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May 27, 2016
Pitching 3D: Prospect Waters Rising
Julio Urias' MLB debut on Friday is the talk of baseball, but Doug Thorburn breaks down a few other young hurlers who should be getting some fantasy attention, including the Nats' Lucas Giolito.
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Chris Archer's production this season has lagged expectations, but RotoWire's Sasha Yodashkin explains why he's a solid option Friday against the Yankees.
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
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 21, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale-ing Ks for IP
Paul Sporer explains the tradeoff in strikeouts for Chicago's Chris Sale, who's still the AL's top starter, in this week's pitcher rankings.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
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.
May 16, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Mark Teixeira has struggled significantly this season, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why he could be a solid fantasy pick Monday against the Diamondbacks.
May 14, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Double the Kershaw
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, among other elite hurlers, has a two-start week.
May 9, 2016
While many fantasy players will be focusing on Coors Field, RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why a former Rockie may be a solid pick Monday on FanDuel.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why targeting Giants starter Jake Peavy is a prudent play, putting Edwin Encarnacion in the fantasy spotlight.
May 8, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine highlights the NL's free agent options for the week, and notes that there could be a new closer in Cincinnati.
May 7, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg at Home on K Street
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers as a two-start week in D.C. for Stephen Strasburg has the Nationals ace atop the list.
May 5, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Prospect Check-in
Dave Regan gets his weekly rumblings on, this time about 10 high-profile prospects that he believes are set to make an impact sooner, rather than later.
May 4, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Pitcher Skills Growth, Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes pitchers who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Why are Dallas Keuchel's strikeouts down this year?
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 30, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Good Week Ahead for Harvey
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers, including the Mets' Matt Harvey, who has increased his swinging-strike rate his last two starts and now gets to face two strikeout-prone teams.
April 27, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Daniel Murphy continues to hit right-handed pitching well, and he's got a solid matchup Wednesday against the Phillies' Jeremy Hellickson.
April 23, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Wind In His Sale
Chris Sale has a nasty schedule this week. So, does that mean Paul Sporer dropped him in this week's pitcher rankings? On the contrary.
April 22, 2016
Evan Longoria's early-season struggles have pushed his price down on FanDuel, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why Friday is the time to trust the Rays' third baseman.
April 16, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Roaring Thunder
Noah Syndergaard faces off against the Phillies and Braves this week, and Paul Sporer wonders if he could reach 30 strikeouts.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Mark Trumbo hit two homers Friday night, and he has a great matchup Saturday against Colby Lewis to continue his strong play.
April 11, 2016
J.D. Martinez is in a prime spot hitting behind Miguel Cabrera, and he had a lot of success against lefties last season, setting him up nicely for Monday's game.
April 9, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Worth the Price
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starters as Boston's David Price faces a huge test in the AL East against Baltimore and Toronto.
April 2, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2016 Season
Paul Sporer is back with the inaugural 2016 Pitcher Rankings, and it's not hard to guess who tops the list as Clayton Kershaw begins the year at two of the league's best pitchers' parks.
March 23, 2016
The Z Files: A New Look At Pitching Tiers
Todd Zola breaks down how NFBC historical data led him to focus on ERA when assembling his pitching tiers, putting Clayton Kershaw in a tier all by himself
February 11, 2016
Team Previews: NL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the highly competitive NL Central.
September 26, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: A Fitting Jays-Yanks Finish
Erik Siegrist crunches the hitting numbers for the final week of the year and finds familiar foes on top in what could determine a playoff spot.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Season Finale
Paul Sporer breaks down the starting pitching for the season's final week as Corey Kluber looks to end a frustrating season on a high note with two starts.
September 20, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Still STARlin?
Starlin Castro is red-hot for the Cubs, hitting .391 with four home runs and 13 RBI over the last 15 games.
September 13, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Blasting Into Space
As Astros look to hold on, owners should survey their lineup for power.
September 6, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Hola Javier!
Javier Baez is Monday's Recommended Pickup after he was called up by the Cubs when rosters expanded September 1.
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