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June 24, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Zack on the Attack
Todd Zola ranks this weeks starting pitcher as Arizona's Zack Greinke continues to mow down batters, posting his highest K/9 in nearly a decade.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Adam Zdroik recommends going chalk at pitcher Saturday and not fade the red-hot Corey Kluber in a winnable matchup against the Twins.
FantasyDraft MLB: Saturday Values
The Indians look like a strong stacking option Saturday against the Twins, with second baseman Jason Kipnis playing a big part.
June 18, 2017
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist looks over the free agent pool in the American League and notes a number of veteran pitchers poised to come off the DL and help your roster, including Hisashi Iwakuma.
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
With Bronson Arroyo on the mound for the Reds, many fantasy managers will focus on Dodgers bats, with Corey Seager likely leading the charge.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
The Nationals will send righty Joe Ross to the hill Sunday, which means Juan Blanco is very interested in Mets outfielder Jay Bruce.
June 17, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kluber Climbing Back
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitching as Cleveland's Corey Kluber keeps chipping away at his hefty ERA with outstanding control.
June 11, 2017
Erik Siegrist dips into the American League free agent pool and thinks Aaron Hicks' skill growth makes him a good bet to continue producing as the Yankees' starting center fielder.
June 10, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Close at Top Price
Todd Zola breaks down this week's starting pitcher rankings as Boston's David Price has his velocity but is still fighting his command.
May 18, 2017
Collette Calls: Fighting the Long Ball
Jason Collette explores how pitchers are fighting back against baseball's home run surge and whether the key is pitching down the in zone as most assume.
May 9, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Joel Bartilotta delivers his Yahoo selections for a busy Tuesday slate, including an Astros stack at home against the Braves.
April 29, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Yes Way, Jose
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as Minnesota prospect Jose Berrios is expected to make his 2017 debut after crushing Triple-A.
April 22, 2017
Adam Zdroik sifts through Saturday's slate and sees value in a healthy Michael Brantley facing a very hittable Mike Pelfrey.
April 20, 2017
Collette Calls: Real vs. Mirage
Jason Collette looks at pitchers who have made changes to their arsenals this season and whether their early success is for real. Is Ervin Santana doomed to falter?
April 16, 2017
Joc Pederson has been slow out the gate this season, but Sasha Yodashkin explains why he has a solid opportunity to break out Sunday against the Diamondbacks.
April 14, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Delivery
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitcher as Washington's Max Scherzer could have a big week with matchups against a couple of whiff-prone teams.
April 11, 2017
MLB Barometer: It's a Marathon
Vlad Sedler talks panicky owners off the ledge and identifies this week's Barometer risers and fallers, with the Mets' Yoenis Cespedes landing in the latter category.
April 8, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lester Gets Two at Home
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Cubs' Jon Lester gets two starts at friendly Wrigley Field. Is that enough to make him this week's top starter?
April 6, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara checks out Thursday's slate and recommends stacking Giants, including Buster Posey, in the desert against Diamondbacks lefty Robbie Ray.
March 31, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2017 Season
Todd Zola ranks Week 1's starting pitchers as Chris Archer has a fortunate opening with two home starts in what he hopes will be a rebound campaign.
March 23, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Job Battles A-Z (v. 2.0)
Derek VanRiper checks in on the key job battles for all 30 teams as the final week of spring training approaches.
March 9, 2017
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL Central
Brad Johnson is breaking down each teamís pitching rotation, and up this week is the AL Central, including Detroit Tigers veteran Justin Verlander, who has been stellar since coming back from injury in 2015.
February 28, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Job Battles A-Z
Derek VanRiper takes a team-by-team look around the league at important job battles as spring training games are now underway.
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 1, 2016
Twins second baseman Brian Dozier has hit 31 of his 42 home runs this year against right-handed pitchers, and he now faces White Sox righty James Shields, who has struggled for much of this season.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Christopher Olson checks out the regular season's final Saturday slate and expects Charlie Blackmon to deliver as he puts the finishing touches on a breakout campaign.
September 26, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Stephen Vogt is always worth a look when facing a right-handed pitcher, and he has a solid matchup Monday against the Angels' Jered Weaver.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adrian Beltre has a strong history against Brewers starter Matt Garza, and given the latter's struggles of late, the Rangers' third baseman looks like a solid fantasy option Monday.
September 24, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max
Paul Sporer had a little trouble pushing the brilliant Max Scherzer to the top of the list in his last starting pitcher rankings of the season.
September 20, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco recommends paying more than the minimum at catcher Tuesday for Salvador Perez, given his incredible career numbers against Josh Tomlin.
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