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May 5, 2016
The Z Files: Upon Further Review
Todd Zola takes another look at some pitchers he dismissed as scrubs before Opening Day, and touts the value of keeping an open mind.
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.
April 26, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Jose Abreu performs very well against knuckleballers, and he'll get the luxury of facing on Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
April 24, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Clay Link takes us through some AL waiver-wire candidates for this week, including a pair of Red Sox starting pitchers and a handful of Blue Jays infielders.
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 22, 2016
The Wheelhouse: Snellzilla Gets the Call
The Rays will bring up Blake Snell for his MLB debut Saturday. Derek VanRiper hashes out his value, and takes a look around the rest of the American League.
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 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 6, 2016
Farm Futures: 20 Pitcher Predictions
James Anderson offers his second set of 2016 prospect predictions, and foresees big things from the Brewers' Jorge Lopez in the second half.
April 4, 2016
Minor League Barometer: Arriving Prospects
Jesse Siegel looks at prospects who will impact big league teams this season, including Minnesota outfielder Byron Buxton.
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.
April 1, 2016
Draft Strategy: Building a Winning Pitching Staff
In his annual pitching primer, David Regan offers up several key pieces to build a great pitching staff.
The Saber's Edge: Analyzing the Coors Effect
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the park effects of Coors Field and whether the adage to start all hitters and bench all pitchers in Colorado actually makes sense.
March 17, 2016
The Z Files: Making the Sausage Part Two, Pitcher Projections
Todd Zola looks at projecting pitcher performance and whether last year's unexpected performances, like that of Chris Sale, can expected again.
March 3, 2016
Team Previews: AL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the AL Central. Can Eric Hosmer lead the Royals to a third straight pennant?
March 2, 2016
Farm Futures: AL Central Top 10s
James Anderson breaks down the organizations of the AL Central and makes the case for Byron Buxton to still be considered the top prospect in the game.
February 22, 2016
Endgame Odyssey: Panning for Saves
In his annual piece for the RotoWire magazine, Brad Johnson highlights non-closer relievers capable of returning significant value in 2016.
October 3, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Value At The Top (Of The Lineup)
Ketel Marte spearheads a Mariners club with an eye on next season.
October 2, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Mad for Madson
Chris Benzine discusses why Ryan Madson could add a boost in the saves department over the final weekend of the season, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
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 22, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: Back, Back, Back, Gone
Back injuries have been keeping some of the game's premier hitters -- including Miguel Cabrera, Adam Jones and Ryan Braun -- out of the lineup in the season's final weeks.
September 20, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Bour-n Identity
Marlins slugger makes the case for ownership at season's end.
September 18, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Grab A Pennington
Chris Benzine discusses why Cliff Pennington's insertion into the everyday lineup could make him an option for those looking for a boost in the middle infield, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
August 19, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Gregor Blanco To The Rescue?
With the news of Hunter Pence recently joining the disabled list, Gregor Blanco is going to get full-time at-bats down the stretch
July 23, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Say It Ain't So, Bo!
Bo Schultz only needed two pitches to retire two batters in the ninth inning on Thursday for the Blue Jays to snag his first save of the season.
July 6, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Will the Real Corbin Please Stand Up?
July 4, 2015
Collette Calls: Managing Second-Half Expectations
Jason Collette looks at recent history to find some realistic projections for fantasy categories in the second half. For example, how many home runs should you expect from a player in the second half?
July 3, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Happy Fourth of July
Chris Benzine discusses Alejandro De Aza's recent hot streak and why you should consider him in some formats, plus more in Saturday's lineup card.
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