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May 27, 2017
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Hot Sox Hit the Road
Todd Zola has his eye on the Red Sox, whose bats are heating up. But can they keep it up on the road this week? That and more in this week's rankings.
FantasyDraft MLB: Saturday Values
Nelson Cruz is always under consideration when the Mariners face a lefty, and Juan Blanco explains why he makes for an even strong choice than usual Saturday against the Red Sox.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Neil Parker checks out Saturday's slate and likes the chances of Jose Altuve and the Astros putting up big numbers against Orioles left-hander Wade Miley.
May 19, 2017
DFS Baseball 101: Identifying Cash-Game Hitters
Michael Rathburn shares his research process for identifying consistent hitters in cash games. Why does it usually make sense to pay up for an elite bat at first base?
May 18, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Kevin Payne likes both Seager brothers for FanDuel's Thursday slate.
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker opens with Ervin Santana of the Twins at home against the Rockies as part of his selections for Thursday's DraftKings slate.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara checks out Thursday's slate and recommends a Mariners stack headlined by Nelson Cruz against White Sox right-hander Dylan Covey.
May 12, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
Chris Bennett examines Friday's slate of games and has high hopes for Boston pitcher Rick Porcello vs. a Ray's offense struggling against righties this season.
May 6, 2017
With the Marlins sending Odrisamer Despaigne to the mound Saturday, Juan Blanco is looking to the Mets' Jay Bruce for big fantasy production.
Neil Parker looks over Saturday's slate and thinks Yasmany Tomas is a must-start in Coors Field against Rockies lefty Tyler Anderson.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Adam Zdroik surveys Saturday's slate and expects Kris Bryant and the Cubs to have a big day against Yankees rookie Jordan Montgomery.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Paul Goldschmidt's price continues to be high, but Greg Vara explains why the Diamondbacks first baseman is worth it Saturday against the Rockies.
April 30, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
RotoWire's Chris Bennett is looking for Mets left-handed hitters to line up against the Nationals' Joe Ross, which immediately brings him to Michael Conforto.
April 28, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/28
Derek VanRiper breaks down a heavy 15-game Friday night slate.
April 26, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/26
Another rainout Wednesday took one of the best starting pitching options of the board, but Derek VanRiper has a few backup plans in mind for Wednesday's slate.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Christopher Olson reviews Wednesday's rain-shortened slate and expects Bryce Harper to supply some fireworks at Coors Field.
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin recommends a pair of value-priced Phillies as well as the A's Stephen Vogt for Wednesday's 12-game slate.
April 21, 2017
Oak's Corner: Who’s Hot, Who’s Cold?
In this week’s column, Scott Jenstad discusses his concern for Toronto’s Jose Bautista’s awful start to the 2017 campaign where’s he currently hitting .109 with zero homers and one RBI.
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Corey Kluber has been knocked around to begin the season, but Christopher Olson explains why he could bounce back Friday against the White Sox.
April 18, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker suggests that it's Nelson Cruz time against Wei-Yin Chen and the Marlins as part of his selections for Tuesday's slate.
April 14, 2017
Collette Calls: The Difference Between Buxton & Souza
Jason Collette analyzes the strikeout tendencies of Byron Buxton and Steven Souza, who are going in opposite directions.
Chris Bennett analyzes Friday's matchups and expects San Francisco Giant Hunter Pence to hit well against Colorado lefty Tyler Anderson.
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Values
Nelson Cruz has yet to hit a home run this season, but Juan Blanco explains why the first one may come Friday against the Rangers.
April 12, 2017
DFS Baseball 101: DFS Starter Kit Part 2
Michael Rathburn offers 10 tips for new DFS players that can also serve as a refresher for seasoned players. Find out why it's important to play the same contests everyday.
April 11, 2017
MLB Barometer: It's a Marathon
Vlad Sedler talks panicky owners off the ledge and identifies this week's Barometer risers and fallers, with the Mets' Yoenis Cespedes landing in the latter category.
April 4, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin brings us his best value picks for Tuesday, including a $12 catcher in Stephen Vogt at home against the Angels.
April 3, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco checks in with his first round of FantasyDraft picks for 2017, turning to a pair of Astros at home against the Mariners on Opening Day.
April 1, 2017
Collette Calls: AL Tout Wars Recap
Jason Collettte reviews his strategy and results from his recent AL Tout Wars auction. Will Jose Altuve lead him to the Tout Wars title?
March 28, 2017
The Wheelhouse: When Auction Plans Go Wrong
What do you do when an auction doesn't start off as planned? Derek VanRiper shares his experience from Saturday's Tout Wars Mixed League Auction.
MLB Barometer: Building Around Kershaw
Vlad Sedler's final preseason Barometer focuses on how to plan a draft around Clayton Kershaw and discusses the late-March shifts in pitcher ADPs.
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