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NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
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
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AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Clay Link takes us through some AL waiver-wire candidates for this week, including a trio of starting pitchers in Minneapolis and three Angels vying for a temporary closer's role.
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Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Good Week Ahead for Harvey
Paul Sporer ranks this week's starting pitchers, including the Mets' Matt Harvey, who has increased his swinging-strike rate his last two starts and now gets to face two strikeout-prone teams.
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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.
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Pitching 3D: Tip of the Innings Cap
Doug Thorburn examines some key pitchers who could be facing innings caps later this season and advises when fantasy managers should look to trade them.
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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?
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The Z Files: Todd's Tricks of the Trade
Todd Zola puts the spreadsheets down and looks at the human element of making deals, and why it might sometimes make sense to trade a speedster like Jose Altuve for a lesser slugger
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Regan's Rumblings: Unsettled Situations
Dave Regan turns his rumblings toward 10 different unsettled playing-time situations across the big leagues and how they might shake out.
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Mound Musings: How Patient Are You?
Brad Johnson explains that when a good pitcher starts a season with bad stats, i.e., Cardinal Adam Wainwright, fantasy owners need to figure out whether a turnaround is coming.
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Toeing the Line: Wednesday Betting Picks
Erik Siegrist gives us his Wednesday MLB betting picks, punctuated by a trio of underdogs.
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Farm Futures: International League Hitters Roundup
James Anderson continues his tour of the upper minors, and finds Pirates prospects Josh Bell putting a lot of pressure on John Jaso for the major league first base job
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MLB Barometer: The Toast of Roto Town
Vlad Sedler analyzes what's behind the impressive play of Houston's Colby Rasmus, who's received many accolades in the early going.
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Minor League Barometer: Future Sweet for Honeywell
Jesse Siegel's weekly look at which prospects are rising and falling includes pitcher Brent Honeywell, who could get promoted to Double-A soon.
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Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Brantley, Travis Eye Return
Jeff Stotts reports that Indians outfielder Michael Brantley and Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis are gearing up for a return to their respective teams.
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NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Todd Zola gives him free agent suggestions for the Senior Circuit, and notes that Chase Utley is getting more playing time than expected with the Dodgers.
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AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Clay Link takes us through some AL waiver-wire candidates for this week, including a pair of Red Sox starting pitchers and a handful of Blue Jays infielders.
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Weekly Hitter Rankings: Big Week for Bucs
The Pirates lead the charge this week, thanks to a four-game set in Denver and three games at home against the bottom of the Reds' rotation.
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Collette Calls: Four Strikeout Surgers
Jason Collette analyzes four pitchers who have seen their strikeout percentages shoot up this season, including San Diego's Drew Pomeranz, who also comes with a warning.
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Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Wind In His Sale
Chris Sale has a nasty schedule this week. So, does that mean Paul Sporer dropped him in this week's pitcher rankings? On the contrary.
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The Wheelhouse: Snellzilla Gets the Call
The Rays will bring up Blake Snell for his MLB debut Saturday. Derek VanRiper hashes out his value, and takes a look around the rest of the American League.
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Pitching 3D: Ride it Out or Ride the Pine
Doug Thorburn examines a few pitchers who have struggled early this season and explains why fantasy managers should or should not hold onto them.
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The Saber's Edge: Judging Fastball Velocity
Jeff Zimmerman digs into the data to determine the value of spring training pitching velocity and whether cold weather impacts velocity. The results might surprise you.
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The Z Files: DFS Do's and Don'ts
Todd Zola looks at some common rules of thumb used in assembling DFS lineups and whether they are worthwhile from a statistical standpoint, including the reverse platoon split of players like Yoenis Cespedes
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Mound Musings : Assessing Emerging Opportunity
Brad Johnson explains what to look for when determining which pitching prospects will soon get opportunities. Find out why Brandon Finnegan gets the edge against more talented pitchers.
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Regan's Rumblings: Buy-Low Candidates
Dave Regan rumbles about a bunch of underachieving fantasy assets thus far this season and whether or not you should try to buy low on their services.
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DFS Baseball 101: How to Use Batter vs. Pitcher (BvP) Stats
A batter's positive history against a pitcher can look appealing for DFS purposes, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why BvP isn't an end-all, be-all statistic to use.
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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
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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.
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DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Jason Heyward is still looking for his first home run as a Cub, but Juan Carlos Blanco explains why it could happen Saturday against the Braves.
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FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
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
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DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Carlos Correa is always an expensive option, but Sasha Yodashkin explains why he should still be a top option Friday against the A's.
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FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Matt Kemp has started off well against right-handed pitchers this season, and he's got a solid matchup Friday against the Dodgers' Alex Wood.
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DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
David Ortiz has crushed right-handed pitchers during his career, and he's doing even better this season.
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FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
The available catchers for Thursday's slate don't generate much enthusiasm, but James Seltzer explains why Stephen Vogt is worthy of consideration.
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FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding checks out Wednesday's slate and puts together a Mets stack, including Curtis Granderson, against vulnerable Reds starter Jon Moscot
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DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Daniel Murphy continues to hit right-handed pitching well, and he's got a solid matchup Wednesday against the Phillies' Jeremy Hellickson.
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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.
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DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Jose Abreu performs very well against knuckleballers, and he'll get the luxury of facing on Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
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FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco expects big things from J.D. Martinez, and other right-handed Tigers sluggers, in a home matchup Tuesday against the A's Rich Hill
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FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Brian Dozier is starting to heat up and RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why he's a solid play Monday against the Indians.
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DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Chris Davis has solid history against Monday starter Chris Archer, who has struggled fairly significantly to start the season.
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DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Mike Moustakas has had some big games recently and Juan Carlos Blanco explains why DFS players should stay with him Sunday against the Orioles.
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FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett sifts through Sunday's slate and puts together a Cubs stack against vulnerable Reds' starter Alfredo Simon, headlined by Kris Bryant
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DFS Baseball 101: Pitcher Selection Strategy
Choosing pitchers in daily fantasy baseball isn't as simple as focusing on picking the top pitcher against the worst team. Juan Carlos Blanco breaks down some key metrics to use and situations to avoid.
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DFS Baseball 101: Hitter Selection Strategy
Choosing hitters in daily fantasy baseball isn't as simple as focusing on big name players or those on hitting streaks; knowing which stats to use in your research is one key to success.
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DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Juan Blanco is all smiles over the Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez at Coors Field where he'll face a right-hander he can hammer.
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FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin takes a look at Saturday's slate and recommends Rangers' slugger Adrian Beltre in a favorable matchup against lefty Carlos Rodon
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FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Evan Longoria's early-season struggles have pushed his price down on FanDuel, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why Friday is the time to trust the Rays' third baseman.
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DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Adam Wainwright has struggled to start the season, but a game against the Padres at Petco Park could be just what he needs to bounce back.
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DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Miguel Cabrera's modest start has kept his salary relatively low, and he's worth selection Thursday against the Royals.
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