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July 26, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Jake Lamb has crushed right-handed pitching this season, and he now gets a very favorable matchup against the Brewers' Matt Garza.
July 24, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist looks through American League waiver wires and finds that Danny Duffy is still criminally underowned in fantasy leagues.
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Troy Tulowitzki has picked it up at the plate recently, and he has a solid matchup Sunday against the Mariners to keep it going.
July 19, 2016
Nelson Cruz has crushed left-handed pitching this season, and he has just that matchup Tuesday against the White Sox.
July 7, 2016
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
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Chris Bennett finds a lot of hot hands available at reasonable prices on Saturday's slate and recommends sticking with Jake Lamb and his three-game home run streak.
June 28, 2016
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Outfield Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the first-half winners and losers in the outfield, including Boston's Mookie Betts, who is on pace for more home runs than steals this season.
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 10, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Byron Buxton has played well since his latest call-up, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne likes him Friday against the Red Sox's Steven Wright.
June 6, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Chris Archer's struggles this season have made fantasy players shy away, but Chris Olson explains why the Rays' ace should be considered Monday against the Diamondbacks.
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.
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
RotoWire's Chris Olson likes the Rockies against Reds starter John Lamb in the main slate, including third baseman Nolan Arenado.
May 30, 2016
Ben Zobrist has a solid 1.044 OPS against left-handed pitching this season, which lines up well for facing the Dodgers' Alex Wood on Monday.
May 28, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: AL East-bound
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming slate of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for a trio of AL East squads.
May 27, 2016
There are quite a few attractive third base options Friday, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why Nick Castellanos should be a top consideration.
May 25, 2016
Chris Davis is showing his usual penchant for hitting home runs and striking out, but RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why he's a stronger bet for the former Wednesday against the Astros.
May 21, 2016
Sasha Yodashkin recommends a Blue Jays stack on Saturday headlined by Jose Bautista, as they face Twins left-hander Pat Dean making his first big league start.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
J.D. Martinez had four straight multi-games before going hitless Friday, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's worth putting right back in lineups Saturday.
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.
Sasha Yodashkin suggests a Giants stack in the desert against Diamondbacks lefty Patrick Corbin, headlined by the always-dangerous Buster Posey.
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 9, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Pain in the Neck for Walker
Jeff Stotts advises keeping a close eye on Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker, whose last start ended prematurely with reported neck spasms.
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?
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 25, 2016
Chris Davis has solid history against Monday starter Chris Archer, who has struggled fairly significantly to start the season.
April 23, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Big Week for Bucs
The Pirates lead the charge this week, thanks to a four-game set in Denver and three games at home against the bottom of the Reds' rotation.
April 16, 2016
Sasha Yodashkin looks over Saturday's slate and can't resist paying up for Jose Bautista, given his tremendous career success against David Price
April 15, 2016
The Long Game: No Scrubs
Erik Siegrist uncovers a handful of widely available, overlooked big leaguers and prospects that could prove useful as the season wears on.
April 11, 2016
With a relatively small slate, the Mariners' Nelson Cruz sticks out as an outfielder to target thanks to opposing pitcher Colby Lewis' tendencies to give up fly balls, which could turns into home runs.
April 7, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: (Very) Early Overreactions
David Regan rumbles about some premature overreactions midway through the first week of the season.
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