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September 28, 2017
Mound Musings: The 'Kids on Parade' Watch List For 2018
In his final column of the season, Brad Johnson supplies his list of up and coming talent. Featured on this list is Cardinals’ Alex Reyes, who exhibited serious skills in 2016 before an injury cost him all of 2017.
June 29, 2017
Mound Musings: The Biggest Surprises so Far
This week, Brad Johnson takes on pitchers who’ve been impressive the first half of the season, including Arizona's Robbie Ray, who Johnson believes is going to continue to get better.
June 13, 2017
MLB Barometer: Attention to Detail
Vlad Sedler shares his MLB Barometer, focusing on the importance of attention to detail when it comes to managing your fantasy roster before getting into his weekly risers and fallers.
May 28, 2017
NL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Jan Levine advises on this week's waiver-wire pickups as catcher Francisco Cervelli is heating up for the Pirates.
May 25, 2017
Mound Musings: Revisiting My 2017 “Home” League Mound Corps
Brad Johnson updates readers on his “home” league pitching staff, including how losing Mets Ace Noah Syndergaard for two or three months has affected the rest of his team.
May 20, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Saturday Picks
Giancarlo Stanton has been crushing left-handed pitching this season, and he has an excellent opportunity to continue doing so Saturday against the Dodgers.
May 18, 2017
Mound Musings: Know When to Hold 'Em?
Brad Johnson dives into pitchers off to a great start this season to determine whether they’re keepers. On his “Hold ’Em” list is Cardinal veteran Michael Wacha, whose best days may not be behind him.
May 14, 2017
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.
FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
Jay Bruce has been crushing right-handed pitching this season, and Greg Vara explains why his upside is a little higher than normal Sunday against the Brewers.
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 9, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Kevin Payne looks over Tuesday evening's slate and expects big things from Jonathan Villar against Red Sox lefty Drew Pomeranz.
May 7, 2017
Jan Levine finds this week's waiver-wire gems, including Arizona pitcher Patrick Corbin, who is still a worthwhile risk despite a blowup last week.
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.
April 30, 2017
Jan Levine breaks down the NL waiver wire for the week as David Peralta is tearing it up at the plate for the Diamondbacks.
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 27, 2017
The Long Game: The Next Wave
Erik Siegrist takes stock of baseball's best prospects, forecasting when they might be brought up to the bigs and the potential impact they'll have on their teams.
Mound Musings: AL Bullpen Check
This week Brad Johnson studies closer situations in the American League to identify possible shake-ups as well as potential trade material including White Sox David Robertson.
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker thinks it's Tiger Time against the M's, loading up on three Detroit hitters for his Thursday suggestions.
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Facing off against a right-handed pitcher in Coors Field is about all you can ask for when considering Daniel Murphy, which makes him a great play Thursday against the Rockies.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara looks over Thursday's slate and expects Jedd Gyorko and the Cardinals to feast on Blue Jays right-hander Mat Latos.
April 23, 2017
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for players who can help fantasy teams this week, including St. Louis' Jedd Gyorko, who should get full-time at-bats thanks to injuries to his teammates.
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.
April 2, 2017
Jan Levine highlights players on the waiver wire who can help fantasy owners, like Arizona's Brandon Drury, who won the second base job in spring training.
March 30, 2017
Mound Musings: Hold on There!
Brad Johnson looks at relievers he believes could step into the closer’s gig at some point in the season but in the meantime deserve attention right out of the gate like Oakland's Sean Doolittle.
Farm Futures: 20 Pitcher Predictions
James Anderson finishes off his preseason prospect predictions and is expecting big things from Astros' first-round pick Forrest Whitley.
March 28, 2017
MLB Barometer: Building Around Kershaw
Vlad Sedler's final preseason Barometer focuses on how to plan a draft around Clayton Kershaw and discusses the late-March shifts in pitcher ADPs.
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.
March 16, 2017
Mound Musings: Arms to Watch in the NL West
Brad Johnson tackles the NL West this week in his pitching rotation coverage of each team. Can any other team in the division compete with the Dodgers and Clayton Kershaw?
March 15, 2017
Pitching 3D: Risers
Doug Thorburn looks at the pitchers whom he plans to target in drafts this season, with an eye toward profit potential above and beyond the consensus value, including Ranger Yu Darvish.
March 9, 2017
Top 250 Dynasty League Rankings
James Anderson offers up his overall rankings for deep dynasty leagues, and puts Corey Seager firmly in the top 10 after his breakout 2016.
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