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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.
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 23, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jeff Erickson highlights the top waiver-wire options in the National League, including the arrival of J.D. Martinez from the Tigers.
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.
July 15, 2017
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.
July 8, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Chris Bennett looks over Saturday's slate and finds Paul Goldschmidt to be a relative bargain at home against Reds rookie Luis Castillo.
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.
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.
The Wheelhouse: Back to Cincy
Eric Thames has feasted on Cincinnati pitching in 2017 and he's cheap again Tuesday. Derek VanRiper breaks down the 15-game slate.
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 23, 2017
Oak's Corner: Hidden Gems
Scott Jenstad notes that David Peralta’s great start to the season has gone under the radar due to a couple of other stellar starts by fellow Diamondbacks’ teammates.
June 20, 2017
MLB Barometer: Managing Your FAAB Budget
Vlad Sedler gets into his MLB Barometer again this week, this time turning his focus to the importance of managing your FAAB budget before diving into his risers and fallers.
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.
June 17, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kluber Climbing Back
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitching as Cleveland's Corey Kluber keeps chipping away at his hefty ERA with outstanding control.
June 10, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Close at Top Price
Todd Zola breaks down this week's starting pitcher rankings as Boston's David Price has his velocity but is still fighting his command.
June 7, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Hitter and Pitcher Valuation
Dave Regan gets his rumblings off his chest again this week, turning to some advanced metrics and examining how they impact the fantasy valuation of pitchers and hitters.
June 6, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Banking on Big Maple
Derek VanRiper looks at the 15-game Tuesday night slate with the hope of getting a big night from Big Maple, Seattle lefty James Paxton.
June 3, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max
Todd Zola breaks down this week's pitcher rankings as Max Scherzer finds himself on top as he is keeping the homers in check this season.
June 1, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker explores Thursday's slate, suggesting a Rockies stack in a bounce-back spot against the Mariners.
May 28, 2017
Jan Levine advises on this week's waiver-wire pickups as catcher Francisco Cervelli is heating up for the Pirates.
May 27, 2017
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers and it's not surprise that Chris Sale is on top with two starts for the Red Sox.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Jake Lamb hit another home run off a right-handed pitcher Friday, and Greg Vara likes his chances of doing it again Saturday against the Brewers.
May 21, 2017
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.
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