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July 24, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Troy Tulowitzki has picked it up at the plate recently, and he has a solid matchup Sunday against the Mariners to keep it going.
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 8, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Jose Abreu is starting to trend in the right direction, and Neil Parker explains why the White Sox first baseman is a solid fantasy option Friday against the Braves.
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
The Tigers boast a number of strong hitters, which has made Justin Upton a bit of an afterthought for DFS players, but Kevin Payne explains why the outfielder is a strong play Friday in Toronto.
July 5, 2016
MLB Barometer: Is the Piñata Party Over?
Vlad Sedler's runs down this week's risers and fallers, including the Yankees' Michael Pineda who has come a long way from his Michael Piñata days.
July 3, 2016
The Rockies are not playing at Coors Field on Sunday, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why they're still solid options, including third baseman Nolan Arenado.
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.
June 28, 2016
Pitching 3D: Grading the AL East
Doug Thorburn hands out first-half grades to each starting pitcher in the AL East and tells fantasy owners what to expect in the second half.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Chris Archer's struggles have been well documented this season, but Alex Spalding isn't shying away from his matchup against the Red Sox on Tuesday.
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco finds plenty of bargains on Tuesday's slate and recommends finding a spot for the surging Anthony Rendon, who's punished Matt Harvey in his career,
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 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.
June 16, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Lorenzo Cain's price has plummeted of late, but Neil Walker explains why the Royals outfielder is a solid option Thursday.
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
CC Sabathia has been surprisingly good this season and now takes on a Twins offense that's been particularly bad against lefties.
June 11, 2016
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.
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
With a young righty on the mound for the Padres, Juan Blanco is all over Carlos Gonzalez at Coors Field on Saturday.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin takes a look at Saturday's slate and notes that Dexter Fowler has been raking from the left side of the plate this season, giving him a great matchup against Matt Wisler.
June 6, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Brian McCann's price was much higher earlier this season, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why DFS players should take advantage of the reduced price Monday against the Angels.
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.
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
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
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.
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