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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.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Chris Bennett looks over Saturday's slate and finds Paul Goldschmidt to be a relative bargain at home against Reds rookie Luis Castillo.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
With the Orioles sending Wade Miley to the mound, Greg Vara is looking to stack the Twins, which includes second baseman Brian Dozier.
July 6, 2017
Mound Musings: Time to Turn it Around?
After discussing pleasant pitching surprises last week, Brad Johnson tackles disappointing first-half performances this week, including Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka.
July 1, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg Hopes to Back Up Last Start
Todd Zola ranks this week's pitchers as Stephen Strasburg, who worked through back spasms last time out, gets two home starts.
June 27, 2017
MLB Barometer: Top Pitching Trios
Vlad Sedler dives into his MLB Barometer with June coming to a close, focusing on the majors' best starting pitching trios before getting into his regular risers and fallers.
The Wheelhouse: Back to Cincy
Eric Thames has feasted on Cincinnati pitching in 2017 and he's cheap again Tuesday. Derek VanRiper breaks down the 15-game slate.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Adam Zdroik delivers his best recommendations for Tuesday's slate, leading off with Nats ace Max Scherzer at home against the strikeout-prone Cubs.
June 24, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Zack on the Attack
Todd Zola ranks this weeks starting pitcher as Arizona's Zack Greinke continues to mow down batters, posting his highest K/9 in nearly a decade.
June 21, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Chris Bennett explores his best value picks for Wednesday's slate, including the Dodgers' Yasmani Grandal behind the dish at home against the Mets.
June 17, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kluber Climbing Back
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitching as Cleveland's Corey Kluber keeps chipping away at his hefty ERA with outstanding control.
June 15, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Struggling Veterans
Dave Regan turns his rumblings toward underachieving veterans that have disappointed owners in the first few months of the season.
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Kevin Payne thinks Yoenis Cespedes makes for a solid play Thursday against Gio Gonzalez and the Nationals.
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Adam Zdroik likes Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado in the hitter-friendly confines of Coors Field against the Giants on Thursday.
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker breaks down his Thursday DraftKings recommendations, suggesting the Tigers' Justin Verlander on the bump against the visiting Rays.
June 10, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Close at Top Price
Todd Zola breaks down this week's starting pitcher rankings as Boston's David Price has his velocity but is still fighting his command.
June 5, 2017
June Starting Pitcher Rankings: Risers and Fallers
Derek VanRiper re-ranks the starting pitchers with two months of the 2017 season in the books.
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Verlander Shouldn’t Miss Any Time
Jeff Stotts doesn’t anticipate any missed days for Detroit Tiger pitcher Justin Verlander, who left Sunday’s game early with tightness in his groin.
June 4, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
Miguel Cabrera started the season off slowly, but he's starting to turn it around and the upturn should continue Sunday against the White Sox.
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Joey Votto won't come cheap Sunday against the Braves, but Chris Olson explains why fantasy managers should strongly consider paying up for the Reds first baseman.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Orioles starter Chris Tillman has struggled in his first five starts this season, and Juan Blanco will look to take advantage with Jackie Bradley on Sunday.
June 3, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max
Todd Zola breaks down this week's pitcher rankings as Max Scherzer finds himself on top as he is keeping the homers in check this season.
May 30, 2017
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.
FantasyDraft MLB: Tuesday Values
Devon Travis has been hitting very well against right-handed pitching, and he has a solid matchup Tuesday against the Reds to keep it going.
May 27, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale of the Week
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers and it's not surprise that Chris Sale is on top with two starts for the Red Sox.
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