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The Daily Duel: Bringing Up Buster

Giants catcher Buster Posey scuffled in the final two weeks leading into the All-Star break, making him a nice value on FanDuel, as Kevin Payne writes.

The Daily Duel: FanDuel Value Picks

Even after a breakout campaign in 2013, Daniel Murphy offers value at second base on FanDuel at his current price.

The Daily Duel: FanDuel Value Picks

Now that he's back with the Cards, Kevin Payne recommends targeting Oscar Taveras for your FanDuel lineups.

The Daily Duel: FanDuel Value Picks

Despite a rocky start to the season, Kevin Payne recommends targeting Manny Machado for your FanDuel lineups.

The Daily Duel: R to the Izzo

Don't be fooled by the Cubs' inconsistent offense, Anthony Rizzo is currently a value on FanDuel.

The Daily Duel: FanDuel Value Picks

Kevin Payne highlights value picks on FanDuel, including former teammates Albert Pujols and Yadier Molina.

The Daily Duel: FanDuel Value Picks

Despite Adrian Gonzalez's recent slump, Kevin Payne believes the Dodgers first baseman is a solid choice on FanDuel this weekend.

The Daily Duel: FanDuel Value Picks

Howie Kendrick's nine steals have him on pace to post career-best numbers in the category this season, and his aggression on the basepaths has made him more valuable.

The Daily Duel: Value Plays for the Week

Evan Gattis' recent struggles have lowered his price dramatically, but his season numbers are still good, making him an interesting value pick.

The Daily Duel: FanDuel Value Picks

A slow start has driven down Jason Heyward's salary on FanDuel, but Kevin Payne believes the 24-year-old outfielder remains a good power-speed combo.

The Daily Duel: Value Plays for the Week

Kevin Payne is back with his FanDuel value plays of the week, including a couple of Giants sluggers that he thinks are undervalued.

The Daily Duel: Undervalued Orioles

Kevin Payne is back with his FanDuel value plays of the week, including a couple of Orioles' sluggers that he thinks are undervalued.

The Daily Duel: Astros' Youngsters Worth A Look

Kevin Payne discusses some of his best options for good value plays for FanDuel's daily fantasy games, including a couple of Astros' youngsters

The Daily Duel: Mesoraco Hits The Ground Running

Kevin Payne give his good value players to use in FanDuel's salary cap contests, including the Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco

The Daily Duel: Harper To Heat Up

Kevin Payne offers up some veterans that are off to slow starts that are likely to heat up soon, as well as a couple of younger players who seem to be figuring things out at the big league level

The Daily Duel: Bargain Bin Backstop

The discount on Mike Zunino opens up a lot of intriguing possibilities for your roster. Kevin Payne shares his thoughts on the Mariners' young catcher.

The Daily Duel: Can Slim CC Fatten Your Wallet?

Kevin Payne takes a look at good values to use in FanDuel's salary cap contests, including the slimmed down C.C. Sabathia

The Daily Duel: Scoop Up Schoop

Kevin Payne highlights some players to use on FanDuel for the final weekend of the MLB regular season.

The Daily Duel: Chase Cheap Production

Chase Utley remains on fire, but he'll still come at a discounted price, making him a player to target in FanDuel contests.

The Daily Duel: Red Hot Sox

Mike Napoli and Will Middlebrooks are on torrid streaks, making them both solid options in daily contests.

The Daily Duel: Green Light for Hamilton

Billy Hamilton may not have a huge impact in many seasonal leagues, but he's worth a look in FanDuel when in the Reds' lineup.

The Daily Duel: Prado Keeps Raking

Martin Prado, Dustin Pedroia and Coco Crisp are some of the hot hitters to target in FanDuel contests.

The Daily Duel: Tulo Catches Fire

Kevin Payne looks at hitters to target in FanDuel, including Troy Tulowitzki, Yader Molina and Mark Trumbo.

The Daily Duel: Belting Beltre

Adrian Beltre and Justin Smoak are among the hottest hitters in the game and should be targeted on FanDuel

The Daily Duel: The Green Stuff

Can a new Angel Grant you the Green on FanDuel? Kevin Payne highlights Grant Green and other players to target for your daily baseball lineups.

The Daily Duel: Werth Every Penny

Kevin Payne highlights Jayson Werth and Victor Martinez as two players currently riding hot streaks that could win you some cash on FanDuel

The Daily Duel: Miami Minnows

Miami's Christian Yelich and Jake Marisnick are among the recent promotions to target in FanDuel contests.

The Daily Duel: A Diamond in the Ruf

Darin Ruf is primed to make some noise in daily leagues while filling in for Ryan Howard.

The Daily Duel: Totally Bogus?

Kevin Payne highlights some solid options to turn to in Daily Fantasy Baseball, including the Cubs' Brian Bogusevic

The Daily Duel: Stars On The Mend

Aaron Hill, Jose Reyes and Matt Kemp are star players returning from injury who are worth a look in Daily Contests.

The Daily Duel: Prospecting for Gold

Kevin Payne highlights Mike Zunino, Nick Franklin and other discounted prospects to target in FanDuel contests.

The Daily Duel: Rocking the Road

Surprisingly better numbers on the road than at home have brought down the price on Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario.

The Daily Duel: The Key Cog

After a couple of down years, Chris Coghlan is starting to flash value in daily formats.

The Daily Duel: Risky Rickie

Rickie Weeks and Ian Desmond are two low-priced middle infielders Kevin Payne is targeting in FanDuel contests.

The Daily Duel: Bruce Almighty

Jay Bruce has finally broken out of his early-season slump. Kevin Payne examines Bruce and other solid values to plug into your FanDuel lineups.

The Daily Duel: The Butler Did It

Billy Butler and Mitch Moreland are highlighted as Kevin Payne takes a look at players to target in FanDuel's daily contests.

The Daily Duel: Desert Gold Mine

Kevin Payne takes a look at the southpaw-smashing Paul Goldschmidt and other daily discounts.

The Daily Duel: Raburn On Fire

Ryan Raburn is mashing in Cleveland, making him a solid play in FanDuel's daily games.

The Daily Duel: Kemp On Clearance

Matt Kemp and Buster Posey lead the pack of star players who are currently coming in at discounted prices on FanDuel.

The Daily Duel: Daily League Discounts

Kevin Payne explores this week's values on FanDuel, including Arizona's Miguel Montero and Placido Polanco's unexpected role as the Marlins cleanup hitter.

The Daily Duel: Bargain Bin

Kevin Payne takes a look at some of the Bargain Bin options on FanDuel.com, including young backstops Evan Gattis and Jesus Montero.

The Daily Duel: Early-Season Values

Kevin Payne dives in to early-season values and shares his cardinal rules for selecting a successful lineup on FanDuel.com.

The Daily Duel: Money Mets

Kevin Payne recommends loading up on Mets, as he examines value plays on FanDuel.com for Opening Day.

The Daily Duel: The Price is Wright

David Wright amongst many first-half studs who are currently on clearance rack. Plus, Rotowire/FanDuel Freeroll offer

The Daily Duel: Werth Every Penny

Jason Werth leads pack of players to target. Plus, Rotowire/Fanduel Freeroll offer

The Daily Duel: Hangin' With Mr. Cooper

The Daily Duel: Stanton Stands Up to Lefties

The Daily Duel: This Land is Moreland

The Daily Duel: What Can Brown Do For You?

The Daily Duel: Starlin Slumping

The Daily Duel: Uggla June and July = Discount Dan

The Daily Duel: Thome Returns to American League

The Daily Duel: Utley Returns

The Daily Duel: Target Hot Hitters

The Daily Duel: Value Found in Players Returning From Injury

The Daily Duel: Desmond Jennings On Discount

The Daily Duel: Grab Carlos Quentin

The Daily Duel: Target Recent Call-Ups in Daily Leagues

The Daily Duel: Fresh Faces for Daily Leagues

The Daily Duel: Hamilton's Monster Night

The Daily Duel: Discounted Targets

The Daily Duel: Hold Daily Fantasy Baseball for Ransom

The Daily Duel: Daily Strategy - Pitching

The Daily Duel: Daily Discounts

The Daily Duel: Opening Pitch for Daily Fantasy

The Daily Duel: Strategy For Daily Games

The Daily Duel: Daily Fantasy Sports 101

Payne Tackles Daily Fantasy Sports