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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 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 16, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
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 12, 2016
Mound Musings: Hold on There!
Brad Johnson knows that competing in the holds category is challenging. In this week’s article, he tries to make the task of finding holds producers, like Koji Uehara, easier.
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
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Lucas Duda has crushed right-handed pitching this season, and he has a solid matchup Thursday against the Padres to keep it going.
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?
April 30, 2016
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.
April 23, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Juan Blanco is all smiles over the Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez at Coors Field where he'll face a right-hander he can hammer.
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.
April 19, 2016
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.
April 16, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Blue Jays Set to Soar
The Jays' bats take the cake this week thanks to seven games in AL-East friendly ballparks, while a certain struggling AL Central squad comes in higher than you might think.
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.
April 9, 2016
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.
April 8, 2016
Pitching 3D: Changing Hands
Doug Thorburn examines some of the role changes that have already occurred less than a week into the season.
April 7, 2016
Mound Musings: Checking in on AL Bullpens
This week, Brad Johnson takes an in-depth look at American League closers to keep an eye on, including A’s Sean Doolittle.
April 6, 2016
Toeing the Line: Wednesday Betting Picks
Erik Siegrist takes a look at six interesting MLB betting lines for Wednesday, highlighted by a potential upset in the NL West.
April 2, 2016
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.
March 27, 2016
Collette Calls: AL Predictions
Jason Collette looks into his crystal ball for each team in the American League. How much will Michael Brantley earn in 2016?
March 22, 2016
Collette Calls: AL Tout Wars Recap
Plans A and B went out the window early. Was Jason Collette able to adjust and build a winner in last weekend's AL Tout Wars auction?
March 10, 2016
Team Previews: AL East
Jason Collette previews all five teams in the American League East. Can Chris Archer and an improved offense push the Rays to the front of the pack?
February 27, 2016
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL East
Brad Johnson makes the case that Kevin Gausman will prove a draft-day bargain, if the Orioles will just stop impeding his progress. Who else is on his list of arms to watch?
December 14, 2015
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.
October 3, 2015
Sunday Lineup Card: Value At The Top (Of The Lineup)
Ketel Marte spearheads a Mariners club with an eye on next season.
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian is counting on some late-season surgers to turn in strong final outings.
September 28, 2015
Kevin Payne likes Alex Rodriguez (and teammate Chris Young) against lefty Eduardo Rodriguez at Yankee Stadium
September 27, 2015
Monday Lineup Card: Strike It Rich
Rich Hill is Monday's Recommended Pickup after being flat-out dominant over three starts for the Red Sox.
Sunday Lineup Card: Capturing Kiermaier
Rays outfielder brings under-appreciated multi-category goodness.
September 26, 2015
Weekly Hitter Rankings: A Fitting Jays-Yanks Finish
Erik Siegrist crunches the hitting numbers for the final week of the year and finds familiar foes on top in what could determine a playoff spot.
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