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August 13, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Brian Dozier has had success against left-handed pitching this season, and he has a solid matchup Sunday against the Tigers to keep it going.
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 8, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Kevin Payne looks over Tuesday's slate and suggests Tim Anderson as a contrarian play against Dallas Keuchel, who's been vulnerable to the long ball on the road against righties this year.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin brings us his Tuesday Yahoo picks, including diminutive Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor on the road in Queens against the Mets.
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 2, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin brings us his Wednesday DraftKings recommendations, including Indians first baseman Edwin Encarnacion on the road at Fenway Park.
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 28, 2017
Oak's Corner: Nola's on an Impressive Run
Scott Jenstad likes Philadelphia’s Aaron Nola, who, in his last seven starts, has a 1.49 ERA with 60 strikeouts in 48 innings and has thrown at least six innings in every outing.
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 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.
July 7, 2017
Oak's Corner: Scary Story
Just before the All Star break, Scott Jenstad highlights players on his radar like Colorado’s Trevor Story who has had a surprisingly unexceptional first half.
July 5, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Regan's All-Stars
Dave Regan rumbles about his fantasy All-Stars with the midsummer classic looming.
Collette Calls: Analyzing Barrel Rates
Jason Collette looks at barrel rates to help decode which pitchers to add or drop to his teams. Is it time for owners in 12-team leagues to cut bait on Gerrit Cole?
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 29, 2017
Mound Musings: The Biggest Surprises so Far
This week, Brad Johnson takes on pitchers who’ve been impressive the first half of the season, including Arizona's Robbie Ray, who Johnson believes is going to continue to get better.
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 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 13, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Back on the Cole Train?
Derek VanRiper considers the possibility of Gerrit Cole turning things around as a GPP option on Tuesday's 15-game slate.
Kevin Payne looks over Tuesday's slate and recommends stacking Mariners, including Robinson Cano, against struggling Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson.
June 10, 2017
DFS Baseball 101: FanDuel April-May Report
Michael Rathburn examines the early returns from starting pitchers on FanDuel to help DFS players figure out which teams to target and which to avoid.
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 8, 2017
The Z Files: Rest-of-Season Risers, Pitching Edition
Todd Zola completes his look at players whose projected value has changed the most since the beginning of the year, including the suddenly dominant Jeff Samardzija.
June 7, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Hitter and Pitcher Valuation
Dave Regan gets his rumblings off his chest again this week, turning to some advanced metrics and examining how they impact the fantasy valuation of pitchers and hitters.
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Chris Bennett is rolling with Tigers' second baseman Ian Kinsler at home against the Angels as one of his picks for FanDuel's Wednesday slate.
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.
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.
June 2, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco subs in with his selections for Friday's DraftKings slate, rolling with Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis on the road in Kansas City.
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.
May 27, 2017
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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