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January 18, 2018
The Wheelhouse: Catcher Tiers
Paying up for a top-three catcher looks very appealing as Derek VanRiper breaks down his catcher rankings by tier.
September 14, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker breaks down the Thursday DraftKings slate as Aaron Judge is due for some positive regression.
September 13, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin delivers his Wednesday DraftKings picks, rounding things out with Astros outfielder George Springer on the road in Anaheim.
September 6, 2017
Collette Calls: Second-Half Changes
Jason Collette looks at hitters who have surged or regressed since the first half, including the Yankees' Aaron Judge.
September 2, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine finds the best waiver additions in the NL this week, but Tyler Glasnow might have to wait just a little longer for a callup.
August 29, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin brings us his Tuesday Yahoo picks, suggesting that it's a great time to pay top dollar for Angels superstar Mike Trout.
August 28, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adam Zdroik sifts through Monday's slate and expects the struggling Carlos Gonzalez to provide some value at home against Tigers right-hander Jordan Zimmermann.
August 27, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Jose Abreu has crushed left-handed pitching this season, and his matchup against the Tigers' Matt Boyd on Sunday should allow that to continue.
August 24, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara looks over Thursday's slate and recommends a Cubs mini-stack headlined by Anthony Rizzo against Reds right-hander Sal Romano.
August 23, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Juan Carlos Blanco checks out Wednesday's slate and highly recommends rostering Brian Dozier given his career numbers against struggling White Sox right-hander James Shields.
FantasyDraft MLB: Wednesday Values
The list of pitchers available for Wednesday's slate leaves plenty to be desired, which is why Greg Vara is focusing on the Indians' Corey Kluber.
August 16, 2017
Sasha Yodashkin explores Wednesday's DraftKings slate, suggesting the Tribe's Carlos Santana on the road in Minneapolis as a solid option at first base.
August 15, 2017
Minor League Barometer: Promoting the Phenoms
Jesse Siegel delivers his Minor League Barometer again this week, this time looking at some highly touted prospects that have already gotten the call to the big leagues.
August 13, 2017
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for this week's pickups, including prospect Dansby Swanson, who is back up with the Braves after a short demotion.
August 11, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
In Friday’s slate of games, Chris Bennett thinks White Sox’s Jose Abreu matches up well against Kansas City’s Danny Duffy, who’s allowing an exploitable .345 wOBA to righties on the road.
August 6, 2017
Jan Levine details this week's top waiver options for the National League, including the arrival of Yu Darvish in Los Angeles.
July 26, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Chris Bennett explores his best value picks for Wednesday's slate, including the Cards' Matt Carpenter at home against Jeff Hoffman and the Rockies.
July 24, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson brings us his picks for Monday's DraftKings slate, rolling with Dodgers super-rookie Cody Bellinger against Bartolo Colon and the visiting Twins.
July 22, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
With left-hander Wade Miley on the hill for the Orioles, RotoWire's Greg Vara is all over Astros second baseman Jose Altuve.
July 19, 2017
DFS Baseball 101: First-Half Team Batting Reports
Michael Rathburn looks at which teams were the best value from a salary perspective in the first half of the season. The results for some teams, like the Rockies, likely will surprise DFS players.
Christopher Olson scouts Wednesday's slate and recommends paying up for Bryce Harper in a matchup against erratic Angels right-hander Alex Meyer.
July 15, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Adam Zdroik looks over Saturday's slate and recommends Javier Baez as part of a Cubs mini-stack against exploitable Orioles lefty Wade Miley.
July 5, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Regan's All-Stars
Dave Regan rumbles about his fantasy All-Stars with the midsummer classic looming.
While the catcher position is usually one without many quality options, Greg Vara explains why there are a few under consideration Wednesday, including Buster Posey against the Tigers.
July 4, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Tuesday Values
Greg Vara kicks off his July 4th picks with Indians hurler Corey Kluber at home against the lowly Padres.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker checks in with his 4th of July DraftKings recommendations, including A's slugger Yonder Alonso at home against James Shields and the White Sox
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Kevin Payne looks over Tuesday's slate and expects some Fourth of July fireworks at Yankee Stadium, making rookie Clint Frazier an intriguing bargain option.
July 1, 2017
Andrew McCutchen started off the season slowly, but he's been crushing left-handed pitching and has a great matchup Saturday against the Giants.
June 30, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Greg Vara brings us his recommendations for Friday's FanDuel slate, turning to D-Backs star Paul Goldschmidt at home against the struggling Rockies.
June 29, 2017
Greg Vara looks over Thursday's slate and expects Jose Bautista and the Blue Jays to supply some fireworks against vulnerable Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez.
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