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December 28, 2017
The Z Files: NL East Playing Time Preview
Todd Zola continues his look at playing time battles with the NL East and thinks Noah Syndergaard's health and performance will be one of the biggest questions to answer heading into 2018.
August 5, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Sale of the Week
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitching as Boston's Chris Sale gets a double dip of the Rays and Yankees.
August 4, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Christopher Olson delivers his picks for Friday's DraftKings slate, looking behind the dish to Giants catcher Buster Posey to deliver the goods at home against Arizona.
July 30, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Carlos Rodon has struggled over his past few starts, and Indians first baseman Edwin Encarnacion will look to take advantage Sunday.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Many fantasy managers will be focusing on Giancarlo Stanton on Sunday against the Reds, but Chris Bennett explains why Marcell Ozuna shouldn't be overlooked.
July 29, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Duffy's on A Royal Cruise
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the trade deadline threatens to cause havoc. One pitcher sailing smoothly, though, is Danny Duffy, who has dominated since coming off the DL.
July 24, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Monday Value Plays
Greg Vara gets into his recommendations for Monday's slate, kicking things off with Mets hurler Jacob deGrom on the road in San Diego.
July 22, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Dominant deGrom
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Mets' Jacob deGrom looks to continue his dominating run with two starts in pitchers' parks.
July 16, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine features this week's waiver-wire prospects, including the big prize for NL-only leagues as Jose Quintana joins the Cubs.
July 15, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Second-Half Surge for Kershaw?
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers, as Clayton Kershaw, who looks poised for a second-half surge, is one of the few elite hurlers with two starts.
July 9, 2017
Jan Levine runs down the possible waiver-wire options for this week, including the return of Kyle Schwarber to the Cubs.
July 2, 2017
Jan Levine profiles the top waiver-wire pickups for the week, including Randal Grichuk, whose power streak has followed him from the minors back to the Cardinals.
May 27, 2017
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers and it's not surprise that Chris Sale is on top with two starts for the Red Sox.
May 20, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Carrasco Fights Off Injury Bug
Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings has Carlos Carrasco on top in a two-start week after he dodged an injury bullet and had a start pushed back.
May 13, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg's Still Healthy
Atop the NL in Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings is Stephen Strasburg, who perhaps surprisingly has managed to stay healthy in the year of the injury.
May 6, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: It's Shark Week in SF
Todd Zola likes what he's seeing from Jeff Samardzija, whose bloated ERA doesn't match his underlying numbers. That and more in this week's pitcher rankings.
May 1, 2017
The Wheelhouse: Slow Starters & 5/1 DFS Breakdown
Derek VanRiper breaks down Monday's 11-game slate, and takes a closer look at a few slow starters, including Alex Bregman.
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson brings us his best Monday DraftKings picks, including the Cards' Jedd Gyorko at home against the Brewers.
FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco drops his best plays for Monday's FantasyDraft slate, eyeing up a pair of Tigers playing host to the Indians in the series opener.
April 29, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Yes Way, Jose
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as Minnesota prospect Jose Berrios is expected to make his 2017 debut after crushing Triple-A.
April 26, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/26
Another rainout Wednesday took one of the best starting pitching options of the board, but Derek VanRiper has a few backup plans in mind for Wednesday's slate.
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Chris Bennett drops his picks for a 12-game slate Wednesday, leading off with the O's Dylan Bundy at home against the Rays.
FantasyDraft MLB: Wednesday Values
There are not many elite pitching options on Wednesday's slate, which is why Greg Vara is going to pay up for Noah Syndergaard.
April 25, 2017
The Wheelhouse: DFS Breakdown - 4/25
With one rainout already confirmed, Derek VanRiper breaks down the rest of Tuesday's 13-game slate.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker explores Tuesday's slate of games, turning to Robbie Cano for production in the Mariners' series opener in Detroit.
April 21, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Start Kershaw is Tops
Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings features none other than Clayton Kershaw on top as the Dodgers hurler has two starts this week.
April 19, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Christopher Olson surveys Wednesday's slate and thinks Joey Votto could go off in an exploitable matchup against the Orioles' Ubaldo Jimenez.
April 16, 2017
The Long Game: Early 2017 Trends
Erik Siegrist looks at some early emerging trends for 2017 and the likelihood of them panning out as the season unfolds.
April 14, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Max Delivery
Todd Zola ranks the week's starting pitcher as Washington's Max Scherzer could have a big week with matchups against a couple of whiff-prone teams.
April 12, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin drops his Wednesday DraftKings picks, including a pair of Arizona hitters on the road against Matt Cain and the Giants.
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