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October 25, 2016
The Z Files: First Draft, Part Three
Todd Zola recounts how he and Derek Van Riper continued filling out their roster in the 2017 season's first draft, including waiting until the 19th round to fill first base with the Astros' A.J. Reed.
October 19, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco reviews Wednesday's slate and recommends loading up on Blue Jays sluggers as they try to stave off elimination against Indians rookie left-hander Ryan Merritt.
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 10, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
The matchup against Madison Bumgarner is certainly a tough one, but RotoWire's Neil Parker explains why Kris Bryant is still a worthy fantasy option Monday.
October 9, 2016
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Clay Buchholz struggled a bit with left-handed hitters at Fenway Park this season, making Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis a solid fantasy play Sunday.
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.
October 1, 2016
Christopher Olson checks out the regular season's final Saturday slate and expects Charlie Blackmon to deliver as he puts the finishing touches on a breakout campaign.
September 29, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
While he is obviously better at home, the Rockies' Nolan Arenado shouldn't be ignored playing at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Thursday, according to Neil Parker.
September 23, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Cardinals starter Mike Leake has struggled against right-handed pitching on the road this season, which sets up nicely for DFS players to grab Kris Bryant at Wrigley Field.
September 22, 2016
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.
September 15, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
James Seltzer can't find a better value Thursday than Colorado's Troy Tulowitzki, who has more upside for his price than anyone at any other position.
Evan Longoria has hit righties well this season, and he has a solid matchup Thursday against the Orioles' Yovani Gallardo.
September 1, 2016
The Z Files: Category Math
Todd Zola looks at how feasible it is to make up ground this late in the season in the hitting counting stats and why easier to find extra power than speed when players like Billy Hamilton dominate that category.
August 16, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Team Batting Stats Report Update
Michael Rathburn analzyes teams' key batting stats to help DFS players exploit lineups and matchups, and he explains how the Angels are the new Royals.
August 2, 2016
MLB Barometer: Rougned Rising in Texas
Vlad Sedler's look around the majors includes Texas' Rougned Odor, who is quickly developing into a star. And at 22, he still has plenty of room for growth.
July 9, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Neil Parker finds some big names at little prices on Saturday's slate, including Yasiel Puig as part of a Dodgers stack against Luis Perdomo.
July 7, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Thoughts and Predictions
Dave Regan randomly rumbles about some scenarios on his mind heading into the second half of the season, including the Braves potentially trading their closer and setup man.
June 23, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Biggest First Half Disappointments
Dave Regan focuses his weekly rumblings on underachievers at every position that have disappointed fantasy owners in the first three months of the season.
June 21, 2016
MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Player Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the fantasy winners and losers at each position as midseason approaches, including first baseman Brandon Belt, who is the only Giant outearning his preseason ADP.
June 1, 2016
DVR's Top 350: June Update
Gregory Polanco is among the biggest risers on the update Top 350 rankings, with 50-plus games in the books for each club.
May 16, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Edwin Encarnacion hasn't been as dominant this season, but he still crushes left-handed pitching and gets a good matchup Monday against the Rays.
May 15, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Masahiro Tanaka has been up and down this season, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why it's worth going with the Yankees' pitcher Sunday against the White Sox.
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 28, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Assessing Skills Growth, and Decline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes hitters who have seen a skills growth or a skills decline this season and what it means for fantasy owners. Is time to give up on Justin Upton?
April 26, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Small-Field Tourney Strategy
Michael Rathburn shows how he took down last Friday's RotoWire Staff Freeroll a mini-stack of Cubs batters, including Anthony Rizzo, that prospered in the single-field tournament.
April 19, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco likes the bargain price on Ryan Howard, at home against inexperienced righty Logan Verrett, as part of a Phillies value stack
April 3, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine looks over the winners of spring job battles for roster-worthy buys, and sees a lot of moving parts in Arizona due to A.J. Pollock's latest injury
April 1, 2016
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL West
Brad Johnson concludes his series looking at pitchers to watch with the NL West, and leading the way is Arizona's Patrick Corbin.
Regan's Rumblings: Getting a Jump on Free Agents
David Regan looks at players who likely went undrafted this spring and could help fantasy owners as waiver-wire pickups in Week 1, like Arizona's Jake Lamb.
March 28, 2016
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Little Faith in Braun's Back
Jeff Stotts is pessimistic that Ryan Braun can put his back injury issues behind him this season, or at least he's not willing to take the risk.
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