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December 21, 2016
Collette Calls: Hot Stove Update
Jason Collette analyzes the fantasy fallout from the latest trades and signings, including the Yankees' re-acquisition of closer Aroldis Chapman.
October 5, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco previews a slate featuring the NL Wild Card Game and a couple of ALDS Game 1s, and recommends paying up for Mookie Betts in Cleveland.
September 29, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: That's a Wrap
Dave Regan rumbles one last time this year, this time focusing on some of the biggest free agents of the upcoming offseason and what their fantasy impact could look like in 2017.
September 21, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
The Twins will have youngster Jose Berrios on the mound Wednesday, which means RotoWire's Chris Olson will have some Tigers bats in his lineup, including outfielder J.D. Martinez.
September 18, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Evan Longoria has a home run in three straight games, and he has an excellent matchup Sunday against the Orioles to try and make it four in a row.
September 11, 2016
The Rangers' Mitch Moreland is an appealing option Sunday against the Angels, who will send Jered Weaver to the mound.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
With the Twins sending rookie Jose Berrios to the mound Sunday, Juan Blanco is looking to a number of Cleveland bats, including second baseman Jason Kipnis.
September 10, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Christopher Olson looks for platoon advantages Saturday, making Brandon Belt an enticing choice in the Arizona desert against the vulnerable Archie Bradley.
September 8, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Can They Keep it Up in 2017?
Dave Regan rumbles this week about players that have shown the biggest improvement this season and whether they can continue that success into 2017.
September 7, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding loads up on right-handed Rangers against shaky Mariner left-hander Ariel Miranda, with Adrian Beltre leading the charge.
August 25, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Juan Blanco previews the Thursday Yahoo slate with Victor Martinez part of a three-player Tigers stack against Twins starter Jose Berrios.
August 21, 2016
There's certainly a risk that Julio Urias won't pitch deep into Sunday's game against the Reds, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's worth it.
Juan Carlos Blanco is looking to use right-handed hitters against Padres starter Luis Perdomo, and that always starts with first baseman Paul Goldschmidt.
August 17, 2016
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.
Juan Carlos Blanco puts the ageless Adrian Beltre atop a Rangers mini-stack Wednesday against A's starter Sean Manaea, who has struggled on the road.
August 16, 2016
MLB Barometer: DFS Lessons Learned
Vlad Sedler shares what he's learned from successful DFS players and looks around the league for those heating up, like Colorado's Charlie Blackmon, and those cooling off.
August 15, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Danny Valencia is always worth attention when he faces a lefty, but Kevin Payne explains why the A's third baseman is an even better play Monday against the Rangers.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Jayson Werth has hit lefties very well this season and now gets to take on Jorge De La Rosa at Coors Field.
August 13, 2016
Christopher Olson finds some great matchups on Saturday's slate, including Jacob deGrom facing one of the league's worst offense against right-handed pitchers in the Padres.
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.
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Jon Lester's price isn't the cheapest, but RotoWire's Juan Carlos Blanco explains why the Cubs starter is worth paying up for Thursday against the Cardinals.
Chris Bennett breaks down the Thursday Yahoo slate, where the Rangers' Jurickson Profar finds himself in a nice matchup against struggling Colorado starter Chad Bettis.
August 10, 2016
Alex Spalding looks over Wednesday's slate and is willing to back the resurgent Justin Verlander on the road against a stumbling Mariners squad.
With the A's up against a right-handed pitcher Wednesday, catcher Stephen Vogt will be getting plenty of fantasy attention from RotoWire's Chris Olson.
August 6, 2016
Collette Calls: Trade Deadline Fallout
Jason Collette looks at some of the deals that went down at the trade deadline and what it means for the likes of Carlos Beltran. Will he miss Yankee Stadium's short porch?
August 5, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Despite playing at Petco Park on Friday, RotoWire's Kevin Payne likes the fantasy upside of Phillies first baseman Tommy Joseph.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
With Tim Lincecum on the hill Friday, Chris Olson is ready to unleash Mariners outfielder Nelson Cruz and his .209 ISO against right-handed pitching.
July 31, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett thinks youth will be served, as Nomar Mazara is just one of four rookies providing strong value at their price tags on Sunday's slate.
July 30, 2016
Christopher Olson picks the Saturday Yahoo baseball slate and finds a good value at catcher with Kansas City's Salvador Perez in an excellent matchup.
July 27, 2016
Despite a seemingly tough matchup against the Cardinals' Adam Wainwright, RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why Yoenis Cespedes is worthy of fantasy consideration Wednesday.
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