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June 15, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Analyzing Batted-Ball Velocity
Jeff Zimmerman examines batted-ball velocity and which players have experienced the effects of changing velocity from last year, like Jose Altuve.
June 10, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Jackie Bradley has been excellent against both handedness of pitchers this season, and he has a great matchup Friday against the Royals' Tyler Duffy, who struggles with left-handed batters.
June 1, 2016
DVR's Top 350: June Update
Gregory Polanco is among the biggest risers on the update Top 350 rankings, with 50-plus games in the books for each club.
May 22, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Manny Machado's price has fallen a bit in recent days, and RotoWire's Chris Bennett explains why he's worth slotting into fantasy lineups Sunday.
May 19, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: 32 Teams, 32 Disappointments
Dave Regan's rumblings skew toward the pessimistic this week, as he walks us through the league and identifies a fantasy disappointment or bust-in-the-making for each of the 32 teams.
May 10, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Building a System for Cash vs. GPP Hitters
Michael Rathburn checks in with his weekly advice on the Daily Fantasy Baseball front, which focuses on strategies for deploying hitters in different game formats.
May 3, 2016
DVR's Top 350: May Update
This time last year, Michael Conforto was in the Mets' minor league system. Where does he check in on the May update of the Top 350?
April 28, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Skills Growth, and Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes hitters who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Is time to give up on Justin Upton?
April 17, 2016
Chris Bennett finds a lot of hot players worth rostering Sunday, including a reasonably-priced Dustin Pedroia riding an 11-game hitting streak
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine details the best free agent targets in the National League, and looks for value in an unsettled Braves outfield
April 1, 2016
DFS Strategy: Mining for Value in Overlooked Areas
Paul Sporer reveals overlooked sources of value in DFS baseball as Opening Day approaches.
March 25, 2016
Spring Training Job Battles: Countdown to Opening Day
Clay Link checks in on all the major positional battles from around Major League Baseball. Is Aaron Sanchez a lock to make the rotation?
February 18, 2016
Team Previews: NL East
Can Yoenis Cespedes power the Mets to another division crown? RotoWire's Erik Siegrist tackles all five teams in the NL East.
November 17, 2015
Farm Futures: Meadows vs. Tapia
Austin Meadows and Raimel Tapia are two young prospects who many don't rank closely together, but RotoWire's James Anderson explains why their potential fantasy value could be similar in dynasty leagues.
September 21, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: The Other Duffey
September 16, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
David Soda's picks for Wednesday's slate includes Buster Posey and the red-hot Robinson Cano.
August 24, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Joel Bartilotta looks for the Yankee offense to get hot against Scott Feldman and the Astros
August 11, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Bassitt Hound
July 26, 2015
NL FAAB Factor: New Closer in Philly?
With Jonathan Papelbon expected to be traded this week, this might be the last time to grab Ken Giles, writes RotoWire's Erik Siegrist in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
July 18, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Picks
Joel Bartilotta breaks down the Saturday slate and finds some excellent values up and down the lineup, including Prince Fielder.
June 27, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Victor Martinez is batting .452 with a 1.159 OPS against left-handed pitchers this season, and RotoWire's Joel Bartolitta has him locked into his FanDuel lineups Saturday.
May 29, 2015
Fantasy 101: DFS Site Scoring Analysis
Michael Rathburn explains why a player's value on one DFS site may not be applicable on others, while also breaking down which players to target based on the format.
May 22, 2015
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian is looking to load up on Bronx Bombers this weekend.
FanDuel MLB: Friday Plays
Hunter Pence has been hot since returning from injury, and RotoWire's Benny Ricciardi thinks he's a great play Friday at Coors Field.
May 20, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Axford No Longer Forgotten
The Rockies have only given John Axford two save chances since April 27, although Axford was quite successful and locked down both chances without issue.
May 19, 2015
In Some Depth: Changing of the Guard
Ryan Eisner talks about Maikel Franco and the start of the Phillies' long-awaited youth movement.
May 6, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Picks
David Soda thinks Yoenis Cespedes is looking pretty comfortable in a Tiger uniform
April 27, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno is banking on Ryan Braun to break out of his sluggish start to the season against Reds starter Jason Marquis on Monday.
April 24, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Friday Picks
RotoWire's Benny Ricciardi is building his FanDuel lineup around Buster Posey, who will be playing at Coors Field on Friday.
April 23, 2015
Regan's Rumblings: Quick Takes Around the Majors
David Regan sizes up each team in the early going, and he has little hope that Ryan Braun can do much to avoid becoming the worst contract in the majors.
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