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February 25, 2017
Pitching 3D: Pitchers 51-60
Doug Thorburn continues his countdown of his top starting pitchers ranked by his unique mix of mechanics, stuff and stats. Which Robbie Ray will show up this season?
February 16, 2017
Pitching 3D: Starting Pitchers 31-40
Doug Thorburn reveals the rest of his top-40 starting pitchers using his unique methodology for judging hurlers. Is he crazy to have Adam Wainwright ranked so high?
October 8, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Christopher Olson offers some strategy tips for playing short slates such as Saturday's, and thinks Daniel Murphy's likely low ownership makes him an intriguing option against Rich Hill.
September 24, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To the Max
Paul Sporer had a little trouble pushing the brilliant Max Scherzer to the top of the list in his last starting pitcher rankings of the season.
September 22, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Jeff Samardzija struggled in his last outing against the Padres, but RotoWire's Neil Parker explains why he deserves another shot from fantasy owners Thursday.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Andrew McCutchen is finishing the season with a bang, and RotoWire's Chris Bennett explains why the Pirates outfielder is a solid play Thursday against the Brewers.
September 17, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Mr. Untouchable
Paul Sporer's pitcher rankings feature Jose Fernandez leading the way as the Miami ace has rarely been touched up at home this season.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin expects offensive fireworks at Chase Field on Saturday given the lackluster pitching matchup, which makes Jake Lamb an enticing buy.
September 12, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Dee Gordon has struggled of late, but RotoWire's Neil Parker explains why the Marlins' second baseman could jump out of his funk Monday against the Braves.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Sandy Leon's numbers against left-handed pitching are excellent this season, and RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why they should continue through Monday.
September 10, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Chief Starter
Paul Sporer can't get enough of the Indians' Carlos Corrasco, who's two-start schedule sets up nicely for him down the stretch.
September 6, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Ricky Nolasco is coming off his best start of the season, but RotoWire's Alex Spalding has no problem rostering A's third baseman Danny Valencia on Tuesday.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker has an eye for value Tuesday and thinks Carlos Gonzalez is woefully underpriced in a Coors Field matchup against the hittable Jeff Samardzija.
September 3, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Scherzer Works on K Street
Paul Sporer vaults Max Scherzer to the top of this week's pitcher rankings as he has a good shot of keeping his run of double-digit strikeouts going in two starts this week in the nation's capital.
September 1, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
James Seltzer finds solid value in Thursday's four-game slate as Chicago's Javier Baez has a great matchup in a stacked lineup.
With only three games on Thursday's slate, Neil Parker is looking toward a Cubs stack, including second baseman Ben Zobrist.
August 27, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: No Way Jose on Road?
Paul Sporer explains why Jose Fernandez's road splits could be headed for better days in this week's pitcher rankings.
August 26, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
Nolan Arenado has understandably been excellent at home this season, but RotoWire's Chris Olson says the Rockies third baseman shouldn't be ignored on the road Friday against the Nationals.
August 20, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Yu the Man This Week
Paul Sporer likes the two-start week ahead for Rangers starter Yu Darvish, who has dominated batters since coming off the disabled list.
August 16, 2016
Chris Bennett can't pass up the chance to roster Bryce Harper at a reasonable price hitting in Coors Field despite his recent injury and post-All-Star break disappearing act.
August 13, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Fernandez Still Rolling
Paul Sporer isn't troubled by Jose Fernandez's recent bump in the road as he has him on top of this week's starting pitcher rankings.
August 10, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco provides his recommendations for Wednesday's slate and anticipates another huge game from Manny Machado in a juicy road maychup.
August 6, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Output
Paul Sporer boosts Max Scherzer to the top of this week's pitcher ranking as the Washington hurler looks to have gotten a handle on his long-ball troubles.
August 5, 2016
With Tim Lincecum on the hill Friday, Chris Olson is ready to unleash Mariners outfielder Nelson Cruz and his .209 ISO against right-handed pitching.
July 31, 2016
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: National No. 1
A two-start week for Stephen Strasburg has the Nats' ace atop this week's pitcher rankings.
July 29, 2016
Yankees starter Ivan Nova has thrown the ball better of late, but Chris Olson explains why he's still rolling with the Rays' Corey Dickerson on Friday.
July 26, 2016
MLB Barometer: Navigating the Trade Deadline
Vlad Sedler discusses how to handle the trade deadline and still keep some FAAB money for the stretch run. That and more in this week's look at who's up and who's down in baseball.
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.
Hanley Ramirez paid big dividends when he blasted three home runs on Wednesday, and Juan Carlos Blanco is expecting more fireworks Saturday against the Twins.
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.
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