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June 28, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Chris Archer's struggles have been well documented this season, but Alex Spalding isn't shying away from his matchup against the Red Sox on Tuesday.
June 21, 2016
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Player Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the fantasy winners and losers at each position as midseason approaches, including first baseman Brandon Belt, who is the only Giant outearning his preseason ADP.
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 12, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Revised Top 100 Fantasy Players
Stricken by writer's block, Dave Regan instead shifts his rumblings this week toward an updated rankings list of his Top 100 MLB fantasy players.
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?
DFS Baseball 101: April Team Batting Stats Report
Michaell Rathburn breaks down the stats from the season's first month. Who's hitting, who's not and which teams are playing best home and away? That and more.
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 21, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Miguel Cabrera's modest start has kept his salary relatively low, and he's worth selection Thursday against the Royals.
April 19, 2016
MLB Barometer: Walking the Tightrope
Vlad Sedler discusses the tightrope act that comes with giving up on drafted players for free agents in this week's Barometer, which also spotlights the rise of Jake Odorizzi.
April 2, 2016
The Long Game: Inflation Busters
Erik Siegrist tackles the tricky topic of keeper-league inflation and how to game the system with a player such as Adam Jones so fantasy owners can get the most bang for their inflation-adjusted buck.
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.
September 10, 2015
Regan's Rumblings: 2016 Top 100
David Regan looks ahead to 2016 and offers an early peek at his top 100. Can Bryce Harper dethrone Mike Trout for the top spot?
August 25, 2015
MLB Barometer: A Little Patience
Vlad Sedler calls impatience the root of all fantasy strife - and Hanley Ramirez one of this year's biggest flops.
August 24, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno suggests spending big on bats Monday, including paying full price for Reds' star Joey Votto
August 8, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Picks
Joel Bartilotta likes a Tigers stack Saturday against Boston's Wade Miley with value plays and elite bats like J.D. Martinez.
August 7, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Friday Picks
Alex Spalding breaks down his recommendations for Friday's slate, including a couple of Cardinals and Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw
July 9, 2015
Man + Machine: FanDuel Disconnect
RotoWire's Neil Parker explains why some of his MLB Lineup Optimizer picks didn't hit this week, while breaking down some differences between DraftKings and FanDuel.
July 6, 2015
Paul Bruno offers his picks for Monday's action, headlined by Buster Posey and an ambush of Tigers
July 4, 2015
Collette Calls: Managing Second-Half Expectations
Jason Collette looks at recent history to find some realistic projections for fantasy categories in the second half. For example, how many home runs should you expect from a player in the second half?
June 27, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Victor Martinez is batting .452 with a 1.159 OPS against left-handed pitchers this season, and RotoWire's Joel Bartolitta has him locked into his FanDuel lineups Saturday.
June 23, 2015
MLB Barometer: The Dog Days
Vlad Sedler is not burned out on baseball, but the midseason doldrums have arrived about five weeks early this season.
June 22, 2015
Paul Bruno highlights his value plays for Monday's games, including a Yankees stack that features Carlos Beltran
June 21, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Undervalued Utility
Often overlooked, the handy fix-it man offers no-frills production at bargain prices.
June 12, 2015
Series to Watch: Indians vs. Tigers
While neither team has been particular good this season, the Indians and Tigers each have a few dominant pitchers who will be throwing this weekend, including the long-overdue season-debut of Justin Verlander.
June 6, 2015
Joel Bartilotta is so confident Felix Hernandez will bounce back against the Rays on Saturday that a no-hitter (knock on wood) wouldn't surprise him.
June 1, 2015
MLB Barometer: Would You Rather?
Vlad Sedler applies the principles of a middle-school game to crucial Roto decisions.
May 29, 2015
Fantasy 101: DFS Site Scoring Analysis
Michael Rathburn explains why a player's value on one DFS site may not be applicable on others, while also breaking down which players to target based on the format.
May 20, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
David Soda is saving money elsewhere so he can splurge on the otherworldly Bryce Harper.
May 8, 2015
DFS Baseball 101: How to Target Hitters
Michael Rathburn shows how to target hitters for both heads-up and tournament contests and how to treat Miguel Cabrera, who is playing against his norm.
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