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August 24, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco puts together a cost-effective Tigers stack Wednesday against the erratic Tyler Duffey, headlined by switch-hitting slugger Victor Martinez.
August 22, 2016
Collette Calls: A Look at Middle Infield Power
Jason Collette analyzes the dramatic increase in power among middle infielders this season, including Washington's Daniel Murphy, who might be the biggest surprise in the National League.
August 17, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Despite a .210 batting average, Todd Frazier has still put up a .250 ISO and hit 31 home runs, and RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why Wednesday against the Indians is an ideal time to use him.
August 15, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Juan Blanco picks the Monday Yahoo slate, including a date against the Diamondbacks for the Mets' Bartolo Colon, who dominated Arizona in his last start.
August 11, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Analzying Dual-Threat Players
Jeff Zimmerman looks at players who have can contribute to fantasy teams with both power and speed, like the Twins' Eduardo Nunez.
July 17, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett checks out Sunday's slate and notes that Anthony Rendon provides a cheaper option to buy into the Nationals' offense against vulnerable Pirates starter Chad Kuhl.
July 15, 2016
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 10, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
On the final day before the All-Star Break, Juan Carlos Blanco is looking to Andrew McCutchen against the Cubs to provide some fantasy production.
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.
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