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March 22, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Exploring Additional Prospects
Dave Regan contributes his weekly rumblings again with the season a few weeks away, breaking down a crop of lesser-known prospects that could make an impact in the next year or two.
December 2, 2016
Collette Calls: Hot Stove League Transaction Analysis
Jason Collette analyzes the fantasy fallout from the Hot Stove League's latest trades and signings. Is the recently traded Taijuan Walker bound for the bullpen in Arizona.
October 16, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
While facing off against Clayton Kershaw doesn't usually turn into tons of fantasy success, Juan Carlos Blanco explains why Dexter Fowler should be considered for DFS rosters Sunday.
August 28, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist looks at the AL free agent pool prior to September call-ups and finds a trio of veteran outfielders making a late push to save their seasons, including the Tigers' Justin Upton.
August 23, 2016
MLB Barometer: Lessons Learned
Vlad Sedler offers up some lessons the fantasy baseball season has taught him this year and looks at this week's risers and fallers, including Arizona's Yasmany Tomas, who appears to have finally arrived as a hitter.
August 21, 2016
Erik Siegrist looks over the waiver options for a relatively quiet week in the AL and finds a couple of Blue Jays in the middle of impressive hot streaks.
July 25, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Kershaw Surgery a Possibility
Jeff Stotts describes Clayton Kershaw’s post-injury pitching attempts as unsettling and discusses the possible ramifications of surgery if Kershaw ultimately goes that route.
July 17, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett checks out Sunday's slate and notes that Anthony Rendon provides a cheaper option to buy into the Nationals' offense against vulnerable Pirates starter Chad Kuhl.
July 2, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Justin Verlander has been far from dominant, and RotoWire's Juan Blanco explains why Evan Longoria is the right player to attack the Tigers' starter.
July 1, 2016
The Saber's Edge: How Age Impacts Plate Discipline
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the relationship between a player's age and plate discipline, and perhaps it makes sense that Carlos Gomez's contact rate has nosedived this season.
June 21, 2016
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Player Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the fantasy winners and losers at each position as midseason approaches, including first baseman Brandon Belt, who is the only Giant outearning his preseason ADP.
June 16, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Lorenzo Cain's price has plummeted of late, but Neil Walker explains why the Royals outfielder is a solid option Thursday.
June 15, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Joey Votto has struggled quite a bit this season, but RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why he makes for a solid fantasy pick Wednesday against the Braves.
June 1, 2016
DVR's Top 350: June Update
Gregory Polanco is among the biggest risers on the update Top 350 rankings, with 50-plus games in the books for each club.
May 21, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin recommends a Blue Jays stack on Saturday headlined by Jose Bautista, as they face Twins left-hander Pat Dean making his first big league start.
May 3, 2016
DVR's Top 350: May Update
This time last year, Michael Conforto was in the Mets' minor league system. Where does he check in on the May update of the Top 350?
April 28, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Skills Growth, and Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes hitters who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Is time to give up on Justin Upton?
April 21, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Buy-Low Candidates
Dave Regan rumbles about a bunch of underachieving fantasy assets thus far this season and whether or not you should try to buy low on their services.
March 27, 2016
Collette Calls: AL Predictions
Jason Collette looks into his crystal ball for each team in the American League. How much will Michael Brantley earn in 2016?
March 22, 2016
MLB Barometer: Analyzing ADP Risers, Fallers
Vlad Sedler looks at players who are shooting up the ADP charts this March, and others who are going in the opposite direction. Is there still profit to be made on a player like Trevor Story?
March 10, 2016
Team Previews: AL East
Jason Collette previews all five teams in the American League East. Can Chris Archer and an improved offense push the Rays to the front of the pack?
February 18, 2016
Rounding Third: 2016 Draft Primer
It's worth your while to pay extra attention to stolen bases at this year's draft. What does that mean for the top speedsters like Dee Gordon?
January 18, 2016
The RotoWire 200: 2016 Overall Rankings
Is Carlos Correa a top-10 pick in 2016? RotoWire Senior Editor Jeff Erickson shares his January installment of the RotoWire 200.
November 4, 2015
Collette Calls: Overdrafted & Underdrafted
In his latest in a series of self-reflections, Jason Collette looks back at players he deemed overdrafted or underdrafted prior to Opening Day.
October 6, 2015
Collette Calls: Scoring 2015 AL Predictions
Jason Collette holds himself accountable for his 2015 advice, reviewing each of his 30 American League predictions. Did he make the right call on Taijuan Walker, among others?
September 23, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
David Soda looks for players in the midst of second-half surges, finds Carlos Beltran, among others.
September 17, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
James Seltzer's picks for a light Thursday slate of games.
September 16, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Down The Stretch They Go!
Joe Panik’s season just ended as he was placed on the 60-day DL, so expect Kelby Tomlinson to get full-time at-bats down the last stretch of the season.
David Soda's picks for Wednesday's slate includes Buster Posey and the red-hot Robinson Cano.
August 28, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
Clayton Kershaw is the clear top play on Friday night, but RotoWire's Alex Spalding has a number of value plays to help fit the Dodgers ace into your Fantasy Aces lineups.
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