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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 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
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Clayton Kershaw highlights Thursday's MLB slate, and Neil Parker has a number of value plays to help fit the Dodgers' ace into DraftKings lineups.
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Eric Hosmer has taken a big step this season, particularly against righties, and he has an excellent matchup Thursday at Yankee Stadium.
May 7, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Prince Fielder has a very solid history against opposing starter Mike Pelfrey, making him a strong fantasy option Saturday.
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 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?
May 3, 2016
DVR's Top 350: May Update
This time last year, Michael Conforto was in the Mets' minor league system. Where does he check in on the May update of the Top 350?
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 25, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Brian Dozier is starting to heat up and RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why he's a solid play Monday against the Indians.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Chris Davis has solid history against Monday starter Chris Archer, who has struggled fairly significantly to start the season.
April 23, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Hitter Selection Strategy
Choosing hitters in daily fantasy baseball isn't as simple as focusing on big name players or those on hitting streaks; knowing which stats to use in your research is one key to success.
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 21, 2016
Mound Musings : Assessing Emerging Opportunity
Brad Johnson explains what to look for when determining which pitching prospects will soon get opportunities. Find out why Brandon Finnegan gets the edge against more talented pitchers.
April 20, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Picks
Juan Blanco analyzes the Wednesday FanDuel slate as the Dodgers' Corey Seager has a great matchup against Atlanta's Julio Teheran, who gets hit hard by lefties.
April 16, 2016
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.
Matt Wieters has shown plenty of pop during his career, and fantasy players could see it Saturday against Drew Smyly.
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 11, 2016
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL Central
Brad Johnson continues his series of arms to watch and one of the biggest jumping out in the AL Central is Cleveland's Danny Salazar.
March 8, 2016
MLB Barometer: Looking for Bargain Pitchers
Vlad Sedler looks for bargain players like Baltimore's Kevin Gausman who have a good shot at outproducing their average draft position this season.
March 3, 2016
Team Previews: AL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the AL Central. Can Eric Hosmer lead the Royals to a third straight pennant?
February 24, 2016
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.
February 4, 2016
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.
September 30, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Late Season Outfield Help in Altherr
Aaron Altherr is fighting for a roster spot next season for the Phillies and offers a solid power/speed combo down the stretch.
September 29, 2015
Collette Calls: Analyzing Second-Half Numbers
Jason Collette looks at just how much we can glean from a player's second-half performance and what it means for 2016. Is Brett Gardner's demise a sign of things to come?
September 26, 2015
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.
September 23, 2015
Thursday Lineup Card: Hey, Mikie!
Mikie Mahtook should get steady full-time at-bats down the stretch over the last week and a half of the season.
September 19, 2015
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.
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