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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 23, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Calming the Panic
Paul Sporer isn't worried about Jake Arreita thanks to his gem against the Mets, vaulting the Chicago ace to the top of this week's rankings.
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 16, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Marlin the Magician
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Miami's Jose Fernandez in the top spot as he has dominated the last couple of months.
July 4, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
The Astros boast a number of solid options Monday against the Mariners' Wade Miley, with George Springer possibly the top option, according to RotoWire's Chris Olson.
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.
Pitching 3D: Grading the AL Central
Doug Thorburn continues his series examining baseball's starting rotations, turning his attention to the AL Central where Corey Kluber and Indians are the class of the division.
June 30, 2016
Mound Musings: Dissecting Pitcher Injuries
Brad Johnson is back. This week, he looks at a variety of player injuries and their impact on the fantasy world, including Angels pitcher Garrett Richardsí UCL tear.
June 29, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Lonnie Chisenhall has shown some good power this month, and he has a solid matchup Wednesday against the Braves to keep it going.
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 23, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Biggest First Half Disappointments
Dave Regan focuses his weekly rumblings on underachievers at every position that have disappointed fantasy owners in the first three months of the season.
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
The first-base selection is quite top-heavy for Thursday's smaller slate, but Hanley Ramirez stands out above the rest of the cheaper options.
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.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin checks out Saturday's slate and thinks Trevor Story is getting too big a road discount given his performance away from Coors Field so far this season.
June 13, 2016
James Shields' White Sox debut was a disaster, and RotoWire's Chris Olson is going back to the well with Nick Castellanos against Shields at U.S. Cellular Field on Monday.
June 12, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist checks out the available National League free agents while everyone waits for Super-2 callups and finds a strong group of veterans coming off the DL, including Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta.
June 11, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: O Canada
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the week, dominated by the Blue Jays' and a top five that consists entirely of American League squads.
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 8, 2016
Jason Kipnis' success against right-handed pitchers this season makes him a solid option Wednesday against the Mariners, according to RotoWire's Chris Olson.
June 5, 2016
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Clay Link offers up his estimate for James Shields and explores a variety of other American League waiver wire options.
Jan Levine scours the NL waiver wire and wonders if Derek Norris can turn things around in another uniform as the Padres begin their fire sale.
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 3, 2016
Pitching 3D: Drag or Drop
Doug Thorburn checks in on four pitchers that fantasy managers are considering cutting bait with and makes the case whether it's the right decision.
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.
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 25, 2016
Toeing the Line: Wednesday Betting Picks
Erik Siegrist hits us with his Wednesday betting picks, exploring some interesting lines with a pair of underdogs that might be worth pulling the trigger on.
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.
May 19, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
James Shields has been tough to roster at times this season, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's worth serious consideration Thursday against the Giants.
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.
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.
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