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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.
July 23, 2017
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist scans the free-agent pool in the American League as the Yoan Moncada Era officially begins for the White Sox.
July 2, 2017
Erik Siegrist dives into this week's free agent pool and wonders whether Clint Frazier's promotion is just the first of a wave of top prospects promotions.
May 14, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine digs through the waiver wire to find the top players for NL squads this week, including Milwaukee's Junior Guerra, who is working his way back from an injury in his first start of the year.
April 9, 2017
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for players who can help fantasy teams, like Arizona's Chris Owings, who could be a nice source of steals while qualifying multiple positions.
March 23, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Job Battles A-Z (v. 2.0)
Derek VanRiper checks in on the key job battles for all 30 teams as the final week of spring training approaches.
February 28, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Job Battles A-Z
Derek VanRiper takes a team-by-team look around the league at important job battles as spring training games are now underway.
February 22, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: On the Fringe
Dave Regan delivers another edition of his preseason rumblings, looking into fringe players heading into spring training.
February 21, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Finding Steals, AL Edition
In the second of a two-part series, Derek VanRiper takes a team-by-team look at the potential sources of steals for each American League team.
January 30, 2017
Collette Calls: AL Bold Predictions
Jason Collette makes a bold prediction for every American League team. Tyler Naquin owners are not going to be happy.
September 15, 2016
FanDuel MLB: Thursday Value Plays
James Seltzer can't find a better value Thursday than Colorado's Troy Tulowitzki, who has more upside for his price than anyone at any other position.
August 21, 2016
Erik Siegrist looks over the waiver options for a relatively quiet week in the AL and finds a couple of Blue Jays in the middle of impressive hot streaks.
August 18, 2016
Regan's Rumblings: Help Down the Stretch
Dave Regan rumbles about some guys he thinks might be able to help fantasy teams heading into the stretch run of the 2016 season.
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.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Juan Blanco picks the Monday Yahoo slate, including a date against the Diamondbacks for the Mets' Bartolo Colon, who dominated Arizona in his last start.
August 11, 2016
The Saber's Edge: Analzying Dual-Threat Players
Jeff Zimmerman looks at players who have can contribute to fantasy teams with both power and speed, like the Twins' Eduardo Nunez.
August 4, 2016
The Z Files: Trade Deadline FAAB Strategies
Todd Zola examines how to handle the aftermath of a busy trade deadline and warns that there's more to post-deadline FAAB bidding than just throwing max money at Jonathan Lucroy.
July 31, 2016
Erik Siegrist takes a look at the AL free agent pool as the trade deadline nears and notes that no one's fantasy outlook improved more than Dellin Betances.
July 10, 2016
Erik Siegrist sees a lot of turmoil, and a lot of bidding opportunities, in AL bullpens this week as Wade Davis was just the first of three elite closers to break down heading into the All-Star break.
June 26, 2016
Erik Siegrist finds a lot of impact talent on AL waiver wires this week, including just-promoted Astros first baseman A.J. Reed.
April 27, 2016
Farm Futures: International League Hitters Roundup
James Anderson continues his tour of the upper minors, and finds Pirates prospects Josh Bell putting a lot of pressure on John Jaso for the major league first base job
September 8, 2015
Wednesday Lineup Card: You're Gonna Hear Him, Roark
August 27, 2015
The Saber's Edge: Post-Hype Prospects
This year's disappointments could be next year's targets, writes Jeff Zimmerman, who lays out a host post-hype prospects to track for 2016.
August 20, 2015
Regan's Rumblings: September Call-Ups
David Regan looks at possible September reinforcements for each team, including Rockies shortstop prospect Trevor Story
August 19, 2015
Farm Futures: Potential September Call-Ups
Byron Buxton continues to rake at Triple-A, and he could make a significant fantasy impact when he is called up in September.
July 7, 2015
Farm Futures: Florida State League Hitters
James Anderson reviews some of the top hitters in the Florida State League, including the Reds' Phillip Ervin, who already has 11 home runs and stolen 15 bases.
June 25, 2015
Friday Lineup Card: Scoop Up Hoover
Hoover is an intriguing pick-up in leagues if you’re scrounging for saves, especially with the rumors floating around that Chapman could be moved in a deadline trade.
June 18, 2015
Regan's Rumblings: Potential Deep Sleepers
David Regan takes a look at some sleeper candidates in deeper leagues, including Matt Moore and his impending return from Tommy John surgery.
June 14, 2015
FAAB Factor - AL: The Buck Stops Here
Clay Link recommends prices for Byron Buxton, Francisco Lindor, VIncent Velasquez and many others from the American League.
May 31, 2015
AL FAAB Factor: Throwing Gaus
If Kevin Gausman dominates in Norfolk again, it'll soon be too late to pick him up. All that and more from RotoWire's Andrew Martinez in this week's AL FAAB factor.
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