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May 21, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine profiles this week's NL waiver-wire candidates, including Tommy Joseph, who is heating up in Philadelphia after slow April.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Brandon Belt had a seven-game hitting streak end Saturday, but Sasha Yodashkin explains why the Giants first baseman could start a new one Sunday against the Cardinals.
May 20, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Carrasco Fights Off Injury Bug
Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings has Carlos Carrasco on top in a two-start week after he dodged an injury bullet and had a start pushed back.
May 15, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco delivers his best plays for Monday's FantasyDraft slate, turning to Snakes slugger Paul Goldschmidt in an attractive home matchup with the Mets.
May 14, 2017
Jan Levine digs through the waiver wire to find the top players for NL squads this week, including Milwaukee's Junior Guerra, who is working his way back from an injury in his first start of the year.
May 13, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg's Still Healthy
Atop the NL in Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings is Stephen Strasburg, who perhaps surprisingly has managed to stay healthy in the year of the injury.
May 8, 2017
Juan Carlos Blanco dives into his best plays for Monday's FantasyDraft slate, leading off with the Mets' Jacob deGrom in the Big Apple against San Francisco.
May 7, 2017
Jan Levine finds this week's waiver-wire gems, including Arizona pitcher Patrick Corbin, who is still a worthwhile risk despite a blowup last week.
FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
While Taijuan Walker has been solid this season, Greg Vara is still looking for Charlie Blackmon to produce Sunday at Coors Field.
May 6, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: It's Shark Week in SF
Todd Zola likes what he's seeing from Jeff Samardzija, whose bloated ERA doesn't match his underlying numbers. That and more in this week's pitcher rankings.
May 3, 2017
DFS Baseball 101: FanDuel April Report
Don't start pitchers against the Nationals' offensive machine might seem obvious, but Michael Rathburn shines the light on other DFS numbers from April that aren't so obvious. Find out the best team to target on the road and more.
April 30, 2017
Jan Levine breaks down the NL waiver wire for the week as David Peralta is tearing it up at the plate for the Diamondbacks.
April 29, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Saturday Values
Freddie Freeman has scored double-digit fantasy points in seven of his last nine games, and Juan Blanco explains why his hot play could continue Saturday against the Brewers.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Yes Way, Jose
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as Minnesota prospect Jose Berrios is expected to make his 2017 debut after crushing Triple-A.
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.
April 23, 2017
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for players who can help fantasy teams this week, including St. Louis' Jedd Gyorko, who should get full-time at-bats thanks to injuries to his teammates.
The White Sox offense has been absolutely brutal this season, and next on the hill to face them is the Indians' Danny Salazar.
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.
April 20, 2017
Collette Calls: Real vs. Mirage
Jason Collette looks at pitchers who have made changes to their arsenals this season and whether their early success is for real. Is Ervin Santana doomed to falter?
April 19, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Random Thoughts
Dave Regan uses his weekly rumblings to discuss a variety of topics, including breaking down 10 pitchers -- like the D-Backs' Robbie Ray -- that could be poised for a breakout season.
April 17, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson drops his best Monday DraftKings picks, including Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton in the series opener at Safeco Field.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adam Zdroik surveys Monday's slate and thinks righty-killer Jake Lamb is set for a big game against the Dodgers' Brandon McCarthy.
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 12, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin drops his Wednesday DraftKings picks, including a pair of Arizona hitters on the road against Matt Cain and the Giants.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Christopher Olson checks out Wednesday's slate and suggests you continue riding the scorching hot George Springer as part of an Astros mini-stack.
April 9, 2017
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for players who can help fantasy teams, like Arizona's Chris Owings, who could be a nice source of steals while qualifying multiple positions.
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 6, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara checks out Thursday's slate and recommends stacking Giants, including Buster Posey, in the desert against Diamondbacks lefty Robbie Ray.
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Charlie Blackmon crushed right-handed pitching last season, and Adam Zdroik explains why that's likely to continue Thursday against the Brewers.
April 4, 2017
MLB Barometer: One Man's NFBC
Vlad Sedler's first Barometer of the regular season follows his NFBC Main Event draft, which saw D-Backs star Paul Goldschmidt fall to him at pick 13.
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