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The Saber's Edge: Closer Roulette at the Deadline
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes the closer situations throughout the league and how the trade deadline could impact who closes this year and in 2017 for each team. Is Dellin Betances the future in New York?
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Farm Futures: Lower-Level Arms On the Rise
James Anderson takes a look at some pitchers making noise at Low-A and Rookie ball this year including the Braves' Mike Soroka, who's part of a stacked rotation at Rome.
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Pitching 3D: Target Acquired
After breaking down a few pitchers to avoid as fantasy trade deadlines approach, Doug Thorburn turns the table and examines a number of players worth going after.
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MLB Barometer: Navigating the Trade Deadline
Vlad Sedler discusses how to handle the trade deadline and still keep some FAAB money for the stretch run. That and more in this week's look at who's up and who's down in baseball.
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DFS Baseball 101: Finding Value Pitchers on DraftKings
Michael Rathburn gives us his Daily Fantasy Baseball advice of the week, this time breaking down how to succeed with value pitching on DraftKings
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Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Kershaw Surgery a Possibility
Jeff Stotts describes Clayton Kershaw’s post-injury pitching attempts as unsettling and discusses the possible ramifications of surgery if Kershaw ultimately goes that route.
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Minor League Barometer: The Trade Deadline Looms
Jesse Siegel tunes us into what's happening with some of the minors' most interesting prospects this week as the trade deadline approaches.
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AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist looks through American League waiver wires and finds that Danny Duffy is still criminally underowned in fantasy leagues.
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NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine explores the National League free agent pool this week, including a pile of Pirates and Nationals from all across the diamond poised to make an impact.
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Weekly Hitter Rankings: Time for Texas
Erik Siegrist breaks down his hitting rankings for the upcoming slate of games, highlighted by some attractive seven-game slates for the Rangers, Red Sox and Cubs.
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Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Calming the Panic
Paul Sporer isn't worried about Jake Arreita thanks to his gem against the Mets, vaulting the Chicago ace to the top of this week's rankings.
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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.
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Regan's Rumblings: Searching for the Next Adam Duvall
Adam Duvall has been one of the most surprising players in baseball this year, and Dave Regan is on the look-out for who could be next.
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Mound Musings: Quantum Leap
Brad Johnson time travels to mid 2018 to study National League pitchers who he believes will be the top performers of that season. Topping this futuristic list is New York Met Noah Syndergaard.
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Collette Calls: Breaking Down Drew Pomperanz
Jason Collette analyzes what's the changed for pitcher Drew Pomeranz this season and whether he can keep it going with the Red Sox after his trade from San Diego.
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Farm Futures: Rookie League Risers
James Anderson checks out the teenagers making a big impression in Rookie league action so far, including first overall pick Mickey Moniak.
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MLB Barometer: Rotation Power Rankings
Vlad Sedler ranks all 30 major league rotations at the midpoint of the season and puts Jake Arriets and the deep, consistent Cubs rotation right at the very top.
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Minor League Barometer: Second-Half Farming
Jesse Siegel checks in with his weekly Minor League Barometer, fresh off the Futures Game with an eye toward the second half of the season.
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Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Uphill Battle for Harvey
Pitcher Matt Harvey will have season-ending surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome, and Jeff Stotts explains that though Harvey’s injury is in a favorable spot, he'll face major challenges upon his return in the spring.
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NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Fresh off the All-Star break, Jan Levine gets into his National League waiver options for this week, which includes several big-name players -- like Dee Gordon and A.J. Pollock -- returning from lengthy absences sooner rather than later.
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The Long Game: Odds and Sods
Erik Siegrist discusses a few topics of interest to keeper league owners including which prospects seem poised to inherit big league jobs after the trade deadline.
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AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist reviews the AL free agent pool coming out of the All-Star break and suggests bidding big on the first impact player to switch leagues at the trade deadline, Drew Pomeranz.
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Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Marlin the Magician
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Miami's Jose Fernandez in the top spot as he has dominated the last couple of months.
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The Saber's Edge: Measuring the Impact of Off-Field Issues
Jeff Zimmerman analyzes how much off-field issues like birth and death impact a player's performance. Death seemed to affect Jean Segura in 2014. But what does that mean for others?
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Pitching 3D: Evade in Trade
The end of the All-Star break is a big time for fantasy trades, and Doug Thorburn breaks down a few pitchers who fantasy owners should be trying to acquire, and others who they should ship out.
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FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding recommends a Cubs stack Wednesday headlined by Anthony Rizzo as they take on the unproven Anthony Ranaudo in Wrigley.
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DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Despite a seemingly tough matchup against the Cardinals' Adam Wainwright, RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why Yoenis Cespedes is worthy of fantasy consideration Wednesday.
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DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Jake Lamb has crushed right-handed pitching this season, and he now gets a very favorable matchup against the Brewers' Matt Garza.
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FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco looks over Tuesday's slate and likes the price on Jackie Bradley, who's been hot all season at home.
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FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Despite scoring over 50 fantasy points Sunday, Jose Altuve's relatively low price is worth taking advantage of Monday against the Yankees.
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DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Dallas Keuchel seems to be finally turning it around, and he has an excellent matchup Monday against the Yankees, who have struggled with left-handed pitching this year.
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FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett looks over Sunday's slate and can't resist using the red-hot Joey Votto despite his high price tag.
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DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Troy Tulowitzki has picked it up at the plate recently, and he has a solid matchup Sunday against the Mariners to keep it going.
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DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
While Josh Tomlin has been solid this season, he's struggled keeping the ball in the park, which should play well in selecting Mark Trumbo on Saturday.
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FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Hanley Ramirez paid big dividends when he blasted three home runs on Wednesday, and Juan Carlos Blanco is expecting more fireworks Saturday against the Twins.
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DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco is looking to stack some Nationals on Friday against the Padres, with outfielder Bryce Harper leading the way.
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FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Stephen Vogt is always in play when the A's face off against a righty, which is the case Friday against the Rays.
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DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Nolan Arenado has struggled out of the All-Star break, but Neil Parker explains why the Rockies third baseman is a very attractive play Thursday against the Braves.
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FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
Daniel Murphy will face off against a hot prospect Thursday, but James Seltzer explains that the Nationals second baseman's price is just too low to ignore.
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FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding recommends a Red Sox stack at home against Matt Cain on Wednesday, including the reasonably-priced Dustin Pedroia.
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DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco is more than happy to pay up Wednesday for the red-hot Evan Longoria facing a left-handed pitcher in Coors Field.
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DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Nelson Cruz has crushed left-handed pitching this season, and he has just that matchup Tuesday against the White Sox.
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FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco sifts through Tuesday's slate and likes Nick Castellanos' upside against a marginal left-handed starter like Tommy Milone.
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DFS Baseball 101: Finding Value Hitters on FanDuel
Michael Rathburn breaks down a few players he has been using recently in his DFS lineups who have saved him considerable salary cap space but are greatly outproducing their minimal prices.
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FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Danny Valencia's defense has cost him some playing time of late, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne says he's absolutely worth a play Monday against the Astros if he can get the start at DH or first base.
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DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
RotoWire's Chris Olson likes the idea of stacking Orioles against Yankees starter Ivan Nova on Monday, with first baseman Chris Davis leading the way.
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FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett checks out Sunday's slate and notes that Anthony Rendon provides a cheaper option to buy into the Nationals' offense against vulnerable Pirates starter Chad Kuhl.
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DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Jason Kipnis continues to hit right-handed pitching well, and he has a solid matchup Sunday against the Twins to keep it going.
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DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
There are a few Astros who are in play Saturday against the Mariners, with Jose Altuve offering some of the best upside.
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FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Chris Bennett looks over Saturday's slate and expects Robinson Cano to regain his pre-All-Star break form given his career numbers against Lance McCullers.
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