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July 19, 2016
MLB Barometer: Rotation Power Rankings
Vlad Sedler ranks all 30 major league rotations at the midpoint of the season and puts Jake Arriets and the deep, consistent Cubs rotation right at the very top.
July 17, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Fresh off the All-Star break, Jan Levine gets into his National League waiver options for this week, which includes several big-name players -- like Dee Gordon and A.J. Pollock -- returning from lengthy absences sooner rather than later.
July 4, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Adrian Gonzalez is starting to get hot, and he has a solid matchup Monday against Yovani Gallardo to keep it going.
July 2, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Carrasco's Hitting his Stride
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Indians starter Carlos Carrasco, who has taken off since returning from the disabled list in early June.
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.
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco finds plenty of bargains on Tuesday's slate and recommends finding a spot for the surging Anthony Rendon, who's punished Matt Harvey in his career,
June 25, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kershaw in Pedro Territory
Paul Sporer breaks down this week's pitcher rankings and, no surprise, Clayton Kershaw is on top, but just how close is the Dodgers' ace getting to the all-time greats?
June 18, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sonny Again in Oakland
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Oakland starter Sonny Gray, whose velocity has returned since he came off the disabled list three starts ago.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
The Rockies are on the road Saturday, but Juan Blanco explains why that's no reason to avoid Nolan Arenado.
June 12, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Lorenzo Cain has been a bit quiet recently, but Juan Blanco explains why he could break out Sunday against the White Sox.
June 11, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Price is Again Right
Paul Sporer's weekly rankings include a revived David Price who is pitching better than the Red Sox could have hoped when the season began.
June 6, 2016
Brian McCann's price was much higher earlier this season, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why DFS players should take advantage of the reduced price Monday against the Angels.
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 4, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lefty Two-Step for Lester
Paul Sporer can't ignore Jon Lester's matchup this week against two teams who are impotent against left-handers, as the Chicago hurler stops this week's rankings.
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.
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding can't recommend building a Rockies stack strongly enough as they host a shaky Reds pitching staff Wednesday, even if it means paying up for Nolan Arenado.
May 28, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two Jakes are Better than One
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings awards the top spot to the Cubs' Jake Arrieta, who gets two starts this week while the likes of Clayton Kershaw and Chris Sale have but one.
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
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.
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
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?
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