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The Z Files: The Eric Thames Conundrum
Todd Zola walks back his knee-jerk reaction to putting Eric Thames in the top 350, as the former Mariner makes his return to MLB with the Brewers and brings some very impressive numbers with him from Korea.
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2017 Rebound Candidate: Andrew McCutchen
McCutchen’s 2016 fantasy baseball season was a near disaster. What happened? Is he toast? What can drafters expect in 2017? Tim Heaney dissects Cutch’s lost season and looks forward.
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Collette Calls: Hot Stove League Transaction Analysis
Jason Collette analyzes the fantasy fallout from the Hot Stove League's latest trades and signings. Is the recently traded Taijuan Walker bound for the bullpen in Arizona.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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The Z Files: Top 350 Hitting Outliers
Todd Zola compares his own rankings to the composite 2017 Top 350, and thinks that Robinson Cano's fly ball luck last year isn't being properly accounted for.
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Farm Futures: Arizona Fall League Roundup
James Anderson provides some first-hand looks at the top prospects in this year's AFL, and expects Brent Honeywell to be in the Rays' rotation sometime this summer after his dominant showing in the Fall Stars game.
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Collette Calls: Breaking Down Andrew McCutchen
Jason Collette analyzes Andrew McCutchen's 2016 season and whether he might rebound in 2017. Was his thumb injury the source of his problems?
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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.
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Video Shorts: Nine Players with Position Eligibility Changes for 2017
DVR picks nine players with big position eligibility changes for 2017.
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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.
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Collette Calls: Grading the AL Predictions
Jason Collette looks back at his 15 predictions for the Americanl League this year. Some, like the prediction for Michael Brantley, proved prescient, others did not.
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Collette Calls: Grading the NL Predictions
Jason Collette looks back at his 15 predictions for the National League this year. Some, like the prediction for Jake Arrieta, went well, others did not.
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The Saber's Edge: How I Won Tout Wars
Jeff Zimmerman took home a Tout Wars title, but it came down to one nail-biting Christian Yelich at-bat on the last day of the season. Find out how he did it.
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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.
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Collette Calls: Key Moves at Key Times
Jason Collette recaps his second-half strategy that, hopefully, will lead him into the money in his fantasy leagues this year.
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Pitching 3D: Splits Happen
Doug Thorburn tries to get an early gauge on the 2017 fantasy value of three pitchers who have certain splits that could greatly affect their potential for next season.
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Regan's Rumblings: That's a Wrap
Dave Regan rumbles one last time this year, this time focusing on some of the biggest free agents of the upcoming offseason and what their fantasy impact could look like in 2017.
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Mound Musings: The Kids on Parade Watch List for 2016
In one of his favorite columns of the year, Brad Johnson compiles a list of young pitchers who he believes will make a big impact once they’re firmly in the majors, including Dodger Julio Urias.
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The Z Files: DVR, Todd, You're On the Clock
Todd Zola ponders what to do with the first pick in the very first draft of the 2017 season, and how the market will value a breakout player like Jonathan Villar.
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Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Contenders Might Have to Dump Harper
Jeff Stotts rounds up the final week of injury news as Bryce Harper owners have a difficult decision to make with the Nats' outfielder sidelined.
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MLB Barometer: 2016 Busts to Target in 2017
Vlad Sedler wraps up the 2016 baseball season with a look at busts like the Dodgers' Yasiel Puig who could be bargains next year.
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AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist reviews the free agent pool heading into the season's final week and notes that any pitcher facing the moribund A's offense could be worth adding, even a normally-untouchable player like Jered Weaver.
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NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
With October playoff baseball just around the corner, Jan Levine breaks down his National League free agents of the week one last time for the 2016 season.
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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.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
While facing off against Clayton Kershaw doesn't usually turn into tons of fantasy success, Juan Carlos Blanco explains why Dexter Fowler should be considered for DFS rosters Sunday.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Christopher Olsen looks over Saturday's two-game slate and considers a Blue Jays stack against homer-prone Josh Tomlin, headlined by Josh Donaldson.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Max Scherzer won't come cheaply Thursday, but RotoWire's Chris Bennett explains why it's worth paying up for the Nats ace against the Dodgers.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker previews Tuesday's Game 4 action in the NL, and expects Kris Bryant to ride the momentum from his ninth inning heroics Monday into another big game.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
Juan Blanco reviews the Friday baseball action as Clayton Kershaw is back to full strength for the Dodgers in their playoff game against the Nationals.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Troy Tulowitzki's power declined considerably toward the end of the regular season, but RotoWire's Chris Bennett explains why the Blue Jays' shortstop is worth fantasy consideration Thursday.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco previews a slate featuring the NL Wild Card Game and a couple of ALDS Game 1s, and recommends paying up for Mookie Betts in Cleveland.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wild-Card Picks
Juan Blanco breaks down the Yahoo playoff DFS slate as Noah Syndergaard looks to blows the doors off the Giants in the NL Wild Card game.
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FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett offers his recommendations for the regular season's final slate and likes Freddie Freeman to play spoiler and help squash the Tigers' faint playoff hopes.
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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.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
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.
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FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin expects Jason Kipnis to get ready for the postseason in style Saturday against vulnerable Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez.
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DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Twins second baseman Brian Dozier has hit 31 of his 42 home runs this year against right-handed pitchers, and he now faces White Sox righty James Shields, who has struggled for much of this season.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
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.
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DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Freddie Freeman has always hit right-handed pitching well, and he has a solid history against Tigers starter Jordan Zimmermann to make him an even stronger fantasy option Friday.
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FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Curtis Granderson's power is back, and he has an excellent matchup Friday against the Phillies to keep it going.
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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
The Padres' Edwin Jackson has struggled on the road, and that's where he'll have to face Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb, who has hit righties well this year.
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FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
James Seltzer breaks down the Thursday FanDuel slate as Seattle's Kyle Seager faces another right-hander he can crush.
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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.
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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.
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FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding reviews Wednesday's slate and expects a big performance from Kyle Seager, who's thrived against right-handed pitchers all season, in a nearly must-win game for the Mariners.
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