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August 16, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Wednesday Values
Kris Bryant has multiple hits in six of his last eight games, and he could be a foundational piece for a Cubs stack Wednesday against the Reds.
August 13, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for this week's pickups, including prospect Dansby Swanson, who is back up with the Braves after a short demotion.
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.
August 6, 2017
Jan Levine details this week's top waiver options for the National League, including the arrival of Yu Darvish in Los Angeles.
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 3, 2017
Farm Futures: Ranking the Farm Systems
James Anderson devises a way to turn his top 400 rankings into organizational rankings, and finds Ronald Acuna and the talent-laden Braves in the top spot.
July 31, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco delivers his best picks for Monday's slate, including Royals slugger Eric Hosmer on the road in Baltimore.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson explores Monday's DraftKings slate, suggesting the Royals' Danny Duffy on the road up in Baltimore.
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 25, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Greg Vara likes Jose Altuve of the Astros at home against the Phillies on Tuesday.
July 24, 2017
MLB Barometer: FAAB Budget Management
Vlad Sedler tunes us into his MLB Barometer again this week, looking at the importance of managing your FAAB budget before getting into his risers and fallers.
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.
July 20, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Kevin Payne thinks Kyle Seager of the Mariners provides plenty of value Thursday in the series opener against the Yankees at Safeco.
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Adam Zdroik checks in with his FantasyDraft selections for Thursday, including the Rangers' Mike Napoli on the road in Baltimore against Wade Miley.
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker delivers his DraftKings recommendations for Thursday's all-day slate, starting with Giants ace Madison Bumgarner at home against the Padres.
July 18, 2017
MLB Barometer: Forecasting the Second Half
Vlad Sedler is back with his MLB Barometer after the All-Star break, as he looks toward the second half and which players are poised to help (or hinder) your fantasy squad down the stretch.
July 15, 2017
DFS Baseball 101: Stacking Strategies, Part 2
Michael Rathburn continues his series on stacking, focusing this week on starting pitchers. How do you fit certain types of pitchers with the various types of hitters stacks?
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
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: The Second Half Kicks Off
Todd Zola ranks the starting pitchers for this weekend's first post-break games. Corey Kluber lands in the top spot with start at the A's.
Mound Musings: Looking at the Future
Brad Johnson examines the annual Futures Game, which showcases up and coming talent, and in the Notable Rotation Happenings he discusses the return of Madison Bumgarner.
July 7, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Christopher Olson is rolling with the Twins' Miguel Sano on Friday in Minneapolis against the Orioles.
July 2, 2017
Jan Levine profiles the top waiver-wire pickups for the week, including Randal Grichuk, whose power streak has followed him from the minors back to the Cardinals.
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.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Adam Zdroik checks out Saturday's slate and thinks Cole Hamels' struggles make a White Sox mini-stack topped by Jose Abreu a strong option.
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 26, 2017
Christopher Olson is rolling with Indians hurler Carlos Carrasco at home against the Rangers on Monday as part of a short DraftKings slate.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adam Zdroik sees plenty of soft targets on the mound Monday and recommends a Nationals stack against Cubs right-hander Eddie Butler, headlined by Bryce Harper.
June 25, 2017
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist checks out the available talent in the American League free-agent pool and finds some high-profile left-handed pitchers set to make their returns, including Carlos Rodon.
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.
June 19, 2017
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: A Broken Scapula for Harvey
Struggling Mets right-hander Matt Harvey will miss a lengthy period of time with a shoulder stress fracture, Jeff Stotts says.
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