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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.
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 16, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks
Adam Zdroik checks out Saturday's slate and recommends the surging Carlos Gonzalez at home against journeyman Padres right-hander Jordan Lyles.
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 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 31, 2017
Mound Musings: Polishing Your Crystal Ball
Brad Johnson discusses the difficulty of predicting which developing arms will help your team now, and what to expect next year. He also notes that Tyler Glasnow’s improved pitching at Triple-A Indianapolis might bring him back to Pittsburgh soon.
August 27, 2017
AL FAAB Factor: Waiver Pickups of the Week
Erik Siegrist reviews the available talent in the AL player pool and recommends Delino DeShields to fantasy GMs in need of some steals down the stretch.
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 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 11, 2017
Oak's Corner: 'Bringer of Rain' in a Drought
Scott Jenstad examines why Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson, who had two monster seasons prior to this year, has been a disappointment in Toronto.
August 10, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara checks out Thursday's slate and recommends the red-hot Nelson Cruz in a plus matchup against Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs.
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.
Adam Zdroik looks over Saturday's slate and recommends rostering Boston lefties like Andrew Benintendi against the vulnerable James Shields.
July 31, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson explores Monday's DraftKings slate, suggesting the Royals' Danny Duffy on the road up in Baltimore.
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 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.
FantasyDraft MLB: Saturday Values
Mike Trout is back from the disabled list and has a great matchup Saturday against the Rays to put up a solid fantasy score, according to Juan Blanco.
July 13, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: The Second Half Kicks Off
Todd Zola ranks the starting pitchers for this weekend's first post-break games. Corey Kluber lands in the top spot with start at the A's.
July 5, 2017
Collette Calls: Analyzing Barrel Rates
Jason Collette looks at barrel rates to help decode which pitchers to add or drop to his teams. Is it time for owners in 12-team leagues to cut bait on Gerrit Cole?
July 1, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Strasburg Hopes to Back Up Last Start
Todd Zola ranks this week's pitchers as Stephen Strasburg, who worked through back spasms last time out, gets two home starts.
June 27, 2017
MLB Barometer: Top Pitching Trios
Vlad Sedler dives into his MLB Barometer with June coming to a close, focusing on the majors' best starting pitching trios before getting into his regular risers and fallers.
DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker breaks down his Tuesday DraftKings selections, pinpointing James Paxton as a great pitching option in a bounce-back spot at home against the Phillies.
June 24, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Zack on the Attack
Todd Zola ranks this weeks starting pitcher as Arizona's Zack Greinke continues to mow down batters, posting his highest K/9 in nearly a decade.
June 20, 2017
Neil Parker delivers his DraftKings recommendations for Tuesday, kicking things off with Red Sox ace Chris Sale on the road in Kansas City.
June 17, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Kluber Climbing Back
Todd Zola ranks this week's starting pitching as Cleveland's Corey Kluber keeps chipping away at his hefty ERA with outstanding control.
June 15, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker breaks down his Thursday DraftKings recommendations, suggesting the Tigers' Justin Verlander on the bump against the visiting Rays.
June 10, 2017
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Close at Top Price
Todd Zola breaks down this week's starting pitcher rankings as Boston's David Price has his velocity but is still fighting his command.
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