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July 23, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jeff Erickson highlights the top waiver-wire options in the National League, including the arrival of J.D. Martinez from the Tigers.
July 19, 2017
DFS Baseball 101: First-Half Team Batting Reports
Michael Rathburn looks at which teams were the best value from a salary perspective in the first half of the season. The results for some teams, like the Rockies, likely will surprise DFS players.
July 15, 2017
DFS Baseball 101: Stacking Strategies, Part 2
Michael Rathburn continues his series on stacking, focusing this week on starting pitchers. How do you fit certain types of pitchers with the various types of hitters stacks?
July 6, 2017
Farm Futures: Top 100 Dynasty League Rankings Update
James Anderson offers an update to his dynasty league rankings and notes a number of big movers from the preseason, including burgeoning Yankees superstar Aaron Judge.
July 5, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Chris Bennett suggests rolling with the Royals' Eric Hosmer, who is looking to extend his hitting streak to 12 games on the road in Seattle.
June 30, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
In Friday's MLB matchups, Chris Bennett offers his favorite picks, including Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom, who seems to have found his groove, at home against Philadelphia.
June 27, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Back to Cincy
Eric Thames has feasted on Cincinnati pitching in 2017 and he's cheap again Tuesday. Derek VanRiper breaks down the 15-game slate.
June 19, 2017
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: A Broken Scapula for Harvey
Struggling Mets right-hander Matt Harvey will miss a lengthy period of time with a shoulder stress fracture, Jeff Stotts says.
June 11, 2017
Jan Levine looks over the free agent pool in the Senior Circuit and notes a number of top arms returning from the disabled list, including Mets left-hander Steven Matz.
June 8, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara looks over Thursday's slate and expects Evan Longoria to be productive given his strong career numbers against White Sox starter Derek Holland.
June 6, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Tuesday Values
Greg Vara looks over Tuesday's FantasyDraft slate, opting to roll with D-Backs hurler Robbie Ray at home against the Padres.
June 4, 2017
Michael Rusignola scours the waiver wire for this week's free agents to consider, as Robbie Ray looks like a breakout candidate for the Diamondbacks this year.
June 3, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
While Aaron Judge has gotten almost all the attention among Yankees hitters, Greg Vara explains why fantasy managers shouldn't overlook Aaron Hicks.
June 2, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Greg Vara looks over Friday's FanDuel slate, suggesting there's no reason to deviate from superstar hurler Clayton Kershaw in an attractive matchup with the Brewers.
May 28, 2017
Jan Levine advises on this week's waiver-wire pickups as catcher Francisco Cervelli is heating up for the Pirates.
May 21, 2017
Jan Levine profiles this week's NL waiver-wire candidates, including Tommy Joseph, who is heating up in Philadelphia after slow April.
May 17, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Kevin Payne subs in with his best picks for Wednesday's slate, turning to the Royals' Sal Perez behind the dish at home against the Yankees.
May 15, 2017
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Rotator Cuff Problems for Chapman
Jeff Stotts recaps this week's most noteworthy injuries, including Yankee closer Aroldis Chapman, who will miss time with an inflamed rotator cuff.
May 14, 2017
Jan Levine digs through the waiver wire to find the top players for NL squads this week, including Milwaukee's Junior Guerra, who is working his way back from an injury in his first start of the year.
May 13, 2017
Joey Gallo has been very hit or miss this season, but Greg Vara explains why he could be the former Saturday against the Mariners.
May 10, 2017
Chris Bennett explores his best value picks for Wednesday's slate, starting with Kenta Maeda on the bump at home against the Bucs.
May 8, 2017
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Ellsbury Fine After Bruised Nerve
Jeff Stotts says that Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, who missed three games last week with a bruised nerve in his elbow, is starting again and should be utilized as normal.
May 5, 2017
Greg Vara delivers his best value picks for Friday, starting with Kenta Maeda against the Padres at Petco.
May 4, 2017
Farm Futures: International League Roundup
James Anderson pays a visit to the International League and is encouraged by the improvements Clint Frazier has made with his plate discipline.
May 2, 2017
MLB Barometer: Judge, Jury, Executioner
Aaron Judge is off to a huge start for the Yankees, and Vlad Sedler likes his chances of clearing 30 homers in his rookie campaign. That and more in this week's Barometer.
April 29, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Saturday Values
Freddie Freeman has scored double-digit fantasy points in seven of his last nine games, and Juan Blanco explains why his hot play could continue Saturday against the Brewers.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Neil Parker sifts through Saturday's slate and expects Ryan Braun and the Brewers to tee off at home against Braves left-hander Jaime Garcia.
April 25, 2017
Minor League Barometer: Farming for Prospects
Jesse Siegel takes stocks of the minor league landscape this week, looking at the prospects of the Jays and their family ties to other pro ball players.
April 24, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson brings us his best Monday DraftKings picks, including Giants catcher Buster Posey at home against the Dodgers.
April 18, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker suggests that it's Nelson Cruz time against Wei-Yin Chen and the Marlins as part of his selections for Tuesday's slate.
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