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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.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Christopher Olson reviews Wednesday's rain-shortened slate and expects Bryce Harper to supply some fireworks at Coors Field.
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Chris Bennett drops his picks for a 12-game slate Wednesday, leading off with the O's Dylan Bundy at home against the Rays.
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin recommends a pair of value-priced Phillies as well as the A's Stephen Vogt for Wednesday's 12-game 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.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
Chris Bennett examines today's slate of games and likes Cleveland first baseman Edwin Encarnacion for his reduced price and recent hot streak.
April 14, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Delivery
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitcher as Washington's Max Scherzer could have a big week with matchups against a couple of whiff-prone teams.
April 13, 2017
Farm Futures: South Atlantic League Roundup
James Anderson takes an early peek at some performances in the Low-A Sally League, where the Yankees' Blake Rutherford continues to impress.
April 8, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lester Gets Two at Home
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Cubs' Jon Lester gets two starts at friendly Wrigley Field. Is that enough to make him this week's top starter?
April 1, 2017
Collette Calls: AL Tout Wars Recap
Jason Collettte reviews his strategy and results from his recent AL Tout Wars auction. Will Jose Altuve lead him to the Tout Wars title?
March 31, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2017 Season
Todd Zola ranks Week 1's starting pitchers as Chris Archer has a fortunate opening with two home starts in what he hopes will be a rebound campaign.
March 23, 2017
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL West
In Brad Johnsonís final week of division deep dives, he takes a look at the American League West, featuring injured Angels closer Huston Street, who will miss the beginning of the season.
March 9, 2017
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.
February 25, 2017
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?
February 8, 2017
Pitching 3D: Starting Pitchers 11-21
Doug Thorburn reveals his starting pitchers ranked 11-21 using his unique methodology for judging hurlers. Where does Stephen Strasburg rank?
February 1, 2017
The Z Files: Early Auction Trends
Todd Zola reviews some data from early NFBC auctions, and recommends spending what it takes to lock up a high-strikeout ace like Max Scherzer.
December 1, 2016
RotoWire Roundtable: Composite Top 350 Rankings
Mike Trout is the unanimous top pick in the first Roundtable Rankings for the 2017 season, but Clay Link looks at the players who our rankers have very different opinions on.
October 6, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Troy Tulowitzki's power declined considerably toward the end of the regular season, but RotoWire's Chris Bennett explains why the Blue Jays' shortstop is worth fantasy consideration Thursday.
October 5, 2016
Juan Carlos Blanco previews a slate featuring the NL Wild Card Game and a couple of ALDS Game 1s, and recommends paying up for Mookie Betts in Cleveland.
September 28, 2016
Zach McAllister has been hit hard by righties this season, which sets up nicely for Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler on Wednesday.
September 24, 2016
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.
September 20, 2016
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.
September 18, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine takes a look at the National League free agent pool this week, and who you might be able to squeeze some value out of with the season nearing a close.
September 17, 2016
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.
September 16, 2016
While he has had more success against left-handed pitchers this season, Carlos Beltran is worth serious fantasy consideration Friday against A's right-hander Kendall Graveman.
September 15, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Offseason Thoughts
Dave Regan uses one of his last rumblings of the year to look ahead to the offseason and share some of his thoughts about some potential transactions that could occur involving big-name players.
September 10, 2016
Jan Levine's look at the week's free-agent options includes the Mets' Curtis Granderson, who is helping key New York's pennant push.
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