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July 23, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Calming the Panic
Paul Sporer isn't worried about Jake Arreita thanks to his gem against the Mets, vaulting the Chicago ace to the top of this week's rankings.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Hanley Ramirez paid big dividends when he blasted three home runs on Wednesday, and Juan Carlos Blanco is expecting more fireworks Saturday against the Twins.
July 19, 2016
MLB Barometer: Rotation Power Rankings
Vlad Sedler ranks all 30 major league rotations at the midpoint of the season and puts Jake Arriets and the deep, consistent Cubs rotation right at the very top.
July 18, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Danny Valencia's defense has cost him some playing time of late, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne says he's absolutely worth a play Monday against the Astros if he can get the start at DH or first base.
July 17, 2016
The Long Game: Odds and Sods
Erik Siegrist discusses a few topics of interest to keeper league owners including which prospects seem poised to inherit big league jobs after the trade deadline.
July 16, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Marlin the Magician
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Miami's Jose Fernandez in the top spot as he has dominated the last couple of months.
July 9, 2016
Neil Parker finds some big names at little prices on Saturday's slate, including Yasiel Puig as part of a Dodgers stack against Luis Perdomo.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Albert Pujols has an excellent BvP against Orioles starter Ubaldo Jimenez, which is one reason why RotoWire's Juan Carlos Blanco is locking him into his DFS lineup.
July 4, 2016
Adrian Gonzalez is starting to get hot, and he has a solid matchup Monday against Yovani Gallardo to keep it going.
July 2, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Carrasco's Hitting his Stride
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Indians starter Carlos Carrasco, who has taken off since returning from the disabled list in early June.
Pitching 3D: Grading the AL Central
Doug Thorburn continues his series examining baseball's starting rotations, turning his attention to the AL Central where Corey Kluber and Indians are the class of the division.
June 25, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kershaw in Pedro Territory
Paul Sporer breaks down this week's pitcher rankings and, no surprise, Clayton Kershaw is on top, but just how close is the Dodgers' ace getting to the all-time greats?
June 18, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sonny Again in Oakland
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Oakland starter Sonny Gray, whose velocity has returned since he came off the disabled list three starts ago.
The Rockies are on the road Saturday, but Juan Blanco explains why that's no reason to avoid Nolan Arenado.
June 16, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Some Metrics Advise Optimism
Dave Regan looks at BABIP and xFIP rates to find players who might be due for a correction after a sluggish start to the season. Are better days ahead for Jose Bautista?
June 13, 2016
There are 10 first basemen who come in with higher salaries than Jose Abreu on Monday, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why the White Sox's first baseman could be the best value of them all.
June 11, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Price is Again Right
Paul Sporer's weekly rankings include a revived David Price who is pitching better than the Red Sox could have hoped when the season began.
June 4, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lefty Two-Step for Lester
Paul Sporer can't ignore Jon Lester's matchup this week against two teams who are impotent against left-handers, as the Chicago hurler stops this week's rankings.
June 3, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Despite facing off against the Red Sox's ace, Sasha Yodashkin explains why Jose Bautista is worth serious fantasy consideration Friday.
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Neil Walker is always better against a right-handed pitcher, and he'll face one Friday who has allowed a .376 wOBA to lefty hitters this year.
May 29, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Chase Utley showed the Mets on Saturday that he's not afraid of a little pitch behind his back, and Juan Blanco explains why the Dodgers' second baseman is worth fantasy consideration Sunday as well.
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.
May 23, 2016
Mitch Moreland has crushed left-handed pitching this season, and he has an excellent matchup Monday against the Angels.
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 18, 2016
Toeing the Line: Wednesday Betting Picks
Erik Siegrist explores some of the betting lines for Wednesday, looking to the Twins, Brewers and Rockies for victories.
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 13, 2016
Jose Abreu often goes overlooked on bigger slates, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why the White Sox slugger shouldn't be ignored Friday.
Jason Kipnis has hit well of late and RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why that trend is likely to continue Friday against the Twins.
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 6, 2016
Toeing the Line: Friday Betting Picks
Erik Siegrist gives us some interesting betting lines to sink our teeth into for Friday, and breaks down who to target -- and who to avoid -- on a busy 15-game slate.
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