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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.
April 8, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Lester Gets Two at Home
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Cubs' Jon Lester gets two starts at friendly Wrigley Field. Is that enough to make him this week's top starter?
April 6, 2017
Pitching 3D: Anatomy of a Blowup
Doug Thorburn breaks down the season-opening clunkers for Masahiro Tanaka and Jose Quintana. What went wrong? What went right?
April 5, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: (Very) Early Observations
Dave Regan focuses his first regular season rumblings on some very early observations with the 2017 campaign just a few days old.
April 4, 2017
MLB Barometer: One Man's NFBC
Vlad Sedler's first Barometer of the regular season follows his NFBC Main Event draft, which saw D-Backs star Paul Goldschmidt fall to him at pick 13.
April 2, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Christopher Olson breaks down the Opening Day DraftKings slate as Arizona's A.J. Pollock is back and ready to rake.
FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
While Opening Day brings plenty of upper-tier pitching options, Greg Vara explains why Masahiro Tanaka's price is impossible to ignore Sunday against the Rays.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Sunday's limited Opening Day slate doesn't provide a ton of options, which is why Kris Bryant is worth paying up for, according to RotoWire's Chris Bennett.
April 1, 2017
PIT, BAL Boring but Good: Over/Under Win Total Bets for 2017
RotoWire President Peter Schoenke gives his annual take on MLB over/under bets. He's won 63 percent of his bets over 15 years.
Oak's Corner: Sometimes Spring Does Matter
Scott Jenstad looks at a handful of players who forced their way onto Opening Day rosters with impressive springs, including Delino DeShields, who has been the biggest fantasy story of March.
March 31, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kicking Off the 2017 Season
Todd Zola ranks Week 1's starting pitchers as Chris Archer has a fortunate opening with two home starts in what he hopes will be a rebound campaign.
March 28, 2017
MLB Barometer: Building Around Kershaw
Vlad Sedler's final preseason Barometer focuses on how to plan a draft around Clayton Kershaw and discusses the late-March shifts in pitcher ADPs.
March 10, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Friday WBC Picks
Chris Archer struggled early last season, but his dominant finish is giving Chris Olson confidence heading into Friday's start against Colombia.
March 9, 2017
The Wheelhouse: AL LABR Review
Clay Link reviews his AL LABR auction. What was the plan going in? Did he ute?
Top 250 Dynasty League Rankings
James Anderson offers up his overall rankings for deep dynasty leagues, and puts Corey Seager firmly in the top 10 after his breakout 2016.
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 23, 2017
The Saber's Edge: Predicting High-ERA Pitchers
Jeff Zimmerman looks for the traits that could determine which pitchers will struggle with an ERA greater than their ERA estimators. Is Shelby Miller doomed?
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the AL East
Brad Johnson breaks down each team's rotation in the AL East and discusses whether fantasy owners should pursue Michael Pineda this season.
February 14, 2017
Collette Calls: Mixed LABR Recap
Jason Collette explains each pick that he and Paul Sporer made in Monday's Mixed LABR draft. Who did they pass up Bryce Harper for in the first round?
February 8, 2017
Pitching 3D: Starting Pitchers 11-21
Doug Thorburn reveals his starting pitchers ranked 11-21 using his unique methodology for judging hurlers. Where does Stephen Strasburg rank?
February 1, 2017
The Z Files: Early Auction Trends
Todd Zola reviews some data from early NFBC auctions, and recommends spending what it takes to lock up a high-strikeout ace like Max Scherzer.
December 1, 2016
RotoWire Roundtable: Composite Top 350 Rankings
Mike Trout is the unanimous top pick in the first Roundtable Rankings for the 2017 season, but Clay Link looks at the players who our rankers have very different opinions on.
November 29, 2016
The Z Files: Early Thoughts
Todd Zola ponders some draft strategies for 2017, including whether Nolan Arenado's elite counting stats make him a viable first overall pick.
November 22, 2016
The Z Files: Top 350 Pitching Outliers
Todd Zola looks at some pitchers he has ranked differently than the consensus, and suspects this will be another season in which Yu Darvish is long gone before he's willing to pull the trigger.
October 17, 2016
The Z Files: Calculated Risks
Todd Zola continues analyzing the strategy behind the picks he and Derek Van Riper have made in the first draft of the 2017 season, and gets out of his comfort zone with young slugger Miguel Sano.
October 7, 2016
The Z Files: Is It 2017 Already?
Todd Zola recaps some of the decisions he and Derek Van Riper have made as they take part in the very first draft of the 2017 season, but nabbing Mike Trout with the first overall pick was one of the easiest ones.
September 29, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Jayson Werth's production against left-handed pitching cannot be ignored, especially Thursday against the Diamondbacks' Robbie Ray, who has allowed 13 runs in his last 14.1 innings.
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 23, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
Adam Duvall is always worth consideration against a ground-ball pitcher, and he'll have just that matchup Friday against the Brewers.
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