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DFS Baseball 101: Prospects Profiles

Michael Rathburn explains how DFS players can take advantage of September call-ups based on how some other rookies performed when they began their time in the majors this year.

DFS Baseball 101: Team Batting Status Update

Michael Rathburn updates his monthly team hitting stats to help DFS players know when to attack certain teams with pitchers and when to stack them.

DFS Baseball 101: If I Ruled the DFS World (2015 Edition)

Michael Rathburn is back with his latest thoughts on how he thinks the DFS industry can improve, including limiting the ability to stack too many hitters in single lineups.

DFS Baseball 101: Building a 20-Rule System for DFS

Michael Rathburn has crunched the numbers and come up with 20 commandments for baseball DFS that will increase your odds of winning, like always using a top-3 pitcher on FanDuel -- but not on DraftKings.

DFS Baseball 101: How to Target Hitters

Michael Rathburn shows how to target hitters for both heads-up and tournament contests and how to treat Miguel Cabrera, who is playing against his norm.

DFS Baseball 101: How to Pick a Starting Pitcher in Tournies

Michael Rathburn turns his attention to tournament play this week and lays out a detailed strategy for picking starting pitchers.

DFS Baseball 101: How to Pick a Starting Pitcher

Michael Rathburn pours over the numbers and explains why picking an elite pitcher like Felix Hernandez is almost always the best way to go in cash games.

DFS Baseball 101: Splitting the Splits

RotoWire's Michael Rathburn takes a look at handedness and park factors to uncover even more indicators in building successful lineups for daily games.

DFS Baseball 101: TradesSports MLB

RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his strategy for TradeSports MLB contests while also taking a forward look at upcoming NFL offerings.

DFS Baseball 101: The Art of Stacking

Stacking is a commonly-used strategy in daily MLB games, but some sites limit the opportunity, which has made mini-stacking popular.

DFS Baseball 101: Breaking Down DraftKings Pitching

Michael Rathburn delves into the data to show you the best and worst pitching values on DraftKings

DFS Baseball 101: Breaking Down Vegas Data - Part II (Run Totals)

RotoWire's Michael Rathburn dives deep into the numbers to find the best Vegas data regarding run totals.

DFS Baseball 101: Breaking Down Vegas Data - Part I (Pitching)

RotoWire's Michael Rathburn dives deep into the numbers to find the best Vegas data pitching values.

DFS Baseball 101: TradeSports MLB Contests

Jerry Donabedian evaluates his performance in TradeSports' new RBI contest.

DFS Baseball 101: Evaluating DraftStreet Pitching

Michael Rathburn breaks down pitching on DraftStreet.

DFS Baseball 101: Breaking Down Draftstreet Hitting

Michael Rathburn breaks down the hitting numbers to help with your roster building on DraftStreet.

DFS Baseball 101: TradeSports Strategy

Jerry Donabedian evaluates his performance from a pair of TradeSports baseball contests.

DFS Baseball 101: TradeSports' World Cup Contests

Jerry Donabedian chews on his stock moves in TradeSports' World Cup contests.

DFS Baseball 101: Breaking Down FanDuel Hitting 2.0

Michael Rathburn delves deeper into his research to discover the best hitters to target on FanDuel.

DFS Baseball 101: TradeSports Strategy

Jerry Donabedian breaks down his strategy for TradeSports' pre-game trading contests.

DFS Baseball 101: Breaking Down FanDuel Hitting

Michael Rathburn crunches the numbers and identifies the best hitter to target (or avoid) on FanDuel

DFS Baseball 101: TradeSports Stream of Thought

Jerry Donabedian chronicles his in-game trading during Tuesday's Athletics/Yankees tilt.

DFS Baseball 101: Examining Splits, Part 2

Michael Rathburn delves further into his examination of using split stats for daily fantasy baseball.

DFS Baseball 101: DailyMVP's TriplePlay Overview

Jerry Donabedian takes a look at DailyMVP's new daily baseball offering, TriplePlay.

DFS Baseball 101: Sports Tradex's Millionaire Maker

RotoWire partner, Sports Tradex, is offering users a chance to win $1,000,000 this Friday.

DFS Baseball 101: If I Ruled the World

Michael Rathburn surveys the Daily Fantasy Sports landscape and presents his wishlist of changes within the industry, one of which would be to find a way to preserve season-long interests in rapidly improving players like George Springer.

DFS Baseball 101: TradeSports' Stock Market Contests

Jerry Donabedian explores TradeSports new stock market daily baseball contests.