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July 10, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist sees a lot of turmoil, and a lot of bidding opportunities, in AL bullpens this week as Wade Davis was just the first of three elite closers to break down heading into the All-Star break.
June 2, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Some Metrics Advise Caution
Dave Regan gets his rumbles on this week about xFIP and BABIP, and advises which players could be due for a regression based on the trend of these advanced metrics.
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 24, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco finds plenty of potential bargains on Tuesday's slate, including Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford in a favorable matchup against Andrew Cashner in his first start back from an injury.
May 14, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
There are a number of solid outfield options available in Saturday's slate, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why Matt Holliday should be under serious consideration.
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 13, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
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 1, 2016
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 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?
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.
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 27, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Strike It Rich
Rich Hill is Monday's Recommended Pickup after being flat-out dominant over three starts for the Red Sox.
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.
September 14, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno breaks down the Monday matchups and finds a good value in J.P. Arencibia, who has a favorable matchup against CC Sabathia.
August 18, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Picks
Ronny Mor breaks down the Tuesday FanDuel slate and finds some cheap upside plays, like the Yankees' Brett Gardner.
August 11, 2015
Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis
Christopher Olson breaks down the umpire matchups this week, and Jeff Nelson is again the gift that keeps on giving to fantasy owners.
August 7, 2015
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian has his eye on some cheap, young batters this weekend.
August 4, 2015
Christopher Olson looks at this week's umpire matchups and finds a handful that should lend themselves to DFS gold.
July 30, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Trade Deadline Closer Carousel
July 29, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Closer, Here! Get Your Cubs Closer, Here!
July 24, 2015
Saturday Lineup Card: Another Mets Prospect Promoted
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 22, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: McGee, Please!
Jake McGee has four saves on the year in a limited closer’s capacity, but he’s been golden as an 8th inning guy.
July 21, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: No Joe Schmo
July 20, 2015
Tuesday Lineup Card: Cheer Rios
Alex Rios's 2015 season has been characterized by injury and disappointment, but there's light at the end of the tunnel.
July 19, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: New Phillie Coming to Town
Phillies prospect Aaron Nola will be promoted Tuesday to make his Major League debut against Tampa Bay.
July 18, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Separating Contenders From Pretenders
Veterans lead Yankees, Twins in playoff race
July 1, 2015
Minor League Barometer: The Other Guys
Jesse Siegel looks beyond the recent wave of elite prospects to see who else is making news in the minors
June 28, 2015
AL FAAB Factor: Ready for Moore?
Andrew Martinez's stroll through the American League finds Matt Moore just about ready to return from Tommy John surgery for the Rays.
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