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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.
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 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 15, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Using K Props to Pick Pitchers
Michael Rathburn shows how to use Vegas strikeout props to target DFS pitchers, and which pitchers are best to stack against based on strikeout props.
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Madison Bumgarner is coming off his best start of the season, and RotoWire's Juan Carlos Blanco is rolling with him again for his first start out of the All-Star break.
July 7, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Derek Norris is always in play when the Padres face a lefty, and Neil Parker explains why Thursday against the Dodgers is a perfect time to have him in DFS lineups.
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Miguel Cabrera's price on FanDuel is just too low to ignore, according to James Seltzer, especailly facing off against Drew Hutchinson in the hitter-friendly Rogers Centre.
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.
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.
June 26, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Juan Blanco breaks down the Sunday DraftKings slate with a value pick in Jose Fernandez for those not wanting to pay up for Clayton Kershaw.
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 22, 2016
The Saber's Edge: What the Last 30 Days Tells Us
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the last 30 days of stats to find players who are flying under the radar, like the Angels' Matt Shoemaker, and others who might be due for regression.
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.
June 16, 2016
Lorenzo Cain's price has plummeted of late, but Neil Walker explains why the Royals outfielder is a solid option Thursday.
June 14, 2016
MLB Barometer: Nightmare Mess for Stanton Owners
Erik Siegrist ponders what to possibly do with Giancarlo Stanton, who's in an almost unprecedented slump, in this week's look at the risers and fallers around the majors.
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 5, 2016
Jose Abreu is a solid low-cost option for Sunday's slate, which features a plethora of possibilities given the large number of games, likely keeping his ownership level low.
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 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 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 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 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 Hitter Rankings: Jays Get Gift of Twins
Erik Siegrist's weekly rankings has the Blue Jays on top as Toronto looks to get right against a Twins rotation that can kickstart any offense.
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
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
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 4, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Pitcher Skills Growth, Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes pitchers who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Why are Dallas Keuchel's strikeouts down this year?
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?
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