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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.

FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays

Juan Carlos Blanco expects big things from J.D. Martinez, and other right-handed Tigers sluggers, in a home matchup Tuesday against the A's Rich Hill

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.

DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks

Miguel Cabrera's modest start has kept his salary relatively low, and he's worth selection Thursday against the Royals.

MLB Barometer: Walking the Tightrope

Vlad Sedler discusses the tightrope act that comes with giving up on drafted players for free agents in this week's Barometer, which also spotlights the rise of Jake Odorizzi.

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: Friday Value Plays

Prince Fielder has smashed right-handed pitching over his career, and he gets a great matchup Friday against the Orioles' Vance Worley.

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.

The Z Files: Finding Viable DFS Pitchers

Todd Zola explores the kinds of pitchers to use in DFS cash games, and why it makes sense to pay up for top-shelf hurlers like Chris Archer

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.

The Z Files: Making the Sausage Part Two, Pitcher Projections

Todd Zola looks at projecting pitcher performance and whether last year's unexpected performances, like that of Chris Sale, can expected again.

Pitching 3D: Tough Decisions, The Second Wave of SP3

Doug Thorburn digs into the starting pitchers making up the middle of fantasy rotations and projects which ones could have the biggest impacts this season.

The Wheelhouse: Going for Two

Derek VanRiper assesses the strengths and weaknesses of his NL LABR squad coming out of Sunday's auction.

The Saber's Edge: When Do Aces Decline?

Jeff Zimmerman delves into the numbers to determine the age ace pitchers start to decline and what it means this season for starters like Adam Wainwright.

The Wheelhouse: ADP Fallers: Starting Pitchers

In the first Wheelhouse of 2016, DVR looks at ADP fallers with the hope of unearthing underpriced arms on draft day.

The Z Files: Victims of Misfortune

Todd Zola uses metrics outside a pitcher's control to find hurlers due for better luck and better numbers in 2016, including Indians ace Corey Kluber

Team Previews: NL West

RotoWire's Erik Siegrist takes a spin around the NL West with a team preview for each of the five clubs.

Draft Strategy : Navigating the NFBC Main Event

After a monster 2015 season in the NFBC, Vlad Sedler shares his plan from last year and looks ahead to this year's Main Event.

The RotoWire 200: 2016 Overall Rankings

Is Carlos Correa a top-10 pick in 2016? RotoWire Senior Editor Jeff Erickson shares his January installment of the RotoWire 200.

Collette Calls: Hot Stove Review

Jason Collette breaks down some of the notable transactions this offseason, including Zack Greinke's huge move from Los Angeles to Arizona.

MLB Barometer: Mistakes, I've Made a Few

Vlad Sedler casts a critical eye on this year's draft decisions and looks towards 2016

Sunday Lineup Card: Capturing Kiermaier

Rays outfielder brings under-appreciated multi-category goodness.

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.

FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays

Left-handed batters for the Rockies should be heavily targeted Sunday on FanDuel, which is why Benny Ricciardi is building his lineups around Carlos Gonzalez.

Sunday Lineup Card: Bour-n Identity

Marlins slugger makes the case for ownership at season's end.

Weekly Hitter Rankings: Pale Hose Double-Dip

Erik Siegrist ranks the hitter matchups this week with the White Sox on top thanks to a doubleheader.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Star Ace or Kershaw?

Paul Sporer weighs the idea of ranking a one-start Clayton Kershaw over a two-start ace in this week's edition of the Value Meter.

Monday Lineup Card: Souza's On

Rays outfielder Steven Souza is Monday's Recommended Pickup after Tampa Bay activated him from the DL following a hand injury.

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Chance for Redemption

Paul Sporer ranks this week's pitchers where Stephen Strasbur's two-start week gives him a chance to lessen the pain from a disappointing year.

Wednesday Lineup Card: You're Gonna Hear Him, Roark