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November 16, 2017
The Z Files: 2018 Pitching Tiers
Todd Zola gives a peek at his initial pitching tiers for next season and discusses whether Madison Bumgarner still belongs among the elite.
October 15, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday-Monday Playoff Picks
Sasha Yodashkin turns in his recommendations for a two-game playoff slate, starting with Cubs hurler Jon Lester in Chavez Ravine for Game 2 against L.A.
September 27, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: Wrapping Up 2017
Dave Regan checks in for the final time this season, using his rumblings to hand out some hardware to the majors' top players.
September 25, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson looks over Monday's DraftKings slate, turning to the Rockies' Charlie Blackmon as he looks to lock in the NL batting title in the final week of the season against Miami.
FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco checks in with his FantasyDraft recommendations for Monday, including Astros second baseman Jose Altuve a few hours up the road in Arlington against the Rangers.
September 23, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Season Finale
Todd Zola files one last pitcher ranking as the 2017 season enters its final week. Rotations are in flux, making it a difficult week to rank the starters.
September 20, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Chris Bennett checks in with his suggestions for Wednesday's FanDuel slate, kicking things off with Cubs hurler Jon Lester in a road interleague matchup with the Rays.
September 19, 2017
MLB Barometer: Looking to 2018: Starting Pitchers
Vlad Sedler uses his MLB Barometer this week to bring us his
September 16, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two-Start Aces in Thin Supply
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw is one of the few aces who will have two starts.
September 9, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: All Aces for Indians
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Indians' aces both get a pair of starts against AL Central foes.
September 8, 2017
Oak's Corner: Three More Weeks to Grind
Scott Jenstad reminds readers to stay focused, because a lot can happen in the final couple of weeks of the regular season, including Twin Brian Dozier having another great stretch.
September 7, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara sees value in a Reds stack headlined by Joey Votto on Thursday as they take on a diminished Matt Harvey.
September 6, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: 2017 Overdrafts
Dave Regan uses his rumblings this week to explore baseball's biggest busts this season, like Giants starter Johnny Cueto.
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.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Keuchel Leads Astros
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as Houston's Dallas Keuchel finds himself atop the AL with two starts against division foes.
August 26, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Looking for Top Sale
Todd Zola ranks this week's projected starters, as Chris Sale enters a two-start week looking to rebound from a disastrous outing.
August 21, 2017
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Sano Suffers Stress Reaction
The Twins haven’t released a recovery timeline for Miguel Sano who has a stress reaction in his left shin, but Jeff Stotts anticipates that it will be longer than 10 days.
August 20, 2017
Jan Levine scours the waiver wire for the National League's best options this week as Brandon Nimmo takes over in the outfield for the Mets after Curtis Granderson was traded to the Dodgers.
August 19, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Dodgers Duo on Top
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitchers as the Dodgers boats two dominate hurlers while much of the league deals with injuries.
August 17, 2017
Greg Vara anticipates a slugfest in Coors Field on Thursday, which makes Charlie Blackmon an enticing option despite his hefty salary.
August 12, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: MadBum's Back
Todd Zola ranks this week's starters as Madison Bumgarner is back atop the pitching list after three consecutive strong starts.
FantasyDraft MLB: Saturday Values
Mike Moustakas continues to hit right-handed pitching well, and he has an excellent matchup Saturday against the White Sox to keep it going.
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
Oak's Corner: Is Jay Bruce a Keeper?
Scott Jenstad examines the highs and lows of the week and season including Jay Bruce, who’s hitting .263 with 29 homers through 99 games and seems likely to top 100 RBI for only the second time in his career.
August 1, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Tuesday Values
Greg Vara is locking in Nolan Arenado at home against Steven Matz and the Mets as his top pick for Tuesday's FantasyDraft slate.
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 27, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Adam Zdroik looks over Thursday's FantasyDraft slate, turning to the Mets' Michael Conforto on the road in San Diego.
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker dives into Thursday's DraftKings slate, opting to roll with Cubs hurler Jon Lester on the
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.
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.
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