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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 16, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco drops his best recommendations for Friday's FantasyDraft slate, pinpointing the Rockies' Nolan Arenado as a great selection at Coors Field against the Giants.
June 10, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Saturday Values
With the Cubs sending Eddie Butler to the mound Saturday, Juan Blanco explains why fantasy managers should focus on Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon.
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.
June 8, 2017
The Z Files: Rest-of-Season Risers, Pitching Edition
Todd Zola completes his look at players whose projected value has changed the most since the beginning of the year, including the suddenly dominant Jeff Samardzija.
June 5, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco delivers his best plays for Monday's FantasyDraft slate, leading off with Brewers hurler Junior Guerra against the road-weary Giants.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adam Zdroik looks for value on Monday's short slate and likes Jason Heyward's numbers against right-handers such as Marlins starter Dan Straily.
June 3, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max
Todd Zola breaks down this week's pitcher rankings as Max Scherzer finds himself on top as he is keeping the homers in check this season.
May 30, 2017
MLB Barometer: Two Months In
Vlad Sedler delivers his weekly edition of the MLB Barometer, kicking things off with thoughts on Mike Trout's injury before getting into his weekly risers and fallers.
The Wheelhouse: Sale Returns to Chicago
Derek VanRiper looks at the 14-game main slate for Tuesday night, which features Chris Sale's return to the south side of Chicago.
May 27, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale of the Week
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers and it's not surprise that Chris Sale is on top with two starts for the Red Sox.
May 20, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Neil Parker checks out Saturday's slate and notes that Jake Lamb is in a great spot to have another big game, facing Padres right-hander Luis Perdomo.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Carrasco Fights Off Injury Bug
Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings has Carlos Carrasco on top in a two-start week after he dodged an injury bullet and had a start pushed back.
May 19, 2017
Oak's Corner: A Good Weekend for Encarnacion?
Scott Jenstad picks the Indians at Astros for his series of the weekend. Could this be the matchup that gets Edwin Encarnacion and the rest of the offense going in the right direction?
May 17, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Rising in May
Dave Regan turns his rumblings toward players that are cranking things up in May, like Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson.
May 13, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Pitching in Miller Park isn't the easiest proposition, but Joel Bartilotta explains why Jacob deGrom should get serious fantasy consideration Sunday against the Brewers.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg's Still Healthy
Atop the NL in Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings is Stephen Strasburg, who perhaps surprisingly has managed to stay healthy in the year of the injury.
May 11, 2017
Mound Musings: Know When to Fold 'Em?
Brad Johnson examines whether itís time to let go of that poor performer youíve been holding on to and cites some examples of major strugglers like Cardinal Adam Wainwright.
The Z Files: Strikeout Rate Outliers Part Two
Todd Zola switches focus to pitchers who are striking out more or fewer batters than expected this season and is pessimistic about Danny Duffy's chances of rebounding.
May 6, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: It's Shark Week in SF
Todd Zola likes what he's seeing from Jeff Samardzija, whose bloated ERA doesn't match his underlying numbers. That and more in this week's pitcher rankings.
May 3, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Running the Numbers
Dave Regan rumbles about advanced metrics this week, diving into the impact of swinging strike and hard hit rates with a month of play in the books.
The Wheelhouse: DFS Thoughts - 5/3
Derek VanRiper tries to break out of a recent slump with a huge 14-game Wednesday night slate.
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 28, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/28
Derek VanRiper breaks down a heavy 15-game Friday night slate.
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Greg Vara suggests going with lefty Charlie Blackmon against southpaw Robbie Ray as part of Friday's FanDuel slate.
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Christopher Olson delivers his picks for Friday's DraftKings slate, looking to Cubs ace Jake Arrieta to bring home the W at Fenway Park.
April 23, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
Corey Seager has been an inconsistent fantasy producer this season, but Greg Vara explains why he makes for a solid play Sunday against the Diamondbacks.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Stephen Vogt has a solid track record against right-handed pitchers, and Neil Parker explains why it's likely to continue Sunday against the Mariners.
April 21, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Start Kershaw is Tops
Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings features none other than Clayton Kershaw on top as the Dodgers hurler has two starts this week.
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.
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