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May 24, 2017
Collette Calls: Batter Strikeout Rates
Jason Collette looks at batters who have seen their strikeouts rate improve, and those who have sacrificed whiffs for power this season, Mike Moustakas.
May 23, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Kevin Payne reviews Tuesday's slate and expects Devon Travis to continue raking against Brewers right-hander Jimmy Nelson.
May 21, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Brandon Belt had a seven-game hitting streak end Saturday, but Sasha Yodashkin explains why the Giants first baseman could start a new one Sunday against the Cardinals.
May 19, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
Chris Bennett takes on Friday's slate of games and likes Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha, who's well rested after a skipped last start, against a Giants lineup not doing well on the road.
May 18, 2017
The Z Files: Early Season Hitting Disappointments
Todd Zola updates his rest-of-season projections and looks at some of the biggest disappointments, including Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista.
May 16, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Go for Goldy
Derek VanRiper looks at a smaller than usual 13-game Tuesday night slate.
May 11, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Zack Greinke had 27 strikeouts in his last three outings, and Adam Zdroik explains why the high Ks should continue Thursday against the Pirates.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara looks over Thursday's slate and recommends jumping back on Mookie Betts, whose salary remains low despite his recent hot streak.
May 10, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Kevin Payne looks to the Tribe's Danny Salazar for value against the Jays as part of his picks for Wednesday's DraftKings slate.
May 4, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Kevin Payne brings us his Thursday FanDuel suggestions, starting with Dan Straily of the Fish on the road against Tampa.
May 2, 2017
Minor League Barometer: The Prospect Landscape
It's Minor League Barometer time again, with Jesse Siegel focusing extra attention on the strength of the Braves' farm system.
The Wheelhouse: Selling Schwarber? + 5/2 DFS
Is it time to sell Kyle Schwarber? Derek VanRiper considers it, and looks at Tuesday's 15-game slate.
MLB Barometer: Judge, Jury, Executioner
Aaron Judge is off to a huge start for the Yankees, and Vlad Sedler likes his chances of clearing 30 homers in his rookie campaign. That and more in this week's Barometer.
April 28, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/28
Derek VanRiper breaks down a heavy 15-game Friday night slate.
April 26, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/26
Another rainout Wednesday took one of the best starting pitching options of the board, but Derek VanRiper has a few backup plans in mind for Wednesday's slate.
April 24, 2017
MLB Barometer: Brave New World
Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has been raking like a superstar, convincing RotoWire's Vlad Sedler that he's heading for first-round status in next year's drafts.
April 13, 2017
Farm Futures: South Atlantic League Roundup
James Anderson takes an early peek at some performances in the Low-A Sally League, where the Yankees' Blake Rutherford continues to impress.
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 1, 2017
Collette Calls: AL Tout Wars Recap
Jason Collettte reviews his strategy and results from his recent AL Tout Wars auction. Will Jose Altuve lead him to the Tout Wars title?
March 27, 2017
Collette Calls: The Ugliness of Catcher
Jason Collette looks at the cesspool that is catcher this season for bargains that could pay off for owners who wait to draft a backstop.
March 23, 2017
Farm Futures: 20 Hitter Predictions
James Anderson looks back at last year's hitting prospect predictions and offers new ones for 2017, including a late-season starting gig in the majors for Gleyber Torres.
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.
March 7, 2017
MLB Barometer: Preseason Tenets
In 2017's first edition of the Barometer, Vlad Sedler offers his advice for a successful draft season and dives into underpriced players at catcher and first base, like the South Siders' Jose Abreu.
February 28, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Job Battles A-Z
Derek VanRiper takes a team-by-team look around the league at important job battles as spring training games are now underway.
February 16, 2017
The Z Files: The Art and Science of Draft Strategy
Todd Zola delves into his process when it comes to draft prep and strategy, and explains why Trea Turner isn't likely to land on any of his rosters.
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 2, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Red Sox starter David Price has allowed a decent number of home runs to right-handed hitters this season, which sets up nicely for Jose Bautista on Sunday.
Todd Frazier has already joined the 40-HR club, and he has a solid opportunity to grow his total Sunday against the Twins' Jose Berrios.
September 23, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
With Edwin Jackson's struggles worthy of targeting, RotoWire's Alex Spalding likes Hunter Pence's upside Friday against the Padres.
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