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July 20, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara spots a couple of stacking opportunities on Thursday's slate, including Jose Bautista and the Blue Jays facing Doug Fister in Fenway.
July 9, 2017
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist looks over the American League free-agent pool heading into the All-Star break and examines the current plight of one-dimensional sluggers like the Angels' C.J. Cron.
July 7, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco brings us his selections for Friday's slate, leading off with the Indians' Carlos Carrasco on the bump at home against the Tigers.
July 4, 2017
MLB Barometer: Digging the Long Ball
Vlad Sedler gives us his MLB Barometer one last time before the All-Star break, turning his focus to baseball's biggest boppers and their outlooks for the rest of the season.
June 23, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Greg Vara suggests rolling with Jays hurler J.A. Happ on the road in Kansas City on Friday.
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.
The Wheelhouse: Come Sale Away
Derek VanRiper looks at Tuesday's slate and wonders if there is a viable cash-game option other than Chris Sale.
June 6, 2017
MLB Barometer: The Importance of Starting Pitching Depth
Vlad Sedler drops his MLB Barometer, opening with focusing on the importance of starting pitching depth before diving into his weekly risers and fallers.
May 30, 2017
MLB Barometer: Two Months In
Vlad Sedler delivers his weekly edition of the MLB Barometer, kicking things off with thoughts on Mike Trout's injury before getting into his weekly risers and fallers.
The Wheelhouse: Sale Returns to Chicago
Derek VanRiper looks at the 14-game main slate for Tuesday night, which features Chris Sale's return to the south side of Chicago.
May 14, 2017
Erik Siegrist wades into this week's free agent pool and bids a fond farewell to Jose Berrios, who looked strong in his season debut Saturday.
April 30, 2017
Erik Siegrist sifts through the free agent pool in the American League and thinks Avisail Garcia's hot start makes him worth a look in shallow formats.
April 11, 2017
MLB Barometer: It's a Marathon
Vlad Sedler talks panicky owners off the ledge and identifies this week's Barometer risers and fallers, with the Mets' Yoenis Cespedes landing in the latter category.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker loads up on Rockies in a fantastic matchup against the Padres at hitter-friendly Coors Field on Tuesday.
April 1, 2017
Collette Calls: AL Tout Wars Recap
Jason Collettte reviews his strategy and results from his recent AL Tout Wars auction. Will Jose Altuve lead him to the Tout Wars title?
March 27, 2017
Collette Calls: The Ugliness of Catcher
Jason Collette looks at the cesspool that is catcher this season for bargains that could pay off for owners who wait to draft a backstop.
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
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.
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