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May 28, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two Jakes are Better than One
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings awards the top spot to the Cubs' Jake Arrieta, who gets two starts this week while the likes of Clayton Kershaw and Chris Sale have but one.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Zack Cozart is hitless in his last 11 at-bats, but RotoWire's Juan Blanco explains why the Reds shortstop is worth fantasy consideration Saturday against the Brewers.
May 22, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Robinson Cano is one of the more expensive options on Sunday's slate, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's worthy of roster consideration Sunday.
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 21, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale-ing Ks for IP
Paul Sporer explains the tradeoff in strikeouts for Chicago's Chris Sale, who's still the AL's top starter, in this week's pitcher rankings.
May 14, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Double the Kershaw
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, among other elite hurlers, has a two-start week.
May 11, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Christopher Olson surveys Wednesday's slate and likes Hanley Ramirez's chances of doing damage in a home matchup against A's left-hander Eric Surkamp.
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Jay Bruce continues to hit righties well, and he has a solid matchup Wednesday against the Pirates to keep it going.
May 7, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg at Home on K Street
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as a two-start week in D.C. for Stephen Strasburg has the Nationals ace atop the list.
May 1, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jeff Erickson looks through the week's best NL waiver options and highlights some top prospects who could soon get the call to the majors, including the Phillies' Nick Williams
April 30, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Good Week Ahead for Harvey
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers, including the Mets' Matt Harvey, who has increased his swinging-strike rate his last two starts and now gets to face two strikeout-prone teams.
Jason Heyward is still looking for his first home run as a Cub, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why it could happen Saturday against the Braves.
April 24, 2016
Chris Bennett sifts through Sunday's slate and puts together a Cubs stack against vulnerable Reds' starter Alfredo Simon, headlined by Kris Bryant
April 23, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Wind In His Sale
Chris Sale has a nasty schedule this week. So, does that mean Paul Sporer dropped him in this week's pitcher rankings? On the contrary.
April 18, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Nolan Arenado hit very well against right-handers last season, and he's got a nice matchup Monday to show he can still do it.
April 16, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Roaring Thunder
Noah Syndergaard faces off against the Phillies and Braves this week, and Paul Sporer wonders if he could reach 30 strikeouts.
April 14, 2016
The Wheelhouse: The Pursuit of Saves
Chasing saves on the waiver wire can be costly, but is it necessary? Derek VanRiper takes a look back at 2015 to see where the saves came from as roles changed during the season.
April 13, 2016
Joc Pederson's power could be on full display Wednesday against Rubby De La Rosa, who allowed nearly two home runs per nine innings to lefties last year.
April 9, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Worth the Price
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starters as Boston's David Price faces a huge test in the AL East against Baltimore and Toronto.
April 8, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Francisco Cervelli hit right-handed pitching very well last season and gets a nice matchup Friday in Cincinnati.
April 2, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2016 Season
Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural 2016 Pitcher Rankings, and it's not hard to guess who tops the list as Clayton Kershaw begins the year at two of the league's best pitchers' parks.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Opening Day is Here
Erik Siegrist ranks the teams for the season's opening week according to which has the matchups for hitters. No surprise, the Blue Jays are picking up where they left off last season.
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?
October 1, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Pillar Still Swiping Bases!
Kevin Pillar picked the perfect time to shine for the Blue Jays, going 16-for-27 over his last seven games.
September 26, 2015
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Season Finale
Paul Sporer breaks down the starting pitching for the season's final week as Corey Kluber looks to end a frustrating season on a high note with two starts.
September 25, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Playoff Push Pickup, Pearceless
Chris Benzine discusses why Steve Pearce may be worth a pickup for the playoff push following his recent hot streak, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
September 20, 2015
Left-handed batters for the Rockies should be heavily targeted Sunday on FanDuel, which is why Benny Ricciardi is building his lineups around Carlos Gonzalez.
Sunday Lineup Card: Bour-n Identity
Marlins slugger makes the case for ownership at season's end.
September 19, 2015
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Star Ace or Kershaw?
Paul Sporer weighs the idea of ranking a one-start Clayton Kershaw over a two-start ace in this week's edition of the Value Meter.
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