers both according to stats and skills. How does a pitcher like Corey Kluber rank?

The Z Files: Top 350 Pitching Outliers

Todd Zola looks at some pitchers he has ranked differently than the consensus, and suspects this will be another season in which Yu Darvish is long gone before he's willing to pull the trigger.

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.