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NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine's tour of the National League waiver wire includes Arizona's Daniel Hudson, who has been fantastic out of the bullpen this season and has solidified himself as the closer in waiting for the Diamondbacks.
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AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist finds a lot of impact talent on AL waiver wires this week, including just-promoted Astros first baseman A.J. Reed.
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Weekly Hitter Rankings: Playing Your Cards Right
Erik Siegrist ranks the week's offenses and notes that Matt Carpenter and the Cardinals have a great slate that includes the use of the DH in Kansas City.
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Pitching 3D: Dynasty Pitchers of 2016 Draft
Doug Thorburn looks at which pitchers from this year's baseball draft fantasy owners should target in dynasty leagues, including Dakota Hudson out of Mississippi State.
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Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kershaw in Pedro Territory
Paul Sporer breaks down this week's pitcher rankings and, no surprise, Clayton Kershaw is on top, but just how close is the Dodgers' ace getting to the all-time greats?
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The Long Game: The Other Guys
In this week’s edition of the Long Game, Erik Siegrist takes a look at prospects who are likely to be available in your league’s free agent pool, when someone like the Astro’s Alex Bregman is already taken.
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Regan's Rumblings: Biggest First Half Disappointments
Dave Regan focuses his weekly rumblings on underachievers at every position that have disappointed fantasy owners in the first three months of the season.
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The Saber's Edge: What the Last 30 Days Tells Us
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the last 30 days of stats to find players who are flying under the radar, like the Angels' Matt Shoemaker, and others who might be due for regression.
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The Z Files: A wOBA Primer
Todd Zola looks under the hood of wOBA, a metric that's becoming increasingly popular in both DFS and seasonal analysis, and notes it doesn't fully capture the value of base stealers like Jonathan Villar.
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Farm Futures: South Atlantic League Hitters Roundup
James Anderson resumes his tour of the minor leagues and focuses on the elite hitting talent in the Sally League, including Nationals prospect Victor Robles.
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MLB Barometer: Assessing the Fantasy Player Pool
Vlad Sedler looks at the fantasy winners and losers at each position as midseason approaches, including first baseman Brandon Belt, who is the only Giant outearning his preseason ADP.
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Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Martinez Out With Broken Elbow
Jeff Stotts says that the Tigers will be without right fielder J.D. Martinez for a minimum of four weeks. Luckily, surgery won’t be needed.
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Collette Calls: Breaking Down Michael Saunders
Jason Collette analyzes the breakout season the Blue Jays' Michael Saunders is having and whether it's a fluke or based on something that will last.
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Minor League Barometer: The Secret Is Out
Jesse Siegel tunes us into what's happening with some of the minors' most interesting prospects this week, with a focus on players who may have gone previously unnoticed, including Tampa Bay's Willy Adames.
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NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine surveys the free agent landscape in the NL and is impressed with the way Kolten Wong handled his brief demotion and possible switch to a new position.
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AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist reviews the available talent on AL waiver wires and notes that while Troy Tulowitzki has been a major disappointment as a Blue Jay, he still has too much upside to ignore.
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Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sonny Again in Oakland
Paul Sporer's weekly pitcher rankings features Oakland starter Sonny Gray, whose velocity has returned since he came off the disabled list three starts ago.
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Regan's Rumblings: Some Metrics Advise Optimism
Dave Regan looks at BABIP and xFIP rates to find players who might be due for a correction after a sluggish start to the season. Are better days ahead for Jose Bautista?
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The Z Files: Top 10 Surprising Pitchers
Todd Zola finishes his review of surprising starts with a group of pitchers headlined by Jon Lester, who's been providing elite numbers despite a preseason label as an SP2.
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The Saber's Edge: Analyzing Batted-Ball Velocity
Jeff Zimmerman examines batted-ball velocity and which players have experienced the effects of changing velocity from last year, like Jose Altuve.
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Farm Futures: Top 200 Update
James Anderson updates his top 200 prospect list with the cream of this year's draft crop, but also installs a new name in the number one spot.
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MLB Barometer: Nightmare Mess for Stanton Owners
Erik Siegrist ponders what to possibly do with Giancarlo Stanton, who's in an almost unprecedented slump, in this week's look at the risers and fallers around the majors.
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Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Hamilton in Concussion Protocol
After being hit in the head while sliding into third base, Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton is on the seven-day concussion disabled list, but Jeff Stotts thinks he might be out longer.
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Collette Calls: The Curious Case of Matt Moore
Matt Moore's April was followed by an awful stretch in May, but he showed signs of getting back on track with a 10-strikeout performance Sunday. Jason Collette takes a closer look.
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Minor League Barometer: Farming in Pittsburgh
Jesse Siegel tunes us into what's happening with some of the minors' most interesting prospects this week, including a couple Bucs -- like Tyler Glasnow and Austin Meadows -- that could get a shot in the bigs soon.
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DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Juan Blanco breaks down the Sunday DraftKings slate with a value pick in Jose Fernandez for those not wanting to pay up for Clayton Kershaw.
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FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett finds some big names at reduced prices on Sunday's slate and can't resist a min-salaried Andrew McCutchen, who's had surprising success in his career against Clayton Kershaw.
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FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco finds a lot of excellent BvP matchups on Saturday's slate, including Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford at home against the Phillies and Jeremy Hellickson.
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DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Jose Abreu was rested Friday due to leg fatigue, but he's expected back in the lineup Saturday and has a great matchup against knuckleballer R.A. Dickey.
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FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Kevin Payne sifts through Friday's slate and thinks Michael Conforto is in a great spot to break out of his slump against struggling rookie Aaron Blair.
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DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin can't resist investing heavily in some Coors Field action Friday and recommends anchoring your lineup with Arizona slugger Paul Goldschmidt.
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DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Mike Trout has struggled this month, but he has a very attractive matchup Thursday against the A's that could help him start to break out.
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FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
The first-base selection is quite top-heavy for Thursday's smaller slate, but Hanley Ramirez stands out above the rest of the cheaper options.
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DFS Baseball 101: Using Vegas Data to Pick Pitchers
Michael Rathburn looks at how using Vegas totals can help DFS players find pitching bargains on DraftKings.
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DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Brian Dozier has struggled overall this season, but he has hit lefties well and has a solid matchup Wednesday against the Phillies.
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FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding thinks that youth will be served Wednesday and recommends capitalizing on the hot start to Tim Anderson's big league career while his price is still low.
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FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Juan Carlos Blanco finds a lot of bargains on Tuesday's slate and is tempted by the inconsistent Clay Buchholz given his strong track record against the White Sox.
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DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Citi Field looks ripe for home runs on Tuesday, and Alex Spalding is focusing on Curtis Granderson against opposing starter Ian Kennedy.
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FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
RotoWire's Kevin Payne is looking at a Mariners stack on Monday against the Tigers, with third baseman Kyle Seager a big part of it.
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DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
The Rockies are away from Coors Field on Monday, but RotoWire's Chris Olson still likes Carlos Gonzalez against opposing starter Paul Clemens.
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FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Chris Bennett looks over Sunday's slate and think Giancarlo Stanton's slump has brought his price down enough that the upside in a turnaround is well worth the risk.
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DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Danny Valencia has been excellent this season, and he has an very good matchup Sunday against the Angels' Jared Weaver.
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DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
The Rockies are on the road Saturday, but Juan Blanco explains why that's no reason to avoid Nolan Arenado.
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FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Sasha Yodashkin checks out Saturday's slate and thinks Trevor Story is getting too big a road discount given his performance away from Coors Field so far this season.
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DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Sitting at the top of the Dodgers' lineup against the Brewers' Zach Davies on Friday gives fantasy owners plenty to consider with Chase Utley.
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FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Jon Gray's overall stats don't look that great because he pitches so often at Coors Field, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne likes his upside on the road in Miami on Friday.
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DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Lorenzo Cain's price has plummeted of late, but Neil Walker explains why the Royals outfielder is a solid option Thursday.
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FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
CC Sabathia has been surprisingly good this season and now takes on a Twins offense that's been particularly bad against lefties.
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FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Alex Spalding checks out Wednesday's slate and can't help but marvel at the historic numbers David Ortiz is putting up in his final season.
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DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Joey Votto has struggled quite a bit this season, but RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why he makes for a solid fantasy pick Wednesday against the Braves.
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