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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 9, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks
Adam Zdroik surveys Monday's slate and expects more fireworks between the Astros and Red Sox, making Jose Altuve a must-start.
September 27, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Wednesday Picks
Christopher Olson looks over Wednesday's slate and finds Ryan Braun in a premium matchup against the struggling Homer Bailey as the Brewers try to stay in the NL playoff picture.
FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays
Chris Bennett checks in with his suggestions for Wednesday's FanDuel slate, kicking things off with Angels hurler Garrett Richards on the road in Chicago.
DraftKings MLB: Wednesday Picks
The Indians continue to sizzle, so Sasha Yodashkin is turning back to Edwin Encarnacion at home against the Twins on Wednesday.
FantasyDraft MLB: Wednesday Values
Nolan Arenado has been crushing left-handed pitching this season, and he has an excellent matchup Wednesday as Adam Conley takes the hill for Miami.
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 22, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Friday Picks
Christopher Olson delivers his picks for Friday's DraftKings slate, rolling with the Cards' Dexter Fowler on the road in Pittsburgh.
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Friday Picks
In Friday’s slate of games, Chris Bennett likes Giants catcher Buster Posey, who hits well against lefty pitchers and has hit .321 in 15 September games.
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 10, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Sunday Picks
Fantasy managers will have to pay up for him, but Chris Olson explains why Stephen Strasburg should pay off Sunday against the Phillies.
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 4, 2017
DraftKings MLB: Monday Picks
Christopher Olson checks in with his best DraftKings selections for Labor Day, rounding things out with Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich at home against A.J. Cole and the Nationals.
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
Christopher Olson looks over Wednesday's slate and expects Mike Moustakas to take advantage of a matchup with struggling Rays right-hander Jake Odorizzi.
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 25, 2017
Christopher Olson delivers his picks for Friday's DraftKings slate, kicking things off with Tigers hurler Justin Verlander in the series opener against the visiting White Sox.
FantasyDraft MLB: Friday Values
Juan Carlos Blanco uses one of his Friday pitcher slots on Jacon deGrom of the Mets on the road in D.C.
August 22, 2017
MLB Barometer: Six Weeks Left
Vlad Sedler explores the MLB landscape in this week's edition of the Barometer, honing in on Rougned Rodor of the Rangers as one of his risers with six weeks left in the season.
August 20, 2017
Miami's Adam Conley has struggled with right-handed hitters this season, which lines up well for the Mets' Yeonis Cespedes on Sunday.
There are a number of viable stack options on Sunday's slate, and RotoWire's Greg Vara is interested in the Diamondbacks' Jake Lamb.
FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays
Roughned Odor has been very strong against right-handed pitching at home, a situation he'll find himself in Sunday against the White Sox.
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 16, 2017
Regan's Rumblings: 30 Teams, 30 Surprises
Dave Regan rumbles about one player per team that's surprised him this year, either for better or for worse.
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 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 3, 2017
Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday Picks
Greg Vara reviews Thursday's slate and can't resist rostering an expensive Charlie Blackmon at home against Rafael Montero and the Mets.
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.
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