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December 7, 2017
The Z Files: AL East Playing Time Preview
Todd Zola begins his look at playing time situations with the AL East and wonders if Aaron Hicks is up to the task of being the Yankees' everyday center fielder.
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 1, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin checks in with his final Sunday recommendations of the season, rolling with the Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton in his pursuit for home run No. 60.
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Carlos Gonzalez has been fairly disappointing this season, though a hot September could lead to success on the first day of October.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Paul Goldschmidt is in a bit of a slump, but Chris Bennett explains why he expects the Diamondbacks star to break out Sunday against the Royals.
September 26, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin brings us his Tuesday Yahoo picks, including Orioles pitcher Kevin Gausman on the road in an interleague matchup with the Pirates.
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 21, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara reviews Thursday's slate and recommends a Twins stack including Joe Mauer against fading Tigers right-hander Jordan Zimmermann.
FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values
Adam Zdroik checks in with his FantasyDraft selections for Thursday, including Blue Jays hurler J.A. Happ at home against the Royals.
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 15, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Christopher Olson delivers his picks for Friday's DraftKings slate, including the Rangers' Rougned Odor on the road in Anaheim.
FanDuel MLB: Friday Value Plays
Greg Vara suggests using the D-Backs' Robbie Ray on the bump in San Francisco on Friday.
September 10, 2017
FantasyDraft MLB: Sunday Values
Yasiel Puig's struggles this season continue to keep his price low, but Greg Vara explains why the Dodgers outfielder should get serious attention from fantasy players Sunday.
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 2, 2017
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 30, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin checks in with his Wednesday DraftKings recommendations, turning to Twins outfielder Byron Buxton at home against the White Sox.
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 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 13, 2017
Brian Dozier has had success against left-handed pitching this season, and he has a solid matchup Sunday against the Tigers to keep it going.
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.
August 8, 2017
FanDuel MLB: Tuesday Value Plays
Kevin Payne looks over Tuesday's slate and suggests Tim Anderson as a contrarian play against Dallas Keuchel, who's been vulnerable to the long ball on the road against righties this year.
Sasha Yodashkin brings us his Tuesday Yahoo picks, including diminutive Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor on the road in Queens against the Mets.
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 2, 2017
Sasha Yodashkin brings us his Wednesday DraftKings recommendations, including Indians first baseman Edwin Encarnacion on the road at Fenway Park.
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 28, 2017
Oak's Corner: Nola's on an Impressive Run
Scott Jenstad likes Philadelphia’s Aaron Nola, who, in his last seven starts, has a 1.49 ERA with 60 strikeouts in 48 innings and has thrown at least six innings in every outing.
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 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 13, 2017
The Z Files: Reviewing Rest-of-Season Pitcher Projections
Todd Zola follows up last week's column with a look at second-half projections for some top pitchers, including an expectation that better days are ahead for Justin Verlander.
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