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July 22, 2016
The Z Files: Are In-Season Park Factors Reliable?
Todd Zola breaks down the idea of using in-season park factors to gain an edge and suggests that the huge change in Marlins Park for left-handed hitters (such as division rival Bryce Harper) may not be what it seems.
July 12, 2016
MLB Barometer: It's All Right To Be Wrong
Erik Siegrist explains why being wrong isn't always a bad thing in fantasy baseball and notes that Matt Moore might finally be fully recovered from his Tommy John surgery.
July 8, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Jose Abreu is starting to trend in the right direction, and Neil Parker explains why the White Sox first baseman is a solid fantasy option Friday against the Braves.
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 13, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
James Shields' White Sox debut was a disaster, and RotoWire's Chris Olson is going back to the well with Nick Castellanos against Shields at U.S. Cellular Field on Monday.
June 9, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Team Batting Stats Report Update
Michael Rathburn breaks down the key team batting stats to help DFS players know when to stack certain teams and when to avoid them completely.
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 28, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Zack Cozart is hitless in his last 11 at-bats, but RotoWire's Juan Blanco explains why the Reds shortstop is worth fantasy consideration Saturday against the Brewers.
May 27, 2016
Chris Archer's production this season has lagged expectations, but RotoWire's Sasha Yodashkin explains why he's a solid option Friday against the Yankees.
May 15, 2016
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine sifts through the available talent in the Senior Circuit and doesn't think you can overlook Marcell Ozuna any more, even in shallow formats.
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Clay Link looks at likely American League waiver-wire options, including a pair of widely available starters in Kansas City.
May 14, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Jays Get Gift of Twins
Erik Siegrist's weekly rankings has the Blue Jays on top as Toronto looks to get right against a Twins rotation that can kickstart any offense.
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin suggests a Giants stack in the desert against Diamondbacks lefty Patrick Corbin, headlined by the always-dangerous Buster Posey.
May 11, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Jay Bruce continues to hit righties well, and he has a solid matchup Wednesday against the Pirates to keep it going.
May 10, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
After some early struggles, Encarnacion has turned it on over the last few days, and he has a solid matchup Tuesday against Matt Cain to keep it going.
May 9, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
While many fantasy players will be focusing on Coors Field, RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why a former Rockie may be a solid pick Monday on FanDuel.
RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why targeting Giants starter Jake Peavy is a prudent play, putting Edwin Encarnacion in the fantasy spotlight.
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?
MLB Barometer: Fantasy Baseball the Ichiban Way
Vlad Sedler explains how he stays disciplined with his approach to fantasy baseball, and he looks at risers and fallers like the Diamondbacks' Brandon Drury in this week's Barometer.
May 1, 2016
Jeff Erickson looks through the week's best NL waiver options and highlights some top prospects who could soon get the call to the majors, including the Phillies' Nick Williams
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett finds a lot of bargains on Sunday's slate, allowing him to spend a little extra for Anthony Rizzo in a great matchup against the vulnerable Julio Teheran
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Danny Salazar's price is far from cheap but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why he's still worth the price Sunday against the Phillies.
April 30, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Giant Advantage for San Fran
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming slate of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Blue Jays, Giants and Astros.
Chris Bennett likes the price tag on Albert Pujols for Saturday, as the Angels slugger is showing signs of breaking out of his slump and has had good success against Rangers left-hander Derek Holland
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 9, 2016
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Astros Ready to Blast Off
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming week of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Nationals, Rangers and Astros.
March 22, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Finding Value in the Nuances of Baseball
Michael Rathburn breaks down a few key situations for DFS players to take advantage of, including American League pitchers starting in National League parks.
March 5, 2016
The Long Game: Scrubbing Your Keeper List
Erik Siegrist looks for keepers from last season who are cheap enough and have enough upside to keep again this season, like Tampa Bay's Steven Souza.
February 18, 2016
Team Previews: NL East
Can Yoenis Cespedes power the Mets to another division crown? RotoWire's Erik Siegrist tackles all five teams in the NL East.
October 3, 2015
DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays
Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian is counting on some late-season surgers to turn in strong final outings.
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