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January 4, 2018
The Z Files: NL Central Playing Time Preview
Todd Zola puts NL Central position battles under the microscope and expects the Cards to bring Alex Reyes along slowly as he makes his return from Tommy John surgery.
October 19, 2017
The Z Files: Batter's Brigade, Part One
Todd Zola looks at some young infielders who could begin to make their mark in 2018, and notes that the Yankees' prospect pipeline hasn't run dry yet with Gleyber Torres waiting in the wings.
September 18, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adam Zdroik checks out Monday's slate and recommends rostering Yasiel Puig against vulnerable Phillies right-hander Nick Pivetta.
August 6, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
With Marco Gonzales on the mound for the Mariners, Chris Olson is looking for Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain to take advantage Sunday.
July 24, 2017
MLB Barometer: FAAB Budget Management
Vlad Sedler tunes us into his MLB Barometer again this week, looking at the importance of managing your FAAB budget before getting into his risers and fallers.
July 22, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Saturday Value Plays
Chris Bennett scopes out Saturday's slate and expects good things from the entire Marlins outfield, making Christian Yelich -- its cheapest member -- a strong play.
July 15, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Joel Bartilotta breaks down the Saturday Yahoo slate as the Mariners' Robinson Cano has an excellent matchup at an affordable price.
June 23, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Greg Vara suggests rolling with Jays hurler J.A. Happ on the road in Kansas City on Friday.
June 18, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine finds some gems on the waiver wire this week, including the Mets' Jeurys Familia, who is getting closer to returning from the disabled list.
June 14, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Chris Bennett checks in with suggestions for Wednesday's DraftKings slate, turning to the Cubs' Kris Bryant on the road against the Mets.
June 9, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
In Friday's baseball matchups, Chris Bennett likes Mariner's catcher Mike Zunino, who has hit four home runs in his last 13 games, at home vs. Blue Jay's pitcher Joe Biagini's 6.04 ERA on the road.
June 6, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Tuesday Values
Greg Vara looks over Tuesday's FantasyDraft slate, opting to roll with D-Backs hurler Robbie Ray at home against the Padres.
May 30, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Kevin Payne looks over Tuesday's slate and thinks Lucas Duda's hot bat makes him a strong play against Brewers right-hander Zach Davies.
March 29, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Spring Training Standouts
Dave Regan rumbles about some of the biggest performers this spring, and whether he thinks they're the real deal heading into the 2017 season.
September 23, 2016
With Edwin Jackson's struggles worthy of targeting, RotoWire's Alex Spalding likes Hunter Pence's upside Friday against the Padres.
August 15, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Danny Valencia is always worth attention when he faces a lefty, but Kevin Payne explains why the A's third baseman is an even better play Monday against the Rangers.
August 7, 2016
Jan Levine takes a look at the National League free agent pool this week and who might be of service to your squad between now and October.
July 30, 2016
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
There are a number of pitchers worth targeting Saturday, with Juan Carlos Blanco using Adrian Beltre to attack one of them.
July 22, 2016
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.
July 1, 2016
The Saber's Edge: How Age Impacts Plate Discipline
Jeff Zimmerman looks at the relationship between a player's age and plate discipline, and perhaps it makes sense that Carlos Gomez's contact rate has nosedived this season.
May 27, 2016
There are quite a few attractive third base options Friday, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why Nick Castellanos should be a top consideration.
May 10, 2016
DFS Baseball 101: Building a System for Cash vs. GPP Hitters
Michael Rathburn checks in with his weekly advice on the Daily Fantasy Baseball front, which focuses on strategies for deploying hitters in different game formats.
April 28, 2016
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?
April 16, 2016
Collette Calls: Breaking Down Shane Greene
Jason Collette looks at the comeback story that Shane Green appears to be writing this year after he was garbage on the mound last season.
February 11, 2016
Team Previews: NL Central
Jack Moore provides in-depth previews for all five teams in the highly competitive NL Central.
October 3, 2015
Regan's Rumblings: Handing Out the Hardware
Dave Regan names his award winners in each league, but does Zack Greinke have a chance in a tight NL Cy Young race?
September 28, 2015
FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks
Paul Bruno offers his recommendations for Monday's 10-game slate, including a Blue Jays stack against Chris Tillman headlined by Edwin Encarnacion
September 24, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
James Seltzer's picks for a deep Thursday slate of games.
September 23, 2015
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
David Soda looks for players in the midst of second-half surges, finds Carlos Beltran, among others.
September 20, 2015
NL FAAB Factor: Don't Be Wrong About Wainwright
Adam Wainwright could return during the final weeks of the season, but even if he doesn't, don't forget about picking him up now for 2016, writers RotoWire's Jan Levine in this week's NL FAAB Factor.
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