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September 20, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Things I Wonder About as the Season Winds Down
Dave Regan focuses his rumblings on things that he's wondering about as the 2017 campaign draws to a close, like whether this season's performance by Giancarlo Stanton is his new norm.
September 21, 2017
Mound Musings: The 2017 Season Pitching Awards Issue
As the regular season draws to a close, Brad Johnson presents his list of winners and losers, including Angels pitcher Garrett Richards, who earned himself Johnson’s Tommy John award.
September 19, 2017
MLB Barometer: Looking to 2018: Starting Pitchers
Vlad Sedler uses his MLB Barometer this week to bring us his
September 16, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Start Aces in Thin Supply
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw is one of the few aces who will have two starts.
September 13, 2017
Collette Calls: Second-Half Pitchers
Jason Collette Jason Collette looks at pitchers who have surged or regressed since the first half, including the Cubs' Jake Arrieta.
September 9, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: All Aces for Indians
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Indians' aces both get a pair of starts against AL Central foes.
September 7, 2017
Farm Futures: MiLB Pitcher Awards
James Anderson wraps up his postseason awards with a look at the best and most disappointing pitchers in the minors, including Astros wunderkind Forrest Whitley.
September 3, 2017
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist checks out the free-agent pool in the American League, where Garrett Richards is the latest young Angel to come off the DL and bolster their rotation.
September 2, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Keuchel Leads Astros
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as Houston's Dallas Keuchel finds himself atop the AL with two starts against division foes.
August 31, 2017
Mound Musings: Polishing Your Crystal Ball
Brad Johnson discusses the difficulty of predicting which developing arms will help your team now, and what to expect next year. He also notes that Tyler Glasnow’s improved pitching at Triple-A Indianapolis might bring him back to Pittsburgh soon.
August 26, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Looking for Top Sale
Todd Zola ranks this week's projected starters, as Chris Sale enters a two-start week looking to rebound from a disastrous outing.
August 25, 2017
Oak's Corner: Frustrating Season for Bautista Owners
Scott Jenstad laments drafting Blue Jay’s right fielder Jose Bautista, whose 20 homers, 54 RBI and .211 batting average has not lived up to his ADP of 110.
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Christopher Olson delivers his picks for Friday's DraftKings slate, kicking things off with Tigers hurler Justin Verlander in the series opener against the visiting White Sox.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
In Friday’s slate of games, Chris Bennett is going with no-brainer pitching ace Justin Verlander against the White Sox, who are currently ranked 28th offensively against righties.
August 19, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Dodgers Duo on Top
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers boats two dominate hurlers while much of the league deals with injuries.
August 17, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Kevin Payne is rolling with Joey Gallo of the Rangers as one of his selections for Thursday's slate.
August 12, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: MadBum's Back
Todd Zola ranks this week's starters as Madison Bumgarner is back atop the pitching list after three consecutive strong starts.
August 10, 2017
Collette Calls: Super Stanton
Jason Collette looks at several players who have caught his attention recently, including Giancarlo Stanton, who looks like a first-round pick in 2018.
August 5, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale of the Week
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitching as Boston's Chris Sale gets a double dip of the Rays and Yankees.
August 4, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco brings us his selections for Friday's slate, suggesting Mariners second baseman Robbie Cano in a key road matchup out in Kansas City.
August 3, 2017
Mound Musings: Trade Deadline Repercussions
Brad Johnson examines some of the more significant pitching trades, like A’s starter Sonny Gray, who goes to the New York in a move that could make the Yankees the AL East favorite.
July 29, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Duffy's on A Royal Cruise
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the trade deadline threatens to cause havoc. One pitcher sailing smoothly, though, is Danny Duffy, who has dominated since coming off the DL.
July 25, 2017
Minor League Barometer: Wheeling and Dealing
Jesse Siegel dives into the prospect landscape again this week, opening up with exploring how some recent trades have impacted things on the farm.
July 22, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Dominant deGrom
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Mets' Jacob deGrom looks to continue his dominating run with two starts in pitchers' parks.
July 20, 2017
Mound Musings: The Trade Winds Are Blowing
Brad Johnson examines recent pitching trades and what impact it can have on a pitcher’s season. Jose Quintana recently made the cross-town move from the White Sox to the Cubs.
July 19, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Wednesday Values
Justin Turner has hit left-handed hitting very well this season, and he has a solid matchup Wednesday against the White Sox to keep it going.
July 15, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Second-Half Surge for Kershaw?
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers, as Clayton Kershaw, who looks poised for a second-half surge, is one of the few elite hurlers with two starts.
July 13, 2017
The Z Files: Reviewing Rest-of-Season Pitcher Projections
Todd Zola follows up last week's column with a look at second-half projections for some top pitchers, including an expectation that better days are ahead for Justin Verlander.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: The Second Half Kicks Off
Todd Zola ranks the starting pitchers for this weekend's first post-break games. Corey Kluber lands in the top spot with start at the A's.
July 8, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Saturday Values
Rougned Odor has been excellent against right-handed pitching at home this season, a situation he finds himself in Saturday against the Angles.
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